A message from Sam @ Bitmap Books...
Hello Artcade backers,
Some of you may know me, but I run a publishing company called Bitmap Books where we specialise in books all about retro gaming. So far we... Read more
The book is going to happen...!
...and I'm very, very happy to tell you that it'll be published as a Bitmap Books title :-)
Many of you will already have backed one or more of the... Read more
Not an update, but...
...I haven't forgotten that one is due. Unfortunately, one the demands on my time that I've alluded to in previous updates, which I couldn't really speak about, was my mother's... Read more
Just to keep you 'in the loop'...
...I met with the editorial team from the publishers on Tuesday and I'm leaving soon for a meeting with their marketing agency in London. There's lots to talk about with... Read more
...I'm extremely happy to be able to share a bunch of information with you :-)
Item 1: I have a publication date in writing.
It's not as soon as I'd... Read more
I'll take proper pics in the morning, but...
...I can't go to bed without posting a couple of (badly lit) shots! Don't worry - the actual quality and colour profiling of the proofs is fantastic :-)
Look out... Read more
Smallest update ever...
...but I really want to let you all know that I just got a call to tell me to expect a motorcycle courier to arrive this morning, with sample proof... Read more
A quick 'no fluff' update...
One backer asked for a 'no fluff' update:
No ship date yet.
Publisher just saying 'soon'.
Feeling like a very small fish in a very large pond.
Still sure that... Read more
A very quick update to let you guys know that I've signed the agreement with the publisher. I'm now contractually restricted as to what I can say about... Read more
Sunny Monday Update...
It's taken a hell of a lot more time and effort than I expected to get to this point after a number of other publishers/agents expressed an interest... Read more
A Friday update and a possible solution to the printer problem...
Good morning all you backers waiting patiently for an update on what's going on with our project;
I have news.
You may remember that when I first started the campaign,... Read more
Still here, still working on it and still committed to the cause!
A few people have pointed out that it has been 3 weeks since the last update (although it doesn't seem that long to me at all!) and I... Read more
The Monday Update (on Tuesday)
Apologies for the delay in getting this update posted – I really was hoping that the print company might just come through with a response at the last moment. Sadly,... Read more
Goodbye to a legend...
It's with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes that I type this. I'm so sad to tell you that one of the great arcade game and pinball artists... Read more
Just a quick reminder...
...there's just 2 hours left for anyone wanting to upgrade from the 'book only' deal to the 'book with your name in it PLUS the exclusive t-shirt' deal.
If you're... Read more
More framed prints available!
A very quick update to let everyone know that I've convinced my good friend (and master picture framer) @madboxes to make room in his schedule for 20 more... Read more
Another new reward!
Want a custom made sign for the wall of your games room or office?
Check out the new reward :-)
Here's an example of one I made for the guys... Read more
Star Wars fans will LOVE this!
This is something a bit special...
It's a professionally framed art print of the Star Wars arcade cockpit backglass and an ORIGINAL production-used storyboard page from Star Wars Episode IV:... Read more
Amazing Stretch Goal Number One
Hey there Artcadians!
I'm so excited about this update :-)
We're pretty close to 100% right now (88% as I'm typing this) and with 11 days still to go, there's... Read more
50 New Images Added to the Kickstarter Page!
I just added 50 new images to the Kickstarter page so you guys can really get a feel for what's coming if we can get enough support to make this... Read more
A few people have asked to see examples of the images I've been working on - here are a few that are already prepped and ready to go: