International Tabletop Day!
International Tabletop Day
In case you missed it - most of your friendly local game stores are running events today in celebration of International Tabletop Day. This is... Read more
GripMat Shipping Update!
GripMat Shipping Update
Today I received word that 130 of our 172 Pre-ordered Disaster Looms! GripMats have shipped, with instruction manuals and connectors!
The other 42 will go... Read more
Mailings and GripMats
First let me wish you all a Happy New Year. I hope 2014 is starting out right.
Many of you should have received your mailing. If you... Read more
For the 165 of you who backed to receive a GripMat, you will be happy to know that I have a confirmed ship date for when these... Read more
GripMat Update - Kickstarter Launched Today
We launched our Kickstarter today to fund new sizes, and art options. For those of you who backed the $20 GripMat (or as we called them back then... Read more
Starfield GripMat has arrived!
GripMat - Starfield
We received and approved the final sample of the Starfield mat that some of you have pre-ordered. It looks impressive! No issues fitting the entirety... Read more
I wanted to give you an update as to where things stand. We are still working to get the new printed instruction manuals and replacement connectors into your hands.... Read more
GenCon and Mat Update
I bring tidings of great joy today.
The Doom that was, isn't...
A few quick updates to everyone concerning the status of everything:
We received last week the final final art and texture sample for our long past due... Read more
Single Page Rulebook & Replacements Headed Your Way
A few quick updates for you. By request, we’ve uploaded a second version of the rulebook that has single pages instead of the two-page spread from the previous... Read more
44 Pages of Pure Awesome!
The Almost-there-so-close-final-last-draft Version 2.0 Rulebook
We are trying so very hard to get the final rulebook to you ASAP. Unfortunately, last week some unfortunate circumstances kept our marvelous Graphic Designer from being able... Read more
Instruction Manual Revised & Mats
We wanted to give an update on where we are on the revised Operations Manual, and the play mats that 150 of you ordered way back in June of... Read more
Revised Manual - So close to being finished!
We wanted to take a minute just to let you all know that we have been working with all of your feedback on the instruction manual. It has... Read more
Disaster Looms! revised rule book!
We have posted our draft of the rule book on Board Game Geek. Here are the links to get to these files:
Please keep in... Read more
Happy New Year!
Greetings to all of you! I hope you have had a lovely holiday, and will also have a great and safe one tonight.
We have been... Read more
Mats / Life after Kickstarter update
Post-Shipping, and last change for Damage Report Kickstarter!
We have been receiving a lot of feedback from many of you on what you are pleased with and what you wish to see improved in our next... Read more
Hi everybody, just a minor update today:
Aside from a handful of packages for our friends and family, the last three sets of painted ships (thanks Zack!) and a small... Read more
Shipping Update #2
The first copies of Disaster Looms! have left the warehouse to head to you, the Kickstarter backers, and the distributors, to make their way to game stores around... Read more
All of our games have arrived and are safely unloaded into our storage area, and we are preparing them for shipping even now. The event at Raygun and... Read more
PAX, Early Pickup, and the Kickstarter Launch Party for Damage Report
Greetings all! A last minute PAX update:
As mentioned previously, we will be hosting a party launching our next Kickstarter project, for Damage Report, at the new Gamma Ray Games... Read more
Ships are done!
Here are the first photos of the production ships, sorted into the base set (Red/Blue/Yellow/Black), CEOs & Corporations (White/Purple), and the four promo colors (Green/Pink/Silver/Orange). We continue to have nothing... Read more
Gen Con 2012! - our event schedule & update
If you are so fortunate to be going to Gen Con later this week - we wanted to invite you to stop by and say hi, maybe join a game is... Read more
Production - PAX Party - Art
It has been a busy week for team BFR. We are coming down to the final stages of production: final ship samples, mat samples, and print samples... Read more
The Decision is Made - BFR Games next game is titled:
By a margin of 2 votes... thank you to the 65 folks who took part in the survey. We apologize if you missed out, but as we are... Read more
Hi again everybody, we've got some minor updates for you this week:
We have been hard at work here at BFR. We are closing in on finalizing... Read more
One week ago...
