Shipping Complete! Let's play some games!
Hey everybody! I’m Joshua Van Laningham (Ithry Skylark) and I’ve done graphic design work for BattleCON, Millennium Blades, Pixel Tactics, Exceed, and almost everything else we do. Brad has been... Read more
Personal Notes & Lessons Learned
It’s been good week for me (in the personal growth sense), but a really tough one as well. A lot has happened and my head is still spinning... Read more
BattleQUEST Online Player, Europe Updates, and EXCEED!
I have a cool new update today! As per our stretch goals, we've finished up and made available the first version of the BattleQUEST Online Player!
The project... Read more
Shipping Updates! What's next for BattleCON? Upcoming projects!
I hope that by now, most of you are playing and enjoying your new BattleCON Games! We're wrapping things up in our offices and winding down–restoring order from... Read more
Shipping Progress, replacement parts, and color matching
Greetings everyone! This is just a quick update to let you know where we stand with fulfillment of the pledges, as well as to let you know how to get... Read more
First batch of shipping notices going out tonight! BattleCON Online is live!
Just a quick update to let you know that shipping notices for your pledges should be going out tonight, for those that have already been shipped over the... Read more
BattleCON: Fate has arrived! Now shipping to you!!!
Just about 15 minutes ago, we received our copies of BattleCON: Fate! Our team is shipping them out right now as you read this!
We'll be working Saturday and Sunday... Read more
Just a quick update from our end. We've received War Remastered today! A truck carrying 10 pallets of games in a sealed container from China dropped by our... Read more
Packing Lists, Preparing to ship, and another (hopefully final) delay
Last week, we sent out copies of your packing slips for you to review.These slips should show everything that you will be receiving when we fulfill the... Read more
War is on a Boat!
Sorry for the long silence. I didn't want to announce any new information until I heard from the printer, but now I have, so here it is!
Production... Read more
All of BattleCON has been press-approved! Armory and Devastation arriving soon! Also, Millennium Blades is here!
Announcing "BattleCON: War Re-Remastered"
BattleCON: War Remastered Edition is still completing production, but we see no reason to put brakes on the hype train. The response to Remastered Edition was so positive,... Read more
Approvals Almost Finished! Previews of things to come!
Greetings everyone! We have some exciting new progress on the project. Check it out!
New Production Copies!
We got in some prototypes of the playmats and of Devastation Extended Edition... Read more
Updates on Production
We've finally finished shipping out Argent: the Consortium, and now our thoughts turn to BattleCON yet again. I have a few updates on our production and timelines for... Read more
Production Proof Unboxing for BattleCON: War! Plus a bonus unboxing!
We have our printer proof for BattleCON War!Other games are still coming along, but this is the big one, so I wanted to give an update on... Read more
Last Week for the Pledge Manager
Sorry to bother you all with another update so soon, but we've been getting a lot of emails that folks who wanted a little more time to finalize... Read more
I just wanted to drop in and share an update, since it's been a little while since I've caught up on things.
I hope all of you have... Read more
International Backer Phone Numbers
I meant to mention this in the last update and forgot. D:
If you're outside the USA, having a phone number on your package helps the post office... Read more
Back from GenCon!
(If you happen to read this exactly as it's posted, we're doing some live drawing now!)
I know it's been a while since the last update, but that... Read more
Drawing live with Fábio! -- Strikers
Come join us and chat while Fábio draws Strikers for BattleCON: Extended Edition!
Results are in!
At last, I have the results of the voting from our big poll for who will appear in FATE. Before I go through with the reveals though, I'd... Read more
Drawing live with Fontes
It's been awhile since we posted about it, but Fábio Fontes does a live stream every week on Saturday night. Come see him work on a poster for our upcoming... Read more
Pledge Management Day 2
Thanks for your patience with us as we get the pledge manager worked out. There were a few pricing/weight issues, but things should be fixed and accurate now.... Read more
Pledge Manager is here!
Good evening everyone!
Pledge Management is finally here! You can log in to www.battleconnection.com to reconcile all your add-ons, and also to add additional items. There may still be a few... Read more
Pledge Manager coming soon, also, don't forget to vote!
I locked down address changing because we're planning to open up pledge management today. The project is shipping out in December 2014, as previously planned, so don't get... Read more
Big Art & Progress Update! Surveys!
