In the game, you are working as a sculptor in a studio, carving and chiseling marble to create statues. In the multiplayer mode, you will be a selecting a tool each turn to chip away at your deck, thus making it unavailable to the other players. Each tool has a different function, and each of the critics who will inspect your work has different preferences. The sculpture with the most points in the end, wins. Chiseled also comes with a solo score challenge and three advanced solo challenges.
The pledge that provides you the game is open internationally, but if you wish to add the company's previous game, Pigment, to your pledge, as well as 6 meeples, you have to be based in the US.