Zombie Games Factory begins slow lurch back to profitability
Just a groan from the dark in honor of Halloween.
The last few copies of Glory To Rome Black Box were shipped out back in August and September but for a... Read more
Aug 2nd Update - 13 games to go
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Laozi
With a couple of exceptions (detailed below) Chris and I have now sent out all... Read more
July 10th, 2013 - 42 games to go
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he... Read more
Picking up the pieces…
At this point I’m pretty sure that – with a little grace - I’m not actually going to... Read more
The End In Sight
It's been a long hard road, but finally we're at the end of it! Here is a quick rundown on the status of the shipments:
Games and rewards packs... Read more
"I will take it! .... Though I do not know the way."
It's been exactly a month since the last update. But at least we have some decent news to report. So yeah, for much of the last few months, I have... Read more
Feels Like A Monday
[ Sorry for the delayed post here - this went up on BoardGameGeek on 9/13/2012. Crossposting now. ]
So this has not been our finest hour.
A week ago I... Read more
THE ONE AFTER #31
A couple of weeks ago, I said that our conservative estimate was that we would ship all conforming US individual games to supporters by this Friday, September 7th.... Read more
The Glory Of Shipping
Welcome to another week at the warehouse! If my inbox is any indication, I know that you have tons of questions, so thank you so much for being so patient... Read more
All Roads Bring Rome To Your House
With the games in our warehouse centers for the Americas, Europe, and Asia, we are finally looking at the final stretch, which is getting the games out to you! Hoorah!... Read more
11,507.937 pounds of Games
[ Amber's note: What the title said.
Many thanks to Christopher for updating while the Groton team was out getting 5 tonsof games in! Below is a mirror of... Read more
Rome Wasn't Shipped In A Day
[ Amber's Note: Sorry for not updating the KS blog when there was an update on BGG. The warehouse has been busy finishing packing together your packages and working out... Read more
The Rumors Are True!
Guess what we have in our warehouse?
Yay! We have Montana! (We also have Quills, too!) How exciting that we have new releases out! But I know that you aren't... Read more
About time!!! Shanghai pick up finally scheduled
At last a proper Roman game with proper Roman legionaries properly XstealingX requisitioning materials from people. Geekus Maximus
Review copies haven't gone out yet, but we now have the... Read more
STARTING THE HOME STRAIGHT
Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you're a thousand miles from the corn field. Dwight D. Eisenhower
The Origins pick up went according... Read more
BLACK BOX HITS THE ROAD
Advanced / Origins copies are in the air!
Good news - I lost my job (for a bit)
If you'd like to pick up your game at Origins Game Fair in Columbus, Ohio, send me an email with your email, backer username, and your name. Make the subject... Read more
Dates, Ships, Planes
Some glorious news, we're excited to share.
1) Plane for advanced shipping orders leaves next week.
2) Boat for regular shipping leaves next week (though they've let us know that... Read more
Progress, and Pictures
Things at the 'factory' have really taken off. The ship containing Barons and Pala arrived from China, went through customs, and was dropped onto the tables at the CGF headquarters,... Read more
We Have A Date!
CGF is headed to China on February 28th to check out the final product, and to bring back suitcases full of games for those of you getting advanced shipping. It's... Read more
We're moving closer. The proofs came back a little while ago, and they looked great, so we're one step closer to having the games in your hands. Pictures are on... Read more
Breaking “Radio Silence”
SHORT VERSION HERE.
I received this email a couple of days ago. It seems like a pretty good summary of the rather obvious question right now:
Hi,... Read more
Wow, Cambridge Games Factory has been busy getting things ready for Glory to Rome. After our trip to Shanghai, we went to Essen's Speiltag International, where Heiko, Wake, and Jeremiah... Read more
QUICK NOTE FROM SHANGHAI
Heiko, Christopher and I are just winding up our trip here in Shanghai and while we achieved a lot while we were here there's one piece of news that's rather embarrassing -... Read more
ROME DEMANDS PRINTING!
Depending on what time you're reading this update, your cards could be rolling off presses at the same time. What started out as a grand idea is reality. You demanded... Read more
NEWS FROM AMSTERDAM
A quick update - I just started a new assignment in Amsterdam a few weeks ago, but before I left I promoted one of the factory team to "Office Manager" and trained her... Read more
THANK YOU! JUST THANK YOU!
These have been an incredible few weeks.
Like most of you, this is my first time on Kickstarter, so I really didn’t know how this process would turn out although... Read more
10 HOURS TO GO...
We are now into the last few hours of the Kickstarter project and we just broke $71,000! The most recent prize winners are:
$64,000 - Vincit Sweden
$65,000 - NightmareFuel... Read more
I ROLLED SOME DICE and so have some winners to announce:
1) Advanced copy of new "SILVER" game once it is published by Cambridge Games Factory, signed by... Read more
We just hit $60K! Can we get to $75,000?
I have a 7AM call I'm still finishing up preparing for so I don't have time to do the $60K drawing until tomorrow morning, but I'm excited about what we've... Read more
We've been adding a lot of promo choices over the past few tiers so next up is a sweepstake. There are going to be 12 prizes which we are extremely... Read more
NEXT STOP IS $48,379!
This target is a big one - it will make Glory To Rome Black Box the most successful Board / Card Game Kickstarter project so far! Sounds like a reason to celebrate!... Read more
AND THE WINNERS ARE...
We passed $35,000 this morning and the seven winners are:
1) Brian Winkleblech
2) Charlie Reif
3) Ian Gregory
4) Jason (MERCHANT)
5) Jeff Wiles
6) John Morrow
7) Rick... Read more
FOUR DAYS DOWN, SIXTEEN TO GO
Wow is getting kind of redundant but after four days the pledges are continuing to stream in - we are already only $2,500 from hitting the $35,000 tier and picking 7... Read more
PROMO CARD UPDATE
So, firstly I'm not complaining (at all!) but that was way too quick - I really thought it would take at least a day to get to $25,000 - so... Read more
WOW. JUST WOW.
Two days in and Glory To Rome, Black Box Edition has just hit it's $21K target - as I write we have 545 backers and $22,423 in pledges. I guess I'd better... Read more