Revisiting an Old Adversary in The 7th Guest 25th Anniversary Edition
But first, The Stauf Mysteries Kickstarter Update
As of this hour, we're standing just outside the little door to that strange little room where many intriguing mysteries await.
In case... Read more
The Stauf Mysteries, bridging the gap between storytelling and tabletop gaming
Since The Stauf Mysteries expansion pack campaign kicked off Monday, we’ve added a few items you will find of interest and also have some good news to share.
We... Read more
Bring the story to life
Have you ever wondered about the source of Stauf's powers? Who was he before he became the evil toymaker that we've come to know? How and why did those particular... Read more
The Stauf Mysteries: New Kickstarter Campaign for The 7th Guest Board Game Expansion Pack
My Dear Guest,
As you know, our vision, from day one in the early 90’s, has always been to bring ‘story’ to gaming. And we’re excited to tell you that... Read more
Getting Our Ship Together
We are shipping games and add-ons in batches, or groups, depending upon who ordered what and where they live. We had a delay waiting for extra shipping supplies which set... Read more
Signed, Unsealed, and Delivered
A message to those whose Kickstarter Edition of the game came in a box without shrink wrapping.
Since the boards of Kickstarter Editions are personally signed by me, in order... Read more
Major Milestone Day
I am pleased to announce that today we begin shipping product to the most important people in the world. The real influencers. The ones who really count... the true fans... Read more
For reasons that are still inexplicable to us, our shipment had been sitting in a shipping container in the port of Seattle since early December. It wasn't until this... Read more
Slow Boat From China
A very short update, but a pretty good one.
Our shipment has landed stateside, cleared customs, and as of this writing is due to arrive at our warehouse later this... Read more
The Game Is Afoot
Q: When is a door not a door?
A: When it's ajar.
Q: When is a game not a game?
A: When it's afoot.
But in this case, the game... Read more
We are now officially past our original projected shipping date of July. Our last update projected Labor Day as a possible date, but since then we have hit two more... Read more
A Personalized Miniature Story
As part of our 7th Guest: The Board Game Kickstarter, we offered – and continue to offer through our online pre-order store – customized miniatures, sculpted to your likeness... Read more
Good News, Not-So-Bad News
Greetings Guys and Ghouls!
The last update was titled "Breaking Non-News". This update is titled "Good News, Not-So-Bad News".
First, the good news: After months of inexplicable delay,... Read more
We have been on the verge of being able to share a progress report on the 7th Guest Board Game for quite a while, but kept coming up short of... Read more
A Bright Future is In the Cards
I had hoped to be able to write a pre-Christmas update with a solid projection regarding a shipping date for the 7th Guest Board Game and accompanying add-ons, but that... Read more
11th of November Sale
We looked at the calendar and noticed that the date is 11.11.17 (or 11.11.17 in Europe) and thought it to be a good excuse to run a special 11th Hour-themed... Read more
Ahead of the Game
With the puzzlers finished, it's clear sailing ahead
Back at the beginning of July we began our search for puzzle-makersand by mid-August we had narrowed down the candidates to a... Read more
Spirit Boards Ready to Ship and Cards Charged
A heads up to let you know that we have been busy preparing the spirit board and Infection game add-ons. The former is ready to roll and... Read more
Dead Line Dead
Whelp, we had hoped to have the Sphinx spirit boards and Infection games finished and ready to ship by this date, but we encountered a problem with finding a good... Read more
Well, the image and the term sound a lot more ominous than is really necessary. This brief update is just to let you know that we will be "locking... Read more
Spirits Can You Tell Me? Is There Life After Kickstarter?
At the beginning of the campaign, the Trilobyte team pondered the question, “what sort of add-on items should we offer our supporters"? After days of indecision, we pulled out... Read more
Our Survey Is Coming Your Way
As a post-campaign promotion, we are offering the following promo code:
You can apply the code to get $11 off your order of add-on items. This special promotion... Read more
Thanks. Congratulations all around. What now?
Many of you experienced project backers know the drill, and may even recognize the rest of this update as a modified template, but for those that... Read more
A Personal Message
With less than 60 hours left in the campaign, I wish to take this opportunity to thank the devoted fans of The 7th Guest and The 11th Hour... Read more
That's the Spirit!
First, let me wish everyone a happy International TableTop Day!
In celebration, we offer our latest, and final, add-on. The Sphinx Spirit Boardis based on the familiar user... Read more
Let's Go Viral
Our newest add-on offering is The 7th Guest: Infection, Tabletop Edition .
Based originally on the infamous and diabolically challenging microbe puzzle from The 7th Guest, then later... Read more
Over the past few days, we have been very busy brushing off some items that we had prepared as add-ons for the previous campaign(s) for The 7th Guest:... Read more
We Are There!
And by "we", I mean you, me, and the team at Trilobyte Games. On behalf of us all, I thank you most sincerely. We are humbled and you are... Read more
Just a Tad
The Tad Challenge
The Tad miniature was originally conceived just to be a nice little collector's item or even an additional player token. But now, after seeing the miniature, and... Read more
The Virtual Stauf: Master of Ceremonies
After due consideration, we have decided to include as Stretch Goal #3 an accessory game component - an app that will run on any... Read more
Figurine It Out
Be sure to check out important news at the end of this update.
Just a few words and images to take you behind the scenes in the creation of the... Read more
It’s In The Cards
Continuing with more background regarding the development of The 7th Guest Board Game.
(Be sure to check for important information at the end of this post.)
After the determining... Read more
Building the Foundation
How we started...
While we wait to see if enough folks will come to back this campaign, I thought some of you might find of some interest in the very... Read more
Ironing out the wrinkles, shaking out the kinks
And fixing a hole where the rain gets in.
These campaigns are complicated affairs, especially when there are a variety of rewards and wanting to meet the wishes and... Read more
Announcing Two Special Offers
Late Early Bird Special
By popular demand, we have added a Late Early Bird Special for birds who are not so early. The special starts now and will run until... Read more
Question: When is a game not a game?
Answer: When it is afoot.
And this game is afoot and off to a good start thanks to all of you who have shown your love with your pledges. As... Read more