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Analogue gaming station with expansions of high quality board game prints. Web App catalog with games & variations. PLAY.TWEAK.SHARE.
Analogue gaming station with expansions of high quality board game prints. Web App catalog with games & variations. PLAY.TWEAK.SHARE.
Analogue gaming station with expansions of high quality board game prints. Web App catalog with games & variations. PLAY.TWEAK.SHARE.
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      Enlew
      Superbacker
      on November 28

      Any update? It's been a while.

    2. Krzysiek Piwowarski on October 22

      Excellent news on the progress - hopefully this one actually delivers :)

    3. Paul on October 11

      I understand the delay, don’t worry I’m still confident that you will deliver a great product! Hopefully it’s before Christmas, but if it’s later then it’s still fine by me. Let the positive energy flow, you rock!

    4. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on October 4

      Hi, guys. Sure, it seems very easy but apparently, it's not. We have done all quoting again and found an experienced manufacturer. Still waiting for the refund from previous. This week is a holiday in China, hopefully, next week we'll have an agreement and more details on ETA to share in the update. We want to fulfill and make you playfully happy asap!

    5. John Eric Holmlund on October 3

      We're not putting a blender on a cooler here, let's get this done. And let's start with an update.

    6. Krzysiek Piwowarski on September 27

      So I see there are no reactions to the production revelation... Any chance you can tell us where exactly we're standing with the process now? This project shouldn't have been as complicated as it's turning out. It's basically a plastic box with inserts for various games - how hard can that be to produce? So... Where are we with the new manufacturer search and what is the current ETA on delivery?

    7. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on August 15

      @Krzysiek Piwowarski Thanks for your question.

      Yes, we got positive confirmation this morning. Should receive some photo samples soon. Waiting for the news on all the other parts of production, like hot injection molds have to be ready anytime soon. Will update accordingly. Have a great day

    8. Krzysiek Piwowarski on August 15

      Hey guys, did you manage to find a company that would produce prints with sufficient precision? How is the production progressing?

    9. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on August 1

      @MadJo Hey! We'll have an update for our backers this week. There is still some work to do, but everything is going forward, so stay tuned :)

    10. MadJo on August 1

      I can has update? End of July just passed. Wondering where we are in the process.

    11. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on July 21

      Thanks for the follow-up. The game production samples are estimated for mid-August, QA is carried until then with ca 85 game designs on ca 300 print cards. We're so much looking into sharing the play experience with you asap

    12. Krzysiek Piwowarski on July 21

      Meant the shipment charge - the game was charged for ages ago obviously.

    13. Krzysiek Piwowarski on July 21

      Just got charged for the game but we're still nowhere near the shipping date from the sound of things. What gives?

    14. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on July 21

      @Enlew. The shipping & charging is carried by Backerkit. Your account was manually adjusted to give you second shipping as a bonus. If there is any inconvenience it will be sorted out, no worries! Please send a message

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      Enlew
      Superbacker
      on July 21

      So I was charged twice for shipping two games. Both to same address.

    16. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on July 20

      Hey, everyone! We would like to let you know everything is moving along. Having the manufacturing done in China is really challenging, especially if you don't have anyone there in person overlooking operations, but nonetheless positive progress is being made. Stay tuned for an update by the end of July :)

    17. Krzysiek Piwowarski on July 19

      3 months isn't long by KS standards - just saying. They did say in their last update they were doing QC tests of the product.

    18. Siripon Mongkolkunwat on July 18

      The apparent lack of communication and the long overdue deadline look like a really bad sign.

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      Michele Vicchitto
      Superbacker
      on July 5

      Hi, I'm also trying to check on ETA on shipping.

    20. Krzysiek Piwowarski on June 30

      Hi guys, how's the production process coming along? Any ETA on when you'll start shipping?

    21. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on June 14, 2017

      Hi there! We added you all to the backerkit and it automatically calculates and generates the info. Will sort this out manually. Did you have both rewards going to same address?

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      Enlew
      Superbacker
      on June 8, 2017

      Really peeved to have to pay such a large shipping cost twice because I ordered from the IGG as well. I better get two actual shipments and not one big one, I'll be peeved if I paid shipping twice to get one big box.

    23. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on June 7, 2017

      Hey, everyone!

      We're glad for you to be waiting for The Bead Game :)

      We don't want to provide an exact shipping date, because we are not sure that we will be able to achieve it in an exact date.

      As the things are looking now, we think that shipping will begin in the middle of the summer. We'll be sure to keep you updated on this.

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      Jonathan on June 6, 2017

      Hello there, I have made the payment for shipping. Can you provide an estimated shipping date and approximate shipping time? Thanks.

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      Scott Briggs on June 5, 2017

      With the surveys released do you have a better idea of when shipping will begin?

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      Freya Jordan on June 3, 2017

      I buy heavy items from the UK all the time and shipping is never this much. It's a bit ridiculous and you're doing a big disservice to your backers.

    27. Chantal Marier on June 3, 2017

      Wow. $33 CAD for shipping to Canada. That's insane. Hopefully something more reasonable can be worked out before the product ships.

    28. MadJo on June 2, 2017

      For those people who are also Backerclub-members, double check your survey.

    29. MadJo on June 2, 2017

      In case you can't find the email with the survey-link, you can go to this address:
      https://www.backerkit.com/master_backer_accounts/sign_in and log in there with your Kickstarter-email address and your Backerkit.com password. You will find a link to the survey there.

      If you've never had a backerkit-account created in the past, go to that same website and simply request a password-change using the email address you use for Kickstarter, as that's the one that's used there. An email should appear in that mailbox to reset the password.

      Alternatively, check your spam folder and search for Backerkit.

