The final proof arrived today. Everything looks good, so the games will ship from Shanghai on Saturday, surface and air.
There will be 60 copies at Origins plus copies for... Read more
Everything is under way.
There was a misunderstanding regarding cardstock to be used, but that's been fixed. With a Chinese factory, they can't go over something like 320-340g cardstock, so... Read more
A change of components... :)
I decided that there aren't enough dice in the game--I think it would be more convenient for gamers if there were more dice included, so we're doubling the number of... Read more
A package in the mail....
After a long day at my other job, I got home today about twenty minutes ago. I had a package waiting for me....yes, that's right--several days early....the prototype!!!
Now, for... Read more
The prototype will be en route to me at the end of this week. There is a Chinese holiday this week honoring ancestors, etc, which has caused a delay. Once... Read more
I'm a tease...but...
The prototype is complete and will shortly be shipped to me. It's late and I'm heading to bed, but my intent is to post the pictures of... Read more
Factory/joys of language
All of the files are finally uploaded. After an interesting experience with file size, had another time-consuming issue--since factories are in China, 95% of the time English is a second... Read more
Because of the 'richness' (remember, I'm not an art OR computer person) of the art files--there was a bit of a glitch in the art uploading. Apparently there's enough art... Read more
Weekend update (no SNL reference intended...)
Shirts are in and complete--and sorted along with stickers, etc for when the games are (eventually done). Boxes/packing have been arranged, as has the workforce for unloading the games on... Read more
One more trip to deal with estate-stuff and then back to Jolly Roger stuff full time...
I'm sorry this has put everything 4-6 weeks behind what I'd hoped for. On... Read more
Some progress :)
- Stickers are complete and look nice.
- T-shirt order is complete, the proof should be to me this week via email, and delivered the end of next week. ... Read more
Plans for the next week or two
The service was today and I am heading home tomorrow (about a 4-4.5 hr drive). I'll be there and able to do some work MON and TUE, but since I'm... Read more
Progress and delay
I learn stuff all the time--doing the project so it ended right after the holidays wasn't a problem because of the holidays--but IS a problem because of the Nuremberg Toy... Read more
Ping...(you have to make it sound like sonar...) --Backer Surveys
There are still 15-20 backer surveys not filled out.
If you haven't filled yours out yet--please o!!
More images up on boardgamegeek as we get to the final day:
Three days to go.... (Thanks to Josh for this)
(On the family side of things, my wife is now recouperating--everything went fine....which takes away... Read more
Josh has posted a link to the rules in the comments section--they are on boardgamegeek.com
Along with this, Richard's posted some details as well there.
On my end, timing is... Read more
PVD Contest on boardgamegeek.com
The scheduled contest for Pirates v. Dinosaurs is now up and running thru 1/10/13 on boardgamegeek.com.
The link is: http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/907829/jolly-roger-games-pirates-vs-dinosaurs-contest-en
First chunk of the rules
Attached is an image of the forst few pages of the rules. The rulebook will eventually be 20-24 pages--and includes examples that should cover most questions players have.
past the holidays, contest, rules
It's 2013 and the holidays are over. Most people here have gone back to work. Tomorrow my son starts school and my daughter starts on Friday.
With the board complete,... Read more
cards for Kickstarter supporters if the game funds...
Below, these are a couple of the cards that will be for Kickstarter supporters if the game funds--less than $15,000 to go!
These games will not be put in with... Read more
The 2nd Day of Christmas
Did you know today's actually only the 2nd day of Christmas? Keep those tree and decorations up!!!
I'm snowed in at my in-laws--and spent the morning shoveling snow...I could swear... Read more
So you want a famous item named for ya, eh?
PLEDGE LEVEL SHOWCASE # 2: Relics!
$225 or more. “Pirates are renowned for their weapons and treasures. At this level, receive a “Limited Edition” game and have your name put... Read more
Interview link--A Game Mag
It's a brief interview done regarding the Kickstarter project and Pirates vs. Dinosaurs.
Otherwise..I apologize for the lack of updates, over the past day or so--from time to time,... Read more
This is the way the world ends...
Just a little literary reference there...
The map is now finished! The imgae shows the different areas players explore, and at the top--it has the dig site as well as... Read more
The Giant Dinosaur Meeple...
#1: I'm hoping the gameboard will be up and on here later this evening. We had the chance to post it with a few things unfinished--but I made the choice... Read more
Changes (not the David Bowie song)...and the link to the Beta-Rules
Feedback's been pretty good from interested people! It's led to a few changes.
*There are now levels for US and international supporters who want multiple copies of the game.
*There... Read more
BIG UPDATE #1
Today's the first big announcement of extras and goodies.
If Pirates vs. Dinosaurs reaches its funding level, there will be three additional cards sent to everyone who backed the game... Read more
Well, that's frustrating. I did an update and ...it didn't update. Sigh.
Anyways--back from the Final Four and working on stuff--with a thanks to the people who have email ed... Read more
Stretch Goal #1...
A long day here in Kentucky--waiting for Saturday's national championship between Oregon and Texas. I spent quite a bit of time in seminars and all that related to my other... Read more
Timing, timing, timing...
Well, after a couple years of delays--the game is up and running.
Once we get to Sunday night, I'll start posting updates and answering questions and such. I can't do... Read more