Hey RARRR!! Backers - APE has a new Kickstarter!
It's been awhile since I checked in, but I wanted to let you know that we have a new Kickstarter campaign in progress for our upcoming game Spirits of the... Read more
Click a Pick of Your Group Playing RARRR!! and Gen Con
Take a picture of your group playing RARRR!! and tweet it to @apegames. It would be a huge help for us in spreading the word!
Also, if you're at Gen... Read more
RARRR!! Games in Warehouse
The RARRR!! games have arrived. Here's one of the pallets:
And here's a picture of one of the games, along with the add-on!
Watch for the games to start shipping... Read more
Shiping Status and Address Changes
If your address has changed since you completed the RARRR!! Kickstarter survey AND you have not already sent us an address change notice, then please do so in the next... Read more
Shipment Arriving in Los Angeles
I have been told that the ship carrying RARRR!!, the NYK TERRA V.034E, will make berth (that term always makes me uncomfortable) in Los Angeles on Monday. From there it must go... Read more
RARRR!! Shipment Leaving Port & Comicpalooza
I wanted to post a quick update to say that the RARRR!! shipment is scheduled to leave port in Shanghai on board the NYK TERRA V.034E. The port of destination... Read more
Production Copy Pictures
Some have asked for pictures of the production copy of RARRR!! I added more pics to the APE Games blog, here.
RARRR!! Production Complete!
I got a finished production copy of RARRR!! last week from the printer. It had problems with the rulebook and cards! These were corrected, and I just got a new... Read more
RARRR!! Production Update
The printer told me yesterday that they expect to ship out at the end of April. I should have a production copy in-hand for approval before it ships around 4/20.... Read more
RARRR!! Production Mock
We received a production mock for RARRR!! The color and quality of the mock isn't what it will be in the final product, but this gives us an idea that... Read more
RARRR!! Production Progress Update
I received a soft proof of all the art last night. There were very minor issues that need to be fixed. So minor that I expect they could have fixes... Read more
RARRR!! Project Update
The project is at the printer, but before production can begin, I need to make a couple changes:
- I didn't lay the box art out correctly for this printer. I... Read more
I wanted to drop a note to say that we're moving along. The printer is on vacation until 2/11, but we want to have everything ready to send to them... Read more
Last update of 2013
Final layout is complete for the box top and the Power Dials.
I don't think I've mentioned before that the game will have both English and German rules. I've received... Read more
Merry Christmas from artist Bob Canada
RARRR!! artist Bob Canada has this Christmas, err.. wish to share with you!
Platypus, and the last CUSTOM CARD monster selection
Here's the Platypus sans power and Katikana.
Also, the six city and monster level pledgers voted for the last monster they'd like to see added to the CUSTOM CARD list.... Read more
Zurich City Card
Also, as suggested by a couple of the backers, I've messaged the top tier backers ($125 and $250) and asked them to vote for their favorite last monster... Read more
Rome City Art and More!
Here's the art for Rome. Note that 1/2 of the backer city cards will be in brown, and the other half in this new light blue color. There are 8... Read more
Last Day Update 4 - It's Over
A big thanks to everyone! This was financially our most successful KS project (outside of the Order of the Stick project that we did with Rich Burlew), and we doubled... Read more
Last Day Update 3 - 1 New Custom City
With just a few minutes to go there is $300 to the next stretch goal - the backer-selected monster!
I want to also mention that WIllennium, the $250 Custom Monster... Read more
Last Day Update 2 - More Stretch Goals!
I added a $22K and a $24K stretch goal for backer-selected monsters! Like the CUSTOM CARD add-on backer-selected monsters, these will be suggested by you, and voted on by all... Read more
Last Day Update 1
We're in the last 24 hours of the project and are currently just $214 away from the last stretch goal!! Who would have though 2 weeks ago that we'd be... Read more
Day 33 Update - Report from BGG Con
I think this is going to be a short post as I've just gotten back to the hotel room after a long day of running demos and looking at some... Read more
Day 30 Update
With 5 days to go in the campaign we're making a really good run at the $18K stretch goal and RU the Robot!
