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Whale Riders

A project in Ashfield, AU by Grail Games

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Whale Riders is an all-new game from Knizia/Dutrait/Grail, who brought you Medici. How much can you buy and sell along the Ice Coast?
Backers: 1776
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50 AUD

Funded: $89,051 AUD of $15,000 AUD
Dates: Jul 14th -> Jul 28th (14 days)
Project By: Grail Games
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Latest News

Last 24 hours!

July 27th - via:
Hello riders, This is it, the last 24 hours to ride along the Ice Coast! So much support yesterday on the campaign page and on our social media, thank you riders! #Stretch goals The last stretch goal to reach is just $13 000 AUD away from being... (Read More)

Last days of the campaign!

July 26th - via:
Hello riders, We are now in the last days of the campaign. Thanks to your amazing support over the last 2 days we unlocked a new stretch goal and we are so close of unlocking the last two social stretch goals! #Stretch goals Thanks to you, we... (Read More)

A big surprise!

July 24th - via:
Hello riders, #A nice gift from Vincent Dutrait! First, a big thank you for all the backers who voted in the poll on BoardGameGeek. Based on your votes, Vincent Dutrait decided in the end to do something with it and... it’s beautiful! Take a look:... (Read More)

Kickstarter Blitz #79

This month’s Kickstarter Blitz is coming a week early – I usually put them up on the last Friday of the month. But there are several projects expiring before then that I wanted to highlight. So, here we go. (Read More)

Awesome news to share!

July 22nd - via:
Hello riders, A lot of news to share with you today, let’s dive into this right away! #New language Hungarian backers, you’ll be happy to know that Whale Riders is now also available in Hungarian. You will be able to select this language in the... (Read More)

Tabletop Kickstarter Weekly Roundup: Riding Whales And Eating Donuts

July 21st - via:
Board Game Kickstarters return to pre-pandemic strength with a healthy mix of horror and family friendly titles. (Read More)

Listening to the whale riders!

July 20th - via:
Hello riders, #Good news Thanks to your feedback in the comments and on BoardGameGeek, our team is currently thinking about adding some awesome wooden whale meeples! To be as transparent as possible, we are going with 6 different shapes for the... (Read More)

Tale of the whale!

July 18th - via:
Hello riders, Thanks to you, we are almost 1000 riders! We are really grateful for your support. Today, we would like to share with you a beautiful tale that Die Scholle, a BoardGameGeek member, wrote and shared in a thread: ** Annika pulled her hood... (Read More)

Get Ready to Sail Along the Ice Coast

July 18th - via:
Grail Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for prolific designer Reiner Knizia's latest game, Whale Riders, which also features beautiful artwork by artist Vincent Dutrait. The game supports 2-6 players, ages 8 and up, and plays in about 45 minutes. (Read More)

I feel whale!

July 17th - via:
Hello riders, Thanks to your amazing support, we unlocked new content! Take a look: #Stretch Goal We will show you very soon the magnificent illustration that will complete the inside of the box to make the game even more of a delight to open on the... (Read More)

Whale, whale, whale!

July 16th - via:
Hello riders, Thank you again for your amazing support for the first 48 hours of this campaign! Thank to you, we have almost unlock the next stretch goal, less than $2000AUD needed! Let’s do this! This will unlock the stretch goal: artwork on... (Read More)

A whale of a day!

July 15th - via:
Hello Riders, #Thank you Thanks to the first 624 backers that helped us get Whale Riders funded. We have a lot of more awesome content to share with you for this game. We can’t wait to show you what’s in store! Thank you again for your amazing... (Read More)

Funded!! And 2 stretch goals have fallen!

July 14th - via:
#Thank you Hello Riders, Wow! We aren't halfway through day 1 and we have fully funded and TWO stretch goals have fallen!! #Stretch Goals 1.Thicker punch boards : This will increase the durability of the game. It also makes everything feel nicer and... (Read More)

Winter is coming... Let’s sail on the fabled Ice Coast!

July 14th - via:
Hello Riders, Thank you for joining us on this new adventure! We are really excited to share with you this new campaign and we hope you will enjoy this beautiful game. Let's ride the whales together along the Ice Coast with this new board game... (Read More)

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