Shipped! Also, thank you!
I just wanted to take a moment to express our gratitude again for your pledges. Codename: Oracle wouldn't have gotten printed without your trust and generosity. We appreciate every... Read more
Almost there! After the packages that I boxed up today go out tomorrow, I'll be down to about 25 packages left to ship. I'm hoping to make Friday's trip to... Read more
Shipping and Boardgamegeek
Another 47 packages went out between yesterday and today...I'm hoping that I can get the remainder (about 60) sent out by Friday or Saturday morning.
If you are... Read more
28 more out the door
Today's shipping brings the total to 55 packages packed and shipped in 2 days; that's about 25% of the total. More in store for tomorrow! I'm hoping to get the... Read more
Someone brought up that they would rather not have their name put out there publicly in an update when the package is shipped; which I can certainly understand. For... Read more
(Some) Games Shipped!
As promised, I'll be sending an update every night with the names of pledgers whose packages shipped that day. Hopefully the daily email updates don't bother anyone...I figured it would... Read more
Address change request
I am in the process of typing address labels this weekend. Please notify me via KS message or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if your address has changed since... Read more
The games are in California!
Just a quick update...the games have cleared customs, and I now have a tracking number. The shipment left California today, and is scheduled to arrive next Tuesday! What's... Read more
The games were due in port today! Hopefully they clear customs quickly and will be here soon. I should get a tracking number as soon as the games are through... Read more
Hi everyone! I spoke with the printer today, and found out that Codename: Oracle is due to arrive in port on March 30th! Once the shipment passes customs, I'll get... Read more
Just wanted to drop a quick update to everyone. After working out a couple minor issues, the shipping charges were paid a few weeks ago, and as far as I... Read more
Hi all, just wanted to let you know that after discussing those couple minor issues with the printer, I have approved the order to ship! Hopefully customs doesn't hold us... Read more
A quick update
Just wanted to update everyone quickly...I am hoping to approve the production samples by the end of the week. There were a couple small issues that I wanted to discuss... Read more
More news and pictures!
I've attached some more pictures for you to check out...one of the Codename: Oracle box and its contents, and one of each of the custom printed play mats.... Read more
The Big Reveal
So way back when I was getting the digital proofs and going through them for accuracy (8 iterations of them, to be exact), I asked the printer if they could... Read more
Hi all, just a few quick notes...I haven't posted in a bit because there wasn't a lot to report, but here is the latest -
I had hoped Codename would... Read more
There isn't much new to report right now, but I didn't want to go too long without and update. Codename: Oracle is in print, and I'm hoping to... Read more
Happy 2014!...and progress
First, my best wishes for a fantastic 2014, filled with family, friends, and lots of gaming goodness!
The tuck boxes are here! I've attached a couple pictures so... Read more
As 2014 draws near, I'd like to take a moment to thank all of you again for your support with the Codename: Oracle project.
If you celebrate it, Merry Christmas... Read more
Apparently I misunderstood the printer and had to wait for digital press proofs, but those came yesterday, and everything looked great, so they are approved. Printing will start... Read more
Printing and Proto Pass Around
Hi all, Just wanted to give a quick update. Everything is still on track for printing and shipment. There were a couple minor things that came up, but those were... Read more
Update on printing
Just wanted to let everyone know that we had a minor delay with the printer - we had a problem getting the order form from them for some... Read more
Tuck Box images!
Thanks so much for getting your surveys in so quickly...we just have 6 left to receive. If you haven't responded yet, please try to do so within the... Read more
Print and Play files and add-on ordering
Everyone that has sent in a survey should have or will soon receive the print and play files! If you have sent your survey and did not receive... Read more
Updating an update
Thanks for getting those surveys in so quickly! We just have about 15 more to get back, and then we'll be getting the print and play files out.... Read more
Purchasing Add-Ons post campaign
Since I sent out the surveys, a few of you have asked about the possibility of purchasing the add-on items. I am more than happy to offer them... Read more
Printing and Surveys
Just wanted to let you know that I am now just waiting on digital press proofs from the printer, and then printing will be in full swing! We... Read more
It's been a bit since I updated (wow these last couple weeks have just flown by), but I want to let everyone know that we are still on... Read more
Prototype pass around and proofs!
The prototype pass-around is underway, and by now the game should be in the hands of the first recipient! We'll continue to pass it around to as many... Read more
Proto pass around and production rules
The prototype pass around is just about set to go, I'll be sending the proto out to the first recipient on Monday! It'll get around to at least... Read more
Proto pass-around to BGG users
I have the original prototype of Codename: Oracle sitting around, so I thought I'd do something cool with it. My idea is to send it to a pledger... Read more
Moving along on schedule
It's been a bit since I've sent an update because I am the president of a charity gaming convention (www.gaminghoopla.com), which took place last weekend, and that took... Read more
While Andy is busy finishing up artwork (small details, it's almost done!) and getting files ready for the printer, I thought I'd talk about the add-ons briefly.
First,... Read more
Just to keep everyone informed, Andy is working on the artwork for the add-on items, getting that all finalized so that I can order what we need and... Read more
We made it! And that is 100% because of all of you. Thank you all so much for pledging; for spreading the word; and for getting others excited about Codename:... Read more
Ask us Anything!
Just a quick note that designer Andrew J. Clark (SmiteEvil on reddit) and I (WishingTreeGames) will be doing an "Ask me Anything" on www.reddit.com's /boardgame forum this afternooon.
If you... Read more
48 hours to go!
This is shaping up to be an exciting last couple of days! As of right now, we are just $707 away from being funded.
Don't forget, at our base funding... Read more
We are now within about $1,000 of reaching our funding goal and getting this great game by Andrew J. Clark published! I'd estimate that we need about 40-50... Read more
Getting closer, and...sleeves!
Things are getting exciting (my stomach is in knots) as we move closer to our goal. Thanks to all of you so far for your generosity!
As the... Read more
Acrylic stones included at base funding goal!
We have decided that instead of the acrylic stones requiring $14,750 in funding or 350 pledgers, they will be included with the game if we reach our base funding goal... Read more
Some of you probably noticed a huge jump in the amount funded yesterday. I'm not sure if I mentioned it here, but in the first campaign for Codename: Oracle, I... Read more
Kick Me Poscast
Andrew J. Clark, the designer of Codename: Oracle, will be appearing on the Kick Me! podcast tonight! It will probably air on Wednesday or Thursday, at which point I'll post... Read more
Well, if you are a fan of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, you know that 42 is the "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything".... Read more
Free print and play!
We have decided that any pledge at or above the $21 level (a physical copy of Codename: Oracle) will also receive the .pdf print and play files... Read more
20 days left!
We have 20 days left, and we are still doing what we can to draw attention and gather support. With our last project, a full 33% came in... Read more
33% and almost 100 pledgers
We've made a great jump in the few days, reaching 33%+ and almost 100 backers.
The prototypes at Gen Con were checked out several times from the games... Read more
First day in the books!
Thanks to all of you for a fantastic first day! We are well on the way to making Codename: Oraclea reality due to your generosity. We are just barely... Read more