New Kickstarter is live: Asian Themed Terrain
Our new Kickstarter is live. Please visit it and tell us what you think!!
Painting the terrain
Long time no talk. I know I mentioned posting a video on painting the terrain. I did two of them and haven't liked either. To help some of you... Read more
Shipping Update, a Request and Online Sales
All but three packages have gone out. One bound for Scotland will go out tomorrow and two going out to Australia will go out by Wednesday (out of boxes).
Now... Read more
Shipping All Tiers
We are starting to ship all tiers. Unfortunately, I got stuck at work and won't make it in time to the PO. I will make it tomorrow. Most will leave... Read more
Shipping Date for the Remaining Tiers
We will be shipping the rest of tiers on July 18th. The weekend of the 16th I have a a few minor items to cut but the boxes will be... Read more
100 Tier Shipping Tomorrow and Updates
As the headline says, the 100 tier ships tomorrow. We have started cutting the remainder of the tiers. My goal is to knock my jobs by Sunday. This is because... Read more
100 Tier Update and 50 Tier
Looks like the 100 will be shipping next week. This weekend will be the final packing. The 50 tier is in the pipeline and I am setting up the 60... Read more
100 Tier Update and Painting
I am printing the product orders for the 100 tier this week. We made a good bit of progress over the weekend and we will start making boxes Sunday.... Read more
180 Tier Update
All but 1 of the 180s have shipped and his will ship later today. With the exception of the International packages, it looks like most of you will start... Read more
180 tier shipping update!!
We will be shipping the 180s tomorrow. If all goes as plan, they will be at the post office by lunch time.
We're going to need a bigger boat...or in this case Jetta
So I decided to bring my Jetta instead of my truck to the shop. I had to be creative getting items into the Jetta but everything is now sitting safely... Read more
Second Wave Update: Shipping Soon
Looks like we are almost ready to ship the 180 tier. Looks like we will start shipping just after the holiday (Memorial Day). We have a few more items to... Read more
Neither snow nor rain nor train derailment...
I almost had to post a sorry train was canceled and the post office was closed. Instead, I took the chance to catch a train on a different line and... Read more
Surveys for the remaining product tiers are out
We just sent out the remaining surveys to everyone. Just to make sure we can cross that off of our list.
Claim Jumper Shipping Update
We had a slight issue and Todd couldn't get to the post office to ship everything. Not to fear. I have all but one package in my truck and the... Read more
Shipping for Claim Jumpers and Production for $180 Tier Updates
All of the Claim Jumpers will be shipped by Monday at the latest. I had some issues with my shipping app and not sure if everyone got their tracking... Read more
Shipping has begun and the survey for $100 tier is out
We got a few out this weekend and I tried to print a large chunk of the rest but our new service for handling postage didn't like the fact that... Read more
Shipping update for first tier Claim Jumpers and other news
OK, we start shipping the Claim Jumpers packages this weekend with the goal of getting them out the door and into your hands by the end of the month. At... Read more
Nothing to see here....
Still a few days from shipping but the boxing of the 90's have started. We are actually mainly needing to cut the pieces that take the longest (saloon, church, etc).... Read more
Round 1: Let's begin!
Yesterday, we received 240 4'x8' sheets of no-added formaldehyde (NAF) MDF. For those of you wondering, it looks like this:
It weighs in at nearly 2 tons. When you have... Read more
Survey for first tier will be sent out tomorrow. Below are the rewards and value. Let us know if you have any questions. Thanks!
Set of 8x 30mm,... Read more
Trains is getting ready to roll!
We had a rough two weeks. Give my laptop a bath and Todd (and his family) gets the flu. Well, my new laptop has arrived and Todd (and the family)... Read more
Quick Update: Plans
We slowed down a little as Todd is taking final pics and we finish the surveys. Tomorrow we have our finalized list of backers and will know exactly what we... Read more
Barn Yard Shenanigans and Backer Information
As you can see from the above pictures the struts were removed and the opening was widened more than enough to support a hand or two. More playable and no... Read more
I have been rushing around today and haven't had time to do a real update or post the barn pictures. If I can't knock it out first thing in the... Read more
You Did It!
Well, you all did it. We didn't hit 10k but man did we do a lot.
Tomorrow, I will post the updated Barn pictures and regroup with Todd. Kickstarter will... Read more
One more day....
Man...less than 24 hours. It has been a real roller coaster ride. A few things of note. We are taking final pictures of everything and planning on posting one update... Read more
Todd got some more pics.
We have the Cigar Shop...
