Tyler Sigman's Crows, ending soon on Kickstarter
We are on the final days of the campaign for our next game Tyler Sigman's Crows. We're excited to bring this game out to the community, it's... Read more
By Order of the Queen is now live on Kickstarter
We just launched By Order of the Queen, our latest game, on Kickstarter. We're very excited to bring this game to your table. Originally the intention was to... Read more
Justin Hillgrove's Artbook Kickstarter is in full swing!
We want to make sure that in case you missed hearing about our second kickstarter, it is live now! Justin Hillgrove has put together an amazing coffee table... Read more
JunKing Kickstarter Postmortem Blog
We were able to ship everything to all our backers pretty quickly, getting it all done in under 48 hours. We saw something unexpected on the second day... Read more
JunKing Shipment from China Finally Arrives at the Studio
'Finally' is an understatement
The Copies of JunKing landed in Seattle on Dec 13th. I was told at that time it would take a week. The next week I was... Read more
JunKing Shipping Update - Apparently a week means 3 weeks.
So after waiting a week I called the shipping company again and was told that it was going to take at least another week. And of course that... Read more
JunKing Shipping Update - Customs.......*Shakes Fists in the Air*
Potentially REALLY bad news here: I just got off the phone with the company that is responsible for taking the Pallets of JunKing games, loading them onto... Read more
JunKing Shipping Update - A watched ships never gets to port
A quick update on shipping:
You can see the ship that has the JunKing shipment here on vessel finder:
I've been refreshing this link continually since Thursday........ And it... Read more
Getting everything Ready to Ship
Doing paperwork is the REAL reason we made JunKing.
Paperwork, it's the best, right? ugh.... Well, this update is about some of the stuff that I will be doing to... Read more
Shipping update for JunKing and New Website for Junk Spirit Games
JunKing has left the Manufacturer's Warehouse!
I just got word this morning that separate shipments have gone out to the UK and to us in Washington State. The UK shipment... Read more
JunKing - Production Copy received and an update on shipping
This arrived in the mail.....
That is my production copy of JunKing, and you can see that it is the Kickstarter edition. The glare in the bottom left of the... Read more
Pre-Production Copy Unboxing Video
This looks like a legit game (The Good News)
Our Pre-Production Copy of JunKing showed up to my house and I couldn't wait to show it to everyone! Here is... Read more
JunKing - Digital Proof stage is done!
We accepted the digital proofs from our Printing company after many back and forth communications. Thank you all for your continued support, for that part of this process... Read more
Thank Goodness for the 'Digital Proof' Stage!
Hey all, light update here on our progress for JunKing. We got all of the extras out to everyone that ordered them, so all that is left to send is... Read more
Shipping out some of the add-ons - an update!
So we are in the process of shipping everyone's Add-ons and extras, expect it in the mail if you are one of the backers that purchased something besides... Read more
JunKing - Back in Town Update!
Where have we been??!?!?
We scattered across the country to see family and friends, and we're glad to be home. With our respective vacations behind us, we are... Read more
We just handed over our baby to the publisher....
All Game Files Finished and in the Printer's Hands!
We've double and triple checked everything, along with formatting everything to spec, and the printers now have our files. There is... Read more
JunKing - Still trudging towards victory
We've been hard at work designing and completing all the elements of JunKing, here is where we currently stand:
- Card Art - DONE
- Card Abilities - DONE
- Expansion... Read more
Full Color Print and Play JunKing in your email inbox!
Digital rewards have been sent
For all of our backers that have completed their Backerkit Order, the digital rewards have been sent out to you this morning. If you don't... Read more
Finalizing Backerkit Surveys and Incoming Print and Play files
Finalizing Backerkit Surveys
We still have a little over 100 backers that have not finalized their Backerkit survey to select Add-Ons and pay for shipping. The email is sent to... Read more
Reminders for Backerkit Surveys have been sent
Get your crayons out!
We organized some of the Event cards into an online coloring book which can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/opfnqsh
Send us a pic of your best coloring ability!... Read more
Backerkit Surveys fully sent out - Check your email!
Backerkit Emails/Surveys have been sent out to the email that is associated with your Kickstarter account.