      Note, this is a different system than the survey option that you can find on Kickstarter's own site. So if you were simply looking there for the survey, look above for the instructions on how to access your Bead Games-survey.

    30. Ann Lord on June 2, 2017

      I haven't received a survey

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      Kenneth on June 2, 2017

      Finally rolling out the surveys I see... There's just one thing:
      I agree with the others on the shipping costs, they are ridiculous! I paid £24 = 27.43€ for shipping to Finland. I've got other Kickstarter projects from US with $15 = 13.31€ shipping.
      I hope the beads are gold!

    32. Sunrider on June 2, 2017

      I have completed the survey and will pay the shipping, because I agreed to as part of becoming a backer. I realize now this is due to the weight of the glass beads. However, I would point out that the glass beads could be bought locally for much less and save purchasers the extra cost of shipping them. Ship the case and the boards with a list of "You will need x number of glass beads each in x number of colors," which the buyer could then source locally.

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      Enlew
      Superbacker
      on June 2, 2017

      I second the comment on the shipping. I also ordered from IGG, so will I be paying $50 for shipping then?

    34. Sunrider on June 2, 2017

      $25 to ship from the UK to the US? Seriously?
      Does it ship in a lead lined box for protection? it's plastic and paper.

    35. Krzysiek Piwowarski on May 30, 2017

      Speaking of the survey...why are you leaving it right until the end of the process? All the KS projects I backed sent out surveys within days of the project being funded...

    36. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on May 24, 2017

      Hey, everyone!

      We must apologize for the lack of communication and for being a bit late. Starting the production was complicated and we didn't expect to encounter delays.
      We still have to weigh shipments and then we will be able to send the survey, it shouldn't take much longer.

      And again, we were to optimistic about the product being ready in April, you can expect to receive the Bead Game in the middle of the summer.

      We hope you can play some other games in the mean time :) Stay tuned for the survey.

    37. Ann Lord on May 23, 2017

      Any updates?

      This was to be a birthday present and the birthday is the 26th.

      Obviously, it is too late for that but still...

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      Rick Casarez on May 22, 2017

      So comment was 4 days ago and no survey. Any updates?

    39. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on May 18, 2017

      Hi, guys!

      We signed up with backerkit.com for the fulfilment tracking, the survey is being prepared right now and should reach you soon. The design & sampling with factories took time, but now the production process has started - we hope to get the first batch done by mid june.
      We'll keep you updated. Please be patient, it's going to be great!

    40. E Henley on May 18, 2017

      No survey and communication is lacking. Hard to know what, if anything is truly progressing. Want to be excited about this but fearing disappointment.

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      Scott Briggs on May 17, 2017

      I have not received my survey yet either, has anyone? I know I was told back in March that there had been some delays but I was also told that we would receive the surveys in April.

      @Creator, can we please get an update on backer surveys, manufacturing, shipping, etc.?

    42. cRuEllY
      Superbacker
      on May 14, 2017

      No, haven't gotten any survey yet. An update on the production status would be nice too.

    43. Siripon Mongkolkunwat on May 12, 2017

      Anyone else hasn't got any survey yet? The project supposed to be delivered in April, we are in May now.

    44. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on May 2, 2017

      @MadJo Thanks for noticing! We recently updated our Web App and there are a few bugs that need to be taken care of. This is going to be fixed soon!

      Also, good for noticing about the game rules. It is hard to describe the rules for a game that is hundreds or even thousands of years old, because if the rules aren't precisely written down, they are passed on to generations by word of mouth, which leads to mistakes and variations of the game being created. Feel free to add the British Museum version as a variation.

      Keep on gaming!

    45. MadJo on April 30, 2017

      @Creator, I was looking up some game rules on your website, and noticed that sometimes the last few lines aren't readable.

      For instance on this page:
      http://www.beads.games/games/traditional/royal-game-of-ur the lines for "How to Win" aren't shown on my laptop, no matter if I zoom in or out or put my browser (Firefox) in fullscreen. Not sure what kind of voodoo you use on that page, but it's clear to me that something's not quite right with the HTML.

      Also, the links up top don't work either, except change the colors of the menu item.

      Also the rules to that game appear to differ from the rules explained in a recent video I saw of that game, as described by the curator of the British Museum (who deciphered the rules from a cuneiform clay tablet). For instance, you don't have to roll 4 or 5 to get a stone on the board. Roll a d4 (or preferably 4 piramid shaped dice) and that's the amount of places you can go.
      See for more here:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch…

    46. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on April 18, 2017

      @SuvhOohl We sent you a message. Be sure we will do all to make you happy!

    47. SuvhOohl on April 14, 2017

      Hi guys!

      Can we change the shipping adress?

      Thanks!

    48. ADEPTS CREATIVE INDUSTRIES 2-time creator on April 13, 2017

      @MadJo @Krzysiek Piwowarski Hello and thanks for sharing your thoughts, it's important for us. It's very much a learning experience, that's why we have encountered with different challenges on the manufacturing side. We'll definitely add more focus on communication. We're doing all to assure the best quality, it's in all of our favor. We're happy for your feedback, thanks again!

    49. MadJo on April 12, 2017

      @creator, you might want to write a Kickstarter Update (not everyone keeps tabs in the comments, but backers do get notified if there's an Update), especially if you think you might not be making your set deadline. Explain a few things.

      Communication is key in any Kickstarter campaign, especially during the manufacturing phase. Be sure to share the good news but also the bad stuff. And give decent explanations as to why.

    50. Krzysiek Piwowarski on April 12, 2017

      So how far behind schedule are we talking about? Project was meant to be delivered in April - it is now April and you haven't started manufacturing the physical object yet from what I can gather. I think I'll speak for everyone when I say delays are okay and expected with projects like these but only when there's clear communication about the what and why.

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