GenCon, Lagoon Story Game
Greetings! I first want to apologize for not launching the monthly newsletter as planned, and let you know it willlaunch this summer. Life took me on some strange detours... Read more
One Year Anniversary
The Lagoon Kickstarter campaign went live one year ago today. I was optimistic, but had no idea the project would fund in just 3 days and eventually blossom to 3,503... Read more
BGG.CON, Shipping, and lots more!
This update covers a lot of topics, quickly:
- Shipping status
- Customer service
- Solo rules sheet
- Lagoon storage
- Oddball game tokens
Once you've played Lagoon a few times, please consider... Read more
Shipping, Customer Service, Street Date
Shipping - US, Canada and Europe
Rewards should have shipped by now for all backers in the United States, Canada, and Europe. If you live in one of these regions... Read more
Shipping Status Report
This is a very short update to inform you on the status of shipping.
The games were delivered to my fulfillment partner Amazon.com on Tuesday, right on schedule. Today... Read more
Shipping and Promo Tile
This update includes the latest news on shipping, and details about the promo tile included in every Kickstarter copy of Lagoon!
As games start shipping out, remember you can learn... Read more
My most recent shipping estimate was mid-October, but unfortunately it's looking more like late October now. Games are scheduled to ship in the EU next week, but a few hiccups... Read more
Final Address Changes, Shipping Update
Your games are getting closer to delivery time! Full details are below, but in brief I currently expect all rewards to ship out to backers in mid-October.
Final Address Changes... Read more
Shipping, Reviews and Rules
This update includes the latest news on shipping, links to two new reviews of Lagoon, and a link to the final rulebook. I'm very excited for all of you to... Read more
Shipping Update and Video Tutorial
The following topics are covered in this update:
- Shipping Update
- Address Changes
- Lagoon Video Tutorial
- Alliance Open House
Container ships loaded with Lagoon cargo set sail last week... Read more
Address Changes & GenCon
Everyone has about 2 weeks to make final address changes.If you haven't filled out your backer survey at all yet (there's 26 of you!), please do it as soon... Read more
Advance Lagoon Copy!
I am over the moon to share the first production copy of Lagoon with you!
But First a Reminder...
If you're one of the 40 people who haven't yet completed... Read more
Backer Survey and More
Please Respond to Backer Survey!
You must respond to your backer survey in order to receive your reward, so please take a minute and do it now if you... Read more
I'm pleased to share that as of today, the final hurdles have been cleared to begin mass production of Lagoon: Land of Druids. Before explaining what caused the delays, I... Read more
Lagoon Status Report
Greetings druids! Summer is shining brightly here in Portland, and I'm feeling grateful for all I've learned so far this year. I hope the season wherever you live finds you... Read more
I'm pleased to report that pre-production on Lagoon is almost complete, and before long we'll begin manufacturing in earnest! Everything is still on track for on-time delivery of your games.
Wooden... Read more
All the print files for Lagoon: Land of Druidswere handed off to Panda, my manufacturer, a few weeks ago. This week they asked for several small technical changes, and... Read more
Lagoon Draft Rulebook
I've been working hard to get Lagoon: Land of Druids ready for handoff to Panda for manufacturing, and it looks like that may happen as soon as tomorrow now!
The... Read more
Art Preview and Pre-Orders
First off, I want to thank you for all the thoughtful feedback on how to do Lagoon: Land of Druid pre-orders! It has been enlightening to read all the opinions and... Read more
I'm writing with an update on progress since last week. The short version: we're on schedule!
All the illustrations are finished and in hand. Graphic design is about 95% complete.... Read more
Lagoon is Reality
The Lagoon: Land of Druids campaign ended about 8 hours ago. For those of you who watched the last minutes roll down in real time with me, you know it was... Read more
We've done it! Lagoon has $125,000 in funding, and an unbelievable 3000 backers!
I can't believe it, someone pinch me. This druid can't tell if he's in the waking world... Read more
New Reward Tiers Added
Welcome new backers! If you're so new that you didn't receive update twenty one that I sent earlier today, please go back and give it a quick read to catch... Read more
Lagoon Breaks $100,000!!!
This achievement upgrades the 36 wooden seed tokens from 16mm to 19mm.
