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DinoGenics board game

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Re: DinoGenics board game

Post by Zaxxon » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:09 pm

Congrats! Small nit-pick: can we get a current Kickstarter link in the first post? Makes it easier to find.

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Post by Lordnine » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:14 pm

Done.

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Post by Zaxxon » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:15 pm

Thanks!

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Post by hentzau » Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:39 pm

Chris Grenard??? That's a name I've not heard in a long time...
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Post by Archinerd » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:03 pm

I think my uncle knows him. He said he was dead.

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Re: DinoGenics board game

Post by Lordnine » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:17 am

Chris has been a member of the team since pretty early on. This is the first time he has run a demo game though. :)

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Post by Lordnine » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:15 pm

Can I just say how happy I am that we made it to the goats? :D

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Post by Zaxxon » Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:24 pm

Awesome.

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Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:51 pm

Poor goats. :cry:

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Post by Zarathud » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:12 am

Very funny!
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Post by LordMortis » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:56 am

Lordnine wrote:
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Can I just say how happy I am that we made it to the goats? :D

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Yay!

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Post by Lordnine » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:23 pm

So one of the most requested features I have been getting is a single player version of the game. The thing is that because a lot of the game depends on players to keep things moving I don't think a normal SP mode would work. About a week ago, another designer contacted me with an idea for score based scenarios and I really liked the idea. I've been showing the following to some of my closer balance testers and they seem to enjoy it but most are not traditional solo gamer's.

So I know that a lot of you guys play solo board-games. How would you feel about a mode like in the image? Basically a number of challenge based scenarios with unique variables.

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Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:11 pm

I don't play much solo, but I can't imagine that wouldn't be a nice addition for many players. Would it add much more to the cost/time of development? If not, why not go for it!

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Post by Chrisoc13 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:22 pm

I solo game occasionally, and I find that very cool. Another option never hurt.

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Post by The Meal » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:17 am

Fix the spelling of scraped in 0-49.
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Post by Lordnine » Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:07 am

I did actually in the live update but thank you!

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Post by gbasden » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:26 pm

I love the new fences you announced! I really hope we make it to that stretch goal.

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Post by MonkeyFinger » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:08 am

So... what are the chances of a solo variant? :think:
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Post by coopasonic » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:10 am

MonkeyFinger wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:08 am
So... what are the chances of a solo variant? :think:
He's already added a couple solo scenarios unlocked through new social media goals.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/15 ... ts/2021942
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Re: DinoGenics board game

Post by MonkeyFinger » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:13 am

coopasonic wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:10 am
MonkeyFinger wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:08 am
So... what are the chances of a solo variant? :think:
He's already added a couple solo scenarios unlocked through new social media goals.
Oh, is that on the Facebook page? Didn't check there but did check the KS page and didn't see it mentioned there, so decided to ask. Thanks!
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Re: DinoGenics board game

Post by Ralph-Wiggum » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:42 am

MonkeyFinger wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:13 am
coopasonic wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:10 am
MonkeyFinger wrote:
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:08 am
So... what are the chances of a solo variant? :think:
He's already added a couple solo scenarios unlocked through new social media goals.
Oh, is that on the Facebook page? Didn't check there but did check the KS page and didn't see it mentioned there, so decided to ask. Thanks!
They're listed under the Social Goals in the KS.

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Post by Lordnine » Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:28 am

I am #2 on Kicktraq right now. That feels like an accomplishment!

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Post by Archinerd » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:51 am

Congrats and good for you!
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Post by Blackhawk » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:58 am

Congratulations! I couldn't afford to get in on it myself this time, but I did my best to spread the word.
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Post by AWS260 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:59 am

No going back now! Congratulations!

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Post by Lordnine » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:12 pm

Thanks everyone. I'm still a bit in shock. Nearly 3,000 people gave me almost $150,000. I would say that is pretty good for a first time project. :D

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Post by coopasonic » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:10 pm

Fixing the t-rex art really paid off. :D

Can't wait to play the game. I haven't gotten a shipping notification yet though. Can you look into that?
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Post by Blackhawk » Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:23 pm

coopasonic wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:10 pm
Fixing the t-rex art really paid off. :D

Can't wait to play the game. I haven't gotten a shipping notification yet though. Can you look into that?
12 minutes later and not a word. Just like a KS dev to go silent!
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Post by hentzau » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:17 pm

Blackhawk wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:23 pm
coopasonic wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:10 pm
Fixing the t-rex art really paid off. :D

Can't wait to play the game. I haven't gotten a shipping notification yet though. Can you look into that?
12 minutes later and not a word. Just like a KS dev to go silent!
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Post by Punisher » Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:55 pm

Blackhawk wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:23 pm
coopasonic wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:10 pm
Fixing the t-rex art really paid off. :D

Can't wait to play the game. I haven't gotten a shipping notification yet though. Can you look into that?
12 minutes later and not a word. Just like a KS dev to go silent!
We should have known this was coming..
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Post by Punisher » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:11 pm

So I just checked and KS took the money out of my bank account, but I still don't have a tracking number for my game! Unbelievable, I guess this will just be a loss...
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Post by Lordnine » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:47 pm

:cry:

Being on the back end of KS is actually kind of terrifying. I have to balance keeping almost 3,000 happy for a year. I also will likely not see any of the money from KS for about two weeks as well.

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Post by Chrisoc13 » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:41 pm

Yeah it seems like a ton of work. Hopefully most people are like me and just forget about most projects until shipping notices come. It's not that I'm not interested, I just purposely put them out of my mind.

Good luck though, it looks like a ton of work to keep the vocal ones pacified. I mean just look at the comments after the cool zombie t Rex stretch goal. People are crazy. There's just no way to please everyone. I assume most people are content and assume things are going as well as they can.

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Post by coopasonic » Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:43 pm

Chrisoc13 wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 3:41 pm
Yeah it seems like a ton of work. Hopefully most people are like me and just forget about most projects until shipping notices come. It's not that I'm not interested, I just purposely put them out of my mind.

Good luck though, it looks like a ton of work to keep the vocal ones pacified. I mean just look at the comments after the cool zombie t Rex stretch goal. People are crazy. There's just no way to please everyone. I assume most people are content and assume things are going as well as they can.
Yeah, that's the thing. I will just hang back and be pleasantly surprised when it shows up next year. That doesn't do much for the negativity on the comments page.
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Post by Lordnine » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:16 pm

The whole T-Rex thing blew me away. It was literally a last minute goal we put together as a nice gesture in case we were able to hit $150,000. It never occurred to me that some people would be angry about getting something extra thrown in for free!

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Post by Punisher » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:49 pm

I will say that the biggest thing to do is COMMUNICATE! Even short posts once a week will help to stave off all but the most die hard critics regarding abandonment.
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Post by Bad Demographic » Sat Nov 04, 2017 12:08 am

I'm pretty excited about this. And I have to wait a year! Reminds me of being a kid and waiting for Christmas. :)
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Post by Moat_Man » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:15 am

The Dice Tower did their top 10 anticipated games for 2018 and while your game didn't make Tom's top 10 he did mention it in a group of games he was still "super pumped about". Below is a link to the spot in the video:
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Re: DinoGenics board game

Post by Lordnine » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:06 pm

Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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