JÖRGITS Kickstarter 2 is now live
We just launched Jörgits Kickstarter 2. It's going to be an exciting month.
This will be the last update on this project. Thanks for everything and hope to see... Read more
Big in China
Yesterday we got some data of what your reviews of the app had accomplished. We almost reached 4000 downloads in one day!
That's quite an amazing number. Close 2500 came... Read more
We are almost in the top 20 category in the US store, and that's with 21reviews. You can really see how much each review counts. A great big thank... Read more
We're still waiting for Apple to approve our latest release of the app. Once it has been approved we'll make the app free. It should be within the... Read more
New and Notable
We have decided to move away from using the promo codes to give you the app, instead we're going to make the app free in the iTunes store... Read more
Promotion Codes Part II
I've gotten a number of questions about the promotion codes, which is a good indication that his whole process is a little confusing for everyone, the author included.... Read more
How to redeem your promotional codes
I've had several of you ask me how to redeem your promotional code, so I have put together a little tutorial for you.
1. You want to make... Read more
Our previous link got eaten by gremlins. Here is another link for Jens' icon:
The Jörgits have landed!
Early this morning the Jörgits' ship, Tikka 1, made her final approach towards Earth. The Jörgits have finally landed. We are now in iTunes!
I will be sending... Read more
We're submitting the app to Apple
We've reached a great milestone today. I just gave the go ahead to www.inkoniq.com to send out the Jörgits to Apple.
We spent all day on Thursday preparing the app for... Read more
I want to begin by thanking you all for your support and patience. It's been a long road and we're finally here.
We're planning to submit the Jörgits... Read more
We're back after a long silence. The last two months have seen some of the heaviest development and production work for the Jörgits Team. We worked through the holidays to... Read more
Rewards and Progress Report
We have a number of updates for you, August & September have been very busy months for Team Jörgits.
First we'll start with the backer rewards. We're aiming... Read more
Where is Planet Jörg?
We have a lot to report from Team Jörgits. Work is progressing on many fronts. But before I get into that, I would like to ask the Astronomers in my... Read more
What makes for a great Villain?
We're finally back after a two week Kickstarter Detox. I would like start by thanking everybody again for making our Kickstarter a success. Now it's time to get down to... Read more
Can we kick it! YES....WE....DID. Thank You, for all your support. I'm honored, I really am. There were many of you who generously upped your pledge in the last hours, thank... Read more
The Silver Cloud Symphony
This is a first cut of the Silver Cloud Symphony. It's the track that you hear at beginning of our Kickstarter video. I wanted the music to be a... Read more
Last night of the campaign
We're drawing up a storm, stay up with us and watch us go the distance. Here are some of the drawings we've come up with just today alone. Just a... Read more
The End of Winter
We're celebrating Vappu in Finland, Walpurgis Eve. In Finland it's graduation day for students, but for us it's the last day of our campaign. Celebrate it with us, it's been... Read more
Can We Kick it? Yes, we can!
Happy Vappu, the first of May holiday is starting today. Here's a recipe for mead (mjöd), the traditional Vappu drink in Finland. We're very close to meeting our goal and... Read more
One of the main inspirations for the Jörgits, is the city of Helsinki. It's just beautiful. Over a period of four years I've been traveling back here to write and... Read more
The Stencils are here!
We finally got some samples of the stencils and they are awesome! More are on the way, this is not the complete set. We'll post more pictures of them tomorrow. Get... Read more
New Rewards! Toy Designer Workshop & App Consultation
Toy Design Workshop
Things are heating up! We are almost half way there. We added two new rewards today. The first is the Toy Design Workshop. I've been running the... Read more
During the summer my family usually spent our vacation in the middle of Finland where my parents where from. My sisters and I didn't have many friends there, so the... Read more
An old fashioned adventure with a twist: Global Warming
Growing up, I was voracious reader of adventure novels and comics; 20,000 Leagues Underneath the Sea, Lord of the Rings, The Count of Monte Cristo, the Three Musketeers, Tintin, Asterix, Blueberry, you name... Read more
Summers with the Jellyfish
Today we're proud to share with you another track from Jörgits and the End of Winter. This track was especially designed for the underwater soundscape that is featured in the video.... Read more
How I became an illustrator
Today I want to tell you the story of how a toy became a cartoon that became a book, and then became an app which became this Kickstarter. This is... Read more
The Crash - Chapter 1 Sneak Preview
This morning Tank & Bear is excited to offer you a draft of Chapter 1 – The Crash, from Jörgits and the End of Winter. The draft contains only... Read more
Improving the Reading Experience on the iPad
Sidenotes or footnotes?
I've never been a big fan of footnotes in non-fiction, but I love them in fiction. In one of my favorite novels, The House of Leaves an... Read more
The Easter Egg Hunt
This morning Jenny and Joonas created an easter egg hunt for the Jörgits. It was their very first easter egg hunt on earth. Can you find ALL the easter eggs... Read more
Quiet Wave Jumping
This morning we're proud to announce the release of the first track for the soundtrack Jörgits and the End of Winter. The music had been composed by ISRO. He makes... Read more
The Jörgits have landed!
The Jörgits are now active on Facebook. Follow their adventures in Helsinki and the new wonders they discover day by day. The fearless explorer Jens, has also found Pintrest. Learn about the places... Read more