New terrain sneak peek :)
Hi, guys, latest blog is up showing a sneak peek of our NEW terrain:
Wayne and Colin.
Webshop is now open :)
We're very happy to tell you that the webshop is now open!
Currently, we're selling the surplus Sci-fi terrain only but plenty of you guys have been chomping at the... Read more
Web shop and BackerKit
Later this week we will be opening up our new webshop from which you'll be able to order the stock from our Sci-fi Kickstarter campaign. This is our... Read more
Orders to be delivered
Hi, guys, the vast majority of our backers have now received their sets. If you haven't received your order, particularly if you are outside of the USA, please email us... Read more
The first Parcels arrive for the USA...
Hi to all,
The first confirmed parcels have arrived today in the US with one of our backers letting us know in the comments section. We suspect that some parcels... Read more
Shipping Dates have arrived!!!
Hi, all, and thanks for your patience. Here we go….
So after a phone call from Wayland Games less than 30 minutes ago I can happily confirm the following:
The... Read more
US goods cleared
Just a quick update to let you know the latest re: N.American deliveries. This from Wayland Games:
"The goods are all cleared and will be delivered to the US Fulfilment... Read more
Pallet in US customs
We've just had confirmation from Wayland Games that the final pallet for North America has arrived and is currently in US customs.
We're not sure how long it will take... Read more
Little bit of extra News...
It's not fully confirmed, but we did have contact from Wayland Games today. This was the email.
Awesome News! They will be on the plane tonight. I'm just... Read more
Very short update to say we are pushing the shipping...
I said I would keep you all up to date with info as I get it even if it's nothing solid.
As we said it was all to do with... Read more
Hi all sci-fi backers we have had an update on shipping from Wayland Games.
At 7.28 this morning we had an email form them explaining that the plane from the... Read more
And the pallets are gone!
Hello to everyone, distribution of the sci-fi sets thunders on, those guys who have yet to receive theirs (I can see you are all chomping at the bit to get... Read more
Shipping and Dungeons
Well we are getting more and more photos of people building their Strongholds and Hulks, it's crazy seeing these as I still think this stuff is mine, "Hey you!!! Give... Read more
new blog up
Just a quick post to let you know the latest blog's up:
How to build your set & Shipping update
Parcels, parcels, parcels everywhere...
We are still on target for finishing all of the deliveries for Wednesday so all good. Since the last update we have been getting lots of... Read more
Shipping - First Feedback - Initial Assembly
So many of you fantastic folks are now assembling your Strongholds and add-ons. Overall the feedback is great and we are very pleased as we are already getting... Read more
And… it's happening.
Well, to say we have been busy would just be silly. lol We have been flat out on the packing line, making sure everything is going smoothly. We have the... Read more
Transmission open: - We have our terrain. - Transmission Closed
So it's arrived dead on time and unloaded. That means we have it all safely on land and it's currently in... Read more
Is it here yet?…
Well it's been a very thumb twiddly time for you guys as you watch the ship travelling from port to port at between 20 - 25 mph. lol We've hardly... Read more
Well not quite, but it's coming...
We can confirm that your goodies were loaded from Shanghai and made their way to the docks on the 24th June. They... Read more
Da, da da, da da … Inspector Gadget...
Starting these updates is really hard as we always start by writing how busy we are and you must get sick of hearing it… However, we have been busy over... Read more
Admin, Admin, Admin...
Its all very boring when it comes to paperwork, but it is crucial at this stage of the project. Here's a quick update of what we are up to :o)... Read more
Up close and personal at the UK Games Expo
Sore backs, hacking voices, throbbing feet were shared by all (traders and visitors) at the 2014 UK Games Expo… and what a show it was.
Second year for... Read more
Shipping update & first look at finished product...
As some of you already know we have received the final production samples. These are not actually samples, but the final finished product. Just five sets air shipped to us... Read more
Well we shot the storage video at the weekend and so now bring it to you in this update. It's a raw video with very little editing so bear with... Read more
And we twiddle our thumbs...
So the manufacturing is in process. This means there is literally nothing we can do on the project except wait… and so we wait. This was when we... Read more
New blog up, with sneak peeks of our Fantasy Dungeon terrain :)
(Me and Col updated at the same time and so this blog address got lost somewhere) :P... Read more
Fantasy Sneak Peak… for Backer Only
Ok so this is a mini update for all those of you who have been requesting a sneak peak at our new fantasy dungeon terrain.
This will be a KS... Read more
Clips, Trips and Video Tips...
