Swords & Videos!
This fall, David and I shot a handful of instructional videos for S&S with Rym and Scott from the Geeknights.
We shot an overview of the game:... Read more
The Gates of Barkstone
Four seasons have come and gone since we embarked on this epic journey together. It took longer than any of us anticipated, but we near our destination at... Read more
Beetle Couriers en Route
Mice of the Territorities,
We are dispatching beetles couriers with your packages to your homes across the Territories as quickly as we can.
We had hoped to be farther along... Read more
Supply Caravan Has Arrived!
The supply caravan has finally arrived! Yesterday, our fulfillment wizard Andy (and his minions) loaded four double pallets of games into his Staten Island warehouse.
On Monday... Read more
Meanwhile, two mysterious packages arrive…
We've received two packages: one for the standard edition and one for the deluxe edition of Swords & Strongholds.
You can see me unboxing the approval copy for the... Read more
The winter snows have thawed. The brooks and streams are swollen with melt. Buds speckle the trees with green. Sprouts push through the damp earth. And we continue to... Read more
It's been a long winter. We've been holed up in Lockhaven waiting for supplies and messegners to arrive. I'm afraid that more than one guardmouse has sold her... Read more
Speaking of Proofs…
I received the paper proofs for all the packaging, rules and cards as well as the samples for the plastics.
Next step is get a white box and then... Read more
Making a game takes a long time and it's not terribly exciting. Our prototype and all files have been delivered to the printer. We're waiting to see proofs... Read more
Friday night we had the opportunity to play the game with some of you at NYCC. David and I sat down with Jessica, Silas and Larry at the East... Read more
We've had a busy six weeks since our campaign closed!
- We getting the final estimates for the deluxe sets and pawns from the Skelton Crew.
- Eric from Silver... Read more
Thank You From Sunny Michigan!
David says Thank You from sunny Michigan!
Now I begin working with the manufacturers and finalizing layout and the text. Wish me luck!
The Mice Go Marching On
As we enter the final days of the campaign, I just wanted to say that David and I are relieved/thrilled/excited at our progress so far. We couldn't have predicted how... Read more
Playtesting Swords & Strongholds
During the development process of Swords & Strongholds, David and I reached out to our respective communities to ask them to playtest the game. We did five rounds (not including... Read more
Designing Swords & Strongholds
This week, we thought we'd post a short video in which we talk about the genesis of the game. Let us know what you think!
If you're at... Read more
David Explains It All
Good Afternoon Guardmice!
We created a little video in which David explains how he made the prototype of Swords & Strongholds and how our version will be different (and better!).... Read more
Wherein David walks us through the rules of the game (and we release a few more deluxe sets).
Happy to answer any questions in the comments.
-Luke & David
PS: We... Read more
Of Cards and Pawns
Thank you once again for funding our game! We really appreciate your support. David and I have been looking at what else we can offer you, so of... Read more
Friends and Guardmice,
We were not expecting to have to write this message so soon into the campaign, but thank you for funding our project! We're going to make a... Read more