Iron Harvest, The Rise of Fenris, and Other News
Hi! You probably already have the information in this update if you're a member of the Scythe Facebook group, but in case not, here's some news!
Iron Harvest... Read more
The Wind Gambit Is Here!
Hi! If you haven't joined the Scythe Facebook group or subscribed to the Stonemaier Games e-newsletter, you've been out of the loop for the last 6 months. Come join us!... Read more
The Wind Gambit, Legendary Box, and What's Next
Hi! If you haven't joined the Scythe Facebook group or subscribed to the Stonemaier Games e-newsletter, you've been out of the loop for the last 6 months. I've missed you!... Read more
Invaders from Afar
Hi! I hope you're doing well. I've had the pleasure of chatting with many of you on the Scythe Facebook group and on BoardGameGeek, but I understand that some of... Read more
Scythe, One Month Later
Hi! A month has passed since the previous update, and I'll just say it: I miss you! I had such a good time updating you and hearing your thoughts, ideas,... Read more
Gen Con, the Expansion, and More Animals
Hi! I have some fun updates today. After this you'll see updates slow down quite a bit. I'll let you know via project updates about big news--like when we release... Read more
So Many Scythe Cats, Gen Con, and the Second-to-Last Shipping Update
Hi! When I recently asked you to send me photos of your cats and pets with Scythe, I thought I'd get a few photos at most. Much to my surprise,... Read more
Shipping Update, Reviews, and Buying Stuff
Hi! It's nearing the end of July 20th, the date by which I said that all backers would receive their tracking number (the final estimated delivery date, July 27, is... Read more
Replacement Parts, a Poll, and Scythe Cats
Hi! Only a week has passed since the last update, but I have a lot of stuff to share.
If you discover at any point that there is... Read more
Jamey Is Back! Shipping Update, Other Important Notes, and Fun Stuff
Hi! Thank you SO much for your patience while I was at my family reunion last week, and a particularly big thank you to Morten and Alan for covering for... Read more
Family Reunion, Big Shipping Update, and Questions
Hi! I've been posting updates every 2 weeks, but something is happening next week that will prevent me from posting an update: I'll be at a family reunion. Let's talk... Read more
New Videos, a Close Call, and Shipping Update
Hi! I wasn't planning to post a project update until next week, but I have some things to share that I think you'll want to know.
A Close Call
It's... Read more
What to Do When You Receive Scythe
Hi! This is a longer update, and some of the content won't apply until you actually receive Scythe. I'll separate that part of the update from the rest of it.... Read more
Important: Shipping Information
Hi! In a few minutes you're going to get a notification from Kickstarter saying that Scythe is "shipping soon." Please read this update first.
With the freight shipments for Scythe... Read more
Leaving the Factory, Jakub's Art Exhibit, and the First Review
Hi! I wasn't planning on posting an update until next week, but the way the shipping dates align, it makes more sense for me to share some news today, then... Read more
The One Where Panda Makes Everything Awesome
Hi! I have a fun update for you today with photos, production news, non-Scythe add-on opportunities, and more. Let's get right to it. :)
Panda = Great
In the last... Read more
The Grand Unboxing of Scythe
Hi! As you may have seen by the image I posted on BoardGameGeek a few days ago, the advance copies of Scythe have arrived, and we've been examining them closely.... Read more
The Final Day and Fun Photos
Hi! The springtime weather is beautiful here in St. Louis, so I hope it's just as nice where you are. My cats have greatly enjoyed the smell of the breeze... Read more
Unpub, Token Colors, and Metal Coins
Before I begin this update, I wanted to express my sympathy and support for those in Belgium, Turkey, Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Somalia, and elsewhere who have been affected by... Read more
Last Chance to Add Items to Your Scythe Shipment
Hi! I hope the beginning of March has been great for you. I have a few small updates about Scythe.
Last Chance to Add Items
We're about a month away... Read more
New Year, New Update
Hi! With Panda back from their Chinese New Year holiday, I have some glimpses behind the scenes of checking pre-production proofs, as well as some fun news about Tabletopia and... Read more
Details, Details, Details
Hi! In the last week I've accumulated a lot of little updates and answers to questions, so I'm here to share them with you.
A few of you... Read more
Pre-Production Photo Extravaganza
Hi! Today's update is full of photos of the pre-production copies of Scythe I received today, but before you look at them, please read this first: These games are... Read more
Anticipation, Simulation, Localization, Illustration, and Podcastification
Hi! I realized that I won't be receiving the sample games from Panda until next week at the earliest, but I have a few small updates to keep you informed... Read more
Digital Proofs Revised and Approved, Full Steam Ahead!
