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District 9: The Boardgame

A project in Wellington, NZ by Weta Workshop

Status: Active

District 9: The Boardgame
Backers: 855
Average Daily Pledges: $8,224
Average Pledge Per Backer: $125

Funding: $106,911 of $60,000
Dates: Sep 4th -> Sep 25th (22 days)
Project By: Weta Workshop
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Latest News

District Update #5: District Boost Cards and Allies

September 14th - via:
 District Boost Cards: The Good, The Bad and The Puddi... Hey Prawn Lovers, It's time to delve into an aspect of the game that can really mix things up - District Boost Cards. There are two types of Boost Cards in the game: Starting Boost Cards and... (Read More)

District Update #4: Live Interviews and Painters Series #2

September 13th - via:
Hey Prawn Lovers,  It's all very well being a company that goes on Kickstarter and puts out a boardgame, but who is really involved?  In the first part of this update, we're going to bring a few members of our team from out of the sidelines and... (Read More)

$95k and $100k Stretch Goals: Junkie, Guzzle and Bunny + Recessed Dashboards

September 10th - via:
What a Milestone! $100k! Hey Prawn Lovers, Getting to $100k in less than a week is really pretty incredible and we are so stoked to bring you up to speed on your new additions: Let's take a Recess... Recessed Board that is! In fact, why not take 2? ... (Read More)

District Update #3: Keep talking - we'll keep listening!

September 8th - via:
It's a whole new week here in New Zealand, and we've made some changes... Hey Prawn Lovers,  Ever since we made the decision to Relaunch District 9: The Boardgame here on Kickstarter, it has been our mission to listen to our backers. We wanted to be... (Read More)

District Update #2: Day 1 - 3 recap + Painters' Series #1

September 7th - via:
Hey Prawn Lovers,  Wow, just like in the D9 Movie AND the Boardgame, 3 days can make a huge difference... In that time frame, you - our phenomenal backers - have enabled us to FUND (within 24 hours) and blow through not 1, not 2 but 5 of our Stretch... (Read More)

$80k AND $85k Stretch Goals Demolished: Guzzler & Bunny Bat + UV Spot Treatment

September 6th - via:
Guzzler + Bunny Bat: a match made in (cat food) heaven... We've already introduced you to Bunny Bat and Cat Food Guzzler - now you get two for the price of... well, FREE! Congratulations on unlocking our "Angry" Prawn Stretch Goal. You get 5 of these... (Read More)

$75k Stretch Goal Administered: Cat Food Junkie

September 6th - via:
"The creatures became incredibly obsessed with cat food. Something about that. It was like catnip for cats, only a lot more intense." - Grey Bradnam, UKNR Cat Food Junkie: He wants his fix! Cat Food Junkie takes the Prawn addiction to canned cat food... (Read More)

$65k AND $70k Stretch Goals Smashed and Devoured: Bunny Bat and Cat Food Guzzler

September 6th - via:
Say hello to Bunny Bat Bunny Bat might look harmless but we've got a feeling you don't want to mess with him or take away his toys...  Bunny Bat is a unique sculpt from Gary Hunt, our D9 sculptor extraordinaire. Here, he talks a little about how he... (Read More)


September 5th - via:
WE DID IT!! WE'RE FUNDED!! Well, it's been a jubilant journey with some ups and downs, we listened, we learned, we made some changes; but one aspect remained true and that's you - our Puddi-tastic backers! Whether you're a returning District veteran... (Read More)

District Update #1 - Welcome to the new District!

September 5th - via:
Hey Prawn Lovers, Well, it's been a crazy day  with definitely too much cat food consumption. Throw in some interesting day dreams of flying pigs (possibly hallucinations??), LOTS of kiwi accents and somehow, we are already at the end of Day 1! And... (Read More)

District 9: The Board Game-Weta Workshop-Preview

September 4th - via:
You play a faction scouring the district for alien tech while quelling riots and encountering with other factions. Will your faction survive and prove itself victorious in claiming the most alien tech before all hell breaks loose? (Read More)

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