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True Messiah, a game of cult warfare

A project in Chicago, IL by Craig Stern

Cancelled by Creator

Dali meets Dune! Recruit zealous followers, compete for surreal powers, control the wasteland. 2-4 players, 60-120 minutes.
Backers: 148
Average Pledge Per Backer: $77

Funded: $11,357 of $30,000
Dates: Mar 12th -> Apr 11th (30 days)
Project By: Craig Stern
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Latest News

The new campaign is live!

March 29th - via:
...annnnnd we're up! Just click here to go to the new campaign and re-pledge: The new campaign has 15 days. If we all re-pledge now, we'll smash the... (Read More)

The campaign will be reborn!

March 28th - via:
Hello, friends and backers! I have some excellent news for you: I've received a late quote from a new manufacturer--one which vastly undercuts the quotes provided by all of their competitors. This means that I can slash more than $10k off the funding... (Read More)

Big news tomorrow!

March 27th - via:
Hey folks! Just a quick update to let you know: we have some big news to announce tomorrow! Definitely make sure to keep an eye on your emails! In the meantime, though, if you're looking for something substantive to chew on vis-a-vis True Messiah,... (Read More)

See True Messiah played, Ep. 2!

March 25th - via:
Hello, friends! As you've no doubt discerned, I have another update for you. I spent this weekend promoting True Messiah, recording a 3-part interview for the Getting Geeky with Gamer Leaf podcast on Friday night and demoing the game all day... (Read More)

New bonus reward and stretch goal!

March 22nd - via:
Greetings, gentle backers. I write to you with glad tidings; we're continuing to creep upward, and are now just about 36.5% funded! New bonus reward!As an extra incentive to help get this sucker over the proverbial line, I've decided to add a special... (Read More)

See True Messiah played, Ep. 1!

March 21st - via:
Hello friends! As promised, we're back with a gameplay video featuring my friends Curtis, Alex, and Jacob going head-to-head in a full 3-player game of True Messiah. Each of them has played True Messiah a few times before, but it's been a little... (Read More)

Week 1 complete!

March 20th - via:
Hello, friends! We've now finished the first week of the campaign. We stand at about 34% funded. The conclusion of the first week means that things are going to be slow for a little while, but don't worry: this is completely normal for a Kickstarter... (Read More)

Back from SXSW, and miracles!

March 19th - via:
Hello, friends! I've now returned from SXSW. I am absolutely dead tired--and simultaneously, I am very pleased due to all the new fans we made! While we're on the subject, I'll share another fun anecdote from SXSW with you. At one point during the... (Read More)

SXSW Day 1!

March 16th - via:
Hello, gentle backers! I write to you now after day 1 of exhibiting at SXSW Gaming. I had a blast introducing True Messiah to the people of (and visitors to) Texas. It was 8 straight hours of talking, and I am dead tired right now, but regardless:... (Read More)

On to Day 3!

March 14th - via:
Hello, friends! Thanks to you, after two days, True Messiah is now more than 30% funded. I can't express enough how thankful I am for your support! Later this evening, I'll be flying down to SXSW Gaming, where True Messiah is up for an award! True... (Read More)

A new tier: the Oracle!

March 13th - via:
Greetings, friends and followers! Thanks to an excellent suggestion by one of our lovely backers, True Messiah now has a brand-new, $90 reward tier! Sitting between Priest and High Priest, we now have the mighty Oracle. In addition to getting a copy... (Read More)

Welcome to the campaign!

March 13th - via:
Hello, friends! Thanks for backing; we're off to a good start, with just about 19% of our funding goal pledged! Since you're here, why not take a moment (well, okay, 2 minutes and 47 seconds) to learn the basics of how True Messiah is played? This... (Read More)

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