Obsession and Upstairs, Downstairs Sold Out

US Orders

Limited Products

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4/14/2022: Obsession and Upstairs, Downstairs are sold out. There is a generous supply of the Wessex expansion and Promotional Tiles. The Useful Box is out of print.


PRODUCTION UPDATE: A new printing of almost 30,000 Obsession games is underway and the world should be restocked in late summer 2022.

WAREHOUSE SHIPPING DELAYS: Games are no longer shipping same day. Due to logistic issues, games will now ship within 3 business days of when your order is placed.

Some things to note:

  1. Personal Communication: In addition to standard Shopify messages, you will get a personal email from me giving details of your order, resources for getting started or integrating your expansions, and a direct connection to me to get any questions answered.

  2. Changes in the 3rd Printing and the 4th Printing currently underway: There are no gameplay changes!! These are not new editions, just new printings.

  3. Useful Box: Regular retail Useful Boxes are no longer available. The remaining limited inventory is being reserved for owners of the 2020 printing of Obsession, Wessex and/or Upstairs, Downstairs. These are for sale only by contacting Dan Hallagan at hallagan@kayentapublishing.com. The solo and promo content of the Useful Box will be made available in the future. In the interim, a Print and Play PDF file of the solo content from the Useful Box has been made available HERE.

Worldwide Distribution

U.S. Retail: See above. Obsession sold out until late summer 2022.

European Retail: Spiral Galaxy (SG) is distributing Obsession games in Europe, and the received their shipment of games in mid-December. All those games have been sold to retailers in the U.K. and around Europe.


SG uses all major established European retail channels. For more information, email SG at orders@spiralgalaxygames.co.uk.

  • Note that they do not have significant Brexit issues and are supplying retailers in most populous European countries without issue.

  • See here for a list of European retailers. Obsession sold out in Europe (except for a few stray copies).

  • If you want your home country retailer to stock Obsession, have them contact Spiral Galaxy to get on the distribution list.
  • In the U.K., GamesLore will be taking pre-orders in the near future (click below):


GamesLore Orders


Canadian Retail: BoardGameBliss is selling Obsession games in Canada, but they have sold out this print run (only Promotional Tiles still available).

BGB Orders


Australasia Retail: Aetherworks (AW) is selling Obsession games in Australia, New Zealand and Australasian region. Note that AW is able to use all major established regional retail channels.

  • If you want your home country retailer to stock Obsession, have them contact Aetherworks to get on the distribution list.

  • AW is sold out of Obsession, but is taking orders for some expansions (click below):

Aetherworks Orders

  1. RETAIL VERSION: The deluxe Kickstarter editions of Obsession, Upstairs, Downstairs, the Wessex expansion, and the Promotional Tiles are the only versions being sold retail. All stretch goals and deluxe components (including, for example, the box storage system above) are contained in the retail versions.

  2. SHIPPING SCHEDULE: Quartermaster Logistics (QML) ships within 3 days.

  3. ORDER TRACKING: QML will email you directly with your shipping information; it will not be available on the Shopify site.

  4. KAYENTA CONFIRMATION: You will receive a personalized email from me within 48 hours when you order during normal order cycles; the email will contain video and instructional resources. If you have any questions about delivery, we will have already connected on email, and you can ask me directly.

  5. KAYENTA GAMES CUSTOMER SERVICE POLICY: Although you may be purchasing the game through other sources, Kayenta Games is your contact for ANY issues with your purchase no matter where you are located. My policy is that your game must be perfect. Any issues, please contact Dan Hallagan at hallagan@kayentapublishing.com.