TimeWatch Has Mostly Left The Building
I'm happy to say 95% of the physical items associated with the TimeWatch Kickstarter have shipped to backers. I went up to our UK fulfilment house yesterday to... Read more
Backerkit and Changing Years - Enter the Time Vortex!
I apologize for the flurry of updates - normal service will be resumed next week
Only 162 backers have not completed their surveys. You can get a link... Read more
BackerKit, Limited Editions and Shipping
I hid the Limited Editions TimeWatch RPGs for a while on backerkit due to concerns about stock, but it was a false alarm. So if you want to add a... Read more
Backerkit Invitations Away!
Hi, Simon here!
The backerkit survey invitations have gone out!
We will send an email with a special link to BackerKit surveys . It is important to respond to your... Read more
The Last Few Grains of Sand
I sent out the mass email to all backers entitled to digital rewards, other than those at the $10 level. About 60% of you have opened the so... Read more
I'm building the giant spreadsheet of all rewards and add-ons, which is taking longer than I expected.
The linked, layered, and bookmarked PDF versions of the three main... Read more
Time Watch Update - Behind Enemy Times and the Book of Changing Years
Hi, Simon here.
Our Time WatchRPG layout artist Charles Wright, is in hospital following a succesful operation, and we all wish him a speedy recovery. He hopes to be... Read more
Reading the TimeWatch rules: where to start?
You have the TimeWatch Pliocene editionsitting on your hard drive (if you're a backer and you don’t, and you didn’t get the email on Tuesday 10/6/15 with the link,... Read more
The Early Bird Catches the Wormhole
I said I'd post an update in early August, after GenCon, but deferring to Brocklesby's Principle of Chronal Rectitude I'm posting this early to compensate for the slight delay in... Read more
Ready the trumpets, the end is steadily hoving into view!
We're a couple of weeks away from text handover, mostly awaiting some additional info I'm getting from backers, and I fully expect that we'll have the rough unedited... Read more
Want to run TimeWatch at Gen Con?
Just a quick note. Want to run TimeWatch at Gen Con this year for the inimitable Pelgrane Press, either with your own adventure or one of mine? Shoot a fast... Read more
Mission seeds, alien corpses and typing aplenty
It's been a challenging two weeks: nine 11-hour days of international work travel, three days of family travel, a major medical surgery in the family, and a February that just...... Read more
Sample chapter of GM advice!
Hi, all! We're being stalked by yetis. Mother nature just dumped another 15" of snow on us here in Boston; we're up to 8 feet or so, we've run out... Read more
In case you need inspiration...
Checking in! Some jackass time traveler with a weather machine dumped 2+ feet of snow on Boston, but we haven't been devoured by yetis. Yet.
I'm in Kansas City right... Read more
TimeWatch: updates, an embarrassing lack of updates, and the Manifesto of Done
First, I have a giant elephant in the room that needs addressing. I've been head-down, partially because I have been working my butt off (both on this project, and for... Read more
TimeWatch schedule, as we stride towards completion
I'm going to start this off with an apology. When you give your cash to someone to make cool stuff, you should be kept abreast of how it's going! I... Read more
Dracula Dossier meets TimeWatch = bonus campaign frame!
Happy Turkey Day, Americans! And for everyone not celebrating American Thanksgiving, jolly Facundus and Primitivus, merry Maaveerar Day, proud Lancashire Day, solemn Beheading of the Emperor Maurice and his five... Read more
Revel in our progress... it's TimeWatch update time!
As I've said since the Kickstarter, full color has pushed our hard copies back to Q1 2015. That's still true, and we're looking at the latter part of... Read more
TimeWatch at Gen Con, Playtesting -- and THEME MUSIC!
Hiya, everyone! If you're going to GenCon 2014, please feel free to holler down in the Comments to this Update -- it'll be fun to say hi if we cross... Read more
TimeWatch Update: Interesting Stuff!
Hello there, attractive and perspicacious backers. I've been posting about TimeWatchon Twitter and G+, and that's handy for those who happen to notice them, but you need a real... Read more
Quick update about existing TimeWatch links
Hi, all! Just a quick note: Dropbox had a link-related security bug this week that has caused them to cancel all existing links to Dropbox files. That means that all... Read more
TimeWatch Update: another stretch goal, delivered!
Hiya, Kickstarter backers! I've missed you. And hey, have you been working out? I thought so. I can tell.
Lots to tell you.
Character Sheets That Kick Ass
I'm inordinately... Read more
TimeWatch surveys coming next week; PDF delivery, new character sheets, new art!
We've had our Kickstarter funds clear -- thank you! -- and that means I have email contact info for everyone at every tier. I'll be getting backer surveysout to... Read more
One Week In: Adversaries, Art, Pledges and Spreadsheets
Note to self: "Adversaries and Art" would be an awesome name for a game.
Hi, everyone! I've finally stopped obsessively checking my phone for updates, and we've been crazy-busy since... Read more
Commence your multi-legged dance of victory, my TimeWatch friends...
...because after spending almost the entire campaign playing catch-up to the vile, scheming sophosaurs (this wording brought to you by the Ezeru-manipulated Campaign for a More Radioactive Future), the... Read more
We've Made Full Color!
