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By Multithreaded Games LLC
$30,018 pledged of $50,000 goal

Farewell... for now!


Hi everyone! Let me start off by saying how incredibly grateful we are to have had such a warm response to our Kickstarter--as two indie developers who don't necessarily have the 'star power' associated with other campaigns, we've been absolutely humbled and amazed by the positive response and feedback we've received. Even though we didn't make it, we still went 60% of the way! No small feat! From the bottom of our hearts, thank you all very much--it's meant a lot to us.

While it definitely sucks to throw in the towel, and unless someone wants to make a $20k pledge (any takers??! :P), with only four hours left, this seems to be the end of the road--for now. But please know that we've fought every step of the way to make this Kickstarter a reality, and by extension, the idea of Bevontule, which is something we've both wanted to do for practically our entire lives. The unfortunate truth is that we simply underestimated what would be required to raise the necessary funds to take the game to completion.

Where there have been mistakes, there have also been amazing teaching moments and lessons learned. Even with all the preparation, second-guessing, analyzing and sleepless nights, you simply cannot know how it will pan out without taking the plunge. And having taken the plunge, we know way more about the process than we did starting out, which makes us all the better-equipped if we decide to re-launch.

There are still many paths forward for Bevontule--there's nothing stopping us from coming back to Kickstarter later in the year. We've received a lot of interest from publishers from this campaign--we've received a lot of public interest in general. We could always set up a Patreon page or similar. This particular campaign isn't seen by us as a failure, but simply another rung in the latter.

Rest assured, no matter what, that Bevontule will continue on. Simply put, we've invested far too much of our lives in this game to completely give up--sure, development might slow down somewhat, but regardless of what happens, we'll finish the game, one way or another. The interest is most certainly there, we just need to refine our presentation.

Once again, to all of our nearly 650 backers and supporters--thanks again for believing in our vision and trusting in us to execute on that vision! We'd love for you to continue following our progress as we very much value your feedback, input and suggestions! There are plenty of ways to stay up to date!

We'll be in touch!


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    1. Multithreaded Games LLC Creator on March 2

      @Leewelo Lorekeeper Thank you, really appreciate that! I think we'll give it another shot sometime in the not-so-distant future! We'd love to have your continued support!

    2. Leewelo Lorekeeper
      on March 1

      Good luck for the future. I'll expect more Bevontule around the corner.

    3. Multithreaded Games LLC Creator on March 1

      @andrew linde Thanks, man! And you're right--we've garnered a lot of interest, and combined with the community we already had, round two should be a lot easier if we decide to go that route!

      @Carl Weatherford Really appreciate it! We'll keep you posted :)

      @Greg Wilcox That fire, unfortunately, is just indigestion :| But no, we'll definitely be back in some guise or another--you best Bevontulieve that. (I'll see myself out)

      @Ginger Anne London Thank you very much for the kind words and constant support, it really means a lot to us! :)

    4. andrew linde on March 1

      hey guys, you ran a great campaign!!!

      sorry it didn't turn out the way we all had hoped but if there's any way you can continue dev, you've got a great community started!

    5. Carl Weatherford on March 1

      Well good luck guys I hope to see more from you in the future and if you have another Kickstarter I will again back you guys!!
      Take care and good luck!!

    6. Greg Wilcox on March 1

      Well, boo, but I have the feeling you guys will be back either here on some other funding site and yep, surprising us who want to see this pop up as a game worth playing. I know It'll happen Bevontually (ha and ha), so let's hope the fire you've both got is still burning (wait, is that a Soul Calibur reference? I don't know!).

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      Ginger Anne London on March 1

      I'm so sorry that this didn't go through! You guys did such a beautiful job! Keep going with this because it deserves to be made. I think you just need more people to know about it! Cause your presentation shows what this game is honestly. And with visuals and such incredible talent from this game, you should have gotten enough backers easily. It's a perfect rpg game that has a huge following in it's genre. When you guys get to another good point for this, I'll so be there to help. I want to see it made and it will! I believe in you guys. You got passion for your game and have always been so kind to your followers. Don't give up! We are all here for you when you hope to pitch it again. I swear if I had the extra 20 thousand I would have tossed it at this in a heart beat. Good luck my friends. ❤

    8. Multithreaded Games LLC Creator on February 28


      That's good to know, thanks for the info! :)

    9. alcaray on February 28

      Unless they've changed it recently, then yes, they do allow updates.

    10. Multithreaded Games LLC Creator on February 28

      @alcaray I totally get that and thanks again for your support! Unfortunately, I'm not sure that KS will allow us to post updates after the funding period ends, unless I'm mistaken?

    11. alcaray on February 28

      Please do not forget that the quickest way to get in touch with 648 people who believe in you is right here in an update.

      I back too many Kickstarters for me to start following social media for each of them. Sorry.