Quantcast
Diamond Trust of London is now available for purchase - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Diamond Trust of London  



Diamond Trust of London is now available for purchase


3:00 AM on 09.05.2012
Diamond Trust of London is now available for purchase photo



Four months ago, indie developer Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep is Death) ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the manufacturing of Nintendo DS cartridges for his new game, Diamond Trust of London. Now, the carts have been made, the backers of the Kickstarter have had their copies sent out and the remaining copies have been put on sale through the game's website.

A copy of Diamond Trust of London, in which two players compete to get the most diamonds out of Angola in an eight-month period, will run you $30 (plus shipping). It's definitely a niche title, more or less a board game enhanced with the ability to reveal information to one player without the knowledge of the other. According to the game's official website, there are still over 4000 copies available as of the time I'm writing this post.

If you're interested, try not to tarry. I wouldn't be too surprised if it sells out just because it's an inventive concept from a clever dude. Hell, I bought one.

[Thanks, Dylan!]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.





timeline following:
Diamond Trust of London




Indie

4:30 PM on 10.22.2014
First else Heart.Break() trailer reminds me it exists

Everyone remembers else Heart.Break(), right? Of course you do, because it was on my "Top 30 indies to look out for in 2013" list! There was very little information on the game at that point, and apparently I thought it woul...more



4:00 PM on 10.22.2014
Risk of Rain's new engine should mean less slowdown

Risk of Rain is a great little action platformer that'll make you feel like garbage before building you up into an unstoppable force of destruction. Try it, sometime! You can even bring friends along. Developer Hopoo Games ha...more



2:45 PM on 10.22.2014
Slugcat gifs? Slugcat gifs

It's been a while since I've espoused my love for Rain World. It looks even smoother in this interesting Kickstarter update, as the game has transitioned to Unity. The update is a good read, but if you're just here for the gifs, well, I feel you. Ain't nothing wrong with that.more



View all Indie






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more