Alfonzo's Arctic Adventure Kickstarter is Live!
The sequel to Eskimo Bob is finally on Kickstarter! Be one of the first to back it!
Alfonzo's Arctic Adventure - Kickstarter Launching in 2 Days!
The sequel to Eskimo Bob, Alfonzo's Arctic Adventure, will be hitting Kickstarter on Tuesday, October 16 at 11:00 AM. That's only two days away!
A preview for the... Read more
Some new NES Projects on Kickstarter
There are a lot of NES games on Kickstarter right now that you guys might be interested in!
Nebs 'n Debs by Chris Cacciatore: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dullahan-software/nebs-n-debs-a-new-nes-platform-game
Micro Mages by Morphcat Games: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/morphcat-games/micro-mages-a-new-game-for-the-nes
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Hidden Gaming Gems Kickstarter
Jeffrey Wittenhagen has posted a Kickstarter for his latest book, Hidden Gaming Gems. This new book has a section about NES and other homebrew games, which I thought some of... Read more
All rewards have been shipped!
As of today, all Eskimo Bob Kickstarter rewards have been shipped to backers who have provided me with a shipping address. If you haven't received your reward yet, you should... Read more
Take a look at Eskimo Bob before it ships!
All of the print materials for Eskimo Bob NES have arrived, and I am now in the process of packaging the cartridges. The game will start shipping next week. I... Read more
Almost ready to go!
The cartridges are now labeled, tested, and are waiting to be packaged. Packaging and manuals have been mailed to me and should arrive any day now. Everything is almost ready... Read more
The Cartridges Have Arrived!
Today, I received a lovely set of packages in the mail from Infinite NES Lives, the supplier of cartridge shells and PCBs for Eskimo Bob. I am still waiting on... Read more
Eskimo Bob has launched on Steam!
Eskimo Bob: Starring Alfonzo has officially launched on Steam! Go check it out now!
Backers will be receiving Steam keys in their email over the next few hours.
Reminder: Eskimo Bob Launch on Steam this Friday, July 21!
The launch date for Eskimo Bob on Steam is coming very soon! Eskimo Bob will be launching this Friday, July 21. Check out the Steam Storefront page for more information! ... Read more
It's been a while since I've posted a progress update on the NES version of Eskimo Bob, so I thought I should fill everyone in on what's going on.
I... Read more
New Steam Release Date - July 21
The Steam release of Eskimo Bob has been rescheduled for July 21. Mark your calendars! I've had to make this change as the previous date was too close to... Read more
Eskimo Bob Steam Release Date
I'm pleased to announce that Eskimo Bob will be available to download on Steam July 14, 2017! You can check out the Steam store page right here:
Preorders Now Open - and Another NES Kickstarter Project!
Missed out on the Eskimo Bob Kickstarter? No worries, preorders are now open at Spoony Bard Productions! Hit the link to reserve a copy.
Also, there is another NES Kickstarter... Read more
Eskimo Bob Steam Greenlight
I've just received notice that the PC version of Eskimo Bob has been Greenlit on Steam! More details coming soon, but for now, expect a Steam release later this summer.
The Eskimo Bob Kickstarter campaign ended successfully this morning, and thanks to your help the original goal of $7,000 was absolutely shattered with a total of $22,140! This is where... Read more
Final stretch goal reached!
It's the last day of funding, and thanks to all of you we've hit the final stretch goal of $20,000! This means that a new episode of Eskimo Bob will... Read more
Eskimo Bob PC Version Footage
Here's a preview of the PC version of the Eskimo Bob game! As you can see, it's a faithful port of the NES version.
Don't forget, it's up on... Read more
200 Backers! Wow!
Just hit 200 Kickstarter backers! Thanks so much!
Also, a "Your Name in Ink" special edition pledge has opened up. These usually don't last long, so if you've been wanting... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 - A New Eskimo Bob Episode
Stretch Goal #3 - $20,000 CAD - A New Eskimo Bob Episode
If the campaign hits a goal of $20,000, a new episode of Eskimo Bob will be made... Read more
New Reward Tier - Two Boxed Cartridges
I've just put up a new reward tier. For $110, you can have both a boxed white cartridge and a boxed grey cartridge. Not only is this is a savings... Read more
Stretch Goal 2 MET - Now what?
We've hit the $15,000 mark, meaning the enhanced PC version of Eskimo Bob is happening! Thank you everyone! This campaign keeps exceeding my expectations, and none of it would be... Read more
5 More "Name in Ink" Rewards Available
I have opened up 5 more "Your Name in Ink" rewards due to popular demand. This brings this reward up to a total of 50 and will not be increased... Read more
Updated Label Art
I've updated the label art for the game to something I feel much happier with than the placeholder art I had been using before. What does everyone think? Comments and... Read more
Steam Greenlight Submission
Eskimo Bob has been submitted to Steam Greenlight. Being greenlit by Steam is important for the PC version of the game's release. Please check it out here:
Stretch Goal #2
Thanks to everyone who has made a pledge, Stretch goal #1 has been met! Thank you! Every physical copy of the game will now include an enhanced instruction manual with... Read more
Stretch Goal #1
Deluxe Manual with Mini-Comic - $10,000 CAD (approx $7300 USD)
If the campaign hits a target of $10,000 CAD, I will upgrade the manual which is included with each physical... Read more
Wow! Goal reached already!
I can't believe it! The Eskimo Bob Kickstarter goal has been reached! Thanks to everyone who made this happen. I can't tell you how much I appreciate this. This is... Read more
A Question for European Backers
I have noticed that about 15% of backers have been from Europe, which is great! I love that Eskimo Bob has a worldwide presence. However, since we are dealing with... Read more
Day Two Update: 90%!
Wow! Only two days into the campaign and already 90% funded! I can't begin to express how much I appreciate every one of you who has made a pledge and... Read more
Day One was great!
Wow! Eskimo Bob for NES has been nearly 50% funded In the first 24 hours. I'm blown away by the positive response. Thank you so much! This is just scratching... Read more