At Long Last - Fulfillment (on our end) Is Completed Worldwide!
Happy Days Matey's!
We just completed a weekend of gaming, prototyping, play testing and schmoozing at BreakOutCon 2019 here in Downtown Toronto. This is the premier Canadian Board Gaming Convention... Read more
Fulfillment, Errata/Clarifications and Replacement Parts
Fulfillment is near completion!
- Canada: Canadian shipments are all out the door and should be arriving shortly (if they haven't already). You should have received a shipping notification with tracking... Read more
UK/EU/Rest of World Shipping Has Begun!
We've received notification that Spiral Galaxy Games has begun shipping out to our UK, European Union and Rest of World (outside of North America) backers earlier than... Read more
The First Transport Is Away! - Fulfillment has begun
As we sit here in the sub-zero temperatures with snow blowing all around, we're reminded of that classic line uttered over the speakers in the Rebel base on Hoth... Read more
72 Hours To Lock In Your Rewards, Card Sleeves and What We're Up To Next!
Happy Friday everyone!
PLEDGE MANAGER CLOSES IN 72 HOURS (MON, FEB 4th, 5pm EST)
We're happy to announce that we have a scheduled delivery of producthere at I Will... Read more
The Time to Lock Down Your Pledge Information is Now!
PLEDGEMANGER WILL BE LOCKED DOWN ON FEBRUARY 4th!
Into the Black: Boarding Party is landing in the next two(ish) weeks: if your address has changed since you filled out... Read more
Track Yer Booty Mateys!
Track Yer Booty in Real Time!
We have ship names and tracking information for Into the Black: Boarding Party!
With the estimated time of arrival of each ship we're currently... Read more
Manufacturing Completed - Freight Green Lighted!
Happy Holidays and a VERY SAFE and joyous New Year to everyone!
I'm happy to report that manufacturing is completedfor Into the... Read more
Production Sample Unboxing
Production Samples Are Here!
The production samples of the base game and both expansions have come ashore and they.look.awesome! So great. Such excite!
The colors are fantastic. The... Read more
Proofs and White Box Approval and A Plastic Insert Tray Video for Fun!
Progress Continues on the Manufacturing Front!
All samples were approved and ready for manufacture as of last week. A few additional corrections were found and made and we continue to... Read more
White Samples and Print Proofs have landed!
Happy happy days as, after sitting staring out the window awaiting the arrival of the FedEx truck like a kid waiting for the Ice Cream Truck, the Into... Read more
Into the Black Has Been Sent to the Printer - And so it begins!
Ahoy me Hearties!
I am happy to announce that all of the files (so.many.files) have been uploaded to the manufacturers servers and our sales rep has been advised!
And now... Read more
Final Artwork is IN - Final round of editing near complete!
We're in the home stretch leading up to manufacturing now! On their advice, we're going to take time to make sure everything is correct NOW to avoid potential... Read more
Slight Delays Yet Very Close to Manufacturing!
Hidey Ho Everyone!
It's been a few weeks so I thought I should check in and let everyone know what's happening!
It's been a VERY rough couple of weeks for... Read more
Progress Update - Awaiting final illustrations, Vote for an Image & Late Backing Closed
We are chugging along here on the good ship Nevergrowup!
I had hoped to have everything off to the manufacturer by this point but delays (as always) unfortunately... Read more
Progress Update - Custom meeples, Illustration, Pledge Manager extension
HAPPY CANADA DAY & HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!
To all of our Canadian brethren and American friends, if you have a day off or even if you don't, we hope you... Read more
Progress Update - Rules, Deposits, Preorders, Minor Setbacks and Keeping on Track!
Hello backers! Welcome to summer (well, here in the northern hemisphere anyway)!
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY?
Not-So-"Bad" news first? Yeah, bad (but not really bad) news first... Read more
Progress Update - Missions, Goals, Illustrations and more!
Hello again Backers!
