Mayday Crokinole Board—Kickstarter Weekly

This is one of Mayday's 2012 boards, but it gives you an idea of what the game looks like. Mayday Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Crokinole board, a clock, and a carrying case.

What's crokinole, you ask? Well, I (Firestone) have played nearly 600 different board games, and Crokinole is my #2 game of all time. The game uses a gorgeous, wooden board, and wooden discs you flick across the board with your finger—like shuffleboard. You're trying to whack your opponents' discs off the board, while keeping your discs in the scoring circles of the board. I've played probably 100 games of this, and it's still not old.

I invested in a nice board a few years ago, and it now sits on the wall in my house. But it also cost $200...

clockMayday is offering their board for $100. ($95 if you're one of the first 50 people to order one.) That includes shipping! They're also offering a clock that's designed to rest on the pegs of the board when it's hanging on the wall—so when you're not playing, it's not just beautiful, but functional, too. And finally, they're offering custom carrying cases. These boards are big, and if you've ever tried lugging one to a game night somewhere, you'll quickly realize how useful a case can be.

You can get all three for only $150—if you're one of the first 100 backers.

They've already hit their goal, and there's still a month to go. They're planning some stretch goals, so consider jumping in on this one.