Noirlandia is being translated! Plus: Quickstarts, PAX, and our latest game!
Hello, old friends. How goes the case? Has the trail gone cold? Well, we've got a couple new leads that might interest you!
First of all, we’ve partnered with Dreamlord... Read more
The final steps in the Noirlandia journey
Noirlandia has finished departing, and is now in the business of arriving.
We’ve already heard from backers in the UK and Australia who have received their games.... Read more
Shipping complete and backer portraits online!
The holidays are fast-approaching and we’ve hit a cold spell here in New England, but your photos of Noirlandia books and boxes arriving around the country have provided warmth... Read more
Noirlandia books have arrived!
After a suspenseful few weeks, Noirlandia books have arrived from the printer. The books look and feel great. They’ve got a smooth-to-the-touch buttery cover stock and the black-and-white... Read more
Vampires, fallen kings, and old souls. Quickstarts are here!
Happy Friday! We’re proud to share the finished Noirlandia quickstarts with you today. The quickstarts contain:
- 9 different settings from 9 different writers
- 65 pages of case descriptions, cities,... Read more
Why we make games
When we published our first game, Questlandia, in 2014, we did so as an act of love. We wanted to connect with people, to share something that was meaningful to... Read more
David Lynch and Supernatural lead generators—and an art update from Evan!
While we wait for books to arrive from the printer and wrap up the final stretch goal art and layout, it’s been great to hear from folks who... Read more
Second round of proofs and updated printing timeline
A quick update to let you know that we received our proof copy of Noirlandia last week. We were super impressed by the speed at which our Canadian printer... Read more
October production update: DriveThru PDFs, backer surveys, and the waiting game
Hello sleuths! By now everyone should have received their Noirlandia PDFs via Humble Bundle, or you’re waiting to claim your PDF via DriveThru RPG.
If you’re in the... Read more
Check your inbox for Noirlandia PDFs!
We’re so happy to announce that Noirlandia PDFs have been delivered to all backers. As announced in the previous backer update, we’re fulfilling PDFs through Humble Bundle, so check your... Read more
Noirlandia PDFs coming soon!
We’re thrilled to announce that we finished the layout for Noirlandia last week and we’ve received the final text back from our proofreader. After incorporating those final suggestions, we’ll be... Read more
Noirptember Update: Layout, PDF timeline, pictures galore!
Hello! Evan here.
The last month has been busy! We’ve been working simultaneously on artwork, editing, layout, and ordering supplies. Joshua Yearsly completed the final editing pass in August, and... Read more
August update: Art, quickstarts, rules, and more about cork boards than you ever wanted to know
It’s hard to believe that it’s August. Here in New England, there’s a tree outside our window that’s already started changing colors—green gradually giving way to little bits of yellow.... Read more
July update: New full-page art, rules off to editor, full steam ahead!
Hello, and happy July! As the temperatures soar into the mid-90s, we’ve been plugging away at our summer Noirlandia work. We’re still right on track, and wanted to send an... Read more
Noirlandia Quickstarts, Writing, and Art
Hello everyone! Evan here.
Making Weird Noir a Reality! Thank You!
At 9pm eastern standard time, the Noirlandia campaign closed at over 680% of its funding goal, with 805 backers.
With your help, not only will this game be a... Read more
The Final Hours, and One Last Stretch Goal!
Hey everyone, Evan here!
This month has been an amazing experience for me. I’m overwhelmed by the support and enthusiasm this project has received. In the upcoming months, I’ll be... Read more
A Peek Inside the Setting Envelopes
There’s now less than one week left in the Noirlandia campaign. It’s been a great month, and it’s hard to believe it’s almost over.
This week, we’ve been working behind... Read more
David Lynch-inspired Leads, Surreal Selfies, and Upcoming Community Goals
With 10 days left in the Noirlandia campaign, we’re thrilled to have surpassed 500 backers, and we’re inching our way to $17,000.
At $20,000 we’ll be unlocking the Noirlandia Casebook,... Read more
Announcing our next stretch goal! Custom-designed Noirlandia case books!
It’s been a week in the making, but we’re excited to announce our next Noirlandia stretch goal. At $20,000, we’ll be able to offer custom-designed Noirlandia case booksto all... Read more
Let's talk noir! Share your favorite books, games, and films
There's a little over two weeks to go in the Noirlandia campaign.We've entered the quiet middle, and it's a great time to sit back and appreciate some of our... Read more
Announcing the final mystery setting stretch goal, plus community goals!
It's been an exciting week for Noirlandia! With your help, we unlocked new stretch goals from two amazing designers. Sarah Richardson's courtesan noir setting, City of Scarlet Light, will be... Read more
Noirlandia is the Games Project of the Day, and revealing new stretch settings!
How cool is that! We woke up this morning and discovered that Noirlandia is currently featured on the Kickstarter front page, as the Games Project of the Day! Thank you... Read more
Stretch Goals Achieved and Additional Noir Portraits!
It’s been almost a week since the Noirlandia Kickstarter launched, and what a wonderful first week it’s been! Thank you again for your enthusiasm. It means the world!
Second stretch goal achieved! And announcing social stretch goals for unlocking more Noirlandia features!
We're very excited to announce community stretch goals! We wanted to spread the word about Noirlandia, have some fun with the community, and unlock great new features of the game.... Read more
First stretch goal achieved! Get ready for vampires!
With your help, we achieved the first Noirlandia stretch goal on day 1!
Tiraval, a medieval fantasy setting from Choice of Games writer and editor Rebecca Slitt, will be... Read more
We've reached 100%! Thank you!
Holy cow! With your help, we've passed 100% funding on day 1!
Thank you for the outpouring of support you've shown us today. We're so excited to share Noirlandia with... Read more