SURVIVAL! tournament in Houston, Texas
We held the inaugural SURVIVAL! tournament at the Self-Reliance Expo in Houston, Texas, last weekend and a great time was had by all. I was shocked to see how many... Read more
Rules thread up at Board Game Geek
As more and more backers receive the game, we want to make it easy to clarify any issues that come up during gameplay. As such, we've put up a thread... Read more
Survivor Log: Marlena Montana, Police Officer #2 and game update
Game have arrived in the UK and are on their way to European Union backers as we speak. The miniatures are ordered and will be sent out whenever... Read more
More Surveys Sent!
Today we sent out surveys for the $85, 120, 135, 150, and 250 tiers. That leaves only the $350 tiers and above plus the multiple custom rewards level, which we... Read more
Surveys Starting To Go Out
We have just sent out Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! Backer Surveys for the $15, $50, $55, $57 reward tiers. We expect to have allsurveys out in the next few... Read more
We have just returned from a speaking engagement in Tennessee and will soon be sending out our backer surveys to everyone getting physical rewards. As well, we are putting together... Read more
Many Thanks and a Special Offer
Our Kickstarter project has ended and we wish to thank everyone for their support of SURVIVAL! You'll be receiving a survey from us in the near future for information necessary to... Read more
A Look Back in Time
After several months of playtesting this was one of the images we sent to Kurt Miller along with detailed descriptions of what we envisioned. We are so happy with what... Read more
Initiative Tabletop Review
Thanks again to Kae Hutchens, managing editor at initiativetabletop.com for writing a nice review of Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! We feel that she really hit the nail on the... Read more
Stretch Goal Achieved!
We're happy to announce that our stretch goal for the set of miniatures of all 8 game characters has been reached (with a little cushion, always want to be sure... Read more
CLOSING IN ON STRETCH GOALS!
Well, Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL!has entered the last week of the project and are now just $1000 away from $29000, our first stretch goal, a set of miniatures of... Read more
New Add-On KickStarter Exclusive!
We are announcing a new add-on KickStarter Exclusive!
This add-on is an empty SURVIVAL! pouch and will have a special iron-on patch included that says "SURVIVAL!". As a special bonus... Read more
Game Review by NVS Gameplays
One of our mistakes as first-time game designers has been not arranging for previews by veteran game reviewers BEFORE the Kickstarter project began. We are lucky to have some excellent... Read more
Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! in the News
Our article also got posted on Newswire.net, where it will remain for a couple of days. See it here:
BoardGameGeek Contest and Other News
Today starts our contest at BoardGameGeek. You sign in to BGG at the link provided below and answer 7 multiple choice questions, the answers of which are in... Read more
24 Hour Takeover on BGG Main Page and Solo Player Mode
Today we will be taking over the top spot on BoardGameGeek's main page! We'll also be holding a BGG contest at the end of the month that will be running... Read more
We are pleased to announce that Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL!has hit 100% funded, and that our game WILL become a reality! Thanks to all our backers for their support,... Read more
Well, we're 95% funded with more than half the campaign still left to go, so we're hoping to get to our stretch goal for the set of miniatures of each... Read more
Board Game Geek and Tonight's Webinar
Today begins a week of Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! ads that will run on the legendary board game site, Board Game Geek! We are making a special effort to... Read more
STRETCH GOAL UPDATE
We're closing in on 80% funded and we believe strongly that Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! will reach its funding goal in the 4 weeks remaining of the Kickstarter campaign. We... Read more
One of the rewards that our backers receive is access to the survivor logs of the game's characters. Today, our backers will hear the story of Ethan Evergreen, Farmer. For... Read more
Characters for Prototype Game Play
This is what I found in a hobby shop for our game play. I don't have the actual punchboard characters for our game yet. Do you think the parachutes are... Read more
Your Character Never Dies
We just added this description to the game, as some people may not read the rulebook:
One IMPORTANT thing to understand is your character NEVER dies, even if you lose... Read more
NEW ADD-ONs ! Patch and Dice Tower!!
We have had requests to add the patch and dice tower as Add-Ons to your pledge level. After selecting your pledge level, simply add your additional ADD-ON reward cost to... Read more
Moving Right Along
We're moving right along at 65% funded with 34 days to go, and we'll be talking with Chad at Board Game Geek to put a banner ad up for the... Read more
Game Board Image!
We realized the full game board was not available on our website, only a section! We have added a large image of the full game board to the... Read more
We have received the support of two good friends and popular podcasters, Jack Spirko of thesurvivalpodcast.com and Adam Francis of equip2endure.com.
We'll be on Jack's show tomorrow and Adam's show... Read more
Making the Rounds
Spent the day talking about SURVIVAL! on various recorded survival/preparedness podcasts, where we are pretty well-known among the community. Our goal now is to get on gaming podcasts, so feel... Read more
Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! in the New York Times!
During a speaking engagment on survival in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Amy was approached by a reporter from the New York Times about disaster preparedness in general AND our game specifically. See... Read more
On the road
We showed off the prototype of Doom and Bloom's SURViVAL! at survival conferences in Dallas, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma this weekend and were surprised at how many of our core... Read more
Introductory Survivor Log
During our campaign, we'll be documenting the travels of our characters in "Survivor Logs". Each character in the game will tell their story and you'll follow their progress... Read more
Strong Start for our Kickstarter!
It's 36 hours out from our launch, and Doom and Bloom's SURVIVAL! is starting strong. Our core audience of survival-minded folk has been joined by veteran gamers who like our... Read more
Launch day is always an exciting time for any Kickstarter project, and it's no different here. Now we have to get the word around!
The project launched late last night,... Read more