Tabletop Comedy: Gloom of Thrones
The White Box co-publisher Atlas Games has launched a Kickstarter for Gloom of Thrones, a parody mash-up of their bestselling Gloom card game and Game of Thrones.
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Meeples Together: A New Book about Cooperative Games from Gameplaywright
Our Next Kickstarter is Live!
If you’re the type of gamer or game designer who likes cooperative games, Gameplaywright’s next Kickstarter is for you.
Yesterday we launched Meeples Together,... Read more
The White Box for the Holidays; Meeples Together
Hi, retail backers!
We’ve heard from a lot of you that you’re happily continuing to sell The White Box — some of you as frequently as 2–3 copies a month... Read more
New Gameplaywright Release: Friendly Local Game Store
Gameplaywright's next project is Friendly Local Game Store, a book by game store owner and renowned Quest for Funblogger Gary Ray about how to open a game store... Read more
Last Call for Fulfillment; Two New Projects
Fulfillment is Complete
All backers' orders have been fulfilledfor some time now, so if you are still expecting rewards, something has gone wrong. Please email jeff at jefftidball dot... Read more
Canada and Europe Shipping Updates
(If you are somewhere other than Canada or Europe, information about shipping can be found in the previous update.)
Canada Shipping Update
In our haste to get out the most... Read more
Shipping and Related Updates
All digital rewards are available, and have been for some time. If you haven’t gotten yours, you can visit BackerKit and download them now! See “Getting Downloads from... Read more
You Can Almost Hear the Inspiration
Audiobooks are Available Now
We’ve just distributed The White Box Essays audiobook via BackerKit.If you’re a backer (or pre-order customer) entitled to the audiobook, you probably already have an... Read more
All the Shipments, All the Time
Where Are All the Things?
Every single copy of The White Box has left our factory in China, destined for fulfillment centers in China, Australia, the UK, the US,... Read more
It's All Coming Together
The Production Sample
Today, we received our final sample. This is one of the off-the-assembly line copies, just as the main shipment will come. Check out the photo at the... Read more
Progress Report; PAX West
As the production of physical editions of The White Box goes, the only thing to report is continued progress on the timeline outlined in our last update. We've... Read more
Digital Editions Available; Physical Editions Update; Gen Con
Digital Editions Now Available for Download
Digital editions of The White Box Essays are now available for download. We worked hard on this and we hope you love it.
Things... Read more
Digital Editions Update; BackerKit Reminder
Digital Editions are Nearly Ready
We’re on track to deliver all digital editions (except the audiobook) early next week before we leave for Gen Con.
BackerKit Updates and Reminder
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BackerKit Test & Canadian Shipping
BackerKit recommends sending a small first round of surveys to roughly 5% of backers, to make sure everything's working as expected. If you get a BackerKit survey in... Read more
Progress & Surveys
Post-campaign surveys are almost ready to go. We’ve set up everything that we can in BackerKit, and are now waiting for their review and approval, which is likely... Read more
Moving Forward on All Fronts
Pledges Are In
Kickstarter has done their thing and collected your pledges, which landed in our account last week right on schedule. Thank you all again.
It sounds like some... Read more
Astonishment; Gratitude & White Bits; Etc.
Jeff here, with a confession: Before this campaign started, I gave The White Box a 15–20% chance of flat-out failing to fund. I figured $40,000 was the very... Read more
Cartamundi Signs On; Shipping News; Etc.
Cartamundi Becomes a Sponsor of The White Box
Cartamundi is a global manufacturer of card and board games, with whom Atlas Games has established a long-lasting, 20-year-old relationship going back... Read more
Two Days and Counting, a Mike Elliott Foreword, More Essays, Etc.
Less than 48 Hours Remain
Your enthusiasm for The White Box has demolished our expectations. But we know there are even more people out there who'll want to get the... Read more
More Essays, More Free Money, Etc.
We made our $60,000 stretch goal, so we added three new guest essays, bringing the total number in the book to 23.
Five Dollars at DriveThruCards
DriveThruCards... Read more
Stretch Goals; Online Chat Tomorrow; Schools & Non-Profits
Stretch Goal Overcome
Since our last update, we’ve overcome our $50,000 stretch goal and added a print-and-play copy of Letter Head for every digital and physical backer.
Stretch Goals Added... Read more
More Colors, Free Money, New Stretch Goals, and More
A lot’s happened in the last week, so there’s a lot of news! Since the world’s patience for long Kickstarter updates is short, we’ll leap right in.
Five Colors for... Read more
The White Box’s Stellar First Day
Wow — thank you, backers! Everyone on Team White Box is amazed at how fast this campaign funded, and I was certainly not expecting that we’d have achieved the first... Read more