Pijin: the spelling game of the spoken word

A project in Portland, OR by Travis Feldman

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Play with the sounds of language, discover primal elements of speech, & spell what you hear in this unique future-primitive word game.
Backers: 205
Average Pledge Per Backer: $84

Funded: $17,233 of $15,000
Dates: Feb 11th -> Mar 17th (34 days)
Project By: Travis Feldman
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YAY!! -Pijin is LAUNCHED!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Lexicographers, WordNerds, and True Believers,  THANK YOU!!! Thank you everybody!!  We made it, we did it, and now, thanks to you, we get to bring Pijin game sets into the world for everyone to play.  Later this year we're also going... (Read More)

Introducing an IPA Card Set Add-On for Pijin!

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Lexicographers, Wordfiends, and True Believers,  I want to say thanks to everyone who responded to my question about an add-on deck of IPA cards.  I think a deck of IPA symbols will give the game more precision and more options for... (Read More)

Question: Should We Offer a Deck of IPA Cards?

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Lexicographers, Wordsmiths and True Believers,  Over the weekend I put together a deck of IPA cards for Pijin.  These cards are both an expansion set that allows players to fine tune the precision of their pronunciations, and an... (Read More)

Pijin Reviewed on GeekDad!

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Friday, Everyone -  I want to share a quick update this morning, a review of Pijin just published on GeekDad.  You can see a few photos of the game we played and read all about it here: http://geekdad.com/2014/03/fun-phonemes-pijin/ Enjoy,... (Read More)

PS - Short Poetic Interlude (with apologies to Wallace Stevens)

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pijin I Among twenty snowy mountains, The only moving thing Was the phoneme tile of Pijin. II I was of three minds, Like a phoneme For which there are three Pijin tiles. III The Pijin whirled in the autumn winds. It was... (Read More)

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Pijin

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Supporters, Lexicographers, Language Fans and True Believers, Today I took Pijin to the gaming headquarters of GeekDad.com to play a game and talk about the design with game reviewer, Jonathan Liu. I showed him some early prototypes... (Read More)

Print and Play Pijin with Shrink Plastic Tiles

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Dear Friends, Lexicographers, Wordsmiths, Phoneme Fiends, and Pijin Supporters!! Thank you everyone for a lively week of getting out the word about our Kickstarter campaign -... (Read More)

I Sing the Pijin Electric!

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Supporters, Lexicographers, Wordsmiths & True Believers,  I have been working on making a simplified web version of Pijin for people to try playing on their web browser, and I should have something in Java/Processing for you to try... (Read More)

FAQs Section Added

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Supporters, Lexicographers, Wordsmiths & True Believers, Hello - just sending a brief note to let you know that I posted several questions and answers in the FAQs section of our Kickstarter page.  You'll find these pasted... (Read More)

YAH!! You Are Here - April 5th is Totally Tiled TableTop game night, and you're invited!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Supporters, Lexicographers, Wordsmiths & True Believers,  Just thought I would announce that we are going to throw an awesome TableTopDay gaming event on Saturday, April 5 - YAH!! You Are Here.  April 5th is to be a day of... (Read More)

New Reward Added for International Early Birds

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Lexicographers, Gamers, Wordsmiths, and True Believers,  We've received a number of requests to add international options for backers at the Early Bird price, and so we've done it -- we just added a smashing new reward level,... (Read More)

New Action Card Designs

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Lexicographers, Gaming Geeks & Wordsmiths, Thank you, thank you for your support of Pijin!  We are nearly one week into our project's fundraising campaign, and we continue to meet all kinds of new people interested in Pijin each... (Read More)

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