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Magic Puzzles

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Max Temkin

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Three 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles with a magical ending.
Backers: 62237
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $3,409,800 of $44,400
Dates: May 4th -> Jun 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Max Temkin
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Latest News

We Did It!

June 3rd - via:
Thank you for your incredible support on this Kickstarter campaign! These puzzles will now become a reality. We are beyond excited to get these manufactured and shipped out to you by October. After we fulfill all of your pledges, our plan is to... (Read More)

One Piece at a Time

June 1st - via:
Hi everyone, Jordan here. Your support over the last month has been incredible. With each of these updates, we’ve tried to share some of the background behind these magic puzzles. You’ve seen our wonderful artists, our magical inspirations, and... (Read More)

Meet The Artists: Felicia Chiao

May 28th - via:
Today we’d like to introduce you to our final artist for this series of puzzles: Felicia Chiao, creator of the delightful world depicted in The Sunny City. For more of Felicia’s work, plus links to her print sales, Patreon, and other relevant... (Read More)

100 Million Pieces!

May 21st - via:
Hey everyone, Jordan here! This morning we woke up and saw that our puzzle project has hit $2 million in funding, making us the most-backed and most-funded puzzle ever on Kickckstarter. We're humbled by and grateful for your support, and I want to... (Read More)

Meet the Artists: Boya Sun

May 18th - via:
Today we’d like to introduce you to another of the three artists behind the Magic Puzzles: Boya Sun, who created the art for the Mystic Maze. You can find Boya’s work on Instagram @boya_sun, and more information about the books discussed here on... (Read More)

Finding Magic in Unexpected Places

May 14th - via:
This is a version of a very old trick - over 100 years old. It used to be done with sugar cubes (remember sugar cubes?) I’ve updated the trick a bit, as well as the props. It happens to use pieces from our friend and collaborator Mike Selinker’s... (Read More)

Our Magic Friend Ben

May 13th - via:
One of the many things most people don’t realize about magic is how collaborative it is. Most magic performances you see live or online are the result of dozens of people’s direct work and indirect influence. Most magicians have all kinds of... (Read More)

Meet the Artists - Sarah Becan

May 12th - via:
Today we’d like to introduce you to one of the three artists behind these puzzles: Sarah Becan! Sarah illustrated both the original prototype for these magic puzzles, as well as the final version of the Happy Isles available through this campaign.... (Read More)

Dom Chambers Says Hi

May 11th - via:
Just under a year ago, Dom Chambers and I were working together on a show at the Melbourne Magic Festival, while trying to find a way to sell enough tickets to make anything resembling a profit. A few months later we also collaborated behind the... (Read More)

Happy Mother's Day!

May 10th - via:
Happy Mother’s Day! Without our mothers there would be no Magic Puzzle Company, so we hired one of our favorite entertainers - Funny Eddie - to perform a surprise show for them. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay... (Read More)

Happy Mother's Day!

May 10th - via:
Hi all, Simon here. Happy Mother’s Day! Without our mothers there would be no Magic Puzzle Company, so we hired one of our favorite entertainers - Funny Eddie - to perform a surprise show for them.  [video] Eddie is available for lessons and kids... (Read More)

Over 50 Million Pieces!

May 9th - via:
Hello everyone,  Jordan here again. As of today, we’ve raised over a million dollars on Kickstarter to make these puzzles. That’s an incredible milestone that we never expected to hit with this project. One of the great things that money allows... (Read More)

Mary Robinette Kowal Melts Max's Brain

May 8th - via:
Hello everyone, Jordan here again. Mary Robinette Kowal is - among many other things - a widely acclaimed author and puppeteer. Yesterday she showed me something so amazing that I got everyone together so she could show them too. We haven't heard... (Read More)

Day #4 - The Other Trick That Started it All

May 8th - via:
Hi all, Simon here this time. Today I want to share a short video of Jordan performing the illusion that first made me realize: "Oh, this guy knows what he's doing. We should hang out more.” The concept behind this trick is very old - it has been... (Read More)

Survivor pregame with cast and puzzle designers

May 6th - via:
Hey everyone! Max here. This has been an incredible couple of days on Kickstarter and we can't thank you enough for your support. We're on our way to becoming the most-backed puzzle project ever on Kickstarter, and we can't wait to make this thing... (Read More)

Magic Puzzle Update #2

May 6th - via:
Hi Everyone, Jordan here again. Another mind-blowing day! We can’t believe how great the responses have been. The word magic comes up a lot in this project, and magic can mean many different things to different people, so we wanted to talk a little... (Read More)

We're funded!

May 4th - via:
Hey everyone! Jordan here with our first backer update. Launching this project today has been an incredible experience, and I can’t tell you how much it means to us to have your support and your financial backing to make these puzzles. Simon and I... (Read More)

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