New Bedford: The Game of Historic Whaling & Town Building

A project in by Dice Hate Me Games

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Manage fleet and town in this Euro-style board game for 2-4 players in the era of Moby Dick and historic New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Backers: 2316
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $109,343 of $25,000
Dates: Jul 21st -> Aug 14th (25 days)
Project By: Dice Hate Me Games
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Latest News

Don't Forget Your Add-On!

August 14th - via:
With just a little under 8 hours to go, we wanted to check in quickly and remind new backers that may not have been around for the last two updates about Nantucket, our special add-on game. If you'd like a copy of Nantucket, simply add $6 to your... (Read More)

Ship's Log #11

August 12th - via:
Greetings historical gamers! Woohoo, you did it! Thanks to everyone’s support, we passed $80K and we can now add the custom Whale-eeple Round Tracker and Ship’s Wheel Turn Order Tracker to every copy of New Bedford! This has been an unbelievable... (Read More)

Ship's Log #10

August 11th - via:
Greetings historical gamers, We’ve got a few cool things to mention and show today! Off to NantucketFirst off, as a reminder to new backers and any who may have missed it, by adding an extra $6 to your pledge you’ll receive a copy of Nantucket,... (Read More)

Ship's Log #9

August 7th - via:
Greetings historical gamers! Woohooo! We passed $70k yesterday! That means that all backers will receive the 5th player board expansion! As mentioned in answers to comments and questions, the 5th player board will be included in addition to the... (Read More)

Ship's Log #8

August 7th - via:
Greetings fellow sailors and town builders! As many of you have noticed, we have already sailed past the $60,000 stretch goal! We have been working on new stretch goals since Gen Con with two goals in mind: 1) We want stretch goals to be cool,... (Read More)

Ship's Log #7

August 5th - via:
Greetings historical gamers! We're past $60K! Woohoo! That means that New Bedford is now officially a 1-5 player game. We are very excited to be able to add what's needed for everyone to play the game in solitaire mode right in the box.  We have a... (Read More)

Ship's Log #6

August 4th - via:
Ahoy there! It’s been about a week since our last update, and you all have been busy rustling up more support! We passed $50k awhile back, so now New Bedford will be able to accommodate a fifth player! Speaking of busy, GenCon was insane for all of... (Read More)

Ship's Log #5

July 28th - via:
Great effort everyone - we’ve passed $45K! Each copy of the game will now come with the Ship’s Log mini-expansion! Here is another sampling of Providence and Omen cards included in the Ship’s Log:  Time for Scrimshaw: When selected, take $3... (Read More)

Ship's Log #4

July 25th - via:
Wooohooo! We just passed $40K! That means we’ll be adding custom resource tokens to every game. Up next is the Ship’s Log mini-expansion! This expansion adds 32 cards that add more variety and interactivity to player's voyages. Players have the... (Read More)

Ship's Log #3

July 23rd - via:
And just a little over 48 hours after launch, we've hit $35,000! We couldn't be more pleased at the response to New Bedford. Thank you so much for all your support. With this stretch goal, we've unlocked a new mini-expansion containing 20 brand new... (Read More)

Ship's Log #2

July 22nd - via:
Well, that didn’t take long! Must be strong winds today, because we just blew past the first stretch goal in no time! Congratulations, everyone - we can now include two-tone ships with every copy of New Bedford.  Our next stretch goal is set at... (Read More)

Ship's Log #1

July 22nd - via:
Wow. We funded in 24 hours. So that happened.  You are all so amazing! New Bedford is now going to be produced, and every backer will get the White Whale promo pack!  The White Whale promo pack includes four new tiles that may be placed in the... (Read More)

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