The Earth Strikes back! Pledge Manager now open
Many of you already backed our The Earth Strikes Back campaign. In case you missed it because the Kickstarter did not come at the right time for you,... Read more
Last day for The Earth Strikes Back
Update 100 for our Galaxy Defenders Kickstarter, to remind you that today is the LAST day to join the new Season Two Kickstarter.
You probably know already that... Read more
In case you haven't noticed...
As our Season 2 Kickstarter is near to the end, we wanted to give a shout out to those of you who might still be undecided about pledging... Read more
Less than 100 hours to the launch of the new Kickstarter - here's the trailer
The Day is Coming... The Earth Strikes Back, the new Kickstarter campaign to fund "Season 2" of Galaxy Defenders, is launching 4 days from now.
If you... Read more
"Season 2" previews on Aresgames
In case you missed them, I wanted you to be aware that we've started a series of preview articles on the Ares Games web site. The previews will... Read more
The Earth Strikes Back! Our new KS campaign has been announced.
Our new Kickstarter for the "Season 2" of Galaxy Defenders has just been announced.
More details at:
In the next weeks, we'll tell you a lot more... Read more
Shipping completed, some interesting information, and new digital rewards available!
I am very pleased to announce that the shipments of physical rewards have been completed, both by our US and Germany warehouses.
This means that either you have... Read more
Shipping Update and New Content
Shipping is progressing well. As I anticipated in the Comments page, our two warehouses have been following a slightly different process.
Our US warehouse prepared a certain number... Read more
The GD-day is here. Today, shipments of your rewards are starting to be sent out from our warehouse in the USA and from our warehouse in Germany.
We're... Read more
A short but very important update!
We are now getting ready for the final steps of delivering your Kickstarter rewards.
In preparation for the impending arrival of the shipment (further delayed by the bad... Read more
Things Agents are Meant to Know
A conflict of power between the top-levels of the US government just started. US Customs against the Agency...
Seriously, as we posted a couple of hours ago on... Read more
Address Verification Process - Reminder
Most of you properly reported back to us with the validation and verification of your address. But 72 hours from the proposed deadline (Thursday this week), about 15%... Read more
Address Verification Process Started
We just e-mailed you all. We want to be sure that your address data is in proper shape before we start the process of sending rewards, that will... Read more
Incoming transmission... Galaxy Ball Rulebook available for download
Another one of our digital rewards is now available.
Version 1.0 of the Galaxy Ball rulebook is available for download here.
We had amazing fun during playtests, with aliens... Read more
2014 is here, Galaxy Defenders on its way
2014 is here, and the shipments with Galaxy Defenders are on their way to the warehouses.
Note that there are some of you who still did not complete... Read more
Merry Christmas from Ares Games
While our first Kickstarter, Sails of Glory, is now finally shipping to our backers, it's also time to give you an update about what's going on with Galaxy... Read more
Inside the box
Gremlin Project proudly presents the opening of the first copy of Galaxy Defenders out of the production line! And as a bonus, everything is presented with a charming... Read more
Paypal requests, QC completed, Happy Thanksgiving!
The QC process through the final production samples we did together with our favorite Gremlins is complete, and we have now OKed the factory to load the containers.... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American friends... but today is as good as Christmas for our friends of Gremlin Project. They arrived at our office just in... Read more
Production Update - And GD Tracker ready for download (IOS)
Production is completed by now. We are waiting for the parcel with the final QC samples to be delivered to us (most likely tomorrow, looking at the latest... Read more
Incoming Transmission - Important News from the Alien Front
We are back from the Essen Spiel, we are back from Lucca Comics & Games show... But we've not just been prancing around!
At Essen, we previewed the... Read more
Incoming Transmission - The ultimate miniature gallery
The factory is busy at work producing a few hundreds of thousands of plastic figures, while the painted and metal figures for our "Galaxy Defenders" and "Armored Agents"... Read more
Alien Mind variant and new content on our website
There's more content that has been uploaded yesterday to the official game website.
The new content includes:
-- one of the digital rewards, the rules for the Alien... Read more
A big update to our website - some digital rewards now available
While the production is in progress, the Gremlins are busy at work fulfilling our promises for digital rewards, creating and testing all the new scenarios that have been... Read more
Everything is in production...
