New VRG project and a Promo Card for IIGD!
Van Ryder Games has launched our second project , Tessen, on Kickstarter!
Hello Zombie killers! Hey I just wanted to check in with you guys and let you know that... Read more
Game Mat offer extended 3 more days!
Game Mat offer extended until 10/18/2012! Last chance!
Many of you have expressed remorse at missing out on the IIGD custom double sided game mat. Well for a limited time... Read more
Free Halloween Scenario? You Betcha!
I hope everyone is enjoying IIGD! I will be releasing a Free Halloween Scenario! Participate to get a free swag item that, if you are a fan of... Read more
Shipments, Geekgold, and a Hostage Situation
It is my hope and belief that all U.S. backers should have their games by now
If you have not received yours by Monday please let me and Game Salute... Read more
By popular demand...
Here is a 2nd chance at getting the Custom Game Mat!
Many of you have expressed remorse at missing out on the IIGD custom double sided game mat. Well for... Read more
News and Updates on the BoardGameGeek page
Much of my activity going forward will be on the game's page at board game geek:
I realize not everyone uses the... Read more
Games are arriving!
Let the bodies hit the floor!
I am delighted to be getting reports from several backers that the game has arrived on their doorstep! I am sure that they will... Read more
Games are shipping
I spoke with the warehouse manager at Game Salute earlier today and they were about 2/3 of the way done packaging the games. He anticipated perhaps having them done... Read more
Here is the latest...
The latest from Game Salute
I really thought the games would be shipped by now so I checked in with Game Salute. It appears IIGD got stuck in the queue... Read more
GenCon wrap up and the rest of the games are with GS
Gencon. Was. AWESOME!
Holy cow what a great experience. I got to meet so many awesome folks - backers, designers, podcasters, gamers, etc.
I demoed the game throughout the con... Read more
Back from GenCon: A report
I am back from GenCon and it was a great success! While I spent way more time than I would have liked stressing about the game... Read more
GenCon and General Update
I am heading up to Indy tomorrow for the big convention. I am sure those of you who are also going share my excitement! I wanted to give you... Read more
Hold the Phone!
“Don’t be afraid to use your ammunition, that lady should of, would have, could have, saved herself. Rule number 4 – Double Tap.” --Columbus, Zombieland
Just when hope for Gencon... Read more
GenCon is almost here!
I am certainly excited about that. Unfortunately since the games need to be at GS by tomorrow and I haven't got any news of the shipment arriving, the games won't... Read more
Advance copies are in! And an update on the promos!
Bustin it to come through for you!
Good stuff this time guys. I have been busting my ass to make sure this gets delivered and you get what was promised.... Read more
Thank you guys for being so responsive. All but 3 of you have submitted your surveys. I expect the last 3 will soon.
I am expanding the search... Read more
The Games are on the Big Boat!
"Where are you, you spongy, yellow, delicious bastards?" Tallahassee, Zombieland
Well, as of yesterday, your games are finally on the boat from China. Rejoice! Here's to a good captain, strong... Read more
Lots to cover
Good news first... sort of...
Well the games are shipping this coming week. Yes, I told you they were shipping last week because that is what the printer told me.... Read more
Production is wrapping up
Esteemed backers of IIGD. I want to let you know that I spoke with the printer yesterday and the production of the game is wrapping up and the games should... Read more
The Pudding is in the Proof
Well here we go! Check out the video to see what your game will look like when you get it. I will sound drab and monotone in the video, but... Read more
Hard Proof Incoming!
I just received word from my printer that the hard proof has arrived stateside and will be here soon. I'd much rather be reporting your games have arrived,... Read more
Get your FREE Microbadge! & Exciting times at VRG!
Hot off the press! Get your Lizzy Microbadge!
The Lizzy Microbadge is now available on Boardgame Geek! Special thanks to backer Chris Fee aka Manyslayer for designing and submitting... Read more
We need a Board Game Geek microbadge!
It is high time there was a Microbadge for IIGD don't you think?!?!?
I am hoping that one (or two) of you esteemed backers is willing to brave the BGG... Read more
The good news, the bad news, and the good news
The good news...
...is that the files are all complete (again!) and the printer has them and can begin production.
The bad news...
... wait didn't you already send the... Read more
Time to bring this thing to life!
So you all can meet the death you desperately await!
I hope this update finds you well. I just wanted to stop in and let you know that I am... Read more
The worst place you could have been during the initial outbreak you ask? Well that's easy. I was there. A family reunion. Everyone just stands there shocked as their brother,... Read more
Game Salute and Springboard Seal of Approval
Van Ryder Games to use Game Salute for fulfillment services!
