Thanks for all the comments/questions on the rules. They're extremely helpful to figure out what's unclear and what needs work.
I'll post some clarifications here. I'm also working on an... Read more
The P'n'P was distributed via BackerKit last night. So if you backed at the $5+ tier, you should have received an email with a link. You can then download the... Read more
Shipping - About To Happen
I delivered the data file to the shipping company today!
So everybody who:
-Filled in all your info (address if you're getting physical copies of the game; phone number if... Read more
First Set Of Games Going Out Next Week
TL;DR - We are going to be sending the games out in two chunks. If you want your games on the sooner chunk, please make sure you’ve settled up on... Read more
Answering Questions/Comments On Shipping
Since there were a few comments, I thought I'd address them here.
BackerKit link - if you need it...
I understand that people would like to get their copies of the... Read more
Here's where we stand. The shipper's expecting to receive the cards tomorrow.
28 people who are getting physical cards haven't visited BackerKit at all. Meaning they haven't given their phone... Read more
Cards Went Out To Shippers
Cartons were picked up late this afternoon. They should get to the shipper by Wednesday.
There are still 44 people who have not filled in BackerKit at all. If you... Read more
Another Shipping Update
Some clarity on the phone number issue, since this was very confusing -- to me, too :)
All backers getting physical copies of the game, please make sure you visit... Read more
Small Shipping Update - Phone Numbers & More...
Important: The shipper just informed me that some countries require a phone number for shipping internationally. We have added that as a question into BackerKit. Everyone receiving physical copies of... Read more
Just a reminder, please make sure you've accepted your BackerKit invite. There are still quite a few folks who haven't.
BackerKit will automatically prompt Canadian and international backers to make... Read more
Shipping II: Electric Boogaloo
PRINT 'n' PLAY REWARDS
Print'n'Play will be distributed via BackerKit. That's a manual process for them, so that should occur after everyone settles up and we charge cards/prepare to ship.... Read more
BackerKit Invites Going Out In A Moment
BackerKit invites will go out shortly. They will be coming from josh.levitan AT gmail.com.
To complete your pledge, please accept the invite and go to BackerKit. It should walk you... Read more
General Update & Shipping - More Details
GENERAL UPDATE (for everyone)
BackerKit invites will go out once I get final confirmation on the shipping costs from the shipping company -- that should be today. Print'n'Play copies will... Read more
The Physical Game Has Arrived! (And timeframe updates.)
TL;DR - Skip to the bottom if you want to see pics. The game is here. We're finalizing a fulfillment service. Backerkit is just about finalized. And it will cost... Read more
Our printer estimates that they'll have the games finished and delivered to us before the July 4th holiday. Shipping to you guys will begin shortly after that.
Backer Surveys will... Read more
Quick Update - printing underway!
Art was delivered to the printer last week. Printing is officially underway, and expected to be done within the next 30 days.
We will be doing the Print 'n' Play... Read more
Finalizing the files for printing, and going over some things with the printer. Still on track!
Update 22 - Art!
Yet more art, including tweaks to the original three cards (Eldritch Flames, Conjured Clones, and Dispel) as well as the color version of the stretch goal bomb card, Rewind Time.... Read more
Update 21 - Even More Color Art
Some more amazing stuff from Lindsey:
One more batch of color art.
Magic Mirror, Vampiric Gaze, Worsen, Rewind Time
And a pencil sketch for Rampaging Reverse.
Update 20 - Yet More Color Art
And we're back, with more lovely art from Lindsey.
From left to right: Pyrrhic Victory, Wand Swap, Bountiful Spellbook, and Cruel Count. Yes, I'm hoping to teach some young'uns what "pyrrhic"... Read more
Update 19 - More Art (In Color!)
Some more (nearly) finished art from the amazing Lindsey.
From left to right: Draught of Life, Halfsies, Icy Grasp, and Bounce. All finished art will be more consistent with these... Read more
Update 18 - More Sketches
Here's a couple more batches of sketches from Lindsey.
In the first one, we have more finished versions of Wand Swap, Bountiful Spellbook, and Icy Grasp (all from last... Read more
Update 17 - New Sketches
Here's the first set of new sketches from Lindsey. These are for Wand Swap (a bomb card, Spell -- Swap hands with next player), Bountiful Spellbook (a bomb card, Spell --... Read more
Update 16 - Where's That Backer Survey?
Because many folks were asking, we're here to answer. It'll go out...soon(ish).
Seriously, though -- we've got an estimated six-month production schedule with art, art direction, printing, and fulfillment. So... Read more
We Did It!
Thanks everyone for supporting Wands. We blew past our funding goal of $8,000, reaching $11,450.
We're thrilled to see such an outpouring of support for our game. We know you'll... Read more
Update - Da Bomb
We reached our first stretch goal. All copies of the game will now include the extra "bomb" card with the power to rewind time. This can only be canceled by... Read more
Update 13 - Da Bomb
Less than a day left, and the extra bomb card is sooo close ($220 at the time of posting). So it seems like we could get there.
If you want... Read more
Update 12 - We Made It, Baby!
We are now over our funding goal. So Wands is happening.
Thanks to all of our backers for backing, sharing, and supporting Wands. We know you'll love it as much... Read more
Update 11 - Getting close, new gameplay video
We're less than $400 from making our goal!
Here's the second of two gameplay videos. This gets into some of the more powerful cards and combos you can do in... Read more
Update 10 - New stretch goals, new reward tiers
We are closing in on our funding goal. So we have some announcements:
1) New stretch goal -- if we hit $10,000, we will add in a new "bomb" card.... Read more
$6,000 and counting. 75+% funded. That's very cool.
We're closing in on the deadline for funding and we're still 25% short. We could definitely use your help in getting the... Read more
Day Seven - Bonus for $15+ tiers, and Avatars!
We are closing in on $5,000. Hopefully we'll get there tonight.
We're in a good mood. So a couple bonuses...
#1 All backers who pledge at the $15 tier or... Read more
Day Six - Gameplay video
Gameplay video #1. Another to come.
Shoutout to printerstudio.com, which is a great place to get prototype cards printed as one-offs at a reasonable rate.
Here's some of our... Read more
52+% funded after 5 days. We are very psyched.
I'll be shooting and editing the gameplay video tomorrow, and hopefully getting that up by EOD tomorrow evening.
Rather than post out every single cash total at the end of the day, I'm going to just update when we hit major ones (i.e. every $1,000 or... Read more
$3,000. Made it! Amazing.
Thanks for all your support. $1,000 each day for the first three days is beyond my expectations. We're 37.5% funded already.
Kickstarter - Day Two!
28% funded in two days. Awesome!
Backer @TheKillShirt was nice enough to put together a page on Board Game Geek. Pics are in the approval queue. If you want to... Read more
First Day (Almost)
Wow, what a great response. One day down and we're 13+% of the way there!
We had some questions about the game's rules on a few sites (like BGG).
You... Read more