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Clever stuff

Since the stock arrived we have been beavering hard to get retailers on board and generate some publicity and awareness. You can see from the growing list of retailers that we are making progress. Also in the last few weeks … Continue reading

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Name that Shop Contest: Win a Free Game

Kenakalan (aka Monkey Mischief) is a new card game we are developing. Each player has a shop front card to display their progress on. It’s not integral to the game itself but we thought it would be fun to give … Continue reading

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Mainly Fun

Schil and Mil and a bunch of demo games will be camped out upstairs at the Games Loft, Mainly Toys, Mt Eden Road tomorrow (Sat 9th) from 10:30 to 3pm. Come and play with us.

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Ffffrrrreezing!

Hi Mum, Sorry I haven’t written lately. Immigration is quite a big adjustment. Today I’m really missing my warm, sandy beach back on Komodo. Who knew Kiwi winters were so cold? It’s 15 degrees today in Auckland, and it’s rainy … Continue reading

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A wonderful first week

Komodo and Raid the Pantry have been with us just under a week and it’s been non-stop action at SchilMil Games. Our first priority was to supply our ever-growing list of retailers. In the past few days we’ve welcomed on … Continue reading

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Komodos safely under lock and key

Although a few have been seen slipping out and perching on shop shelves. The delivery yesterday was quite nerve-wracking. The over-sized truck couldn’t get traction on our wet and steep (1:4) ROW and after lurching precariously backwards towards a neighbours … Continue reading

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Lamb tonight?

Dear Mum, As I was about to jump ship in Brisbane, I was pulled aside and reminded of my ‘contractual obligations.’ I still don’t know what that means, but it may have had something to do with that movie contract … Continue reading

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Tempted to jump ship

Dear Mum, This morning I woke up to discover that we’d stopped in Brisbane.  I am thinking about jumping ship to seek my fortune here, or at least to fill my belly.  They’ve been starving me the last few days–are … Continue reading

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Part Two!

Dearest Mum, Part Two of the cartoon series starring yours truly is in the can! You can see it on the Cartoons page of the SchilMil site. Don’t worry Mum, they weren’t real beers, just apple juice, and the Hand … Continue reading

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Tasty Hobbits here I come

Hi Mum Feeling rather worse for wear after cleaning out the ship’s store of clams and marsala last night. Oh well. Just another 16 days at sea. We are currently in the South China Sea, just here. All those green … Continue reading

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My first break!

Hi Mum, I’m not even in Auckland yet, and I’ve got the lead role in a series of short comedy films! Fine Dining with Mr K. is the first one. Hopefully this will lead to serious dramatic roles. You can … Continue reading

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Boxed up and ready to sail south

Our games in three pallets leaving the factory earlier today. The ship sails south on Monday. Julia and I are like anxious parents waiting to see their long lost children. Tomorrow we have our first sales meeting with an Auckland … Continue reading

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Auckland bound

Hi Mum. Am about to get on a large ship along with lots of tasty comestibles. I’m off to seek fame and fortune in the bright lights of Auckland city. Will write more soon. Your everloving scaly son. Komodo. Xxxx … Continue reading

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Lounge Lizards

Uh oh. The stress of waiting for Komodo and Raid the Pantry to arrive has driven our lizards to the lounge. Watch out, Tuatara: we hear Mr K. is a terrible cheat!

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The world’s smallest games warehouse …

…. is under construction at SchilMil’s northern office.

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New Zealand Games Association

This week we joined the NZGA and had a lengthy chat with the president, David Allis. Our company and games are now listed on their website: www.nzga.org In a few months, we will also be able to enter the games … Continue reading

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Hands on proof

Yes. We received the pre-production proofs from the manufacturer today. Here is a sneak preview of Raid the Pantry and Komodo. Both are edging closer to being available.

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Winners and monkeys

Congratulations to the three winners of our Battlecry prize draw. Isaac Parker wins a copy of Raid the Pantry Chris Neilson wins a copy of Komodo Mark Anderson wins a copy of Forbidden Island We are busily working up a … Continue reading

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Showing off

We’ve been demo-ing and promo’ing all day at Battlecry. The games are having a great response and we’ve met up with a couple of store owners who played our prototypes and are keen to stock them when we get the … Continue reading

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Off we go!

Our web sites are live! Stock on its way! Excitement is mounting at SchilMil HQ. If you are near, come see us at Battlecry next weekend (Feb 17-19) at the ASB stadium, Auckland.

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