*** NOTE: This campaign is for only 2 weeks! ***
Sun, Moon, & Stars is a fast playing, easy to learn game of deduction. Each of the four great totem spirits, Wolf, Deer, Owl, and Serpent, chase their favored celestial bodies through the heavens to be the first to capture them and prove they are the greatest of their peers, The Sun, Moon, and the Stars circle the table, mirroring how they move across the sky. In whose domain will they finally come to rest?
Sun, Moon, & Stars is played with 4 totem animal cards used as hidden roles by the players during the game. There are 11 action cards which move the Sun, Moon, and Stars tokens among the players until one achieves their victory conditions or the game ends. The game is quite short, taking 5 minutes or so to play; players are invited to play until one wins 3 to 5 games.
A game for 2-4 players ages 9 and up that plays in less than 15 minutes.
18 cards in a tuck box.
You can download the rules HERE
How to play video:
"A fantastic, very very thinky, very very bluffy game!" - UndeadViking
David Sheppard - "But truth be told, that’s the perfect spot for a microgame. Short enough to get a few games in, meaty enough to get you to play a few games in a row, and just strategic enough to get your brain firing for the larger game to come."
Luke Laurie - "A clever little filler/family game with simple mechanics that manages to engage you with strategic choices, bluffing, and inductive reasoning, in a very short game that you can play over and over."
On Board Games - "Good game for kids at the campfire."
Gerald King III - "I really love the theme and had a great time introducing it to my friends who dont game as much and watching them have a blast with it."
Eric Sanders - "Sun, Moon, & Stars is a highly playable micro-game for 2-4 players... Used as a filler game between “meatier” fare or as a way to play something other than *another* round of Apples to Apples for a few minutes with a willing family, this card game can round out a collection in need of this variety of game"
Gary Dickson - "It leaves me wanting to play it again and again — wanting to try something different every time."
All Us Geeks, Jeff King. Initial Impressions: Sun, Moon, & Stars:
NOTE: Jeff snagged a copy of the extended prototype in this vid... If SMS hits the big time, perhaps the 5-6 player extension will be added someday. But the game we're offering in it's basic form is 2-4 players.
We are paying around $2 toward shipping for all backers. That makes USA shipping included, but for other countries we must charge what USPS charges us (minus the $2). Make sure you only back the reward level for your region. We will ship with a value of $10 which should avoid VAT and import taxes in most countries. We've attempted many methods of dealing with shipping to Europe, and ended up losing money on all of them. We realize shipping is expensive, so if you prefer to wait, this game will eventually be in your local stores worldwide.
We have been publishing quality games and accessories for over 5 years and have run over a dozen successful Kickstarter campaigns including the highly rated game The Manhattan Project. Pledge with confidence that we will fulfill your rewards with the highest quality and in a timely manner.
ABOUT: Eric Jome (the designer)
Eric has been a developer for Minion Games behind the scenes for years. He's helped with The Manhattan Project and many other games we've released as well as a co-designer on the Second Stage expansion. He supports our local game designers meetup and runs our Protospiel-Milwaukee.org designers workshop convention.
ABOUT THE GAME OF PERSPECTIVE:
We are printing 2 micro-games on the same sheet at the printer to save money making them. So you can also purchase a bundle with our other micro-game called "Perspective".
Perspective is a competitive game of logical deduction, memory, and limited knowledge. There are unique sets of rules for two, three, and four players. The winner is the player who manages to match the colors on the back of their double sided cards with the goal pattern. You must maintain the perspective of the cards so that you never see the back side of your own cards.
Risks and challenges
Minion Games is experienced when it comes to running and more importantly, fulfilling the rewards of a Kickstarter Campaign. We have retained the same high-quality manufacturer and distributor throughout all of our projects so the risks and challenges are at a bare minimum. You can pledge with confidence that you will receive a high-quality product at a reasonable price all while making independent, a small business a reality.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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