The next chapter in the Eminent Domain saga: Exotica!
The Eminent Domain family just keeps growing and growing! The recent standalone microgame Eminent Domain: Microcosm has just been delivered to backers and will be in stores soon. I'm very... Read more
There's a new addition to the Eminent Domain family!
Last month I let you know about my new 2-player microgame in the EmDo universe, Eminent Domain: Microcosm... Now I'm here to let you know the kickstarter project for that... Read more
Another expansion for Eminent Domain... Exotica!
Hi all - long time no see!
I hope you're all still playing Eminent Domain, and that Escalation revitalized the game for you, "escalating" the experience and shaking things up... Read more
Cool new tech from Escalation
The Escalation kickstarter is almost over. I got some finished card art from the artist and thought I'd share it with you here in case any of you are still... Read more
Expansion kickstarter still Escalating!
Eminent Domain: Escalation Going Strong
Last week, we launched a Kickstarter project for Eminent Domain: Escalation, which continues to go strong and has already funded over $55,000. This means that... Read more
Eminent Domain: Escalation
I hope everyone has been enjoying Eminent Domain this last year. I've read a lot of great things about it, and in most of the reviews online there are a... Read more
Expansion - Eminent Domain: Escalation
I hope by now you've all had a chance to familiarize yourselves with Eminent Domain, and I hope you're enjoying it! Thanks again for all of your support bringing the... Read more
Help TMG's next Kickstarter project rise to the top (no lead in our zeppelin)!
First off, I hope that by now just about everybody has received their copy (or copies) of Eminent Domain! I know there are some international supporters that are still waiting...... Read more
Copies arriving... Horray! But be careful!
I'm happy to report that kickstarters all over the country have started receiving their copies. If you haven't gotten yours yet (and many have not), please bear with us just... Read more
Clarification of shipping details
The following was posted over at BGG by Dan Yarrington of Game Salute. It may help clear up some of the confusion about shipping. In short, I heard only that... Read more
Shipping notifications be damned!
I posted Monday that the games began shipping out last Friday. That was true. It took a couple of days for them to get all the games out, but... Read more
The games have arrived!
I am happy to report that the boat carrying the first run of Eminent Domain landed last week, and as of Friday Kickstarter copies began shipping out... INCLUDING the exclusive... Read more
Bonus Planets - rules
It's been a while since our last update. Not much has happened over the last 3 weeks... the boat is still on it's way, and there's not a lot more... Read more
Amends, Delays, and Shipping progress
It's only been about a week since the last update, but it feels like longer - Michael and I were at Gen Con all week, doing non-stop demos of all... Read more
Clarification and apology
I mentioned in today's earlier update that we will be going to Gen Con, and that we will have copies of Eminent Domain on hand at the con. As you... Read more
Gen Con 2011!
At 5am tomorrow Mike and I head up to Phoenix to catch a plane to Gen Con. This will be the first time I've ever attended Gen Con, and Tasty... Read more
The end is nigh!
Another week, another little bit anxious for the copies to arrive already! I received word that the air shipment for Preview Nights has been sent, and is scheduled to arrive... Read more
Back from vacation!
Sorry I didn't post an update last week, I was away on my annual summer vacation! I spent a week in Seattle, playing frisbee and visiting friends and family. My... Read more
I mentioned last week that Panda Game Manufacturing has finished printing Eminent Domain, Belfort, & Homesteaders, and our advance copies and the air shipments (for Gen Con and for... Read more
The long wait is almost over!
Yesterday I received some news on the printing progress, and I have some other exciting
news about my games, and finally, another Tech Card Highlight. Let's
get to it!
NEWS... Read more
Who's going to Origins??
Many people have asked if Tasty Minstrel Games will be at Origins this week, but sad to say the answer is "no." Mike and I are going to Gen Con... Read more
Busy busy busy!
Hello from Eugene!
Thursday's update was delayed because I had to catch a plane to Eugene for a frisbee tournament. The weather was gorgeous yesterday, and even though it was off... Read more
Word on progress! And licensing!
In case you didn't hear, I missed last week's update because I was at KublaCon in San Francisco! I had a great time, and met some Tasty Minstrel fans while... Read more
As you probably saw in Michael's email update, we appear to have sold or allocated MORE than the initial 5000 copies from the initial print run! We have made... Read more
Exotic Expansion files available for print and play
For those interested, I have finally added the print and play files for the Exotic expansion to the DropBox folder. Those who have print and play copies and would like... Read more
Update #42 - Holy smokes!
We're at update #42... where does the time go? This week we don't have much in the way of news.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
We know it's been a while since... Read more
Manufacturing samples, Exotic Expansion, and more Tech Card Highlights!
