Chaosmos: As the Universe Ends, the Hunt Begins!

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Mirror Box Games

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A game of treasure hunting, spying, hoarding, deceiving, stashing & sneaking, all as the last seconds of the universe tick away.
Backers: 1667
Average Pledge Per Backer: $82

Funded: $136,361 of $40,000
Dates: Jan 2nd -> Feb 2nd (32 days)
Project By: Mirror Box Games
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Latest News

Chaosmos in the Old Universe

June 25th - via:
There are no victory points in Chaosmos, no second place, everything reduced to this final binary when the game clock reaches zero: there’s the race holding the Ovoid and then there’s everybody else. (Read More)

The Grand Journey – Let's Finish Strong!

February 2nd - via:
You Are Making Our Dreams PossibleWhen we launched our campaign one month ago, we had high hopes and a lot of nervous energy. To us, Chaosmos is the best game in the world, and we dared hope that enough people might see our passion and hard work and... (Read More)

Three New Stretch Goals & New Backer Goal!

February 1st - via:
C Wormholes UnlockedWe passed $115,000 quite a few hours ago, unlocking the C Wormholes! These new tiles give you more options for adding wormholes to your game, and are usable with the Singularity Gate stretch goal too. Approaching the... (Read More)

Barren Planet Unlocked & PayPal Preorders Available!

February 1st - via:
Barren Planet Stretch Goal Unlocked!We jumped all the way to $110,000 practically overnight, which means we've unlocked our first new stretch goal – the Barren Planet hex! This new hex has an empty planet on it, so you can't leave cards there, but... (Read More)

$100k, New Stretch Goals, & Reddit AMA!

January 31st - via:
$100,000 Stretch Goal Reached!We zoomed past our $100,000 stretch goal, unlocking our two bonus aliens – Vlachlos the Destructor and Tertalje the Guardian! Thank you so much for helping us get this far. We've still got almost 2 whole days left,... (Read More)

Dimension Rip Unlocked, New Video, & Reddit AMA!

January 30th - via:
Dimension Rip UnlockedWe passed $95,000 last night, unlocking our seventh stretch goal – the Dimension Rip bonus card! All backers will receive the new card in their copy of Chaosmos. Dimension Rip allows you to hyperspace directly to your toxic... (Read More)

1200 Backers & Card Art Preview!

January 29th - via:
Capture the Ovoid Variant UnlockedWe just passed 1,200 backers this morning, unlocking our newest game variant – Capture the Ovoid! When playing Capture the Ovoid, you'll have to be wary of your opponents and where they're headed. Environment gear... (Read More)

Modular Board Unlocked! Let's Delve In!

January 29th - via:
Modular Board Unlocked!This afternoon we passed $90,000 in pledges, meaning we've unlocked our biggest stretch goal yet – the Modular Board! Join us as we give you an in-depth look at our new board and how it makes the Chaosmos experience even... (Read More)

Squeeze Trap Unlocked & Combat Strategy Video

January 29th - via:
Squeeze Trap Stretch Goal Unlocked!Last night we passed $85,000 in pledges, unlocking our fifth stretch goal – the Squeeze Trap! Every copy of Chaosmos will now come with the Squeeze Trap card, which players can play with by replacing an unused... (Read More)

Announcing the Eternal Guardian of the Ovoid!

January 28th - via:
New Premium Reward Tier – Eternal Guardian of the OvoidToday we're very excited to announce a new premium reward tier for Chaosmos – the Eternal Guardian of the Ovoid! For $200, this tier adds a ton of gorgeous premium components to your game,... (Read More)

Final Six Days, Plus New Stretch Goals!

January 27th - via:
Let's Hit $100,000!With exactly six days left in our campaign, we've already hit three of our stretch goals, and we're just hours away from hitting our fourth! We're excited about how far we've come, but now is the time to rally the troops! If... (Read More)

New Character Profile & Cosmic Pool Strategy Video

January 25th - via:
Neeksi Character Profile Video!We've released our next character profile video – this time featuring Neeksi the Scavenger. Neeksi's special powers allow her to recover discarded cards and use them immediately, making her stronger as the game goes... (Read More)

Planet Effects, Next Character Profile, & Game Giveaway!

January 24th - via:
Optional Planet Effects Tokens!We're getting close to our next stretch goal – Planet Effects Tokens! With this new reward, backers will receive 10 planet effects tokens that add special abilities to each planet. This optional add-on further... (Read More)

Post-Game Discussions & Character Profile Vote

January 22nd - via:
Post-Game Discussions!One of our favorite things about Chaosmos isn't even part of the game itself – it's the lively discussions that happen after the game ends! No matter how a game goes, there's always plenty to talk about when it's over. Where... (Read More)

1,000 Backers, Time Crunch, & Trap Strategy Video!

