International Modern Pastimes is pleased to announce the Official 2015 Yargo Ship Builders Contest! Building plans are now available to all. Everyone who backed Yargo’s 2015 Kickstarter at the Shipbuilder level ($20) will be receiving their coins and entry ticket shortly. Build the best Yargo set to win the grand prize!


  1. Only “Shipbuilder” level backers are eligible to win. Contest opens Sept. 15th, 2015 and final submissions are due March 15th 2016. (6 months)
  2. Build your Yargo set and take lots of pictures, including one with your entry ticket visible.
  3. Submit entries to All entries will be featured on our website. Optional additional promotion available free of charge, contact us for more information.
  4. Gamesets will be judged by the International Modern Pastimes founders and rated from 1 – 10 on Creativity, Aesthetics, Craftsmanship, and Playablity. Entry with the highest combined score wins. We have no specific expectation of how a winning gameboard should look so long as it is functional, surprise and delight us!
  5. Winner receives “The Captain’s Share”, cash equal to 1% of total funding. ($10,113 * 0.01 = $101.13)




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