Yukon Salon: A Beary Hairy Game

Created by David Fooden

Yukon Salon is a creative, fast-paced card game for 2-4 players competing to be the best stylist in the Yukon by styling hairdos for Grizzly Bears and beards for Lumberjacks. Each client that you style rewards you with a combination of points to win the game and abilities and bonuses to help attempt riskier styles on more difficult clients. Sway the clients into choosing your style by making outrageous, unique claims and press your luck to earn the right mix of points and rewards.

Latest Updates from Our Project:

Almost ready!
over 1 year ago – Tue, May 08, 2018 at 01:03:40 AM

Hey everyone, sorry for the long silence. The game is still happening. I expect to have everything to the printer by the end of the month and a print window and ship date ready to announce by then. Thank you for bearing with me, I appreciate your patience.

August Update
about 2 years ago – Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 10:41:50 PM

Hey everyone, just a quick update. Sorry to take so long between communications, I know a few of you have expressed concerns. I apologize for distressing you.

I'm still here and the game is still coming out, but I'm pushing back the release to November. I dropped out of touch for a little while, dealing with some depression, anxiety, and a couple of personal setbacks. Some folks are better at discussing this stuff publicly, I'm not so comfortable doing that. 

Worry not, I'm in good health, the funds for manufacturing the game are untouched, and the games, along with any extras, will ship.

Thank you,
~ David

Surveys are out!
over 2 years ago – Wed, May 03, 2017 at 06:05:50 PM

Hey everyone, just a quick update to let you know the surveys have gone out! You'll need to fill them out and add shipping for me to be able to send your game to you.

I wanted to include an option for local backers in Seattle to be able to pick up their games and not pay a shipping fee, but it didn't work in Backerkit's set-up (I would have had to have made a special pledge level for it during the Kickstarter campaign). But, if you're local and would like to pick up your copy, let me know and I can refund your shipping costs then.

Please let me know if you have any questions, I'll do my best to get you sorted out!

As always, thanks!
~ David

Survey Corrections
over 2 years ago – Wed, May 03, 2017 at 05:45:13 PM

If you have already filled out your survey, first of all, thanks for getting on that so quickly. Second of all, please go review your survey. I didn't realize BackerKit added your pledge amount as credit when I was setting it up, and created the add-on items to be no cost, causing some confusion since folks should have the appropriate amount for them added as credit in the Backerkit "store"

You can access your survey here: https://yukonsalon.backerkit.com
or in the original email.

Note: You should have credit equal to your pledge amount in Backerkit to spend on the add-ons you backed for (additional copies beyond 2, extra dice, etc.)

If you have any questions, please PM me and I'll get it sorted out as soon as I can. I apologize for the confusion.

Thank you to the backers who messaged me to point this out!

Surveys, Norwescon, and Tabletop Day
over 2 years ago – Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 05:02:21 PM

Hey everyone. Thanks for your patience while I set up the backer surveys. I just triple-checked all the details and submitted it to Backerkit for approval. If everything's set up correctly, they should be going out to everyone on Monday! 

Meanwhile, game production is coming along. All of the writing for the Beautician's Training Manual is in and everything's still on-schedule for August delivery.

Once the surveys go out I'll be in touch with anyone who pledged for a custom card and get those underway.

I'll be a panelist at Norwescon this weekend. if you're attending, please say hello! A couple of contributors to the Beautician's Training Manual are panelists there as well.

And lastly, if you're interested in running a Yukon Salon event at your local game store for International Tabletop Day on April 29th, please message me ASAP. I have a very limited number of pre-production copies available for folks who'd like to play Yukon Salon demos at Tabletop Day events.

Thanks for your support!