The Kickstarter pitch for Stonehenge and the Sun is interesting in a few ways. It’s rare to find ‘board games’ that make such use of physics or require you to find a semi-permanent home for it in your apartment.
They’re asking for over 2 million Yen to fund the game. That’s about £15,500. At the time of writing, they have 35 days left on the clock and £3,500 from just over 60 backers. People are intrigued, you can tell, but I can understand why they would be cautious too.
You have two ways to attach a hook to your ceiling. You can screw in a cup hook or make do with an adhesive hook. I suspect the latter might be pretty cheap from retailers, but I’m not sure I’m agile enough to climb up a stepladder whenever I want to play. There’s already a disclaimer in the Kickstarter; it’s not their fault if you fall off a chair while trying to get set up.
The game itself looks fun! You’re trying to build up Stonehenge in such a way that you can pass the sun through it without smashing into any stones while trying to achieve the exact opposite for your opponents.
There are only two pledge tiers; 6,200 Yen (about £43) and 18,500 Yen (£129) if you want extra tiles.