Brains Notebook, Thunderbirds Top 1000 & French Update!
Hi there lots to share today including a French update, Thunderbirds making the top 1000 games on Boardgamegeek (please help rate it!) but first of all we can announce that... Read more
Fancy helping at UK Games Expo?
Hi folks, if you're planning to be at UK Games Expo in Birmingham at the end of next week we're looking for some people to help demo the Tracy Island... Read more
Play Thunderbirds For Tabletop Day!
This coming Saturday 30th April is Tabletop Day, organised by Geek and Sundry as a celebration of gaming.
Calling all International Rescue agents!We need your help to get the... Read more
Hi everyone if you're patiently waiting on the ability to pick up Thunderbirds expansions and coreboxes from us then I can announce the stock is here from Thursday morning this... Read more
Wave 2 Shipping Update!
Hi all Wave 2 shipping is finally here! Thanks so much for all your patience we really appreciate it and I know you're going to really love the expansions for... Read more
French Edition Rules Proof Read
Hi everyone sorry for the delays on the French Edition. Here's a link to the French Edition of the rules for you to check over before it goes to production.... Read more
UNLOCKED: Brains Notepad Part 2 & Kung Fu Panda!
Hi everyone just wanted to let you know that the Brains Notepad Part 2 has been unlocked thanks to the success of the Conan Roleplaying Game Kickstarter.
As I... Read more
Shipping Update, Obituary from Dee Anderson
Hi all as you may have seen in the news, the wonderful Sylvia Anderson passed away yesterday. Sylvia co-created Thunderbirds (and many other shows) with her husband Gerry and will... Read more
Geek & Sundry - Thunderbirds LIVE on Twitch now!
Geek & Sundry are playing Thunderbirds LIVE on Twitch now (2.40pm GMT Friday)
New Thunderbirds Stretch Goal
Guess what? We have a newThunderbirds Stretch Goal thanks to the awesome Kickstarter for Robert E. Howard's Conan: Adventures In An Age Undreamed Of- This is Conan roleplaying... Read more
Quick Shipping Update
Hi all we're on a much needed holiday but still working of course. Running a business like Modiphius with so many creative people involved across the world and looking after... Read more
Final Shipment Preparation & Expansion Parts Videos!
Hi everyone we're working on final preparation for the next shipment of Thunderbirds now so if you have changed your address please update your Backerkit Account no later than 1st... Read more
The Hood Rules Download & Update
Hi folks here's the download for the rules you've been waiting for - the final expansion - The Hood!
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FROM DROPBOX
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FROM... Read more
French Backer Update!
Bonjour, L'édition française de Thunderbirds a du retard. MODIPHIUS et ASYNCRON games souhaitent donc faire un petit geste à l'instar de celui qui a été fait envers les soutiens anglais... Read more
Expansion Rules Downloads!
Hi everyone here are the rule books covering the first three expansions. We'll be sending out the Hood early next week for some Christmas reading!
Tracy Island - Alert... Read more
Australian/New Zealand Update
Firstly for ALL BACKERS - if you didn't see the last update remember that if you only have ONE shipment including the expansions we are offering a bonus... Read more
Thunderbirds Expansions Shipping News & Bonus
Hi everyone, we have important news of the Thunderbirds expansions shipments tonight and a little bonus...
Firstly I wanted to let you know Rita is well and will be out... Read more
Production & Shipping Update
Hi there for Australian and New Zealand backers the container was due to arrive today so we're waiting on an update from the shipping company to confirm. It will likely... Read more
Rate Us On BoardGameGeek PLUS Sticker Instructions
Hi everyone, Thunderbirds is now at #2764 on the big website BoardGameGeek! This is actually a really good position for a brand new game. The guys at BGG have an... Read more
Shipping & Production Update - The Hood Models!
Hi all here's a production update as we had models from the Hood expansion in last week before we moved. Sorry for the slow replies these last few days we've... Read more
Thunderbirds Roleplaying Preview Part 1
Hi everyone, we're literally about to pack up the home office that's been our base of operations for two years, but there's time for one more update before we depart... Read more
Production Update: Expansions & Shipping Update
Hi there we've got some exciting pictures to show of the expansions development. These are samples of the miniatures from Expansion 1 and Expansion 2 that are en-route to us... Read more
US Tracking Numbers Emailing
Hi US backers, we have given the email addresses of the shipments to the US fulfilment company and they were able to integrate and send out the tracking numbers direct for... Read more
Thunderbirds US Tracking Numbers
Hi there, we've had the Fed Ex tracking numbers for the first batch of US orders that went out on Friday. If you're not on this list don't worry we'll... Read more
Final POD Vehicle Sculpts & Get Well Rita!
