Antimatter Matters: A Quantum Physics Board Game (Really!)

A project in Portland, OR by Elbowfish

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Be the first to build an atom out of the very building blocks of the universe. Competitive, team & cooperative play for 2-6 players.
Backers: 600
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $40,289 of $33,000
Dates: Jun 14th -> Jul 14th (30 days)
Project By: Elbowfish
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Latest News

Join us for the final hour in comments & on twitter

July 13th - via:
Quarks! At 10:59 pm Pacific Daylight Time, we will begin the countdown to the end of our Kickstarter Campaign. Join us live in the Kickstarter comments and on Twitter, @elbowfishPDX, as we prepare for the end of the beginning of our journey together.... (Read More)

Correction Re: Previous Backers Only Update!

July 13th - via:
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The Road Goes Ever On and On

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

Lab Coats Now Avail as Limited Add-On!

July 12th - via:
Quarks, wonderful quirky Quarks!  Thanks to your all-around amazingness, we have achieved our Kickstarter goal and are on our way to our first stretch goal!  Now, in response to tremendous popular demand: we are making a limited quantity of our... (Read More)

Lab-Coat Design REVEALED!

July 11th - via:
Hello Quarks! We have asked one or our Meeples to model our Human Backer Lab-Coat Reward for you. (Please bear in mind that the actual reward labcoat will be human-proportioned - not Meeple-proportioned - and, that there may be some modifications to... (Read More)

A Cee Ee Oh/Of Unsound Mind/Did Vow;

July 11th - via:
Quarks! With less than $3k to reach our target, Our CEO has an announcement to make. Not sure if it is a promise or a threat, but here is it: "IF we reach 100% of our Kickstarter goal by midnight tonight (Thursday, July 11, 2013) Pacific Daylight... (Read More)

Quick Clarification re: new rewards (guilds & new level)

July 11th - via:
Quick clarification, as there has been some confusion about the new pledge level and the new guilds: ALL pledge levels that include AT LEAST one game - $54, $59, etc etc - ALL now include membership in the BBFETT Guild, which means you are part of... (Read More)

NEW Pledge Level! NEW Early Playtester Team! NEW Insider Development Access! 72 HOURS TO GOAL!!

July 11th - via:
It's finally here! The final, 3-day sprint to the finish line! To reward all our hard-working, dedicated, wonderful backers, we have 3 major announcements to make: 1) Early Playtester Team!EVERYONE who backs at a level that includes a game (or gets a... (Read More)

David's Musical Challenge - 80% by midnight

July 9th - via:
Quick update:  If we reach 80% of our Kickstarter goal by midnight tonight, PST, I will write, perform & record a video of a new, original quantum physics song. Warning - I used to play professionally, and write well. But I can't sing to save my... (Read More)

Introducing: You! (Your Scientist Meeple, that is)

July 8th - via:
Greetings, Quarks! I would like you to meet the Lead Scientist for Project SQEAC, aka your Antimatter Matters player pawn. Meep-Meep! The Elbowfish  (Read More)


July 7th - via:
We'll make this brief. We need your help. Today. As a result of your efforts, plus some great coverage  in the past 24 hrs:  (Wired Culture & Entertainment Editor tweets, io9 recommended Kickstarter list, SpaceX employee backer/tweets,... (Read More)

T-Shirt Design Revealed! Plus Podcast Interview Down-Under.

July 6th - via:
Hello, Quarks! We've briefly let Thomas out of the basement to share with you the design he created for our awesome, 100% heavyweight cotton, available in men's and women's styles in your size, made in the USA, printed right here in Portland... (Read More)

The Mega (Early) Independence Day Update!

July 3rd - via:
OK, So here it is (finally!) In this Mega  Update: 1) We reveal the long-awaited Kickstarter Exclusive Card, and how YOU will help create it! 2) We announce an exciting new Stretch Goal - which YOU will also help design! 3) We update you on the... (Read More)

Quick Update: Physics Central reviews Antimatter Matters!

July 2nd - via:
This is a Quick Quark Update:  Great, comprehensive review of Antimatter Matters by the editor of Physics Central, featured on their Physics Buzz Blog. (Physics Center is an online publication of the American Physics Society).... (Read More)

Visual Rulebook & Full Card Text Now Available For Download & a Request for Your Ideas!

June 28th - via:
Greetings Scientists! A couple of announcements and then a request for your input into the contents of our game! 1) As widely requested, we have (finally!) made a beta version of our Visual Rulebook available for download as a PDF. (link at the end... (Read More)

Custom Scientist Meeples Now Standard in Every Game!

June 25th - via:
QUICK UPDATE 6/25:  Custom Scientist Meeples now included in every game box standard! As you know, we are committed to shipping the highest-quality game possible.  Well, thanks to the hard work & creative thinking of the dedicated folks at... (Read More)

Announcing Add-Ons (& other informative stuff)

June 22nd - via:
OK, so here it is (OK, a bit late, but technically it was still Friday in our time zone when I started writing this update...):(Warning: there is some audience participation involved) 1) Announcing our first A La Carte Add-Ons:... (Read More)

Just a Quickie

June 21st - via:
This is more of a mini-update, with a larger one coming on Friday. 1.) We have heard you - many of you want to be able to view a full copy of the rules. We are working on completing the art for our full Visual Rulebook ASAP. In the meantime, we added... (Read More)

Hello World.

June 19th - via:
Wow! You Elbowfishies really know how to throw a Kickstarter launch! We hit 10% in 10 hours, and then 20% less than 72 hours after launch. You have come together from 10 different countries so far to help us reach our goal and fund the production and... (Read More)

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