Darwin's Journey

A project in Sevilla, Spain by Gonzalo Aguirre Bisi

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Retracing Darwin’s journey to the Galapagos in an exciting Worker Placement euro game by Simone Luciani and Nestore Mangone.
Backers: 16758
Average Pledge Per Backer: €65

Funded: €1,092,924 of €30,000
Dates: Jan 5th -> Jan 28th (24 days)
Project By: Gonzalo Aguirre Bisi
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February 9th - via: kick.agency
Late pledges are often the only way to get Kickstarter editions of many amazing board games. To save you a lot of time, we have created a list of 21 great board games that can still be ordered through late pledge systems in 2021. Most of these had their campaigns last year or in early 2021. (Read More)

Racist Game Raises Over $1,000,000 on #BlackLivesMatter Kickstarter

February 2nd - via: theonerds.net
Ironically, Kickstarter has branded their website with a #BlackLivesMatter insignia while hosting a game about a well-documented racist: Charles Darwin. Darwin’s Journey, a board game that sets players upon the HMS Beagle towards the Galapagos to “contribute to the human knowledge of biology“ by collecting items for museums, has gained over $1,000,000 through the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. (Read More)

Thank you for this memorable journey!

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, The end of this campaign was one of the most incredible moments for us as a boardgame publisher. With more than 16’000 of you, Darwin’s Journey is our most successful game and campaign to this date. We really want to thank all of... (Read More)

LAST 24 hours - It is not over! Our end of campaign surprises

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We cannot thank you enough for all the excitement that you have shown for this campaign. We love interacting with you in our comment section. We have spent three weeks together, taking notes of all your observations and shaping this... (Read More)

LAST 48 hours - What we have achieved together and Stretch Goals Encore!

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We are so excited to be entering the last 48 hours of the campaign. This has been an incredible ride, and Darwin’s Journey will soon become our most funded campaign ever. We hope that you have enjoyed this journey with us and... (Read More)

LAST 72 hours - Debossed unlocked and Most Anticipated Game of 2021

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We hope you had a great weekend! This campaign really has flown and we are entering the last 72h of this incredible Journey, with almost 12’000 of you. You have unlocked the debossed finish for the player boards and headed towards... (Read More)

DAY 19 - Insert unlocked. Our final Stretch Goals have been revealed!

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, With five days to go, we can’t express how happy we are to have reached more than 11’000 backers! Darwin’s Journey is a record holder as our most backed campaign ever! We hope you are enjoying this wonderful journey with us and... (Read More)

DAY 18 - Darwin’s Journey Tournament starts now, and Fireland gameplay

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We are entering the final week of the campaign and we couldn’t be more excited! We are working towards achieving the plastic insert for the game and after that, we will have our final reveal of the campaign! Fireland Expansion... (Read More)

DAY 16 - Fireland Expansion, and Wax Seals photos!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We hope you are all doing great! Yesterday we had an amazing time with many of you that joined our live stream for the Great Ship mini-expansion. If you want to see the video of the stream be sure to click here! Wax Seals... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Roundup

January 20th - via: geekdad.com
Today’s roundup includes a variety of games, from a knock-down, drag-out battle with a Saturday morning cartoon aesthetic to a tiny dungeon crawl you can carry in your pocket. (Read More)

DAY 15 - New Stretch goals reveal and live stream today!

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We have a bit more than a week to go and we are very excited to show you our next reveal for the Stretch Goals. We are coming to a close, but once the last Stretch Goal of this batch will be unlocked, we will still have a couple more... (Read More)

DAY 14 - Live stream schedule and Darwin’s Journey Tournament

January 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, With 10 days to go, we have almost reached 10’000 backers, which is an incredible milestone! We are so thankful for all your support, and we can’t wait to unlock the Great Ship mini-expansion to reveal the next batch of Stretch... (Read More)

Darwin's Journey Preview

January 18th - via: oneboardfamily.com
Darwin’s Journey is, for the most part, a worker placement game that seeks to reflect on Charles Darwin’s journeys through the Galapagos Islands. Over five rounds, you’ll be placing your workers onto different areas of the board to take actions. (Read More)

