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On 5/24/2019 at 2:14 PM, WxCougar said:

Gave him your email. He was all kinds of excited about the dice tower. We also attracted the paizo employee who took the pic for twitter.

Wow...All I can say is that is SOOOO cool!  Nice my friend!  Some of the best moments in life are when things like this happen.

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Guys....I have to say....Dog Might Games are truly the best.  I mean, their products are one thing, but the PEOPLE that work there are what really set them apart to me.  I think these are some of the best guys and gals in the world that I've never met.  Here's the story....Awhile back I contacted another friend that I have never met, Richard Breese (designer of many incredible euro games) .  Richard's games ooze charm and whimsicalness (not sure that was a word but it didn't tell me it was wrong so I think I'm good).  Underneath the charm, are some of the most clever, tightly woven mechanics in game design.  For those who don't know Richard is credited with creating the first worker placement game.  Not only that, he is an active member in the BGG community and just is one of the coolest all around guys I've ever had the pleasure to converse with.  Awhile back, he even contacted me to tell me that he was mentioning MY name on his newest game box with a link to my review of Keyflower.  Keyflower is my favorite game of all time, by far.  I literally think its an almost perfect design.  I have played the game now 1500 times.  Crazy right....

Well, back to the story...I contacted Richard to ask if I could have DMG make me a box for Keyflower.  It should be stated up front that I specifically told Richard this was a one time box unless he ever wanted to contact DMG about pursuing other ideas in the future.  He was more than glad to oblige, probably because I am such a big fan and I've been active in the forums, especially with my review.  Dog Might worked hard on the box, especially Shane.  I want to say THANK YOU SHANE.  You are a master my friend and I don't say that lightly.  You may think when I look at the box that I don't notice all of the work you put into that box, but I DO!!!  Believe me, I do!  I understand that the measurements involved in making such a treasured piece work so perfectly were probably a pain sometimes and you really did a perfect job on this.  I want you to know that I notice all of the little details in your work.  The cuts, the icons, the sanding, the finishing...its all perfect.  I couldn't have imagined a better looking box.  I was blown away Shane.   You will probably not see this, but hopefully someone at DMG will let you read this.  You have made something for me that I hope to pass down for generations.  It's a timeless game, and I think my family will love breaking out the Keyflower box many times.  The memories that will be at the table...and your box will be there.  I'm gushing...people reading think I'm overdoing it but I don't care because I mean every word.  Some people play a game a few times...move on to the next thing.  I have 250 games on my shelf.  I could get rid of 249 and never bat an eye.  I love this game and I love this box you made to hold it.  Thank you, thank you, thank you Shane (and anyone else that had a hand in making this).  By the way, I appreciated your note, and if its not apparent, yes I do think the box is beautiful.

Now back to why I said DMG has some of the best people in the world.  DMG contacted me recently to tell me my box had been finished.  I was super pumped.  I had known they would get to it when they could...that was the understanding from the beginning as I made clear I was in no rush to get this box.  Michael contacted me saying it was ready.  I contacted him back saying GREAT!  So EXCITED!  CAN'T WAIT!!!!  but...............my daughter had to have heart surgery the exact week he contacted me.  Bills, bills, bills...yada, yada, yada.   All of that jazz.  I told them to wait on shipping it and I would pay them as soon as I could......They shipped the box to me anyway and told me that I could take care of payment later...to take care of my daughter and not sweat it.  Now, I have bought a good amount of product from them and they know that I am good for the $ but STILL....what company does that sort of thing this day in age?  It's so rare and uncommon.  They have such an old school business style ...treat people like you want to be treated  They even back products with their Kickass guarantee.  And a guarantee is only as good as the word of person making the guarantee.  I have surfed through hundreds of comments about DMG.  Any time a customer is not satisfied, they work it out and make the customer happy.  I have never read a customer say, "DMG didn't stand by their guarantee".  They ALWAYS do.  They have for me in the past when I wanted things finished a little better on a piece. I could seriously go on and but thank you Dog Might.  You guys are the best.

And just so everyone knows...the heart surgery went beautifully.  Best doctor in the world and many prayers were answered.  We are still working out bills and stuff but it was nice that someone was willing to do something so kind during such a stressful time in our lives.     

