Ninja Update Strike Force!
The second of the Backer's Choice PDFs is now complete: Therkla the half-orc ninja in "Spoiler Alert." (That's the name of the story, not an actual spoiler alert.) It's sixteen... Read more
Random Encounter with 1d4-1 Updates
I think I already talked about the spiral where I put off updating because I haven't done enough, which increases the amount of stuff I feel I need to do... Read more
I Have No Witty Title Ready
Hey guys. I have the flu, I think, or something, so this update is going to be straight to the point. Let's start with the wallpaper again.
I call this... Read more
RELEASE THE KRAKEN (and 359 of his friends)!!
I’m happy to announce that the second set of A Monster for Every Seasonis completed; you’ll be getting the download link in a separate update email in a few... Read more
Hey gang, here's a quick update. First, your new wallpaper:
As you can see, it has a definite "Summer" theme, which is why I'm trying to squeeze it out before... Read more
More Stick Shakespeare Than You Can Shake a Stick Spear At
Let's get the important stuff out of the way first: The Haleo and Julelan story, spoofing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, is done. Finally. It ended up a lot longer... Read more
Free Wallpaper (1 of 10)
So I've made a decision regarding updates for the near future. In order to avoid that feeling I talked about where I don't update if I don't have something concrete... Read more
Kept in the Loop
Sometimes, I get into this...loop. I think to myself, "I'm going to get Task X done, and then I'm going to do an update." And then I get about half... Read more
I Stopped By the Deli and Got You Flowers on the Way Home
Today is the one-year anniversary of the end of this pledge drive and our long fulfillment together. I bet you thought I forgot.
In celebration, I am releasing the first... Read more
Return to Form
OK, first thing's first: If you haven't been checking the regular website, The Order of the Stickis back to updating (albeit slowly). I've posted three new comics since the... Read more
Signed, Sealed, and To-Be-Delivered
Welcome to what is probably the last Kickstarter update for 2012. It's going to be a fairly short one.
Physical therapy has been proceeding apace, and I've gotten to the... Read more
The List of People Who Need to Contact Me Now
We've arrived, as I think we all knew we must, at the public shaming portion of the Kickstarter drive.
There are still a few dozen people who have not turned... Read more
The I-Don't-Have-My-Books-Yet Update
Hey guys. I know a lot of you have been waiting for an update on my thumb, which I've posted over on the main Giant in the Playground website (short... Read more
Update on Rich's Injury
Hey gang, this is Rich again. Thanks to everyone for the hundreds of supportive messages and kind thoughts that you've all expressed through various channels. They've really helped me keep... Read more
Important Announcement; Please Read (Sorry this isn't the Belkar PDF yet)
This is Mrs. Giant writing (AKA Rich's WIfe). He wanted me to let you guys know some stuff that's been going on. Rich had an accident earlier this... Read more
The Steady March of Progress
Sometimes, I don't have much to report except more of the same. Today's one of those days. It's been long enough since the last update that people are getting antsy,... Read more
Golly, I wonder what I'm going to talk about in this update, given that you almost certainly looked at the picture below this before reading this sentence OH LOOK:
Yes,... Read more
So Close to Stickiness...
No time for witty introductions!
Sans Sticky Shticks:Remember all those words I said about how they were going to finish the Whole Story packages and then circle back to... Read more
Ookoodook Shipping Progress, in Handy Graph Format
This update will be more pictures than words, but I wanted to show you this while the information on it was still fresh. Here's a graph I made with the... Read more
The Answer to Life, the Universe, and Shipping
This update has taken a little longer to emerge from the primordial update soup because I wanted to wait until I had any actual progress to report. Which is not... Read more
I have emerged from the hazy land of cardboard mountains and permanent markers. And lo, I bring an update, tho it be delayed greatly from the last of its kind.... Read more
A Word Before I Sign
Here's what's happening:
Books started shipping out on May 17th. While I don't have exact figures on how many packages have left the warehouse, I've been told that Ookoodook is... Read more
Good News, Everybody!
After two updates of bad news, things are starting to come together. The final shipment of books is arriving in Houston later today, so that all six titles being reprinted... Read more
Tales of Unfulfillment
The coloring books arrived on Friday, and they are fantastic. I'm so excited about them; they look well-made and everyone who has gotten a peek inside so far has been... Read more
Advanced Delays and Difficulties
On Saturday, I tweeted that this update was going to be delayed until today because I wanted to get an accurate estimate from the printer about when the books were... Read more
At Least It's Not a Pony
We have received reports—scattered at first, but growing in frequency—that backers have begun getting their magnets in the mail. Should this prove true, I can only say that no one... Read more
Samples, Samples, Everywhere
Lots of progress over the past week. Just about all the physical products have gotten moving, and I'm actually waiting for delivery on the art prints, notepads, patches, and sticker... Read more
Mo' Money, Mo' Production
My days as an official millionaire have come and gone. The money became available to use on Friday, and I started spending it this morning. A heady 55 hours during... Read more
Pictures of Magnets
Just a very quick update this time. The magnets arrived at the Houston warehouse this week and will start being mailed to $10 and $14 backers shortly (though there will... Read more
Final Tallies and Other Stuff
So we've gotten the final tally for how many pledges went through, and the total of all pledges that were dropped (due to irresolvable processing errors or the like) added up to... Read more
The First Update of the Rest of your Project
Now that the adrenaline of the last countdown has worn off (and Kickstarter's servers are all fine and good), we can start talking about fulfillment. Because there's a lot to... Read more
End of the Line—All Aboard!
