Play Fantasy Strike (pre-alpha) During our Free Weekend Event
Hi Codex players. I want you to know that we're making a fighting game (as in, actual video game) featuring many of the same characters you already know from Codex.... Read more
Codex Shipping and EU Backers
It looks like there was a bit of miscommunication regarding the previous update that said ALL Codex Kickstarter shipping was complete. It turns out, German customs delayed EU shipments a... Read more
Codex Kickstarter Shipping Complete
The previous update mentioned that Ship Naked expected to finish shipping all Kickstarter rewards by today, and it turns out they have. Most of you already received your rewards and... Read more
Codex Shipping Update
Codex started shipping to backers two weeks ago, as mentioned in the previous update. Codex Deluxe is so large that Ship Naked needed to special order shipping boxes that can... Read more
Our New Forums and Website
If you're looking to discuss Codex with other players, join our new forums. You can discuss strategy there or less serious stuff about the game. Some people even play Codex ... Read more
We Are Shipping Three Months Early
We will begin shipping Codex in the next few days. In planning the campaign, there are several things that could have delayed it that are outside of our... Read more
Last Reminder: Lockdown of Shipping Addresses July 20th
In two days (July 20th), we'll lockdown your shipping addresses through BackerKit.Between now and then, you can still update your shipping address on your own through BackerKit (you can... Read more
Lockdown of Shipping Addresses, July 20th
Things have been moving along without problems. On July 20th we'll lockdown your shipping addresses through BackerKit.Any time between now and July 20th, you can update your shipping address... Read more
Backer Kit Lockdown, May 15th
There have been no substantive problems in the production of Codex. Manufacturing has been going fine.
Because shipping is such a big task, we'd like to create our shipping plan... Read more
Fantasy Strike Expo 2016
Hey backers, we're having our fourth annual Fantasy Strike Expo this June in San Francisco. Registration is up right now, here. You can learn more about the event here.
The... Read more
Backer Kit Invites Sent
SHORT VERSION: check your e-mail for a Backer Kit thing, follow the link there and fill it out this week. Thanks!
LONG VERSION: You should have just received your e-mail... Read more
Thank You + Next Steps
So we did it!!
Things really picked up at the end. This game has been in development so long and had such expensive art and dev costs over the years... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Upgraded Binders!
Easier to use card binders, yay! I know our playtesters are super happy about this one.
$300k [UNLOCKED]All Codex binders pages have card pockets cut such that card removal... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: More Map Cards
More map cards are now in the Deluxe Set! That's 12 in total. Quite a bit of variety in fun rule-changing effects that can make each game play differently.
$275k... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: White and Purple Faction Token Cards
Deluxe backers now get every token there is!
$250k [Unlocked] A pack of 17(!) white and purple token cards now a free extra for Kickstarter backers (Deluxe)
Here they are:... Read more
48 Hours Left, Add-ons, and BackerKit
Only 2 days left! The finish line is in sight.
Many of you have asked about the procedure for handling add-ons. Unfortunately kickstarter doesn't even have a built-in way to... Read more
Preview: Future Spec
And now for our very last hero reveal, it's Vir Garbarean of the purple faction. He's head of the Futurespec, completing purple's time-based trio of Past, Present, and Future.... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Blue and Black Faction Token Cards, Shout Out to Prismata
Backers of the Deluxe Set will now get a bunch more token cards!
$225k [UNLOCKED]A pack of 19(!) blue and black token cards now a free extra for Kickstarter... Read more
Preview: Present Spec
Geiger has made contact with the Vortoss faction, and he's now their emissary. He's the hero of their Presentspec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Red and Green Faction Token Cards
Backers of the Core Set and Deluxe Sets will now get a bunch of token cards!
$200k [UNLOCKED]A pack of 26(!) red and green token cards now a free... Read more
Preview: Past Spec
I bet you're wondering what the mysterious purple faction is about. It's finally time to unveil it, starting with the Pastspec. Click on the pic below for an article about... Read more
Preview: Strength Spec
We have just one week left!Please recruit some friends so they don't miss out on Codex. I think it's a truly special game so I hope we get it... Read more
Preview: Ninjutsu Spec
Setsuki is Ninjustsu spec hero of the Whitestar Order. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:
Also, this page has a list of... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Playmat Quality Upgrade
We now have playmats instead of boards in the Deluxe Set!
