Volume 2 Kickstarter Launched!
This is just a short message to let everyone know that the kickstarter campaign for Volume 2 of the Wormworld Saga Book Edition has just been launched:
Also, you... Read more
Volume 2 kickstarter coming up this weekend!
Dear backers of the Wormworld Saga Book Edition - Volume 1,
I'd like to inform you that the upcoming weekend is going to be a special weekend for fans of... Read more
Fulfillment Completed & Final Words
Dear backers, today I can announce that the fulfillment of the Wormworld Saga Book Edition - Volume 1kickstarter campaign is completed. Today I've sent out a final batch of... Read more
All Physical Rewards Shipped!
Phew, we've reached a major milestone in the fulfillment of this kickstarter campaign. As of Saturday, all physical rewards have been shipped. I'm very relieved to have reached this point.... Read more
Another 150 Rewards Ready for Shipping!
I just want to give you all a quick update on the progress of the fulfillment of the campaign.
The last few evenings I spent on sketching into books and... Read more
800 Rewards Ready for Shipping!
Today we've reached a major milestone in the fulfillment of the campaign. I spent 2,5 days in Hamburg at the Tokyopop Germany office and signed, stamped, and packed about 800... Read more
The Books Arrived!
Remember all the buzz a few months ago when we collected money to print a bunch of books? Guess what! On Monday the books arrived at the Tokyopop offices in... Read more
Posters Signed! Waiting for the Books.
I just wanted to give you all another small update before the Christmas Holidays swallow us all. Yesterday I finished the signing of the posters. Man, that was some serious... Read more
Freebies Complete BUT Books Delayed!
Oh people, this is not an easy update to write for me. Let's do the classic "I've got good news and bad news" thing:
The good news is that today... Read more
I just want to drop a friendly reminder to everyone to respond to the survey that should have landed in your inboxes.
Actually most of you have already responded and... Read more
Surveys Are Out!
Just a very small update about the fact that I've sent out the backer surveys today. Please fill them out as soon as possible as I need parts of your... Read more
Bookmarks & New Wormworld Map
I've received the bookmarks! They turned out VERY nice with wonderful color and contrast:
I've immediately started to sign them since I've been very eager to find out how long... Read more
Magnetic Buttons and Worldmap Drawing
The postman was here and brought me two heavy packages filled with magnetic buttons!
Man, the buttons look really cool! Especially since they are not printed on standard paper -... Read more
Postcards and Stickers arrived!
When I talk about reaching the end of a kickstarter campaign I often tell people that it's a weird feeling because in the second the funding closes there's no golden... Read more
Post-Vacation Fulfillment Kickoff!
I've returned from my vacation and today I've created my todo-list for the fulfillment of the campaign. It's a lot of work ahead but fortunately my batteries are fully reloaded... Read more
Fanart Selection For The Book
It's my birthday today! And there couldn't have been a better day to once again browse in all your fantastic fan artwork. It really feels like a pile of wonderful... Read more
Killing The Grizzly
I thought I'd post a tiny update (from the train actually - bless you mobile internet) regarding the account your pledge will be invoiced from.
Since I'm located in Germany... Read more
The Next Steps
Hey, it feels weird to not upload a chart at the top of the update.
Anyway, we've had a wonderful livestream yesterday night! I screwed up at the beginning and... Read more
Success Beyond Comprehension
I'm thankful and exhausted. I need a night of sleep until I'm able to get this all straight in my head.
Thanks to everyone who joined me... Read more
Bonus Items & Finale Livestream
Never in my life will I forget this day. Waking up to a shockingly high amount of pledges. All the people having a party in the comments. Reaching $40K when... Read more
Disbelief and Fanart!
It's really hard for me to comprehend what's currently happening.
I guess I just want to welcome all you new backers and thank you for making this campaign so exeptionally... Read more
300%, 900 Backers, and Wonderful Fanart!
Really, I must say I'm totally lacking the words to describe how I'm feeling right now. When we were right before the map stretch goal - the day before yesterday... Read more
35 Hourse To Go & Fanart!
I had a sizeable shock this morning when I saw that we already were past the $35K. This is absolutely crazy! The 300% actually come into reach.
I have to... Read more
Wormworld Map Unlocked!
We did it! We've reached the last stretch goal of this campaign. Every book package will include a free poster of a brand new Wormworld Map! As I already have... Read more
Video Livestream Link
We're soooclose to reaching the poster map stretch goal! Chances are that tonight we'll all be able to celebrate the unlocking of the newest freebie live in our cross-campaign... Read more
72 Hours Left & Fanart!
Oh, man! It always freaks me out like hell when kickstarter starts to count in hours instead of days. We now have 3 days left (yes, 72 hours are THREE... Read more
Video Livestream Rescheduled & More Fanart!
Ok, the most important thing first: The cross-campaign video livestream with Jason Brubaker of the Sithrah campaign has now been rescheduled for Sunday, September 14th, 10am (Los Angeles, UTC-08:00) /... Read more
Video Livestream Announcement
In the last 24 hours another $1900 have been added to our funding and the map now really comes close. To be honest, I fired up Photoshop today and did... Read more
Dust Jacket Unlocked & Fan Art!
