Steamin' to the end of the year!
In this update:
- Manifest - we're tracking well!
- Our 'Thank you' Christmas offers
- Our new web site
- Useful links for NZ gamers ... Read more
Delivering, and Mixing It Up
It is GREAT to be able to report that ALL the European parcels have now been sent from Amazon - so that completes all Kickstarter shipments worldwide.
Not all of... Read more
And the Brits came in last! A non-sporting update.
At last, some welcome news!
I've been putting off this update until I could pass on some good news about the UK shipment. It has been an interminably long wait,... Read more
Arrivals, Translations, Tips and Meet-ups!
Greetings from sunny Auckland!
Updates on the progress of the various shipments below, but first other news:
The Italian rulebook is completed and will shortly be available on Board Game... Read more
Boxes in, out, and all about!
The New Zealand shipment of Manifest reached SchilMil HQ this morning....
We hefted the boxes off the van, half into the house for quick re-boxing and delivery this week, half... Read more
Manifest itself is cargo underway
The shipping news is good
We are still on target for August delivery to most addresses although the exact delivery date may vary and be dependent on how long... Read more
Latest Shipping News and a weather report
Greetings from Poland / Pozdrowienia z Polski
I have sad news and glad news:
I am being followed around Europe by grey clouds and rain, making shopping and playing games... Read more
Greetings from Dorking, Surrey.
After several days en route, I've arrived in my homeland, and am staying for the first few days at my sister's in leafy Surrey.
I had... Read more
The Final Countdown
Plane Ahoy! In a few days time I will be boarding a plane bound for Shanghai where I will be such an excited puppy I'll be sure to... Read more
Alive, lebendig, und kicking!
Since my last update, manufacturing has commenced and I have been promised a full copy of Manifest when I visit the printer in Shanghai.
Meanwhile, I have been... Read more
Wooden bits of happiness
Manifest Greetings to you.
Today I received a parcel from the manufacturer. Not a complete proof yet, but a sample set of all the wooden bits that have been... Read more
The Auckland Shipping News
Good news: not only does production of Manifest appear to be on track, it may even be ahead of schedule. WHATZ sent me the electronic proofs to view... Read more
Polished to perfection and sent off-shore
Greetings from SchilMil HQ
Phew! I am very happy to report that all the Manifest artwork has been finalised and uploaded to the manufacturer. The last set of files just... Read more
Preparing to leave safe harbour in New Zealand
It has been a busy ten days here. We've been clear-cutting photos to lay up the personalised cards amongst other tasks. The cards with all the different faces, newspaper... Read more
Clocking In, Winning Lingo, Photo and Survey Reminder
1920s - the start of clock-watching?
I was driving on the Motorway yesterday and a historian on the radio (95BFM I think) was saying how clocks were not very... Read more
Manifesting to plan
Greetings from SchilMil HQ
Julia and I have been getting down to business, and we want to keep you in the loop as to what is happening....
Firstly, an apology... Read more
Disembarkation time and a prize challenge!
Thank You! We are honoured that you chose to share this journey with us. The seas were a bit rough in the middle but we held tight and delivered... Read more
Arriving soon. Get ready for the bump as we hit the dock!
Ten hours left
Hardly had any sleep. I am overjoyed at this result.
Making all those stretch goals is amazing, and will give Manifest the bling it deserves.
Don't worry,... Read more
Ding Ding! Closing soon.
I am blown away by the support. Thank you to all who've sent messages of congratulations, to the new backers still joining, and those who are upgrading pledges... Read more
No April Fool! We did it!
This is my foolish grin though ...
The smile on my dial - when we moved this Kickstarter into the 'successful' category this morning:
Thank you to you, and you... Read more
Did you know the world has 2 sides?
The Shipping News
Close but no banana!
As of now we are just $250 below the target. Today should/could/will be the day we are funded! And with 2+ days left... Read more
Can you smell the chips?
Oh my! 89 % funded ...
... and just 4 days remain on this journey.
I’m leaning over the ship’s rails and can almost smell the dockside fish stalls frying... Read more
Wind in our sails!
Greetings seafarers of all nations!
Some snippets of news today, a reminder about the contest that closes in 8 hours, and a question for you to vote on ...
Newsy... Read more
NEWS #1 We are over 50% funded!
Yes, thanks to our first 'Naming Rights' backer - we are more than halfway to the dockside destination (currently standing at... Read more
How did we get here?
Greetings from SchilMil HQ
Your ideas wanted: What additional Action Cards would you like to see in Manifest? How do you want to interact with the game and with... Read more
Drowning, not Waving!
I was going to include in today’s update a potted history of how we came to develop Manifest, and put in some nice graphics and stories from our... Read more
Risin' On The Tide!
Greetings Pirates, Bootleggers, Smugglers, Criminals (and a few Heroes).
There’s a lot to tell you. I could’ve posted earlier but I wanted to get to the 33% milestone, to say... Read more
You are WANTED!
Thanks to YOU - and over 80 more backers, (including our first 'Business Class' backer from Australia), we've today reached the 25% milestone on our Manifest journey.
It is certainly... Read more
Rockin' the Boat!
Breaking News: we have our first review from the USA!
ISlayTheDragon have just published their preview here.
They say :
"Finally, there are the special abilities and this is where... Read more
Floating the boat!
We are just over a day into the 30 day campaign and 13% funded. A great start but there is a long way to go.
With your help we... Read more