Brass: Birmingham nominated for Game of the Year (2018)! Vote now!
Golden Geek Awards - Vote before April 1, 2019
Once again, BoardGameGeek is hosting their annual Golden Geek Awards, and Brass: Birmingham has been nominated in three categories:
- Board Game... Read more
STATUS REPORT – 2018.10.14 – Shut Up & Sit Down reviews Birmingham, Deluxe Edition still available, Martin Wallace at Spiel 2018
TL;DR – Brass Images & Videos. Deluxe Versions Still Available. Brazilian Customs Delay. Martin Wallace & Roxley appearing at Spiel 2018!
Shipping and Fulfillment
Shipping is 99% finished. (Customs in... Read more
STATUS REPORT – 2018.07.11 – We are 98% Fulfilled. Postcards shipping this month.
TL;DR – Fulfillment is 98% complete. Martin Wallace signed postcards are being shipped this month. Iron Clays and remaining KS editions available soon.
About 200 backers remain to be... Read more
2018.07.31 - Shipping Update. Gen Con Booth: #531 in Hall J - Bookplates available at Gen Con for those who do not have their games yet.
Gen Con Booth: #531 in Hall J
TL;DR - We understand everyone is anxious to get their copies, and we're doing everything we can to help the fulfillment centres get... Read more
STATUS REPORT – 2018.07.27 – All Zones Fulfilling. Australia/NZ/Rest of World Finished! Gen Con is Next Week!
TL;DR – Fulfillment in progress in EU, USA, Canada. All orders fulfilled in Australia/NZ/Rest of World. New Santorini Characters at Gen Con.
All freight has arrived except in the... Read more
STATUS REPORT – 2018.07.20 – Fulfillment Has BEGUN! PDF rulebooks released. We Want Your Action Shots!
TL;DR– All product through customs. EU, Australia/NZ, Worldwide shipping has begun. North America has product and backerlists; first tracking numbers expected Wednesday. Majority of backers still on track to... Read more
STATUS REPORT – 2018.07.06 – Early update: All ships in port. Backerlists going to fulfillment. Martin Wallace and Brass at Gen Con!
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!
All... Read more
Status Report - 2018.07.01 - Shipments Arriving in Port! Happy Canada Day! New Roxley Promos!
TL;DR - Brass is arriving in ports. Updates moving to Fridays. New Steampunk Rally promos.
Shipping continues smoothly. We have slightly revised the estimate for the arrival of Canadian... Read more
Status Report - 2018.06.17 - On the ocean. Happy Father's Day!
TL;DR - All freight on the ocean.
All games are now on the ocean. Below is the schedule for arrivals. I had calculated Canada USA freight time based on... Read more
Status Report - 2018.06.03 - Freight has begun!
TL;DR - Freight began late last week! Check schedule below!
Early last week the factory and our freight partner gathered documentation, and transported the games to a staging area... Read more
Status Report - 2018.05.19 - Tile samples approved. Freight to begin May 23! You may still change your shipping address.
TL;DR- I'm breaking our usually 2-week update timing to let you all know that the tile sheet samples look fantastic and have been approved. The tiles are now being... Read more
Status Report - 2018.05.13 - Still on track for freight to begin in May
TL;DR - A short update today. No further delays reported, we are still on track for us to begin loading the games on to the boat May 23.
We... Read more
Status Report - 2018.04.28 - Component Reprint Continues. Happy Tabletop Day!
