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Aether Magic

A project in Grand Rapids, MI by Happy Mitten Games

Cancelled by Creator

Aether Magic is a fantasy-themed auction and set collection game. It's for 3-6 players and plays in 45 minutes.
Backers: 243
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $9,446 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 10th -> Mar 10th (29 days)
Project By: Happy Mitten Games
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Latest News

"You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello"

March 10th - via:
Hello backer friends,  As most of you have already guessed, we will be cancelling the project shortly. While this may be goodbye for now, we have some excellent things ahead.  Plan on us retooling the project, addressing several items, and... (Read More)

OVER 9000!!!!!!!!!!!!!

March 9th - via:
 That's awesome. Thanks friends, Lee (Jeff & Kyle) Team Happy Mitten  (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)

Hope is the thing with feathers...

March 4th - via:
It's not over yet.Hello friends.  I hope you are well this evening. It's currently 6:27 pm EST, the sun is just setting, and there's a stillness out the window as everything is covered in white. It's peaceful and quiet. These are the moments that I... (Read More)

[PODCAST] Board Games, Business, and Matt Worden Ep. 54

March 2nd - via:
Happy Mitten Games sits down with board game designer Matt Worden to discuss Aether Magic, game design, and Matt's future projects. (Read More)

[PODCAST] The Game of Crowd Funding Happy Mitten Games Interview 02-11-2015

March 1st - via:
Jeff sits down with Jeff, Lee, and Kyle from Happy Mitten Games. We discuss everything from what motivates them, working with family, the Happy Mitten Games podcast, and of course: their current project on Kickstarter project: Aether Magic (running through March 10, 2015). (Read More)


February 28th - via:
Hello friends! We have 10 days to go and feel we can still do this! But we need your help.  We've guest blogged or been interviewed about Aether Magic on a few of our friend's gaming sites. Matt has also been writing on his own site about Aether... (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)

Enjoy the Work, Not Your Expectations

February 27th - via:
I would recommend to anyone starting a business to meditate on what they enjoy doing before moving forward with a business plan. (Read More)

Happy Mitten Magic – A Conversation With…Matt Worden and Jeff Large About Aether Magic

February 27th - via:
I'm joined this time by Jeff Large of Happy Mitten Games and Matt Worden, the designer of Happy Mitten's very first game - Aether Magic. (Read More)

2 Player Variant Rules, podcasts, and puppies.

February 24th - via:
We did it!Well...our designer Matt did. And we love him for it. Many people had stated that because it wasn't a 2 player minimum game they couldn't back it. So we had a chat with Matt (ha, that rhymes!) and he said he'd already been toying with the... (Read More)


February 24th - via:
You asked...we delivered! Because we love you. So here it is, our newer, better and more fun video of how-to-play Aether Magic. We really hope you enjoy this one and get a much better feel for how much fun it is.  We weren't able to edit it all... (Read More)

[PODCAST] Episode 37. Living Large with Happy Mitten Games

February 23rd - via:
Jason chats with Jeff Large from Happy Mitten Games about their podcast and new game, Aether Magic by Matt Worden. (Read More)

TT #13 – Aether Magic: An interview with Jeff and Lee of Happy Mitten Games (inc the Jumanji Question!)

February 23rd - via:
In episode 13 of Talking Tinkerbots Gino and Bevan interview Jeff and Lee from Happy Mitten Games about their experiences so far in their Kickstarter campaign Aether Magic. (Read More)

Aether Magic's Rich Player Interaction and Two Player Variant!

February 22nd - via:
Looks like someone has a case of the Mondays...But not Team Happy Mitten and our backers! On Friday, Aether Magic's designer, Matt Worden wrote a terrific article about the auctioning system in Aether Magic. This foundational game mechanic drives... (Read More)

The Magic Sauce in Aether Magic Player Interactions

February 20th - via:
If you’ve listened to or read any of the player commentary about Aether Magic — like the player quotes on the Kickstarter page, or this succinct review on BGG — you will see a lot of references to player interaction, bidding/bartering, engagement, etc. (Read More)

International shipping and reviews and pledges...OH MY!

February 17th - via:
Happy Thursday friends!First of all, we're so happy that our designer Matt Worden is back safe and sound from his amazing trip to Hawaii. We Skyped with him last night just to catch up and talk some business. He's such a great guy! We interviewed him... (Read More)

Stretch goals, rewards, and more...

February 17th - via:
Backers- lend us your ears! Hopefully this Tuesday finds you healthy and well. We’re currently *enjoying* our 19 degrees (but feels like 5) Michigan weather.  Thanks to @JohnduBois for sharing this! So here is what is happening:  Spell Name... (Read More)

8 Unique Elements of Recent Crowdfunding Projects

February 16th - via:
In this series, I highlight some of the interesting choices current crowdfunders have made regarding their project’s reward levels, stretch goals, and overall campaign design (the projects themselves, not the content or product). (Read More)

YouTube News and the Top 10 Kickstarter Campaigns 2/15/15

February 15th - via:
New YouTube show! This week, established brands make use of Kickstarter. I go over that and show you the top 10 Kickstarter campaigns launched this week! (Read More)

Keeping You in the Loop

February 14th - via:
Hi friends! Happy Valentines Day!First of all, we are truly humbled by the outpouring of support from you. People have been posting to Board Game Geek, sharing the project on Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and even promoting Aether Magic at local game... (Read More)

Ups and Downs on Day 3

February 11th - via:
Hello!We wanted to update you on where we're at with everything on day 3. First of all, we can't thank you enough for an awesome first day. It was exhilarating to sit and watch (almost without leaving the computer) our backer number climb. It was an... (Read More)

[PODCAST] RDTN Episode 58 – Start Me Up: Happy Mitten Games, Ghostbusters, and Stronghold

February 10th - via:
Wow, that didn’t go as planned. We had this entire episode planned to bring in the guys and gal from Happy Mitten Games, discuss their podcast, their Kickstarter for Aether Magic. and then a bunch of other big announcements. (Read More)

Aether Magic Kickstarter by Happy Mitten Games

February 10th - via:
Today we have a guest post by the fine folks at Happy Mitten Games in conjunction with their new Kickstarter campaign for their game called Aether Magic. The game is designed by a friend of mine, Matt Worden. But I won’t make you listen to me ramble. (Read More)

[PODCAST] Episode: Happy Mitten Games & Aether Magic

February 5th - via:
Tonight we have an amazing episode in store for you! Join us as we talk with the crew from Happy Mitten Games. Happy Mitten Games is a publishing company focused on producing great tabletop games and content for the board gaming community. (Read More)

[PODCAST] The Seventh Peg Episode 17- Happy Mitten Games

February 2nd - via:
During this episode of Blue Peg, Pink Peg’s 7th Peg we speak with the team at Happy Mitten Games about the process of bringing their first published game (because this baby is going to fund) Aether Magic, from idea to design to kickstarter. (Read More)

[PODCAST] Board Games, Business, and The Road to Kickstarter Ep. 50

January 26th - via:
The three of us were interviewed by Grand Con’s co-founder, the creator of Grand Gaming Academy, and friend, Marc Specter. (Read More)

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