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Tuscany: Expand the World of Viticulture

A project in St. Louis, MO by Jamey Stegmaier

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Enhance, elevate, and expand Viticulture: The Strategic Game of Winemaking in this expansion pack from Stonemaier Games.
Backers: 4333
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104

Funded: $450,333 of $20,000
Dates: Mar 12th -> Apr 9th (29 days)
Project By: Jamey Stegmaier
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Jamey Stegmaier Of Stonemaier Games On Kickstarter Success And The Future

September 18th - via:
Jamey Stegmaier has successfully funded several table-top games on Kickstarter as well as writing an excellent set of tutorials on how to launch and run a Kickstarter campaign. We caught up with him this week to talk about his games such as Euphoria and running Kickstarter projects. (Read More)

Curves - The Key to a Successful Kickstarter

May 19th - via:
Got curves? Jeff from @wombatgames analyzes a variety of Kicktraq data curves for campaign insights. (Read More)

Kickstarter Lesson #96: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due…Including to Yourself

May 15th - via:
It never hurts to give credit. Think about your life. When someone credits you (this is different than when someone blames you for something–credit is a good thing) for doing something you actually did, it feels good, right? (Read More)

The Vineyard Chronicle

April 8th - via:
Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for propelling Tuscany up above $390k in our second-to-last day. Here is the growth chart for the last 27 days: We've definitely seen an increase in backers over the last 18 hours. I think many of you are used to... (Read More)

Video Update and Important Shipping Reminder

April 7th - via:
Hello everyone! We’re now just a few hours away from the automatic Kickstarter e-mail to people who selected the “Remind Me” option during the campaign. I’m grateful for all the backers who chose to pledge before the final 48 hours, but I’m... (Read More)

Soldato, New Coin Sculpts, and What's in the Box?

April 5th - via:
Hello everyone! Happy International Tabletop Day. I hope you played some great games with friends (and maybe even strangers who are now friends). Alan and I spent the afternoon at ComicCon in St. Louis sharing Tuscany with people, chatting with... (Read More)

Final Week!

April 3rd - via:
Thanks to your enthusiasm and generosity, with the recent unlocking of the Mafia expansion at $325,000, Tuscany now includes TWELVE expansions! As we enter the final week, I have a few important updates for you. Call to ActionMy personal philosophy... (Read More)

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April 3rd - via:
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Formatted Rules, Meeple Designs, and Announcing 24/7 Customer Service!

April 1st - via:
Hello everyone! I hope you're having a fun April Fool's Day. I have a few important announcements for you today (and a few fun ones). Formatted RulesThanks to the dedicated work from our graphic designer, Christine Bielke, we're excited to present to... (Read More)

$300,000: Automa Is Alive!

March 30th - via:
I woke up this morning to see that something special had happened: Thanks to all of your support and enthusiasm, we reached the $300,000 stretch goal (over 3,000 backers!). I am truly in awe of all of you, and I am so, so grateful that you've chosen... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal List, Mafia Expansion, and Patronage Cards

March 27th - via:
Hello everyone! Thanks to all of you for helping us reach the $275k stretch goal--I'm excited to be able to give you all the Viticulture and Tuscany rule books in video format via Watch It Played. Speaking of stretch goals, yesterday I updated the... (Read More)

Incoming: New Visitor Art Samples and Contest Results

March 23rd - via:
Hello everyone! I hope this update finds you well. I've been getting custom art for the visitor cards from our amazing artist, Beth Sobel, and I wanted to share it with you. I want to say up front that we have maxed out our 44x68mm card sheets and... (Read More)

Legacy Unlocks, Special Worker Poll Results, Updated Coins, and More!

March 23rd - via:
Hello everyone! I hope this message finds you well. With Tuscany climbing over $256,000 at 2600+ backers, I have some news to share with you. Most importantly, because we reached the $250,000 level yesterday, we unlocked the Mafioso special worker!... (Read More)

Backer Poll: New Special Worker Meeples

March 21st - via:
Hello everyone! I hope you had a great week. I've had a lot of fun interacting with you this week and seeing new backers discover this world of Tuscany we're building together--we're 1 away from 2,500 backers as I write this, with 11 stretch goals... (Read More)

Boxes, Coins, and Stretch Goals!

March 19th - via:
Hello everyone! I hope this update finds you well. I'll get right to the three big pieces of news for today: Collector's Edition Box DecisionI really appreciate everyone who voted on the Collector's Edition Box poll. During a Kickstarter project,... (Read More)

Backer Poll: Collector's Edition Box

March 17th - via:
Hello everyone! I hope you had a nice St. Patrick's Day. We've been very fortunate to have another strong day, and we're rapidly closing on the $225k stretch goal. Collector's Edition BoxIf you're getting the $99 Complete Collector's Edition, you... (Read More)

Build a Better Vineyard...with the Structure Expansion!

March 16th - via:
The subtitle and rallying cry for my last Kickstarter, Euphoria, was "Build a Better Dystopia," so it seems appropriate that a strong push yesterday from a number of original Euphoria backers helped us reach the $200,000 stretch goal: The Structure... (Read More)

A Farmer, Chef, Professore, Politico, Oracle, Merchant, and Innkeeper Walk into a Wine Bar...

March 14th - via:
We zoomed past the $50k and $150k stretch goals without the opportunity for me to properly introduce you to the Merchant and the Innkeeper--nor the other special workers--so I wanted to take a minute to do that today. There's an opportunity for... (Read More)

Now on Kickstarter #7

March 14th - via:
Viticulture was released in 2013, and was good enough that Jay declared it his favorite worker placement game ever and we gave it an unofficial GOTY nod at the end of 2013. Now the mega-expansion is available on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Let's Cut Some Cheese!

March 13th - via:
With Tuscany at $166k and counting, we've been tearing through stretch goals much faster than I envisioned. I want to make sure you all know what you're getting with all these stretch goals, so today I'd like to focus on one of the big ones that... (Read More)

Day 1 Details and Answers

March 12th - via:
I normally try to post updates during a campaign when something big happens or needs to be discussed, which is typically every 2-3 days. Well, approximately a dozen big things happened today, so I'll post one update now and one after the 24-hour... (Read More)

Crash Games Digging the Mother Lode. Stonemaier Finds It Quickly.

March 12th - via:
Stonemaier Games’ Tuscany crashed into Kickstarter like the Romans invading . It launched yesterday on Kickstarter and is discreetly flirting with $125,000! With that kind of launch you would think it was a video game, a movie about a teenaged detective, or even a miniatures game. But it’s not. (Read More)

March Guest Interview – Jamey Stegmaier

March 11th - via:
This month we are thrilled to be joined by game designer and Kickstarter trailblazer Jamey Stegmaier. In the fall of 2012 he co-founded Stonemaier Games with fellow designer Alan Stone as a result of the success of their first game on Kickstarter entitled Viticulture: The Strategic Game of Winemaking. (Read More)

Jamey Stegmaier Interview: Tuscany Kickstarter

March 10th - via:
With the Tuscany: Expand the World of Viticulture launching March 12th, we wanted to know more. The following are questions Kyle asked Jamey about this exciting new project. (Read More)

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