About this project
Long ago a great mother tigress had four cubs.
After many days she instructed her growing tigers, “Go out into the far reaches of the world and seek your fortunes. Hunt for prey to earn your stripes and become powerful. Have many wonderful adventures. When one of you returns to me full-grown, I will summon all the rest. On that day you will reveal to me your jewels and accomplishments. The greatest of you will rule over all my domain.”
You are a young tiger with no stripes! You have been sent out into the wide world to prove your worth and become truly great. You must hunt for food to earn your stripes. You must also collect jewels to build your fortune. Finally, you may experience dangerous adventures, adding to your success. The tiger who scores the most points wins.
Created by Isabel duBarry, Tiger Stripes will be a fun, bright addition to your family's collection!
Standard Play Mode
Your tiger has no stripes! Earn them by hunting for food or searching for valuable jewels. Players do this by choosing either a "Stalk" card or an "Explore" card.
The "Stalk" cards include various animals worth a number of stripes. Monkeys let you add one stripe to your tiger, snakes add two, deer add three and boars add four. However, this deck contains several "Give One Stripe to Any Tiger" cards, so don't push your luck too far!
On the other hand, players may choose an "Explore" card. These cards contain various numbers of jewels worth one point each. These add directly to your score.
When a tiger gains all ten of its stripes, the game is over. Players count up how many points they have from jewels, then subtract two points for each missing stripe on their board (each board holds up to ten stripes). The player with the highest score wins!
Advanced Play Mode
Adventure Cards add a lot of depth and replayability, introducing sets and conditions that you may fulfill by the end of the game for big bonuses! Adventure cards may encourage you to dig deeply for certain jewels, or take your chances searching for specific animals.
Kids and adults alike will find the Adventure deck an exciting addition to play, while still maintaining the fast, fun game framework of the Standard game mode.
Game Salute Guaranteed is our promise that Tiger Stripes will be produced with quality components and that you will enjoy the time you spend with the game. If you're not satisfied with Tiger Stripes, simply return it to our headquarters within 30 days of receiving it, and we'll refund your pledge. That's our no-questions-asked money-back guarantee.
With Game Salute Local Support you can pledge for Tiger Stripes here AND support your local store. Simply select your favorite local store when you complete your delivery survey and your pledge will benefit the store just as if you purchased the game through the store. Start out by using www.GameStoreLocator.com to find a Game Salute Select Store near you. If your favorite store is not on the list, be sure to ask them to sign up today at www.GameSalute.com/SelectStoreSignUp.
Shipping is expensive. We've calculated the cost to ship this game to backers around the world and we're subsidizing that to help keep your costs down. The cost to ship this game to backers in the USA is $7.69. Game Salute is covering $7.69 of the shipping cost for ALL backers around the world. That means that the pledge level for US backers includes shipping. For international backers, we're passing along the same savings on shipping. Simply check the chart below, find your destination group, then follow the line to see you total pledge amount.
To keep the shipping costs as low as possible, we ship packages via a variety of shipping services depending on your specific location. We use USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL. You will be responsible for any import fees, brokerage or delivery surcharges, or applicable taxes that may be levied after we have shipped your package.
We are pleased to offer access to our game designers and creative team for podcast, blog, newspaper, or television interviews. Team members can also be present for conventions and event appearances with a timely invitation and appropriate travel and lodging expense allowances. Please contact Salute@GameSalute.com to discuss any of these media support opportunities.
If you have any questions while our campaign is running or following the conclusion of the campaign, feel free to post on the main comments thread or email Kickstarter@GameSalute.com.
Our service team strives to reply promptly to all questions and comments (except for when we're sleeping or eating or other basic bodily functions, and sometimes even then!) When we announce that reward packages are shipping, you can direct your inquiries to Service@GameSalute.com or call 1-888-57-GAMES (examples: when packages have shipped, updating your address, reconciling payment).
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Thanks as always for your support!
Designer: Isabel duBarry
Illustrator: Felicia Cano (Art Center Alumni!)
Art Directior: Dann May
Executive Producer: Dan Yarrington
Publisher: Game Salute
Kickstarter Campaign Manager: Jon Brunette
Kickstarter Campaign Video and Graphic Design: R Jay McCarty
And a special thanks to all of our playtesters!
Risks and challenges
We have set an extended delivery date to be on the safe side. Every game project is subject to potential production delays, but we believe we've allowed enough wiggle-room for Tiger Stripes.
The final challenge is getting the game and rewards out to the backers. Game Salute is well versed in Kickstarter reward fulfillment and we are prepared to meet this challenge for Tiger Stripes.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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