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Pieces - The St. Louis Board Game Bar and Cafe

A project in St. Louis, MO by James Lettau

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What do you get when you mix a bar, a café, a restaurant, and 500+ board games? The coolest new hangout spot in St. Louis!
Backers: 125
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $11,340 of $5,000
Dates: Sep 30th -> Nov 29th (61 days)
Project By: James Lettau
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Latest News

Reward Package Picture Preview! 13-Hour Mark!

November 28th - via:
We aren't only excited to open our doors, but we are really pumped to start painting your names on our wall, ordering your super special backer tees and pint glasses, and printing your membership passes.  Meanwhile, our friends at Game Trayz are... (Read More)

The Pieces team gives thanks for your support (and pictures)!

November 22nd - via:
We are one day away from Thanksgiving and six days away from the end of our campaign. Words cannot express our gratitude for your support.  We are truly humbled and promise to provide you with the best gaming cafe that any city could ask for! ... (Read More)

Woodworker busy creating an 11-foot gaming table with card slots!

November 17th - via:
Today we stopped by Shellback Ironworks, owned by STL local, David Stavron, to get a sneak preview of our "Living Room" tables that you helped fund.  We couldn't wait to share these pictures with you and announce that we have also ordered an 11-foot... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Two -- Sponsored by Game Trayz (an awesome local company)

November 4th - via:
We are excited to reveal our second stretch goal! Help us reach $10,500 and unlock a pair of custom Pieces Treasure Trayz courtesy of Game Trayz! Perfect for holding everything from Pandemic virus cubes to nuts & bolts in your garage, and... (Read More)

Cleaning, Building, & Decorating!

November 1st - via:
For the past four days, the owners have only left the space to sleep (and attend a Halloween Party...we needed a little break!)  Here's a summary of our progress: (1) The kitchen underwent a deep clean thanks to our newly hired Kitchen Manager,... (Read More)

Kitchen Manager Hired, now preparing for Operation: Massive Game Order!

October 23rd - via:
Great News for our foodie backers! We have just hired our Kitchen Manager. He is already hard at work spicing up our handcrafted food offerings. We've begun to pack up all of our board games and will begin moving them to the space and shelving them... (Read More)

Exciting week - News stories, keys, and almost at our first stretch goal!

October 18th - via:
It's been a really exciting week for us, and we couldn't have gotten this far without you! First of all, we officially have the keys to the space. This is pretty much how it felt. Second, we were featured by the Riverfront Times and had an interview... (Read More)

We made it thanks to you! Now, on to stretch goals.

October 10th - via:
Only 11 days in and we have made it past our $5000 goal. St. Louis...get ready for your own dedicated board game bar! We're proud to announce the official name of the private room – “The Shook Suite” – named after our gracious benefactor,... (Read More)

Pixelpop Festival, City Permits, and 75% funded - Thank you!

October 5th - via:
75% Funded! Thank you so much for helping bring us closer to achieving our dream! Project updates:We're going to the Pixelpop Festival this Saturday! We'll be wearing our official Pieces shirts, so look out for us if you want a sneak preview! (Check... (Read More)

48 Hour Update - Over 40% Funded!

October 2nd - via:
What a rush - we're approaching the 48-hour mark and the project is already more than 40% funded! It's hard to express how grateful we are for your support. With that being said, we also realize there is still a long road ahead to 100% and beyond,... (Read More)

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