Open The Gates!
The gates of Arakion are now open - dive in and begin your journey!
Begin Your Journeys
I am so excited for you all to begin... Read more
A quick update to let you all know that keys have been sent out! Arakion has a ton of owners now on Steam! It fills me with joy... Read more
Let's Talk About Questing!
Let's Talk About Questing!
Questing has been a much-asked-for feature in Arakion, and it's finally here! In Arakion the primary focus of questing is to help develop the story... Read more
Let's Talk About Crafting!
Unlike many other dungeon crawlers, you can’t go to spot X and grab the Hammer of Destiny to crush all foes. Instead, most... Read more
Arakion Launches | May 15th
Arakion Early Access is rolling out on May 15th!
Get ready to begin your journey into the unique world that is Arakion. The one-of-a-kind dungeon crawling experience you... Read more
Steam Store Live!
I'm happy to announce that the Steam store for Arakion is finally live! Be sure to follow the game on Steam, this will help keep you updated and make the... Read more
Early Access Trailer!
Arakion has quietly continued development, making massive amounts of progress along the way! Today I want to share with you the Early Access trailer. The Arakion steam store... Read more
Minor delay in release
Due to some personal matters that happened over the last month, there has been a minor delay in the release of Arakion. I was planning on posting a... Read more
Feature: Upgradable Traits
As Arakion inches closer to its June release I wanted to start going over some of the unannounced features. Today I'll be going over upgradable traits.
More updates... Read more
Some quick news, Arakion has a tentative release of early June, I'm trying to get it out as quickly as possible but things generally end up taking longer... Read more
I'm only a week or two from sending out all the digital rewards. I was hoping to do this a couple weeks ago but it's taken longer than... Read more
Surveys Out! Launching soon! Updates!
I have sent out the surveys for Arakion rewards! Just get them back to me whenever you can and I'll soon begin sending out rewards!
Arakion should be... Read more
Launch Date and Surveys
Hope you are all having some wonderful and festive holidays! I know I've been quiet on the Kickstarter front as I've been getting Arakion ready on Steam. For... Read more
Minor Update | Implementing Steam
A small update this week. There isn't a lot to show off as I'm currently neck deep implementing Steam into Arakion and reading through the documentation. Since... Read more
A quick update to let you all know that thanks to your help Arakion was Greenlit this morning in just over five days!
Soon I'll post a much... Read more
Minor Announcement | UI Overhaul Preview
As Arakion puts a close on day 5 of Steam Greenlight, it is quickly nearing the top 50! Thanks to everyone for all the support you've given! ... Read more
Greenlight Day Two | Over 75%
A huge thanks to everyone who has supported Arakion on Greenlight! Your comments and support are a huge boost! Because of you, Arakion sits at over 75%!
As... Read more
Arakion is on Greenlight
A big day for Arakion as it has finally launched on Steam Greenlight!
Arakion needs your help, every vote counts! We need thousands of yes votes... Read more
Two Days Till Greenlight
Assuming all goes smoothly the Steam Greenlight Campaignwill be launching in two days! In anticipation I wanted to go ahead and let you guys preview the trailer... Read more
New website and lots of news!
It's a juicy update.
This is a simple video, without commentary, made for the website showcasing character creation. Additional videos can be found here! I'll be adding... Read more
Preview: Skill Upgrading
While I wrap up Alpha2B I thought you may like a preview of skill upgrading. Skill upgrades vastly change how each skill works in Arakion. In the preview... Read more
I wasn't able to wrap up stuff quite quick enough for the release today, I still have about 15% left on chapter 0 and I want it finished... Read more
Hey again everyone!
Release ETA: June 30th
Life has been a little hectic but I have been working crazy hard on Arakion. Alpha2B ended up being much heftier than anticipated... Read more
Alpha2B: Town Building Preview
This is the first preview of town building! Your town in Arakion plays a vital role in many aspects throughout the game. Town building will be... Read more
One week away from Alpha2A!
Arakion has changed, bunches, and in greatways! There is no mechanism to list all the changes that have went into the game as documentation has been... Read more
Well that took longer than expected!
A quick update while wrapping up Alpha1 -
Arakion has made significant progress over the past couple months in order to move on to Alpha2. A ton of... Read more
Just wanted to let you all know that there is a big update incoming. I was hoping to have it out today but it's not ready quite yet. ... Read more
Running out of update titles!!!?!?!
A massive amount of work has went into Arakion as we inch closer to Alpha2. Three unique zones have been added, tons of balancing has been done, mechanics... Read more
Update coming this weekend.
First, thank you all for your continued feedback. It amps us up to work on development when we see so many people excited about Arakion.
