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Classic JRPG combat meets action packed dungeons and stylish storytelling. Use skills and strategy to survive a lush, brutal landscape. If you missed the campaign, you can still contribute on Battlechasers.com!
Classic JRPG combat meets action packed dungeons and stylish storytelling. Use skills and strategy to survive a lush, brutal landscape. If you missed the campaign, you can still contribute on Battlechasers.com!
14,175 backers pledged $856,354 to help bring this project to life.

December Battle Chasers: Nightwar Update!

Posted by Airship Syndicate (Creator)
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Happy New Year (almost), Backers!

No preamble this time, just a shiny assortment of brand-spanking-new animated GIFs (jiffs?)! 

But what does it all mean...?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crafting System

Some of the best gear is made at crafting stations found in dungeons. When you reach them, recipes are simple: put in the required ingredients for a 100% chance to make an uncommon-quality item. 

In a few twists, you can try with LESS than the required ingredients, and you'll see your percentage chance to succeed (or fail, and lose all of the ingredients). You can put MORE than the required ingredients into the craft, increasing your chance to make a rare or better item. 

Pile in enough, and you'll add up to a guaranteed epic version of any equippable item.

Alpha and Beta

We didn't get to alpha before Christmas like we had hoped, but are still aiming for the first quarter of '17 for both. We're still holding steady on our planned mid-2017 ship date. Many have asked when they'll choose their platform: this will be around the Beta date.

New Characters

Meet two new members of the Battle Chasers universe... the to-be-named Beastmaster (stretch goal!) and the tavern keeper, Dogan.

 

 

A Unique Shout Out - Crowfall!

Our good friends over at Art+Craft, creators of the MMO and smash Kickstarter hit Crowfall, have quite the unique investment opportunity going on. Rather than just backing their project (which looks awesome), you can actually invest in it. There are legal things at play here so we can't say much, but our advice... check it out on your own! Here it is in their own words:

"Don't Just Back Crowfall... Invest! 

Why just back Crowfall for rewards, when you can invest in the company -- and potentially see a financial return! 

ArtCraft Entertainment (creators of Crowfall) and Indiegogo.com are partnering to offer this unique crowdfunding investment opportunity. 

 Check out the offering at: https://equity.indiegogo.com/offerings/artcraft-entertainment/"

To 2017

Thanks all. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Holidays... all of it!

-Airship

Andrew Nguyen, Tabitha Wang, and 99 more people like this update.

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    1. Kristoffer A. Smith on

      Awesome development... excited for the first release! And to read the new comic issues. �

    2. Beh Kok Seng
      Superbacker
      on

      Will there be future expansion for this game, once completed?

    3. Fire-Dragon-DoL on

      Wow, people this game looks AMAZING O.o

    4. Ulkhror on

      Will you update the official website with all the news (and maybe even more) at a moment?
      It's been a while there's nothing new on it...

      http://www.battlechasers.com/battlechasers/

    5. Mr.Monttu
      Superbacker
      on

      BEASTMASTEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERRR!!! (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧

    6. frederic tarabout on

      I m always stunned by the beauty of this game.

    7. Ulkhror on

      Thanks for the udpate!
      A gameplay video + comments by the crew would have been amazing!
      With a warm "Merry Christmas" at the end but ok, that's excellent already ;)

    8. Kristoffer Brandberg on

      Oh HELL yes! I was hoping for a non-human character, and a female one No less! Thank you for the awesome deliverance! Now I'm curious about the history of her race.

    9. Brandon Derezinski on

      Thunder cats hoooo!! cough* coug

    10. jonathan on

      im happy with the beastmaster she look to use spear (polearm) my favorite type of weapon

    11. PaulSalarda on

      Here's hoping for sexy Beastmaster party member! :D

    12. Cor Leonis on

      Beautiful work guys, looks fantastic.

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      Filipe Lopes on

      Happy holydays to all you guys! And to all my fellow backers aswell!

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      Andres Rodriguez on

      Guys i love how the project is moving along but when will we get the alpha XD i need to play this gameeeee

    15. D-Boy
      Superbacker
      on

      The Beastmaster can tame me anytime! Meow!

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      Josh Lightfoot on

      Oh man - looking so good. Meow @ Beastmaster

    17. Juha-Matti Johansson on

      Every time I look at this game I am so happy that I backed it. This look so cool and so my game. I will play this game to end on one sitting... No matter how long.

    18. SpacemanHardy on

      Wow, something about that Beastmaster is just so incredibly sexy! 8D

      She's going to be party member, correct?

    19. Joel on

      I'm so hyped for this game! Looks amazing! Keep it up Airship Syndicate

    20. Rob on

      I member Dogan!