Hero Brigade: Hero Harder - Standalone Expansion Now on Kickstarter!
Hi, Hero Brigadiers!
I'm excited to let you know that the standalone expansion for Hero Brigade is now live on Kickstarter! You can totes check it out here!
Hero Harder... Read more
The Plot Deck: Free DLC (and GenCon)
Hi, Hero Brigadiers!
Everyone see Guardians of the Galaxy yet? Arguably the most fun comic book movie to date!
Today, I'm happy to introduce the Plot Deck as a new... Read more
Happy TableTop Day!
I'd just like to wish everyone a happy TableTop Day! Please spend some time playing board games with friends and loved ones today, or give the Hero Brigade... Read more
Hero Brigade: Rulebook and Packaging
Exciting days! Many of you are starting to receive your copies of Hero Brigade! Please keep in mind that the rule book is packaged separately outside of the... Read more
I received word late last week that Hero Brigade had arrived in the Game Salute warehouse. Bam!
Some of you have already started receiving shipping notifications, so the cat was... Read more
Hero Brigade Fulfillment Update & Hero Brigade Brawl on iOS
Hi, folks! Time to share some good news! Hero Brigade is on its way to the Game Salute warehouse for fulfillment! (Thanks to backer Sean for the initial heads-up.)
As... Read more
Game Salute Fulfillment Update
Hello, Hero Brigadiers!
We're going to treat this like a Band-Aid on a painful wound, best to just tear it off right away when it's ready to come off.
Hero... Read more
It's been a week since the fulfillment messages from Game Salute went out, and most people have filled out their surveys. I just want to reiterate the instructions... Read more
Fulfillment Messages from Game Salute
Hi, Folks! Exciting news!
The fulfillment process for Hero Brigade will begin later today! Anyone who backed at the $5 level or higher should receive a message from this account... Read more
Printing & Fulfillment Update
Sadly, I have bad news to share with you, so I'll just jump into it. Hero Brigade is still a few weeks out from fulfillment. I was really... Read more
Card Strategy Lesson #6: Rex Regal
Hello, Hero Brigadiers!
I hope the new year finds you well! I have received e-mails from one of my contacts at Game Salute with portentous content! I can only ask... Read more
I probably should have waited 30 minutes before sending out that last update as I just got pictures of the physical proofs which were officially approved by the Game Salute... Read more
Game Salute Fulfillment
Hi, folks! I just wanted to give you a quick update to let you know that you will be contacted soon for your shipping information for completion through Game Salute's... Read more
The Proof is in the Pudding! (No Actual Pudding Involved)
The gears are continuing to turn here at Hero Brigade Headquarters! I just approved the "soft" proofs for Hero Brigade (image to follow). We should be receiving the... Read more
Card Strategy Lesson #5: Kung Fu Jones
Hi, again, Hero Brigadiers! I just checked in with Dan from Game Salute earlier today, and things are still in a holding pattern with Game Salute (distribution) and DeLano Services... Read more
Card Strategy Lesson #4: Reinforcements
For this week's Card Strategy Lesson, we're going to take a quick look at Reinforcements, a staple of both the Hero and Villain Decks. There are 2 different... Read more
Card Strategy Lesson #3: The Feeder
Hello, again, Hero Brigadiers! This week, we're going to talk about The Feeder.
The Feeder is capable of winning the game single-handed, perhaps more so than any other card in... Read more
Card Strategy Lesson #2: Secret Weakness
Hi, Hero Brigadiers! Another week, another card strategy lesson! Remember to close your eyes and cover your internet-ears if you'd like to remain spoiler-free until the game is in your... Read more
Card Strategy Lesson #1: Ambassador Squishy
Hi, folks! As we haven't gotten an official print date from DeLano yet, we can start to assume December or January fulfillment. I'm still holding out hope that we can... Read more
Final Print Files: Rules, Card Box, Punch Board, and Card Back!
Hi, folks! As I mentioned in the last update, all of the files have been sent off to the printer, so it's just a matter of playing the waiting game... Read more
Printing and Shipping!
Hi, Folks: By this time next week, the printing process should begin! Based on feedback that we've received from the printer, they have a production queue of about 2-3 months.... Read more
Hi, Folks: We got the quote from the printer, and I'm happy to officially announce that we'll be including punch-board tokens along with the game even though we didn't hit... Read more
Hero Brigade on Penny Arcade
Hi, folks! I just thought I'd point your attention towards a great write-up Hero Brigade received from Andrew Groen of The Penny Arcade Report. It's nice to see coverage on... Read more
Week #9 Update: Stretch Goal Cards Wrapping Up!
