Hello everyone! This is an update to let you all know where we are at with the rewards.
Kadi has about half of the bookplates done so far and they... Read more
Halloween Launch and Bookplates
This is just an update to let you all know that Book 1 of Blindsprings is now available to purchase online at the Hivemill store for anybody seeking... Read more
As of yesterday, most of the shipments have been scheduled. All the book shipments are sent out. Reward shipments have been scheduled for the most part, with the exception of... Read more
As mentioned in the comments, the USA doom-weather as well as holidays made the book shipping process slower then anticipated, but all the orders are now into the... Read more
Books are Shipping!!
Blindsprings books have started shipping out!
Here are a few important things to know about the shipments :
(1) Books and Rewards are shipping separately. Due to us... Read more
Blindsprings at Flamecon
Happy Saturday, backers! Hiveworks is at Flamecon this weekend and we have a handful of blindsprings soft and hardcover copies. If any backers are attending, feel free to stop by,... Read more
Word about delays
As many of you have noticed, the Blindsprings shipments have been a tad delayed - although we have received the books we are still waiting on some of... Read more
The Blindsprings books - both hardcover and softcover - have been shipped to our warehouse and been processed. Our team is currently getting the last reward designs from... Read more
We have received a handful of softcover copies! The hardcover copies are still being assembled and glued (they take a bit longer), but we wanted to share pictures... Read more
Book sent to print!
Blindsprings has been sent to print! We hope to hear back to see if the printer has any corrections for us, but if they don't, the book will... Read more
Final address changes!
We are still on track to have the book ready to go to the printer next week - thus hitting our TCAF goal. The Hive team has been... Read more
Book proofing and color tests
As stated in the last update, we took a short break, and then aimed to prepare the Blindsprings book for the end of March. We would love to... Read more
Kadi has re-drawn the last of the lost annotations with Rajani. After a short break to collect ourselves and catch up on pages, we'll be finishing up the book mock-up!... Read more
As those of you who read Blindsprings regularly are already aware, Kadi has been working on re-drawing the lost annotation files, and posted the character pages on the... Read more
Update on book preparation!
Thank you for answering the surveys, we now have all the needed materials to build the Thank You to Backers page in the book. The Hiveworks team is... Read more
Surveys are out, please let us know if you need a different credit by Wednesday!
Thank you to everyone who filled out their surveys! Since we're close to ordering all the rewards from our vendors, we wanted to get more final numbers.(If you haven't... Read more
Hardcover & Softcover - Finalized
Here are the finalized designs of the hardcover (red) and softcover (blue) version!
We'll have some more printing news coming at you guys in the coming weeks!
An adorable hardcover!
Our book designer Meg is still working on the book layout (it's a big book with a lot of tiny details). Meanwhile, our cover designer, Isabelle, has been hard at... Read more
Another Blindsprings update!
Sorry for the delays, everyone! We wanted to give you some quick updates:
We have NOT sent out surveys, since we want to wait until the book is actually... Read more
Blindsprings book corrections are FINISHED!
Thank you so much for your patience! Kadi is DONE going over the pages of this book and making them as beautiful as can be. She wanted us to show... Read more
Progress on the book
Kadi is still working on correcting the pages, we just wanted to let you know that it was progressing. Here is another page with some fun changes from... Read more
Colors, colors, colors!
We wanted to update you with our progress. The list of book corrections was more daunting then we expected, Kadi is currently at 3 chapters completed, with chapter... Read more
A Magical Girl's work is never done!
Kadi is still hard at work, but wanted to let you guys know that she will be at Vancaf in Vancouver on May 21-22nd, and she'll have small sketchbooks for... Read more
Another production update!
Hello, everyone! Just wanted to give you another production update while Kadi's hard at work. :D
We've decided to delay the surveys and add-ons a little longer, since we want... Read more
Add-ons coming, production update, other Kickstarters!
Hey, everyone! Thank you again for such an INCREDIBLE Kickstarter, and we're glad you're as excited as we are to finally put Blindsprings into print!
For those of you asking,... Read more
Final total: $102,686
You guys. You guys. We're floored. You got us all the way to our final Stretch Goal at a whopping $100,000, and even blasted several thousand dollars past that.
We... Read more
8 HOURS LEFT! More new art, we're at $97K!
Current total: $97,100+
WE'RE SO CLOSE TO $100K WITH 8 HOURS TO GO!
Also, Kadi started coloring that WIP for the $100K Stretch Goal:
Let's make this happen! Thank you... Read more
15 HOURS LEFT! We're at $95K!
Current total: $95,000+
We ROARED past $90K last night, and now we're less than $5,000 away from the final Stretch Goal at $100K!
Kickstarter ends at 11:30 PM EST tonight!... Read more
28 HOURS LEFT! We hit $90K, last Stretch Goal at $100K!
Current total: $90,600+
The print version of the mini production art book has been unloooooooocked! XD If you pledge for the $50 tier or higher (except the $60 Team-Up Tier,... Read more
35 HOURS LEFT, $88K and counting!
Current total: $88,000+
We're so close to the $90K Stretch Goal, aaaaaah! XD
And then, if we hit that...
Thank you so much for all your support! We've got 35... Read more
LAST 60 HOURS! Plus WIP of more guest art (Evon Freeman)!
Current total: $84,000+
We're entering the last 60 hours of this Kickstarter...so get ready for things to grow intense!:D We're also really close to that $90K Stretch Goal of... Read more
Free sticker sheet UNLOCKED, final Stretch Goal revealed!
Current total: $78,000+
Yessss, you guys unlocked the brand-new Blindsprings sticker sheet at $75K! And everyone with a physical tier ($20 and up) is getting those stickers FREE with their... Read more
Almost at Stretch sticker sheet, revealing some brand-new art from the art book!
Current total: $73,600+
Wow, we blew past $70K, and now we're really close to the $75K Stretch Goal of a free sticker sheet on all tiers $20 and up! :D... Read more
Mini production art book UNLOCKED, new art for second keychain!
Current total: $65,200+
Woooo, we just hit our $65K Stretch Goal! :D Now backers on EVERY tier are going to get a digital download of a brand-new item: a mini... Read more
Hardcover spot gloss UNLOCKED, next three Stretch Goals revealed!
Our $55K Stretch Goal (spot gloss on the hardcovers to make them fancier) is already unlocked! Wow... Thanks to your amazing support, all versions of this book are gonna look ... Read more
Hardcovers UNLOCKED and new guest art from Zoobey!
Current total: $50,000+
You did it! The limited edition hardcover is now unlocked! *pops cork* Thank you so much!
Let's show the mock-up of these bad boys again, along with... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 UNLOCKED, next up is hardcover!
Current total: $43,900+
You guys unlocked the second keychain design! That means everyone with tiers $50 and higher are getting TWO keychains in their packages! \^o^/
Next up...the hardcover upgrades!
These... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 UNLOCKED, keychain art and new Stretch Goal!
Current total: $38,500+
Incredible! You guys ALREADY unlocked Stretch Goal #2 (at $35K), which means all of these books are getting the extra 25+ pages of Kadi's annotations printed in... Read more
Goal reached and Stretch #1 in ONE DAY?!
Current total: $32,000+
We...don't know what to say. We knew Blindsprings had incredible fans, and that new people exposed to this Kickstarter might be excited to try Blindsprings for the... Read more