Rita has been in hospital the last couple of days for an operation (she's fine!) so if you've been emailing her or us we've been slower than usual with replies.... Read more
Disaster Vehicles Update & Shipping / Delivery update
I've been hearing reports of people receiving Thunderbirds and patiently waiting on them too. I hope those that have been waiting are starting to see them turn up... Read more
Hi folks here's an update on shipping thanks for all the patience!
Shipping to the UK, Europe and rest of the world will be completed end of play tomorrow... Read more
US Shipment Prepping! European shipments Sending! Australia En Route
Hi everyone a quick update from the madness of Essen...
Our warehouse in the US have just received their pallets today and are unloading them - so packages should start... Read more
Thunderbirds Unloading ((UK) and Essen Pickups!
Hi all, Thunderbirds is right now unloading at the UK warehouse, I'm going to assume a day unpacking 13 pallets so expect boxes to start shipping out tomorrow!
For those... Read more
Expansion Models Update & Essen Launch!
Hey guys if you're at Essen Game fair next week remember we have a Thunderbirds launch party with Matt Leacock hosting Thunderbirds Crisis Mode which is the awesome timed Thunderbirds... Read more
Latest Low Res Rulebook
Hi here's the final Thunderbirds core box rule book as a low res PDF for those of you who want to read up on it before you get the game!... Read more
Shipping & French Version Update & New Stretch Goal: BRAINS NOTEBOOK!
Hi all, those of you who are following the ships will know the US ship has docked and we can confirm stock is on it's way to the Chicago hub... Read more
The British Ship Inbound!
For those of you wondering where the container bound for the UK (and European shipments) is, you can follow the CMA CGM GEORG FORSTER, - it's just past Singapore!
We're... Read more
Hi everyone, the European sea freight shipment is well under way and we're waiting on an update on it's position. In the meantime I thought International Rescue agents in North... Read more
Expansion 1 Update & Essen Party & Pick Ups
Hi everyone, first of all if you're heading to Essen remember if you have requested a pick up, your copy of Thunderbirds and any other extras will be awaiting you... Read more
Production Update & Bonus!
Hi all, well we had a fantastic Gen Con, and Matt Leacock was demoing Thunderbirds each day - it was great to meet some of you there!
Firstly an important... Read more
Thunderbirds Rules Download & GenCon Bonus!
Attention International Rescue agents!
Jeff Tracy has instructed us to issue your detailed briefing for the upcoming rescue missions. Please read it carefully and ensure you are fully prepared for... Read more
Thunderbirds Rulebook - Download NOW!
Hi there the Thunderbirds rulebook in it's 'almost final' form is now available to download from your Backerkit account Digital Rewards.
We're VERY close to going to print with this... Read more
Thunderbirds - New Shows! Pictures From Andercon
Yes you did read that right, a team is making NEW classic Thunderbirds TV shows based on the original audio albums! In fact they've already funded one of them and... Read more
Thunderbirds RPG & French Edition Update
Hi all here's another update about the Thunderbirds RPG Add On, but first news of the French edition.
If you're a backer of the French edition, the translation process can... Read more
Print Previews & Shipping Update
Hi all, we've had calls with the factory this week and due to the delays we've had it looks like fulfilment will be pushed back. I'd rather be telling you... Read more
Production & Backerkit Update
Hi everyone we had some production samples through the post in the last couple of days and here's some videos to show you what they look like!
First up is... Read more
Back of the Box Art!
Hi all I thought you'd like to see the back of the box art for the Thunderbirds game and the counter sheet. Here's a link to see the larger files: ... Read more
Andercon: 12th-14th June Leicester UK
Hi folks quick update for those of you in the UK. We'll be at Anderconthe big Gerry Anderson convention from 12th-14th June in Leicester, UK. We'll be running more... Read more
Updated Mockup & Backerkit Reminder!@
Hi all we've updated the mockup so you can see what the game will look like when it's set up ready to play!
