Antidote in Chicago!
Antidote in Chicago!:
Antidote has finally arrived to Chicago! It got in by train late last week and is currently at our logistics company warehouse getting cleared through customs. I'm... Read more
Fulfillment Data & TN Game Days
This past week I wrapped up the official spreadsheet with all of your addresses for fulfillment. As we expected, our fulfillment company had some very specific guidelines for... Read more
The Boat Has Arrived!
The Boat Has Arrived!
After over 1 month of waiting, the ship carrying Antidote has finally arrived to port in the United States! I received a call confirming Antidote's arrival... Read more
Vessel Location & Come See Us!
Suddenly its March 2 and even though Antidote was loaded onto the boat on January 29th, it seems as though a majority of the voyage has occurred in... Read more
Good News & More Patience
Labor Deal Reached!:
The good news this morning is that a labor deal was reached between management and labor unions on the west coast! This means ports are beginning to... Read more
Shipping Delays & The Growing World of Antidote!
I thought it might be too good to be true that we had avoided all the west coast port mess, and it was! Even though we were originally... Read more
Freight Update & Survey Deadline
Thank you to one of our backers with ties to the freight industry who was able to provide some extra details on cargo ship tracking. This was helpful... Read more
Final Call For Address Changes
On The High Seas:
The ship carrying Antidote left Shanghai on the 29th of January. There is a neat website for maritime tracking so I have been following the vessel... Read more
Update 40: All Aboard!...?
On a Boat?:
The estimated departure date for Antidote was January 26th. So, I woke up early this morning to emails from China about last minute details to get Antidote on... Read more
Printing Done, Booking Set
Printing on Antidote finished this week! It is tremendously exciting! I only wish I had a picture to show you of all the completed boxes on the pallets.... Read more
We are still waiting for final word that production is complete. This feels like a painfully slow process for me right now because up until this point Whatz... Read more
What Does a Plethora of Antidotes Look Like?
Back From the Holidays:
After about a week of traveling for Christmas and New Years, I'm happy to be back to providing you Antidote updates! As you may imagine, progress... Read more
Moving Things Along...
Production is Nearing Completion!:
Whatz Games is doing a great job getting Antidote produced quickly! They've quoted me a production completion date of December 29th! I'll be on vacation during... Read more
The Ball Is (Mostly) Out of Our Court
Printing is Underway!:
Since receiving the printed sample last week, we have proofed the final copy of Antidote for printing. It feels great for the ball to be out of... Read more
Printed Sample - Excitement Abounds
Last Monday the printer told us the printed sample of Antidote was complete and in the mail to us. On Thursday it arrived! The printed sample is essentially... Read more
This past week was our Thanksgiving Holiday, so I got some much-needed time away from the office. This also means, however, that I didn't make a lot of... Read more
Proofs and Progress
Proofs and Progress:
Last week we finished proofing the files for print and sent them to the printer! It is a huge step for us! The printer is moving quickly... Read more
Printer Signed, Final Proofs, and Fulfillment Research
As I indicated last week, we were very close to signing a manufacturer to create Antidote. I'm very excited to announce we have moved forward with this process!... Read more
Short Update, Big Things
Short Update:Not a lot of details to share with you tonight, but big things are happening! We have the final purchase order for the manufacturer and are doing a... Read more
Rules Rules Rules & Box Proofing
For the number of times I've read, edited and re-read the rules to Antidote, I'm still surprised by the volume of edits that continue to go into them!... Read more
Manufacturing Sample & Rule Book
I was thrilled this week to get samples in rapid time from Whatz Games. They sent the samples on Monday from Shanghai and they arrived on Thursday (not... Read more
The Manufacturer Question & Rules
Since the beginning of the Kickstarter campaign, we have been planning to use Panda Game Manufacturing to produce Antidote. Panda is a reputable company with a long track... Read more
More Artwork and More Editing!
A Busy Week:
Its been a busy week! I've been comparing estimates between manufacturers and double-checking all of the manufacturing specifications to determine we've chosen the right manufacturer. We thought... Read more
Are We On Schedule? & New Artwork
Are We On Schedule?:
Nobody has yet asked me this question, though I am sure it is on some of your minds. Its very close to the forefront of my... Read more
Sketch Artwork & More Proofing
We are so close...yet...
