Update Time: Miniatures
Hi TA Backers!
I know a few of you have wanted more updates, but at the moment we're still wrestling with some shipping countries (mostly NZ/AUS) and until that is... Read more
So, EU shipping is WAAAAYYY underway and I'm getting confirmations all over the show from backers who have received theirs (thanks guys, it's always appreciated). I had someone say that... Read more
Shipping News Time
EU shipping is underway. I am committed to having all boxes en-route/received by the end of the month.
Australia & New Zealand: we're in the process of getting shipping and... Read more
Amazon UK has approved the inventory we sent across and EU shipping has started
Great news! E.U. shipping has officially started from Amazon U.K.; they have accepted and approved the inventory we sent across and so shipping has started.
A couple of... Read more
Amazon UK has Torn Armor for the EU!
Yesterday we received an update that Torn Armor EU(TM) had gone through customs and was sitting in the UK Amazon warehouse!
It can take about a week for Amazon to... Read more
Okay, Thursday night update time!
EU: Freight is en-route. The quickest that it could have been was one week, so it's no surprise that its still on the high seas,... Read more
EU Boxes have SHIPPED
Great news: UPS checked, re-checked, and then approved all paperwork and their truck arrived today to cart away 30 boxes (90 games) of Torn Armor for England delivery and the... Read more
EU Shipping Update
Good news on the EU shipping front: the UK government issued us our EORI (Economic Operator Registration and Identification) number today. UPS now has that and so they now process... Read more
The overdue update that you all deserve
I know that this update is waaaay overdue, and I know a few of your (particularly in the EU) have been wondering what the heck is going on,... Read more
Merry Christmas Torn Armor Backers (and miniatures news)
Hi Torn Armor Backers,
Well, I really could not let Christmas come and go without posting something, could I?
To begin with: I truly wish you, your loved ones,... Read more
Hi backers :)
I didn't want to leave vast tracts of silence as parcels are sent all over the world, so I just wanted to give you a quick update:... Read more
An Update on Miniatures
Okay, we've been so gung-ho on shipping news recently that the miniatures took a bit of a backseat during communications, so let's switch this around a little and... Read more
International Shipping Update
A quick update on the status of international shipping (because, quite frankly, you are owed one!)
The original plan was to freight everything to Tor Gaming in England and they... Read more
Status on shipping
Hi All -
Happy Sunday! I wanted to get out a quick status to you all before the end of the weekend, because as we obviously go through the shipping... Read more
Shipping Status: Domestic USA Complete, International Next: Is Your Address Correct?
It has been a busy, busy time ... and we've been loving every minute of it! We're literally waist deep in boxes, tape, labels, and game boxes; we... Read more
Status of shipping
Hi all and welcome to the weekend =D
I wanted to give you a quick status on shipping:
Essentially we're handling this in waves with the USA being the first... Read more
Shipping status ... boxes! OH MY!
Hello backers! So Torn Armor is shipping even as I type this out. Just to let you know what to expect:
1) The international orders will likely take a little... Read more
Wooooow ... so many updates to share
So ... yes ... wow ... we have a lot to talk about (and I suspect that we will have lots of updates coming over the next few... Read more
Has your mailing address changed? Let us know!
So we are super close to Torn Armor arriving in the states and I want to ensure I have the latest and greatest mailing addresses for each of you. If... Read more
Game-play video ... will Natalya bring in the "W?"
Some good news and a little game-play video for you as we wait on the shipment from China.
First up: we have two models with the 3d printer... Read more
Torn Shipping from China for The Holiday Weekend :)
We have confirmation that Torn Armor is shipping out from China this weekend. It will be in transit for about a month and is targeted to be in... Read more
So some exciting pictures from China ... I will allow these to speak for themselves :)
We're getting close to shipping with every day!
Update on the Torn Armor miniatures
Hi Torn Armor backers!
I wanted to get an update out to you as we wait on the production of the game and there has been enough development on the... Read more
Minis & Printing Status
A quick update to let you know where we are at on the two main production fronts: miniatures and printing/game production:
The box, rules, dice, maps, etc went... Read more
Samples from China!
