The story continues
I was thinking of creating a series of contests with puzzles that would hold insight about this peculiar world. What is Machina Arcana? And more importantly: what happens next?
One... Read more
The Final Chapter
A couple of international packages could still be traveling, but in general the boxes are delivered. The 2nd wave of replacements are on their way, and when... Read more
Distribution ends this week
A lot of boxes have already been received by the backers (from US and EU). The rest of the shipping should finish during this week. There were some... Read more
<US shipment (including non-US & non-EU)>
For Base and Exclusive, everything will be shipped by USPS Priority. For the Bundle (much heavier), some are... Read more
Status with distribution
The truck with boxes arrives tomorrow at the distributor’s warehouse. Swish’s announcement concerning delivery dates: “1-2 weeks for us to ship. But I mean that... Read more
Next step: distribution centers
All the ships are in the water, on their way to ports, sailing across the oceans, circumventing the globe.
The APL YANGSHAN is on its way to California. ... Read more
Overseas travel is underway
The vessel for EU is on its way. The name of the vessel is: CMA CGM PARSIFAL, and if you are interested, track its voyage through the following link: http://www.vesselfinder.com/?mmsi=636091290... Read more
Production ends this week
The mass production will be finally finished this week, and immediately after, WinGo (our manufacturer) will ship the palettes to our distributors.
“We will receive the carton end of this... Read more
Project status (April)
Mass production status
Your Kickstarter digital rewards have arrived
- Digital content (Watcher, Core, Exclusive, Bundle, and Explorer backers),
- Codex Arcanum (add-on),
- Soundtrack (add-on),
- Player boards (add-on),
- Fabula Rasa... Read more
The machines are running
With great pleasure we can now announce that the mass production of your boxes has begun! Our communication with WinGo (manufacturer) is always productive and forthcoming, and we would like... Read more
Waiting for the mass production to start
We are still awaiting for WinGo's e-mail with the information that mass production has started, and to expect the delivery by X/Y. They received the demands and needed changes, we... Read more
Unboxing the prototype
The box is opened and the content inspected!
WinGo already sent a disclaimer list (improvements to the the final product, and not including the black attack dice in the... Read more
Sample box: sent
The package is now sent to my address, and when it arrives, I’ll inspect everything and make a review video.
Until then, I give you images from WinGo headquarters,... Read more
More pictures and status update from WinGo
Today I received new pictures and information from our manufacturer, and am forwarding to keep you all in the loop:
We are working on sampling printing process and... Read more
Images from the sampling process
We received the first pictures from the manufacturing process, and we are quite pleased.
The prototype should be ready, maybe even during this week!
When this sampling process is... Read more
Production of prototype box in progress
We are now patiently waiting for the first prototype box, crafted by our manufacturer. By 2014-01-31 we completed the game content, and now our eyes are on the production.
Our... Read more
A candle, knife, and two books
All chapter cards are complete. That includes endgame cards and cover page for each scenario. The great addition is that some scenarios will have more than one... Read more
The year is dead, long live the new year!
During the campaign we never actually stopped working on game content. All the texts regarding chapters and events are complete. There are still some missing illustrations and rule texts on... Read more
The end of Kickstarter campaign
Having the dream, a team of able and professional individuals, and the dedication to see things through is one thing, but it is thanks to you, our dear backers, who... Read more
Last call for the brave explorers
An ominous blare sent its signal across the realm. With less than 24 hours before the expedition’s departure, a distinct tension could be felt in the air. So many destinies... Read more
The march of the Beasts
We have on today’s menu a sample from the actual soundtrack of the game. It is spooky, ambient and portrays perfectly the feeling of passing through those desolate subterranean halls.... Read more
Subterranean maps of beautiful doom
We announced our collaboration with Lord Zsezse Works before, and the excellence they bring to this project is simply extraordinary. Every map tile is unique, but we will now even... Read more
We already know that every content inside the game is unique, and that also applies to 90 items; each one with its own illustration and a set of abilities. They... Read more
Red monster’s hand
For this update we will... Read more
Bonus scenario is falling from the sky
The last stretch goal is unlocked in a roaring sound and a bonus scenario will supplement all the boxes of our dear backers (core and exclusive ones). A humble gratitude... Read more
7 more days
We are entering into the final week of our campaign. The support we are receiving from you, our dear backers, is just overwhelming and motivating. Hopefully the final stretch goal... Read more
Sand and Mercury
While we look forward to unlocking the remaining stretch goals in these ever-increasing nights and cold weather - no snickering from Australia, please - why not enjoy a few illustrations... Read more
Rite of the Seventh Hour
We've found an awful, gory ritual from the insane Custodians and would like to share it with you on this Friday the 13th.
It is quite graphic, and certainly... Read more
Writers guild of Machina Arcana
We are honored to receive into our guild a few distinguished gentlemen who will assist us with their pens and imaginations to provide you all with an even more professional... Read more
The book of monster lore, full of sketches, illustrations and recounts scribbled by strange, obscure custodians, is now available for our dear backers. We advise the reader to use extreme... Read more
1.000 backers strong
The project is advancing at a most beautiful and motivating pace. We are all grateful to have you, our dear backers, with us on this amazing journey, and give thanks... Read more
Improvement: EU distribution
We want to thank all of our European backers for their support and patience. Today we are happy to announce that we have made arrangements to provide distribution of your... Read more
The new video tutorial is here
The next video tutorial deals with some of the game mechanics linked to items and the map, as well as events and chapters.
You will be able to see how... Read more
Wir präsentieren: The storybook and the german manual
Revealing the premium map tiles
In order to give this project the map tiles it deserves, we contacted the best guys out there to help us do just that. To convey the dark atmosphere, to... Read more
Revealing the Add-Ons
After listening to your great suggestions and interesting ideas we have decided that the next thing this project needs is the inclusion of add-ons.
With these downloadable cards... Read more
We give thanks for every passing day and the opportunity to spend them with those close to us.
We prepare ourselves for the next round in this everlasting game called... Read more
The strange voice from beyond
Stretch goal is bust and exclusive backers just gained 8 additional laser etched attribute dice! These remaining stretch goals are beginning to feel threatened by your level of... Read more
The Attribute Dice Tower
The Dice Tower's Ryan previewed Machina Arcana, check it out below!
What are these strange attribute dice? Let us explain... Read more
Another goal bites the dust
We are so proud, just hit 50K!
An enormous thank you to everybody who has pledged so far. We have reached this point so quickly, and it's quite heartening. Hopefully... Read more
The story unfolds
And so another day continues in the peculiar world of Machina Arcana, with already more than 540 backers! There is a lot of work ahead of us, so spread the... Read more
Stretch goals here we come
First we had our quick funding, and then 2 unlocked stretch goals in such a short time! Those 2 explorers are eagerly waiting to be unlocked so they can test... Read more
Aaaaand, we are funded within 14 hrs, wow! Your support is totally fulfilling and motivating! Now, let's go and unlock a few of those sweet stretch goals. :)
Please spread... Read more
Our team is absolutely thrilled for the shown support from our dear backers! We have already passed our 50% goal and advancing bravely forward.
In this update we will create... Read more
Machina Arcana has been launched
The dark and peculiar horror board game has launched: Machina Arcana is now live on Kickstarter! We thank all the people, organizations and web sites that are behind us and... Read more