International Shipping Arriving!
Hey all you Dinomite Backers!
Marc here from GB. If any international backers don't receive their packages by March 15 please send firstname.lastname@example.org an email and we will get the... Read more
Building our BGG Community and Review
Dino community crew!
A vast majority of you have your long awaited dinos, overseas backers have their copies en route, and we're contacting a few of you that have outdated... Read more
Tips to Opening that Fancy Pants Edition
Morning! Afternoon! Good evening!
We've had several ask for tips on opening the Fancy Pants edition, so I grabbed particularly difficult set of books, and cracked them open in a... Read more
Fancy Pants Shipping Update!
Hello there dino denizens!
Wanted to drop in and give you all a quick update on Fancy Pants Editions. Many of you in the US likely have already received yours,... Read more
Shipping in the next two weeks!
We’ve all been waiting years for this, so I’ll skip my usual howdys and yalls. Let’s dive into it!
In a World of Dinosaurs is finally shipping! Golden Bell and... Read more
Final shipping plans - and last call to update that address!
Howdy Dino Diggers,
The long winding road of this project is finally coming to an end. As we’ve reported in the past, all of the games are in a warehouse... Read more
Unboxing the retail box!
Pete and I recently received a retail version of the game so we did a little unboxing! In the video, you'll see that we do a good bit... Read more
Origins Game Fair and Shipping Update
Marc here. Just wanted to let everyone know that all the games are ready at the warehouse. The only reason I haven't finalized the BackerKit survey with everyone... Read more
In a Warehouse + Backerkit Surveys are Incoming!
The units are now in our warehouse in California! We'll be shipping out the regular copies of In a World of Dinosaurs ourselves but Pete and Brian will... Read more
Ocean Freight Update + Unbroken
Hey all you dinos! I know everyone feels like they're aging fast here but we're just under a week away and wanted to let everyone know the shipping company just... Read more
These Pants are Fancy!
Dino update time!
With the recent video posted of the retail unboxing, some of you asked about the Fancy Pants edition. These puppies have been hanging out in the studio... Read more
Production Copy has flown in!
Just wanted to share a little unboxing type video. I had one of the final copies of the games overnighted from China prior to the departure on April... Read more
Shipping Update + Clarification on Projects
Sorry for the slight delay. We have been at three conventions in the past couple weekends. We were split up between Anime Boston, PAX East, and C2E2 so... Read more
A different world...
While we don't have a big update for In A World of Dinosaurs today, literally we just sent the carton markings to the box factory last night, so... Read more
In A World of Dinosaurs is Roaring to Completion!
Hey all you Dino Fans!
Sorry for the slight delay this past month. In a World of Dinosaurs was wrapping up completion and we were conducting our final rounds of... Read more
Unveiling of our Partner + Time Table for Delivery + More Production Updates!
The Age of the Dinos are here!
My name is Marc Goldner and I’m one of the founders of Golden Bell Studios. I wanted to assure everyone that In a... Read more
Manticores, Griffons, and Unicorns, oh my! And a sample!
As we've been waiting for this sample to arrive, we've also been working on a bonus inclusion for all of you. We decided to go ahead and make... Read more
Here's the scoop
We know it has been way too long between updates, and we’d like to briefly explain why it’s been so quiet around here. Part of our partnership with... Read more
New Sample in the works!
Howdy dino diggers,
Not a ton to report other than subtle progress. We recently had a very long and fruitful call with the publishing team. Everything is moving along. Working... Read more
Timeline for a new sample
We had a quick sync meeting with our publisher last night, and covered a wide range of topics. Including (and most importantly as our next step) the timeline... Read more
It's really happening! Final production details and timeline
Sorry for keeping the details under wraps these last few months. We were pursuing the ideal dino-filled-future with a... Read more
Current State of Dinos
Howdy all! So here we are two years later and still no game to show. In the interest of transparency, let me walk you down the path that got us... Read more
July: A bit of Transparency
It seems the light at the end of the tunnel is getting a bit brighter! After months of backs and forth with the production factory, via our... Read more
Quick update about final tweaks!
We have been working on two final updates to the game assets. The game pieces for the paleo and interns, as well as tweaking the score keeping system... Read more
The Retail sample has landed!
