Board Game in a Book
I don't know if you'll be interested in this or not, but I figured since it's Matching Lions related I would tell you. I'm putting Matching Lions and... Read more
I hope you've all had a lot of fun with your copies of Matching Lions.
Over the summer, Acacia told me she wanted to make a game called... Read more
Father Geek review
Father Geek posted his review of Matching Lions today.
It's a rather positive review in my opinion! Approved, except by "gamer geeks", which doesn't surprise me as it's a... Read more
Gemstone Island, Children's Museum, and a Giveaway!
I wanted to let you know that my next game is now available here on Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/weird24seven/gemstone-island-a-treasure-hunt-on-a-chess-board
Gemstone Island is a treasure hunt game. Your goal is to bury... Read more
Matching Lions Giveaway
I just wanted to let you know that one of the Matching Lions Kickstarter backers is now hosting a giveaway. The prizes are a copy of Matching Lions... Read more
Brief Update/checking in
Hey everyone. Just a brief update here to say that hopefully by now all of you have received your deck of cards. If you have not received it, please let... Read more
The last of the card decks have shipped!
Whew! I'm finally done! Well, sort of. I still have cards for 240 more decks that I need to put together, and I will be selling those here: http://sonyawrites.com/matching-lions-card-game/
So if... Read more
Gemology board game
It's Sunday, so obviously this isn't an "I shipped more packages today" post since the post office is closed today.
I launched a board game today, which is... Read more
4th Shipment out!
This morning I went to the post office with 20 international packages (that's the rest of them!) and 29 packages to the US containing a total of 79 decks of... Read more
3rd Shipment out!
I wasn't quite as ambitious as I'd hoped I would be this weekend, but I did get 14 packages shipped internationally today, containing 22 decks of cards. Except for Canada... Read more
Second shipment out!
45 decks of cards went out today in 36 packages! I'm going to try to put together all the international orders and ship those out on Monday, and then I'll... Read more
First set of packages shipped!
I sent out 28 decks of cards in 19 packages today! All the decks for "early bird" backers have been sent out. I sent out one package to Canada. It... Read more
Boxes are here!
They're finally here!
Acacia didn't want to hold one for a picture this morning, but little sister Jasmine did.
All the cards are here!
The rest of the cards are here, so I'm giving you a picture of the ones that arrived today, and a picture of what a stack of boxes containing 43,000... Read more
Some of the cards are here!
The instruction cards came last week, and this morning the hyenas, giraffes and elephants arrived! I'm expecting the rest of them tomorrow. I haven't heard anything yet about when the... Read more
Boxes are ordered!
Boxes ordered, Cards in print, And here is what 250 packing envelopes looks like! I'm excited!
Print and Play has been sent out!
Hey everyone, I sent out the Print and Play to about a third of you on Thursday night, and the rest of you tonight. I haven't received any "message failed"... Read more
Back of cards final design
Option 1 is the winner by 12 votes.
One individual pointed out that the word Lions being rotated the way it was could be hard for children to read and... Read more
I'm so excited that we made it! I told Acacia and she started jumping up and down. In hindsight, I should have taken a video. When I told her we... Read more
I realize there are less than 30 hours to go, and it's quite a leap to make it to $3500. At the rate it's been climbing in the last 24... Read more
Birthday Party Invite examples
Here are just a few examples of what could be done to create birthday party invites from the new artwork for the cards. As I've said before, if you order... Read more
Let's go Hyena!
Here is the picture of the hyena card!
And just for fun, the 2nd picture is what happened when I tried painting a hyena with its mouth open and tongue... Read more
Giraffe is done! Hyena coming up...:)
Awesome; we made it to $2000 today, which means giraffes for all!
Because I've had the flu, I do not have the art ready for the hyena card yet, but... Read more
Brief update & voting status
Hey everyone; I was hoping to be posting an update with some more options for the birthday party invitations by now for anyone who has chosen or considered choosing that... Read more
We made it to $1500! Next goal is the Giraffe card; here's a picture!
Thank you all so much for helping me reach the goal of $1500 to include full color boxes in all orders! This is way appreciated! Next up is the Giraffe,... Read more
Almost there! Full color boxes, and update on voting status
We are SO close to having full color boxes! This is extremely exciting to me, and I hope it's exciting to you as well. Thank you so much for the... Read more
Back of card designs
Ok, here are 8 revisions using 7 different fonts. I tried to implement the different suggestions that were offered. Thoughts?
Regarding the front of the cards: so far only 5... Read more
New design options for back of cards
Here is what I have come up with so far for the back of the cards, if the new designs win. Almost half of you still have not voted yet,... Read more
New Card Design -- Will be up for voting
Thank you all for your overwhelming support! I'm so excited to be nearing the goal for full colored boxes. I think we'll definitely make that one by the... Read more
Revised Stretch Goals
The main page has been updated, but I wanted to post it as an update as well so that you all would see it. I've revised the stretch goal of... Read more
New reward option! Project update #3
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to spreading the word and making pledges. I've added a new reward, which is that for $5 you can get a PDF file... Read more
Examples of Birthday Party Invitations; Project Update #2
I took some time to create a couple options for a birthday party invitation if you choose to purchase that package. Invitations are certainly not limited to these designs, and... Read more
We made it! Thank you all so much! Video Update #1
I don't know why, but I'm not being able to embed the video, so here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3UD63NZU3M
Thank you all so much! My project has been funded in under... Read more