Flick Wars - now on kickstarter
Hey guys, just wanted to send you a quick update about my latest kickstarter, Flick Wars.
Flick Wars is my own design, and it's a fast playing, dexterity combat... Read more
DarkStar - Space Civilization Power Struggle Game - now on kickstarter!
I told you guys that the last update was the last one for Last Frontier, but this is for a new project of mine! Don't worry, I won't spam you... Read more
This is the final update for Last Frontier. It's been a crazy ride! Thanks to you all for your support!
I've shipped all but 6 copies. (those people have... Read more
Packages still shipping, and errata
12 more packages going out today.
2 more local pickups.
That leaves less than 35 to go! Apparently I didn't print nearly enough of some of the boards, so my... Read more
Here's what my week looked like:
1 package shipped on Tuesday
15 packages shipped on Wednesday (Many of the 5/8" wood block ones)
0 shipped on Thursday
3 shipped on... Read more
Lots of packages out the door!
I shipped around 110 packages on Saturday and then 45 packages today.
Most of those were:
-Last Frontier and The Artifact "Classic" 1/2" sets.
-Last Frontier Deluxe sets
I think I... Read more
Rule proofs are in.
Just got the proofs from the printer for the rules. Neal (the designer), fixed a couple things and signed off on them, and I am sending the final files to... Read more
Last Frontier Rules Finished!
I know you've all been waiting for an update. So first, GenCon was great, I met quite a few of you guys there, and handed out some games. Second, GenCon... Read more
GenCon! I'm at GenCon now, so I won't be shipping anything more until I get back on the 22nd.
Here are some pictures of the new counters that I have.... Read more
This kickstarter isn't like most Kickstarters, where I get a big box of shrinkwrapped games and then just need to toss in a few extras into the box and ship... Read more
Shipping next week!
Next week is shipping time! Packages will definitely start going out on August 5th, but I don't know how many will end up making it out the door that day.... Read more
Counters at the printer
Just finished proofing the counters, and sent them off to the printer. They should be here August 5th.
Where do we stand?
I got back from Origins last week and I am catching up from that. I showed off the nearly complete boxed sets of Last Frontier and Hidden Intruder. I also... Read more
I spent all of today working on the Last Frontier Rules. Now that all the art is done, the rules can finally get some nice examples. And I'm adding examples... Read more
Designer Edition Pictures
Below are some pictures of the wood block version of the Designer version boards.
Hidden Intruder Rules
Here are the rules for Hidden Intruder. If you could give them a final check over before I send them to the printers, that would be awesome!
(The Combat table... Read more
Feynman, do you read me?
I'm sure you all are wondering what's going on, and when your games will get to you.
I don't want to send you all out a half way finished rulebook,... Read more
Encounter/Event Art - Which do you like better?
Okay, one more quick poll for you all.
The events have a red background and when you pull them from the bag you resolve the event. These can range from... Read more
Counter Art being finalized
Thanks for all your help in the previous update!
I am finishing up the final counter images and here is the first batch. If you have any input, speak now,... Read more
Need your opinion on these "No Suit" counters
When one of the marines takes damage, his space suit is considered torn. If he finds a suit patch, he can fix it up. But until then, if a window... Read more
Boxes are in!
I just got 14 cartons of (empty) boxes for Last Frontier stuff.
I pulled one of each out, see them below.
Proofing the Boards
About ready to send the boards to the printer. Final proofing of the art. I printed out some sample boards to check color and final typo check.
End of February...
I've been pushing to get this game out at the end of this month, but it looks like that isn't going to happen.
The stretch goal at $30,000 was to... Read more
Need a few more survey responses
Still need about 35 survey responses, so if you haven't sent yours in, be sure to send it in soon!
If you have any questions about the survey, please just... Read more
Full Map image posted
See it in higher resolution and thumb it over on BGG:
Classic vs New Art
There has been a little confusion about the choice between the classic and the new art. For each copy of Last Frontier (any version) or The Artifact (any version), you... Read more
What have I been doing?
