11 Hours left to go for the new War Project!
If you haven't checked it out yet, there's just 11 hours to get a shiny new copy of BattleCON: War, with 18 new fighters and a boatload of extra content!... Read more
War is here!
Help us bring the first BattleCON Game, War of Indines, into the modern era with new art and components!
With Devastation finally in everyone's hands, we've moved forward to recreate... Read more
BattleCON: War Preview! Download the Tournament Rules!
We're still working towards the launch of the new BattleCON: War Revised Edition.
We've also been working full steam on tournament rules and BattleCON Online this week. Tournament... Read more
BattleCON: Wanderers! The time has come!
We announced plans for Wanderers WAY back last January, and now the time has finally come!
Wanderers is an expansion comprised of player-submitted character designs. Now is the chance to... Read more
BattleCON in Europe, online making progress, and War coming to a KS near you...
We have finally distributed BattleCON across Europe, and the shadows that hung over the project have at last passed. We are still replacing a few copies that were... Read more
Things are coming along well with BattleCON—we are primarily working on getting the tournament specs cleaned up and online play working. There's still not much to see, but... Read more
Devastation in Europe! Back from GAMA! and more cool stuff coming soon!
It’s been an exciting week for me at the GAMA (Game Manufacturer’s Association) trade show. I’ve picked up a lot of good advice and made a lot of... Read more
Weekly Updates and exciting news!
Without further ado, here's the news!
Things are pretty lively here at the Level 99 Games Headquarters! We’re just about to send Argent to press, and we’re preparing... Read more
European Shipping Updates
This is just a short update to let you know about the status of our European Pledges. Unfortunately the news isn't good. I was misinformed about the previous... Read more
Updates on Shipping to Europe
Just a short update to let you know that the games are passing EU customs and should start shipping out soon. I've paid all the shipping dues yesterday,... Read more
Cleaning up in the wake of the storm
Sorry for the two weeks of silence. We're finally moved into our new space, and so I wanted to take a few moments to let you know how... Read more
All BattleCON shipped!
BattleCON has now shipped out to everyone on our list!The freight shipment is on its way to the UK for European distribution, and should arrive with you... Read more
Missing Parts + Last Week for Argent + Other News!
Our post banner is a little different today, because it's the last day of our Argent Kickstarter! If you haven't checked it out yet, Argent is the next game in... Read more
Storage for Devastation
Happy New Year's Eve, everyone!
Shipping is coming along, though we're off today and tomorrow for the holidays and for my wedding anniversary. We'll be getting back to work on... Read more
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Happy Holidays, everyone! I hope you are having a great holiday season with friends and family! Thanks for supporting us this year, and we look forward to bringing you more... Read more
International Shipping begins after Christmas
Many of you have gotten your copies of BattleCON: Devastation in the mail, and those of you in the USA should all have everything by the end of... Read more
Where are we now? Common Questions, and Christmas Specials!
This is our first update after a long silence, but we haven't been sitting around. About 80% of pledges for BattleCON in the USA are either on their... Read more
Hey everyone! I just wanted to drop in and say a Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
Some news on the shipping front:the two final components that we were... Read more
Argent: the Consortium (and some notes on International Shipping)
Greetings from BoardGameGeek.Con!
While our team at home has been shipping out stacks of games, we've been here in the Dallas, at Board Game Geek Con, sharing the game with... Read more
What happened with Extended?
I actually started writing this post in response to an update comment, but it got so long that it really became a full-blown post.
Thanks to everyone who has volunteered... Read more
I've gotten a bunch of questions about the last update, so here are some quick answers:
What is Extended Edition and why am I waiting on it?
Extended Edition is... Read more
Extended Edition still missing, but we're tired of waiting
It looks like our situation with Extended Edition is a bit more complex than we initially imagined, and we may be waiting until the full shipment arrives at... Read more
Some of you who are backers at the Pixel Tactician and Promo tiers may have noticed that your pledge rewards are already on the way! We received Pixel Tactics (both... Read more
Pics or it didn't happen!
Just an update to let you know that we have received a large portion of the games. 1152 copies of BattleCON: Devastation are now sitting on the warehouse floor!
