Our Brand New Titans of Empyrean Campaign is LIVE!!!
Hi everybody! Hope you’re all surviving the zombie ApocalypZe well! We here at Nine Kingdoms have been busily working on our next game, Titans of Empyrean, which we told you... Read more
What?!!! An ApocalypZe Update?!!!
Happy New Year!
It's been just a year since we finished shipping out all of the kickstarter editions of ApocalypZe to you and a little less than a year since... Read more
Conventions and tournaments, errata, OH MY!
I guess it happens to every game. You test it and test it and test it and you think you have everything just right and then someone comes along and... Read more
So we have been silent for a bit to let the dust settle and make sure everyone got their games. Now, hopefully, you've received what you are owed... Read more
The Last of the Boxes Will Ship Tomorrow
We spent the weekend getting everything packed up and ready to go. A bunch went out today and the last of them are getting sent out tomorrow. I'd like to... Read more
Many of you have already received your games and the feedback has been pouring in. Thank you. Keep it coming. We are still working on getting out the rest of... Read more
The Boxes Have Begun to Ship
The first wave of boxes went out in the mail this morning. More will ship as the week progresses and into early next week. We hope to get all of... Read more
The ApocalypZe Has Arrived
This afternoon we received many cases of the ApocalypZe card game. I am taking a break from stuffing decks into mailers to post this update and let you know. I'm... Read more
ApocalypZe Stories Set to Go Out
The 3 ApocalypZe stories are written and ready to go. With the game set to arrive in just a few weeks, I thought I'd get a head start and send... Read more
Surveys and Add-Ons
Hi Everybody. I was going through the survey results over the past two days and I realized that I think we confused a lot of people with some of the... Read more
The Final Product Sample is in Hand
Today, we received the samples of the final product. The image below shows everything our Heroes of the ApocalypZe backers will get. The 4 decks on the right come in... Read more
I wanted to upload a picture of the playmat, which arrived just a short time ago. The factory that is producing the games has said they will be shipping to... Read more
ApocalypZe Is In Production
Last night we reviewed the physical proofs of ApocalypZe and green lit the production! As we speak, there is a factory running off sheets of cards with your games printed... Read more
Just Shouting Out
I don't want to spam all of you with updates all the time. Things are moving forward. We're still in the proofing process and, while it's a lot of back... Read more
The Proofs Have Come Back
We just received the digital proofs from the printer and they look really nice. There are a couple of things that need changing, but that's pretty typical and the reason... Read more
Things are on Schedule
I know I haven't posted an update in a while, but there really hasn't been much news beyond ordinary and I'd prefer not to spam all of you who generously... Read more
Guess what we found out? We found out you can still beta test right up until the minute you submit the game for printing. There have been a couple of... Read more
We'll be sending proofs to the printers this week. With fingers crossed, we are hoping for good results from the first samples so that we can get the game... Read more
Choose Your Decks
For those of you who backed us at either the Scavenger or Survivor Level, we need some information from you. You are entitled to one of the 2-player sets. This... Read more
There's not a whole lot to report at the moment. We are in final negotiations with the printer and everything is currently on schedule for a September shipment. Chris is... Read more
Combat Ready Added to the Set
Through pre-orders after the fact, we have been able to add the Combat Ready card (he $14K stretch goal) to the mix. Let's keep it going. Marv Jackson is dying... Read more
The Campaign Continues
While we await the funds to clear and continue to work out the final details for the printing and manufacture of the game, we have decided to continue taking pre-orders... Read more
Before anything, I would like to express all our gratitude for your support throughout the course of this project. Though we reached our goal very early on, relieving us of... Read more
$12K Stretch Goal Unlocked
Thanks to all of you, Vszevold Ouritch has been unlocked. Ouritch is a unique zombie who appears in the Matt Baker story now available on smashwords.com. Chris originally drew this... Read more
Final Day Push!!!
We have 2 orders of business to attend to...
1st. We know that you are itching to get your cards as fast as possible and we are too,... Read more
Are you still on the fence about backing this project or just want to learn more, well here is your chance to get some in depth answers to... Read more
Bauer Doesn't Take Names
The draft of our first backer card is complete so I thought I'd post it and give everyone a look at what's coming for those who are part of the... Read more
The Big Push
What could we do with $20,000? An awful lot. So much in fact, that we're putting on The Big Push! We've just added a $20,000 stretch goal that adds ... Read more
New Stretch Goals Announced
We've posted 2 new stretch goals to try and entice all of you out there to get your friends and family to back us.
