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About this project

 

Yeti Mountain is an action-packed, snowy adventure that takes place on a unique three-dimensional game board. Players race against each other to be the first to capture the Idol and escape the mountain safely. Players will use cards to hinder opponents and help themselves. But watch out! An evil Yeti controls the mountain and tries to stop players from stealing his Idol. He rolls snowballs at players sending them back into snow pits slowing them down.

 

Once you manage to steal the Idol from the abominable Yeti, you now have to stop players stealing the Idol from you! Will you escape the mountain with the Idol or will you be left behind in the frantic race towards the finish?

 

 

 

Yeti Mountain has many components to it; the one that stands out the most is of course the beautifully designed, vacuum-formed game board. Here is what you will receive in a copy of Yeti Mountain:

 

  • 1x Unique Three-Dimensional Game Board  
  • 1x Deck of 52, poker-sized playing cards with original art
  • 1x Die
  • 1x Rulebook
  • 7x Snowballs (Blue Marbles)
  • 4x Custom 'Adventurer' Playing Pieces
  • 1x Yeti Marble Launcher
  • 2x Bridges
  • 1x Carrying bag to hold all of your pieces

 

 

 

Players take turns rolling the die and moving along the pathways toward the Idol space (marked in gold) near the Yeti. The first player to reach the Idol captures it and then heads toward the finish.

 

 All other players then chase the Idol carrier trying to take the idol for themselves. Throughout the game, players will gain new cards by landing on dark grey spaces that can be played at any time.

 

This is when Yeti Mountain's unique marble rolling mechanics comes into play. When a '1' is rolled on the die, that player gets to take control of the Yeti and roll a snowball, trying to knock over other players causing them to be sent to snow pits and losing a turn.

 

While racing towards the finish, possession of the Idol will change frequently throughout the game. The first player to reach the end with the Idol wins the game, leaving everyone else trapped on the mountain! 

 

After working on the game for over two years, I now have everything ready to be manufactured. I have a company that is ready to start producing the boards for the game and all that is left is to receive the funds in order to get the game created. Having played Fireball Island with friends for a number of years, I still enjoy the thrill of outwitting opponents with strategic card plays and the constant switching of the ownership of the jewel. Many times I have seen a player who was seemingly out of contention from winning, come from behind with a series of dice moves and clever card plays to snatch victory. My desire is to share with you the same excitement of a game that is quick to learn, yet has a complex playing strategy, combined with the usual piece of luck that is thrilling to play. And I am excited that after two years of development and testing Yeti mountain it has now launched and is ready to be manufactured.

Risks and challenges

The large size of Yeti Mountain(25.5" X 19" X 6") poses a challenge to the games distribution. As shipping prices vary drastically based on location, I have done my best to lower this cost for your convenience. Despite this, international backers should note that shipping for the game outside of the U.S. will be expensive.

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    For just $1, you will be sent a link where you will be able to vote on the color of the playing pieces for the game!

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