$175k [UNLOCKED] Game boards upgraded to playmats with mousepad material (Deluxe)
I've playtested the game a lot with prototypes... Read more
Preview: Discipline Spec
Now for the Whitestar Order faction. Grave Stormborne from Yomi is the hero of the Disciplinespec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Another 2 New Binders in Deluxe Set
The Deluxe Set will now contain SIX custom binders. We just reached this goal:
$160k [UNLOCKED] 2 more Codex binders (white and purple) with great art added (Deluxe)
These Codex... Read more
Preview: Necromancy Spec
Any Diablo 2 fans out there? Necromancy is back, this time it's in Codex though. The Blackhand Scourge's Necromancy spec lets you summon skeletons and more. Click on the pic below... Read more
Preview: Disease Spec
Introducing Orpal Gloor, the Blackhand Scourge's terrifying Disease hero. Click on the pic below for an article about the Disease spec and lots of card pics:
Also, this page has... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Map Cards
Before we get into the Codex map cards, let me tell you about Pandante, where the idea came from.
The "casino cards" are one of the most fun parts of... Read more
Preview: Demonology Spec
Just a quick note that the Core Set print-and-play is available now, here.
Introducing Codex's black faction, the Blackhand Scourge. Starting with the Demonologyhero! Click on the pic below for... Read more
Preview: Truth Spec
Now it's time for the head man of Flagstone himself, Sirus Quince. He's the Truthhero, and don't forget it. ;) Click on the pic below for an article about it... Read more
Codex: Peace Spec
Let's meet General Onimaru, head of the Flagstone Dominion's Peace spec. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:
Also, this page has a... Read more
Stretch Goal Met, Plus A Surprise
First, we unlocked this:
$125k [UNLOCKED] 6 mercenary tokens for free-for-all mode added (Core + Deluxe)
Codex's free-for-all mode addresses several common problems with FFA games. It has no player... Read more
International shipping rates saw a big increase across the board in 2016. Here's a quote about that from Ship Naked's page: "At the start of each year, carriers (FedEx, UPS,... Read more
Codex: Law Spec
And now moving on to the Flagstone Dominion (blue) faction featured in the Deluxe Set. First is the new hero, Bigby Hayes, of the Lawspec. Click on the pic below... Read more
Preview: Finesse Spec
Are you enjoying this series of articles? You can link this Codex article index to your friends. Get some more people excited so we can unlock more stuff!
And now for... Read more
Preview: Bashing Spec
Let's not forget the Starter Set! Even though it's a good way to learn the game, the neutral cards are still legit later—it's not just for noobs. Today let's look... Read more
Podcast and a Preview of the Growth spec
Here's a new podcast about Codex. You can learn about the design of it, what tradeoffs we get to have by departing from standard CCGs, as well as some of... Read more
Preview: Feral Spec
Next up is the green faction's Feral spec, starring the new hero Calamandra Moss. Click on the pic below for an article about it and lots of card pics:
Also,... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: 2 New Binders in Deluxe Set
Extra binders for Deluxe Set backers are a go!
$100k [UNLOCKED]2 more Codex binders (blue and black) with great art added (Deluxe). Total of 4 binders now included in... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Hit Point Tracker
Hit point tracking dials for all sets are now unlocked!
$90k. [UNLOCKED]Dials for tracking hit points (Starter + Core + Deluxe). All sets will get these dials to track... Read more
Preview: Balance Spec
Now it's time for to meet Codex's green faction: the Moss Sentinels. A new article on green's Balancespec is now available for your reading (and card art viewing!) pleasure.... Read more
Preview: Fire Spec
A new article on the red faction's Fire spec is now available for your reading (and card art viewing!) pleasure. Enjoy!
Also, this page has a list of all the... Read more
Stretch Goal Met: Binder Art
The binders will now look awesome for sure. We just unlocked this:
$80k. [UNLOCKED]The Codex binders have awesome art instead of just solid colors (Core + Deluxe). This stretch... Read more
Preview: Blood Spec
A new article on the red faction's Blood spec is now available for your reading (and card art viewing!) pleasure. Enjoy!
Also, this page has a list of all the... Read more
First Stretch Goal
Hey, the first stretch goal is now unlocked! Let's check it out and look at the next goal, too.
UNLOCKED: $70k. Double-faced Dancer tokens (Starter + Deluxe). These sets will... Read more
Preview: Anarchy Spec
Hey backers, first of all woo-hoo, we reached the funding goal in less than a day! It's so exciting to see how into the game people are already.