Between Two Cities

A project in St. Louis, MO by Jamey Stegmaier

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Design unique and beautiful cities in this partnership-driven, 20-minute, competitive tile-drafting game for 2-7 players.
Backers: 5287
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $221,265 of $20,000
Dates: Feb 25th -> Mar 16th (20 days)
Project By: Jamey Stegmaier
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Latest News

Jamey Stegmaier, Between Two Cities, Viticulture, Kickstarter (podcast)

March 16th - via:
A few days ago I was able to corner Jamey Stegmaier into doing a podcast with me. The transcription of the interview is below. (Read More)

A New Record and Stretch Goals Unlocked

March 15th - via:
A long, long time ago, in the land of Kickstarter, there was a project called Euphoria created by Stonemaier Games. Euphoria has held the Stonemaier record for most backers (4,765) on a project for nearly 2 years. That is, until today: That's right,... (Read More)

Box Sides, Backer Toast, and a Note from Alan

March 13th - via:
Hi! We enter the final weekend of the Between Two Cities campaign with over $170k in funding and over 4,000 backers. It's awesome that we can bring Ben and Matthew's game to life with your help. Box SidesDuring a playtest with Alan (Alan is my... (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Wonderland, Pandas, and Supercomputers

March 13th - via:
This month features several games with intriguing themes, from adorable pandas to supercomputers attempting to hack each other. There are also a couple of two player games, if you’re looking for something to play when you can’t bring a big group together. (Read More)

White Copy Unboxing and a Note from the Designers About Horizontal Expansions

March 11th - via:
Hi! With just a few days left in the Between Two Cities Kickstarter campaign, you've helped us raise over $161k, and we're getting close to 3,900 backers! White Copy UnboxingHere is a short video I filmed this afternoon featuring the "white copy"... (Read More)

Automa Unlocked, Backer Photos, and 14-Player Games

March 9th - via:
Hi! Between Two Cities had a busy weekend, climbing over $152k in funding with 3,600+ backers. We also unlocked not one, but two stretch goals! AutomaThe biggest stretch goal of the project is the Automa solo variant designed by Morten Monrad... (Read More)

Between Two Kitties, Backer Photos, and the Scoreboard

March 6th - via:
Hi! I'm happy to share that we've climbed past $143k and are approaching our 3,500th backer. The most backers a Stonemaier Games Kickstarter project has attracted is 4,765 on Euphoria. Since we're just at the midpoint of Between Two Cities, I'm... (Read More)

The League of Nonsensical Gamers Kickstarter Spotlight - March 4th

March 5th - via:
Our Kickstarter Spotlight this week features the board games Between Two Cities, Brewin' USA, Aether Magic and Bottom of the Ninth. (Read More)

How I Met the Designers, Our First Blooper Reel, and Future Ideas

March 4th - via:
Hi! Thank you for your support as we've climbed close to $134,000 in funding from over 3,200 backers. It's been neat to see your answers to this poll about your connection to this project. I have a quick story today, a blooper-reel video I hope... (Read More)

$125k Stretch Goal, New Token, and Seating Order Favorites

March 2nd - via:
Hi! We crossed the $125k threshold and found our 3,000th backer today, so it's been a great day! I have a number of visual announcements to share today and a few questions for you. Park Tile Variation Stretch GoalIn anticipation of the park variation... (Read More)

This Week In Kickstarter - Week of March 2

March 2nd - via:
We've got a wood finish turntable, a gothic sidescroller, laser headphones, and an MMO strategy game. All that and more This Week In Kickstarter! (Read More)

Seating Randomization and You

February 28th - via:
Hi! We're about to enter the third day of the project, and we're already at 2,602 backers and $107,651 in funding. Thank you so much for your support, and for sharing about yourselves on our "getting to know you" backer poll. I have a few updates,... (Read More)

Floating Sovereign Cities, Magic Back - Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update

February 27th - via:
Hello! Welcome to Friday Tabletop Kickstarter Update! For info on what is going on here, check out this introduction. The Kickstarter machine is still rolling, and games keep on coming. (Read More)

Stretch Goals Revealed, a Survey, and Avatars

February 26th - via:
Hello from snowy St. Louis! I'm incredibly honored that you chose to support Between Two Cities in the first 24 hours, and I'm elated that you've given us the opportunity to produce Ben and Matthew's game. Thank you so much. Stretch GoalsI'm... (Read More)

Kickstarter Lesson #139: Mitigating Kickstarter’s Frailty

February 25th - via:
Something interesting happened this morning. I launched our Between Two Cities Kickstarter campaign without a hitch at 9:30 am. We got a nice onrush of previous and new Stonemaier backers, and the project reached its $20,000 funding goal in 38 minutes. The next 42 minutes went well too, with the funding level eclipsing $30,000. Then Kickstarter crashed. (Read More)

Now On Kickstarter: Stonemaier Games’ Between Two Cities

February 25th - via:
Stonemaier Games is kicking off a Kickstarter today for the first “gateway game” in their collection, Between Two Cities. Designers Ben Rosset and Matthew O’Malley have worked in conjunction with Jamey Stegmaier to create a tile-drafting game that is partnership-driven, but competitive at the same time. You and your neighbors at the game table will draft tiles to simultaneously build two cities, but only the city with the lowest score matters. Table discussion on where to place tiles is important, as your neighbors are working with you to create these cities–but they will be answering questions without exposing yours or their own strategies. (Read More)

Between Two Cities--A Double-Take Preview

February 25th - via:
This week we're previewing the latest from Stonemaier games: Between Two Cities--a semi co-op tile-placement game for 3 - 7 players. It's a game of city planning and building. (Read More)

Between Two Cities

February 25th - via:
Spelbeschrijving In 'Between Two Cities' gaan alle spelers aan de slag als architect in de 19de eeuw, een tijd waarin veel verstedelijkt werd. (Read More)

Rosset, O’Malley and Stegmaier on Between Two Cities

February 25th - via:
Interview with designers Ben Rosset, Matthew O'Malley and publisher Jamey Stegmaier (of Stonemaier Games) on the game, Between Two Cities. For 3-7 players, "Between Two Cities is a partnership-driven tile-drafting game." (Read More)

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