KS Anniversary, UP Release Event!
One year ago (on May 13, 2014) we launched Copper Country's Kickstarter campaign. Today, we officially announce the completion of Kickstarter fulfillment and the full release of Copper... Read more
If you live in the US, Canada, or Europe: you should have received Copper Country in April! Thanks to everyone for posting images of the game, whether straight... Read more
TableTop Day Launch Event!
We have great news for everyone, and even more great news for our backers in and around Madison, who will be able to pick up their copies of... Read more
By the end of today, Copper Country will be on trucks and on its way to the warehouse, where it will be prepped for delivery to you!
Shortly... Read more
As you may know from our last update, both shipments of Copper Country arrived at the port in Los Angeles on March 6.
However, because of a delay... Read more
Both of our ocean freight shipments have arrived at the port in Los Angeles and the labor dispute at the west coast ports has been resolved! However, ships... Read more
Advance Copies are Here, Shipping Update
Lots of news to share this month; let's dig right in:
The advance copies of Copper Country have arrived!
The advance copies were numbered, signed by... Read more
Happy New Year!
We spent our holiday season in the Copper Country with family, friends, and some snow:
MANUFACTURING AND SHIPPING
We approved the most recent sample (version 6!) of the miner game... Read more
Start the Presses!
Here's what's been happening in Copper Country:
We've now approved all of the printed components and printing is underway!
But we did decide to make one... Read more
The Pre-Production Copy is Here!
The pre-production copy of Copper Country arrived on Friday, so we have lots to share:
The pre-production copy actually contains three things: a white copy, a draft... Read more
Manufacturing, Gen Con, and More!
We spent Labor Day at the second annual nerd weekend: our oldest friends, a house in the middle of nowhere, and three days of non-stop gaming. Last year,... Read more
First Look at Custom Game Pieces
August is upon us, which means it's time for another update. July was extremely busy, and not just for Kickstarter: David's family moved into a new house, Scott... Read more
We're still trying to recover from (preparing for and) running a Kickstarter campaign, but we don't get much of a break! Here's what's been happening since the end... Read more
"Your Project has been Successfully Funded!"
Thanks to all of you, Copper Country's Kickstarter campaign was a huge success! We have a lot of work ahead of us to get the game to your table...
But... Read more
The Copper Country Kickstarter campaign ends tonight at 9PM CDT.
And we just passed 50k!!!
As this is being typed, we're less than $2k away from our final... Read more
ALL CUSTOM GAME PIECES UNLOCKED!
CUSTOM GAME PIECES
Late last night, we reached the stretch goal for custom miner meeples. ALL CUSTOM GAME PIECES ARE NOW UNLOCKED!
DOUBLE-SIDED GAME BOARD
The final stretch goal is... Read more
Three Days Left!
Kickstarter has started counting down in hours instead of days. Our campaign ends on Wednesday, June 11 at 9:00 PM CDT.
We're well over halfway through our current... Read more
Custom Shaft and Hoist Houses Unlocked; Miners are Next!
Wow, that was FAST! We were not expecting to send this update so soon...
Custom hoist houses and custom shaft houses are UNLOCKED! Which means we're on to... Read more
The Final Week!
As a bonus to kick off our final week, we're adding the custom shaft house to the current stretch goal for the custom hoist house:
We want to see all of... Read more
Company Houses Unlocked, Posters, and More Demo Days!
Custom Company Houses have been unlocked! The next stretch goal is set at $40,000 and unlocks custom Hoist Houses:
In 1918, the Quincy Mining Company finished construction of... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlocked, Demo Day, and BGG!
NEXT UP: COMPANY HOUSES
That didn't take long! The first stretch goal, custom poor rock, is unlocked!
The next stretch goal is set at $36,000 and unlocks custom company houses.... Read more
Late last night, Copper Country reached its funding goal. Thank you, all of you, for your overwhelming support and for putting your trust in two geeks from the UP!
Copper... Read more
Uncut Sheets and Kickstarter Promo Card!
For our second (and last!) update of the day, we have two exciting announcements to make:
First, we have decided to include our Kickstarter promo card in (and only in)... Read more
We're on TV, Demo Day, and New Reviews!
We hope you all had a happy, safe, and thankful Memorial Day. We had an amazing weekend in Copper Country!
As of right now, Copper Country is over 90% funded... Read more
We're Headed to Copper Country!
Here's what we've all accomplished by the start of day 10:
- 450 backers, AND
- Over $25k, AND
- Over 80% funded!
That funding goal is starting to look like... Read more
Week Two is Underway!
We continue to climb toward our funding goal: less than $9,000 to go!
We recorded our 24th episode of DesignCast last night. DesignCast is our weekly video blog... Read more
50% - The Era of Expansion!
Copper Country hit 50% of its funding goal in three days, faster than we could have possibly imagined. We continue to be amazed!
Last night, we had the opportunity to... Read more
The Copper Boom Begins!
Greetings Copper Country backers, what a day it's been! We're amazed and humbled by all of the support pouring in from friends, family, fellow Yoopers, and board gamers everywhere.
- Copper... Read more