January 21st - via:
1,000 Backers!We just crossed the 1,000 backer threshold! WOW! This has been such an incredible journey so far, and we're excited to see how much further we can go in the next 12 days. Let's make some magic happen! Time Crunch UnlockedSince we've hit... (Read More)

Player Shields Unlocked & Gazmae Character Profile!

January 20th - via:
Player ShieldsWow! Here we go! Player shields are unlocked! (Very helpful for those sneaky moments when you want to set a tactical card face-up on a planet.) Our goal with player shields is to release one in each color, with that alien's special... (Read More)

New Backer Avatars & More Painted Minis

January 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

900 Backer Goal Reached!

January 17th - via:
King of the Cosmos Variant Unlocked!We just passed 900 backers, which means we've unlocked the King of the Cosmos variant for Chaosmos! In this new game variant, players try to control and flaunt the Ovoid for the longest amount of time to win. You... (Read More)

2nd Stretch Goal Reached! Plus New Reward Tier

January 16th - via:
$60,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!This morning we unlocked our second stretch goal – High Quality Bluecore Cards! This goal means that all backers will receive equipment decks with the same type of card quality that Magic: The Gathering cards are... (Read More)

Announcing Modular Chaos!

January 15th - via:
Chaosmos Modular Board Stretch GoalAfter extensive playtesting, feedback, and revision, we're incredibly proud to announce a new stretch goal for Chaosmos. If we can hit $90k, we will upgrade the Chaosmos board into a fully customizable, hex-based... (Read More)

First Backer Goal & Big Announcement Today!

January 15th - via:
800 Backers Goal Unlocked!We hit 800 backers this morning, which means we've unlocked our first backer goal – the Tag Team variant! Our next backer goal unlocks at 900 backers, and adds the King of the Cosmos victory point variant. We're also only... (Read More)

Announcing New Backer Goals!

January 13th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Kick The Box Jan. 13th 2014 Edition

January 13th - via:
Welcome back to another edition of Kick The Box. This week, while trouncing through Kickstarter’s murky waters, I uncovered several shiny gems. Press on to see what board games and game accessories I have found to be too enticing to pass up. (Read More)

Smuggler Bunny Video & 750 Backers!

January 12th - via:
Almost 750 Backers!We're at 746 backers as of writing this update – almost at the 750 mark! We're well past our first stretch goal and almost halfway to the next stretch goal to improve our card quality! Smuggler Bunny Strategy VideoYesterday night... (Read More)

Today in Board Games Chaosmos Mini-Review

January 12th - via:
Chaosmos is currently on Kickstarter and fully funded within the first week. I had the chance to try out Chaosmos at BGG.Con with designer Joey Vigour, and was quite impressed by the uniqueness and enjoyment level of this game. (Read More)

New Add-On, 5 Player, & Third Character Profile!

January 11th - via:
Extra Equipment Deck Add-On!A few backers have asked us for additional cards to add to their decks and to play with more players. For those that want to customize their game, we're offering a new add-on! For $10, you'll receive an entire second copy... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Imminent, Plus New Social Goals!

January 10th - via:
$50,000 Stretch Goal!We're about to pass $50,000 in pledges, which unlocks our first stretch goal – Thicker Playing Pieces! Each copy of Chaosmos will come with 2mm thick hypertokens, base tokens, and landing markers, making them more durable and... (Read More)

We Funded!!! And Tom Vasel Video Review!

January 8th - via:
This is just the beginning!We did it! Chaosmos will be funded on February 2nd! We are so amazed at the huge response to our project, and so very thankful for the support of all of our friends, family, and the Kickstarter community! We wouldn't be... (Read More)

500 Backers, 2nd Character Profile, & GripMats

January 7th - via:
500 Backers in 5 Days!We just crossed the 500 backer threshold, and we're less than $5000 away from our goal, all thanks to your support! We have so much passion and excitement for Chaosmos, and we're amazed at this opportunity to share it with all... (Read More)

Interview & Character Profile Announcement!

January 5th - via:
Designer Interview by Indie CardboardJason Dobson over at Indie Cardboard has published an in-depth interview with Joey on the origins, development, and strategy of Chaosmos. Check it out HERE. In the interview, Joey talks about how Chaosmos came to... (Read More)

Funding Update & First Character Profile Video!

January 4th - via:
60% Funded in 48 Hours!Even more impressive than our funding is the fact that we already have 350 backers! A big thank you to each and every one of you. Please share this page with your friends on Facebook and Twitter to help us hit our goal!... (Read More)

Almost 300 Backers & New Interview!

January 3rd - via:
Almost 300 Backers!Just a little over 24 hours into our campaign, and we're already at 280+ backers and over 45% of the way towards our goal! We have been receiving some great questions and comments about game mechanics, add-ons, and a lot more.... (Read More)

$10,000 in Six Hours! WOW!

January 3rd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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