That silence you've heard from us over the past week is the sound of work being done at a furious pace. We have just wrapped up BattleCON: War... Read more
What's ahead for BattleCON?
So what's next?
After taking a day off to get some much needed rest and to prepare for an upcoming 4th of July party, we've begun the "post-planning" stages of... Read more
A photo finish at $250k!
Thanks so much to all of you who have made this possible!
This has been an extraordinary project, and I can't wait to get started bringing it to life next... Read more
Come join me, Fábio, Noko, and a host of other colorful characters as we count down the final 2 hours of the Kickstarter project!
Leave us comments on youtube... Read more
Share Goal Unlocked!
Just a quick update to let you know that we've broken the 1000 share goal, maxing out the roster for votable characters! Even though we've reached the goal,... Read more
6 Hours to do, closing in on $250k!
Greetings duelists! We've smashed through the $225k stretch goal to bring the total number of characters in Fate of Indines up to 10 (I'm almost 100% sure the share goal... Read more
Last 12 hours! Drawing live with Fontes!
Greetings everyone, we're down to the wire now!
Please lend us your support by joining us to post on your forum of choice and announce the final 12-hour mark!
Join... Read more
Your Fate is Sealed! (or unsealed, I guess, is more appropriate...)
FATE - Free for backers getting Extended Edition!
A friend told me once that "what's most important is to make the coolest thing possible, regardless of all other factors." I... Read more
...and now a word from our Sponsors! (New promos, plus drawing live with Noko!)
The time has come to announce the final 2 promotional fighters, as well as to take a look back and say thanks to the sponsors who have backed... Read more
Stretch Goals for the Home Stretch!
Character Spotlight - Magdelina Larington
“Solar Saint, let your light shine through me, that I might deliver Justice by your sword!"
A spiritualist and descendant of the Legendary Solar Saint... Read more
Live chatting now! Come join us!
We are now chatting live with Ninja Info Cast! Join now and chat with us! Leave comments in the youtube comments section, and we'll answer them as we talk!... Read more
Live Hangout Tonight at 4pm CST
That's about it--just a quick note that we'll be doing a live google hangout with CW Reynolds and the Ninja Info cast at 4pm CST tonight (that's about 3 hours... Read more
Delayed reading for a day, art previews, and drawing Live with Fontes!
Character Spotlight: Kehrolyn Ross
Kehrolyn is a shape-changing homunculus created by the eminent Doctor Aaron Ross. After his research was banned in his homeland of Willat, Ross was killed and... Read more
On the edge of the Expanded Art Gallery, and Drawing Live with Noko!
Wow, things have already started to explode and we're not even at the 48-hour mark! Thanks so much to everyone who's gotten involved with us on Twitter and Facebook in... Read more
New Promo Character Revealed! Drawing Live with Fontes!
BattleCON: War is officially the most successful Level 99 Games Kickstarter to date! In celebration of this, we're revealing the 7th promotional fighter, Eliza!
New Promo character revealed... Read more
19 Backers until we reveal the next promo fighter! Drawing Live with Nokomento!
Greetings and good morning!
We only need 19 more backers before we reveal the new promotional fighter! I hope to show her off in tonight's updates!
Also, we are drawing... Read more
A new High Score! Fiction Contest Ends Tomorrow! Drawing live with Fontes!
Character Spotlight - Khadath Ahemusei
A prince among his tribal people, Khadath cast off his wealth and status to become a scholar, and study Planar Magic at the distant Argent... Read more
Last Week, here we come!
Everyone who gets a box in the mail from us from this project will find a free copy of NOIR inside!
"What is NOIR?" You might be asking.... Read more
Promo Fighter #6: Yes, it's THE Bruce Lee!
I don't really have much to follow this one with. If this doesn't get you excited, then nothing I can say will fix it. XD
Artistic Justice Games... Read more
Art Gallery, Backers' Choice Playtesting, Dungeons, More Stretch Goals, and a Fanfiction Contest?!
Note from Brad: Wow, this update got gigantic--but there's a lot of fun stuff here! I just wanted to encourage you to sit down, grab a drink, and enjoy it.... Read more
Character Notes, Promo Previews, Drawing Live with Fontes!
Character Spotlight: Lixis Ran Kanda
"I will defy nature, and master it, and I will live!"
