ROOTS HAS MOVED TO: ROOTSWORDGAME.COM
Since its launch, Roots has done really well! Thank you so much for your support and for your further purchase on Amazon! You can pick up our game... Read more
Two rules clarifications
It came to our attention that the rule for drawing cards is unclear in the instructions. The rule states that
At the end of each round, each player replenishes... Read more
ROOTS HAS ARRIVED
We saw this day in tea leaves.
We prayed those visions true.
Now we unpack this huge box
and send Roots to you.
It's been a long haul since the... Read more
Roots will be appearing on Geek & Sundry!
I'm excited to announce that Geek & Sundry, the online gaming channel/network, will be hosting me on their Twitch stream this Friday, May 8th at 7 p.m. PST for... Read more
Roots is on a boat!
It lights a fire in my heart to inform you all that Roots is setting sail from its continent of origin and starting its Pacific transit. May favorable winds... Read more
The mailing address surveys are out - please give us your info!
You should have just received a survey requesting your mailing and/or email address. Please fill that out so we know where to send your Roots rewards, the loading of which onto... Read more
The Chinese New Year is over, as is the LA port dispute
Good news: the Chinese holiday is over, and LA's port is unclogging. We'll continue to update you as we track the game's progress.
A formal update on Roots' status
Although we conversed with a few of you last week in the comments of our update, I'd like to more formally divulge the game's shipping status. Three annoying but... Read more
Roots delivery update
After a solid month of editing, Roots is hitting the printers. The nasty congestion in US ports and the impending Chinese New Year are both slowing things down, so... Read more
$25k Stretch Goal Unlocked: LINEN BOX
With just 10 hours to go, we've unlocked the most important stretch goal for the game's physical presence: the linen box. Roots will now ship at its most... Read more
Introducing the fourth Subject card expansion theme
After reviewing and discussing your great suggestions, we've decided to go with Famous Places as the fourth Subject card expansion theme. There's already enough serious, academic material, so we... Read more
We passed $20K, unlocking LINEN CARD STOCK
Thanks to you guys, Roots keeps getting better. This morning we passed $20k, unlocking linen card stock for all copies. We have 45 hours to go - and are... Read more
Only 70 hours left!
Roots has entered its home stretch with less than 70 hours to go. Analytics predict we'll fall just under our next stretch goal (the linen card material), so please... Read more
Roots hit its first stretch goal!
We're proud to announce that Roots hit its $15k stretch goal, upgrading all cards to rounded corners. We have 9 more days to go, so let's get the cards... Read more
The campaign is halfway done!
Yesterday our campaign passed the halfway point at over 140% funded, leaving us another 14 days to reach our stretch goals. Everybody wants the all-linen everything - trust... Read more
New interview with James on The Meeple Mechanic
Lead Game Designer James Pianka answered some questions about Roots for The Meeple Mechanic, which you can read here.
Here are some Roots avatars for your Kickstarter profile!
Our visual designer, Eric Wallace, whipped up some Roots-theme avatars for you to sport around Kickstarter (or anywhere, really). Enjoy!
Also, don't forget to submit your ideas for Subject... Read more
Submit your ideas for a new Subject card expansion pack!
Currently, each of the three Subject card expansion packs will contain 40 cards - the same number as the standard Subject deck. We realize that, at no change to production... Read more
WE'RE FUNDED! Here's a bunch of new content in honor of that milestone.
We're extremely grateful to announce that, just 7 days into the campaign, Roots has met its funding goal. We've had enormous support from backers worldwide, and for that we thank... Read more