We were very excited to receive the production samples of Eminent Domain (and Belfort and Homesteaders) last week - you can see a picture below. There was so... Read more
MORE CARDS POSTED
To start things off this week, we have posted some more final cards over at BGG:
* Bureaucracy, sponsored by Todd Derscheid and illustrated by Ryan Johnson... Read more
More final card images at BGG, and more Tech Card Highlights!
New final cards posted:
The new cards uploaded this week to BGG are:
Fertile Ground Improved Colonize Improved Research
The Improved technologies have had their illustrations posted already, but now... Read more
Planet previews, Preview nights, Exotic update, and Tech Card Highlights!
Until now, updates have been for backers only. This one is for anyone, so let me begin by linking to the BoardGameGeek image gallery for Eminent Domain, where several technology... Read more
Save your PnP copies!
Sorry for the 2nd update in as many days, but for those of you who had printed a copy, you should save it! I'm working on an expansion now, and... Read more
2 More Final Art Cards
Please accept our apologies for leaving you 2 weeks without any additional Eminent Domain news. FOR SHAME! As an olive branch, please accept two additional final tech cards posted onto... Read more
It's a wrap! Also, new TMG Logo
First thing's first, I'd like to direct your attention to Tasty Minstrel Games' new LOGO! The original dragon image was less of a true logo and more of a picture.... Read more
Rulebook draft - almost complete!
Sorry I missed last week's update! We've been working hard to get the rules down, and I've put a draft of them online for public scrutiny. There's a thread on... Read more
OrcCon for Seth, Salt Mines for Mike
Sorry for the delay on this update from Thursday to Friday, but this morning I noticed I had a voicemail from Seth. In preparations for OrcCon, he did not get... Read more
The last of the Eminent Domain technology card illustrations are trickling in this week, which is one big step toward getting this game to print! Below you'll find 2 more... Read more
Facebook Page, More Artwork, And More...
A slight delay on artwork. While things have gone really quick on completing the illustrations, we have ran into some delays which will effect the release slightly. We should be... Read more
DropBox is now closed
I suppose I could have mentioned...
Now that the kickstarter campaign has ended, and I am working on all the finishing touches and tweaks to the cards and rules, I... Read more
$50,000? Will Eminent Domain Get There?
Currently there is $46,263 of support pledged for Eminent Domain, and 7 hours left until the project can no longer receive funding.
I bet we could get to $50,000. In... Read more
Shipping Premium - 22 Hours Remaining To Fix!
If you have pledged for a package and are having it shipped outside of the USA, then please add the appropriate shipping premium.
$20 premium to ship to Canada
$40... Read more
More Artwork, BGG.con, & Shipping (again!)
This update will be brief, because I have many things to do before flying out to BGG.con on Tuesday, including being photographed by the local paper for a story about... Read more
Preliminary Art & Interview
There is a rough sketch that I just put up on Board Game Geek of artwork, check it out.
Welcome to Dr. Mayhem's Weapons Emporium
Yesterday I... Read more
The Dice Tower - Overview
Tom Vasel has done an overview of Eminent Domain on "The Dice Tower".
Please share this with your friends on Facebook, or anywhere else you feel like.
Yes,... Read more
There are many cool and exciting things happening with Eminent Domain. There is no doubt about that! And we owe at least 95% of that cool and excitement to you...... Read more
Wallpapers, New Backer Level, & More
New $200 Backer Level
After we sold out of the $200 - name a tech rewards, we were scrambling to figure out what we could offer at the $200 level.... Read more
Official Eminent Domain Cover
After significant internal discussion, and overwhelming support for the "Step 1" cover of Eminent Domain... We have decided to officially make it the cover image for the Eminent Domain box.
... Read more
#2 "The Hotness" on BGG, Reviews, & Session Reports
Many of you have probably seen that Eminent Domain is now #2 on Board Game Geek's "The Hotness" measure.
Everybody involved with the project is very excited about this fact,... Read more
Print and Play Opportunity
There have been lots of requests from people to be able to print the game out at home to play with their friends. Most of these requests have come from... Read more
Gameplay Video & Retailer Info
I have had several retailers contact me about being able to support Eminent Domain and still be able to get their typical discount. I do not want to eat... Read more
Video Of The Game & Note About Shipping
We have had some requests about a "how to play" the game video. We have something special coming up about mid-way through the launch... Depending on when delivery happens... Read more
Prototype card samples added to rules
By popular demand, I have added samples of the Action/Role cards and a planet and a tech card to the rules which are posted on Tasty Minstrel's website. Hopefully that... Read more
Day 1 = Awesome + Tech Cards + Reviews
36 Individual Backers and $1,813 of support! And the first day is not even over yet. It feels really good. Now, onto requests that we have had.
We have had... Read more