Oaxaca: A Dice-Rolling, Engine-Building Card Game

A project in Elk Grove, CA by Ben Haskett

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A Dice-rolling, Engine-Building Tabletop Game of Handicrafts for 1-4 players set in beautiful Oaxaca, Mexico.
Backers: 758
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $35,234 of $12,500
Dates: Jun 12th -> Jul 3rd (21 days)
Project By: Ben Haskett
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Latest News

All the Dice Are in the Nightfall Box

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, and welcome new handicrafters, to the Oaxaca's final update while the campaign is live.  I'm turning in for bed now, and I will wake up about two hours before the campaign ends at 9:00 a.m.--while I'm filing documents at work, the... (Read More)

Just 18 Hours to Go!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, and welcome to all the handicrafters who have joined us these past few hours--there are so many of you now!  ^_^ We're seriously close to our next stretch goal now, which is a custom marker for the tourist cards (currently, it uses a... (Read More)

Sticking to a Winning Strategy

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
In this Update: Sticker Stretch Goal Met! How You Can Help Promote the Campaign. Will’s Design Journal #10. What We’re Backing!Hi everyone! Sarah here again! I’ve got lots of things to talk about so let’s get to it! ^_^ Sticker Stretch Goal... (Read More)

Approaching the 48-Hour Mark

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone, and welcome, new Handicrafters!  Well, as of this writing, we're going to hit the 48-hour mark in about nine hours.  The three of us have been talking about Oaxaca for so long--play-testing, planning, designing, developing--that I... (Read More)

All for One and One for All!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! It’s Sarah again! I am sooo excited at how much progress we’ve made in the last day! ^_^ I’m not sure if our project was shared anywhere, but if you did see it posted somewhere in the last day or so, please let us know in the... (Read More)

Our Final Days

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone, and welcome to our new handicrafters!  Well, believe it or now, Oaxaca's 21-day campaign is almost at an end--we've got Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday remaining before the campaign closes at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning.  I... (Read More)

Fifth Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
In this Update:  Fifth Stretch Goal, and New How-to-Play Videos (Including Solo!).Howdy, everyone, and welcome new backers!  We passed $27,000 today, meaning we've unlocked new art for the Tourist cards!  And we're almost to 550 backers!  One of... (Read More)

The Thousand-Rung Ladder

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
In this Update: Higher and Higher, Will's Design Journal, More Commentary from Ben and SarahHello, everyone, and welcome new handicrafters!  We are in our final week now, and things are looking great.  The game is going to have thick cards with a... (Read More)

A Taste of Real Life

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Sunday everyone! This is Sarah again. Today, I have just a brief update for you. More on the Taste of Oaxaca expansion and then another design journal from Will, followed by some commentary from me. Hope you enjoy! A Taste of Oaxaca Print and... (Read More)

Will’s Wily Words of Wisdom

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
In This Update: Will speaks on the Taste of Oaxaca expansion, next Design Journal and What We’re Backing. Hey again! This is Sarah, though I don’t have a whole lot to say today. It’s gonna be Will’s turn to shine and share his thoughts on a... (Read More)

A Big Helping of Your Turn

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
In This Update: Fourth Stretch Goal, Upcoming Stretch Goals, BGG Hotness, Will’s Design Journal and Commentary from Sarah, and AMA with Sarah Stretch Goals!! Hi All! This is Sarah. It’s time to celebrate! We’ve reached the fourth stretch goal!!... (Read More)

Beyond our Wildest Dreamscapes!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
In this Update:  Roll-Up Play Mat Sketch, La Matatena InterviewHello, handicrafters, and welcome to all our new backers!  Guess what?  We surpassed $23,577 in funding yesterday!  Why’s that exciting, you ask?  Well, our last campaign, Project... (Read More)

Time for Some Outreach!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
In this update: Thumbs-up for BGG images, and user avatars!Hello handicrafters!  And welcome, new backers!  Thank you so much for joining us--we're almost at 200% now!  Now that we've been going for a little over a week now, I figure it's a good... (Read More)

Third Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In this update: Third Stretch Goal, PnP Add-Ons, and MORE Collector's Editions!Well hello, handicrafters, and welcome new backers!  What with it being summer, and a weekend, and a holiday weekend, I expected us to make about zero progress these... (Read More)

Crafting Right Along to Our Third Stretch Goal

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
In this Update: Stretch Goals, Shipping, Podcasts, Will’s Design Journal, and more commentary from me Hello everyone, and welcome to all our new handicrafters! We’re working on our third stretch goal now, and we made great progress today! Just... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
In This Update: New Stretch Goal and the Collector’s EditionHello everyone, and welcome new handicrafters!  You did it again!  For the second time in as many days, you unlocked another stretch goal--the second stretch goal, in fact!  Let's take... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
First Stretch Goal Unlocked! In This Update: New Stretch Goal, Introductions, What We’re Backing First, I'm still working on Canada-and-New-Zealand-friendly shipping.  Thank you for your patience! Hello, everyone, and welcome new handicrafters! I... (Read More)

So Many Things!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
In This Update: Funding, Stretch Goals, Mexico-Friendly Shipping, Will’s Designer Journal, and Then Some More Commentary From MeHello, handicrafters! I cannot believe we’ve already funded! In fact, we’re already half-way to our first stretch... (Read More)

We funded! Thank you!

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
WHOA! We funded! Thank you so much, everybody! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I’m still at work right now, but I’ll post an update as soon as I can after I get home. Onward to stretch goals! I’ll talk about this more in tonight’s update,... (Read More)

What a Day!

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome everyone!  Thank you so much for backing Oaxaca--all of you day-one backers (nearly 200 of you!) have turned this into the best opening day I've ever had.  You all helped Oaxaca get to 75% in just 12 hours.  That's insane!  I can't wait... (Read More)

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