Hi! Today I have some great news about Scythe's progress in production, as well as a few related updates.
Last week, Panda sent us the digital proofs. Basically... Read more
Art Book, Anticipation, and Meeple Token Art Inspiration
Happy New Year! I hope your 2015 ended strong and that you've been able to enjoy some games during this long weekend to start 2016.
It's been a few weeks... Read more
Dual-Layered Player Mats, Foam, and Final Files
Hi! I received a sample package this morning that I've been eagerly anticipating, so I wanted to share the contents with you right away.
Dual-Layered Player Mats
One of the... Read more
Faction Tokens and Final File Preparation
Hi! The last 10 days have involved a flurry of final files, as Jakub finished the art for the game and Christine has been finishing the graphic design. I thought... Read more
Miniatures, Coins, and Surprise Inserts
Hi! Just before I sat down to dinner tonight, DHL showed up with a package from Panda I've been expecting the last few days. I've now spent some time with... Read more
Coin Poll and Backer Statistics
Hi! I hope you're having a good weekend. I was going to wait until next week to post an update, as I don't have any art or updates from Panda... Read more
Backer Toast Video, Progress, and a Live Chat
In the wake of the tragic attacks yesterday in Paris, my heartfelt sympathies go out to everyone in France. My thoughts, emotions, and prayers are all centered on you today... Read more
Prototype Winners, Player Mats, and Miniatures
Hi! This is the first of a series of updates over the next few months that will let you know what's going on behind the scenes while you wait for... Read more
The Dawn of Scythe
Hi! With your support, the Scythe Kickstarter campaign ended with 17,739 backers and $1,810,294 in funding (plus around $75,000 in direct retailer and PayPal pledges, which isn’t shown on the... Read more
All Pledges Must Be Made in Full During the Campaign
Hi! We're now in the last 36 hours of the Scythe Kickstarter, and I wanted to emphasize a few really important points for all backers.
Final Stretch Goal Achieved!
Last... Read more
New Sample Photos, Milestones, and Reddit AMA Today!
Hi! This might be the final update before the Kickstarter campaign ends, so it's great timing that I received a new package of samples from Panda yesterday. I have some... Read more
The Mysterious Factory, Geekway, and a New Record
Hi! I hope you're enjoying the first day of November. We're getting very close to unlocking the next stretch goal (the power dials) and embarking on the final stretch goal... Read more
Power Dials (and a Poll), Cats, and Photoshop Results
Hi! Happy Halloween weekend if you live in a place where Halloween is celebrated. If not, you can celebrate Scythe crossing the 13,000-backer mark last night!
The big... Read more
Blind Playtesting, the Other Book, and Metal Coins
Hi! Welcome to the final week of the Scythe Kickstarter campaign. The current stretch goal is the final encounter card, and it's a special one, as it's the only illustration... Read more
Ask Jakub Anything, Art Book,
Hi! I hope you had an excellent weekend. Scythe had a strong weekend, and we're now just $10k away from the next stretch goal for this encounter card:
Art Book... Read more
Miniatures, Tokens on the Board, and All Future Stretch Goals
Hi! Welcome to Day 12 of 24 in the Scythe Kickstarter campaign. That's right--we're right at the midpoint, and here's where we stand:
All Future Stretch Goals
We only have... Read more
Wooden Resource Add-On, Achievement Sheet, and a Video Update
Hi! I've had a blast talking with you in the comments about anything and everything over the last few days. It's always neat to have you drop in if you've... Read more
One. Million. Dollars.
Hi! I'm writing to you today in complete shock and awe...not only did Scythe gain its 10,000th backer yesterday, but while I was snoring last night, it also crossed the... Read more
Automa, Board Comparison, Tabletopia, and Resource Poll
Hi! I hope you're having a great Sunday! I woke up this morning to find that Scythe has now raised over $913,000 from 9,400+ backers, which is incredible. I love... Read more
Scythe Origins, Objectives, Tokens, and More!
Hi! Happy Friday. :) Thank you so much for being part of the first 3 days of the Scythe Kickstarter. Here's where we are right now:
It means so much... Read more
Records, Stretch Goals, and a Poll
Good morning! Thank you so much for joining Scythe for an incredible Day 1. I post updates on my projects after the first 24 hours and every 2-3 days after... Read more