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Shift is the collectable card game where you only need to collect one card! Let your spirit burn as you shift gears towards victory!
Shift is the collectable card game where you only need to collect one card! Let your spirit burn as you shift gears towards victory!
Shift is the collectable card game where you only need to collect one card! Let your spirit burn as you shift gears towards victory!
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    1. Nicholas Greene on

      In the same boat as Quella and Michael Pierno; I have not received my Print and Play email (in neither the Kickstarter inbox, nor my email inbox/spam)

    2. CDGuano on

      So I get home from GenCon all stoked about my haul and what do I see? My copy of Shift. It was a pleasant surprise. Thank you.

      Thank you.

    3. Guerric Samples on

      @Laboratory Makes sense, I just didn't see it mentioned anywhere so I wanted to make sure. Thanks

    4. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Brandon: Yeah, that's come up. It's the only mistake we've spotted so far. We're intending to add it to the rulebook with any other clarifications that come up as necessary.

      kenshivalion: That's correct. The idea is that as you take damage, you earn spirit.

    5. Brandon Wilhelm on

      Just wanted to bring up a possible graphic error to help out and clarify something that confused me for a second. On Leo's ability, I'm pretty sure it is supposed to be "Burn Spirit", but the colors for the "Burn Spirit" icon are reversed, making it possible to mistake it for a "Refresh Spirit" icon. I thought I'd let you guys know so you can clarify it and fix the graphic for future prints.

    6. kenshivalion on

      Quick rule clarification. Can you only burn spirit that is in your damage track? That is how I read it but wanted to make sure.

    7. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Hi Guerric,
      So if you don't Active/Spirit guard, you still compare your Guard stat to their Power. Check out the damage resolution phase. So if your natural guard stat is high enough, you shouldn't have to active/spirit guard. Does that make sense?


    8. Guerric Samples on

      Also, rules question, do we have to Active or Spirit Guard? Is there no vanilla guard that doesn't make you downshift? Because Leo references a vanilla guard but it's not in the rulebook

    9. Guerric Samples on

      @Lab Thanks, I just hadn't read her omega ability, in my excitement to see the card I was just shuffling through and reading the passive abilities. Now that I understand it I actually really like it!

    10. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Guerric: So thematically she's "charging up a lazer". You have the option to spend spirit so that you can do your Omega more easily, but spending spirit in that way puts you at a slight disadvantage.

      Joshua: We have the rules, but we haven't had a chance to get people together to playtest them yet. They're coming though!

      Kyle: Dude, that sucks! :( We'll take care of you!

    11. Guerric Samples on

      Oh, i got it. That'll teach me to read the whole card before flouting my stupidity

    12. Guerric Samples on

      I'm probably just being an idiot, but i don't understand the point of Mark II's passive ability. Why would you burn 1 spirit to lose 100 attack and defense?

    13. Josh Stark on

      I have two questions/comments that may have been answered/discussed elsewhere but I was hoping someone could answer:
      1. When will the multiplayer rules come out?
      2. What gender is Dark Emcee Melpome? The card seems to say that it is a he-she, because both signs and colors are present on the card.

    14. Kyle McKanna on

      I just received my package today August 16th. The package seemed to be torn and the only thing left inside was my inverted die of destiny. Any help resolving this matter would be greatly appreciated. On the back of the envelope was written 2x cards 2x ks cards 1x inv die. Thanks

    15. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Matthew: That will be covered in another forthcoming update: Yes sir, there is! The store will be online SUPER soon. Tonight or tomorrow.

    16. Matthew Sutorius on

      Is there any way to still get the penny gems or large cards?

    17. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Michael, those were the only oversized cards. You can check that out in the update where we announced them. And yeah, for the penny-gems, stick the white on one side of a penny, and the black on the other side.

      John, it's referring to his mod activation phase, I apologize for the ambiguity on the card. So his attack subphase order goes like this: Defense Declaration, Mod Activation, Attack Declaration, Mod Resolution, Damage Resolution, Downshift, Critical Resolution. All of his flip activations are the same amount of coins for each mod on each gear, so you just flip that many times. I hope that clarifies it.

    18. John-Ariel Davila on

      clarification on Data Expert Akira: I don't understand how his passive ability works. It says his attack declaration is after his activation phase but the term "activation phase" is not listed under the turn order list. Do you mean after his mod activation phase?

