Gen Con & New Guild Masters Art!
Try Out Guild Masters at Gen Con
We'll be running demos of our new crafting strategy game, Guild Masters (formerly Shopkeepers), during Gen Con next week!
This is our first... Read more
Shopkeepers is at Gamex!
Demo Shopkeepers at Gamex!
Today through Sunday we will be attending Gamex, a local game convention held at the Hilton LAX. If you're attending, be sure to try out a... Read more
Announcing Our Next Game - Shopkeepers!
Hey Chaosmos Fans! Today I'm really excited to show you some behind the scenes work on our next project – Shopkeepers!
What is Shopkeepers?
Shopkeepers is a 90-120 minute fantasy... Read more
Game Giveaway! Also, Battlestations FINAL DAYS
Joey here. Matt and I have been quiet lately, but we have both been working very hard on several projects including the Chaosmos expansion. Chaosmos was a massive... Read more
Battlestations Second Edition is live now - video update
Hi everyone. I'm the producer of my friend Jeff Siadek's awesome board game/RPG hybrid Battlestations Second Edition - I've been working off and on for a solid year on the... Read more
Chaosmos at BGG Con Booth 822!
Come See Us at BGG Con!
We just arrived at BGG Con in Dallas Texas, and set up our booth for the next 5 days of demos and gaming! Stop... Read more
Chaosmos at Essen SPIEL! Extra Ticket Available!
Chaosmos is coming to Essen!
We're going to SPIEL 2015 in Essen Germany, and will be demoing and selling Chaosmos for the first time in Europe! If you or anyone... Read more
Eternal Guardian Shipping In Process
Thank you all so much for being patient as we have resolved the issues with the Eternal Guardian games. I'm glad to announce that all problems are resolved, the games... Read more
Last Chance to Finalize Your Address!
Double Check Your Address
We're shipping Eternal Guardian copies of Chaosmos very soon, so please take a moment to double check your shipping address on Backer Kit and make sure... Read more
Eternal Guardian Shipping in September
Hello Eternal Guardian Backers!
We have finally received an updated timeline from our manufacturer on the status of the Eternal Guardian edition, and are happy to announce we have an... Read more
Fun slow motion video featuring the Mirror Box team! Gen Con!
Here's a video I directed to promote board gaming and sneak images of Chaosmos in front of unsuspecting eyes! Please share it and try to guess all the... Read more
Eternal Guardian video update! - received proofs and approved all components!
Hi guys, this update is for Eternal Guardian backers (and higher tiers as well). Finally received proof samples for all remaining items, and we approved them, so your copies just... Read more
Rate Chaosmos & Help Build the Community!
While we sort out and resolve a few lingering straggler orders and press our manufacturer to complete the shipping for our Eternal Guardian backers, we ask for your help in... Read more
June Update – Origins & Eternal Guardian
Back From Origins
Hi guys! We are back from the Origins Game Fair and our public debut of the game. Matt is working to fulfill any problem orders (damaged copies... Read more
New Videos! Shipping Update! Classic Board!
New Videos Posted!
We've been busy making a lot of new content for you guys, and we'll continue to release new videos in an ongoing "zoological survey" of each planet... Read more
US Orders Shipping!
US Shipping Starts Today
Our US shipment has arrived in our Amazon warehouse in Tennessee, so shipping to US backers is finally beginning! Some people may receive their games within... Read more
Come to a Chaosmos Launch Party!
Hi party people!
Chaosmos is being fulfilled by Amazon as copies arrive in our various warehouses worldwide. To celebrate the USA release, we will be hosting three events where you... Read more
How to Play Videos!!! Post to BGG!!
As UK and Canada begins to receive their orders, we have a lot going on. Remember that the Grip Mats will be shipped separately. We are shipping those by hand,... Read more
Double Check Your Shipping Address TODAY!
Check Your Address on Backer Kit
It has been a long time since many of you added your addresses to your profile on Backer Kit. We're getting ready to ship... Read more
Chaosmos Shipping Update
Canadian Orders Ready to Fulfill
Our Canada-bound shipment arrived at the Amazon warehouse in Mississauga a couple days ago. We're now in the process of double-checking backer address info and... Read more
Eternal Guardian Components Update
New Samples Received
Hello Eternal Guardian backers! We received new samples of our wooden Chaos Clock, glass Hypertokens, and premium dice from the factory in China. Check below for a... Read more
Chaosmos Shipping Estimates & Grip Mats
Shipping & Transit Info
Chaosmos is officially on a boat and on its way to all of you. We actually have three different boats, one going to the US, one... Read more
Chaosmos Heading to Port
Chinese New Year is over, and we were expecting our manufacturer to be ready to ship our games by the end of last week. Unfortunately, they underestimated the... Read more
Chaosmos Production & Shipping Update
Production Complete On Chaosmonaut & MOTNU!
As of last week, we have fully completed production on the Chaosmos and Master of the New Universe reward tiers. The last items to be... Read more
Chaosmos - video update
Greetings all. I am very sorry to report that I don't think Chaosmos will ship until February. This is partly because of delays at Panda's partner factory on supplemental components... Read more
NEW Podcast Interview with Manufacturer!