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Cabins Resources Keyflower.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

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Spring Summer Keyflower.jpg

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15 hours ago, yatescory said:

Guys....I have to say....Dog Might Games are truly the best.  I mean, their products are one thing, but the PEOPLE that work there are what really set them apart to me.  I think these are some of the best guys and gals in the world that I've never met.  Here's the story....Awhile back I contacted another friend that I have never met, Richard Breese (designer of many incredible euro games) .  Richard's games ooze charm and whimsicalness (not sure that was a word but it didn't tell me it was wrong so I think I'm good).  Underneath the charm, are some of the most clever, tightly woven mechanics in game design.  For those who don't know Richard is credited with creating the first worker placement game.  Not only that, he is an active member in the BGG community and just is one of the coolest all around guys I've ever had the pleasure to converse with.  Awhile back, he even contacted me to tell me that he was mentioning MY name on his newest game box with a link to my review of Keyflower.  Keyflower is my favorite game of all time, by far.  I literally think its an almost perfect design.  I have played the game now 1500 times.  Crazy right....

Well, back to the story...I contacted Richard to ask if I could have DMG make me a box for Keyflower.  It should be stated up front that I specifically told Richard this was a one time box unless he ever wanted to contact DMG about pursuing other ideas in the future.  He was more than glad to oblige, probably because I am such a big fan and I've been active in the forums, especially with my review.  Dog Might worked hard on the box, especially Shane.  I want to say THANK YOU SHANE.  You are a master my friend and I don't say that lightly.  You may think when I look at the box that I don't notice all of the work you put into that box, but I DO!!!  Believe me, I do!  I understand that the measurements involved in making such a treasured piece work so perfectly were probably a pain sometimes and you really did a perfect job on this.  I want you to know that I notice all of the little details in your work.  The cuts, the icons, the sanding, the finishing...its all perfect.  I couldn't have imagined a better looking box.  I was blown away Shane.   You will probably not see this, but hopefully someone at DMG will let you read this.  You have made something for me that I hope to pass down for generations.  It's a timeless game, and I think my family will love breaking out the Keyflower box many times.  The memories that will be at the table...and your box will be there.  I'm gushing...people reading think I'm overdoing it but I don't care because I mean every word.  Some people play a game a few times...move on to the next thing.  I have 250 games on my shelf.  I could get rid of 249 and never bat an eye.  I love this game and I love this box you made to hold it.  Thank you, thank you, thank you Shane (and anyone else that had a hand in making this).  By the way, I appreciated your note, and if its not apparent, yes I do think the box is beautiful.

Now back to why I said DMG has some of the best people in the world.  DMG contacted me recently to tell me my box had been finished.  I was super pumped.  I had known they would get to it when they could...that was the understanding from the beginning as I made clear I was in no rush to get this box.  Michael contacted me saying it was ready.  I contacted him back saying GREAT!  So EXCITED!  CAN'T WAIT!!!!  but...............my daughter had to have heart surgery the exact week he contacted me.  Bills, bills, bills...yada, yada, yada.   All of that jazz.  I told them to wait on shipping it and I would pay them as soon as I could......They shipped the box to me anyway and told me that I could take care of payment later...to take care of my daughter and not sweat it.  Now, I have bought a good amount of product from them and they know that I am good for the $ but STILL....what company does that sort of thing this day in age?  It's so rare and uncommon.  They have such an old school business style ...treat people like you want to be treated  They even back products with their Kickass guarantee.  And a guarantee is only as good as the word of person making the guarantee.  I have surfed through hundreds of comments about DMG.  Any time a customer is not satisfied, they work it out and make the customer happy.  I have never read a customer say, "DMG didn't stand by their guarantee".  They ALWAYS do.  They have for me in the past when I wanted things finished a little better on a piece. I could seriously go on and but thank you Dog Might.  You guys are the best.

And just so everyone knows...the heart surgery went beautifully.  Best doctor in the world and many prayers were answered.  We are still working out bills and stuff but it was nice that someone was willing to do something so kind during such a stressful time in our lives.     

Box Cover 1.jpg

Box with Components.jpg

Cabins Resources Keyflower.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

Spring Summer Keyflower.jpg

Full Box Shot.jpg

They are absolutely amazing. Glad to hear your daughter's surgery went well.

That box is so cool.

