BOARDING HOUSE QC CHECK AND INSTRUCTION MANUALS
If you have the boarding house, do a quick count of your windows and doors.
You should have 23 windows w/frames, 7 solid doors w/frames, and 2... Read more
Fulfillment News Roundup
Here is all the latest on fulfillment:
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
I'm using an Australian-based game company who does consolidated shipping for US game companies in order to get your... Read more
Marshal and Judge Shipments, Mop-Up Operation
Howdy fellow cowpunchers,
This week's shipping update:
MARSHAL LEVEL BACKER KITS
These always consist of at least two boxes, since our boxes are a standard size.
Even though we're short... Read more
I finished two more building manuals and posted them on the downloads page:
I have the Livery Stable left to compose and post.
We're below... Read more
Building Manuals and Fulfillment Endgame
Well, we have the building kits we need in order to start sending the Marshal and Judge's kits next week. Almost all of the Deputy kits are shipped,... Read more
ALAMO SALOON INSTRUCTIONS
Just in case you missed it, the Alamo Saloon instructions are here:
I have also posted them on the Downloads page if you lost that link.
I will be... Read more
116 and Counting
A very quick update for tonight:
116 backers have had their orders fulfilled.
16 boxes are sealed and sitting in the shop ready for me to buy postage and ship... Read more
We were dead in the water for a couple of weeks waiting for more resin bar models to come in (they are one of the items we cannot cast in-house).... Read more
ROCK-CON 2018 BACKER KIT DELIVERY
If you are attending Rock-Con in Rockford, Illinois the weekend of October 19-21, I can bring your backer kits to the convention for you to pickup. You will receive some... Read more
ALAMO SALOON INSTRUCTIONS
As promised, here is the instruction manual for the Alamo Saloon.
I'll post this on our Downloads page eventually (I'm going to revamp that page soon). I'll be adding... Read more
ALAMO BUILDING INSTRUCTIONS COMING SOON.
We've shipped about 52 packages so far. I should have the instructions for building the Alamo Saloon posted online in the next couple of days... Read more
Guess What Came In?
First of all, only a gamer's shop would have a ping-pong table used as a work table, lol.
Secondly, the mats are here, and they are beautiful! The color was... Read more
Sheriff's Office Sample
I was humbled by the response to the KS in spite of this building be featured only as a silhouette. Well now we have a real sample to photograph and... Read more
If I'm understanding the tracking information for the mats, they are at least in the same state as me (Illinois), in transit via UPS. They are scheduled to arrive at... Read more
The Book of Orders
This, my friends, is the book containing all of the Kickstarter backer kit orders.
Each page represents one box going out into the world via the Postal Service.
I've gotten... Read more
The Gunfighter's Ballroom Launch, and a Fulfillment Update
I've been working on a hub to tie together various GB pages in order to create an online community for the game. This is just a starting point, as I... Read more
Round 2; PDF download
After some tech support from Backerkit, I think I've got the problem solved. You should be getting an email with a new link. Please let me know if this one... Read more
I created the book PDF download this morning--I'm not sure I did it right, as several people have had trouble downloading it. I'm working on straightening out the... Read more
Folks, we are incredibly close.
The items above, with the exception of the character cards, are all in stock and ready for packing.
In addition to these, the figures are... Read more
MAT UPGRADE INSTRUCTIONS
For everyone who expressed an interest in the mat upgrade but had already locked down their backerkit survey, I have unlocked your surveys.
If you try to upgrade, but find... Read more
TIME SENSITIVE; UPGRADE YOUR MAT SIZE!
The first image of the full mat, 4'x6'. This would normally be cut in half to make two 3x4' mats for the stretch goals or the add-on that was available... Read more
Proofing and Waiting
All of the materials needed for third-party production have been submitted, and proofs are coming in right and left for review. Three of the four card decks are in full... Read more
Production Update; Book Surprise
Big announcement: the book will be hardback. I initially didn't think I could afford it, but through the beauty of a kickstarter and the numbers of customers getting... Read more
Urgent: Backer Names for Book Credits!
Thanks for your corrections, everybody. It's possible that I got confused and missed your note to me, so please review the listing again and make sure I made the changes... Read more
Backer Name Check
I've compiled a list of backer names for the credits in the book. Please look for your name and let me know if I've presented it correctly. Also,... Read more
Backer Names for Book
A quick question for everyone.
A good number of people have responded to my previous post specifically asking who would like their name in the book, but I haven't heard... Read more
Lots to report!
