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Knights of the Chalice 2: Revolutionise Old-School CRPGs!

A project in Burnley, UK by HeroicFantasyGames.Com
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Party-based CRPG using the OGL 3.5 ruleset. Features turn-based combat, emergent AI, 2D graphics and a powerful innovative toolset.
Backers: 838
Average Pledge Per Backer: £45

Funded: £38,034 of £15,000
Dates: May 26th -> Jul 2nd (37 days)
Project By: HeroicFantasyGames.Com
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Update #31: Recap of Twitter RPG Questions! Only 14 Hours To Go!!

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Recap of RPG Questions On Twitter During the campaign, I've been asking a number of RPG questions on Twitter. Here's a selection of these questions together with the answers I've received. Feel free to reply to them in the comments. :-) 1) What are... (Read More)

Update #30: A Closer Look at the Necromancer Character Class! Only 40 Hours To Go!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The Necromancer Character Class in KotC 2 Necromancers are the masters of Death Magic. They have learnt secret forbidden rituals allowing them to manipulate powerful dark energies as well as animate corpses. Necromancers have the dreaded power to... (Read More)

Update #29: Knights of the Chalice 2 13-Minute Trailer And The Last Three Companions!

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Knights of the Chalice 2 13-Minute Trailer Hello everyone! :-) I have just uploaded the tenth video in support of the Knights of the Chalice 2 Kickstarter campaign. The new video is the 13-Minute Trailer of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos! The link on Youtube... (Read More)

Update #28: Fifth Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video!

June 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Fifth Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video I have just uploaded the ninth video in support of the Knights of the Chalice 2 Kickstarter campaign. The new video is the Fifth Combat Video of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos as part of a series of Five Combat... (Read More)

Update #27: A Closer Look at the New Feats I will add in KotC 2!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
A Closer Look at the New Feats that will be added We reached the campaign's First Stretch Goal very early. This means that a number of new Epic Feats and Normal Feats will be added to the game. They will be introduced in KotC 2 Augury of Chaos and in... (Read More)

Update #26: Fourth KotC 2 Combat Video, Puzzle Recap, And ShanePlays Q&A About KotC 2!

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Fourth Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video I have just uploaded the eighth video in support of the Knights of the Chalice 2 Kickstarter campaign. The new video is the Fourth Combat Video of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos as part of a series of Five Combat... (Read More)

Update #25: A Closer Look at the Summoner Character Class!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
The Summoner Character Class in KotC 2 Summoners are mages dedicated to the study of Summoning and Banishment magic. They have the extraordinary ability to summon forth monstrous allies that will serve the party permanently, just like traditional... (Read More)

Update #24: Third KotC 2 Combat Video And We've Reached The Fourth Stretch Goal! Thank You!

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Brave Heroes of the Land, Together We've Now Reached the Fourth KotC 2 Stretch Goal!! Hurray! ^^ The campaign's Fifth Stretch Goal beckons! Are we going to reach it?? We'll find out soon enough! Third Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video I have just... (Read More)

Update #23: How to set the AI of Enemy Spellcasters to Create Memorable Encounters!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
How to set the AI of Casters to Create Great Encounters Enemy magic and psionics users in Knights of the Chalice 2 usually require particular attention when creating interesting battle encounters. The main elements to take into account are the... (Read More)

Update #22: Second Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Second Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video Hello everyone! :-) I have just uploaded the sixth video in support of the Kickstarter campaign for Knights of the Chalice 2. The new video is the Second Combat Video of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos as part of a... (Read More)

Update #21: The KotC 2 Campaign Has Reached Its Third Stretch Goal! Thank You!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Intrepid Knights of the Kingdom, Rejoice!! We've Now Reached the Third KotC 2 Stretch Goal!! Hurray! ^^ Thank You Everyone For Your Support And Glorious Efforts In Spreading The Good Tidings!! :-) The Next Stretch Goal will not be difficult to reach... (Read More)

Update #20: How to Fight Enemy Spellcasters in KotC 2!

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
How to Fight Enemy Spellcasters in KotC 2 Hello everyone! In this update, we will provide some advice on the tactics that your Heroic Party can use to fight enemy spellcasters in KotC 2. Spellcasters can be broadly categorised according to their... (Read More)

Update #19: The Next Three Companions!

June 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Additional excerpts from the Vaults of Loremaster Geldaron. The story of Stuwarth Gargoyles are such interesting creatures, aren't they? They spend the vast majority of their life like statues, stuck in place. Who knows what goes around in their... (Read More)

Update #18: The Three Workhorses of the KotC 2 Adventure-Creation Editor!

June 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings, Heroes of the Land! Today's update focuses on the KotC 2 integrated toolset. You can use the toolset to create New Adventure Modules or modify existing ones. We will now review three of the most important tools in the KotC 2 editor: the... (Read More)

Update #17: A Closer Look at Adventure Maps, Part Two!

