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Genius Games

One plus eight is easy. But when a timer is ticking, and the next number played has to be higher than the previous, and you can only play odds, it gets a lot more complicated to keep those calculations going in your head.

This month’s Kickstarter games will take you on a tour of outer space, a trip to the subatomic level, and on a twisty murder mystery. There’s even a visit from a celebrity, as Sonic the Hedgehog races in to get backing for his new board game.

Ion is a card-drafting game about creating compounds and finding balance, published by Genius Games — a relatively new publisher of educational games.

This is the month for cooperative games on Kickstarter, with three of them making this month’s roundup. Also present is a two-player strategy game, and a tribute to 80s' horror films.