Production Update #18 - SCS/China Book News! & Blazing Through Production
Production Status - BLAZING AWAY!
Our apologies for the majorly overdue Update as we just didn't have enough substantial content to make it a good and proper... Read more
Minor Update - Production Update #18 coming very soon!
This is just a brief update letting you all know that I have not forgotten to keep you all in the loop. In fact, I've been wanting to... Read more
Production Update #17 - Broken Bones are Healed Once More
From the Fire into the Frying Pan
While January knocked us back a few steps, February was all about getting caught back up and getting ahead of the... Read more
Production Update #16 - Weathering the Perfect Storm
It has been one rough month for us due to a number of unfortunate and badly timed incidents all culminating in the month of January.... Read more
Production Update #15 - Happy Holidays and Merry (Belated) Christmas!!
We hope everyone is safe at home, enjoying wonderful meals, and celebrating the company of friends & family. The month of December was a busy one to... Read more
Production Update #14 - Happy Thanksgiving!!
Greetings Apprenti and Happy Thanksgiving!
A Slow Month for Everyone
We still managed to get a good... Read more
Production Update #13 - Customer Responses, Art Gallery Feature, and some extra Ancients?!?
Despite... Read more
Production #11 - Who Bad? We Bad (in a great way :D)
Long Story Short, we are blasting through books! We have all of the $225 and $275 either cut out, assembled or already shipped by this point. For some... Read more
Production Update #10 - Finishing Up the Ancients, Shifting back to Kickstarter Books!
Progress Tracker - Transitioning back to Kickstarter Production Next Week!
Why only 27 Ancients, not 30?
To answer your first... Read more
Production Update #9 - Moving along the Ancient Codex Production Line
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Production Update #8 - Most of $275 Tier done, Gearing up for Ancient Codices!
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Happy Mothers Day! Lottery Winners and Ebay Auctions Now Live
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!
And a special hello to all of the mothers out there today! The world simply would not exist if it weren't for the ever watchful... Read more
Production Update #5 - $400 Tier Completed, Moving into $275!
NCIS: New Orleans - Product Feature
Hopefully everyone was able to at least catch a few clips of the Codex appearing in last week's episode of NCIS:... Read more
Special Update - You're gonna want to watch this!
Production Update #4 - The Day of Threes (that's today!)
At the request of a number of backers, we are now including this handy dandy chart to show where we are currently at in terms of completing... Read more
Production Update #3 - It finally feels like a real production line :)
Greetings Backers and Apprentices!
So we've got quite the show & tell for you folks today!
First, I wanted to clarify on a comment or update I previously made... Read more
Production Update #2 - Holiday Break and Ramping Up!
It's been a while since our last major update, so we've got lots to go over! Long story short, WE ARE FINALLY MAKING BOOKS AND SHIPPING THEM... Read more
Production Update #1 - We. Have. Done. IT!!!
After so MUCH grief and pain caused by various delays, breakdowns, errors, and the sheer amount of work needed to bring this complex, beautiful puzzle to life;... Read more
Workshop Update #4 - 2nd Laser has Arrived & 2nd Floor is Nearly Complete!
Lots of things in motion and lots of things finally landing in place! The biggest news is:
Our 2nd Laser has Arrived!!!!!
I have yet to get... Read more
Workshop Update #3 - The Laser Room is now Operational! Woo!
Things are finally speeding up with the Workshop, here is a list of what remains to be finished:
- Insulate and Frame Under the Workbench (small area)
- Enclose the... Read more
Workshop Update #2 - The Wheel keeps on Turning
Just to make things a bit easier, here is a short summary of what this Update contains, please read the entire update thoroughly before sending us your... Read more
Codex Silenda Workshop Update!
