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Rare Roses

A project in Canberra, AU by Rocky Heckman

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Backers: 219
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51 AUD

Funded: $11,129 AUD of $6,500 AUD
Dates: Nov 12th -> Dec 3rd (21 days)
Project By: Rocky Heckman
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Latest News

Don't be a follower, be a leader...

December 3rd - via:
Hey Gang,  We are just under 7 hours to go. I'm jet lagged and might be asleep when we hit the 0 hour. (early meetings tomorrow.) But I'm going to try to be awake! It's close to celebration time, although full disclosure, I've been celebrating a bit... (Read More)

12 hours to go!

December 2nd - via:
Hello Everyone!  We only have about 12 hours to go in the Campaign! You guys have blown past Stretch Goal #3! So we will be looking at premium draw bags. I'll send some ideas out to you all. Although recently people have me thinking that blue with... (Read More)

Way To Go!

December 1st - via:
Hello Everyone, I got settled in the hotel and checked our Kickstarter and was very happy to see how well we did while I was flying!  Shop Card Custom Art Goal Unlocked!  Wow you guys are amazing. Not only did you blow away the $9000(AUD) Stretch... (Read More)

Almost There!

November 30th - via:
Hello Everyone, As I board my very long flight, I wanted to let you all know we are almost to the $9000(AUD) Stretch Goal! We are only a couple pledges away from getting some new custom artwork from Nene for the backs of the Shop Cards.   I've just... (Read More)

Long Weekend...

November 30th - via:
Hello Everyone, We've made a bit of progress over the Thanksgiving Holiday. I hope those of you that celebrated enjoyed it. I also hope that you got some good deals on the Black Friday Sales. We even have them here in Australia, even though we don't... (Read More)

Just, Thank you.

November 28th - via:
Happy Thanksgiving. Most of you wonderful backers are from the USA. I think that Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that most of us around the world can appreciate. A time to reflect and be thankful for what we have.  I'm thankful for all of you... (Read More)

First day of Week 3

November 27th - via:
Well this is it. The last Wednesday of the campaign! We had a good spike for mid-campaign and I think we are doing pretty well. I'd like to thank our second Rose Breeder level backer (you know who you are) for a great $350AUD (about $237USD) pledge.... (Read More)

Do you like art? I like art...

November 26th - via:
Hello Everyone, Today was a good day. We're on the way up. That's always the best way to go.  As we close out the second week of a three week campaign, we are just over $5750 USD ($8500AUD) in funding. Not bad, but we can do better. To help, I've... (Read More)

Final Trimester

November 25th - via:
Hello Everyone!  Well tomorrow is Tuesday here. Monday for many of the rest of you. I hope you have a great week. We are entering the final trimester of the campaign. Not too much happened today, but I wanted to get your opinion on something.  Bag... (Read More)

Just over a week to go!

November 24th - via:
Hello Everyone! Well this weekend has literally been up and down. Not sure what to make of that, but it is what it is. So I've been going over the Order Cards and prepping to update them all to the new template. Thank you for all of the feedback.... (Read More)

Half way through!

November 22nd - via:
Hello Everyone, Well today pretty much marks half way through the campaign. As things sit, when the campaign closes on December 3rd, I'll be travelling for work but I'll be keeping a close eye on it of course. I'll actually be in Seattle when the... (Read More)

Eye on Kickstarter #78

November 22nd - via:
Eye on Kickstarter for the 4th Friday in November, featuring On Pointe, Bewere, Wallet Games Reprints, Rare Roses, Ducks In Tow, Loot of Lima, Goblin Teeth, Venice, Dispel Dice, and Turrim Dice Tower. (Read More)

Order Card Consolidated feedback

November 21st - via:
OK,  So this was a rapid turnaround and I didn't give our esteemed USA bound friends a chance to comment yet. I have heard that a couple of you preferred A, and a couple B. There seemed to be a lot of support for the last D version. But what do you... (Read More)

Order Card Voting Round 2

November 21st - via:
First off, I apologize for not responding to all of your comments individually. I really appreciate the feedback. I did read them all though. I tried to consolidate all of the feedback and see if I could do up another arrangement that covered the... (Read More)

Vote for the Order Card Layout!

