Update #34 - Rewards Shipped!
At this point in time, the majority of all Colossal Cave orders have been shipped! If you had added additional items to your order that were in pre-order... Read more
Fulfillment Update from Game Salute
Thanks again for your support of the Colossal Cave project.
We launched the pledge manager yesterday and we've received most submitted pledges with no issues.... Read more
Okay, I think what's going on — maybe Aaron can comment and confirm this — is that the prices are "wrong" on Game Salute's pledge manager page. For example, the... Read more
Fulfillment update: apparently some pledge manager problems
Quick update from Arthur here.
I was really expecting that (A) one of Game Salute's minions would post a project update explaining to everybody how the pledge manager works, and... Read more
First news on fulfillment!
I heard from Dan at Game Salute yesterday. Here's the new info:
When we send out the backer surveys via Kickstarter, they'll just contain a link to Game Salute's own... Read more
Slow boat from China
You are at the western tip of the Blue Grotto. A large lake almost covers the cavern floor, except for where you are standing. Small holes high in the rock wall to... Read more
Photos of the advance copy
The advance copy has arrived at Game Salute's headquarters in New Hampshire, and been approved, so the presses are officially rolling on final production. (In fact, they might be done... Read more
Good news from the production front this past week. Richard Lee of Panda Game Manufacturing says that the advance copy of Colossal Cave: The Board Gamehas shipped via FedEx... Read more
Production update: Hard proofs!
Well, it's been a little over a month since the last update... and there is concrete news to report on the production front!
The "hard proofs" from Panda Game Manufacturing... Read more
Production update: Inspansion-fied!
Good news from Game Salute and Panda: the PDF "soft proofs" have been approved and Panda is beginning to produce the printed "hard proofs", which will be air-mailed to Game... Read more
Not much production news...
You are in a chamber with golden walls and a high ceiling. Passages lead south, northeast, and northwest.
There is a promotional copy of “Colossal Cave: The Board Game” here.... Read more
Production update: meeple samples
As seen on Twitter earlier this week: Panda has provided photos of the "adventurer meeple" player tokens! The lamplight disks are looking spiffy in clear yellow acrylic.
The colors in... Read more
News as of yesterday afternoon: Panda has reviewed the assets and identified "some formatting adjustments and bleed adjustments to make". David says these adjustments should be completed "by the end... Read more
The USB sticks are here!
Happy New Year, everyone!
Here's the latest from production central: The USB sticks have arrived!
Game Salute has received the shipment of "Adventure-on-a-stick" USB thumb drives, and has mailed a... Read more
You are at the west end of Hall of Mists. A low wide crawl continues west and another goes north. To the south is a little passage 6 feet off... Read more
The second scavenger hunt item has been found!
You're at a low window overlooking a huge pit, which extends up out of sight. A floor is indistinctly visible over 50 feet below. Traces of white mist cover the... Read more
The first scavenger hunt item has been found!
Into the whirlpool??
You plunge into the water and are sucked down by the whirlpool.
The swirling waters deposit you, not ungently, on solid ground.
You... Read more
Sad Santa, Kickstarter-only promo card, ADV550 scavenger hunt
Out from the shadows behind you pounces a bearded pirate! "Har, har," he chortles, "I'll just take all this booty and hide it away with me chest deep in the... Read more
Finally! A new update!
From the darkness nearby comes the sound of shuffling feet. As you turn towards the sound, a nine-foot cyclops ambles into the light of your lamp. The cyclops is dressed... Read more
Thanks to all the Master Adventurers who responded to my message asking how you'd like to be immortalized on the credits page. Here's the final list:
If your name appears... Read more
Schedule and art updates
You are in a small cylindrical room with very smooth walls and a flat floor and ceiling. There are no exits visible anywhere.
The Kickstarter campaign may be over, but... Read more
You march through the hole and find yourself in the Main Office, where a cheering band of friendly elves carry the conquering adventurer off into the sunset.
Well, the Kickstarter... Read more
Game Salute design update
A sepulchral voice, reverberating through the cave, says, "Cave closing soon. All adventurers exit immediately through main office."
Only four days left in the campaign! We're on the threshold of... Read more
Adventurer meeples, and a new review!
You're in a large room carved out of sedimentary rock. The floor and walls are littered with bits of shells embedded in the stone. A shallow passage proceeds downward, and... Read more
Nine days to go!
The oil has freed up the hinges so that the door will now move, although it requires some effort.
Colossal Cave: The Board Gamejust achieved a little bit of... Read more
Sneak peek at ADV550
The air fills with tension, and there is a subdued crackling sound. A blue aura forms about your lantern, and small sparks jump from the lantern to the ground. The... Read more
You are at the bottom of the western pit in the Twopit Room. There is a large hole in the wall about 25 feet above you.
There is a gigantic... Read more
We've got a Springboard!
You are at a complex junction. A low hands and knees passage from the north joins a higher crawl from the east to make a walking passage going west. There... Read more
Designer Diary now on BGG
This is a low room with a crude note on the wall. The note says, "You won't get it up the steps". There is a large sparkling nugget of gold... Read more
You are in the Hall of the Mountain King, with passages off in all directions. A huge green fierce snake bars the way!
Last week was full of excitement. Those... Read more
Day 4: On the road
The grate is now unlocked.
Thanks to everybody who has backed Colossal Cave: The Board Game so far! On our fourth day, we're at 20% of our goal, with more... Read more
17 backers in 12 hours!
You are standing at the end of a road before a small brick building. Around you is a forest. A small stream flows out of the building and down a... Read more