Finishing up Vol 2 and Custom Cards! (FINAL FINAL NOTICE)
We're almost done with Story War volume 2! Your feedback ended up dramatically affecting the final product! We got rid of all of the redundancies (except for the Wishing Star - branding!) and the additions of characters like the Soccer Mom and Barista really helped us find a solid tone for Vol 2! It also helped us come up with similar characters in that vein, like the Therapist and Lawyer.
We also made sure all the animal characters made sense for the thing that they are! Also we added an important new rule: Once per battle, at any time, the Judge may say "The new win condition is..." to change the win condition from "killing each other" to whatever he or she wants. This new rule makes more sense with how experienced players end up playing Story War, and it's the only way a lot of the more softer/social characters like Soccer Mom end up being viable. We playtested it and it works out great! (PS: Soccer Mom still has a van and a bunch of sports gear, she's no pushover in a fight! We made sure that everyone had some sort of viable method of attacking.)
Bee and PuppyCat
You guys! Guess who I met in LA at Indicade!
It's Pen Ward from Adventure Time and Natasha Allegri also from Adventure Time! Natasha follows me on Twitter and she's a big fan of Story War and she meekly came up to me and said hello and it was really cute! BUT HEY GUESS WHAT! Natasha has her own Kickstarter right now for her own show that will air on YouTube for free (by way of Cartoon Hangover) called Bee and PuppyCat!
The Bee and PuppyCat campaign only has 8 days left and it hasn't reached it's goal yet, though it's close! Please go help them out if you can! ALSO A NICE BONUS: We're talking to Cartoon Hangover about maybe putting the Story War cartoon on their channel, and if Bee and Puppycat does well it might mean good things for the Story War cartoon! Which, by the way, is looking fantastic! Here's some finished line art:
Ok, ONE LAST THING!
Read this very carefully: Some of you have either not submitted your custom card or you have submitted a broken or blocked link that was unusable as a reference. Below are the truncated email addresses (it should be enough to identify yourself but it's not enough for anyone to email you) of the people who have yet to submit their custom card references. Please carefully look over the section for your reward tier. If you see what looks like your email, check your Kickstarter PMs, we just sent you the link you need to fill out the custom card survey.
WITCHES AND WIZARDS: bdbartem --not submitted urias.ga --not submitted james.ro --not submitted stevebri --not submitted ajk40 --facebook blocked Slayer_t --not submitted lorenzo_ --not submitted zeeric --not submitted shortyrocks1 --facebook blocked Cubethulhu --not submitted thompsjt --not submitted derick90 --not submitted goldenknig --broken link jb_stewar --not submitted bimble --not submitted dcancill --not submitted emiri1 --blocked facebook
MAD SCIENTIST: ntambros --not submitted lhigley --not submitted
KNIGHTS: hellfish --not submitted micah --not submitted i-graham9 --not submitted tigereye6 --not submitted
CUSTOM: vallance --not submitted thaumatuirgicalinvest --not submitted amined --not submitted jareya --not submitted johnchao --not submitted ashketchumek --not submitted bbr1014 --not submitted
This is the LAST TIME we'll be reminding people about custom cards! If you haven't submitted your picture by now, and you can't within the next few days, there's not much we can do! We paid the printers for a one-off and once we send the files to the factory there are no re-dos and no refunds. PLEASE double check and make sure your email is not on the list! (If you think you see your truncated email on one of the lists above but you didn't get a PM and you're super super paranoid then you can email email@example.com but PLEASE do not email him unless you're PRETTY SURE you didn't get the PM and you haven't submitted your card reference.)
Okay! Pheeewwww. We should be wrapping this whole thing up soon! This has been a crazy year! How have yall been? How's the game treatin' you? How's tricks?
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VALOR PACK - You'll get everything in the DELUXE PACK and your game will include a one-of-a-kind custom Knight card based on YOU, wielding your weapon of choice! A demonic sword? A rubber chicken? A balloon animal? It's up to you! Just send us a photo of yourself and tell us the kind of weapon you want to be wielding and we'll draw you into the game!Estimated delivery:Add $10 USD to ship outside the US
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