Penny Press Online, and Expansion News!
Happy New Year, Penny Pressers!
I know it’s been almost three years since our last update, but we promised we wouldn’t bother you with updates unless we had something... Read more
Vote for Penny Press! And expansion news:
Hello, everyone. We hope you're enjoying your copy of Penny Press...in fact we hope you like it so much that you think it's worthy of an award! BoardGameGeek's Golden Geek... Read more
International games shipped! And Other News
Almost every international game has shipped -- there're a few of you that haven't responded to requests for additional info (phone number, etc), so check your inboxes if you don't... Read more
Games on their way to everyone!
Lots of you have your games in hand! Hurray, and excitement. We're glad to hear all the positive feedback on the box, the components, and the game itself! We were... Read more
Don't Break a Mirror Factory
Seriously. I advise against it. It's bad luck.
In continuing with our tradition of RIDICULOUS NONSENSE, we encountered a couple problems during packing today. (Spoilers: it's going to be okay,... Read more
Some people have inquired about local pickup. If you're near us in Arlington, MA and don't want your game shipped, you can stop by the Asmadi Games office to get... Read more
The games have arrived in our warehouse, so we're going to start putting them in boxes and sending them to you, along with copies of the fancy-looking Penny Press Extra!... Read more
Games are still not released yet. What this means, unfortunately, is that there's no way I can get them all shipped out before I leave for NY on Friday. We... Read more
Update: Still in Customs
Hey all, apologies for not updating sooner -- I help run AnimeBoston every year, and that was this weekend!
The short version: games are still stuck awaiting U.S. Customs clearance.... Read more
Meow, and a shipping/customs update
It's April Fools Day, so we made a game, and are teaming up with Foam Brain Games (Our convention partner) to bring it to everyone!
Its a silly, yet... Read more
Good news, everyone!
I've found a very reliable delivery company to bring the games from the docks to our warehouse:
I'll have everything in hand on Wednesday. Yes, it's April... Read more
Pandas, Shipping, and the Penny Press Extra!
Good news! The boat with Penny Press on it is still floating, and on its way to us. We hope to see lots of you at PAX East this weekend,... Read more
Boats and PAX
I have it on good authority that our fine game is on a boat! It departed port in China on Feb 22 (It was supposed to go out on the... Read more
Penny Press: How to Play!
Thanks muchly to Tyler Dion for filming + editing, and the Decked Podcast for letting us show you how to play!
Surveys are out!
Gosh, 100 people filled out the survey before I could even post that they're out. You people are quick to press!
You may gather that this means things are moving,... Read more
A little photo update!
Here's the updated insert: (the trough for pieces is deeper)
And colored meeples!
Also, we added in a few ziploc baggies to hold story pieces, to keep them separate and... Read more
Production Sample part 2!
Matt and Robert here for today’s update, and we’ve got some more photos to show off!
We’re super happy with the way the tuckbox came out, and just look at... Read more
Production Sample, part 1!
Okay, quick update right now because I'm excited to share pictures with you all!
We had two samples sent over from the factory, one with KS goodies and one without.... Read more
Newsboy Meeple, Production Updates
Its a Newsboy meeple! He's covering an important story: US factories produce games, Overseas factories are a pain in the classifieds. (That's the first copy of Heat, that just arrived).... Read more
BGGCon and Updated Board!
We got (and approved) the revised board samples from China while at BGGCon, and the problem with the warping was completely corrected. It wasn't huge to begin with, but it... Read more
Board Proofs + Livestream tonight at 7:30 EST
Hey all, we got board samples from the factory and wanted to share. They look pretty awesome, the colors all contrast nicely as planned, and the game looks very attractive... Read more
Oops. And a small update!
So I posted this update earlier this afternoon! To the wrong KickStarter campaign. So all the people who backed Heat got to hear about the Penny Press news.
Hey... Read more
On Kickstarter Edition and Rewards, plus a Colorful Game
I've received a few questions about this, so I wanted to clear up again how we're doing the KS rewards. We're printing enough copies of the game with the... Read more
Rules, Boston FIG and Falloha
Autumn has started and we are definitely due for an update. Penny Press production is progressing steadily. Right now, we are still on track for a November delivery, but please... Read more
Back from Gen Con, Going to Press!
