US and International Shipping Complete, EU Shipping Pending
All EU Shipments have been sent according to our EU friendly shipping partner Attacke, and they are working on getting us tracking numbers. So if you are in the EU,... Read more
Board Game Brawl Review and Shipping Update!
Thank you to Board Game Brawl for this awesome and thorough review of Tanto Cuore: Oktoberfest!
What do you guys think? Do you agree? Disagree? (I know not all... Read more
Shipping has begun!
The warehouse has started shipping! Check out some photos of the staff working their little tails off HERE!
While we love hearing from you, it will help us go faster... Read more
Shipping Begins on Wednesday December 30th 2015
Hello! The games are arriving at the warehouse tomorrow and the warehouse staff will be loading in the games and getting everything set up. Then Kickstarter shipping will begin on... Read more
Oktoberfest Games are in Boston Harbor as of Dec 19th, but have NOT cleared customs yet.
Tanto Cuore: Oktoberfest Games are in Boston Harbor as of Dec 19th, but have NOT cleared customs yet. As soon as they do we will post a shipping update. However,... Read more
Attn: EU Big Box Backers
Attention EU Big Box Backers. A handful of you have not told us what free playmat you want. I have sent you emails and a private message on Kickstarter, please... Read more
Playmat for Big Box backers!
Playmat for Big Box Backers: After a lot of thought, we have decided that we are lowering the price on the Big Box to $30. The truth is,... Read more
Games scheduled to arrive in port Dec 19th.
We recently received documentation indicating the games are on the boat and the scheduled arrival to port is December 19th. It should only take a few days to... Read more
Hey guys, I have been chatting with the team coordinating with the freight company and I have some unfortunate news. I apologize for the delay in posting, I just wanted... Read more
Silk Amanohara Promo Card Added to the Big Box!
Hey everyone! In an effort to enhance the awesomeness of the Big Box and thank you for your support on the Big Box project, we have decided to add the... Read more
Photographs of the Big Box and Shipping Update
We have some photographs of the Big Box and Randomizer Deck for you! The president of the company received a copy of the Big Box this morning from our manufacturer.... Read more
Big Box Pics and Account Management Update!
We have a pic of the Big Box for you :) We are still waiting on our freighter to get a quote on shipping, so we will post another update... Read more
Oktoberfest will be on the boat September 21st! AND it will be available for pick up at Essen Spiel!
We have some good news! Tanto Cuore: Oktoberfest is officially leaving port September 21st,which means the games will arrive in the US about 4 weeks after that. All of... Read more
The MPC of Tanto Cuore: Oktoberfest is here!
The MPC (Mass Produced Copy) was just received by Eric to review! Isn't it beautiful!!?? Assuming that he approves it, the shipment will be leaving China next week! Also, this... Read more
Production has begun!
We just got the email that PRODUCTION HAS BEGUN! YAAAAAY! So being generous and giving it 3 weeks for production to be completed and 4 weeks for shipping, we are... Read more
Back of the Beer Card Art!
Its the back of the Beer Card! I thought you might think this is cool :) Approval is almost finalized and production should begin soon. Not much more to update... Read more
Hard Proof was received and is being approved!
Hey everyone! Here's a quick update with some good news- Our editor has the hard proof in hand. Below are some pics he sent us of the hard proof. Once... Read more
At long last- Everything has been approved for Oktoberfest and the hard proof has been created! YAY! The hard proof was just sent to our editor last Friday. When he... Read more
They have arrived from Mandala Fashions. They're great quality- beautiful crisp colors, and a nice texture. Yaaaaay!!!
Still no other updates to give you unfortunately :( But if you have... Read more
Editing still in progress.
Quick update- we are still doing edits back and forth. Its not really anything new, but I wanted to keep you in the know.
Just as a reminder to people... Read more
I am getting many emails and PM's everyday about address changes and whether or not you can still add items to your account: Pledge Manager is closed, but I can... Read more
Ping Pong Editing Match
Hey guys- I just checked in with Erica to see if we have any news. She and the translator are still going back and forth on the edits. This is... Read more
Approval Still Pending, Anime Sleeves, Organized Play
Good news and bad news:
1. Delays ::flips a table::
2. New Anime Sleeves. Yay!
3. Organized Play for Tanto Cuore. WOOT WOOT!
1. So I'm not going... Read more
Update on Printing Approval
Hi Guys! Update on Printing Approval. We are on the second round of Soft Proofs, as there was a problem with the promo submissions: half of them were missing! Obviously... Read more
Checking in after Chinese New Year
Hey guys- Things are getting rolling after the CNY celebrations. I checked in with Erica to see if we had approval on the soft proof and she said that she... Read more
Don't Delay! Pledge Manager closing this week or next!
Just got word from Erica- as soon as the soft proof comes back approved, which should be in the next week or two, the Pledge Manager will be closing. We... Read more
IMPORTANT: Pledge Manager Closing VERY Soon
Hey guys- this will not be a complete update as I just got a quick word from Erica that she will be closing the Pledge Manager soon (something to do... Read more
Production and Shipping Timeline!
Production and Shipping Timeline:
The soft proof is being approved by Arclight after a few revisions. Below is about how long we expect the next steps in production to take.... Read more
Itty Bitty Update
Hey guys! I know you are all wondering if we are still on track for March. So I inquired with the higher powers and .... the Soft Proof of Oktoberfest... Read more
Private Maid Art and Production Update!
