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Thorsten Gimmler's classic two player board game, an aerial race of mythic proportions over Midgard.
Thorsten Gimmler's classic two player board game, an aerial race of mythic proportions over Midgard.
679 backers pledged $22,559 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Brian Artiaco on April 13

      Woohoo my copy arrived! Sadly, twas a little crushed, but I'm calling this a win. Thank you Osprey games!

    2. Mike Norris on March 7

      I forgot to mention that I got my copy, and it is really nice. Thank you Osprey for doing what Seth Nemec didn't want to do.

    3. rudy prico on March 2

      I'm awaiting my copy, but.... I can't believe how serious company Osprey is ...I'll remember them, talk about them as a model of modern company, and...if they publish something I'm interested only a little...buy from them

    4. Raging Robot on February 26

      I received my copy from Osprey and it in beautiful! I tip my hat to you Osprey and want to thank you for stepping in and fixing a kickstarter that was left in shambles and possible criminal prosecution! I wish you great success in the future and great thanks from the bottom of my heart!
      Thanks again!

    5. Eric on February 26

      Received my copy from Osprey today. Lovely edition of the game (nicer I think than Seth had planned to be honest). So very kind of Osprey to offer a copy of their edition to those of us that Seth either failed or scammed (depending on opinion, either way he took $22,559). So thank you Osprey for being so nice.

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      Eric M on February 25

      Just got mine in the mail. Very happy with it. Art style, design and everything is great.

    7. Nat Lanza on February 24

      My Osprey copy showed up today too, and it's lovely.

      Still cranky about the scam, but at least it worked out well in the end.

      Thanks, Osprey!

    8. Jared Bond on February 24

      Holy cow. Got mine in the mail today. No thanks to this KS, though.

    9. youareivan on February 24

      just got my copy from osprey games and i wanted to let everyone know what a nice job they did. i really appreciate them offering to honor the kickstarter backers pledges and thorsten gimmler's vision of the game by producing such a top notch product. well done osprey games and thank you.

    10. Jason Funk on February 24

      Received mine today. Quality game from a quality company. Osprey has a new fan :)

    11. Dan Cashmore on February 24

      Mine came in today too. Really nice cards and raven pieces. Thanks again to Osprey for their kind offer.

    12. Pete Sellers on February 23

      I received mine as well. Very grateful to Osprey for doing this. :)

    13. Kenneth Wolfrath on February 23

      Received mine today in NY. Packaging was a cardboard envelope and it was pouring when I noticed it on my front steps.....and the game is in perfect condition. The box does open weird. Hope to play it later tonight.

    14. Tina Tipton on February 22

      I received an email! My game is winging its way to me right now! Yay!

    15. Mike Norris on February 19

      Opsrey has started to ship. :)

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      Eric M on February 10

      Ordered mine as well. Quite happy.

    17. Leisa McBride on February 4

      Just ordered from Opsrey. It is very nice of them to offer this to us.

    18. Jared Bond on February 4

      Just put in my order. Very classy of Osprey.

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      Jeff on February 4

      Just ordered my game and am very appreciative for their generous offer. Looking forward to playing this.

    20. Eric on February 4

      Happily just redeemed my discount code from Osprey for their edition of the game (always been very happy with other stuff from them). Totally brilliant of them to make this offer to all of us. Shipping was free because I had a few other items I've had my eye on for a while. Looking forward to the end of the month when it ships.

      Still wonder what Seth actually did with all the money… (well probably spent it, but…)

    21. Justin Lee on February 4

      Me too, Harrison. Let's just hope this game can live up to all this hype! Haha - happy gaming!

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      Harrison on February 4

      They're taking preorders now
      https://ospreypublishing.com/odin-s-ravens
      Pretty happy to admit I was wrong about this offer.

    23. Justin Lee on December 17

      It appears that shipping to the U.S. will cost $3.50. What a scam! lol

      So cool of these guys to honor this corrupt KS. In fact, I'm gonna name one of my ravens Osprey. Wait. That's just confusing.

    24. Tor Iver Wilhelmsen on October 19, 2015

      Well, I am taking my chances with Osprey, too. It seems from his project history that he managed to deliver some of the rewards for his earlier Kickstarters, but seems to not have studied how to do shipping etc. Though this particular one has the stench of a scam...

    25. Thomas Wayne Diener on September 11, 2015

      Received from Osprey:

      "Thanks for your email!
      We are collecting people’s contact details for now,
      and will be in touch in January with further details.

      – The Osprey Games Team "

    26. Thomas Wayne Diener on September 10, 2015

      IMO: the Osprey Art looks better than the KS art...

