Terrain of Magical Expertise RPG - A Game about a Game!

A project in Sherman Oaks, CA by Chris Niosi

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Inspired by the hit webseries, TOME is a 2D Turn-Based RPG, where you play as a White-Hat Hacker and fight alongside new friends!
Backers: 1591
Average Pledge Per Backer: $70

Funded: $111,163 of $75,000
Dates: Sep 30th -> Nov 4th (36 days)
Project By: Chris Niosi
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Update 11/4/17 - The Kickstarter's Final Day!!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it, folks. Today is the final day of the TOME RPG Kickstarter. At the time of posting this, we're a bit over $106,000 raised. We're pretty far from hitting that next stretch goal of $125K, but we're gonna hope for the best! Remember, today... (Read More)

Update 11/3/17 - Fanart Friday + Finale Saturday!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This is it, folks...it's the last 24 hours until the Terrain of Magical Expertise RPG is finished up! In the time since we first announced doing the game back in May, we've gotten a ton of very gracious fanart created by all of you!! I thought today... (Read More)

Update 11/2/17 - GAMESOFT Character Spotlight

November 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Already at about $102,000 now...it just keeps climbing!! We've got only a few short days left 'til we're all done and we can finally rock and roll on this project. But, now it's time for the last of our Character Spotlights on the five... (Read More)

Update 11/1/17 - DING, $100K! + Mario RPG Stream

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Last night, during our Halloween Costume Stream...we finally hit our first Stretch Goal of $100,000. The team and I are absolutely overjoyed at the amount of support we've received from you all. Before going into that, in case any of you happened to... (Read More)

Update 10/31/17 - Halloween Costume Stream + Almost to $100K!

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Halloween, TOME fans!! First of all, thank you for the incredible support we've already been receiving in these last couple days. I think if things progress like this, we may just hit our $100,000 stretch goal by the end of this glorious... (Read More)

Update 10/30/17 - KIRBOPHER Character Spotlight

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
WOW! You guys really came outta the woodwork after that update video the other day. In such a short time we already reached $98,000 today! At this rate we're gonna hit $100K before the weekend; keep it up!! ...oh, right. Guess it's finally time to... (Read More)

Update 10/29/17 - It's the FINAL WEEK of our Kickstarter!

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
 Here we are, everybody! It's the last six days of the TOME RPG Kickstarter!  You might be wondering what we'll be up to over this next week. Here's what's goin' on: TUESDAY (OCTOBER 31st) - I'll be doing a special TOME Halloween Stream on my... (Read More)

Update 10/27/17 - NYLOCKE Character Spotlight

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Just hit $96K on our funds raised and we're now fastly approaching the final week of our Kickstarter's duration! Time for another Character Spotlight, this time on everybody's favorite... Original Designs from the TOME 2011 Webseries... (Read More)

Update 10/25/17 - FLAMEGIRL Character Spotlight

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Just hit $95K yesterday; only another 5000 until he hit that first stretch goal!! Let's take a look at another Character Spotlight. This one's got a LOT to it! Original Designs from the TOME 2011 Webseries Flamegirl probably had the MOST... (Read More)

Update 10/24/17 - Plug, Plug, Plug!

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
10 Days remain...and we're currently over 120% funded. The goal of reaching $100,000 is very possible by the end of the Kickstarter campaign. I think it's safe to say the spike in new donations we've gotten in the past few weeks has been in part... (Read More)

Update 10/23/17 - ALPHA Character Spotlight

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Hard to believe we're less than a couple weeks away from our Kickstarter campaign being all finished up! Today's update is gonna be a little different; this will be the first of five "Character Spotlights" that go through the design... (Read More)

A Look at Things to Come: Overworld

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Today I'm going to share a little behind-the-scenes look at our Overworld, and a few changes that we're making to improve it. Before I go into detail about all the tech behind it, first I'll share a bit of eye candy. This represents the first set of... (Read More)

Update 10/17/2017 - GTLive, DidYouKnowGaming & TeamFourStar play the TOME RPG!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're nearly up to $90,000 raised now! You're all amazing and thank you so much for all your help! As we've just about reached past the halfway point of our campaign now, to try and reach towards those $100K-and-beyond stretch goals, we're getting... (Read More)

A Look at Things to Come: Building Attacks

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This will be the first of a few previews regarding changes that we'll be making to the game in preparation for the main production. Part of the game production process is what we call iterative design -- that is, you implement something, test it,... (Read More)

Build Update: Overworld Inventory, New Moves, OSX and 32-bit builds!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We've put up a new build on the Itch.IO page with a number of improvements, new features, and bug fixes. The OSX Build is updated. Our resources for updating OSX builds are pretty limited until this Kickstarter campaign ends, so I greatly... (Read More)

Update 10/9/17 - Ten Days Later...

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been long enough that this has sunken in for all of us on the team. This is actually happening. We seriously can't thank you all enough for your support and there's still 25 days to go! Let's aim to hit those stretch goals!! Now, got a couple... (Read More)

The White Hat's New Moves

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
After a barrage of updates the other day I thought I'd share the fruits of our labor from the White Hat stream. While I haven't put the new attacks in just yet (I'd like to give them a bit of polish first), I'll be happy to share what we created,... (Read More)

Build Update - Bug Fixes and Improvements

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy folks! It's time for another build update! TOME Prototype Demo Build 03 is now available on the Itch page. From here on out I'll try to make the updates a little more frequent, but due to the feedback we got from all the wonderful folks... (Read More)

October 4th - via: ibtimes.com
The 2D turn-based RPG inspired by the hit webseries of the same name is now fully funded. (Read More)

Announcing: The White Hat Upgrade Stream!

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy folks, Mike here with another update. We've been getting a lot of really great test data in from people playing the demo so far, and by and large I'm happy to say that it's been mostly positive even when people do spot significant bugs. I... (Read More)

Build Update: Mac OSX and Bug Fixes

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy folks, Mike here with an update to the playable demo. As a reminder you can locate it at our Itch.io page. First, my good friend Adam Price was kind enough to prepare a Mac OSX build for us, so I've added that as one of the available downloads.... (Read More)

Update 9/30/17 - Oh, we're halfway there.

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
...and here I was, livin' on prayer. I'm speechless; I truly did NOT expect this. Thank you all SO much for such an incredible amount support in, not only our first day, but just our first few hours of the campaign being up! We've already got a ton... (Read More)

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