Episode 4: Rise of the Chosen
Hearken Heroes! A cold wind is blowing, but it carries words and whispers. Episode 4: Rise of the Chosen has been released and is going live across all of our... Read more
Storm Brothers Story Arc
This morning, we released the newest story arc for Episode 3, the Storm Brothers. The story arc was designed and created by one of our most involved... Read more
Subquest Fang Released!
Last night, we launched the new Fang subquest into Episode 3 of Heroes of Steel. This subquest was designed by one of your own, a backer on the... Read more
Wall Map Shipping!
It has taken some time -- we've gone through two rounds of edits and two different printers -- but I finally have the wall map posters and the... Read more
Heroes of Steel comes to Linux
When we first announced that Heroes of Steel would be coming to PC, we were surprised by the strength of support we received to also launch the game... Read more
Map Wall Poster - Gone to Printers
As the Heroes of Steel project nears its final culmination, our KickStarter updates have started to slow down. But, tonight I have exciting news on the fulfillment of... Read more
What a journey this project has been! With Heroes of Steel Episode 3 now out in the field, we've turned out eyes to the final chapter of this... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Comic Launches!
We are proud to announce the our first digital comic, Heroes of Steel: Whispers over Steel has just gone live on Comixology! The comic was painted by Martin... Read more
Episode 3: Whispers over Steel
The lights have burnt low, and the black gloom in the caverns shows it is the dead of night in the Underdeep. Your Heroes have talked late,... Read more
Steam Keys and Steam Reviews
We're approaching two very exciting milestones for the Heroes of Steel project.
First, Episode 3is in its final phases of production and testing. This massive expansion... Read more
Updates + Maps + Star Traders 2 Now 75% Funded
We are excited to share today that not only has Star Traders 2 RPG become a KickStarter Staff Pick, but yesterday we were the Featured Game of the... Read more
Heroes Comic + ST 2 KickStarter Funded 30%!
Late last week, we were proud to submit a comic (yes, 19 pages of fully illustrated awesome) by Martin Trese (the third Trese brother!) to Amazon Comixology. The... Read more
Star Traders 2 RPG KickStarter Launches
Dear Heroes Backers,
First, I'd like to apologize for a major typo in the last update, in which I said that we had a plan to finish all of the... Read more
World Map / Node Map Released
We are excited to complete another stretch goal tonight! The Node Map at $14,000 has been added to the game in its first revision. The release is now... Read more
Leaderboards Go Live
I wanted to share the exciting news that we have released another major expansion for Heroes of Steel in the last few weeks. While leaderboards was not in... Read more
Announcing Kincaid the Dueler!
Last night saw an exciting release of Kincaid the Dueler. As the eighth character, Kincaid fully delivers on the Character Expansion Stretch goal at $16,000. Kincaid provides an exciting and... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Progress Report
Over the long weekend, we released a new blast of story content. Episode 2 Act 2 includes 9 new dungeons, 7 new monster types, 2 new towns, and multiple new... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Steam Summer Sale and Achivements
Tonight, we have exciting news about the Steam version of Heroes of Steel: Tactics RPG.
First - there has never been a better time to buy Heroes of Steel on... Read more
Update - T-Shirts and Star Traders 4X Empires
What a year! We are closing in on the final rounds of rewards at last. In review:
- The first t-shirts have started to ship to our backers. Thanks... Read more
Epic Platform Pack - Over Deliver
We are proud to be over-delivering on our promises for the Epic Platform Pack. We have just released support for Heroes of Steel on the Mac OSX platform... Read more
Heroes of Steel on Steam & Elite is On-Sale!
I wanted to send a quick update that Heroes of Steel has gone live on Steam! If you would like a gift key and are a backer, please... Read more
Paladin, Episode 2 Act 2, More Wallpapers and Star Traders 4X
First, we hope you are enjoying the sprawling world of Steel! With the Paladin now released, we have turned out attention to the next massive chunk of... Read more
Greenlit on Steam!
Dear Backers and Fans,
With your amazing backing, we have achieved Steam Greenlight! After three months of sharing, voting, and helping to get the word out - the hard work... Read more
Episode 2: the Gathering Shadow
We are excited to announce the release of Episode 2: The Gathering Shadow for Heroes of Steel Tactics RPG. This massive expansion to the story and the world... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Live on Desura!
