"Girl Genius and the Rats of Mechanicsburg" is going LIVE!
It is with great pleasure, and even greater exhaustion, that we announce that "The Rats of Mechanicsburg" game will be released to the public tonight!
iOS: The iOS version... Read more
Beta: Onward and upward!
Dear Girl Genius Game Supporters,
Mac here! I wanted to update you on the Beta progress, since my life has calmed down somewhat (have we shipped all the physical rewards... Read more
Citizens of Mechanicsburg, I bring you the news that our game is now... BETA! It's taken a lot longer than we thought it would, and a whole lot longer than... Read more
A "Rats of Mechanicsburg" Game Status Update!
First, about the physical rewards... pins and steins! Mac informs me that the last bin of of the copper pins mailers are going out, and he's taking another stack of... Read more
Speechless. In shock. Amazed. Flabbergasted. And excited that I get to use the word "flabbergasted".
WE DID IT!
No, wait, that's wrong. Let's try this again...
YOU DID IT!
You,... Read more
Paper Dolls Galore!
Phil and Kaja have let the cat out of the bag [no offense, Krosp!] and posted all the paper dolls. Which is great, because now that we're on our last... Read more
Achievement Unlocked: 1,000%!
With just over 24 hours to go, as of this moment we're at $75,750. So: The level editor is happening! The PC, Mac and [depending on Unity] Linux game clients... Read more
We passed $60,000 last night, which means I'm now free to reveal that the next paper doll will be Prince Tarvek Sturmvoraus! I know the one beyond that, too--it's someone... Read more
A Bit About Sound and Art
Greetings, Mechanicsburg! We're approaching the final weekend of our campaign. Most Kickstarters go through a lull in the middle and then pick up steam right at the end. We're starting... Read more
Mamma Gkika's Dancehall Special (Yes!)
Okay, thanks for your patience! Presenting our newest add-on:
- MAMMA GKIKA'S DANCEHALL SPECIAL: For $6 more, add the complete soundtrack to The Rats of Mechanicsburg. Original music by... Read more
Time to Define the Stein Design
We're now in the final week of our Kickstarter! The campaign will close at midnight Pacific time on the morning of Monday, December 24th--in other words, late Sundaynight. [Note... Read more
New Paper Dolls... and Kick-a-Thon reminder!
Those of you who follow Girl Genius on Facebook already heard about this: Phil's agreed to create new art for the Paper Dolls app, in potentially unlimited quantities! Starting at... Read more
Live Broadcast Friday 12/14 9:30 PM PST
Jeff McCord, of Sword of Fargoalfame, runs Kick-a-Thon, a marathon broadcast of interviews with current Kickstarter project creators. Stephen, and either Phil or Kaja or both (TBD), will be... Read more
Other Platforms: The Definitive Answer
Half my email traffic is people asking about other platforms, so let me give the definitive word on all of them at once. As mentioned, we develop in Unity3D, a... Read more
Final Stretch Goal: The Rats of Europa
Gooooood morning Mechanicsburg!
Thank you for your patience, everybody. The paper dolls app is away getting certified, I'm caught up on household chores like sleeping, and the Gizmocracy team is... Read more
A chance at an Ouya--please help!
An esteemed Scholar of Mechanicsburg has just brought something to my attention--the makers of the Android game console Ouya are giving away ten developer kits! Here's the rules of their... Read more
The Paper Dollapp just got submitted for approval--huzzah! Apple actually does a great job of turning around app approvals, considering how many thousands of submissions they get a day.... Read more
A Scholar just joined the ranks of Mechanicsburg's eminent citizenry, pushing us to $40,000 exactly. A big thank you to that new backer (you know who you are!), an equally... Read more
Just getting started!
You folks are amazing--you just keep passing milestone after milestone! Your support has made the game possible, opened it up to Android in addition to iOS, and brought on board... Read more
Meet the Team (now that Cheyenne's on board!)
And boom, there goes the second stretch goal, blown past this morning, about, oh, four days before I was predicting it would happen. Phil is mocking my slack-jawed disbelief, but... Read more
Stretch Goals! (Yes, Android is the first one.)
We breezed past our first goal at about 5 AM this morning, which means this is officially happening! First, a big THANK YOUto everyone who's already backed... Read more
"But what about Android?"
First of all, thank you--this initial rush of support and questions has been overwhelming! I'm deliberately not looking at the backers page right now, because it's too scary.... Read more