Machine of Death ARTBOOK download!
Many of you got this in physical form when you received your games. Now, there is a digital version for everyone!
Machine of Death ARTBOOK on Gumroad
The book can be... Read more
Machine of Death is OUT NOW!! PLUS: videos, downloads, and my NEW PROJECT :O
✩✩✩ THE GAME IS FORMALLY OUT NOW ✩✩✩
- THE GAME IS AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC
- DOWNLOAD THE GAME
- GAME AUDIOBOOK
- UPCOMING APPEARANCES
- SUGGEST A RULE... Read more
GenCon Booth Number CORRECTION: 541
Previously I said I would be at GenCon booth 743! In reviewing the FACTS, I have learned that I am instead at booth 541.
I am not certain if... Read more
International Game Session Video! ALSO: GEN CON
Last week, Kris and I sat down with 'CONTACT' tier backer Nateman from Australia to play some murdergame and tell some jokes and goof around via internet!
We recorded the... Read more
Shipping: BASICALLY DONE. Web store: OPEN FOR BUSINESS.
Great news! With a few very brief exceptions, OUR SHIPPING IS DONE!!
In today's video, I show you a little BEHIND THE SCENES of the shipping process, and give you... Read more
Custom cards / Shipping Update / Seattle / and SOMETHING RAD
Hello everyone! IN TODAY'S UPDATE:
- Custom cards photos! (A TEASE)
- Shipping update!
- Seattle in March – and other conventions in 2014!
- THIS IS RAD
CUSTOM CARDS PHOTOS
It's a great... Read more
TEN WAYS to generate targets in your games!
IN TODAY'S VIDEO – in what is hopefully the first of several posts and videos about GAMEPLAY instead of SHIPPING – I go over Generating Targets!
Did you... Read more
Brief shipping update! KNOWN ISSUES PART 3
Hello everyone! I am very excited to see people receive their games, and to read very kind reviews such as this one! So glad that so many of you have... Read more
Some great pictures! And KNOWN ISSUES PART 2
Oh man! As of last night, we have shipped 9,704 orders.
That does mean that the last 800 or so have yet to ship! If your order contained: cards... Read more
Shipping update + KNOWN ISSUES
Hooray! Many people have reported receiving their games!! This is very satisfying to me. Some pictures from Twitter:
Thanks to everyone who's been tweeting their pictures! In fact I will... Read more
Machine of Death vs. THE WIZARD (Games are shipping now!)
Great news! Since my last update, the following things have happened:
- The containers arrived at the warehouse.
- The games were unloaded and inventoried.
- A new year began. I watched Anderson... Read more
CONTAINER HUNT USA
Yesterday I got some great news: CUSTOMS HAS CLEARED OUR CONTAINERS! A bunch of people in uniforms and probably wearing latex gloves determined, to their satisfaction at least (if... Read more
Oh, one other thing...
If you just submitted the address change/"hold my order" form and didn't put your name and/or email in there, we don't know who you are! This is my mistake, because... Read more
Games are IN-COUNTRY...and being PEERED AT
IN TODAY'S VIDEO:A li'l retrospective of our time at PAX! We were in the Cards Against Humanity booth. There was a cellist. It was pretty rad. ALSO I... Read more
IT'S GOAT STARING TIME. Also, BOAT UPDATE
IN TODAY'S VIDEO: WE SHOW SOME GAMES TO SOME FRIGGIN GOATS
I want to make something clear.
When I say we will print a German version of the game... Read more
Shipping UPDATE! Games = ON A BOAT
IN TODAY'S VIDEO: DOES CRIME REALLY PAY??? Watch it, and enjoy it!
Hello everyone! Some of you have been asking "Are the games shipped yet? Have I missed it??" ... Read more
Things are plugging away! I am learning lots about customs documents and ocean freight. SOME UPDATES:
• Last update, I asked about ways to randomize the timer music. I'm pleased... Read more
Download the Timer Music Album!
