On Mars by Vital Lacerda with artwork by Ian O'Toole

A project in Phoenix, AZ by Eagle Games

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Advancing the colonization of Mars!
Backers: 10141
Average Pledge Per Backer: $96

Funded: $970,566 of $100,000
Dates: Apr 18th -> May 3rd (16 days)
Project By: Eagle Games
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Latest News

Game Review: On Mars

February 10th - via: gamingwithsidekicks.com
On Mars is designed by Vital Lacerda with art from Ian O’Toole. It is published by Eagle-Gryphon games and is played with 1-4 players at a running time of 2-2.5 hours. (Read More)

Our Parting Gift to On Mars KS Backers - SOL 13

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Scientist Board Many, many thanks to our On Mars KS Backers! With the success of On Mars, we are not only focused on making it the best game that it can be, but we are also looking ahead to its future cooperative expansion, Surviving Mars. To... (Read More)

10,000 Backers! - SOL 12

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Research We have crested 10,000 Backers! Advanced Building Contracts will be added to the KS edition of On Mars! (not final artwork) Mars Mogul Pledge Level The Mars Mogul pledge level (that includes all 5 of our Vital Lacerda games) is aimed at... (Read More)

9,500+ Backers! - SOL 11

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Building Tiles Thank You As we crest 8,000 backers in this KS campaign plus over 1,500 backers from our print partners, we want to take this time to thank ALL of our backers for their support. Regardless of what some may think, we could not make... (Read More)

FAQ Wave Three + Even More Stretch Goals!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
As you can see, this is a large game! $1 Backers If you are a $1 Backer (GROUND CREW) and wish to upgrade to a full pledge including On Mars in the pledge manager.  It will cost between $2-$5 extra to do so (We haven't decided on the actual charge... (Read More)

Livestream Link - SOL 10

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
On Mars Livestream The On Mars livestream for today can be found here: http://bit.ly/OnMars-Livestream This will begin momentarily.  Click to join the Livestream Click to join the livestream - Eagle-Gryphon Games LOG ENTRY, 2091 – SOL 142: Walter... (Read More)

Vital Lacerda Livestream on Monday

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Tabletopia Livestream For something fun and a little different, please join us Monday at 5pm GMT for a livestream of On Mars played by designer Vital Lacerda.  Joining him will be Dávid Turczi and Viktor Peter, designers of Anachrony! 7pm CEST /... (Read More)

Heavy Cardboard Live Teach & Play-through

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
At 19:00 EDT / 2300 GMT / 0100 CEST, Heavy Cardboard will be hosting a 4-player teaching and play-through of On Mars. Designer Vital Lacerda will also be watching with you and can answer questions in the video comments. LINK:... (Read More)

AntLab Playthrough Preview & More Stretch Goals Unlocked! - SOL 7

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
AntLab released their playthrough preview! Check it out above to hear their thoughts at the end. German Versions of On Mars shipped to Switzerland We received confirmation from Meeple Logistics that they are able to ship German language versions of... (Read More)

Player Colors - Part II

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
A link to the livestream will be shared tomorrow. Player Colors In one of our previous updates, we showed the samples of the astronauts received. As we noted then, and are doing so again now, those were samples to help us fine tune the colors before... (Read More)

FAQ Wave Two - SOL 6

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
FAQ Wave Two As the campaign progresses, we know you have additional questions. We are continually updating the FAQ but we are highlighting some of those questions and their respective answers again in a FAQ Update: What comes next from... (Read More)

Even More Stretch Goals! - SOL 5

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
As we pass 7,500 backers (THANK YOU!) we have unlocked our 26th Stretch Goal! Let's take a look at the last batch unlocked: Player Boards will now be Dual-Layer! Mars Crystals will now be translucent blue! The building tile display board was... (Read More)

Player Colors - SOL 4

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Player Colors We've received samples of the wood components from the manufacturer so that we can review, test and make adjustments.  As you can see below, the final colors on wood vary a bit from the 3D renders as we had expected.  We think there... (Read More)

More Stretch Goals Unlocked - SOL 3

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
More Stretch Goals Unlocked! As we enter Day 3 of the campaign, we have unlocked another batch of Stretch Goals! This Blueprint Display Board will be part of the KS Edition of On Mars. Scientist Meepes will now be Silkscreened! Rovers will now be... (Read More)

FAQ Wave One - SOL 2

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to highlight some of our FAQ answers as we know there is a lot of info to take in during the campaign. (So much info, in fact, that we've reached the character limit on the campaign page so we are combining images into one to free up... (Read More)

3 More Stretch Goals Unlocked!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
3 More Stretch Goals Unlocked! We've now unlocked 3 more Stretch Goals! Colonist Meeples will now be silkscreened! Robot Meeples will now be silkscreened! Astronaut Meeples will be silkscreened! Soon we will show samples of all of these great... (Read More)

12 Stretch Goals Obliterated!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Within just 6 and a half hours, we have obliterated 12 Stretch Goals!  Rovers will now be custom shaped meeples! Ships will now be custom shaped meeples! Colonist meeples will now be custom shaped meeples! The Shuttle marker will now be a custom... (Read More)

Special Announcement - Part II

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
If you caught the first part of the announcement then you know... Surviving Mars, a Cooperative Expansion for On Mars Eagle-Gryphon Games and Vital Lacerda proudly announce that we are working together with Paradox Interactive Games of Sweden to... (Read More)

Special Announcement Part I - SOL 1

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
It's Announcement Time! Special Announcement Unlocking our first Social Stretch Goal means a special announcement is in order! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 -... (Read More)


April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
You have absolutely crushed and it only been a little over an hour! 100k funded in roughly 12 minutes and 36 secs, but who's counting? :)  We want to thank EACH and every one of you for supporting Vital Lacerda, Ian O'Toole, and the On Mars... (Read More)

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