He didn't get the Saloon final pics done but he got the accessories done.
Saloon Accessories -... Read more
Pictures and Laptop + Water = No Fun...
I will first bring up the bad news. I didn't get photos of the Bookstore because I left the parts at home. I will take pictures in the morning but... Read more
"in an old black Maria" (almost to 7k)
This is one we just about gave up on...but here were are just under $7000 and I am digging out old photos. A Black Maria with your very own police... Read more
3 days and things are blowing up..
Just when I think we are finally at the stretch where we are ready to ride things out, Todd throws a new item out there.
Smidths Powder Co. (or what’s... Read more
I forgot to post this awhile ago. I made some modifications to the mechanism for the secret passage since I made this. We will take a better video this weekend but... Read more
Just 6 Days!!
Man...30 days seem to go by quickly. We are currently organizing out files to make the cuts smoother and take up less time. We are also making sure all of... Read more
One Week and Counting - Big Picture Dump
We are almost there. We are going through and making final tweaks now. The book store was recut today with some minor changes. Pictures of that this weekend. We also... Read more
The "Sean forgot to post this update yesterday" Update with Jailhouse
I wanted to pass the crappy cell pics of the altar and pews that come with the Church with the Kickstarter. These will only be free with the Kickstarter. ... Read more
So close to $5000 and more new items!
We are close to our next stretch goal a custom sign. We will cut the samples to choose from and post them Sunday. Todd made a few other items. I... Read more
Reading is fundamental. "Bad Cell Pic Addition"
The Bookstore is almost complete. The roof needs some adjustments (as stated before) and we will take the "official" pics this Sunday. It is 9"x9" and is about 8" tall... Read more
Quick Update: Bookstore and Other Items
Sorry for no update yesterday. We spent the day in front of the laser and pushing items through. Couple updates I wanted to share.
The Bookstore is finished. I was... Read more
Todd finished up the design today. There are a few things that just didn't look right. The main item that just didn't make the cut is the external beams. They... Read more
Theater and Fence
As promised, the updated pics of the new fence design. More importantly the pics of the Theater. We are very excited about these.
I will update the image in the... Read more
We have been lucky to have a warm spell on the east coast (40 degrees and no snow or ice) and the laser has been cranking. Going to take some... Read more
Winter's Still Here..
Well, Our plans to show off the buildings to the Nova Open group fell through due to the weather but work continues. Todd is finishing up the Theater and I... Read more
Church and Other Updates
Not sure if we will be doing the demo with the NOVA people this week (snow, freezing rain and mass hysteria) but I will take pics of the church (minus... Read more
Happy Valentines Day!
We had a great time at Games and Stuff. Neither Todd or I won a game. He went 0-2 with a bye at the end which he was very grateful... Read more
Maryland Malifaux Masters
Todd and I arrived at GnS. We will post pics later. The full church pics will have to wait until our terrain viewing for some of the NOVA guys on... Read more
Friday Update and Measurements
I am in the process of assembling the Church and prepping for the Maryland Malifaux masters. This means we will be radio silent for most of tomorrow but we will... Read more
Today is the day I visit the local hobby shop and discuss the KS while rolling dice or flipping cards. We are prepping for the Maryland Masters tournament on Saturday.... Read more
Mysterious Mysteries: A Closer Look at the Arcanum
Here we have the Arcanum. No frontier town should be without. Whether it's for a talisman or essential salts. They have it.
This is designed to with replaceable windows.... Read more
Quick Update About What's on Tap for Today
We are still just over $3000 but still have most of a month to go. We can easily reach the next two stretch goals. We are working on what we... Read more
$3000 Pledge Goal Item: Base Inserts
Here are the promised base inserts.
First we have the "Brick" insert:
Next we have "Cobblestone":
Here are the "Distressed Brick":
Here are our "Earth" style:
Here are our... Read more
Neither Snow nor Head Cold...
I woke up to both snow and a head cold but that doesn't stop us. Nope. We are close to our first stretch goal. At $3000, we will give every... Read more
A Barn Raising!
Enough of talking about making the goal and all that motivational stuff. Let's start looking at some of the buildings.
Up today is the Barn. We want to show... Read more
Because of all of you, we beat our goal in about 18 hours. You guys are amazing. You all deserve a hand.
So you reached your goal. What does this... Read more
Pics for Scale
Attached are pics for scale. All of the models are just shown for scale purposes and were taken during some games. We'll post more later.
I am going to keep this update short.
First, thank you all for the show of support and great feedback. We didn't expect to have such a quick surge but... Read more