We... Read more
Other News I forgot earlier...
Thanks so much to everyone who sent in their encouragement and goodwill after our last update. It really means a lot to me. Hearing everyone's enthusiasm and support has made... Read more
Tracking Information, Personal Notes
I just wanted to let you know that tracking for our advance shipment of games has come in. We are estimating that we'll receive these games on Tuesday... Read more
Bonus PnP Content, BC War Revised Edition
Visit BattleCON: Online and log in to download this PnP Halloween Bonus!
Since the BC:Online player is ready yet (and probably won't be until the end of the year) codes... Read more
BattleCON Online Open Beta
So now anyone can join! And we have loads of new features!
What are you waiting for? Tell a friend!
Tom Vasel Reviews BattleCON
Because the wait is killing all... Read more
First look at Strikers and Extended Edition!
I was a little disappointed to find out that the rest of the games wouldn't be here until next week, but at least this gives us a good look at... Read more
The Artbook Arrives! BattleCON Online going into Alpha tonight!
Check out the Artbook!
A Video of the Artbook Interior
There was some problem with embedding the video on kickstarter, so I've just linked it here. But seriously click the... Read more
Deadlines for BattleCON Online announced! Production Updates!
BattleCON Online is finally within our reach!
Chad has told me today that he plans to launch the alpha version for our playtesters on Thursday next week. After they use... Read more
GenCon Pickup! -- Respond by Friday
Our printer wants to know how many copies of each game to send to GenCon with us, so this is coming a little earlier than expected.
If you want to... Read more
Happy 4th of July Weekend! - Plus Preview Pictures of Stuff!
Happy 4th of July, everyone!
Not much news, as you might expect now that production has started. However, I do have some cool pictures to show off to you!
Art... Read more
Play BattleCON at GenCon!
Just a quick update–If you're going to GenCon 2013, why not block out some time to play BattleCON with us in a tournament setting? :D
BattleCON: Devastation Tournament Event
Pixel... Read more
Mini-Update: Pixel Tactics 2 Print and Play
Sorry for the double-update! I thought it would take a bit longer to get this set up, but it all happened pretty quickly, so I decided to go ahead and... Read more
Fontes draws stuff! And the Podcast!
Double update today!
Sorry, but we had two good reasons! Read on:
Fontes Drawing Live: Alt Art Edition
First off, Fontes's regular Friday show is now live. We've moved to... Read more
Fontes Draws Alts!
As we promised, Fábio's first regularly scheduled live drawing event is beginning now! Sign in to watch Clinhyde's alternate art come together, as well as chat about the game's development... Read more
What's new in the project?
It's been a while since our last update, so I wanted to check in and let you know how things are coming along. We've uploaded finals for Disc Duelersto... Read more
Quotes are in, Pre-Press Begins! (and some art previews)
Quotes are In!
I've gotten back quotes from our printer, Quality Playing Cards & Games (the same guys who did an awesome job with our Minigame Library last quarter),... Read more
Mini-Update: Drawing LIVE with Nokomento
Nokomento is drawing live right now: http://www.livestream.com/noko
Come and watch and chat as she finishes up Kajia, one of the Backer-Created Fighters!
Fontes will be drawing later on tonight, so... Read more
Ok ok ok, one last goal...
I will announce one final crossover character if we reach 160k before this ends.
$150k Stretch Goal Cleared! Now we're in the finale!
We did it! The $150k goal is no more!
This rounds out the cast of Devstation to 30 Fighters!
We're in the final 100 minutes or so of the project!... Read more
5 Hours to go, and $5k to the 30th character! and Fontes draws stuff--the Grand Finale Episode!!!
Come and chat with us in Fontes's live video channel! http://www.blogtv.com/people/Fontes
We're working on the concept sheet for one of the potential Players' Choice characters, which will be voted on... Read more
Equipment Cards and $140k! Just 8 hours left to go!
We've cracked through the $140k Stretch Goal, and will be including Equipment cards into the game. The cards will either be in Extended Edition OR the Core Game (not sure... Read more
Drawing LIVE! with Nokomento
Come chat with Nokomento as she works on Iaxus--one of the backer-created characters.