The timer music is done!!Many thanks to the talented musicians who worked diligently on the 15 tracks that make up the entire album. They're really wide-ranging in terms of... Read more
THIS SUNDAY: Ryan North comes to Los Angeles!
This Sunday, October 6, I'll be hosting Ryan North, author of Dinosaur Comics, Adventure Time comics, To Be or Not To Be, and co-editor of the Machine of Death... Read more
October 7: BackerKit DEADLINE. PLUS: Final Deluxe Box design!
In this update: BackerKit deadline announced • Sneak peek photos from the factory in China • THIS IS HOW YOU DIE now available as an add-on • Pictures of... Read more
Fancy Proof Box! Final PDF downloads! Animation! Web App!!
In today's video I show off the gorgeous proof of the game box from the printer! It's all coming together!!
Here are the NEWS UPDATE HIGHLIGHTS:
• this game... Read more
Pictures of the prototype game!
I just received an email from our manufacturer with THESE PICTURES ATTACHED:
These proof copies are IN THE MAIL to me, right at this exact moment. I can't wait to... Read more
Check out our THIS IS HOW YOU DIE short film!
I'm so pleased to unveil the THIS IS HOW YOU DIE short film! You may know the director, Michael Mohan, from last year's SAVE THE DATE (with Alison Brie... Read more
Dummy Game Box + More Ebook Downloads!
As you can see in today's video, we've received dummy copies of the gamefrom the manufacturer! Dummies are unprinted, blank versions of all the cards, boxes, and booklets,... Read more
All game files are DONE. Final box art revealed!
I'm so pleased to announce that I have FINISHED sending the manufacturer ALL THE FINAL GAME FILES.Over 1000 cards + 2 manuals + 2 game boxes + a... Read more
PDF version of the game now available! PLUS: Comedy show this weekend!
Hooray! The downloadable PDF version of the game is now ready!
Now available for download:
- The rulebook, which contains three starter missions as well
- Printable "Target Intel Sheets" for you... Read more
Los Angeles call for extras! PLUS: Toronto!
This weekend: Toronto Comic Arts Festival!
If you're in the Toronto area, come out to TCAF – it's a comics festival held at the Downtown Reference Library, free to attend and... Read more
Update on the PDF versions!
Quick update to let you know where we are with the PDF version of the game! My initial estimate was that I hoped to have that available sometime in April. After... Read more
Which cards come with which tier
As folks have been getting their surveys and signing up for BackerKit, a few common questions have arisen! The BackerKit add-on interface can be a bit overwhelming, because we have... Read more
KITTENS!! Plus, BackerKit + shirts update
FIRST THINGS FIRST! The other day I went to a lovely home in northern Los Angeles and shot the following video of KITTENS. I had to be frisked to make... Read more
Sample print-n-play PDF pages! ALSO: PLAYTEST THIS SUNDAY
Here's some cool stuff for you!
We're preparing the PDF versions of the game now – I really want to get them out by the end of April, as... Read more
Mega news time!!
Oh man, there's such excitement here at MOD headquarters today!Today's update is a DOOZY. So much to report. So little time. But as we take this crazy idea... Read more
EARLY BIRD books: SENT! Mystery goals: REVEALED!
Today's video is offsite! CLICK THIS LINK TO SEE A VIDEO OF ME SHOWING SELECTED BOOKS TO A YOUTUBE VIDEO OF A GOAT.
Three of our five GOAT STARE backers,... Read more
Moving into our NEXT PHASE.
WE DID IT! I'm so grateful and excited to see this project do so well and move into our NEXT PHASE: finishing the actual game. Here is a video,... Read more
LAST DAY. Music opportunity + Kickstarter Pals!
This is it, friends. The home stretch. The last day. This has been so far beyond phenomenal that I can't even adequately express it. Thank you.
