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Becoming: A Game of Heroism and Sacrifice

A project in Philadelphia, PA by Brian Engard

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Becoming is a game about what you must sacrifice to be a hero. In the end, are you still a hero? Or have you become something else?
Backers: 362
Average Pledge Per Backer: $22

Funded: $7,849 of $5,000
Dates: Jun 17th -> Jul 6th (20 days)
Project By: Brian Engard
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Latest News

Second Stretch Goal Achieved!

July 6th - via:
Congratulations, you just forced Fred Hicks and Jason Pitre to contribute to the backer supplement! To reiterate, every backer at $10 or higher will now get an exclusive PDF supplement full of Quests for the game by the likes of Fred Hicks, Ryan... (Read More)

The Final Push!

July 5th - via:
The Kickstarter for Becoming ends at 8pm EST today! As I write this we have $165 to go to our next stretch goal and 12 hours in which to accomplish it. You guys have already exceeded my expectations and, if we don't make another cent today, I'll be... (Read More)

DexCon Reminder

July 5th - via:
Just a quick update to remind everyone of two things. First, this Kickstarter ends tomorrow at 8pm EST. If you want to pledge or increase your pledge before it ends, do it now! Second, I'll be at DexCon tomorrow, running impromptu games of... (Read More)

First stretch goal achieved! Second announced!

July 5th - via:
We hit the first stretch goal!Now all backers $10 and up will get an exclusive PDF supplement containing four new Quests. Brennan Taylor will write a Quest inspired by either Greco-Roman or Norse mythology (he's not sure which yet). Shoshana... (Read More)

Halfway There!

July 3rd - via:
As I write this, we're 55 hours from the end of the campaign and we only need $434 to hit our first stretch goal! We made twice that yesterday, so I'm pretty sure we can do this! As a reminder, and so that all you new backers are aware, the first... (Read More)

Funded! Stretch Goals!

July 2nd - via:
As I write this, Becoming's total funding is sitting at $5012 with 3 days to go! You guys are awesome. This wouldn't have happend without you guys, and I'm grateful to each and every one of you. But the Kickstarter isn't over yet! We've still got 3... (Read More)

The Closing Days

June 30th - via:
We're down to the 4 day mark, and getting close to getting funded! That's down to you guys for being so awesome, and I want to thank you all. I want to make sure you guys are getting the best product for your money, and there are a couple ways for... (Read More)

Becoming Q&A Video

June 28th - via:
Here's the video for the Becoming Q&A, in case you missed it!  (Read More)

Becoming Live Q&A!

June 28th - via:
The Becoming Live Q&A is . . . uh, live! You can find the video feed here: To ask questions, tweet your question and include the hashtag... (Read More)

Becoming Q&A

June 28th - via:
I'd like to remind everyone that, if you have questions about Becoming that you want me to answer, tonight's the night to make that happen!  John Adamus and I will be on a live Google hangout tonight, answering your questions from Twitter.  How to... (Read More)

Will Hindmarch and an Excerpt

June 26th - via:
Wow, this Kickstarter's really going strong, isn't it? Almost 200 backers, nearly $4000 in funding; you guys rock, seriously.  A quick reminder before we move on to the meat of this update: tomorrow, Friday the 28th at 8:30 EST, John Adamus and I... (Read More)

Thanks, and a Challenge

June 26th - via:
We're really humming along, aren't we? We're now 75% funded, with 10 days left and that is entirely down to you. You're making Becoming happen, and I want to thank every one of you for it. You're exceeding my expectations. So why the unscheduled... (Read More)

John Adamus and the Becoming Q&A

June 25th - via:
Okay, first an announcement: John Adamus and I are going to be doing a live G+ hangout from 8:30pm-9:30pm EST on Friday the 28th of June. We'll be monitoring the Twitter hashtag #BecomingQnA and answering questions about Becoming from that hashtag... (Read More)

Art and Layout

June 18th - via:
Today I thought I'd give you a twofer: an interview with Daniel Solis, my layout artist, and some of the excellent art by Christopher Barley, my illustrator. Enjoy! Who are you? I'm Daniel Solis, I am a game designer and a freelance graphic designer... (Read More)

Heroes and Fates

June 18th - via:
We're off to a great start here, everybody! I launched this thing at 4:30pm EST yesterday, and by the time I went to bed we had crossed the $1000 mark. As it stands right now, we're almost to 30% funding after fewer than 24 hours!  You're... (Read More)

Pre-Release PDF!

June 17th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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