About that kickstarter project I mentioned a while back

  Way way back in 2012, when I made the first post about the nixie chessboard, I said ‘This developed as a spinoff from the hardware and controllers I’m designing for a range of nixie clocks and watches as a ‘simple’ project that wouldn’t need much software to complete it.’ Just over four years later […]

By Tony | July 21, 2016 | Uncategorized Read More

Christmas ordering deadlines and kit availability

It’s starting to get busy but for once we’ve had time to build up stock and have some kits on the shelf. Chessboards kits and clocks are ready but if you want anything prebuilt I’d recommend asking before purchase just to make sure I’ll have enough time to complete it. The OXO kits have been […]

By Tony | December 2, 2015 | Uncategorized Read More

The only winning move is not to play

– but it still makes a cool desktop toy. If you don’t have space or time for a full sized chessboard this might be just what you’ve been looking for. Only 40 of these will be made available. (Yes I’m still working on the Kickstarter).   Now up for sale Here

By Tony | October 27, 2015 | Uncategorized Read More

End of summer update

Hope you’ve all had a good summer, there wasn’t much in the way of warm weather here. I’ve been working on a few new ideas and kits which will be up for sale soon plus one larger project which will be launched as a Kickstarter within the next month, once I have a few protrotypes […]

By Tony | September 19, 2015 | Uncategorized Read More

Update on current kit availability

Finally we’ve caught up to date with orders and now things are quieter we’ve had a chance to build up inventory ‘on the shelf’. A small quantity of chessboards and ‘Doom buttons’ are available for immediate despatch and there’s a new limited edition version of the 5-tube clock up for sale in the shop which […]

By Tony | February 27, 2015 | Timelord clocks Read More

Christmas/holiday ordering deadlines

Yes I know no posts for weeks, that’s a good sign – I’ve been busy building stuff 🙂 If you’re interested in buying a chessboard or ‘Doom button’ kit as a present I will do my best to make sure any orders received before the 10th of December are sent out in time (If you’re […]

By Tony | November 30, 2014 | Uncategorized Read More

Third and last chessboard design finally ready

After yet another redesign the third and final batch of chessboards is almost complete. Components are packed and we’re making the case parts and casting the piece bases now. This is the third unique version, a new design forced by the difficulties we encountered having the PCBs made for the second version – the printed […]

By Tony | September 30, 2014 | Uncategorized Read More

Our subtitle finally makes sense!

Our shiny new nixie clock, which should hopefully appear on ThinkGeek very shortly.

By Jamie | July 27, 2014 | Clock kit Read More

Nixie Clock

The first batch of our long-promised nixie clock has been sent to ThinkGeek, and should be available for sale very shortly. We don’t have a picture ready yet, but I’ll post one as soon as we do.

By Jamie | July 8, 2014 | Clock kit Read More

Last Chessboard Kit (Now Sold)

Just posting to mention that we’re down to our very last chessboard kit. And it’s sold! If you’re interested in buying one, don’t worry, we’ll have a new batch in eventually.

By Jamie | July 8, 2014 | Chessboard kit Read More
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