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Periodic: A Game of The Elements

A project in St. Louis, MO by John Coveyou (Genius Games)

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A Strategy Board Game Accurately Themed Around The Periodic Table! Use Periodic Trends, Discover Elements & Learn Actual Science!
Backers: 4539
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $236,208 of $12,500
Dates: Sep 18th -> Oct 18th (31 days)
Project By: John Coveyou (Genius Games)
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Latest News

$250k Stretch Goal Announced!!! And New Award Tile Designs

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Periodic Backers! Now that we have artwork for our new $250k stretch goal idea I wanted to show it off.  Instead of placing colored cubes on the board to mark which elements are available, we could use custom shaped wooden bits to distiguish... (Read More)

$200k Stretch Goal - Microscopes for The Win!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Periodic backers! This update will be short and sweet. Just want to communicate some news and ask for some feedback.  $200k Stretch GoalSo we took a survey and look like the overwhelming response was for the microscopes. A summary of the... (Read More)

$200k Stretch Goal Survey & Some Answers to Common Questions

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Periodic Backers,Down to the last few days of the campaign!  200K Stretch GoalI'm really optimistic that we'll hit this one - we're edging up on it now, AND the last 48 hours have historically been big for all our recent campaigns.  Tomasz... (Read More)

Periodic Rulebook, Periodic in Spanish, and Ideas for the $200K Stretch Goal

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Periodic Backers,Only 1 week left, and so much to do :-)  The Periodic Rulebook draft is now on the Kickstarter page! There are a couple minor issues in the rules but we wanted to get these up asap. Nothing that will hinder game play, just... (Read More)

Science Behind Periodic, Science Review Team, and Come see us at Essen or PAX Unplugged

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Periodic Backers,  Five Stretch Goals Unlocked Passed another big one earlier this week - the $125K for the Science Behind Periodic booklet. (More on that in a minute).  Another stretch goal coming up at the $200K mark that I'm REALLY excited... (Read More)

Fully funded in a few hours, 3 stretch goals down, Top 5 at Stonemaier Design Day

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Periodic Backers! As you can imagine, it's been an intense couple months for getting ready for the Kickstarter. But this past week put that to shame...  It was incredibly satisfying (for all of us at Genius Games) to finally hit the launch... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Spotlight: From Heroes to Homebrewers

September 19th - via: dicetowernews.com
Kickstarter continues to tempt our wallets with a glut of game releases this week. While we do try to cover every significant project quite a few slip by unnoticed, but hopefully we (Read More)

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