Story War: Sentinel Conflict
We're proud to announce our partnership with Sentinels of the Multiverse and our new crossover game, Story War: Sentinel Conflict: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gtgames/story-war-sentinel-conflict-and-cosmic-contest-com?ref=email
The gameplay is exactly the same as... Read more
Google hangout client: Still happening!
Hey everyone! I just wanted to let you know: we almost cancelled the Google hangout client, but then someone came up to me at a conference and said they were... Read more
WOO-HOO! Every physical reward has been sent!
I just dropped off the last of the physical rewards at the post office!
The custom cards are sent! Volume 1 and 2 is sent! The deluxe pack is sent!... Read more
Sketchy Pack update!
The very last of the physical rewards for Story War gets shipped out tomorrow! :D
Here's me licking 100 disgusting giant envelopes while force-feeding myself the terrible 4th season of... Read more
Custom Cards Have Shipped!
Custom cards are heading your way! I just dropped about 200 letters off at the post office:
This is just the domestics. I'll try to get the international orders out... Read more
Custom cards are underway!
Hey check out my kitchen table right now:
Whoa! There are over 200 custom cards. Many of them are totally indistinguishable from one another except for the face. So I had... Read more
Super Story War shipping is underway!
Everyone, get keen! We've got all the addresses and the games are all at DFTBA's warehouse and the folk there are packing your games into parcels and sending them off... Read more
Last chance to update your address!
This is just a reminder to update your address (the process for doing so is described in the previous update. We'll start shipping very soon! Right now we're trucking all... Read more
Update your address!
If you've moved since we sent out Volume 1, you need to update your address for the second shipment! The second shipment will contain volume 2 and a deluxe pack... Read more
Story War volume 2 is finally here!
Super Story War was printed last month and it finally arrived in my hands yesterday. Check it out:
It looks great! The colors are bright and they POP! The new... Read more
Custom cards are here!
Woo! The custom backer cards just arrived! ALSO: we’ve heard from the printers that Volume 2 will arrive in America on May 20th! However, it’ll still take a little... Read more
Our Cartoonists Have Their Own KS Now!
Hey Story War backers!
Did you guys watch our cartoon? The cartoon we amazingly crowdfunded as a stretch goal for this game? If you still haven't, check it out:
Story War is exactly 1 year old today!
Wow, I can't believe Story War was successfully funded a year ago today! And we have a really cool first birthday present ready for you guys! A free 25 song... Read more
We're doing a Reddit AMA right now!
Come ask us anything: http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/1t9xrn/i_quit_my_day_job_and_spent_a_year_making_games/
the Story War cartoon is LIVE!
Hey guys! Remember how our $250k stretch goal was to make a cartoon and you guys TOTALLY thought we were bluffing but we weren't bluffing because here it is!... Read more
Get $5 off Story War until Friday!
We're finally up on Amazon! And we're selling pretty well! But we wanted our backers to have access to a special discount, so if you wanna buy another copy of... Read more
We're doing a vol 2 playtest on Saturday! In CHICAGO!
Details here: http://blog.cantripgames.com/post/67538025208/hey-story-warriors-were-doing-one-more-maybe
Last NYC playtest of Vol 2: this Saturday!
Details here: http://blog.cantripgames.com/post/66187536226/hey-everyone-this-saturday-will-be-the-final
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... Read more
Are you in NYC? Come playtest Vol 2 this Saturday!
You can find more details about it here on our blog post: http://blog.cantripgames.com/post/64260178136/hey-everyone-do-you-live-in-nyc-do-you-like-fun
We've incorporated a lot of backer feedback in this latest build of the game, including the Barista... Read more
Has anyone actually *played* the Volume 2 print and play?
A lot of the feedback we got on the volume 2 print and play seemed to be people's first impressions from the PDF itself, and not feedback that resulted from... Read more
Lets hear your vol 2 Warrior suggestions!
