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The Mariana Trench

A project in Sale, UK by Tristam Rossin

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A light pocket adventure where 1 or 2 players explore the wonders of the Mariana Trench while avoiding dangers lurking in the darkness
Backers: 1612
Average Pledge Per Backer: £21

Funded: £33,177 of £10,000
Dates: Oct 26th -> Nov 25th (31 days)
Project By: Tristam Rossin
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Latest News

We're almost down to the last 24 hours!

November 24th - via:
Hi all, we're almost down to the last 24 hours. So this is a massive thank you for all your support. We're also asking for a final favor if you've time? Please share where you can, extra backers will always help us move along the production and final... (Read More)

We're Fully-Unlocked!

November 23rd - via:
We're fully unlocked! Thank you so much guys for all your support. This is the game package we hoped we would be able to offer our Kickstarter supporters and you've done it! Thank you all so much! x Tris  (Read More)

Dice Tower Crowd Surfing Review.

November 19th - via:
Thought I'd share, we've just had a Glowing mini review of our Kickstarter by the Dice Tower team. I'm interested in this one! The Mariana Trench is always something that fascinates me. The artwork looks cool"  Tom Vasel "This is really neat, I'm... (Read More)

We've done a podcast on Kickstarter Journeys.

November 18th - via:
If anyone is interested in finding out a bit more about our journey, about why we created The Mariana Trench and what we've learnt about Kickstarting a game, Wes Woodbury kindly invited me to have a chat on "Kickstarter Journeys". If you'd like to... (Read More)

1000 Backers!

November 17th - via:
THANK YOU SO MUCH! I never expected to reach these numbers. I'm really humbled by your support. Tris  (Read More)


November 15th - via:
You've done it!  Congratulations guys! you've unlocked the next stretch goal. We'll now be including 2 new (Captain Nemo) steampunk subs and a new ship! They will also include new starting load-outs to switch up the game mechanics and offer some... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Robots, Aliens, Wizards, and More!

November 12th - via:
Chip Theory Games is known for its chip-based games, which often feature high-quality poker-type chips in place of standees or miniatures. Burncycle is a cooperative game about robots battling their evil human overlords, and it’s a programming game with some interesting aspects. Wizards & Relics is a card game from a first-time Kickstarter creator about dueling wizards. (Read More)

900 Backers and we're so close to the next STRETCH GOAL!

November 11th - via:
900 Backers and we're so close to the next STRETCH GOAL! Thank you all so much for allowing us to reach another great milestone with 900 BACKERS!!! It's an amazing number to see and it wouldn't be possible without the support from each and every one... (Read More)

Tabletop Simulator

November 9th - via:
The Mariana Trench is now live on Tabletop Simulator. If anyone is interested, we've just uploaded a free to play Tabletop Simulator version of The Mariana Trench.  It'll give you the opportunity to try out the game. A big thank you to Andreas Gabel... (Read More)

Available soon on Table Top Simulator!

November 9th - via:
The Mariana Trench will be available this week on TTS! We're giving you the chance to try out the gave live on Table Top Simulator. We've a few last things to iron out but we're confident it will be available this week! Here's some images of it in... (Read More)

Amazing! Over 800 Backers and some changes to our pledges.

November 8th - via:
Thank you all so much for your support! 800+ Backers. Just a quick note to give a massive THANK YOU! Your support is amazing and I'm over the moon that we'll be making this game a reality. On another note, I've had many questions about getting hold... (Read More)

A small favor.

November 5th - via:
Hi all, firstly, thank you all so much for your support on this project! I was hoping I could rely on your generosity just a little further? We're currently trending on kicktraq which is quite a bit thing. The higher we trend the more people find out... (Read More)

Some concept art!

November 5th - via:
I thought I'd share a little more art I've been developing and show some of the initial concept work.  I've also written an article about the making of the game if you're interested in seeing what does on behind the scenes on a project like this....... (Read More)

Diving deep for our next stretch goal!

November 3rd - via:
Hi all, with the first stretch goal cleared we've been working hard on the next one, "20,000 leagues under the sea". Here's a speak peek at what to expect, new Subs and research vessel and a brand new starting load-out (subject to change). Take a... (Read More)


November 2nd - via:
Thank you all for all your support, almost exactly a week in and we've unlocked our first big stretch goal. Congratulations, this is a big win for all.  We've also been looking at the project and we'd like to try and make our stretch goals more... (Read More)

Some artwork on the next few stretch goals.

October 31st - via:
With our first Stretch Goal in sight. I thought I'd share some art for the one after that. The 20,000 leagues under the sea update will see two new Subs and a new Research Vessel. The Subs will have a different starting load-out to change the game... (Read More)

WOW! 600+ backers and we're on our way to out first major stretch goal!

October 29th - via:
Another quick note to tell you all how wonderful you are. You're making the dream happen! We're half way to our first Stretch goal and it's a BIG one! I expect we'll unlock The Creatures From The Deep expansion in the next couple of days. We're also... (Read More)

We've FUNDED!!!!

October 27th - via:
WE'RE FUNDED!!!!! Thank you so much for all your wonderful support! It's all you! Thank you guys, now on to those stretch goals and Kickstarter exclusives. I'm going to take a break for a few hours, boy do I need it!  (Read More)

Nearly there... A sneak peek at what's to come!

October 27th - via:
Well, nearly 23 hours in and we're almost funded! Thank you all so much for your support. To give you a little more insight, I've created a video which shows how the artwork for this game is created and also a sneak peek into one of the creatures... (Read More)

Thank you all so much for your support. 50% in 3 hours... We're well on our way!

October 26th - via:
Thank you all so much for your support. 50% in 3 hours! Well, we're just 3 hours into the campaign and already 50% funded. I hadn't expected such a phenomenal response to this project. So a massive thank you to you all! It looks like first day... (Read More)

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