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The most premium playmats and table top gaming mats ever developed.  Crafted for casual and professional gamers to give an enhanced gaming experience.
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The most premium playmats and table top gaming mats ever developed. Crafted for casual and professional gamers to give an enhanced gaming experience. Sign up for our email list on our website for the next opportunity to order.
325 backers pledged $52,157 to help bring this project to life.

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Quiver Gaming Gear Premium Playmats & Tabletop Gaming Mats

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You play the best games, you need the best surface. 

"Really thrilled with it, very big thumbs up."
     -Zee Garcia, The Dice Tower
                                                                           "This new one [mat] blew my mind!"
                                                                                 -Jeremiah, Theology of Games
"A great way to upgrade your gaming table."

      -Jonathan H. Liu, GeekDad

Transform any table into a professional gaming table with Quiver Gaming Mats.

For the past two years we have been developing the most premier tabletop gaming mats and playmats ever created.

Our initial idea of being able to transform any table into an enhanced gaming surface was one of the first of its kind, and our initial campaign was met with great success and pivotal in founding our company. Now we’ve taken this idea and went a step further to make our mats even better, developing our own proprietary material that was designed exclusively with tabletop gaming in mind.

There are a lot of materials used for playmats and other mats in the marketplace, but we wanted to recreate a professional gaming table surface that was portable, convenient, and would be available for a fraction of the cost. No more computer mouse pads - this is tabletop gaming!

Supreme quality gaming suede | High density foam | Rubber backing
Supreme quality gaming suede | High density foam | Rubber backing

Enter Quiver Gaming Gear's exclusively designed material: High quality, top of the line gaming suede, mounted to high density foam with a rubber backing, that can be dye sublimated to display the highest detailed imagery.

This mat has all the features you would find on the highest quality gaming table, but gives you the flexibility of design, options for size, and the benefit of portability so you can take your gaming table anywhere. No need to have an extra room in your house or spend thousands of dollars. Transform your existing table or any table into a gaming table!  

The Quiver Mat vs. The Other Mats

What's the Quiver Mat Difference?

This is probably the biggest hurdle in helping others understand our mats. By default, since this is a mat, people gravitate to comparing it to other mats on the market. There are a wide range of them available, some made with very low quality materials, others slightly better. They vary in top surface, density, and some other forms of composition, but usually the "economy fabric bonded to low density rubber composites" is what you typically will find. Everything from yoga mats, floor mats, to mouse pads have been used and marketed as gaming mats. They mimic certain aspects of what you would find playing on a gaming table surface, but never quite hit the full experience. None have ever been completely designed with tabletop gaming in mind.

This is where our mats come in. This is a professional gaming table experience. Do a quick search for gaming tables, and you will see it's hard to find one with a professional grade surface for under $1000. And the low end ones in this group use felt or another economical surface as the material topper.

If you are looking at comparing these mats with other mats on the market, you are making the wrong comparison. These mats are a whole new league of their own, as they provide the experience of a professional grade gaming table without having to spend thousands of dollars.

This was a perfect solution for us as we:

1) Didn't have the space for another table in our home

 2) Could not afford a gaming table (or for that matter the proper size you would need to double as a dining table) 

3) Would give us the experience of a gaming table we can take anywhere &

 4) Offer the flexibility of design choices for playing various games. 

An accessory you will use for each and every game you play that makes every game better. The best gaming experience, and enjoy your game nights even more!

Quiver Standard Mat | Light of Knight design
Quiver Standard Mat | Light of Knight design

Maybe you already have a gaming table?  Our mats give you the freedom to enjoy gaming wherever you want, so you can have that amazing gaming surface with you anywhere you go. Simply roll up your mat and take it with you to a friend's house, convention, or on vacation.

Come and be part of the first playmats and gaming mats of their kind, and take your gaming to a whole new level. 

Follow the full story in our updates!

 

Our mats are proudly made in the USA with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship, from start to finish.  Producing our mats domestically gives us close proximity to quality control and will expedite manufacturing and order fulfillment.

Each mat ordered will come in its own retail packaging which can be kept and used as a storage box.

Example of retail packaging box. Final color and design TBD.
Example of retail packaging box. Final color and design TBD.

We have several options and mats available in this campaign to best fit your gaming needs:

Quiver Arrow ($1) - Add an arrow to the Quiver and get updates all along the way! 