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Got this Friday, but I was at con. Just got back an hour or so ago, and here's some pictures I took

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1 hour ago, HarenM said:

Got this Friday, but I was at con. Just got back an hour or so ago, and here's some pictures I took

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Looks awesome.  There's no substitute for that new-DMG smell! :)

 

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On 5/25/2019 at 8:31 PM, yatescory said:

Guys....I have to say....Dog Might Games are truly the best.  I mean, their products are one thing, but the PEOPLE that work there are what really set them apart to me.  I think these are some of the best guys and gals in the world that I've never met.  Here's the story....Awhile back I contacted another friend that I have never met, Richard Breese (designer of many incredible euro games) .  Richard's games ooze charm and whimsicalness (not sure that was a word but it didn't tell me it was wrong so I think I'm good).  Underneath the charm, are some of the most clever, tightly woven mechanics in game design.  For those who don't know Richard is credited with creating the first worker placement game.  Not only that, he is an active member in the BGG community and just is one of the coolest all around guys I've ever had the pleasure to converse with.  Awhile back, he even contacted me to tell me that he was mentioning MY name on his newest game box with a link to my review of Keyflower.  Keyflower is my favorite game of all time, by far.  I literally think its an almost perfect design.  I have played the game now 1500 times.  Crazy right....

Well, back to the story...I contacted Richard to ask if I could have DMG make me a box for Keyflower.  It should be stated up front that I specifically told Richard this was a one time box unless he ever wanted to contact DMG about pursuing other ideas in the future.  He was more than glad to oblige, probably because I am such a big fan and I've been active in the forums, especially with my review.  Dog Might worked hard on the box, especially Shane.  I want to say THANK YOU SHANE.  You are a master my friend and I don't say that lightly.  You may think when I look at the box that I don't notice all of the work you put into that box, but I DO!!!  Believe me, I do!  I understand that the measurements involved in making such a treasured piece work so perfectly were probably a pain sometimes and you really did a perfect job on this.  I want you to know that I notice all of the little details in your work.  The cuts, the icons, the sanding, the finishing...its all perfect.  I couldn't have imagined a better looking box.  I was blown away Shane.   You will probably not see this, but hopefully someone at DMG will let you read this.  You have made something for me that I hope to pass down for generations.  It's a timeless game, and I think my family will love breaking out the Keyflower box many times.  The memories that will be at the table...and your box will be there.  I'm gushing...people reading think I'm overdoing it but I don't care because I mean every word.  Some people play a game a few times...move on to the next thing.  I have 250 games on my shelf.  I could get rid of 249 and never bat an eye.  I love this game and I love this box you made to hold it.  Thank you, thank you, thank you Shane (and anyone else that had a hand in making this).  By the way, I appreciated your note, and if its not apparent, yes I do think the box is beautiful.

Now back to why I said DMG has some of the best people in the world.  DMG contacted me recently to tell me my box had been finished.  I was super pumped.  I had known they would get to it when they could...that was the understanding from the beginning as I made clear I was in no rush to get this box.  Michael contacted me saying it was ready.  I contacted him back saying GREAT!  So EXCITED!  CAN'T WAIT!!!!  but...............my daughter had to have heart surgery the exact week he contacted me.  Bills, bills, bills...yada, yada, yada.   All of that jazz.  I told them to wait on shipping it and I would pay them as soon as I could......They shipped the box to me anyway and told me that I could take care of payment later...to take care of my daughter and not sweat it.  Now, I have bought a good amount of product from them and they know that I am good for the $ but STILL....what company does that sort of thing this day in age?  It's so rare and uncommon.  They have such an old school business style ...treat people like you want to be treated  They even back products with their Kickass guarantee.  And a guarantee is only as good as the word of person making the guarantee.  I have surfed through hundreds of comments about DMG.  Any time a customer is not satisfied, they work it out and make the customer happy.  I have never read a customer say, "DMG didn't stand by their guarantee".  They ALWAYS do.  They have for me in the past when I wanted things finished a little better on a piece. I could seriously go on and but thank you Dog Might.  You guys are the best.

And just so everyone knows...the heart surgery went beautifully.  Best doctor in the world and many prayers were answered.  We are still working out bills and stuff but it was nice that someone was willing to do something so kind during such a stressful time in our lives.     