Hi Backers and happy Memorial Day weekend,
We have an exciting update for you all and could think of no other way to share the news other than via a... Read more
Hi backers :)
A quick update to let you know that we have not had the prototype from China yet, but we are waiting with baited breath; as soon as... Read more
Well here's a little sexy number for you
I'll just open with this:
I feel like I should be dropping a mic and walking off stage at this point. j/k
There's too much sexy goodness in this, but... Read more
Printing & Minis: a quick little update
Hi Torn Armor backers :)
So a quick update to let you know where we are currently at:
The printers have sent us pictures of the prototype mailing out in... Read more
I just realized that "miniature status" could be "just a little update" or it could be "an update on the status of the miniatures ..." so let's go with the... Read more
Very quick update just on the status of things ...
So printing, book, maps, dice etc are all with the production company. There may be a little back and forth on the format of some things, but we've been pretty... Read more
And we're off to the printers!
Just a quick update to let you know that files are transferring to the printers as I type this. I believe we've nailed the legibility issues for the... Read more
Feels like spam ... but ... take a look if you have commented on equipment/spell cards:
We've had some great feedback over the last two weeks on the font being used on the spell/equipment cards: color, border, kerning, font face etc. It has ultimately led to... Read more
Box cover, box back, and latest status
Happy Sunday to you all. We have a quick update here just to let you know what is going on while we're pulling last minute things together for... Read more
We're listening to your feedback
Hey guys and gals ... so I know I haven't been posting in the threads where you are giving feedback, but we are watching every word and I wanted you... Read more
To Index or not to Index, that is the question
So we're getting great feedback on the rules and I just wanted to thank you as we make these final tweaks and get everything just perfect.
One question... Read more
Two weeks and we head into printing
Hey Backers, a quick update as we are about to throw ourselves into the final 2 weeks of printing preparation. We're looking to get everything finalized and ready for China... Read more
The Rules, Unit Cards, Equipment & Spells, and General Status ... phew!
Happy Friday backers!
We have a little bit of ground to cover here, so let's jump straight into this:
The Portland company never got back to us with a quote.... Read more
Upwards and onwards!
So I didn't want to let too long go by without an update, so here's where we are at with ... well ... everything:
Defiance Games have... Read more
A quick update about Torn Armor status and the rules
A quick update on the general pulse of things:
1) No word back from Defiance RE: "give us our money back." There are "legal types" involved. One day... Read more
Status update on the game
So a quick update to let you know where we are at:
We have 6 quotes "out there" for printing. We had 3 from last year, but we... Read more
Let's get a dialogue going about miniatures
So this is a quick update, but it is intended to start a parallel conversation [to the core game] for the miniatures. I know you want them and... Read more
What we are getting quotes on, plus all 16 maps laid out for your enjoyment
So I thought you might find it interesting to see what we are currently getting quotes on for the game components and also see the final 16 maps... Read more
A New Update, a New Cool Dude
So as Centerstage came forward with their very incredible offer to donate all proceeds of the Torn World miniature sales to our Kickstarter (see: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alyssafaden/torn-armor/posts/737693) we have received another... Read more
Status Report & a Center Stage Miniatures Special Deal
I was going to post an update tonight showing you all of the maps that will be available in the game and a breakdown of all the printed... Read more
Quick update on where we are at
We're getting some additional offers of support coming in here and there on the miniatures front. Someone has offered to do the miniatures for cost, others for vastly reduced prices,... Read more
Torn Armor will LIVE!
So it has been a tough week and I wanted to see what developed before I posted an update.
Before I get into that I want to thank YOU. ... Read more
Torn Armor Status Update
This is not an easy update to send out, but I have always been open, honest and transparent with you all and recently the Torn World team has... Read more
I think we're finally ready to say "Happy New Year!"
Okay, I admit that it has been a while since our last update, but when you are sitting here twiddling your thumbs waiting on news that is news-worthy... Read more
Update time: miniature production is close?
