Trying this again.
For any and all who read that last blob of a post, I apologize for that. My formatting went all awry. In hopes of keeping this post shorter, I would... Read more
Hello everyone! In the name of getting this thing moving forward again, I’ve decided to commit some re$ources and bring some reinforcements onto the battlefield. We at Trip West Games... Read more
UPDATE YOUR SHIPPING INFO NOW!
EVEN MY LATE NOTICES GOT LATE NOTICES
Hope the new year is treating you well! Do we still owe you something? Here's an actual, real indicator that we're ready to... Read more
NOT DEAD YET: Get Your Personalized Warlords! Finally!
I THINK ILL GO FOR A WALK
The Trip West Games gas tank has finally been refilled, and I’m starting to deliver the rest of the Ars Victor commitments. I... Read more
Playtest Tour of Duty, Custom Decks and Promos Shipped!
Hi again! Just another quick update, as the extras continue to trickle out. Lots of cool stuff in the latest email newsletter; make sure you're signed up to get more... Read more
ARS VICTORS ARE LANDING
Quick Update: Shipments have started to arrive at the Amazon Fulfillment Centers and at my house. :) I will be posting daily updates in this BGG thread as I push... Read more
ARS VICTOR IN CHICAGO!
I received this from the freight company on Thursday:
"Container has arrived Chicago CY but is pending grounding due to congestion and equipment shortages. Once container has been grounded it... Read more
HOME STRETCH: Finalize Your Add-ons by Sunday!
Right now, there is a whole bunch of crushing, floating out on a boat somewhere in the Pacific! No changes to the schedule from my last update.
And a quick... Read more
Army Builder Live!
The Ars Victor Army Builder is now LIVE at www.arsvictor.com!
BUILD YOUR SAVAGE LEGIONS HERE NOW >>
Prepare for the imminent arrival of your Ars Victor! Check out the armies... Read more
Shipping Dates, Commander's Guild Update
Just a quick update --
We have some dates confirmed from the printer. I believe that the games have been ready for a week or so, but for... Read more
The Very First Ars Victor Limited Edition!
Find out more in the most recent post to our email list:
News Post: http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=00937a0c7ef478ace59bd7212&id=7ceb85e1bc
If you're not already, make sure you're signed up for more Ars Victor updates, after... Read more
Happy Tabletop Day: Want Some More Units?
The printer has told me that production will be complete by the end of the month. Then it's just a matter of waiting for the boat!
Tomorrow at... Read more
Hone Your Enemy-Crushing Skills
OK, now that it's at the factory, I've been getting more and more excited about Ars Victor. Here's a couple of bits that I put together that talk about the... Read more
New Web Site Up! Pre-orders Live!
As we get closer to the summer 2014 release date, the things that can possibly go wrong are getting fewer and fewer. It's all in the hands of the printing,... Read more
More Juicy Ars Victor Bits
Production, Add-Ons, and Extras
THE TIME IS NIGH!!! NIGH, I TELL YOU!!!
No, not that kind of nigh...
You will be happy to know: the factory is printing our final color sample... Read more
Final Inspection! Final Notice! WOOOOOO
This Battlestation is Fully Operational!
The final production files for your LIMITED EDITION ARS VICTOR are finally complete! We're starting production!HOW ABOUT I USE SOME CAPITALS AND EXCESSIVE... Read more
The Sample Has Landed!
Why tell you, when I can show you?
BEHOLD, the first factory sample for Ars Victor!
I just finished compiling feedback for the printer, and am sending that off... Read more
Finally! Some good news!
We got all the final quotes back a few weeks ago. I did a bit more research on the vendors: checking up on references, etc. After... Read more
Short Progress Update
Hey everybody! I just wanted to send a short update to keep you posted on what's happened since my last update on 10 October:
- 18 October: Printer #2 responded with... Read more
Ancient Hegemony Units, Print Progress Update
Hey there! I just wanted to drop a line and let you know where we are right now.
Custom Warlord Pictures
A couple of people have asked about the pictures... Read more
Expansion Unit Portraits, Print Update
Progress is happening on all fronts, just a lot more slowly than I'd hoped. The Ancient Hegemony units are finally coming together. We *still* haven't closed a deal with a... Read more
The Box Cover Saga
We've had a frenzied week of going back and forth with printers and developing the box.
I'm still waiting on final quotes from the two printers we've been... Read more
BEHOLD: The New Art!
After several long months of rework, we're ready to present the new artwork for Ars Victor. I'm pretty stoked about what we've developed, and I hope you are too!
