Treasure and Treason
So, what are Missions?
Missions are an optional rule. Each Captain draws a Mission card before the game starts, and keeps it a secret until the game ends. Then all... Read more
Avast ye, sailors!
Scurvy Dogs, being our original Big Project at Scallywags International, is something we think about quite often. And in 2013, there's some big Scurvy Dogs news on the horizon.
First,... Read more
We had a few personal delays around the house that added a lot of chaos to my life, and some orders got lost in the shuffle. As soon... Read more
Now I get why the Quartermaster was so important
And the Cooper, for that matter.
Putting together the packing boxes for this project has eaten up a lot of time. We're slowly pulling through the levels. I know I... Read more
This past week has been a mess for me personally, and I've been trying to not let it spill over into my work. The thumbnail version of what's been happening... Read more
Ready to set sail with Scurvy Dogs - Check the Map NOW!
Reminder: The surveys for Scurvy Dogs were filled out a year ago - under the list of things we would have done differently, not sending out the surveys until everything... Read more
Scurvy Dogs Launch Party!
Ladies, gentlemen and scallywags, we're having a launch party for Scurvy Dogs: Pirates and Privateers.
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, we'll invade Games and Stuff in Glen Burnie, Md., from 6... Read more
The Best Way to start a Week
... is by unloading 1,100 copies of a board game into your brand new warehouse.
We're extremely excited that Scurvy Dogs is now a real, tangible thing, and we're going... Read more
Pirates and Privateers in the Caribbean
Actually, I'm estimating that. But going by what was the reported journey for the shipment of Scurvy Dogs: Pirates and Privateers, the games should be sailing past the Caribbean Ocean... Read more
Well this changes matters...
This weekend, O and I got to do something incredible: we played the advanced copy of Scurvy Dogs (fyi: the Spanish Armada tattooed me, helping O win). So ignore the... Read more
The Decision to go for Awesome
Back in April, O and I knew we had to make a decision. Because of all the other delays tripping us up, we knew that we were going to miss... Read more
A really bad delay
Scurvy Dogs just hit a nasty delay. Part of the development plan was for O (the artist) to hand over a lot of original art to Dern (me, the... Read more
Another Kickstarter of Note
I don't mean to be a tease, but tomorrow's update will have some really neat images with it.
Also, I wanted to alert you guys to Benign Kingdom, another Kickstarter... Read more
The Master Gunners, the Musicians and some Monsters
First, I wanted to quickly mention that O and I are currently running a second Kickstarter. It's a project that we actually finished over the summer called The Monster Alphabet,... Read more
What's this, more art?
Yes, yes, I know I was really, really quiet there for a while, and now all of a sudden I'm sending near-daily updates.
For a long while, the "art" of... Read more
We are successful, me hearties!
We'll be sending out some surveys in the next week. We're still recovering from this whirlwind week of awesome, and want to thank each and... Read more
100% and Beyond!
Today was an amazing day, and I wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone that's backed so far. I am so thankful that you all have chosen to... Read more
Game Coverage update
A couple weeks back, the Scurvy Dogs crew sat down with the Washington Post and taught them to play the game. After a short earthquake- and hurricane-induced delay,... Read more
To celebrate us hitting 100 backers, I'm releasing the Beta Rulebook here (note: this is not the print and play one. You CAN print and play this one, but it... Read more
New reward added
Just a quick weekend update - we've added a new backer benefit - a PDF of Scurvy Dogs that will be ready to print and play.
We'll be releasing this... Read more
Those that have chosen to back us with the $250 package have been getting emails from us lately, as they get a look at the generic pirate cards they can... Read more
The Siren, the Mermaid, the Melusine and the Manatee
One of the bonuses of ordering Scurvy Dogs through Kickstarter is the chance to get LE cards to add to the game, with special guest artists. And today, we can... Read more
New Reward Added: The Retailer Wholesale pack
There's a new reward, and it's specifically tailored to gaming stores: The Retailer Wholesale pack.
For $275, we're going to ship out a case of eight Scurvy Dogs: Pirates and... Read more
Art Update: Watercolors
Obsidian is developing the style for Scurvy Dogs, and the decision has been made to make all of the original art with watercolors.
While this is still a rough draft... Read more
Expect a lot of updates over the next couple days as O and Dern are back from Comic-Con. It was amazing seeing the early foothold in Kickstarter pledges,... Read more