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Spires - a card game for 1-4 players

A project in Richmond, VA by Nevermore Games

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Answer the royal decree! Build Spires high - but not too high! - in this card game for 1-4 players by TC Petty III. Playable in ~25 min
Backers: 750
Average Pledge Per Backer: $33

Funded: $25,098 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 18th -> Nov 15th (29 days)
Project By: Nevermore Games
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Latest News

Update #17: 6 Hours to Go

November 15th - via:
Hello awesome backers, Look where we are! With 6 hours to go and less than $1200 to make our $25k stretch goal. It's possible, let's do this! Share share share share the campaign with your friends. Blast it on social networking sites. Convince your... (Read More)

Update #16: How-To Advanced and Solo Play Video

November 13th - via:
¬†Helloooooo backers! Spires' designer, T.C. Petty III, made yet another awesome how-to video for everyone's viewing pleasure. In this video, you learn how to play the Advanced mode which utilizes a mechanic we call "Undercutting". Then, T.C.... (Read More)


November 12th - via:
We did it, backers!Yesssssss! We reached our goal! This is exciting. With only 4 days to go, we're now in a great spot to reach for the first stretch goal! Dont' forget to Share, Share, Share the campaign! Thank you!Bryan, T.C., and everyone else at... (Read More)

Update #14: Less Thank $400 to go!

November 11th - via:
Backers, we're so close! We have less than $500 until we reach our goal, which means we'll definitely be in a good place to reach for our $25,000 stretch goal! Story Prompt RevealI'm not going to credit any one backer for this idea since I received... (Read More)

Update #13: Less Than $1,000 to Go!

November 10th - via:
Yesssss, amazing backers! We are close, so very close. This feels great, doesn't it? Not only will we meet our goal soon, but we have a solid chance at the $25k stretch goal. Thank you to everyone working hard to share the campaign and even... (Read More)

Update #12: Something to Strive For! Stretch Goal Adjustment

November 7th - via:
Greetings amazing backers, We know how important it is for Kickstarter campaigns to have a stretch goal in sight to work toward. We are so close to funding and I have confidence that we will get there, but let's not just shoot for $20k. Let's shoot... (Read More)

Update #11: 90% is Right Around the Corner and Solo Markets!

November 6th - via:
Hola awesome backers, Wow, we're almost there and that's pretty exciting. Currently, we're $2 shy of $18,000 and that's a great place to be going into the final week of the campaign. Keep spreading the word and we should do great! Thank you again!... (Read More)

Update #10: Live Stream Coming and Your Input

November 1st - via:
Hello backers! Guess what just popped into your sidebar today on Kickstarter? The ability to host a Live Stream right here on Kickstarter for all of you. This is a new thing KS is testing and it's currently in Beta, meaning not everyone gets to try... (Read More)

Update #9: Happy Halloween and Free Stretch Goal!

October 31st - via:
Happy Halloween, backers! We're a game company named after a famous Edgar Allan Poe story reference, of course we're going to love Halloween. And to celebrate our namesake, here is James Earl Jones reading "The Raven" for your listening enjoyment.... (Read More)

Update #8: Box Art Prompt and Progress

October 28th - via:
Hello awesome backers! The bottom of the box will have sides (what you see when you slide the top off). Like I've mentioned before, we don't like to put advertising for our other games there. We'd rather have something pretty to look at. In an... (Read More)

Update #7: Spires Strategy and Sharing the Love

October 27th - via:
Greetings incredible backers! I thought it would be fun to share a little bit of Spires strategy today. As a strategic card game, you can be sure Spires has a lot of strategic decisions and moments for you to play around with. While the game is easy... (Read More)

Update #6: New Art From Prompts and Progress

October 26th - via:
Hello esteemed backers! First and foremost, thank you to everyone who participated in the story prompts for the Spires suit cards. I have picked one of them (so far) and added it to the Green Spire! Congratulations to Bob Flaherty for his submission... (Read More)

Update #5: Dark Dealings Add-Ons and Art Updates

October 24th - via:
Hello illustrious backers! First and foremost, thank you for backing Spires. We're closing in on 50% with plenty of time to hit goal before the campaign ends. To help it along a bit, we're bringing on board two add-ons for our recently released... (Read More)

Update #4: Production Plan

October 22nd - via:
Happy weekend, most excellent backers! I thought I'd give everyone a preview of our production plan. I won't get into every particular at this time, but that will be shared later after we iron out our final quotes, etc. For now though, I thought I'd... (Read More)

Update #3: Images, Thumbs, and Badges

October 21st - via:
Hello backers! One of the most important parts of a Kickstarter campaign is backer participation. Many of you have been contributing to Update #2's call for story prompts and that's awesome! Another way you can all help the campaign is by spreading... (Read More)

Update #2: Help Us Tell Stories and Spread the Word

October 20th - via:
Hello awesome backers! Something I've sure some of you have noticed, but perhaps not all, is that on several of the cards in Spires, there are little stories being told. They aren't complete stories, but more like prompts. For instance, on the red... (Read More)

Update #1: Introductions and Two Copies Tier Now Available

October 19th - via:
Hello backers! My name is Bryan Fischer and I'll be your captain on this Kickstarter campaign. We here at Nevermore, along with T.C. (the designer) are excited to have launched Spires yesterday and the response so far has been very enthusiastic. We... (Read More)

Table for One Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Spires'

October 18th - via:
Spires is a new strategic card game for one to four players from Nevermore Games, designed by T.C. Petty III with art by Bryan Fischer. (Read More)

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