Author Archives: James Wallbank

About James Wallbank

Designer, Maker, Artist, Educator. RPG player & GM since the '70s!

Six Months Later…

We’ve Done It! As Harry Dean Stanton said, “the life of a repo man is always intense”* and the last six months have certainly been intense for Infinite Crypt. The challenge of making and distributing a new product is not … Continue reading

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Now The Work Starts

We launched our 30-day Kickstarter on October 9th, and it successfully concluded on November 8th, raising £10,813 of our £6000 goal! To all our backers, a massive THANK YOU for your enthusiasm for Infinite Crypt and for trusting us to … Continue reading

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Our Kickstarter is Underway!

Crikey! We never realised the sheer level of preparation required to build a Kickstarter. Late nights, tricky maths, endless re-writes, and a million-and-one tiny details that we almost overlooked. And quite a few that we have. You know what we … Continue reading

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Spreading The Word

It’s been just eight weeks since we set up this blog, and around six weeks since we showed the first photos of Infinite Crypt prototypes to the world. We’ve been blown away by the interest we’ve had from the gaming … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Design

You may think that here at Infinite Crypt we just make whatever we feel like. Of course we do, but we have some rules. Here are five approaches that we’ve been sticking with: Shape. There are many fine terrain products … Continue reading

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Infinite Crypt – The First 20 Elements

At last we’ve finalised and optimised designs for the first 20 Infinite Crypt elements. Here’s the complete listing: Treasure Chest; Stairway (5′ wide, up 1 level); 2 Utility Stairways (5′ wide, up 0.5 levels); Ceremonial Stairway (10′ wide, up 0.5 … Continue reading

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It’s All About Optimisation

Yorkshire folk are famed for their thrift – and we’ve taken this to heart with our approach to Infinite Crypt pricing. We want to make sure that the prices areas low as they can be for a quality product. So … Continue reading

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Preparing for a Kickstarter Video

I had a great meeting yesterday with local video maker Russell Cavanagh. He’s agreed to make the Infinite Crypt Kickstarter video. Thanks, Russell! Meanwhile, we have to work like crazy at iCrypt Towers to get all of the pieces we … Continue reading

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