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GameDock turns your iPhone 4+, iPad 2+, or iPod Touch 4+ into a retro videogame console. Supports two player games and HD TV output.
GameDock turns your iPhone 4+, iPad 2+, or iPod Touch 4+ into a retro videogame console. Supports two player games and HD TV output.
409 backers pledged $57,301 to help bring this project to life.

Christmas in July! GameDocks Now Shipping

We're Shipping!

I am pleased to announce that GameDocks are now rolling off the assembly line!

Technically, our first GameDock (using our final production board prototype) shipped out weeks ago to official sponsor Big Hill Software's Brad O'Hearne. He was able to show it off at WWDC to interested onlookers, including Stuff Magazine, which called it "brilliant."

Our first micro-batch of boards successfully passed all tests yesterday, allowing us to start assembling and shipping GameDocks. Those first GameDocks will ship out Friday (7/26) morning. A second set will ship early next week. After that, the goal is to ramp things up quickly as there are over 360 units to ship out.

GameDocks will be shipped in the order promised during the campaign. Sponsors and $150-tier backers will get their docks first, followed by the $125 and $100-tier backers, and finally the pre-orders from the GameDock.tv website. (Custom wooden docks will arrive somewhere in the middle of the pack, as they take extra time to build.) Every unit will have a serial number that we'll associate with your name and address, such that we can track and ensure everyone receives their reward. And, of course, big-backer Fully Illustrated will get Official Production Unit Number One. 

Thanks again to everyone for their support. It has been a wild ride. I hope to write a post-mortem once the dust settles and break down just where the time and money went, along with praise to those that deserve it. This has been an awesome, and humbling, learning experience. 

Thanks,
Chris

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    1. Cascadia Games LLC 2-time creator on July 29, 2013

      If all goes well, we'll be done shipping to the $150 backers within two to three weeks. We're moving slow to start to make sure we catch any assembly issues or potential shipping issues. So I suspect we'll need to ship to your new address. Just send me a message on this site when you're ready and I'll change it in the database.

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      Edward Reif on July 29, 2013

      Do you know how long it'll take to get to the lowest dollar amount backers? Depending on when that is, the house to which it'll be shipping might not any longer be mine.