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Jim Scheiderich
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Will this show up in the US? Any date?
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Robert
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I think Steph (blogger) played the handmade version at Spiel. In writing about it, she mentioned that its creator was preparing for a Kickstarter release in 2017.

I hope I'm summarizing this accurately.
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Jim Scheiderich
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I also now note that the company is based in Oregon...blush
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You can buy the prototypes now or wait for the Kickstarter later. They said they were shooting for a $50-60 retail price.
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Corey Wright
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Hi Jim! Yes, we are in the USA, and do have limited edition copies for sale on our website at [geekurl=www.massifgames.com/themountaineer]www.massifgames.com/themountaineerwww.massifgames.com/themou...[/geekurl].

Let me know if you have any questions, and feel free to contact me via email at corey@massifgames.com.

Cheers!
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Yes, an excellent summary, thank you! We are hoping to launch the kickstarter for the production version in the next month or so, meaning a release next year. But, we do have some limited edition copies up for sale. Unfortunately, they are sorta expensive, as they are handmade in small quantities.
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Is this still being planned for a kickstarter? If so, is there a specific date on the horizon?
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Jim Scheiderich
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The pre-orderable game on Massif's site indicates it's a limited edition copy. So, come KS time how will it, if at all, differ? Components, quality etc?
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Corey Wright
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Hi Will,

Yes, this is definitely still being planned for a Kickstarter. We are hoping sometime around May or June. Right now, we are focusing on a different product (game display stands) in order to hopefully generate some revenue to pay for really good artwork. Everything else, manufacturing, components, game play, etc has basically been completed.

Sorry it has taken longer than expected. We just decided it would be better to wait on the Kickstarter until after we have the artwork updated.

Here is a link to a video of the game stands. If everything goes as planned, we are hoping to launch a kickstarter for these this month.

[geekurl=https://www.facebook.com/massifgames/videos/1231544970272875/]https://www.facebook.com/massifgames/videos/1231544970272875...[/geekurl]
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Corey Wright
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Hi Jim,

Several things are going to be different. I'll try to list a few...

-- New, updated high quality artwork
-- Improved components, thicker cardboard, higher quality paper, etc.
-- New components, including elevated upgrade boards, and a round base for the game to spin on.
-- Miniatures for the mountain climbers
-- A cardboard game tray that holds everything nicely.
-- If we can afford it, additional player cards with special abilities

Right now we are preparing to launch a kickstarter for another product, board game display stands. We want to use the money from that to help fund The Mountaineer. Hoping that the kickstarter for The Mountaineer will happen around May or June.
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