Box Cover 1.jpg

Box with Components.jpg

Cabins Resources Keyflower.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

Spring Summer Keyflower.jpg

Full Box Shot.jpg

Thanks for the kind words and so happy to hear the surgery went well. Its supporters like you that make it easy for us and makes it all worthwhile!

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On 5/25/2019 at 8:31 PM, yatescory said:

Guys....I have to say....Dog Might Games are truly the best.  I mean, their products are one thing, but the PEOPLE that work there are what really set them apart to me.  I think these are some of the best guys and gals in the world that I've never met.  Here's the story....Awhile back I contacted another friend that I have never met, Richard Breese (designer of many incredible euro games) .  Richard's games ooze charm and whimsicalness (not sure that was a word but it didn't tell me it was wrong so I think I'm good).  Underneath the charm, are some of the most clever, tightly woven mechanics in game design.  For those who don't know Richard is credited with creating the first worker placement game.  Not only that, he is an active member in the BGG community and just is one of the coolest all around guys I've ever had the pleasure to converse with.  Awhile back, he even contacted me to tell me that he was mentioning MY name on his newest game box with a link to my review of Keyflower.  Keyflower is my favorite game of all time, by far.  I literally think its an almost perfect design.  I have played the game now 1500 times.  Crazy right....

Well, back to the story...I contacted Richard to ask if I could have DMG make me a box for Keyflower.  It should be stated up front that I specifically told Richard this was a one time box unless he ever wanted to contact DMG about pursuing other ideas in the future.  He was more than glad to oblige, probably because I am such a big fan and I've been active in the forums, especially with my review.  Dog Might worked hard on the box, especially Shane.  I want to say THANK YOU SHANE.  You are a master my friend and I don't say that lightly.  You may think when I look at the box that I don't notice all of the work you put into that box, but I DO!!!  Believe me, I do!  I understand that the measurements involved in making such a treasured piece work so perfectly were probably a pain sometimes and you really did a perfect job on this.  I want you to know that I notice all of the little details in your work.  The cuts, the icons, the sanding, the finishing...its all perfect.  I couldn't have imagined a better looking box.  I was blown away Shane.   You will probably not see this, but hopefully someone at DMG will let you read this.  You have made something for me that I hope to pass down for generations.  It's a timeless game, and I think my family will love breaking out the Keyflower box many times.  The memories that will be at the table...and your box will be there.  I'm gushing...people reading think I'm overdoing it but I don't care because I mean every word.  Some people play a game a few times...move on to the next thing.  I have 250 games on my shelf.  I could get rid of 249 and never bat an eye.  I love this game and I love this box you made to hold it.  Thank you, thank you, thank you Shane (and anyone else that had a hand in making this).  By the way, I appreciated your note, and if its not apparent, yes I do think the box is beautiful.

Now back to why I said DMG has some of the best people in the world.  DMG contacted me recently to tell me my box had been finished.  I was super pumped.  I had known they would get to it when they could...that was the understanding from the beginning as I made clear I was in no rush to get this box.  Michael contacted me saying it was ready.  I contacted him back saying GREAT!  So EXCITED!  CAN'T WAIT!!!!  but...............my daughter had to have heart surgery the exact week he contacted me.  Bills, bills, bills...yada, yada, yada.   All of that jazz.  I told them to wait on shipping it and I would pay them as soon as I could......They shipped the box to me anyway and told me that I could take care of payment later...to take care of my daughter and not sweat it.  Now, I have bought a good amount of product from them and they know that I am good for the $ but STILL....what company does that sort of thing this day in age?  It's so rare and uncommon.  They have such an old school business style ...treat people like you want to be treated  They even back products with their Kickass guarantee.  And a guarantee is only as good as the word of person making the guarantee.  I have surfed through hundreds of comments about DMG.  Any time a customer is not satisfied, they work it out and make the customer happy.  I have never read a customer say, "DMG didn't stand by their guarantee".  They ALWAYS do.  They have for me in the past when I wanted things finished a little better on a piece. I could seriously go on and but thank you Dog Might.  You guys are the best.

And just so everyone knows...the heart surgery went beautifully.  Best doctor in the world and many prayers were answered.  We are still working out bills and stuff but it was nice that someone was willing to do something so kind during such a stressful time in our lives.     

