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ASSAULT or ATTRITION (The Arena Mode Saga)

A project in Toronto, Canada by Blake Northcott

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A sci-fi/fantasy novel set in a dystopian future, with art by Marvel, DC and Image artists; the follow-up to best-seller 'Arena Mode'
Backers: 638
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $30,105 of $7,500
Dates: Oct 18th -> Nov 17th (31 days)
Project By: Blake Northcott
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Latest News

T-minus 4 hours and counting

November 17th - via:
This is it!  4 HOURS LEFT FOR 'ASSAULT OR ATTRITION'!!!We are down to the wire and it's almost time for Assault or Attrition to wrap up. It's been a long and exhausting campaign (anyone who has ever done a Kickstarter knows what I'm talking about!)... (Read More)

Just 48 hours left - Stretch Goal Reward added

November 15th - via:
Assault or Attrition ends in less than 48 hours!  It’s getting down to the wire, and I added a very cool stretch goal:  An all new Ebook that ties into Assault or Attrition will be available for everyone if we hit $30K.  All of the bonus... (Read More)

Steve McNiven, Free Prints & Ask Me Anything - FINAL 4 DAYS for 'Assault or Attrition'!!!

November 13th - via:
The last four days to get ‘Assault or Attrition’ are counting down, and I have some very cool news! STRETCH GOALS NEWS I upgraded the $10K reward: I increased the size of the print from 4"x6" to 5"x7", AND I now know which artist is going to be... (Read More)

Last week for 'Assault or Attrition' - plus stretch goals and art reveals!

November 10th - via:
Thank you, guys - so so much. Everyone has been incredibly supportive and generous - from pledges to encouraging Emails and direct messages - it's been an unbelievable campaign!  Now that it's wrapping up, my favorite part is here: the artwork! I... (Read More)

Free audiobooks unlocked, top-secret art in progress and more!

November 5th - via:
It happened! Assault or Attrition blasted by yet another milestone, which means that two (2) complete audiobooks are unlocked!  You’ll get the original Arena Mode audiobook, as well as an all new, full-length audiobook for Assault or Attrition,... (Read More)

Bleeding Cool, Adventure Time and a Major Audiobook Announcement

November 2nd - via:
Wow...what a week.First of all, ASSAULT or ATTRITION is doing amazing, and it passed the $20K stretch goal in less that 2 weeks! Which means more art in the book to feast your eyeballs on!  The book will now feature 15 full-page illustrations by my... (Read More)

Early Bird Special Ending

October 25th - via:
The first week of Assault or Attrition’s campaign is drawing to a close, which means Early Bird Specials are ending. A final block of 50 packages is open right now (actually there are 48 available as I type this) and once those are gone the price... (Read More)

A Video Update, Live Chat and Free Stuff I Wanna Give You!!

October 25th - via:
Hey guys! First of all, THANK YOU!!!!!!!! I can’t believe how well Assault or Attrition is doing in its first week, and I could not be more grateful. To show my appreciation, all my backers are gonna get a ton of free stuff! This incredibly... (Read More)

Artwork, audiobooks, and other free stuff you're gonna get

October 20th - via:
The last thing you need is my gratitude. Who wants to be showered with meaningless platitudes like ‘thank you’ and ‘I love you for backing my project’ when you can receive kick-ass gifts instead?  So that’s what this update is about: the... (Read More)

‘Assault or Attrition’ is Funded! Now bring on the free extras...

October 18th - via:
This is surreal. I feel like I’m going to barf...but in a good way. A barf of joy. I can’t believe that Assault or Attrition is the hottest book on Kickstarter right now – and it’s all thanks to you! You (and I do mean you, specifically) made... (Read More)

Kickstarter Spotlight: Blake Northcott’s ‘Assault Or Attrition’

October 18th - via:
Kickstarters abound! I seem to always preface my articles about them with some form of astonishment at how they seem to connect writers and artists to their fans in a much more intimate way – well not this time. This time, I work under the assumption that you know of Blake Northcott, be it through Facebook, Twitter, or what have you. This young lady is taking the comic-loving world by storm! And you are being given a chance here to help her success continue with a Kickstarter for her next book, Assault Or Attrition. (Read More)

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