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      Danger just now

      Almost 19,500. An all-in pledge would be nice.

    2. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 21 minutes ago

      I will link a sample picture from our manufacturer when i get back to the desk later tonight.

    3. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 23 minutes ago

      @ekster - absolutely. The dice in the preview were a lower quality and we have stressed to the manufacturer they need to be very distinct.

    4. ekster 26 minutes ago

      Small question about components after reading one of the reviews on BGG. I saw the update with components upgrade and I know that the final one will be better than the preview ones, but I'm curious if the orange/yellow dice will have a better contrast between the two colours as the BGG picture had them looking a bit similar. Thanks! :)

    5. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator about 1 hour ago

      Hah yeah, Print on Demand is GREAT for getting a prototype made to show off to the public or as a personal project, but for retail it's not cost effective in any way. Even in "bulk" it's extremely pricey (by the time you get to the max discount @ 100 copies, you're better off ordering 500 from a manufacturer in China).

    6. Oregon Amy about 1 hour ago

      That helps a lot, thanks! Re: #5 - oof! I can see that POD wouldn’t make sense. Thanks for sharing the info!

    7. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator about 1 hour ago

      @Oregon Amy - Absolutely!

      1) Yes, I will have that rephrased to clarify (The bottom half of the final pile is where the 2 tiles will be).

      2) 3 tiles in all "possible" directions, making a complete path from the airlock. You may have a tile with only one possible direction to go (as you can't place from a wall for example). There are more examples being added to be clear.

      3) The loot cards fit with the player boards perfectly as a mini size, so changing them means making major changes to the player boards. Event cards have some flavor text that can, at times, be difficult to read when on a mini card, so upping the size means we can add back in some of that flavor text!

      4) Room and corridor tiles are 50 x 50 mm (think Carcassonne size)

      5) The problem with print on demand is the limitations on size and the quality of the print (they actually wear faster than anything done through traditional manufacturing), plus at the price to replace all the tiles in that size you'd be better off repurchasing the game (our prototype copy cost $120, half of that was the tiles!!)

      I hope that helps?

    8. Oregon Amy about 2 hours ago

      We’re making such great progress!
      I have a handful of questions I hope @ I Will Never Grow Up can address:
      1)In the rule book game set-up section, it says to cut the room deck in 2, then add command center tiles to both the top and bottom half (details omitted for space), then stack them face down. Forgive me if this is obvious to others, but saying to place them face down AFTER being told to identify top and bottom confuses me - is the bottom half the half that will be on the bottom when face down, or does the pile get flipped when placed face down? Could you consider rephrasing to clarify?
      2) Also in game set-up, the instruction is to place corridor tiles “so that there are a total of 3 corridors in all directions from the airlock tile,” but when I look at the picture at the top of that page it seems like corridors only go 2 directions from the airlock. Am I missing something (does the bend in the corridor on the left maybe create the 3rd direction?) Would there be a way to clarify this in that section, or possibly add annotations to the image the help players know what you mean by all 3 directions?
      3) Will the event card size stretch goal only affect the event cards (as currently seems)? Not a complaint! I’m just curious why those cards and not the others.
      4) What size are the room and corridor tiles?
      5) Would you consider possibly making the tiles available as cards through Game Crafter or something similar? I’ve found tiles wear with time, and especially when they are dark like these, will start to show markings that make them identifiable even when face down. It would be amazing to have an option to get them in card-format so they can be sleeved.
      Thanks so much for making this game available! I would really appreciate any answers to the above!

    9. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator about 4 hours ago

      @Everyone - Welcome aboard! If you have any questions I'm happy to answer them.

      Onward to the insert! :)

    10. Tapio K. about 6 hours ago

      Wow! 94Cad to go and Epic Encounters is reality! #hype

    11. ekster about 6 hours ago

      I've been looking at this game for some time and finally joined in as well. This game looks like it has a lot of potential and a lot fun to be had :)

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      Jason Mitic about 7 hours ago

      I just stumbled across this and I love every bit of it. Im in :)

    13. Tapio K. 1 day ago

      Less than 700CAD to Epic! C'mon people, spread the love, increase your pledges! Let's do it tonight!

    14. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 1 day ago

      @Conrado - as you mention Tiny Epic .. I AM working on an Itsy-Bitsy Epic version of Into the Black right now! A facebook suggestion got me thinking about the idea of a portable, small footprint version of the game and well .. I just had to go there!

    15. Mel On KS 1 day ago

      Getting closer to EPIC!!!!! Come on backers..... :)

    16. Neil 1 day ago

      @I Will Never Grow Up Gaming
      Thanks for the update on postage : )

      @David Moran & @Tapio K
      Thanks. I'm hoping that others do the same. Looking at the Stretch Goals it would be GREAT if this were to happen.

    17. Conrado
      1 day ago

      At least, this is NOT tiny epic... ;)

    18. Tapio K. 1 day ago

      @Neil That's a great way of looking at this. Many of us who have been here since the first days did that already back then. Let's hope more people will add to their pledge after your example and we will secure the Epic Encounters. The wait had been very Epic too 😅

    19. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 2 days ago

      @Neil - There will only be additional shipping charges if you wish to have;

      - 3 x base game
      - 2 x base game + 1 x each expansion
      - 1 x base game + 2 x each expansion

      If you are only getting the base game plus 1 of each expansion there will be no additional charges for postage.

    20. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 2 days ago

      So close!

    21. Kevin Harasymchuk
      2 days ago

      Awesome, next stop, Epic Expansion.

    22. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 2 days ago

      @tapio - the 5 to 6 player expansion mostly adds 2 players. The only thing you will not have is really a couple extra missions and goals which we may be able to make available separately later on.

