Just a quick note on order fulfillment, since I've received a lot of individual messages inquiring about order statuses.
As of today, about half of the shipments (over 4500 total,... Read more
DECKS ARE IN! Last chance to update your shipping address...
They're here!! An almost-literal ton of Wicked Kingdom playing cards showed up on my doorstep this weekend. At just over 7500 decks, this was the largest print order... Read more
Missing surveys re-sent (and 10% off Wicked Kingdom prints)
Just a quick update to those of you who contacted me to say you haven't received your survey yet: the issue seems to have been resolved! Everyone should have received... Read more
Last call for order updates (and first look at the proof sheet!)
By now, you all should have received your Backerkit surveys. If you didn't receive a survey, please request one at https://wickedkingdom.backerkit.com.
The last day to make changes to your... Read more
BackerKit surveys are coming (and the ad card reveal!)
Just a quick note to say that I'll be sending you all an email with a link to your BackerKit survey within the next few days - this will be... Read more
THANK YOU! And the next steps...
We're funded!! The Wicked Kingdom project closed with over $134k raised from over 3500 backers. I don't even know what to say other than a HUGE thank you to everyone... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Black Fool
"THE BLACK FOOL: A recluse and guardian of the forestlands, who owes fealty to kings older and darker than the crowned fools who squabble over their little patches of earth.... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: Card Back
Less than 48 hours left in the campaign! I've been continually astounded by the number of backers that have been pouring in this week, and I can't say it enough:... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Red Fool
"THE RED FOOL: A former novitiate of the diamond temple, she has abandoned her calling and left her training unfinished. Half-sighted and half-learned, she wanders the four kingdoms bearing only... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Ace of Clubs (with painting process video!)
Three days left, and we've hit $100k in funding! I'm thrilled at how far this project has come! Three small notes/requests for my amazing backers:
1)I'm trying to... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Jack of Clubs
"THE JACK OF CLUBS: a deserter who, having lost his taste for war, finds himself exiled and disgraced - condemned to live as a recluse and poach the dark forests... Read more
Project Shoutout: Legal Tender (and a preview of the Jokers!)
Tomorrow will mark one week until the close of the campaign, and we're spectacularly poised to hit $90k - five times the initial funding goal. I keep saying it, but... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Queen of Clubs
Wow, it's been a huge couple of days for the campaign - hello and welcome to all the new backers from Reddit! When I started working on the art for... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The King of Clubs
Only ten days left until the close of the Kickstarter campaign! This has been an insanely exciting couple of weeks - I still can't believe we're coming up on the... Read more
Project shoutout: Angelarium
Just two weeks left in the project, and already we're closing in on 70k! Thank you (all 1800+ of you - wow!) for believing in this project enough to put... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Ace of Diamonds
"The oldest of the four kingdoms, the Kingdom of Diamonds represents the intersection of religious tradition and scientific advancement; even within the monastic framework of its culture, knowledge and reason... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Queen of Diamonds
"THE QUEEN OF DIAMONDS: a title held by the eldest of the chosen girls, blinded by oleander, who trade the deceptions of their earthly eyes for inviolable vision of smoke... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Jack of Diamonds
"THE JACK OF DIAMONDS: a fanatical priest of the new order, in whose righteous heart the divine fire burns.
Downriver of the mines and forges, in the blackest corners of... Read more
Stretch goal unlocked: custom seals!
I know I keep saying it, but the support for this project has been absolutely unbelievable! You guys made my day yet again today by bringing the funding to the... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The King of Diamonds
"THE KING OF DIAMONDS, seeker of knowledge and bringer of light. Alongside his laboratories and the unimaginable libraries contained within, all other wonders of the four kingdoms pale.
It is... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Ace of Hearts (with process video!)
I was a little nervous about launching the art book yesterday, but once again, I've been completely blown away by the awesome response this project has received. Wild thanks to... Read more
Correction: Art Book delivery estimate
In my rush to post the art book reward tiers, I copy/pasted info from the Postcard Print Pack tiers - including the now-inaccurate August delivery estimate. Books, like print packs,... Read more
New reward tier: ART BOOK!
Since we're only a stone's throw away from $50,000 (!) I wanted to unveil the hidden stretch goal I've been working on... Wicked Kingdom is now available as an art... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Jack of Hearts
"THE JACK OF HEARTS: One of the many industrious souls who ply their trade in the mecca of vice the kingdom's capitol has become.
The orphaned son of a vanished... Read more
Updated delivery estimate for Postcard Print Packs
A quick update on estimated delivery timeline for the Postcard Print Pack tiers:
I'd originally planned to ship the postcard print packs immediately after the end of the campaign (separately from the... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Queen of Hearts (with process videos!)
Another dark chapter in the Wicked Kingdom story... and a few in-depth painting process videos! Check out the drawing, inking, and oil painting stages of the Queen of Hearts below...... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The King of Hearts
Day 10, and we're already approaching 250% of the original funding goal! The campaign keeps getting bigger & better, and I'm looking forward to rolling out some improvements and... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Ace of Spades (with process video!)
In addition to the usual words & pictures, I also filmed the creation of the Ace of Spades - check out the complete (if highly condensed) drawing and painting process... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Jack of Spades
It's been a big first week - we've reached 200% of our initial funding goal, and are well on our way to the first stretch goal (the Bee stock... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The Queen of Spades
While I wanted the characters in each suit be thematically entwined, I didn't want too much overlap in the concepts - with each card illustration, I'm hoping to introduce... Read more
Thanks for your feedback, everyone - I'm excited to announce the first two stretch goals!
$40,000 - BEE STOCK UPGRADE FOR ALL DECKS
Bee stock is USPCC's premium, casino-quality card... Read more
Illustration Spotlight: The King of Spades
Because the hand-painted artwork is such a huge part of the Wicked Kingdom deck, I wanted to share some of painting process for each illustration. First up is the King... Read more
FUNDED! Stretch goal suggestions?
THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE - fully funded in 9 hours and already up to $21K with the first day drawing to a close! This is so much more than I could... Read more