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Battle Chasers: Nightwar

A project in Austin, TX by Airship Syndicate

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Classic JRPG combat meets action packed dungeons and stylish storytelling. Use skills and strategy to survive a lush, brutal landscape.
Backers: 14175
Average Pledge Per Backer: $60

Funded: $856,354 of $500,000
Dates: Sep 8th -> Oct 10th (32 days)
Project By: Airship Syndicate
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Battle Chasers: Nightwar

October 3rd - via:
The Battle Chasers comic was first released as a popular but short-lived series in 1998; in 2015, the Kickstarter campaign to turn it into a roleplaying game was launched by a team that included the original comic creator, Joe Madureira. (Read More)

Battle Chasers: Nightwar Interview -- Creative Director Talks Development, Crowdfunding, and JRPGs

July 12th - via:
DualShockers sat down with Creative Director and CEO of Airship Syndicate Joe Madureira to talk about the development of Battle Chasers: Nightwar. (Read More)

E3 2016: Battle Chasers: Nightwar Preview

June 15th - via:
A dungeon crawler lies at the foundation of Nightwar, but the real focus of the game is the turn-based combat that's a total throwback that fits the universe of Battle Chasers perfectly. (Read More)

The Midnight Hour Draws Near!

October 9th - via:
Battle Chasers,As of this writing, we have 8 hours left on an incredible campaign.  What's made it incredible? YOU have.  We could go on, but mostly we just want to thank everyone for their support, love and dedication to seeing this campaign reach... (Read More)

Final Two Days!

October 8th - via:
Glorious Backers,This will be a short one today. As you no doubt realize, we are officially UNDER the 48 hour mark. The final hour draws nigh. While it's far from over, we did want to take a moment to thank each of you for the support you've shown... (Read More)

150% Funded!

October 5th - via:
Chasers,Last night (we always seem to hit big milestones at night!) we hit $750,000, achieving 150% of total funding! We can't thank you enough for the support, especially those of you who have gone above and beyond to share this campaign with... (Read More)

740k Weekend Update!

October 3rd - via:
Seasoned Backers!We hit another big milestone: $740,000, unlocking the Beastiary and Beastmaster NPCs and revealing a few new goals! Beastiary and BeastmasterThe beastiary will be a running log of all the creatures you encounter while adventuring... (Read More)

Devil Hunter Alumon!

September 29th - via:
Our Beautiful Backers,As you may have seen on social media, Joe dropped the first final tidbits of concept art for Alumon the Devil Hunter: slayer of evil, and healer of wounds (!). When exactly will he run into the Battle Chasers party?  Look for... (Read More)

Music Spotlight, and SO CLOSE to 700k!

September 28th - via:
Hey Backers!We hit 11,500 backers over the weekend, which means we dropped a new music track! You can check it out on our sparkling new Soundcloud page. The latest track is called "Discovery", and is joined by the two music tracks we released... (Read More)

Create a Creature Contest, New Hero Unlocked, and More!

September 24th - via:
Battle Crushers!As you all saw, we hit $675K and unlocked the NEW HERO stretch goal! Joe is hard at work now. Who out there would be game for a live stream of Joe finishing him up? As for now - on to the WEAPON EXTRAVAGANZA at the magic $700,000... (Read More)


September 22nd - via:
Hey All!First bit of big news... Battle Chasers: Nightwar was GREENLIT on Steam today! Thanks to everyone who voted and got this done so quickly! It was pretty exciting to see!  $675k Stretch Goal Is Near...The new hero is about to be revealed in... (Read More)

Closing in on 11,000 backers, a reward for our supporters, new tiers!

September 21st - via:
Hey Backers! We hope everyone had a good weekend! Let's get to some news and updates... 11,000 Backer Reward!Hopefully by the you're reading this, we've hit 11,000 backers (or are extremely close), which means all of our backers who got the game are... (Read More)

Update 8: Whole mess of cool stuff!

September 17th - via:
Battle Chasers Faithful!Another day, another stretch goal! Thank you to our backers for letting us make something we're planning to have a lot of fun with... the Tavern Arcade Machine! We can't wait to give you a REAL peek at it... much further down... (Read More)

Update 7: Area Sneak Peek, Tweetathon, Stretch Goals Near!

September 16th - via:
Hey All!Wow, that $625,000 stretch goal is close. So very close! We can't wait to share the celebratory sketch Joe has planned for it's inevitable CRUSHING. Stay tuned for that! Area Sneak PeekWe thought we'd share a quick concept for one of the... (Read More)

Update 6: First Week In The Books

September 15th - via:
Battlers,The campaign to bring Battle Chasers: Nightwar to life now has a full week under its belt. The wind is in our sails (pun intended), and it's been incredibly rewarding for us at Airship to see the response from fans. Let's take a look back at... (Read More)

Update 5: 10,000 Backers and $600,000 Funded! New Stretch Goals!

September 14th - via:
Awesome Backers,Two more crazy milestones down today - 10,000 backers and an astonishing $600,000 funded, and with 25 days remaining! The response from our fans has been wonderful, and we're all excited to keep moving this thing along. New Area:... (Read More)

Update 4: Creature Spotlight, 100% Funded, 9000 Backers, Stretch Goals Falling!

September 11th - via:
Hey Chasers!Last night we hit a fairly major milestone: 100% funded in just 72 hours! Ok, technically we hit 105% at 72 hours, and also hit our first stretch goal: roaming Dungeon Modifiers! This is, of course, completely awesome and all thanks to... (Read More)

Update 3: Add-Ons, 95% and 8000 Backers!

September 10th - via:
Chasers!Just a quick update for now! We're currently sitting at 95% funded with just over 8,000 Backers. Don't let it slow down now! With your help and a little push, we can be fully funded within 72 hours, an amazing achievement. MOMENTUM is hugely... (Read More)

Update 2: 7000 Backers, New Tiers, Clarifications and More!

September 9th - via:
Hey All!The campaign is rocking and rolling. As I type this, we are cresting the 7,000 backer mark! 100% funded is within our grasp, and after that... STRETCH GOALS! Speaking of... Stretch Goals Are Live!As we near the 500k mark, we wanted to start... (Read More)

First Update: Consoles, 70% Funded, and Steam Greenlight!

September 9th - via:
Chasers,- A Thank You -What a first day! Kickstarter can be a scary thing, but you guys have made us feel right at home. At the 24 hour mark we hit a whopping 70% funded! We owe this hot start to our fans, and also many industry supporters. Without... (Read More)

Battle Chasers: Nightwar Brings Together the Old and the New

September 9th - via:
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a western style JRPG set in a fantasy world full of rich and interesting characters. (Read More)

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