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The goal of the game is to build the tallest building in the city of Dubai. An unlimited player board game where Monopoly meets Jenga.
46 backers pledged ¥301,409 to help bring this project to life.

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The game is an unlimited multi-player board game to build the highest building in Dubai. The winner is the player who has the tallest building at the end of game.

Anyone can join the game with their own unique, colored or symbol printed, playing unit (10 land tiles and 10 building units).  The game is designed to accommodate multiple players.  As many as 10, 20 or even 100 player games are possible.

Toppling a building means bankruptcy, in which case the player must retire from the game at once and all of their building units are frozen.

The player who can maintain tallest tower at the end of game wins.

Components

  • Board : To build the city foundation by placing every player's 10 land tiles.
  • Pieces : Every players gets 10 building units. There are 2 sets of single cube, dicube, tricube and two kinds of tetracubes.
Player's basic unit
Player's basic unit

The game consists of three phases.

●The First phase is to create the foundation of Dubai city by the placement of land tiles.

Phase I

Decide the first player. Each player has their own 10 land tiles and they place a tile alternately touching other tile(s) already placed on the table. After they have placed all their tiles then move to the Second phase.

●The Second phase is to construct the towers on the owned land tiles.

Phase II

First player starts by placing one of their own building units on the any of their own land tiles. Players alternate placing tiles until all units have been placed. Once all building units are placed, play moves to the Third phase.

●The Third phase is to consolidate towers and and stack them on an existing tower.

Third Phase

Players take turns moving any one of their own building units and stacking it on an existing building.  Ownership of a building is determined by the color on the top level, even if another players units are part of the building.  The player can move in any of six directions and a player can skip over buildings to get to their target.  Moves must be made in a straight line in one of the six directions.  Units must be placed at a higher level than they started, they cannot be placed at a lower or the same level as their pre-move position.   On their turn, a player can move any number of pieces from the top of a building they own, even if the moved stack contains pieces of other players' colors.  The target location for stacking can be any building in one of the six straight line directions from the starting location.  Players may rotate a solo unit three dimensionally and building units horizontally.

Toppling and Passing

Toppling a building means bankruptcy, in which case the player must retire from the game at once. Toppled building and the other destroyed buildings by the toppling also must be taken from the board. The toppling player's other building units placed in the middle of the building remains but they aren't alive, so if the building unit comes to the top of building, then it must be taken from the board at once.

Passing is allowed and it means retirement of the game. Players can't move their building unit after the retirement but all their building units are alive in the play. If there isn't any building unit to move, then player must pass and retire from the game.

Winner

When all players retire or have no building unit to move, the game is over. The player who can maintain tallest tower wins the game.

Instruction and playing video by 5 players.

 Simple 2 players match.

I attended Tokyo Game Market on 25th November and had many Dubai Race playings with many guests. It had good popularity by players. I will show one simple 2 players match there.


●Dubai Race set for 2 players one copy 2800JPYen (approx:$25USD)

Plus 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

There are three kinds of color variation. They are individually enclosed in a solid box. Poly-cubes were made by colored wooden cubes and land tiles were laminated paper with cork sheeted at back face.

  • Red and Blue edition
  • Green and Yellow edition
  • Black and White edition
Red and Blue edition
Red and Blue edition
Green and Yellow edition
Green and Yellow edition
Black and White edition
Black and White edition

This reward is shipped by ordinary SAL air mail. Backers will not receive tracking information for these rewards. It usually takes a month or two from Japan to your door.

You can upgrade to safe and faster shipping by simply adding 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) on your pledge money by Japan Post’s “international E-packet” which is registered as air small packet. It usually takes for a week or two from Japan to your door and you may receive tracking information automatically from Japan Post Office.This shipping includes insurance.

●Dubai race single white edition for DIY 1500JPYen (approx:$13USD) include shipping fee

Single white edition
Single white edition

●Dubai race double white edition for DIY 2500JPYen (approx:$22USD) include shipping fee

These add on are simply increase your pledge money by the corresponding amount.

