Kickstarter Update #43: Summer Debugging, Happening So Fast
Greetings, wannabe witches and wizards! We hope that the Air Mages have been keeping you cool during this brutal summer. Or that the Fire Mages have been keeping you toasty... Read more
What? It's June Already?
Mages: Almost Initiated
Welcome, once more, magical masters of the mystical multiverse,
As you'll no doubt be aware if you've been following along with our updates, development has been advancing rather well on... Read more
Polar Vortex 2015
Greetings, mages, magesses, and familiars! We hope that the Fire Mages have been putting in overtime for you if you’re in the northern hemisphere. Between some major illnesses and housing... Read more
Onward to October
Salutations Seers, Sorcerers, and Shamans,
Thanks for tuning-in your crystal balls and Spheres of Observation into the very latest magical transmission that we’re sending out across this esoteric worldwide communication... Read more
Summer of Sidequests
Greetings patrons of the arcane,
We hope your summer has kickstarted nicely and that you’ve got enough Air and Water mages working overtime to keep your tower cool! (Or Fire... Read more
There’s not a whole lot to report since our last update, but we figured it was time to check-in and let you all know that we’re still... Read more
Mage's Initiation Sees Green
Greetings would-be wizards and wizardesses,
This is just a quick update to let you all know that Mage's Initiation will be coming to Steam!
After a long, tedious process of... Read more
Winter 2014 Summit
First things first, some belated happy new year's greetings to our dedicated acolytes! We've got quite a bit to report to you regarding Iginor's construction.
Himalaya Summit Meeting 2014 (and... Read more
November Progress Report
Salutations, patrons of the arts arcane!
Al Emmo Digital Download Reward Available
First off the bat, if you pledged at the $50 Spellbinder or $70 Shaman tier, you’re in... Read more
The Current State of Affairs
Salutations, practitioners of the arcane! It's update time once again. We hope you're giving off your 666 salutes and throwing down like a Masked Mage practicing the darkest of arts... Read more
Backer-Sponsored Content, Resin Figure ETA, and more!
Greetings, Sorcerers and Sorceresses! We’re back, and we’re ringin’ the bell.
We’ve definitely been grinding away and prioritizing work on the game, which is why it’s been a while between... Read more
Combat Demo v1 is Here
Greetings, wizards and wizardesses!
As promised, the first backers-exclusive Mage's Initiation combat demo has arrived. We've taken on board the most commonly requested feedback that we received from our previous... Read more
Upcoming Surveys and Demo
Greetings, practitioners of the arcane!
We hope you have all been keeping well. We've been plugging away at development on Mage's Initiation and still have a lot of work ahead... Read more
Mage's Initiation on Steam Greenlight
This is just a quick announcement regarding Steam Greenlight. We want to see Mage’s Initiation get on Steam just as badly as you do, complete with memorable... Read more
May Update, Belated Version
Greetings, backers! Yes, we realize we’re a little bit late with this update and that we’ve been shamefully slow with getting back to messages. We’ve had some illnesses and obstacles... Read more
Monthly Update the First
Happy Monday, acolytes of magery! (Now that the campaign is over and we’re past Amazon’s clearing period, it no longer feels appropriate to say “initiates”.) Have we got some news... Read more
Private Backer Forums Now Open!
Hello, hello initiates! We trust that you’ve had a chance to rest up after the big celebration on Friday night! Once again, a big resounding THANK YOU from us! We... Read more
Final Hour Drawing Winners
Good evening, initiates!
As our final hour ticks down, we had an unexpectedly awesome thing happen: one of our Swag Everest winners in conjunction with another backer generously donated some... Read more
$120,000 Milestone Swag Everest Winners & PORTS!
A very happy Friday, initiates...can you believe it's the last one in the campaign?! As we write this, we're literally in the 11th hour! THANK YOU from the bottoms of... Read more
$110,000 Milestone Swag Everest Winners
Salutations, acolytes of the elements!
