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Camelot Unchained is a counter-revolutionary RvR-focused MMORPG from Mark Jacobs and CSE set in a post-apocalyptic yet familiar world.
Camelot Unchained is a counter-revolutionary RvR-focused MMORPG from Mark Jacobs and CSE set in a post-apocalyptic yet familiar world.
14,873 backers pledged $2,232,933 to help bring this project to life.

Morning Update - May 1st 2013

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The clock is really ticking now! We’ve got 24 hours to go and we’re still $152,000 away from our goal. While that may seem like a lot, it is less than 10% of our original ask and that percentage has been raised by all of the most successful game-based Kickstarters during their last 24 hours. If you know someone is still sitting on that fence, see if you can convince them that this side is so much more fun! Let them know that they can join us as we work together to create the next great RvR MMORPG. 

At approximately 2PM EDT I will open up some new tiers based on backer demand (can I have my ducks back now???). :) These tiers are:

1) Living Large 2 - 25 new homes total, 40 extra FPs and to be fair to our LL backers, the tier will be priced at $1200

2) Proposed Lighthouse Tier

$3500 - Along the StormWatch– DIGITAL ONLY ============================== With this tier PLEDGE OWNER ONLY receives HOME WITH A VIEW rewards and THESE UPGRADES: a SMALL REALM-LOCKED PLOT in ONE REALM’S STORMWATCH (name subject to change) areas, your HWAV HOUSE will be upgraded to a lighthouse-like structure, and a TOTAL OF 500 FOUNDER’S POINTS. To ensure consistency with the game’s lore, no other structure can be built on your plot but the plot and the LIGHTHOUSE will be designed with the help of CSE to add walls and other protective features. This plot and lighthouse will be SUBJECT TO ATTACK/DESTRUCTION but it will be rebuilt by the REALM at NO COST to the player. The LIGHOUSE CANNOT BE BLUEPRINTED. Your plot will remain your property as long as the game is operating, even if the account goes inactive. While we guarantee that you’ll have a plot somewhere in your server of choice (based on when you backed this game), not all plots are created equal. Backers will be contacted based on when they pledged for Camelot Unchained and gave us their contact information. Additionally, this tier will come with an additional HERO FOREVER PLEDGE TIER because the STORMWATCH is a lonely job. This tier will not be available after release. Estimated delivery of Internal Testing Access: January 2014.

I will also open a copy of the DragonWhale tier.

Next up will be an updated chart and explanation of the FE/FP process.

Yesterday’s loss of time and momentum due to Amazon’s over 4 hour outage hurt us but we still have enough time to make this happen with your support. We hope that in less than 24 hours, together we will truly begin an epic journey!


P.S. Enjoy a piece of concept art from our wounded (wrist) concept artist duckling Sandra!

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    1. Creator Dan Eriksson on May 2, 2013

      Why are there less rewards for Warrior Tier ($55) than Young Warrior ($50)

    2. Creator Daniel A. Danner on May 1, 2013

      Wow... StormWatch is tempting... real estate in RvR! I would move up from LL I didn't have the worry of friends wanting to up and switch realms/server on me... (They take time to settle-down...)


    3. Creator Vennedra on May 1, 2013

      YES we did it !

    4. Creator Kim Rasmussen on May 1, 2013

      YES! someone else jumped ship on internal testing and I was able to grab it :)

    5. Creator Brandon Dixon on May 1, 2013

      Yay! I'm so excited for this game! Great job and well deserved praise to CSE and all of their backers!

    6. Creator Oshunsar on May 1, 2013

      Got it!
      So now - whats next stretch goal? :)

    7. Creator Simon Lawrence on May 1, 2013

      It struck me in the video that Mark looks tired, and so I wanted to thank everyone at CSE for the video updates, the live streams, the concept art, and all of the hard work and time that has been put into your kickstarter. And thank you to the family and friends that have supported the CSE team, you all have our gratitude.