The workshop is finally starting to come together! Our biggest challenge was getting the two existing walls ready first before we could even begin building the 2nd... Read more
Production Update #7 - Moving, Unloading, and Building a "Building"
First off I wanted to mention that I intended to release this update a few days ago before my family and I went to see my younger brother... Read more
Production Update #6 - Prepping for the Move
Yesterday was my last official day of work! From here on out, all of our efforts will be focused completely on the successful conclusion of this campaign.... Read more
Production Update #5 - A Tough, but Necessary Decision
NOTICE: We will be sending out a 48 hour notice to all T-Shirt/Coaster Backers of the $35 Reward Tier to make sure your address is up to... Read more
Production Update #4 - Vouchers, the Patent, Copycats, and a New Laser Tube!
Laser Maintenance Update
So first things first, the maintenance team was finally able to convince Boss Laser to finally send a us a New Laser tube once... Read more
Production Update #3 - Some Shipping, Some Slow
ATTN CUSTOM STORY BACKERS - If you want to avoid a serious delay on your book, PLEASE have your Custom story ready for when I email you asking... Read more
Production Update #2 - Side Project Reveal & Master Key's Design Updated
So I was finally able to clarify what I was able to disclose at this time and I'm very happy to announce that we were able to successfully... Read more
Production Update #1 - A Month of Hope and Frustration
Many things have happened in the past month, so there is alot to go over. I first want to acknowledge that this update is long overdue and... Read more
Update #41 - TESTING IS COMPLETE!
WE DID IT!! We have finally sanded, stained, and assembled the very first, zero-error cut Codex Silenda!!! Here is a video showing each page (Don't worry we are... Read more
Update #40 - Victory! A Small, yet Critical One!
It is with great excitement and frustration that I can finally say we have entire machine running smoothly, cutting deep and accurately while the final production layout of... Read more
Update #39 - Laser Ready to Fire, Ven Dais Final Appearance
We have finally got our Laser cutting and operating once again at maximum efficiency and its making things a lot easier in regards to getting the finalized... Read more
Update #38 - Problems and Solutions!
We hope everyone is finally getting settled back into the work groove after a much needed holiday break! Brady greatly enjoyed his time back home visiting family... Read more
Update #37 - Codex Assembly Instructions, Updated Files, and more!
NOTE: Backerkit is having issues right now so it might not be until tomorrow before you see the new uploads. I'm not sure why it does this... Read more
Attention Backers - Email Fraud Alert!
One of the backers mentioned that it would probably be best to send this information out separately as it is very critical to everyone to know this.
A... Read more
Update #35 - Laser Files Are READY!!!!
The day is here, we have finally finished all of the laser files! While the preparation of the files was relatively painless, the process of editing and changing... Read more
Update #34 - Laser File Update & Information!
The day has arrived, we can now officially cross off our list six complete puzzle pages! The new puzzle page that is replacing the Geneva Gears is also... Read more
Update #33: Presenting the First Six Pages...
It is with great excitement and relief I present the first six pages to be cut, sanded, stained, and assembled after many grueling hours of testing, fixing... Read more
Update #32 - The End of Testing is within Sight!
So first things first, we now have 6 of the 7 Pages fully fleshed out and ready to cut. Some were certainly more troublesome than others, but the... Read more
Update #31 - Slow And Steady... and Little Sleep
NOTE - We will upload a document with the Hints & Clues for any backer that has the option for Custom Stories tomorrow evening!
So it has... Read more
Update #30 - 1st Weekend of Official Testing
While we weren't able to fully assemble two full puzzle pages, it was a very fruitful weekend of testing! Joinery was our first and biggest concern as... Read more
Update #29 - Thank You, Mike the Technician!
First of all, I would like all of you to meet the man who made the laser run like a freaking dream!
Mike was extremely professional and... Read more
Update #28 - Testing... Testing... Ugh... Testing
First off, I'd like to apologize for the delayed update as I've been busy working on the Laser and did not have enough material/information to warrant an... Read more
Update #27 - It is ALIVE!
(KEEP YOUR VOLUME LOW! I tried to reduce the sound but my phone's mic made it sound way louder than it actually does, and the loudest thing... Read more
Update #24 - The Laser has Landed, I repeat the Laser has landed.
NOTE: Please read the other pertinent information below the Forklift Story too.