Please can you also remember to complete... Read more
Thunderbirds Board Art Preview
Hi all, here's the much awaited preview of the Thunderbirds board art - the team have been hard at work getting all the elements just right. It's been put together... Read more
Backerkit is HERE!
Hi everyone we'll Backerkit is here finally. You should be receiving an invitation to complete our survey any moment, if not already. It will let you fill in your address... Read more
Backerkit is coming!
Hi there just wanted to give you all a heads up that in the next couple of days you'll get an invite for Backerkit - which we're using to let... Read more
Thunderbirds Colour Prototypes
Hi there, we had some production 3d prototypes in yesterday from the factory which have been painted based on the colour Pantones we've selected so we can check the final... Read more
Hi all just thought I'd give you a little update before the weekend.
So the money arrived yesterday - here's the final figures:
- Total Raised: £234,602.50
- Dropped pledges £2,010.00 (About what... Read more
Thunderbirds are ... almost go!
Hi there, just a little update to tell you what's going on! This weekend Rita and I were at Goth Con in Gothenburg, Sweden promoting Achtung! Cthulhu. Great to see... Read more
OH PARKER... WELL DONE! Missed the Tokens? What Next?
Hi all what can I say, a big heartfelt thanks to all of you from Rita, Michal, Rob, Matt and I for helping our little family business grow another step.... Read more
Metal Bonus Token ADD ON & ONLY 90 mins to go!
Hi all remember we're finishing in about 90 minutes at 8pm UK time.
Metal Bonus Tokens Add On: £20 - Right we got the news we needed from the factory...... Read more
9 Mission Cards UNLOCKED! Seascape Drilling Rig! 3k Backer Bonus!
Wow we're smashing the goals now that's another three Mission cards for a total of nine added to Expansion 1. We also unlocked the tasty International Rescue Agents ID Card... Read more
Mission Cards UNLOCKED. Crablogger! Add Your Shipping!
Hi all, last update tonight before I sign off and get some sleep for the big day tomorrow. We just cracked the £204,000 goal which means another 3 Mission Cards... Read more
£200k! Jeff Tracy UNLOCKED Plus Roadbuilder & Final Goals!
Wow incredible, really incredible who would have thought we'd get this far! Thanks to everyone for helping us bring this dream to reality and it's great to be able to... Read more
Event Cards & 1st Player Marker UNLOCKED plus Roleplaying Info!
Since yesterday we've rocketed through two more stretch goals adding 3 more Mission Cards to Expansion 2 (total 6) and unlocking the big die cut International Rescue logo as the... Read more
Linen Finish UNLOCKED! Thunderbird Card Reveals
£190k you say? Oh Parker, well done! Well we unlocked the linen finish for the board and core box and we're now funding the Current Player Marker!
However it's time for some... Read more
Scheme Track Video & ...Metal Dragons..?
Hi there, tomorrow we're going to have a reveal on some of the cards in the game and begin our preparations for the final 48 hours as tons of new... Read more
Card Upgrade UNLOCKED! Pod Vehicles, Contents & Goals!
Hi you can see the new Pod vehicle sculpts below but first we unlocked the upgrade to all the card decks (core game and expansions) to a blue core card... Read more
Mission Cards UNLOCKED Mission Vehicle Reveal! Art Add On!
Hi guys lots to talk about today and we just smashed another goal at £183k for an extra 2 Event Cards in the core box taking it to 12 total! ... Read more
Extra Pod Vehicles UNLOCKED & Box Art NEWS
Hi all there's news on the Box Art today - see below!
Firstly, we smashed through the latest goal to unlock the Monobrake and Jet Air Transporter meaning there's FOUR... Read more
Graham Bleathman Map Art, Disaster Track Video!
Hi all, today we can unveil some of the artwork for the map board painted by Thunderbirds artist Graham Bleathman. Graham is famous for the cut-aways of the Thunderbirds... Read more
Neutraliser Tractor & Firetruck UNLOCKED! Jeff Tracy?
Morning! We're testing the latest Play The Hood expansion from Matt this weekend and had some great news that we unlocked the Neutraliser Tractor & Firetruck Pod Vehicles! These will... Read more
Tracy Brothers Sculpts! New Stretch Goals & Solitaire Info!
