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Update #68 - For backers only

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Update #67

Zpocalypse: Aftermath - Live on Kickstarter

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/greenbriergames/zpocalypse-aftermath-this-time-the-living-are-risi

Dear Backers,

When we started Zpocalypse we set out to make a few hundred copies of a board game, the first ever for us. Many things have happened since then. One of the most important things we learned was to be as forthright as humanly possible with your backers. The second is that producing a quality product takes a LOT of time. We really wanted to have a few months where everyone got a chance to play our game and really know it before we started our next Kickstarter. Of course when we started we never planned for our level of success, or what that would mean for our time table. It's a lesson we have taken to heart going forward. However if we want to go forward, we can not wait to start our next Kickstarter if we want to deliver it to you in 2013.

That being said, we are pretty excited about Zpocalypse: Aftermath. Rather than start another expansion (and believe us we want to do that too) we listened to what players and backers wanted to make the game even better. The biggest comment we have gotten was, "Wouldn't it be great if you had fortification minis in this game?" We completely agree. To that end, Aftermath is a Kickstarter that would enhance your Zpocalypse game. The fortifications of course can also be used in any game. Also, we are introducing new military-based characters that fit into the world of Zpocalypse the board game, and will also be characters incorporated in our future RPG project.

Unlike our first project where we started with cardboard and ended with numerous miniatures and expansion packs, we've learned a lot about the manufacturing process. We now know to set realistic goals which can be made for both the backers and ourselves to make the entire process worthwhile.

We are pretty proud of all the work we've done to make this happen. Jed Wahl has worked with us to make some fantastic characters based on Ricky Casdorph's art. It's pretty awesome and we are so excited to move on to the next chapter of the Zpocalypse.

We thank you for all you have contributed, and hope you join us in our next adventure.

The Greenbrier Games Squad


Update #66

Something's Happening...

                                                        Aftermath is coming Sunday 9am EST.


Update #65

Everything Has Shipped!

It’s humbling to see all the pictures of people unboxing Zpocalypse. Words cannot express how we feel right now from all the thank you emails we have received. Thank you for your support and your input. Without you Zpocalypse would have never been the game it is today. Even moving forward, it’s terrific to hear ongoing feedback. Keep it coming! Here’s an example:

“Today the UPS driver – normally a friendly guy – cut his engines and rolled to a stop in front of my house. He glanced forward and back, left and right before furtively darting from the truck with a box tucked tightly under his arm. Reaching my walkway, he raised the package above his head and launched it through my front window. Abandoning caution, he bolted back to his truck. Seconds later, skid marks and the smell of burnt rubber were all that remained of his dreadful delivery.
On my living room floor amid shards of glass lay a bloodstained box from which demoniac moans could be heard. I scrambled into the room, shredding my feet on the glass, tore open the box and lifted up my copies of Zpocalypse and the Zmaster Expansion. Before the authorities carried me away, the whole neighborhood heard a soul-torn madman screaming and laughing, “It’s mine! It’s here! It’s mine!”
Congrats and thanks!
Ed M.”

Follow us on facebook and Twitter to get the latest updates. We are also on BGG and would appreciate your reviews. We look forward to hearing your stories, strategies, homebrew rules, and any comical happenings during your game plays.

Jeff and Theresa will keep a lookout for you at the launch party this Saturday (March 16th.) Head up to Myriad Games to say hello! http://www.myriadgames.com/events/zpocalypse-red-carpet-release-event

Thank you!
All of us at Greenbrier Games

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Update #64

Zpocalypse Map Editor and Squad Board App!

ITS FINALLY HAPPENING!

We are really excited to see people are receiving their games. We cant wait to see pictures of you playing the game, please post them up on boardgamegeek.com. When you are there we would love to hear what you think about the game.  Feel free to post any questions you might have to our forum or BGG.  We have also created a list of frequently asked questions FAQ to help our first time players link.

Upcoming Demo’s and Conventions:

Theresa and Jeff will be demoing Zpocalypse at Myriad Games in Manchester, NH March 16th 12-4pm. 

Coming up next week March 22nd - 24th we will be at Pax East in Boston! The whole team will be at the convention so stop by and we will sign your game! We will be located in the Tabletop section, booths 203, 201.

Squad board App:

Last week we showed off a preview of our Digital Squad board app. Google and iTunes have both accepted the app and they are posted up online. We have 2 versions available, a lite version and a paid version which includes the custom squad board skins and the soundtrack.

The easiest way to get the APP is through our website. Please note only the iPad is supported as the app does not work on small phones.

Scenario Creator:

In order to help make the Zpocalypse Experience even better we are releasing a free scenario creator. Several years ago, Mzi developed an open source generic map editor for board games, which can be downloaded at http://www.confsden.com/bgmapeditor We are releasing a Zpocalypse map pack so you can create your own scenarios! For now we have included just the base game but Zmergency will soon follow! 

 Click here to download the program with Zpoclaypse Map Pack included. 

 Click here to download just the Zpcalypse zip assets for BgMapEditor.

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