Quiver Play ($45) Our smallest mat, at standard playmat size.  The perfect fit for living and collectable card games.  1 player {14" x 24" | 35 cm x 61 cm}

Quiver Light ($129) - An excellent choice for a square or round table.  Themed designs available for miniature games.  2-4 players {36" x 36" | 91 cm x 91 cm}

Quiver Standard ($135) - Our most popular selection. Plenty of surface for 4-6 players that will fit most any table.  {36" x 48" | 91 cm x 121 cm}

Quiver SE (Standard Extended) ($179) - By popular demand! Get the extra length of the Shield for smaller width tables. {36" x 60" | 91 cm x 152 cm}

Quiver Shield ($189) - Cover everything with this exceptional oversized mat.  Give your table the full makeover. 6-8+ players {40" x 60" | 101 cm x 152 cm}

Mats are guaranteed to have no more than a +/- 1/8" margin of error in cut size in either direction.

Quiver Standard Mat | Light of Knight design
Quiver Standard Mat | Light of Knight design

 

1) Lower price - We are offering these mats near wholesale prices in this campaign.  As a backer, this is our thanks to you for helping make this product a reality and to encourage you to back.  International backers from the EU, Canada, and Australia benefit with friendly shipping for the campaign, too!

2) You will get your mat well before it is available on the market - Our primary goal in this campaign is to gather enough funds to manufacture this material and deliver mats to our backers.  You will be first and the priority in this process.

3) Unknown availability post campaign - As with any new product, pending on demand, manufacturing, and logistics, it can take some time to get a product set up for distribution.  Our second goal is to make these exceptional mats readily available for everyone post Kickstarter, but we need to have enough funds beyond our funding goal to produce additional mats.  If this doesn't happen on a scale where this works, or demand exceeds supply from the extra printed, it could take some significant time before additional mats are available.  Backing now ensures you will get a mat.

4) Make your gaming the best it can be - You've been playing on a plain table for way too long.  Get a portable solution for your gaming travels. Protect your games and make your gaming even better!

5) This product would not be able to exist without your pledge - Tackling a project like this takes a significant amount of time, energy, and funding.  Years have been put into this idea and product, and the only thing left is the capital to make it happen.  Every pledge will help this product become a staple accessory and the new highest standard for playmats and gaming mats.

Our mats are available in the following designs for each size (Quiver play, Quiver Light, Quiver Standard, Quiver Shield):

 

Light of Knight
Light of Knight

 

Don Burgundy
Don Burgundy

 

Fields of the Fallen
Fields of the Fallen

 

Stay on Target
Stay on Target

 

It's a Trap!
It's a Trap!

The following mat is available in Quiver Play size ONLY (14" x 24"):

Modern Gameplay
Modern Gameplay

Designs will be chosen AFTER the campaign has ended through a survey for your reward.   

Shipping is included for free with your pledge for backers in the USA.  The actual shipping cost of a playmat is around $10, and the larger gaming mats $20.  For countries outside the USA, these costs have been subsidized out of your actual shipping charges.  When you pledge for a specific mat, it will automatically calculate shipping to your country and add it to the pledge amount.

Our mats will be shipped from within the USA, Canada, Australia, and the EU to reduce shipping charges, custom fees, and VAT taxes to backers in these areas.  Since our mats are manufactured in the USA, they will be shipped in bulk to fulfillment centers, and then fulfilled.  

Snakes & Lattes (Canada), Spainbox (EU), and Aetherworks (Australia/New Zealand) will be our fulfillment partners for this project.

If you live outside of the USA, Canada, Australia, and the EU, additional import fees and taxes may apply upon receipt.  Check with your local postal provider for rates.

If your country is not listed as an option for pledging, please message us to calculate your rate and we can include it in a pledge level. International shipping from the USA will be sent USPS Priority International.

USA:

You may add on any number of additional mats for the following amounts to your pledge (shipping included):

Quiver Play: $45

Quiver Light: $129

Quiver Standard: $135

Quiver SE (Standard Extended): $179

Quiver Shield: $189

Simply click "manage my pledge" on the project page, and change your pledge amount to the total for the number of mats you are ordering.  You will select your mats and art choices in the survey after the campaign ends.

