Progress Update #9: SPOILERS!
The production samples have arrived at my house!
Short version of this update: IT'S BEAUTIFUL.
Long version of this update:The following photo-story will hopefully illustrate some of... Read more
Progress Update #8.1: One More Thing...
This is going to be really quick mini-update, which is happening because I forgot to mention something important in the last one.
I'm not the project manager you... Read more
Progress Update #8: It's a Wrap!
We'll dive straight in to the exciting news: all the art & design files for Villagers is 100% complete, and the digital proofs have been approved!
As... Read more
Progress Update #7: The Night Before Christmas!
I hope you're all well. This will be a really quick update just to tell you where we are with production on Villagers. The best way to do... Read more
Progress Update #6: Good News and Bad News
It's another (late) update! Let's get this first bit behind us and move on to the good stuff...
(One Bit Of) Bad News
Our production schedule has slipped by... Read more
Progress Update #5: The Pledge Manager is Closing!
Once again I must apologise for the lack of a recent update. My little family has been struck down with various illnesses of late, but everyone is on... Read more
Progress Update #4: Some Bits of Wood
Hey there villagers!
It's Wednesday, I think. Is it Wednesday already? I barely know what year it is because the recently arrived tiny person is proving to be a hugely... Read more
Progress Update #3: A Small Person
Hey villagers, what's happening?
I'm here with a really quick update, so let's go!
As you may know, I've been taking time away from my desk while my magnificent girlfriend... Read more
Progress Update 2.5.1: The Great Coin Debate: The Result!
Voting on The Great Coin Debate is now closed. 5476 of you expressed a preference, and the result was a massive nod of approval for the newest multi-coloured... Read more
Progress Update #2.5 - The Great Coin Debate
Villagers, yes, that means you. Your village needs you!
We need to settle on a design for the coins included in the game, and also the optional wooden coins. The design... Read more
Progress Update #2 - Pledge Manager Open
It is I, your humble project manager, here with a quick update on our progress.
TL:DR - The pledge manager is open. Everything is fine. Delivery date has... Read more
Progress Update #1
Hey there villagers,
I hope you like the exciting title of this update. I spent a really long time on it, and I think it came out great.
As we... Read more
Let's Make a Game
Villagers! It has been too long, and I hope you are all faring well.
It's HOT here in the UK. Carly & I have been transforming our spare bedroom from... Read more
All Stretch Goals Unlocked!
Oh, hello villagers!
Yes, I said it. We're finished with stretch goals.
If you missed our livestream last night, Haakon and I revealed the final stretch goal, and it's not... Read more
IT'S THE FINAL STRETCH GOAL! Isn't it?
Good day to you, villagers.
We are close to the finish line now, and we’ve only gone & broken into a sprint! This is a thing that usually happens at... Read more
The One I Wrote Before I Needed To
Can you believe we're nearing the end of our journey? On Monday afternoon, the 48 hour alert will go out to anyone who requested it. This will potentially... Read more
The One Where I'm Only Half Awake
Good day to you, villagers!
Exhaustion from UK Games Expo has finally struck. Maybe getting up at 7:30am on Monday and working 'til 10:00pm wasn't such a good idea. I... Read more
The One From After UK Games Expo
Hello villagers - we’re home!
My last update was entitled the "First" from UKGE, which is technically true, but it implied that there would be a second, which as it... Read more
The First One From UK Games Expo
I’m writing this from my hotel room at UK Games Expo on really shaky wi-fi, so I’m going to make it brief.
I attended the press preview event... Read more
The One With The Cockerel
Did you know you’ve essentially broken Kickstarter? Campaigns are supposed to slow down in the middle, but we’re speeding up. You can see our daily data here, and... Read more
A Tale of Two Stretch Goals
Good evening, villagers!
I hope you've all had or are having a great weekend. Mine has been very busy, involving trips to see various family members, a birthday meal, and... Read more
Parts of This Update Have Been Censored for Broadcast
Hello again, villagers!
So, it's day 11 and we’re well into the mid-campaign slump…. is what I shouldbe saying, but people just won’t stop pledging! We wish a very... Read more
Arty Box, Coinage, Voting, and Werewolves?
Panoramic Box Art: Achieved!
Bickety-bam! Our £70,000 stretch goal is rubble! Haakon will create a panoramic landscape painting for the bottom the Villagers game box.
You guys keep on surpassing... Read more
New Solo Events, New Goal, & Pledge Manager News
Goood morning, villagers!
OK, it's actually afternoon here. I'm slowly losing track of what day or time it is, but it's fine, I'm fine, everything's going to be fine.
We... Read more
£50k Stretch Goal, Solo Mode, and a new Review
Hello again, villagers!
My apologies for bothering you twice in one day, but things move quickly in this village. Also, I was really late posting the previous update. I'll try... Read more
Stretch Goal News and a Live Q&A
It’s a beautiful Sunday here in Lincolnshire. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the stretch goals are falling. My kind of day. Apparently some minor nobles... Read more
New Pledge Levels, Retail, and Haakon in a Hat
Hello villagers, just a quick one: we have some new pledge levels...
Two of Everything
I've added two new pledge levels for anyone who wants an extra copy of the... Read more
Happy Grunnlovsdagen, Norway!
Haakon has left me at the helm today because it's May 17th, and that's Norwegian Constitution Day, as you all know. So he will be off celebrating all day, probably drinking... Read more
Day Two: Electric Boogaloo
A great second day is drawing to a close, in which we knocked out not one, but two stretch goals! The most recent casualty is the alternate art Basic Villager... Read more
Another Day, Another Stretch Goal!
Good morning, villagers! It appears you were busy while I was sleeping, and we're now going to be the proud owners of a mystery First Player token!
You've been putting... Read more
The Saints March In & New Stretch Goal Revealed
What do you know - we've unlocked another stretch goal! The Scoundrels have been joined by their counterparts, the Saints. That's a total of 20 new cards added... Read more
Funded in 3 hours!!!
Well that was an interesting afternoon. Before we launched the campaign I was quietly confident that we'd fund at some point in the next 29 days, but I would never... Read more