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Tinker Gearcoins - Steampunk Game Coins

A project in Orem, UT by Tesh of Project Khopesh

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Steampunk inspired metal gear coins, ready for tabletop gaming or Mad Science, in a variety of metal finishes.
Backers: 421
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $21,529 of $1,500
Dates: Jul 11th -> Aug 18th (39 days)
Project By: Tesh of Project Khopesh
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Latest News

A Quick Note As the Sun Sets

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Wow.  $20,000.  That's... awesome.  Thank you everyone! As might be guessed, I didn't expect such a lofty goal, and didn't really plan on making quite as many designs available as we did.  As such, even though we're rolling with a... (Read More)

11 Hours and Counting!

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! The project is winding down, and while I don't have any big announcements, I wanted to take another minute to say Thank You for your support!  We've blasted through that $16,000 mark to get us some sweet 15-coin sets, and it's been... (Read More)

16K and 48 Hours, Thank You Everyone!

August 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! I went out with my lovely wife to watch Guardians of the Galaxy tonight (excellent show, even better company), and when we came back, lo and behold all of you fine people have pushed us through the $16,000 stretch goal!  Thank you... (Read More)

Tinker Checkerboard and Box, Addons, Crossovers, And Approaching the End

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! It's almost the last 48 hours of the project, and we're rolling along well, thank you all for your support and your efforts to share the project!  We're looking in good shape to unlock the Personality Coins as full fledged members of... (Read More)

Dragons, Treasures and Personality!

August 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thanks to all of you awesome people, we've been able to unlock what we're now calling the Personality Coins as a mini set Add On of three coins or as coins you can pick up in batches of ten.  The mini set is $2.50 for three coins... (Read More)

Crossing Streams and a Queenly Change

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! I know, two posts in a day, apologies if it's a bit spammy.  We ran into an opportunity that we'd like to share with all of you, though. First, the change.  Since we ran into detail problems with making the YDTC/Astrolabe/Nautilus... (Read More)

Sighting Pins and Delicate Details

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone, quick update this time. The YDTC coin astrolabe design I posted last time turned out to be too "delicate" for the two tone finish.  I changed it so that only the rete and perimeter should get the gold, and all the detail work stays... (Read More)

Midday 12k!

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thank you, all, for pushing us through $12,000!  We greatly appreciate your enthusiasm about these coins, and we're looking forward to these last few days to see what else we can do! Also, last night, I finished up the Astrolabe side... (Read More)

YDTC Coin!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! First and foremost, a friend of mine has taken some really great photos of the Tinker Gearcoin prototypes, and we've posted some of them to Pinterest.  The whole set isn't up yet, but I'll be adding more here and there.  He does... (Read More)

The Last Week: Finish Tweaks and Finishing Strong, Two New Stretch Goals

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! Thanks for joining our campaign!  We're really looking forward to getting these made and out to everyone.  It's been great, having your support, thank you! We're down to the last week, and I'm going to do as much as I can to spread... (Read More)

Mini Update: YDTC Coin Finish, Sighting Pin Finish survey and Add Ons Update

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! A few quick thoughts: I intended to keep the metal finish poll open for the You Design The Coin project, but we need to move on, and as it happens, one choice has been the clear leader since day one, with a third of the picks.  ... (Read More)

Dragons, Automatons, Storage and A Question

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone!  Thank you again for joining us, and for pushing us through $10,000 since the last update.  We're getting ever closer to that magic $11,000 number where we can offer the You Design The Coin coin as a regular coin for inclusion in... (Read More)

Tinker Tangents

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone!  It's great to have you aboard the Gearcoin project! I've been extremely busy of late, working on a variety of projects.  I have a couple of coin designs here to finish up, but in the meantime, you all have pushed us through $9,500,... (Read More)

A Ship is Chosen, Tinkering with Tiers and Fancy Finishes

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, and thanks for coming aboard the Tinker Gearchip project! We just closed out the detail survey for the second side of the You Design The Coin 12th coin design.  Thank you everyone for participating! This one is the closest yet... (Read More)

Fancy Finishes and Choosing a Ship!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone! Thank you again for joining this project!  We're glad you're all here, and we're looking forward to getting these coins made and out to all of you.  Today we have some significant points of interest to share. First, some matters... (Read More)

$8,000 Reached!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! You've pushed all of us through the $8,000 mark, thank you!  That unlocks the You Design The Coin special 36mm coin as a $2 Add-On.  If we can get to $11,000, it will be upgraded to a standard coin design, ready for inclusion in any... (Read More)

You Design The Coin, Side Two!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We've shut down the second survey on the You Design The Coin project.  Results are in, and you've chosen to dig further into the Astronomy theme by making an Astrolabe design.  This should go well with the astronomical clock 25 coin, and it's a... (Read More)

A Tale of Two Faces

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone!  Thank you for your support, we appreciate your pledges and your efforts to spread the word! The second poll for the You Design The Coin stretch goal project is presently still running, so if you have a moment and haven't checked it... (Read More)

Some Points of Interest

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone!  Thank you again for your continued support of the Tinker Gearcoins! A few items of business to note tonight: 1.  We have the results from the first three surveys we asked for feedback on, thank you!  As a result, we'll be a)... (Read More)

You Design The Coin

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again, everyone! Things are going well, and it's great to see all of you on board with the project, thank you!  Please keep spreading the word, since the more the merrier, and we're really trying to stretch for a cool 12th design, and we need... (Read More)

A New Stretch and a Mad Experiment

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again everyone!  It's been a crazy few days, for which I'm sorry. As noted in our previous update, we're still sorting out where we can go from here. We've been crunching numbers and getting new estimates from the factory to see just what's... (Read More)


July 17th - via: kickstarter.com
A little while ago, all you awesome people pushed us through the $6000 stretch goal, so we'll get to make the Radioactive coin!  Thank you everyone! As a reminder, this is the "logo" side of the coin.  I'm still working on the other side, sorry.... (Read More)


July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
I've been very busy of late, working on a last-minute art contract, so apologies if I haven't answered a question from you.  I'll be going through my messages here in a bit.  I'll still be really busy for a few days, though, so I'm sorry in advance... (Read More)

2 and 20 Metal Coins

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello again everyone! Things are proceeding fast and furious, thank you!  You've unlocked the 2 and 20 coins, and we're well on our way to the Biohazard coin!  Here's a sneak preview for the 2 coin (21mm diameter, like the 3 coin, and we're... (Read More)

To 100 And Beyond!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
And that's the last of our existing moulds unlocked!  The 100 coin is part of the project, thank you everyone! I'll be out of touch for the next 36 hours or so, for the most part, but I'll answer questions if I can.  Please keep spreading the word;... (Read More)

First 24 Hours

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
In the first day or so that we've been live, you all have pushed us through the base goal and then doubled it!  Thank you! As a result, as noted in the stretch goals section, we've unlocked the 25 coin, the 3 coin and the 50 coin.   Only the 100... (Read More)

Aaaaand We're Funded! Thank You, Everyone!

July 11th - via: kickstarter.com
I've said it before, I'm saying it now and I'm sure I'll say it again, but you all are awesome! In less than 12 hours, you've pushed us through our base goal, so we'll be making the 1, 5 and 10 coins for everyone!  We are looking forward to... (Read More)

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