At $16,000, we'll have enough to... Read more
Apartment Building Unlocked
We just cracked the $11K barrier so the Apartment Building willnow go into the sets. I've played this card numerous times and let me tell you, it can be a... Read more
As we head into the holiday weekend, I just wanted to touch base with our backers. We are working hard on finalizing the decks and the box sets so that... Read more
Survivors Are Now Armed with Shotguns
Sorry for the late update. We reached the 10K mark so we have now unlocked the stretch goal. The Apartment Building is up next. Let's go scavenging!
We've Made Improvements
We've made some minor improvements to the cards and I wanted to let you know what to look for. First and foremost, Chris has lightened up the artwork on every... Read more
I'm Going to Be On the Radio
Tomorrow night at 10pm eastern time, I'm scheduled to appear on the Zombiepalooza Dead Again internet radio show at http://ztalkradio.com/. They have a chat room so that you can post comments... Read more
The Chainsaw Has Been Unleashed!
Just a short update to let everyone know that we passed the $9K mark and the Chainsaw will now be in every single deck. This weapon will strike fear into... Read more
Stretch Goals! You wanted 'em, you got 'em!
Of all of the feedback we've gotten throughout this campaign, the most common has been regarding the stretch goals. Our backers and our potential backers wanted more frequent stretch goals.... Read more
Busy, Busy, Busy
So what are we doing during these middle days of our kickstarter campaign? We're running around like lunatics trying to make this already great game an even better deal for... Read more
zombies and graveyards
Can there be a better combination? Check out our friends over at Welcome to Boon Hill. You get to wander around a graveyard, read cool tombstones, and have a few... Read more
Board Game Geek
We'd like to extend our thanks to our backers so far. We've been enjoying a really successful campaign with lots of activity and interest. We get all kinds of messages... Read more
100 Backers Stretch Goal Reached
As we approached 100 backers, we thought it might be cool to do a stretch goal based on that number rather than a simple dollar amount. So, in honor of... Read more
A New Hidden Stretch Goal is Closer Than You Think
We've added a new locked hidden stretch goal. It'll come upon us when we least expect it so keep your eyes open!
New Card Gallery Feature on our Website
The 9 Kingdoms Publications website now has a Card Gallery Page. Click on any of the thumbnails to get a full view of the card. All of the cards from... Read more
ApocalypZe Preview Video by Ryan Metzler Posted
Ryan Metzler, who does previews and reviews for Dice Tower, has posted a video preview of ApocalypZe. You can watch it directly on our page or follow this link to... Read more
You asked for it! Add Ons!
By popular demand, we've posted a list of add-ons. If there's anything missing from the list, drop us a line.
Additional copies of either 2-player set: $25 ($35 International)
Set... Read more
Hidden Stretch Goal #1 Unlocked!
The first hidden stretch goal was unlocked at $7,631. We've added a card to every game. The Search Party Card was suggested to us by a player at Dreamation... Read more
First Hidden Stretch Goal Announced!
While developing this project, we had this idea about hidden stretch goals. We're all survivors of the ApocalypZe and when we go scavenging, sometimes we discover great things in places... Read more
New Interview with The Cardboard Jungle Posted
Anthony Racano and Matt Soares of the The Cardboard Jungle podcast interviewed me (Ivan) a couple of weeks ago about ApocalypZe. The interview appears in episode 17 of their podcast.... Read more
Live the Game Reward #4 Claimed!
Our 4th spot in the game is going to Gary, who has chosen to become one of the shambling corpses that dominate the world of the ApocalypZe!
We are funded!
What does this mean? Most importantly it means that those of you that have backed us and those people that will back us over the course of the next month... Read more
Print Set Pictures Posted
Pictures of the 2 print sets have been posted at the bottom of the page. Both sets come signed. The Limited print set will come signed and numbered (1 -... Read more
Live The Game Reward #3 Claimed
Our newest survivor is Michael Bauer. Michael has taken the first Biker spot in this reward. Congratulations, Michael. Glad to have you aboard!
Living The Game Reward #2 Claimed!
The newest survivor of the ApocalypZe is a raider. John Misarti has elected to join the Cultists and work toward ridding the world of humanity.
Living The Game Reward #1 Claimed!
I would like to welcome Corporal Franscisco Tomas Marrero Gomez as the newest survivor of the ApocalypZe. Francisco will be added to the game as a survivor in the Soldier... Read more