    8. Creator Harry Torque on May 1, 2013

      Looking forward to the tier and founder's points updates to determine to which level to upgrade. Here's to meeting stretch goals!

    9. Creator Kim Rasmussen on May 1, 2013

      haha was able to select the internal tester for a moment but before i could autherize payment it was gone damn it :)

    10. Creator BarliWeiss on May 1, 2013

      @Salty lol my wife would kill me if I pledged that much, she wasn't too happy I pledged what I did, but she knew how much it meant to me to be a part of internal testing again.

    11. Creator Kim Rasmussen on May 1, 2013

      hmm yeah but it still says all gone

    12. Creator Kyle Rizzolo on May 1, 2013

      looks like someone upgraded 1 internal tester is available now

    13. Creator Kim Rasmussen on May 1, 2013

      Absolutely hope so Channing. I love Dwarves. I am sure michelle can draw some awsome looking ones

    14. Creator Salty mcguigan on May 1, 2013

      So far I have pledged $1500 just wondering if I can up it by a $1000 jiggling my finances to try. Common as they say in field of dreams if you pledge it they will build and they will come!!! Ok not quite field of dreams but you get the idea.

    15. Creator BarliWeiss on May 1, 2013

      @Stiler, MJ mentioned it would be a later today update.

    16. Creator Stiler Orion on May 1, 2013

      Wasn't there supposed to be a Founders exchange update? Detailing what items it has, cost, etc?

      I'm on the fence about getting more FP's as I don't really know what will be available and was waiting on that update.

    17. Creator Oshunsar on May 1, 2013

      less then100k ... so i have seen the counter go DOWN once Oo

    18. Creator Channing W Bryant on May 1, 2013

      All I have to say after upgrading my pledge is...there had better be dwarves! :)

    19. Creator Seth Koukol on May 1, 2013

      Heck Yeah!

    20. Creator BarliWeiss on May 1, 2013

      @Kim Alpha I'm sure will still be full of bug reporting fun, I'm sure all won't be squashed during initial testing.

    21. Creator Verbal Kint on May 1, 2013

      I don't see the Stormwatch tier listed yet.

    22. Creator Kim Rasmussen on May 1, 2013

      @Rene and Adam
      Lucky you. Really wanted that tier but it was gone so fast. Anyway, at least i get Alpha access (if it funds)

    23. Creator BarliWeiss on May 1, 2013

      I was fortunate enough to get the internal testing tier. I was super excited to see I got in with 5 slots left. I actually was fortunate enough to work with Mark, and Mythic in an early Alpha release of DAoC with about a dozen other external testers and the staff. That experience was a blast, and I look forward to doing it again this time around. Things have changed in my schedule from 12+ years ago, but I can still fit this in for sure. Mark and Mythic were great. Sure I have to pay this time, but it's worth it to help be part of making sure the game funds. As far as rewards, you still get the game, a bunch of founders points plus two free months.

    24. Creator Oshunsar on May 1, 2013

      oh - and a quetion: means "additional character slots" slots in total or slots per server? sorry if this was already said somewhere...

    25. Creator René Skyggebjerg (Freudinio) on May 1, 2013

      Yeah, you had to be really fast to get the internal testing one (it's great, for people like me, who can help out with my time, but not with cash). Though the rewards from that tier are rather... on the low end, to put it mildly. That said, I am ready to do my part. It will definitely be a process.

    26. Creator Oshunsar on May 1, 2013


      the pledges still wrong ...
      eg Tchotckes gives 2 month sub and young hero should add to this 2 month sub but it says "making a total of 3 month" .. ?

    27. Creator Davide Cortese [Akenatoth] EU on May 1, 2013

      Awesome artwork! I really hope that after funding you guys will make a book about all the artwork, I'd gladly buy it!

