Just a quick note, as time is short. We have just over three hours left to go in the Monster Academy Kickstarter, the final one in the 12 for '12... Read more
Monster Academy: Last Day!
Today's the last day for the final 12 for '12 drive, the one for Monster Academy. It all comes to an end tonight at midnight Eastern Time. It's been one... Read more
48 Hours to Go!
The Monster Academy Kickstarter comes to an end in just 48 hours, at midnight Eastern Time on September 16. Earlier today, I announced a new add-on that might interest you:... Read more
Google Event and Hall of Fame
I have two things I want to share with you today. First, I'm hosting a Google Hangout tomorrow night at 9 PM Central. Hangouts can only have 10 people join... Read more
Monster Academy and More
By now, most of you should have received your Brave New World Omnibus if you backed at that level. That completes the deliveries for this Kickstarter drive, and I consider... Read more
Omnibuses Are Ready to Go!
I had a great time at Gen Con and met many of the backers who were able to make it. It was a real pleasure to shake their hands and... Read more
The Monster Academy Kickstarter Is On!
I thought you'd like to know that the last of the 12 for '12 Kickstarters launched earlier today. Head on over to the Monster Academypage to check it out.... Read more
Gen Con, Books, and the Next Kickstarter
A few quick things for you. (And my apologies if you get this more than once.)
Gen Con starts on Wednesday. I'll be there all weekend. I don't have an... Read more
Omnibus Proofs Are In!
The print proofs of the BNW Omnibus came today, and they look fantastic. I placed the order for the books, and with luck they'll be here within a week. I... Read more
BNW Resolution Is Here!
I just shipped out the ebook editions of the third and final book in the Matt Forbeck's Brave New World trilogy: Resolution. This went out to all $25+ backers,... Read more
BNW Revelation Ebooks Sent!
All of the BNW Revelation ebooks have been sent out! If you haven't gotten yours yet, be sure to check your email spam filter. If you have any troubles at... Read more
BNW Revelation on the Way!
I put the finishing touches on Brave New World: Revelation last night, and I sent it to the MyWrite app guy (Paul Cooley) last night. Paul got it set up... Read more
Covers for Books 2 and 3
I've had a crazy few months — being sick, running the Dangerous Games Kickstarter, and writing a Leverage novel — but I have not forgotten about Brave New World.... Read more
Dangerous Games: Done
The Dangerous GamesKickstarter came to a thunderous end tonight, and I’m still sitting here stunned. This morning, we had $15,298 and 349 backers, and I wasthrilled with that. After... Read more
Dangerous Games: Last Day!
The Dangerous GamesKickstarter ends in just under 24 hours, at midnight Eastern Time on Father's Day, June 17. It has been a smashing success so far, and I want... Read more
Dangerous Games: New Stretch Goal
All right. I couldn't stop thinking about new stretch goals for Dangerous Games. I finally figured out one that I thought would be both cool and fun, especially given... Read more
Dangerous Games: Stretch Goals Unlocked!
We smashed through the second Dangerous Gamesstretch goal last night. This means that anyone who backs this drive at the $75+ level gets not only the regular reward but... Read more
Dangerous Games: Last Week!
We're in the final days of the Dangerous GamesKickstarter drive, and it's going far better than I had hoped. We just cracked $13,000 this morning, and we still have... Read more
Dangerous Games: 10 Days Left
First, I want to update you on the Brave New World books. I had an offer to write a tie-in novel for the LeverageTV show come up, and that... Read more
AMA on Reddit Today
Just a quick note to let you know I'm doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) over at Reddit. Come on over and join in the fun!
Great Week for Dangerous Games
Just want to let you know that the Dangerous Games Kickstarter rocketed off to an excellent start. At the moment, we've lined up 68% of the funding in just one week. By way... Read more
A Few Things
It's been a crazy week. I launched the Dangerous Games drive on Wednesday, and it's already up over $5k, which is the best start yet, by far. Thanks to everyone... Read more
Dangerous Games Is Go!
Kickstarter finally approved the next 12 for '12 drive, and it is on! Come join me over at the Dangerous Games drive and let me know what you think!
As... Read more
Books and Ebooks
The hardcopies of Brave New World: Revolution showed up at my house today! I sent a survey out to the backers who are in line for these copies right after... Read more
If UPS is right, the hardcopies of Brave New World: Revolution should arrive at my house today. I'll get them signed and out to the backers who are waiting for... Read more
BNW Revolution Books Ordered
I got the proof copies of the softcover and hardcover editions of Brave New World: Revolution yesterday, and they look great. See for yourself!
I just placed the order for... Read more
The Next Kickstarter
I'm hoping to start my next Kickstarter for the third 12 for '12 trilogy (a trio of thrillers set in the largest gaming convention in this hemisphere) sometime next week.... Read more
BNW Revolution Ebooks Sent!
I just sent out ebook copies of Matt Forbeck's Brave New World: Revolution to all backers. The autographed copies went out first, and the rest followed this. If you don't... Read more
Autographed eBooks Coming Today
I'm autographing the first ebook, Brave New World: Revolution, and sending it out to backers today. If you backed the project for $25 or more, you should see it... Read more
Book 1 Ready Soon
I've completed the revisions of Book 1. I just need to finish tagging the map, plus get a few responses back from people about how they wanted to be listed... Read more
S&S Kickstarter Over!