We've had approval on the unique Tracy brothers sculpts so here they are along with Lady Penelope! Remember you're getting coloured plastic characters and vehicles (the characters match their starting... Read more
Expansion 4 UNLOCKED! Cheaper Euro Shipping & Survey Results
KYRANO... KYRANO...! We just passed the £170k mark which means the final part of Expansion 4 - Play The Hood has been unlocked. We should have some more info on... Read more
Cheaper Shipping & Free UK Split Shipping!
Hi there I have lots of news of postage savings today - see below! First of all I've been going through over 1000 survey entries today, reading all the comments... Read more
Canadian Shipping Reduction & More Interviews with Matt!
Hi guys I know there's a lot of you out there (according to the survey!) who are patiently waiting on a reduction in shipping for Canada - well after hours... Read more
Thunderbirds 2 Model & We need your feedback!
Here's a cool update on the modelling of Thunderbird 2 but first we wanted to ask you to help us improve the shipping and later stretch goals. We want to... Read more
Production Update, Split Shipping Info & Interviews
For those of you considering splitting your £65 Pledge shipments so you can get the core box in August have a read below. We've also been able to reduce shipping... Read more
Thunderbirds Roleplaying! Hood Models UNLOCKED! More Pod Vehicles!
Soon International Rescue's Secrets will be mine!We're just unlocked the models for the Play The Hood expansion (more on those in a later update) and announced a further Stretch... Read more
Anderson Event Pics! Model Sizes & Matt's Prototypes
We were very fortunate to be invited to a special VIP celebration of the late Gerry Anderson's career on Wednesday night - you can see some amazing pictures of models... Read more
Cheaper Shipping Details
Hi there we've been working to bring the shipping costs down again. You'll find the latest shipping updates with more savings for Australia and the USA below. These are on... Read more
[Sound of catastrophic explosion] You Did It! Expansion 3 UNLOCKED!
As we smashed through the £140k goal unlocking the Epic-Level Play Expansion I knew many of you would start cackling to yourselves at the thought of soon controlling the Hood's... Read more
2000 Backer Bonus & Mission Vehicles Choice!
Hi all, we're very close to unlocking the £140,000 goal for Epic Level gameplay - the second part of Expansion 3 and then we'll be working towards Expanison 4 -... Read more
UNLOCKED - Levelling Up! Play The Hood news for 5 Players!
Exciting news today! We unlocked the first part of the 3rd Expansion Levelling Up which let's you increase your character's abilities by completing Missions. The expansion will come with several... Read more
£65 Pledge UNLOCKED Plus Avatars!
Hi all, the benefits of running a Kickstarter is that you get to work Saturday night number crunching! I had a call with our factory (we have a lovely contact... Read more
Matt Leacock is doing a Live interview at 10.30pm GMT - Join In!
Hi there , well you blew through the £110k Stretchgoal unlocking the fun Explosion Markers as a base game upgrade - next Expansion 3!
Just a quick note to pass... Read more
Mission Vehicles Unlocked. 24 Hours For £65 Pledge. Shared Shipping!
Not even 3 days in yet and we've hit the staggering £100k! Bizarrely most of our promotion and press is still to come so who knows where this will end... Read more
Shipping Costs Reduced! Paypal Pledges Live!
Hi all, we've been working hard on those shipping prices and I've just updated the text on the page which you can see below. First though we've added Paypal Pledges... Read more
UNLOCKED: Unique Tracy brothers, French Translation & Expansion 1 Info
Hi all, well you unlocked the different sculpts for the Tracy brothers which is a core game upgrade! I'm just uploading the next Stretch Goal to show what's coming next.... Read more
Expansion 1 UNLOCKED - Pod Vehicles! £65 Pledge Lock?
It's been a crazy day catching up on the landslide of stretch goals! Thanks for everyone's massive support - just shows that Thunderbirds lives on for so many people around... Read more
Time for Parker & Tin Tin!
Looks like International Rescue has got the Hood on the run today! So we unlocked Parker as a playable character with FAB2 - Yes it's a luxury yacht that Parker... Read more
UNLOCKED - Upgraded Components! NEXT: Tracy Island & Brains!
Well this has been a busy day - you guys are keeping us busy!
It's great we unlocked the Upgraded Components, it means we have the budget to go for... Read more
Thunderbirds is FUNDED!
Incredible! Seems all those years drawing Thunderbirds ships and watching episodes wasn't wasted after all!
Massive thank you goes out to everyone who got on board day 1 - it's... Read more