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Virus: An Infectious Card Game

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

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An addictively quick and simple card game where you play as a Virus, competing to infect a host cell. The fun is Infectious!
Backers: 1125
Average Pledge Per Backer: $21

Funded: $23,670 of $6,000
Dates: Jul 12th -> Aug 12th (31 days)
Project By: John Coveyou (Genius Games)
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Latest News

Our New Name & Game Discounts

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Our New NameSo it was pretty much unanimous, more than 4 out of every 5 people liked the name “Virulence: An Infectious Card Game” over any of the competitors. And since the all content on the campaign page will be locked once the campaign ends,... (Read More)

New Name??? Over 1,000 Backers!!!! and New "Reassortment" Card!!!

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Okay, LOTS OF STUFF!!!! First, one more survey! Do you like Virion or Virulence best for the new name for the game? Please click here to take the 2 second survey.  We’re Over 1,000 Backers!!!  You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this... (Read More)

The Science Behind the Game and a Genetically Modified Virus

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
The Science behind the Game I am adding a page to the rules that explains how the science of viruses is reflected in the game. Do you think it could be better in anyway? If so, please leave a comment below with your ideas, edits, etc. My main goal... (Read More)

Vote for the New Name & New Box Ideas!!!

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers!  Okay, it seems there are two names that are essentially toe to toe. So we need to get a bit more quantitative – hence, this survey.   Please vote for your favorite name by clicking this link and selecting which name you... (Read More)

Our Favorite New Name Options!

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Intrepid Backers!We heard back from almost 50 people yesterday with a plethora of creative name suggestions and reasons why they preferred one name idea over another.  There are two that we are considering.... Infectious & VirulenceThe... (Read More)

We Need A New Name for Virus!!!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Intrepid Backers,So… We need to think of a new name for the game... It can’t be “Virus”, or “Viral”. They're are two other non-U.S. that have games with names and taglines that are too similar. One of which is still in development... (Read More)

2 Player Rules and a Name Suggestions for the "Pass Card"

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
2 Player Rules   We finally finished the design of the rule book to include the 2 player variant. Here's a summary of the main differences:   First off, you'll begin the round by flipping 4 Viral Component Cards face up rather than the usual 1 per... (Read More)

Your Suggestions and a New Genetically Engineered Promo Card

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Intrepid Backers!  A few things to report as we wrap up Week 1:  We're adding a "Pass" card to the players hands. You will play this card rather than saying "pass". We've been testing both options for some time, and feedback is pretty much... (Read More)

Fully Funded on Day 1, Game Nights, 2 Player Variant, and more!

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Well we full funded on the first day, HOORAY! Thanks for making it happen!!  Two Major Things of Concern:1. We have special rules for a 2 player game, they are REALLY fun! We are still polishing up the graphic design of the 2 player rules right now,... (Read More)

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