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Fantasy RPG set in the fallen world of Steel. Build a team of unique characters to fight the dark powers in a turn-based strategy game.
Fantasy RPG set in the fallen world of Steel. Build a team of unique characters to fight the dark powers in a turn-based strategy game.  Now available on Steam, iTunes and Google Play.
Fantasy RPG set in the fallen world of Steel. Build a team of unique characters to fight the dark powers in a turn-based strategy game.  Now available on Steam, iTunes and Google Play.
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Our Journey: One of Many Changes

Dear Backers,

Three years ago, Cory and I started working on a fun side project, Star Traders RPG. We had no idea the journey we would take from that auspicious starting point. Our expedition into indie game development has been one of the most exciting challenges we've faced, and one that has brought a huge number of changes and growth.

Today I have shared some art that helps to visualize the result of that journey. On the left is the portrait that I drew for the character in Heroes of Steel (the Outlander and the Thief, who is not yet finished) and on the right is the same character that I drew almost three years ago for the same characters when I was dreaming of making a mobile game, Secrets of Steel. A couple of pictures makes the story very clear, I think!

The biggest change has come just this month: very recently, Cory and I became a full-time employees of Trese Brothers Games. The success of the Heroes of Steel KickStarter played a major role in making this possible and we are so grateful to you all for your continued support of all of our games. You have all helped make this possible, and we are excited to be turning our full time attention onto Heroes and our other game projects.

On the subject of Alpha; it is ungraceful to allow a deadline to slip quietly. We have previously hoped to be ready for the Heroes of Steel Alpha in August, but August is almost done and there is still work to do. We have made amazing progress, and are on the verge of sharing some very exciting videos of play, but we are not there yet. With all the changes going on at Trese Brother HQ, we are now looking at mid to late September as a realistic Alpha date. We will keep you updated with any changes as soon as we can.

Our gratitude,

Andrew Trese

Trese Brothers - Two Brothers on a Mission

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    1. John Gardner on August 26, 2013

      Yep it has been a pretty amazing journey the last 3 years. Glad I could be a small part of it :) and Especially Glad that you guys get to go full time : )) Wishing you the Best of Luck & Extreme amounts of Success and enjoyment. Congrats to you both !!! May we continue this journey for many many more years to come.

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      Johndram on August 26, 2013

      Awesomely huge changes in the art style there! The new drawings are great, especially the Outlander. He looks..... scary!

      I've said it before and I'll say it again, congrats on the shift to full time. I really, really hope that it works out well for you guys.

      And, don't get mad at me other backers but, I hope the alpha gets delayed again haha. I'll be on vacation for the middle two weeks of September. I'd hate to miss the Alpha, but if it comes out while I'm on vacation I'll content myself with the knowledge that you guys are working on the game. I can always join in later, yeah?

      Have a good one, brothers! Congrats, keep up the good work!

    3. Trese Brothers Games 2-time creator on August 26, 2013

      @dantjensen - thanks man! I look forward to being able to game again someday!

    4. dantjensen on August 26, 2013

      I am glad to hear that things are coming together and I am wishing you the best of luck!