We recorded a new podcast episode the day before BGG Con, and the day after (on the plane home).
Please take a listen as Matt and I interview Justin Waggle,... Read more
Super Update! The Good and the Bad!
Check out our new website!
Thanks to Dom and Justin for helping get our new website up and running. It will be an ongoing process of building new and better... Read more
FIRST UNBOXING and fun chaos at BGG Con!
We're at BGG Con in Dallas. Within a few minutes of arriving in town we were at the hotel's FedEx picking up our first 5 production copies. It was very... Read more
First Production Samples & BGG Con!
Sneek Peek of our Production Samples!
Just a couple days ago we received word from our manufacturer that our production samples of Chaosmos are complete and ready to be shipped!... Read more
Video Update - Upgrade Deadline TODAY!
We've submitted our final files to Panda for our manufactured proof copies. There are so many components that it wasn't super surprising to have minor file corruption problems, but now... Read more
We Need Your Address! Also, Translations
We Need Your Address & Info on BackerKit!
We will be submitting final order numbers in the immediate future. If you are reading this and already answered the brief BackerKit... Read more
September Video Update!
Sam and I did a quick update for this month. I'm feeling generally very positive about the attention to detail in the miniatures; Panda is using a new... Read more
Back from Gen Con! Photos and Links!
Miniatures! Also, Gen Con 2014!
Just a quick update before we head off to Gen Con. We'll be meeting Fabian, our manufacturing representative, this week. We're excited to see mold proofs in-person, and we'll... Read more
Production Delay, Upgraded Cards & Print Samples
Production Behind Schedule
We have been working nonstop, often 12 or more hours a day, to get everything done and hit our scheduled October release. Unfortunately, we have had several... Read more
Thank you so much for your feedback on the Print & Play. If you missed the release in our last update, you can still check out our Print & Play ... Read more
Chaosmos Print & Play Here! - Last chance to give feedback!
It's been a long number of sleepless nights as we prepare the final files for submission to our manufacturer. We have a printable version here for your perusal.... Read more
Rulebook is here! Please give feedback!
Read the Rulebook
We're close to finishing our rulebook text! We're still adding images and correcting minor errors, so PLEASE take a moment to look through the rulebook and give us... Read more
Chaosmos Day in L.A. & Final Card Border
Los Angeles: Play Chaosmos at Game Haus Cafe
We're testing our final rulebook in Glendale, CA next Saturday at our favorite local spot, GameHäus Cafe! Play Chaosmos on nice wood tables... Read more
Print and Play Almost--But Not Quite--Ready!
The last week has been a whirlwind of hard work. Our goal is to start updating you every 7-10 days from now on, since the whole team senses an exciting... Read more
New Board, Plus Print & Play Arriving in ONE WEEK!
Check Out Our Updated Board!
Over the past couple months, we've done hundreds of play sessions with backers and other gamers across Los Angeles, and watching people has play taught... Read more
Board, Cards, & Variants
Board Almost Complete
We've been working on a visual redesign of the board that will make it more gorgeous and easier to play than ever. Stay tuned for more info... Read more
Back from the GAMA Trade Show & support our friends!
We're back to work after a busy week at the Game Manufacturers Association Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV. We had the chance to meet in-person with our manufacturer and... Read more
Alien Art, Card Art, & Print and Play Update
Alien Art Finished!
We've completed our character art for the ten main aliens, as well as for our bonus alien Mor'ls the Mimic. Our goal was to make each alien... Read more
'Master of the New Universe' Ending, Plus New Character Art!
Last Chance for 'Master of the New Universe'
We will be ending our extended campaign on March 1st, so if any of your friends or family missed out on... Read more
Final Stretch Goal & New Art Revealed
Only $500 to Final Stretch Goal!
Only $500 to go before we hit our final stretch goal: additional planet effect tokens! Please share our store page with your friends who... Read more
Ovoid Strategy Video & Unlocking Final Stretch Goal
Well, it's been three days since our campaign, and we are excited to move onto the next phase of our journey: making the most amazing game possible, and working to... Read more
Thank You So Much
We successfully funded, thanks to all of your support! We're so grateful to have an amazing community of backers, and we can't wait to begin... Read more
The Grand Journey – Let's Finish Strong!
You Are Making Our Dreams Possible
When we launched our campaign one month ago, we had high hopes and a lot of nervous energy. To us, Chaosmos is the best... Read more
Three New Stretch Goals & New Backer Goal!
C Wormholes Unlocked
We passed $115,000 quite a few hours ago, unlocking the C Wormholes! These new tiles give you more options for adding wormholes to your game, and... Read more
Barren Planet Unlocked & PayPal Preorders Available!
Barren Planet Stretch Goal Unlocked!
We jumped all the way to $110,000 practically overnight, which means we've unlocked our first new stretch goal – the Barren Planethex! This new... Read more
$100k, New Stretch Goals, & Reddit AMA!
$100,000 Stretch Goal Reached!
