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Planet Unknown

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Adam Rehberg

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Tile-placement is reinvented for simultaneous play in this 1-6 player board game. Develop your planet and preserve humanity.
Backers: 4156
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $248,486 of $20,000
Dates: Apr 7th -> May 1st (25 days)
Project By: Adam Rehberg
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Latest News

$225k unlocked - Upgraded tiles for all, Introducing Flux Industries corporation #8

May 1st - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We're into the final hours for Planet Unknown and we've obliterated the $225k stretch goal.  Everybody gets larger and thicker tiles!  This is a massive component upgrade that is going to live on with the game forever and it's... (Read More)

Our biggest day yet, Polling continues, and our Planet 12 concept

May 1st - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We're into the final stretch and the last 24 hours.  Our previous 24 hours was a significant uptick compared to every day of the campaign in backers, comments, and funding.  We're ready to take this campaign all the way to the... (Read More)

$200k Unlock - A New Corporation, Planet 11 concept, and New Stretch Goals announced

April 30th - via:
Greetings Planeteers! Planet Unknown has reached another Milestone stretch goal!  We've just unlocked another Corporation at $200k which means all pledges receive Corporation #8.  I will outline more details about the mechanism behind this... (Read More)

Final 48 hours, more Planet Naming, and Depot Selection Token update

April 30th - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We're at the 48 hour mark on this mission, and yet we still continue to pick up steam on Planet Unknown.  If there is one person that you think would love this game, and you haven't shared it, then now would be that time.... (Read More)

Polling begins for Planet 08, and Lazy Susan Announcement

April 28th - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We've unlocked a new stretch goal today at $165K and we're still gaining speed toward the finish!  Thank you to all spreading the word, helping test on Tabletop Simulator and provide survey feedback, and everybody voting and... (Read More)

New Poll Open, New stretch goals announced, and "Planet" 10 Artwork

April 28th - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We're heading into our final days and still picking up steam.  We have a newly updated stretch goal image and our Planet Names are starting to make their way into the KS page graphics as well. The Polls  Planet 06 will be... (Read More)

Planetary Polls continue, $150k Stretch Goal unlocked, Calling All Tabletop Simulator players

April 27th - via:
Greetings Planeteers! We've unlocked the Score Pad stretch goal at 150k today and we're ramping up for the final push. Poll Results for Planet 05, Poll for Planet 06 Planet 05 will be named Persephone. New poll is open for Planet 06 here. We're... (Read More)

Planet 04 results, New Poll for Planet 05, and Game Design with Play Patterns

April 25th - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We're quickly approaching our next stretch goal at $150k as we head into the last week of the Planet Unknown campaign.  We're seeing a super high turnout of voters and we've hit our stride for the final week with a short update... (Read More)

Planet 10 stretch goal unlocked and the Planet naming continues!

April 24th - via:
Greetings Planeteers, We've unlocked Stretch Goal 10 last night which is a super unique planet.  The asymmetric combinations seem endless now.  We're still catching up with stretch goal artwork as you can see below, and we're ready to share the... (Read More)

Polls keep on rolling, Next stretch goal announced

April 23rd - via:
Greetings Planeteers, Let's keep the polls open! Each poll continues to gain more voters, and keep up the great suggestions!  Based on our last poll, planet 02 will be named Gaia. Amaethon and KSB-XXXX were both strong contenders for 2nd. Polls are... (Read More)

Planet 01 Poll results, New Poll for 02, and Final Approach to Translations

April 23rd - via:
Greetings Planeteers, Planet 01 Poll Results! Planet 01 is officially called K-273 by a wide margin.  What a clever and fitting name!  Ymir and Boreas were also strong contenders and were neck and neck for a 2nd place result. Planet 02 Poll Open... (Read More)

2000+ backers, 2 new stretch goals, Landing Gear

April 21st - via:
Greetings Planeteers, First off, thank YOU for making this project the success that it is! We’ve unlocked Planet 09 and an also a deluxe-only upgrade so all corporation boards are triple-layered for all deluxe backers!  We’re so excited to... (Read More)

1800+ backers, 450+ comments, over $100k raised, 72 combinations of Planets/Player-boards

April 18th - via:
Greetings Planeteers! We continue to be astounded with YOUR level of excitement.  Thank you so much to everyone who has been promoting Planet Unknown.  Every day we post amazing numbers simultaneously even with other live projects that are giants... (Read More)

Closing in on a milestone Stretch Goal, and a backer poll!

April 15th - via:
Greetings Planeteers! Wow what a great week!  We are continuing to see many new backers of Planet Unknown each day and we are so humbled by the excitement. If you're just showing up, then welcome aboard!  We have been diligently reading through ALL... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #6 and #7 unlocked, Even deck graphics, and logistics update

April 13th - via:
Another day, another stretch goal! We've update the stretch goal image to reveal what's behind the planet at the $100k goal, and we're pretty excited about it.   The CIV and EVENT card unlocks over the past 3 stretch goals are also important to... (Read More)

$65K Stretch Goal unlocked, and 1000+ backers, and Upcoming Live Stream

April 11th - via:
Stretch Goal #5 - Planet 08 - Unlocked! We've discovered a high level of toxicity on Planet 08.  Luckily, we sent 9 Lifepods onto the planet to boost our chances of survival.  The rovers won't hold up in the brown swamp-like areas.  Your rovers... (Read More)

$40k stretch goal unlocked - And some history behind Planet Unknown

April 9th - via:
What a day!  We've absolutely smashed through Stretch Goal #3 and we are closing in on #4.  And there is a new planet to explore.  This is an entirely new planet game board and it increases the asymmetric combinations even further.  Super cool... (Read More)

Mission Log: Day 1 - Funded and one Stretch Goal unlocked!

April 7th - via:
Greetings Planeteers! We’re embarking on a journey together, and I’m delighted that you're along for the ride.  Day one has been an absolute whirlwind, and we're funded! Thank you!  Planet Unknown is truly coming to life.  We're already... (Read More)

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