We're playtesting vol 2 and looking at your feedback (from the previous update) and we know quite a few Warriors are going to be cut or dramatically changed. So if... Read more
Wait! Please DON'T email DFTBA unless it's necessary!
Oh man! I totally screwed up the phrasing in that last email! DFTBA just got a flood of emails for no reason, whoops whoops whoops.
I meant to say if... Read more
Cantrip Games apology tour
The Vol. 2 print-and-play has to be pushed back to Monday evening. :(
We were supposed to release the print and play today, but it's not quite done yet! We... Read more
Check out this art for the "Milkman" card, from Volume 2! Is it a bull or a cow? Is he a woman or a man? Should he not have horns... Read more
Oh man you guys. PAX. I'm so tired. We are all literally sick. I'm losing my voice and I really really really need to shower. This is a nightmare/adventure!
Some... Read more
Shippin'~ ALSO: Volume 2 and Custom Cards update!
Check it out! Here's a video of DFTBA shippin' Story War! They've been shipping the game non-stop since Friday and some people have already posted that their copy arrived... Read more
Story War finally shipped! (At least the first 2,000, the rest will all go out next week.)
Also man we had so much fun at the SF... Read more
San Fran meet-up! ALSO: Vol 2, GenCon, PAX, Customer Support
We're going to do another meet-up in San Fran! This will be your last chance to pick your game up early! We'll be at Mission Comicsfrom 6pm to 9pm... Read more
SHIP IT! ...also meet us at Gen Con and PAX!
Look what arrived in our Montana shipping center yesterday: Four tons of Story War.
The surveys for address collection have already been sent out! It'll take a few weeks to... Read more
The LA meetup was awesome!
Over 50 people showed up to pick up their games - combined with the 100+ people at Vidcon! That's a good .... two percent... of people already have their game!... Read more
LA meet-up details: Emerald Knights Comics
The Story War meet-up will be at Emerald Knights Comics (4116 W Burbank Blvd Burbank, CA 91505) on MONDAY from 6:00pm to 9:45. If you're a backer you can just... Read more
In the LA area? You can get Story War on Monday!
Story War is en route to the distribution center in Montana right now! Your addresses will be collected via email early next week.We'll send a Kickstarter update around that... Read more
A very big update!
It's been a while since we made a proper Kickstarter update! If you follow our blog a lot of this might be old news, but we wanted to cross-post everything... Read more
Hey everybody! Did you like the song in our Kickstarter video? That was by this cool band called Anamanaguchi who is doing a Kickstarter for their new album! The... Read more
Animation! Online client! Printing! Everything is happening!
Hey everybody, we have some big news today!
These gifs are test animations from the Story War animated short! Making a cartoon was our $200k stretch goal, and I bet... Read more
Watch us draw the final card, LIVE!
We're sending the base set to the printers THIS WEEKEND, and Vondell is drawing the final card right now, live on livestream!
It's the Elf card which is also based... Read more
The Reward for The Reward
Just a little update! We added two new cards based on the bromantic leads of The Reward, only for people who back both projects!
The Reward's kickstarter closes in less... Read more
Digging For Glory
It's been like a week since an update! I wanted to keep you guys posted - but we've been so busy trying to get all the final art revisions done... Read more
$359k - PAX East and The End!
Hey everyone! As I write this it's only minutes away from the end of the campaign and only dollars away from $360k! So, if I'm ending too many sentences with... Read more
$313k - Everything unlocked! All the things! Again!
Sorry this update is so rushed! I'm scrambling to get to the bust to PAX Eastwhich starts the same day our Kickstarter ends, which is hectic timing... Read more
$270,000 !?!?!?!?!!?!?!?! - EVERYTHING UNLOCKED.
WHOA - uh - UH UH! What just happened! LOOK AT THIS:
How is this even remotely a thing!? We got $52k today, mostly as a result of our Reddit... Read more
$220k - Story War AMA!
