Primal: The Awakening

Macaron - A game of patisserie with novel tastes

A project in Alhambra, CA by Ta-Te Wu

Funding Successful

If you like Bridge, Hearts, and Spades, or never heard of them, you will enjoy playing Macaron, a 1 to 5 player trick-taking game.
Backers: 224
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $9,081 of $8,000
Dates: Nov 17th -> Dec 1st (15 days)
Project By: Ta-Te Wu
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: December 1 @ 15:05 -0500 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

We are funded!

November 30th - via:
Though it's only a 14-day campaign, it felt long and quite intense. Yes, it definitely feels great to have a funded project, and it cannot be done without you, awesome return backers, new backers, reviewers, and everyone who prepared and continue to... (Read More)

Cleocatra Add-ons

November 29th - via:
We are at 89% with 50+ hours to go. Almost there!!! By the way, I am going to a macaron pastry class today. Will take some pictures to show you before eating them :) ADD-ONS These are only available to backers who pledged Marvelous Macaron level or... (Read More)

The King's Order and Start Player Token

November 24th - via:
The King's Order Design by Ric White of One Board Family. Summary King Louis has become very picky when it comes to his macarons, and thus has decided to submit special orders to the best pâtissiers in France. Goal In The... (Read More)

Macaron Preview

November 24th - via:
Macaron is a new game from Ta-Te Wu, the mind behind Sunrise Tornado, and the designer of one of the criminally underrated game Promenade. Macaron has many of the elements of your standard trick-taking game. There are seven suits, with cards numbered 1 to 7 (except chocolate, which goes all the way to 10), with each suit representing a different flavor of macaron. (Read More)

Exclusive Royal and Emma Expansion Sets

November 22nd - via:
Royal Expansion Set The Royal expansion comes with number 8 cards, the highest in the six possible Royal flavors. In addition, each card has two flavors. For example, an "8" card can have both almond and strawberry flavors. When playing the card, the... (Read More)

Exclusive Zero and Baristo Expansion Sets and Reviews!

November 21st - via:
Zero Expansion Set Zero is a majestic ingredient. It's magical and works the best in pairs. Zero cards are shuffled into macaron cards and dealt to players at random during round setup. When winning a trick with zero cards, set them aside. At end of... (Read More)

Exclusive Wild Cards, Noble Expansion Set and more

November 20th - via:
Sunset and Waterfall You must wonder what are Sunset and Waterfall wild cards. Well, I do acrylic painting on the side and also taught painting on regular basis before COVID. I made these two paintings recently and would like to share them with my... (Read More)

Macaron Solo and Stream

November 19th - via:
I always love the idea of playing solo and definitely love the challenge of designing them. After so many years of independent design and publishing, I have six published games with solo play options. They are ...  Shadow Masters (deck builder)... (Read More)

Welcome to Macaron!

November 17th - via:
Mesdames et Messieurs, Before we go any further, just to let you know that we have Macaron demo on Tabletopia this afternoon at 1 pm, 3 pm, and 5 pm PDT. If you would like to play and know more about Macaron, please join us. Every session can have up... (Read More)

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Macaron' Is a Sweet Treat

November 17th - via:
Macaron is a trick-taking game for 1 to 5 players, ages 10 and up, and takes about 45 minutes to play. It’s currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, with a pledge level of $20 for a copy of the game, with higher tiers available that include 1 to 6 expansions. Macaron was designed by Ta-Te Wu and published by Sunrise Tornado Game Studio, with illustrations by Rachel Kim and Holly Chiu. (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!