You know no mercy with those stretch goals! The dust jacket (I learned that this is a more fitting term for it) is now part of every package!
We're already... Read more
New Stretch Goals
Can you believe that it was yesterday when we reached the $24K mark? I mean, SERIOUSLY, how am I supposed to set up a stretch goal that is not already... Read more
How To: Deluxe Upgrade
I realized that in yesterday's euphoria I've totally forgotten to clearly communicate how you can upgrade your book to the new Deluxe Edition. So, here is how it's meant... Read more
An EPIC Day!
Today was by far the most extraordinary day I've ever experienced on kickstarter as a creator (and probably even as a backer). Over $3000 were pledged by you in the... Read more
This is the craziest day I've EVER experienced on kickstarter. About one hour ago I couldn't bear the tension anymore and encouraged you to upgrade to the Deluxe Edition. Right... Read more
We're so close! Let's just do it!
You know, I'm a complete number freak. If patterns line up the right way it gives me a weird kind of satisfaction. As I'm writing this, we're $777 away from... Read more
Welcome Geek Dads!
First of all, let me congratulate my buddy Jason Brubaker for reaching 200% of the funding goal of his Sithrah kickstarter campaign. Those of you, who joined this campaign early,... Read more
Let this Week Become a Deluxe Week!
We've reached some impressive numbers this weekend! We not only reached the $21K mark, which unlocked the full spectrum of Freebies for all backers at the book-level. We've also reached... Read more
Congratulations to all Backers!
I'd like to take a few minutes out of my Sunday family life to congratulate all you backers for reaching the $21K stretch goal and unlocking the "Trusted Blade" bookmark and... Read more
$20K Passed and Thoughts on Advance Deluxe Upgrades
I'm already feeling much better today. Thanks to everyone who wished me well!
So, we've passed the $20K mark which puts the next stretch goal right in front of us.... Read more
Creator Catched the Cold, Backers Hunt the Goals!
Oh man, I catched a nasty cold. Today I was lying flat most of the time. I've hurled my sick body out of the bed to fire up Photoshop and... Read more
Stretch Goal Boost & Cameo Rewards
Wow, I guess you really can say that the new stretch goals got people excited. Since the announcement this morning we can welcome 20 new backers that pledged over $1000. ... Read more
$18K Stretch Goal Reached!
Alright, we've reached the stretch goal at $18K. Brilliant! We've unlocked the magnetic button! And now it's time to reveal all remaining stretch goals. First, let's have a look at... Read more
Patience is a Virtue
Well, I guess we're all waiting for that stretch goal to be reached. It wasn't meant to happen today and I don't have anything meaningful to share with you before... Read more
The first half of this campaign is now over and with 144% of the funding goal we're in a pretty good position I would say. And another number needs to... Read more
Welcome into the new week!
It's Monday morning over here in Germany and I'd like to give you a little update about the weekend activity before there will be the bigger update tonight when we... Read more
Full Speed into the Weekend!
I've spent some time today to craft a little prototype of the item that will be revealed when we reach the next stretch goal. I think it will take us... Read more
Fanart - Call for Submissions!
I totally forgot to mention it in yesterday's update and of course you need to be informed about this as soon as possible. As I already mentioned, I'd like... Read more
First Stretch Goal Reached!
This was hilarious. One hour before I had to post this update we were $100 away from the stretch goal. So I fired up Facebook and Twitter and made sure... Read more
14K and a new reward for print addicts!
We're still shooting upwards, right towards the first stretch goal that is now hardly $1000 away. It's absolutely amazing to watch this and I'm so greatful for everyone who supports... Read more
Alright, this day was completely crazy! Since yesterday we've made $2000 in new pledges and I simply didn't see that coming. I'm actually happy that I'm able to post the... Read more
Hey, wait a ... WE'RE FUNDED!
Don't let the chart above fool you! We're FUNDED! We did it! We'll have the English Wormworld Saga book!
A M A Z I N G !!!
The chart above... Read more
Week Two and Coming Close!
I hope you all had a nice weekend! We had a family trip into the countryside and it was relaxing to get away from the computer for a day. However,... Read more
Let's all have a nice weekend!
I'm a little bit late with this update as I've been out yesterday night. I just wanted to post the updated chart and inform you that on Saturday and Sunday... Read more
Day 4 brings custom rewards!
Ok, after 4 days we can now officially say that we leave the start phase and enter the middle phase of the campaign where things start to move slower. I'm... Read more
Day 3 and still going strong!
I'm happy to report that on our third day we're still heading pretty directly towards that funding goal which now isn't too far away. There were some slow hours today... Read more
Halfway done and new reward tiers!
We've surpassed the 50% mark today and actually have reached 55% at the time of this writing. This all looks very promising! I'm already starting to think about the first... Read more
The first 24 hours are over!
We've just finished the first day of this campaign and what I can already say is, that it's the most successful start we ever had on any Wormworld Saga kickstarter... Read more