Primal: The Awakening

Meat Sweats the Game

A project in Milwaukee, WI by Ryan Ziegler

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A backyard BBQ card game for 4-8 players. Featuring take-that, player powers, simultaneous play, and setup to cleanup in 15 minutes.
Backers: 106
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $4,654 of $3,213
Dates: Dec 13th -> Jan 6th (25 days)
Project By: Ryan Ziegler
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Latest News

That's a Wrap Folks!

January 6th - via:
We are humbled.  When Meat Sweats the Game started as a dice chucking game more then 2 years ago, we never could have imagined the journey that little game would take us on. Fast forward to a FULLY funded Kickstarter campaign, 144% funded to be... (Read More)

Soooo close to magnetic closure box!

January 6th - via:
We've had a great last day so far. We're about 15 backers away from upgrading every game to a magnetic closure box and adding a unique end game condition with another character. Please share with your friends so we can push this over the next stretch... (Read More)

Only 22 hours left in the campaign!

January 5th - via:
It is hard to believe that there is less than a day left to our campaign!  We want to thank each and every backer for helping us bring Meat Sweats the Game to life.  The "easy" part is almost over, the real work will begin on Tuesday.   We still... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Unlocked

January 3rd - via:
With your help, we hit our first stretch goal! This allowed us to increase from 162 to 182 cards in the box, changing maximum player count from 8 to 10! It also improved the quality of the cards with a textured linen finish. Our next stretch goal of... (Read More)

New and Improved Stretch Goals

December 31st - via:
Happy New Year, Carnivores! Thank you for your financial and emotional support.  We recently discussed improving our stretch goals with the manufacturer and they proposed some cost-effective options to make the game even meatier for all our backers!... (Read More)

Only 10 days left!

December 27th - via:
Thank you all so much for the support, we've gotten some great feedback.  We had the chance to put together a short video last week with local celebrity "Salt Rae", check it out on YouTube and share it with your friends.... (Read More)

A shout out to the artist behind Meat Sweats the Game! - Matt Franklin

December 19th - via:
Good evening my fellow carnivores!  I want to introduce you to the artist behind the creative visual appearance of Meat Sweats the Game. We met Matt Franklin several years ago at Gencon and have been honored to have worked with him developing... (Read More)

Infamous Carnivores

December 14th - via:
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December 14th - via:
What a crazy 16 hours... Speaking with Evan, the co-designer of this game, we both had a simmering anxiety yesterday leading up to the launch day. I have to admit that today, the actual launch day, was more fun than I expected.  We enjoyed sending... (Read More)

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