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Gettysburg reforged a divided nation. Rally Round the Flag recreates this epic battle in the final game design of S. Craig Taylor Jr.
Gettysburg reforged a divided nation. Rally Round the Flag recreates this epic battle in the final game design of S. Craig Taylor Jr.
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    1. Abdul Fatah.B.Alwee 4 days ago

      Any new updates. Been quite a while since last we heard any new info or news.

    2. Daniel Weitz
      Superbacker
      6 days ago

      I too am disappointed. I supported this project because of their reputation

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      6 days ago

      Jeff Billings 3-time creator on June 8
      "I am almost finished so I will see it through to completion. But I will hire staff for the communication in the future."

      I believe the future should be now since, from what I have heard (next to nothing), "almost finished" seems to be an extremely relative term.

    4. Mike Cowles on November 3

      well I always knew Kickstarter was a risk, but at least we appear to have bought them some nice new servers, so not a complete waste.

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on October 31

      It is time for the monthly begging for an update. "Please, sir. May I have another?"

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      Ryan Peters on October 23

      Could we get an update on progress. Last we heard, you guys were going to be finishing the remodel and restart production around the end of September.

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      Betty Bonney on September 18

      This Christmas?

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      christophe pinard on September 15

      Hey christmas � almost there ! I still believe santa claus exist ?! I am right correct !! �

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      Ryan Peters on September 12

      Any chance for an update, since the remodeling should be complete?

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on September 6

      Into September, and I guess August was too busy to write us a note. I'm beginning to feel like I'm part of a long-distance relationship when the girl just isn't that into me anymore, but she hopes I'll just get the hint that she wants to break up!

    11. Abdul Fatah.B.Alwee on September 4

      Any latest updates or news on the ongoing development?

    12. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on July 30

      Dean,

      Thank you for the comment. We decided to not bring Rally to Origins. It is important to us that the KickStarter backers get their games before reviewers and convention customers. We found that Rally was distracting booth traffic from what we could sell to the attendees, and made a choice not to show at the conventions for that reason.

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      Dean Liggett
      Superbacker
      on July 29

      I thought the lack of any product mention or placement at the Origins booth was a bad sign. Maybe it was well hidden, but primarily just saw the same Sergeants products for demo and sale. At this point, I'm not sure what to think, but I can say that I am over this project.

    14. Gary H. Wishik, M.D.
      Superbacker
      on July 29

      Sorry Google Voice to gibberish Meads Lieutenant level

    15. Gary H. Wishik, M.D.
      Superbacker
      on July 29

      I pledge that needs level regiment and my card was charged for 160 more than the pledge level I don't even remember what I'm supposed to get on top of the regiment and Brigade level games

    16. Daniel Weitz
      Superbacker
      on July 29

      Interesting update. What products are in the wooden boxes?

    17. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on July 29

      Mike thanks for demanding the update. I am working 7 days a week right now and answering emails in the quiet time between 11pm and 4am. But your correct irritation prompted me to run through the plant with my iPhone snapping pictures in 5 minutes and writing the needed update.

      Thank you.

    18. Mike Cowles on July 29

      Claiming, back at the beginning of March; 'to understand our frustration at not receiving updates' , now appears to just be insulting!!
      Othetwise, you would be taking the few moments necessary to type a simple comment even if you can't be bothered with am update!

    19. Daniel Weitz
      Superbacker
      on July 28

      We have passed our 2nd anniversary!

    20. Abdul Fatah.B.Alwee on July 26

      Any latest follow up update?

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on July 16

      Jeff,
      Are you sure you don't want to delegate someone to do your updates?

    22. Mike Cowles on July 14

      So, more than a month later; how is the approval for Production going?
      Should we be concerned that this game is going back for another iteration of development????

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      Ryan Peters on June 27

      Jeff, that update with the new pictures and such would be nice to see as it has been closer to a month than a week.

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      Ryan Peters on June 12

      Any chance we could see those new photos and update?

    25. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on June 8

      1/16 of an inch. Which makes the pieces meld into the map during play and yet remain durable.

    26. Daniel Weitz
      Superbacker
      on June 8

      Looks Great; how thick are the bases?

    27. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on June 8

      I am almost finished so I will see it through to completion. But I will hire staff for the communication in the future.

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on June 6

      Thanks for the update, and I am looking forward to the pictures. I appreciate how busy you are...perhaps the solution is to appoint a someone in Lost Battalion to be in charge of KS communications.

    29. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on June 1

      I will have an update with pictures next week.

    30. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on June 1

      I will have an update with pictures next week.

    31. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on June 1

      The Proof copy of the Divisional game is in final packaging. I will have pictures of the final when I get back from NashCon. The delays are related to manufacturing processes at this point. Working out production workflow and yields has required us to restart the line several times. But we are getting excellent quality on the production process and parts production is well underway. Assembly is the what we are perfecting at this time. The first articles were not flaw free. It took several weeks to identify the cause and fix it.

      The communications lack on my part is unrelated to company activity. I am working on a technology to help children birth to 5 years old. I am in the early operational stage with field trials. The work is challenging and requires coordination of very broad disciplines. The time and focus lead to me carving out message time at 3:47 AM. My apologies are not enough at this point. It is my hope and belief that the results of the work on both fronts will be very good.

