Kickstarter launched for a new game!
Hey guys! Remember in our last update, I told you I'd been working on a board game, True Messiah? Well, I just launched the Kickstarter campaign for it earlier today!... Read more
A new game, and the future of Telepath Tactics
Hello there, Telepath Tactics backer! It is I, Craig Stern. This account has been quiet for the past year or so, and I figured that you might appreciate an update... Read more
Hey guys! Did you think I'd stopped updating Telepath Tactics with fixes and improvements? Pshaw--perish the thought!
Since our last Kickstarter update, I've patched the game no fewer than 6... Read more
Death to all lag!
Hey guys, I have some exciting news! I finally figured out the big thing that was causing slowdown during Telepath Tactics's longer battles: it turns out, it was caused by... Read more
Telepath Tactics Updates Galore!
Hey there tactics fans! This has been a busy month--I went to Seattle to show off the game at Power of Play, then moved into a new apartment with my... Read more
Performance boosts and Power of Play!
Greetings, gentle backers--I bring you more news from the world of Telepath Tactics!
Over the past week-and-a-half since our last Kickstarter update, I've released two new updates to the game--versions... Read more
Updates and upvotes!
Greetings, gentle backers! I've updated Telepath Tactics repeatedly since our last Kickstarter update, introducing loads of bug fixes and improvements based on your feedback. Here are the changelogs for 1.025,... Read more
Version 1.02 is go!
Hello, tactics fans! Another update here on Telepath Tactics, one jam-packed with bug fixes and improvements. I’ve been plowing through your feedback and suggestions, fixing bugs and making improvements to... Read more
Version 1.01! Lots of bug fixes
Hey guys! With release day craziness starting to recede (what can i say, it took about half a week), I've finally had the time to sit down and start digging... Read more
Post-release FAQ: your questions answered!
Hey guys! I've been getting lots (lots) of emails since yesterday, and it's taking a ton of time to go through them all, so sorry if yours doesn't... Read more
It's out! It's out!
The day is here--the time is now--the Moment of Truth has arrived: Telepath Tactics is out!
Now, to answer the question on everyone's mind: I'll be sending out copies... Read more
Telepath Tactics: 2 days from release!
Greetings, gentle backers! We are, here and now, only 2 days awayfrom the release of the game! (Less than that, actually: it releases Thursday at 12:00 Central Daylight Time,... Read more
Review copies sent out! More Tutorials!
Hey guys! I've been back from PAX East for a little over a week now. The response there was just fantastic--I gave out well over 1000 business cards, made new... Read more
Modding tutorials for Telepath Tactics!
Greetings, gentle backers! I've begun writing a series of tutorials on how to create your very own campaign in Telepath Tactics. So far there are six parts:
- Part 1 -... Read more
Visit me at PAX East!
Howdy backers! I just thought you guys should know that I'm going to be at PAX East from March 6-8 as part of the Indie MEGABOOTH. I'll be in Booth... Read more
We have a release date!
Hey guys! I just thought you all should know that I now have an official release date for Telepath Tactics: April 16, 2015!
I wrote up a lengthy explanation for... Read more
Closing in on the finish line...
Greetings, gentle backers! I posted another monthly update on the Sinister Design site this morning. There are a bunch of details in there about various cool new things that I've... Read more
Happy new year--campaign rough draft is finished!
Greetings, gentle backers! With our voyage into the new year underway, I figure it's about time I updated everyone on my goal of having the main campaign finished in rough... Read more
Campaign 2/3 done! Game auto-updates!
Greetings, gentle backers! When I last updated you just two short months ago, the main campaign for Telepath Tactics was only 1/3 finished. How much things can change in a... Read more
Promoted units, music, and the campaign 1/3 done!
Greetings, Telepath Tactics backers! It's been about three months since our last proper update, and I figure that means we're about due for another one. "So, what's new?" you ask.... Read more
A new mini-campaign: Guard Llama!
Hello, loyal backers! I have a fun little update for you.
I have created a small bonus campaign for Telepath Tactics called Guard Llama! As the title suggests, you straight-up... Read more
Final art! Music! Battles! Characters! THINGS!
Hello, loyal backers! I bring tidings of a most telepathic and tactical nature.
"Craig," you might be wondering, "what have you been working on these past few months?" Fair question!... Read more
So! Yesterday, a Twitter notification showed up on my phone congratulating me. "For what?" I wondered. I immediately checked my email, and my heart stopped:
So it's now official: Telepath... Read more
Taking stock at the end of 2013
Greetings, faithful backers! As we approach the end of 2013, I thought you might like to hear a little summary of the state of Telepath Tactics. The short version: things... Read more
The latest on Telepath Tactics
Hey guys! It's been a little while since my last Kickstarter update, but rest assured that I've been working hard on Telepath Tactics in the interim. (The last few monthly... Read more
What's new with Telepath Tactics?
Hello, gentle backers! We're almost at the three month-iversary of successfully funding Telepath Tactics, and so I figured I'd give you fine folks an update on the game.
In short,... Read more
14 days out and all's well!
Hello, gentle backers! I'm posting this to keep you "in the loop," as the kids say.
It has now been 14 days since the Telepath Tactics Kickstarter campaign ended, and... Read more
"When will I be charged?"
Hey guys! Here's a quick update on why you haven't been charged for your pledge yet.
Ordinarily, Kickstarter pledges are charged as soon as a campaign ends successfully. However, people... Read more
Telepath Tactics funded!
Hey guys! So, the Kickstarter campaign for Telepath Tactics ended early this morning with some impressive results. Here is where we ended up, and what the trip there looked like:
... Read more
Stretch goal 4 smashed! Ask me anything!
Folks! I'll keep this one brief. There are only three things you need to know:
- First, this is the last day of the Telepath Tactics Kickstarter campaign. This one's... Read more
Craig answers your questions!
First, we have an exciting tidbit of campaign news: we've hit our third stretch goal! This means that procedural level generation is going to be supported in the... Read more
The Lissit (lizardmen)
Hey guys! I've been posting all these updates about the features of Telepath Tactics (which I'm still working on, by the way)--but what about the world of Telepath Tactics? I... Read more
The final week!
Well hello there! I just wanted to pop in and let you know that we're officially in the final week of our campaign to fund Telepath Tactics. We're off to... Read more
Dungeons are go! (Also: more about custom campaigns)
Hello, gentle backer! I wanted to let you know that we've just now hit our dungeons stretch goal with 13 days left in the campaign. Not too shabby! Next up... Read more
Striding confidently toward dungeons
Hey guys! I'm back from PAX East, where I spent three days straight getting interviewed by various journalists, grabbing random passersby to play the alpha demo, and handing out roughly... Read more
Stretch goal 1 hit; on to stretch goal 2!
Howdy! I'm currently at PAX East, and have limited access to internet, so I probably won't be able to post a full update for a few days, but I wanted... Read more
Character classes and promotions
Hey guys! First, a quick update on the campaign. As I write, there are 831 of you and we've raised $19,009. Thanks to all of you, we're now within striking... Read more
And now: stretch goals!
Guys! Something great happened last night: we hit our base funding goal 3 days into the campaign! Seriously, just look at this thing:
That is insanely fast! And just look... Read more
You just backed me, and this is crazy...
...but here's our numbers. (Tactics, baby!)
Right! So, as of the time of writing, we're at $10,806.00 raised for Telepath Tactics, and are 72% of the way to being fully... Read more