Book news and Stretch goal update
Hi everyone, All books that have had their postage paid are now on their way. We are still waiting on a few of you, but there is no hurry. We... Read more
Packages on the move!
We've had confirmation of some books arriving already, at least in Great Britain. So we’re really pleased with that. If you haven't yet responded to our postage... Read more
Ready to sort shipping
The next round of proofs has come and we are now happy with the finished product. We have resolved a couple of technical difficulties, with the help of the ever... Read more
Hi all. These are exciting times here at the studio, the print proofs for the hard-copy books arrived last week. I had a meeting with Jon, our layout guru, to... Read more
PoD proofs ordered
The first batch of PoD files have been approved for Henchmen and I have ordered a batch of print proofs for all book types that might potentially go to our... Read more
Just a quick update, as I am currently at Gencon. The PDF is now for sale. If any of you feel like leaving a review, please do so. We would... Read more
Final PDF release
The 'final' version of Henchmen has been uploaded to Drivethru. The key difference is the addition of the backers' page as well as a 'clean up' of the contents. If you... Read more
Backers list layout
Here is a little peek at the 'Backers list' that will be going in. It's not complete just yet, so if you don't spot your name, have no fear. This... Read more
Just a quick update to keep you all in the loop.
Firstly, thank you to everyone who has filled in their survey so fast. This is helping us speed along... Read more
This evening I clicked the button to start sending out the electronic copies of Henchmen! It's been a long journey, but it feels great to start delivering. Here is a... Read more
Ever closer to the end
Version 3.7 is now in the playtest folder, but it’s yet more fixes and tweaks rather than new content. We have a meeting planned for June 30th,... Read more
iI's been a while, but progress has been made.
Version 3.5 has been uploaded to the playtest folder and this version has all five chapters. What is left to add... Read more
Henchmen version 3.3 is now on our share google drive for those of you who have requested access to look at it. We are edging towards version 4... Read more
Design Progress Update
There was a good meeting with Jon, our layout artist, today. We where discussing Chapter 5 (the setting chapter). He is of the opinion we may wish to look at... Read more
End of the Beginning or Beginning of the End?
It's been a good week for Henchmen! Chapter 5, The example setting, has been completed in the first draft; this means all the core chapters have the writing complete. We... Read more
Latest version in the playtest folder.
Update: Version 3.1 of the Henchmen, now containing chapter 4, is in the shared playtesting folder and I have created a new sheet for collating feedback on this chapter content.... Read more
Chapter 4 gone to layout
Today, Chapter 4 - Running A Game was handed over to our fantastic layout guy, Jon. This means a copy of it should be makings its way into the playtest... Read more
Into the New Year
Hello, and a belated happy new year to all our backers!
Just a quick note to let you know things are progressing.
Work is continuing apace, though there is... Read more
End of year update
Hi all, I know it been a while since we posted an update. I do occasionally post short pieces to our facebook feed, but I have been a little slow... Read more
A new playtest
Hi all, I thought I would share a little from our current playtest campaign. We have started a new playtest game with a GM who is coming to henchmen cold.... Read more
Eric, our artist, has been hard at work turning those pencil line drawings into beautiful full colour pieces. There is only one more to be completed now and we're incredibly... Read more
Art already rolling forward
So we have received art roughs for 3 chapter splashes and 2 character pieces. Two chapter splashes have now already moved to the outline stage.
To show you the evolution,... Read more
The road to completion
All being well we should receive our funds from the Kickstarter on Tuesday. We have not sat idly by, our Art Director has been in contact with Eric,... Read more
Firstly, a huge thank you to all our backers. We're so happy that with your support we can add to both the content and quality of the game! Secondly, time... Read more
Last 24 hours!
We have rallied through the Mission Maps stretch goal and are on to the last two:
£1350 EPUB File - We will produce an EPUB file of Henchmen, in addition... Read more
183% - The Final Countdown
We are heading into the grand slam finale, only a few more pledges to get the last stretch goal. Our creative team is looking for an additional goal to add;... Read more
171% and another stretch goal reached
Next stretch goal reached! With all the additional content stretch goals, the book now has 5 chapters and an appendix. That's 1 whole chapter more than when we started. We... Read more
Stretch Goals and Utility
So, votes are in and the results where very clear. Our first stretch goal at £1100 is Extra Stunts, which has already been reached. Our second new stretch goal is... Read more
148% - Notes on Evil Organisations
Well, 11 countries (Scotland and Wales count, no matter what Kickstarter Community thinks), 4 continents and all initial stretch goals reached! That was a nice morning to wake up to.... Read more
134% Pledged Art Stretch Goal Reached!
Well, we've crossed the threshold for the additional art goal and are already heading smartly towards the next one! We now have backers from four continents and ten countries. I... Read more
Next Stretch goal reached!
So a little excitement over the last couple of days (at least for those of us who press refresh to track the Kickstarter every few minutes). We lost a big... Read more
109% Five updates in.
So we made it back from London, alive and in one piece. I got to enjoy the sight of my fellow directors trying to post a comment to Kickstarter via... Read more
107% and first stretch goal!
So over 100% pledged! The first stretch goal reached and with 20 prints of the hard copy pledged for, that means hardback options ahoy! I will post a longer... Read more
Forces of Evil take us to 90%
90% of the way there now and a budding Master of Evil among our backers, which is pretty sweet. For those keeping score, the Master of Evil pledge comes with... Read more
Day 2 60% and all steam ahead!
So, 60% of the way there for the main project and 13 out of the 20 backers needed to unlock the upgrading to hardback in Backerkit. Not bad for day... Read more
12 Hours In
So it's been approximately 12 hours since we went live, we've had 11 backers and are 19.42% of the way to our goal. Much better than our worst projections (which wasn't hard... Read more