Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front wins a 2015 Grogheads Reader's Choice Award
Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front Backers,
I wanted to let you know that the game you helped fund just won a 2015 Grogheads Reader's Choice Award in the "Tabletop Expansion... Read more
Polyversal Kickstarter now live - an Invitation
Dear backers of Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front,
As a previous kickstarter backer of our project, I wanted to point you to our latest endeavor, Polyversal, by designer Ken Whitehurst, now... Read more
A Black Friday / Cyber Monday Offer
I hope that by now, you are enjoying Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front and any of the other games you may have in the Spearpoint 1943 series. I wanted to pass... Read more
All Rewards Fulfilled, A Favor Request, & Game Support
I am pleased to let you know that all rewards for all backers have been shipped. I hope you will enjoy Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front, the Heavy... Read more
Fulfillment Update 2, Mini Tanks, and More Support
Hey there backers- do you remember the past month? Because it has been a blur for me. I've been steadily fulfilling game shipments as near as Virginia and... Read more
Fulfillment Update and Game Support
Some of you have already received your copies of Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front and the Heavy Weapons Expansion. I'm excited to report that another large batch of... Read more
100 Rulebooks = 100 Kitted Games of Eastern Front
I was happy to hear earlier this week that production of all rulebooks would be done next week. I asked if it would be possible to receive a partial shipment... Read more
HWE Kickstarter launches
As discussed in Update 47, we have prepared and now launched a Kickstarter for the Heavy Weapons Expansion. If you are interested in additional copies of EF / HWE, this... Read more
Rules available online, shipping update, HWE Kickstarter
Eastern Front Rules online
Eager to check out the Rules for Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front? Download a PDF of them here!
Speaking of rules, the rules booklets... Read more
New Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front 'Launch' Trailer
Call it a bout of insomnia, but last night, up until 2:30ish, I had to finish this up-- it's a new trailer for Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front and the Heavy... Read more
Eastern Front Game with Production Cards + Updates
Address Updates - Important
If you need to update your shipping address from what you filled out in our survey, the survey is still actually open to edit your address.... Read more
Behind the Scenes Production at Cartamundi
Here is a rare behind-the-scenes look (in photos) at offset press card production of our cards for Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front and the Heavy Weapons Expansioncourtesy of our friends... Read more
Tracking Counters (add-on) Preview & Production Update
Tracking Counters Received
Here are two photos showing one set of 56 add-on tracking counters (front and back) that some of you ordered with Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front. These 1"... Read more
Card proofs are here and they look amazing! I have a couple of minor questions for the printer, but otherwise, these will all be sent back "Approved for press" within... Read more
Production Updates and Card List Cards Preview
Pre-Flight of Card Files
For the past couple of weeks, I've been working closely with Cartamundi, our card printer, to get all of the card files through pre-flight. This is... Read more
Production Milestone and Summary of Additions
It's time for a really good update, one that many of you have been anxious to hear. All cards for all decks of Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front and... Read more
A Milestone, Next Steps, and a Preview - the SU-152
A milestone has been reached tonight- All German and Soviet Unit Cards, Command Cards, and Damage Cards, are now ready for print. Total unique cards in this group =... Read more
Soviet Unit Cards Update and Previews + Night of Man KS by Mark Walker
Soviet Unit Cards Update and Previews
All unique Soviet infantry and crew Unit Cards are now completely formatted into the new style card design, checked, and are ready for print-... Read more
Event Cards - Preview and Insight
Event Cards are a supporting card type in Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front. Use of Event Cards is optional for Standard Games and called for by most Scenarios. Sometimes while... Read more
New Card Type Preview: Scenario Cards
Within Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front, I wanted to do something a little different regarding scenarios. The original Spearpoint 1943included nine free downloadable scenarios that were in an 8.5"x11"... Read more
German Deck Complete and More
German Unit Deck Complete
The German Unit deck is now completely formatted and ready for print. I've worked each night this week on finishing up this deck which is quite... Read more
Box Covers Complete and more progress on cards
Box Covers Preview
The boxes for Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front and the Heavy Weapons Expansion are now complete. The covers include photographs colorized by Mark Mahaffey, a long-time artist colleague... Read more
Damage Deck Complete - plus a new preview
The full Damage Card deck is now complete and formatted, and is ready for print. With that, I want to share one of my new favorite Damage Effects for vehicles... Read more
Damage Card Updated and a Milestone Reached
Thanks again to the excellent help from backer James Hebert, we've given the damage cards an update. The original cards had instructions (rules) in the middle that just never looked... Read more
Command Card Preview - Artillery Barrage
Similar to Unit Cards, Command and Damage Cards have undergone some minor graphic design improvements. Below is a card I finished earlier tonight that's called Artillery Barrage. It is effective... Read more
Card Graphic Design Improvements
James, a backer of Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front, worked with fonts and graphic design his entire career. He kindly let me know that my use of fonts on the Unit... Read more
New Card Preview - German Artillery Crew - Veteran
New Card Preview - German Artillery Crew - Veteran
Below is a really cool card (IMHO). The Veteran Crews in Eastern Front cost more points for your deck builds, but... Read more
New Card Preview - German Sniper
Busy formatting cards, I thought I'd show you all one of the cards you voted for as part of the stretch rewards- a German Sniper. After all, we must have... Read more
Origins was a nice show and it was great to connect with some of the Kickstarter backers who stopped by. Thank you if you did come by and chat! There... Read more
I took a little break in May as explained in my last update. But getting back to getting these games ready for prime time. I have been working with the... Read more
Voting Results, Update, and Game Dedication
Your Votes are IN!