I'm not going to dredge through the uselessness of the last few months, nor am I going to try and make excuses for something that - in all honesty -... Read more
The Latest and the future of Torn
Hi all. I have a quick update for you on a few fronts.
After the last update, the miniature production company and I have been in near... Read more
Current Status of Development
In the spirit of keeping open lines of communication here I have an update regarding the production of the miniatures. The bad news is that things have dragged... Read more
News from Maychia Comal (and the inevitable Sisk invasion)
Happy Weekend to our backers.
I wanted to reach out to you as we near November with good news and bad news. I hate phrasing it like that, it seems... Read more
"Your figures will be fantastic. You have my personal guarantee. "
A bit of a strange subject title perhaps, but this is what I was told by our American production company only a few days ago. It is topical I think,... Read more
Jason Wiebe Greens
Okay, this is a bit of a special update. Why? Well firstly it's Friday and it has been a while since the last update! *waves* helllooo!
Secondly, Jason Wiebe created... Read more
Final Box Artwork
So here is the final box artwork:
(Artist: Jeff Laubenstein)
Now obviously the actual box itself will have side panels, framing, back cover contents, bar code, title, etc, etc but... Read more
Update Time: Torn Armor Box Artwork
Today I show you the progress on the box artwork for Torn Armor. It took a little longer to get here than anticipated, but - as I am... Read more
And the wheels are moving ...
I know it has only been slightly over a week since the last update - and it is not my intent to overload anyone's email inbox - but I promised... Read more
Torn Armor: Progress Report 7/6
So it's time for a project check-in with you all, just to let you know where we are at and the state of things. This is that weird... Read more
About ready to go into production
Heeeeeeeeeey, it has been a while since you have heard from us and I wanted to give everyone an official update.
We hit a few problems moving into... Read more
$5 Map-pack & $25 Print Pledge Level Updates
So a quick update as we roll into July RE: the Map pack PDF and print option component of the Torn Armor Kickstarter.
The map pack... Read more
Buckles & Sebastian
Moriarty's Bell Sneak-Peek and News on the Map-Pack front
Happy Sunday everyone. Just some quick news on a couple of fronts.
Enclosed are some sneak-peek shots of Moriarty's Bell. A few tweaks are needed and - of course -... Read more
Murodae: The Rancid Few, "Name a Unit" and "Create an Item" news
So a couple of things to 'get out there' and bring you up to speed on.
"Name a Unit" and "Create an Item"
First: For those who opted... Read more
Hey folks, Fat Dragon Dwarven Halls is close to the Dwarven Airship ... if we unlock it, I'll stat it up for Torn Armor
Hey folks, remember how Fat Dragon threw in a terrain set for use in Torn Armor? Well they're in the last 3 hours of their own kickstarter and ever so... Read more
Cooma Felis ... coming soon :)
The Cooma Felis was not unlocked during our Kickstarter, but he is going to be unlocked and made available anyway. Because that's how we work at Torn, oh yes :) ... Read more
They're still going folks: Introducing the Buckles model
So we're not going anywhere :)
Mini Sculpts: Sisk Light Golem by John Robertson
Sculpts completed by John Robertson for the Sisk Light Golem. Remember that we’re doing sculpts and 3d models for everything in the core boxed set for several reasons:
- Backup. If... Read more
Tonight is Fat Dragon night
Good evening (or good morning) Torn Armor backers!
We're been collecting reward/add-on details from each of you and we appreciate your patience as we work through this process. Add-ons always... Read more
Did you miss us?
Well we promised frequent updates and it has already been a day. I simply *had* to find an excuse to write to you all and here it is.
Firstly, I... Read more
Thank you for making Torn Armor a reality!
To all of our wonderful backers!
Wow, that was one heckuva ride!
Thank you for being part of Torn Armor. Not only have we all created an awesome game with... Read more
The "Four Hours to Go!" Update
If you didn't see the homepage updates yet, here are a couple of highlights :)
Jason Wiebe Sculpts
3D Terrain UNLOCKED!
The Pledge Manager has been updated!
