Long time no video
It's been a while since I've sent you a video, but I wanted to let you know what has been going on with the Hexels!
Also, you should... Read more
I hope you are having a great weekend!
Here is our latest update for everyone. I think the preassembly backers will be especially happy about this one.
I hope you'll have some time to enjoy this beautiful weekend! We are still assembling Hexels here at HQ. Check out this weeks video for a full update.... Read more
More than 2000 packages shipped!
I have some super exciting news to share with you this week! Check out the video to see how far we are in the shipping process and for... Read more
Stacks on stacks on stacks... of packages
I hope you are having another great weekend! Check out this week's video for the update.
Rainy Saturday Update
If you live in the bay area I hope you are enjoying all of this rain we are getting and I have a special plea to you in... Read more
Just keep counting...just keep counting...
I hope you are having a great weekend! We have a quick update for you this week. Check out the video for all of the details.
Next in line please
Hey, I hope your weekend is going well! Quick update for you this week.
All of the 30-piece sets have been shipped (excluding pre-assembled sets)! We are over half-way done with... Read more
Super quick video update!
We shipped over 300 30-piece sets this morning! Only ~30 more domestic 30-piece sets and 120 international sets before we can move on to the 49 piece sets!
Enjoy the... Read more
I get to be the Ledgerman!
I hope you had a great holiday!
We have lots of packages going out this week, including more than 100 30-piece sets!
Check out this weeks video for the full... Read more
Finishing the 19-piece sets and starting on the 30-piece sets!
I hope you are having a great weekend so far!
All of the 19-piece sets for backers who decided to assemble their own Hexels are packaged!
We've spent the last... Read more
So many packages!
Just mailed another 250+ packages today!
Check out the video for more details
We have a quick update for you this week. Backers in the $28 early bird reward level who are assembling their own sets should be seeing a package at their... Read more
We have been putting together sets like madmen for the last couple of weeks and seeing some great progress!
Check out the video for more info about shipping order and... Read more
Quick update this week.
We spent a large portion of the last 7 days putting together sets for you guys and things are coming along nicely. Check out the video... Read more
Keep on truckin'
The Hexels are on a truck in the US on their way to my apartment! They will be arriving next Tuesday!
I still need to update the shipping... Read more
Still on a boat, but not for much longer
Quick video update for you today. The Hexels are still in transit, but should be back on land again next week sometime. When we get them here in San... Read more
"I'll take T-Pain"
This week I'm going to give you an update from the perspective of the Hexels themselves. Enjoy.
Quick Friday Update
I've got a quick update for you this week. All of the paperwork that needs to be taken care in order to get the Hexels on a their... Read more
Quick update for you this week. Filling out a bunch of very complicated paperwork. Once the paperwork is complete we can get the Hexels shipped over from the manufacturer's to... Read more
Big Friday Update
I have lots to share with you today! As of last Thursday 55 thousand Hexels were completed, and as of this past Wednesday they were all completed! That's... Read more
Having some technical difficulties uploading today's video. It's a bit longer than normal so transcribing it would make a VERY long update. Look forward to an informative and positive video... Read more
Quick update for you today. As of two days ago we were at 46 boxes (35K) Hexels produced! I've included some images for your viewing pleasure. Check out the video... Read more
Friday Video update
Unfortunately it's not quite so happy here on our end. Part of the way through production last week there was a problem with the mold and it had... Read more
Two thumbs up!
I hope you are enjoying your Friday! Good news this week. Things are still looking on track for the pieces being completed as of last night! I've got a... Read more
Some light at the end of the tunnel
I'm excited to say that it looks like all of the Hexels will finish being injection molded in just SIX DAYS!!! We are very confident in their structural... Read more
Waiting on timelines
Quick update this week. We are waiting on new timeline information from the manufacturer. Watch the video for more details.
Have a great weekend!
Quick update for you this week. All of the magnet covers have been finished for this new batch! For a more exciting form of that news check out the video!... Read more
So many samples!
