Redshirts 2. Now with Celebrities.
Have you always wanted to game with nerd celebrities, but didn't want to deal with all that messy kidnapping? Well now you can.
Everyone who backs $5 or more on... Read more
Games Have Begun Arriving
I have started receiving more reports that the games are arriving. This pleases me greatly.
One person to date has received a damaged game. If your game was damaged in... Read more
So this morning I made a very loud and angry phone call over the shipping status. It's taken quite a bit longer than I anticipated, and I am really sorry... Read more
The first transport is away! The first transport is away!
Shipments have started to head out. I do not yet have confirmation as to how far into the process they have gotten, only that packages have begun to leave the... Read more
There was some confusion over my last update.
Some of the backers are retailers.
When the game was delayed, most people just had to wait for the game. That... Read more
Drawing to a Close
As of my last update from fulfillment central, Space Merchants (both kinds) should have their packages either packed up already or finished tomorrow. I have not received confirmation on that... Read more
More Shipping Updates
I was in contact with the fulfillment house today. And afterwards I spent the day reformatting some spreadsheets, and clarifying some issues for the various extra cards. Hopefully this will... Read more
Update on Shipping
I have not yet heard back from the fulfillment house on an ETA at this time. But as things currently stand they have everyone's information and rewards, and once the... Read more
Back From Gencon
A whole bunch of loyal Redshirts backers were in Indianapolis with me this past weekend and go to collect their games. That was really neat. I wish I could hand... Read more
Several fun things have happened since my last update.
The games have finished printing, they are assembled, and they are on their way to the fulfillment center. The Promo and Custom... Read more
ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL SHIPPERS
There is a bug on the page to pay your international shipping fees.
Specifically it wants to charge you shipping on the shipping. And while that is kinda funny,... Read more
The long national nightmare is nearly over.
Also I got an updated ETA on the Promo/Custom decks. They have already left for the fulfillment house, so hopefully the games should... Read more
Currently things are moving on schedule with the game printing. (Yay!)
Things may fall behind on the custom/promo decks (Boo!)
The delay is basically due to the fact that we... Read more
First things first an official announcement:
WeaselPants Productions, LLC. is proud to announce release of its updated “REDSHIRTS”® game, and apologizes for missing previously promised release dates. Recent publication of... Read more
Short Note: Still Waiting.
Specifically we are waiting for the games to print and be shipped to you.
Because we have a signed release.
More details to follow tonight.
So That Was a Bad Update
Please allow me to address the new issues I have caused, and see what I can clarify.
Why didn't you tell us everything in this update before?
Because a lawyer... Read more
Busy Busy Busy
It has been a while since I have given you nice patient folks an update.
This is because I have been to busyto sit down and make one until... Read more
Sill more updatiness
Nothing to report other than we are one step from finalizing the changes. Hopefully this will be a funny story we all can tell later. Except for the people who... Read more
Still Chugging Along
Not much new that I am able to talk about, but we are on the last step to being prepared for print.
That means that very soon we will be in position... Read more
Things are happening.
As it has been in the past, I can't be all that specific as far as what things have been happening. But there are definitivelythings. And... Read more
Things are still happening, although not quite as fast as we would like.
There is a Light at the End of the Tunnel
An agreement has been reached. Both sides are happy. The nightmare is drawing to a close.
What this means for us now:
1) Paperwork is being drawn up, and should... Read more
Still Playing the Waiting Game
The waiting game sucks.
I'd much rather play Redshirts. But I can't. Because we have to finish playing the waiting game first. We can't even start playing one of... Read more
Discussions are still ongoing. Nothing to report yet. Hopefully soon, but the last time I was led to believe that I would have news "soon" it took weeks to establish... Read more
Nothing to Report
There is no news, but on the plus side, that means that there is no new bad news either. And again, as soon as I can there will be more details.
Still in a Holding Pattern
Progress has been made and we are drawing nearer to a resolution. Unfortunately I still can't explain more than I already have. I appreciate the concern people showed, and the righteous indignation.... Read more
FINALLY SOME REAL NEWS!!!