All the files are at the printer, the dice are approved, the moulds are done, and in a few more days we will get the first shots of... Read more
Gremlins Never Sleep (at Night)
Some of you are worried by the recent lack of updates. Don't think we've
forgot about our project!
Quite the contrary, Gremlins and Ares have been busy to... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Green Drones
We might have been silent in the last days, but we have not been lazy.
Last week, we sent out for the production of the plastic injection molds... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Behold the Beast (and its stats)
Another sneak peek for you - this time, take a look at the green and blue Xeno-Beasts!
While not as strong as the dangerous red ones, these beasts,... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Gremlins at Work
The project may be over, but Gremlins are still busy at work. They got our map artist, Mario Barbati, to refine the look of the game boards, to... Read more
Incoming Transmission... The Day After
Yesterday was a 20 hours long day, but the project had such a fun ending it was impossible to feel tired!
Thanks again! The final rush was really... Read more
Thank you, Agents!
Now we know that the Invaders won't prevail.
Our Agents are brave and strong. We may succumb to endless hordes of 'Morphs, but our blue and green... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Last Stand in the Ruins
Another goal achieved in the final rush - now all the map tiles feature a different environment. 12 different maps on 6 double-sided tiles, for endless permutations!
And... Read more
Incoming Transmission - For the last stand
For those brave souls who are here with us waiting for the end of the Kickstarter, we offer THE ULTIMATE BUNDLE - one each of all the options... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Geek Department Online, May I Help you?
I am sure you were waiting for hordes of Xeno-Morphs to unlock, but to keep us engaged in the wait, we've finally unlocked the Geek Department goal! It... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Agent S is here!
He's here! Our amazingly bald and sharp single-letter Agent is here, and Agent N is not alone to face off the Alien invaders.
Now, if only these guys... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Ready for the final rush?
Time is running short and the Invasion is scaling up.
Time to let you know what the final stretch goals are.
Thanks for your support, and let's get... Read more
Incoming Transmission.... WYSIWYG, and Xenobots WIP
A couple of nice things to look at, while we wait hitting our next stretch goal, unlocking AGENT S!
First, do you wonder how your core set figures... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Final day craziness begins!
Our final days, let's start with some miscellaneous news and important information.
*** BGG MICRO-CONTEST **
Apparently, our micro-contest must have violated some rule of BGG, as it... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Mission Editor WIP
You know already that one of the great feature of our game is that it is highly customizable. There are a lot of different game elements that... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Options, and a Discount to Help!
In the last few days, we've been wondering how to offer "bundles" of options. But we did not find a good way to handle them. Different people have... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Stretch Goals
We just unlocked our 150K goal, and the Sentry Gun figure is now in the game - and the same miniature is also added free of charge, in... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Boardgamegeek Mini-contest
You've got another way to get a free G-Droid or Chromium...
One of our backers proposed a "guessing game" on the ending of our Galaxy Defenders Kickstarter... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Catch the Rabbit, and deploy the Sentry Gun!
In the dark of the night here at the EU central of the Agency, a new stretch goal was unlocked.
With 975 backers, a new KS-only device, the ... Read more
Incoming Transmissions... Agent N in play, Apps, Goals, and more!
Galaxy Defenders! The campaign is heading towards a great conclusion, thanks to your help and support.
Today, we've reached and surpassed out 140K stretch goal. Agent N is now... Read more
Important Update for EU backers - Shipping from inside the EU confirmed
We are happy to announce that we've found a good fulfillment solution for shipping from inside the European Union.
This will have a positive effect for any backer... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Agent S Going to Be Recruited at 160K
We just added a couple of new things to the project home.
Agent Sis an Alien Weapon Specialist - He's not as good a sharpshooter as Iridium... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Work in Progress, Rabbits, and Wings
For a change, we want not to talk only about goals, free stuff, and options, but to show you some of the great work-in-progress that our favorite Gremlins... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Xenobots Attack!
Galaxy Defenders! As the end of the campaign gets closer, we achieved two new stretch goals!
At 925 backers, we unlocked the apocalyptic Judgement Day mission.
