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The famous industrial revolution strategy boardgame by Martin Wallace and a finely brewed sequel, Brass: Birmingham
The famous industrial revolution strategy boardgame by Martin Wallace and a finely brewed sequel, Brass: Birmingham
13,699 backers pledged CA$ 1,718,708 to help bring this project to life.

STATUS REPORT – 2018.07.06 – Early update: All ships in port. Backerlists going to fulfillment. Martin Wallace and Brass at Gen Con!

Posted by Gavan Brown of Roxley Games (Creator)
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TL;DR – All ships have arrived. All games being shipped this month. GenCon pickup available for North American customers while quantities last. Martin Wallace to visit Roxley booth!

Freight

All ships have arrived and are going through customs and unloading. Canadian freight will soon be heading north via train (unlike iron, shipping games requires a rail link).

Canada/USA Freight

Vessel Departed from China: June 1, 2018  

Vessel Port Arrival Estimation: Arrived
USA Fulfillment Center Arrival Estimation: July 12, 2018
Canadian Fulfillment Center Arrival Estimation: July 20, 2018

Europe Freight

Vessel Departure from China: June 5-6, 2018
Vessel Port Arrival Scheduled: Arrived
Germany Fulfillment Center Arrival Estimation: July 13, 2018

Australia / NZ

Vessel Departure from China: June 11, 2018
Vessel Port Arrival Scheduled: Arrived
Australia Fulfillment Center Arrival Estimation: July 12, 2018

China / Rest of World

Vessel Departure from China: June 11, 2018
China / Rest of World Fulfillment Center Arrival Estimation: Arrived

Fulfillment

Send out all backers: July, 2018

I've moved! Can I still change my address?

If you are outside of North America, the window for this has passed. If your address has changed and you weren’t able to update us in time, your package may be misdelivered or returned. Please email ks@roxley.com with the details, and we will follow up with you.  

Within North America, we may still be able to help. Please email ks@roxley.com as quickly as possible with the details. 

Brass at Gen Con 2018

This update is early because, for a limited time, we can arrange for North American backers the option to pick up your pledge in person at Gen Con! (While time and quantities last). You can request this option here:

Gen Con 2018 Brass Pledge Pickup Requests

REMINDER: Leave space in your luggage when planning to bring these home from Gen Con! Your Deluxe Edition games include Iron Clays, and a bundle of two weighs approximately fifteen pounds. So plan accordingly, especially if you ordered additional Iron Clays!

Martin Wallace at the Roxley Booth!

Martin signing Brass at Essen Spiel. Photo: Skiboy on BoardGameGeek.
Martin signing Brass at Essen Spiel. Photo: Skiboy on BoardGameGeek.

Martin Wallace will be joining us at booth #531 (Hall J) for two one-hour signing sessions, beginning at 11:30 AM Thursday and 12:30 PM Friday to sign Roxley editions of Brass. (Due to time constraints, Martin is not scheduled to sign other games, and whenever people are waiting in line, we request that any conversation be kept courteously short.)

Pre-order & Signing Q&A

Q. Is there a difference in price to pick up my pledge in person?
A. No, we take care of any additional costs.

Q. Will this result in delays for any customers?
A. No, North American shipments are already timed to arrive as closely as possible to other backers, and this will not change.

Q. What if I sign up for this and can’t make it there?
A. We’ll hold your pledge until end of day Saturday, after which we reserve the right to sell it and ship you one from fulfillment instead. This is to reduce the risk of damage from repacking/reshipping your games two additional times. 

Q. Can I have Martin Wallace sign my game, then pick it up later at the booth or have it shipped to me?
A. Unfortunately, no. Martin has a limited amount of time to meet fans in person, and we’d rather not leave anyone stranded in line. 

Santorini is a winner at The Dice Tower Gaming Awards!

Was everyone watching the live stream of the Dice Tower Gaming Awards? If you weren't, here's one of the things you missed: our very own SANTORINI, winning Best Two-Player Game of 2017!  

This was amazing group of games to be included in, and we are humbled and grateful to be recognized. A massive thank you to everyone at The Dice Tower - and to all of you, our fans and supporters, who make it possible for us to continue making great games.

(See the full livestream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db6ev9exaxQ)

As always, if you have any questions, please email ks@roxley.com.

Keep rollin' sixes,

Gavan Brown & Team Roxley

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    1. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Bry, first US backers will get their tracking numbers on Wednesday.

      @Scott, thank you for the kind words - we really appreciate it :)

      @ChibilCk, Gameology is scheduled to have all of these sent by end of day tomorrow.

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      ChibilCk on

      Hi, i how do i get the tracking code?

    3. Scott Mohnkern
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      on

      I have to agree with @Josh - Your communication and the tl;dr's have been outstanding. Despite the fact the game is seven months late (based upon the original information), You guys have been stellar about keeping your backer's in the loop, which is unusual.

      Kudos

    4. Bry Hearn on

      Has us shipments started?

    5. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Stella, they have already begun to go out, but it may take up to two weeks for all backers to get them. You should get yours soon!

    6. Stella Stokes on

      I have not received a shipping confirmation code or email.
      How soon are tracking codes being sent out?

    7. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Josh Pierson, you made me spit out my drink there. Thank you very much.

      @Joseph, Jedit, HappyShops has already begun shipping orders ahead of the shipping manager's return. Not all of the stock is confirmed as having arrived yet, but they are starting anyways so as to minimize delays.

    8. Jedit on

      Anyone had any word from the EU distributor yet?

