About this project
Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! is a card game of rhyme and reason for kids of all ages.
Special thanks to all the awesome backers who helped make this project a reality!
For a long, long time, goblins and fairies have lived in a magical world right beneath our noses. If you look hard enough, you can find rings of mushrooms, called “fairy rings”, which act as doors between their world and ours. Today, a gang of mischievous goblins escaped from the fairy ring, and it is up to the players to send them back before they cause trouble! But an ancient spell of rhymes which transforms goblins into fairies and fairies into goblins makes this a trickier task than you might think…
Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! is for 2 to 4 players, and has special solitaire rules for a single player. The game takes about 15 minutes to setup and play. The components consist of 20 unique cards, each card having one side representing a Goblin, and another side representing a Fairy. Each side of a card has one of 4 Symbols: a Sun, a Moon, a Mushroom, or a Frog. The names of the Fairies and Goblins are divided into 5 rhyming groups, each name ending in one of five sounds.
Players begin the game with 4 cards each, goblin-side-up. 4 cards are placed fairy-side-up in the middle of the table, called the "Fairy Ring". The goal of the game is to be the first player to get rid of all their Goblins by sending them to the Fairy Ring, or be the first to obtain 6 Fairies. Players take turns adding one of their cards to the Fairy Ring. When a card is added, any other cards in the Fairy Ring which rhyme with the name on the added card are flipped over: Fairies become Goblins and Goblins become Fairies. Once all rhyming cards have been flipped over, the player then takes any cards from the Fairy Ring which match the symbol on the added card. The first player to end their turn with no more Goblins, or with 6 Fairies, wins the game.
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With your help, we can bring the world of Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! to life! And we have lots of awesome rewards depending on how much support you can lend to the project. Depending on your pledge level, you can receive any number of cool items: a digital rewards package, the card game, the double-sided jigsaw puzzle, a hardcover version of the deluxe art book, original sketches of the characters drawn by Mike Maihack, eternal recognition as a member of the Goblin or Fairy Court and more!
Note: Final products may look different from the samples shown below if we determine ways to make them more awesome! :)
At Cringe and Cower level and higher, you'll be featured in the credits for the GDFR Art Book.
At the Pixie Power level and higher, you'll even be acknowledged in the rulebook that's included in every copy of Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!
At Cringe and Cower level and higher, the game's creator, David Sanhueza, will send you a personal message thanking you for your support including your very own Fairy (for the girls) or Goblin (for the boys) nickname.
The Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! Digital Rewards bundle comes with a PDF copy of the GDFR! art book and a bevy of wallpapers (formatted for standard screen, widescreen, iPhone, and Android) featuring Mike Maihack's awesome illustrations.
The Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!card game includes 20 double-sided, super-sized cards and rules, all in a very nice 4" x 6" box.
The Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!double-sided puzzle features stellar artwork by Mike Maihack, and it's two-puzzles-in-one so you can put together not only fairies, but smelly goblins as well!
The Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! art book features the gorgeous illustrations of Mike Maihack along with background about fairies and goblins, sketches, and more.
If you back at the Dewdrop Shower level, you have the unique opportunity to own an original sketch of one of the characters from from Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!, drawn and signed by the game's artist, Mike Maihack. These original pencil sketches are presented on 9" x 12" Bristol. Backers at this level will be able to select from the 40 available character sketches in first-come-first-served order.
At the Dusty Dour and Sweet and Sour levels With each copy of the game, you will get an official Certificate of Dedication with your name, dedicated to the name of a person or organization of your choice.
[Achievement Unlocked!] If we reach $25,000 in total backing for Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!, we'll upgrade the cards from the already awesome and super sturdy cards we're planning to even more durable and awesome cards.
[Achievement Unlocked!] If we reach $15,000 in total backing for Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!, we'll upgrade the game packaging to be an awesome collectible tin!
[Achievement Unlocked!] If we reach $8,000 in total backing for Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!, at Petal Flower and higher levels, each backer will receive GDFR stickers! The higher your level, the more awesome stickers you'll receive.
Gain eternal fame or infamy by adding your name as an official of the Fairy or Goblin Court. Your name will be printed on the Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! game box, along with a title you will choose from the ones listed below:
Now that you've seen all the awesome stuff you can get as rewards for backing Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule!, just pick your preferred support level and pledge away. Thanks again for your support!
Let's say that you want more flexibility or variety than the basic pledge levels. We can help with that. We don't want to clutter up the pledge levels, so we've got this awesome easy way for you to get exactly what you want.
You'll be able to add additional copies of Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule! or any other accessories you'd like to any pledge level through our Build Your Own Rewards Bundle option. Simply pledge whatever total you'd like for your base pledge, plus the cost of any additional items you'd like to add (example: $12 extra for another copy of the game). You'll receive a voucher for your entire pledge amount and you'll redeem that, select your specific rewards for your bundle, and pay for shipping, all when these rewards are ready to ship later in the year.
$12 extra for each additional game
$12 extra for each additional puzzle
$50 extra for each additional copy of the hardcover deluxe art book
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Goblins Drool, Fairies Rule will be available locally all around the world through Select Stores. It will be available online through Shop.GameSalute.com for delivery worldwide. You can find local stores through GameStoreLocator.com and if your favorite store has not yet signed up, be sure to sign up as Select Stores at GameSalute.com/SelectStoreSignUp We have special Preview Nights bundles available for local stores, which include complimentary demo copies of the game to show off in your local community. Stores, you can pledge your support by messaging us through Kickstarter, emailing Sales@GameSalute.com, or by calling Game Salute at 1-800-459-5516.
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