Kickstarter Scheduling

Hi everybody,
We thought it would be useful to keep a public track of our Kickstarter record; thus below is a listing of our various Kickstarters with pertinent data such as Survey period, production and dispatch dates and so on and so forth.


Forward Base – 431 Backers

Launched: Nov 17th-Nov 30th 2014
Survey: February/March 2015
WAVE 1 Dispatch due: March 2015
WAVE 1 Dispatch (actual) April 20th (some smaller pledges)
Wave 1 Completed: December 15th, 2015

WAVE 2 Dispatch Due: June 2015
WAVE 2 Dispatch (actual): Started January 31st, 2016
WAVE 2 Dispatch completed: August 2016

WAVE 3 Dispatch Due: September 2015
WAVE 3 Dispatch (actual):  August 2016
WAVE 3 Dispatch completed:  December 2016

1) Wave 1: 1-9 months delay,
2) Wave 2: 7-13 months delay,
3) Wave 3: 11-13 months delay.

KS Clean-Up (Missing/lost pledges, v,v,v,v,v,v late payers, missing parts, corrections): continued up until March 2017.

GameBox Kickstarter: 123 Backers

Launched: Feb 1st – Feb 14th, 2015
Survey: March 2015
Dispatch due: May 2015
Dispatch (actual): May 2015
Dispatch Completed: May 31st, 2015

1) Delivered on time, in full.

Azure Dragon / Infinity Decals: 357 Backers

Launched: July 11th – July 34th
Survey: August 11th, 2016
Azure Dragon Dispatch due: November 2016-March 2017 (in monthly sets)
Dispatch (actual) October 27th, 2016
Production Completed: April 28th, 2017
Dispatch Completed: May 5th, 2017

Decals: (These were split into two types: Decals for the Dragon, and “Unit Badge Decals”)
Unit Badges Dispatch Due: November 2016
Unit Badge Decal dispatched:  March 8th
Azure Dragon Decals Dispatch Due: November 2016
Azure Dragon Decals Dispatched: January 26th, 2016

1) Manufacturer of the decals was delayed with production issues and we did not receive the unit badge decals until February/March 2016.
2) Azure Dragon production & dispatch ran from “On-time” to a 1-month delay.

Fast Panda: 125 Backers

Launched: August 8th – August 21st 2016
Survey: January 12th, 2017
Dispatch due: January 2017- June 2017 (in monthly sets)
Dispatch (actual) February 22nd, 2017 – but then halted for QC issues
Dispatch resumed: May 5th, 2017
Production Completed: (Estimated finish 3rd week July 2017)
Dispatch Completed: Pending (Estimated finish July 2017)

1) Family bereavement caused significant but unavoidable delay to initial production.
2) Some sets dispatched in February, then significant re-printing and re-working were required on specific parts.  Production re-started May 2017.
3) Due to advances in casting facilities whilst production & dispatch started late, production will catch-up to 1-month delay at the end.

Undertown – The Seedier Side of the Sphere: 219 backers

KS Launched: Nov 15th – Nov 27th, 2016
Survey: January 2017
Early Access Dispatch start due:  March 2017 (in monthly sets)
Early Access Dispatch (actual) March 2017
Early Access Dispatch Completed: April 28th, 2017

Standard Dispatch start due: May 2017 – August 2017
Standard Dispatch start: May 8th, 2017
Dispatch Completed: Pending (Estimated finish August 2017: On schedule)

1) Early-Access delivered on time and COMPLETED
2) There was a minor delay with a few of the Early Access dispatch waiting for a re-stock of the Graffiti Decals from the manufacturer.
3) The remainder of KS is running on schedule.

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