In the most remarkable surge I've ever seen, you folks pushed us up and over $100,000 into full color rulebooks.
** YOU DID IT! **
All core rulebooks are... Read more
2 hours left, $3000 to go to full color, RIGHT ON THE EDGE!
WE'RE ALMOST TO FULL COLOR!
If I keel over, it's because with 2 hours to go we're only $3,150 away from a full color rule book as a free upgrade... Read more
23 Hours Left, New Art, Less Than $18K To Go: Full Color Is In Sight!
Thank you, you brilliant people, for backing a game that secretly teaches you history while you're busy using it for your own nefarious (or virtuous) fun.
23 hours to go. ... Read more
48 Hours To Go? $70K Campaign Supplement Unlocked! New Add-ons, Massive New Stretch Goals, Chronal Mayhem!
Hello, all you brilliant backers. And welcome, new backers -- You've just unlocked the 96-page campaign supplement full of adventures! GO, YOU!
So everyone, grab your copy of the Jurassic... Read more
Avatars, Add-Ons, iO9, International Bundles and Inspiration -- Phew!
iO9 and Pelgrane Press backers, take a bow!
You can tell we've entered the last few days of the campaign; buoyed by Pelgrane Press customers and a great interview on... Read more
Hiya, New Backers! 4 Days To Go, Lovecraftian Mythos Unlocked, and I'm Planning Snazzy New Stretch Goals
Sooooo, How We Doing?
We're exploding.Yes, yes, figuratively and not literally, but if we keep going this well I may need to find a way to make it literal... Read more
7 Day To Go, Snow Day Video, Time Travel Movies, and a Dead Heat!
Video time? Video time!
The Cinema Guide to Time Travel
Backer "Ether UK" deconstructs both Primer and Timecrimes, and shows what lessons they have for TimeWatch. Meanwhile,... Read more
Pants Alpacas, Biased Recommendations, & New TimeWatch Battle-Art
My goal? For someone to look at our Kickstarter this week and say "holy crappola, look at all that stuff, I'd rather stuff a hot alpaca in my pants than... Read more
Intimidation, Rallying the Troops, and Hearing Voices
We've unlocked another few stretch goals! New adventure hooks from professional game designers Jim Groves and Jason Morningstar, and weapon sound effects from backer Wes Otis of Plate Mail... Read more
Psychic Bile, New Podcasts, and You Unlocked Another Stretch Goal!
We are delightfully mid-campaign, with 14 days to go and pledges continuing to come in steadily. We've just unlocked a new stretch goal (a 5th TimeWatch "Wish you were here!"... Read more
Figuratively Jump Into the TimeWatch Art!
We'd say literally, but you might bruise yourself. Hey brand new backers, hi!You can grab the Jurassic Edition of the game from Update #1, and you can head... Read more
An Embarrassment of TimeWatch Resources
Welcome to day 14 - halfway point! Let's lead with incredibly useful links and resources. Then we've got new add-ons, new stretch goals, and the Battle Report.... Read more
Almost at $50K: History, Results, Feedback, and a Dead Heat!
A Quick Interlude: How We Got Here
March 2013: I'm in Washington DC for the DC Gameday. Happy to be out of Boston's snow and cold, I chat with friends... Read more
Survey Results, Free Fan Adventure, and Ezeru Close The Gap
As we launch into the weekend, we'll have a big Update on Monday -- incredibly fun mini-goals, our decision on the next huge Stretch Goal, and much more. This evening,... Read more
The Boing Explosion: New Stretch Goal, New Backers, Corrected Character Sheet, and a New Designer
It surprises me not at all that yesterday was a fantastic day of fund-raising thanks to our friends at Boing Boing; we've shot up to over 1000 backers (1019 as... Read more
We've Been Boinged!
Hiya, TimeWatch backers! Lots to talk about as we approach 1000 backers, so let's jump right in.
We've Been Boinged!
No trampoline involved. TimeWatch has been featured on Cory Doctorow's... Read more
2 Stretch Goals Achieved, 2 Stretch Goals Announced, and Time-Raptor Fashion Plates!
Day 6 of 31: 916 backers, $39.5K in funding, 988% funded, and 15 stretch goals unlocked. 15? Seriously, you people. Less than a week and and we've already blown... Read more
You're Upgraded To Hardcover!
We'll make this one brief. We've hit our $35K stretch goal, and everyone at the $40 level and above (i.e. everyone getting a physical copy of the book) is automatically... Read more
New Pledge Levels, Unlocked Stretch Goal, and Ezeru (briefly) Triumphant
72 hours in, 28 days to go, over 700 backers, and we'll probably unlock the next stretch goal by the time I finish typing this. [EDIT: Yep, we did. See... Read more
ROARING FORWARD TOWARDS HARDBACK BOOKS!
"If it's a game about time travel, I will use it for frivolous, dramatic purposes." -- One of our playtesters, making sure his TimeWatch team has a convenient parking space... Read more
Unlocked Stretch Goals, New Stretch Goals, Grabbing the Jurassic Edition, and More!
Yawn! Stretch! Drink coffee. Look at TimeWatch KS. What? Spill coffee. -- @PelgranePress, 1/22/14.
That was my publisher's Tweet early this morning, and really, that sums it up. We're 542%... Read more