Canadian games due in Toronto on September 1st. Then onward to Board Game Bliss where the little band of helpers may be able to turn them around in a week... Read more
They are moving!!
The games are moving out from Panda in the next day or so. The USA and Canada pallets left the warehouse today. International folk that pledged at the $200 level... Read more
Hi everyone, I took on board your comments about not waiting for all of the information to come in and am now just waiting for a couple of shipping quotes... Read more
Shipping from Panda has still not happened as I am waiting on the return of quite a number of surveys to get an accurate number of games that need to... Read more
Just an update on shipping. Panda quote,( and they haven`t started to ship yet) 40 - 50 days to get games over to the US then customs will probably sit... Read more
We've had a number of Canadian backers asking us about shipping. We understand that import fees are a little on the high side, which is causing some concern. Julia has... Read more
Emerald tile question and sticker
Forgot to clarify this question, if you have A Study in Emerald and you have not received the corrected tiles for Morris and Stieber then just say 'yes' in the... Read more
OK, Moongha Invaders has now been printed. It will be ready to ship from Panda in about a week. I have sent surveys to ask for your address. It is... Read more
Final production date
OK, as long as there are no major catastrophes, the game will be ready to ship from Panda around the 20th June 2015. The delay then will be shipping to... Read more
Still waiting for final date
I'm still waiting for a final production date, but should be any day now. For reasons beyond my understanding this project has been hit with every problem you can think... Read more
Printing is about to Begin!
Actual printing is about to begin. Fabian from Panda will send me a schedule soon of when the games will be ready. In theory this will be within 30-45 days.’... Read more
Ready to hit the 'go' button
Almost ready to go! As there was a delay in getting the files checked over I decided to go back on my decision to not include German, French and Italian... Read more
Just to let you know that the proofs have been corrected and new files sent to Panda. Slight delay, ha ha, as it's Chinese New Year. Once they... Read more
Everything has been checked over and we have found some errors. These have been sent back to the folks doing the files and hopefully the updated files will be sent... Read more
Pre Production Copy
I am hoping that the following pictures give you a taste of what the final product will look like. Everything is a really, really rough paper copy as you can... Read more
pre production copy has arrived
Pre production copy has reached me. This is made up of sheets showing the cards, rules and other components. It also includes a mock-up of the box. I need to... Read more
First 2015 update
Happy New Year everybody,
The production company are sending me a pre production copy of the game, should be in the post now. This is a final check to make... Read more
All but one of the missing files have now been created. Slight delay as some need translating, so you are always working at the speed of the slowest translator.
All... Read more
I have just checked back through my emails and on the 3rd September 2014 Panda clearly stated that “ We are also currently checking the files, and working on dice... Read more
Panda have just emailed me to tell me the proofs are ready for checking. These need to be emailed to me. I then need to check them closely. Once that... Read more
A clarification on production numbers and sales outlet
I just want to clarify a situation that seems to have upset a few folk. We will be producing 4000 copies of the KS version of Moongha Invaders. Each of... Read more
A quick update while travelling back to NZ from UK after Essen show. Moongha still in production. Will know more when I get back to NZ.
Production has started
Full production has now started on Moongha Invaders. Hopefully the game will be ready to ship in the next eight weeks. Shipping time to the order fulfilment centres will be... Read more
Quite a few people are informing us of their change of address. When the project is a month away from shipping out to you, we will ask you to... Read more
An explanation of why progress has been slow
Some of you are a understandably concerned about the slow progress of Moongha Invaders. I thought it might be useful to explain some of the realities of the situation facing... Read more
Rules posted to Treefrog website
The rules for the standard and two player game have now been posted to the Treefrog website.
I'm going to be busy for the next month, as am seeing family... Read more
Plastic mold complete
Some major movement on the Moongha scene. Panda, the manufacturers, have just sent me samples of the game pieces. The quality is good and I'm pleased to see they have... Read more
Just to let you all know that Panda are making good progress with the molds for the miniatures.