June 12th - via: kickstarter.com
A Closer Look at Adventure Maps, Part Two Hello everyone! In this update, we will have a look at five more Adventure Maps: Dark Forest of the Giant Spiders, Ancient Temple of the Followers of Sunnathar, Monster-Infested City Sewers, Ruined Fortress... (Read More)

Update #16: Knights of the Chalice 2 Sprite Video! Number of Backers reaches 600!

June 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Knights of the Chalice 2 Sprite Video Hello everyone! :-) I have just uploaded the fifth video in support of the Kickstarter campaign for Knights of the Chalice 2. The new video is the Sprite Video of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos. This is a simple video... (Read More)

Update #15: A Closer Look at Traps and other Dangerous Squares in KotC 2!

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Traps, Pits and other Dangerous Squares in KotC 2  In this update, we’re going to review each category of special squares. 1) Braziers, lava and other energy-damage squares The most basic trap is any square that inflicts energy damage, including... (Read More)

Update #14: A Closer Look at Magic Items in KotC 2 and the New Items I will add!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Magic Items in Knights of the Chalice 2 Knights of the Chalice 2 has a wide range of items. Here are some of the game's item icons: Aside from weapons and armour, there are two main types of items in computer RPGs: Quest Items that the party may need... (Read More)

Update #13: First Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
First Knights of the Chalice 2 Combat Video Hello everyone! :-) I have just uploaded the fourth video in support of the Kickstarter campaign for Knights of the Chalice 2. The new video is the First Combat Video of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos as part of a... (Read More)

Update #12: A Closer Look at Adventure Maps, Part One!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Adventure Maps, Part One Hello everyone! In this update, we will have a look at four Adventure Maps: Goblin Caves, Swamp of Despair, Lava Bridge and Gladiator Pens. These are all top-down background maps, but I would like to create isometric... (Read More)

Update #11: A Closer Look at the Spell Weaver Character Class!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
The Spell Weaver Character Class in KotC 2 Spell Weavers are Wizards who have decided to specialise in the Art of Transforming arcane magic spells in order to increase their usefulness and effectiveness greatly. They can cast any metamagic version of... (Read More)

Update #10: The KotC 2 Campaign Has Reached Its Second Stretch Goal! Thank You!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Intrepid Knights of the Kingdom, Rejoice!! After just a little over four days, We've Already Reached the Second KotC 2 Stretch Goal!! The Gelatinous Cube is wriggling joyously. It's obvious she's eager to know you more!! :D There will be an update... (Read More)

Update #9: How to Create Non-Linear Adventures!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
In today's update, we will review various approaches RPG designers can adopt to create intelligent non-linear adventures. This reflection came about with the help of Tiavals and much of the text below was written by him. Non-linear adventures can be... (Read More)

Update #8: The KotC 2 Campaign Has Reached Its First Stretch Goal! Thank You!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Brave Heroes of the Land, Together we've already Reached the First KotC 2 Stretch Goal and we are well on our way to the Second Stretch Goal!! Incredible Incline! :D Mighty Warriors and Legendary Bards, let's Keep Spreading the Good Word! Thank you... (Read More)

Update #7: How to use special combat situations to increase the Challenge Level of encounters!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Many encounters in Knights of the Chalice 2 can be specially designed to increase the level of challenge without requiring the use of more powerful monsters. Special combat situations can make RPG combat encounters a lot more interesting. Sometimes,... (Read More)

Update #6: Six-Minute Trailer for KotC 2!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone! :-) I have just uploaded the third video in support of the KotC 2 Kickstarter campaign. The new video is the six-minute trailer of KotC 2 Augury of Chaos. The link on Youtube is: https://youtu.be/CqVWrotL6lE Special thanks to Pergola... (Read More)

Update #5: The First Three Companions!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Excerpts from the Vaults of Loremaster Geldaron. The story of Ysss  I was once invited to visit the laboratory of a circle of powerful sorcerers. I cannot disclose their identity, but the story is true nonetheless. It was a unique opportunity, for... (Read More)

Update #4: The KotC 2 Campaign Has Reached Its Funding Goal! Thank You!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hurray! It is still the first day of the campaign, and we've already reached the main goal!! Our campaign is funded! Thank you, Brave Heroes! Together, we can Restore the Great Incline and Repel the Sinister Forces of Chaos!! :D Let the Whole World... (Read More)

Update #3: Character Classes video!

May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
The first day of the campaign is nearly over, and we've very nearly reached the campaign's goal! I have just uploaded the second video in support of the KotC 2 Kickstarter campaign.  The second video presents the main strengths, weaknesses and... (Read More)

Update #2: My RPG design philosophy and dungeon-design process!

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
How to create the perfect RPG scenario, the perfect adventure map? That is the tantalising thought faced by all RPG creators! My approach includes a number of steps.  It always starts with a cool idea. For example, in the case of KotC 2: Augury of... (Read More)

Update #1: Bull Rush Tactics video!

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you everyone for a great campaign start! I have just uploaded the first video in support of the KotC 2 Kickstarter campaign. The first video presents the most common uses of the Bull Rush combat manoeuvre in KotC 2. There are additional uses... (Read More)

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