The western desert of Sanghalim grows several miles every year, slowly eating away... Read more
New Votable Fighters, Tweet for more fighters, Drawing with Fontes!
Each backer currently has six votes to cast for fighters to include in the Extended Edition Stretch Goal Content! New votable fighters are viewable up on the pledge... Read more
Playtesting! Stretch Goals! Drawing live with Nokomento!
We're hard at work getting BattleCON's base game ready for press, as well as working on the stretch goal content and votable fighters. We're going to have the... Read more
Saturday Afternoon Greetings!
I'm here for the 2nd-to-last day of Origins, and things have been a lot of fun :)
I'm still catching up slowly on all of the emails that... Read more
A New Challenger Appears!
We're excited to welcome Vincent Grey of UFS fame to our growing cast of all-star promotional fighters appearing in BattleCON!For those not familiar, the Universal Fighting System is a... Read more
Chat live with Brad! New Share Goals!
I'm here at Origins Game Fair and it's a blast :D
JR Honeycutt of the Nerd Nighters asked me to appear for a live interview and chat session tonight. ... Read more
Drawing Live with Nokomento!
Character Spotlight: Luc Von Gott- A legendary hero from the past, Luc has traveled forward in time to protect Indines once more from old threats that have returned to... Read more
More Stretch Goals, and an explanation of the Force Gauge!
Fighter Spotlight: Regicide Heketchis one of the most feared figures in all of Indines. As a creature of living shadow, he can slip silently beneath doors and along ceilings,... Read more
Drawing with Nokomento: Celebrity Guest Stars!
Join us to draw today with Nokomento! We're working on an upcoming promo fighter!
No, I won't say who it is. You just have to click the link. No spoilers... Read more
Drawing Live with Fábio Fontes!
Just a quick update: we're drawing and chatting live with Fábio Fontes. Come join us!
It's been kind of a slow day so far. Please take a minute to share... Read more
New Backers' Choice Votable Fighters are uploaded! Preview of new art!
New Backers' Choice Fighters are now on the roster! Expect more in the next few days as well!
In case you're new to the project and wondering what the hype... Read more
Summoner Wars Crossover Fighter Revealed!
In celebration of the upcoming Alliances Master Set for Summoner Wars, Plaid Hat Games and Level 99 have teamed up to bring you a BattleCON Promo Fighter: Prince Elien!After... Read more
Musings on stretch goals, collecting games, and silly sketches! Drawing with Nokomento!
Thoughts about Stretch Goals
I wanted to chat a bit about the reaction to digital and non-deliverable stretch goals we had in comments yesterday and the day before. As things... Read more
Pledge Explainer is here! Also, drawing with Fontes!
As many of you know (and have let me know) there's a lot of BattleCON stuff and figuring out everything can be a bit daunting. I've been working for the... Read more
100k -- It's a Secret to Everybody (Drawing with Noko)
It's been a pretty wild first week so far for the project! I'm looking forward to unveiling our first promotional character this Friday. I hope you guys are excited as... Read more
On the edge of Updated Base art! Drawing Live with Fábio!
Join us tonight for livestreaming with Fábio Fontes, as we work on new Alternate costumes!
Don't forget that you can also get announcements for livestream by checking out our Tumblr... Read more
Breaking the Art Ceiling at 95k!
Good morning everyone!
We have some cool new stretch goals for another day. These are some that I'm really excited about :D
First off, we now have Armory... Read more
Drawing Live with Fábio Fontes!
Today we worked hard on the introduction page that describes all of the different things you can get in detail, but unfortunately we didn't manage to get it to a... Read more
Monday Updates! FAQs! Make your own character!
Today I'd like to share with you a bit about what's available in the project. There have been a lot of inbox questions, and I'm slowly working through... Read more
Two more stretch goals broken overnight!
You guys are unlocking these faster than I can make the banners for them! I'll be updating the front page, working on the pledge calculator, and more when I get... Read more
Drawing Live with Fábio Fontes!
I went into the office today to get all my cool graphics and stretch goal banners, then loaded them onto my portable drive so I could post updates at home.... Read more
Day 2! More Stretch Goals! Drawing with Nokomento!
What a day! To not only break the base funding goal but also the first major stretch goal is really incredible! If we do get anywhere near what Kicktraq predicts,... Read more