The August build of Grandroids is out. This build mostly focuses on UI features and underlying 'gameplay' stuff, beginning to turn a bunch of complex science into an actual game.... Read more
Hello? Can anyone hear me?
Suddenly, for no reason that I can explain, I'm getting emails, and people are even writing articles, about whether this project is dead and why I haven't been updating my... Read more
Grandroids demo available
Hi, this update is mostly for any of my backers who haven't been to the Grandroids site for a while. Just a heads-up to say there is now some demo... Read more
I've been away for a few days on a long-planned trip but I was out of internet contact much of the time, so, if you've sent me a message recently,... Read more
A few more survey forms have been trickling in and I've been adding accounts as they arrive, so if you've sent back your survey recently, you should be able to... Read more
Everyone who has sent back their survey...
...as of the time of this update should now have an account on grandroids.com with the username they chose. Although I bet you're going to tell me I'm wrong! ;-)
Good morning Vietnam!
And good afternoon Europe! Sorry guys, you were all asleep during the saga yesterday, so I'm guilty of being US-centric and assuming you knew what was going on! Some of... Read more
(as a friend of mine used to say). Or, as my flying instructor used to tell me (usually through clenched teeth), "if it all starts going pear-shaped, let go of... Read more
Captain's log, Stardate 5:32PST
Ok, in theory we're in business again now. I've sent out all the voyeur and tester accounts and I'm just about to start on gurus upwards.
Some of you testers... Read more
Ok, that's not good...
I just send out the 2nd batch of user accounts and dozens of the emails failed to send. I have a log of them but it'll take me a while... Read more
User accounts are going out
Sorry about the slight delay - I had some email problems. I'm starting to send out user accounts now, so hopefully it'll all work. I see some of you have... Read more
Could the five people Rimeian sponsored - Neza, Elthar, Grendelman, mk-grendel and Matthew - drop me a direct message so that I can get their contact details, please? I need snail... Read more
Wow! Phew! I've just been sitting here giggling like an idiot to myself as some of you counted down the time! :-)
Okay, first and foremost, THANK YOU ALL FROM... Read more
48 hours to go!
You may not have noticed (or even cared) but Kickstarter added 24 hours to everyone's project schedules, to compensate for their servers going down recently. So our project will finally... Read more
We're over the $50K mark now, thanks to all you lovely people! And nearly 500 members of our new community! Welcome to the new ones, and thanks for your support.... Read more
Wow! We're still only two-thirds of the way through the campaign. I don't know about you but I wish I'd chosen a shorter time period so that we... Read more
First up, hello and a big thank you to all my new backers! There are more than 400 of you now! I'm stunned and thrilled (if one can be both... Read more
For those with the passion but no cash...
I've been asked to pass on a generous and thoughtful offer to those of you who would have liked to be an active part of this project but can't afford... Read more
OMG! OMG! OMG! YOU DID IT!
I've been biting my nails all morning. Then it shows up on slashdot and all the world's geeks start to leave GDC with their iPhones in their hands... and WHOOOOSH!... Read more
I know I said I wouldn't spam you today but I lied. We've gone over $23,000 now, so I couldn't contain myself. I mostly wanted to say a big thank... Read more
If you get this by RSS then I'm sorry to spam you three days in a row, but things are happening so quickly! I've had a lot of questions from... Read more
It's still officially Day Two. Yesterday I was keeping my fingers crossed we might get to $8,000 by the end of the day. When I went to bed it had... Read more
I'm a nervous wreck already
Less than 24 hours into this and I'm already nearly a third of the way to my goal! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I've had some heart-stoppingly generous pledges... Read more