The end is nigh!
And now, the end is near . . . .
Back in June we pushed the big red "launch" button on our wee Kick Starter.(There isn't actually a big... Read more
Funding - Sorted! Production - Sorted! Shipping - SORTED!!!!!
I have just heard from the great people over in Game Salute US that their warehouse have pulled out the stops and have got all of the US and the... Read more
Good News for Level-Up Upgade Backers
To all our friends out there who already owned the first edition of Luchador! and pledged for the Level Up upgrade packs, I have some good news.
Actually its... Read more
It’s That Time!
After a few tense weeks, in which we seen several last minute delays to our schedule, I am happy to announce that Luchador! Second Edition. Begins shipping today!
The UK... Read more
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COLLECTION AT ESSEN.
The following applies only if you wish to collect your copy from us at ESSEN
(16th-19th October 2014)
BACKERS FOR FULL GAME.
Please email us (before Saturday 4th October) at... Read more
ESSEN COLLECTION SURVEY - IMPORTANT
We are now in a position to confirm that we will definitely have stock of Luchador! second edition available at Essen. However, due to delays in shipping schedules... Read more
LIVE TODAY - LUCHADOR! UNBOXING EVENT
Guess what arrived into our grubby little Backspindle Boy hands today?
Only the first, full production copy of Luchador 2nd edition thats what!
We can hardly contain ourselves but we... Read more
Final production stage approved.
For those of you interested in the production process, the final checks that we as a publisher will make are to confirm and approve the packing order. The manufacturer... Read more
Hi Guys, remember me?
Apologies for the absence of updates over the last few months.
"So what's been happening?" I hear you ask.
Well, I had four mad weeks... Read more
SURVEY RESPONSE REQUIRED
Game Salute have now set up the survey for us to collect all the relevant info we need from you guys to ensure that you all get your... Read more
To the crash of the cymbals and the taiko drums . . . .
I give you - LADY KABUKI
Special thanks to Patrick Bradley, Jorge Medina, Alejandro Ivan Montalvo Cobo. I hope our final decision has not offended.
I'm still not sure... Read more
Last but not Least!
A first glance of our Femme Fatale from the Far East - "El Kabuki"
or should that be La Kabuki?
(Any help anyone... Read more
And the Luchadora we have all been waiting for is . . . . . . .
Mark Rivera had a tough job on his hands to choose just one Luchadora from all the fantastic ideas that you guys sent to us, but after long deliberations he... Read more
. . . . and the winners are!
We have given Luchador's designer Mark Rivera the honor of choosing who the additional Luchadora! being added to the wrestler cards will be. He is considering all your suggestions and... Read more
We went into the final round fighting and we have won by and absolute KNOCK OUT!
On behalf of Luchador’s designer Mark Rivera, David Brashaw and myself, I would like... Read more
T minus 116 minutes.
Only 116 minutes to go.
If you haven’t pledged already this is your last chance to get in on some serious Luchador! Fun, with all the added bonuses from our... Read more
2 hours to go!
Only two hours remaining and our total is still rising!
This is amazing!
Thank you all so much for pledging.
Seriously - YOU ROCK!
What's that in the distance behind us? It's quite a long way back now but I can just make it out - It was our final stretch goal! You... Read more
And your referee tonight is!
Big thanks to the great guys over at Meeple Source for pulling out all the stops to get this ready for us at very short notice.
SECONDS OUT - FINAL ROUND
Less than 24 hours left and you have smashed through all of our planned Stretch Goals.
So we thought you guys deserve the chance to get one more reward before... Read more
30 hours to go.
As we approach our final day the backers keep coming!
All of our stretch goals have now been unlocked. Everyone who has pledged for the full game or for the... Read more
Good Morning Luchadors!
OK, Did you guys have a Luchador Party when I was asleep?
40 new backers overnight! That is amazing.
Welcome to every one who has joined us in the... Read more
Señoras y señores! Te damos el Charro Negro.
One word. Awesome!
Now the ridiculously talented Meow God will turn his attentions to the sensitive Señorita with the super short fuse - Miss Anita Dinamita. I can't wait!
Ah! Seven Double O. We’ve been expecting you!
Right now I’m sitting in a high-backed swivel chair stroking a long haired white cat with a Luchador mask on. (That’s me wearing the mask, not the cat.)
A few... Read more
Lets hear it for the Inbetweeners!
For the -19ers and the -33ers and -74ers, and especially today to the 99ers.
For today Asef is our 699th backer.
Soon someone will step up and claim the accolade... Read more
BOOM! - Luchador KOs another Stretch Goal!
You've done it again guys.
As another target falls by the wayside, we march on together with a little bag of four unique custom designed Lucha-Meeples now in our hands.... Read more
The bell rings and the crowd fall silent as the final round begins.
Only 66 hours remain as we stand together in the Luchador! arena. The opening fanfares have faded and the time for smack talk has passed. Now we either put up or shut... Read more
And that, ladies and gentlemen, is How to play Luchador!
