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Telepath Tactics - A Strategy RPG

A project in Chicago, IL by Craig Stern

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Fire Emblem-style turn-based tactics with manipulable battlefields, hotseat multiplayer, and custom campaign support.
Backers: 1733
Average Pledge Per Backer: $24

Funded: $41,259 of $15,000
Dates: Mar 14th -> Apr 16th (33 days)
Project By: Craig Stern
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How Game Developers Turn Kickstarter Failure Into Success

August 21st - via: news.dice.com
When you ask random strangers on the Internet to give you money, there are no guarantees. That’s true in almost any scenario, including when video game developers use Kickstarter to crowdfund the creation of a game. While 3,900 or so games have been funded on Kickstarter, more than 7,200 game projects failed to hit their goal. (Read More)

Stretch goal 4 smashed! Ask me anything!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Folks! I'll keep this one brief. There are only three things you need to know: First, this is the last day of the Telepath Tactics Kickstarter campaign. This one's for all the marbles! Second, we smashed through our fourth stretch goal last night;... (Read More)

Back to Back: indie RPGs to fund

April 15th - via: indierpgs.com
There’s been a bit of a lull in people emailing me about their RPGs this past week, which can only mean one thing: it’s time for another Back to Back! Every single game that was on last list remains available to fund, though most are approaching the end of their campaigns. Here’s the update, with some new titles added in: (Read More)

Craig answers your questions!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! First, we have an exciting tidbit of campaign news: we've hit our third stretch goal! This means that procedural level generation is going to be supported in the game, which is pretty darn exciting. I'm not planning to use this too much in... (Read More)

The Lissit (lizardmen)

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! I've been posting all these updates about the features of Telepath Tactics (which I'm still working on, by the way)--but what about the world of Telepath Tactics? I could stand to talk about that some more, couldn't I. So let's talk about... (Read More)

The final week!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Well hello there! I just wanted to pop in and let you know that we're officially in the final week of our campaign to fund Telepath Tactics. We're off to a great start: we just passed $30,000 raised this morning, putting us a mere $3,960 away from... (Read More)

Dj Grandpa's Crib: The Buchla

DJG is joined by Seth Hiatt of Mayday Games; RPG creator Craig Stern; filmmaker T.C. De Witt; Gregory Scharpen of Clarity Films; clothes designers Nice Laundry and Radiate Athletics; and musical guests Paul Hussey and Lily Chapin. (Read More)

Dungeons are go! (Also: more about custom campaigns)

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, gentle backer! I wanted to let you know that we've just now hit our dungeons stretch goal with 13 days left in the campaign. Not too shabby! Next up is randomized battlefield generation, followed by an extra branch in the main campaign, then... (Read More)

PAX East Impression - Telepath Tactics

March 27th - via: rpgamer.com
There were all types of exhibitors on the show floor of this year's PAX East, but my favourite were probably the indie developers. They didn't have the largest of booths or loudest of sound systems, but these self made presenters had the blood, sweat, and tears to create a their own unique brand of content. One of those indie all-stars was Craig Stern, creator of Telepath Tactics. Michael A. Cunningham recently had the opportunity to interview Craig about his upcoming strategic RPG, but myself and Q&A Columnist Michael Apps were lucky enough to have our own hands-on preview. The demo won us over pretty quickly, and you'll be in the same boat if you’re at all a fan of Shining Force, Fire Emblem, or Disgaea. (Read More)

Striding confidently toward dungeons

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! I'm back from PAX East, where I spent three days straight getting interviewed by various journalists, grabbing random passersby to play the alpha demo, and handing out roughly 700* business cards (*that's an actual estimate, not hyperbole).... (Read More)

User-made content in an SRPG?! Hands-on Telepath Tactics

March 25th - via: destructoid.com
I always told myself that if I knew how to make videogames, I'd make a strategy RPG in the vein of Fire Emblem or Shining Force. I grew up playing games like those and always love to see more lik... (Read More)

Kickstarter Conversations: Telepath Tactics #2

Welcome back to another Kickstarter Conversation! Today I am pleased to once again welcome Craig Stern of Telepath Tactics fame to talk to us. Though this time we’re in these much nicer digs, welcome back Craig! Thanks for having me! (Read More)

Stretch goal 1 hit; on to stretch goal 2!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy! I'm currently at PAX East, and have limited access to internet, so I probably won't be able to post a full update for a few days, but I wanted to pop on for a second to update you all because i'm so excited. You see, we've now hit our first... (Read More)

Character classes and promotions

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys! First, a quick update on the campaign. As I write, there are 831 of you and we've raised $19,009. Thanks to all of you, we're now within striking distance of our first stretch goal: extra character classes with animated sprites! So let's... (Read More)

And now: stretch goals!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Guys! Something great happened last night: we hit our base funding goal 3 days into the campaign! Seriously, just look at this thing: That is insanely fast! And just look at all that space we have left! In addition to ensuring that the game will have... (Read More)

Telepath Tactics - Take Two

March 17th - via: indiegames.com
Indie Megabooth member Craig Stern has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for his in-development strategy-RPG Telepath Tactics, and the results so far seem quite promising. (Read More)

You just backed me, and this is crazy...

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
...but here's our numbers. (Tactics, baby!) Right! So, as of the time of writing, we're at $10,806.00 raised for Telepath Tactics, and are 72% of the way to being fully funded. Those actually are the numbers, and that actually is crazy: it has only... (Read More)

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