This is a longer update today. We go over a few of the samples we recently received and share our discussion with the manufacturer from last weekend/this week.
Check out... Read more
Quick Hexels Update
Quick update this week. We have a phone call with the manufacturer later this weekend and are hoping for some good news! Check out the video for , slightly,... Read more
29 second video update
Here is this week's update. We received samples of the "fixed" Hexels and they look great! Moving forward with production! Check out the 29 second video for a peek... Read more
It's Friday and that usually means you get an update on The Hexels, and today is no exception.
We heard back from the manufacturer, and they think they have... Read more
Quick Hexels Update
Short update this week.
Waiting on a reply from the manufacturer and from there we will be able to put together an updated timeline for you guys. Check out the... Read more
Accidental T-Rex dance
Super quick update for you today.
Everything is looking on track according to the new, more durable, pieces being made. Yay!
Check out the video for my "accidental T-Rex dance"... Read more
Stronger than your average breakable thing
I hope you are having a great Friday so far!
Here is this week's update:
We are going to have the Hexels remade even stronger. Should push things back by... Read more
Maybe some peanut butter would help with these hiccups
Watch the video, or read below for an update on the Hexels.
I wanted to let you know what is going on with the Hexels. We got an email... Read more
Quick video update with a little extra somethin' somethin'
Super short update today: Everything looks to be on schedule for the timeline we shared with you last week.
If you are interested, I included a little extra "somethin'... Read more
Rough Delivery Estimate and the Mystery of The Red Button!
We have a very rough delivery estimate to share with you in the video where I explain how long the next few steps look like they will take. ... Read more
Memorial Day weekend update
In this week's update I've got some new samples to show you. There was a slight, but very important change made to the molds that create the large... Read more
Update+Cool Other Project+Magic Trick = Today's Update
I hope you are all having an awesome Friday. Not much to report on the Hexels this week. Still clipping along and waiting.
I do have a couple... Read more
Another quick update this week. The magnet covers (all 492,000 of them) have been getting finished up over the past 10 days and once those are complete the... Read more
Super quick video update
As mentioned in the video, here is a link to the port pieces on Shapeways.com (http://www.shapeways.com/model/868608/universal-catan-port-holder.html?li=productBox-search). This is in case you wanted to order some port holders without having... Read more
Video update and good news!
We have some good news to share with you today.
1. The molds are complete!
2. We have some samples to show you!
Check out the video... Read more
Slowly but Surely
I just got an update from the manufacturer. The casting mold has been completed and they will be making some samples before full production begins. The process of creating the... Read more
No news = good news
Nothing much to report for the past week. Lots of waiting for us too.
Have a great week everyone!
The Waiting Game
The production process has begun! The materials are being gathered, and the mold is being meticulously created to ensure consistent quality for each and every Hexel.
Once... Read more
New Webpage and Facebook page!
I hope this Tuesday is treating you well!
We now have a website AND a Facebook page! You can find them at www.TheHexels.com and https://www.facebook.com/TheHexels.
The website is great... Read more
Funding Finished -Next Steps
We did it! The funding portion of the Hexels Kickstarter project closed this morning with $130,084! That's an incredible amount and means that more than 75-thousand Hexels will... Read more
Stretch goals and a new way to increase order sizes!
Only 9 days left before the project closes and we are already at 164% of our funding goal!
Many of you have been anxiously awaiting news about our... Read more
Licensing - A Whole New Ballgame
I have some very exciting news and I wanted to share it with all of you before the official announcement is made on Monday.
The Big News:
Hexels are now an officially licensed... Read more
Interview with Chad of Hey! Kickstart This!
Just this morning I had a great interview with Chad of Hey! Kickstart This!which is a weekly podcast focused on bringing you interviews and glimpses into the... Read more
Hold Test video!
I also got a request to show how well the Hexels hold onto the tiles. I think you will enjoy the video for this :)
Photos and a video of the assembled board with roads and settlements
I've gotten several requests to show how well the pieces sit on the board when it is all assembled so I used the 3D-printed pieces and took a few pictures... Read more