Orconomics 2nd Edition

Mantis Falls (a game of trust)

A project in Athens, GA by Distant Rabbit Games

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Like life... a cooperative game that's only really cooperative sometimes.
Backers: 6663
Average Pledge Per Backer: $28

Funded: $185,217 of $8,700
Dates: Jun 30th -> Jul 30th (30 days)
Project By: Distant Rabbit Games
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Latest News

Final day!

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so, so much! We have made it to the final day of our campaign with all of our stretch goals unlocked and almost 6000 backers! Thank you all for making this game everything we could have dreamed for it to be! Our Communities:  We'll... (Read More)

Almost to the final stretch goal!

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Almost to our final stretch goal! We are less than $8k from our final stretch goal with still four days to go! We've already unlocked our upgraded thicker linen box (which has also grown in size to accommodate all of the stretch goals you have... (Read More)


July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We are so honored and excited to have gotten to $100K! Thanks so much for making this possible! Our final playmat stretch goal is unlocked, giving the world of Mantis Falls more depth, dimension and table presence. The next stretch goal, at $120K, is... (Read More)

Demo Saturday July 18th at 11:00 AM EDT (-4:00 GMT)

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ll be playing a demo game of Mantis Falls Saturday, July 18th at 11am EDT (-4:00 GMT), live steamed on our Discord server. We’ll be sure to record the game in case you can’t make it! If you’d like to be there here’s a server invite:... (Read More)

New stretch goal, demo date & photographer spotlight

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Mantis Falls has reached over 3,000 backers and is now over 1,000% funded! Thank you all so, so much for your support!  We've unlocked some great stretch goals in the past few days, including multi-colored printing for the meeples and an original... (Read More)

Our live demo begins in 1 hour!

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Discord invite for the demo Sunday 3 PM EST (-05:00 GMT)

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

We've got wooden life trackers!

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! The Kickstarter edition of Mantis Falls will now have engraved wooden life trackers, thanks to you all! This is the kind of beautiful component we'd dreamed of when we started designing this game.  We've revealed two more stretch goals as well.... (Read More)

And the winner is...

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
The Marionette!  In a three-player game, players take turns working together in rotating pairs. The player outside of this pair is momentarily a "bystander" that cannot be hurt by events or other players for that turn...but can affect the turn for... (Read More)

New stretch goals, voting opportunity, and a featured podcast.

July 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you so much to our backers for helping to build the world of Mantis Falls with us!  We've passed the playmat stretch goal (!!!) and we've announced the next two. We snuck one big new stretch goal onto the page a couple of days ago; engraved... (Read More)

Travel to the Golden Age of The Witcher and See Pandemic's Newest Legacy in Gaming News

July 8th - via: gizmodo.com.au
Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, Gizmodo's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. (Read More)

The votes are in! (and a new exciting stretch goal)

July 5th - via: kickstarter.com
We tallied your votes for the bag art and the winner (by quite a narrow margin) was..... A Show of Trust!  Action deck bag design We're actually quite excited that you guys picked this one. "The Hedgehog's Dilemma" was a big part of the symbolism... (Read More)

Demo date: Sunday July 12th (not the 11th) our apologies!

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Stretch goal vote & live demo date

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers,  Thank you so much for all of your continued support! We love seeing your discussion in the comments and talking about intricacies of the game with you! Here are a few updates from our end: VOTE: Thanks to you all we are well on our way to... (Read More)

The votes are in! (and some info about bulk shipping discounts)

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
You voted and the all-black screen printing wins! Thanks for being a part of the design of the game; we'll keep giving you ways to influence the design of the final product. If you're excited for stretch goal upgrades, there are a couple of ways you... (Read More)

VOTE! You unlocked stretch goal # 4 -and- we want you to decide our meeple screen printing colors!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
You are all amazing. We've gotten past $23,000, which means that we've unlocked the printed conserved energy playmat! We're so excited for this deluxe component!  Next at $31,000 we will unlock the cloth life trackers! In the meantime, we have a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal 3 met: we've got fancier cards!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We're past the third stretch goal; light excluding and durable black core cards. Our next two stretch goals have been released: Thank you for helping to make Mantis Falls a reality! Juli & Adrian  (Read More)

First Two Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We have our first two stretch goals in the books within 3 hours!! We will be making 3 different meeple shapes with detailed screen printing on both sides thanks to your support.  Our next stretch goal is an upgrade to swanky  premium black core... (Read More)

WOW! Thank you so so much.

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow. We are fully funded in 2 hours.  I cannot tell you what it means to us to have Mantis Falls take off like this. It has been our dream of over four years that we could share this game with the world and we are so lucky to have all of your... (Read More)

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