Masamune Is a Week Old!
Masamune Shining Forge Academy has been on Kickstarter for a whole week! We are 20% funded, and are making good progress.
Check out our newest campaign! Just like with Nightlight,... Read more
MASAMUNE Is Now on Kickstarter!
Our second campaign is now live! Click here to pledge!
In case you missed our preview last week, Masamune is an anime-themed deck-building game with tower defense elements that draws... Read more
Shipping Update (Good News, We Promise!)
Hello everyone! We have a short update from TGC about the delayed games. We received one email yesterday and one today, and we'll just let them speak for themselves:
"Hey... Read more
What's in the Box!??!?!!?
Nothing like a reference to a dark thriller to start off a holiday update, amiright?
First off, let us tell all of you that we sincerely hope you have an... Read more
No More Development Journals...
...because we're done with development! The order for the core game and all add-ons has been placed with The Game Crafter, which means all of your copies are in production... Read more
Development Journal #2: Ultimate Nightmare Mode
This last week was a scary one. It has been quite an experience working on Nightlight's stretch goal game play variant, Ultimate Nightmare Mode. A lot of our development time... Read more
Nightlight Campaign Funded!
Thank You for Playing!
Wow! It's been an thrilling 30 day campaign. We're so amazed at the astounding success of Nightlight and the amazing support you guys and gals have... Read more
All Stretch Goals Unlocked, Plus a Gameplay Spotlight!
With more than 24 hours remaining, we've unlocked our final stretch goal! The four Ultimate Nightmare Boss creatures will be chosen from suggestions made in the comments section of our... Read more
The Final 48 Hours, Plus Some Fun Facts
We're rounding the last corner, and entering the home stretch.
Or, if you prefer a more appropriate analogy, the sun is peeking over the horizon, faintly suggesting that the stuffed... Read more
One Stretch Goal Down, Two to Go!
When we created Nightlight, we kept two design fundamentals in mind: replayability and inevitability.
Our initial model included three difficulty levels players could choose from, in the form of Dream... Read more
Moar Art and New Goals and ADD-ONs! Oh My!
Nineteen! Considered by some to be a number with significant mystical significance; today we just think its AMAZING!!
We couldn't be happier to break through the latest Stretch... Read more
Dream Cards Unlocked, a New Stretch Goal, and a New Add-on!
We’ve unlocked NINE new Dream cards for the Dream deck of every Nightlight Game! You guys are awesome! (No seriously, we couldn’t do this without you!)
Now, every time you... Read more
What do Dream Cards Do? Plus a New Add-on!
Since our next stretch goal involves replacing the duplicate Dream cards with new, unique Dream cards, it seems like a good time to explore what Dream cards do and how... Read more
Final Batch of Toy Chest Items Unlocked, and a New Gameplay Mode!
We've reach $8,500 in funding, which means we've unlocked a new stretch goal! Last time we added toys to the toy chest, we included three unique puzzle pieces that will... Read more
Gameplay Spotlight: Teddy Bear, Plus Add-ons!
As promised, each time we unlock a "brighter flame" stretch goal, we'll preview a stuffed animal so you can start planning your strategy now!
But first, as a thank you... Read more
Wooden Heart Tokens Unlocked, and New Artwork Announced!
We’ve made it to $7500 which means you have unlocked Kickstarter Exclusive wooden heart tokens. Everyone who pledges toward a physical copy of the game will be counting those wounds... Read more
Lucky Number 13!
We are so excited to have reached a new milestone of a sort: 200 Backers have pledged to Nightlight, and we couldn’t be more delighted to share our... Read more
Digital Coloring Book Unlocked!
It’s hard to believe we’re already at $6,500, but here we are, and that means you've unlocked a stretch goal reward for all backer tiers! All backer tiers will... Read more
Toy Chest Items: Puzzle Pieces Unlocked!
We've hit another stretch goal!
We're really enjoying looking through all of the comments suggesting childhood toys for the toy chest. Kaleidoscopes, dress-up clothes, building blocks, xylophones, whirligigs, Rubik's cubes,... Read more
Stuffed Animal Unlocked, and a Gameplay Spotlight
Thanks to you all, we've doubled our funding goal in less than ten days since launching our campaign. And of course, that means that you've unlocked another stretch goal: a... Read more
Pledge Level Preview: Art of Nightlight Booklet
The artwork in Nightlight is one of its most defining features. It elicits childhood fears and wonders, and puts the players in that same frame of mind.
Included with the... Read more
Stretch Goal Unlocked, and 100+ Backers!
Two Stretch Goals in Two Days!
In yesterday's update, we touched on the turn tracker, a tool the players can use to thematically track how many turns have elapsed. We've... Read more
Our First Stretch Goal Has Been reached!
The Kendama has been added to the toy chest! As we stated in our last update, it will be an item in the... Read more
Help us Choose the Next Toy Chest Item!
We're currently $28 from reaching our first stretch goal: the Kendama toy chest card. Our next two stretch goals have been announced, but as the campaign goes on, we'd like... Read more
Halfway to a New Toy, and We've Added a New Pledge Level
Rummaging Through the Toy Chest
We are almost done with day five, and already halfway to our first stretch goal! Let us say again how delighted and thankful we are... Read more
Day One Wrap-up (and International Shipping)
What a first day! In twenty-four hours, we've raised 40% of our funding goal, and had an overwhelmingly positive response to the concept and artwork. Since this is our first... Read more