Buccaneer Bones

A project in Issaquah, WA by Wattsalpoag Games

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A quick pirate dice game from Wattsalpoag Games. Sail the seas, discover islands, dig up treasure, and make for port with your booty.
Backers: 1018
Average Pledge Per Backer: $18

Funded: $18,602 of $7,000
Dates: Oct 1st -> Oct 23rd (22 days)
Project By: Wattsalpoag Games
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Latest News

Stretch Goals at Spiel

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Since so many stretch goals have been unlocked in the past 48-hours, we won't have everything available for pick at Essen.  For those of you who have pledged to pick up at our booth during Spiel, we will be shipping all unavailable items to you... (Read More)

$14,500 Stretch Goal Unlocked

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
A complete 5th and 6th player, plus 6 extra treasure tiles for everyone!  (Read More)

$13,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Tote bags for everyone!  (Read More)

The Extra Player Add-on Question

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We're getting this question regularly and constantly, concerning the desire to have us offer the Extra Players as an add-on.  Due to the unknown expense involved if they don't unlock, we can not and will not be offering these items as an add-on. ... (Read More)

3 New Add-ons

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
You asked for it - you got it!  (Read More)

Revised Extra Player Stretch Goals

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Making it easier to get more out of the Stretch Goals!  We've lowered the amount needed to unlock the 5th and 6th players by $500.  We've also added a 7th and 8th player Stretch Goal.  (Read More)

$11,500 Stretch Goal Unlocked

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Fridge Magnets for everyone!  (Read More)


October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Some measurements and details we've missed: The Green & Purple bags are both the same size - approx. 10" x 7" (25.4 x 17.8 cm).  They can comfortably hold the 'Buccaneer Bones' game box, plus extras. The 'Magic: the Gathering' prints - 9.75" x... (Read More)

Spreading the Word

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
For anyone interested in helping us spread the word about this KickStarter, and unlocking more Stretch Goals, here's an ad image you can use.  Share it on Facebook, Twitter, a blog, or wherever you think people might be interested in a monster deal... (Read More)

$10,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
 Orange Dice for everyone!  (Read More)

Essen Booth Confusion

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
For those of you picking up 'Buccaneer Bones' at Spiel, some conflicting reports have been made about where Wattsalpoag Games will be. SpielBox has reported we will be in Halle 2 - D114.  This was a mistaken location we gave out early on and... (Read More)

$8 Essen Crew Level is Sold Out

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for all of the enthusiastic support!  (Read More)

Our Website is back!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for your patience this morning and sorry again for the inconvenience. Wattsalpoag.com is back online after a quick call to our Web Host; it seems they had our old contact information. All fixed (and by that I mean paid for) and ready to go!... (Read More)

Website Error

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Our domain name expired first thing this morning, which is why you nice folks are having problems with both the website and the link to the rules.  We're looking around, but can't find where they sent us a renewal notice.  We're also trying to get... (Read More)

More Exclusive Dice

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We've also just received a photo from Javelin Dice, showing the first attempt at the 'golden' brass dice, available through the Golden Treasure pledge level.  I was told they weren't happy with the results and will be refining the dice further,... (Read More)

Exclusive Dice

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Although it's not the best picture in the world, here's a look at the prototype of the KickStarter exclusive orange dice, sent to us by our manufacturer!  We're hoping to give these to all of you folks out there!  (Read More)

Casual Game Crowdfunding: Ninjas, Lying Pandas, and Damsels in Distress

October 15th - via: casualgamerevolution.com
It's time for our crowdfunding picks for October 2013! This month we're seeing some new themes (junk collection in space and lying pandas) while also keeping with some of the common themes we've seen in the past (monsters, pirates, and ninjas). There are several press-your-luck style games currently seeking funding. We're also starting to see a trend of digital game studios crossing over into tabletop game publishing, and I believe this will continue as casual tabletop games continue to gain popularity. (Read More)


October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Many of you already know, but last night we hit our Funding Goal!  And we definitely want to send a big 'thank you' out to all of you awesome backers out there! Now, onto those Stretch Goals...!  (Read More)

Stretch Goal Sets

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
To avoid confusion, and to say 'thank you' to all of you wonderful backers out there, Wattsalpoag Games has decided to include a full set of Unlocked Stretch Goal items with each copy of 'Buccaneer Bones' pledged for in this KickStarter! Now we just... (Read More)

Pick-up at Spiel in Essen

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
For you backers who have pledged at the Essen Crew, Essen Helmsman, or Essen Captain levels, we need you to pick up your games from the Wattsalpoag booth no later than noon on Sunday.  Any games not picked by then will be offered up for general sale... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Change

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been informed that the tote bag is no longer available in the purple color, so we've had to make a change - but we're thinking the classic Jolly Roger style is pretty good looking!  (Read More)

First Exclusive Pledge Level

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Check out the details in the Pledge Level description.  (Read More)

Buccaneer Bones Avatar

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
For you backers who like showing your support, we've pulled together an Avatar for this kickstarter!  (Read More)

Shipping Stretch Goal Items

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Because of the accelerated production schedule we are under with this game, some or all of the unlocked stretch goal items may ship separately from the game, at a later date.  But we'll get you the goods - we promise!  (Read More)

New 6 Game Pledge Level

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Since the demand for multiple-copy pledge levels has only increased, we're happy to offer 'The Cargo Hold' pledge level.  This level works out to being 'buy 5 copies of the game, get a 6th copy for free', plus all the unlocked stretch goals, all for... (Read More)

New Essen Pledge Levels

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We've just added two new Essen pledge levels to the page: 'Essen Helmsman' - 2 copies of the game, plus all stretch goals for only $16, and 'Essen Captain' - 3 copies of the game, plus all stretch goals for only $24, for pick up at the Wattsalpoag... (Read More)

Actual Game Pieces

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Photos of the First Mate Pawns and the Ship Tiles being manufactured for 'Buccaneer Bones' have been posted on this kickstarter.  Check 'em out!  (Read More)

4 New Pledge Levels

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Because of interest in the purple drawstring bag, we've added 3 new pledge levels that include the bag.  There's also a new pledge level offering 3 copies of the game. Thanks for all the comments!  (Read More)

Updated Stretch Goals

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
The Stretch Goals have been corrected to show that the Custom Dice, Ship Tiles, and Treasure Pieces will be included in the basic game.  This was a production decision made in association with the premiere of the game at Spiel '13 in Essen, and is... (Read More)

Kickstarter Musings October 4th

October 4th - via: biggameproductions.com
Here we are with another Friday in the books so it is time to take a look at what looks interesting to me on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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