Oak & Steel

Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption

A project in San Francisco, CA by Corey Cole

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Hero-U is a turn-based RPG with adventure game puzzles and immersive story, by the award-winning designers of Quest for Glory.
Backers: 6093
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $409,150 of $400,000
Dates: Oct 19th -> Nov 20th (33 days)
Project By: Corey Cole
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Kickstarter Primer: "Serial Campaigners"

July 13th - via: cliqist.com
In this edition of our Kickstarter Primer series we discuss the crowdfunding phenomenon of double dipping and serial campaigners, those returning for more. (Read More)

After Nearly Four Years Hero-U Nears Beta

May 4th - via: cliqist.com
It's coming up on four years since Hero-U ran on Kickstarter and development continues with an estimated beta release later this year. (Read More)

Let’s Play: Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption Demos

June 6th - via: shaneplays.com
Game developers Corey and Lori Cole (of Quest for Glory fame) are deep in development on Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption, a blend of point-and-click adventure game elements and RPG game elements with 3D graphics that will release for Windows, Mac and Linux in early 2016. (Read More)

Double Dipping: Returning to Kickstarter Again

May 7th - via: cliqist.com
Kickstarter is a good platform to get ideas funded, but sometimes going back for more might not be such a good idea. Double dipping is a double-edged sword. (Read More)

Hero-U is Going Back to School

May 5th - via: cliqist.com
Hero-U is an adventure-RPG hybrid by Corey Cole and Lori Cole in the same vein as Quest for Glory. They're returning to Kickstarter to finish the game. (Read More)

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