1. A proof of the mats is due within a few weeks. After that, production will go forward and won't take too terribly long. Hoping for a... Read more
The Gate is Swinging Shut Tonight
Just a reminder that I'll be locking down the Backerkit tonight--I've decided to hold fire till bedtime. There are still a few backers who have not completed the... Read more
Time to Lock it Down
The time has come for us to put together our final numbers so that anything left for us to order can be requested in the proper quantity. Take... Read more
We're making good progress on all of the items. Here's the latest:
1. Mats--the final design has gone to our middleman who is arranging production. Now that Chinese New Year... Read more
End of February Highlights
We're making good progress mold-making and casting here at the shop. The guys just packed all of the Benny the Bandito, the Bathtub Belligerent, and Anglo Eyes figures... Read more
Cards, Chips, Masters, Molds, Casting, and Chinese Holidays
Dave Taylor has the rules chapter and illustrations and is furiously putting it all together.
As for me, I've been entering text into the Pistoleer... Read more
Gunfighter's Ball Update
We're making steady progress. Here's where we're at:
Chapter by chapter the book is being edited and turned over to designer Dave Taylor for composition. The majority of the... Read more
Gunfighter's Ball Update
We've got the Black Deck design work done, and the basic formatting templates for the other decks have been laid down.
The guys in the shop have finished... Read more
Clarification on Stretch Goals
I've had several questions about this, so I thought it would be best to answer them in an update.
Stretch goals are assumed/included at the Deputy level pledges and above.... Read more
Backerkit is live!
Check your email for a message from Backerkit asking you to complete your post-campaign survey. This will give us the production data we need to make sure we're... Read more
This week brings more progress on production. I just got off the phone with the poker chip wholesaler who will be supplying me with 30,000 clay composite poker chips.I imagine... Read more
Happy New Year! Overseas backer numbers needed.
Back in the saddle today! Spent the last week painting samples and preparing for the photo shoot later this week.
I am entering information into the Backerkit.com site and I'll... Read more
Back to Work!
A little progress report before the new year.
We're collecting all the photos we'll need for the cards and the book. Here's a sample of the type of thing we're... Read more
Now the Work Begins!
As we wait for Santa, I thought I'd show you what awaits me after Christmas.
Plus cards to design, a finished mat to send off for... Read more
One last post for the night.
If you're new to Kickstarter, I just wanted to let you know what to expect. For the next couple of weeks nothing... Read more
You did it!
I am deeply grateful to all of you for making this a success. I never imagined we'd get to 40, let alone 41. I'll follow up later... Read more
2 Hour Mark!
39k with 2 hours left! We'll be here at the shop with 20 of our friends eating pizza and watching the final numbers come in. I'm so very grateful to... Read more
Definitely needed a way for sheriff Blazer to make an entrance!
About 6 hours left. Two of the custom sculpting slots at the Judge's Level are still open.
Thanks for... Read more
With only a few hours left, I'm giving you a cryptic clue to the final stretch goal. I'll have it posted within an hour or so, but let's see who... Read more
Question for EU Backers
I'm running some numbers on EU shipping.
Please message me on KS if you are from the EU. I have some questions for you about options and preferences that might... Read more
Well, we're well into the 48-hour countdown now!
Here's a roundup of news:
1. I'm in communication with my UK distributor trying to find a way to get merchandise to... Read more
They call her, "La Pistola"
Before I get up in the morning, I have the distinct suspicion that we will be far past $32,500, so I thought I'd better show you what you have to... Read more
Quick update: I just added the new buildings to the add-ons, so you can purchase the Abilene Addition for $245 (less discount than the pledge level, but still below retail),... Read more
31k Stretch Reached!
I woke up this morning to the welcome news that our $31,000 goal was reached, and Magnus and his mighty ox have been unlocked!
With just under 60 hours... Read more
The Halls Are Decked!
The Black Deck is unlocked!
No telling where this might end up; tomorrow we will hit the 48-hour mark, and this is apparently a "witching hour" for kickstarters where... Read more
A Teaser for Tomorrow
What do the final days have in store?
What's after the Black Deck you might ask?
Sleep tight. We'll see what rides into town tomorrow...
When I posted the Mat stretch goal, I wasn't sure we'd get there--I thought, "this is a pie in the sky goal; it would be nice, but I can't... Read more
A Mat Today?
The overnight hours were very good for the campaign. We're now very close to the goal of 28k where the game mat will be unlocked and we can move on... Read more
3 Custom Sculpts (Judge's Level) Left!
...and then there were 3.
I'm speechless--thanks guys. I'll be keeping close watch on this throughout the evening!
4 Judge's Levels left!
Another custom sculpt (Judge's Level) has been reserved this morning--that's two in one day, and now we're down to 4 remaining!
A most welcome surprise awaited me when I logged on this morning!
