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Sumer - A Game of Divine Strategy

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Studio Wumpus

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Action meets strategy in this revolutionary digital board game for up to 4 players.
Backers: 637
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $26,282 of $25,000
Dates: Apr 20th -> May 25th (35 days)
Project By: Studio Wumpus
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Latest News

We’re funded! and T-Shirts, new tier, and a stretch goal!

May 24th - via:
Inanna is very pleased! We did it! Sumer is fully funded. With your help, Sumer will get made and will have an online multiplayer mode. We don’t have enough words to thank you for all the incredible love and support. You are an amazing community... (Read More)

44 hours to go!

May 23rd - via:
Wow! It’s strange to be this close to the end of the Kickstarter. When we started the campaign, just under 5 weeks ago, we had no idea how this would go and who would join the ride. Well, we’re still not sure how this all will go, but we’re... (Read More)

Want to play Sumer this weekend?

May 20th - via:
Techraptor and The Golden Cartridge In the last few days Sumer got featured in Techraptor and The Golden Cartridge! Techraptor then wrote a more in depth, personal preview as well. Their coverage had some great things to say about the game. Thanks,... (Read More)

Fabulous Beasts Crossover and final week!

May 18th - via:
Shark, Octopus, Bear, Toucan We have some very exciting news for all of you! Last week we hinted at possible guest stars in Sumer and here they are! After meeting the Fabulous Beasts team at PAX we fell in love with each other's games. Just like us,... (Read More)

Attention, Rewards and Auction Design

May 16th - via:
Thanks for a great week everyone! Last week was busy in terms of publicity and backing. Thanks for all the retweets and shares, each one brings new people to the project and Sumer gets closer to being made. There are only 9 days left of the... (Read More)

Introducing The Nobles

May 12th - via:
It’s time for you to meet the four Sumerian nobles that you’ll be playing as in Sumer! Competitions between Sumerian kings to prove who had Inanna's favor were a common theme in ancient Mesopotamian stories. Religion and politics were so closely... (Read More)

What’s up with all the goats?

May 9th - via:
You may have noticed our fixation on goats. They’re all over the game, our tournament prizes were the children's book "G is for Goat" and a goat marionette, and one of the Kickstarter tiers lets you voice a goat. What’s the deal with all the... (Read More)

Sumer’s International!

May 2nd - via:
Saturday was a big day for Sumer--we showed the game at locations in both New York and Reykjavik! Indiecade EastIndiecade East is always a treat for NY-based devs, and that goes doubly so when you’re one of the people presenting. We showed Sumer at... (Read More)

Happy International Tabletop Day everyone!

April 30th - via:
Thanks to all 294 of you we are almost halfway to our goal! We keep being blown away by your support. Together we’ll get there! Today is the fourth annual International Tabletop Day. Started by Geek and Sundry, the event has grown bigger every year... (Read More)

What a game!

April 28th - via:
Glory to Brian Kang, winner of the Sumer Kickstarter Tournament 2016! Brian skillfully defeated 21 other potential kings and queens to win the favor of Inanna, earning his place in the Sumer Hall of Champions and his likeness in the game as a Hired... (Read More)

Can You Hear The Goats?

April 27th - via:
It’s time, Sumerians. The day is upon us! In only hours the great Sumer Kickstarter Launch Tournament will begin. At 7:30PM EST today the games begin--we hope to see you there, either in-person (if you’re in the NYC area) or in the stream’s... (Read More)

PAX East Down, Indiecade East on the Horizon

April 25th - via:
Back from PAX East PAX East went great--it was wonderful meeting a ton of new people and watching them play Sumer for the first time. Also intense and amazing was running into people who had played Sumer at other events and getting some games between... (Read More)

Sumer’s Going Places -- PAX East and Tournament Announcements

April 21st - via:
First off, wow! We’re at almost 30% funded in just the first 24 hours! That’s absolutely amazing--we’re completely overwhelmed with the reaction we’ve been getting from everyone. Seriously, every one of you is a wonderful human being and... (Read More)

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