We... Read more
Ars Victor Tournament, Pledge Manager Launched
As per usual, I've stacked up a whole bunch of news to blast out all at once. Here's what's happening in the world of Ars Victor:
Set Your Address, Pick... Read more
Engraved Dice & Second Legion for EVERYONE?
Hey there! A lot has happened in the last couple of weeks -- I have a very exciting announcement, and I need your approval. First, some other news...
New Art... Read more
Let the Fixes Begin!
OK, I've looked at a bunch of different ways to get your feedback on the few final changes we have to make before we ship. My primary consideration was: I... Read more
Final Fixes Schedule, Ars Victory Celebration
First of all: thank you, everyone, for making Ars Victor possible!
Last Saturday, the campaign ended well ahead of its goal: $20,881 dollars were raised for our first print run.... Read more
Last Day! Bannerman, Wayfarers! Engraved Dice?
We're in the last few hours of the campaign! It ends today at 7 PM Pacific, not 10PM as I had previously announced. Thats LESS THAN EIGHT HOURS AWAY!!! Whats... Read more
MORE Early Mobilization! New Reveals!
In the comments, when I said "late night update", clearly, I meant, "early morning update"...
Revenant Unlocked; Three New Reveals
Every backer's game is now coming with an Early Mobilization... Read more
First Stretch Goal: ACHIEVED!
Dice of Extreme Discomfort
Yay! Everyone's Ars Victor just got a little bit better -- we're now comfortably past our first stretch goal: DICE OF EXTREME DISCOMFORT. Instead of stickered,... Read more
Second Legion Early Mobilization! Two new units!
I've finally put up the Early Mobilization micro-goals! I started at $16k, and added one every $2k, all the way to the Second Legion goal.
The exception is:... Read more
Tourney Results, Bannerman Update!
We've done it! We're on the road to stretch goals! If we keep this up, we're all getting engraved dice.
THAT was an exhausting weekend: we just finished... Read more
Thank you, everyone!!! We have the finals in ~3 hours, finishing by 6, should by home by 8 or 9. If I don't post tonight, I'll post tomorrow.... Read more
NEARLY $600 TO GOAL! Quick Tourney Update
Sorry for not getting to any of the comments or mail since Friday -- we've been running ragged hosting the tournament. I won't get to them until Sunday night at... Read more
New Add-Ons, Weekend of Victory!
I crashed early last night, and recharged the batteries for the big tournament this weekend. Aly, in the meantime, has been working her butt off packing for the tournament and... Read more
SO CLOSE! Engraved dice PICS!
Sorry for the late update! I was up until 5 AM, and then at it all morning, finishing the fixes to the demo game production files. I will try to... Read more
Survey Results, Bannerman Progress!
The quest for the Bannerman has made some headway! Unfortunately, I was not bright enough to record exactly what we started at. But we gained ground on each... Read more
New Exclusive, Survey Progress
Escorted by an honor guard, the Regimental Bannerman carries the irreplaceable sacred standard into battle! As carrying a giant cloth fetish on a big pole makes one a... Read more
New Stretch Goals, Important Poll!
IMPORTANT: The next "Backer Only" update will have a link to a poll about stretch rewards. Please respond! I want to make sure I get everyone's input before we finalize... Read more
Fun at the Armory!
We had a great time yesterday at our tourney in Ventura -- my home town. The Armory graciously offered to host us -- and what an amazing venue it was!... Read more
New Unit Testing, Other WIP
This is going to be a short update; we've got to rush off to run our final Ars Victor mini-tournament at The Armory in Ventura today. If you live in... Read more
Double-Wide Add On, and Engraved Dice Stretch Goals
Ahoy! We're almost halfway through our campaign, and we're well over halfway to goal! We've been tweaking the project and the rewards based y'alls suggestions, and we're starting to see... Read more
The CHAMPION Exclusive!
Aloha! Amazingly enough, I got most of my to-do list done yesterday! There are several new updates to the project page:
- Junior Victor is now described under the How To... Read more
FatherGeek Review, Engraved Dice Add On!
Good morning everyone! Thanks again to everyone who has been helping out with great advice and suggestions in the comments section.
Reviews: FatherGeek & The Cardboard Jungle
Anyone who has... Read more
Hey everyone -- a quick update this time: we whipped up a little Kickstarter backer avatar. What do you think? Want some other options? What would you like?
Engraved Dice & the Double-Wide
More Frequent Updates?
How much Ars Victor can you take?
I originally aimed for twice-a-week updates, because I don't want to irritate anyone. Things are moving so quickly, though, that... Read more
Engraved Dice, Art, Other News
Wow, what an amazing launch! I'm still overwhelmed by the outpouring of support we've received. We reached a third of our goal in the first eight hours of the campaign.... Read more