The Manhattan Project - Board Game

A project in Milwaukee, WI by James Mathe

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A worker placement game based on the race to build the "bomb". Collect resources, build buildings, refine materials, design a bomb!
Backers: 143
Average Pledge Per Backer: $61

Funded: $8,683 of $5,000
Dates: Jul 13th -> Aug 16th (34 days)
Project By: James Mathe
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Kicking & Screaming

January 29th - via:
This guide was created to help people avoid the pitfalls and run a successful campaign for a card or board game through Kickstarter. Kickstarter is like a mall, the worlds biggest, they bring the customers to your “store”. You must concentrate on selling them a game while they are visiting and get them to help shout out to others. Using your own website or even a competing crowd-funding site will not be nearly as effective. (Read More)

10,000 Feet to Publishing a Board Game (Including Kickstarter Tips)

January 19th - via:
So you want to start a board game company? I could go into a page of details of each of these bullet points below (and maybe I will in the future), but for now I wanted to just take the 10,000 foot view of what it takes to make a hobby board game these days. I have done this now for over 14 games. This process can take 1 year to complete. Printers take 60-90 days and overseas shipping takes 21-30 days. (Read More)

Manhattan Project - Mega Expansion

August 3rd - via:
Just launched the MEGA EXPANSION for Manhattan Project (which includes options to pre-order the reprint).  (Read More)

Tahiti - New kickstarter board game from Minion Games

May 11th - via:
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It's here!

February 22nd - via:
Got word today that a truck should be at our location tomorrow or the following day with enough to send out Kickstarter and pre-orders. Once we do that the pre-order deal will be removed from our website.Make sure you have answered the survey and... (Read More)

Official Manhattan Project boardgame T-Shirt

January 26th - via:
For fun we put together this T-Shirt - Minion Games makes no money off of this. So order only if you want it for fun.  Customink, pricing looks like this: Qty All-Inclusive Price 1$23.75 each$23.75 total10$22.40 each$224.00 total25$20.15 each$503.75... (Read More)

Shipping update...

January 20th - via:
After some delay from the holidays and debate on wether to put stickers on the boxes to explain the 2 cards with the bad backs, we've finally secured a container to get the games shipped to the USA. Regretfully (and I've made my displeasure known to... (Read More)

The Manhattan Project is printed!

December 28th - via:
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Shipping Update

December 1st - via:
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Shipping update.

November 3rd - via:
Just a quick update about the time-frame for shipping. It's my understanding that the games will be on a boat November 11th and then that takes 28 days to get to the USA. Then about a week to get to us and then we'll ship out the Kickstarter copies... (Read More)

Arise Minion Gamers!

October 10th - via:
Arise Minion Gamers!Calling all MINION GAMERS! We have had problems with distribution not ordering enough product and thus causing a bottle neck for stores to get our products. We need to prevent that from happening with our Essen releases. Please... (Read More)

Print and Play version no for sale!

September 28th - via:
We have released the Print and Play version of the Manhattan Project. If you pledged to this game you should have gotten a link for a free download of it.  If you want to buy it check it out here:... (Read More)

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