Campaign Update #41 — Campaign Retrospective
Having posted 40 updates (37 Sunday updates after the campaign finished funding), it’s now time to say goodbye (sort of). We're grateful to everyone that joined us and shared in... Read more
Campaign Update #40 — Fulfilment Status
We can confirm that our EU fulfilment partner has received the goods and we are in the final stages of confirming backer information with them so they can... Read more
Campaign Update #39 — Remaining Fulfilment Progress
A short one this week while some of the team is in USA for PAX Unplugged.
European Union Shipment Status
We received word that the shipment has reached Germany and now we're... Read more
Campaign Update #38 — Fulfilment Update
European Union Shipment Status
The shipment should arrive in Germany by the end of this week. All going to plan, we expect it to be with our fulfilment partner sometime... Read more
Campaign Update #37 — Fulfilment Update
A short one this week as the rest of the team returns from some much-needed downtime following PAX Australia and Essen.
European Union Shipment Status
We have firm arrival dates... Read more
Campaign Update #36 — Fulfilment Continues & Team at PAX Australia
This week, the entire Rule & Make team (with the exception of Jason, who is at Spiel Essen) travelled to PAX Australia in Melbourne. Thank you to everyone that... Read more
Campaign Update #35 — Fulfilment Progress, a Little Surprise, and PAX Australia.
We've been really pleased to hear that a lot of backers have already received their copies. It's exciting to see all the hard work paying off.
For the... Read more
Campaign Update #34 — Fulfilment Continues
A large portion of orders has now left the warehouse. In fact, we've started getting notifications that some backers in the Australia and the UK have already got theirs! The... Read more
Campaign Update #33 — Reward Start Shipping
This week we finished queueing orders into the fulfilment system and the warehouse has been hard at work packing. We received word that the first batch of about 500 orders... Read more
Campaign Update #32 — Fulfilment Starts This Week
As mentioned last week, all the games have left the factory. We received word from the ocean freight forwarders and the Chinese warehouse that everything has arrived. The warehouse has... Read more
Campaign Update #31 — Everything Due to Leave Factory this Week.
Our manufacturer notified us a few days ago that everything will leave the factory this coming Wednesday. It should only be a day or so for the shipments to arrive at... Read more
Campaign Update #30 — Final Assembly and Quality Control
We're edging closer to the completion date. Our manufacturer was able to send us a couple of photos while the assembly was in progress.
Prior to releasing the completed units... Read more
Campaign Update #29 — Mass Production Nears Completion
This week we were notified that final assembly is about to commence. This is the final stage of mass production, which means we are only 1 to 2 weeks away... Read more
Campaign Update #28 — Mass Production Continues
As with last week, there isn't much to report on. We are in the process of making our shipping arrangments and finalising quantities with our manufacturer. For the next 2-3... Read more
Campaign Update #27 — Mass Production Continues
This week, mass production continues as scheduled. There isn't a lot to report on so take this as a, "everything is going smoothly" update.
Towards the end of production, manufacturers... Read more
Campaign Update #26 — A Very Gen Con Update
A Very Gen Con Update
For the last 3 days, the Rule & Make team has been attending Gen Con 50 in Indianapolis, USA.
We had the chance to... Read more
Campaign Update #25 — Production Progress and Gen Con Preparation
As we're in our mass production phase of the project, there isn't a lot to update everyone on right now. You can expect weekly news to be a little light... Read more
Campaign Update #24 — Samples Arrive, Mass Production Underway, and Countdown to Gen Con
Pre-Production Samples & Mass Production Started
As mentioned last week, pre-production samples have been completed and this week we had a chance to evaluate the work before commencing mass production.... Read more
Campaign Update #23 — Pre-production Samples Complete and Gen Con
Pre-production samples were completed a couple of days ago but they have yet to be released from the factory.
During the week, our manufacturer caught a couple of... Read more
Campaign Update #22 — Pre-production Photos and Entropy: Worlds Collide now on Tabletopia!
The pre-production stage has been proceeding smoothly. Our manufacturer sent us these photos during the week.
The step above is a digital print used to check alignment and... Read more
Campaign Update #21 — Pre-production Continues
This week is a short update. We've confirmed with our manufacturer that everything is progressing as expected and we should have the pre-production samples for review as scheduled.
