How "The Gamers" is like "The Avengers"
The Gamers: The Shadow Menace is the Gamers project fans have been asking us for since Dorkness Rising and you can become a backer right here!
In ... Read more
"The Gamers" Series Continues with "The Shadow Menace" Kickstarter!
Hey, everyone! It's been several years since THE GAMERS: HANDS OF FATE, but we've been hard at work preparing our next GAMERS series.
We created "The Gamers: To Be Continued...",... Read more
Watch our new gaming comedy for free, this week only!
Our latest gaming comedy, Attacking the Darkness, is currently raising finishing funds on Kickstarter and you can watch the entire thing, for free, through this Friday!
Featuring a... Read more
JourneyQuest Kickstarter Launches // Gamers the Series Continues
We have two cool things for you today. First, we've launched a Kickstarter campaign for JourneyQuest Season Three, the continuation of Matt Vancil's otherfantasy comedy epic.... Read more
Dorkness Rising Blu-ray Campaign: Final Days!
Hey, Gamers fans!
Dead Gentlemen is currently running a Kickstarter for a definitive Blu-ray edition of The Gamers: Dorkness Rising and it's a big pile of winning!
They've already... Read more
Our new Gamers project is on Kickstarter!
We had a great time creating The Gamers: Hands of Fate.
We also heard from many of you that you missed the old-school gamer humor from the original Gamers and ... Read more
New DG/ZOE Projects!
Hey, everyone! We have several exciting projects finishing up and coming out over the next week. Take a look!
And if you'll be at Gen Con indy, stop by our... Read more
Final Rewards Arrive!
Aside from a couple of speciality items and Mask of Death modules (delayed in shipping, arriving Tuesday) everything is here. Blu-rays and Shadows Dungeon modules arrived today!
We're signing and... Read more
Translations & Subtitles
Want to check out or assist with the translation process for the Hands of Fate subtitles?
Check out the following link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AniQOu41rAdndGdVUzlnUVk3Sk10ZV96SzI1UWVJOWc&usp=sharing
Any languages complete by next week should make it... Read more
Soundtrack Release, R9E Release, and Episode III
Just a quick set of notes for all of you today –
— Steve Wolbrecht's complete soundtrack for Hands of Fate is now available on iTunes and will shortly be... Read more
Extended Edition Begins, R9E is almost here!
After holding over the feature film for two weeks (thanks to huge demand!) we are now entering the next phase of the Hands of Fate release with Episode 01 of... Read more
Release Day - How You Can Help
It's a big update and a big day. We know you're busy people, so…
tl;dr – Go share the film from www.watchthegamers.com, see the Extended Edition next month for much... Read more
Bonus Scene: Lodge's Firefly Rant
Here's a little something while you're waiting. This scene was cancelled from the movie, but not from our hearts. Share and enjoy!
Announcing a production partnership for "Dark Dungeons: The Movie"
While this isn't Gamers news directly, we wanted to share with all of you that we've signed on to co-produce Dark Dungeons: The Movie. Based on the infamous 1984 Chick... Read more
Romance of the Nine Empires, Post Production, and a Gamers Novel
Romance of the Nine Empires
AEG has been hard at work on completing the Romance of the Nine Empires15th Anniversary Boxed Set, featuring winning decks from the five factions... Read more
We've been too quiet on the Kickstarter front, but the good news is that there is much to report.
Most importantly, we're still right on schedule for our... Read more
#Gamers3 Live Production Hashtag
Just to make sure you know, we're tweeting live from the set using our @ZombieOrpheus account and our cast, crew, and fans should be posting commentary using the #Gamers3 hashtag.... Read more
We are deep into pre-production and can't believe that the shoot is just a few weeks away! We begin principal photography on November 7th and end December 1st.... Read more
Announcing ZOECon 2012!
Hello, everybody! After much work to pull pieces together, we're ready to announce a major new project for ZOE and DG— ZOECon 2012, our very first convention!
This is... Read more
The Final Hours – Thank You!
