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Fall of Civilization

A project in by Luke Dodds

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Fall of Civilization is a Post Apocalyptic Strategy/Simulator. (PC)\nPlay a survivor at the end of the world & choose what you do next.
Backers: 55
Average Pledge Per Backer: £19

Funded: £1,053 of £1,000
Dates: Jul 29th -> Aug 28th (30 days)
Project By: Luke Dodds
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Latest News

Last hours, Aiming for the next goal!

August 28th - via:
Hey guys, two hours left! Please share with your friends, family and communities so we can try and reach the next stretch goal!Which will enable the game to have multiple win conditions, really expanding the way the game can be played and making it... (Read More)

City Environment Update!

August 27th - via:
Here is the city environment I have cooked up for the last two days.Please give feedback if you really like or hate something. Environment featuring buildings, cars and experimenting with tree's Nananana blueman!  (Read More)

Updated Goals Table

August 27th - via:
Posted up the updated stretch goals table.Because of the amazing support I have had in this campaign and as a whole, I have decided I will be working harder to put in Wandering Units for free, so I have taken that off the goals table!  (Read More)

Funding Reached!

August 27th - via:
Ẁe did it!Thanks to everyone that helped me hit 100%But I still have 28 hours left and I dont intend to quit yet.Im making a new environment as a final showcase for you guys,Lets see how much money we can raise!Here is a sneak peek   (Read More)

More In-Game & In-Engine Images!

August 24th - via:
More screenshots showcasing the art style/s, new assets in game and the new landscape changes! Please give feedback if you particularly like or hate something!  (Read More)

One week left and my Artists

August 20th - via:
One week left and on 65%!Doing really well and I love the support I have had so far.If your someone thats keeping an eye on the project but still undecided if you want to donate higher/at all please feel free to contact me. Now that we are getting to... (Read More)

Soundtrack Reward, Exclusive T-Shirt Reward and New track!

August 20th - via:
Through talks with my music studio, they will be providing at minimum 8 tracks for the game! So i have decided to make that availible for the good people investing in the project now.  Anyone who donates £10 or more will be entitled to the... (Read More)

Survey Results, Draft World Map & Fan Art!

August 17th - via:
After two days of having the survey up and running I have collected my results so I can get back to working on things you want to see as quickly as possible.Here are the results: What features you are eager to see  There are no completely negative... (Read More)

50% Milestone & Survey Prompt

August 17th - via:
Hey guys, really happy to hit the 50% mark and thank you for helping that happen!However time is starting to run out now and I need your help just a little bit more.I will be running the survey until this evening, where I will collect the data and... (Read More)

New Video and Feature Survey!

August 15th - via:
Update Video #3 Featuring: New UI buttons, Unit Classes & Scavenging Tile Implementation You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Unmute Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Aswell as the video, I have posted a link to a new short... (Read More)

First Music Track!

August 14th - via:
Here is the first music track of the game! Let me know what you think!  (Read More)

Video Update #2 and Half way into the campaign!

August 13th - via:
Thanks for your continued support!We are now half way into the campaign and just below 50% of the required funding, please take a few minutes to perhaps give me some feedback or share this around!New Video Update showing first in-game... (Read More)

First Video Update

August 12th - via:
First update for a series of short videos going into my detail of the game, its features and work progress throughout the campaign.  [Early Development/ Pre-Alpha Progress] This first one lays out the groundwork for the before-game stage.Menu,... (Read More)

New Base Concept, Music Deal & Pre-Alpha

August 11th - via:
Hey guys!Here is a concept art environment featuring a player base in action!I was told there is some tidying up left to do but figured I could still show you. Ontop of that more good news!I have made a beneficial deal with a small music company, to... (Read More)

Its not all Doom and Gloom

August 10th - via:
Beautiful new concept piece from Marios Makris!Also currently working hard in engine to produce some things that I can show off, so please keep an eye out for the next day or two for some major in-game updates!  (Read More)

40% Milestone!

August 9th - via:
Doing great guys, really happy that we have hit 40% but we still have quite a way to go.So please continue to share with your friends and if anyone is undecided please consider pledging and help bring this game to life! As a last ditch effort to help... (Read More)

In the Desert! (In-game Screenshots)

August 8th - via:
Player Turn - Moving towards the Enemy Combat Shot 1 Combat Shot 2  (Read More)

AI & Video Update

August 8th - via:
Logic Graphs made! AI Faction Graph Wandering Faction Graph Also the video has been remade  (Read More)

37%! Keep up the good work!

August 6th - via:
Doing so well, please continue to share with your friends and ask me any questions you may have! New Concept Idea for me to implement is the Overground & Underground system.Player can choose with map to traverse at any given time, the underground... (Read More)

Advanced Turn Based Tile Toolkit!

August 5th - via:
For any of those that wondered at my abilities or the time frame I have.I am using a toolkit to act as a framework/foot hold for this project.Which lays out the basics of my turn based system.With also the creators full support and dedication to the... (Read More)

Early Concepts for a new faction!

August 1st - via:
Bathed in blood and brought up in war, these survivors don't take the kind approach to strangers. Step really gently around these guys or they could try and take everything you have.  (Read More)

New concept art!

July 31st - via:
Completed Character Concept Art Commission! (This is the artists who is completing the £60 rewards)  (Read More)

25% Milestone

July 31st - via:
Already 25% funded and the second day isnt over, great job guys!  (Read More)

In Engine Draft

July 30th - via:
 Early Draft of the map with placeholder characters  (Read More)

24hr Milestone!

July 30th - via:
24 hour milestone achieved! Already 23% towards my goal in one day and 28 more to go! Thanks for your support guys! (Read More)

First full day is nearly over!

July 30th - via:
Off to a great start guys, please remember to share with your friends and on any groups you think might be interested!  (Read More)

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