I wanted to send a quick notice to remind everyone that Heroes of Steel has gone live on Desura! Please share our good news with your friends and... Read more
Heroes of Steel Coming to PC!
We are proud to announce that Heroes of Steel Tactics RPG is coming to your PC via Desura, the popular PC games distribution network! We've just gone into... Read more
Digital Rewards Delivered!
We've just fired off the emails that hand out the 3 digital rewards tiers - Mighty Starter, Venerated Gift, and the Epic Boon items. I wanted to send... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Happy New Year!
Happy 2014 to all of our backers, fans, and community! Thanks for making 2013 awesome and for helping Trese Brothers fund our first KickStarter with such a bang! We were... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Steam Greenlight Opens!
As Heroes of Steel has moved through the latest stages, from the Alpha to release on Android and then to iOS devices, we have been picking up steam... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Now Available in the App Store!
I just wanted to share a quick update with our great Christmas news. Heroes of Steel is now available on the iTunes App Store. We are so happy that we... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Launched!
We wanted to send a quick re-cap after the major launch of Heroes of Steel this week to the Android markets. Thank you to everyone who helped us make this... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Launched!
It is hard to believe it has been ten months since the saga of Heroes of Steel RPG began. You all, our backers, were there with us at the beginning.... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Alpha has Reached Phase 3
We are excited to announce that over the weekend, Heroes of Steel Alpha arrived at phase 3. We pushed two big back-to-back updates and now the team is playing the... Read more
Credits, Backers, and Phase 2 Continues
It's a big week as Heroes of Steel keeps marching toward release. We are ever closer to the goal now as we polish game play, balance systems, and... Read more
Alpha Update - Phase 2 has Arrived!
We are excited to report that Alpha has been going extremely well. After a week of play, feedback, and enhancements, we have advanced to phase 2.
We'd... Read more
Heroes of Steel - Woops!
Sorry everyone, I had a typo in the video link!
Here it is:
Heroes of Steel Alpha is now Open!
Dear Alpha Team,
You should have now received an update with instructions on how to download and install the Alpha packages. The version for Android is 0.0.2 and the... Read more
Pre-Warning: Alpha Access is Imminent
The klaxons are roaring and the orange lights are flashing in the Trese Brothers Workshop. We are headed into one last weekend of hammering, soldering, and balancing on... Read more
Heroes of Steel has been moving forward every day by leaps and bounds. We are making major progress and are now solidifying the final game systems. We are... Read more
Welcome to Autumn!
We are very excited to say that Heroes of Steel is truly "cooking with gas" now. We have built the game engine foundation that we promised with the... Read more
Evening team! I wanted to send a quick update to keep everyone informed on our progress.
It's been a busy week for the Trese Brothers, working through all the realities... Read more
Our Journey: One of Many Changes
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... Read more
This week's update is a quick one to share the exciting news that we've started working with the backers who supported us at $500 plus. The rewards these backers obtained... Read more
Rumbles of What's Next
This has been a big week for Heroes of Steel! As we prepare for the major map grind in our future, I have revisited the map graphics --... Read more
July Fourth Update
This week, we have a showing of some major progress forward for the Heroes of Steel engine. We are really excited to attach a video to this update... Read more
I just wanted to post a very quick update this week. Lots of progress is being made across the board on Heroes of Steel -- art, story, and... Read more
From the Archives of Baron Arhaive
What a week! Heroes of Steel has been cranking along at a good pace and the bones of a turn-based game are starting to poke through. I will post some... Read more
Another short update tonight, but I want to share some exciting progress and some glimmers that we are turning corners here at the Trese Brothers' studios.
Often... Read more
Heroes Rolls On
Just a short update today. Heroes of Steel development is rolling on and picking up pace. It's been a learning experience for both Cory and I with... Read more
New Game Engine - Fledgling Game Play
Cory and I are now working daily on the Heroes of Steel project and continue to make good progress. More and more of the unknown areas of the new, multi-platform... Read more
Art and Animation
Thanks to everyone for your patience between Heroes of Steel updates! We are still working at a very foundational level with the new game engine and there is still a... Read more
The Braeys Warder
Another week and a half has gone by since our last update -- how time flies when you’re having fun! There has been so much going on at the distributed... Read more
Epic Platform Pack - Proof is in the Pudding!