The Battle... Read more
New Wiebe Sculpt, A New Interview, and the Last Twelve Hours!
Hey Backers and Gaming Friends,
Here we are, the last 12 hours! (I feel like there should be a thunderclap in there or something).
So, a few things to share... Read more
Wiebe Sculpts & +$10 in Add-ons for ...
Last update for today (we figure that three big updates is enough for anyone!)
We're coming into the final stretch now, so when we hit the last day we're going... Read more
A Breakdown of the Units in Torn Armor
This is a special update that is in response to a request from one of our backers. He asked for us to summarize the new units that have been added... Read more
Free Torn World Literature: "Riftblade & Ghost"
Within sight of the 48hr mark ... The Final Battle for An Gearesdan
Can you believe that this is now into the final stretch? The 48hr mark is almost upon us and we at Torn World are very excited. For those new to... Read more
Sunday Night is Miniatures Night
Can you believe that we're now only 3 days out from the end of this kickstarter? If you have been with us since near the beginning: THANK YOU. If... Read more
For the new backers of Torn Armor: Thank you, and welcome aboard. Your support is making Torn Armor possible and for that you have our gratitude. It is our intent... Read more
Concept Art, Tonight's Dice-Roll-a-Thon, and Updated Pledge Calculator
Good evening Backers and new-found gaming friends,
A few things to tell you about tonight.
Updated Pledge Calculator
We have updated the Pledge Calculator and also included a worksheet so you can... Read more
Jason Wiebe Sculpt Progress
A few updates to send out tonight, so I'm going to start with this one: sculpting progress from Jason Wiebe! This is WIP, but feel free to share across the... Read more
Just two more Battles for An Gearesdan to go!
Okay ... every time I sit down to send out an update I think that I have nothing to say. And then I suddenly realize that I have a helluva... Read more
"And suddenly you realize that the battle has just swung in your favor."
Or "favour" for our English speaking fellows across the pond. And - believe me - we have quite a few of them. Here is to you, chaps *raises a glass*... Read more
Two new collaborations, more value, and Winged Hussar goodness
Update Fourteen Kingdoms Winged Hussar
The modeler used the sort of horse you'd expect to see under a heavy knight ... or a mongol ... or something. Now we have... Read more
The Third Behemoth Unit: "Moriarty's Bell"
A mid-day update to announce the final artwork for the third behemoth unit (this is in the modeling queue as I type this):
It will stand about 120mm tall (TBD)... Read more
Monday is Battle Night!
Okay guys and gals, so a few updates here before I get into the Battle for An Gearesdan!
We're homing in on 50k and funding now - THANK... Read more
The $45k mini-stretch goal & other kickstarter updates
We'll we're now within striking distance! We are very close to the funding level and still have plenty of time on the clock. We will be pushing to... Read more
So just a quick status report on a few things here to keep you all in the loop.
We have started the process of planning for the shipping of... Read more
The Daily Dice-Rolling-a-thon-Winner-of-Goodies
So we have just completed today's dice-rolling-a-thon-gift-of-goodies-for-a-backer.
Jamieson Hoffman, you sir win $10 extra in add-ons at the end of the Kickstarter! We have contacted you directly,... Read more
Friday night has become "MINIS!" night
Okay, a few things to update you on.
Firstly, we passed the 40k mark quite nicely and are homing in on 50k. Think about that for a moment: we're pushing... Read more
The Battle for An Gearesdan
The fighting is bogging down in the foothills of An Gearesdan. Scouts report that there is strange terrain ahead hereunto not reported on any previous scouting missions ... what have... Read more
Another update later tonight will cover the Battle for An Gearesdan and the map winner (which will be decided on Sunday!)
A second will cover the unlocked units we're adding... Read more
FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE
So this has been 3 or 4 weeks in the making: FREE SHIPPING WORLD WIDE.
