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Origin: the game where revisionist history wins

A project in Jacksonville, FL by Mitch Turck

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Somewhere between trivia and poker, Origin is a card game won through knowledge, strategy, or utter manipulation.
Backers: 131
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $6,278 of $4,750
Dates: Oct 15th -> Nov 14th (30 days)
Project By: Mitch Turck
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Latest News

The Intellectual Desert of Party Games

June 8th - via:
At its best, Origin sparks some interesting historical contortions. To give one example, which of these events is temporally closer to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster: the first dog sent to outer space, establishment of IBM, or the invention of nylon? Tricky. (Read More)

Origin's final 48 hours: here's what you need to know

November 12th - via:
Game Of Origin If you've backed the project at $25 or above: we estimate delivery of your games in the first week of December. The biggest variable here is actually you -- when the campaign concludes on Thursday, Kickstarter will send out a survey... (Read More)

You've got mail... at our house

November 9th - via:
Look what our sweet little FedEx cherub brought us yesterday... As promised -- the games are here, and will be ready to ship to your door shortly! We had originally planned to manually ship out everyone's rewards, but given that we're ahead of the... (Read More)

Diving head-first (isn't that how everyone dives?) into the game design community

November 4th - via:
Lending our backgrounds in product development, sales and marketing is a big part of what makes Origin so promising as a game. Good game designers realize you can't just make something fun to play -- you also need it to be easy to expand on, easy to... (Read More)

Bored at work? Listen to a game of Origin on this podcast!

October 30th - via:
Pitchwerks is a Pittsburgh-based entrepreneurship podcast that was kind enough to break their usual interview mold in favor of recording us all playing Origin together. Spoiler alert: I didn't win the game. Also: if you don't know me, it's just... (Read More)

We Did It! Fully Funded In 13 Days

October 27th - via:
Thanks to all of you, our 30-day Kickstarter campaign has reached its goal in only 13 days, leaving us plenty of time to sip lemonade and work on our golf swings! Step 1: buy golf clubs. Or lemons. Here's the chart we eagerly watched over the past... (Read More)

Only $686 Away From Victory! How Excitingly Specific

October 24th - via:
Do you like numbers? And lists? Great: We've surpassed 85% of our funding goal within the first 33% of the project's 30-day fundraising period. That is way beyond typical Kickstarter performance benchmarks, so thank you once again. We're only $686... (Read More)

Whoa, we're halfway there!

October 18th - via:
Yesterday, we cleared the 50% funded mark in as many hours. Quite the achievement! Additionally, some support dollars have come in offline, so we're unofficially ~75% funded as of the 72-hour mark. Of course, we know it's unwise to celebrate... (Read More)

25% Funded In 24 Hours!

October 16th - via:
How about that for a start! Thanks everyone for your contribution thus far... As a reality check, Kickstarters do typically get a nice chunk of funding in the first few days, and then limp into the end of the campaign scrambling to meet the goal.... (Read More)

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