So today was a rather long, but productive day! My workplace graciously allowed me to take... Read more
Update #23 - Laser on the Way, Lockdown of Surveys Deadline, etc.
Laser Cutter Machine Delivery Date!
So lots of exciting things have been happening over the course of this past week! We finally have confirmation of the Laser... Read more
BackerKit Survey Update
NOTE:If you ordered the Chest as an add-on, please go back to your survey and double check this add-on, we had to add an extra pledge... Read more
Unleash the Surveys!
Wow talk about a fast turnaround! Well, here you go guys, the surveys have been sent out! You should find an email with the subject heading:
"Response Needed -- Get... Read more
Kickstarter Funding Arriving in the Next Few Days
Greetings Apprentices! (or is it Apprenti?)
I just received word from Kickstarter that the funds are now being transferred to our account, but as we all know how banks love... Read more
BackerKit Survey Update
First of all, take a breath and do not panic, this update will not delay anything in regards to delivery dates or rewards. Ok now let your... Read more
There is only 2.5 hours left in the Campaign, so make sure your pledge amounts are correctly added up! (See Update #16 - Reward Tier Breakdown and... Read more
Status Update - DEADLINE AUG. 31st @ 12pm CST
Hello there Apprentices!
First off I'd like to apologize for my lack of presence for the past week as I've been busy moving from Iowa to Connecticut (1100 miles!),... Read more
Final Reward Tier System Breakdown
(Further Explanation can be found below the image)
This is the Official Tier Layout, it supersedes all previous updates, including any contradictions.
You can not select the Add-ons or Upgrades... Read more
Closing All Tiers at $200,000!!
We are going to be closing all tiers once our funds reach $200,000 since we will also be dealing with Government Taxes (Oh how I love them...). This... Read more
Unveiling of the Single Page Tier Chest!!
For the second time, TA-DA!!! Here are the Chest Designs for the Single Page Reward Tier ($55)
THE CODEX CAN NOT FIT INSIDE THE BOX
Absolute Dimensions are 13" Long... Read more
The Unveiling of the 6th & 7th Codex Puzzle Pages!
TA-DA!!!!!!! (Summary can be found at bottom of this Update)
These pages will now be added to any Kickstarter Codex for an additional pledge of $50 added to your current... Read more
Summary of Tier System Layout
So a lot of changes have been happening in the last week as we've been trying to accommodate all of our backers on various levels, but most of... Read more
NEW TIER! - Voucher for 6th & 7th Pages
So, we definitely did not expect so many people to want to back the Codex, especially not so quickly! One of the biggest questions we keep getting is... Read more
Bursting at the Seams
It is with a heavy heart that I have to turn away so many potential backers and have such limited production runs, but it is only so I can protect... Read more
$80K & $100K Goals Now Unlocked!!
And then there were none...
Un. Freaking. Believable. We just broke the $100K mark in only 2 days, 4 hours, and 36 minutes... Even I didn't believe that such... Read more
NOTICE - Codex Non-Assembled Delivery Date is May 2017, Not December
I was browsing through the rewards when I noticed that the Estimated Delivery Date on the Non-Assembled Codex stated December 2016. This is not correct, because it is... Read more
$60K Stretch Goal Unlocked!
You guys are starting to make my hands hurt from having to update you all so often :P
Absolutely incredible! And now because of all of your support, we will... Read more
International Early Bird Special is Live & New Personalized Codex Tier
ONLY INTERNATIONAL BACKERS (Non USA Backers)
For those International Backers who were still sleeping when we launched, here your Early Bird Special! We had to limit the number to 25... Read more
$40K Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Geez guys! At this rate we're gonna break all four stretch goals within 72 hours (but seriously though, can we??)
Amazing, you are all amazing and because we have now... Read more
ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL BACKERS
It was brought to our attention that our Early Bird Special was rather limited and was even harder for many of our International Backers to get involved or have a... Read more
UPDATE: Removal of Non-Early Bird Highest Tier Rewards
First off, THANK YOU SO MUCH to all of our backers! It is absolutely, unbelievably amazing how fast we approaching our final funding goal within only 5 hours... Read more