      @neil - there should not be any additional postage required by adding the 2 expansions unless you also added an extra copy of the base game. I will double check with the fulfillment company to be sure and get back to you on that (95% positive there is no increase in postage in this case)

    23. DAVID Moran 2 days ago

      I'm with you Neil. The more backers upgrading now makes the sg 's happen.

    24. Neil 2 days ago

      Apologies if this has been asked before?

      I have added $40 to my pledge to add the "Increased Boarding Party" and "Epic Encounters" expansions. Will I need to increase my P&P (to UK)?

      I realise that Epic Encounters requires the Pledge Level to reach CA$19,500, but feel confident that you will pass this. And anyway by pledging for the two expansions I am making this more likely. Hope that others do likewise.

      Great that this has been funded this time around, supported the previous campaign.



    25. Tapio K. 2 days ago

      @Brandon WB!

      @creator Is there any reason for me to get the extra player expansions if I am 100% sure that we won't have more than 4P in our games. Will I miss out on anything extra or is all content tailored for 4P+?

    26. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 2 days ago

      @All - Has anyone tried out the Tabletopia digital version? Are you experiencing difficulties with anything? Tabletopia does not provide any kind of statistics for us, so we have no idea if it's even been worth the hassle to set up!

    27. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 2 days ago

      @Brandon - Welcome back!

      @All - Added another pretty big stretch goal; replacing the cardboard well insert with a proper plastic insert (and yes, it is being designed to hold both expansions as well)!

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      Brandon Jones 3 days ago

      Alright I'm back in.... just hoping for that epic expansion to go with the 5th player... even pledged enough for both because I know we will make it.

    29. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 3 days ago

      @Patrick - Absolutely. All backers will get pledgemanager access

    30. Patrick SAYET
      3 days ago

      I can only put 10$ right now (in the "no reward" pledge), will I get an invite to the pledge manager?

    31. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 3 days ago

      @Conrado - the 5-6 player expansion has more goals included. We are working on more to release later as well (just have to make sure they work reasonably well with everything else).

      If i can sneak a couple extra into the game before printing i certainly will!

    32. Conrado
      3 days ago

      But I find some lack of new personal goals...
      Primary missions too, but more personal goals means more distrust between players ;)

    33. Conrado
      3 days ago

      Yeah, I believe :D

    34. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 3 days ago

      Oh yeah its going to get there. :-)

    35. Tapio K. 3 days ago

      11 days and little over 2K to go. It should be easily achieved but I can't help myself to stress a bit for the epic encounters 🤣

    36. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 4 days ago

      Day 2 of BreakoutCon Toronto in the books and a couple more demo plays of Into the Black: Boarding Party down!

      Welcome to all the new backers! Your support is appreciated!

    37. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 5 days ago

      @joshua - not a problem. Address changes will be open until shortly before delivery time so you're good there.

      @conrado - we will get there!

      I have been without any connectivity since this morning. Playing games and chatting with people at Breakout and not being able to check on the progress is both awesome AND frustrating at the same time!

    38. Conrado
      5 days ago

      @Joshua: April 2019, I presume. Usually there is no problem changing addresses until two or three months before delivery.

      @IWNGUG: Another SG down! :D
      Still waiting to reach the Epic Encounters add-on...

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      Joshua Richards 5 days ago

      I'm going to be moving in April, but do not know where yet. Can I change address after completing survey?

    40. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 5 days ago

      Headed out for Day 1 of BreakoutCon Toronto! If you're there, find me and check out Into the Black: Boarding Party!

    41. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 5 days ago

      @Kyle Ryan Toth - Haha, while I do admit I absolutely LOVE Firefly, no the game title was not inspired by the lyrics. :)

    42. Kyle Ryan Toth
      6 days ago

      Awesome looking game; I love the concept

      I must ask, was the game title inspired by these lyrics?

      Take my love, take my land,
      Take me where I cannot stand.
      I don't care, I'm still free,
      You can't take the sky from me. 

      Take me out to the black,
      Tell them I ain't comin' back. 
      Burn the land and boil the sea,
      You can't take the sky from me.

      There's no place, I can be,
      Since I've found Serenity. 

    43. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 6 days ago

      Standees unlocked! One more player board coming up soon!

      Yes, you get both the custom meeples AND the standees as a backer

    44. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 6 days ago

      @Jeff - Indeed! I think we're going to hit every goal that's been planned at the rate things are moving!

    45. Jeff
      6 days ago

      This thing is really starting to pick up steam. Should hit a lot more stretch goals by the end.

    46. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 6 days ago

      Only one more pledge to include full color standees (in addition to the meeples) in every KS version (Add on option for retail)!

      So .. I know I said I'd leave it as an unboxing surprise but hey, I want to share as much as some of you want to know;

      "Infestation" .. what is it? Fully Cooperative "Primary Mission" Scenario that is going to be included in the rule book (far too complex for a single card) that has you defending your own pirate ship against an alien infestation/invasion. Pre-set the ships layout prior to the game start, populate a variety of locations with enemy invaders and face a series of calamities as you attempt to either drive the enemy back or sacrifice your own ship as you escape.

    47. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 6 days ago

      Unlocked the full Cooperative Scenario "Infestation". I'll leave that as a surprise for everyone during unboxing. ;)

    48. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator 7 days ago

      @Conrado - Stretch goals just updated! So excite!

    49. Conrado
      7 days ago

      You need to update that chart again... ;)
      Although we are still far from the epic expansion :(

      I vote for Spanish, of course.

    50. I Will Never Grow Up Gaming 3-time creator on March 14

      Annnnd.. Less than one pledge away fromunlocking that first expansion add on!!

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