Backer Rewards Sent!
Over the past few weeks, I've been getting messages from backers who have received their rewards. The very first message I received was from the always-enthusiastic Rob Lansdale, who even... Read more
Puzzle Me’s First Review, and Reward Update!
A much needed “Thank you!” is in order for Vincent Paone, the man behind Dad’s Gaming Addiction (http://www.dadsgamingaddiction.com/). Vincent contacted me several months ago expressing interest in reviewing... Read more
Game Salute has confirmed that every copy of Puzzle Me! has arrived safely at their warehouse. They also have the information needed to ship out each of your... Read more
We're Partnered with Game Salute!
I’m pleased to announce that Brainstormers has partnered with Game Salute (http://gamesalute.com/). Game Salute has helped many small board game developers like us to market, sell, and ship... Read more
Firstly, the Puzzle Me! shipment has arrived safely in the United States! There are a few logistical matters we need to take care of before your backer rewards... Read more
Surveys Have Been Sent!
I have just sent Backer Surveys to you folks asking for your mailing addresses. If you did not receive a survey, or if you encounter any other issues... Read more
New Year's Update
Happy New Year!
This first post for 2013 comes with good news.
I just got off the phone with Grand Prix International, and our project manager – Troy – confirmed... Read more
Ready for Production!
After an exceedingly careful cycle of review, feedback, adjustment, and more review, we have finally approved a fully-assembled, pre-production sample of Puzzle Me.
Production has formally commenced!
I’m... Read more
Our Latest Issues Resolved
I continue to learn how time-intensive the board game manufacturing process can be. And I’m developing a greater appreciation for the importance of working with a manufacturer as careful,... Read more
First Samples Received. Time for more reviewing!
The first Puzzle Me! samples from Grand Prix International have been received, and we’re in the middle of reviewing them. These samples are unassembled, production-quality prints of Puzzle... Read more
I’m sorry for making all of you wait. The process of choosing the best manufacturer for our situation, letting go of the possibility of working with a board... Read more
Overdue Status Update!
It’s time for me to submit an overdue status report. I’m sorry that I’ve been quiet for the past several weeks.
First and foremost: we are still on... Read more
It's been quite busy for Brainstormers since our Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded. I've since traveled back to Los Angeles, and the rest of the team has been... Read more
Thanks to our 299 Backers = Success!
On behalf of the entire Brainstormers team, thank you. The Puzzle Me! Kickstarter campaign was successful because of each of you.
I'm seated with Pablo right now. I can't... Read more
Thanks to Ryan Saul @fullnovazero.com!
One of Puzzle Me!'s backers - Ryan Saul - was kind enough to blog about our game and our Kickstarter campaign on his site, FULLNOVAZERO. Please check it out!
http://fullnovazero.com/ ... Read more
24 Hours and Counting!
It’s weird to think that our Kickstarter campaign is on its last day. Even though I will be keeping you folks updated on the important production details of Puzzle Me!,... Read more
Showing our Appreciation with an Exclusive!
Hello to our generous backers!
The other Brainstormers and I really want to express our gratitude to you for getting us to our goal. Before I get to what we... Read more
Because of you, we reached our goal!
We’ve reached our $5,000 goal!
At around 11:50am, Santiago time, our team started to play Puzzle Me!to introduce the game to a couple of our newest team members. At... Read more
Greetings from Chile!
Richard here, writing this update from Brainstormers HQ in Santiago, Chile. All of the Brainstormers will be together and sharing the excitement during the remaining days of the ... Read more
Puzzle Piece Tiles
After very careful consideration, the other Brainstormers and I have decided that the puzzle pieces should stay as tiles.
We discussed options for interlocking, die-cut puzzle pieces –... Read more
Design Discussion: Interlocking Puzzle Pieces
The feedback we’ve been getting for Puzzle Me!has been predominantly positive. Thank you to everyone who has sent us Kickstarter messages & comments, and boardgamegeek.com forum posts... Read more
Happy New Year!
I traveled back to my home town of Cherry Hill, New Jersey to spend Christmas and New Years with my family. We shared stories, reminisced, and ate ... Read more
Happy Holidays from Brainstormers!
To our friends and families; to the fine folks who have backed Puzzle Me! thus far; to everyone who has been sending their support to us via comments, Facebook, and... Read more
Meet the Team, in Cartoon Form!
I'd like to introduce you to the Brainstormers...in cartoon form!
From left to right: Papá Alfredo, Claudia, Marcela, Coté, Carolina, Richard, Pablo G., Alfredo, Leonardo, Pablo A.,... Read more
Day 1 - Such a Good Start!
The first day of our project is complete, and the response we've had so far has been quite uplifting and exciting for me and my entire team. We're... Read more
Thanks to our Friends in the Video
I'm taking this opportunity to thank and to point out everyone who helped us make the Puzzle Me! Kickstarter video.
Pablo - co-founder of Brainstormers, and our... Read more
Our first backer!
I'd like to send a huge "Thank you!" to Jeff Hodges, Puzzle Me!'s first backer!
I had just launched our project and was reviewing it for the first... Read more