Dracula’s Feast Second Edition Box Art
For the first time in Jellybean history, this update is coming from someone other than Peter C. Hayward! For not the first time in Jellybean history, Peter is unfortunately under... Read more
Get a free copy of the second edition of Dracula’s Feast!
So I have some exciting news.
Dracula’s Feast launched on Kickstarter almost exactly two years ago. (That’s exciting, but it’s not the news.)
We raised almost $90,000; we got... Read more
Hidden Panda is live on Kickstarter!
This is just a short update to let you know that Jellybean Games has launched a new social deduction game on Kickstarter! If been enjoying Dracula’s Feast, you’re... Read more
Cons to get Dracula’s Feast!
I mentioned in the last update that Dracula’s Feast is now only available at cons. Quite reasonably, a few people got into contact wondering exactly which ones we’re going... Read more
Village Pillage is live, and Dracula’s Feast is out of stock!
Exciting news: the Village Pillage relaunch is NOW LIVE!
It’s a fast-paced game of outwitting your opponents, and it comes with free, Kickstarter-exclusive wooden turnips!
Check it... Read more
Only 200 copies of Dracula’s Feast left!
The other day, Nicole did a stock count and realized that we only have 200 copies of Dracula’s Feastleft! Ever since the campaign, it’s been consistently selling, thanks... Read more
Village Pillage + become a Jellybean Playtester!
Just a brief update today, to let you know about two exciting new Jellybean Games ventures!
First of all, we have a new game live on Kickstarter!... Read more
Want to help playtest a new social deduction game?
The rest of our Dracula's Feaststock has (finally) arrived from China - this means that if your copy was missing any components or had any damage, this is... Read more
All test packages have arrived, and all emails have been replied to!
After we sent copies of the game to all our backers, we send four 'test' packages - one to me, one to Tom, one to Tania, and one to... Read more
The time to email is now!
As of today, three of our four “test packages” have arrived. After the last few orders were sent, we mailed out a copy of the game to Tom, Tania,... Read more
Your game is on its way!
Firstly - and I’m sure we can all agree, most importantly- it’s my birthday! Happy birthday to me! This momentous occasion comes about roughly once a year, and... Read more
I hope that you're having a spooktacular Halloween season. I bought my first ever pumpkin the other day:
I'll post another pic when it's carved!
Packages are... Read more
How to Play videos!
Based on the messages we've been getting, it seems that games are arriving thick and fast! Don’t worry if yours hasn’t landed yet; people are still getting their Dracula’s... Read more
All games have been sent!
I am excited to announce that all games have been sent out! That’s right, your game is either in your hands or on its way.
China... Read more
Dracula's Feast is on its way!
I have exciting news - the majority of the games are on their way! That’s right - they’ve been shipped from China, and will be arriving any day now... Read more
This is just a short update to explain why I’m not posting a longer update: Nicole, the business half of Jellybean Games, is based in Florida. As I’m sure... Read more
The games have not yet been sent.
Here’s the short version: the games still haven’t been sent out. Our distributor has assured us that they’ll be out by the end of this week, but until... Read more
All orders shipped out + pictures of the final game!
I have exciting news!
First of all - as of Friday, the last of the packages will have been sent out! That means that as I write this, the... Read more
Dracula’s Feast is on its way!
The final spreadsheet with addresses has been sent to our distributor. Final payment has been made, and the moment Dracula's Feastarrive at SFC, they’re going to start mailing... Read more
24 HOURS LEFT to update your address!
First of all - and most importantly - you have 24 HOURS TO UPDATE YOUR ADDRESS!
To update your address, just go to https://draculas-feast.backerkit.com/ and follow the prompts.
In... Read more
Addresses need to be confirmed!
I have a few things to talk about today, but firstly (and most importantly): you have one week from today to update your address!
Addresses can be updated at ... Read more
An updated timeline, and a small rant!
First of all, I’m sorry about the late update; it's been a ridiculously busy couple of weeks.
After Origins, my business partner Nicole came to Toronto and we had... Read more
Firstly, and most importantly: we are locking down addresses at the end of this month.
To update your address, just login at draculas-feast.backerkit.com - if you have any... Read more
Updated print-and-play, a video, and Jellybean Shirts!
Firstly, the printing news: No new printing news!That’s a good thing though; it means everything in China is chugging along exactly as it should. If anything changes on... Read more
Jellybean Shirts and details on the printing process!
Before I start, I have an exciting announcement - we just launched a new Kickstarter campaign! Tom Lang (the Dracula’s Feastdeveloper) came up with some cool T-shirt designs.... Read more
Stakes! (Pun intended).
Not a whole lot happening on the Dracula’s Feastfront. The printer has sent the press proofs to our artist in Tasmania. That should theoretically be an easy enough... Read more
The design history of Alucard!
Good news! The printer is print print printing the game. Everything has been completely handed off at this point, and so there's not much to talk about on that... Read more
Bigger boxes and no news (which, as we all know, is good news!)
Not much to update on since last week - we’ve had some minor back-and-forthing with the printer. We just worked out that the components (Tarot cards wooooo) aren’t going... Read more
Address changes, and the journey of the Trickster's phrasing.
The printer is assembling eproofs, the Cthulhu and Friends rulebook has been spellchecked and sent off, and everything is DONE!
I've been getting a number of messages... Read more
Everything is off to the printers!
With the exception of the Cthulhu and Friends rulebook, which is undergoing a final round of spellchecking and proofing, I am excited to announce that everything has now been... Read more
The Lady and the Tiger is live, and the last of the files are done!
