Introducing Macroscope, the party image guessing game!
It's the latest party game breakthrough innovation: MACROSCOPE!
The Macroscope is a wonderous device used to investigate pictures and discover what they are as apertures are removed one at... Read more
ALL Shipping Is Finished For Twist of Fate!
Al shipping from our warehouses is now complete for both Nerdy Inventions and Twist of Fate.
You should have received your games by... Read more
US Shipping Complete, International Shipping Nearing Completion
The US shipping for Twist of Fate is finished! US backers should be receiving their copies by Monday December 12.
International orders are nearly complete, as well.... Read more
International shipping continues, US shipping underway
Quick check-in with ya on the shipping situation.
- International shipping continues and is almost finished.
- US shipping began yesterday and is expected to be finished by... Read more
Twist of Fate & Nerdy Inventions Int'l Shipping begun, also arrived at US warehouse
International shipping for Twist of Fate and Nerdy Inventions has begun! Also, the inventory for the US of both Twist of Fate and Nerdy Inventions arrived at... Read more
International shipping begins, US copies on the boat, and LE stickers not included
Much news for everyone now that I've got all the details gathered for ya.
International Shipping Begins
Got word from our International Shipping Manager that barring a few... Read more
Final formatting of International shipping addresses underway
Our Shipping Manager is doing the final formatting of the international shipping files for Twist of Fate. If you have a last minute address change, fill out the... Read more
Walk the Plank: Tin Edition is live on Kickstarter!
It's back and better than before! The bumbling pirates of fan-favorite Walk the Plank have returned to Kickstarter with Walk the Plank: Tin Edition! We've updated the artwork and packed... Read more
HIDE (Hidden Identity Dice Espionage) is LIVE on Kickstarter!
Being a spy for The Agency isn't all glitzy gadgets and huge paydays. You need to select your missions carefully, go undercover while trying to ferret out the competition's disguises,... Read more
Essen Pickup Requests Closed, Essen Booth #7-D115
Quick check-in on Essen pickup requests. They're now closed for Nerd--er, Twist of Fate. If you've sent us a request for Essen pickup before this morning, we've got... Read more
Twist of Fate at Essen, Int'l shipping starting mid-October
Twist of Fate is PRINTED!
That's right; the game is DONE! We're getting copies off to our China warehouse and lined up at port to get... Read more
Address change? Fill out this form!
We've got an improvement for ya if you need to change your address between now and when we start fulfilling. Just fill out this form right here:... Read more
Backer data pulled for processing
Yes, we are indeed getting ready to ship to our warehouses to begin fulfillment. International backers should start having copies fulfilled between now and mid-October, while US backers... Read more
Production pics and fill out yer survey by 9.21.16 at 4 PM MT
Firstly, we've got some production pics (and video) for ya!
We've received word that shipping to our International warehouse and port are... Read more
Production photos of Edition for ya
We've got some English edition production photos for ya!
Isle of Monsters In Its Last Two Days
Journey with me to the Island of Nowhere Atoll, where actual monsters roam the hills. These beasts are quite frightening, but utterly harmless. In fact, monster tamers gather... Read more
Pics of proofs, reminder to fill out Pledge Manager, shipping policy update
We've got some pictures for ya of the Twist of Fate proof!
The proofs are in German, but the Mayday... Read more
$1 shipping rates fixed for Pledge Manager
The folks at Pledge Manager got the shipping rates adjusted for the $1 shipping levels of China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan, so if you're from one of... Read more
Twist of Fate Pledge Manager is now live!
Twist of Fate Pledge Manager is live!
As promised, and thanks to the diligent assistance from the folks at Pledge Manager, the survey for Twist of Fate is... Read more
Pledge Manager for Twist of Fate in review mode
Just heard from Pledge Manager that Twist of Fate is in review mode. I'll go through and check that everything's good, and we should be set to launch... Read more
Files submitted to Pledge Manager
Pledge Manager for Twist of Fate is getting closer; the files are submitted, and now we're currently waiting for PM's draft for us to review. Once the draft... Read more
Voodoo Pledge Manager complete, Twist of Fate up next
It's your weekly pledge manager update until it goes live. As the title said above, we've got the process figured out now, and we're starting it up for... Read more
Pledge Manager in process, Production Update
It's your weekly Pledge Manager update.
