Minion Games - Cosmic Kaboom Kickstarter
Greetings Minion Backer,
We would like to let you know that we have launched a new Kickstarter! Another game by Matt Loomis (designer of Dragonflame). This time it's a dexterity... Read more
Restock & Dragon Coins are in!
Just a quick note to let you all know that we got our full Future Coin restock in at the warehouse! We also now have Dragon Coins on hand. They... Read more
Restock of metal coins due Aug 31st!
I got my hands on some final copies of the Dragon Coins at GenCon and they look great. Delivery of these coins as well as the FULL restock of Future... Read more
Shipping has completed!
We have finally completed our shipping. Again, I want to apologize to our backers, customers, and loyal fans for all the delays, errors, and unexpected problems. We were totally overwhelmed... Read more
Current State of Shipping 3 Kickstarters
Current State of Shipping 3 Kickstarters We've been shipping more days than the Post Office has even been open for over a month now, but we still have a few... Read more
The State of Shipping Address - 1/24/2014
Its been a long last few months...
There was a lot of work correcting the data leading up to shipping. There were many problems (over 20% of the orders) with... Read more
Delivery is scheduled for Friday! 1/9/2014
Well I'm about to pull out my hair as it's taken a whole week for the companies involved to get the shipment from Chicago to Milwaukee area (a 90 min... Read more
Update & Shipping & Storage Boxes
We still have no official confirmation (other than the legal documents that we signed for the importer) that the coins are in the US port, but I expect them to... Read more
Status Update and New Pictures
Back from Essen and I brought home a few coins and made some pictures below for you all.
The latest update I got today was that the coins should be... Read more
Fast update for those in Essen. We recovered the bags and coins from customs. If you can please stop back at our booth to get your backer coins and bags.... Read more
Got some pictures of the 100,000 coin close up today. A bit more grey then I'd have liked, but it works (or maybe it's the damn camera they use).
And... Read more
More coin samples are in!
The coins all finally look good! Still looks like they are doing some Photoshop cropping to put the images in one picture, but that's really a non-issue as they took... Read more
New 10,000 CAP
Here is the latest 10,000 CAP coin. I think it's acceptable. It's from the right column of the collection that is supposed to be the most metallic of the group.
Got another picture...
Well I got another picture... I donno what to say about working with China - but apparently even though you tell them to do one thing they do whatever the... Read more
New style looking good.
I actually got a 1 day turn around on the new background style - unbelievable. Check out the new 20 and 25 - they have now a more solid background... Read more
Update & Dragons Coins
Got another picture of all the coins together to share with you. See below - but this link is much higher resolution: http://www.miniongames.com/FC9302013.jpg
Things we're working on fixing:
- 250 has flashing... Read more
2 & 5 CAP
The lighter version of the 2 CAP and the 5 CAP coin here.
They did the 500 but they put a rub on it so it looked just like the... Read more
Copper 10 CAP and Yellow 200 CAP
Got image samples of 2 more coins today... apparently they don't have any decent cameras of their own in China to use so the pictures are again a bit grainy.... Read more
First paint coat sample
Got a sample of a couple coins with there first paint coat. They are not polished/buffed yet and the second "rub" coat hasn't been applied to give them depth, but... Read more
Status and Dragon Coins
The coins are still in progress to be done by the end of this month and then shipped in which takes 25 days. I should have some air mailed to... Read more
Future Metal Coins Update
Finally back from GenCon and I got to hold the actual metal coin masters in my hand. They are totally awesome. I showed them to some people at the show... Read more
Upclose picture of a future coin
Here is an up close picture with a ruler for couple of the coins.
Also, we've started another kickstarter for another game that will have Metal Dragon Coins. The coin... Read more
Actual sculpts of the coins!
Today I received the first picture of the actual sculpts of the coins to be used to make the rest of the coins. It's pre-coloring of course, but they look... Read more
Hegemonic sent, Foam Dice, Coins in August.
With Hegemonic finally sent to the printer this week we'll be finalizing the coins and getting them off to the printer. At this point we hope to get some of... Read more
I'm getting ready to place the order for the coins and while 650 of you still took bags of 5 against my wishes and 93 of you never filed out... Read more
BackerKit Invites Sent. Choose your coins.
I have sent out the invite links for BackerKit.com system... please log in there, verify your address then use the extras add on cart system to choose 1 shipping option... Read more
And we're done! Here's our thanks!
We so appreciate all your great support and we want to end this awesome campaign on a happy note!
We hit $98,550 but I think that's close enough! So we'll... Read more
Last Chance for $90k stretch goal!
LESS THAN 3 HOURS LEFT!
We are within $2000 of the last 200 CAP coin stretch goal on this crazy train ride! It's only $5 to add a set of... Read more
Crazy last 24 hours for Future Coins!
We have reached the 75k goal and we've added yet more coins and more goals! This is just crazy!
Please consider upping your pledge so you get enough of these... Read more
1000 CAP Coin Stretch goal reached! SURPRISE!
We are so happy with this campaign and as our thank you (and apology for the messy surveys and reward level changes) are giving everyone a BONUS!
SURPRISE BONUS 20... Read more
500 Coin Reached! Onward Ho!
We've manage to hit the 500 coin stretch goal and I know a lot of people were waiting for that. So now is the time to jump on this campaign!... Read more
2 CAP Stretch Goal is past! Next up...
Thank you all for the help getting to the next stretch goal. The 2 CAP is now "in the bag". We now need all your help to get the next... Read more
Final coins defined. Ala Carte Menu added!
3rd Stretch Survey
We made the 35,000 alternate backs stretch goal! So with that comes more questions... Shapes, Colors, Desigs... also the question over the priority of a 2 coin stretch goal has... Read more
Time to bite the bullet (or coin)...
First, I updated the stretch goals based on the newest survey.
Second, we need to get everyone to switch their pledges to a reward level that starts with a number... Read more
Now that we have many more people backing this campaign then just the Hegemonic backers, I wanted to ask a few more question about stretch goals and the 'tails' side... Read more
More Confusion Added!
We've added even more reward levels in case you were not confused before. I'm sorry but it's very hard to run a dynamic campaign on Kickstarter.
I've added 2 levels... Read more
Stretch Goals Updated! More Reward Levels!
We have listened to your survey responses and rearranged the stretch goals to suit most peoples desires. By doing so, the 10 CAP coin replaces the velvet bag as the... Read more
Futuristic Coins - Survey for Stretch goals
First a few notes:
- We've been working on refining the final look of the coins, some new pictures are up already but more will be added soon.
- We... Read more