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Update #17

Beginnings to today a brief history of making Arakion

Hey Kickstarters we've officially entered the final 48,

First off, I hope you're as excited as I am to see where Arakion goes in the next 48 hours, the sky is the limit as they say! The update tonight is a purely video update, this was originally intended to be the "making of" video but it was beginning to become a bit of a time sync and in order to keep my word I have improvised and given you guys a slimmer version!

Before we get to the video update however I just want to mention a few important things. Since you guys are so awesome and amazing and we have reached the card game stretch goal, upon release of the card game online I'll be giving out codes to all Kickstarter backers for $20 in game currency for the card game. As I have stated before I will be using revenue from the online version of the card game to help fund additional content for Arakion.

Also, tomorrow there will be three updates an in depth look at the Battlemage, a look at the people joining the team after Kickstarter and the voices of Arakion #2. I hope you all have had a good Thursday and remember to keep spreading the word so we reach those stretch goals!!

Example image for the video (This was an early concept of the Satyr Alchemist)

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      Creator Darklord on October 5, 2012

      Just got round to watching the video, it was well worth a watch!

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      Creator cordell melgaard on October 5, 2012

      I see your point Thaddeus but most good developers that I know can't spell for crap. I would rather have good AI than good spelling. Just concentrate on giving us some more combat gameplay videos and that will show us what the quality will be like. Also, keep up the great video updates, refreshing to see the thought process

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      Creator Archon on October 5, 2012

      " I'll be giving out codes to all Kickstarter backers for $20
      During 1 second and a half I thought you were giving us money ( mode WTF?! )... then :
      "in game currency for the card game."
      /mode WTF?! :D

      As Avery & Thaddeus said, updates are sinews of war on Kickstarter.

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      Creator Thaddeus on October 5, 2012

      The frequent updates are definitely appreciated, and it is good to know that things are progressing well.

      I did, however, want to take a moment to say: Please, Chris, proofread, or get someone to help. The first paragraph of this update alone has three errors (two comma splices and a misspelling). Keep in mind that because you haven't produced anything before this, Kickstarter is the only indicator we have of the quality of game you will produce.. This is your marketing material and any error in any of it is pretty damning. Obviously people want to play the game, but dozens of Kickstarters flounder from just that kind of error. I'm not trying to be negative; I just want to make sure that you actually produce the best game you can, for all our sakes... and that starts here.

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      Creator Darklord on October 5, 2012

      Ah good to know! :-D

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      Creator Chris Taylor on October 5, 2012

      @Darklord: Absolutely not, you wont have to pay money to play the multi-player card game either. The currency is just for aesthetic stuff. I don't like pay to win models.

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      Creator Darklord on October 5, 2012

      Will we have to pay money to play the single player card game? I'm not really interested in that.

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      Creator Spencer Gerowe on October 5, 2012

      cool update and I'm glad you got the money you needed to make it all happen, would love to see the next stretch goal reached too. Can't wait to see the the skill / equipment system in action!

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      Creator Avery Campbell on October 5, 2012

      Also, I have to applaud the amount of updates. I think it really helps bring people in (especially since people are becoming increasingly soured on "I have an idea for a game but I'm not telling you what it is! Give me money!").

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      Creator Avery Campbell on October 5, 2012

      Great update. It's very interesting to hear about the origins of indie developers, especially as someone interested in going into game development. Really looking forward to that Battlemage update.

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