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Wildlife Web Kickstarter: Participate in the Web of Life

 
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Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to get kids excited about nature? Wildlife Web provides a unique opportunity to participate in the web of life, designed for kids ages 9 to 99.

Do you want to be a mountain lion, deer, or elk? Created by author and educator Thomas J. Elpel, this surprisingly realistic game enables players to experience life as any of 50 different wild animals.

Join the quest to eat, find a mate, stay alive, and reproduce. Wildlife Web is an exciting, dynamic game of strategy where adventure, luck, and cunning provide hours of fun for family and friends.

Check out the Early Bird Special and be first in line to save big on this revolutionary new game!

See the complete Wildlife Web description on Kickstarter.com!



Wildlife Web simulates the dynamics of a real world ecosystem with astonishing accuracy. With fifty animals to choose from, players can become anything from a mouse to a moose or a bird to a bear, each foraging or hunting for food to mate and reproduce while trying not to become food themselves. The game is fun, competitive, and addictive!  

See the complete Wildlife Web description on Kickstarter.com!
 
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Nicely done! I just signed up for the early bird special! Looking forward to seeing the game!
Best wishes,
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Congratulations on the new game, Tom!

I posted this over in our awesome thread about board games in the winter, here.

 
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Thanks so much for all your support Jocelyn and Karl!

I am really excited about Wildlife Web. It has been in development for nearly six years, so it is thrilling seeing it come to life!

Thanks again!
 
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Thomas Elpel wrote:Thanks so much for all your support Jocelyn and Karl!



You bet, Tom. So glad to see this project take off!

Best wishes,
Karl
 
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This game looks so cool! My kids are a bit young for it (the oldest is 5), but I'm thinking about getting it a bit pro-actively. Thank you for creating such an educational and fun game!
 
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Nicole,

Yes, you will have a great opportunity to practice while your kids are young. Wildlife Web is a fun adult game, and it can be highly competitive when players try to eat each other before anyone can reproduce. Practice now, knowing your kids will have an innate aptitude for the game when they come of age in the not-to-distant future. Maybe you will stand a chance! :)
 
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I'm wondering, is there a way to make the game cooperative, rather than competitive? My son tends to get really stressed in competive games (he had a melt down during Candy Land when he didn't draw the card to land on Rainbow Trail). He might have outgrown it by the time he's old enough to play the game, but there might be other kids that a more cooperative version might be really helpful.
 
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It really depends on the players. In my experience, the competitive spirit is strongest playing with other adults. I bet your son will be ready for it when he is old enough to read the cards. :)
 
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13 hours to go!
 
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11 hours left, and fully funded! I wonder if it'll make it to the first stretch goal? I've heard wonderful things about Shanleya's Quest--it's one of Burra's favorite books!
 
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