      The staff here at Lost Battalion Games are working on Rally. My other work is not delaying their work to finish the fabrication innovations. I am only answering questions at this point and reviewing results. The lack of communications is on me. But I am not miss-using time. I am overloaded.

      We are close to approval and full scale production on the project. It will be ready when it is right in all details.

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on May 31

      April, May...

    33. Mike Cowles on May 15, 2017

      My apologies for the strain that it placed on all of you that backed the project. I will have a new update soon with more information.

      hmmm - my idea of 'soon' and yours appears to differ!

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on April 4, 2017

      Jeff,
      Awesome news and update! Thanks!
      Michael

    35. Jeff Billings 3-time creator on March 22, 2017

      Hi all.

      The discussion has some valid concerns about why I delayed updates. Please let me explain it this way. We could not prove the process improvement until we had executed all facets of the manufacturing improvement. Saying we might do something is often much worse than waiting to say with certainty that we are doing something. In addition, we have competitive concerns during the innovation phase of developing new technology. We have follow on products in the works that will be offered with this technology this year. Losing a first mover advantage because we cannot wait to expose the innovation harms our investors - who are indirect backers of the project as they provided the capital to purchase the equipment and develop the processes.

      I have to weigh all concerns when it comes to exposing new technology.

      My apologies for the strain that it placed on all of you that backed the project. I will have a new update soon with more information.

    36. Daniel Weitz
      Superbacker
      on March 21, 2017

      Your post is very frustrating to your fellow backers; could you kindly be more specific?

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      Jeffery McCulloch on March 20, 2017

      Well, the cat is out of the bag. Anyone who was at Cold Wars will know the reason for the delay. This covers the "amazing" part. I sent JB an e-mail to get an update here post haste.

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on March 11, 2017

      @Nick, I'm kind of with you on this one. Like I say, I don't want to sound negative, but saying that the reason why you didn't want to update us as things went along was because you weren't sure which direction the solution would come from doesn't really make sense. The main purpose of updates on Kickstarter is to keep the backers informed of situations exactly like that! In fact knowing the difficulties and the possible solutions tend to make backers more sympathetic to delays. It is silence that breeds doubts and defections.

      For instance, on the issue of the soot, unless it is crazy, my response would have been, "Don't worry about it! So it takes dusting the figures after they are initially put together...I can deal with that!"

      Most KS campaigns have issues, delays, and fumbles. The difference between positive experiences and negative ones are in how they are handled. Generally, the more communications there are with the backers, the more positive the experience is. Any of the delays that were mentioned in this update could have been communicated in a timely manner with about five minutes of typing.

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      christophe pinard on March 7, 2017

      Tks for the update ! Cannot wait to play now �

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      Nick on March 7, 2017

      "An update is coming and it will be amazing": Was the update we just received supposed to be the "amazing" update? If so, personally, it did not seem "amazing", not really even close. I am not sure if I would even call it positive (except the fact we know the project wasn't cancelled). Curious what others think.

    41. Daniel Weitz
      Superbacker
      on March 6, 2017

      I suggest those who attend the cons in the East go to the Lost Battalion booth and question them loudly. They advertise this product on their website.

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      Tony Adams on March 5, 2017

      Yes, it would be nice to get some kind of update and idea of an ETA. Are we looking at weeks, months, years? No news is not good news, it is just no news. It is hard to believe that you don't think that your backers deserve better than to be ignored. Thanks.

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      Don Clevenger
      Superbacker
      on March 4, 2017

      Did this really have an estimated delivery date of Oct 2015?? 3 months after funding? Why did they put that? I guess we knew that was silliness. But 18 months after that date and we haven't had an official update in 5 months and absolutely zero projection on a new ETA. I fully expected this to be a long project but as a backer at the highest level, I would deeply appreciate an update. Thanks.

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      Michael Sweazey
      Superbacker
      on February 20, 2017

      @Jeffery,
      I appreciate your sharing what you can with us and the position you are in. The problem is that sooner or later Jeff needs to start responding to the people here. We are intimately involved in the process if not in the creativity. The backers have been extremely patient, and we are still being patient. However, ignoring requests, not responding, and even worse, not stepping up when people like you are trying to do the right thing is taking advantage of all of us - honestly, especially you. He could just as easily have posted up that there will be a short wait, etc. Especially since the last we heard officially was in October. I'm not trying to get things riled up, but giving a little love would go a long way.

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      Jeffery McCulloch on February 15, 2017

      Everyone:

      I know I'm not the official voice here, but I can tell you a few things. First off, I have been patiently waiting, with weekly nags, on the game so I can edit the regimental level rules and do another rules review of the brigade and division level game as well. I should get product in the next few days.

      While I may not agree with Jeff's hesitancy to post an official update, I do understand his reasoning. I cannot say more, but when you do get an update you will see that it has been worth the wait. And that is a major understatement.

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      Ryan Peters on February 8, 2017

      Any update on that update?

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      Jeffery McCulloch on January 27, 2017

      Hang in there guys. An update is coming and it will be amazing. Just a little longer.

    48. Mike Cowles on January 9, 2017

      So, how about making a New Years Resolution to actually communicate with your Backers, Jeff?
      Or is this going to be one of the Few Undelivered Kickstarter projects?

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      Jeffery McCulloch on December 30, 2016

      @Nick - Point taken. I'm in constant contact with the creator, so I'll see if we can get an official update posted ASAP.

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