TL;DR - No news is good news. The factory is working on reprinting the effected tiles (see previous update if you missed it). We are still on target for May... Read more
Status Report - 2018.04.18 - Birmingham Component Video, Production Delay Update, Iron Clays Photos
TL;DR - Distant market marker to be delivered this week. Tile cutting problem detected, which requires a tile reprint, causing a delay. Birmingham production sample video below. Matt Tolman has a... Read more
Status Report - 2018.04.01 - Lancashire Component Video, 2 Week Delay, Preorder Cutoff April 4
TL;DR - Production Samples Arrived - Birmingham looks great. Lancashire are missing distant market wooden token. This will take 2-3 weeks to correct (no this is not an April Fools... Read more
Status Report - 2018.03.12 - Manufacturing Nearing Completion
TL;DR - Slated completion date for Brass production is March 23. We will have final production samples by around March 20. From there it will take 3-6 days to... Read more
Status Report - 2018.02.25 - Manufacturing Resumes Next Week. Dice Throne Breaks Half Million
TL;DR - We send an update every 2 weeks whether there is anything to report or not. Chinese New Year Holiday ends this week. The factories will resume production shortly. ... Read more
Status Report - 2018.02.11 - Dice Throne Kickstarter Valentines Day & Chinese New Year
TL;DR - Chinese New Year has begun. Roxley's Dice Throne Kickstarter is launching February 14 at 9am Pacific Time!
Manufacturing Update - Happy Chinese New Year
Not much... Read more
Status Report - 2018.01.28 - Iron Clays Photos
TL;DR - Shipping / addon payments successfully through. Everything under way, no further hurdles reported by manufacturer. Photos of Iron Clays Below.
Not much to report. ... Read more
Status Report - 2018.01.13 - Board Finish Challenges & Production Schedule Update
TL;DR - Glare and potential for wear issues with the linen finish on game board has resulted in a material change. This has resulted in a 3 week... Read more
Newsflash - Payment Processing January 20, 2018 (Not Feb 20)
Payment Processing - January 20, 2018
Sincere apologies, there was an error in the previous update. We will be processing payment for all preorders, owed shipping, and addons... Read more
Newsflash - Call to Brass fans - Please vote Brass as most anticipated game of 2018!
We need your help!
One of our backers, Rick Vinyard runs an awesome annual contest on boardgamegeek for the most anticipated games of the year.
Click below & vote... Read more
Status Report - 2017.12.31 - Waiting For Adjusted Proofs & Happy New Year!
TL;DR - We are waiting for adjusted press proofs. Received Iron Clays Box Proof. Happy New Year!
Hope you all had an amazing holiday with friends and family and... Read more
Status Report - 2017.12.17 - Manufacturing Continues; Holidays Approach
TL;DR - Initial press proofs received. Some adjustments being made to mock-up proofs. Happy Holidays to everyone!
We have received initial press proofs of all... Read more
Status Report - 2017.12.04 - Translated Rulebook Previews & Manufacturing Continues
TL;DR - Translated rulebooks ready for public scrutiny. Manufacturing continues with no major challenges.
Rulebook Translation Credits
First a huge thanks to our lead translators. All of these folks... Read more
Status Report - 2017.11.19 - Iron Clays Proof & Final Production Schedule
TL;DR - Manufacturing has begun. Vac tray is currently being designed. Iron Clays proof preview below. Production timeline finalized: games to be freighted in February and ready for fulfillment in... Read more
Status Report - 2017.11.05 - The Waiting Game
TL;DR - The factory is still reviewing our print files. We have not yet received an updated production timeline. We have received a second round of Iron Clays samples... Read more
Status Report - 2017.10.18 - Rulebook Preview!
TL;DR - Rulebooks can be previewed below. Rulebook text-only translations complete. Survey lockdown is complete. We are waiting on manufacturing proofs.
While it is generally the least used part... Read more
Status Report - 2017.10.04 - Survey Lockdown In 24 Hours!
TL;DR - Survey lockdown happening Oct 5. You have 24 hours to make any final changes to your survey. We are done the rulebook graphical layouts and are currently... Read more
Status Report - 2017.09.20 - File Submission Begins
Status Report - 2017.09.06 - Day & Night, Continuing Prepress
TL;DR - We continue to work incredibly hard towards our deadline for submitting the print files by the end of this weekend. Birmingham Day map and player boards revealed below.... Read more
Status Report - 2017.08.23 - Gen Con 50 & Working Toward Manufacturing
TL;DR - Short update this week, as we need every spare moment we can muster to continue to work toward submitting the print files to the manufacturer on Sept 10. Gen... Read more
Status Report - 2017.08.09 - Surveys Sent & Manufacturing Deadline Finalized
TL;DR - Surveys have all been sent out. We have established a drop dead date for all graphics files to be delivered to the manufacturer of September 10. We... Read more
Newsflash - Surveys Ready To Launch!