As I was walking home from the post office today, I heard my name being called. I turned around to find someone across the street whom I’d never seen... Read more
Working with a developer, and updates on printing!
We just sent the first batch of files to the printer! It’s much later than I would have liked, but I’ve learned a lot from the experience. At this point,... Read more
Cons, a small delay, and an indepth look at the promo pack!
First of all, I want to apologise for the lack of update last week. Whenever I go to a con, I’m always so surprised when it eats up all... Read more
Final playtests, an updated logo, ACLU results, and Zombie's tale: part 2!
We are ONE WEEK from submitting the final version of Dracula’s Feast to the printer.
This is very exciting, and a tiny bit scary. I’ve been working on this... Read more
A closer look at the Zombie, and a flash sale for the ACLU!
Everyone seemed to like the ‘designer diary’ update from last week, and so (time permitting) I’m to continue those for as long as people are interested. As I said,... Read more
New logo, updated white samples, and a peek at the playtesting process!
The whole Jellybean Games team has been hard at work on Dracula’s Feastlately - our graphic designer Darrell Louder has been designing graphics, our developer Tom Lang and... Read more
BGG Most Anticipated Board Games of the Year!
As you know, I try to keep these updates to Mondays, but I have two things that just couldn't wait!
Firstly, I just learned that Dracula's Feast was nominated... Read more
I come with exciting news: playtesting is going extraordinarily well! Over the last week, our developer Tom Lang and myself have been running playtests, and the game is improving... Read more
White samples have arrived!
After more than two weeks in bed, I'm once more up and about - I spent a lot of this weekend playtesting Dracula's Feast, and I'm happy to... Read more
Illness, playtesting, and an updated timeline!
Sorry things have been a bit quiet on the Dracula's Feast front. I've spent the last 10 days sick in bed - I simultaneously had viral infections in my... Read more
Jellybean Playtesters and a Backerkit update!
More than 92% of you have filled out the Backerkit. Amazing! I'm going to lock that off at the end of the year - a few days after New... Read more
Backerkit and the art for the new whisper cards!
I have some new art to show off! Tania has finished the new whisper cards (the ones unlocked for the Cthulhu and Friends expansion!) and they look so... Read more
A car accident and the Halloween Contest results!
I'm going to start with the most exciting (but least project-relevant) piece of news: I was in a car accident on Wednesday!
I'm totally fine. Considering how dramatic the... Read more
Survey results and the project's timeline!
Firstly, I'd like to apologize for the delay in getting this update together! Since my last post, I've driven from New Jersey to Dallas to Saint Louis AND attended... Read more
Wow! The end of the campaign, and what comes next.
On Friday, the Dracula's Feast Kickstarter campaign ended at $89,188.
That's more than 1100% of the original goal, and almost $2000 more than my previous campaign - Scuttle!
And... Read more
Dracula's Feast is at $88k - we have 92 minutes to go, and have unlocked ALL BUT 3 STRETCH GOALS
THREE stretch goals unlocked, and ONE THOUSAND percent funded!!!!
So the 48-hour notice went out last night, and we smashed a bunch more stretch goals. We now have 1000 followers on social media (@PlayJellybean on Twitter and Facebook),... Read more
We have eliminated player elimination!
Today, I have big news: Dracula's Feast will no longer have player elimination.
Over the last month, developer Tom Lang and I have been working on streamlining the... Read more
Happy birthday to me!
Today is my 29th birthday! In my family, we have a cool birthday tradition - since I'm currently in New Jersey, away from my partner (in Toronto) and the... Read more
The update that the internet ate.
It is currently 10pm on a Sunday, which some people would describe as sliiiiiiightly late to be writing the Friday update. To those people, I have just one word:... Read more
Flower tokens are in, and they're magnificent. ALSO, a new stretch goal!
When I was a teenager, I used to buy a lot of DVDs. (Some would say "too many".)
At the start of this year, when I moved from Australia... Read more
TWO MORE stretch goals unlocked, and competition updates!
Firstly, an important message: Wow.
Didn't see that one coming, did you?
Secondly, a few people have been asking how they can enter the Halloween contest. Email firstname.lastname@example.org* ... Read more
Avatars, competitions, and two new Artifacts!
In my family, there's a cool tradition. My Dad has the same name as his grandfather, and he has the same name as his grandfather. It's an "eldest son"... Read more
Another two stretch goals unlocked!!!
First things first: WOW.
Two more stretch goals unlocked, $45k reached, almost two thousand backers!?
You are unstoppable. There are no words.
Wait, sorry, I lie. There's one word:... Read more
Another stretch goal unlocked, and a new pledge level!
Last week, when I was driving back to Toronto from Saint Louis, I noticed a huge crow flying alongside my car. And I mean alongside; it was really keeping... Read more
TWO more stretch goals unlocked, and a community poll!
As some of you may know, I'm Australian. So is our artist, Tania Walker, as is the game's developer, Tom Lang.
In Australia, we have a little expression that... Read more
Three MORE stretch goals have been unlocked since Thursday!
I think it's important to be honest with you. I'm worried that in my last update, I held back a little. Let's try again:
We're currently on day... Read more
The first two days, and THREE stretch goals unlocked!
Let me introduce myself - my name's Peter! I'm the blue-haired Australian you'll remember from the project's video. Dracula's Feastwill be the second Kickstarter campaign that I've run... Read more