Swamped Reviews + New Game
Happy May 23rd!
Its been over a year since we launched Swamped: A Game of Adventure, Secrets and Deadly Peril on Kickstarter, and since that time we've completed the... Read more
TN Game Days & Rate Swamped
Its been a few weeks and hopefully you have all received your rewards for backing Swamped. If there are any issues or you're missing your reward, please let... Read more
Rewards Have Shipped!
Rewards Have Shipped!:
We are delighted to announce Swamped has shipped to backers! Your rewards should be on your way to you as we speak, and perhaps even some of... Read more
#Swamped Rewards Shipping!
That time has come at last! Swamped has arrived at our fulfillment company warehouse! The team there will begin packing and shipping your rewards to you wherever you... Read more
Swamped "How to Play" Video & Progress Update
I have not received word just yet, but Swamped should, by now, be at our freight company's warehouse. This is a huge facility that processes tons of shipments,... Read more
Swamped in Chicago
Swamped In Chicago:
There is just a quick update for today: Swamped has arrived to Chicago! The pallet of games was shipped in a container via rail from Longbeach over... Read more
Swamped on a Train & Last Day for Address Changes
Swamped on a Train:
The container carrying Swamped has arrived at port in Longbeach and is currently on its way to Chicago via rail! In about 2-3 weeks it will... Read more
Address Changes Closing Soon
Address Changes Closing Soon:
Hi everyone! The only update today is another reminder to update your shipping address if you have moved in the last couple of months. I will... Read more
On The Ocean!
On The Ocean!:
Swamped has been picked-up from port in Shanghai and is currently crossing the Pacific Ocean. To be even more specific, Swamped is located on a vessel about... Read more
There is great news today! Production of Swamped is complete! See below for some pictures:
Production finished-up about two days before Whatz quoted, which is great,... Read more
Production Update & Storyboard Complete
Production: Hi everyone! No update on production this week. Whatz Games is still in the process of printing and producing the games. The completion date we were quoted was Wednesday... Read more
No Big News This Week
No Big News This Week:
Since Swamped is currently being manufactured and is not scheduled to be complete until November, 25th, I don't have much to update you... Read more
Hi everyone! Just a short but good update today! Production for Swamped is scheduled to wrap-up on November 25th. That means the games might arrive in the US... Read more
Production Timeline & Address Changes
Production Timeline: Hi everyone! We've got an updated production timeline from the manufacturer. Swamped is scheduled to be printed and assembled and ready to ship to the U.S. by November... Read more
The Printed Sample Is Here & Manufacturing Starts
The Printed Sample Is Here!:
Hello everyone! I'm thrilled today to announce that the printed sample for Swamped arrived and it feels and looks great! Even though my pictures don't... Read more
Hi all! Unfortunately, I don't have much to update you on this week. We are still waiting for the manufacturer to produce the printed sample. Last Tuesday I... Read more
Waiting... & Card Sleeves
Hi all! I really, really wish I had a more significant update for you this week, but at the moment, we are just waiting. China has been on holiday... Read more
EProof & China Holiday
Hi everyone! Late last week we got the electronic proof from our manufacturer for Swamped. The "eproof" is an image of the sheets of printed materials for the game... Read more
Blank Sample Arrived!
Blank Sample Arrived!:
Hi everyone! Just this morning I got a fun little package from FedEx containing the blank sample for Swamped. My first reaction was "Wow! What a cute... Read more
Eagerness Grows & Sample Update
Hi everyone! Now that we are finally starting to see a little traction with the manufacturer, our eagerness for Swamped to be produced is starting to push up... Read more
Hi everyone! One of my favorite things to do each week is to write the weekly update for Swamped, especially when there are new things to show you. Thanks for... Read more
Labor Day Update
I'm travelling today, but I wanted to get on and post a quick update before hitting the road.
