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Eminence: Xander's Tales

A project in London, UK by Aeterna Studios

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Eminence: Xander's Tales is a card collecting role playing adventure which takes place in a world where fantasy and science collide.
Backers: 669
Average Pledge Per Backer: £78

Funded: £52,037 of £50,000
Dates: Aug 28th -> Oct 7th (40 days)
Project By: Aeterna Studios
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Latest News

2 Hours to go!!!

October 7th - via:
Physical Add-Ons With only two hours left, here's one final reminder that our physical add-ons are still available! Check out the graphics below for instructions on how to get your physical Eminence goodies! A huge thank you once again to everyone... (Read More)

24 Hours Left!!

October 6th - via:
Final HoursWow, the day has finally come and we're down to our last 24 hours with only £156 left. Our amazing journey is almost coming to a close and you guys have been nothing but brilliant with all the efforts you've made to get this game funded.... (Read More)

New Ixion Card!

October 5th - via:
The Final 48 HoursWe officially only have 48 hours left to fund this project! The good news is, we only need around £2k to clear our initial goal. It's been amazing to see so many of you spreading the word on Twitter and Facebook. More people have... (Read More)

The Final Stretch!

October 4th - via:
Nearly at the finish lineThanks to all of your hard work and support, we've crossed the chasm and are now officially 94% funded with two days to go. We're literally on our toes over here, you guys are all making it happen for us and we're truly... (Read More)

Card Animations!

October 3rd - via:
ProgressWhoo! We've hit 80%! Almost there everyone, just another £10k left and Eminence will be funded. Thanks again to all of our new and current backers. We now officially have 3 days left. Keep spreading the word, let's smash that goal!... (Read More)

Nearly 80% Funded + Pets!

October 2nd - via:
ProgressWith now only 4 days to go, we're nearly 80% funded! Awesome work everyone, nearly there - let's keep pushing! Here's an updated graph showing where we are and how much we need: Steam In case you didn't know, we have a greenlight page which... (Read More)

Scions - A new Division!

September 30th - via:
ProgressWow, you guys went crazy on Twitter yesterday! We're officially 70% funded with 5 days to go, we can do this!! Thanks to all of our new and current backers for spreading the word, you guys are doing an awesome job. Here's a graph showing... (Read More)

Add Ons & Art Contest Winners!

September 30th - via:
Add OnsYou asked for them, so here they are! We're introducing three new add-ons.  Cards T Shirts Posters How to get Add Ons Art Contest WinnersThe Eminence Art Contest has finally come to an end. Thanks to everyone who participated, we had a lot of... (Read More)

The Eminence Demo

September 28th - via:
Play the Demo now!Ladies and gents, as promised, we've made the pre-alpha demo (premiered at EGX) available online. This demo showcases the PvP card battle system in the game with 3 rules in play (Basic, Same and Plus). Please bare in mind that... (Read More)

EGX Day 2

September 26th - via:
EGX Day 2 RecapDay 2 was underway at EGX and we saw even more players get involved with the demo today, some even spent up to an hour on it! What's cool though is we finally got some winners in our promo. If you didn't know, we've been running a... (Read More)

EGX Day 1

September 23rd - via:
EGX Day 1 RecapWhoa two whole days without an update?! Never fear, we're going to be giving you guys the low down on what's happening every day at EGX.  For those who don't know, we've been exhibiting at EGX, the biggest games event in London. The... (Read More)

Alchemy & EGX

September 22nd - via:
EGXWe have a special announcement! The Eminence Team will be at EGX, one of London's biggest gaming conference, from the 25th - 28th September 2014. If you can make it to the event, you're in for a treat. The whole team will be there, giving away a... (Read More)

Secret Announcement and Fan Art

September 21st - via:
ProgressWith 15 days to go, we're on 54%! There's still plenty of time to hit our target and with your support we can do it. Thanks to all of our new and current backers for the on going support! We're looking forward to see what we can achieve over... (Read More)

Character Concepts Part 3

September 19th - via:
Character Concept - WilkurseAs we continue the evolution of our character design, we take a final look at early design sketches which shaped the foundation of Wilkurse's armour/gear. As one of the most technically advanced civilisations, the Wilkurse... (Read More)

The Divisions

September 18th - via:
Want to know a little more about the Divisions in Eminence: XT? Petros, our lead designer, talks a little about how they work in the game. Petros' CornerWhen creating the divisions for Eminence, we want to convey a multitude of cultures whilst... (Read More)

The Eminence Story

September 17th - via:
50% Funded!Ladies and gents, we're officially 50% funded :). This marks a great milestone for all of us, let's continue pushing through the remaining 20 days and smash our initial target!  Thanks again to all of our new and current backers for your... (Read More)

Boss Reveal!