Once... Read more
Campaign Update #20 — Production Schedule
As mentioned back in update #10, and further outlined in our development progress chart in subsequent updates (see update #16), the team needed more time to finish off... Read more
Campaign Update #19 — Print & Play Update
Print & Play Update
It's a short update this week. While we await prepress proofs, the team took the opportunity to update the Print & Play files to bring it... Read more
Campaign Update #18 — Anchor Token Production Samples and Prepress Proof Process Started
Anchor Token Production Samples
Our Manufacturer, Ninox (who also produced the original edition of Entropy), has finished with the production of the Anchor token and they look fantastic!
We're... Read more
Campaign Update #17 — Final Backer Poster, Updates to Echo of Time, and Manufacturing Hand-off
Final Backer Poster
Thank you to everyone that checked over the backer credits poster and got back to us with corrections. It has now been updated to includes these changes... Read more
Campaign Update #16 — Progress Update, Draft Backer Poster Ready, and Rule Translations
Draft Backer Poster Ready
With the final list of backer names, we have been able to finish off the Backer Credits Poster.
Even though we do our best... Read more
Campaign Update #15 — Playmat Add-on and Backer Credits
This week we signed off the white sample ahead of providing art assets for the prepress proof stage. Additionally, Mike has supplied the final piece of artwork which wraps up... Read more
Campaign Update #14 — White Samples Done, New Wild Shard Art, and Novella now in eBook & .mobi Format.
White Sample Finished
We're very excited as the white samples are ready and on the way to us. It should be in our hands later this week. In the... Read more
Campaign Update #13 — Progress Report
The team is now nearing the tail end of the development. Mike, our resident artist has completed and delivered all the art assets for the project and the... Read more
Campaign Update #12 — Novella Release, and White-sampling Underway
This week we're really pleased to be releasing the Entropy: Worlds Collide novella, Shards of Reality. Author, Leith Vance, has been working hard proofreading, editing, and adding the... Read more
Campaign Update #11 — Wanderer Development, Manufacturing Preparation
Jason Kotzur, our design lead for Echo of Time, has also been developing and balancing the Wanderer "one-vs-many" game mode.
We're currently in a good place with the... Read more
Campaign Update #10 — Metal Anchor Token and Production Schedule
This week the Entropy team confirmed the Echo of Time and finalised the Kickstarter exclusive metal Anchor token.
Metal Anchor Token
One of the design goals for the token is to... Read more
Campaign Update #9 — Alistair and Allen Return From China
Board Game Manufacturing Tour
While in both Hong Kong and China, we visited the different manufacturers for our games. Even though we have produced quite a few board games in... Read more
Campaign Update #8 — Development Update: Guest Post by Jason Kotzur
This week, Alistair and Allen are visiting Rule & Make's manufacturers in China. Jason Kotzur, who heads up game development for Entropy: Worlds Collide, is guest posting this week... Read more
Campaign Update #7 — Print & Play Released, Pledge Manager Ready, and Addons Available
This week the team continued getting files ready for printing and finished importing data into Kick'd, our pledge management software.
Base Game Print & Play Released
We're very excited to... Read more
Campaign Update #6 — Character Submission Winners, Surveys Sent, Add-Ons & Digital Assets Availability
Character Submission Winners
In Update #2 we've asked backers to come up with a character that could be in the Entropy fiction and we received a lot of really good entries.
The... Read more
Campaign Update #5 — Weekly Updates, Surveys, Character Submissions, and Development Progress
For the first time backers of a Rule & Make campaign, welcome to our first weekly update. We provide progress reports on the project every Sunday until your... Read more
Campaign Update #4 — Thank you Kickstarter
Now that the campaign has ended, it's really where the hard work begins for the Entropy team. Over the next few weeks, the Entropy design team we will... Read more
Campaign Update #3 — New Record, Entropy Gameplay Video
We're now at the final hours of the campaign and excitement runs high. Not only have we surpassed the previous Entropy campaign, it has also set a new record... Read more
Campaign Update #2 — Stretch Goal Unlocked, Signed Prints
Three days into the campaign and we are already more than 900 backersstrong! The pace of this campaign is nothing like we've seen before and we couldn't be happier.... Read more
Campaign Update #1 — We're Fully Funded, Stretch Goal Reveal
For those that have backed our past endeavours would expect to see our friendly neighbourhood donkey Piñata mascot celebrating the project funding, like with all our previous campaigns.
But there... Read more