Paint the Roses: A cooperative puzzle game in Wonderland

A project in Bethesda, MD by North Star Games

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Try to outsmart the Queen of Hearts in this cooperative game of logic and discussion that automatically adjusts to your skill.
Backers: 6451
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $333,273 of $19,800
Dates: Oct 12th -> Nov 11th (31 days)
Project By: North Star Games
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Latest News

One day to go! Expansion designer interview!

November 10th - via:
Hello again folks! Or for those of you joining us at the end of the campaign, welcome! We brought Paint the Roses into development back in 2017 and it was fully designed, tested, and developed a year before this Kickstarter launched. We took our time... (Read More)

3 days to go! Vote on the Caterpillar color!

November 8th - via:
Hello folks, we hope you all had a great weekend. We're now down to the last few days of this Kickstarter campaign with just 3 days left to go!  I've said it before, but I will happily say it again, thank you so much for all your support during this... (Read More)

5,000 backers! Expansion designer interview! An amazing community DIY project!

November 4th - via:
With 7 days to go this campaign has passed another amazing milestone of 5,000 backers. Each time I write these updates I can't help but feel grateful that we get to share this strange and wonderful journey of creating board games with you all so... (Read More)

Vote for the Kickstarter Module Design! Man vs Meeple Live Play!

November 2nd - via:
Hello again backers and welcome to all the new folks joining us!  We hope you had a fun weekend, whether it was filled with candy, excitement and spooky costumes, or in my case just trying to catch up on some much needed sleep.  This update will... (Read More)

2 weeks to go! Expansion designer mini interview and playthrough! A whim puzzle challenge!

October 28th - via:
We're over the halfway mark in the Paint the Roses Kickstarter campaign! Those of you who have been keeping up with our Help Us Design a Kickstarter Module Updates will know you have until Friday to vote on which sketch you'd like Jacqui Davis (game... (Read More)

Kickstarter Character chosen! Vote on the character design! Plus more!

October 26th - via:
It's week 3 of the Kickstarter campaign and time is flying by! Thanks to everyone for joining us on the journey so far and for taking part in the ongoing votes for the new Paint the Roses Kickstarter module. Vote for the Caterpillar character design!... (Read More)

Tantrum House play Paint the Roses Live, Ben Goldman design blog and more!

October 21st - via:
As the campaign closes in on another milestone, this time 4,000 backers, I'd like to extend a warm welcome to everyone who has recently joined us.  Throughout the campaign we're creating a new game module in collaboration with you, our backers.... (Read More)

Vote for the Kickstarter Module Character!

October 19th - via:
We're a little over a week into the campaign and have just passed another fantastic milestone of $200,000 raised. We continue to be blown away by your support and all the enthusiasm shown in the comments and on social media. Thank you again to... (Read More)

Paint the Roses is on the BoardGameGeek Hotness Top 10! Last chance to suggest a character for the Kickstarter expansion!

October 15th - via:
Paint the Roses is on the BGG Hotness Top 10! Paint the Roses has arrived on the BoardGameGeek hotness list climbing into the top 10!  Word of mouth makes a big difference and the BGG hotness is a great way to spread the word.  If you would like to... (Read More)

Help us pick a character for the Kickstarter module! Plus we're a project Kickstarter love!

October 13th - via:
Over 2,000 backers in the first 24 hours! We've been blown away by the response to Paint the Roses since launching yesterday. Already more than 2,000 of you have backed the campaign and we've loved seeing folks sharing their excitement on social... (Read More)

Over 1,000 backers! Funded in under 30 minutes!

October 12th - via:
Thank you for an amazing start!  Firstly, thank you so much for being here. Over 1,000 backers already. Your support not only helps NorthStar continue to publish games, but also allows us to invest real time crafting them and we don’t take that... (Read More)

#808 – Paint the Roses [Preview]

October 11th - via:
In Paint the Roses, you’ve got pretty much the worst job in Wonderland; gardening for the Queen. She’s a bit … hard to read, so you’ve decided it’s far easier to just paint white roses and then paint them whatever color she wants than it is to actually cultivate roses in any particular color. Unfortunately, this job’s got a bit of a high turnover rate, given that the previous gardeners always end up decapitated. Will you be able to keep ahead of the Queen? (Read More)

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