I finally have an update with some actual information in it. I'm sorry it took so long to get here.
I am on it. I am a little loopy. This update may reflect that. As it is, this update is a rewrite of the one I was originally going to... Read more
Another Update on the Delay
I hope everybody had a safe and happy holidays and new year. Well everybody except for that one guy. He knows who he is.
I was hoping to have more comprehensive news... Read more
Update on the Delay
Here are the important points that I think best cover what people want to know.
To alleviate any concerns, Redshirtsis not being cancelled, and nobody will be out their... Read more
I have put this off as long as I could, hoping that matters would resolve. But at this point you folks need to have some more news.
A new and entirely unexpected... Read more
Chugging Along on Final Production
And naturally everything is taking much longer than it should. Partially due to over enthusiastic estimates by subcontractors, but mainly because something bad happened in the sewer outflow thing-a-ma-bob under... Read more
The Kickstarter campaign is done, and your generous pledges have brought us over 850%. And now for the next part. Getting this sucker printed. And totally not starting a new... Read more
The End is Near!
Less than twelve hours to go. By the time I get back from taking my kids to day care it will all be done.
More than 800% Funding.
Over... Read more
Redshirts2 is still going to happen. It's going to happen (hopefully) in early 2013. We just won't be able to combine it with this KS campaign.
It looks like we might hit the funding we needed to unlock this add on.
But we will be hitting that amount at 24 hours or less left in the... Read more
Dave has been a busy busy artist. No beatings for him today. Here are some of the custom cards. But not *all* of the custom cards.
Also, Mr T'hulu... Read more
Cards and Sketches and Rules. Oh my! (It's a big one)
First, I would like to announce a new stretch goal. Poisonous spiders. Right in the box of Brian McDonald's copy. Ask and ye shall receive. That's how we roll here at WeaselPants... Read more
I am making a correction.
I meant to say that there were 32 extra cards in total, not 32 custom cards. That is to say that there are 26 custom... Read more
So Much Going On
I've spent the past week getting the final layout for the cards finished. We're proof reading everything for what feels like the bazillionth time (that's a real number. Look it... Read more
Me and Irony
So I just had to go and make a comment about a car accident in my risk assessment. Guess what happened this past weekend?
Nobody got any serious injuries, and the... Read more
So... yeah...500%. Next game, I am totally asking for more money.
So far we have 592 copies of the game that will ship on day one.
We also have... Read more
New Card Unlocked
Today we hit the mark to unlock one new card that gets added to the custom set. On top of that, we are just under $1,000 away from unlocking another... Read more
Custom Cards Unlocked
You can now add a set of custom cards to any order. That is a set that contains 1 of every custom card that is generated for the next three... Read more
Clarification of Bonus Cards.
The extra cards fit into three categories:
Promo - Built into the basic reward levels, nearly everybody gets them
Custom - LT and higher receive a pile of them. Not available to... Read more
So far the Redshirts Kickstarter campaign is closing in on what we thought was an optimistic estimate for the entire project. I am running out of ways to thank... Read more
You Want More Stuff?
Well you got more stuff! We've added five new cards to the stretch goal section, and we are currently speaking with vendors about even more stuff. So much stuff for... Read more
So I had stretch goals planed out before I started this. My thought was to actually reveal them a few at a time, as we got close to the correct... Read more
So Much Whelm
People, I am overwhelmed. I currently posses dangerous levels of whelm. A trained medical practitioner has issued me some quite underwhelming medication to bring me back to normal levels.
We have reached... Read more
Captain's Log: Day 2
So I wrote an update last night. I was hoping to have a chance to proofread it this morning and then send it out.
Well it turns out the pledge amount... Read more
Captain's Log: Day 1
Space Date 20120110
The GSC Incautiousengaged on a routine patrol of the Alpha Centauri system. No major events transpired during the voyage. Just a calm peaceful cruise... Read more