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A project in St. Louis, MO by Jamey Stegmaier

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Create an empire with monstrous mechs and industrious workers in this alternate-history, 115-minute board game for 2-5 competitors.
Backers: 17739
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $1,810,295 of $33,000
Dates: Oct 13th -> Nov 5th (24 days)
Project By: Jamey Stegmaier
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