While I really... Read more
Just dropping in to let everyone know we'll be posting Alpha1E a few days late this week. A lot of new features and content has required longer testing... Read more
Just a heads up, we're delaying Alpha 1E until next Thursday, The primary cause is that we updated to Unity 5.2 and it broke more than anticipated. While... Read more
Hey everyone a very honest update,
Interesting weekend. To keep a long story short, we were getting ready to push out 1C then the roof of my apartment sprang a... Read more
Alpha 1C - Roadmap
Very short update tonight,
Alpha 1C will be rolling out within the next few days. We originally intended for 1C to be a smaller update and release it two weeks... Read more
As alpha slowly rolls out it's time for your weekly update.
We've resolved a mountain of bugs so far, made the game much more fluid and overall made Arakion a... Read more
Here's a video
Higher quality can be found here
For people messaging me, I appreciate your patience. We're rolling out the alpha in waves and as quickly... Read more
Short and sweet
Alpha will begin rolling out in the next few days. Time willing I'll be posting some video updates showing off the game. All pledge levels will be in... Read more
Alpha launching next week
The long wait is almost over! Arakion officially moves into alpha next week. I'll post a video update detailing how to get it, how you can help with development post... Read more
Extremely minor update
I've been posting on the forums more often, my freelance is running a little long so I don't have anything major to post here just yet. The coders... Read more
A day late with my update,
I haven't slept for a few days and my freelance was supposed to finish yesterday, looks like it is going to wrap up closer... Read more
Update 56 Video update!
It's a video update! Part gameplay video - part just showing what the problem is. It's quite rough but it gets the point across. Sorry for the... Read more
So far so good!
Late night update, I still have a lot of work to do tonight before I head to bed so I'll keep this brief.
Next wave of alpha invites... Read more
Alphas heading out
The wait is almost over!! The first leg of our journey together is ending and the next one is starting. It's been a few days without sleep but... Read more
Alpha 1A Notes
As we're gearing up for Alpha (I know I know It's already a little late and we've put our deadline at Sunday, Yes in answer to your question... Read more
Alpha sneaking in on Tuesday
Again with the excellent news. The alpha should be sneaking in right around Tuesday (Tues-Thurs anyway) I was initially hoping this weekend but an incident prevented me from... Read more
Alpha 1 begins next week!
Alright let's get started!
I know it's been a bit without an update but we've been busy restructuring how we wanted to move forward and release the alphas, so that... Read more
Update at last!
I want to thank everyone for their patience. Our few initial closed alpha testers discovered a host of issues we hadn’t encountered and we have been resolving them.... Read more
Alpha update, holidays at Arakion
Alpha is going extremely well so far. We have resolved a lot of issues (including some game breaking bugs.) It's taking a little longer than expected but the... Read more
Early alpha release phases.
It's that time again for another update as Alpha 1 nears. If you have already emailed me you will be playing Arakion before Alpha 2. However it has been... Read more
Today is an extra awesome Kickstarter update because we are releasing the first images of Arakion (post Kickstarter). I wanted all of you to see Arakion before anyone... Read more
Update 43, I'm running out of titles.
A brief update today, there will be a very in-depth one Saturday. We have good news and we have bad news. To get the bad news out of... Read more
Contest: Alpha and more!
As many of you know "Stage 1 Alpha" is right around the corner (we're still on track for a late July release), and with that in mind we'd... Read more
An in-depth analysis of "The Alchemist" : Skills
As noted yesterday we have begun our poll regarding the third alpha class. During the poll Gazoinks noted we haven't had a in depth view at the Alchemist... Read more
Just a small update to let you all know that we have started a poll regarding the backer class on the forums. Be sure to head over there... Read more
Back in the community & alpha
I'm back on the forums, we've finally got good chunks of the game and graphics implemented and it's moving into alpha in July with beta to follow shortly. So now... Read more
Quick update, team members, alpha and more.
Chris here first, just introducing all of our new team members. I also want to quickly nudge in here that we're on time with production andwe'll be... Read more
An update from Maus - Data Structure
He again Kickstarterees.
Here is the first update from one of the coders Maus. He's working on the data storage, structure, multiplayer and the card game
A procedural world
Chris here, today we're giving you all a very lengthy video update to enjoy that focuses on how we've made Arakion a procedural world and how this adds... Read more
Bugs, content, and more!
Chris here for another Sunday update. There are a few things I want to discuss in this update including character creation, magic structure and backer rewards. I've been... Read more
The final playable race!
It's Chris here ready to introduce you all to the final playable race in Arakion. After a lot of internal debate, conceptualizing and fussing we decided... Read more
What the Arakion Devs are working on.
This is Jack, writing for you a general update about the project. Finally! We originally planned on releasing the new race today but with the Superbowl going on... Read more
Hey all, guys!
I read on the forum that some of you are concerned about the lack of updates and are asking if we’re still here. The answer... Read more
Happy Holidays! Team member update!