When I say the sample has landed, I really mean it descended from the heavens like a prehistoric dinosaur angel to peacefully rest on my doorstep. Either that, or UPS... Read more
Retail sample arriving this week! Fancy Pants books have shipped
We're finally going to have the retail sample in our hands this week! It will likely land on the production teams desk today, and then forwarded on to... Read more
One year late update!
Hello everyone! Here's how everything is going:
We are finally approaching the front of the line at the production plant! They took a few weeks off for Chinese New... Read more
Closing in on a final timeline
Hope the year wrapped up well for all. We had a busy holiday season, and are looking forward to 2016.
Here's a quick update:
Production is... Read more
No big news, but we wanted to drop a line and let all you wonderful people know how the project is going.
We have been working with... Read more
Production gears are turning
Numbers for the production of the game came in, and they fit very nicely within our projected cost. Here's where we'll be going from here:
1. Sample, revisions, production:At... Read more
Here is a little insight into what has been causing the delays with us over the last few months, as well as how our plans have been adjusted... Read more
Manufacturing, and Progress
Hello Dino Friends!
We wanted to give you a progress report on the game, including how all the art finished up, what our artists are working on now, manufacturing status,... Read more
Progress Update. Release Window!
Howdy Dino Crew!
This is a full update on the game's progress and the release window. We have load of new art to show you, but first a bit of... Read more
Art is Coming Along! Meet a Few New Dino Friends
This is the first in a series of art progress updates. Our art gurus, Alicia and Kez, are feverishly art'n up a storm. Once all the... Read more
Postcards are coming to town! Or to a printer near you!
Our Holiday/Thank You cards are in the mail to all retail-level-and-above backers here in the states! Due to international shipping time, and the speed with which January is... Read more
Postcard Addresses. Vote for Most Anticipated Game of 2015. Continued Funding.
We just sent out the the surveys to get your addresses! We'll be shipping out post cards Tuesday! Just in time for you all to get your... Read more
Home Stretch! Intern/Paleo Art, Holiday Card, and The Future
It's been quite the journey, but we are almost to the end of the road. Or perhaps to a turn in the road? Let's call it an on-ramp, to... Read more
Stretch Goal 1 Complete! Final hours!
Howdy Dino Crew!
Is it getting cold in here? Because looks like we will be including our Ice Age expansion in every copy of the game!
There's still time to... Read more
Funded! Where we go from here, and Stretch Goals
We've made it!
Thank everyone so much. It means the world to our small team to be able to make this game for you. Thank you thank you thank you. ... Read more
Writing, puns, and subtle chuckles
Howdy Dino Crew!
Since we only have a handful of cards with finalized art on them, we haven't had a chance to share the majority of the silly... Read more
Detailed Breakdown for Name an Intern, Paleo, and Museum Tiers!
Howdy Dino Crew!
Let's talk about what you'll get in the 'Name a [part of the game]' tiers! Check the info below. If you have questions, fire away!
We are... Read more
Holiday gift option
Hello again dino friends!
Being that time of the year, we have a solution for anyone looking for a unique gift for the board game/dinosaur/pun afficianoto in their life. Even... Read more
Downloadable Instructions! New Dino?
Hello Dino friends!
Well looky here! We want to share the ol' instructions for how you'll be playing In a World of Dinosaurs. Dig in!
In a World of Dinosaurs... Read more
Ask us anything!
Good afternoon Dino-supporters!
We are currently hosting an AMA (ask me anything) on the board game community of Reddit. If you have some questions, or would just like to see... Read more
Art Update: Those noble Paleontologists
Here's the first look at a bit of character art.
These are two of the Paleontologists in the game. Each team has three paleos, as well as three interns, and... Read more
Dinosaur Basics and Event Cards
Since we took a look at the Paleontologists in the last update, today we'll look a little bit deeper into how the Dinosaur side of the game is played.
It's... Read more
The Paleo board, and character differences
Well hello there.
We've put together a handy reference sheet to highlight the differences between the Paleontologists and the interns, breaking down all the possible actions for the characters, including... Read more
Day 4: Game play video has arrived!
Game Play Video
Hello everyone! Thanks so much for getting us over 20% to our goal in just four short days. We had several people ask for a game play... Read more