The State of 5th Street
This is a post that would've gone up within the next week or two, but I’m having to post it earlier than I would've liked because Smash Monster Rampage has... Read more
West Coast Port congestion = February delivery
I sent an email to QPC to see where we were with the Farmageddon expansions getting here. Here's his response:
I would say delivery is going... Read more
BackerKit Surveys sent!
BackerKit overcame their DDoS attack from over the weekend and are live. Which means, the Farmageddon BackerKit surveys are live and have been sent!
Even if you haven't... Read more
BackerKit prepared; launching December 1
The BackerKit Pledge Manager is prepared and all approved and will launch Monday December 1 to re-collect everyone's addresses (even if you haven't moved). We'd launch now, but... Read more
BackerKit survey link coming soon!
We're expecting Livestocked & Loaded and the FrankenCrops to arrive by mid-to-late December. We'll have a BackerKit survey link for you by early next week to recapture your... Read more
Livestocked and Loaded cards are right size!
The proofs are indeed here, and are the right size!
That means the expansions will be shipped to our warehouse in about a month, and then on to... Read more
Proof #3 expected tomorrow; pics to come!
The third set of proofs should arrive by tomorrow! I'll get pics for all y'all up when they show up.
If you've moved, I'll start a specific update... Read more
Proof #2 arrived; too small. Will be at Gen Con, as well.
The second physical proof arrived, and it was a millimeter too small in each direction.
I contacted the printer to let them know, and the measurements of their... Read more
Physical proofs arrived, will have to wait for new physical proof, and BackerKit
The physical proofs for Livestocked & Loaded and the FrankenCrops Kicker Pak have arrived! The colors are good, and the card counts are all correct... but they're a... Read more
Digital proofs approved; L&L is off to the presses!
The digital proofs for Livestocked & Loaded and the FrankenCrop Kicker Pak are approved! They are now both off to the presses!
They should start shipping out to... Read more
L&L and FrankeCrop files are away!
The files for Livestocked & Loaded and the FrankenCrops are away! We should receive a digital proof in 2 - 3 weeks. We'll keep you posted on the... Read more
We have the L&L artwork for ya!
You can check out the rules here.
We'll be goin' to press in the next few weeks. We'll keep ya posted... Read more
FrankenCrop Kicker Pak cards!
We have the first full art update of the bonus stuffs for youse fine folks. Today, it's the FrankenCrop Kicker Pak; the 15-card mini expansion you will all... Read more
The seeds are planted... L&L is coming!
Took longer than expected, but the artwork for Livestocked and Loaded has begun. We got Erin Fusco of FrankenCrops fame the asset list earlier today, and she'll be... Read more
Livestocked and Loaded still on track for Summer '13
Grant recently pronounced Livestocked & Loaded finished! Erin Fusco (the lass who did the FrankenCrops) is slated to do the artwork for the expansion, which we'll share with... Read more
Mega-update: Parents' Choice Award, L&L news, and Kicker Packs...
We have a few things for ya. First, Farmageddon won a Parents' Choice Award last week! HUGE congrats to Grant for the recognition. : ] If you could... Read more
International copies are away! (and other stuffs)
International copies (and domestic resends) are away! Thank you all SO much for making Farmageddon such a success. I'll share the lessons learned from Farmageddon (just like I... Read more
All shipping by next Friday, August 31!
Checkin' in with ya to let you know I'm still plugging away at labeling and some minor packing for the International orders and all the posters. They should... Read more
Gen Con complete! International & poster labeling, and warped card info
We're back from Gen Con, so we'll get on labeling the International backers and the posters for the Distinguished Backer and the regular posters, as well. A quick... Read more
All domestic copies away!
All domestic copies have been sent out! Posters and International copies will be shipped after Gen Con.
Domestic copies away!
Domestic copies of Farmageddon are away! Note that Signature Edition and Distinguished Farmer editions are still in the mail from Grant signing and dedicating 'em, but will be... Read more
Domestic labeling begins!
Labeling for Domestic copies has begun! They *will* be in the mail by Friday August 10. I'll keep ya posted on progress in the comments below.
750 packed, all boxes assembled, and International delay
We have 750 games packed and all 300 boxes (for larger reward levels) assembled. Domestic backer copies should start shipping early next week.
Unfortunately, there is a delay... Read more
We're 1/4 of the way there in packing! After that is labeling and gettin' them out the door to ya.
A few quick things, too:
- I cannot stress... Read more
Grumpy Melon Seeds are here! Time to start packin'...
The Grumpy Melon seeds have arrived! Turns out Grumpy is an "organic sugar baby watermelon". Huh. Who knew?
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Sooooo, now it's time to start packing... Read more
Surveys are away!
The surveys are away! Fill 'em out and get them back to us so we can start gettin' these fine games processed and in your hands.
We're still... Read more
They... have arrived! Plus other news...
All 550 kg of Farmageddon has arrived! 86 boxes of frenetic farming fun...
