The Home Stretch
As we enter the home stretch, I'll be updating you here more often, and posting more material to the website as well.
Speaking of the website-- be sure to check out the most recent posting, which features a look at some of the new interior artwork that Rick's been churning out (in addition to the cover, which I showed you last update): http://intothefarwest.com/2012/04/26/art-preview/
We're currently looking at a May delivery of the PDF to backers. We've had a request from some of the folks on the forum that we give you guys a couple of weeks with the PDF before we send it off to the printer, so that if there are any glaring errors, folks have a chance to spot them and let us know. I'm certainly not going to turn down an offer like that -- and I love the idea of our backers, who have the driving force behind this project, helping us to make it the best that it can be.
On Monday, I'll be posting a new entry on the website giving a look at some of the rules of the Adventure Game, and further previews along those lines will continue right up until release. I'll be sure to post an update via Kickstarter when it goes live, so you can check it out.
Also on Monday, we'll be opening the pre-order for the general retail edition of the game -- so if you've got friends who missed the Kickstarter, you can point them to it. The games catalogs from Diamond, Alliance and other distributors worldwide will feature the game in their next editions -- it's being solicited as an August release. (Note that this is the retail edition -- lacking the bonus material that appears in the Kickstarter Limited, and with a black-and-white interior, rather than color.)
Finally, as we get closer to pulling the trigger on production, we're getting together the material for the follow-up Kickstarter, which will be for the FAR WEST fiction line -- at least two novels (Guns of the Seven Devils by Yours Truly, And Justice Rides WIth Me by T.S. Luikart), with additional books opening up as "stretch goals" if we meet our target. Watch for that, coming soon (As always, folks from this original Adventure Game Kickstarter who backed at the "Immortal" level will receive all of these products automatically.)
And now... back to work for me.
4 May 2012
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