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Mathbreakers! A 3-D Math Exploration Game

A project in Redwood City, CA by Imaginary Number Co.
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Mathbreakers is a 3-D action-adventure game. Battle number monsters with division swords, multiply spells, and the might of math!
Backers: 469
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104

Funded: $48,804 of $42,000
Dates: Jun 5th -> Jul 5th (30 days)
Project By: Imaginary Number Co.
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