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Rising Waters

A project in Mount Pleasant, MI by Central Michigan University
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A tabletop board game based on the 1927 Mississippi Flood from Central Michigan University Press
Backers: 324
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $19,519 of $13,000
Dates: Oct 4th -> Nov 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Central Michigan University
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Latest News

Final Two Days!

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Push to the End! Thank you all so much for getting us this far in the campaign. We are almost there and would love to upgrade the chits for the water and levees. If you can share our game with people you might think would be interested in it, we... (Read More)

Ending Soon! And an Update on European Shipping

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
We're careening toward the end of our campaign. Thank you all so much for your backing and support. If you know of anyone in your circles who might be interested in Rising Waters, be sure to reach out to them and let them know about the Kickstarter.... (Read More)

Next Stretch Goal!

October 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, We've hit our $16,000 stretch goal, which means we'll be adding an organizing/storage tray to the gamebox. Thank you all for helping us reach this goal.  We have another goal after that:  If we reach $19,000, we'll convert the round... (Read More)

Board Reveal, Design Diary Two, Artist Blog, and Stretch Goals!

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
All the things! We have a lot of updates for you this week so I am going to try to keep my comments to a minimum. We're going to show you the updated board; let you know more about our other artist on the game, Makiyah Alexander; briefly discuss our... (Read More)

Rising Waters has reached its goal! But can we do even more?

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We Did It! Thank you to everyone who has already supported RISING WATERS! We at Central Michigan University Press are so excited about this game, and knowing we can continue to move forward with it has added some spring to our steps. We're going to... (Read More)

Rising Waters transforms the Great Flood of 1927 into a co-op board game of resistance and community

October 13th - via: dicebreaker.com
Two to four players will work cooperatively to save homes and communities from the path of the Mississippi River’s overflowing banks as weeks of rainfall surge beyond what the levees can contain or divert. Over the course of each round, representing a week during the 1926 and 1927 flooding period, they can spend resources to upgrade powers on their own player boards, assign workers to relief camps, levee-building sites and evacuation points, and trade cards amongst themselves. (Read More)

Off and running!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all for your generous support as we kicked off Rising Waters this week. We are thrilled to be working with Scout on the game. For the update this week we want to answer some of the questions that have been posted on the Kickstarter comment... (Read More)

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