TIMER MUSIC ALBUM... Read more
TIHYD Preview Story #8! And: PLANNING VIDEO
Today's video is a little BEHIND THE SCENES PEEK at some of the planning that went into this Kickstarter campaign!
• We've unlocked THIS IS HOW YOU DIE Preview... Read more
All hail the WEBCOMICS PALS
We've now unlocked ALL THE WEBCOMICS PALS. This means that every pledger will receive, in additionto the cards packaged in the base game, TWENTY-TWO MORE mini-sets of bonus... Read more
New backer goals, TIHYD Preview #7, + KITTEN UPDATE!
Since we passed $325K (a ludicrous number), we've unlocked a seventhpreview story from our upcoming Machine of Death book, THIS IS HOW YOU DIE! (I show off the... Read more
Deluxe Box – PROTOTYPED! Secret Stretch Goals – REVEALED!
BOOM! Another amazing week at MOD HEADQUARTERS. I kept some of our stretch goals a secret because it's more fun that way. But we blew through themso it's... Read more
Halfway mark! (with FATE BLITZ #3 + TIHYD Preview #6)
Thanks to everyone who said hello in Seattle over the weekend!SO MANY of you are as excited about this game as we are. We're so grateful for all... Read more
FATE BLITZ #2!
Here is FATE BLITZ Video #2! In which Kris and I try to anticipate contingencies.
We've blasted through some more artist stretch goals (Meredith Gran, Phil McAndrew, Jeffrey Rowland,... Read more
SEATTLE! Intel cards, TIHYD Preview #5, FATE BLITZ & MORE
MEGA UPDATE! Let's do it in BULLET POINT FORMAT:
- We broke 175K! That means we're adding an expansion pack of 100 INTEL CARDSfor folks who want more specific... Read more
KICKSTARTER PALS ALERT – Story War promo!
Machine of Death: The Game of Creative Assassination is a creative storytelling game. Its fun elements are created by you in the process of playing the game.
Lots of games... Read more
Meet the man hand-crafting the Deluxe Boxes!
We've broken 150K! That means it's time for a fourth preview storyfrom THIS IS HOW YOU DIE! It's called "CONFLAGRATION", and it's by Ian Stoner (writing as D.L.E.... Read more
ANSWERED: "What exactly do you get in each tier?"
Check out the video for a SUPER STRETCH GOAL UPDATE!!
Also: with the new SIDECAR tier, and also because we've added multiple stretch goals now, I thought it would... Read more
New expansion pack tier! LET ME TELL YOU ABOUT CARDS
We've got so many stretch goals now, and the Add-Ons have been proving so popular, that earlier today my head was starting to spin keeping it all straight. I... Read more
How do you play Machine of Death?
We broke 100K!!This means that I'm going to design a SECOND BOX to hold all the expansion cards, which by default will not fit in the regular box. (The... Read more
TIHYD Preview Story #3 + Gameplay Video + Stretch Goals Suggestion Box!
Hello everyone! We're continuing to chug along toward some cool stretch goals, and because of the many guest artists that we've already unlocked, we're now looking at over 300... Read more
Clarifications about the Expansion Cards
I've been getting lots of questions about why the Add-On expansion cards (an optional extra unrelated to the main game) are a different size than the main game cards! It's because... Read more
DAY 3 UPDATE – with TIHYD Preview Story #2!
So exciting, everyone! We doubled our funding on Day 2 and it just keeps going.Thanks for all the tweets, words of support, questions, answers, friendly emails –... Read more
Q+A, Stretch Goals, Add-Ons - and TIHYD preview story!
Here's a video where me & Kris answer a few of your questions and talk a bit more about the game! And get off onto tangents like we often... Read more
Funding goal REACHED! Thank you SO MUCH!
This is incredible! Thank you so much -- we hit 100% of our funding in UNDER 24 HOURS. That's...I'm blown away. I woke up this morning and was just... Read more