And now, your... Read more
Pledge Calculator and Pledge Summary
We completed our work on a spreadsheet-based pledge summary (PDF) and pledge calculator (XLS format).
Pledge Summary (PDF)
Pledge Calculator (XLS)
We tried to make these documents as... Read more
All You Need to Know About the Options
The title says it all! Options marked with a § indicate a component which is not included in the Elite Agent rewards.
Exclusive Kickstarter Figures – Agents
§ Agent G-Droid... Read more
Incoming Transmission... A new bonus goal, and a preview to help get there!
We are getting in the final days of the campaign, and all help is necessary to get the project to a great conclusion, including getting the help of... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Options! Alternate Chromium, GalaxyBall, and Swarms of Xenobots
A lot of new options have just been added to the project.
The alternate Chromium is still available in the recruitment campaign, but now, you can simply add... Read more
Incoming Transmission... 900 backers and onward to the Alien Mind, a new preview, and more!
Another goal achieved during the night - with 900 backers, we are now adding 10 map overlays to our game, in order to make your (and our) missions... Read more
Incoming Transmission... 120K... Drone Deployed... New Goals Coming!
$120K and a new goal is achieved! Now your Biotech will be able to deploy a real miniature instead than a mere counter when his favorite drone is... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Video Review Online
Our "beta" prototypes are around, and we got a second video review completed, by Richard Ham of Rahdo Runs Through. Richard dived really deep into... Read more
Incoming Transmission... 875 Backers Goal Achieved.... Two Goals Coming Soon!
A great day is ending here in Old Europe... We started achieving one backer-based goal, and we end with another one achieved, too!
Both a blue and green... Read more
Incoming transmission... Metal Terror, Metal Droid, and New Goals!
are you a serious metal fan? We just added two more options, for those of you who are actively pursuing a full metal set.
And as we get... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Painted or Unpainted? Assembled or not?
From the questions we've got, we realized that some of you are not aware that all Galaxy Defenders figures (except the Arachnos, which is a two-part snap-on piece) ... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Dice Tower Previews Galaxy Defenders
As we told you, we scattered a handful of "beta" copies of our game around the World. One of those was sent to Tom Vasel, well known... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Beware the NEXUS!
Worried about the blue Nexus included in the Core Set rampaging towards your Agents? How would you feel about a couple more around you, trying to blast you... Read more
Incoming Transmission... In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle!
(Ok, we won't embed it, but take a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vebx1Ja9zm8 to party with us for a couple of minutes...)
825 backers, 110K. The Agency must send you,... Read more
Incoming Transmission... The Xeno-Hunter is here!
800! And growing... The Xeno-Hunter in Agent version is here. This dangerous alien may become an ally of the Agency with this version, uniquely available to our Kickstarter backers.
Thanks... Read more
Incoming Transmission... A Reshuffle, and New Things to Come
We reviewed our current line-up of stretch goals, and decided that it was time to shake up things a little and show to you more of what it's... Read more
Incoming Transmission... 775 Backers... Waiting for the Hunter!
A new stretch goal was achieved yesterday night - with 775 backers, we've been able to add two new missions (one to the core set, one a downloadable... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Backer-based Stretch Goals
We're close to the 775 backers stretch goal, so here are the new ones!
You wanted him as your ally... and he is coming!
And to enhance the... Read more
Incoming Transmission... Behold the BEAST!
we know some of you are not on Facebook... We don't want to risk that you miss to take a look at the Xeno-Beast in full hand-painted glory.... Read more
Incoming Transmission - Two stretch goals achieved... Options unlocked...
A lot of action in these days, thanks to your efforts in recruiting new Agents to fight the Invasion... Two stretch goals have been achieved! We've got 750... Read more
Incoming Transmission - New Options Available
Let's Rock! For all our Metal fans, we decided to make two new options available - The Metal Hunt and The Metal Hive.
These two options feature... Read more
Incoming Transmission - Recruiting Successful... Mission Continues
Thanks to your efforts, we've accomplished our 725 backers stretch goal - two new exclusive items, the Curved Blades and the FMJ Bullets, are now added to the... Read more
Incoming Transmission - Two stretch goals achieved... Options unlocked...
