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Project EOS Rise - A Sandbox Cooperative Survival Game

Created by James Baker

Embark on a thrilling journey into the unknown as you take the helm of the world's first intergalactic starship. Humanity's very survival hangs in the balance, and it's up to you to lead the charge and save our species from certain doom. But be warned, the road ahead will be treacherous, and you'll have to leave behind everything you know and love about Earth. Are you ready for the challenge? Will you have what it takes to navigate the vast expanse of space and lead us to a new home? The fate of humanity rests on your shoulders. Are you ready to take flight and save us all?

Latest Updates from Our Project:

Exciting news! Project EOS Rise is rapidly approaching the finish line
9 months ago – Wed, May 31, 2023 at 06:05:51 PM

Dear backers,

Exciting news! Project EOS Rise is rapidly approaching the finish line of manufacturing, and I couldn't be more thrilled to share this progress update with all of you. The collaboration between Hero Time Manufacturing and myself has been nothing short of amazing, as we've dedicated ourselves to securing the finest materials and bringing this game to life. The printing, cutting, and painting processes are already underway, and I'm delighted to offer you a glimpse of the player cards being printed through a short video. Witnessing these components come together, with the fantastic dual layers that keep everything in place, is truly a sight to behold.

Now, let's talk about the next steps: preparing for fulfillment. As manufacturing nears completion, it's time to start organizing the backer data for shipping and dispatching to fulfillment centers around the world. In the coming weeks, I may reach out to some of you for additional information to ensure a smooth delivery process. Rest assured, I will communicate through Kickstarter as well as the email address you provided in the backer survey.

Here are some fun statistics to share: 

  • Project EOS Rise will be shipped to an impressive 28 different countries. 
  • The United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany have emerged as the top countries with the most backer counts. 
  • Additionally, Texas stands out as the state with the highest number of backers in the US.

Before anything else, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to each and every one of you for helping turn this dream into a reality. While there is still a journey ahead for the game as it makes its way across the world, reaching this milestone is a significant accomplishment. Your unwavering support and enthusiasm mean the world to me.

Now, let's address the timeline. If the games are shipped in June, there's a realistic chance they will reach the fulfillment centers by September. However, as experienced backers can attest, unforeseen circumstances can arise and potentially cause delays. Nevertheless, I have received honest and trustworthy guidance from Hero Time, and I maintain faith that we can navigate any obstacles that may arise.

Before we conclude, I have an important announcement.

I will be closing the pre-order store this weekend in order to provide the fulfillment centers with the addresses of all our backers. This serves as a gentle reminder that the deadline for securing a copy is fast approaching. To ensure you don't miss out, I kindly request you to place your order no later than this Friday. By doing so, you secure your place on our fulfillment list and guarantee to be among the first to receive our product.

You can find the pre-order store at www.projecteosrise.com.

Many of you have asked about the possibility of retail availability. Currently, the answer is no. Due to the nature of our small print run of 500 units, over 400 of these copies have already been claimed by our amazing backers. Considering the additional copies needed for shipping and potential replacements, very few will be left over. If I had 200+ copies remaining, it would be a viable option. Therefore, please cherish your copies, as they will become extremely rare.

While I may have some remaining stock, I cannot guarantee their availability. I may consider selling them through a simple e-commerce platform like Facebook Marketplace or Etsy, but this is yet to be confirmed.

Now, what's next for Random World Games? As many of you know, Project EOS Rise is the first installment in a trilogy, and I've been hard at work building the basic mechanics for the second game. 

Here is a sneak peek of my testing playground on TTS

Additionally, I'm taking the time to meet backers whenever possible and playing Project EOS, which brings me immense joy. Presenting the preproduction copy and seeing your excitement has been an absolute delight.

Lastly, I'm excited to announce that I'm working on an expansion for Project EOS Rise. If any of you are interested in playtesting alongside me, please send me a message.

Once again, I want to express my heartfelt appreciation to each and every one of you for being a part of this incredible journey. I eagerly await the day when the game arrives at your doorstep, and I can't wait to hear your thoughts and experiences.

Wishing you all the best until then,

James

Mass production has been APPROVED!
10 months ago – Thu, May 04, 2023 at 12:06:29 PM

Dear backers,

I am absolutely thrilled to share some incredible news with you - we have officially reached a new milestone in our campaign! Thanks to your unwavering support and enthusiasm, we have been able to greenlight mass production of Project EOS Rise. This is a monumental moment for all of us, and I couldn't have done it without you.

After countless hours of designing, prototyping, and testing, I'm finally ready to bring Project EOS Rise to life. Our amazing manufacturing partner has been working tirelessly with me to ensure that every aspect of the game meets the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship. From the materials used to the intricate details in the designs, no stone has been left unturned in our quest for excellence.