The great guys over at Dark Cleo Productions bring on some serious pain in an amazing Tag Team Battle>
And - Luchador scores two fantastic scores from the lovely... Read more
The End is Nigh!
It's not usually a phrase that inspires hope.
Nor is it renowned for its ability to trigger outbreaks of sporadic celebratory dance, But that is what it has caused at Backspindle Games,... Read more
One small step for Luchador!
Our next Stretch Goal is already only a short distance away! (which is just as well as our insanely likable little Lucha-Meeples only have little legs!)
Judging by the wide... Read more
Is that the pitter patter of tiny wooden feet I hear?
And it sounds like they're getting closer!
What a great day yesterday - our second highest funding day since the campaign began.
We are now less than $1,000... Read more
Well Hello Mr 600.
Let’s all give a great big Luchador welcome Hug to Shane our 600th backer, (remembering not to hold for more than 3 seconds, or break the two pat rule –... Read more
El Charro! - Artwork Update
As promised, here is the next stage in El Charro's journey toward the Luchador Arena.
Block colouring completed. - Just the shading to go on our newest Luchador. that's when the... Read more
We've Totally Trashed Twenty - now lets Body Slam that Stretch Goal!
Still almost 6 days to go and we are now 126% funded.
We gained almost 60 new backers in the last 24hrs. That was our highest number since day two... Read more
A closer look at our Lucha-Meeple wannabes!
Voting is still ongoing with A and B still out in front. E is not far behind but its anyones race yet!
So if you have not already voted then... Read more
$19,000 and rising.
Another milestone passed - and another step nearer those Diminutive Divas of the Dice (aka: our Lucha-Meeples)
Quick update on the scores for most popular design:
A, B and E are neck... Read more
Tenga Cuidado! - es El Charro!
- and you wouldn't want to go messin' with this guy.
The mightily talented Meow God has completed the outlining for El Charro Negro! The next stage is to block in... Read more
Firtst Stretch Goal Achieved.
Thanks you to all our backers! The newly pledged and the old faithfuls who have been with us since day one. Thanks to you we have just passed our first... Read more
Everyone say hi to Ken - our 500th Backer.
Stand tall Ken Wickle and proudly proclaim -
"I took us to the first Stretch Goal."
"I got us all those beautiful extra dice"
"And I took the first step towards... Read more
We can almost touch it!
With our first stretch goal a little over $200 away it's now tantalisingly close.
Let's have one more push and we can break that barrier, grab all those extra dice... Read more
Stretch Goal 2. You're Gonna Love these Wee Guys!
So after some frantic discussions with some great people at Meeple Source we can now announce our second Stretch Goal - LUCHA-MEEPLES.
If we hit this target we will include... Read more
Just 8 days to go!
8 days left and we are on our way towards our first stretch goal. And soon I will have some news on our next goal. I think... Read more
Hi, and thank you all again for backing Luchador!
We have been trying to find ways that we can make the new 3D ring stronger and more durable for you... Read more
Hey, we did it!
Thanks to your support and your pledges the new bigger and better Luchador! Mexican Wrestling Dice - 2nd Edition will now happen.
Thank you -... Read more
One more small step!
Day 10 of our campaign and we are tantalisingly close to our target.
Less than $900 between us and the Second Edition of Luchador! becoming a reality.
Thank you... Read more
90% FUNDED = 100% HAPPY!
Well, 99% happy. I'm saving that last 1% of joy for when we hit $16,000 and Luchador! funds.
We have still 13 days to go and we have just passed... Read more
When one Fantastic, Award Winning Dice Game is just not enough!
One copy of Luchador! Mexican Wrestling Dice not enough?
Then try our New Improved Tag Team Pledges!
In response to many requests we have now added in two new Tag... Read more
Week Two Begins - Time to meet our new Luchadors!
OK - so how awesome are you guys? No really - You Rock!
Still only seven days in and we are already over $12,500. That's nearly 80% funded in just... Read more
Luchador! Body-Slams its way to victory at the 2014 UK Games Expo!
Carlsberg don't make weekends - but if they did I think we just had one.
Three Fantastic days of meeting amazing game fans and some of the loudest and most... Read more
UK GAMES EXPO - We're ready to rumble!
Another early start today as they open the doors on the UK Games Expo. Looking forward to two great days of Lucha fun as we show off our new advanced... Read more
UK GAMES EXPO - Here we come!
It's a little after 4am UK time. And why are we all awake at "Stupid O'clock"?
Today we catch a flight to the UK Games EXPO, where we are gonna... Read more
So what's your Luchador name?
Hey you guys!
We've just started our third day and we are already over 43% funded! Thank you all so much for your pledges and support.
Now it's time... Read more
Welcome to Luchador!
Wow! Just over 20 hours in and we are already over 25% of our target.
This is just a quick note to say a big thanks to all you first... Read more