All other countries:

You may add additional mats at the above prices; however, additional shipping fees will be invoiced after the campaign based on actual costs incurred.  Australia and European backers will also be invoiced for the additional VAT or Goods and Service Tax (GST) based on selections, but this tax is based on the manufacturing cost, so it will be lower than the tax percentage of your total pledge amount.

We will do our best to get you lower rates for multiple orders through fulfillment, but you can plan on no more than the amount calculated and added during your pledge for your country for the mat selected.

Due to shipping restrictions with size, pre-packaging, and logistics, we are unable to provide multiple discounted mat pledge levels.

Some of our prototype mats were featured at Geekway to the West this year for Stonemaier Games.  While this was not the final thickness of the product, many gamers had the opportunity to play on the premium surface and see the high detail art from Viticulture, Between Two Cities, and Scythe. 

The following reviewers have also received a prototype mat for review purposes.  Click on the header to be taken to the full review:

"Whoah, that thing is amazing!" - Theology of Games
"Whoah, that thing is amazing!" - Theology of Games

 Firestone--I was a big fan of the first-generation mat. I used it for close to two years, and never took it off my table. But I love the new mats. The biggest different for me is the surface itself. The felt was fine, and let you grab cards easily. But this new surface is smoother and sleeker, but doesn't feel like a mouse pad--it's still got more...character, I guess.

Jeremiah--Truly. Don't get me wrong, I LOVED the first Quiver mat. But this new one blew my mind. As nice as the first one is, the surface is a bit coarse. It makes it more durable for sure, but the surface on the new one... Wow! It's like playing on a cloud!

Firestone's Final Verdict--These Quiver Gaming mats are a great way to upgrade a gaming table--or just protect one. I can't see any reason not to leave my mat on indefinitely. It muffles dice, it's nice and soft, and it looks great. Thanks for re-engineering these mats, Quiver. I love mine!

Jeremiah's Final Verdict--If you're perfectly happy playing on a plain hard table surface, or a table cloth (blah!) you are living a lie! Pick up a Quiver and get a taste of the good life--a little taste of the glory. The new suede surface is pure gaming luxury! I would sleep on mine if it was big enough!

"I've been using the first-gen mat for 2 years, and I really love it...This version is even better"  - Jonathan H. Liu
"I've been using the first-gen mat for 2 years, and I really love it...This version is even better" - Jonathan H. Liu

 

"Love the finish...Love the look...love playing on it...really thrilled with it, very big thumbs up.  Something I intend to use for a very long time." - Zee Garcia, The Dice Tower
"Love the finish...Love the look...love playing on it...really thrilled with it, very big thumbs up. Something I intend to use for a very long time." - Zee Garcia, The Dice Tower

 

Podcast Interview
Podcast Interview

 

 
"A very cool gaming accessory...very striking." - Richard Ham, Rahdo Runs Through
"A very cool gaming accessory...very striking." - Richard Ham, Rahdo Runs Through

          

Special Thanks to the Elevators for providing their music for our project video: 

 

                                                                         

Risks and challenges

This is our second Kickstarter project, and we successfully delivered our first mats to over 500 backers. We are familiar with logistics, communication, and expectations as a backer. We are even better prepared for this project in each area, and look forward to delivering an exceptional experience through your partnership in this campaign.

While we do not anticipate any issues, there are risks and challenges that may occur along the way. Production could encounter equipment, material, and labor issues, delaying the project. Shipping can experience issues as well. Acts of God are always a possibility.

We have looked at scenarios for both small and large scale production, and have everything in place to ensure this project's success at any level. We are confident and prepared to deliver the Quiver Gaming Mat to you.

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    Quiver Arrow

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    Quiver Play

    One 14" x 24" (35cm x 61cm) Quiver Playmat (Estimated future MSRP $65)

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    Quiver Light

    One 36" x 36" (91cm x 91cm) Quiver Gaming Mat (Estimated future MSRP $185)

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    Quiver Standard

    One 36" x 48" (91cm x 121cm) Quiver Gaming Mat (Estimated future MSRP $195)

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    Quiver SE (Standard Extended)

    One 36" x 60" (91cm x 152cm) Quiver Gaming Mat (Estimated future MSRP $275)

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    Quiver Shield

    One 40" x 60" (101cm x 152cm) Quiver Gaming Mat (Estimated future MSRP $295)

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