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Update #27

Light at the End of the Tunnel

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We're finally coming to the end, folks! It's been a... very long journey, I would be the first to admit. And I thank you all for taking this journey with me, even if it did end up being quite a bit longer than most of you were very anticipating going in.

So far, about 80% of backer rewards have been sent out, not including custom content like sketches and short stories. The majority of domestic US shipments have been made, although there are a number left, so don't worry if you haven't gotten yours yet. They'll all be sent of shortly.

International shipping has been my biggest struggle, as it involves a lot of individual paperwork. This has been what's slowed me down the most. Each one requires a customs claim which is extremely tedious and time consuming to process, but I'm getting through them as fast as possible.

At the moment, recent events such as Twokinds' 10th Anniversary has been occupying a great deal of the time I would normally want to spend shipping out rewards, and unfortunately I could not do both at the same time. However, all the 10th Anniversary preparations have been finished for the most part, and I hope all you fans of Twokinds will appreciate the effort gone into the special. I put a lot of effort into it mostly for you guys, as thanks and apologies for taking so long.

There's still a lot of work to do. But we're reaching the last of the hurdles. And then I very much look forwards to getting some sleep. It's actually 6am right now, so that's something I'm very much looking forward to.

Here is a very hastily put together chart outlining the approximate progress of each level. It's not very exact, as I don't have any way to easily count each level, but it should give you a rough idea of where we're out. Keep in mind, it takes into account custom content, for those who had those levels.

 Sorry to ramble, this update is really last minute, and it's 6am. But I wanted you guys to be filled in on what's up. TL:DR - I've been working nonstop the last two weeks on 10th Anniversary stuff, but the last of the Kickstarter goodies are being shipped now.

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      Creator Michael about 2 hours ago

      Got my posters a couple weeks ago, still waiting on the books

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      Creator DragonEmotion on March 28

      Package arrived in Germany 26.03.2014 14:43 CET (day.month.year hour:minute)
      :)

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      Creator Rich on March 22

      Awesome work on the comic couldn't help but re read everything :P
      keep up the great work tom!

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      Creator SirBacon on March 18

      Got my books and the other stuff today here in the middle of Europe. Really like the hardcover's high quality, those will survive in the cramped bookshelf without problems. The old saying is rigth: Good things come to those who wait. :)

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      Creator Rich on March 10

      woot just got my delivery details through today :D its like Christmas again :)

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      Creator David Austin on March 10

      Just got mine turn up here in the UK. love the hard-covers - totally worth the wait. Thanks for persevering Tom.

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      Creator Jinotad on February 10

      Just got mine today, Posters, books, one shots. The posters are nice and heavy duty; unfortunately, my wife won't let me put them up anywhere, so I guess they'll go into storage for some time. Can't wait to crack into the books. ^_^

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      Creator Travis on February 10

      Books just arrived(extremely excited) worth the wait. Just check your email, you may just have a message saying twokinds has sent you something.

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      Creator NorthernDruid on February 8

      That's good to hear I guess, but it would still be nice with an update, so we can see that there's progress and how the progress is going.

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      Creator David Green on February 5

      Echoing Jinotad here, I just got the same sort of email last night. I have to admit I was worried, but I'm glad to see that things are still moving.

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      Creator Jinotad on February 5

      Just had two E-mails come in today informing me I had packages on the way. It was threw the USPS, one was first class (1-3 days), the other media mail (2-7 days). So he's still working on getting things out.

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      Creator Gunner Scott on January 31

      Would love an update.

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      Creator Jesse McCausland on January 30

      Any chance of a new update here?

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      Creator charles hubbard on January 29

      Don't mind the wait, but would love an update. Still waiting on my Manga&swag bundle.

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      Creator Fab on January 25

      I'll add my name to the update request. Ontario Canada here. Tom? ;-)

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      Creator Sabine on January 22

      Don't want to be a bother, but I haven't received anything here in AZ. It could be the mail service you used... I'd just like an update to see if I should be checking with my local post office asking about lost goods...

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      Creator James on January 19

      Any chance we could get an update? I realize that there's been a lot of work to do involving this that you didn't expect initially and we've all been patient as hell, but it's been nearly three months since the last update and I'm sure those of us who haven't yet received anything are quite anxious to know what's what.

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      Creator NorthernDruid on January 16

      Nothing here yet (Norway) definatively included extra for international.

      How much longer should I be patient?! :D

      So yeah, more update would be nice.

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      Creator rakiru on January 14

      Also requesting an update. Nothing here yet (UK).

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      Creator Ashley on January 14

      @Rory - Yeah it's cool, I'm fairly patient really, you know how it is sometimes; particularly after waiting quite a while and things have been quiet. I don't doubt he's working through them though, I'll keep waiting regardless. Fingers crossed it's soon ^_^
      Haven't received a tracking number as of yet - did it come through email or was it a message on Kickstarter? if you know~

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      Creator Jonathan Newman on January 9

      Yea I'm getting impatient as well, with just having the Manga and digital download I still have yet to get the Manga comics and I'm in the US.