What does this mean for you?
Well first and foremost it means that we have the Springboard Seal of Approval.... Read more
Happy New Year! Especially the english majors out there. Here have a Rulebook!
I hope the New Year is treating you all well this year! This will be the year of the Zombie for you! Although you won't survive, you can stamp your... Read more
Goodies! And me on keeping you up to speed
I've got some cool stuff to show you guys! But first...
So for those of you out there who have backed other projects who have been frustrated as game... Read more
Final Promo card is finished!
The ZIA Agent Zombie is finished! That marks the completion of all 5 promo cards that YOU helped create and I hope you are pleased with them. Now we are... Read more
Here is the finished art for Agent Zero! Aaron literally never ceases to amaze me! Once the final bonus promo card is completed I will post some larger graphics of... Read more
Moving right along...
Hello IIGD backers! It has been a couple weeks since the campaign ended and I wanted to let you know I have been hard at work. I was hoping to... Read more
Updated Agent Zero Sketch
Ok here is the sketch based on the feedback on the first sketch. Changed the gun to be a mysterious device that will fit in with the origin document. You... Read more
Thank you all so much! Keep an eye out for future updates and a Survey to get your address and other information.
Also, the winner of the character name vote... Read more
Yes that is right, we have passed $10k so each and every one of you will be getting a pair of the super cool Custom Lizzy Scoring Dice!
I cannot... Read more
This is it, the final countdown... 24 hours left!
Well as I write this we are VERY close to the $10k mark and the next bonus of Lizzy Dice for everyone! I have posted a Press Release on Board... Read more
We made $8k! Plus hear me talk about IIGD!
MAJOR thank you to everyone who has gotten on board with this project. I look forward to us all dying horrible zombie related deaths next year! We hit the stretch... Read more
The Halloween 'final push' challenge!
I am sure you've probably already figured out it is no accident this campaign ran in October and goes through Halloween. It is my favorite holiday and I... Read more
"Agent Z" Sketch and 5 days to go!
5 days to go everyone!
I am stubbornly holding out hope that we'll hit the $10,000 bonus level. If you ever wanted to shout at the top of your lungs... Read more
How it all began...
I really hope that you are all finding that being a backer of IIGD just keeps getting better and better! And that the value of the rewards you'll be getting... Read more
Lizzy Dice Pledge Drive! $5 for a pair of Lizzy Scoring Dice!
Ok, some of you have mentioned if I offered the Custom Lizzy Scoring dice you'd be willing to up your pledge to make sure you receive them if we don't... Read more
Campaign Progress, Character Vote results, and Zombie Name results
Almost $7,000 and though we have fallen off the pace to reach $10,000 there could still be a surge at the end of the campaign. I hope so anyway...
The... Read more
What kind of character do you want? The Promo Character Card
Survival. What kind of person survives a Zombie infested world? Is there any hope for anyone? These are the characters that have survived in my mind up to this point...... Read more
Halfway in days... Over 85% in funds! Plus, Voting Results...
I write this minutes after the project received its 100th backer. I am humbled and grateful to each and every one of you for the pledges. We are halfway through... Read more
Stretch rewards! If we can make it...
Stretch Goals and Rewards!
We are now funded!!! So I want to share with you some fun extras you COULDbe receiving if we make it to the stretch goals... Read more
A couple things, and let's discuss the Custom Scenario!
Okay chugging right along here... a lot going on.
- Each of you who've pledged at a level that receives the promo cards will now be getting a Lawn Mower to... Read more
The FINAL Color Illustration for the Zombie promo card...
I had a welcome surprise from Aaron in my inbox not long after posting Update #9! Our deadly beautiful Teacher (yes she certainly does COINCIDENTALLY look like a certain ex-vice... Read more
One week in and the FINAL Vote 2 results...
Wow! I can't believe it has already been a week! I am so glad to have 63 of you on board and to be over 50% funded! It is exciting... Read more
We need to find something NOW! - The Resource promo card!
Here's the situation...
Ok guys, we just emptied our shotgun and even though there was one Zombie in the Danger Zone, for our second action we searched for a resource... Read more
Zombie Concept vote results so far...
***VOTE IS FINAL AS OF 12:00 AM CST 10/5/2012
All right! The results are in... the populous prevailed despite another big backer throwing some points at the ZIA agent. The... Read more
The first 24 hours are in the book...
Wow! What a first day! I am overwhelmed at the support and in just 24 hours the project is almost a third of the way funded (28%). Thanks a ton... Read more
Lets get some Zombie concepts!
Ok, for the first day or two of the project let's get some of YOUR ideas for the concept we will send to Aaron for the Zombie promo card! To... Read more