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If you missed our Kickstarter, you still have a chance to get in on some of our special editions for a limited time. Accepting Preorders Today!
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There's only a few days left to complete your Backer survey for Secrets of Blackmoor!

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We're 95% complete on the backer surveys! Thank you, everyone, for your support! We still have about 50 people that haven't completed, and we have 5 days top go before we lock in all orders (March 15th)! If you haven't completed your survey, please look for your reminder email. If you haven't received your survey link, please go to https://secrets-of-blackmoor.backerkit.com/ to have a new link sent  to you.

Thank you!

Chris and Griff

Narration Voice-Over Recording Complete

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Recording the VO. From right to left: Dannon (Audio Recording Engineer), Ivy (Editor), and Griff (Co-Director, Co-Producer, Editor)
Recording the VO. From right to left: Dannon (Audio Recording Engineer), Ivy (Editor), and Griff (Co-Director, Co-Producer, Editor)

We finished recording the real narration track last night. This will replace the scratch narration track you heard on the XMas Day Draft Screeners, and the 35 Minute Gary Con Draft.  Just for fun, we shot a behind-the-scenes video of the start of the session - where we ask the questions: Should we do 24bit, or 32bit? WAV file? 48khz? -12db or -20db? ...

So many options come up during post production: Should we do all the narration in a Death Metal Cookie Monster Voice?

What do you think?

;)

Special thanks to Dannon our Recording Engineer for the super clean sound, and Ivy our Editor - she became the Voice Over Producer for the night and got to boss Griff around.

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The Backer Surveys are 93% complete! If you haven't answered your survey, please retrieve your link here:  https://secrets-of-blackmoor.backerkit.com/

Cheers!

Chris & Griff

While it was cold, we vectorized!

Posted by The Fellowship of the Thing (Creator)
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Our guy Ryan in Minneapolis spent some quality time indoors last week vectorizing maps and other sundries to make them available for animations. Here he's doing one  from First Fantasy Campaign . A short video with dramatic music (part of our score, by Alex Kharlamov)-  20 minutes of work compressed into 20 seconds.

Did you get your Backer Survey? and Meanwhile... work continues

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Griff's point of view
Griff's point of view

Our Backer Surveys went out on January 17th. If you didn't see one in your email box, you can access it here:

https://secrets-of-blackmoor.backerkit.com

The Backer Survey is Almost 90%  complete - Thanks Everybody!

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Meanwhile,

Griff continues to work on adding covering footage to the  edit, and we've got our post-sound engineer and colorist hired. 

The  final manuscript of Tonisborg is getting proofed. Once that's done, I'll be starting the layout on the book (typesetting, pagination, placing art).

Thanks for your support. We're excited to get this stuff to you. We'll have an announcement about an "extra" for Tonisborg in a few days.

Cheers,

Chris and Griff

All Backer Surveys have been sent out! Check your inbox!

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After a successful "Smoke Test" (and we saw no smoke) we've just now sent out all the backer surveys so you can finalize any options (such as t-shirt size and color, DVD or Blu-ray, and double-check your shipping address), as well as add-on anything else you might want to share with friends.

Please check your email and let us know if you didn't get an invite to our Backer Survey.

Meanwhile, the work continues. We've sent the full edit to the composer so he can  finish the final elements and timing for the music, we're getting all the element lists together for the animator, and editing the final script so we can hit the recording studio to lay down our narration.

Stay tuned for more updates!

And thank you for your support!

Cheers,

Griff and Chris