But this is just the beginning. With mass production now approved, we are one step closer to bringing our product to your doorstep. We can't wait for you to see, touch, and experience it for yourselves. I'm confident that Project EOS Rise will exceed your expectations and leave you with hours upon hours of quality gaming. 

With that said, as we approach the final weekend of our campaign, we wanted to remind you that this is your last chance to pre-order a copy of Project EOS Rise before production starts. 

If you missed out on our campaign earlier, now is the time to join us and secure your copy.

https://projecteosrise.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

Thank you for your continued support, and I cannot wait for the next big update when shipping commences.

Best regards, James Baker

Random World Games

**Render of the back of the box**

Exciting news, the pre-production copy of Project EOS Rise has landed!
11 months ago – Fri, Apr 14, 2023 at 03:11:50 PM

Exciting news! The pre-production copy of Project EOS Rise has landed! Get ready for a sneak peek at some amazing images and even playthrough videos coming your way soon. I'm going to be hard at work dissecting each component, ensuring that every detail is perfect before moving forward.

Thanks for all your support, and stay tuned for an extended update coming your way very soon!

Thanks

James

I am thrilled to bring you an exciting update
11 months ago – Sat, Mar 25, 2023 at 05:30:02 AM

Greetings, Galactic Citizens!

I am thrilled to bring you an exciting update on our production progress. I have just received word from our manufacturers that things are well on their way, and they are putting the finishing touches on the custom dice, which is always the longest and most intricate step.

Hold on to your helmets because we are getting closer! Very soon, I'll be reviewing the production copy for mass production approval, and we'll be one step closer to bringing this incredible game to life!

As a token of our gratitude for your incredible support, I'll be creating a whole series of videos to add to the BGG page that will explain how to play. I want to make sure you are all set to dive into the game as soon as you receive it.

And, let me express my heartfelt appreciation for all your comments and feedback from the last update. Your valuable insights have helped me target some outstanding board game media personalities to ship our game to.  If you have another great target for a review please, let me know in the comments below. 

As we approach the final stages of production, I want to remind you that this is the last opportunity to secure your copy of Project EOS Rise. We are doing an extremely small print run, and once mass production starts, the online store and preorders will be over. Our e-commerce inventory will be limited, and I cannot stress enough how critical it is to act now to ensure you don't miss out on this incredible game.

So, don't wait any longer! Head over tohttps://projecteosrise.backerkit.com/hosted_preordersand get your copy today!

I am thrilled to announce that I have officially started designing the sequel to our beloved Project EOS trilogy. Brace yourselves for the epic adventure that awaits you in "Project Foundation Rise"!

Get ready to take your gaming experience to the next level as we up the ante and introduce new and exciting gameplay mechanics like card drafting. 

I cannot contain my excitement about this project, and I am eager to share my design process with all of you. Stay tuned for some exciting design blogs (on BGG) that will give you a glimpse into the creative process and what you can expect from the game.

The future of gaming is bright, my friends, and I cannot wait to embark on this new journey with all of you. Get ready to rise to the challenge with Project Foundation Rise!

Let's end this on an even higher note! Here is a sneak peek of the Project EOS Rise production sample. 

Thank you again for your fantastic support, and let's get ready to leave earth behind with Project EOS Rise!

Hey there, amazing backers of Project EOS Rise!
12 months ago – Thu, Mar 09, 2023 at 04:02:46 PM

Hey there, amazing backers of Project EOS Rise!

I know it's been a while since my last update, but I promise you, behind the scenes, I've been hard at work making this game the best it can be! I'm thrilled to share with you some exciting progress I've made.

First things first, I have updated the TableTop Simulator version with all the new files and even added a mini-expansion. How cool is that? You can try out the game right now by clicking on this link --> https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2037760847

I have also submitted all the files to our manufacturing partner, who is finishing up all the Woodend components as we speak. Once they're done, a pre-production copy will be sent for approval, and if everything looks great, we'll commence mass production! Yes, you heard that right, production is just around the corner!

While we wait for manufacturing, I've been busy collecting reviewer names to send copies of the game to. Do you have a favorite channel or reviewer that you'd like us to reach out to? Let me know in the comments below!

In just two to three weeks, I'll be locking the orders, so if you haven't filled out your backer survey yet, now is the time to do so! Just click on this link -->https://projecteosrise.backerkit.com/. Plus, if you want to purchase a pre-order copy of the game, now is the time as our online store will be closing when orders are locked. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your hands on this awesome game!

Online Store ---> https://projecteosrise.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders

I'll be sending another update 48 hours before we lock the orders and close the online store, so stay tuned for that! I'm so grateful for your continued support, and I can't wait for you to receive your copy of the game. 

Thank you all so much for being part of this journey with me. I can't wait to bring Project EOS Rise to life!