Special message from Playford Games — Ilios on Kickstarter Now
Playford Games is working on an opportunity to present Cartography to stores like Barnes and Noble. Barnes and Noble wants to know what you think! If you have been playing... Read more
EU and Birch Shipping — Strategicon — Cartography Nominated
EU and Birch Shipping
EU and Birch shipping has begun and should be complete by the end of the month!
Jon Adams the creator of Cartography will be... Read more
Birch — UE — Game Night Magazine — Board Game Geek
Cartography Featured in Game Night Magazine
What does a tournament Go player think about Cartography?
The Game Night Magazine Review is worth a read.
Cartography Compared to Go
Cartography... Read more
Birch at Long Last
At long last birch is in production at full quality. In update 35 I showed you that the quality of the production tiles was much lower than the proofs. The... Read more
A Better Rule Book — Four Player Rules — Birch Production Update
A Better Rule Book
Quite a few of you have reached out asking for clarification on the rule book. I've been working with Playford Games to address your feedback. I think... Read more
Cartography Has Shipped — Birch Production Update
Post your comments reviews and photos
It's been exciting getting your feedback as the games are trickling in. I'm really looking forward to hearing from you.
Twitter: twitter.com/CartographyGame ... Read more
Cartography Shipping Notifications
You may have received a shipping notification from our partner Playford Games. Please keep that for your records just in case. We inadvertently triggered some erroneous shipping notices. More than likely... Read more
Customs Update — Birch Production
A Quick Update
We cleared customs and the games arrived at our distribution center on Friday!
Birch production is well under way. We are verifying all the little details before... Read more
Birch is Beautiful — Stuck in Customs
Birch is beautiful
It's taken far too long but we finally have our birch prototypes.
I don't want to be dramatic but... They Are Beautiful!!!
The engraving is lovely and... Read more
In my last post I mentioned that we would stop accepting address changes. It was brought to my attention that I had commented on a post that we would notify... Read more
Production is complete!
Cartography First Edition is complete!
Playford has wired the funds and Panda has packed and shipped the games to Playford's distribution locations in the US and in Europe.
Customs... Read more
Cartography Arrives — Mass Production Copy
Mass Production Copy
The first copy of cartography has arrived! Panda let me know that the Mass Production Copy (MPC) had shipped from their factory in Shenzhen China yesterday. The tracking... Read more
Cartography is in Production!!!
We made a deposit to Panda GM to start production on Friday. It's long over due and I'm really sorry about that but I'm very excited to tell you that Cartography is... Read more
Box and tile proofs
We received the box and and tile Proofs for review. The box and insert look great. They are sturdy and feel high quality.
The tiles aren't what we hoped for. We... Read more
Art Design Win! — Press Ready — Fulfillment Survey Responses
Art Design Win
In our last update I showed a box design different than the one you pledged for. Our partner Playford Games has been working on getting Cartography ready... Read more
Cartography at GAMA Las Vegas — Translations — Wood Tile Proofs
GAMA Las Vegas
Playford Games had an excellent visit at GAMA. They did a video interview with The Dice Tower with a quick 3-minute demo of Cartography.
Translations... Read more
Status update with Playford Games
I meet with Playford Games recently. We talked mostly about the rule book. I thought I had the rule book pretty much nailed. After some more user testing we've been working really... Read more
Cartography has a new partner!
Better Faster Stronger
Months ago, before the Kickstarter launched, a boutique game publisher approached me at the gaming convention Strategicon. We talked briefly then, and regularly during the campaign about how they could... Read more
A quick note
Hello lovely Cartographers,
I'm nearly ready to take the wraps off something that will bring cartography to you better faster and stronger. Progress slowed over the holidays, but I'm really... Read more
Status Update — First Rewards — Stats
Yesterday I celebrated Thanksgiving with my Family. I'm very thankful for them and I'm also thankful to you. You made this campaign a success. Thank you for your amazing support!... Read more
We made our mark on the map!!!
Thank you, thank you!!!
Because of your incredible encouragement and support we surpassed everything I hoped for. When I embarked on this journey I couldn't have imagined Cartography would be... Read more
Final Hours — Biggest Day Yet
A quick update
Less than 18 hours to go! Thank you so much for your amazing support.
Yesterday was our biggest day! We could not have done it without you.... Read more
Stretch Goal #4 Even better Tiles Achieved
Really great work!
You've handled every stretch goal I threw at you! So to recap, we unlocked all four stretch goals!
- Stretch Goal #1: A better box — Achieved!
- Stretch... Read more
Three Days Left!!! — Share Buttons
The share buttons were broken yesterday. I'm really sorry about that. Thanks you so much for your help! Would you please re-share?
It only takes a second and it's HUGE... Read more
Last Chance to Upgrade — The Anti-Contest — Amazing Progress
Kickstarter shut down our contest but you can still share Cartography!
It only takes a second and it's HUGE for us.
Just click one of these links.
Twitter:... Read more
New Stretch Goal — Print and Play — Translations
Today I have three things to share. Two of these are thanks to the amazing community that's been forming around Cartography.
Print and Play
Thanks to omnilynx we now have a... Read more
Reviews (please share) — Updated Tile Design — Translations
Reviews (Please Share)
You are amazing!!! You're support has pushed us past all our goals(more coming soon). Now it's the quiet before the storm. Just before the last few days... Read more
I'm sorry to inform you that we have to cancel the social media contest. I was informed that contests are in violation of Kickstarter rules. After reading the rules I'm... Read more
Stretch Goals Obliterated — Tile Redesign Update
Yesterday was our second biggest day again! I'm truly amazed by your incredible overflow of support. We reached all our stretch goals in what felt like just hours! I can't thank... Read more
We made it!!! Now on to the stretch goals!
WOW!!! Today is our second biggest day and we hit our goal!
Our first stretch goal is already meet, at $15,000, I'll be adding Premium Edition tomorrow afternoon.
Thanks everybody... Read more
Only $1,000 to go!
Another quick update
Thanks to your very generous support we have less than a thousand to go! Once we hit our goal our first stretch goal Premium Edition: Birch... Read more
Four Player, amazing response — Free Birch Edition Giveaway
Today I have just two small updates for you. First, your response to Cartography Four Player Edition has been amazing! The last two days have been some of... Read more
Four Player Edition — Premium Edition: Wood Tiles
I'm very excited to tell you about what we have in store today!
We have two new editions of Cartography. The first is Cartography Four Player Edition. The second, a... Read more
We hit $10,000!!! — Survey Results
We keep hitting big numbers! Thank you again!
Because of you we hit $10,000. That's 2/3 of the way to our goal! The forecasts all predict we will beat our... Read more
Almost $10,000 — Tile Design Poll
We hit $9k on Thursday!!!
Thanks you so much! We are on track to hit $10,000 very soon, and then on to our final goal!!!
Tile Design Poll
Today I'd like... Read more
Half Way There! — 33% More Tiles
Half way there!
Game Play With Commentary
You could call this update 3.5. I've added a second game play video with commentary explaining a little more about how the game works. I'll explain how each turn works, how... Read more
Updated Game Play Video
The Cartography campaign is doing well. Thank you for your support! We are nearing the half way mark with 7 days down and 24 days to go. I'm getting very excited!
In... Read more
Cartography is more than ONE THIRD funded!
Throughout the campaign we will reveal one stretch goal at a time.
Today we would like to think inside the box.... Read more
20% in the first day!?!? WOW!
Thank you all for the tremendous support!
A special thanks to my family and friends, you all showed up in a big way!
The launch has been so much better... Read more