Team Roxley has finished setting up the BackerKit surveys. Before the survey is sent out however, BackerKit requires that it is reviewed and approved by one of their staff... Read more
Status Report - 2017.07.26 - Surveys Coming August 2. Iron Clays Revealed.
TL;DR - Surveys going out August 2, Iron Clays revealed below. Graphical rulebook layout begins as we now begin our march toward submitting print files.
FINALLY! We will be... Read more
Status Report - 2017.07.12 - First Iron Clay Design Approved!
TL;DR: Finally one of the Ironclays (pokerchips) designs was accepted. Lancashire and Birmingham Text Only rulebooks are in their final stages.
Tonight we FINALLY received approval for... Read more
Status Report - 2017.06.28 - Rulebook nearing completion
TL;DR: Lancashire rulebook nearly finished editing. Chad Michael Iron Clay design being reviewed by factory. Board UI Adjustments made. Birmingham 2-Player deck tweaked slightly. Variable turn order tiles currently being... Read more
Status Report - 2017.06.14 - Introducing Iron Clays
TL;DR - Roxley's line of gaming chips will be called Iron Clays. Chad Michael has put together a beautiful logo for us (mockup below). Lancashire rulebook draft complete and... Read more
Status Report - 2017.06.04 - Chad Michael Studio To Design Poker Chips!
Greetings everyone! It has been a very busy week of organisation for Roxley. We had to put the graphics work aside to work on a few items that needed... Read more
Status Report - 2017.05.24 - Poker Chip Add-on Survey
First things first. We were devastated to hear what has happened in Manchester. :( Our hearts and thoughts go out to the victims families and all of you who... Read more
Status Report - 2017.05.17 - It Begins!
Greetings everyone. Welcome to the first of many status reports you will receive between now and when you receive your game(s). Below is a graphic showing the status of various... Read more
Where There Is Muck, There Is Brass.
It's over! Well, actually the work has just begun for Team Roxley. There is a lot of work to be done before we can get these games to the... Read more
21 Hours Remaining.
1,515,766 dollars raised.
This train is still chugging along as we enter the final day of the campaign. We are so very... Read more
Semi Colnes and Oxford Commas - 72 Hours Remaining
We are nearing the end of this campaign. As many of you have noticed, we've unlocked the last of the stretch goals and declared the game complete.
Our primary... Read more
Final Week! Brewin' Up New Art
Well folks, with less than a week left, we are in the home stretch! A huge thank you to all of you new backers, welcome aboard! Also a massive thank... Read more
Fanbrasstic Additional Art Reveal
Ok, we admit, today's update title pun was pretty weak. We apologize for any cringes it may have induced. :D
Damien Mammoliti has been hard at work on the additional... Read more
$1,000,000 - Thank you!
One Million Dollars. Wow! Our entire team is beside ourselves with absolute thankfulness to all of you. Because of our huge love and appreciation for Brass, we have always considered... Read more
Wigan Out - Two-Color Money Chips Unlocked
Two-color Clay Money chips unlocked!
So what does that mean? Well, it means the Clay Money chips will now be insert moulded. This means that the inner calcium carbonate core... Read more
Fleetwood Macclesfield - 1000% Funded & Video Review!
We are blown away. Thank you so much to all of you for not only backing the project, but also discussing it on boardgamegeek.com and sharing it via... Read more
Brass: Now With Clay Money Chips!
We have unlocked Clay Money Chips!
Every copy of Brass backed through this campaign will come with Clay Money chips. That is a total of 140 money chips if you've... Read more
Keepin' It Rail!
Poker Chips Baby!
As we feel that Brass is already a perfect game, we are not interested in filling the box with "stuff". We want to bring you a well... Read more
Kickin' Brass - 36 Hours Later & 600% Funded
I am going to take off my Roxley hat for a moment, and speak as Gavan Brown. It's taken me too long to provide the first update in this campaign... Read more