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REDLINE: Tactical Card Combat

A project in Phoenix, AZ by Cameron Dueker

Funding Unsuccessful

A tactical card game featuring simultaneous combat and mission based objectives. Deploy your army. Secure and hold territory to win.
Backers: 188
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $12,572 of $20,000
Dates: Aug 3rd -> Sep 4th (32 days)
Project By: Cameron Dueker
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Latest News


September 4th - via:
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12 hours and 90% funded! Can we do it?

September 3rd - via:
The front line is starting to weaken. A break out might be imminent.  Keep up the attack and call in any and friends for reinforcements! We might make it yet! Our campaign ends at 7:54 EST tomorrow! We're still in the game!   (Read More)

24 hours!

September 3rd - via:
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Less than 48 hours and 89% FUNDED!

September 2nd - via:
Like any good fight, it's all come down to the last minutes on the clock!  80%! Less than 48 hours! Phew!  REDLINE is knocking on the door of successfully funding and we're pushing hard to cross that finish line! We've come so very far with all the... (Read More)

Final Week!

August 27th - via:
This is it. Everything has come down to this! One week left to complete our campaign and make our final push towards our objective. And we are right there. So close. REDLINE keeps fighting! We're nearly 70% funded and with plenty of time left on the... (Read More)

Migidae Video Build!

August 22nd - via:
Shout out and thanks to our backers who can't wait to begin brewing builds and combos for their REDLINE decks and efreets!  Today we have another efreet video build, but this time focused on our newest efreet. Of course, it's the Migidae!  The... (Read More)

United Nations of Earth Spotlight

August 21st - via:
Yesterday we shared a spotlight on the Crimson Pact of Mars  (make sure to read it if you missed it!) so of course  that means it's time to spotlight the other faction in our core set, the inheritors and protectors of the Earth, the UNE!  UNE... (Read More)

Crimson Pact of Mars Spotlight

August 19th - via:
Hard to believe we're halfway through our campaign! Time is flying as we race towards, and gear up, for the final push of our campaign! Thanks again for all the enthusiastic support for our project. It's been incredible to see how excited our fans... (Read More)

Tigercat Video Build!

August 19th - via:
One of the coolest parts (I think) about REDLINE is the game's customization system. Each efreet really feels unique as they each have their own stats, special abilities and upgrade slots that offer plenty of room to build them in various ways. The... (Read More)

Developing REDLINE: Missions

August 17th - via:
Last week I wrote about the origins of REDLINE: Tactical Card Combat and its earliest days as a mobile game under development followed by its rebirth into the awesome expandable card game you see before you. Now I wanted to share some insight into... (Read More)

Great content emerging the REDLINE community!

August 16th - via:
Check out some of the content starting to come out of the REDLINE community!  Board Game Rundown on Youtube is back with another REDLINE shoutout on their weekly show. Check them out as they go in depth on all the latest news in the gaming industry... (Read More)

Lightning Digital Readout

August 15th - via:
Hope everybody is having a great weekend and enjoying it to the fullest!  Saving Throw Studios is hard at work drawing up some plans and crafting some new surprises for the final 2 weeks of our Kickstarter campaign. We have some cool content in mind... (Read More)

The Art of REDLINE: Part 2

August 14th - via:
Earlier, I spotlighted a sampling of the tremendous art and artists we gathered together to work on REDLINE: Tactical Card Combat. Today I wanted to share even more of our amazing artists, cause they did such an outstanding job, but also share the... (Read More)

Migidae Reveal!

August 13th - via:
One of the most enjoyable parts of designing REDLINE is of course, designing the cards! And with our community driven efreet project, REDLINE fans got to play in our sandbox and help us design a brand new efreet and it's card for the game.  And... (Read More)

The Art of REDLINE: Part 1

August 12th - via:
They are some of the most frequent compliments REDLINE receives.  "The game looks amazing."  "The game's art is beautiful."  "Wow, this game looks absolutely incredible!" That's no accident. From the very start, Saving Throw Studios worked hard... (Read More)

r/boardgames AMA is live!

August 11th - via: Come on by and say hello!   (Read More)

Developing REDLINE: Origins

August 10th - via:
It's been exactly one week since we launched our Kickstarter and everybody at Saving Throw Studios is thrilled with the progress of our campaign so far. As you'll see, we are about as small and indie as a game studio can be, and to have so much... (Read More)

Name that efreet winner and reddit AMA reschedule!

August 10th - via:
Congrats to our winning entry and name, Migidae! A species of trapdoor spider that ambshes its prey, I think the name is very fitting for our new efreet! What do you think? (Though admittedly, I am a little sad Mechy McMechface didn't get more love,... (Read More)


August 9th - via:
On our way! Keep sharing, keep supporting and we'll keep fighting!  Efreet Project Update  Don't forget to vote if you haven't already in our efreet project naming contest on Twitter. The contest ends tonight and our current name leader,... (Read More)

Miniature prototypes look Ah-Mazing!

August 8th - via:
Don't forget to vote in our efreet naming contest over on Twitter! It ends tomorrow and the winner not only gets to have our new design forever carry a name they picked, but they'll receive a custom 3d printed miniature of the efreet as well!  The... (Read More)

Demo video uploaded!

August 8th - via:
The REDLINE demo video is uploaded and live now on our main page! You'll find it added  right below the card section or right here!  We have heard from many supporters who wanted to see the game in action and so have recorded a demo of basic game... (Read More)

New podcast interview and r/boardgames AMA announcement!

August 7th - via:
Busy day, lots of moving pieces. Still not done and more to come!  FRIDAY KNIGHT GAMES PODCAST REDLINE: Tactical Card Combat was featured on the newest episode of the Friday Knight Games podcast! Great interview and a deep dive into the game's... (Read More)

Name our new efreet!

August 7th - via:
Quick gameplay/demo video update. I have a brief walkthrough of game setup and combat recorded, as I know many followers and supporters want to see more of REDLINE in action. I just need to render it again as the version I processed this morning... (Read More)

BIG Efreet update! New Pledge level and new contest!

August 6th - via:
Thanks again to all our backers and supporters! We've come so far in so little time and we're excited to keep our push going as we march towards our funding goal!  Our backers are super excited for REDLINE and the level of support out of the gate... (Read More)

56% Funded! The marketing roadmap going forward

August 5th - via:
56%! Wow, just yesterday we we broke 50 and now REDLINE is knocking on 60%'s door! Incredible!  It's only day 3 of our campaign and as expected we are entering Kickstarter doldrums territory. This was totally expected and planned for so not to... (Read More)

50% FUNDED in LESS than 2 DAYS!

August 4th - via:
Thank you! We are on our way!   (Read More)

Stretch goal updated. Upgrade pack added!

August 3rd - via:
Wow! What a first day!  We still have a few hours left in the day and are already nearing 50% funding! Insane! The campaign is a rock star and we've jumped way ahead of our initial projections. Backers are excited about the project and can already... (Read More)

Over 25%!

August 3rd - via:
Way to go REDLINE Army! We are already over 25% and moving on to the next objective! HUGE thanks to all the support and positive comments as we begin this journey. Taking nothing for granted and we still have a long road ahead, but we are on our... (Read More)

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