Box Cover 1.jpg

Box with Components.jpg

Cabins Resources Keyflower.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

Fall Winter Merchants Farmers.jpg

Spring Summer Keyflower.jpg

Full Box Shot.jpg

BTW, I printed this and gave it to Shane.

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7 minutes ago, Konas said:

BTW, I printed this and gave it to Shane.

I think you guys should have a hall of fame wall in the shop with a matrix of pictures.  Across the top, have the craftspeople.  Down the columns have some pictures of their best work.  I think they would like that.

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On 5/26/2019 at 10:29 AM, Barb Bliss said:

@yatescory, Best wishes towards your daughter's recovery and your wallet's recovery. 

P. S. That box is astounding, as is @Konas, @Zoe, and leather Mike.  You've got me thinking now...

Thanks for the good wishes Barb.  I really appreciate it! Definitely get in touch with DMG if you have an idea.  I will say though, there was quite a bit of work on my end gathering iconography from the game, sending the icons in documents, and so on and giving them my ideas on the layout and such.  Plus, I shipped them the physical game in a Plano that I had that was similar to the wooden box layout so they could see how it needed to be organized and how much space was needed for the components.   It took me hours cropping images and such since I didn't have the source files, but I definitely wanted the icons from the game presented in the box.  Also, I did get designer permission to use these sorts of things which may or may not be easy depending on what you want.  But most people are cool if you just ask, and let them know up front that its just going to be a one time thing.   

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Finally got a chance to get some pics of my Coco. The Chechen is beautiful, and the Redheart sammich top looks amazing too. This was definitely worth the wait!

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2 minutes ago, Adam said:

Finally got a chance to get some pics of my Coco. The Chechen is beautiful, and the Redheart sammich top looks amazing too. This was definitely worth the wait!

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That is some lovely chechen -- especially the figuring in the tray, as well as the coloring in the two sculpts (I especially like the dragon).

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1 hour ago, Adam said:

Finally got a chance to get some pics of my Coco. The Chechen is beautiful, and the Redheart sammich top looks amazing too. This was definitely worth the wait!

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Oh man, that grain pattern.  /jealous

"Look! Look! It's the Pope!

*Points excitedly*
*steals Cocos*
*Whistles innocently*

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8 minutes ago, Zoxe said:

Oh man, that grain pattern.  /jealous

"Look! Look! It's the Pope!

*Points excitedly*
*steals Cocos*
*Whistles innocently*

They're under close watch and kung fu grip.

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3 hours ago, Thomas Browne said:

That is some lovely chechen -- especially the figuring in the tray, as well as the coloring in the two sculpts (I especially like the dragon).

Chechen never looks bad 😁

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Anyone taking the out and canceling their Coco pledge is a FOOL.

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11 minutes ago, Adam said:

Anyone taking the out and canceling their Coco pledge is a FOOL.

There's no shortage of those, and rarely do you have to wait long for one.

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14 minutes ago, Adam said:

Anyone taking the out and canceling their Coco pledge is a FOOL.

Aw, that's sweet. Glad you like them and thanks for waiting patiently. We will finish every last CoCo!!!!!!!!!!!

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1 hour ago, Konas said:

Aw, that's sweet. Glad you like them and thanks for waiting patiently. We will finish every last CoCo!!!!!!!!!!!

Yes, and mine should be closer #2050 :) 

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10 minutes ago, Thomas Browne said:

True - but some pieces are still prettier than others.

And look like mind bending squids.

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oooohhhh a poll from dmg on the next weapon for them to make.  Time to cast my vote....

LUTE OF USELESSNESS FOR THE WIN!!!!!

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11 minutes ago, tgpumpkin said:

oooohhhh a poll from dmg on the next weapon for them to make.  Time to cast my vote....

LUTE OF USELESSNESS FOR THE WIN!!!!!

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As much as I would love to see a Samurai sword -- I agree.  I had to vote for the Bardic Lute of Uselessness!

I might just have to commission that even if it doesn't win the vote!

 

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17 minutes ago, Thomas Browne said:

As much as I would love to see a Samurai sword -- I agree.  I had to vote for the Bardic Lute of Uselessness!

I might just have to commission that even if it doesn't win the vote!

 

The Lute is life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We need to put together a marketing strategy @Thomas Browne to make people more aware of our cause to make the lute dream a reality.

ITS SONG MUST BE HEARD!!!!!!!!!!

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