It’s been a fun, busy, productive summer here at Team Penny Press. We went to Gen Con, we wrestled with some last-minute color issues, and though we’re a little sad... Read more
Gen Con Update -- Delivery Timing + Art Assets
Hi everyone, This is Robert, one of the designers of Penny Press. Matt and I are about to get on a plane to GenCon, but we didn’t want to leave... Read more
The weather may be ideal for swimming and playing games and lazing about, but we’re not slowing down in producing Penny Press. We’re getting final versions of all... Read more
Happy Days and Jubilation!
With two whole minutes to spare!
Awesome, guys. Super awesome.
We have added a last minute $47 level for folks that want one copy of the game and two copies of the Penny Press Extra (which will now feature a... Read more
Crossword Puzzle Special Guest Creator: Mike Selinker! Three hours left~
Exciting news! Our good friend Mike Selinker (who made a Maze of Games and some Pathfinder Card Game that a few people have played) is going to work on the... Read more
One day to go! Stretch Goals, Exclusives, and You!
Well yesterday was pretty amazing, biggest day of the campaign! We have added a final pair of stretch goals: A tuckbox at $52,000, and a games+crossword page for the Penny... Read more
3-Packs available, $45K coming up, and the Last Stretch Goal at Midnight!
We have added 3-packs of Penny Press to our backing options. If you wanted three, there's your chance!
We're cruising toward $45K, and a thousand backers. Holy wow, guys. Thank... Read more
The home stretch!
The Penny Press Kickstarter ends Thursday at 1:30PM EST!
All of you backers have made it amazing, and we keep pushing through stretch goals. We passed the $37,500 mark and... Read more
Happy 4th of July! Next Stretch Goal: Alternate Art Newspaper Boards
Hope everyone is having a good National Cookout Day!
Our next Stretch Goal will be at $45,000, and if (when!) we reach it, we'll be including a set of... Read more
Reddit AMA now! And hurray $30K.
Our Reddit AMA is live now:
We'll start answering questions at the top of the hour!
Also, comics page is coming to the Penny Press Extra, which is... Read more
Reddit AMA tomorrow! And nearing the Comics Page
Hello! It has been a slightly quieter week, but Penny Press is rolling on...we're right at the edge of hitting our $30,000 stretch goal of adding comics to the Penny... Read more
$37,500: The Penny Press Newsboy Strike Expansion!
If we make this goal, the Newsboy Strike Expansion will be included in every copy of Penny Press! So what is The Newsboy Strike Expansion?
This is a big, chunky... Read more
Linen Boxes + Start Player!
We have reached the $25,000 level, and with it we have added linen finish to our box. We were going to do a newsprint finish on actual newspaper...but sadly due... Read more
Stretch Goal Update! And Other TTDM Games, plus Red by Carl Chudyk!
Hello! We listened to your feedback on the issue, and we're changing the $30,000 level to something a little different: A comics section in the Penny Press Extra!... Read more
$20,000! New Stretch Goals
Well, 20K in just over a week is pretty amazing. We've gone through our entire first wave of stretch goals, and we've got two more to reveal! We're waiting on... Read more
Double Sided Tokens + Press Passes!
Well, we continue to blow through our stretch goals, because all of you backers are awesome! We're kind of humbled by how well the campaign is going, and excited because... Read more
$12000! Notes from the Designers
Hi, this is Robert, one of the designers of Penny Press.
When our kickstarter reached $6,000 we achieved our first stretch goal: 15 extra cards. This is one stretch goal... Read more
Stretch Goal Every Day?
I think we can live with that. We've over 9000, actually over 10,000 now! We'll be upgrading the cardstock to linen finish, which should make Penny Press just a little... Read more
Stretch Goal Reached: Plane Tickets
Or...15 more cards. But I'm getting on a plane to go to Origins, so I don't have time to say much more. Holy wow, everyone, $6000 in under a day!... Read more
Well I guess people want to play Penny Press (Not that I'm surprised at all!)
Thanks all for helping us reach our very modest goal, and now on to the... Read more