A week ago you all helped make Disaster Looms! a reality. Our entire team is again thankful for your backing.
There are a few reminders:
- Please finish... Read more
BFR Games Web Store is open for business!
Backers / and backer wannabes -
Just a quick update that our web store has opened for business. www.bfrgames.com
We have Disaster Looms!, The CEO & Corporation expansion, and the... Read more
Praise be to the Kickfather
Wow. Hi everybody. So... I guess you guys read Penny Arcade? That's cool.
Our final tally for funding is $75,098, just over 300% of our original goal. What that means... Read more
$70k - Done.
Tell them what they've won Bob!
XENO-POLITICS: All backers at the $50 level and above will receive a copy of the Disaster Looms! Expandalone due out in Q1 2013, Xeno-politics.... Read more
WOW! We have soared past $55k
So we have just passed our $55,000 goal - thank you, and congratulations everyone will now have access to our print and play version of our next game: Damage... Read more
First I wanted to give each of you a hearty thank you! We are at 190% of our original funding goal - and still 3 hours to go! The entire team at Break... Read more
Hi again everybody,
We passed $40,000 at 10:25 this morning. Everybody who backs us at a level which qualifies for the over-funding goals will also be receiving the 5-6 player... Read more
Two Days Remain
First off, hello and thank you to the more than 100 new backers we've gotten in the last four days. Second, you're all going to be receiving an... Read more
Depending on how closely you follow the Kickstarter, you may have seen that we had passed the $35,000 over-funding level (in fact, we're just shy of $36,000 right... Read more
A Little More Coverage
Looks like I should've waited a couple hours before linking to those reviews. Here's a third one from GeekDad at Wired, and an interview with Eric on BoardGameGeek... Read more
Just wanted to drop a quick note to mention that we'd passed $32,500 (130%), and make sure everybody saw the reviews going up:
Big thanks to... Read more
$30,000 and Meet Edwin
Last night, we passed the $30,000 level, and our first Over-funding Goal. Immediately, everybody who backed us at a level which provides a copy of the game will... Read more
Back from Origins - and Ship 4
Origins was a blast! We really loved getting to meet all the people who came by to see the game and meet us, and giving so many people... Read more
Wow, internet. We just don't know what to say. It's exactly what we wanted. You're so thoughtful!
Eric, Jules, Sylvia, Wombat, and everybody at Break From Reality Games
Just wanted to let you know that we got our prototype gameplay video up - http://youtu.be/5xS3fnQ3D8A
The video is about nine minutes long and shows the first phase... Read more
90% and a Funding Goal Contest
Hi again everybody,
We just wanted to let you all know that we passed 90% - $22,500 (from strangers on the internet, how weird is that?), and Jules has... Read more
Early Funding Goal Results
Greetings Backers and Watchers,
First, some good news. Our Early Funding Goal was a tremendous success, raising nearly $3,000 in two days! Next, some bad news - we did not... Read more
80% ... and some behind the scenes stuff
First I want to say a most gracious thank you for getting us to 80% of our goal in just over 3 weeks! We are ecstatic about the reception Disaster Looms! has... Read more
70% Funding Reached
For those of you who aren't following along by checking the Kickstarter fifteen times a day, we just passed $17,500 - 70% of our funding goal, with 32 days remaining... Read more
Ship #3 has arrived!
Backers! Great news! the art for ship #3 has arrived. Next up should be the new dashboard art, and the illustrated instruction manual ... might be a week or two... Read more
Disaster Looms! Early Funding Goal
We hit $10,000 and got more than 100 backers in just over a week, and we think that's fantastic. To help keep the momentum going and to give something back... Read more
Disaster Looms! - going to Origins Game Fair!
Come check us out at Origins this year! We just booked a booth and will be there for the four day show! We will be running demos, and... Read more
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING INCLUDED - NEW REWARD LEVEL!
PLEDGE $340 OR MORE
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION! This is for our friends across the pond(s). This level will include 4copies of Disaster Looms!, and 4 copies of: The signed... Read more
How silly of us!
What good would a set of four beautifully painted ships be without a game to play? Of course the limited $100 backing level which consisted of a set of custom... Read more