Avant Carde — Press



Mary Flanagan and Max Seidman



Release Date:

Kickstarter: July, 2023

Retail: March 20th, 2024


Retail Edition: $20.00

Kickstarter Edition: $29.00


Your eccentric collection of avant-garde art needs a public show! In Avant Carde build your collection of stunning cubist artwork. On your turn, assemble the best exhibition you can, matching the cards in your hand together by color or number.

The better your exhibition, the more paintings you’ll be able to purchase for your collection, each with a special power—4s are wild, and 3s help you curate your collection! Excellent exhibitions earn awards, and the player with the most awards wins in this fast and fun deck building game!


  • 1-5 Players | 30 minutes | ages 8+
  • 166 Cards
  • 7 Tokens
  • 3 Unrolling card boxes
  • Cubist art by Ishita Banerjee



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About Resonym

We make exceptional games that players love.

Resonym is a playful woman-led media company in New Hampshire bringing new voices to tabletop gaming and beyond. Our games are a gateway to nifty new types of play. From award-winning party games like Buffalo: The Name Dropping Game and Awkward Moment, to our strategy games Monarch and VISITOR in Blackwood Grove, we make family friendly fun games that inspire the imagination.


Resonym develops board games, card games, sports, urban games, and digital games, plus printed matter and ephemera. Many of the games we publish have been researched at Tiltfactor, the interdisciplinary innovation studio dedicated to designing & studying games that help us learn, founded by prolific game designer Dr. Mary Flanagan.

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Game Design: Mary Flanagan and Max Seidman
Illustration: Ishita Banerjee
Graphic Design: Parla Creative and Kayleigh Jones
Community Management: Olivia Lothary
Production & Logistics: Max Seidman, Danielle Taylor, and Sukie Punjasthitkul
Art Intern: Cass Gordon
In-House Playtesting: Joshua Po, Ainsley Carter, Alexander Munson, Ash Chinta, and Yifei Liu
Videography: Kovray
Special Thanks: Our Discord playtesters, the Game Makers Guild, the Upper Valley Game Designers, and our Kickstarter backers










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