Pledge Manager fillout in process
The forms needed by Pledge Manager are in process, and should be submitted to them by this... Read more
Voodoo pledge manager figured out, Twist of Fate to be set up this week
It's your weekly pledge management update. The Voodoo pledge manager has been QC'd and is expected to go live later this week. After it goes live, I'll be... Read more
Pledge Manager update: launch expected to be a few weeks out
The Voodoo Pledge Manager is almost live. There's one small programming hitch Pledge Manager needs to fix (the platform is charging shipping for the second copy), then... Read more
Brief Check-In: pledge management software under construction
Short check-in with you while Twist of Fate's in production. We're working on getting the pledge management software set up for Twist of Fate so you can confirm... Read more
$14,653 and what's next for Twist of Fate
A big thanks to all of you for helping make Twist of Fate happen! As I've mentioned before, projects like this one help smaller publishers create and share... Read more
Final 24 hours for Twist of Fate!
Hello urchins (both new and veteran),
You read that right: just 24 hours left in the campaign!
...just seeing that image triggers the drumbeat for me. This will be a... Read more
Box Image preview for ya!
Small update for ya. The box art was fully finalized today... have a look!
...and don't forget about the sharks in the Thames; you can nab the original... Read more
Sharks in the Thames! Get Bit for $15
I know you all enjoy going for a morning constitutional of a swim across the Thames, but I wouldn't go swimming in the Thames if you were planning... Read more
Stretch Rewards Lowered! Plastic Insert Unlocked!
With the end of the campaign approaching, we've reassessed the remaining stretch rewards and made a few adjustments to when they each unlock, including the plastic insert which ... Read more
Into the Future
We did some counting and realized that Twist of Fate is our 30th Kickstarter project! It's been quite a trip so far. Granted, while I've only personally joined... Read more
$2K away from plastic inserts and how games are made
Closing in on inserts
We're closing in on the final days of Twist of Fate, and we're just $2,000 away from plastic inserts for the game!
We're likely... Read more
From Prototype to Published
Tonight's update is a more generalized post on the development cycle of board games. The post about how board games are made will be more generalized, as well.... Read more
Interview with Twist of Fate designer Keith Rentz
The interviews continue today with Keith Rentz, the designer of Twist of Fate!
Let's get a little background from ya, Keith! Where do ya hail from, what other... Read more
Interview with Twist of Fate illustrator Weiss Fabrice
Weiss Fabrice, Twist of Fate's talented illustrator, recently took some time to speak with me about illustration and his work. You can view Weiss's portfolio right here while... Read more
How To Play video as promised!
As requested, here is your how-to-play video!
...and a quick clarification in advance: you can indeed score points at any time, not just on your turn.
Short Update: Questions Answered
We've had a few questions and requests for clarification, so we'll devote this update to them so they won't be buried in among interviews and such.
How will... Read more
Gold sold out and a preview of future updates
A welcome to the newest members of the gang! You'll find sleeping mats at the back by Fagin's food pot and boxes to put your pickpocketed goods into,... Read more
Preview: Foiled box for $25K stretch goal
It's been requested what parts of the box will be foiled if the $25K stretch goal is hit. Answer? Enough gold to make Fagin drool.
The... Read more
First stretch goal hit and sleeve add-ons
A welcome to the latest additions to the gang! Be sure to bring in good loot when you go out on the streets, or Fagin may get cranky.... Read more
How To Play video in production
We've gotten several requests for a how-to-play video, and we agree one is really helpful in fully getting how the game works. I'm in process of creating one,... Read more
Closing in on $10K and favorite Oliver?
We're just $700 away from our first stretch reward! Sooooo cloooooose...
I'm wagerin' we'll have crossed by morning, meself.
Of all off the Olivers...
That's fun to say,... Read more
Oliver Twist-ed Facts
Have a silly update for ya this morning as we get closer to our first stretch goal: some trivia and facts about Oliver Twist!
Oliver Twist didn't start... Read more
End of the First Day: $8K! ...and small announcement
End of the First Day
$8,000 and 700 backers for the first day! Both of those numbers are crazy cool for any first day.
At $8K, we're... Read more
Funded in 9 hours, gold available, and the box size!
Funded in NINE hours!
We are funded!! AWW NICE. Thanks for takin' to the streets to help save Oliver Twist from an ignominious fate, everyone!
...that also means... Read more