Mobile Frame Zero 002: Alpha Bandit now on Kickstarter!
If you're like me, you like spaceships almost as much as you like robots.
You might recall that I asked all you Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack backers what kinds... Read more
All books & Ts are on the move!
Phew. This has been quite a trip. But I'm happy to say, all Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack books, decals, and T shirts are on the move! Make That Thing!... Read more
MFØ T shirts are in, as well as decal proofs!
Here, let me just show you:
I was out of town when these arrived, so Hannah went over and looked at them for me. I'm very excited about it and... Read more
MFØ is shipping!
There's a very good chance you've just gotten an email from Make That Thing telling you that stuff's coming your way! That stuff is none other than your copy of... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero at Conpulsion!
This coming week, the inestimable Malcolm Craig and Joe Murphy will be running Mobile Frame Zero at Conpulsionin Edinburgh, Scotland! Bring your frames and windmill stations and fight them!... Read more
PAX East: Get your Books, Hot off the Presses!
Please visit us in the Indie Bazaar in the Tabletop area of PAX East and pick up your copyof Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack in person! Anyone at the... Read more
Where's My Chabbing Mobile Frame Zero?
You can't imagine how much I wish I didn't own 4000 copies of Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack.
But I do.
They're waiting at Topatoco, chabbing to charge out... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero is lining up at the transit gate!
Mobile Frame Zero is at press and getting ready to ship inbound!Surveys are now going out. Please let us know where you live so we can send you your... Read more
Malcolm Craig's Support Frame Contest
In Honor of the Release of Mobile Frame Zero
Malcolm Craig is running a support frame contest! The intention is to show off your creativity for non-combat oriented frames. As... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero: To Press!
Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack
has gone to press!
Hooray! I'll have a proof soon to paw through, but the file is out the door! I should have a proof... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack Draft f4
You see that "f"? That means that it's a final candidate. In this case, it's not quite true — I still haven't gotten bios from three of the co-creators.... Read more
600 Tiny Pieces!
Most US Garage kits have now shipped! International Garage backers should get their tiny, dense packages soon!
You can find some of the instructions in early... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero and Hofstadter's Law
It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law."
I was just reminded by a couple of you guys that it's been... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero Editing and Page Design Proceeding Apace
We're entering act 3of the publication of Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack! Despite frequent and sometimes severe technical problems, logistics that still baffle me, some really unpleasant internet arguments,... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack v0.2.1
Hey, pilots, engineers, captains and comrades! I just got through this draft and Mobile Frame Zero and I want to share it with you!
It's missing some stuff that I'm... Read more
Well, dammit. Let's try for next week.
Hey, backers, I've been working very hard on Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack and I really wanted to drop a complete draft on you today, but it turns out the... Read more
Mobile Frame Vector
Vincent and I got a tonof useful feedback from the last preview of the game rules! We got a bunch of new players trying the game for... Read more
A Victory for Ijad, Solar Union, and the Free Colonies!
Thank you backers!
I've got a lot of work ahead of me.Your enthusiasm has thrown me for a loop — instead of writing, drawing, and designing, I've been dealing... Read more
On Objectives, Capturing Them, and Holding Them
Above you can see "Emile", the recon Hi-Leg owned by Alef Torrad, on patrol through the bamboo thickets of Gurst.
Some last-minute items!
Before the Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack... Read more
PAX East and What you Can Expect
Tycho and I discuss some important tactical decisions on the table on Sunday at PAX East. The guy on the left there is named Vlad. I don't know if he's... Read more
When I announced that there were more Mobile Frame Garages available earlier today, they were all gone in 80 minutes.
So I had a chat with Paul about producing larger... Read more
Mobile Frame Garage kits!
Mobile Frame Garage Kits Now Available!
I've just struck a deal with Paul Janssen of The Missing Brick to assemble Mobile Frame Garages! There are an additional 38 now available... Read more
Building an Ijad Mobile Frame to Ride to PAX
(... and wow! You guys sure love robots! And LEGO®! And playing with your friends!)
I'm really busy getting myself ready for PAX East, but I wanted to take... Read more
Let's Talk About Decals
I've been working on Mobile Frame Zero decals and have come to an interesting conclusion: if I don't die cut the stickers, I can include four sheets of decals for... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero's Creative Contributors
There are several people who are making Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack a success. Vincent Baker, of course, is one. His roleplaying games, the supernatural and morally challenging Western Dogs... Read more
The Reason Mobile Frame Zero is at $40,000 is Because of You
I just wanted to drop a quick update to point out you guys to each other and make sure every backer knows what's going on.
Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack... Read more
A Stretch Goal That I Hope Isn't Obsolete By The Time I Finish Writing This Update
Two afternoons ago, I was doing my thing (which right now seems to be answering emails instead of publishing games), when someone said, "Hey! Penny Arcade!"
Tycho had mentioned Mobile... Read more
Mobile Frame Zero Reaches 200%! Celebratory T shirts ensue!
Everyone, thank you so much for getting the word out! Today Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack crossed the 200% line, which is very, very encouraging.
To celebrate, I've designed... Read more
The Commons! They're so Creative!
Great Googly Moogly! Thanks in no small part to the backers who upped their pledges when I announced that we were planning on making Mobile Frame Zero a Creative Commons... Read more
Strategic Building for Cell Leader, Brigadier General, or Inspirational Zealot
Building a frame
A mobile frame is built out of up to six systems.
Two of them are built-in, represented by two white dice(2W). All frames have these. I... Read more
SC 0000 and Forward: a History of the Galaxy of Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack
I've gotten a bunch of requests for information about the factions present in Mobile Frame Zero. Below, you'll see a couple of description of the factions and then a complete... Read more
Making Sure Everyone Gets to Play
When I was a kid in the 80s, I got a copy of Car Wars for $8 and loved it, designing all sorts of ridiculous vehicles to play against my... Read more
Thanks to Ben Palmer, who took an extra leap, Mobile Frame Zero has raised $10,000 in pledges!
(I'll have a special announcement soon, but am now sick and can't do... Read more
Pressurize Your Muscle Cylinders! Mobile Frame Zero: Rapid Attack is funded!
Thank you, backers! I can't tell you what a big deal it is for me as a small publisher to get this kind of confirmation. When Vincent and I started... Read more
2/3 to success in 2 days!
The good news is, we're 2/3 the way to success in just two days!
The bad news is, that, if day one was 1/2 and day two is 2/3, the... Read more
Holy butts! 50% in 10 hours!
This is a milestone! Let's celebrate! Let's see, I'll get in my LF-6 "Chunk Monkey" over here. Hey, Soren, could you bring me the big — no, the bigger ones.... Read more