    28. Creator Oshunsar on May 1, 2013

      guild leader in GW2 nearly kicked me out for making marketing to this campaign in the guild channel - ok its maybe like shouting "save the trees" on a funeral with a wooden coffin involved...

      still - if paypal will be added later, will they really go off their planes if we only seem to reach 1,9 with 4 hours missing?

    29. Creator Julien on May 1, 2013

      can someone explain the new $3500 ? can't really see what it is.

    30. Creator Paweł Żukowski on May 1, 2013

      @Jiiub Rorgash
      but having a good feeling while playing a evil deformed Necromancer is not something i want to miss :)

      Totally agree with that one - having something more menacing and with distinct flavor would be definitely awesome(candy Warlocks from WoWarcraft and many other titles totally killed the mood for me).

    31. Creator Chris (Surgio) on May 1, 2013

      @Andrew once forums open if you show dedication/desire (and well written posts) MJ said they would add additional people.

      Plus keep in mind there will be potentially people dropping out of IT once they start. Some might just be kicking tires...

    32. Creator Andrew Menown on May 1, 2013

      Yea lost out on Internal test also didn't realise was 500 slots got there bit late. If some more slots open for around +$50 im in for few more shillings.

    33. Creator Tierless on May 1, 2013

      "We Built it"

    34. Creator stuart gibson on May 1, 2013

      Still waiting for a 40 man guild package :P

    35. Creator Jiiub Rorgash on May 1, 2013

      also, that picture, its got a evil feel, i REALLY hope that a more dark world will be added to the design plans, because playing as a hero out to save the people is something that turns me off ALOT, gameplay comes first and in that area this game will probably we a winner :P but having a good feeling while playing a evil deformed Necromancer is not something i want to miss :)

    36. Creator Mordran (Mordugal mid/stone) on May 1, 2013

      woha brutal :) - nice concept art.

    37. Creator Jiiub Rorgash on May 1, 2013

      wanna buy mine? i will give you it if you donate 100k to the game :)

    38. Creator Jonathon Baxa on May 1, 2013

      Yes, thanks for the Founder Points updates Mark, please tell us a little description of what each of them are!

      My wallet is armed and ready, but there are no Internal Tester slots open, so I guess ill just keep my alpha tier and splurge on founder's points if they are worthy.

    39. Creator Hallowyn on May 1, 2013

      I love these concepts. And given the team I can see you guys making them a reality quite easy!

    40. Creator Kyle Rizzolo on May 1, 2013

      please add more Internal Tester slots!

    41. Creator Archer Bullseye on May 1, 2013

      Begin?.... Continue!

    42. Creator CU inc! hib/pry on May 1, 2013

      Awesome day today! And very cool looking concept art but I'll keep my soul thank you

    43. Creator Pierre-Yves, Midgard on May 1, 2013

      The soul stealer !! awesome picture, nice colors + details.

    44. Creator BloodSucker[JOL-Fr] on May 1, 2013

      awesome concept love it

    45. Creator Alienami on May 1, 2013

      "Randall B. 1 minute ago
      Also, give us a update on stretch goals when possible. :) Be good for when funding ends so when people check they will see whats on the chopping block and add more."


    46. Creator Takauri (Radiant Knights) on May 1, 2013

      We can do it - lets get this game made!

    47. Creator Eric Reyes (Kenluin) on May 1, 2013

      Awesome work Sandra, we hope to see more of your art too! Hope the wrist gets better, an again awesome work on that ST'RM it got a lot of backers during that day! :)

    48. Creator Alienami on May 1, 2013

      Oooo, nice, is this RVR soul stealing concept art? Very sweet.

      I've got a little extra cash in the wings waiting if needed, probably will add it in the final hours *just* to be safe! WE WILL FUND! "It is known!"

    49. Creator Randall B. on May 1, 2013

      Also, give us a update on stretch goals when possible. :) Be good for when funding ends so when people check they will see whats on the chopping block and add more.

    50. Creator Doug Rohm on May 1, 2013

      @Jason I bet it is! Good catch...