Well I hope you all had a nice Easter (for those celebrating it) we certainly consumed our body weight in chocolate products and roast dinners. Not much happened over Easter... Read more
If we never get in a car again...
… we will be happy.
Three days in London Monday to Wednesday, Six hours in the car round trip on Friday to see the clips manufacturer and then 6 hours... Read more
Make it so… I said MAKE IT SO!!!
What a fast paced couple of weeks we've had. Last minute adjustments, fine tuning, phone calls to our manufacturer in China, a day of twiddling our thumbs, shipping company meetings,... Read more
It's update time again and as mentioned in the last one we wanted to show you a short video.
This video looks at ways you can improve the life of... Read more
Second set of samples received and tested :o)
Last update we ran through the first set of samples and gave you a full breakdown of the results… which were good :oD
We now have the second set of... Read more
Samples arrive … Our full technical report to you :o)
Well well, what have we got here… After much waiting while our manufacturers painfully create every tool we have finally received the first half of the samples and they are... Read more
And so it begins...
Begun the tool war has...
Well we have been busy, (yes we always say that, but only cos we are always busy :o). In particular this last couple of weeks... Read more
++ Lockdown Achieved ++
We locked down last weekend and started processing the BackerKit funds on Monday 3rd February and on the whole it went very smoothly indeed. There were a few bank problems... Read more
BACKERKIT CLOSES - last chance to finish your orders...
This is it, the final update before we close the BackerKit, if you have not confirmed what you want then now... Read more
One Week Until Lock Down!
That's right, in just one week, on Saturday 1st February we will be 'locking down' our orders and finalising our numbers with our manufacturers. The majority of you have heeded... Read more
Near the end of the KS we introduced the Bunker Walls. This was one we had planned from the start, as we already had bunkers for our DLC range on... Read more
Hi guys, Wayne here, just chasing up orders before 'lock down' in just two weeks time - then we can start manufacturing!
You might need to complete your BackerKit if... Read more
Infested Walls... Yeah Baby!!!
How we approached the design...
Born out of requests while the KS was running the Infested Walls are now done.
While designing the Battle Systems terrain we talked about many... Read more
Happy New year to all and...
...You may dispense with the pleasantries commander, I'm here to put you back on schedule
Oh, ok then :o)
So it's back... Read more
Rolling out the BackerKit
Wayne here, hello. We're rolling out the last of the BackerKit invites today. If you don't get one after24 hours of getting this update just drop me an email... Read more
Mini Update ... First invites to BackerKit...
Ho Ho Ho...
Just like Santa we are checking our list twice... unlike Santa we are then checking our list many more times. Our list is on BackerKit and we... Read more
BackerKit rolling out soon
We're beavering away here at Battle Systems Towers (the home of BS :) and everything is bang on schedule. We've been working on the new re-tools (making the accurate even... Read more
Tool Testing... Surveys and Pledge Managers
We have been busy as always and the main focus has been on tools and getting the pledge manager sorted.
We can confirm that the pledge... Read more
So... What happens now...
It's nearly one week since the end of the KS and after a couple of days rest we have been very busy indeed.
We're sorting out the pledge... Read more
... and on the 31st day... they rested...
.........................................................Well not quite.........................................................
13,448 comments (still growing post KS)
35 updates (so far)
29 stretch goals (19 of which gave free items or re-skins, YEAH!!!)
Amazing, just amazing.... Read more
A so it ended, but it all kicks off now...
Thanks to all (is an understatement) we are now completely spent... as are many of you.
This is just a quick thanks and we will update you all tomorrow.
This... Read more
Infested Walls... Add on at £4 available from £216k.
Ok so it's been on the cards for some time now, but I think we can be assured that this is... Read more
Bunker Add-on components
Ok, so the hardest part is getting the bunkers to the right ratio on a set. This is what we have been slaving over and testing the past few hours.... Read more
Fall back! Fall Back! Take cover in the ...
Ok, so it's here, some of you guessed right, it's the bunker.
The bunker is a set of outer walls that connect directly to the standard wall clips! Simply... Read more
Get ready for a bright future :D
Tired of walls covered in grime and horrible alien blood? Uncomfortable performing surgery amongst rust and decay? Then you need our shiny, spanky clean walls!
Each set comes with 3... Read more
Update to Update 28. lol
So... there is some confusion over the Stretch Goals after the KS,
Below is a comment I made (in the comments section to clarify a few questions :o)
Stretch goals... Read more
Ok, so tiny update, anyone want to hazard a guess at what's coming...
Yep, that's all you get for a bit...
Post KS activity... "What, but we haven't finished yet" :o)
True we are now in our final hours, but we are thinking ahead and want to let you know how we plan keep you informed.
