Essen Spiel - Tell Your Friends
Mars Needs Mechanics will be available at Essen Spiel, the largest board game convention in the world, in Essen Germany. Please spread the word! You beautiful people have done... Read more
Post GenCon Wrap Up + Metal Boards
We had a great time at GenCon, talking up Mars Needs Mechanics and our first game, Chicken Caesar. Ben Rosset was there to demo Mars Needs Mechanics to sold out... Read more
Thank you + Game Delivery + Response So Far
Are you excited? We are. People all over the world are either digging into the game YOU made happen, or they are wondering when they can get their... Read more
It's Here! + Metallicus Rules
The games are arriving all over the U.S. and I think I heard from one backer who received one internationally (don't quote me on that). If you haven't... Read more
Happy 4th and A Shipping Update
Happy Independence Day to our U.S. Backers!
Go watch some fireworks and eat some burgers, we will be!
A Shipping Update
We received word yesterday that U.S. Customs has finished... Read more
Shipping Update & Final Survey Reminder
We hope everyone is having a great end to their week! As we approach ever closer to the arrival of Mars Needs Mechanics, our excitement level is going... Read more
Setting Sail: The Timeline Update
I spent several minutes trying to find a good sailing quote to lead off this update with. I went to Moby Dick, but that book is just so dark. I... Read more
We are happy to say that designer, Ben Rosset, has made an unboxing video of Mars Needs Mechanics. The copy he uses is one of the two production copies we... Read more
Advanced Copies Received - Wow!
This may sound a little strange coming from the publisher and artist of the game, but seriously... wow. This game is more beautiful fully produced than I ever thought it... Read more
Advanced Copies Soon Here!
We said we would update you as soon as we knew something. Well, we know something. Nevermore will soon be receiving advanced copies of Mars Needs Mechanics. These... Read more
The Card Summary is Ready for Download
The Card Summary sheet that comes in all copies of Mars Needs Mechanics is available for download via the BoardGameGeek website. The sheet has detailed descriptions of the Mechanisms' abilities.... Read more
Official Rulebook Online!
Greetings Steam Engineers and Tinkers!
BoardGameGeek delivered us a great geekmail this morning, letting us know that our file submission for the Official Mars Needs Mechanics rulebook was approved. What... Read more
Shipping Address Requests
We have received several requests to change backers' shipping addresses lately. As these have been coming in more and more, we felt it necessary to address everyone on... Read more
Wood Pieces from the Printer!
We have some wood pieces to show. These are the first wood pieces from the printer we've received and have in hand. While the photo isn't perfect (sorry) the pieces... Read more
UnPub + Update
Nevermore Games was at UnPub3 this past weekend. UnPub is a gathering of game designers helping each other design better games. Designers from across the country bring prototypes in hopes... Read more
A New Year Sneak Peek!
Happy New Year from Nevermore Games! We hope everyone will have a happy and safe time tonight, celebrating the past year and what 2013 will bring. Speaking of what it... Read more
Combo Backer Surveys
This update is specifically for Combo ($90) Backers, those who pledged for a copy of Mars Needs Mechanics AND Chicken Caesar. We will be shipping Chicken Caesar to... Read more
Status + Combo Updates
Good day, backers!
We are working hard to wrap up the art for Mars Needs Mechanics, finish the rulebook, and get our ducks in a row so that we can... Read more
More Art: Component Cards
Below are a few of the Component Cards featuring new flavor text. The names in the flavor text were submitted by $400 backers. We inserted their names into the world... Read more
Moving Forward, Art: Aether Tube
We are currently wrapping up the art on Mars Needs Mechanics. As we finish this crucial step, we're excited to say that it is looking really good. The... Read more
Update #7: The Masses Have Rallied!
Wow, just wow. On behalf of the designer (Ben) and the three of us in Nevermore Games (Bryan, John and Corey), I would like to thank all of our backers... Read more
Update #6: The Final Stretch
Our backers have been awesome and we are so happy to have you! Some of you have expressed interest in the possibility of a third stretch goal. We'll go ahead... Read more
36 Hours to Go!
Only 36 more hours to go and we're less than $4k from our second stretch goal. Whether or not we make it, we're in good shape and will... Read more
Mars Needs Mechanics, and Chickens!
If you are familiar with our first Kickstarter project, Chicken Caesar, then you have probably heard of the Fowl Play expansion. If not, here's the short of it... the Fowl... Read more
Update #5: The Countdown Has Begun
We're in the final week of the campaign, which will end on Sunday at 11:59 pm. The enthusiasm is high and there is a lot of buzz about the game!... Read more
Updated #4: An Honorable Mission For You
Your mission this weekend, if you so choose to accept it, is to tell your friends, local gaming store people, and everyone else you can think of about Mars Needs... Read more
GOOOOAAAALLLL!!!! - We've hit our goal, stretch goals inbound!
Thank you to all of our backers so far for helping us reach our $30k goal! We are looking forward to printing Mars Needs Mechanics and getting it to your... Read more
Exclusive Kickstarter-Only Mechanism Card Revealed!
This card is seriously fun and strategic to play with and you can only get your hands on it through this Kickstarter campaign. (Note, all mechanism cards will have rounded... Read more
Epic Mechanism Card: Automaton
You're looking at an epic mechanism card, the Automaton. Game changer? Yes. Game winner? Not necessarily. We have been playtesting and balancing the Automaton forever. It's both epic and risky... Read more
Preview Art: Lens and Aether Tube
The art above is for two of the component cards in the game, the Lens and Aether Tube. There are seven different component cards and eight copies of each component... Read more
International and Canada Shipping Reduction!
We have decided to reduce the price of shipping Mars Needs Mechanics to Canada and Internationally. We've heard your pleas and after doing the numbers over again and again, we... Read more
Calling All Steam Mechanics!
The Royal Academy of Space Exploration is both excited and humbled at the response to its call for Steam Engineers. Contestants have arrived in London from the farthest reaches of... Read more