A lot of action in the last couple of days, thanks to your efforts in recruiting new Agents to fight the Invasion... Two stretch goals have been achieved!... Read more
Incoming Transmission - Secret Mission... Recruit New Agents...
As we write, we've got almost 675 agents, unlocking the next backer-based stretch goal, the addition of the two Simulator maps as the reverse side of the Starship... Read more
Incoming transmission... New and Revised Stretch Goals
We just updated the project home with completely revamped stretch goals from 90K to 140K.
- At $90,000, we will offer free of charge, exclusively for our... Read more
New Worldwide Pledge Levels
We just opened a new pledge level, the WORLDWIDE ELITE AGENT, with free shipping anywhere in the world.
Starting with Early Birds at $ 155 (normal pledge for... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Stretch Goal Achieved!
One stretch goal have been achieved!
Thank you for your support to the campaign!
The Nano Barrier is now already secured for our KS backers, and with a... Read more
Incoming transmission... Combat System Video Released
Galaxy Defenders Agents!
Our first Combat System video is finally available!
This video will give you a brief and quick view about the GD Combat System,
"a nice surprise... Read more
Xeno-Beast spotted in a new Video!
Sightings of the beast have been reported, and orders to the "Wings of Glory" fighters to scramble has been given.
The beast must be destroyed!
Our Gremlins are working on... Read more
Incoming Transmission... New Stretch Goal Achieved and New Stretch Goal Revealed
One stretch goal have been achieved!
Thank you for your support to the campaign!
The Jack Russell is now already secured for our KS backers, and with a... Read more
Incoming transmission... New Optional Add-Ons Available...
You asked for them, here they are! New options to enhance your play experience!
More map tiles give you the possibility of creating your own missions with great... Read more
Incoming transmission... New Stretch Goals Achieved
In the last 24 hours, two stretch goals have been achieved! Thank you for your support to the campaign!
With a funding of $ 80,000 (200% of our... Read more
Incoming transmission... New Gameplay Info Available
Galaxy Defenders! Are you hungry to know more about the game after looking at our video for the umpteenth time? Here's some more info directly from the design team.
First... Read more
Incoming transmission... Recruitment Mission
The Agency is in need of new recruits to train against the impending Alien invasion.
We need you, our most trusted Agents, to help us in this mission!... Read more
Incoming transmission... Gameplay Video Released
Our first gameplay video is finally available!
This first video will get you through two game rounds, to give you a feeling about the gameflow, without getting... Read more
70K Stretch Goal Achieved!
The heroic efforts of our Agents forced the Aliens to field against us a new enemy. A second blue Xeno-Grey is now joining the army of the Invaders!... Read more
Incoming transmission... Full Metal Agent!
We've decided to open a new limited pledge level, including Early Bird slots for it, and with a special boost to our International backers on top!
The Armored... Read more
New Stretch Goals - When the going gets tough...
The Invasion is going to get tougher sooner than you expected...
Based on your feedback, we decided to do an extra effort to rocket-propel the project. We gave... Read more
Alien Mind - Facebook "Like" Stretch Goal
To raise more agents to defend our planet from the Invasion, we've decided to add a new stretch goal to our campaign.
As soon as we reach 1000... Read more
The Alien Spaceship has Landed
Galaxy Defenders, beware!
An Alien Spaceship has just been reported as landed in the Nevada Desert.
Thanks to the $60K stretch goal, achieved just 1 day after the start of... Read more
Incoming transmission... Avatars Available
It's time to show your loyalty to the Agency. Gone are the days of covert ops and mesmerizing people to forget what goes on. Proudly show your support... Read more
Important information for International Backers
At this moment, we can not provide a direct relief on the problem of freight cost outside of the US for the lower pledge levels.
For this reason,... Read more
Incoming transmission... Project funded - Alien spaceship sighted
Only 8 hours since the start of our campaign and the project is already fully funded!
We do not have enough words for the amazing support you've offered,... Read more
Incoming transmission--- 75% funding after 6 hours
The Agency is proud of your support to this project. 245 Agents already rallied to help defend Earth against the Alien invasion!
After less than 6 hours, the... Read more
The Agency is very pleased with you. A lot of Agents enrolled already, so much that we are left with no slots for Early Bird Elite Agents much... Read more