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Tortuga 1667: A Pirate Game of Mutiny, Plunder & Deceit

A project in Provo, UT by Travis Hancock

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Steal treasure from the Spanish, but be wary of greedy crewmates who may be secretly plotting to maroon you to the island of Tortuga.
Backers: 11867
Average Pledge Per Backer: $34

Funded: $403,242 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 18th -> Feb 16th (30 days)
Project By: Travis Hancock
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Latest News

What one Mormon dad is doing to sell $1 million worth of games and make his family dream come true

March 27th - via:
Featured by CNBC earlier this month, Facade Games continues to grow in sales and gain attention for its success. Despite offers to expand their company, Travis and Holly Hancock are keeping their focus on the most important element of their business. (Read More)

Daily Reward #3! Just 10 Hours to go!

February 16th - via:
Backers and Friends, We’re nearly at the finish line! As our final way of saying thank you, we’ll be adding one more card into the game. On the back of this card we’ll have a quick-start reference guide. This is especially useful for groups who... (Read More)

Daily Rewards #1 and #2!

February 15th - via:
Backers and Friends, We’re happy to announce the daily rewards from yesterday and today. These are both small improvements that we think will go a long way in making the game easier for people to play and enjoy! First, we will be adding player... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #10 Unlocked! The Explosion Token has Arrived!

February 13th - via:
Backers and Friends, Congratulations, you have unlocked the explosion token! We are thrilled to now include this wooden token in every copy of the game. When the Black Powder card is revealed the explosion token is placed on one of the rowboats,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #9 Unlocked! Vote Cards Upgraded!

February 10th - via:
Backers and Friends, Like true pirates you have taken that 9th stretch goal and blown it out of the water! Each copy of the game will now include 2 special "double-vote" Vote cards. These cards provide a tinge of hope for the losing side, and can be... (Read More)

Surprise Stretch Reward! Rulebook Upgrade for 2-3 Player Games!

February 7th - via:
Backers and Friends, We’re excited to announce a surprise stretch reward! The Tortuga 1667 rulebook will now include special set-up instructions to allow for 2-player and 3-player games! Over the last several weeks, Holly and I began playing... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #8 Unlocked!

February 4th - via:
Backers and Friends, Congratulations, you have unlocked Stretch Goal #8! The “Scurvy” and “Crow’s Nest” game-changer cards will now be added into each copy of the game. Scurvy forces everyone on the revealer’s ship to miss a crucial turn,... (Read More)

We Are Halfway!

February 1st - via:
Backers and Friends, Hope you are doing well! We have a few quick announcements. 1. In an earlier update we mentioned adding rowboat tokens as a stretch goal. After testing and feedback we’ve decided to instead add an explosion token. This lets... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #7 Unlocked! Linen Cards for all!

January 27th - via:
Backers and Friends, Congratulations on reaching the 7th stretch goal! All cards in the game will now be given a linen finish. This improves the quality of the cards and makes them easier to pick up when they are on the table. We’re really excited... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #6, and Announcing #7, #8, #9, and #10!

January 24th - via:
Backers and Friends, Tortuga 1667 has now been backed by people in 70 different countries! Rules are now available in French, German, and Spanish. Congratulations on reaching the 6th stretch goal! The Pirate Code game-changer card will now be added... (Read More)

Kickstarter of the Week - Tortuga 1667

January 22nd - via:
Steal treasure from the Spanish, but be wary of greedy crewmates who may be secretly plotting to maroon you to the island of Tortuga. (Read More)

Announcements + Stretch Goal #5 Unlocked!

January 21st - via:
Backers and Friends, Someone on your ship is not who they have appeared to be...  Because you’ve reached stretch goal #5, the “Façade” game-changer card will now be included in every copy of the game. Congratulations! We also have a few quick... (Read More)

Stretch Goals #3 and #4 Unlocked!

January 19th - via:
Backers and Friends, It has been another great day! People from 44 different countries have now backed the project and Tortuga 1667 will soon be played all over the world. We’re happy to announce that you have unlocked the 3rd and 4th stretch goals... (Read More)

Thank You!

January 18th - via:
Backers and Friends, What a day! In just 10 hours we have raised $35,000 and already passed our goal. Holly and I have been blown away by your support, and we are even more excited to get Tortuga 1667 into your hands! Over the next several weeks... (Read More)

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