In the update today I want to introduce you all to an amazing writer Giacomo, he is helping develop and write the game. I'll go ahead and let him do... Read more
First post Kickstarter update!
The updates have finally started!
Before I get into this update, I want to apologize for the month delay in starting them. I have no excuses for it and you... Read more
So the forum launch has finally arrived!
After a lot of discussion with the Arakion dev team for what we thought was the best way to approach the forums, I have... Read more
Small update, keeping you in the loop
Hey again Kickstarters!
In an effort to keep you all as up to date as possible, I'm releasing a very small update today with a much bigger one (lots of... Read more
A new stretch goal, indiegogo and more! It's a busy day developing Arakion!
Hey again all you awesome Kickstarters!
I'm happy to announce a few team members have already begun working diligently on Arakion, as soon as the funding comes in the entire... Read more
Woooooooo!!!!!!! and moving forward
Wow! That was incredibly amazing, I can't thank you guys enough for your support and enthusiasm throughout the campaign and especially in the final hours! This was just an amazing... Read more
Two hours remaining! Stretch goal 3 met!
The Darkest Night, Achieved!!!!!
With just two hours remaining, we have "The Darkest Night" achieved and are marching towards "Fates Change". I wanted drop in another update... Read more
The countdown begins!
First things first today has been absolutely amazing and I just cannot thank everyone enough for how much support Arakion is receiving. Secondly I want to go ahead and apologize... Read more
Final Day: Morning Update - Add-Ons
We are in the final hours and it looks like it's going to be a nail-biter for those wanting the stretch goals. If you really want to see... Read more
An in-depth analysis of The Battlemage Part 1: Skills
Hey Kickstarters out there!
With less than 24 hours to go Arakion is entering the final stages of the campaign! It has been an amazing ride so far so lets... Read more
Team introduction #1: The people who will help make Arakion happen!
In the second update of the day I wanted to take a second and give the people who will be working on the game a chance to introduce... Read more
Second stretch goal met and a fourth announced!
Hey again Kickstarters!
The final forty-eight hours are promising to be extremely exciting as we have already hit the second stretch goal the "Infinite Tower".
Now that the second stretch... Read more
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... Read more
Early morning update! First stretch goal met and a third announced!
I just wanted to do a update this morning to say... You guys are awesome!! With over two days still to go the first stretch goal has already... Read more
A Musical Update from Mike Skalandunas
Hey again everyone,
I’d like to give a quick update on the music of Arakion. Since the last time I posted, I have finished up the in-game music. I expanded... Read more
The Armor of Arakion
Hey all you Kickstarters out there,
In the early update today I just wanted to go into a little bit about how armor works in Arakion. In Arakion instead of... Read more
In depth analysis: The Seeker
In the update tonight, I'm going to go in depth about the skills, weapons and benefits of having a Seeker in your party. The Seeker is the parties... Read more
A new class, discounts, changes and more! It's update twelve.
It's time for update twelve and this morning (afternoon) I have a lot of great announcements. If you're the type that prefers videos down at the bottom is... Read more
Arakion is FUNDED!
Arakion is officially going to happen! A massive thanks to everyone!
Arakion has just hit $25,000 and is officially happening. I'm extremely excited to spend the next year dedicated to... Read more
Update 10: We're almost there!!
Wow! Over four days to go and we are already almost there!! I can’t tell you how amazing this has been, I just want to thank everyone for... Read more
The Battlemage, Specializations, Pets and more!
Hey Kickstarters it's that time again,
Today I'm going to be announcing some major information regarding the game, if you have any questions about the update please leave them in... Read more
Update Eight: The World and Creating It
Developing a believable world that all of these fantastic creatures and environments exist in, was extremely important to me when I first started developing Arakion. One of the most important things I... Read more
What's on the menu for update 7? The card game!
Hey Kickstarters it's that time again,
Before we get into the update I want to take a second to say thanks again for everyone's continued support of Arakion, it really means a... Read more
Good news, better news, awesome news! Stretch goal changes.
Today I'd like to announce some good news, great news, and for some of you, awesome news!
Let's start with the awesome news, as of today one of... Read more
Stretch goals and questions, it’s time for update 4
Hey all you Kickstarters out there, it's time for update 4
I had originally planned to release the “Making of” video today, but it’s not quite finished and I've delayed... Read more
The music of Arakion, an update by Mike Skalandunas
My name is Mike Skalandunas and I am the composer for Arakion. I’d like to take a moment to give you an idea of what you’ll hear on... Read more
Questions, stretch goals, reward changes and more! We're 35% and counting!
Hey all you wonderful Kickstarters out there! It's time for an update!
Before we get to the nitty-gritty I just want to take a second to point out an interview... Read more
Update 1: State of the Ga... Kickstarter
Wow, three days in and over 20%of the goal already reached. I can't thank everyone enough for their pledges and support of Arakion. This update is going to stay... Read more