Thank You for Helping Us Create the New Treasure Chests
Hi! Normally I don't post updates on older projects solely about new campaigns, but this one is unique. Your collaboration, ideas, and feedback over the last 6 months have directly... Read more
Sneak Peek at the New Treasure Chest Project
Hi! I've been working on the project page for the upcoming Kickstarter campaign for treasure chests 2, 3, and 4, and I thought I would share a sneak peek of... Read more
Poll Results, Shipping, and Amazon
Hi! Early this week I heard the good news from Amazon.de that they processed the metal coins, and they have been shipping them out ever since. All backers in Germany... Read more
Germany (Good News!), Two Polls, and Photos
Hi! I finally have good news for German backers: As of this morning, Amazon.de has processed all 300 Treasure Chests I sent them, along with 57 wooden star packs. They're... Read more
Shipping Update, Updates Sculpts, and Two Questions
Hi! I have all good news for you today, along with a few important questions about the next Treasure Chest campaign.
I'm happy to report that almost all Treasure... Read more
Shipping Update and More Photos
Hi! I have mostly good news today and some photos of the sculpts for the next few Treasure Chests.
Due to a miscommunication between my shipping company and... Read more
Poll Results, New Sculpts, New Poll, and Shipping Update
Hi! I have some cool photos of Treasure Chest 2 sculpts and a poll, but first I have a few shipping updates for the current Treasure Chest (and all related... Read more
Poll Results, Illustrations, and Shipping Update
Hi! I hope you're enjoying the last day of 2014.
US:All Treasure Chests have shipped. If you have not received a shipment notification e-mail from Amazon, please... Read more
Treasure Chest 2.0 Survey and Shipping Update
Hello! I have some good news to share with many of you about Treasure Chest shipping. The shipping portion of this update is for US and Australian/NZ backers; all other... Read more
Treasure Chest Shipping Update
Hi! I wanted to bring you up to date on the various Treasure Chest shipments before the weekend begins.
I've broken down the following update by region so you can... Read more
It Feels Good to Ship
There are few things better in this world than shipping Kickstarter rewards to amazing backers.
Granted, the process is still in its infancy. Today I uploaded about 30 early adopter... Read more
Shipping, Watch It Played, and Euphoria
Hi! I hope this update finds you well. I'm writing it from snowy St. Louis a few hours before what I hope will be a lengthy game night at my... Read more
Shipping Update: Everything Is on Schedule
Hi! Today's brief update is full of good news: All air and ocean freight shipments headed to the US, Canada, and the EU have left Panda's facility.
Air Freight ($39 and... Read more
Hi! Today I received a nice big shipping update from Panda and Dimerco, and I'd like to share the details with you. If you're also a Tuscany backer, these shipments... Read more
Treasure Island in My Office
I'll just say it: For the last 30 minutes since the advance copies of the Treasure Chest arrived, I've turned into a little kid playing with these resource tokens. Other... Read more
Video Update: The Ore Is Here!
Good news: I received the inked ore samples from Panda a few minutes ago, and I created a video highlight the look, feel, and sound of the ore tokens. There's... Read more
The Pre-Production Treasure Chest Is Here!
Hi! Great news today: DHL delivered my pre-production copies of the Treasure Chest a few hours ago. Please keep in mind that "pre-production" means that any printed materials you see... Read more
We're on Schedule!
Hi! Since I returned to St. Louis after my vacation and Gen Con, I've been corresponding with my manufacturer, Panda Game Manufacturing, about the status of the Treasure Chest. I... Read more
The Backer Toast
Hello! Last night Alan and I had the pleasure of recording the backer toast for the 223 of you who pledged to the $1 level or added $1 to your... Read more
Final Token Count
Hi! I've spent the last few days going over the backer survey data, and I wanted to share the results with you.
As I mentioned on a previous update, it's... Read more
Backer Survey and the Box
Hello! I wanted to send a big thank you to the 2909 backers who have filled out their backer survey already. For the remaining 292 backers, it would be incredibly... Read more
We Did It!
Wow, what a great finish! With your support, the Treasure Chest Kickstarter campaign ended with 3,220 backers. Thus every treasure chest will come with a total of 156 resource tokens,... Read more
The Final 21 Hours
Hi! In just a few minutes, the Treasure Chest Kickstarter will enter its final 21 hours. A hearty welcome to all of the new backers who joined the project today.... Read more
Final 2 Days!
Wow, can you believe that we're down to the final 2 days for the Treasure Chest campaign? It feels like we just launched this project 2 weeks ago!
This morning... Read more
The Origin and Evolution of the Treasure Chest
Personally, I love origin stories. They're most commonly found in the worlds of superheroes and supervillains, but they extend well beyond that, even beyond fiction. I'm fascinated by how companies... Read more
Mega Photo Update
You may have received some of the following information in our monthly e-newsletter today, but the nice thing about Kickstarter updates is that they're the perfect medium for lots of... Read more
Behind the Scenes: Why Such a Short Kickstarter Project?
Hello! This morning I woke up to find that a backer named Sherry had become backer #1700, meaning that we've added a new clay token to every Treasure Chest. I... Read more
Stretch Goals, Scale, and Coins
Hi! We're just about at the end of day 3 of the Treasure Chest Kickstarter, and I'm excited that over 1500 backers have joined us for the ride so far... Read more
Launch Day Results, Backer Poll, and Exclusive Avatar
Hi! I really appreciate you joining us for the first 24 hours of the Treasure Chest Kickstarter. This non-game product is new territory for us, so we're elated that your... Read more