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Monday, November 12, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 4-10 November 2018

Steve Cole reports:

This was a week of steady work on current projects. Leanna was released to come home and work extremely limited hours. Jean took scheduled time off to spend with her brother.

Steve Cole worked on blogs, Shapeways, and other projects. Mostly he took care of Leanna.

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Leanna worked hard in rehab so she could return to home and work. She did the most pressing of her backlogged work.

Mike kept orders going out and rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates, helped with orders and printing, and worked on some graphics.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away combines.

Jean worked on catching up outstanding shopping cart orders, managed our page on Facebook (4,059 friends), managed our Twitter feed (280 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, took care of customers, and did some marketing.

Monday, November 05, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 28 October - 3 November 2018

Steve Cole reports:

This was a week of steady work on current projects. We released 21 more items in our shop on Shapeways.

The Lyran Lioness Heavy Cruiser was released on November 1.

Steve Cole worked on blogs, Shapeways, and other projects. Mostly he took care of Leanna, still in rehab where she is learning to get around in a wheelchair or using a walker.

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Leanna is working hard in rehab so she can return to home and work.

Mike kept orders going out and rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates, helped with orders and printing, and worked on some graphics.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away a Gorgonzola.

Jean worked on catching up outstanding shopping cart orders, managed our page on Facebook (4,057 friends), uploaded ships to Shapeways and released them, managed our Twitter feed (278 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, took care of customers, and did some marketing.

Monday, October 29, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 21-27 October 2018

Steve Cole reports:

This was a week of steady work on current projects.



The Federation Heavy War Destroyer is one of the ships we will release on November 1 to our shop on Shapeways.

Steve Cole spent time with Leanna, managed the Shapeways project, and worked on some of his projects.

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, Shapeways, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Leanna is in a rehab center in Amarillo and making great progress.

Mike helped Jean with learning about orders and rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates and some graphics, as well as helped print orders and various books we needed for orders.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away a wicked witch.

Jean managed our page on Facebook (which is up to 4,057 friends), uploaded ships to Shapeways, worked on learning how to get orders out, managed our Twitter feed (278 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, took care of customers, and did some marketing.

Monday, October 22, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 14-20 October 2018

Steve Cole reports: 

This was a week of steady work on current projects. We released 64 items in our shop on Shapeways, ahead of the planned price increase Shapeways announced. This locked in the lower prices for them through 2019.


The Federation Heavy Drone Cruiser is one of the ships released to our shop on Shapeways.

Steve Cole was in Lubbock all week, where Leanna was having surgery to repair her broken pelvis. (Leanna is now in a rehab center in Amarillo and making great progress.)

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, Shapeways, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Mike kept orders going out and rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates and some graphics.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away a Meleagris gallopavo.

Jean managed our page on Facebook (which is up to 4,053 friends), uploaded ships to Shapeways, managed our Twitter feed (277 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, took care of customers, and did some marketing.

Monday, October 15, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 7-13 October 2018

Steve Cole reports: 

The Federation Heavy Drone Cruiser is coming soon to our shop on Shapeways.

This was a week of steady work on current projects. The big news was Leanna fell and has spent most of the week in hospital. This delayed the newsletters and continues to delay fulfillment of orders. We are working on getting orders back on track.

Hailing Frequencies and Communique #154 were released on October 13.

Steve and Leanna Cole were out most of the week. Steve came in to finish up the newsletters and make contingency plans for getting ships up on our shop on Shapeways.

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Mike rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates, released the newsletters, and worked on some graphics.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away ambulance chasers.

Jean managed our page on Facebook (which is up to 4,052 friends), uploaded ships to Shapeways, managed our Twitter feed (274 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, took care of customers, and did some marketing.

Monday, October 08, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 30 September - 6 October 2018

Steve Cole reports: This was a week of steady work on current projects. The big news was the release of over 50 new items in our shop on Shapeways.


The Orion Heavy Cruiser is live in our shop on Shapeways.

New on Warehouse 23, DriveThru RPG, and Wargame Vault this week was Nexus #9.



The Starlist Update Project moved forward with two new entries and two updates.

Steve and Leanna Cole were on vacation this week.

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Mike rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates and some graphics.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away a Troodon.

Jean worked on the GURPS Prime Directive revision, managed our page on Facebook (which is up to 4,049 friends), uploaded ships to Shapeways, managed our Twitter feed (275 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, took care of customers, uploaded PDFs, and did some marketing.

Monday, October 01, 2018

This Week at ADB, Inc., 23-29 September 2018

Steve Cole reports: 

This was a week of steady work on current projects.

The Starlist Update Project moved forward with new entries from Idaho and Liverpool UK.

Steve Cole worked on Captain's Log #53, blogs, art for the Gorn Master Starship Book, Shapeways, and other projects.

The Gorn Battle Destroyer, coming soon to our shop on Shapeways.

Steven Petrick worked on Star Fleet Battles updates, quality control assembly and shipping, and the Gorn Master Starship Book.

Leanna kept orders and accounting up to date.

Mike kept orders going out and rebuilt the inventory.

Simone did website updates and some graphics.

Wolf guarded the office, chasing away a hatchling acrocanthosaurus.

Jean managed our page on Facebook (which is up to 4,040 friends), uploaded ships to Shapeways, managed our Twitter feed (274 followers), commanded the Rangers, dealt with the continuing spam assault on the BBS, managed the blog feed, proofread part of Communique #154, took care of customers, and did some marketing.