Through the Desert, A Message From the Stars, Switchbacks

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Journey Across Deserts, Mountains, and Space in three new releases from Allplay!
Backers: 3737
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $294,477 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 24th -> Nov 15th (23 days)
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Latest News

Color Blind Friendliness in Through The Desert (And Other Allplay Titles!)

November 13th - via:
Hey all! We wanted to share some of the work we do to ensure that our games are as accessible as possible for members of the community who have color blindness. We're glad that there's a lot of concern out there for board games to be inclusive! Let's... (Read More)

Wooden Camels on board and the last A Message From The Stars clue!

November 13th - via:
Hey Backers! We're in the final stretch of the campaign! To better visualize the wooden camel upgrade, we've got this new to-scale render to share: The wooden camels to-scale. They've got a good size to them. The leaders riding their camels Hope that... (Read More)

The Final Alien Message Is Here!

November 10th - via:
The campaigns almost at an end. Let's get through this game of A Message From The Stars! We're almost there! Our latest clue (taken from the comments in our BGG game of A Message From The Stars) might be the longest one we've ever heard in playing... (Read More)

The Third Clue Is Here! Our Communications Are Almost Complete!

November 6th - via:
Are We Getting Close To Deciphering The Alien Language? Hey backers! We're in the thick of it in our crowd-sourced game of A Message From The Stars! Based on your BGG votes, we've sent the clue CEREMONY—submitted by BGG user Kat. Here's the value... (Read More)

You Want Wooden Camels? Here’s Your Chance!

November 2nd - via:
Backers! We’ve heard you: During the development of Through The Desert, we designed wooden meeples and loved how they came out. In testing, we found that the iconic plastic camels still did an amazing job and made it possible to offer the game at... (Read More)

Yes, You Can Combine On Shipping With Bitewing's Kickstarter!

November 1st - via:
Hey Backers! You might be aware that our publishing partner, Bitewing Games, is running a Kickstarter campaign right now as well. Coincidentally, they’re also featuring some incredible Reiner Knizia titles with Cascadero, Cascadito, and Zoo Vadis!... (Read More)

Another Strange Message! What Could It Mean?

October 30th - via:
Scientists, Gather Around! Thank you for helping us come up with a clue to send to our friendly alien, A Message From The Stars designer Clarence Simpson! Just joining in now? Check out our first crowd-sourced game of A Message From The Stars here.... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup: Games and Gizmos

October 30th - via:
Last week seemed like a great launch week for a lot of tabletop projects—of course, there are always a lot of projects but this time there were a few games that I’ve been waiting on or have gotten to try, plus a few fun accessories I happened to notice. As always, most of these are ones that I just think look interesting and wanted to highlight. (Read More)

Transmission Incoming! Help Us Decode The Message!

October 25th - via:
We’ve received a message from space! What could it mean...? Will you help us figure out the clue? Navigate to our BoardGameGeek post to write your thoughts, suggest a clue to send back, or vote on your favorite clue. We’re only sending the... (Read More)

Welcome, Adventurer!

October 24th - via:
Welcome, Adventurer! Thank you for backing! We’re so thrilled that you’ve joined us on this journey, as we bring three amazing new games into the growing Allplay lineup. While Through the Desert, Switchbacks, and A Message From the Stars have... (Read More)

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