SUDOKOUNT is a colorful, fun and brain challenging game inspired by sudoku and magical squares that renew the genre of number placement puzzle game, making the experience touchable and multiplayer (both competitive or cooperative). It's also educative, decorative, and it can be brought everywhere...
A single SUDOKOUNT game includes enough number tiles so that two players can compete on the same puzzle grid at the same time. Combine two SUDOKOUNT games to add two more players in the competition.
Every backer will receive the standard SudoKount edition that includes the following components :
- 80 puzzle grids (+ 8 added grids through unlocked stretch goals)
- 108 number tiles
- a coton bag
The game is shipped worldwide and includes friendly shipping to US, Canada and EU at the following rates :
- France : 4€
- US : 5€ ~ 5.3USD
- EU : 5€
- Canada : 6€ ~ 8.5CAD
- Rest of the World : 10€
Every backer will also be able to create its own SudoKount design through the SudoKount designer website and will receive a Kickstarter exclusive digital #DIY edition. This edition will be generated for every backer separately so it includes unique puzzle grids and the backer own design. The KS exclusive #DIY edition will include the same number of grid as for the standard edition :
- PDF/PNG files for 84 puzzle grids in you own design
- PDF/PNG files for number tiles from 0 to 7 in your own design
- PDF/PNG file for the numbered game box in your own design
How to play ?
SUDOKOUNT is very simple to play : draw a puzzle card and then use number tiles to solve it. Puzzle cards indicates an initial configuration for 5x5, 6x6 or 7x7 grids. Solving the puzzle consist in adding or removing number tiles so that the sum of each row and each column is equal to the goal indicated on the puzzle card.
- Draw a puzzle card
- Setup initial configuration
- Solve the puzzle
Easy puzzle grids can be solve in a few minutes, while more complex puzzle grids will require intense hours of reflection... In SudoKount, there is two kind of puzzles to solve :
- Empty puzzles : fill empty cells of the puzzle grid with missing number tiles so that the sum of each row and column is equal to the goal indicated on the card.
- Full puzzles : remove number tiles from the initial grid configuration of the puzzle to reach the goal indicated on the card.
A single game includes enough tiles so that two players can compete on the same puzzle at the same time, the winner is the first player to solve a predefined number of puzzle grids.
The game includes XTREME puzzle grids, where the goal is not indicated on the card. The solution of the grid is unique among all possible goals. To solve an XTREME grid, you'll need to figure out the goal for which a solution exists in addition to the solution itself. XTREME puzzle grids are available for every puzzle grid size (5x5, 6x6, 7x7) and for both empty and full puzzles.
EVERY SUDOKOUNT GRID HAS ONE AND ONLY ONE SOLUTION MAKING IT EVEN MORE BRAIN CHALLENGING !
About SudoKount design
The standard SUDOKOUNT edition comes in a simple and clear design made for readability.
The color palette has been chosen to help identify numbers and memorize possible combinations for a given sum.
Puzzle grid cards can be visualized from any of its four sides making it easy to compete or cooperate on the same puzzle grid in a multiplayer configuration.
Do/Design it yourself edition
The KS exclusive numbered (D)esign (I)t (Y)ourself edition allow you to customize the appearance of the following components of the game :
- color associated with every number from 0 to 7 for number tiles and puzzle grids
- typeface and font color used for number tiles
- background color of the puzzle grids
- line color of the puzzle grids
- if a border should be added around number tiles in puzzle grids
- if numbers should be added to number tiles in puzzle grids (typeface and font color)
NOTICE : only a curated list of license compatible typefaces (fonts) will be available. Do not hesitate to ask for any additional typeface you might find on Fontsquirrel or Google Fonts so we can review it and make it available through the SUDOKOUNT card designer.
The more backers we get, the more we can add to the game contents : more puzzle grids, more number tiles, new grid sizes, new rules, better packaging and more... No surprises, there's only one SUDOKOUNT game package and everyone will benefit from unlocked stretch goals.
Spread the word! Help us have more backers and we'll be able to add content to the game through stretch goals.
- share the campaign on Facebook
- share the campaign on Twitter
- like the SudoKount Facebook page
- follow SudoKount on twitter
- subscribe to the SudoKount newsletter
Risks and challenges
We are really excited about SUDOKOUNT and want to share this excitement with the rest of you. We'd love to see you enjoy yourself with your friends and loved ones over countless hours of fun by playing SUDOKOUNT. We want to bring this awesome experience to the rest of the world and doing that is only possible with a successful Kickstarter campaign. So help us by pledging towards our goal and spreading the word about SUDOKOUNT!
We've already made all the necessary homegrown development to generate quality puzzle grids, nothing additional needs to be generated except for #DIY copies that will be generated for every backer separately and additional rewards we may not have even think about yet.
We are therefore confident about our capabilities and the promised delivery dates. If you have any questions or concerns don't hesitate to post them in the comment section or the FAQ section below.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By pledging on this Kickstarter, you acknowledge that the final appearance, materials and content of the rewards (and the Kickstarter) are subject to change and may differ slightly from what is presented during the Kickstarter campaign.
The video of this project uses a soundtrack by Löhstana David (https://www.jamendo.com/track/1166928/enfantillages-instrumental)
The video of this project is provided under the CC by-sa license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/
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