As the final hours of our Kickstarter campaign tick down, we are happily blitzing through these stretch goals…and $10K milestones upon factoring in our PayPal... Read more
It’s the final countdown!
Hello, hello, apprentices! We are officially in the final hours, as Kickstarter has now switched the counter on us to hours instead of days! Now would be the time to... Read more
$100,000 Swag Everest Climbers & Stretch Goal
Happy Monday, initiates! Mondays are normally crappy, particularly the Monday after St. Patrick's day (aka Hangover Day.)
Not this Monday: after factoring in PayPal pledges, we just hit the $100,000... Read more
Firstly, a Happy St. Patrick’s Day to our wonderful backers! We definitely felt some green come in this weekend, THANK YOU!
NEW Stretch Goal for Text-Only FRIGS
So, we... Read more
Reddit AMA at 1PM EDT
Salutations, initiates! We trust you've had fun with the demo. The feedback you're providing is invaluable to us, and please remember to report any bugs and crashes in our Technical... Read more
$90,000 Swag Everest Winners
Happy Friday, initiates!
It's a very happy Friday indeed as we have breached $90,000 after factoring in our PayPal pledges. We drew Backers #671 and #1424, Steve Nelson and Aperama... Read more
Greetings, Initiates of Magic!
The Mage’s Initiation demo is now available for public download!
Download the Mage's Initiation Demo here!
We wanted to give it a little more polish, so... Read more
Greetings, questmasters of the elements! We now have a mere 9 days left in our Kickstarter campaign, can you believe it?! We’ve been having so much fun, the time’s just... Read more
$80,000 Swag Everest Winners
Happy Friday, enthusiasts of the elements!
We are extremely jubilant to announce that we have reached our $80,000 stretch goal after factoring in both Kickstarter and PayPal pledges: the fearsome... Read more
Hello, hello, adventure backers!
One of the things we love about adventure games and RPGs both new and old are the sub-quests that add to the narrative of the main... Read more
Out on the Battlefield
Greetings, lovers of might and magic!
Oops, wrong franchise.
We mean lovers of fireballs, windstorms, earthquakes, and floods! (Somewhere, there is a casualty insurance agent crying a waterfall.)
PayPal... Read more
$70k and the Second Round of Winners
Hi, Mage's Backers!
We never thought we'd be announcing another round of prizes so quickly, but thanks to your awesomeness, we have just passed the $70k threshold and it's already... Read more
Stretch Goals on the Horizon!
WE DID IT!!! Thanks to our wonderful magi, sorceresses, elementalists, and all those in between, Mage’s Initiation has been fully funded. You’ve made our dream come true, and we can’t... Read more
Our dear wonderful backers, It is with great joy that we hit $60,000 tonight and now have less than $5,000 to go! So a big resounding THANK YOU that can... Read more
Changes to the $10,000 Milestone Madness
After considering the feedback we got in our last update, we decided to change our reward to two (2) random backers from our global backer poolupon reaching... Read more
In Honor of the $10,000 Milestones
Greetings, backers of all things elemental!
We’re now officially less than $9,000 from our goal -- 87% of the way. Thank you for believing in us!
We know that... Read more
1,500 Backers, Speed Coloring, and Greenlight Oh My
Salutations to all you sorcerers, spellcasters, shamans, and those in between! We’re now a week into our Kickstarter campaign, and just breached 1,500 backers, $53,000, and 82% of our goal.... Read more
74% and NEW TIERS!
Greetings, old school adventure backers!
Live from the Executive Producer’s desk in the Boogiedown Bronx, IT’S SATURDAY NIGHT!
And we have just reached an astonishing 74% of our goal... Read more
56% of the way, Mages in the press, and some teaser pics!
Hello backers who pledged your wages to Mages!
After only our second day up and running on Kickstarter, your generous support has catapulted us right past the 50% funding mark!... Read more
One day down, thirty to go. Thank you!
Wow. We've been at this less that 24 hours, and we're already over $28K. Awesome work! Thank you!
It has been an incredible first day, and we're... Read more