I'm pleased to share the results of your voting (if you voted) for Stretch Rewards 1 and 2 (5 additional Russian, 5 additional German units).
5... Read more
Production Update #2
Thank you for responding to our survey and if you haven't yet responded, please get your responses in soonto participate in voting for extra cards. I'm excited to tally... Read more
How to access your pledge level
If you can't remember how much you pledged for this or any Kickstarter project, this update walks you through how to check using my own profile as an example. For... Read more
I've received a few questions on voting so wanted to clarify and recap what those two survey questions are covering.
Based on the overall funding the project attained, you helped... Read more
Survey Instructions for Additional Unit Voting and Backer Add-Ons
Voting for Additional Units (All Backers):
The survey is about to be sent (a few days max). It is therefore time to vote for which units you believe should be... Read more
Heavy Weapons Expansion Card Manifest
I know many of you have been waiting on this- the working list of additional units in the Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front Heavy Weapons Expansion!
Before we get to... Read more
Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front Unit Card Manifest
It's been an awesome week! Thank you all for making Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front- and the Heavy Weapons Expansion- happen! It should be a fun process to... Read more
Stretch Goal 3 Achieved!
With 30 minutes to spare, thanks to all of you, we achieved Stretch Goal #3! This is awesome as it's an entire 50 card Heavy Weapons expansion - ... Read more
The Final 48 hours!
We are within 2 days of project success thanks to you and many others!
I want to mention that we are just about $2300 away from unlocking an entire 50... Read more
The Germans Counterattack - Stretch Goal 2 Achieved!
Thanks to you, we've hit Stretch Goal #2 and we're including 5 additional Unit Cards for the Germans that your votes will choose! Thank you very much!
65 Hours to... Read more
Announcing Stretch Goal 3: Heavy Weapons Expansion
We have to reach Stretch Goal #2 first, but I just can't wait to announce Stretch Goal 3!
Stretch Goal 3: $17,000: The Heavy Weapons Expansion for Spearpoint 1943... Read more
Please Like these articles about Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front!
Please check out and pass on / tweet this linked page I put together to "like" some nice coverage of Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Fronton some great blogs and gaming... Read more
The Russians Have a Little Help! Stretch Goal 1 Achieved!
Thanks to you, we've hit Stretch Goal #1 and we're including 5 additional Unit Cards for the Red Army that your votes will choose! Thank you!
Announcing Stretch Goal #2!
We are currently just $201 away from achieving Stretch Goal #1, which will add 5 additional Russian Unit Cards to the game that you'll get to vote on as... Read more
Goal Achieved - Thank you!
Yesterday, thanks to you, the funding goal of $12,000 for this project was met! Thank you very much for making that happen!
With a little less than 2 weeks to... Read more
New Exclusive Add-On - 1 on 1 Skype Video Tutorial Session
We've added a cool new exclusive add-on! If you're interested, simply increase your pledge by the amount of the add-on and we'll make it happen!
New Exclusive Add-On - 1... Read more
Our Gift to you- a Free Print-and-Play Combat Demo!
Want to play something right now? Download our FREE Spearpoint 1943 Eastern Front Print and Play Combat Demo (PDF link, 5 mb) and duke it out with the Tiger... Read more
Design Insight - Crews in Spearpoint 1943
Crews in the Spearpoint 1943 series are and have always been separate from the units they crew. I’ve often been asked ‘why?’, so I thought I’d address it in a... Read more
Stretch Goal #1 Revealed!
We are revealing our first Stretch Goal! Stretch Goal #1 is graphically shown below and on the main project page (with more information about Stretch Goals). If we reach $13,000... Read more
Please read our interview from Grogheads.com
All, please check out this interview and preview over on Grogheads.com that was just posted today. While there, please 'like it/share it'! Thanks to Brant Guillory for putting this together!... Read more
Thanks for spreading the word!
I really appreciate all of the link sharing, liking, tweeting, face-booking, mentions, diggs, plus ones, and more that you all are doing to help get the word out about... Read more