We zoomed past our $100,000 stretch goal, unlocking our two bonus aliens – Vlachlos the Destructor and Tertalje the Guardian! Thank you so much for helping... Read more
Dimension Rip Unlocked, New Video, & Reddit AMA!
Dimension Rip Unlocked
We passed $95,000 last night, unlocking our seventh stretch goal – the Dimension Ripbonus card! All backers will receive the new card in their copy of... Read more
1200 Backers & Card Art Preview!
Capture the Ovoid Variant Unlocked
We just passed 1,200 backers this morning, unlocking our newest game variant – Capture the Ovoid! When playing Capture the Ovoid, you'll have to be... Read more
Modular Board Unlocked! Let's Delve In!
Modular Board Unlocked!
This afternoon we passed $90,000 in pledges, meaning we've unlocked our biggest stretch goal yet – the Modular Board! Join us as we give you an... Read more
Squeeze Trap Unlocked & Combat Strategy Video
Squeeze Trap Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Last night we passed $85,000 in pledges, unlocking our fifth stretch goal – the Squeeze Trap! Every copy of Chaosmos will now come with... Read more
Announcing the Eternal Guardian of the Ovoid!
New Premium Reward Tier – Eternal Guardian of the Ovoid
Today we're very excited to announce a new premium reward tier for Chaosmos – the Eternal Guardian of the Ovoid!... Read more
Final Six Days, Plus New Stretch Goals!
Let's Hit $100,000!
With exactly six days left in our campaign, we've already hit three of our stretch goals, and we're just hours away from hitting our fourth! We're excited... Read more
New Character Profile & Cosmic Pool Strategy Video
Neeksi Character Profile Video!
We've released our next character profile video – this time featuring Neeksi the Scavenger. Neeksi's special powers allow her to recover discarded cards and use them... Read more
Planet Effects, Next Character Profile, & Game Giveaway!
Optional Planet Effects Tokens!
We're getting close to our next stretch goal – Planet Effects Tokens! With this new reward, backers will receive 10 planet effects tokens that add special... Read more
Post-Game Discussions & Character Profile Vote
One of our favorite things about Chaosmos isn't even part of the game itself – it's the lively discussions that happen after the game ends! No matter how... Read more
1,000 Backers, Time Crunch, & Trap Strategy Video!
We just crossed the 1,000 backer threshold! WOW! This has been such an incredible journey so far, and we're excited to see how much further we can go... Read more
Player Shields Unlocked & Gazmae Character Profile!
Wow! Here we go! Player shields are unlocked! (Very helpful for those sneaky moments when you want to set a tactical card face-up on a planet.) Our goal with... Read more
900 Backer Goal Reached!
King of the Cosmos Variant Unlocked!
We just passed 900 backers, which means we've unlocked the King of the Cosmos variant for Chaosmos! In this new game variant, players try... Read more
2nd Stretch Goal Reached! Plus New Reward Tier
$60,000 Stretch Goal Unlocked!
This morning we unlocked our second stretch goal – High Quality Bluecore Cards! This goal means that all backers will receive equipment decks with the... Read more
Announcing Modular Chaos!
Chaosmos Modular Board Stretch Goal
After extensive playtesting, feedback, and revision, we're incredibly proud to announce a new stretch goal for Chaosmos. If we can hit $90k, we will... Read more
First Backer Goal & Big Announcement Today!
800 Backers Goal Unlocked!
We hit 800 backers this morning, which means we've unlocked our first backer goal – the Tag Team variant! Our next backer goal unlocks at 900 backers,... Read more
Smuggler Bunny Video & 750 Backers!
Almost 750 Backers!
We're at 746 backers as of writing this update – almost at the 750 mark! We're well past our first stretch goal and almost halfway to the... Read more
New Add-On, 5 Player, & Third Character Profile!
Extra Equipment Deck Add-On!
A few backers have asked us for additional cards to add to their decks and to play with more players. For those that want to customize... Read more
First Stretch Goal Imminent, Plus New Social Goals!
$50,000 Stretch Goal!
We're about to pass $50,000 in pledges, which unlocks our first stretch goal – Thicker Playing Pieces! Each copy of Chaosmos will come with 2mm thick... Read more
We Funded!!! And Tom Vasel Video Review!
This is just the beginning!
We did it! Chaosmos will be funded on February 2nd! We are so amazed at the huge response to our project, and so very thankful... Read more
500 Backers, 2nd Character Profile, & GripMats
500 Backers in 5 Days!
We just crossed the 500 backer threshold, and we're less than $5000 away from our goal, all thanks to your support! We have so much passion... Read more
Interview & Character Profile Announcement!
Designer Interview by Indie Cardboard
Jason Dobson over at Indie Cardboard has published an in-depth interview with Joey on the origins, development, and strategy of Chaosmos.
Check it out HERE.... Read more
Funding Update & First Character Profile Video!
60% Funded in 48 Hours!
Even more impressive than our funding is the fact that we already have 350 backers! A big thank you to each and every one of... Read more
Almost 300 Backers & New Interview!
Almost 300 Backers!
Just a little over 24 hours into our campaign, and we're already at 280+ backers and over 45% of the way towards our goal!
We have been... Read more