DAY 11 - Solo mode rules, Tabletop Simulator update and live stream

January 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We are happy to announce that you have just unlocked the special finish for the metal coins and there are two more Stretch Goals to go before our next reveal. We are excited to announce that we have updated the rules with the Solo... (Read More)

Great Ships mini-expansion is now a Stretch Goal

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, If you scroll down until the end of our campaign page in our Risk and Challenges section there is a list of the most important principles that as a boardgame publisher and Kickstarter creators we believe in: We learn, we hear you. We... (Read More)

DAY 10 - Great Ship mini-expansion, more press videos and live gameplay!

January 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We hope you are all doing well and that you are enjoying this journey with us. We recently have unlocked a goal and we are two goals away to reveal our next batch. Tabletop Simulator news Tomorrow we will be publishing an update with... (Read More)

DAY 8 - Metal coins photos, new goals and solo mode live play!

January 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We are wrapping up the first week of the campaign with 30 stretch goals unlocked and almost 8000 of you! We still have another two weeks before the end and we can’t wait to talk to you and show you more about the game. New Stretch... (Read More)

DAY 7 - Solo mode live stream and Social Goal Unlocked

January 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We hope you had a great weekend! We are starting the 7th day of the campaign, we can’t hold our excitement about how the campaign is going! Social Goal You unlocked our first social goal that focuses on Exploration and Navigation.... (Read More)

Help Develop The Theory Of Evolution With Darwin's Journey Board Game

January 11th - via: thegamer.com
Boardgame studio Thundergryph Games has launched the Kickstarter adventure for Darwin’s Journey, an innovative new game that combines worker placement with exploration and a healthy dose of biology and evolution. Darwin’s Journey allows you and up to three other players to simulate Darwin’s Galápagos Islands expedition and scientific study, by tasking you with exploring the islands, discovering the animal specimens living on each one, documenting them, and sending your findings back to museums as your contributions to the greater knowledge of biology. (Read More)

DAY 5 - The Last Pirate ship mini-expansion!

January 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, This campaign is a dream come true to us! You have unlocked 27 Stretch Goals in no time. We know you have heard this so many times so far, but we truly appreciate all the love and support you have shown for this game, so thank you so... (Read More)

DAY 4 - Two-player stream highlights and Animal companions!

January 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We just wrapped up the third day of the campaign and more than 6000 of you have unlocked 25 Stretch goals! You can’t imagine how excited we all are about this great start! Two-player game live stream highlights! We are trying a new... (Read More)

Darwin’s Journey is the next board game from the co-creator of Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar

January 8th - via: dicebreaker.com
Travel to the Galapagos Islands during the 19th century and discover its natural wonders in Darwin’s Journey, the latest board game from Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar co-designer Simone Luciani. Darwin’s Journey is an upcoming board game inspired by the scientist’s voyage to the Galapagos Islands, during which he made many breakthroughs to support his theory of evolution. (Read More)

DAY 3 - Two players live game and a special stretch goal!

January 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, You always manage to surprise us! In 48 hours, more than 5000 of you have unlocked 23 goals and we couldn’t be more excited and thankful for your love and support! One more goal left to reveal our next set of Stretch Goals, we... (Read More)

DAY 2 - What a beautiful Journey. 20 Stretch Goals unlocked!

January 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We are astonished by your incredible support towards the first 24 hours of the project. It was an incredible feeling spending time with you during our live stream launch and immediately seeing a huge response towards the campaign, out... (Read More)

It’s time to choose your own Adventure!

January 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We are off to a great start with three goals already unlocked and new reveals! One of the most interesting aspects of the game is exploring the Galapagos by advancing with your Explorers in one of the different islands. The first... (Read More)

Your Journey to the Galapagos has begun. We are funded!

January 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Explorers, We hope you are all well! You have funded Darwin’s Journey in 12 minutes! This is the first time for us as a publisher to have embarked on a journey like this one, and we feel that it has been one of the most enlightening... (Read More)

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