Happy Chinese New Year and new gamebook Kickstarter by Megara Entertainment!
CRYPT OF THE VAMPIRE KICKSTARTER: GO!
Hello dear Megara friends...
The Kickstarter for the new Collector's Edition of Golden Dragon 1: Crypt of the Vampire is now live and... Read more
Other projects with Paul Gresty and the plan for Megara's future
Hello, old backers. We in Megara Entertainment ran our first Kickstarter in 2013 to publish Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories. Today we're writing to let you know two things. ... Read more
New gamebook Kickstarter campaign by Megara Entertainment
Hello dear Arcana Agency backers!
After Arcana Agency, the Way of the Tiger and the Lone Wolf boardgame, we are now running our 4th Kickstarter campaign. Here is the link:... Read more
Arcana Agency app now on iOS/Android!
Good day! It's been awhile, dear backers. As you know, we in Megara Entertainment finished the Arcana Agency project back in 2013, and it was all thanks to folks like... Read more
The Way of the Tiger gamebooks now live on Kickstarter!
Hello, fans of the gamebook! The time has come!
Nearly one year after our opening gamebook project, we have launched another. The Way of the Tiger series is now live... Read more
Soft Launch: The Way of the Tiger, Collector's Edition and Expansion
At long last, dear Arcana Agency backers, we can share our next project with you! It's not launching on Kickstarter yet: this is a "soft launch" so we can spread... Read more
The last physical rewards are in the mail; the book is now available to all!
Good day! Yes indeed, Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories is now up on our site for all to order, both in PDF and in Kickstarter-funded hardback. If you know... Read more
Last shipping update and news
The 2007-2013 best-of audio CD has arrived today (not only a best-of, in fact - all 12 tracks have been completely redesigned for 3 months by Faiz Nabheebucus, so that... Read more
The CD and other news
$40 to $60 rewards all sent.
Packaging improved and more wrappings added. Replacement copies sent to some customers with parcel damage. I'll also double check everyone about satisfaction once... Read more
Progress on mailing rewards
Hello again! If you've been following the comments on our site, you know we're still hard at work mailing the backer rewards. Here's a quick update on everything:
We are... Read more
The book is here!
Terrific news! Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories now has a manifestation in the physical realm! (Oops, sorry; stuck in storytelling language.) What I meant to say was that we've... Read more
General status and lessons learned
Good day, everyone. As stated in those backers-only updates, electronic rewards have been delivered. Be patient with downloads: they are obviously larger than the demo. I'm testing them from a... Read more
You have made Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories a success!
Thank you, everyone. Writing now in the calm time after the project has concluded, things seem a bit surreal. "I should be doing promo now, right? I should be checking... Read more
FUNDED! To the stretch goals!
THANK YOU! We have hit our funding goal and still have 7 hours left to go! We could gush like crazy right now, and we'll surely admit that you backers... Read more
12/12/12 update: The final 24 hours
This is it! People who starred our project have received the "48-hour reminder email," and newcomers looking at the "Ending Soon" page are seeing us for the first time. New... Read more
Pledge notes and clarifications, plus a taste of the SEQUEL! (If our project succeeds, that is)
Things are picking up with Arcana Agency, and time left on the Kickstarter project is now measured in hours. With your help, we think we can make it!
There's promotion... Read more
New cross-promotion rewards thanks to YOU ARE THE HERO!
After our last update, backer generosity bumped us up $1000 dollars more. Cross-promotion backers came over from Maelorum (welcome!), old backers raised their pledge in response to our plea, who-knows-how-many... Read more
Halfway there as we go onward to the final week; some words on detective stories
Progress has been exciting, but the time has come for "the final push." We recently got our 200th backer, and just as recently passed 50% funding! Now we stand with... Read more
A little (or a lot of) discussion of game mechanics
Good day, everyone. Things are going well for the Kickstarter, and we are within reach of the 50% mark! We need to get this far so that the whole world... Read more
Continuation of the illustrated interview; hopeful stretch goals
We've thought about stretch goals for awhile. The first priority is see the project succeed, of course. (Please tell your friends, please tell your friends.) But what about afterward? Here... Read more
New pledges levels and the story behind our story
Hello, everyone. We've passed $8000 in pledges, or 40% of our goal, and we thank all of you for your support thus far! As we near the last weeks, we... Read more
New options for videogame promo codes, plus a creative word with our author Paul Gresty
In our unceasing quest to bring you quality updates, we hereby present another bundle of good news: more options to get you the rewards you want, and the first of... Read more
Paul Gresty: the interview
This is a conversation I’ve been having a lot, recently: –
FRIEND: ‘So, Paul, you’ve written a… ‘gamebook’…? What is that?’
ME: ‘Well, rather than conventional linear prose,... Read more
Lots of news - new pledge options, new cross-promotion rewards thanks to Turn To 400!
This may take awhile.
First, people who want to download our demo/prequel The Case of the Unghostly Ghost (and that's all of you and your kid sibling, right?) can now... Read more
Arcana Agency preview - The Case of the Unghostly Ghost review by Stuart Lloyd
Gamebook writer Stuart Lloyd (http://virtualfantasies.blogspot.fr/) has recently reviewed our freebie adventure on his blog. Here's the actual review:
It is a great time for gamebooks as there is something new every... Read more
Playable "demo" now online - download it, read it, spread it across the internet!
Exciting news! Do you want to play in the world of Arcana Agency before The Thief of Memories is published? Do you want to see an actual gamebook, not just... Read more
A post from legendary gamebook writer Herbie Brennan about Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories
For this fifth update, we are excited this time to share with you what Herbie Brennan (GrailQuest, Sagas of the Demonspawn gamebook series - I was a huge fan and... Read more
New bonus rewards: Meet our cross-promotion partner, Maelorum! Also, Detective #3: Tom Shanigan
Here's the news we hinted last time. Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories has joined in cross-promotion with Maelorum!
Maelorum is a dark fantasy novel written and illustrated by... Read more
Character sheet and background - Detective #2: Joe Strelli
A side note:
We would like to thank Will Fincher from the Maelorum Kicktarter gamebook campaign (http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/314653974/maelorum-an-epic-gamebook) for his mention of our Arcana project in his latest update.
We are preparing... Read more
A post from legendary gamebook writer Dave Morris about Arcana Agency: The Thief of Memories
For this first update, we are excited to share with you what Dave Morris (Golden Dragon, Dragon Warriors, Blood Sword, Fabled Lands) said yesterday about our project, on his blog! Here it is:... Read more