Tinker Deck - Steampunk Playing Cards

A project in Orem, UT by Tesh of Project Khopesh

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Tinker Deck Playing Cards - Steampunk inspired Playing Card deck, tinkering with history and machinery.
Backers: 626
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $23,743 of $11,000
Dates: Sep 9th -> Oct 5th (26 days)
Project By: Tesh of Project Khopesh
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Latest News

Aaaaand that's it!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
The campaign is closed, and we're good to go!  Many thanks, everyone!  It's been a wild ride, and, as usual, these last few days have been pretty awesome. I imagine several of you wondering "What now?" Well, I'll get the BackerKit surveys spiffied... (Read More)

Gearchip Add-On Infographic

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update, also seen in the main campaign. Thanks again, everyone!  (Read More)

25K and Gearchips

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick reminder that if we get to $25,000, we'll send everyone a random color Gearchip (out of the five we're making, Antiqued Nickel, Antiqued Copper, Black Nickel, Antiqued Bronze and Dyed Black).  They should look something like this, just... (Read More)

25, 24, Sprint to the Finish!

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, everyone, for unlocking the Rusty Tinker Deck, and for making this an excellent project!  We're down to the last 24 hours or so, and it's great to see all of your support!  Please keep spreading the word; we'd love to get these out to... (Read More)

Rusty Deck Unlocked! Thank you!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Just a little while ago, we crossed through the $20,000 mark, thank you, everyone!  As such, we're going to get to make the Rusty Tinker Deck!  We now have the Rusty Deck assured, so anyone who wanted one (or more!) of each deck design can jump in... (Read More)

Final 48: Rusty Tinker Deck Previews

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It's the final 48 hours, a key period for the project.  We'd really love to get to that last stretch goal and make the Rusty Tinker Deck.  We're very grateful for all of your support thus far, and we're hoping that you'll continue to spread the... (Read More)

Winding Up for the Big Finish!

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We made it through $18,000, thank you everyone!  We're within kicking distance of the Rusty Deck, and we're fast approaching the critical last 48 hours of the project.  This is when the project hits the "Ending Soon" Kickstarter Page, reminder... (Read More)

Catching 22

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone! We're in the last week of the campaign, and I wanted to take a few minutes and say Thank You again to everyone!  Thanks for your support and for spreading the word! I've updated the Add-On section of the main campaign page, noting... (Read More)

Black Nickel Gearpunk Gamer Dice Sets, Add On Decks

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We've crossed through the $13,000 goal, so we've unlocked the Black Nickel Gearpunk Gaming Dice sets!  Thank you, everyone!  (These are seven Gearpunk metal dice and a random leather bag; D4, D6, D8, D10, D10decader, D12 and D20.) We don't have... (Read More)

Custom Seals and Dragon Coins

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
We crossed through $12,000, thank you, everyone! As such, we'll be getting custom seals on the decks (these are inside the plastic wrap, keeping the top flap of the deck box sealed).  These aren't a huge element of the design, but they do make it so... (Read More)

PayPal, Dealer Coins and Oddments

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Since the main Tinker Deck is funded, we’re working on stretch goals at the moment. The big one is the Rusty Tinker Deck, of course, previewed a bit here and here. We’re making PayPal available as an option to use to join the project, via the... (Read More)

Funded! Thank you!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! We made it!  Thank you everyone for your support, and for making the Tinker Deck possible!  It's been a great couple of weeks, and we 're very grateful for your support. We do have 12 days and change left, so it's natural to wonder,... (Read More)

Stretching Rust

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thank you for your support!  We're really looking forward to getting the Tinker Deck made and out to everyone, and it's thanks to all of you that we're getting close!  Please continue to tell other people about the project; the more... (Read More)

Canadian Shipping

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Another minor update while we wait on some of the Rusty Tinker news.  We've added some tiers for shipping to Canada, since it's a bit cheaper than international shipping.  If you're one of our Canadian backers, please note that you can shift over... (Read More)

Bicycle Tinker deck and Rusty decks. Worn and new at the same time

September 18th - via: maxplayingcards.com
Taylor Eshelman is Tesh, and he is the creator of a new Steampunk inspired set of playing cards: Bicycle Tinker Deck. (Read More)

Minor Adjustment

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all!  Thank you for pushing the project through 75% funding!  We appreciate all of your support. I did a little bit of housekeeping on the project today, most notably, making fewer "4 Tinker Decks + Gearpunk Gaming Dice Set" tier pledges... (Read More)

Tinker Uncut

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone! Thank you all for your support!  More than 300 of you have joined the project, and we're very grateful!  We're really looking forward to getting these made and out to everyone. I've been meaning to get this in for a while, but we... (Read More)

Rust, Gears and Airships, Oh, My!

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for your support!  It's been a great four days, and we're looking forward to getting the Tinker Decks made!  Please keep spreading the word; the more the merrier! In the meantime, this weekend, I'll be doing some more artwork on... (Read More)

Minor Corrections

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone! Thank you again for your support!  I wanted to take a minute and note a couple of small corrections to the project.  First, the coins that we're offering as a cross-promotional gift if you back both us and the Havok & Hijinks... (Read More)

Halfway and Handwriting

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thanks to all 219 of you, we're halfway to our base funding goal, and that in less than three days!  (This project only had 25 days to start with so we can try to squeeze in by Christmas... we're not sure we'll make it, and... (Read More)

Crossing Dragons

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Exciting news tonight, everyone! We've spoken with Ferrel of Epic Slant Press, and we're excited to bring a fun crossover opportunity to you based on his Havok & Hijinks card game, found over this way.  Specifically, we've wrapped his Dragon... (Read More)

Clutter Cleaning

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
It appears that there was some confusion with the campaign text, for which I apologize.  As such, I've excised the Stretch Goals section and just left a hint at the potential Rusty Tinker deck, something we will take a look at later, with a clearer... (Read More)

Court Cards and Gearpunk Gaming Dice

September 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Day 1.3 or so, and all 155 of you are working wonders!  Thank you for your support of the Tinker Deck!  We're really looking forward to doing some fun things with this deck, and we're very glad to have you all along for the ride.... (Read More)

Good Morning and a few questions

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Aaaaaand we're off and running! Many thanks to all of you who have joined the campaign so far!  It's been a great start, and I'm looking forward to the rest of the campaign and seeing what we can do together.  Thank you very much for backing and... (Read More)

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