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June 26, 2014

8th Summit will be at Dice Tower Con July 2nd-6th.  We will run events for Run Fight or Die and Till Dawn with prize giveaways.  Richard Launius will also be in attendance.   During that time you will not be able to make orders through the website. We will disable the shopping cart.    Hope to see some of you there!  


Swagman’s Hope is now shipping.   You can order Swagman’s Hope with the KS promos if you order from this website.   The game has been sent to our distributors and will be popping up at online retailers, such as Coolstuffinc (available now!) and Games Surplus.   It will be available at local hobby stores nationwide.  Contact  us if you would like us to list your hobby store on our site.   We will post the name of your store on this page.

In Europe,  Intrafin carries Agents of SMERSH and we are shipping to them Swagman’s Hope and Expedition. 

April 01, 2014

Richard Launius and I will be at Gnomecon in Savannah, GA April 11-13.    We hope to have several copies of Till Dawn.    I have also added Grandcon in Grand Rapids, MI as a convention I will be attending this year.   Grandcon is in September.

Till Dawn is up and going strong on Kickstarter. It has surpassed my expectations.  You will be able to order it after Kickstarter is over, but we won’t be able to offer the low below retail $24 price for very long.    The Kickstarter has already added several extras and stretch goals.  Check it out!

Also,  remember you can order games directly from our website.   We appreciate your business.


February 04, 2014

Agents of SMERSH is nominated for a BGG Golden Geek Award in the “Thematic” category.   You can vote for your favorites here.

We will have a Kickstarter for a vampire themed game called Till Dawn from designers Jason Maxwell, Richard Launius and Mike Wylie.     It will go up at the end of February and ship in a coffin shaped box.   This is a light game for big groups, and it was a huge hit with players at AFG last week where we officially presented it as a future publication (although Richard has brought it to several previous conventions over the past two years).   Sign up to our email list (look right) and will you get notified of the Kickstarter.  This will be a lower priced game than our previous publications.

December 31, 2014

Happy New Years!  We hope you have a safe evening.

We just received more Kickstarter versions of Expedition.  These initially sold out quickly from our local supplies.  Order your copy from this website.

Also 8th Summit has two new logos.  You probably noticed above.   Look for both the small (top right inside logo above) and large versions of the logo in the future.

December 18, 2013

Elliot Miller’s fun review of Expedition: Famous Explorers.

November 13, 2013

Run Fight or Die funded at nearly 100k. We are preparing the files for the printer, which includes preparing stretch goal components. We should have everything finished sometime in December.  You may still buy Run Fight or Die  at the original KS price with all stretch goals.  Quantities will be limited.  Order now! 

Expedition: Famous Explorers releases to retail on December 3rd.  Look for it!

October 11, 2013

Two big announcements this month.  Expedition: Famous Explorers  is set to arrive at the end of this month.   We are working to get the game to all distributors and into hobby stores in the USA.

Second,  Run Fight or Die goes live in 2 days on Kickstarter!   There will be great early bird specials, so you might want to sign up your email to receive notification when it goes live this Sunday.

September 02, 2013

Agents of SMERSH:  Swagman’s Hope finished with a successful campaign, and it is up for pre-order.   Our next game is Run, Fight or Die from Richard Launius.  I know there have been a lot of zombie games but not anything quite like this.   Easy to play – you can learn in 2 minutes – and lots of fun for all ages – it has a certain King of Tokyo appeal.  Hundreds of people have already played the prototype, so I get a lot of questions about when this one is being published.  Run, Fight or Die  should have been released a couple years ago but got hung up in development with another publisher.  So I took this on, despite the number of zombie game releases, and work on it is soon coming to an end.   We think people are going to put aside their other zombie games for this one.

August 12, 2013

I’ll be at Gencon at the Coolstuff Booth running demos of our next game – Run, Fight or Die!  This is a Richard Launius design and he’ll be there as well.  We have promos to give out for both Run, Fight or Die! and Expedition so make sure you stop by.  Expedition:Famous Explorers is set to be released later this year.   And we will have miniatures  to show off by Chad Hoverter that will be in Run, Fight or Die!  He did the work in Mice & Mystics.

We might be slow answering emails this week, but we will get to them as soon as possible.  Make sure you check out our current project on Kickstarter:  Agents of SMERSH: Swagman’s Hope.


AUGUST 02, 2013

Swagman’s Hope is currently ranked at #10 for Kickstarter’s Top Ten projects of the day.
Agents of SMERSH: Swagman's Hope -- Kicktraq Mini
JUNE 25TH, 2013

We have posted version 2.0 of the rules to Agents of SMERSH.  The new rules are reorganized and edited and should clear up issues with the previous ruleset.  Feel free to download and print.

We will be at DICE TOWER CON on the from July 3rd to the 7th.  George Patsouras, artist for such great games as Flashpoint, Resistance, Police Precinct and Agents of SMERSH will join us that Friday and Saturday.





GAME INFORMER ONLINE has a feature article on Agents of SMERSH.  The article is linked from the top of the front page!  Read it HERE.  The print version of Game Informer has a circulation of 8 Million and is currently the 3rd highest magazine in circulation in the US.


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