LRNZ's VIEWPOINT Kickstarter campaign is now LIVE!
This is it -- our newest Kickstarter is now live!
Statistically they say the first 48hour are the most important -- apparently people respond to projects that show popular... Read more
We're doing it again. And we need your help!
Hard to believe it was two years ago this month that YOU HELPED BRING BENGAL'S WORLD OF CASSYNO TO LIFE! And despite the extra time it took to... Read more
Well wishes, and a cool project to check out
Hope you are all doing well, especially those of you living in or near Paris in this tragic and challenging time. Our hearts and prayers go out to... Read more
Cassyno Post Mortem
Well, at long last, this train is finally pulling into the station. By this point, about 97% of you should either have, or should soon be receiving, your... Read more
Finishing fulfillment and pdf downloading
Been busy here as usual, shrink-wrapping the last few hundred game boxes for fulfillment so we can call chapter in the adventure closed. Granted, there are still about... Read more
First batch sent! Plus: HUGO BROYLER spotlight on Bengal! (Please help our next project!)
We just posted update #7 for our current graphic novel Kickstarter, HUGO BROYLER, with a spotlight on guest artist BENGAL -- check it out! We also added... Read more
Just a quick update -- we're hard at work building product boxes and getting things together. We haven't started shipping anything yet as we're still waiting on the... Read more
Back from SDCC, ready to work!
San Diego Comic-Con was last week, and we had a great time, with Bengal making his first US appearance ever! While he was only there on Saturday and... Read more
Shirt surveys and Comic-Con
Quick note to those whose reward tier included a t-shirt -- we're sending out a Surveymonkey quesitonaire RIGHT NOWvia Kickstarter, so please make sure you receive it... Read more
BIG UPDATE! Final printing status and Tees!
About a month has gone by since surveys were sent, and a LOT of stuff has been happening in the meantime. Many of you noted that the survey... Read more
Just a really quick update to say that the surveys have been sent (via Kickstarter)! We set it so that you can theoretically update the address later if you need... Read more
Surveys coming... stand by...
Just a quick update to acknowledge that we are a couple days past the stated April 30th survey date. We're just double-checking all of our questions and plans... Read more
An alternate for the uncut Cosplay sheets
Just a quick, brief update to let you know what we've decided to do about the uncut Cosplay Deck sheets that had been offered as a reward, but... Read more
Off to press!
Hope this finds you well. Good news! THE DECKS ARE OFF TO PRESS!
Both decks are completely designed -- all characters in all houses! Boxes too! Don't believe... Read more
Prep ingredients and preheat the oven to 350^
Hey everyone! Progress report!
Despite a time-consuming move cross-country at the end of last month, and Bengal's hardcore Batgirl deadline, we've made big leaps towards wrapping things up! Not only... Read more
You needn't say it; this silence has been unforgivable...
Opening with an apology only goes so far after such a long period of absence. To say that we've been perpetually one-day away from posting an update, waiting on some... Read more
Getting cold out, but stoking the fires inside...
Hi everyone! Hope you are all having a warm and wonderful holiday season!
We realize it has been a couple of weeks since the last update, but in that time... Read more
Some new faces, some upated old ones
As promised, some more character art is ready to share -- we're almost done! Only one Royal left (Elhara Bodei, Ace of Diamonds), and we're still waiting on... Read more
Just like Royalty... fashionably late to the party...
Hello, everyone! Another quick update to share some of the recently completed character art -- we're almost done! Only 5 more Royals left to finish, plus the cover art. Here's... Read more
Into the final stretch...
What a busy month, and to show that we're still indeed working on the project, we wanted to post a quick update with some new finished characters!
Many... Read more
New characters! New royalty sketches!
We wanted to post a quick update with some new character sketches to share, including three new Royals and the "Bleeding Cool" Joker! These are just the inked... Read more
A bit quicker with this update -- as promised last time, things are starting to roll in, and we wanted to give you a peek at a couple... Read more
The silence before dawn…
Let’s begin with a big apology for the long gap between updates – we’ve been extraordinarily busy the past several weeks, which is great for us personally, but... Read more
In living color
Quite a busy few weeks recently, what with San Diego Comic-Con (and the necessary physical and mental recovery afterwards), but we want to give you a real quick... Read more
The Citizens of Cassyno
It has been a few weeks since the last update, but please know that progress has continued, even amidst a lot of other exciting developments in the meantime. ... Read more
Hello, everyone! Hopefully you are all having a wonderful month, enjoying the summer so far. We've been keeping busy, and wanted to share just a little of what has been... Read more
Populating the World, one character at a time...
Hi all! Just a quick update to share some new character art in progress, to show that YES, we are in full-swing!
We've hammered out a schedule, started lining up... Read more
Paypal webstore now open!
Hello everyone! We wanted to send a very quick update to let you all know that we have (finally) opened items for individual sale at the Magnetic Press webstore!
You... Read more
Just a very short, quick update to mention that the majority of charges have cleared -- THANK YOU!
There are still about 12 of you with errors... Read more
You are the best.
What an exciting 48 hours. We saw more activity in these last two days than any other period during the campaign… including the launch! We will be honest –... Read more
A quick 9-hour reminder!
Before turning in for the final night (in a fruitless attempt at sleep), we wanted to be sure to remind everyone who pledged amounts for a la carte items to ... Read more
Final 24 hours! Second stretch goal reached!!!
Wow -- talk about a final push! Yesterday was the single biggest day in the campaign, with 48 new backers and the highest daily spike in pledges since launch (nearly... Read more
STRETCH GOAL REACHED! NEW A LA CARTE ITEMS NOW AVAILABLE!
With less than 72 hours to go, we've reached our first stretch goal! Thank you!!
What that means, of course, is that the World/Game booklet will be enlarged to 6.625"... Read more
New Reward Tiers, Survey Results, and a Spotlight on House Whisperclub
Here we are, with four days left to go, and we have decided to create a few new tier rewards that some of you have expressed interest in: ... Read more
Spotlight on House Diamondshard, plus a new game box upgrade!
We are still so excited to have surpassed the goal – thank you again! – but we still hope to continue to bring new backers to the project... Read more
Thank you!!!! Stretch Goals, Symmetry, and a Survey
We wanted to post a quick, unscheduled update to first thank everyone for helping us reach our starting goal! We are so excited that we will be able to see... Read more
Design update and a look at The Games
Well, first an apology – we said this update would be posted on Fri 5/2, and here it is Sat 5/3! What is our excuse? Frankly, we had... Read more
Spotlight on House Ironspade, plus Ben Caldwell and Design Unscripted
Hello again, everyone!
We hope your weekend was a good one -- we continue to work behind the curtain, piecing together more elements that continue to make this project more... Read more
A brief history of the World, and a spotlight on House Lockheart
As promised, we’re here with another scheduled update, this time showcasing a little bit of light on the fiction of the World of Cassyno itself. Here is just... Read more
A little backstory / update schedule
We hope this finds you all well and happy. The campaign seems to continue along quite well, and we’re staying optimistic (although, of course, anything can happen along... Read more
Questions answered! And a contest!
Hello, everyone! It is our first weekend since the launch of the campaign, and we wanted to take a moment to express how grateful we are for your support so... Read more
Welcome! And THANK YOU!
Hello, everyone! We are only 36hours into the campaign, and very excited to already have almost 60 new friends behind the project! To those of you who have backed us... Read more