-Working with Gary to tweak and finalize the art for all 3 games
-Working with Neal to update and improve rulebooks for both Last Frontier... Read more
Gary cranks out more art
A full display of all the boards for the game. (Main board, ring boards, status boards) Hope you guys like the new art!
If you like this art, and want... Read more
Thanks to everyone for your support!
I still start the machines in motion to start cranking out art and games.
(after I get some much needed sleep)
$25K stretch goals reached!
Richard bumps us up over the $25K mark. Awesome! The scenario counters, rules and board are now included in all Last Frontier games for free. Also,... Read more
Thumb this image
Everyone should go and thumb this image to get it on the front page of BGG. That will give this a little more exposure, hopefully enough to hit the... Read more
18 hours left
We're down to the final stretch. If you want in, now is the time.
Just a few final things.
Some people mentioned that they were backing The Artifact, but wanted... Read more
Stretch Goals for $25,000
I think we can hit $25K, we are so close!
Here is what is in the $25,000 stretch goals:
Last Frontier - Invasion of the Feynman alternate scenario- ~34... Read more
iOS Gameplay Aid for The Artifact
If we can hit 250 Backers, I will commission an iOS game play aid for The Artifact. As you know, The Artifact needs a way to have the 4 different... Read more
I am really trying to work on the stretch goals, and there is only a few more days to do it! So to help us along, I added a completely... Read more
Designer Edition with wood blocks - now available!
I've got the wood blocks for the designer edition. They will be a $20 upgrade to the Last Frontier set or $40 to The Artifactset. I have added them... Read more
1 player podcast reviews Last Frontier
1 player podcast- A show about solitaire boardgames with reviews and discussions, has posted a review of Last Frontier.
I haven't listened to it yet, as I'm off to... Read more
Wood blocks for the designer version - Post if you're interested!
I am in the process of getting quotes for 5/8" wood blocks to give you the option of the boxed designer edition with wood blocks instead of counters.... Read more
Rules to be posted, signed copies, new graphic showing the different pledge levels
Both Neal and Phil said I can post the rules to both Last Frontier and The Artifact! Once we hit $15,000, I will post the rules here as a backer... Read more
Custom Marine Names - Exclusive to kickstarter
Just a short update tonight.
The custom marine names is now an addon - you can add it your pledge level as well as getting one of the pledge levels... Read more
Co-Op Play, Feedback on my game construction, Shipping Internationally
Individual Marine Health Boards: $5You can get this add-on for any level OTHER than Classic Last Frontier and The Artifact Base Set. To better aid Co-op Play, you can... Read more
Adding The Artifact to your pledge level
Sorry for the triple update spam, I didn't want to put everything in a single update. :)
Some people are interested in getting 2 boxed sets, one for The Artifact,... Read more
Version Info - Picture only version (image heavy)
See the previous update for the explanation video. This is just all the images in a single update post.
(yes, there are some typos in the pictures)
New versions (finally)
The new versions are here! The video shows pictures of ALL the different versions with some explanation for each one. It is in a slightly higher resolution than the kickstarter... Read more
The video showing all the different versions
... Is still being made. I decided to do everything at once, and managed to swamp myself yet again with too much work. However, don't worry, I am working on... Read more
The Artifact (again)
I'm working on a video which will show the differences between all the different versions, in more detail, along with the different Artifact options. That should be Monday's update.
Until... Read more
Meet the Team - The Artist
When I decided that this game was going to need some awesome art, I contacted a friend from BGG. Gaz (the artist) is a game industry professional that has worked... Read more
The Artifact & New Versions for both games
Many of you have asked whether you can get a "deluxe" or "designer version" set of The Artifact. The Artifact needs 4 maps, and each team needs to be able... Read more
This intense 4-way blind game for 3 to 8 players was designed by Phil and Matt Eklund, and is really like no other game that you have played. Although nobody... Read more
Okay, so not really all that important, sorry. :) I aim to post no more than 1 update per day. Just so I don't go crazy with the updates. Thanks... Read more