Very simply, take that link in the email and once you have selected any... Read more
Surveys and Game Files are done - Next Steps
Kickstarter Surveys are completed
Thank you to everyone for filling out the Kickstarter survey. We were able to get all the information we needed to set up our next steps... Read more
JunKing Week 1 Update
We'll be keeping you informed through updates as we move through the process of getting JunKing into your hands. We will only update if we have something to... Read more
Campaign closing surveys have been sent!
Hello all you JunKing backers!
Just a quick note that we have set up the surveys through Kickstarter and you can now take the survey to fix your address if... Read more
End of Campaign Recap
Towards the end of the campaign you all unlocked every Stretch Goal, as you can see on the Stretch Goal map on the Campaign page. Besides all the... Read more
Welcome all you Final 48-hour Backers!
If you are joining us late in this campaign, here are some highlights of what you have missed and some things to consider:
Flavor Text Contests
We've been running Flavor... Read more
Flavor Text Contest #10 - Tasty Sponge
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #10 - Tasty Sponge
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on May 8, 2015
My team will argue and pick the best entry. The winning Flavor... Read more
$20,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked! Four New Charac.....make it SIX New Characters
6 New Characters added to the Mini-Expansion
Justin draws so fast that he couldn't stop himself making 2 more characters for our $20,000 Stretch Goal. We didn't even have time... Read more
Stretch Goal Closer Look - $22,000
Two new Crowns to be introduced when we hit $22,000
Since we are so close to our next Stretch Goal, I thought I'd give you all a sneak peak at... Read more
Flavor Text Contest #9
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #9 - Lil' Slimy Croaker
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on May 4, 2015
Today's subject is this confused little guy. Write Flavor Text for... Read more
Flavor Text Contest #8 - Drill Arm Winner
Flavor Text Contest #8 - Drill Arm Winner
Hey all, just a quick note that we have selected the last Flavor Text Contest winner.
Checking with BGG and in the... Read more
$18,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked & $20,000 Goal Closer Look
12 New Junk Items....No wait... make that 24.
Hey all, with our $18,000 Stretch Goal knocked down, we add 12 Junk items to the Mini Expansion.....nah.... Let's just make it... Read more
JunKing's Final Week - Let's close out some Stretch Goals
Our Final Week Begins!
Hey all, as many of you know we have only 7 days on the JunKing campaign. It's been crazy, in a good way, and a lot... Read more
EU backers rejoice! EU shipping will be from within Europe.
We are very happy to report that we (finally) got it all figured out and are able to offer better shipping rates to Europe with EU-friendly Shipping!
We've updated the... Read more
Flavor Text Contest #8 and a Podcast interview
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #8 - Drill Arm
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on April 30, 2015
Today's subject is similar to the last contest, but with a... Read more
Social Avatars Re-done
Social Avatars for all of your advertising glory!
Show pride in backing JunKing with our Social Media Avatars:
Use these for Facebook or Twitter or whatever and when people ask... Read more
Big Update - Full Stretch Goal Map Available!
10 Days to Go, Let's show our end game!
The JunKing campaign is going strong and we thought we would show our full stretch goal map so you can see... Read more
Flavor Contest #7 Winner
We almost forgot to Crown a winner!
Hey all, just a quick note that Flavor Text Contest #7 for the Robot Claw card was won with Paul Hoar's entry:
Play... Read more
To Linen or Not to Linen?
Are Linen cards preferred by our Backers?
We are working on our last set of Stretch Goals and should be posting them all in the next couple of days with... Read more
More Event Cards unlocked through the $16,000 Stretch Goal
JunKing's Second Stretch Goal is Unlocked!
We hit $16,000 today on our JunKing Campaign, which unlocks 5 new event cards that will be added to the Mini-Expansion for all backers... Read more
Collections Variant Cards and Explanation
From the Mini-Expansion - The Collections Variant
Each Collections set is in pairs, as you can see above. At the beginning of a 3 or 4 player game, you shuffle... Read more
Flavor Text Contest #7 - Robot Claw
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #7 - Robot Claw
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on April 26, 2015
Today's subject is all about the claw. Write Flavor Text for the... Read more
5-6 Player rules being added to the Mini Expansion!