Soooo, I'll quit bugging you over here. :)
If you'd like to see how it turned out, just go check out the last update of the day over there. Let's... Read more
S&S Book 3 Unlocked! Under 6 Hours Left!
Wow! What a day! The Shotguns & SorceryKickstarter began the day at $7,644, and I wasn't sure we were going to make it by the end of the night.... Read more
S&S Book 2 Unlocked! 12 Hours Left!
Early this morning, we unlocked Book 2 in the Shotguns & Sorcery trilogy. Woo-hoot! Thanks to every one of the backers for making that happen. It's been a wild ride to... Read more
Last Day! Lower the Goal!
As we roll toward the last day of the Shotguns & Sorcery Kickstarter drive, it seems clear that I set the final goal too high again. I think there may be... Read more
Two Days Left!
The Shotguns & Sorcery Kickstarter is winding down to its final moments. As I write this, we have jut 56 hours to go, and the total stands at just under $7,000. ... Read more
New Respect the Streak Benefit!
As you might know, I recently added a benefit to the Shotguns & SorceryKickstarter that gives anyone who backs that drive at the $50 or higher level unsigned copies... Read more
Three Days Left for Shotguns & Sorcery!
At the moment, we have just over 80 hours left until the end of the Shotguns & Sorcery Kickstarter. We crossed the halfway mark — $6,000! — to unlocking all three... Read more
A Rewards Question
I've had a few requests from supporters of my current Shotguns & Sorcery Kickstarter to come up with a way for them to be able to get in on the original 12 for... Read more
Earlier today, I sent out the first draft of Book 2 to the high-level backers. I'm planning to revise Book 1 this week and hope to have it published and... Read more
2nd Kickstarter Launched!
I just wanted to let you know that I launched the Kickstarter for the second trilogy today. It's called Shotguns & Sorcery, and it's a noir fantasy setting, a... Read more
I'm outlining the next several books this week, and I'm hoping to launch the next Kickstarter later this month so I can keep on schedule. To lead that off, I'm... Read more
Book 1 Is Done!
I finished Book 1 up on Tuesday night, January 31, at 10:45 PM, which is about as close as I ever want to cut it. However, the first draft is... Read more
First Chunk Out!
I just sent the first part of the first BNW book out to the backers who chipped in at the Sidekick level or higher. If you're on that list, be... Read more
The Kickstarter drive is over, and we did it! I was thrilled when we cracked $12k last night, but I had an even better surprise waiting for me in the... Read more
We Did It! All Rewards Unlocked!
Hey, hey! We did it! At sometime after 1 AM Central, T.S. Luikart pushed us over the $12,000 mark, unlocking all of the rewards, including the "Goblintown Justice" short story... Read more
As I write this, we have just 19 hours to go until the end of this first 12 for '12 Kickstarter drive, and we have just over $800 to go... Read more
A little while ago, my college pal Dan Anderson upped his bid from $100 to $251 to knock us right over the $10,000 mark. That unlocked the color map that... Read more
12 for '12 (1.0) for $12k
The outpouring of support for this first 12 for '12 drive has been both humbling and outstanding. I feel like I have the best family, friends, and fans around, and... Read more
Book 2 Unlocked!
This evening, a generous backer pledged a whopping $500 to tip us over the $8,000 mark. That unlocks Book 2! Woo-hoot!
I can't tell you how thrilled I am about... Read more
Only 3 Days Left!
Well, technically, tomorrow at noon we have exactly three full days left, but either way, we're getting close. We have just about 88 hours from now until the first 12... Read more
One Week Left!
We only have one week left for this first 12 for '12 Kickstarter drive. It ends next Sunday, December 4 at noon. (That's 12/4 12:00, get it?)
Thanks to all... Read more
New Benefit! BNW RPG for only $5!
We only have 12 days left in this drive, so it's time to make a special announcement. One of the most frequent requests I've gotten for new rewards is to... Read more
15 Days to Go!
This Kickstarter drive has been an amazing ride so far. First, I want to thank each and every one of you for your support. It's been absolutely amazing to have... Read more
One of my old gaming pals, Aaron Acevedo, contacted me as soon as he heard about this Kickstarter drive. As he says, he's "a huge BNW fanboy," and he volunteered... Read more
News Is Spreading!
Many of my wonderful backers (that's you!) have been out there telling folks about my 12 for '12 project and the first Kickstarter drive for it, and I can't tell you... Read more
Moving On Up
As of this morning, we stand at over 140% of our original goal! Thanks to each and every one of you for pitching in to make that happen. I can't... Read more
1st Goal Achieved!
Hello, my favorite folks:
Wow, wow, wow.
Just a little while ago, we shattered the project's first goal of $3,000. That means I'm going to spend January writing the first... Read more
Strong 1st Day
Hi, Backers (and anyone else peeking in)!
On the first day of this project, we managed to crack $2,000, which puts us over two-third of the way to meeting the... Read more