And on the 31st day... Read more
Stretch goals 25 and 26
Stretch goal 25 is a re-skin of one side of all of the turbine parts so that it can be reversed for battle damage.
Stretch goal 26 is free counters.... Read more
Two more stretch goals then off to bed...
Just put two more stretch goals up. The first is for more free stuff and the second is the much asked for Battle Table re-skin!
(Please note: Anyone who says... Read more
This is the update that you're looking for :)
You asked for it and here it is :) We've uploaded a new video which answers a few questions that you've raised such as 'how tough is it?' and 'what... Read more
This is not the update that you're looking for...
...nope, it's a naggy one.
We've noticed some of the new guys have forgotten to add postage. The postage is on the pledge levels and is either UK or RoW... Read more
Hangar on a minute... What's this...
Close, but no prize. It's the...
Okay, so we have been showing sneak peaks for a few days now and dropping hints, but it's finally here. Finished literally... Read more
Tiny tiny, update of a sneak peak...
Sneak peak... at parts...
Well as I mentioned we are flat out on the new content, but here is a few close ups to keep you guessing. :o)
I've... Read more
Reactor Cell, Stasis Pod... What will yours be?
Just a quick one
The Reactor Cell we showed you recently was also spotted at the weekend in the play testing. However it had a slightly different... Read more
mini update ... more photos...
Okay, so I sent a live update from the gathering yesterday and as I'm still working on new content I thought I would give you some feedback from some of... Read more
Live update.... BSL & AvP
Hey guys a very small update just to get you some pics. Been here now in Leamington-Spa for a couple of hours and played a few games on our Hulk... Read more
Well, it's been a busy one and not just on the tablet. :o) Here's what's happening.
Two forces come together...
It's unlikely, but if you have not already seen the... Read more
Mini update... does what ever a spider can...
Just a quick mini update as some of you guys were asking about the possibility of having lockers that could stand in the centre of a room, so you could... Read more
Work in progress...
... And so it's update time again...This means I need to tell you about the new stuff. Well I'm still working on that. What's actually happening is I am... Read more
Building the Sheets... Flexibility
As we approach our next goal we are working away on new content like there's no tomorrow, but this is a KickStarter and so there is a tomorrow and they... Read more
Two strained eyeballs, 3 scalpel cuts and an ignored family later... we have something new. lol.
It's the... err... flexi-door, ... err... don't have a name for it yet, but... Read more
STRONGHOLD & HULK... Add-ons... ... and postage :o)
So... over the last week there has been much discussion in the comments and also direct emails about the possibility of having a HULK option on this KickStarter. Also talk... Read more
THE BIG BANG.... IS COMING...
Well we are on the cusp...
When we started the KS we were hoping we would be funded within 1-2 weeks and then hit some stretch goals in the final... Read more
Behind the curtain... and moving forward...
Well we've been busy today sorting out some of the future fun for this set. We want to add additional content to the rooms. The stronghold already comes... Read more
Mini update - New Pledge.... ?
Well we are having fun. It's another two stretches gone and on to the next two.
As we progress through the KS, (rather more quickly than we anticipated. lol), it... Read more
Stretch Goal time...
We are well and truly into the swing of the KS now. Backers coming in each day at a steady pace and we are rising close to our... Read more
BANG - the Elevators have arrived...
Well, actually there are also the Window Walls and the Console Converter.
So the next stretch is a little further away as sometimes we... Read more
1, 2, 3...
So it's still steady and you guys are smashing through the stretch goals faster than we can list them ;o) , you must all still be on the forums and... Read more
Floor tiles have landed...
Floor tiles have arrived...
Grab them while they're hot... well actually they are not going anywhere.
You were asking for them, so we have brought them forward ahead of schedule.... Read more
Small update - All good things...
... come to those that wait... I was always told, I guess that's what KS is all about.
We've been talking on the KS about potential future products. Now I... Read more
The mile stone, our goal - Floor tiles - Console alternate screens
Before we hit our 3rd Stretch wanted to give you some insite into our plans for whats coming.
The mile stone
We have our costings worked out on a price... Read more
Errr, another goal. Plus suggestions and Postage
Well we having some technical difficulties, but nothing we can't handle. Getting the stretch goals up soon.
Lots more suggestions, again.
Floor tiles as add ons are... Read more
Well we have had a good night and hit our first Stretch goal so every stronghold pledge gets...
Wall x3 and door x1, plus a blast door of course. (Next... Read more
Thank you, times a googolplex. I've already said it, but this would not have been possible if it was not for the work of you guys over the... Read more