12 Hours left!
There are just 12 hours left to back Devastation! Please take a short moment... Read more
20 Hours to go, and Hero of Devastation set #2
Well, Hero #1 isn't really completely full, but there are only 2 slots left and I really need to get some sleep, so I'm calling it a little bit early!... Read more
Bringer of Devastation, Part 2
The first 50 Bringer of Devastation pledges have been claimed!
As a bonus gift, all Bringer of Devastation pledges now include 7 heavyweight "national banner" poker chips, at no additional... Read more
The True Final Ultimate Dungeon (of DOOOOOOOOOM)!!
We've just crossed the $130k stretch goal, and added a new Dungeon to BattleCON: Devastation!
The 6th dungeon will appear in the core game box, in the Dungeon Guide. This... Read more
Final 48 Hours, Pixel Tactics 2, and the Epic Showdown!
There's a LOT of stuff in this update, so please take a few minutes to read down to the bottom.I'm going to start breaking down the updates into smaller... Read more
Mini-Update: Fontes Draws stuff (part 733...)
Fábio Fontes is drawing right now!
We had a lot of fun drawing and chatting yesterday, and it's continuing on today! If you're free and want to see how the... Read more
The $110k Stretch Goal -- BattleCON and You
While not everyone has the opportunity to create a Fighter, Boss, or Striker, we want to make sure that everyone gets a chance to have a voice in the development... Read more
Mini-Update: Fontes Draws stuff (part 732...)
You can join Fábio Fontes tonight and chat live as he works on a new bonus playmat!
The new playmat is going to be a bonus for all of our ... Read more
A New Promotional BOSS!!!
I've just gotten things hammered out for another exciting promotional character! I know, I spoiled it in the title, but here it is...
Wyrd Miniatures, the makers of the Malifaux... Read more
100k Goal Unlocked! Here's what you've won!
We got to $100,000!!!
Time to roll up our sleeves and get to work on more awesome stuff!!!
Fábio is hard at work on the Alternate Art Edition and 7-Card... Read more
A New Character! + Clarifications to Seven Card Slugfest
We now have a 27th character for Devastation!I've been in contact with the backer who took the final Create-a-Fighter pledge, and we have something really cool coming up for... Read more
90k! Seven-Card Slugfest, Handicap Cards, and... Pixel Tactics 2?!
We've crossed another big milestone, and now Devastation is 300% funded! At 100% we got Devastation, at 200$ we got Disc Duelers. Now, at 300%, we have Seven-Card Slugfest!
Here's... Read more
Looking for something to do this weekend? Preview BattleCON!
Have you gotten a chance to try the Print and Play Edition yet? Click here to get it!
A lot of new people have joined the project recently, so I'd... Read more
85k and Gerard! What's next?!
Earlier today we jumped up past the $85k stretch goal and added Gerard Matranga to the roster!
Nokomento is still in the midst of drawing him, but I can tell... Read more
Pendros Unlocked, a New Boss, Chibi/8-Bit Standups, and card design!
These stretch goals are being knocked out just about as fast as we're coming up with them. But don't worry, we aren't nearly out of cool stuff we can add... Read more
Introducing the Level 99 Games Team!
Yesterday we had a great time in drawing chat with Fábio, who spent some hours producing the amazing alternate art for Shekhtur that you see above! Thanks to everyone who... Read more
Fontes Draws Stuff!!! (Plus new Stretch Goals)
...and you can watch him do it on: http://www.blogtv.com/People/Fontes
Today, he's going to be coloring and doing background work for Shekhtur's Alternate Art Edition!
If you haven't scrolled down the... Read more
Wanderers Expansion, How to Get Disc Duelers, and Drawing with Fábio tomorrow
We made it to $70k, so our next small expansion, Wanderers, is going to be produced!
So what is it, and how do we get it?
Wanderers is not going... Read more
$60k AND $65k Stretch Goal Smashed -- Discs are Dueling, and Ottavia is in!
Today has been a ridiculous day for Devastation Stretch Goals. Here's all the new stuff we're putting into the game now!
