Have you ever wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes of a Kickstarter campaign? Do you want to learn how to connect the dots from your initial concept to a (fingers-crossed) successful delivery?
If so, over the coming months, you'll get your chance.
It's been over five years since we've run a Kickstarter campaign here at Stone Blade Entertainment. This will be our first for a physical product.
In honor of the 10th anniversary of Ascension, we are launching our most ambitious game yet. I am incredibly excited to announce...
The world's first tactical deckbuilding game!
We are pioneering a brand-new genre by combining the best of tactical miniatures games with the fast-paced strategy of deck-building games. Ascension Tactics will bring the most iconic characters from the award-winning deck-building game to life as highly-detailed paintable 3D miniatures.
Here's some background:
Before I founded Stone Blade, I was a big fan of miniature games. I grew up playing Warhammer 40k, Heroscape, and Heroclix. Eventually, I became the lead designer for the World of Warcraft Miniatures Game. I'm excited to bring decades of experience to bear on this new game.
Over the coming weeks, you'll see previews of the game and the miniatures. You'll also get a look at the process we're using for developing Ascension Tactics and it's Kickstarter.
This is a super exciting and scary endeavor.
Unlike traditional Ascension sets, Miniatures games are expensive.
We genuinely cannot bring this one to life without your help. This could go either way, we could fall flat on our faces, or we could build something awesome together.
Stay tuned, and you'll find out along with the Stone Blade team and me.
Over the past few months, we've consulted with some of the best and brightest in the industry. People who have launched massively successful Kickstarter campaigns. Our goal is to bring all this hard work to life. To do that, we're going to need help!
Next week, we will talk about how to pick a project appropriate for Kickstarter.
Justin Gary, CEO, Game Designer
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