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