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Carbon Grey is a story about humanity's creative or destructive side. The book has been a labor of love for almost 11 years.
Carbon Grey is a story about humanity's creative or destructive side. The book has been a labor of love for almost 11 years.
861 backers pledged $56,000 to help bring this project to life.

VICTORY!!!

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WOW, what a roller coaster ride! It was exhilarating, stressful but most importantly FUN - a lot of fun. It took us over a month to plan, execute and finally launch the campaign. With baited breath we crossed our fingers and hoped that people would take notice of our work and support us. But we knew that, no matter how well we planned, nothing was guaranteed. 

Today, you made it happen. You guys have given us an opportunity to finish what we started over a decade ago. THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH!!!

When planning the campaign we tried to come up with interesting and unusual rewards that might reflect the spirit of Carbon Grey (beyond just giving away copies of the comic), and as a result we’ve had quite an adventure. It’s given us the opportunity to commission new work from artists and musicians, to learn about manufacturing processes and gain new crafting skills making custom rewards.

It’s also led to us making a lot of new contacts and friends in other creative fields across the Kickstarter community. The feedback and advice from you - our backers and supporters - has encouraged us to go further still.

Unexpectedly Kickstarter has taken us and Carbon Grey into areas we’d never imagined - music, toy manufacture and perhaps even a tabletop game. We’re so grateful for this experience – it’s as valuable to us as the funding itself.

Amazingly we still have some time before the campaign ends, and we're going to push and try for some stretch goals! We'd love to hear your suggestions - please feel free to post them in the comments, or message me.

At its heart (as you’ll discover in volume three!) Carbon Grey is a story about the creative urge, and the consequences of suppressing it. We’re honored that you’ve allowed us the chance to express ours :).

Best - Hoang

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    1. Hoang Nguyen 6-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      Thanks for your suggestion Jason, we came up with something that was cost effective and also doesn't impact our schedule too much. Your recommendation is very cool, I would love to make Alena von Medeim/Raisa Vasilyeva, the scene where she sit on the throne. Perhaps down the road.
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      Thanks Masa!
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      Yes Tommy, we did it :)

    2. Aymeric on June 11, 2013

      Great news about RH, luckily their project ends next month. That may leaves time for it :)

    3. Tommy Blaze on June 11, 2013

      @Hoang Really? Pure awesomeness! :-D

    4. Cédric on June 11, 2013

      Mazette, it's a good new. I think i will update my pledge !!

    5. Jason Edward Johnson on June 11, 2013

      These are my sugguestions for stretch goals. I would like to see:

      -A quick orginal sketch card.

      -A Model of one of the ships/vechicals in the story

      -A 2nd figure to be included of Alena von Medeim/Raisa Vasilyeva.

    6. Hoang Nguyen 6-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      Hey Spendierhose21, the $14 tier will get you all the PDF files and the soundtrack (digital download)
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      Tommy, Khari and I just did a design sketch for Raging Heroes, so you wish might come true :)
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      Thank you all, we did it together! I'm so proud of you all, "group hug".

    7. Spendierhose21 on June 11, 2013

      Since my budget doesn't allow me to purchase much beyond the pledge level 14$ I suggest a new tier at 20$ for all the PDFs and the soundtrack digital download.

    8. Matt Reppert on June 11, 2013

      So happy this made it!

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      Docmac
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      So happy for you and for us! Great job everyone!

    10. Aymeric on June 11, 2013

      Congratulations :-)

    11. Ethereal Phoenix Studios on June 11, 2013

      Awesome, congratulations! :D

    12. Tommy Blaze on June 11, 2013

      Grats! For a stretch goal you could join forces with Raging Heroes and have a 28mm miniature of the girl in the black bodysuit. Go for a Carbon Grey skirmish game. :-)

    13. euansmith
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      Bavo!

    14. Palindrome Bob-XSF-I'm in AGL589-BG5.22
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      Congratulations all around and my thanks to whomever pointed me here (can't remember whether it was Dablue or anyone else :p)
      ### Member of the Pinkerton Road Cavalry ###
      ### Dreamfall Traveller ###

    15. Jana Hlinkova on June 11, 2013

      yay, we finally got there. im so excited! :D we are awesome!

    16. steve knott on June 11, 2013

      Excellent news! Congrats to everyone

    17. Timbo on June 11, 2013

      Awesome, congrats! (To all of us ;) )

    18. Brian Widman on June 11, 2013

      I never doubted this for a second, great artwork and storytelling always find a way! It's been an honor seeing this through.

    19. Hoang Nguyen 6-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      @Dablue Thanks for helping promote us here, there and everywhere :)
      @Dremacon @ Chris Messina Thank you so much!

    20. Hoang Nguyen 6-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      @Spendierhose21 What do you have in mind? :)

    21. Hoang Nguyen 6-time creator
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      Thank guys! we're planning the stretch goal right now, what would you guys want to see made. Send us your suggestions.

    22. Spendierhose21 on June 11, 2013

      Hooray! Now, what stretch goal do you have in mind for 60k$? :-)

    23. Chris Messina on June 11, 2013

      Hooray! Congrats!

    24. Dablue
      Superbacker
      on June 11, 2013

      Congrats man ;D you guys deserve it. ;)

    25. Dremacon on June 11, 2013

      Woo! Congrats on your success! Well deserved. Glad to see it got funded so I get to read these pieces of art. Excellent!