This update is just a quick progress update to let you in on some of the things we've been working on in the past couple of weeks!... Read more
Progress Continues - More illustrations and another speed painting video!
We continue the progress working towards that crucial manufacturing time. With loads of help from our manufacturing representative and game industry friends, the punch boards have been prepared... Read more
Moving Forward! Player Boards, Pledge Manager, Manufacturing Prep
Things continue to move forward behind the scenes post-campaign!
We've been in constant contact with the manufacturer, Whatz Games, to make sure all of the files... Read more
Into the Black: Boarding Party Graphic Design Updates
Ahoy awesome backers!
We've been working diligently on getting the files prepped for manufacturing and refining the graphic design on everything so that all of the new and old items... Read more
Special Pledge Levels and Add-Ons
If you are one of the "special" pledge level backers (Namer of Names and There be Pirates About) and you wish to add-on to your pledge in the Pledge Manager... Read more
Pledge Manager Is Live!
Good news! The Pledge Manager is live and everyone has been sent an invite to review and fill out their information!
Pledge Manager Update, Late Backing and Stretch Goal Cards Preview
HELLO AGAIN BACKERS!
A hearty thank you once again for making this project a reality and for unlocking so many of the stretch goals that it made our heads spin!... Read more
THANK YOU for your Support!
With the support of 426 Backers, just like you, we hit nearly 300% funded and 18 STRETCH GOALS unlocked! WOW!
Unlocked : Card stock and linen finish upgrade, Player board... Read more
Final 24 Hours and More Stretch Goals Unlocked!
NEARING MISSION COMPLETION!
We're in the home stretch and have entered the final 24 hours of the campaign!
The 48 hour push has been going really strong and with your... Read more
12 Goals Unlocked and MORE to come!
12 STRETCH GOALS UNLOCKED and 5 DAYS REMAINING!
Arr Mateys! With your help we have unlocked 12 stretch goals so far and we're quickly on our way to more!
It's... Read more
Stretch Goals, BreakoutCon Toronto and Fulfillment!
Ahoy mateys! We're half way through the campaign and it's been a slow but steady climb since the initial rush which is fantastic! We're now in the mid campaign calm before... Read more
3 Stretch Goals Unlocked - Missions, Goals and Traitors!
THREE STRETCH GOALS UNLOCKED!
Thank you backers!
You've smashed through the third stretch goal and are well on the way to opening up the ability for us to manufacture the... Read more
First Stretch Goal Achieved!
FIRST STRETCH GOAL UNLOCKED!
AHOY MATEYS! We have achieved stretch goals, with the first stretch goal unlocked!
First, all cards in the game are upgraded from 280 gsm ivory core... Read more
Stretch Goals - Expansions and Pledging!
Expansion Add On Stretch Goal Clarifications
We have, as you may have noticed, 2 Expansion Add-ons that can be unlocked as "stretch goal". Namely, the 5-6 Player Increased Boarding Party... Read more
FUNDED! Stretch Goals Ahoy!
INTO THE BLACK: BOARDING PARTY IS FUNDED!
With 25 Days to go, and many thanks to all of you for making this happen, Into the Black: Boarding Party is funded ... Read more
Component Quality (Pre Production vs Preview)
What a fantastic launch! 94% funded in the first 3 days!
I would like to take this moment to, once again, say thank you to everyone who has pledged their... Read more
The Personalities of Into the Black: Boarding Party
Each of the playable characters in Into the Black: Boarding Party began with a title and a short bio/background concept and was developed from there. To give you some flavor... Read more
24 Hours Down and the Plundering is going strong!
First of all, THANK YOU so much for coming on board!
We had expectations of hitting somewhere between 40-50% of funding in the first 24 hours. Never did we expect... Read more
Welcome New and Returning! Off to a good start!
Hello everyone! We're back and off to a phenomenal start! 30% funded in 2 hours exceeded our expectations. The support from complete strangers is outstanding!
I would personally like to... Read more