Golden Spike The 150th Anniversary Edition NOW LIVE!
Golden Spike The 150th Anniversary Edition
At the beginning of this year, I was reminded that the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the 1st Transcontinental Railroad is coming up.... Read more
Devastation Playing Cards has Launched!
Hey everyone who has not checked out Devastation yet, here is the link to the 2nd edition to the inventor's series:
Next project Devastation launching this Tuesday!
Hi everyone, I want to let you know about my next project launching this coming Tuesday @ 10:00am MDT called Devastation Playing Cards. I will be posting the link to... Read more
Innovation Playing Card samples are in and check out Devastation!
I know many of you might be getting this twice, but I thought some of you who backed The Golden Spike and didn't for Innovation might like my next project.... Read more
Innovation Playing Cards One Week Left!
I just wanted to let everyone know that the Innovation Playing Cards, my newest Kickstarter project, is about to end. Make sure you check it out before next... Read more
Innovation Playing Cards will be launching soon!
Many of you probably already know about the Innovation Playing Cards launching today. I will be launching today and 12pm MST. There is a pretty cool Early Bird... Read more
SHIPPING IS DONE!!!
I am very excited to report to all of you that I have completed all of your shipments! That was a huge weight that has been lifted off my shoulders,... Read more
I just wanted to let all of you know I am still shipping. I know I'm going on my 4th week, but I am hoping to finish this... Read more
Golden Spike Shipping Has Started!
I finally received the shipment of the Gold edition and the Black Inks last Thursday and have been shipping your rewards out since Tuesday the 20th. Some of you might... Read more
Yes, they are almost here! I got a phone call last week from the Freight Forwarder letting me know that our shipment is in port in Los Angeles... Read more
Merry Christmas Print-off for Gift Giving
I'm sorry for taking so long on getting this out to all of you. As promised, here is the link for you to download for your Christmas gift: https://www.dropbox.com/s/pc8icvxkezuh7sk/GS-MerryChristmas.jpg?dl=0
Merry Christmas!... Read more
My Next Project! The Inventors Playing Cards
For those who have not seen the newsletter, my next project I will be about inventors. I have posted about the project on http://www.blackinkplayingcards.com so please take a look. This will... Read more
The Golden Spike Black Ink and Gold Edition decks are finally complete!
I received news over the weekend that the decks are drying and about to be packed and put on a ship headed towards the U.S. By the end of the... Read more
Dealer Coins are In! They look great!
Dealer Coins came in yesterday and they turned out quite nice. Coins for Anything really did a great job. The 3d rending of the man riding a rail bike really... Read more
Subscribe Now! New Project Coming In February 2015!
Hello everyone! I have been working on a pet project and it's called, "The Black Ink Playing Cards" website. If you remember during the Kickstarter campaign in July, The Black... Read more
Shipping In January
I just want to give you an update to the status as I know it. They had some problems with the cards fitting in the Black Ink Tuck... Read more
Some more Photos of the deck!
Here are some photos I took today of the Bicycle Branded Golden Spike deck and the hard proofs i received from Legends. If you would like to see all of... Read more
The Bike's are in!
The Bicycle Golden Spike Decks are In!
On Monday, October 27, 2014 I receive 3,189 Bicycle Golden Spike decks. I decided I would share my opening of the first shipment... Read more
I received the hard proofs from USPCC today! They look great! I can't wait to see the final product. I am currently in the contract stage. I am about to... Read more
Please fill out your BackerKit
I just wanted to give you all an update to the BackerKit progress. 70 backers still have yet to fill out their survey. Please be sure to fill... Read more
I just wanted to give you an update on the BackerKit progress. Yesterday around 4pm the BackerKit invites were finally sent out to all of those who pledged... Read more
I just want to let all of you know, I will be delaying the BackerKit send out. There is a small issue that needs to be fixed that will cause... Read more
Historical Bios: Brigham Young
The Jack of Clubs is depicted by Brigham Young, the Mormon Church president during the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. When the Union Pacific wanted laborers, Thomas Durrant turned to... Read more
21 Hours To Go!
Here we are 35 days later and we made it! Thank you for your support, your criticism, and critique… all of which have strengthened me and sharpened me. First, let... Read more
Historical Bios: Shoshone Squaw
Historical Bio: Shoshone Squaw
The Queen of Diamonds is depicted by a Shoshone Squaw. During the building of the Transcontinental Railroad indian attacks caused the loss of hundreds of lives... Read more
Historical Bios: Jack Casement
Historical Bio: John Casement
The Jack of Spades is depicted by John Casement. John Casement was hired by Grenville Dodge to direct the construction crews of the Union Pacific Railroad.... Read more
New Card Reveal! Actually 5 New Cards!