We're doing an AMA on Reddit right now, feel free to come by and ask me anything!
$200k! - Last chance to get Machine of Death!
Story War's kissing cousin project, Machine of Death, is ending in 24 hours!
Go back Machine of Death while you still can!
If you like Story War, you'll probably like Machine... Read more
$185 - The Story So Far
Since we're now in the final week of the Story War Kickstarter campaign I wanted to take a minute to recap where we've been and where we're going. Above is... Read more
$160k - Webcomics and BRAVEST WARRIORS
We just added eight new officially licensed Bravest Warriors cards to the DELUXE PACK of Story War! Bravest Warriors is a web series by Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward. Read... Read more
$145k - ...Science!?
Check out this preview for one of the Story War comics that will be included exclusively with the DELUXE PACK. (This is only the first two panels, the rest of... Read more
$140k - ~Anime Feelings~
[ We're not quite at $140k yet, but I was so excited about this art, we're unlocking this new Game Mode a little early! ]
"Medusa and the Gargoyle would... Read more
$120k - Basic set upgrade AND suggest items!
Wow, we hit that stretch goal super fast! To celebrate, here are a preview of four of our favorite items in the base set!
Now that we've hit the "base... Read more
$110k - Story War ONLINE + Ophelia
Hey, it’s Tom here!
Shortly after Brad pitched me the idea for Story War, I threw together an IRC bot that could play it. (IRC is a really old chat... Read more
$97k - New stretch goals announced!
Story War is about to hit $100k and our campaign isn’t even halfway over! Hopefully we can hit $200k by the end of the campaign, or, fingers crossed, $250k!
Here... Read more
$90k - NEW game mode: "Trial Tales"
"Objection! It's impossible that my client, the Vampire, could've killed the victim - the crime HAD to have taken place during the DAYTIME!"
Trial Talesis a Story... Read more
$80k - Deluxe Comic Preview / Playtest Video!
This comic, by the very talented Emmy C, will be included exclusively with the Deluxe Pack! It's based on the Bug Bear card:
Also! If you want to watch a... Read more
$75k - Valor Pack / Knight open forum
We added the Valor Pack shortly after launching the Story War Kickstarter campaign because of the unexpected popularity of the Magic Pack. We didn't actually have a Knight card in... Read more
$70k - ONLINE campaigns unlocked!
Holy cow! $70k! in the first 10 days! That means we've unlocked new campaigns written by Cantrip Games, but ALSO we have an exciting announcement relating to campaigns:
We're going... Read more
$60k - Expansion++: Suggest cards!
Wow, we hit our $60k stretch goal last night, which means there are now 90 cards in the Story War expansion! We only have one more stretch goal left before... Read more
$50k - New game mode: "Conquest Kingdoms"
Wow we just blew past $45k so fast we didn't even have time to do an update! But, yes, $45k means we have 80 expansion cards now! And $50k means... Read more
$40k - Campaigns unlocked!
Wow, we just hit it’s $40k stretch goal, which unlocks a 5 pack of campaigns! What are campaigns? They’re a single sheet of rule variations that you can print... Read more
$35k stretch goal - and MACHINE OF DEATH crossover!
Story War is a creative storytelling game where you use cards to get inspiration and try to come up with a cool story within the framework of the game's rules.... Read more
$30k stretch goal reached! "Myth Master" unlocked!
Awesome, our first game mode has been unlocked!
It's called Myth Master! It uses all the same cards as Story War and is structured similarly, the key difference is... Read more
$25k STRETCH GOAL! Expansion cards added!
Wow, $25k less than a day after being funded! This is going to be a quick update: $25k means the number of expansion cards goes from 50 to 60! Great!... Read more
FUNDED! - Valor Pack added!
Story War has been FULLY FUNDED at $20,000 in just under 36 hours! Thank you so much everybody for your help! To celebrate we added a new reward tier,... Read more