Hey, remember when I said I was saving some stuff to say when this ended? Turns out I'm mostly speechless. Well, speechless for me, which still means that I cram... Read more
The Penultimate Chart
We're only a few hours away from the finish now, and there's not a whole lot left to say that I didn't say when we broke the $1M line, or... Read more
Eye of the Pig, Baby. Eye of the Pig.
Well, you did it, and way ahead of the deadline, too. We passed the million dollar mark last night, Sunday February 19th, at around 5:45 pm EST (10:45 UTC). This... Read more
Important Information for Everyone
I told you those two lines were dead to me.
Since I'm pretty sure I have everyone's attention right now, I thought it would be a good idea to go... Read more
Race to the Finish
So here's the thing: There's about 70 hours left on this pledge drive, and I'm out of new goals. You've paid to reprint every book, paid for the coloring book... Read more
And Here Come the Aforementioned Patches.
As predicted, here we are again to talk about embroidered patches. First, let's remind everyone what it looks like:
Then, let's point out that you can now add it to... Read more
In Before the Patches!
This will be a fairly quick update, partly because I expect to be doing another one when we break through the patches line later today. When this drive ends on... Read more
Yes, I Got Kickstarter's Permission
Apparently, you all really like the idea of things getting stuck to you. I haven't crunched any numbers, but that burst of pledging seemed like it just about equaled our... Read more
The Game and More
As promised, we're now producing the brand-new mini-expansion for the game:
Sticky Shticks is a mini-expansion for the Order of the Stick Adventure Game that centers around a single mechanic: ... Read more
Hey, International Customers!
Hey gang, this will be the only update this weekend (I'll be back Monday), but I really quickly wanted to go over something kind of important for international customers. If... Read more
Ten Times the Funding of Mortal Men!
We now stand atop 1000% funding, ladies and gentlemen. Amazing. We were, for a brief shining moment, in the Top Five pledge drives of all time, but an upstart video... Read more
Double the Rewards, Double the Charts
We reached the "Super-Size" line sometime this morning, so that means that every order of $125 or more will get two stickers and two notepads, while every order over $250... Read more
On Expectations and the Managing Thereof
We crossed the $500,000 mark about an hour after my last update, making it official: half a million dollars of OOTS stuff. Mind you, before anyone thinks I'm buying a... Read more
Get Your Color On!
We are juuuuust shy of the $500k mark, which means I better make an update fast so that I have something left to talk about tomorrow. You guys surpassed the... Read more
You Know, For Kids.
The first new line on the (resized) chart is both the next goal and the next reward, but I think it's going to be worth it. It's something I've been... Read more
I Knew You Liked Stickers
Just a quick update tonight, since I know I'll be updating it again later today. You ran the table on the mini-prizes in a day, so here's a peek at... Read more
Three Mini-Prizes for You
Well, congratulations: You've now made this drive one of the ten most successful drives in the history of Kickstarter (and even went and edited it into Wikipedia, too). Further, a... Read more
Slowdown? What Slowdown?
Every time I think I've figured out what the ceiling is for your support, you burst through it. The last 24 hours have raised the most money in the time... Read more
Don't Split the Party Has Arrived.
It's a little later than I thought, but as promised, here's my update. We passed the dashed line some time this evening, and I have now added Don't Split the... Read more
So we've been at this for a week and a day now, folks, and I've been told by reliable sources that we now hold the total fundraising record in the... Read more
And the second Mystery Prize is...
Sorry for the late update, but there were no words that could adequately describe the Mystery Prize as well as this image can:
You see, when I was first plotting... Read more
New Goals and Non-Book Stuff
Another day, another two goals shattered. Ho hum. Just a day in the life of having the best fans in the entire world. Seriously, you guys, we actually acceleratedthe... Read more
Blue Line Specials
OK, gang, we have just squeaked over the line for No Cure for the Paladin Blues, so reward packages are going up now. I've tried to include a little... Read more
And the Mystery Prize is...
Last year's Snips, Snails, and Dragon Talesfeatured a story in a more action-oriented comic book style about the original Dashing Swordsman, Julio Scoundrél. At the end of that story,... Read more
I Need to Learn to Make Charts Faster
Because I began writing this update and adding new rewards when we had just sailed past the line to add On the Origin of PCs to this pledge drive, and... Read more
Through the Goal and Still Going
I didn't even get 24 hours before having to do another update. We pushed the minimum funding goal over and stomped up and down on its face at around 5:10... Read more
You guys continue to amaze me with your support. In 24 hours, you've raised over $47,000, or about 83% of the Kickstarter goal.... Read more