Backed copies now offer the full deluxe wooden experience!
Your full complement of 76 wooden tokensalso includes... Read more
Wooden Seed Tokens!
WE DID IT! All of us will now get a 16mm set of 36 wooden seed tokenswith every backed copy of Lagoon: Land of Druids. I can't tell you how... Read more
Two New Stretch Goals!
The number crunching is complete. I'm delighted to lay out a two phase roadmap for adding the wooden seed tokens we all want!
Eleventh Stretch Goal - $90,000
16mm WOODEN... Read more
Wallpapers Unlocked, Next Steps
Congratulations, we've unlocked the 3-pack of Lagoon art wallpapers! Funding has exceeded $80,000, and Lagoon: Land of Druids now has more than 2000 backers!
Download Gruu's Refuge wallpaper:Standard (4:3)... Read more
8 Wooden Druid Circles!
Today I woke to see $75,000 in funding for Lagoon, and it jolted me to attention!
This campaign has been intense, and my mind is constantly running with the long... Read more
Lagoon Digital Wallpapers
We're only about $2500 away from unlocking the second 4 sets of screen-printed wooden druid tokens! And then, after that...
Wallpaper 3-Pack Unlocked at $80,000!
Many among you have been... Read more
Fancy Druids Arrive!
Goodbye stickers, we've unlocked screen-printed druid tokens! This means the 4 unlocked sets of druid tokens will have their druid emblems painted directly on them. I'm currently expecting the wooden... Read more
Wooden Druid Tokens Achieved!
Yesterday I demoed Lagoon with several Portland backers at Guardian Games, my friendly local game store. Roberto, one of the friendliest backers I could hope to have, brought his friend John... Read more
8 Druid Circles
The poll determining two new druid circle emblems wrapped up yesterday, with Dragonfly and Turtle being voted to join the previously chosen Owl! For reasons that will become clear... Read more
Advanced Sites Achieved. Next?!
We've done it -- Lagoon has crossed the $50,000 line! That's 250% of the initial goal, and I'm beside myself at reaching this milestone! This was about as far as... Read more
Owls, EU Friendliness, Art!
Owl Be Darned
Here's what the new Owl Druids look like (recently chosen by backers):
The final pollto choose the designs for the 6th and 7th druid circles is... Read more
Druid Emblem Poll
The polls are open for YOU to decidewhich of 35 nature-themed emblems will represent the 6th and 7th Druid Circles! Nominations of marine life were filtered out because Lagoon is... Read more
Druids Galore, Six New Sites!
Lagoon just topped $40,000 -- twice its initial funding goal! Welcome to all you new backers who helped push us over!
This adds two new druid circle options to the... Read more
Lagoon Goes Chunky!
Hooray! We just passed $35,000 in funding!
This means all the cardboard components in Lagoon will now be a chunky 3mm thick:the large site tiles in Lagoon, the druid... Read more
Final Poll for 5th Druid Circle
The final poll runs one day only: Thursday, February 6. See below.
The first round of voting is over for determining what nature-themed emblem should be used on the 5th... Read more
Solitaire Lagoon Achieved!
Thanks to all the people we're adding to our druid circle, Lagoon: Land of Druids will be playable by a single player! This will be a great way to play... Read more
5th Druid Circle Poll
The nominations are in, and the polls are open for YOU to choose which nature-themed emblem will represent the 5th Druid Circle being added to Lagoon!
The poll consists of... Read more
Thicker Components Achieved!
The second stretch goal has been achieved, and now the Lagoon: Land of Druids punchboards will be 2.5mm thick instead of the original 2mm!This will make all site tiles,... Read more
5th Druid Circle Added!
The first stretch goal was unlocked earlier this morning, and now a 5th druid circle will be added to the game! It will include an Eldrid and four normal druid... Read more
Lagoon Funded in 3 days!
Thanks to all of you, we have manifested the magically mysterious world of Lagoon from the realm of dreams into the fabric of reality! I am indebted to you for... Read more
Gratitude and Stretching
Thank you! Thank you!
I've been overwhelmed by the incredible response to Lagoon these first two days. The project was more than half funded on day one, and at this... Read more