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A new gaming accessory for your favorite card game. Comes with a life counter and a felt lining to keep your cards safe.

It's our last day folks!  What a wild ride it has been!  I didn't think that I would be posting any stretch goals for this project but I am glad to be doing so.  I doubt very much that we will get there, but if we reach $4,500 than anyone who has backed at the $22 stretch goal or higher will be able to choose a custom color scheme for their graveyard!  So imagine a red body with green felt.  Or Blue body and blue felt.  The color options for both the graveyard and the felt bottom are as follows.  Black, White, Red, Green, Blue. 

Thanks everyone for your support, this has been a lot of fun and I have many more ideas for future projects!  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to let me know!

Due to a tremendous amount of feedback since launch I have decided to add additional options.  Option "A" is the Card Graveyard from the video.  Options "B" and "C" are shown in the pictures below.  At the end of the project I will ask in the survey which Card Graveyard you would prefer.

Option "B" comes with four pegs to keep track of all kinds of things!
Option "B" comes with four pegs to keep track of all kinds of things!
Option "C" comes with dual spinners to count up to 99!
Option "C" comes with dual spinners to count up to 99!
CAD rendering of the Card Graveyard
CAD rendering of the Card Graveyard


What is it?

The Modest Magic Card Graveyard is designed to be fun as well as useful.  If you have ever felt like your side of the table needed something "a little extra" to show what you're made of, then this is it.  Guaranteed to make your opponent go "What the heck is that!?!"  (Or, alternatively, "Huh, whats that?") the Card Graveyard also comes with a counter for keeping track of life, or whatever it is that your game requires.  Many card games are played with collectable cards and we have taken that into account by making the card pocket big enough for cards with protectors and lined with felt for cards without them. 

A CAM rendering of the Card Graveyard
A CAM rendering of the Card Graveyard

 Why Kickstarter?

I have the tools and capability to make these, but only in very small quantities and as a labor of love.  I'd like the Project to accomplish two things.  Firstly, to test the market and see if anyone wants something like this.  And, secondly, If I were to start producing these en masse I would need some additional equipment.

A CAM rendering of the Card Graveyard with tool paths shown
A CAM rendering of the Card Graveyard with tool paths shown

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

I've done everything I can think of to limit any risks. I designed the prototype with production in mind, and kept careful records on the costs associated with making these. One of the most often overlooked aspects of Kickstarter is a lack of preparation in the case of critical over-funding. If that should happen with this project I have taken steps to account for it. Short of death or illness I think I have my bases covered. This is what I do, and I am fully committed to doing it right.

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    A "Thank you" email from me with either a sincerely written letter or a candid photo of me doing something funny and mildly embarrasing. You decide.

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    The Card Graveyard featured in the video. This is an early adopter special to show my thanks for those of you who saw the bandwagon taking off and said "Hey, I'm jumping on that!'

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    The Card Graveyard featured in the video. I know, I know, your kicking yourself for missing that early adopter reward right? Don't worry about it, there are still some left!

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    The Card Graveyard featured in the video with custom engraving on the headstone. Whatever you would like! As long as I can fit it on there, that is. Feel free to submit whatever you want and I will let you know if there is an issue, and what we can do to adjust it.

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    The Buddy pack! This reward is for two of the Card Graveyards featured in the video. You can play card games alone... but its way more fun with a buddy!

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    The life of a Card Graveyard. This reward is for one custom graveyard featured in the video. I will shoot a private video just for you, which shows every baby step your Card Graveyard makes, from uncut material all the way up to me bidding it goodbye with a single tear in my eye. (tear may or may not be simulated.)

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    (total adjusted from $49) The buddy pack with custom engraving. Two card graveyards, each with its own engraving. Think "His" and "Hers" or whatever you would like.

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    The buddy pack with custom engraving. Two card graveyards, each with its own engraving. Think "His" and "Hers" or whatever you would like.

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    Collectors Edition Limited run Card Graveyard. After the project ends I will host a collaborative event online where everyone gets their say on what would make a truly unique Card Graveyard. After some discussion and polling we decide what to make and I make you each one. Then I never make them again. Each one will be numbered and come with a signed authenticity letter. You order of backing will dictate which number your Card Graveyard will have so get in early!

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