We've had our first taker at the Judge's Level. That means one of our heroic backers will be... Read more
The Gunfighter's Ball Game Mat
I've been planning this for several days; you've no doubt noticed me go mostly silent instead of the usual drumbeat of news. I had to finalize the details for this... Read more
Updated Add-Ons Section
Just added a slough of items to the add-ons. There is a summary list and individual graphics for each one. The newest is the Orphans pack--nine figures previously... Read more
Good morning, everyone. I've just posted the next stretch goal. This campaign is on the move heading into the final nine days!
Honest John as a dismounted figure has been... Read more
Fill Yer' Hands!
Wow--just passed 20K handily. Thanks to everybody for pushing this over the $20,000 level and into new territory!
This means Anglo Eyes is officially unlocked. The next one is a... Read more
Benny the Bandito Unlocked!
I awoke this morning to find we have broke through 19k, and that means Benny the Bandito is unlocked!
So you have the drifter and the bandito, so you'll be... Read more
GB Buildings--Blog Article on the MDF Buildings
Hi--just a quick link to an article about the MDF buildings. This gives you some close-ups of the materials and how they're constructed. It's from September, so it doesn't include... Read more
Another Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Good news today; we just rolled over 18k, which unlocks Sheriff Blazer!
This puts us a short distance away from Benny the Bandito!
...all of this and there are still... Read more
Benny the Bandito Plus a Painted Sample
As we steam toward 18k like an unstoppable locomotive, I'll give you a glimpse of what $19,000 will look like:
For those of you out there who enjoy painting as... Read more
They're falling like dominoes now as we approach the final two-week stretch of the campaign. Mangus is officially in your cache of goodies, as is the Pistoleer Deck, the Bathtub... Read more
Wound Chip Upgrade and New Add-Ons
I'm happy to announce that I was able to negotiate a good price for 39mm, 8-gram clay composite poker chips to replace the plastic "bicycle" style plastic chips (the... Read more
Greenhorn Edition Update
I just posted an update to the Greenhorn Edition. This document is an FAQ, Errata, and Rules Update. We've had over a month to field questions and comments, and... Read more
CHARACTER CARD UPDATE
Very good news, folks.
We've got the pricing we need to be able to do the Character Cards as tarot-sized and laminated. This means there is lots of elbow room... Read more
Pistoleer Deck Unlocked!
I'll add this to the add-ons for those of you at the Rules Lawyer level and below.
Speaking of card decks, I've been getting prices from suppliers on getting character... Read more
New Stretch Goal Posted, Plus a Reminder
Still rolling along. I've been busy working with suppliers to get ready for the end of the campaign in 22 days--we're going to need a lot of stuff!
I... Read more
Pistoleer Cards Stretch Goal
I just added a stretch goal for the Pistoleer Deck, a deck of 52 special ability cards, standard poker-sized.
I'm re-arranging the stretch goals a bit. The coffin gunfighter will... Read more
Horses at the hitching rail serve lots of purposes in a gunfight game. They might provide a quick getaway, they might give you some hasty cover, or the might just... Read more
15K Stretch Goal Unlocked!
The Bathtub Belligerent is now unlocked!
Good job, everyone. A big thank-you for pushing us past the 15k point.
Next up is a little something to dress up the porch... Read more
13.5K GOAL MET!!!!!!! CHACO KID UNLOCKED.
Well done, folks! I never imagined we'd get here this quick--a big pre-Thanksgiving thank you to everyone.
Next up--the Bathtub Belligerent!
Have a Happy Thanksgiving, and I'll start queuing up... Read more
Just a quick update. We're doing well at almost 13k, and galloping toward The Chaco Kid.
The barbershop kit in the Abilene Addition has a back room for a bathtub... Read more
The Chaco Kid
Time for our next stretch goal!
The Chaco Kid is an ambidextrous gunslinger with near-magical speed. He does get tired sometimes....tired and a little confused...
So join us for the... Read more
Rattlesnake Jack is a'Rattlin'!
You've done it! Rattlesnake Jack is unlocked!
Next stretch goal will be posted in just a bit.
$642 to Rattlesnake Jack!
Only $642 to go until we hit our first stretch goal, Rattlesnake Jack! I didn't expect to get to this point this soon. I can't wait to show you what's... Read more
Size Comparison: Gunfighter's Ball, Dead Man's Hand and Black Scorpion
I just posted an article on the Gunfighter's Ball blog with more sizing information.
Hope the extra info helps!
FUNDING GOAL MET!
YOU DID IT!
Guys, you put us over the top!
We are now in safe territory thanks to your generosity. And in just shy of 48 hours to boot!
Now... Read more
WEEKEND RECAP AND A QUICK SIZE COMPARISON
Only $531 to go to hit the first hurdle of basic funding. My gratitude to each and every one of you for believing in what we're doing here at Knuckleduster... Read more
First Day Housekeeping
A big thanks to all the backers who have gotten us off to a great start.
I've had a number of questions about adding-on to the Rules Lawyer level with... Read more