Jan 14 Update - Happy 2019! & Store Update
Sorry we haven't been posting much since we announced shipments. Laura has been ill for a few weeks, so that slowed us down. Even so, it has been so exciting... Read more
Dec 27 Update: Games are shipped! Check your mailboxes
The physical copy of the game has been shipped! Thank you everyone for your patience and support.
Some backers have already reported getting their games! If you're still... Read more
REMINDER: Backerkit Address Lockdown and Pre-order Lockdown
We're locking down addresses and pre-orders Tuesday night at 10pm EST. You'll receive one last prompt from Backerkit at your registered email.
Please check on your backerkit survey... Read more
December 3 Update: Address Lockdown Soon
We will lock down addresses next Monday the 10th. Please use your Backerkit link to update your address. You will also see a final notice once we hit... Read more
November 9 Update
Our printed game is complete and ready to ship. We're waiting for confirmation that the ship has left port, but that should happen shortly.
The next steps: the shipment will... Read more
October 25 Update
We checked in with the printer, and due to some busyness, they are currently on track for completion on Oct 31. We're sorry that there is another delay! We'll keep... Read more
October 12 Update
Brief update, as we're waiting on production in China. Our printer said they had delays (due, among other things, to the Golden Week holidays). Their current estimate for completion of... Read more
September 29 Update
Hi all! Brief update - we are still waiting to hear about printing being complete and ready to ship to our distributors. We've been communicating with the printer and expect... Read more
September 14 Update: Assembled Physical Proof is Here!
We've just gotten the assembled physical proof, and it looks great! We had a previous update with the physical proof of the printing and layout quality. This proof shows it... Read more
August 23 Update
Hi all! This week's update is short - we are still waiting on everything we mentioned in last week's update. Check out that post if you didn't see it previously!... Read more
Physical Proof and Component Blanks Arrived!
Our physical proof and component blanks have arrived from our printer. We've reviewed the proof and approved it for print.
- We'll receive our assembled physical... Read more
After working closely with our layout designer and our printer, the files have been accepted and we have received an electronic proof.
We have reviewed the proof, did a trial... Read more
Working with our printer to get to press!
Hi all. Our brief update is that we are continuing to tweak the layout of the physical version, working with our designer and our printing company to fit with their... Read more
June 12 Update
Hi all. We are continuing to work to get the game into physical production. We're really happy with the box design, and are just moving around the last few bits... Read more
May 15 Update: Print and Play Is Live!
The Companions' Tale Print and Play PDF is available! You should be getting an email from Backerkit with download information within the next 24 hours. If you purchased any add-ons,... Read more
More Progress on the Print and Play Layout + Updating Backer Emails for Delivery
Tiara has made some fantastic progress on the card layout and we're reaching a point in the production where we're getting ready for distribution of the Print and Play.
Here's... Read more
March 22 Update
Hey all! Here's what's new this week:
Our layout artist refreshed the card layouts to echo the style we were using, and it's looking great. It's continuing to move towards... Read more
Exciting News | Communication | Diaspora Review
We're happy to announce that Tiara Lynn Agresta will be working on our design and layout.
John Walton has done a wonderful job and we're glad that he was able... Read more
February 23 Update
Hi all. Our update this week is short, but we wanted to check in. We're still working on the same action items. The new box art continues to move forward.... Read more
February 8 Update
Hi all! Firstly, from this point onward we are going to make our regular updates public. Previously they were visible to Kickstarter backers only, but we thought the public updates... Read more
This Weekend: Sweet Potato Press at Big Bad Con
This weekend, Sweet Potato Press will be guests at Big Bad Con in Walnut Creek, CA! Come by if you're in the area. We will be running some sessions of ... Read more
Pre-Orders are open to the public!
A quick update: We are now taking Pre-Orders for Companions' Talevia BackerKit. Click this link, or the button at the top of the Kickstarter. If you had any friends... Read more
The Kickstarter has ended! But this tale is not over...
With 944 backers (one in the last 60 seconds!), the Companions’ Tale Kickstarter has come to a close. All our stretch goals have been unlocked, and we are ready to... Read more
Final Hours… (And Backerkit)
Thank you all for joining us. It looks like our final stretch goal is in reach, and Creation Mythwill be part of the game! This has been an amazing... Read more
Last day! And “Creation Myth” Variant Revealed…
We’re down to the last day of the Kickstarter! Hello to our newest backers, and thanks to everyone for their support. We’re close to the finish line for this Kickstarter,... Read more
More about "Wicked Portents"
Hi everyone! This is Dev, Laura’s collaborator on Companions’ Tale. Our next stretch goal is Wicked Portents, a variant about great changes happening in the world. I wanted to... Read more
More about the Prologue and the Cards
Today’s post is going to dive into more details about the game. If you were curious or on the fence, I hope this answers some questions. First, I wanted to... Read more
400%! Diaspora unlocked, Wicked Portents next
This is incredible! The Companions’ Tale Kickstarter has reached the $20k mark! It’s amazing that we’ve reached 400% of our original goals.
I’m glad that we are able to bring... Read more
Let's talk about the influences for Companions' Tale.
This game is deeply influenced by Avery Alder’s The Quiet Year, Bioware’s Dragon Age Series and Patrick Rothfuss’ The Name of the... Read more
$15,000 Pledged! 2 Player Edition Unlocked!
I am so thrilled! That we have made our $15,000 stretch goal!
I’m looking forward to refining 2-player play into a rich and varied experience from the 3-4 player gameplay.... Read more
Stretch Goals Revealed (And We've Been Featured!)
Some great news: we've been featured by Kickstarter as one of their "Projects We Love"! We're thankful for the love, and for everyone who's shared this project with their friends.... Read more
Back from Dreamation
Wow! The Companions’ Tale Kickstarter has already reached 200% of its original goals. I’m glad to have you all on board! It even looks like our higher reward tiers are... Read more
Funded! The Journey Begins...
This is so amazing. In less than 24 hours, we’ve hit it 100% of our initial goal! Thank you for being part of this project and making this game happen.... Read more