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TinkerTurf Sci-Fi Terrain: Release 2.1

A project in Seattle, WA by TinkerHouse Games

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Bring blockbuster drama to your tabletop with TinkerTurf Sci-Fi Release 2.1. Live at 8am PST, Monday January 18th!
Backers: 1123
Average Pledge Per Backer: $186

Funded: $208,600 of $55,000
Dates: Jan 18th -> Feb 12th (26 days)
Project By: TinkerHouse Games
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Latest News

$190k! 1000 Backers!!!

February 12th - via:
We're out of pithy things to say at the moment, and the tinker that writes the really good story posts is busy helping his kiddos with remote schooling.  So for this one you just get exhausted but earnest thankfulness from us at the end of a long,... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Being Added!

February 10th - via:
Well this is going well. You've been too good at backing.  And we've run out of stretch goals. We're afraid there's only one thing to do on that front so... here are some final stretch goals for the closing hours of the kick.  We have until 6pm PST... (Read More)

$160k Stretch Goal Unlocked: Wall to Wall Options

February 8th - via:
We've crossed over the $160k stretch goal!!! Thanks to your support, every Perimeter Wall will include six (6) extra components to allow for more variety in wall design: "T" Stanchions, End Walls, Half Walls The two (2) "T" Stanchions enable the... (Read More)

Halcyon and add-on add-on

February 7th - via:
Good evening intrepid Kickernauts, we decided on this final weekend that instead of slowly doling out the remaining add-on options everyone would be better served if in this final upcoming week we all knew what the definitive menu of options was for... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Color Containers Series 2 Add-on

February 5th - via:
They say it's our differences that make us stronger. Uniformity can lead to stagnation and decline. A diversity of expression is necessary in order to create a stimulating, dynamic society.  Or battlefield. Thanks to your ongoing support and... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: More Crates Added

February 2nd - via:
We've zoomed past $120k! Thanks to your ongoing efforts we have unlocked more crates. Behold!  Small, medium, venti    Every Tanker & Crate Container pledge reward and add-on will now feature three additional crates featuring new and unique... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Cargo Car

February 1st - via:
We've zoomed across the threshold of another stretch goal! Jim, tell them what they've unlocked. You can have any color you want, as long as it's Abandoned or Neutral. MagLev trains, being frictionless, have no theoretical limit to their lengths.... (Read More)

Progress Update: $100k!

January 31st - via:
Felix milia! This is a big milestone so it merits its own update. One HUNDRED thousand dollars is an important number, of course. Let's look at some more. As of this writing:  555 backers 33 backers for whom this is their first-ever Kick (welcome... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Destroyed Wall

January 31st - via:
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more! The trouble with walls is, the very act of putting them up tells the whole wide world that there's something worth protecting on the other side. Thanks to your ongoing efforts, we've unlocked a... (Read More)

Scatter Cover Add-On Unlock & Stretch Goal Unlocked: 2x Extra Straight Rail Sections

January 30th - via:
SCATTER COVER ADD-ON UNLOCKED Scatter cover of all sorts to protect your most important advances. Shown in Abandoned, also available in Neutral. The Scatter Cover set is now available as an add-on!  Pieces include: 2x Long, 2x Medium, 2x Narrow Tall... (Read More)

New Containers Add-On Unlock & Stretch Goal Unlocked: Moar Wall

January 28th - via:
NEW CONTAINERS ADD-ON UNLOCKED!!! We've decided based on customer demand that we're going to unlock the Cargo Containers Series 1 add-on now at the $80k mark, then the Scatter Cover at the $90k, then finally the Industrial Starter total unlock at... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: New Crates & New Stretch Goals

January 27th - via:
Crates.  The mysterious crates. Shown here in both Neutral and Abandoned visual themes. No one knows what they are, or where they came from. Only one thing is certain: they are harbingers of doom. Old soldiers become old soldiers because they heeded... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Personnel Gate Wall Segment

January 27th - via:
Another day, another stretch goal unlocked! Shown here both closed on the left, and open on the right. Only 1 wall segment comes with each Perimeter wall set. Thanks to your mighty efforts every Perimeter Bundle will now include a Personnel Gate Wall... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked: Adjustable Platforms for SatComm Tower

January 26th - via:
They say it's good to s t r e t c h and we couldn't agree more. Thanks to your support our first stretch goal for TinkerTurf SciFi Release 2.1  has unlocked: adjustable platforms for the SatComm Tower. TinkerTurf is known for verticality, and these... (Read More)

FUNDED! and... the Kickstarters of our friends!

January 26th - via:
Well the afterburners turned on today!  Thanks so much to all our backers for the support!!  Now, stretch goals, WE'RE COMING FOR YOU!!! THE KICKS OF OUR FRIENDS At an auspicious time such as this we feel it appropriate to highlight other kicks we... (Read More)

168 Hours In

January 25th - via:
Hey kicknation, First, a reminder that we added the MagLev Depot and Industrial Starter as pledge rewards and add-on options. We're 1 week in to the minute, and very close to funding.  Thank you all.  We have a bunch of press coming up this week... (Read More)

Original MagLev Depot & Industrial Starter Sets Now Available!

January 22nd - via:
TL;DR: We added the MagLev Depot and Industrial Starter Sets to the campaign! We heard many of you ask if you could get the terrain from the first kickstarter to combine with these new sets.  It took some doing but we made it work!  We're happy to... (Read More)

Tinkers Play: Warcaster

January 21st - via:
Hello all and welcome to a semi-regular feature we're going to do with the updates in the campaign:  We will play games with TinkerTurf, and take pictures, and write stuff.  We'll present these fairly unvarnished.  Us, playing games on our tables... (Read More)

Previous Kickstarter Sets

January 20th - via:
We've heard the requests for the ability to order terrain from the previous Kickstarter. The good news is that the online store has many of those pieces available. The bad news is that some items and color variants are currently sold out, and... (Read More)

Day 1 Half Down

January 18th - via:
AND WE'RE OFF!!! Kicks are always a rollercoaster.   "Oh my god people are giving us money.  They like it!!!"   "What if we had done *blah* differently?  Would we be doing better?"   "Maybe I should go look at Kicktraq and see the crazy high... (Read More)

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