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Sticking it to the card again

Both Schil and Mil are back at home base after our traveling and marketing efforts. Now we are about to unleash two new games into Stage 2 testing. Excitement mounts as we put the finishing touches to these prototypes. They … Continue reading

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Show Time

Schil and Mil waiting for visitors to arrive at the start of day 2 of the Australian Toy and Hobby Fair last week in Melbourne. Back in New Zealand. We are happy with the trip, having sold all the stock … Continue reading

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Showing our wares, at home and away

The year is whizzing past so fast. I blinked and it’s March already (well, almost). We are getting organised to go to Melbourne for 10 days in search of streets paved with gold, or at least a Distributor for our … Continue reading

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New Year, New Country, New Games…

Happy New Year to one and all! December saw a satisfying increase in our sales. It is heart-warming for us to think that hundreds of people in NZ and some farther away opened Xmas gifts containing *our* games!  One satisfied … Continue reading

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Time to Wrap It Up

And so 2012 is in the home stretch.  We are both very proud of how far we’ve come in our first full year as Game Designers & Publishers. What will 2013 bring? Sadly, the recent passing of Julia’s father has … Continue reading

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Bonding with Mr K

Not satisfied with being lauded with awards and getting rave reviews from the respected game reviewer Tom Vasel, our Mr. K has really got some strange ideas into his head lately.  For some reason he thinks he’s now a big … Continue reading

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The Mr K Challenge and Other Events

Dear Fans, followers and lovers (well I can hope), Mr K here. Schil and Mil have been so busy gearing up for the holidays that they let me write this. They say there will probably be an update posted weekly … Continue reading

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Another World First Event and More

Board Games by the Bay is coming up in Hamilton this weekend, November 10-11. Organized by Seriously Board, it is a chance for serious board gamers and those new to the hobby alike to mingle, try different games, win prizes … Continue reading

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Party time

Phew! Boxes delivered. Stockists are stocked. Prizes despatched. The launch party has been and gone and now we are three. It’s not as traumatic as giving birth but it’s up there. Kenakalan is out there in the world. We’ve also … Continue reading

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Ship Ahoy

Auckland must be on the horizon soon for the Captain of the Cap Manuel as the Kenakalan carrying cargo ship approaches Auckland. ETA 14:00 today. The wait seems to have gone much quicker than last time when we were excitedly … Continue reading

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A busy month ahead

We’re excited about our ever-expanding retailer network: Napier, Nelson and New Plymouth being some of the newest pins on our map. There are now about 30 shops selling SchilMil Games throughout New Zealand. Schil and Mil will be appearing at … Continue reading

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Outshone by Some Upstart Primates!?

Dear Mum, I know I haven’t written for a while. Life in the super-stardom fast lane is just so – fast! However,  I have shocking news to tell you. I just tripped across this new movie purporting to star me … Continue reading

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World famous – in East Auckland

Who’d have thought two geeky 40+ somethings would be cover girls….

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Monkey mischief – fresh off the plane

SchilMil are proud to unveil the very first copy of Kenakalan. Fresh off the plane, via Fedex, these wise and wicked monkeys seem a little jaded after their journey. I will introduce them to our resident Komodos – that should … Continue reading

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An Award Winning Day

Gold stars all around.             We just heard that Komodo has won not just one, but 2 awards from the New Zealand Games Association. And we received confirmation of our first order from Whitcoulls: their … Continue reading

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Name that Plane!

Our unlucky mascot, Mr K, needs a break after suffering the slings and arrows of giant flying chickens, sarcastic dingos and flighty females, so he has packed his bags to go on holiday. But what airline would agree to transport … Continue reading

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New monkey on the block

Whew! Or rather, Ha! The wicked monkeys we’ve been promising for the last 3 months have been polished and buffed (we literally spent a good half hour today giving one of them a full manicure), and are on their way … Continue reading

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Getting about a bit

Schil and Mil have been busy. Mil attended a session at the New Zealand German Business Association about the Nurnburg Spielwarenmesse next January.  We also held a corporate test session of the Kenakalan prototypes at our Accountants’ offices. It may … Continue reading

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World’s First Komodo and Raid the Pantry Tournaments

In cooperation with Seriously Board and Board Games by the Bay, SchilMil Games will run two mini tournaments during the Auckland Board Games by the Bay event, taking place this Saturday and Sunday in St Heliers from 10:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Winning Post

It is July so it must be time to announce some winners. Firstly, we’ve chosen our favourite shop names from all the suggestions that were posted two blogs ago. The winners are: David Taylor Joanna Bosman Alistair Stafford Nathan Grange … Continue reading

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