Hi, folks! Origins was a blast! I touched base with a couple of Hero Brigade fans and dropped off some stickers at the Game Salute booth, so I hope you... Read more
Week #6 Update
Hi, folks, not too much new news here, but I wanted to give a State of the Game Address. Final proofing will be complete this week, so Print and Play... Read more
Week #5 Update
Hi, everyone! Now that the campaign has wrapped up, I'll be dropping down to weekly or bi-weekly updates, depending on when I have news to share! Kendall is continuing to... Read more
$17.5k Stretch Goal! 18 Hours Left!
Thanks to backer Justin V. for pushing us over the $17.5k mark! You know what that means, right? A new Hero, Little Maple, and a new Villain, Armakillo! If you're... Read more
Final 48 Hours
Hello, fellow Hero Brigadiers! The final 48 hours of the campaign are fast approaching! Again, I want to thank you for taking the time to be a part of this... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlocked: 200 "Like"s on Facebook!
Wow, that didn't take long! Thanks for the Facebook likes! Funding has been steady over the past couple of days, so here's hoping for a strong finish over the next... Read more
$15,000 Stretch Goal Achieved! Next Up: A New Hero and Villain at $17.5k!
Hot diggity! $15k raised with just over 3 days remaining! That means The Guardians of Nature are going to be included with every pledge of $35 or more! Huzzah! As... Read more
Last 3 Days!
3 days and counting down! We're only a few hundred away from the next Stretch Goal, which is the 3 new Guardians of Nature Resource Deck cards! At $17.5k, we... Read more
Week #4 Update: Final Week!
Hi, gang! Wow, has it really been almost a month already? We are now looking at the final 5 days of the campaign and we are about a stone's throw... Read more
$12,500 Stretch Goal Achieved, Cons, and Concept Sketches!
Hi, folks, I hate to drop a third consecutive daily update on you, but there's quite a bit to talk about as we knocked off another Stretch Goal, meaning both... Read more
Happy Mother's Day: Print and Play and a Free Card!
Some astute backers already noticed that I added a $5 pledge level yesterday for Print and Play (PnP) and adjusted their pledges accordingly. I didn't want to spam out another... Read more
Week #3 Update
Alrighty, folks, we are a stone's throw away from the $12.5k Stretch Goal, and that means Citizen Beta and Big Brain Brett will be unlocked soon! The campaign is also... Read more
Week #2 Update
Hi, Hero Brigade Gang! Here's what new and happening with Hero Brigade!
Jeff and Jordan of All Us Geeks take us through a few rounds of Hero Brigade and leave their... Read more
Stretch Goals Consolidated and Reduced
Hi, everyone! Hero Brigade had a great first week by hitting over 200% funding and unlocking the first two Stretch Goals, but things are definitely starting to slow down here... Read more
$10,000 Stretch Goal (Solo Variant) Achieved! Sneak Peek at $12,500!
Hi, All! Thank you for your contributions and interest, please keep spreading the word! The higher we go, the better the final game product will be; I'd like to get... Read more
The Gamers' Table Review
The Gamers' Table reviews Hero Brigade. Quite honestly, I was terrified of the prospect of this review as the gang can be pretty hard (while remaining fair) on games. They... Read more
Hero Brigade Solo Variant (Unlocked at $10k)
Hi, everyone! Here's a quick peek at what I've been working on and polishing up this weekend: the solo variant for Hero Brigade that gets unlocked at the $10k Stretch... Read more
$7,500 Stretch Goal Achieved!
Bro and Fist, the alien dude-bros, have been unleashed for all pledges at $35 and higher! I was saving the Teamwork mechanic for the first expansion, but it's getting released... Read more
International Shipping Update
Hi, folks, I'd like to bring your attention to a new option for internationally interested parties. The following section has been updated in the main body of the campaign and... Read more
Hero Brigade at Millennium
We had a great night at Millennium! Thanks to them for hosting. We had quite a crowd at one point with three games going simultaneously.
Vine is cool now, right?... Read more
Hero Brigade Dispensing Street Justice in Rochester, NY
My friends and I will be holding demonstrations of Hero Brigade at a couple of friendly local gaming stores over the next two days. Tonight (Wednesday), we'll be at Millennium... Read more
Dice Tower Preview
Tom Vasel of The Dice Tower takes a hands-on look at Hero Brigade! For everyone who wanted a better video walk-through and breakdown of the game, this is for you!... Read more
Projected Funded! Also, Let's Have a Thumb War!
Thank you, everyone! We have hit our $5000 goal within the first 19.5 hours of the project being live! At this point, we can start powering through to the Stretch... Read more
Father Geek Review:
We'd like to think Father Geek for taking the time to review the prototype version of Hero Brigade. Since the review copies went out, all of the art has since... Read more
Extra Copies & Extra Shipping
Well, first of all, holy cow! $2.5k in 2.5 hours. Thank you, everyone! I hope that we continue to roll at this pace so we can get some of those... Read more