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Avalon Lords - Redefining the MMORTS

A project in Brooklyn, NY by Animus Interactive

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Sandbox empire building in a seamless 3d shared world ☀ Fast-paced real-time combat and customizable AI
Backers: 277
Average Pledge Per Backer: $155

Funded: $43,017 of $150,000
Dates: Jul 29th -> Aug 28th (30 days)
Project By: Animus Interactive
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Emails and messages!

August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

What comes next?

August 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarter backers!   We're coming to the end of our Kickstarter campaign, and although we haven't hit our target, we've come a long way in the last month. We're storming through the ranks on Steam Greenlight, and we've had some fantastic... (Read More)

Avalon Lords on Twitch.tv – Join us for live gameplay and Q and A!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Avalonians! We'll be streaming live Avalon Lords gameplay every day until August 27th! Take a closer look at Avalon Lords on Twitch.tv from 3-5pm EST every day until our Kickstarter ends. We’ll be showing off Avalon Lords gameplay and... (Read More)

Join us on Twitch for live gameplay and Q and A!

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
 Greetings Avalonians!Tonight we will be livestreaming on Twitch.tv from from 3pm EST/ 8pm GMT!Come and join us, see some live Avalon Lords gameplay and ask us about the game!  If you haven't entered the Avalon Lords Cocktail contest, it's open... (Read More)

Join Randy, Tim & the crew on Reddit for an AMA! Live now. Come on over and ask us anything!

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Please drop by and give us an upvote, interrogate Tim and Randy and let's have some fun.  Reddit AMA: We are Randy Johns, game industry veteran, and Tim Hays, AI Scientist. Now going indie with MMORTS Avalon Lords. Ask us anything!  (Read More)

Kickstarter RELAUNCH! Also press coverage, reddit AMA today and development updates

August 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Avalonians! Avalon Lords' new Kickstarter video is the video we SHOULD have had when we launched our campaign. Our first video was ok... but this one's much better. We've worked hard to show where we're at and where we want to go. We know the... (Read More)

Happy Saturday! Avalon Cocktail Contest and a Steam Greenlight stats update.

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we have a fun contest for everyone!Make an Avalon Lords themed cocktail, either physically (pictures are welcome!) or just a list of ingredients.  There are two rules only: There must be at least ONE Avalon Lords themed ingredient. The... (Read More)

We've reached the top 75 on Steam Greenlight!! Celebrate with us tonight on Plug.DJ!!

August 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Avalonians!Today we broke through to the top 75 on Steam Greenlight, and we are now at #74 and moving fast! We want to give a huge thank you to everyone who has voted for us so far! We're really happy to know that so many of you look... (Read More)

Avalon Lords screenshots and Steam Greenlight news!

August 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we wanted to share some more Avalon Lords screenshots with you! You can find a link to the full album here. We're also picking up steam (sorry) on Steam Greenlight! We're 99% of the way to the top 100 - almost there!We also want to give a big... (Read More)

Art Director Fredrik Larsson talks about unit animation and a shoutout to Children's Fantasy Art Scrapbook!

August 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Avalonians! My name is Fredrik Larsson, I'm the Art Director for Avalon Lords.I thought I'd talk to you a little bit about the units already in the game, and those currently being created. You can see our character creation artist, Todd,... (Read More)

A quick update of our Steam Greenlight stats and a shoutout to Under the Dog!

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Our Steam Greenlight campaign is looking amazing!  We're 88% of the way into the top 100 and gaining by the hour.  Here's a full showing of our stats page:  http://gyazo.com/1f9098538a053c9da0d9e808ab0e0978 We're really excited, and truly grateful... (Read More)

In-game communication in Avalon Lords

August 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there Avalonians, I’m Karen Lowry, screen name Adiera, or Adi, and I’m the US Community Manager for Avalon Lords. My counterpart is our European Community Manager Deborah Calvin, screen name Qukatt, or Q.  Our community vision  We have a... (Read More)

Party with Animus Interactive this Friday!

August 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Avalonians! Over the past week and a half we’ve shared quite a few parts of our game making process with you, and today we’d like to let you know about an upcoming event we’re hosting where you can hang out with the Avalon Lords... (Read More)

Exploring the Avalon Lords Empire system

August 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there Avalonians, I’m Alice Wilkes, editor and writer for Avalon Lords. Today I want to tell you about the functionality of our Empire system.   The Empire system is one of my favourite things about Avalon Lords, and as a habitual guild... (Read More)

A taste of dynamic, sandbox city building

August 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Avalonians! This week we’re going to take a look beyond the city visualization graphics we've shown in recent videos, and give you a better idea of how sandbox city building works. The land of Avalon is a sandbox environment. You have a large... (Read More)

Press press and more press, our new log in screen and a shoutout to Draughts: London's first board game café

August 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We'd just like to give a great big THANK YOU to all the people who have written about us, tweeted about us and generally helped us to share the news. We really appreciate you all, and we couldn't do it without you! Shoost (Our trailer) Massively... (Read More)

Kickstarter Update #7 - Concept art, design process and player generated content

August 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's update features Raymond Minnaar, one of our talented artists, who will talk a little about the game’s concept art and design process, as well as telling you more about player generated content.  He will also take you through the process... (Read More)

Update #6 - Steam Greenlight, Podcasts and More!

August 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Avalonians!   We are back with another update and today we bring you some great news. First of all, thank you all so much for your support as we continue this campaign. The team really appreciates your backing and we are working hard to... (Read More)

Update #5 - Gameplay and City-building with Randy

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Avalonians!   Randy Johns, dev team lead, sat down with a camera to show us the latest build of Avalon Lords.  Please watch and compare to update #1.  We are proud to show progress and hope that you'll be pleased at how things are coming.  ... (Read More)

Update #4 -- Live interview and press coverage

August 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Sunday, Avalonians! Tune into http://www.twitch.tv/indiehaven at 2:30pm eastern/11:30am pacific for a LIVE interview with Jennifer Ketzl who'll be telling you more about Avalon Lords! If you miss it, recordings will be available. IndieHaven is... (Read More)

Update #3 - Tim Hays talks about how AI will work in Avalon Lords, our weekly Dev Diary and a shout out to RPG Tees!

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello and thanks for viewing our Kickstarter page! I’m Tim Hays, and I’m working on AI.Simplified AI – short learning curve Having worked on dozens of games, Avalon Lords is the most exciting game I’ve ever been involved with. Having worked... (Read More)

Update #2 -- Avalon Lords is a STAFF PICK! Plus a Gamasutra blog from Ketzl

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Avalon Lords is a STAFF PICK on Kickstarter!  Thank you Kickstarter staff, we shall wear our green sash with pride.   And to all our backers on Kickstarter and Paypal, and old too, thank you!!  Up to $7700, got a long way to go but your love,... (Read More)

Update #1 -- Raw footage of city construction

July 30th - via: kickstarter.com
DAY 1 UPDATE  THANKS SO MUCH! THANKS PAYPAL BACKERS TOO: Over $1k! Our first full day on Kickstarter, we've gotten a huge amount of community support and pledges and media coverage. Thank you all very very much.   The dev team's working on... (Read More)

Avalon Lords gears up for its Kickstarter campaign

July 29th - via: massively.joystiq.com
How do you feel about the MMORTS genre? The folks behind Avalon Lords don't have many nice things to say about it, which is why they're making an MMORTS game that, in their own words, is meant to elevate the game beyond free-to-play titles with microtransactions. The game launches its Kickstarter today, and it's put a trailer into the wild so potential backers can get a sense for what the game will look like. (Read More)

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