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      Josh Pierson on

      I know we haven't received our games yet, but I have to say -- I am furious with Roxley Games. This is the first project I've ever backed on Kickstarter, now what the heck am I supposed to do. Transparent project statuses, proactive communication, value-added stretch goals... where do you guys get off? I'm supposed to back other projects on here now with the incredibly high bar you've set?! In all seriousness, thanks to the entire Roxley team - I'm beyond excited to finally get to play this game from my absolute favorite designer. Wish I could see you guys at GenCon... maybe next year. Cheers.

    10. Joseph Chang on

      Given the update on Graphic Novel Adventures, where they said that Happy Shops's shipping manager is on holiday until the 18th, I assume Brass is in a similar position for EU distribution.

    11. T-Bow on

      Great! Thanks Paul.
      As many have said already, backing this project has been like an all-inclusive VIP trip to Disneyland.

    12. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Toron, next week should be okay, you will get tracking data soon that will confirm.

      @T-Bow - Checking in with them today, but in this case, no news is good news; no delays have been reported.

    13. T-Bow on

      Yep, fulfillment center arrival was expected yesterday and today. Any confirmation?

    14. T-Bow on

      If your concern is about the game sitting on your porch for too long, I'm quite sure you can find someone to help you with this situation, provided you give your address.

    15. Toron Games
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      on

      I am glad to see this will be shipping out soon! Unfortunately, I will be on vacation all next week, I hope it is does not arrive while I am gone and sit on my porch for a week!

    16. James Smith on

      AreTheyThereYet? AreTheyThereYet? AreTheyThereYet?

    17. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @All, requests for Gen Con pickup are now closed, because it's time to finalize backerlists for North American customers to ensure no delays in shipping. We're glad we're going to get to meet so many of you in person!

      Q: Can you bring your own Roxley copy (or box cover) of Brass to Gen Con for Martin Wallace to sign?

      A: Absolutely.

      Q: If my copy doesn't arrive in time, do I have any options?
      A: If you don't want to buy a new copy, we will have Brass postcards you can purchase at the booth that Martin can sign. (These are the same ones already offered in BackerKit, though we need to give pledgers priority, so they will be while supplies last.)

    18. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      Apologies if this was not clear Jesse! One reason we did not state this more definitively is that while we expect the great majority of US backers to receive it before Gen Con, we can't actually guarantee that all of you will. There may be some stragglers.

      I'll remove your name from the list and put you back on regular fulfillment - that part is no trouble to arrange. Thanks for following up.

    19. Clint Conner
      Superbacker
      on

      Thanks, Paul!

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      Jesse on

      Ok, I'm really confused. I submitted the form to have Gen Con pick-up then I saw later down on the list that U.S. backers will get their copies *before* Gen Con. Can you please remove my name from the Gen Con pick-up list: j_111@hotmail.com

      Why would I want to wait a longer amount of time to get my game? That should have been more clear in the post.

    21. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @TheHonestYeti, @Lionhunter, thank you so much for your words of support. We've put a lot into this campaign and we're looking forward to the results being on your table SOON!

      @Clint, we'll send email confirmations to everybody on the list soon, but in your case I can verify for you already that you are on the list.

    22. TheHonestYeti
      Superbacker
      on

      @Eric F - I'm banking on it being more the Iron Clays over the cardboard :)

      Really excited to see that this should be arriving in the next 2 to 3 weeks. To echo what others have said, the communication on this campaign has been top notch, along with the production quality too.

      Home run on all accounts Roxley.

    23. Lionhunter on

      I can't wait to get this game. You guys are the most organized kickstarter i have ever done. Communication, timeline, updates, great job guys.

      Also i did watch the Dice Tower awards, and congrats on Santorini it is indeed the best two player game. :)

    24. Clint Conner
      Superbacker
      on

      I signed up to receive at GenCon. Do we get any kind of confirmation that we are definitely on the list?

    25. Eric F on

      15 pounds per two pack that’s some heavy cardboard! LOL

    26. Shaun Newman
      Superbacker
      on

      Very cool! So looking forward to getting this onto the table! Exciting times thanks guys :D

    27. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Jim, bringing your rulebook or box top will be fine :)

    28. Jim Webb
      Superbacker
      on

      I live in the Indianapolis area and will be attending GenCon. I have people coming into town and we plan to play before heading to GenCon given your latest update on the timing. Very Very Very excited. Can I bring the Rules Booklets and/or box top of both games for him to sign (instead of bringing in the entire game? I can bring in my Backer number details if needed as well to show I pledged on kickstarter. By the way, did I mention I was excited to get the game (smile)!

    29. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Rob, there's no shipping refund, technically it costs us considerably more to bring these to conventions as there are handling fees at the loading docks.

      If you aren't planning to try to get it signed, it's probably more convenient for most backers to receive it at home.

    30. Brian Lewis
      Superbacker
      on

      It's more convenient if you wanna get it signed, I suppose? Then you wouldn't have to bring it in and would only need to take it back.

    31. Rob Pearson on

      Is there any benefit to picking up at Gencon instead of just letting it ship before GenCon? Shipping refund?

    32. Michael Mahoney on

      Cool thanks for the quick reply

    33. Paul Saxberg of Roxley Games Collaborator on

      @Michael, we are expecting the majority of US backers to receive their games *before* Gen Con.

    34. Michael Mahoney on

      Does this mean that most US backers will probably receive games after Gen Con? Just wondering for logistical reasons .