FREE 5-6 player rules and cards for JunKing!
We had a number of backers suggest a 5-6 player expansion and we thought it was a great idea. We've been working... Read more
For the Justin Hillgrove fans out there in internet land!
Justin Hillgrove's cover art for JunKing and the Variants expansion are now up for sale on the Kickstarter as separate pledge levels.
Why? *shakes fists in air* WHY?!?
Why put... Read more
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #6 - Broken Guitar
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #6 - Broken Guitar
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on April 23, 2015
Today's subject is a sad sight for music fans. Write Flavor Text... Read more
Fan Pack Pledge gets a Bonus + Whu, Chu and Thu in all their full card glory
Fan Pack Pledge for JunKing gets a Bonus Copy!
Hey all, we've decided to make a major change to the $95 Fan Pack Tier. We've added a second copy of... Read more
Stretch Goal at $18,000 announced and Flavor Text Winner
$18,000 Stretch Goal
Since we hit our first Stretch Goal this morning, we wanted to drop this graphic on you and announce that at $18,000 we will be adding 12... Read more
Our First Stretch Goal! And an Amazing Review!
The $14,000 Stretch Goal is unlocked!
With this Stretch Goal, Whu, Chu, and Thu will be added to all pledges over $25. These guys were great fun to create and... Read more
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #5 - Long Leg Robot
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #5 - Long Leg Robot
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on April 19, 2015
Today's subject is the tallest of our mounts. Write Flavor Text... Read more
New Events Stretch Goal Details
You know, I never got a chance to drop this graphic on you guys and further explain our $16,000 Stretch Goal:
You can see our 5 new event cards shown... Read more
Flavor Contest #4 - Radar Dish
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #4 - Radar Dish
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on April 17, 2015
This time we decided to give you all a real challenge!... Read more
JunKing Bonus Stretch Goal - 'Deo' Scavenger Imp
Junk Spirit Games - Like our Page!
Junk Spirit Games is officially Official! To kick it off, we are starting a Bonus Stretch Goal for the JunKing kickstarter Campaign. Please... Read more
New Stretch Goal Announced and More Original Art
Earlier today we hit full funding, so the bulk of our day has been filled with a ridiculous amount of high fives. Thank you again for all of your support... Read more
Ain't no party like a Junk Partay! (We're funded!)
We couldn't have done this without you! Thank you so much for your support. We are so excited that JunKing will become a real physical game that we... Read more
Add-Ons Detail Video
Rewards and Add-ons video is here!
We've had some questions on the specific details of some of the rewards and most of the Add-ons so we decided to shoot a... Read more
Flavor Contest #3 - Onehorn Mask
FLAVOR TEXT CONTEST #3 - Onehorn Mask
Contest to End at 6:00 pm PST on April 13, 2015
Write Flavor Text for the Card below:
My team will argue and... Read more
Let's Talk Stretch Goals
Mornin' from Seattle!
We are getting close to being funded here, so it's a great time to talk about stretch goals. We obviously have some milestones we'd like to hit... Read more
Free Print and Play Demo File + Other.....Junk
Great morning to everyone!
We have a longer update today:
1) Free Print and Play Demo available!
We have uploaded a Free Print and Play Demo of JunKing and added... Read more
Flavor Contest #2 - Coinholder
Yesterday's winner for the Egg-Shaped Ball is Wes M. with "You can only kick it once." His post was on the BGG forums Here.
Thanks Wes! This contest worked out... Read more
Flavor Text Contest #1 - Egg-Shaped Ball
When we put together the campaign, we toyed with the idea of creating a tier where people could pay to write the flavor text of a card. After discussing it,... Read more
50% funded! ....and Collections Variant sneak peek
We are officially over the 50% mark, thank you to Myron McMillin for pushing us over the edge! This is our first campaign, our first game, and the feedback we... Read more
JunKing - 100+ backers and 1/3 funded in the first 12 hours!
Holy Junkoley! ....?
Thank you to everyone for helping us to hit these goals! As a first kickstarter project, we had no idea what to expect from the community. When... Read more