Just to let you know that Panda are getting on with producing the molds for the plastic pieces. Gary Hunt has re worked Mechoor to reduce him in size. Tim... Read more
Change in management
Sorry for the delay since the last update.
I've been waiting for some decisions to be made from other parties about changing the way the project is managed.
After producing... Read more
I had a question about signed stickers for those folks who purchased A Study in Emerald. To make sure everybody gets a sticker we plan to place two in each... Read more
Response to questions
Just responding to unanswered queries.
Rules will be posted as soon as they are ready. I was originally going to use the resident Treefrog artist but she is busy working... Read more
After a few attempts, and the purchase of a new scanning machine, the people at £D Hobby in Auckland have managed to scan Mechoor. All they need to do now... Read more
The sculptures are now with an Auckland based company who will scan them in 3D,alter them as necessary and then print them using a laser-centered printer (which is very expensive).... Read more
Happy New Year
Work is still proceeding with the figures. the mold manufacturers are having to make adjustments to the figures to make them suitable for injection molding. This means altering poses and... Read more
Sorry for the delay in the latest update.
Life has been a bit hectic here with a number of other projects on the go. It has to be said that... Read more
Nothing much happening at the moment
Just to let you know that work is progressing on the game but nothing to report so far. At the moment Julia is firefighting over getting Emerald orders out. What... Read more
Back from Essen
Julia and I have just returned from the Essen games show, so still recovering from the trip. Will be able to post proper update next week. Please remember that Max... Read more
All quiet on the Moongha front
There will be a period of not much happening as the Chinese work out how to produce the pieces. This will take some time as producing a die... Read more
The Chinese now have the sculpts and will start work on the molds soon - just have a national holiday to get out of the way.
I'm travelling back to... Read more
Although the sculpts are done I had to have casts made before sending them off to China. Two reasons, good to have copies if originals meet with an accident, and... Read more
All sculpts done now
The last sculpt has been completed, which is the jet fighter. Image below.
The sculpts are now being cast in resin and metal, just so that we have spare copies.... Read more
Gary has now finished Mechoor. Just a case now of making minor alterations to allow the figures to be molded. Image of sculpt below, hope you like it. Production is... Read more
Good news and not so good news
The good news is that Gary and Anton have almost finished the sculpts. Once they are all done I will post them on the Treefrog website so you can see... Read more
The sculptors have started work. I have do not have images to show at the moment but will do once I have pics of the final articles. I have seen... Read more
Signed stickers for Emerald
In case you missed my recent comment if you have pledged to Moongha and A Study in Emerald and wish to receive a signed sticker then just let me know... Read more
Have found sculptors
I have now managed to track down some sculptors over here who are happy to work on the figures. Both are experienced and have worked for Weta at some point... Read more
As you already know, the folks I had lined up to do the sculpts bailed on the project - not answering emails. Fortunately I have managed to contact Weta, the... Read more
The slow period
Sorry for the delay since the last update. I have recently emigrated to New Zealand and so things have been a little hectic for me recently. However, I... Read more
Having looked at how the survey works it makes sense for me to hold off until closer to the despatch of the games. As far as I can see the... Read more
End of campaign
Well, so ends Treefrog's first KS campaign. I'm very happy with the amount reached. Many thanks to all of you who have backed the game. As many of you know,... Read more
Thanks again to everybody who has pledged so far. Only three days to go now. It would be really good if we could reach the $100,000 mark. Please pass the... Read more
First stretch goal reached
Thanks to everybody who has pledged for getting the game to the first stretch goal. I am confident that we will reach the $60,000 level and am working on the... Read more
Two player print and play files available
Shaun, the guy who looks after my website, has uploaded the proto type files for the two player game to the Treefrog website. You should be able to download these... Read more
Female Hero Image
Here's first draft of female hero image from Tim.
We are still at the stage where feedback from you can affect the final game, so please feel free to chime... Read more
Still getting the hand of KS, so took me a while to get around to posting first update.
Firstly I would like to thank everyone who has pledged so far.... Read more