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The Island of El Dorado

A project in Appleton, WI by Daniel Aronson

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A strategic board game. Explore the island, gather its resources, and cross swords as you race to control powerful shrines.
Backers: 4608
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $292,632 of $27,500
Dates: Aug 29th -> Sep 24th (27 days)
Project By: Daniel Aronson
board gamestrategy gameadventuretabletop gametile placement +Suggest

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Latest News

All Stretch Goals Unlocked!

September 24th - via:
YOU DID IT! Unbelievable. You have unlocked all of the stretch goals! This game is much higher quality than I ever imagined it could be. It's going to be so luxurious. At the bottom of this update, you can see all of the stretch goals you have... (Read More)

Vote Results & Final Push

September 23rd - via:
Welcome, new explorers! What a crazy day. So exciting! We've jumped 600 Backers & $40K in the past 24 hours! Unreal! There are about 24 hours left in the campaign, and we're getting closer to our final stretch goal! We can do this! How can you... (Read More)

Magnetic Box & Art Vote!

September 22nd - via:
WOW! You did it! Great work unlocking another major stretch goal! We're heading into the final 48 hours of this campaign. Thank you for making this project more than I could have imagined. You are amazing!  How can you help reach the final goal?1.... (Read More)

The Island of El Dorado, anteprima Kickstarter

September 21st - via:
The Island of El Dorado  (Read More)

Finalized Explorer Pawns!

September 20th - via:
FINAL 4 DAYS! We've reached 11 stretch goals already! Looking through the goals we've hit already is incredible. The game has come so far since day one because of YOU.  How can you help reach the final goals?We will have to work together to make... (Read More)

Add-ons Revealed!

September 18th - via:
Hey, Explorers! We're into the last week and going strong. This has been quite the journey so far, and it's not over yet! Share this project on your personal Facebook or a Facebook group to help reach the final two stretch goals! Add-OnsI'm excited... (Read More)

Daniel Aronson, the creator of THE ISLAND OF EL DORADO

September 18th - via:
A Series of Kickstarter Inverviews by Trompet Games talks to Daniel Aronson, creator of the Island of El Dorado. (Read More)

Final Stretch Goals & Vote Results

September 16th - via:
Greetings, Explorers! We just unlocked the latest stretch goal! The days are down to single digits as we approach the end of this Kickstarter, and I continue to be amazed at the support, great ideas, and kind words. Thank you! With the end in sight,... (Read More)

Custom Explorers & Villager Vote!

September 13th - via:
Welcome, Explorers! Wow - we're not slowing down! I'm still in shock at the amount of support. You guys are incredible and I'm blown away by where this journey has taken us so far. Thank you so much for making this dream into a reality. I can't wait... (Read More)

Two New Explorers Unlocked!

September 10th - via:
You just unlocked another stretch goal! Great work! You're making this game better than I ever imagined. I'm so grateful and excited for the future.  Keep getting the word out there by sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, or BoardgameGeek! (thumbs... (Read More)

NEW EXCLUSIVE TILE & Custom Offerings Unlocked!

September 5th - via:
Welcome Explorers! You've unlocked another stretch goal! Great work! Share this project on social media and tell your family and friends to help spread the word! There are some exciting stretch goals down the road. The game keeps getting better and... (Read More)

Custom Dice Unlocked & MAJOR GOAL REVEALED!

September 4th - via:
Explorers! Great job unlocking another stretch goal. I've been excited about this update for a while. Let's get right to it. A few days ago we started a BRAINSTORM GIVEAWAY for new explorer abilities. You guys had incredible ideas! The winner of that... (Read More)

Upgraded Components Unlocked!

September 3rd - via:
Welcome explorers! They say Kickstarter campaigns slow down on weekends, but I guess that rule doesn't to you. You are doing a great job getting the word out about this game, and it is paying off.  Your ideas are amazing!Over in the comment... (Read More)

1000 Backers & Custom Villagers Unlocked!

September 1st - via:
Welcome new Explorers! We just hit $60K and 1000 backers! What a crazy week! I can't thank you enough. Your ideas and enthusiasm are overwhelming. I've been loving all of the creative ideas over in the comment section! Hope you'll join in to say... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked & Brainstorm Giveaway!

August 31st - via:
You just unlocked a stretch goal! You are unlocking these so quickly because you are getting friends and family to join in on this adventure. It's all very exciting! You can unlock more stretch goals by asking more people to join! Share this project... (Read More)

3 Stretch Goals unlocked in 36 hours!

August 30th - via:
By sharing this project with your family and friends, the game has improved already! You have unlocked 3 stretch goals! You guys are doing an awesome job keeping the momentum going!     (Read More)

You did it! 100% Funded in 20 Hours!

August 30th - via:
You are amazing. I'm humbled and shocked that you just made us 100% funded in less an 20 hours. Unbelievable. Thank you. This is going to be one fun journey we are on together. Not only did we hit our goal, within minutes we hit our first stretch... (Read More)

The Island of El Dorado Kickstarter Preview

August 29th - via:
The Island of El Dorado is a tile laying, resource management game where the goal is to be the first player to control the shrines. (Read More)

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