A project in Nijmegen, Netherlands by Michiel de Wit

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Lay tracks for the Rollecate. But be quick: the train is coming!
Backers: 202
Average Pledge Per Backer: €28

Funded: €5,696 of €2,500
Dates: May 4th -> May 18th (15 days)
Project By: Michiel de Wit
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Latest News

Fourth stretch goal unlocked; final 4 hours

May 18th - via:
Wow, who would have thought we'd unlock the fourth stretch goal, so close to the goal? Really nice. That means the Kickstarter edition of Rollecate will now also include 4 player summary sheets! We'll let you know what they look like early next week.... (Read More)

200% funded, last day and German rulebook

May 17th - via:
So, this is the last full day of the campaign. It will end tomorrow at noon. That leaves slightly more than 24 hours to unlock the next stretch goal at 5,500: player summary sheets. And we might just get it done! In the mean time, there has been... (Read More)

Third stretch goal unlocked; final 48 hours

May 16th - via:
Goodevening everyone. Yesterday, we crossed the threshold for the third stretch goal... and then dropped below it again. But today, we definitely left the 4,500 mark behind us, so it's sure: the white metal trains will get an antique look finish. And... (Read More)

Antique look almost unlocked; more about the master mould

May 14th - via:
Good evening everyone. Rollecate is very close to the 4,500 euro line, which means the Antique look stretch goal has almost been unlocked! Thank you very much for your contributions. Just a little more to go!  Last time, we promised to show you a... (Read More)

New strech goal: Antique look

May 12th - via:
Goodnight. It's been a long weekend. Yesterday we went to De Tinnen Roos to witness the casting of the first copy of the white metal miniature. That is: the first mother copy. In total, 10 such copies will be cast using a special Tin/Bismuth alloy.... (Read More)

Mother of all

May 10th - via:
A quick update today. I would like to say the picture below says it all. But you'll probably not be able to make much of it. But let's just try and see how far you'll get: It looks a little like a giant donut. A pancake perhaps. Could be a pie with a... (Read More)

Second stretch goal unlocked + box factory report

May 9th - via:
Today we achieved another milestone: the second strech goal was unlocked! That means all game boxes will not only contain a beautiful white metal miniature train, but the train will be in a protective red velvet bag. It looks really posh: So now we... (Read More)

First stretch goal unlocked!

May 8th - via:
Good afternoon! We have some good news. The first stretch goal was just unlocked! Rollecate crossed the 3,000 euro mark, which means we'll upgrade the game box to an extra thick quality card board with a nice, matte black interior. Thanks to everyone... (Read More)

Production has started: some first pictures!

May 7th - via:
Since the project has reached its required funding, and I don't like to waste time, I decided to give a green light for production of two key components of the game: the white metal miniature and the luxury game box. The two respective companies were... (Read More)

US-friendly shipping option added

May 7th - via:
Good morning everyone. The past few days we have been working on a solution for the high US shippings costs. And we believe to have found a solution. So that's why we have added the 'Rollecate (incl. shipping to US)' reward. It includes a copy of... (Read More)

Wow! We made it! Thank you all!

May 6th - via:
Wow. Only 61 hours and we already reached the goal! That was quite unexpected. But very nice! So let's start by thanking you all for your support. I'll go and call both Kilsdonk and DTR so they can start production on the handcrafted game boxes and... (Read More)

New pledge level: Three copies of Rollecate

May 6th - via:
For those not living in The Netherlands, shipping costs for this game are - unfortunately - very high. To compensate, there was a "Two copies of Rollecate" pledge level: for the same shipping fee, you would receive two copies. I figured some of you... (Read More)

Second day, 70% funded and a little story about Rollecate

May 5th - via:
Hi all. The campaign is underway for slightly more than 36 hours and we are well on our way to get this project funded! Big thanks to everyone! I just had a chat with Kilsdonk about the luxury game box they will be making. Later this week I will... (Read More)

Live for half a day and almost 40% funded already

May 4th - via:
So, a first quick update. The project has been live on Kickstarter for just over 12 hours now and right now we are almost at 1000 euro. That means we are really close to being half funded. Very exciting!  To celibrate, let me share a 3D-image of the... (Read More)

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