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Asteroid Miner - The Board Game

A project in London, UK by Gareth Newton-Williams

Cancelled by Creator

A fresh take on worker placement featuring a unique orbital mechanic. Asteroid Miner is a game of skill and strategy set in deep space.
Backers: 186
Average Pledge Per Backer: £38

Funded: £7,112 of £20,000
Dates: Jul 31st -> Sep 4th (35 days)
Project By: Gareth Newton-Williams
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Latest News

IP Dispute: Next Steps

August 22nd - via:
Dear backers, Thank you, every one of you, for supporting us over the last week. We have been devastated that the Kickstarter campaign for our original and unique game has been suspended over a dispute over the name. The (very) short version We are... (Read More)

Language Rankings

August 11th - via:
Just a mini-update about the translations of Asteroid Miner. For every language with 30 backers we will translate the rules into that language. We asked you to let us know which language you speak and after 48 hours... Here's how many we have so... (Read More)

Early Bird and Languages

August 11th - via:
Hello! We're almost to 200 backers for Asteroid Miner, which is fantastic. It also means that it is time to close the early bird pledge level. I will mark the Early Bird as sold out at noon today (London time). In other news I will post an update and... (Read More)

Art, Stretch Goals, and Translated Rules

August 7th - via:
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Upgraded Pledge Levels

August 7th - via:
Hi, We updated the Early Bird and Asteroid Miner pledge levels earlier this week to show that shipping to the US, CA, UK, and EU is now included. The new reward levels are exactly the same in all other respects. The only difference is that the new... (Read More)

30% Funded

August 6th - via:
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Update 4: New Worker Art

August 3rd - via:
Now that we have some backers who would like to appear in Asteroid Miner, we’d love to get your views on the imagery for the worker cards. To get the discussion going, and to start exploring the options, here’s an initial mock-up... (Read More)

100 Backers

August 2nd - via:
Thank you! We have just reached 100 backers in our first three days! Thanks to you, we are well on our way with this campaign. So far we have raised £3,736 ($6,350), just under 20% of our target. You've gone for a mixture of rewards: Print 'n'... (Read More)

Shipping Costs Reduced

August 2nd - via:
Thank you for your comments and feedback. A common theme has been the additional cost of shipping to locations outside of the US, especially to the UK. As a result we have worked with a specialist shipping consultant and re-examined our options. We... (Read More)

Day One Review - 10% funded

August 1st - via:
What a great day! Congratulations to Samuel Rodriguez for being the first backer. We all chuckled when we saw his triumphant comment, "First!". The best thing about today is that Samuel wasn't the last. At the time of writing Asteroid Miner is 11%... (Read More)

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