This past week, one of our colleagues visited... Read more
Swamped Print and Play
No Blank Sample Yet:
Unfortunately, we do not have our hands on the Swamped blank sample from the printer yet. This is later than we were hoping, but the only... Read more
Short Update & Find Me
Short Update This Week:
Hi everyone! There is not a lot to update you on this week. We've received word from our manufacturer that the Blank Sample of Swamped will... Read more
Holding Pattern & Survey Fun
Hi everyone! We've pretty much wrapped up everything on our end! Last week we sent you the link to the print-ready rulebook, which was the last big chunk... Read more
Print-Ready Rules & Shipped Add-Ons
The print-ready rules for Swamped are finished! Thank you to everyone who helped review the earlier versions of the rules! This helped us to get the rules ready... Read more
Add-Ons Shipping This Week
Add-Ons Shipping This Week:
Exciting news for those of you who added-on for Antidote or Drop Site during the Swamped campaign. We'll be shipping your add-ons out this week! The... Read more
New Box Design & How You Heard About Swamped
New Box Design:
Hi Everyone! During the campaign there were a number of voices who wanted to see a redesign of the Swamped box cover. Although we didn't promise it... Read more
Survey, Proofs and Manufacturing Update
Wow, I have been totally floored this week by how many of you have completed your backer survey. As of this moment, 96% of you completed your survey... Read more
Backer Survey & Next Checkpoints
Hi everyone! The backer "survey" for Swamped will be sent to you later today. The survey is how we collect shipping information and data about what rewards you... Read more
Hours of Edits
Hours of Edits:
Short update today! This week we have been working on editing the rules. The feedback we've received so far from some of you has been very very... Read more
Assorted Items & More Moving
Hi everyone! We've been knocking out a lot of small details in the past week for Swamped. Its been good! I've listed the things we've worked-on below:
- Shipping... Read more
Expansion Testing & Rules
Finally Fully Moved:
The past several weeks have been filled with moving boxes and furniture, arranging and rearranging rooms and driving back and forth between locations. It's made it a... Read more
1st Week Progress & Add-On's Timeline
1st Week After the Campaign:
In this 1st week after the end of the Swamped campaign, we've been using our available time to knock-out as many of the final card... Read more
A Big Thank You & What Happens Next?
There are many moments when I stop and realize how amazing it is that over 1000 of you have pledged to help us create Swamped! Thank you so much for... Read more
Last Hours & Silkscreen Unlocked!
The Final Hours:
We're entering the final hours of the campaign! To all, thank you for your incredible support throughout this project. I look forward to continuing to engage with... Read more
Swamp Tigers Unlocked & Vote Now!
Swamp Tigers Unlocked!:
We blazed past the $17,000 goal this morning to unlock the Swamp Tiger Expansion! Thank you everyone for helping to make this game even better!
We are... Read more
Less Than 45 Hours Left!
Welcome to Swamped!:
Wow! First of all, welcome to all of our new backers! Even in just the last few hours we have gotten to see a lot of you... Read more
Awesome! We're so excited to be sharing this project with 800 of you! Thanks for being part of this thrilling journey! As a thank you, we'll be including... Read more
Swamp Tigers, KS Bonus Card, and Lonely Jungle
There is a LOT in this update!
Firstly, thank you so much for your continued support of Swamped! We've UNLOCKED the Waterfall Mini Expansion and now we're on... Read more
Waterfall is Next
First of all, a hearty Thank You to everyone for backing and for being so involved in our campaign. It is such a great feeling to know we'll... Read more
5 Stretch Goals Unlocked & More!
5 Stretch Goals Unlocked!:
In just three days we've unlocked 5 stretch goals for Swamped! Great job everyone! Now we will be able to add the following: Croc and Boat... Read more
Stretch Goals Unlocked!
Stretch Goals Unlocked!:
It is an awesome day! We reached both the 650 backer stretch goal (over 650 people believe in this project...wow!) AND the $12,000 stretch goal. We've added... Read more
I don't usually post a second update so soon, but this message is a bit time sensitive. Our "Thunderclap" was justapproved! A Thunderclap aggregates all of our voices into... Read more
So Close... & More Artwork!
As of this writing we are only 25 backers away from 650! That is a huge number of people who believe in Swamped. Thank you! As a bonus,... Read more
"Thumbs Up!" & Behind the Scenes
A Heartfelt Thank You!:
First and foremost, thank you to all of you who have backed and participated in the Swamped campaign so far! We have been so pleased by... Read more
New Stretch Goal! & Building The Game Together
New Stretch Goal Available!:
We've opened up a new goal that we can pursue simultaneously with the upgraded boat token! Now, if we reach 650 backers we'll add a Create... Read more
Swamped is Funded & More Awesome Content!
Wow! We're Already Funded!
Just...Wow! Together we funded Swamped in less than 6 days! I know I speak for the entire team when I say, thank you so much for... Read more