US sales will be via Cool Stuff from now on
I know that nearly all of you have your copies of the game by now. Just wanted to make you aware that from now on all sales in North America... Read more
The shipment has finally got to Canberra, reports of several cases being damaged in transit but plenty in perfect condition to send out to all of you on Monday.
Poster available to download
The poster is now available as a download from the Treefrog website, www.treefroggames.com
Australia/New Zealand (and Japan!)
All NZ and Japanese games shipped yesterday.
Australia....customs has had the games since before Christmas apparently, but the paperwork from Ludo Packt was insufficient to allow entry. Instead of contacting... Read more
Please, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions at all. I very seldom go directly to the KS page.
New Zealand pallet has arrived with us,... Read more
Just received this from Ascendia
"All shipments are leaving tomorrow. Delivery should be about 3-7 days. It may be a little longer because of the holiday season. We... Read more
Australia and New Zealand
Games still en route, NZ ones due in Tauranga on the 17th, Australians on the 20th..shipping notice does not make it clear whether that is Sydney or Canberra where The... Read more
Wooo! Finally, the games are at Ascendia and will start shipping out tomorrow. There is an end in sight!
Games still held up in US customs while the powers that be demand security bond payment and other beaurocratic nonsense.. Huge thanks to Coolstuff inc for their incredible help at... Read more
When will it end??! We found out today that the games are in Chicago but because Ludopackt put the wrong code on the shipping document they have been held in... Read more
The games were originally due at Ascendia on the 19th. This was then revised to the 30th. Just spoken to David and no games yet but I have asked him... Read more
Please will anybody who has any missing pieces from Emerald contact me directly at
not through the Kickstarter page which I rarely look at. Thanks
Counter error, poster and shipping
I'm afraid there is an error on two of the Agent counters. The backs of William Morris and Wilhelm Steiber have been transposed (their vampire sides). This not an issue... Read more
Finally..The UK update!
The UK games ( + rest of the world early bird pledges) will start to be shipped in a week or less. The fulfillment company that we are now using,... Read more
I thought I would let you know that all American and Canadian copies will be with Ascendia on the 19th. They are hoping to have a very fast turnaround and... Read more
Shipping update number 341
There has been some progress on the shipping front. We hit a problem with the original UK order fulfillment company, finding out that they are not capable of... Read more
As some of you already know, European orders have already shipped. They went first as they were shipped directly from the printers in Germany (via Ludo Packt).
All UK and... Read more
If anybody has missing pieces, please can you email me ( not through Kickstarter) but directly at
giving me details of what is missing and full name and address... Read more
Thanks for all of your comments and suggestions regarding the poster. I'm in Essen at the moment, which means lots going on. I will be discussing ideas with Julia and... Read more
First the good news, the game is done and copies have started shipping out. Ludo Fact are shipping European orders direct from the factory, so those will be... Read more
As I type the games are coming off of the assembly line. They will then be sent to the UK for parceling up and shipping out. Hopefully the majority of... Read more
The game is still on track for production in October. A number of people have asked if the game will be available for sale after then. The answer is 'yes',... Read more
The final rules are available for download over at the Treefrog website:
You'll find the link for the rules at the bottom of the page.
All files gone to print
All of the files for the game have now gone to Ludo Fact for printing. This means we are still on track to have the game ready by the end... Read more
Thanks to everybody who has completed the survey so far. If you have also pledged for Moongha, it would be very much appreciated if you could email me directly... Read more
Here is the map artwork. Hope you like it. Will be posting more artwork later this week. Everything still on track for October release.
Nearly all of the raw artwork is done now. Files are being sent to Amanda, who handles all of my graphics. Once she has added text and symbols I will... Read more
Permanent effect cards
Have managed to play the game a couple of times with the additional cards. So far so good, nothing game breaking. The fact that the cards are permanent effects rather... Read more
Bonus card ideas
I've had the following ideas for the bonus cards. Please feel free to chip in with comments and suggestions.
A Study in Emerald Bonus Cards
There will be twelve bonus... Read more
Well, thanks to everybody who has pledged. I'm amazed we breached the 120000 mark, so hugs all round! Will now have to get on and design bonus cards. The artist... Read more
Artist at work
Just had some more images through from John Woodward, who is working on the card images - including one of him at work!
Anne has come up with the attached design for the zombie meeple. I have sent it to the manufacturers, who then have to figure out whether they can cut it... Read more
A Study in Emerald on Facebook
The new Treefrog Facebook page is up and running which we hope will help promote the Kickstarter campaign. Alongside these Kickstarter updates, it'll feature artwork previews as soon as they... Read more
Zombie Stretch Goal reached
Thanks to everybody who has pledged so far. We have now reached the zombie meeple stretch goal. I use a Czech company called DETOA for wooden pieces. They are usually... Read more
Interview on Opinionated Gamers
Opinionated Gamers have recently posted interview with me, which may be of interest.
I’ve no idea exactly how this Jamplify thing works, but apparently it’s a good way of getting you to promote A Study in Emerald, with those who do the... Read more
Permission to produce game
A number of people have asked if I have the license to print the game. I'm sorry I did not make that clear in the information on the KS page.... Read more
First stretch goal down
A big thank you to everybody who has pledged so far. To get to this point so quickly is heartening. Keeping fingers crossed that progress continues apace.