Games are shipping!
Hopefully by now you have also received an email from Game Salute indicating your game(s) are shipping. I'm super excited about this and can't wait to have the games in... Read more
Games have arrived and are ready to start shipping!
After many delays, Influence has arrived at GameSalute and is ready for shipping. Once they send me a final invoice, shipping will commence, and there will be another update here... Read more
Games are shipping to GameSalute!
You read that correctly, the games are shipping to GameSalute as we speak and should arrive on Friday!
Shipping to backers should start very soon after that!
Thank you again... Read more
So, just wanted to post an update about shipping. I wanted the update to be about how the games were received, but alas, that is not the case.
Due to... Read more
The proofs are in!
Here are some photos of the various cards, the box, etc. All of the cards look and feel great, and I have told the manufacturer to go ahead with full... Read more
Here we go!
The second stage of digital proofs have been examined and approved, and the game will start printing in the next few days.
A production copy of the game will... Read more
The Order has been Placed!
After a final inspection of the digital proofs, the purchase order for Influence has been submitted!
Soon I will be sending out surveys to all backers, now that the order... Read more
Digital Proofs and Ordering
Hey everyone, I thought I'd cap off the Memorial Day weekend by sending out a quick status update.
I have received and, after a couple adjustments, approved the digital proofs.... Read more
Art, Ultimate Print-and-Play, Castles
The art overhaul is complete. As a starting point, here is the new box cover art:
The Faction and Castle cards have their own version of this image, replacing... Read more
Major Art Update!
Hi, everyone! I know we've been quiet in the past couple weeks -- this is in part due to family commitments, part due to training, and part due to a... Read more
Art Sneak Peek: Castles
This will be a brief update -- we're in the middle of the art overhaul and wanted to drop a sneak peek at the Castle template. So, here it is,... Read more
Art and Game Salute!
There has been a LOT of art progress in the past week. It's in various stages of completion, so you'll have to take my word about how great... Read more
Victory Party and The First Week After Kickstarter
I threw a victory party at my house where we spent hours accusing each other of being spies, unsuccessfully rallying against the forces of evil, and trading wood... Read more
Your support means a great deal to me, and I am truly honored by your generosity. Your Facebook posts, Tweets, and other ways to spread the word are... Read more
99 minutes, $99
Only 99 minutes left, and only $99 away from reaching our goal!! Please spread the word one last time and help us over the edge!
Ordering Additional Games
I've added the first question to the FAQ! Copied here for your benefit:
How much is it to add a game to my order?
(Remember that the limit for Kickstarter... Read more
18 hours to go!
Three major, major things:
Six New Backer Levels [Limit 1 each!]
There will be a set of six new backer levels, LIMIT 1, that allow you to name a Faction.... Read more
4 days -- $2800 to go
--4 Days to Go!-- With the help and recommendations from friends of ours, we've gotten a small surge of supporters in the past two days -- welcome, and thank you!!... Read more
One More Week!
One more week to go!
(okay, 8 days... but still!)
We've got one more week to bring this project to life and need everyone's help to bring us to our... Read more
First, a huge thank you to all backers -- without you, the progress we've seen wouldn't be possible. Thank you!
Now, on to the art. Recently, we... Read more
Expansion Play-testing, Events, and more!
We have internally tested the expansion cards a few times and, despite a typo here or there, the first wave of expansion cards... Read more
Podcasts, Review #2, Bloggers, Stretch Goals, and more!
Hello everyone! This update comes after the first week, where we ended just shy of 30% funded! There's a lot to talk about, so I'll jump right into it!
3 days and 23% Funded!
23% of funding in 3 days! $500 level (Faction Legend) is Backed! All this and more!
Thank you for all of your support. You have helped us get... Read more