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Kickstarter and Shipping
Last week, finished shipping the remaining bits and pieces of the Kickstarter pledge materials. Most things shipped about four weeks ago, but since then we have been... Read more
Receiving your first issue
We are receiving occasional notes from folks who have not received issue one yet. We are still shipping some items, due to special conditions or postal rules, what have you.... Read more
The fun just doesn't end! After going through three printers, arguments over delays, and logistical headaches over air-freight, we finally get the counters, send them all out, and they start... Read more
We mailed out 220 kg of magazines today. More will go out during the next few days.
Counters Next Week
Just wanted to give our supporters a bit more background on the status of the magazine. In May, we got the magazine, rule books, and maps back from our printer,... Read more
The Printer Says...
...that the counters are on their way!
(In case you haven't already seen this on the Ares Magazine Facebook page...)
We have not shipped issue #1 yet. The printer we selected is not able to manufacture the game’s counters to our specifications. We contracted with another print bureau and expect... Read more
It has been a full and fun few months. We got Issue #1 in the can and started work on Issue #2 a couple of weeks ago. It... Read more
Thanks for your support of Ares Magazine.
We’re about to send out our backer survey. Keep your eyes peeled. If you don’t receive it within the next 24... Read more
Waiting for funding
As soon as Kickstarter transfers our project funding, we will send contracts to our authors. We will also send surveys to backers so they can identify sizes and add-ons desired, as... Read more
With everyone's help we reached $26,185. Thank you for your support in achieving our $25K goal.
We're exhilarated but exhausted, so we're going to celebrate with a good night's sleep.... Read more
Over the top!
We reached our goal of $25,000 and are continuing to rise. Woo-hoo!
There's still a little time left for those last minute fence-sitters who want a copy of issue #1... Read more
We can achieve victory with just 20 more subscribers. Thanks for getting the word out—we appreciate your ongoing efforts!
Last Day, 20K
We crossed the $20K mark with less than 24 hours to go. Now we need your help to find those additional backers to push us over the top. Please get... Read more
unique levels & outreach
Over the last couple days we've had backers choose two more of our unique reward levels: the Priest and Dr. Otto Matik. In combination with the additional subscribers and single-issue... Read more
New and modified reward levels
We added the 6xHoplite and 6xArgonaut as the six-issue extensions of the basic Hoplite and Argonaut reward levels. We've also modified the Spartan reward level. Go ahead and give 'em... Read more
Staff link retry
A gremlin thought it would be hilarious to put an extraneous “%20” at the end of the link we gave you in our last update. We have sentenced him to... Read more
Canada, fiction-only subscriptions, and staff
We added several pledge levels that include reduced international shipping rates for our Canadian backers. We've also created a fiction-only subscription level.
Here's the link we added to our project description that... Read more
More game details
We've added more details and another image to the game description for issue #1. Enjoy!
Did someone say "Subscription?"
Okay! Okay! We heard you.
We created two new reward levels today. You can now make a pledge for a standard six-issue subscription and a collector's six-issue (12 magazine) subscription.... Read more