Disc Duelers Add-On Game
First off, we unlocked our... Read more
LIVE! With Nokomento! (Episode 2)
If you have the time or a spare browser window, come chat with us in Livestream as Nokomento draws today.
This time, we'll be working on Pendros, the $75k stretch... Read more
So much new stuff!
It seems like you sign off for a day, and then everything just explodes! We blew through two stretch goals in as many days, which I find to be pretty... Read more
LIVE! With Nokomento!
Wow, I woke up to see that we're almost through the Gaspar Geddon Stretch Goal, and quite close to Disc Duelers and the Alternate Art Edition!
I'll be posting... Read more
A BattleCON: Devastation Preview with Tom Vasel
Enjoy, and please share on Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit!
New SoTM Crossover Promotional Character! Mikhail unlocked! and A New Challenger Appears!
Like me, many of our backers are also fans of another popular character-driven game, Sentinels of the Multiverse. We've teamed up with our friends at Greater Than Games... Read more
Magdelina Larington Boss Preview, Reference cards, and Decision Time!
Before we get to the story and preview section, I'd like to mention that today's discussion section is a really important one, so please take the time to scroll down... Read more
Most Anticipated Game, Teaser for Friday, and a New Card Layout!
General Purpose Updates
Now that the holidays are over and folks are getting back to a regular schedule, we want to make a big push to share Devastation and grab... Read more
New Character + New Boss + New Year!
As many of you who have been watching the project have noticed, we broke over the $40k goal this afternoon, and will add Magdelina Laringtonto the game as a... Read more
Happy New Years!
Assembled cubecrafts, made by Bruno Gaia (link for a larger image)
No big update today, everyone. I just want to wish you all a Happy New Years, and thanks for... Read more
New Card Designs! New Pledge Tiers!
We've been hard at work on BattleCON for the past two days, and I'm really excited about what we have to reveal to you today!
New Pledge Tiers
First off,... Read more
Updates, Multiplayer, and Cubecraft Malandrax!
More than just a Store
A pledge on kickstarter is more than just buying a game–you're partnering with us to make this one of the most awesome gaming experiences ever... Read more
Arenas, Fluff, and More!
All the Backstory and More!
I want to start out by giving a shout-out to some of the fans and playtesters who've undertaken it to assemble this really awesome World... Read more
Character Preview #4: The Grand Marshal and the Explorer (Kaitlyn and Aria)
Congratulations to everyone on the $35,000 stretch goal! Now that we've reached this goal, Grand Marshal Kaitlyn Van Sorrel will be included in every copy of Devastation of Indines!
So... Read more
Cubecrafts!... and minis, maybe?
I'd like to wish everyone happy holidays once more! I think the next week will be a big one for BattleCON! I've been working on the project as I'm on... Read more
Happy Holidays! Here's a fun gift from us at Level 99 Games!
Happy Holidays! I hope you're all having a great time this holiday season with your friends and families!
If you are looking for a fun diversion over the holiday season,... Read more
We did it! Awesome! Nobody needs to pledge anymore, the games will be shipping out in July, and thanks to everyone who was part of the project!
But then again,... Read more
Bring in the Mascots!
Today, I'm going to show off two of our neatest promotional characters, the mascots. Players may already recognize these two from their debut in Pixel Tactics.
The idea for... Read more
Will tomorrow be the day? Plus, Lore and Background of Indines!
I think so, based on how things have been going so far :)
We're already working hard over here to come up with potential stretch goals and bonuses beyond what's... Read more
$5000 left to go, and visions of the future!
A lot of the comments recently have been people asking how they can help out and share the project. In this daily update, I'll talk a little bit about what... Read more
Let's talk about BattleQUEST!
So what's the big deal with BattleQUEST? This is the new solo/cooperative mode that we're debuting in Devastation. You can go it alone or bring one or two friends on... Read more
Everything you probably wanted to know about Strikers!
One thing that a lot of people have been asking me about so far is this image:
So how do Strikers work, and why do we care? The basics are... Read more
Devastation of Indines - Day 3
So Devastation has been on kickstarter for about 3 days now, and we're over 60% of the way to the goal. Woohoo!!!
Welcome to the Project!
I knew we could... Read more