Why did we not launch with this? Well the simple truth is that shipping... Read more
The Battle for An Gearesdan
Quick update on the battle for tonight. Because we're letting map submissions come in to 9PM PST and they still need to go through impartial review, we'll announce the next... Read more
Third Behemoth Unit
So earlier this week we announced a third behemoth unit ... and here are the concept sketches:
Two updates tonight: one for the little dice-roll-someone-gets-a-bonus-unit and one later for FREE SHIPPING. Yup, that's right, it's happening.
But without further ado ... *drumroll*
Tonight's winner of $10 towards... Read more
(I feel like I should be saying "Dear Supporter," but "why so serious?")
A few things tonight just so you know the status on things:
The Daily Drawing... Read more
So tonight's update is going to be less "dramatic" than last night and more focused on a few areas of progress so you can see the wonderful things... Read more
The Battle for An Gearesdan: The Leaders Arrive
Dear fellow gamers,
A couple of updates tonight:
- The Battle for An Gearesdan last round results
- The next round challenge!
- The 40k stretch goal announcement
The Battle for An Gearesdan... Read more
Okay, that subject-line will have a few of you confused :)
Before I explain let's acknowledge that was a pretty stunning weekend. For all of the new backers: WELCOME. We do... Read more
Friday is "Map day."
So that was quite the day, wasn't it? :)
Thank you to our new backers and welcome aboard! It looks like we are within striking range of 30k and at... Read more
3 of 3 for 3/14: That's a lot of numbers. The Battle for An Gearesdan
The Battle for An Gearesdan wraps up its third phase and it had previously looked like the Maychians were going to win in a clean sweep. Could the Sisk find... Read more
2(b) of 3 updates tonight! The 30k mini-stretch goal revealed. (in Spanish)
This is the Spanish version of my previous update.
Torn World anuncia su colaboración con Reaper Miniatures
Torn Armor tiene el placer de anunciar, en colaboración con Reaper Miniatures, la... Read more
2 of 3 updates tonight! The 30k mini-stretch goal revealed.
This is the official press-release forthcoming from Reaper (seriously, you HAVE to love those guys ...) They gave us the go-ahead to post this first, so here we go! (the... Read more
1 of 3 updates tonight! The 30k mini-stretch goal revealed.
Another great day - thank you all! To the new backers ... yeah, I see you back there ... THANK YOU for being part of this. It's an amazing game,... Read more
The biggest update you will ever read
Hello fellow gamers, miniature enthusiasts, supporters, and new-found friends,
First up, I seriously considered breaking this into smaller messages, because we have A LOT to talk about, but then I concluded that... Read more
La batalla por An Gearesdan
This is a Spanish translation of the 3/11 update. English speaking backers can make reference to the English version posted last night here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1471855235/torn-armor/posts/425768
¡Buenas noches a todos!
La batalla por... Read more
The Battle for An Gearesdan continues
Good evening every one!
The Battle for An Gearesdan
So a few updates to talk about tonight, including the "Day 3 Battle for An Gearesdan." Day two saw the Maychians... Read more
Going well guys and gals, thank you!
I had a conversation today with a few kickstarter gurus and the great news is that at this stage of the project, at this level of funding, we're 90% likely... Read more
Day Five: First Blood on An Gearesdan!
So the Battle for An Gearesdan went badly for the Sisk and they certainly got a bloody nose. The superior numbers of the Maychian faction managed to out do the... Read more
Day Four: It's raining dice!
Okay, the video talks about all sorts of things (including why I am wearing cyberman ears), but I'll keep the email itself on track =D
I was asked to explain... Read more
Day Three: The Battle for An Gearesdan!
Okay, a special update ... this is the start of WAR!
So every Tuesday to Thursday, and Friday to Monday we are going to run a contest. The contest will... Read more
Good evening backers,
In celebration of us passing the $10,000 mark, let's share the game rules and a couple of unit cards so you can use them as a visual... Read more
Day Two: A Question from the Audience
Good evening backers!
Some of you may know that it is my intent to provide regular updates and keep in touch with you all. I had planned tonight to send... Read more
Day One: A Great Start - Thank You!
So here we are, only 19hrs into our first day and it has been a very strong showing indeed; and this is all down to YOU, our first backers. The... Read more