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      Creator Jinotad on January 3

      I am also waiting from the $115 bracket. I don't mind the wait, to be honest. I would appreciate a status update, even it it was "Things have been delayed, so it may take a bit longer to get everything out." Just so I'm not wondering if it's gotten lost in transit.

      @Rory
      You said that you're friend got a tracking number for his shipment? Excellent, that was one of the things I was worried about, whether or not there would be a way to know if it had been sent to me yet. Thanks for letting us know ^_^

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      Creator Rory on December 24

      @MG3 @Ashley My friend and I both ordered different things from this kickstarter. He checked his email today (Dec 25th) and found that his poster had been posted and he had his tracking number. I ordered the manga bundle and I have not got wind. I'm just guessing be patient, it will happen eventually :) (even if it is by June :P)

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      Creator MG3 on December 23

      I guess I'm getting Impatient, but I wonder when I'll get my Comics? Yes, it's oversea, to Norway. But still, could we at least get an update that everything has been sendt out?

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      Creator Ashley on December 18

      I'm one of the United Kingdom peeps (international), haven't heard or seen anything as of yet. I'm just popping in to check, hoping nothing has gone wrong and remaining patient as always. You've done no wrong by me, good sir!

      Much news on the international posting's? or were there really that many? - Scary to consider just how many forms you've had to or still have to fill in, I do not envy. Regardless, I appreciate everything you have done, most particularly keeping us informed along the way.

      But as some have mentioned, it has been a couple of months almost, is everything going alright?

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      Creator Rich on December 13

      true but it depends if he has a separate list for international postage and non-international - if not then it will depend where you are in the list :)

      although an update would be greatly appreciated Tom.

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      Creator Racheal Breeden on December 12

      I also am not an international backer and still haven't seen mine. Heck, I live in the same state! I'll come pick it up if you want! I've been super cool about the wait, but it's been almost 2 months since my tier was 90% sent out and mine still isn't here. I just want my awesome books to show people!

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      Creator capthavoc123 on December 9

      So, I'm NOT an international backer and I still haven't received my package. Any time estimate?

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      Creator Rich on December 6

      be patient hes probably still trying to fill out the custom forms for each country for everyone >_> the joys of international postage.

      still waiting as patient as ever :)

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      Creator Robert Olson on December 5

      I have no doubts or any regrets about this project, but it has been over a month & a half now & I still haven't gotten my shipment yet.

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      Creator Caio Augusto on December 5

      well i one those international ships one day i will get :)

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      Creator victorymon on December 5

      :( I still wait for something. Anything. And I payed 135$

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      Creator Dusty B on October 27

      It's a little late but congrats on reaching 10 years! That's quite a feat.

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      Creator Lucian on October 24, 2013

      the end is in sight

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      Creator Richard on October 22, 2013

      I can't wait for my copy to arrive, what a journey it has been.

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      Creator Matt Reuland on October 22, 2013

      yes it has been a long, winding path that has had its ups and downs, its lefts and rights, its pot holes and land mines. but we made it and are glad to be apart of it. I will say this kick starter is the most intristing I've backed, but that's what makes it fun. I can't wait till I get my hard copys and ill be eagerly awaiting TK second kickstarter. thanks for all your hard work, keep up the good work and get some sleep.

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      Creator Jordan Ford on October 21, 2013

      Yo tom im gona give you back your sharpie you dropped in my bag when i come for nekocon lol

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      Creator Rich on October 21, 2013

      the scope of this exceeded your wildest dreams and I'm still as patient as ever as you always keep us up to date when you can. :) keep up the awesome work!

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      Creator Richard on October 21, 2013

      Can't wait for mine to arrive either. ^w^

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      Creator Richard on October 21, 2013

      Can't wait for mine to arrive either. ^w^

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      Creator Katerater on October 21, 2013

      Can't wait for mine to arrive! ^.^

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      Creator Craig A. on October 20, 2013

      Thanks for keeping us posted! Can't wait to get mine!

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      Creator Kevin van der Vleuten on October 20, 2013

      Its worth the wait, cannot wait to see the books! :3

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      Creator Keith Stanley on October 20, 2013

      Thank you Tom and sorry for the bother

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      Creator Ehryn on October 20, 2013

      Hi Tom,
      Thank you so much for the update :) As one of the International backers, and one who had to change her address no doubt adding to the amount of work you've had to do, I just wanted to say thank you for everything you're doing to get our rewards out to us. Speaking for myself I am happy to wait however long it takes because I genuinely think it's worth waiting for. You are just one person and this isn't your only commitment so it's understandable that it's taken a really long time - especially after things happening that were totally out of your control. I know you're working as hard as you can for us and I hope you think it's worth it too :)
      Good luck with the rest, and thank you so much.

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