Garden Dice at Essen - Help Needed
Dear Kickstarter Friends,
I'm writing to ask for your help with spreading the word that Garden Dice and the card expansion will both be available at the Spiel game convention... Read more
GAMES magazine Game of the Year award?!
In case you hadn't heard, Garden Dice was selected to receive the Game of the Year award from GAMESmagazine!!?! It's a great honor that leaves me tongue-tied. Suffice... Read more
Meridae Games at Gen Con
Although Meridae Games will not have a booth in the Gen Con exhibit hall this year, we will be doing demos at two different times on Friday, August 16th:
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As of this past Saturday, July 20th, all expansion cards have been shipped.
And so this essentially completes a journey that began last Spring. With your help, I was able... Read more
Woohoo! The production of the card expansion is finished. Assuming there aren't any shipping delays, they will be arriving this week and we will begin shipping them out to you... Read more
Advanced Copy is Here
Just a very quick update before I go to work that I've received an advance copy (not a proof) of the card expansion. I am very pleased with it and... Read more
The digital proofing process took longer than anticipated due to a couple of issues that had to be corrected, but is now finished. I received the hard proofs today... Read more
All the art is now complete; please see below for a look at the box top with the sides! Josh will upload all the files (including the cards, rules, and... Read more
Card Expansion Update
I wish I had better news, but the card expansion has fallen behind schedule. Since the news is not good, I will keep this update brief and stick to the... Read more
Card Art Nearing Completion
Just a quick update to say that Josh is nearing completion with the card artwork; he has five more to go. Two were recently posted on BGG as well... Read more
Garden Dice Update
First, some important news: Garden Dice is doing very well. It's available at online retailers and in brick and mortar game stores now (thank you to any retailers out there... Read more
Brief Update on Cards
Just wanted to give a quick update on the cards. Play testing has gone well and I've turned over the card list to Josh to begin creating the artwork. I'll... Read more
I wanted to send a quick note to thank all of you for the many ways you've supported my project. In addition to helping fund Garden Dice, a lot... Read more
First, I apologize for the delay in the update. After getting all the games shipped out and catching up on other things, I frankly needed a little break.... Read more
What a weekend!
Well, this weekend was a very productive one! Almost all of the games got boxed up over the weekend, and most have already gone out (about 200), but there are... Read more
Interim Shipping Update
I've been waiting to post this update until I had more concrete information on exactly when I will be able to ship your copies of Garden Dice. In my last... Read more
Garden Dice Status Update
I received word on Friday that the games have cleared customs and are being delivered to the warehouse tomorrow, all ten pallets. From there, the warehouse will turn around and... Read more
Due to a misunderstanding on my part, the games are not due to arrive in port until around Oct 10th (next Wednesday). The shipping time on the documents... Read more
The Latest and Greatest
Ten pallets of Garden Dice left port this past Sunday, Sept 16th, and are now making their way across the Pacific to the United States! I literally cannot... Read more
Just wanted to give you a quick update on where we are at. Production is very, very close to being complete and shipping documents are being prepared. The games should... Read more
Advance Copy Received
Just wanted to share the exciting news that I received one advance copy of Garden Dice while at the GenCon board gaming convention in Indianapolis this past weekend.... Read more
The hard proofs were approved last Thursday, July 19th. Only one minor correction was made to reduce the size of the player aids by 1mm on all sides... Read more
The Hard Proofs Have Arrived!
The hard proofs arrived today and everything looks fantastic!! I am still reviewing, but fully expect to approve everything by tomorrow. Once I do, production will begin shortly... Read more
Proofs and French/German Rules
Great news for everyone!
The printer will be sending the hard proofs at the end of this week for me to review next week. Based on how things have gone... Read more
Quick Update - More to Come
I just wanted to give a quick update that I am reviewing the final soft proofs now and then the printer will be sending out hard proofs for... Read more
Pre-Production To Begin
I am extremely happy to share with you that all of the artwork has been completed, the files have been sent along to the printer, and the down... Read more
Wanted to give everyone a quick update on where things stand. Josh isn't quite finished with the box art, but he's gettng very close. I've seen the sketches for the... Read more
Gnome/Sticker update and Timeline
I wanted to give everyone a quick update on where things stand and the immediate timeline.
I've been play testing the gnome and if everything continues to go... Read more
Meeples Next Door Review
One thing I forgot to mention: MeeplesNextDoor.com has posted a very nice review of Garden Dice on their website.
Garden Dice – A Meeples Next Door Review
Thanks again everyone!
-Doug... Read more
Garden Dice is fully funded!!
Thank you soooo much for making Garden Dice a possibility. And the gnomes! And the cards! Wow, you guys are great!
I've been working on this game for over two... Read more
Final Stretch Goal - $15,000
The gnomes and stickers have been unlocked and will be included with every copy of Garden Dice. The gnome tile will offer additional options for using the dice... Read more
Stickers and gnomes and ??
A giant thank you for helping to reach the stretch goal needed to "unlock" the gnomes and stickers! I am hoping it will be a lot of fun for everyone... Read more
Stretch Goal Announcement
First, I want to reiterate how great it is that we have exceeded the $10,000 goal and how grateful I am to all of you. It's very exciting to... Read more
Garden Dice is funded!
Everyone- A little while ago, Garden Dice received full funding!! A big THANK YOU to everyone who's pledged and all the well wishes! In case you haven't seen it, there's... Read more
Final Garden Dice Rules Posted!
I have great news to share: Josh has finished editing and formatting the rules, and they look absolutely amazing! They are available now on my website:
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New Review and Video Walkthrough
Neil Thomson, a board game reviewer from Australia, posted a review of Garden Dice early this morning (in my time zone, anyway) on BoardGameGeek. It's a extremely well done and... Read more
Review on GamerChris.com
Earlier today, blogger Chris Norwood (AKA GamerChris) published a review of Garden Dice on his gaming blog - you can read the full review here. Other reviews will will be coming next... Read more
Player Aids are Complete!
Hello again everyone!
First and foremost, I am thrilled to see we are almost at 60% funding! Thank you again to everyone who has supported the project or talked to friends... Read more
International Shipping Update
I have re-run the numbers for international shipping and am pleased that I can reduce the additional shipping costs, especially for multiple copies. I have also added an additional pledge... Read more
What an amazing start!
It’s been almost 48 hours since the campaign started and I can’t believe the generous show of support - you guys have given almost $3,000 already! That’s amazing and I... Read more