International Shipping Update from Quartermaster Logistics
I am responding to your emails, messages, comments, texts (and phone calls) as fast as I can. For the most part, things are going smoothly. A small percentage... Read more
Delivery updates on US, EU, China, Australia and Canada
I'm thrilled to hear your unpacking stories and I'm glad it has been packed to your satisfaction. I knew that Quartermaster would not let you down! Don't forget to... Read more
Feudum Ships as Early as Tuesday/Wednesday
Ships this week!
My friend Seth from Quartermaster Logistics took my call over the weekend to fill me in on the delivery status. Fulfillment Centers in the U.K., U.S.,... Read more
Shipping Address Lockdown is Imminent...
I trust you received the 48 hour shipping address lockdown notice for the original Feudum campaign. The window to change your address (in case you moved) is coming to... Read more
Teaching + Full Playthrough of Feudum by Heavy Cardboard
Hey folks, help me spread the word! Edward, from Heavy Cardboard will teach you how to play Feudum this Monday. Afterwards, he will be joined by Matt, "Sweater" Mike, "Banker" Dave,... Read more
Freight Schedule and Port Arrival
In the spirit of full transparency, I am eager to share the following freight details. I hope you know that no one is more eager to get Feudum... Read more
A Closer Look at the Mass Production Copy (MPC)!!!
Earlier, I showed you a Pre-Production Copy (PPC) of Feudum, which was merely a close approximation of everything ("laser cut" and not "die cut"). But now, I'd like... Read more
Essen + Localization Partners + App!!!
Now that I have a break from University obligations, I actually have the time to update you on a great many things! First, I was absolutely thrilled with Essen. At... Read more
Panda Production Update + Improvements
Thanks very much for your patience through all of this! This is Panda's updated production schedule:
- Mass Production will finish on December 15th
- Assemblywill finish on January... Read more
Essen: Tale of Two Passports + Tabletopia!!
If you ever happen to be the lucky owner of two passports, it's always wise to use the one that's NOT expired. After finding the correct passport, paying more $$,... Read more
Important Note From Panda
My project manager David Lipman wanted to personally share the following note with you. While this message is a tough and disappointing pill to swallow (for me and... Read more
Join me for Tabletopia's "Learn & Play!"
Join us this weekend to "Learn & Play" Feudum on Tabletopia, September 30, 11 AM (EDT). I'll be your host!
Register Now for Learn & Play: https://tabletopia.typeform.com/to/cw6GQh
Get... Read more
Final 48 Hour Notice: Address Updates + $1 Pledges + Final Lockdown
You may have noticed that Backerkit sent you a recent reminder! This is due to the following three important items:
- Address Updates:Backerkit will be locking down your... Read more
Production Update + Coins + Insert!!!
Hey folks! University demands have settled down a bit, and I finally got a chance to talk to Panda about a few things. David Lipman assured me that everything was... Read more
Preview of Feudum by Funkhouser
Hello, everyone. I thought you might enjoy this recent preview of Feudum by Derek Funkhouser of Druid City Games. Here are a few excerpts:
"...The immersion and depth of Fuedum... Read more
Feudum LIVE on Tabletopia!!!
Folks, Some of you already saw this...but for those that did not.....You can now play Feudum on Tabletopia—a gorgeous, multi-platform digital environment for games!
Hop into this real-life online arena... Read more
Queen's Army Launched...and Gen Con 50
Queen's Army Live!
Hey folks, thanks for all the well wishes on the Queen's Army launch... and for understanding my rationale for doing it early rather than later. If you... Read more
Overall, I'm very happy with these figures!! There were some compromises I had to make along the way, such as shorter/thicker horns and wider serpent fins (so they wouldn't break),... Read more
A closer look at the pieces!
Hello again. As promised, here are some photos of the actual board and pieces. As I mentioned before, this is ONLY the PPC (Pre-Production Copy), meaning the punchboard is laser... Read more
The Queen's Army SNEAK PEEK!
Before I reveal it to the rest of the world, I wanted to give YOU FINE FOLKS the first look at the Kickstarter Preview page for The Queen's Army! Yes,... Read more
INSIDE THE BOX!
Hello folks! I'm in heaven right now. The matte linen finishes, varnishes, textures, colors... It's all stunning! Panda and I just had an hour-long call poring over color accuracy, matte... Read more
I won't bore you with the long story of how FedEx shipped my PPC to the wrong address, and how I had to drive to the FedEx warehouse... Read more
Development Journal for The Queen's Army!
Folks, I cordially invite you to read the development journal for the upcoming solo variant, The Queen's Army! My friends and co-developers J.R. Honeycutt and Brian Neff chronicled our adventures,... Read more
Pre-Production Copy (PPC) in the works!