Alright! It's that time again. Time for some new card reveals. This time around I need to play catchup, so I am revealing a total of 5 cards.
A couple... Read more
Historical Bios: Leland Stanford
The King of Hearts is depicted by Leland Stanford, the President of the Central Pacific Railroad. Like many who moved the Transcontinental Railroad forward Leland first made his... Read more
Free Collectors Box with a purchase of 2 Black Ink Decks! Plus some add-ons.
So as promised, for those who purchased at least 2 Black Ink Editions during it's run, will get 1 FREE collector's boxwith your 2 Black Ink Decks.... Read more
$40,000 REACHED! Black Ink Deck is Sold Out
Wow, I'm kind of sad, no more Black Ink Decks left. Great job guys! I will be posting the add-ons for the Black Deck soon and confirming with everyone they... Read more
Black Ink Limited Edition Almost Gone! Cut off is at $40,000
JUST $800 LEFT UNTIL THE BLACK INK IS CLOSED!
Wow! We have blown through all of the stretch goals. One more still left standing.
Sorry if I have not answered... Read more
Wow! This has blown all my expectations! Get them before $40,000!
I didn't think I would be here writing this update this quickly. I know many of you have been wondering how I know when I will hit the 1000 deck... Read more
Just Opened Up the Signed Four Pack for 10 more backers!
Pledge $52 or more
60 backers Limited reward (10 left of 70) (SIGNED) FOUR PACK: (2) “BICYCLE” branded Golden Spike deck - (2) “GOLD” edition decks -- Only the Gold... Read more
Black Ink Limited Edition-1000 Decks Never to be reprinted
So, I got to tell you, I am pretty excited to let you in on my little surprise. I have been wanting to do a Gold on Black... Read more
Wow! We went from $23,000 to $25,000 much faster than I anticipated. As promised, the Gold Edition Jokers have been unlockedand will now replace the Bicycle Jokers.... Read more
Historical Bios: Mr. and Mrs. Grenville Dodge
So, here is another installment of the history of the characters behind the cards. I want to just thank my wife for all her hard work on these.... Read more
Oh, One More Thing...A Companion Book
I know many of you have been asking for a companion book. It took me a while to get a good source and then a little longer to design it.... Read more
Just Opened Up Some Signed Tiers!
Hey, just thought you might want to know, I just opened up some limited signed tiers. I changed up some of the FREE Add-ons. Go take a look. You might... Read more
New Card Reveal: Jack of Clubs
New Card Reveal: Bicycle Minor Joker
FREE with only these tiers:
- (Signed) Four Pack
- (Signed) East Meets West
- (Signed) Split Brick
Dealer... Read more
Historical Bio: Soiled Dove
The Queen of Spades is depicted by a “Soiled Dove.” The Soiled Doves were the “working women” of the Union Pacific side of the Transcontinental Railroad. As the Railway moved... Read more
New Card Reveal! Gold Edition Jokers (To be Unlocked at $25,000)
The Golden Spike Playing Cards are funded! I can't begin to tell you how excited I am. Thank you for your support.
So, what next? Well, what I... Read more
Gold Edition Signature and Kicktraq Ad
For those who wanted to know what my signature will look like, here is a mockup of my signature on the Gold Edition Tuck.
Up on Kicktraq today!
So, I... Read more
Time-Lapse Video of the Ace of Diamonds
Hey everyone, I just thought you might like to see me in action. I posted a video on the Kickstarter page for your viewing pleasure
Historical Bios: Thomas Durant
The King of Spades is depicted by Thomas Durant, the Vice President of the Union Pacific Railroad. Durant was responsible for procuring legislation, land, and funding through stocks, to push... Read more
New Card Reveal! Joker #1, The Queen of Clubs and one Ad Card
We just made $17,000! Only $1,000 more to go until we are fully funded!
Please keep sharing this project and getting the word out. There is so many things I... Read more
New Card Reveal! The King of Clubs
King of Clubs: General Greenville M. Dodge
Introducing.... General Dodge. Out of all the images in this deck this has to be my favorite. I hope you like the... Read more
Historical Bios: The Union Pacific 119
Ace of Spades: Union Pacific, Steam Engine 119
The Ace of Spades is depicted by the Union Pacific Steam Engine No. 119.The 119 was one of the two... Read more
Ok, so I just realized that I can't do the Gold Backer, because it is considered a contest. But, we would love for you to get the word out. Every... Read more
So It Begins
Thanks for a GREAT FIRST DAY!I’ve enjoyed talking with you throughout the day via comments and personal messages. Your support and encouragement has meant a ton! I... Read more