Timeline Updates and Progress Report. Tray Previews and Quality Assurances!
It's been a productive month for Empyreal. We're now closer than ever to getting the core game finished up and off to press. We only have about 4... Read more
Pledge Manager is now closed! Please contact us for further adjustments!
Now that the Pledge Manager is closed, you will need to contact us on Kickstarter or our contact form for any adjustments to your pledge. We will try to be... Read more
Empyreal Updates -- Tray Models, Art Gallery, and Timelines. Pledge Manager closes next week!
Progress continues to move along for Empyreal, and our Creative Team has been working non-stop to finalize the press kit for this extremely ambitious project. We're building the... Read more
The Japanese Edition of Empyreal is now on Kickstarter!
A quick announcement for our backers in Japan–the Japanese edition of Empyreal: Spells & Steam is now being Kickstarted by our official partner, Asobition. This edition will go... Read more
Miniature samples received, plus new artworks!
Greetings and Happy New Year!
We have some exciting news for Empyreal: Spells & Steam to start off the new year. Just this week, we received samples of the miniatures... Read more
December Project Update! Also, a free copy of Pixel Tactics 4 for you!
We're working hard on the railroad over here at Level 99 Games this holiday season!
Art continues to chug along towards completion! Noko is hard at work on... Read more
Happy Halloween! Miniature Previews + Art Update
Greetings friends, and Happy Halloween!
I'm excited to share with you some previews of our progress on the art and sculpting front.
First off, I have factory proofs... Read more
Empyreal Art Update + Argent Supporters + BattleCON Unleashed
It's been about a month, so I'm back with another update on Empyreal: Spells & Steam!
Art is coming along at a steady pace, and we have some... Read more
It's been quiet around here, due to Gencon and the still-pending launch of BattleCON Online. However, we've been hard at work making sure that Empyreal stays on track... Read more
Pledge Manager is Open!
Greetings everyone! The Pledge Manager for Empyreal is now live! We will be sending you an email shortly with a link to your Pledge Manager, so look out for that... Read more
New Company Folio WIPs, Specialist Art WIPs, And More!
New Company Folio and Art WIPs!
This update I'll be showing off some of the new things our graphic designer Laura and our artist Nokomento have been working on! Let's... Read more
Final Social Stretch Goal Status
Thank you once again for being a part of Empyreal!
Final Social Stretch Goals
The dust has settled and we have tallied the final stretch goal status Twitter.... Read more
Empyreal: Spells & Steam Complete
Nearly 300% Funded!
Thank you all so much for bringing Empyreal to life! From Trey, myself, and all of the members of the Empyreal team, we extend our sincerest gratitude to... Read more
Final Countdown Stream in 4 hours! Some notes about Deluxe Materials, plus our $200k stretch goal!
$200k Stretch Goal!
Congrats on breaking through the $200k stretch goal! With this goal we'll be able to put some fancy foil finish on the captains. We recently... Read more
Final 48 Hours! Stretch Goal Status, pictures of a physical prototype, and Solo Mode Stretch Goal Announcement!
We are down to the final 48 hours of the Empyreal Kickstarter! Thank you for making this project a smash success! :D
However, it's not over yet! There's still over... Read more
As Above, So Below now available!
As promised in our previous update, we have unlocked As Above, So Below the expansion for Empyreal: Spells & Steam, a little bit early. This is to make... Read more
Retail / Group Pledges
I just wanted to give a heads up to groups and those ordering the game in large numbers. While we weren't able to work out a flat 'group... Read more
Special Thanks / As Above, So Below / Stretch Goals
It's been a busy few days here at Level 99 Games, as we prepare for the last week of Empyreal. Things are picking up for the project, which... Read more
Delivery Complete: New Surveyors unlocked! Plus some stretch goal updates!
Happy Monday, and Happy Stretch Goals!
$120k Stretch Goal: More Surveyors!
Over the weekend we made a stop at the $120,000 station and delivered four new Surveyors for the base... Read more
Designer Diary Part 2: Spells and Systems
Empyreal (formerly Fantasy Rails) has been in development for several years, and what a wild and crazy journey it has been!
Magical, you might say.
The core design... Read more
Tutorial Video and New Stretch Goals Revealed!
If you've taken a look at the campaign page recently, you may have noticed a few more stops have been added on the Stretch Goal Express... Let's check them out!... Read more
The Companies of Empyreal
In Empyreal: Spells & Steam, you'll be building up your Company by hiring Specialists, developing new Engine technologies, and improving your economy. One of the first choices you make... Read more
Delivery Complete: New Station Masters unlocked!
Around the time of last night's update, we unlocked another stretch goal!
$105k Stretch Goal: More Station Masters!
Station Masters provide new abilities for your Company that are available for... Read more
Designer Diary Part 1: Fantasy Rails
The history of Empyreal: Spells and Steam is long and complicated.
I suppose its deepest roots are in a game I have never played but had heard of, Iron Dragon, ... Read more
Rulebook Update and a TTS Refresh!
We've been hard at work updating the Empyreal rulebook and our Tabletop Simulator mod, and you can check out our newest version now!
The rules include some changes to setup,... Read more
Delivery Complete: New Engineers unlocked!
Shortly after last night's update, we unlocked four more Engineers for the base game! Let's keep the train rolling and push on towards Station Masters!
$95k Stretch Goal: More Engineers!
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First Project Stretch Goal and Social Goals Unlocked!
Over the weekend we not only funded the project, but got to a few stretch goals as well! Let’s check out what you guys have unlocked...
$85k Stretch Goal: More... Read more
Empyreal Funded! Welcome to the project!
Greetings friends! I'm pleased to welcome you to our latest project! :D
Our train has just pulled into the station, hopefully the first of many! With our base goal of... Read more