Final Refunds to be Sent by Next Week
This should be the last important group update regarding refunds. If you have received your refund in full, you can skip to the end of this message. Here's where... Read more
Status of Refunds, Final Call For Refund Surveys
I have now processed all of the Paypal refunds that I can, based on the survey responses.If you are one of the 34 +/- people who has not... Read more
Status of Refunds
Hi, just a quick update. I processed approximately 170 Paypal refunds this weekend, totaling around $8,000.
All of the Paypal refunds should have been processed for these:
- International Jack of... Read more
$11,000 / 150 Refunds Have Been Processed This Weekend
I have processed approximately 150 refunds totaling around $11,000 this weekend. The Paypal account is more or less empty until my most recent deposit clears, probably early next week. I... Read more
Still Need Refund Surveys From 1/3 of People
About 2/3 of everyone has returned refund surveys - thank you for that.
I still need responses from 1/3 of everyone. If you haven't responded to the refund survey... Read more
Backerkit / Stripe Refunds Successful, Survey to Go Out Next Week for Kickstarter Refunds
Just a quick update on the refund processing.
Backerkit was extremely helpful in processing refunds. Everything was processed 2 days ago through Stripe, and the debit for the funds... Read more
Surveys to Go Out Soon for Refunds
I’ve exchanged a number of messages with Kickstarter and Backerkit regarding refunds. Here’s where things stand.
When we started this project, Kickstarter processed payments through Amazon. That... Read more
I know I'm behind on many things, including updates. This is just a short note to let everyone know that I am working diligently on moving things along this... Read more
Thank you all for your patience. I hope that you are having a good holiday season. I am sorry that it's been a while since I posted an update.... Read more
Project in Process, on Schedule & Steampunk News
Hi all, it's been about 1 month since my last update. I generally like to post more frequently but I've had some events come up that required my attention. My... Read more
Scrapyard Empire PnP Files Sent to Backers, Preview of Miniature House
I'm delighted to say that we've just emailed the Print 'n Play files to every Scrapyard Empire backer at the Picker level and above. If you pledged $5 or... Read more
Rewards Survey Sent - Please Check Email
Great news! I have completed the setup of our pledge manager through Backerkit. Please check your email for a link that's tied to your ID. If you do not... Read more
Deluxe Backers: Extra Style or Extra Functionality?
Backers for the Basic Edition got 3 extra dice at the $33k stretch goal, so I wanted to do something extra for backers of the Deluxe Edition as well. After... Read more
Scrapyard Empire Funded! What Happens Next?
I am so thrilled that we surpassed our funding goal and have almost 700 solid backers like you who committed time and dollars to the project. Thank you so... Read more
5 Hours Left - Another Stretch Goal + Add-on Option For International Backers
With only a few more hours left on the campaign we have surpassed the last stretch goal of $34,000 and I'd like to go for one more stretch goal... Read more
1 Day Left to Pledge - New Stretch Goals, Extra Character Cards & Add-Ons
We're in the home stretch! There is roughly 1 day left on this campaign and we're on track to hit all of our stretch goals. Millimeters separate us from that... Read more
Last Call For Add-Ons - Characters, Coasters, Prints & More
We're within a few hundred bucks of the $28,000 stretch goal for a 9th character card in the core deck. I still think we can not only hit that... Read more
500 Backers, $25,000 in Funding & Metallic Inks! Next Stop: 9th Character!
We did it! We broke through another stretch goal and at $25,000 in funding we will now use metallic inks in the design of the invention cards! They are going... Read more
Time to Send Personal Messages & Character Card Spoilers
We have just over 1 week remaining in the campaign to hit our stretch goals. Even with the campaign ending soon, we're still getting some nice coverage including an interview... Read more
New Stretch Goals, Internationals Can Add Character Expansion
Hi all, things are going great with the campaign and there's barely over 1 week remaining, so it's time to step it up. We just got featured in the Kick... Read more
Center Board Poll & Next Stretch Goal
Hey all, we are just 2 or 3 backers away from our stretch goal for a double-sided center board with the solo game extension! With 9 days left, this one's... Read more
Today's Update, Part 2 of 2: Scrapyard Empire Review & Podcast, & Event Pics From Last Night
Weaponsgrade Tabletop Review
We just had another great review of Scrapyard Empire on the Weaponsgrade Tabletop Channel. If you've got some friends who you think might be interested in backing... Read more
Today's Update, Part 1 of 2: BoardGameGeek Images - Success!
Hey all, those BoardGameGeek images are working really well and we're on the homepage now! We're splitting today's update into two parts because we've got a lot of news to... Read more
Moved Up to Slide 2 of BoardGameGeek Hot Images, Almost 400 Backers!
Hey all, great job giving thumbs-up to our images on BoardGameGeek. We moved all the way up to Slide 2 of Hot Images on the homepage for the main game... Read more
We're on Page 4 of BGG Hot Images - Help Get Us To Page 1
Those of you familiar with BoardGameGeek have probably noticed the Hot Images panel on the homepage. Well, thanks to some of you who have been giving Scrapyard Empire's images a... Read more
Character Spotlight, Wallpapers on BoardGameGeek, Interview on Airship Ambassador Blog
We've been busy promoting Scrapyard Empire and have a couple of shareable items for those of you who are interested in helping out. Please remember that on Facebook, "shares" are... Read more
Painted Miniatures Available As Reward - International AND Domestic. Stretch Goal Achieved!
Hi all, I got official confirmation that the manufacturer can include painted miniatures in the box. What this means is that they can be shipped directly from the factory to... Read more
Character Spotlight, More Reviews & Articles, Gameplay Demo in NJ
We're so close to our first stretch goal -- I can see it peeking around the corner! Let's get there everyone!
Character Spotlight: Professor Luna Tech
Scrapyard Empire Reviews &... Read more
We Did It! Let's Stretch It Out!
It's official, we've broken the $15k barrier! Now that we've edged over our funding goal, it's time to step it up and hit some of those stretch goals! The first... Read more
Better Stretch Goals, More Stuff
I was going to wait a bit longer to post this, but I'm envisioning a great couple of days to follow, and I'm about to hit the sack, so here... Read more
Feel free to leave questions in the comments and JR will answer them.
98% Funded! More Previews, Podcasts & Tweets
It's been an arduous 10ish days, and we are might just hit our funding goal of $15,000! What this means is that with 28 days left on the... Read more
Calling All Bloggers!
With just $1,000 to go, we are so close to getting funded and I'm really excited at being able to publish Scrapyard Empire, thanks to you and the... Read more
Kickstarter Staff Pick - Please Retweet!
Hey all! Exciting news - Scrapyard Empire was selected as a Kickstarter Staff Pick in the tabletop games category yesterday. We're on the radar!
For those of you with Twitter,... Read more
Font Poll - Please VOTE, And Deluxe Box Artwork Reveal
Thanks to some great suggestions by one backer, Benjamin Thomas Hester, we did a couple of quick mock ups of different font treatments for the flavor text and... Read more
Cool Profile Avatars For Download
We're chugging along and I'm excited that this project is already more than halfway funded in just 2 days! Let's keep it going and spread the word so... Read more
Over 120 Backers of Our Tabletop Card Game on Day 1 - Here's What's Next!
Great first day everybody! Thank you for your pledges, and comments. We love hearing from you and getting your thoughts on the game, so please feel free to leave a... Read more