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By Emad
CA$ 81.00 pledged of CA$ 16,500 goal
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About

I am a big fan of board games. Ever since I was young, I used to save money to buy such games. During my childhood, the choices were limited and there were no specialized shops where I used to live. I grew up with a passion for such games and expressed this passion by buying even more games for my kids. Unfortunately, most of the games that I bought were limited or just unsatisfactory in one way or another. They were either never ending games like Monopoly (4-6 hours to finish), frustrating ones like Risk (only the winner is happy), too complicated for kids, or just aimed at a specific age range like snakes and ladders.

Backed up with years of board games experience, I decided to make my own. A game that would bring joy to me and my family. that would not take hours to finish, easy for the young to grasp, yet entertaining for all ages.

I designed and printed the game, gave it a name (Shopping Race) and gave it to my kids to see if they liked it. Amazingly they all enjoyed it although their ages varied (6, 12, 16, 19 years old), and to my surprise they gave me some suggestions on how I can improve it. Even my wife, who is not a big fan of games, enjoyed the fact that this game kept the kids away from their computers and phone screens for hours every day. And she also loved the name. 

Two of my neighbors whose kids used to drop by asked me if I could make them a copy of the game, which I did.

At this point I decided to share my little invention with everybody.

Since I cannot afford mass production of the game, I decided to look for investors, and this is when I stumbled upon KICKSTARTER, a genuine idea were people help each other in producing something amazing with modest expectations of gratitude.

The money collected will be used to produce a small amount of the game board locally in Ottawa, buy the game pieces and money, ship the game for backers around the world, buy royalty for the clip art used on the board and pay for fees. No one is getting rich here, I just want to spread the joy and the quality time that my family and I had with this game.

I have created multiple reward categories to suit everybody.

Take a look on the offered rewards and select the one that suits you best.

Thanks and best of luck.


Risks and challenges

My only challenge is finding people who share my enthusiasm for quality family time.

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    Printable

    Get a high resolution printable copy of the game that you can print at your local print shop, and an instruction sheet all delivered to your email. you can use monopoly money, dice and pieces. You can print as many copies as you wish as long as its not for commercial use.
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    Personalized Printable

    Get a high resolution printable copy of the game that you can print at your local print shop, and an instruction sheet all delivered to your email. you can use monopoly money, dice and pieces.
    The game board will be personalized (with whatever you like printed on the middle part of the board such as your kids names and/or photos)
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    Standard

    Get the standard game with all the components shipped to you anywhere in the world.
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    Premium

    Get a personalized game with all the components shipped to you anywhere in the world. (with whatever you like printed on the middle part of the board such as your kids names and/or photos)
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