Meet Private Maids Serena Lavaux and the Party Girls! Many of you have asked about the reprints and if they will be available before Oktoberfest. Both Oktoberfest and the reprints... Read more
Towel Proof and Production/Shipping Update
We apologize for the wait, but we wanted to make sure we had all the details for you before posting. It looks like Oktoberfest will be delayed a... Read more
Here's Your Halloween Treat!
Look what the Trick or Treat Maid left me at my doorstep this morning....
The samples of the Oktoberfest Beer Stein! Aren't they pretty?!
Feel free to hop over to... Read more
New Promos Coming Soon!
We have new promos being worked on and we should have art for them in about a week! YAY!
In other news, I am still getting messages here and there... Read more
More Big Box Info and Playmat Options!
Hey all! I have some answers to general Q's I've been seeing in comments and getting in PM's / emails. You may continue to add-on items such as the Big... Read more
And there it is! The long awaited box art! It is mostly finalized, we may make a few tweeks but nothing crazy. We hope you like it! You can go... Read more
Pledge Manager Is Alive!
As you noticed it took a bit to get our pledgemanager live. That's because the awesome folks at pledgemanager were working on upgrading some code, because as we... Read more
Hey all, just wanted to let you know that we have completed all of the changes and edits for the new edition of Tanto 1-3, and we are finishing up... Read more
Kickstarter email errors...
Hey everyone, we still haven't heard back from Kickstarter regarding the crazy post campaign emails sent out to you, but it does appear that Amazon Payments has everything correct.
If... Read more
We did it!
Thanks so much everyone! We appreciate your support! We have been hearing reports from backers that Kickstarter became drunk with excitement over the success of this campaign and sent out... Read more
Only 4 hours to go!!
You continue to blow this campaign out of the water, yesterday morning we were hoping we could get to $150k and we have already hit $160k!
Thanks so much everyone!... Read more
One day to go! Announcing a Kickstarter Exclusive Promo!
What a great last couple of days! We are so impressed with all of the last minute pledges that are coming in, and as a special thank you, we are... Read more
So close! Only a few days left! More stretch goals, and the Big Box announcement!
So I bet you are wondering what is coming next after we reach the $120k stretch goal? Well... we've got some exciting news, we are going to get a new... Read more
New Stretch Goal Hit! Anja promo card is Unlocked!
We now have the Anja promo card unlocked, and the Anna card is on the way... not to mention a few other awesome surprises we have in store for you!... Read more
Anja playmat now being offered, and a contest is up on BGG.com!
Due to popular demand... we are going to make a standard sized (but vertical) Anja Playmat as well!
As a reminder, if you want to add this on to your... Read more
Kickstarter Exclusive in the Works and...More promo card options!
We are almost up to $100k in funding! Thanks so much everyone!
Since the campaign has done so well, we are looking into commissioning a new original piece of art... Read more
Player Interaction with new maids!
We have had some requests to show off some maid cards that display the interaction between players. Here are a few examples with some very interesting card effects!
Nicole is... Read more
Another stretch goal made!
We were busy all weekend at PAX in Seattle promoting Tanto Cuore and Krosmaster, and you guys unlocked the Astrid stretch goal when we weren't looking!
Astrid is a special... Read more
We are heading into a holiday weekend with Pax Prime in full swing. If you are in the Seattle area, I suggest swinging by to take a peek... Read more
We unlocked another stretch goal today! The next stretch goal is set for $90k, where you will be able to get Astrid Wende, a very cool card that is not... Read more
New playmat add-on!
We've got another playmat style available for you to add on to your pledge! This is the artwork for Beer Stand! This mat is available for a $20 add on.... Read more
Aileen is another one of our friends from Essen, Germany - and her card is the "Gambler Maid"! She will be doing demos of Tanto Cuore this year for us... Read more
Another New Add-On....Towels!
Whoa. We are so close to 70K it isn't even funny! While we wait for that amazing hurtle, here's something else to help whet...or in this case...dry your... Read more
New add-on listed - Tanto Cuore Beer Steins!
Hey everyone, we have got the design together for our Tanto Cuore Beer Stein!
We are getting a limited amount of these made for our Kickstarter backers - a great... Read more
Old Vs. New - Examples of the Reprint!
We've had a lot of requests to see the difference in the old Tanto Cards, versus the reprints. The biggest piece of feedback we received was that the... Read more
New Promo Card added in - Mimoza the Private Pirate Maid!
Guess what everyone, we've got a new freebie that we are throwing in! Mimoza is a pretty rare maid that we released a few years ago, and we have decided... Read more
New add-ons just posted!
We've got two new add-on items just posted on the campaign, with several more coming!
Many people have asked if they could order a 2nd copy of Oktoberfest, so... Read more
Look, more cards!
We just posted a few more stretch goals so you can see what is coming next... and here is another card teaser - One of my very best friends, and... Read more
The story of Tanto Cuore: Oktoberfest..
I wanted to let you all know where the idea behind Oktoberfest came from -
Nadja Kersten is a very dear friend of mine from Essen, Germany - and if... Read more
Nicole Schmieg - New card shown!
We've got another card to show you today, Nicole Shmieg!
She's cute and serves beer - but she's only an Apprentice Maid - so she's not terribly helpful at the... Read more
New Strech Goal Announced!
We made it to $40k already! What a great start to this Kickstarter campaign!
Just as a note, we are all at Gencon right now doing a ton of game... Read more
Wow, we hit funding in just 2 hours! We know you love Tanto Cuore, and so do we, but what a success! We have shot right past funding, and are... Read more