Neko Ghost, Jump! A Unique 2D/3D Puzzle-Platformer


A project in Lenexa, KS by Loren Cunningham

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A deck building game where players are bacterial pathogens attacking the human body. 1-4 players. 30-60 minutes.
Backers: 1731
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $75,981 of $20,000
Dates: Sep 28th -> Oct 28th (30 days)
Project By: Loren Cunningham
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Latest News

THANK YOU!! - $75K stretch goal unlocked!!

October 28th - via:
Hello! It is hard to write this update (in a good way) because we are over the moon and almost completely speechless.  It is hard to find the right words to describe our excitement and gratitude for your support.  Did anyone see the end of the... (Read More)

17 hours to go!! - We got Linen Finish!!!

October 27th - via:
Hello! If you are new (and almost 350 people are new since yesterday) then welcome! We have big news to share!  We have set and unlocked Linen Finish on the cards.  Your cards will now be the very best money can buy!  The black core card stock is... (Read More)

48 hours left!!

October 26th - via:
Hello! We can't believe it but Pathogenesis has less than 48 hours to go on Kickstarter! If you are new in the past few days then welcome and thank you for joining us! Let's address stretch goals:    We had originally budgeted black core cards at... (Read More)

SHIPPING - did you calculate your pledge correctly?

October 24th - via:
Hello! We thought a reminder about shipping might be helpful. If you live in the US, Canada, or the UK, please ignore this update. If you live outside the US, Canada, or the UK, please read on. Shipping must be manually entered to add to your pledge.... (Read More)

Vote on the 3rd and 4th Alternate New DNA Cards now!!

October 24th - via:
Hello! It is time to vote on Alternate New DNA Cards that will be included in Pathogenesis as chosen by our amazing backers! Vote for the 3rd and 4th Alternate New NDA Cards HERE. Please vote only one time and select your 2 favorites from the list.... (Read More)

$42.5K and $45K stretch goals down - over 1000 backers!!

October 24th - via:
Hello! The infection of Pathogenesis on Kickstarter is growing rapidly!  We expected the final 2 days to be good, but it looks like we might be in a for a great 5 last days!  Two days ago we had 55 new backers, yesterday 84, and already 29 new... (Read More)

A huge day for Pathogenesis!

October 22nd - via:
Hello! WOW!  Today was a huge day for Pathogenesis.  We have vaulted to well over 900 backers and knocked out stretch goals on back to back days! We just unlocked custom card dividers! We are really excited about the the custom card dividers as it... (Read More)

$37.5K Stretch Goal unlocked - list of final stretch goals!!

October 21st - via:
Hello! We are very excited to share that today we broke the $37.5K stretch goal to add a 3rd Alternate New DNA Card to the game!  We are really excited about the alternate new DNA cards allowing players to mold their strategy at the beginning of... (Read More)

$35K stretch goal unlocked!! Poll for 2nd New DNA Card - vote now!

October 17th - via:
Hello! We are really excited to share that we have unlocked our $35K stretch goal for the custom plastic insert.  We feel that a great custom insert makes every game so much nicer and Whatz Games designs them quite well. Below you can check out the... (Read More)

Looking for the perfect October board game? - check out our first game!

October 14th - via:
Hello! Halloween is just around the corner so we thought this would be a good time to mention our first game, Transylvania: Curses & Traitors, that was published in 2015 after a successful Kickstarter in 2014.   If you are looking for a perfect... (Read More)

Pathogenesis makes the local news!! & sneak peak at the next stretch goal

October 13th - via:
Hello! We have some exciting news to share today as Pathogenesis made the local news!  Kansas City's Action 41 news came to our house late last week to interview us about the game.  Our spot ran today on the 4:00pm news.  Here is the video link.... (Read More)

Time to vote on another Alternate New DNA Card!!

October 13th - via:
Hello! We have just unlocked another stretch goal, a 2nd Alternate New DNA Card and we want you to be involved to help us create and vote on the card. First, let's take a look at everything we have accomplished so far! $20,000 funding goal -... (Read More)

The results are in! We have an Alternate New DNA Card!

October 9th - via:
Hello! The results are in!   And, it was a really close vote!  The first alternate New DNA Card, by 1 vote, will be . . . Variable Surface Antigens! Variable Surface Antigens edged out Persistent Infection by 1 vote! What does this card do?  The... (Read More)

Vote on the Alternate New DNA Card!

October 7th - via:
Hello! We have unlocked the $27.5K stretch goal for the first Alternate New DNA Card!Now it is time to vote on which card will go into the game!  Thank you so much to everyone who participated in giving us some great ideas.  We have gone through... (Read More)

TWO stretch goals down!! And now we want to get you involved!!!

October 4th - via:
Hello!   We don't like to pester you with project updates but we have accomplished some major things!  First, we have unlocked our 2 first stretch goals, the Con Crud Environment Card, and the Petri Dishes!! We are really excited about the Petri... (Read More)

Pathogenesis is now 100% funded - so we thought we would . . .

October 2nd - via:
Hello! Today is a most exciting day to be talking to you! Pathogenesis is now fully funded on just day 5 of the Kickstarter campaign! And, this is thanks to YOU! For being so amazing, we have cooked up a little something just for you and thought we... (Read More)

Closing in on 75% on day 2!!

September 30th - via:
Hello! Today we welcomed over 100 new backers to the project.  If you are new, welcome, and thank you for supporting us.  We recommend checking out the first update if you missed it. End of day 2 stats:  over 330 backers and nearly 75% funding!... (Read More)

Whoooaaaa we're half way there!!

September 29th - via:
Why hello there!It is so good to be talking with you right now. We have accomplished a lot today, and by we I mean YOU! Here is what YOU accomplished on DAY 1 of Pathogenesis: Over 230 backers!  (Our first Kickstarter had 123 first day backers) Over... (Read More)

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