November 20th - via:
Hello Everyone!  While we're waiting for more people to join us, I wanted to get your opinion on the Order Cards. Now that Nene is working on a new piece of artwork for the backs, I wanted to see what you thought of different layouts for the... (Read More)

You unlocked Stretch Goal #1

November 19th - via:
I held off a little bit on this update because I was confident in all of you! Congratulations, we unlocked Stretch Goal #1! Nene will be creating custom artwork for the backs of the Order Card deck! I can't wait to see what she comes up with.   (Read More)

2 weeks to go, and going strong!

November 18th - via:
Good Morning Everyone (Well morning for me, evening for most of you) Game Design Target We made it through week one well with all of your help. Welcome to our new backers! I think you'll find that Rare Roses will be one of those games you play for a... (Read More)

Week two here!

November 17th - via:
Week 2 Well here in Australia it's Monday and we're starting week 2 of our Rare Roses Campaign! With this week, and your help, we can get to our Stretch Goals. Ping any media you know and let them know about this great hidden gem Rare Roses.  ... (Read More)

We are 3/4 of the way to Stretch Goal #1

November 17th - via:
We've hit the $7500 mark.  That means we're only $500 away from the $8000 Stretch goal. This is great news for me personally because I really can't wait to get more of Nene's artwork into the game.  Here is the first Order Card for you to see. If... (Read More)

Moving into new art territory

November 15th - via:
Hello everyone,  I spoke with Nene, and she's excited to be able to do the new art for the card backs. So if we can get a few more pledge in there, and hit that $8000 goal, she'll get it out for us. Not only that, but she will video the process of... (Read More)

The Rose Breeder Pledge - Rules for Card Creation

November 15th - via:
Hello Everyone I've had this questions in messages a few times so I thought I'd just answer it more broadly. (I'll also put this in the FAQ). If you pledge at the Rose Breeder level, part of the reward is that you get to design an Order Card. That is... (Read More)

We Are In FUNDED Territory!

November 14th - via:
Thank you. Thank you very much! We've crossed over the funding goal and are now into Stretch Goal Territory!! You are all Awesome! I'll post a better update in a minute, but I wanted to say Thank You!   (Read More)

Keep the momentum going!

November 13th - via:
We're doing really well. We hit 91% overnight! Thank you.   (Read More)

Whew, that was a great Day 1!

November 13th - via:
Well, we are at the end of the first 24 hours. I think that we're off to a great start. Right now we are at 87% funded, and are currently #1 on the Kicktraq Hot List! All thanks to you.  We have less than $1000 to go!  All of you reading this, are... (Read More)

Fantastic Day 1

November 13th - via:
Thank You for a Great Start While there are still 4 hours left for day 1 in the campaign, I wanted to thank all of you Day 1 backers! All of you will be listed in the Rare Roses Rule Book, as a Day 1 Backer! It's all of you that get a campaign off... (Read More)

We Are #1

November 13th - via:
You are killing it! Who would have thought that this cool little niche board game would have hit #1 on Kicktraq! ME!  You did it, We hit #1 on Kicktraq today and it's all thanks to you!  Almost 75% funded and we're just getting started! Share the... (Read More)

When is 14 good? When you're trending on Kicktraq!

November 12th - via:
You Guys are Awesome!!! We're #14 on the Kicktraq Hotlist! Let's see how high we can go!   (Read More)

Over 70% funded! Thank you .

November 12th - via:
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Rolling start!

November 12th - via:
You are all awesome! Yes every one of you! Already 62% Funded and we're not even done with Day 1. Tell your friends, there is about 16 hours left to get in on the Day 1 Backer thank you list.  We are off to a great start, and I think we'll be in... (Read More)

We're off and running

November 12th - via:
Welcome back everyone! We listened to your feedback, and we're excited to re-launch Rare Roses.  You'll notice  that the funding goal is much lower, the shipping costs are under control and we are offering discounted shipping to most of the world.... (Read More)

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