      From the Osprey Site blog:

      Philip Smith:
      "While we have no connection to the Odin’s Ravens Kickstarter, the simple fact is that a lot of people who supported the game had been stung. Right from the start of our discussions, we knew that we wanted to do the right thing by those backers, and I am very pleased to be able to say that we are going to be offering a free copy of the game to anyone who backed the Kickstarter. Regrettably, we do have to charge shipping, but we’re delighted the backers can finally get the game they deserve."

      'If you were a kickstarter backer and would like to recieve your free copy, we are currently collecting names. Please email your details to odin@ospreypublishing.com '

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      Harrison on September 8, 2015

      That's pretty good.

    28. Justin Lee on September 7, 2015

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

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      Harrison on September 5, 2015

      Of course it's also possible Osprey was afraid the horrible outcome here would affect sales in some way. Either way (i.e., whether Mr. Gimmler negotiated it or Osprey decided it was the safe way to go) it's a nice offer

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      Harrison on September 5, 2015

      @rudy - To quote one of my favorite lines of all time: you have to receive something to be ungrateful. Point taken though, I'm just urging caution. That said I doubt Osprey did this out of the kindness of their hearts - I suspect the designer (Mr. Gimmler) is trying to do the right thing after a horrific licensing experience. (And for that I am grateful.)

    31. rudy prico on September 4, 2015

      I don't think it is FAIR position to be ungrateful now. :-)

    32. rudy prico on September 4, 2015

      I think it looks promising. Remember, Osprey was not obliged to give anything. They could just buy rights and publish it without any offer to backers. But they gave public promise to backers to deliver the game just for shipping. Kudos for them. I like art too. If you want to complain, complain to Seth or ...
      I don't think it is unfair position to be ungrateful now.

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      Harrison on September 2, 2015

      @Jason - Yeah, it would seem so, I hadn't heard of them, but that doesn't mean a thing. Their shipping rates seem reasonable too. Still, it's a very popular game, if it is actually published by Osprey it'll almost certainly show up in game shops in the states. I think I'm going to play it safe and buy a local copy.

    34. Jason Middleton on September 2, 2015

      Interesting that Seth has deleted his Kickstarter account.

    35. Jason Middleton on September 2, 2015

      @Harrison - Osprey isn't running a scam. Osprey is a HUGE publishing company.

    36. Jared Bond on September 2, 2015

      This was one of my earliest KS projects. Fond memories. Amazed a game might actually come out of it. Not sure if I prefer the artwork, though.

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      Nils on September 2, 2015

      what "net scheme" means?

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      Harrison on September 2, 2015

      They're not giving you anything - you have to pay "shipping."
      It's another scam, cut your losses an move on. Nice tough though, the apology and links to places to contact about LONG expired refunds.

    39. Michael Zions on September 2, 2015

      Just got the email. It's very nice that Osprey is giving the game to backers, considering that they have no obligation to this failed project. But it's still irritating that our pledges were more than their projected MSRP and we'll have to pay shipping on top of it. I wish that I had pursued a refund when it was still possible.

    40. Beast on August 28, 2015

      The best new this day!

    41. John R on August 27, 2015

      You beat me to it Wil, great news.

    42. Wil Gerken on August 27, 2015

      This just in...

      https://ospreypublishing.com/blog/cat/osprey-games/post/Osprey_Games_to_Publish_Odins_Ravens/

      Quote:

      "While we have no connection to the Odin’s Ravens Kickstarter, the simple fact is that a lot of people who supported the game had been stung. Right from the start of our discussions, we knew that we wanted to do the right thing by those backers, and I am very pleased to be able to say that we are going to be offering a free copy of the game to anyone who backed the Kickstarter. Regrettably, we do have to charge shipping, but we’re delighted the backers can finally get the game they deserve."

    43. Mike Norris on August 19, 2015

      Hey, he logged in yesterday. Here is a list of things he didn't do:

      - Acknowledge his backers (aka the ones that bought him all that stuff off ebay without their approval)
      - Update the status on the game that is not being made
      - Deliver any of the unmade game
      - Assure us backers that he is not a fraudster

    44. Takabrash on July 6, 2015

      Wouldn't it be hilarious if these just showed up in our mailbox one day?

    45. Eric on April 5, 2015

      Glad to see Seth is hard at work on this - Last login Mar 17 2015 - guess he periodically logs in and laughs at everyone who foolishly thought the project was real.

    46. Mike Norris on March 9, 2015

      Awww...4 days late from the funding anniversary. Another year and no word from the crook.

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