Diatoms - A Game of Microscopic Proportions

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Sabrina C @ Ludoliminal

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A puzzly tile-placement, pattern-making game based on the obscure Victorian art form of creating microscopic mosaics out of algae.
Backers: 1402
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $63,045 of $21,000
Dates: Sep 26th -> Oct 26th (31 days)
Project By: Sabrina C @ Ludoliminal
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Latest News

Kickstarter last call for Diatoms!

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Diatoms Followers and Backers! We've crossed the threshold of the final 24-hours of the Kickstarter campaign! It's exciting to see all the followers who are joining in as backers! Welcome! Fresh Preview! Just in time for the last day of the... (Read More)

2 Days Left and a Diatoms Twist

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers and Followers! We are rapidly approaching the end of the Diatoms Kickstarter. This weekend we passed the $50K mark, adding a mini-booster of Judge and Commission cards just for Kickstarter backers of the game.  Will we add any more of... (Read More)

Double Sample! 200% funded- new stretch goals and reward tier announced!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers and Followers! WOW! We have blown through our first round of stretch goals and hit the 200% funded milestone. Amazing! I’m excited to share some additional bonus stretch goals for the final week, including a $90k super-stretch based... (Read More)

World #AlgaeDay

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Backers and Followers- Happy World Algae Day!  We're entering the last two weeks of this Kickstarter! Thanks for following along. We've got some campaign updates cooking for the last week. Meanwhile, this week we're focusing on the stars of... (Read More)


October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers and Followers!  We are more than halfway to stretch goal #2. I think we'll unlock it in the next few days! 🤞 How can you help? Play the game! We invite you to play a game of Diatoms on Screentop with a friend or two. Share your... (Read More)

Box Art Reveal!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers and followers! The time has come to reveal the updated box art for Diatoms, and we're doing it here first for everyone following the campaign.  This new box cover is by Nim Ben-Reuven, who is an art director, lettering artist,... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Folks-  Welcome to all our recent backers, thanks for joining the Diatoms' campaign! You've arrived just in time to help put some extra touches into the box with our stretch goals. Today we cleared the first stretch goal milestone of $25k,... (Read More)

Teasers and Stretches

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all! It was a whirlwind weekend at Pittsburgh Gaming Expo here. I was marvelously surprised by the number of Diatoms backers, both folks I knew and those I didn't, who happened by. Also some of our local playtesters as well! When I was on top... (Read More)

Full Sample! Diatoms is funded! 🎉

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello Lovely Backers and Followers!  We've done it! We've found enough people who want to make algae art at game night to fund this game! Thank you so much for being here right at the start and making it happen!  We still have a few weeks left... (Read More)

Questions and Compliments

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Folks,   We're getting very close to reaching our funding goal- Dare I predict it may be in the next 24 hours?! In the meantime, we've had a lot of great comments and questions from folks pop up: There's a couple threads in the campaign... (Read More)

Lovely Shareables

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hi Folks! We're 2/3rds of our way to the funding goal! That is great news.... And also we've reached the part of the crowdfund where the rate of backers tends to slooooow down, so we need your help to spread the word and boost the visibility of... (Read More)

12 hours in and 50% Funded!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! (Feels great to officially say that after months of planning for the Diatoms’ Kickstarter campaign.) THANK YOU for being here on Day 1! All backers are special, but early backers are a little extra.😘 We're at the 12 hour mark and... (Read More)

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