You demanded the Epic Platform Pack with your pledges and helped us cross the line to that big stretch goal! Now it’s time for us to show you that we... Read more
Your Success Story and Backer Surveys
You've helped, once again, to make Heroes of Steel a major success. You keep helping us break the mold. We are proud to say that only 1% of the... Read more
Thank You to All!
Thank you all. You’ve made the dream of Heroes of Steel into a reality. We are honored by your generosity, your support and your excitement. I feel like I’ve been... Read more
The Thief Serina
We are so excited to have you at our back. Together, you have all made Heroes of Steel a reality. With just 42 hours to go, we are... Read more
Down to Hours!
Congratulations to the Heroes of Steel (that’s you.) You’ve made this KickStarter project a smashing success! Now, as we move into our last two days of the project (KickStarter says... Read more
Node Maps and Wall Maps
Thanks again to all of our backers and supporters. You have made Heroes of Steel a success story and we can’t wait to bring this grim world, story, and the... Read more
Stretch Goal Character Concept Art
The whole project, and Cory and I have had a very exciting weekend! Thanks to everyone who is chipping in! We sailed past our first stretch goal, and we are... Read more
Thanks to everyone’s gracious support and funding, the Heroes of Steel KickStarter has cleared its first stretch goal. We are moving right along to the next goal that will increase... Read more
Live Show with KickStarter Game Creators
This is your official invitation to a live broadcast this Sunday! The show, named "Alive and Kicking" is a collaboration between some of the coolest video-game projects running... Read more
Epic Platform Support: New Goal
If there is one thing that Trese Brothers tries to do well, it is to listen. We have heard you. From all edges of the Quadrant and the deepest sections... Read more
Diversity of Characters and Replay Depth
We were doing some jaw-dropping math tonight and salivating over the potential of our first three big stretch goals. If you can help us hit them, they will... Read more
Your Hero's Equipment
Cory and I wanted to share a fresh update with everyone as we finalize the designs pertaining to how equipment will work within Heroes of Steel. You will able to... Read more
Heroes of Steel is Born!
Cory and I would like to extend an enthusiastic “Thank You!” to our backers and supporters. To everyone who helped motivate us, advise us and push us: Thank you. To... Read more
The Calendar of Steel
Thanks to everyone for an exciting weekend for the Heroes of Steel project. We are now less than $600 away from funding, and the stretch goals are looming into view.... Read more
We are working on the next set of characters now and wanted to post the art team’s progress to everyone on KickStarter. But, first I’d like to say thanks to... Read more
Let's Stretch Together!
What an exciting few days! With your help, we have climbed steadily up to the 81% funding goal with half the project timeline still to go! So, Cory and I... Read more
The Outlander Hagaen
We wanted to thank all of our backers who are helping us achieve a mid-project surge in the last two days! Thanks to everyone for sharing Heroes of Steel with... Read more
Venerated Gift Item
Wow -- we have had a big weekend! We are just short of the 75% funding mark with 19 days to go. We owe a big thanks to all our... Read more
Character Concept Design
What to do with a day stuck in a hotel airport waiting for Nemo to pass? The right answer was definitely draw for concept art for Heroes of Steel!! And... Read more
Approaching 20 Days To Go!
Cory and I wanted to extend our thanks to everyone backing us and helping spread the news about the Heroes of Steel KickStarter project. It certainly is showing us the... Read more
Mighty Starter Items
First, let me say that Cory and I really owe you all a huge "thank you". The start of our KickStarter has been inspirational and energizing. We've had such an outpouring of... Read more
Cleric Character Design and Artwork
We rocketed up over $5,000 in the first 24 hours, and since then we have climbed steadily to 56% of our funding goal. We are off to a great start... Read more
Alpha Access Update
One of the Backer Rewards that Andrew and I are really excited to be able to offer via KickStarter is “Alpha Access.” This update sets about to explain some of... Read more
Game Play Update
There have been a lot of questions about how the game play of Heroes of Steel will work, and I wanted to add some details. As we mentioned in the... Read more