Darwin's Journey

Escape Plan by Vital Lacerda with artwork by Ian O'Toole

A project in Phoenix, AZ by Eagle Games

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Plan your escape as you race against other players to regain stashed cash and flee the city in this new strategy game by Vital Lacerda.
Backers: 6886
Average Pledge Per Backer: $96

Funded: $659,610 of $50,000
Dates: Jul 19th -> Aug 10th (23 days)
Project By: Eagle Games
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Latest News

Thank you

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone, Before the campaign ends, I would like to leave a word of my appreciation for all the support you gave to this campaign, my game, EGG, Ian and all the people involved to create this game. I really hope you have a great time and many,... (Read More)

The Plan is Almost Complete

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Final DayWe are at the final day of the campaign and you have just knocked down Stretch Goal after Stretch Goal! With over 6,000 backers and well over $600k, we have crushed both of those goals. Let's review everything unlocked since our last update:... (Read More)

Gen Con Wrap-Up: What GeekDads Enjoyed Most in 2018

August 9th - via: geekdad.com
Gen Con 2018 has come and gone. As usual, those of us who were able to attend have been asked to put down some of our thoughts on the  (Read More)

Mission Accomplished: + 1 Mission Card

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Another Stretch Goal Unlocked                                                                            ~ We have unlocked yet another Stretch Goal!  This time we are adding... (Read More)

On Mars + Our Gift to You

August 6th - via: kickstarter.com
On Mars - Coming in 2019 On Mars by Vital Lacerda My next project will be called On Mars. I’m playtesting it on an almost-daily basis with an amazing group of playtesters and developers from every corner of our world, and I am really excited about... (Read More)

Gen Con + Slickerdrips Playthrough

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Gen Con 2018We have run a few demos of the game at Gen Con in Indianapolis, IN this week and will continue to do so through the convention.  The reception to the game has been fantastic and we welcome our newest backers from the convention as well... (Read More)

Add-on Prices + 25 Additional 'Art Thief' bundles

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Pledge Manager Add-Ons & PricesWe know backers have been anticipating what the add-ons will be in the Pledge Manager after the Kickstarter campaign concludes.  Below you will find a list of add-ons and the prices for each add-on: The Gallerist... (Read More)

3rd New Player Power Unlocked

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
3rd New Character / Player Power UnlockedWe recently unlocked the 3rd new Character / Player Power at $525,000. 3rd New Character / Player Power Unlocked Below is a glimpse of two of the previously unlocked powers. While the characters themselves are... (Read More)

5K Backers!

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
5,000 Backers + BONUS SG Revealed & UnlockedWe have reached 5,000 backers!  This unlocks the dual-layer player boards which add a nice touche to the game in addition to the functionality of holding components in place: Dual-Layer Player Boards... (Read More)

The Gallerist: Scoring Expansion, New SG & More!

July 28th - via: kickstarter.com
$500,000!Escape Plan has recently reached $500,000 to unlock our latest Stretch Goal - a custom Lt. Costa meeple.  Ian O'Toole will be designing a custom meeple for the unscrupulous and corrupt Lt. Costa used in solo play. Lt. Costa Custom Meeple We... (Read More)

Live Playthrough + Q&A Reminder

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick reminder: GeekSpiel on Twitch  (Read More)

Improved Insert Unlocked!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Welcome!We would like to welcome the latest 1,500+ backers to the campaign! Momentum is building still for Escape Plan but we still need your help.  New images of Escape Plan are posted on BoardGameGeek.com and we could use your help ensuring they... (Read More)

AUSTRALIAN shipping -- YIKES! We really made a stupid mistake on this!

July 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Shipping to Australia is expensive, BUT, as numerous Australian Backers and potential Backers have been pointing out to us in the past 3+ days, it is not usually as expensive as the estimate we provided in our shipping chart.  You were right!  And... (Read More)

Day 4 - Another SG Unlocked + Live Playthrough

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!We have unlocked 2nd NEW Character / Player Power.  While this doesn't add another player to the game (it is still a 1-5 player game), it does add more variety to the player power variant in Escape Plan as well as to... (Read More)

Escape Plan: anteprima dell'ultima creazione di Lacerda

July 23rd - via: gamelegends.it
Il nuovo progetto kickstarter di Eagle-Gryphon Games  (Read More)

Day 3 - SG Unlocked + #1 on BGG Hotness

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Contact Card Display Board Unlocked! We have reached our alternate goal of 10 images of Escape Plan on BoardGameGeek (BGG) with 500+ thumbs!  (Special thanks to backer, Thomas M, for spearheading this effort!) This unlocked the Contact Card Display... (Read More)

Day 2 - Missions Unlocked + Shipping Updates

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Day 2:As we conclude the 2nd full day of the campaign, we would like to welcome all of our new backers!  We just crossed the $400,000 mark! Netherlands & Luxembourg Shipping: We have some shipping info to share with backers who have expressed... (Read More)

Day 1 - Amazing!

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
DAY 1 - Wow! What an amazing first day!  In the first 24 hours of the campaign, we have raised over $364,000 with nearly 3,400 backers! We have unlocked a slew of Stretch Goals as well. While we have more in store for you, we want to go over what we... (Read More)

The Art Thief & Bankroll Pledge Levels for Asia & Australia/NZ

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Backers, You have completely blown us away today as in just the first 12 hours of the campaign we have raised over $300,000 for the project.  We were working on a more lengthy update to cover the many stretch goals that we blew through in... (Read More)

FUNDED and a Heartfelt Thank You

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you! On behalf of Vital, Ian and everyone at Eagle-Gryphon Games, we want to thoroughly and humbly thank each and every one of our amazing backers for proving that a quality game is still worth making. We have worked with Vital and Ian for... (Read More)

The Getting Excited for Gen Con Super-MEGA Post, 2018 Edition

July 17th - via: geekdad.com
The best four days in gaming are only sixteen days away. We (Read More)

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