September 16th - via:
Boss Reveal Sneak peak an early look of Kujata from the Wilkurse Division and one of the Story Campaign bosses! Kujata - The Omnislayer Despite his calm disposition, Kujata has a canning blood thirst for battle. A gifted swordsman, his blades have... (Read More)

Eminence: Xander's Tales Combines MMOs And Card Games

September 16th - via:
This is a really interesting combination from Aeterna Studios. (Read More)

Eminence: Xander's Tale lands on Kickstarter

September 15th - via:
Do you want a bit of MMO in your virtual card game? Because that can totally be a thing now. Eminence: Xander's Tale is an MMOTCG that isn't purely either of those things, blending card-slinging action with an explorable world and social hubs. Players will take part in battles via card games, but the exploration and upgrades will feel more familiar to veterans of other MMOs. (Read More)

Nearly halfway there!

September 14th - via:
ProgressWe're literally just 2% away from being 50% funded! Check out the progress bar so far:  A little extra push and we'll reach a big milestone. Let's do this! From here onwards, we're going to have key members of the team talk about an area of... (Read More)

Fan Art!

September 13th - via:
ProgressWe had another big jump yesterday bringing us ever closer to the half way mark! We're now sitting at 43% with 23 days to go. I'd say we're not doing bad at all :), thanks again to all of our new and existing backers for continuously pushing... (Read More)

Character Concepts & KS Exclusives

September 12th - via:
ProgressWith 24 days to go, we're near the 40% mark and closer to being 50% funded! A lot of updates and surprises are still heading your way. Thanks for all of your continued efforts to raising awareness of Eminence: XT :) KS ExclusivesWe've had a... (Read More)

Guild Battles!

September 11th - via:
The Kickstarter team decided to staff pick Eminence: Xander's Tales and we're ecstatic our project was considered. Thanks to all of our backers, we really appreciate everyones support to make this project successful.  Curse Partnership &... (Read More)

Eminence Weapons!

September 10th - via:
ProgressWow, the day before yesterday we went up 5% from 25% and over the last 24 hours we've shot to 36%. This is amazing, you guys are awesome and thanks for the continued support from all of our new and existing backers. Here's a little chart to... (Read More)

Card Active Abilities!

September 8th - via:
30% Funded!We went up 5% from 25% in less than 24 hours, that's awesome!! Keep doing what you guys are doing, it's definitely paying off. Thanks to all of our new and current backers for the support! Card Active AbilitiesToday we're going to discuss... (Read More)

Kronos Development!

September 8th - via:
Where are we?We're now 29 days in and at 25%. The graphic below helps to show where we currently are and how much more we need to get to our goal. We're a quarter of the way there and still have plenty of time to hit those stretch goals! Development... (Read More)

Gemini Reveal!

September 7th - via:
Countdown The 30 day countdown officially begins! We sill have a lot of exciting updates and surprises to come. Watch this space! We've also streamlined our KS page quite considerably as a lot of feedback was given that it was too long. We agreed... (Read More)

Eminence: Xander’s Tales Brings Stylish Online Multiplayer Card Collecting And Role Playing To Kickstarter

September 7th - via:
With Hearthstone‘s recent success, it seems like there are more and more digital collectible/trading card games cluttering up the Steam, iOS and Android app stores. Fortunately for those with a competitive card battling itch in desperate need of being scratched, the team at Aeterna Studios have come up with an awesome concept in the form of Eminence: Xander’s Tales. (Read More)

Riddle Reveal!

September 6th - via:
25% Funded!Whoo hoo! We're officially a quarter of the way to our goal. The team have spent the last few days gearing up for the real show about to begin once we hit the 30 day threshold. Rally up your buddies, it's time for us to make some noise!... (Read More)

Eminence: Xander’s Tales Hits Kickstarter

September 6th - via:
A mobile MMORPG and TCG seems completely unheard of, and in fact, it’s such a rare combination to see. But Eminence: Xander’s Tales, developed by London-based Aeterna Studios, is something I’ve never seen before. (Read More)

Make Your Own Eminence Card!

