A quick update, PAX South and Silent Titans
Evan, Donnie, Gabriel and I are working towards the next Swordfish Islands book, but we're deep in the weeds and don't have much to share on that front... Read more
Best Adventure? Product of the Year?!
Hello! I hope this update finds you well!
The Dark of Hot Springs Island has been nominated for two ENnie awards: Best Adventure, and Product of the Year! This absolutely... Read more
And that's a wrap!
Hey everybody! Thanks again so much for your support with this project. As of this point, I'm calling things 100% done.
It took me longer than anticipated to get the... Read more
And away they go!
And away they go!
Signed books were dropped off at the Post Office today here in San Antonio. And not just the Post Office, the central Post Office, so hopefully... Read more
A Variety of Fun Stuff
Here's the current status:
If you're an international backer, your books have shipped if you've paid me for shipping.
If you're a US backer and you didn't want... Read more
Signatures are COMPLETE!
\o/ w00000000t! \o/
All books that need to be signed are now signed. I'll be getting everything packed up over the remainder of this week and I plan to ship... Read more
You do as the Scorpions have before you!
It's absolutely time for an update!
Let's answer the most pressing question first: Where are my books?!?!?!
If you wanted to pick up your books at Gen Con, you've already... Read more
Thank you everyone! Here's the plan...
Seriously, thank you everyone. Y'all have all been wonderful about this situation!!
Here's the plan: We're going to roll with the books as is.
The front endsheet and the back... Read more
It's Always Something....
On Friday (08/04/17) I received one box of The Dark (20 copies) and one box of the Field Guide to Hot Springs Island (36 copies).
If I'm allowed to... Read more
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow....
We've been stuck in a little bit of a holding pattern with the printer, and some of the originally estimated ship dates have slipped (I was expecting to... Read more
The long awaited International Update
Sorry it's taken so long to get this together, but here's the plan for international backers who picked up books, and those who might like to at a later time.... Read more
Zine Packs are in the Mail... except....
Zine packs are in the mail!!!
Exception 1: I only sent packs if I had received your survey before July 1st.
Exception 2: I miscounted somehow, and was... Read more
PDFs are in the Mail!
I just finished mailing out pdfs through DriveThruRPG, and you should have an email containing links to your copies here shortly. If you don't see it it may... Read more
And now for that update!
First: We are still cruising along on schedule.
Second: We will no longer be using Sheridan as the printer of this project. We... Read more
A Quick Non-Update Update
Today (06/13) was the day we'd originally planned to submit press ready files to the printer. We didn't do that. Not to worry though. Wiggle room was built... Read more
Good News... Bad News....
Bad news: Zines are delayed 'till July.
Good news: The covers look amaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazing!
What happened is that I wanted the covers of the Toxic Elven Smut zine to... Read more
Postcards are in!
In 2013 we commissioned Ron Guyatt to do some "vintage", "WPAish" style, "travel posters" for a few locations on Hot Springs Island. We had them printed up as postcards to... Read more
Gen Con Events Confirmed!
Our Gen Con events have officially been confirmed and marked active! If you'll be there we'd love to have you join us for a game. Donnie will be running games... Read more
Gen Con. Paper. Artwork. Updates!!!!!!
Gabriel has been working like a madman on the final few illustrations needed for The Dark of Hot Springs Island, and as you can see from the rough scan above,... Read more
Over and over and over again in the advice I read about running a Kickstarter, creators stressed that you need to plan for some backers payment methods to fail. The... Read more
Woah. What a month it's been!!
Thirty days ago I put the finishing touches on the Kickstarter page for the Swordfish Islands project and submitted it for approval. It was... Read more
Stretch Goal 2 hit, and 48 hours to go!
Hi everyone! At the time of this update we've just passed $22,700 in pledges meaning we've unlocked the second stretch goal. All books will now have a glorious satin ribbon... Read more
Live Stream - 4/29/17 from 12:00pm - 4:30pm Central Time
This Saturday, April 29th, is International Tabletop Day. We've organized a few friends, have fixed our previous technical difficulties, and will be running a game on Kickstarter Live between 12:00pm... Read more
This Update is Not Safe For Work
Stretch Goal 1 is unlocked! We got hit by a small wave of cancelled pledges in the days after hitting goal (I hear this is to be expected), so I... Read more
The Illustration List - A peek behind the curtain
There are a number of blank spots in need of illustrations in the Field Guide and The Dark. Gabriel is already working on these last few pieces, and I thought... Read more
Stretch Goal 1 - Upgraded Covers
We are over halfway to unlocking the first stretch goal! Upgraded cover materials.
If we hit $19,500 we'll be able to use bonded leather for the cover of The Dark... Read more
We just passed the project's goal of $18,000. I didn't write up a prepared statement for this moment because I never wanted to jinx it, but now all I can... Read more
TL:DR - International Shipping is now available! We'll ship out rewards with the US Postal Service as Priority Mail International. International shipping will be a separate chargecalculated and collected... Read more
The Swordfish Islands
What's the deal with "The Swordfish Islands" and "Hot Springs Island"? How do they relate? What's going on here? Well... have a story!
Once upon a time there were four... Read more
We passed the 50% to goal mark around 4:00am Central time today. Thank you so much everyone! Special thanks if you've told a friend or shared a post somewhere.
Here's... Read more
24 Hours, 36%!!! Livestream planned for Saturday 04/08/17
We're a little ways past the 24 hour mark and are already 36% of the way towards our goal! THANK YOU!
It's tough to judge how your project really is... Read more