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Tsuro: Phoenix Rising

A project in Redmond, WA by Ray Wehrs

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An exhilarating board game of tiles, floating lanterns, and constellations for 2-8 players.
Backers: 3757
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $241,621 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 9th (30 days)
Project By: Ray Wehrs
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Latest News

Welcome to the ENDGAME! $200,000!!!

February 7th - via:
Hello backers! Here at Calliope HQ, we are all picking our jaws up off the floor at how astounding this campaign has gone...and the past few hours have been like nothing we have ever seen!!   We've soared past $200,000!!  This means that every... (Read More)

Printed Art Book Stretch Goal

February 2nd - via:
Hello backers! Hope your weekend is off to a fine start! A great big welcome to everyone who has joined us in the past week - we are grateful to have you on this journey, and your support means everything! Last week, we unveiled the digital art book... (Read More)

Got Questions? Ask Us LIVE!

January 27th - via:
Hey gang, Chris Leder here! Sorry to interrupt your Sunday; I'll be quick! First, congrats on unlocking the digital art book at $150,000!  We are really excited to make that into something cool for backers.  Right now, the name of the game is "Fill... (Read More)

Stretch Goals & "The Art of Tsuro"

January 26th - via:
Hello backers! Pretty amazing how far we have come in such a short time!  As always, thank you for all the support and for spreading the word to others about this campaign!   Stretch Goals: Where We Have Been We soared past all the existing stretch... (Read More)

We've unlocked the rainbow!!

January 24th - via:
Hello backers! We hit $140,000 and that means that every rainbow ship for Tsuro of the Seas is unlocked, joining the whole set of rainbow pawns for Tsuro! TASTE THE RAINBOW!!! This means that each backer at the Standard Retail Edition, Kickstarter... (Read More)

Backer's Guide to Kickstarter: Board Games January 2019

January 23rd - via:
Tons of tabletop game projects have appeared on Kickstarter this month. Our guide is here to help you find board games worth backing the most. We're focusing on January 2019. (Read More)

Phoenix Rising is ON THE AIR!

January 22nd - via:
Greeting, backers! You're listening to Calliope's Classic Rock on WTPR, the voice of Phoenix Radio. Next up is a song sure to make you forget all about winter for a while – FREE BIRD! Sorry, we're just in a radio frame of mind, since our president... (Read More)

Ahoy!! Rainbow Boats Set Sail! ALSO - Stretch Goal Clarification!

January 17th - via:
Good day, backers! We are still in awe at how wonderful you all are for getting us to $100k...and beyond! Here's the thing - we are smashing every ceiling as we rise with this project, and we are contemplating stretch goals we never thought possible.... (Read More)

Quick Update: A (hundred) GRAND MILESTONE!!

January 16th - via:
Hello, backers!! What's that???  Why, we just reached one of these!! Yes, this actually existed. $100k.  That is absolutely incredible, and all we can say is... At this point, all backers are invited to join our 10th Anniversary Celebration in... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Revealed!

January 15th - via:
Good morning, backers! Thanks to your amazing support, this project just keeps soaring! All backers will get a full set of rainbow Tsuro pawns! Fantastic job, everyone!! And that means it's time for the big reveal!  Drum roll please..... New Stretch... (Read More)

The Phoenix Keeps Soaring!

January 14th - via:
Hello all! WOW!!   We have passed $80,000, which means that all but one of the rainbow Tsuro dragon stone pawns are unlocked - less than $5,000 more until EVERY BACKER gets a FULL SET of really bright colorful Tsuro pawns that have never been... (Read More)

Tsuro: Rainbow Rising!

January 12th - via:
Hi everyone! The rainbow grows!!  We just hit $60k (WHAAAAT???) so now every backer will now receive an orange, yellow, and pink Tsuro pawn!  Next up is a very distinguished blue at $65k!  Wake your neighbors, tell your friends, and spread the... (Read More)

Busy day… Two Stretch Goals Down!

January 12th - via:
Incredible! Today has been a whirlwind thanks to you all! At 11:00AM this morning PST, we posted the second update and announced the Tsuro Rainbow Pawns as Stretch Goals. By the time I reach Orca Con and Chris landed in Ft. Wayne the $50K goal had... (Read More)


January 11th - via:
Like my daughter Ashley Rose said when she saw this campaign funded by the time she came home from school… “Booyah!”  24 hours after launch and we are 460% FUNDED! Booyah! We have 29 more days to go and over 2,000 people following the Tsuro:... (Read More)


January 10th - via:
WOW, that was fast!!!  From all of us at Calliope Games, we want to say THANK YOU for supporting this project and getting us past our initial funding goal! We can’t put into words how grateful we are to see so many people joining us on this... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Tsuro: Phoenix Rising'

January 10th - via:
The stars have been stolen from the sky, and paper lanterns have been sent up to replace them. Phoenixes, drawn by the lights, are transforming the lanterns into new stars. Be the first to create a new constellation in Tsuro: Phoenix Rising! (Read More)

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