It feels so close. The number tasks to complete before beginning the manufacturing process are dwindling and I feel a sense of urgency to jump into... Read more
Artwork Reveal & Closer Everyday
Thanks to those of you who have provided "blind playtest" feedback on the Antidote expansion rules! Your feedback helps confirm that everything is ready to go. If anyone... Read more
What Else Needs to be Done? & Financial Forecasts
What Still Needs To Be Done?:
Many of you have expressed excited anticipation for Antidote to be completed (thank you for that!), but I'm sure many of you are also... Read more
Feedback Needed & Drop Site Shipping
Drop Site Has Shipped!:
Most of you who added-on for Drop Site have already received your copy in the mail. If you haven't gotten yours yet, it is on its... Read more
Premium Backers & Rule Editing
If you haven't yet checked-out our Premium Backer page, take a look here! Our Premium Backers are those who contributed a little extra to help make Antidote possible. If you... Read more
US Drop Site Shipped and More Artwork!
Drop Site Shipped to US Backers!:
Thanks to those of you who added-on for Drop Site during the campaign! This week we shipped out 113 copies of Drop Site to... Read more
Busy Week & Drop Site Shipping
Thanks to everyone for your patience over the past week or so! It has been a very busy time for us! I expect it will continue this way... Read more
Busy Time and More Artwork Revealed!
Lab Romance Update:
If you've been following the project page comment thread you've seen a lot of discussion about the Lab Romance cards. Thanks to those of you who have... Read more
Funded! So, What Happens Next?
Antidote is Funded!
Not only are we funded, but we've also reached Goal #9 (Lab Romance)! This means every copy of Antidote (the Kickstarter Edition) will include the base game,... Read more
7th Player Added!
With only 9 hours left, we've reached Goal #8!! Now, you will be able to play Antidote with 2-7 Players!
Up next?: Lab Romance!
It can be dangerous to get... Read more
Final 24 Hours!
We've just crossed the 24 hours left mark!
Why is this so important?
- If you were planning to change your pledge before the end of the project, now is the... Read more
Level 07 UNLOCKED! Onward To The Next Goals
Player Aid Card Gets An Update
AGENT-U has been added to the Lab Assistant card.
More Stretch Goals Now Visible
Achievements! Another Down More to Go...
Clinical Trials Card
Clinical Trial: When you discard this card, announce a clinical trial has occurred. Instruct all players to draw a card from the workstation of the player to... Read more
The Placebo Effect Expansion is UNLOCKED!!!
The Placebo Effect expansion is now unlocked and we are well on our way to reaching our next stretch goal!
Placebo Effect Expansion Cards - UNLOCKED
Next Up: Level 5,... Read more
Only 4 Days Left for Antidote!
Only 4 Days Left!:
Its a sprint to the finish line! Great projects finish strong and we have definitely seen an uptick in support over the last couple days thanks... Read more
Goal #3 Unlocked! And NEW Stretch Goals!
If you're just joining the project...
Thanks! We wouldn't be here without your support! Don't forget to check Updates 1 or 2 for a link to the Antidote Print and... Read more
$17k and Counting! (Also, T-Shirts!)
Goal #2 - Reach $17k in Funding: UNLOCKED!
We're so excited to be able to announce the completion of the first "Stretch Goal"! For this goal, we are adding three... Read more
104% Funded!! On to the "Stretch Goals"!
Goal #1 - Reach $12,500 in funding: UNLOCKED
We are now over 100% funded! That means we will be able to bring you Antidote! Thank you so much to all... Read more
Wow! Almost there!
Its hard to believe Antidote is almost funded! Less than $1,500 to go! It has been a thrilling experience to watch as the pledges come in and begin... Read more
Bonus Card Reveal
Meet the Syringe:
In our last update we promised a "bonus" Syringe card and gave you a sneak peek at the sketches. We managed to get the card designed even... Read more
An Oops and a Bonus!
First the oops!:
Antidote has been tweaked and refined so many times, that there have been more iterations than I can count! Perhaps for this reason (or perhaps simply... Read more