    19. Michael McConnell on

      ok...just got mine in the mail today...I only got 4 oversized cards. I thought you would receive all the cards as oversized...and also do you stick the penny gems together as like sides or opposite? Thanks in advance

    20. Alfredo Barraza on

      Got mine today Thu Aug 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA USA! Thanks!

    21. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Marc Taylor: No, you MUST take an action.

    22. Marc Taylor on

      Requesting Rule Clarification:
      Can you skip your turn if you desire?

    23. Michael "Maikeruu" Pierno

      @Quella - Same for me here in N.Y.

    24. Quella on

      Guess what just arrived in my mailbox here in New England after only one day. Thanks for the package and I have to thank the US Postal Service for the quick turnaround. I wish I had time to stop work and play....

    25. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Not that I can find. Please change that!

    26. Matthew Scott Shanklin on

      Has anyone done a "Un-packing" & play video yet?

    27. Matthew Sutorius on

      Just got my copy! Pays to live in Seattle.

    28. Marc Taylor on

      Regarding a random request: Can we have that gibberish font?

    29. Quella on

      Just a note on regarding the Print and Play (PnP), I received the Kickstarter email telling me a link was sent out, but I have not yet received it and have confirmed it was not on my registered emails junk or SMAP filter folders either. Hoping you can confirm when you have had some sleep as others have also reported the same issue.

    30. Thomas Woolsey on

      Cool! I hope New England isn't too far, I'm psyched for this!

    31. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Thomas: The estimate was broadly 3 days. It dependent on your distance from Seattle, no doubt. I imagine it could be longer, but my hope is most of you will get them this week!

    32. Thomas Woolsey on

      So now that they've been sent and such, how long should US backers expect this to take?

    33. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Alexandre: P&P will be sent *very* soon (probably today), once packages are sent. We think the rules app will be available on iOS within a couple weeks (depending on the review process). Android should be soon after.

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      alexandre amaral on

      Now another question: when the Android / Iphone apps will be available?

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      alexandre amaral on

      Hi, good morning!
      when the PnP will be sent?

    36. Jeremy Petravicz on

      Rock on. Haven't been this excited for a new game in a while.

    37. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Going to start packing up Shift orders tonight! If you have any more address changes, get 'em in! : D

    38. Jeremy Petravicz on

      Sorry to double post, but I finally had a chance to watch the hangout. What's the status of multiplayer and tournament rules. My main interest is in the tournament rules. Thanks!

    39. Jeremy Petravicz on

      Is there a final release version of the rules posted online? I want to start getting the rules familiar in my head to make playing that first game easier :-)

    40. Nancy Hutchins

      Tournament scheduled in September at Gaming Hoopla. I can't wait to get people into this game!

    41. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Matthew Scott Shanklin: We'll get them super soon! As for when you will get them, not as yet. It's hard to guesstimate how long it will take to package everyone's things. There are a LOT of backers, but we'll be doing it as quickly as we can.

    42. Matthew Scott Shanklin on

      Do we have an update on the ETA of the cards?
      I guess I'm just excited. lol

    43. Elias on

      Great! I'm glad things are moving along well.

    44. Matthew Scott Shanklin on

      This is outstanding news. My girlfriend and I can't wait to get Shift!

    45. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Elias: The cards were just shipped on Thursday. We'll have an update up on Monday! :) I'm told they're suppose to get here on Wednesday.

      Jeremy: We'll be selling the game online, and the sets are packed into retail display boxes for interested retailers. We're definitely interested in having the game out in stores, so let them know it's something you think they should be aware of. :)

    46. Elias on

      Did the manufacturer indeed ship the game out on Thursday or Friday?

    47. Jeremy Petravicz on

      Hey guys,

      So I have two game stores I frequent for playing CCGs (only Legend of the Five Rings currently). I got myself one set of Season 1 through the Kickstarter, but if I get people interested what are the plans for people being able to orders sets?


    48. Laboratory 10-time creator on

      Hi Marc,
      We're excited too. But lets not get ahead of ourselves! While our kickstarter did well, we still don't know what the reception of Shift is going to be like.

      So before we make plans to continue releasing seasons, we want to get season 1 out there and see what people make of it. One easy way to let us know what you think of Shift is to post here in the comments, or to post about and rate the game on boardgamegeek. Thanks for being a fan!

    49. Marc Taylor on

      I am excited =) Now for getting excited about something that's a ways away, Season 2. Is there going to be a kickstarter for it, or will it go straight to stores? is there any plan about season 2?

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