Game Manufacturing Timeline

camelot20I developed a timeline for the manufacturing process Crazier Eights: Camelot & Avalon went through by DoFine Games. Some other necessary post-Kickstarter preparation is also discussed below. Overall, it took almost three months to get the games from the manufacturer after I initially sent them files. Take a look below.

I recommend having at least five months for promised fulfillment and the start of your Kickstarter campaign as a result. Note that this is for two card games that come with a deck of cards, tuck box, and rule book. Continue reading


Camelot & Avalon shipment

camelot20I got the shipment of Crazier Eights: Camelot & Avalon from the manufacturer on Tuesday, I mailed out almost all the Kickstarter rewards on Wednesday, and I mailed out a lot of pre-orders on Thursday. The official release date is October 20th, so this is your last chance to pre-order the games and get the promo cards. You can buy them online at the store here, but they will be sold at various tabletop game stores as well. Continue reading

Rejected Avalon Cards

avalon cards 16Not every card I designed for Crazier Eights: Avalon made the final cut. This type of thing is commonly due to cards being too complex or powerful, or because there are certain other abilities needed for a set as a whole. In this case the cards were mainly rejected because I already had so many Arthurian-inspired assets that I wanted to use and they were not inspired enough from the legends. Let’s take a closer look at three of these rejected cards. Continue reading