MAKING-OF by Antoine Bauza: Matsuri
by Antoine Bauza
April 3rd, 2015
It was April, 2014 and I was with my family on vacation in Japan, right on time to see the cherry trees... Read more
MAKING-OF by Antoine Bauza: The Shoguns
As promised, here is the Making-of for the game design of the Shoguns, written especially for you by Tokaido’s designer, Antoine Bauza.
We hope you will enjoy reading... Read more
Antoine & Naïade
In next week update we will publish the... Read more
New characters (Shoguns)
Here is an update in order to show you the character tiles of the 16 Shoguns characters that will be in the Collector Edition. You can discover everything... Read more
The Pledge Manager is opened!
This is with great pleasure (and relief ;)) that we are glad to announce that the Pledge Manager is now opened!
The Pledge Manager will allow you to:... Read more
PledgeManager (almost) there. :)
As said in the comments yesterday, we are almost ready to unveil AT LAST the PledgeManager.
We hoped to be able to do it by today but we... Read more
A quick update, just to show you how the final metal coins are looking. :)
These ones will definitely be a great addition to the game!
Merry Christmas... Read more
Mini details closeup
While the production is gently ongoing, we are pleased to present you today some more closeup of the amazing final level of detail of the minis. We hope... Read more
Quick update: board comparison
As the games are in production, we would like to share with you one significant picture about the board differences between the regular edition board and the collector's... Read more
Mini samples video overview
We're back from the Essen fair in Germany and we received during our stay here the overall samples of the 35 minis from the factory. There are still... Read more
The Shogun Character pack minis
We are super glad to unveil the 16 Shogun supercute mini sculpt matrix.
As a picture is worth a thousand words, let's have a look at them. :)... Read more
The SHOGUN character pack - 4
Finally, here are the last 4 Shogun characters.
We'll post the mini sculpt matrix soon as we are currently finishing them.
The SHOGUN character pack - 3
Following the first 2 packs of Shogun characters, here are today's four.
The SHOGUN character pack - 2
As promised yesterday, we are pleased to present you 4 new characters from the Shogun character pack.
Several people are asking the question so, yes these character tiles will be... Read more
The SHOGUN character pack - 1
After a long and hard work with all of the 16 SHOGUN pledgers, we are pleased to be able to finally present you the 16 new Shogun characters.
Well, as... Read more
The Samurai Box cover
While we are currently on tracks with the minis and other game parts, we would like to share with you the final cover art for the Samurai (and... Read more
Work in progress on the supercute minis
We received today from the factory, a picture of the first sculptures for the 16 base supercute minis and we wanted to share this with you.
Keep in... Read more
New 3D sculpts + survey update
There was some time since the last update.
This is mainly due to the fact that we are working on the many elements of the game. Most notably,... Read more
At work + future surveys
Just wanted to let you know that we are hard at work on the preparation of the production of the Tokaido Collector's Edition, so please do not worry... Read more
THANK YOU ALL!
This is it, we made it and we made it thanks to ALL OF YOU, OUR AMAZING COMMUNITY!
This KS campaign was our first one and we've gone through a... Read more
USPS to CANADA - WARNING, shipping fees update!
We finally got the last data for the shipping in Canada through USPS.
As we thought it would happen, shipping trough USPS is more expensive than our previous... Read more
Australia + NZ + Asia + Canada shipping update
After a hard work to find alternative solutions for the deliveries in Asia, Australia and NZ, we are pleased to announce that we managed to find a new... Read more
DOUBLE PLEDGE + SHIPPING UPDATE
We are super happy to announce that we officially open the possibility to get a double item per pledge!
This comes however with SOME RESTRICTIONS,... Read more
600k SG pre-painted mini example
We felt that it was important to show you the kind of upgrades we are aiming for with the 600k SG regarding the pre-painted minis.
As a picture... Read more
New Stretch goals added!
First of all we wanted to warmly thank you all for having reached the bigger board stretch goal. This is simply amazing!
While reaching this SG, we decided... Read more
WIP on minis #2
Just a quick update to share with you the amazing work in progress on the minis.
Here is the master sculpture for Gotozaemon the souvenir seller.
Hope you'll... Read more
Mini, first pre-paint example.
We have received the first pre-painted mini sample from the folks at PureArts.
This example is pretty accurate of what you'll got in the end even if the... Read more
3 New stretch goals including the MATSURI EXPANSION!
We are pleased to announce that we have added 3 new stretch goals.
1/ The first one is the awaited color bases for the minis. These ones will... Read more
WIP on minis
The work has started on the final minis. Here is a sculpt of the messenger made out from our 3D file (but sculpted by hand). The folks at... Read more
Community poll: New box cover art for Samurais (and up)?
While we received several comments from people prefering the original artwork of the game (versus the new walking character), we thought about proposing a new cover art design... Read more
Reworked (stackable) scoring tokens
Several comments told us that the actual scoring tokens might be a problem when several players would be at the same level as they are not stackable.
Even... Read more
As we are receiving several messages asking the same questions over and over, we decided to update the FAQ section.
Please be sure to have a look at... Read more
The BraziloRussian update ;)
While we are still working on improving our shipping terms we are super happy to announce that we have managed to open this KS project to our Brazilian and Russian... Read more
New stretch goals
We are happy to announce that we've added 2 new stretch goals:
- $275.000: New languages for PDF rulebooks. With a lot of demand for this, we decided... Read more
Alternative characters are becoming NEW characters!
While reading and thinking about your (numerous) comments and messages we started to work with Antoine on bringing more gameplay into the game on top of more fanciness.... Read more
Update on pledge & stretch graphics + note on the future
Just a quick note that following several demands we have made an update of the graphics to avoid misunderstandings and to reflect the following:
- changing the previous... Read more
Painted vs. Unpainted minis - round #2 + global edition improvements or "we hear you".
While receiving a LOT of unhappy messages and reading at all the comments we realize that the current situation/solution about the painted vs. unpainted minis is definitely not the right... Read more
KS exclusives and Stretch goals clarification
After several feedbacks about the stretch goals we feel that we need to clarify and emphasize some important points regarding the stretch goals.
KS exclusives: The KS exclusives are... Read more
Shipping options and challenges
Several of you would like to get shipping to their countries (Hi Brazilian folks).
We wanted to assure you that we are working on this option as we'd LOVE to... Read more
We are glad to announce that Eric Burgess gave us his GO to create an Eriku mini (big thanks to him!).
We so have added a stretch goal that will... Read more
Painted vs. Unpainted option
As many of you are asking about this option, we decided to take a slightly different approach:
All of the Samurai (and up) pledgers will get painted AND unpainted minis.... Read more
Reincluded - the travelers wooden pawn
As we have reached the new minis stretch goal (for the Samurai level minimum), we decided to reinclude the colored wooden travelers pawns for the ones who might not get... Read more
Samurai - Français
Amis francophones, à la demande générale nous avons le plaisir de vous proposer un nouveau pledge level "Samurai - Français" équivalent au niveau "Samurai" original, c'est à dire incluant tous... Read more