David Lipman from Panda assures me that Justin and I will be seeing a full color pre-production copy (PPC) for the base game (Feudum) and all expansions (Windmills... Read more
A Nifty (and Informative) Production Update
Hello folks! My project manager at Panda (David Lipman) says Panda is working on the updated samples of the miniatures, and they are starting on all of the... Read more
ALL BACKERS PLEASE READ! ONLY 2 DAYS BEFORE "LOCKDOWN"!!!
If you HAVE NOT calculated your shipping, or if you are thinking about adding more items to your order, NOW IS THE TIME!
You see....April 28th is "lockdown."... Read more
Expansion Box Backs from Justin Schultz!
I realize many of you snagged the "Big Box" (without the expansion boxes) to conserve space. I don't blame you. However, for those of you who ordered one or more... Read more
Early Resin Results for Conifer Trees
I'm really pleased with these RESIN trees from the Squirrels & Conifers expansion (A free stretch goal for backers). They are the perfect weight, and the painting reflects the... Read more
Box and Insert Mockup
Hey folks, here's a mockup of the box and insert. The color and resolution is not the best as it was printed out at Fedex, and it does not... Read more
Feudum Figure Production
Hello everyone. I'm working with Panda on these figures, and I am exploring all options. As you know, I'm somewhat of a perfectionist. My original vision was wood, as I... Read more
Psssst. Tell your slowpoke friends they have a chance to back late!
Some of you have asked if there was a way you could thank me for adding the "Big Box" mid-campaign, or adding more shipping countries....or for being such an all... Read more
Better rates to Greece, Croatia, Switzerland and more!!
I have been working with QM Logistics to include rates to more E.U. countries for weights up to 10 kg. (Please private message me for higher weights). Products... Read more
ALL MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE (AND BACKERKIT) EXPLAINED.
Most of you remembered to add your "shipping add-on" into your shopping cart, but some of you forgot, or are a bit perplexed with the process.
WHY IS... Read more
A very tricky (and important) thing to remember.....
You may (or may not) have noticed that I implemented a Backerkit workaround in effort to lower your overall shipping costs. Instead of each item having its own... Read more
Meeple Realty Insert Pics!!
Here are a few pics of the Meeple Realty prototype! It is shown with my handmade Feudum prototype pieces (NOT the real components) so don't let that throw... Read more
BackerKit surveys are coming this week!
As always thanks for your patience. We will send an email with a special link to BackerKit surveys ("the pledge manager") early this week. It is important to... Read more
Interested in Meeple Realty's insert? Tell us your country!!!
Meeple Realty is trying to determine if they should ship their super cool add-on to multiple fulfillment centers internationally (so they could accompany the game and reduce shipping costs for... Read more
Stay Tuned for Backerkit Survey and Access to the "Pledge Manager"
First of all....Thanks for a truly spectacular campaign. Because of you, Justin and I are able to realize our vision! You have made our dream come true.
Second....Backerkit... Read more
Long Live the King!
Justin and I are speechless. All we can say is, Thank you!!!
We give you our promise....to meticulously oversee production....so that you end up with.......the finest game in the kingdom.
Your Generosity Rewarded with a NEW STRETCH GOAL!
Folks, you've been so generous already! Soooo, just in case there's an eleventh hour surge.....Justin and I thought we'd add some spot varnish all boxes in all the right places!... Read more
Meeple Realty releases FEUDUM INSERT price!!!
My good friends at Meeple Realty just provided an estimate for a custom Feudum insert they are working on: $35 ($40 MSRP). Pictures of this custom insert will be available... Read more
Even if I can't see the forrest through the CONIFER trees..... I can still see squirrels!!!! My dear backers... I am speechless. While I was sleeping, you blew past yet... Read more
We hope you like the hologram SG!!!! Just released!!!
There's something nostalgic to me about hologram cards (I used to collect Marvel cards) and still have a handful of holos that I treasure!!! Anyway, go check it out. You'll... Read more
Alea iacta est!!!!! The die is cast!!
One Sheep is Sheep, two Sheep are Sheep... but alas.....dice are a tricky business!! Lately grammar experts are saying that modern standard English says that "dice" is both the singular... Read more
SHARE this FLY-THROUGH of the Siren and Windmill with your Friends!
Sharing this YouTube video is the perfect way to entice your friends to back the campaign with just 3 Days left!!! It's a breathtaking fly-through revealing the siren from "Seals... Read more
3D Prototypes + 4 Days Left!!!
Hello everyone! Tomorrow night I will post a 3D fly through video showcasing the wooden pieces you see above. These are the 3D-rendered prototypes that we are submitting to Panda... Read more
ALTER EGO Expansion Rules + SNEAK PEEK at Cards!!
