New Tak merchandise and a book by James!
Happy Spring! We're writing to let you know about new Tak merchandise, our upcoming book, and a transition impacting future customer service inquiries and completed surveys.
New Cloth Board!... Read more
Girl Genius: The Works on Kickstarter!
Greetings, Tak backers!
We hope you're still playing beautiful games! We're writing to tell you about our latest project, Girl Genius: The Works, which is on Kickstarter now!
In Girl Genius:... Read more
Beat People Up!
While there are still a small number of stragglers, we are pleased to announce that the Tak campaign has officially finished shipping! Most of you probably got... Read more
Last call for surveys!
By this point, the vast majority of you should have received your rewards. If you haven’t, and you filled out your survey by mid-February, please contact us. Similarly,... Read more
Everything Has Left the Building!
We’re pleased to report that our fulfillment houses have officially shipped all the Tak orders that we have! Hooray! Many of you have already received your packages, and... Read more
Fulfillment has started!
We are pleased to announce that fulfillment for all items has begun! We know many of you have questions, and we’ve answered the most frequently asked below.
Will... Read more
We hope you’re having a safe, warm, and happy holiday season!
The Tak Classic Sets are at long last ready for assembly, so they will be shipping to our... Read more
We know you’re getting eager for your rewards to ship; we are, too!
So what are we waiting for? Classic Sets, mostly. They are at the game printer... Read more
Companion books are here!
After several months of hard work, we’re closer than ever to beginning Tak fulfillment. Here are a few updates on some of the previously in-progress items:
Tak Companion Books ... Read more
Classic Tak Proofs have arrived!
We've been hard at work getting the rest of Tak to press. The project status board, which lives right outside James's office, has been changing a lot lately.... Read more
September Schedule Update
There has been so much fun Tak news this month! If you're a subscriber to our newsletter, you've already heard a lot of it: Giant Tak at PAX... Read more
We just received an updated production schedule from our wooden piece manufacturer, and it’s not as tight as we had hoped. Their problem is volume: they simply weren’t prepared... Read more
ACTION REQUIRED: The Pledge Manager is Open!
We have opened the pledge manager. Huzzah!
By now you should have received a welcome email from After the Crowd, with a link to complete your survey. This... Read more
Update on Tak Pledge Manager
Great things are happening behind the scenes at Cheapass Games, but sadly we've missed our original deadline to get the pledge manager online. Don't fret; we're on it.... Read more
Worldbuilders Summer Fundraiser
Hey there, Takkers!
We're making good progress on the pledge manager and the board art for the Classic set. But first, we would like to remind you about the Worldbuilders... Read more
It was a real nail-biter at the end, but we managed to squeak out a campaign total for which our largest previous campaign was a rounding error. Seriously, thanks... Read more
Questions and Answers
What a week!
Two days ago, Kicktraq was projecting our end total just shy of $1M. Now we are at $1.2M and still climbing! Campaigns usually spike on the last... Read more
New Stretch Goals: Board Art and Capstones
Happy Wednesday! We just finished our final weekly meeting of the Tak inner circle, and we would like to announce two juicy upgrades and stretch goals for our final... Read more
New Art: Coins and Boards
Today we’d like to share some art-in-progress for the collector coin, and for the two main game boards.
We have made collector coins for nearly all... Read more
Managing Pledges, and More About Capstones
Happy Monday, Takkers!
Our campaign has just four days left, and according to Kicktraq, we are trending close to $1M. That's incredible!
With many new backers, and many new... Read more
Introducing Cloth Boards
We’ve had great response to Devi’s Box and Devi's Board, and today we’d like to talk about an accessory at the other end of the price scale:... Read more
And Now... Devi's Board
Wow! Devi's Box is insanely popular, and that is great news. But for some backers, the price is a little high, and we totally understand that. We have tried... Read more
Introducing Devi’s Box
We are thrilled to introduce you to Devi’s Box. This new bespoke Tak set is brought to us by the artisans at Wyrmwood, who have tirelessly... Read more
Sneak Preview: Devi's Box
It's Tuesday evening, May 3, and we are near the exact midpoint of the Tak Kickstarter campaign. We are about to introduce an incredibly beautiful new set, perhaps... Read more
Tabletop Day Video
Happy Monday, Takkers!
It has been another great week for the Tak campaign!
This weekend was Tabletop Day, and the Cheapass crew joined our friends from Lone Shark Games... Read more
About the Game Pieces
We hope you're enjoying the new stretch goals. Players have already posted tons of photos of their own Tak sets (we knew that would be easy), and we've... Read more
Stretch Goals: Let’s Spread the Word!
It’s week 2! Everyone is excited to be here, the game is doing well, and we're getting great reviews. But we still want to grow the party, so let’s play... Read more
Tak Pairs Deck!
Welcome, Backer 4500!
Our first week is behind us, and it was a crazy one. 4500 backers, lots of great feedback, and nearly 800% funded. Thanks to everyone for your... Read more
Introducing the Arcanist's Pack
Today we have added a new item to the list of Tak accessories (Takcessories?): The Arcanist's Wooden Board. This board will be available in the Arcanists' Pack,... Read more
How To Play Video!
A very happy Monday to you! We had a fairly relaxing weekend at Cheapass Games, spending a little time in the workshop, and also making progress some great... Read more
Crazy Martin, e-Book, and Add-Ons in General
James Ernest just completed an AMA on Reddit, so please check that out and read a fun Q&A about Tak, game design, and the nature of the Universe.
Today... Read more
Wooden Board Coming Soon!
Thanks for another amazing day! It seems that Kickstarter campaigns are equally hectic when they are fast and when they are slow. No matter what, we're always working overtime... Read more
Welcome to Day 2
Thanks for an amazing first day! We are almost 400% funded in the first 24 hours, and we are are on track for our biggest campaign ever. We... Read more
Hooray! We funded!
Welcome to the Tak campaign!
What an amazing first day! At just nine hours in, we’re right around 150% funded. We lack confetti at the Cheapass office, but we do... Read more