In polling land, Montreal is slightly ahead... Read more
Day 29 Update - $16K Stretch Goal Reached!
Say hello to the newest member of the RARRR!! family - BO!
All backers will get 1 TO and 1 BO monster included at no extra charge with each copy... Read more
Day 28 Update
We hit 600 backers, and are just pocket change away from hitting the $16K stretch goal. It's been a great ride, and we still have 8 more days. Let's see... Read more
Day 25 Update - Nashville Custom City Card
Okay, I'm back. I've been out-of-pocket the last few days and I'm sorry for no updates.
Here's a backer-selected city, Nashville. I added a '?' to the Resistance spot on... Read more
Day 21 Update
We're three weeks into the RARRR!! project today, and very close to 1/2 way to our second stretch goal, BO, the giant plant.
Since there will be enough custom city... Read more
Day 23 Update - Seattle in the Lead!
After one day of polling, Seattle is ahead with 11% of the votes in the backer-select custom city! Rome is a close second, followed by Hong Kong and Washington, DC.... Read more
Day 21 Update - 1 Stretch Goal Down, 3 to Go!
Thanks to you, we hit the first stretch goal, which means this dreadful vermin will be sent to allbackers! Remember, these stretch goal monsters aren't included in the retail... Read more
Day 19 Update - In Which We Retool the $7 Add-On
There has been a lot of feedback that the $7 add-on is a great idea, but at the moment doesn't offer much value. I'd have to agree! Thanks to your... Read more
Day 16 Update
We zipped past 500 backers, and are knocking on $13K's door!
Artist Bob Canada put together the art for Toronto using the baseline picture provided by backer Leo.
Day 14 Update - FUNded!
Thanks to all of the RARRR!! backers for putting the FUN in funded!
I've been getting questions about how the add-ons work. I shored up the instructions in the Add-Ons... Read more
Day 13 Update
The artist discovered a slight problem with the giant lizard - the horns on his head and back should be two-sided, but are not. I uploaded a corrected version for... Read more
Day 12 Update
Our goal is in sight - just $700 away from $12K!
I clarified the project to indicate that the stretch goal cards andthe cards in the CUSTOM CARDS add-on... Read more
Day 11 Update
I'm happy to say that we're now just hundreds of dollars away from funding instead of thousands!!
Also, RARRR!! spent the day in position 6 on The Hotness on boardgamegeek.com... Read more
Day 10 Update
We gained a lot of backers from the BGG Contest that started this morning - welcome to you!
Unfortunately we also lost a staggering number of backers. It took me... Read more
Day 8 Update - Custom City Cards!
We passed 400 backers today, and are really close to $10K and the last pre-funding project goal of papercraft buildings!
I have added a new pledge level for custom city... Read more
Day 6 Update & Stardock's Dead Mans' Draw
I got tied up yesterday (no, not literally) and missed posting an update. I see that we slipped by the $9K mark, and now have a record number of Kickstarter... Read more
Day 4 Roundup
Another great day! We hit the 2/3 mark, and also crossed over 300 backers. 370 project backers would be a new Kickstarter record for APE Games! Considering pledge levels are... Read more
Day 3 General Update
Thanks for another astounding day! We're not creeping toward our $12K goal - we're sprinting!
Short update today:
* Since we passed the $7K goal, backers have gotten their papercraft... Read more
Day 2 Update
Wow a $1000+ day 2 - impressive! Thanks again for your support. At this rate we'll hit the $7K goal in the next couple days, which will trigger the papercraft... Read more
Project Update Day 1 (and what a day!)
You guys completely surpassed my greatest expectations for the first day of the project. It looks like we'll hit 200 backers and $5000 at about the same time - just... Read more