What an incredible ride this has been! At every stage you all have stunned, amazed, and left us speechless. We are so humbled and overwhelmed by your support,... Read more
Stretch Goal #3 – At $380,000, AEG Will Produce a "Romance of the Nine Empires" Game
ZOE and AEG are proud to announce that
If we reach $380,000, AEG will produce the 15th Anniversary "Romance of the Nine Empires" Boxed Set, a fully playable card-based... Read more
Kickstarter Campaigns We Love
It's been an amazing summer for Kickstarter campaigns and, now that we've hit our goal, we want to take a minute to share and promote a few of the other... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 – The Gamers Live!
This year at Gen Con Indy, we produced the first ever Gamers Live event, a one hour comedy improv show based on the Gamers films. Our friends at Lynnvander Inc. came down... Read more
Onward, to waffles! Waffles ho!
This is National Waffle Week. Coincidence? We think not!
Now go and celebrate, because we made it! $320,000 raised and The Gamers: Hands of Fate is funded!
Updates, Rewards, and PAX
What an amazing few days! All of you added $45k to the total, we're over 90% of the way to our goal, and the response to our Gen Con trailer... Read more
Gen Con Teaser Trailer Released
While we still have about 75% of the movie remaining to shoot, after our success at Gen Con Indy this year we wanted to share a tiny peek at what... Read more
Reddit: Ask Us Anything Begins Now
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A Message from the Cast
Our cast got together last night to sign Mask of Death modules* and Dorkness DVDs and shot this short video talking about how much they look forward to making Hands... Read more
Gamers Events This Weekend
If you're in Seattle, Spokane, or Atlanta this weekend, some great Gamers events are planned. When the fans heard that we would putting our energy into planning for PAX, they... Read more
Call to Reddit Power Users
Due to much demand, we're getting ready to do an AMA on Reddit. We're thinking Thursday should be good, as we'll have the Gamers 3 teaser trailer ready by then.... Read more
Meet the Nine Empires: IXHASA
The Dread Army of IXHASA
The oldest of the empires is also the greatest threat to the world of Countermay. When the world was young, Ixhasa rose as a jewel... Read more
The Last 13 Days
Ben here. I'm back in Seattle from a cross-country drive with a car full of the film gear that we used to shoot large portions of Hands of Fate at... Read more
Achievement Unlocked: Gen Con Indy 2012
We shot all of the things. Gen Con Indy 2012 is 100% complete with a perfect score. We finished everything we needed in Indiana for Gamers 3, plus a bonus... Read more
Meet the Nine Empires & Prepare for Gamers Live!
Hello, everybody! With Gamers Live only five days from now, it's time to introduce you to the factions that make up the Romance of the Nine Empires, the fictional CCG... Read more
Gen Con Plans!
We leave in just a few days for Gen Con Indy to start shooting Hands of Fate! It's going to be quite a trip. Here are the details.
Events Scheduled... Read more
How To Put Your Favorite Game in the Movie, For Free
We had a lot of fun during Dorkness Rising figuring out how to work some of our favorite games into the film, especially in organic and creative ways. We worked... Read more
Women in Gaming – Where We Stand
The short version:
We make hilarious movies for all gamers, regardless of their gender. This film will be no exception.
The longer version:
I love gaming. I started playing... Read more
New Rewards, New Extras, and Limited Upgrades for $250+ contributors
Wow, everyone! After just a week, we've reached 33% of our goal! This is fantastic news and a great sign, especially just based on word of mouth. We're expecting several... Read more
Quality and Scope
We're really excited about how far we've come since the days of the original Gamers film: from a one-chip miniDV camera to shooting in 1080p HD with a professional crew... Read more
New Limited $100 Reward: Demon Hunters RPG
For today's limited drop, we're releasing 50 copies of the ultra-rare hardcover Demon Hunters RPG at the $100 reward level under Option E: BROTHERHOOD RECRUIT. If you've been wanting to... Read more
Day One Update
Amazing first twenty-four hours, everyone! Thank you all for your early and enthusiastic support!
We still have a long way to go, but with 15% of our goal achieved in... Read more