I’ve had a bit of a lull, if you can call it that, waiting for The Shab-Al-Hiri Roach to show up. I’ve got a bunch of neat ideas but they are all at the point where I need to step
I mentioned my first real game design, Baby Wars, the other day – and had to go back and scan the ancient pages. This is a copy of the original, made I think in ninth grade to preserve my towering
Our delivery date for the Shab-al-Hiri Roach has been pushed back a week or so. At this point we’re expecting the shipment around 10 March, give or take. Our printer has been great and we’ve got no complaints!
My dad was a wargamer – Panzerblitz, Mechwar ’77, Borodino, Tactics II, and so forth. My earliest, earliest gamer memory was being allowed to play alone in the basement while he and my Uncle Bill played a wargame there. I
My wife and I wrapped up card sorting andpacking yesterday – it wasn’t so bad. Now there is not much to do until the books arrive and we begin another round of packing. The site is getting whipped into shape
Yesterday we approved the final printing of the Shab-al-Hiri Roach. Our books should arrive in less than two weeks. We made four tiny changes to our draft to correct very minor errors – thanks to our excellent editors and the
The proof looks great! Two corrections and a very minor edit, and we’ll be ready to go with the full print run.
Steve, myself, and our lovely ladies spent three hours sorting, collating, and packaging cards. We got 35 sets out of 110 done. It’s hard work, but the end result will be a very attractive and nicely presented product.
Somebody, I think it was Ron Edwards, recently said “the first 100 copies are pure pleasure”, and I’m seeing that for sure – we’re picking out card envelopes and mailers like wedding planners arranging flowers around here. The game looks
We’ll have a pair of proof copies of the Shab-al-Hiri Roach on Monday, if all goes well. If it looks good, we’ll be in business two weeks after that. Maybe sooner. Stay tuned!