Fountain War Book

A project in San Diego, CA by The Mittani Media

Cancelled by Creator

A book about the epic true stories from EVE Online and the galactic firestorm that culminated in the largest battle in gaming history.
Backers: 758
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $39,016 of $150,000
Dates: Nov 3rd -> Dec 7th (34 days)
Project By: The Mittani Media
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Latest News

Fountain War Project Re-Launch in March!

December 3rd - via:
It’s been a wild month, a month of controversy and drama. We’d like to begin this announcement by thanking all our supporters and those who have endorsed this project. Not only have they stuck with us and not cancelled their pledges when we hit... (Read More)

Vernor Vinge & Scott Manley on the Fountain War Project!

November 23rd - via:
We’re honored and humbled by two major endorsements this week. Vernor Vinge, winner of multiple Hugo awards for groundbreaking science fiction including his novels A Fire Upon The Deep and A Deepness in the Sky had this to say about the Fountain... (Read More)

Fountain War: Week 1 Milestones

November 11th - via:
We are excited to announce we have just been selected as a Kickstarter Staff Pick. A huge thank you to all of our backers for helping us achieve the notice of Kickstarter! Some pretty incredible milestones have been reached just 1 week into our... (Read More)

New Book Preview: Piercing the Veil, 500+ Backers!

November 9th - via:
We’re proud to present ‘Piercing the Veil’, the second preview of Jeff Edwards’ work on the Fountain War project. This scene focuses on a pivotal moment in the early days of the galactic conflict where Black Legion went behind Imperium lines... (Read More)

Forward! Jeff Edwards AMA, your stories, and more support!

November 6th - via:
Wow - Thursday was an adventure! Jeff Edwards spent almost five hours doing his first AMA with the EVE Online community on reddit, and it was a great success - more than 500 comments and a tremendous engagement. Jeff proved his dedication to the... (Read More)

Where does the funding go?

November 5th - via:
We've received a number of questions about the $150,000 cost to make this project happen. We are learning as we go - thanks for the feedback, and we are happy to provide a detailed explanation for everyone. A year ago we started looking for the right... (Read More)

What An Amazing First Day!

November 4th - via:
All we can say is “Wow”! After the first 24 hours, we have 270+ backers and over $16K pledged to support this amazing book. We have already reached over 10% of our goal! We have a lot of people to thank for making this first day go beyond... (Read More)

Eve Online's most famous player wants to novelise its most famous war

November 4th - via:
There are many novels written about video games (I own a few) but few like The Fountain War project that's raising money on Kickstarter right now. (Read More)

EVE Online: Buch soll gewaltigen Krieg konservieren

November 4th - via:
2013 fand in EVE Online ein riesiger Krieg statt, jetzt sollen die denkwürdigen Ereignisse in einem Buch dokumentiert werden. (Read More)

Renommierter Autor soll in "The Fountain War" wahre Ereignisse aus der Spielwelt nacherzählen

November 4th - via:
Vor zwei Jahren tobte ein Kampf um den Fountain-Sektor des Online-Rollenspiels Eve Online: Nach zwei Monaten Vorbereitung und ersten Auseinandersetzungen eroberte die Clusterfuck Coalition das Gebiet schließlich in der Schlacht um 6VDT-H - jetzt soll ein Roman den Verlauf des Gefechts und der Ereignisse, die zu dem Sieg führten, nacherzählen. Der Autor zahlreicher Militärgeschichten, Jeff Edwards, soll "The Fountain War" verfassen. (Read More)

EVE Online's biggest war could get a novel if this Kickstarter succeeds

November 4th - via:
The book would tell the true stories of how players experienced the conflict. (Read More)

Eve Online - Roman um Spielerschlacht in Fountain geplant

November 4th - via:
Der Autor Jeff Edwards soll die Schlacht um das System 6VDT-H in Eve Online als Roman umsetzen. Das Geld dafür soll über Kickstarter gesammelt werden. (Read More)

Parallax update comes to Eve Online, space-tyrant Mittani creating a 'non-fiction' novel

November 3rd - via:
Eve superstar and all-round probable villain Alexander "The Mittani" Gianturco has today launched a Kickstarter for an in-universe book based around the non-fictional events leading up to the largest battle in the game's history. (Read More)

Creating a Novel Based on the Fountain War

November 3rd - via:
The Mitani in conjunction with CCP Games and writer Jeff Edwards have announced the commencement of a special Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to bring a novelized version of the events surrounding the "infamous Fountain War" to readers around the world. (Read More)

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