SIngle and double white edition is for DIY self painting and finishing. You can paint your original coloring or symbols to be distinguished from other players' ones on the cube faces and land tiles. Then you can easily join the game to any other players match.
Double white edition
Double white edition
Anyone can make original edition by painting original colorings or symbols. If you have your original unit, you can easily join the game.
Original unit sample
Original unit sample
They were made by easy stamp painting.
They were made by easy stamp painting.

 

Risks and challenges

All games are craft articles made by hand. High demand could possibly delay our reward delivery schedule.
We are sure it is very valuable and unique game despite somewhat expensive international shipping from Japan. You could not get Dubai Race from any other place in the world.

Reward is shipped by ordinary SAL air mail. It usually takes for a month or two from Japan to your door. Backers will not receive tracking information for these rewards. If you want safe and fast shipment, please upgrade shipment to increase 600JPYen for International E-packet with tracking information and insurance.

VAT & Tariff
We provide our games by international shipping from Japan, your country may impose VAT and import tariff on the products according to its own policy. Since we are not up to date with the information about VAT/tariff policy of each country, it is recommended that each backer check with their country's policies beforehand. (Usually it is not imposed when the total price is below a certain threshold.) The typical procedure is that the backer pays these fees to the delivery company personnel when receiving the product.

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    Pledge ¥2,300 or more About $20

    Early bird one copy

    Dubai Race for 2 players random color selection one copy 2300JPYen(approx:$20.5USD)
    Plus 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

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    You can upgrade to safe and faster shipping by simply adding 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) on your pledge money by Japan Post’s “international E-packet” which is registered as air small packet. It usually takes for a week or two from Japan to your door and you may receive tracking information automatically from Japan Post Office.This shipping includes insurance.

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    Red and Blue edition

    Dubai Race for 2 players Red and Blue edition one copy 2800JPYen(approx:$25USD)
    Plus 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

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    You can upgrade to safe and faster shipping by simply adding 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) on your pledge money by Japan Post’s “international E-packet” which is registered as air small packet. It usually takes for a week or two from Japan to your door and you may receive tracking information automatically from Japan Post Office.This shipping includes insurance.

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    Green and Yellow edition

    Dubai Race for 2 players Green and Yellow edition one copy 2800JPYen(approx:$25USD)
    Plus 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

    This reward is shipped by ordinary SAL air mail. Backers will not receive tracking information for these rewards. It usually takes a month or two from Japan to your door.

    You can upgrade to safe and faster shipping by simply adding 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) on your pledge money by Japan Post’s “international E-packet” which is registered as air small packet. It usually takes for a week or two from Japan to your door and you may receive tracking information automatically from Japan Post Office.This shipping includes insurance.

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    Dubai Race for 2 players Black and White edition one copy 2800JPYen(approx:$25USD)
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    This reward is shipped by ordinary SAL air mail. Backers will not receive tracking information for these rewards. It usually takes a month or two from Japan to your door.

    You can upgrade to safe and faster shipping by simply adding 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) on your pledge money by Japan Post’s “international E-packet” which is registered as air small packet. It usually takes for a week or two from Japan to your door and you may receive tracking information automatically from Japan Post Office.This shipping includes insurance.

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    Early bird two copies

    Dubai Race for 2 players random color selection two copies 4600JPYen(approx:$41USD)
    Plus 600JPYen(approx:$5.5USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

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    Dubai Race for 2 players two copies 5600JPYen(approx:$50USD)
    Plus 600JPYen(approx:$5.5USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

    You can select colors from three editions.

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    Early bird three copies

    Dubai Race for 2 players three copies 6900JPYen(approx:$62USD)
    Plus 800JPYen(approx:$7USD) shipping anywhere in the world.

    Each one of three color editions

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    You can select colors from three editions.

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    You can upgrade to safe and faster shipping by simply adding 500JPYen(approx:$4.5USD) on your pledge money by Japan Post’s “international E-packet” which is registered as air small packet. It usually takes for a week or two from Japan to your door and you may receive tracking information automatically from Japan Post Office.This shipping includes insurance.

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