Folks!!!! We finally uploaded the rules to the third Feudum expansion. It's called Alter Ego and it is a customizable "deck expansion" (different than a deck builder). This expansion lets... Read more
Custom Insert by MEEPLE REALTY!!!
We are really excited to announce our partnership with Meeple Realty, makers of some of the most beautiful, high-end game inserts in the world, including inserts for Caverna, Terra Mystica,... Read more
Announcing New Shipping Partner + Competitive Rates!!
Odd Bird Games is excited to announce a partnership with Quartermaster Logistics to get you your rewards! They are powered by CoolStuffInc.com, a business that has been shipping games for... Read more
TELL YOUR FRIENDS ABOUT...THE SQUIRREL MEAT
With 8 days to go, what better way to entice your friends to back than with.... squirrel meat!! Okay...maybe not the squirrel meat, but definitely the stunning little conifer trees... Read more
FEUDUM—LIVE PLAYTHROUGH TONIGHT!!
Join James Hudson from Druid City Games for his LIVE play through of Feudum tonight at 8:30pm Central Standard Time, (9:30pm EST.) Log in, and ask questions! Join the Facebook... Read more
Stained Glass Abbey Card Unlocked!!!
We are continually FLOORED by your generous support. Justin and I both really love this special Royal Writ card as it is the FIRST time we have added spot varnish... Read more
Feudum "Big Box" Reward Level Added
Due to popular demand, we have added a "Big Box" reward level for those of you who are interested in ALL the expansions, but were not keen on... Read more
Seals & Sirens Rulebook + GamerNode RunThrough
Hey folks, Just a few quick updates....
- The Seals & Sirens rulebook is ready for your perusal! (And by the way, thanks for all your wonderful rulebook edits and suggestions.... Read more
Inside Tray + Shipping + Big Box + Insert Partner + Podcast
Hey folks, thought you might enjoy this sneak peek of the inside tray. This will rest dimensionally inside the bottom of the box, and give you Queen Anne's view from... Read more
Rulebooks + Reviews + 14 Days to Go!!!
Hey folks, Just wanted to alert you to a few things...
- The Windmills & Catapults rulebook is ready for your perusal! We hope to upload the rest very soon
- Feudum... Read more
Feudum Complete Rules + Setup Video Live!!!
The Feudum Complete Rules + Setup video is now published on the KS site. You may watch there, or directly from Youtube. Please share. : )
Foil-Stamped Wooden Vessels Unlocked!!!
We can't keep up with you! Haha. Now you can ride in style with these nifty little foil-stamped wooden vessels that will be added to the game. As always, thank... Read more
Embroidered Haversack Unlocked!!
F stands for Fantabulous, Famed, Fancy, Festive, Fetching, Filigreed, First-rate, Four-star, Flashy, Foolproof, Fortuitous, Frolicsome........Andddddddd Feudum. Cheers!
Feudum Alter Ego Expansion Unlocked
Wow!!!! You are SAILING through these stretch goals. (Sorry, I had to say it). This nifty deck expansion lets you swap up to 6 of your action cards before the... Read more
Two New Stretch Goals Added!!!
The next stretch goal is approaching fast! It's hard to keep up with you!!! Justin and I wanted to reward you for everything you've done to spread the word! They're... Read more
Foil Pack 2 Stretch Goal Unlocked!
CONGRATULATIONS!! These Royal Writ foil cards are very special INDEED, and Justin and I are THRILLED that they have been unlocked. THANK YOU! Here’s how these cheeky cards work: ... Read more
Seals & Sirens Stretch Goal Unlocked!
It wasn’t your fault! The siren’s song lured you into unlocking this expansion! And, now that your vessel has been dashed upon the rocks….you might as well add this one... Read more
Foil Pack 1 Unlocked!!! Go! Go! Go!
YES!!!!!! Justin and I are soooo glad we get to make these! These limited-edition Royal Writ cards are 59 x 91 mm and are best protected with a clear Standard... Read more
Windmills & Catapults Stretch Goal Unlocked!!!
Holy heck, backers....You were serious about blowing through those stretch goals, haha! By the way, I think you're going to like this expansion. It adds a 6th player and some... Read more
Royal Starting Player Marker Unlocked!
Who needs a regular 'ol starting player marker...when you can have a royal one! Haha! Folks, this pleases me so much! This will be a handsome addition to the game.... Read more
Feudum Funded Folks!!!!
Thanks for funding Feudum!!!! It is a dream come true to actually be able to produce this game!! Words cannot express my utmost gratitude!.....(Deep breath).......I promise a game of the... Read more
What a spectacular start for Feudum!!!
Thanks for all your support during the wee hours of the morning! Justin and I appreciate all your thoughtful comments and good wishes. Don't forget to spread the word and... Read more