The first copy of Gruff is off the press and has been expressed shipped to me and is in my happy hands right now! Or was... I am typing right now... The quality on the game looks fantastic our friends in China really did a fantastic job. Take a look!
So this is a shot with all components removed. The cardboard spacer is removable so if you decide to sleeve your cards there will be room in the box. Sleeving may be a very good idea if you are playing Clash with the first print run of Gruff since that version had an error on the back side of the cards which caused them to be printed brighter and mover saturated. In Clash we fixed the problem. If you mix the two together sleeves will keep your versions uniform.
All manufacturing will be complete in about 1 week! With that being said I want to throw out a word of caution. Manufacturing is almost complete but we are still about 2 months from fulfillment which I know sounds ridiculous. Let me break it down a bit more. After manufacturing we have the "Long boat ride from China" which takes 6 weeks. Your copies of Clash will be floating over the Pacific Ocean, through the Panama Canal, then up the Atlantic coast before arriving in our warehouse on the East Coast of the US. From there 2-4 weeks will be spent getting the inventory through customs and then packaged for fulfillment, then games will finally start to get delivered. We are still on track and ahead of schedule. Assuming no disruptions we will begin fulfillment toward the end of October. I am super excited about it.
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