Lands of the Mesozoic

A project in Virginia Beach, VA by Pungo Games

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A game 66 million years in the making. Manage an ever evolving ecosystem in the time of dinosaurs. 1 to 4 gamers. 90 - 120 min.
Backers: 511
Average Pledge Per Backer: $69

Funded: $35,121 of $5,000
Dates: Aug 29th -> Oct 7th (40 days)
Project By: Pungo Games
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Latest News

The Extinction Phase - What makes Lands of the Mesozoic so unique - new video by Ander Guinea

October 2nd - via:
A great new video from designer Ander Guinea on extinction and how it makes LANDS OF THE MESOZOIC the most dynamic and unique tableau builder available.  Again, thank you for your support for the project---you are making this possible! Thanks and... (Read More)

Just 7 days to go - MAJOR UPDATE - EU Shipping News - Stretch Goal Update

September 30th - via:
Dino-mite Update! We greatly appreciate everyone’s support in the project so far! 1. We are excited to make a last grand push towards the end of the project (which ends in just 7 days). We want this to be a premiere launch for Pungo Games, so as an... (Read More)

First Turns video by designer Ander Guinea...

September 25th - via:
Just 10 days left in the project!!!   Here is a video by designer Ander Guinea on the opening turns of Lands of the Mesozoic. Thanks and happy gaming!!!! Grant Wylie  (Read More)

Abilities of Herbivores and Carnivore cards by Designer Ander Guinea

September 20th - via:
Thanks and happy gaming! Grant Wylie  (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked and more!

September 20th - via:
Stretch Goal #1 is unlocked so now every copy will come with 2 sets of rules and 2 quickstart guides.  As gamers ourselves we like to get into games quickly and answer rule questions of players quickly.  With 2 sets of rules and 2 quick start... (Read More)

Playing Lands - how to do it and strategies

September 13th - via:
Here is an absolute fantastic video by designer Ander Guinea on how to play land, and the strategies for doing so.   Thanks and happy gaming! Grant Wylie  (Read More)

Our wild and wonderful ecosystem...

September 11th - via:
At the beginning of a game of Lands of the Mesozoic, your ecosystem is empty and you have to build it from scratch. This is, in fact, very thematic. Everybody knows about the meteoritic impact that wiped out all the non-avian dinosaurs at the end of... (Read More)

Nearing stretch goal #1 - speaking of stretch, look at this guy....

September 9th - via:
The Omeisaurus is a large herbivore (as denoted by the brown bar for his name).  The largest species, O. tianfuensis, measured 18–20.2 metres (59–66 ft) long, and weighed 8.5–9.8 metric tons (9.4–10.8 short tons). As you can see below Omie... (Read More)

Who don't love a T-Rex?

September 6th - via:
How about an awesome video on the T-Rex, and some strategies for playing the T-Rex by the designer of Lands of the Mesozoic by designer Ander Guinea?   You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound... (Read More)

Congratulations to our 2 winners!

September 5th - via:
Congratulations to backer Cordell Stetson of Oregon!   Cordell was the backer drawn for a free prototype copy of Lands of the Mesozoic.   Also congratulations to Colin Boisvert, Colin was the lucky winner of the repost contest.  Colin also will... (Read More)

An interesting fossil find update on card #112, Repenomamus

September 5th - via:
This is from a news article from July 19, two dinosaurs locked in battle at moment of death.  Now to bring "Repo" into play, you're going to have... (Read More)

Lands of the Mesozoic Overview with Grant Wylie

September 4th - via:
A little game overview with Grant Wylie (me).  What it is and how it came to be. Happy Labor Day, now go play a game! Grant Wylie  (Read More)

How this lil fella works in game play...

September 3rd - via:
Compsognathus: Known as the smallest known non-avian dinosaur, although some dinosaurs discovered later, such as Mahakala and Microraptor, were even smaller.  They were about the size of chickens. Compsognathus were small, bipedal animals with long... (Read More)

Social Media Contest!

September 2nd - via:
Anyone that does a retweet OR facebook post the link will be entered into a contest for a free demo copy of LANDS OF THE MESOZOIC.  The repost has to be done between now and Tuesday (9/4) at 12am.  We will be drawing one Twitter follower for a copy... (Read More)

Lets Talk About this Guy...

September 2nd - via:
Velociraptor:  I really feel like he has gotten a bad rap from the Jurassic Park Movies (at least until Chris Pratt adopted one and made it his best friend).  First lets do away with the size myth on this guy---the velociraptor was about the size... (Read More)

Project funded in 1 hour!

August 29th - via:
Thank you all so much!  We just reached the funding goal to print the game.  We appreciate your support so much.   Help us reach the stretch goals, please share and promote on Twitter, Facebook, and any gaming group you may belong to.   We... (Read More)

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