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Mint Works - The pocket-sized worker placement game

A project in Lincoln, NE by Five24 Labs

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Mint Works is a refreshingly light worker placement game for 2 to 4 players. Easy-to-learn yet deep enough to keep you coming back.
Backers: 6654
Average Pledge Per Backer: $13

Funded: $89,165 of $5,000
Dates: Aug 16th -> Sep 13th (29 days)
Project By: Five24 Labs
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Latest News

Mint Cooperative – Final Thoughts

Mortimor County is overrun with the foul schemes of the Dominion of Halitosis. You, as a daring Hero, must protect Mintopia City and its surrounding towns against the dastardly villians wrecking havoc. Mint Cooperative is the third in the mint games from Five24labs designed by Jonathan Gilmour & Brian Lewis. (Read More)

Space, Darkness and Fresh Mint - Upcoming Kickstarter Board Games (September 2019)

September 2nd - via:
A look at 3 upcoming Kickstarter board games. Including a tiny Mint Cooperative, a SF game called Dark Flow and a new release of AEG's Edge of Darkness. (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal Unlocked - Player Aid!

September 13th - via:
You guys did it again, and for the last time! We are fresh out of stretch goals! We have officially unlocked the Player Aid to be included with the game!   The Player AidI'm still the in the process of figuring out a layout that works for the player... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 15 Unlocked - Corporate HQ

September 12th - via:
Good morning! Wow! That was a pretty exciting night! We've managed to knock down another stretch goal! Gonna be a short update this morning, so let's get with it! Here is the final card to be added to the game. The Corporate HQI like the HQ because... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 14 Unlocked - The Mint

September 10th - via:
We Did it!! Holy Smokes!! $60,000. Here we are, 3 days left and we are still knocking down stretch goals! I've got a few things to cover in this update, so I won't hold you up any longer. Behold the long anticipated card...   The MintThis card has... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 13 Unlocked - Embossed Tin

September 4th - via:
We did it! 1000% funded this is so awesome! And to celebrate how awesome it is, we have hit a super exciting stretch goal! The tin will now have an embossed lid!   Embossed LidWhat is an embossed lid? Well rather than the lid being flat, it will... (Read More)

Social Goal Unlocked - Twitter

September 1st - via:
You did it! You got Five24 Labs up to the 500 follower mark and beyond! This means the last of the Solo AI cards has been unlocked. Meet Rachael!   Rachael is interesting because she will spend as many mints as possible, for the sake of removing... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 12 Unlocked - The Crowdfunder

September 1st - via:
This was a great way to wake up this morning! I'm feeling much much better and we also hit the next stretch goal! Wahooo!   The CrowdfunderThis is a fun space, it brings a few more mints into the game and forces you to stop and think if you really... (Read More)

Two Social Goals Unlocked - Facebook & Newsletter

August 31st - via:
This is going to be a short update, because I'm still not feeling well. But I did want to get this posted before I went back to bed for the day.   Facebook - SonicWe managed to hit the Facebook goal of 500 page likes for Five24 Labs and blow it out... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 11 Unlocked - The Landfill

August 29th - via:
Way to go everybody! We still continue to churn through the stretch goals at a great pace! Today we unlock a new Utility plan that has not been fully tested yet but is still in good shape. I will be making sure it's fully balanced before we go off to... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 10 Unlocked - The Recycler

August 26th - via:
You guys have done it again! Yet another stretch goal. So awesome! I still can't quite fully believe this is happening. Eventually I will I suppose, but for now this is still so mind-blowing. We are going to be going over a lot to day, so feel free... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 9 Unlocked - The Stripmine

August 23rd - via:
  And now we have access to a new plan! As hinted before this plan was very polarizing at the table during testing last night. How was it polarizing? Let's take a look! The Stripmine is another new flavor of the production type cards, it does two... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 8 Unlocked - The Temp Agency

August 23rd - via:
Good morning! How exciting is this!? Another stretch goal!! Woot! I want to preface this reveal, yesterday I hinted at a card that would be revealed, and well that is not the card being revealed. This is because during the testing session last night... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 7 Unlocked - The Vault

August 22nd - via:
  Wowza! Here we are at the start of day 7 and we’ve already unlocked 7 stretch goals. You are the best! This game has grown in quality so much already, and we now march down the path of additional cards! VaultThe Vault is an interesting twist on... (Read More)

Mint Works, Card Size, and You!

August 20th - via:
In the update I sent out this morning I had mentioned that I was considering dropping the card size down from a custom size, somewhat near the size of a business card, down to a standard "Mini Euro" size. The leading contributors to this decision... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 6 Unlocked - Upgraded Tokens

August 20th - via:
Upgraded TokensWe have now unlocked the upgraded token material! This means that in the final version of the game all tokens (mint and first player) will no longer be chipboard. What material they will be is still up for decision. Currently Wood is... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 5 Unlocked - Linen Finish Cards & Printed Tin

August 18th - via:
Linen FinishThis one is a two for one! Previously we unlocked an upgrade for the card stock for all of the cards making them a little more durable for the wear and tear of traveling in a backpack.   Now, the card finish has been upgraded! All plan... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 4 Unlocked - Premium Cardstock

August 17th - via:
Upgraded cards! YES!  This is one of the stretch goals I really wanted to make it to. Because I'm really picky about card quality, and so I was not all that happy that I had to go with "Industry Standard" card stock. But now! Now! we get to use... (Read More)

Stretch Goals 2 and 3 Unlocked - The Co-Op and the Swap Meet

August 17th - via:
Good  MorningWell it's obvious to see that you are as excited about this as I am! So this is the wild ride we are all on together! Here we are, under 24 hours in, and you've helped me to get my dream, not only funded, but almost 200% funded! You're... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 1 Unlocked - The Bridge

August 17th - via:
You. Are. So. Awesome!Seriously, I can't believe we have managed to hit the first stretch goal within 10 ours of launch! But that's enough about how surprised I am, let's see what's been unlocked!  The BridgeThe Bridge is a new Culture type plan... (Read More)

Funded! Holy Smokes!

August 16th - via:
Wow. I'm speechless. You made this possible! Thank you very much! I'm still working though messaging each and every one of you personally! If I haven't gotten to you yet, I will! This is so amazing! I can't believe we managed to hit the goal in just... (Read More)

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