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An award-winning board game that combines Chess and Chinese Checkers with a unique twist. Made in the USA with wood pieces!
145 backers pledged $5,912 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Each week, designers Chris and Paul Nowak will host a live chat (perhaps even video) for backers only. We'll be open to discussing game design, playing games, books, philosophy - and of course the project.

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    A set of 32 wooden discs, featuring four of the 6 Gype symbols to be used as markers in the game, to help remember where dice go during long jumps. (This was a frequent request from Mensa judges.) Free shipping to the U.S. only.

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    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    Add $15 to any pledge for each copy of the out-of-print Uncle Chestnut's Card Gype You'd like to receive in addition to your other rewards. This game is NOT coming back in print, we are doing a special print run for backers of this project. It originally retailed for $20.

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    A copy of the game, and free shipping in the U.S. only.

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    Pledge $35 or more About $35

    a copy of the game, plus the 32 wooden markers (which can be used to play a whole other game, rules will be provided). Free shipping to the U.S. and Canada.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    A copy of the game and wooden markers, plus the out of print card game, Card Gype. For those keeping score at home, that's 3 games all together. Free WORLDWIDE shipping!

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    3 copies of Table Gype, 3 sets of discs, 1 copy of card gype, and FREE US & Canadian shipping! $15 extra for international shipping.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    A copy of the game, wooden discs, Card Gype, Free worldwide shipping AND we will dye or stain your pieces to 4 colors you specify, so that your set is unique.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    RETAILER/PROMOTER PACK! 10 Copies of Table Gype with the wooden discs, Free US & Canadian shipping ($20 to the rest of the world) . Add Card Gype copies to this for just $10 each ($20 MRSP).

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    The wooden discs, Card Gype, and a special "H.G. Wells Edition" copy of Table Gype with a wooden board and pieces painted metallic colors (e.g. gold, silver, bronze) and a new official variant based on Wells' gaming style and philosophy. This variant will be available to donors at this level only until playtesting feedback is received.

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