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We'll be sending out the surveys soon.
Also, the USPS is being... Read more
Farmageddon has cleared customs!
Farmageddon has cleared customs and will be on its way to 5th Street HQ by next week. Two words: Boo. Yah.
I'll post another update when all 575 KG... Read more
The production samples are in!
...and they are pretty.
This is the update we've all been waitin' for: the production samples arrived from the printer today! The colors came out great; not washed... Read more
Livestocked and Loaded update & ruleset and the Foundry
Grant has an update on L&L for all y'all...
"Howdy Fair Backers!
Some of you have asked for more information on the design and progress of the Livestocked... Read more
Our 4th game, My Happy Farm, is live on Kickstarter!
We are pleased to announce My Happy Farm, the game of stretchy livestock, is now live on Kickstarter!
Check it out: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/5thstreetgames/my-happy-farm-the-game-of-stretchy-livestock
My Happy Farm is 5th Street... Read more
Finding a printer and 5th Street's next game!
People've been asking how I went about getting Farmageddon printed, so I'd like to share this update of how I ended up with the current printer doing Farmageddon.... Read more
Farmageddon proofing: all about Style!
It's been a bit since our last update, but we've been busy behind the scenes gettin' Farmageddon ready and shipping out our first two projects, Castle Dash and... Read more
Farmageddon is off to the presses!
Farmageddon is now at the printer! We should receive a digital proof next week, and a production sample shortly after that. We're off and runnin'!
I have a... Read more
Livestocked and Loaded insights, Minor FAQs, and get yer PnP
I'm at the GAMA Trade Show this week; an industry trade show where publishers show off their games for distributors and retailers. I'll be available to answer questions... Read more
$25K reached! PDF update, printing status, and more!
Well, we did it! $25,274 raised.And as I understand it, it went right down to the wire! Hoo boy! Guess that means y'all are gettin' Livestocked and... Read more
1000 backers, FrankenCrops, and final 2 days!
We hit 1000 backers yesterday... that's a LOT of Farmageddon that'll be sent out. And that is AWESOME.
We also just received the final FrankenCrops, too. Here's a... Read more
Over $18K and card layouts!
We done crossed $18,000 yesterday. HOOAH! Thanks a bunch fer your support so far! We just got back the card layouts and are pleased to share a few... Read more
$15K and 5th Street Spread pics
We crossed $15K yesterday! YEEHAW! Thanks a bunch to y'all for helpin' us get this far.
We've been receiving a lot of questions on the quality of Castle... Read more
Final FrankenCrops, 700 backers, and more!
First, the rest of the FrankenCrops are done, and Erin Fusco did a FANTASTIC job:
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Momentum and the BGG Designer Diary!
We've heard talk that we haven't got momentum... well I'd say we do:
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Up until a few days ago, we've averaged about $700 per day.... Read more
Farmageddon's Cover and posters!
We're super pleased to finally show ya the cover!
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You'll be receiving a signed print of this at the $75 DISTINGUISHED FARMER reward level, along... Read more
$10K reached! Up next... $25K for Livestocked and Loaded!
FrankenCrops for all and more artwork!
We did it! Thank y'all so much for helpin' us hit our second overfund goal. FrankenCrops will be in EVERY copy of Farmageddon FOREVER. Bam.
Here's some colored... Read more
$1200 from Overfund #2, Genetic Superbackers, and ART!
We're still cruisin' along toward the FrankenCrops bonus with about $1200 to go. Would you consider bumping your backing to help us get there? Remember, if we hit... Read more
By popular demand: new reward levels!
Howdy there, backers!
You wanted 'em, so you get 'em! Two new reward levels: SIGNED SLUGGO CORN and DOUBLE 5TH STREET SPREAD.
SIGNED SLUGGO CORN will net ya two copies... Read more
MEGA Update: 100+% funded, new reward level, and more!
Second Overfund Goal: The FrankenCrops!
New reward level: the 5th Street Spread
We have a new reward level for ya: the 5th Street Spread. If you missed the Castle Dash and Crow & the Pitcher Kickstarter campaigns, you can grab... Read more
Thanks to your support, Farmageddon is already 50% funded! Yee-haw! Thanks a bushel, everyone!
Lets keep the momentum going! If you haven't already, could you share Farmageddon with... Read more
First Overfund Goal: Grumpy Melon seeds!
We're excited to announce our first overfund goal for Farmageddon. If we reach $6000, everyone who backs us at least at the "FARM FUTURES" level will receive one... Read more
42%, 13 backers, and new reward level
Thanks to your support, we are now at over $2100 and fast approaching 50%. So. Freaking. Awesome.
We have also added a new reward level: the SIGNATURE EDITION... Read more
20% to goal in 5 hours!
We've already crossed $1000! Thanks a bunch for helping us get this far so fast. Grant and I are cookin' up some fun overfunds and new reward levels,... Read more