Now a minor motion picture!
Recently, we've launched another Kickstarter, this time to fund a film adaptation of the 420 Code. It won't be a literal adaptation of the text, but rather will... Read more
Last day to get T-shirts, plus free copies of the 420 Code
Yesterday was supposed to be the last day for the 420 Code T-shirt sales, but I went to a friend's wedding this weekend and never sent a reminder email. So... Read more
420 Code T-Shirt Winning Design!
The votes are in, and the above design was the winner! You can now order it. They cost $15, plus $5 for shipping.
Orders will be taken for one week... Read more
420 Code T-Shirts, the 2nd Edition, and Updates
I'm going to print a T-shirt with one of these four designs on it.
Please vote on what design you like the most. You can also do a special $10... Read more
Mary Jane's Woods: a work in progress
I've been working, off-and-on, on this interactive story called "Mary Jane's Woods."
It's a work-in-progress right now. If you play it, please post your experiences on this thread, so that... Read more
First Week of the Legends of Mary Jane
I just finished the 5th post in the Legends of Mary Jane, and I think that tomorrow I'm going to try and collect all the posts in the first week.... Read more
Mary Jane and the Evil Dealer
I just wrote a new Mary Jane story, but it's a little long, so I doubt many people will read the whole thing. So I thought I would message it... Read more
Mary Jane and the 420 Code
I have just posted the first Legend of Mary Jane to /r/trees.
"The Legends of Mary Jane" is going to be the first spin-off/sequel of the 420 Code. I really... Read more
Canadient Edition now available!
The Canadient Edition is now available here.
I also mocked up a poster and uploaded it to /r/trees.
If you already received your booklet, I am asking people to take... Read more
More books for sale (for real this time) and also a request
I just set up payment processing through Gumroad. You can buy on their website or on The420Code.com by clicking the green button!
I only made about 100 singles and 20... Read more
Payment Processing Problems
This email concerns people who have subsequently purchased copies of the Code through The420Code.com, and does not affect the copies people receive as their reward for backing the project. But, if... Read more
Sent Out! More for Sale! Art Contest!
I sent out almost all of the booklets. A few stragglers left behind. People should be receiving them over the next few weeks. If you haven't received it by New... Read more
I've been packing, numbering, and mailing all week. Things have been pretty hectic, but I managed to take a few photos and upload them to imgur. Talk about it on... Read more
AN IMPORTANT REMINDER!
The printer called me this morning and said to come get them tomorrow, postponing it one day. So I'm going to drive over there and grab them tomorrow morning, and... Read more
The printer says they're ready tomorrow.
They sent me this picture:
I submitted it -- with a cryptic headline -- to /r/trees. So head there if you want to discuss it: http://www.reddit.com/r/trees/comments/2o6xi9/just_got_this_photo_in_an_email_from_the_printer/
As always, updates will... Read more
A Little Behind Schedule: Here's Why
I woke up in the middle of the night last night, mid-fever. Whenever I get fever dreams, they're always some mindlessly repetitive task that I work on without end. In... Read more
An Update: The First Proof
I just got back from the printer. They gave me a proof, which looks beautiful, except for the fact that the printed the title page on the cover!
So now,... Read more
I just got off the phone with the printer that I think that I'm using, and I wanted to give you all an update -- not on my progress --... Read more
Introducing the 420 Friends
Tomorrow, I am going to send the almost-finished PDF of The 420 Code to all of the backers. But today, I want to talk about something very important to me.... Read more
I believe that interactivity is a crucial part of art.
I love movies, but I love the experience of going to a movie with a crowd even more. I love... Read more
Illustrations and the Design
After K.A. Smith won the art contest with her drawing of a sunbrella, I commissioned several more pictures from her. These images illustrate a feeling you get from... Read more
This Week: Four Updates and a PDF
The 420 Code as it was originally published on Reddit was a serialized, semi-improvised online piece. It's free and available to anyone in the world, and I never intend to... Read more
ART! (AND MORE ART!)
I know people are getting antsy because I keep having delays. And sometimes, I wake up and I feel like a pothead: constantly telling you that I'll be there in... Read more
An Art Crisis and an Art Contest
One of the artists who was working on the 420 Code just backed out. A crisis, yes, but also an opportunity, because it lead to two thoughts:
1. Surely, some of... Read more
Surveys Away, and a New Subreddit!
I just sent out address surveys. I see a lot of you have already replied, but many more have yet to do so. Please try to get yours in as... Read more
The Smallest Update of All
I have not updated you all in quite some time, and I wanted to tell you that I am still working on the code, gathering illustrations, and preparing the design.... Read more
The Last Day to Contribute, Plus a Story
First, I posted another commissioned story to /r/trees and you can read it here. It's fun to write based on prompts, because the hardest part of writing a story is... Read more
A short story for the 420 code
One of the rewards that you can get for contributing to the 420 code is a short vignette written about any topic that you choose. I just wrote the first... Read more
Good News for the Last Week of the 420 Code Kickstarter!
I noticed this yesterday and had to share with all of you.
When this Kickstarter blew up, first I was ecstatic, but then I was terrified.
Ordering and shipping more... Read more
Fully backed! What next?
Thank you very much, everyone! Because of your support, the project was fully backed in its first four hours! Not only that, but it backed itself two-times over before the day... Read more