September 5th - via:
Todays update is all about what you guys can create or have created.  FAN ARTWe've received some awesome fan art lately. Here are some of our favourites! From Cassy Dela Torre From Julia Wolter From MAKE YOUR OWN... (Read More)

Boss Reveal!

September 4th - via:
A WEEK INToday, officially marks the first week of our Kickstarter. Thank you to all of our backers, we can't wait to show you more! The team decided to view the KS funding process as a game itself. In case you didn't notice, every time we get a... (Read More)

Day Five Recap

September 3rd - via:
OVER 20% FUNDEDAwesome, we finally broke the 20% mark! We're nearly six days in but we've got plenty of time to go to smash some major stretch goals. Thanks for all your hustle and please keep doing what you're doing - it's working! :)  Kana This... (Read More)

Kickstarter Pick: TCG card battling MMORPG Eminence: Xander's Tales

September 3rd - via:
Anyone who's played Final Fantasy VIII is probably familiar with Triple Triad, a card mini-game which permeated the game's setting and captured the hearts of (or generated a great deal of frustration in) many players. Developer Aeterna Studios is working on Eminence: Xander's Tales, an MMORPG which has a Triple Triad-inspired card game for its battle system. Beyond that card game core, the team has plans to harness some of the characteristics of MMOs for community building, exploration, and storytelling. (Read More)

Android Support!

September 2nd - via:
Android Players Rejoice!Yup, you've read it correctly. We have some good news - we're now going to be providing both iOS and Android support from launch if we achieve our minimum funding. Over the past few days we've been working on getting an extra... (Read More)

A New Division!

September 2nd - via:
Day Four RecapOver 100 backers and nearly 20% funded! You guys are awesome, we're picking up the pace and all of our efforts are starting to pay off. Thank you to both our current and new backers. Let's continue to push the campaign forward!... (Read More)

Kickstart This: ‘Eminence: Xander’s Tales’ is a Card-Battling Fantasy Epic

September 2nd - via:
What happens when you combine a competitive card-trading game with an MMO environment and mix in RPG dialogue? Such is the question posed by London-based developer Aeterna Studios, and the answer they’ve devised is called Eminence: Xander’s Tales. (Read More)

A tribute to gaming legends

September 1st - via:
TRIBUTE TO GAMING LEGENDSTwo updates in one day whaaa?! I did say we had a surprise for you guys (well we have a lot of them coming up!). So, The Eminence Team wanted to pay homage to numerous gaming legends who all played a key part in our lives... (Read More)

We're On Greenlight!

September 1st - via:
DAY THREE RECAPWe're getting close to being 20% funded! Today marks the start of a line of exciting updates. We're also taking it up a notch to get Eminence even more awareness and visibility. Our goal is to try and get 50% funded within the next six... (Read More)

Weekly Launchpad. What Kickstarters Launched Aug 24 – 30?

September 1st - via:
Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter campaigns that launched in the previous week. This isn’t to say that all of these projects are worth your hard earned cash, but with any luck having all of them in one place will make it easier to educate yourself on the projects you’d like to back, and which ones to run from. (Read More)

Eminence: Xander’s Tales on Kickstarter!

September 1st - via:
I normally don’t seek out trading card games, but when Eminence: Xander’s Tales was brought to my attention, something about it got me interested. Was it the cute art style? Was it the classic RPG aesthetic? Was it the concept of an MMORPG in which the battle system isn’t summed up as “watch the action go by and sometimes furiously mash the function keys”? Here, maybe watch the trailer first. (Read More)

Update #2 - The Eminence Art Contest

August 31st - via:
DAY TWO RECAPWe're now 15% in two and half days and picking up momentum! The sooner we can hit our minimum the sooner we can start focusing on all the exciting stretch goals. Our backers are increasing and we're slowly creeping up in Kickstarter's... (Read More)

Day One Recap!

August 28th - via:
NEARLY 10% FUNDED!Wow, we weren't expecting to nearly reach 10% of our funding so quickly, you guys rock! We're off to a great start. The last 24 hours have been crazy hectic but we're enjoying the journey so far. Let's keep pushing, tell a friend, a... (Read More)

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