Crowfall - Throne War PC MMO

A project in Austin, TX by ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc.

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"It's like Game of Thrones meets Eve Online" - a new MMO by J Todd Coleman (Shadowbane, Wizard101) and Gordon Walton (UO, SWG, SWTOR)
Backers: 16933
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104

Funded: $1,765,535 of $800,000
Dates: Feb 24th -> Mar 26th (30 days)
Project By: ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc.
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Top 5 New MMOs Coming in 2020

October 18th - via:
2020 is quickly approaching and with it will come a slew of new video game titles to look forward to playing. With that said, now’s a good time to start marking down what video games to keep an eye on when they officially launch next year. (Read More)

Crowfall - Garnering Attention with Gamescom Trailer Premier

August 31st - via:
The Crowfall team recently wrapped up a busy outing at Gamescom 2017 where they discussed many of the recent updates to the game including castle building, skill trees, and art improvements. (Read More)

Gamescom: Upcoming MMORPG 'Crowfall' shows big gaming trailer

August 28th - via:
Gamescom gets some big gaming announcement, which ArtCraft's upcoming MMORPG. (Read More)

Crowfall Offers Sale On Houses For New Year

January 7th - via:
Crowfall has offered an update for its Personal Housing Deeds reward from its Kickstarter Campaign! Find out how that may affect you here! (Read More)

Crowfall Might Be on the Right Path to Breaking the Kickstarter MMO Mould

April 5th - via:
Is Crowfall the game that will finally prove Kickstarter's potential for developing MMOs? ArtCraft's current progress certainly gives us plenty of hope. (Read More)

Gordon Walton, GDC 2016 and the Importance of Building a Crowdfunding Community

March 23rd - via:
Gordon Walton took the time to discuss the importance of building a crowdfunded community in GDC 2016. We go over some points, then we ramble on a bit more. (Read More)

High-Flying Kickstarter Project Crowfall Opens Game Servers in Europe!

September 23rd - via:
The first phase will begin this week with the launch of a web site and a game server in Germany which will accommodate players across the EU. (Read More)

Data Analysis of March’s Kickstarter Video Game Successes

April 15th - via:
We take a look at the numbers behind the Kicksarter Video Game success from March 2015. (Read More)

Crowfall: Kickstarter Campaign Finished; $1,766,205 Raised

March 31st - via:
The Crowfall Kickstarter campaign came to a conclusion last week; it raised $1,766,205 toward the development of the game. For their part, ArtCraft Entertainment seemed to go into blitz mode as the final 48 hours of the campaign began; they announced a bunch of new financial and backer count-related stretch goals — including a tournament system and combat-capable pets — and then added still yet more stretch goals as the final day of the campaign began. (Read More)

Crowfall: New MMO Crowfall Kickstarter ends at $1.8 million

March 27th - via:
Crowfall's Kickstarter has ended, with the MMO managing to enter the top 50 most-successful campaigns ever run on the site. (Read More)

Crowfall Kickstarter ends, earning nearly $1.8 million

March 27th - via:
The Crowfall Kickstarter Campaign has ended with a resounding success, ending up just shy of $1,8 million, more than double the original target of $800,000. (Read More)

Final day!

March 25th - via:
...and we're off to a GREAT start! We just crossed the 15,500 backer stretch goal (converting the All Father statue into a Relic) AND we just hit $1.5 million -- which means we're adding the "Infected Worlds" ruleset (the 12 faction War-of-the-Gods)... (Read More)

Less than 48 hours Remain! More goals!

March 24th - via:
Well, things have really heated up for us. We've been waiting to hit each stretch goal before we announce the next, but they're starting to hit so quickly that we can't keep up. We have to sleep sometime!   . So, we're going to go ahead and list out... (Read More)

$1.4 Million! Announcing...Minotaur's!

March 23rd - via:
$1.4 million? Really?! It seems like just the other night we were posting an update to thank you for hitting $1.3 million!    Oh! That's because... we did!   We have officially gathered over $1.4 million in pledges for Crowfall. This amazing... (Read More)

PC MMO Crowfall Adds VR Stretch Goal to Kickstarter Campaign

March 23rd - via:
VRFocus reports on the news that Crowfall will add support for the Oculus Rift VR HMD should its Kickstarter campaign reach 15,000 backer. (Read More)

14,000 Backers! PACK PIG!

March 22nd - via:
Wow! We're really hitting those goals, now! .   Crowfall is now the 17th largest video game in Kickstarter history. 14,000 backers support this project. That's absolutely amazing! As a result, everyone who pledges will receive the illustrious Pack... (Read More)

$1.3 million in pledges! Mounts & Caravans Achieved!

March 21st - via:
You guys are amazing.   We just crossed $1.3 million in pledges, and you know what that means:  - The MOUNT system! - The CARAVAN system!  ...which means escort activities, ambushing, and a TON of emergent gameplay!  And it means three in-game... (Read More)

Eternal Kingdoms!

March 20th - via:
In Today's update we unveil more information about the Eternal Kingdoms. We hope you have a coffee, this is a long one! How do I get a Kingdom? Every account is granted a Kingdom. They start as mini-worlds that players can use to build and explore,... (Read More)

13K Backers Achieved - New goal unlocked!

March 19th - via:
13,000 Backers! You know that what means? 1 month of VIP for all pledge levels!  In Today's update, we show off our progress with the male knight animation set and Billy runs through another time-lapse creation of the Guinecean Duelist in Vector. ... (Read More)

The Official Crowfall Wiki and Final Kickstarter Days

March 18th - via:
With still one week remaining in its Kickstarter campaign, Crowfall’s funding has already surpassed $1.2 million. They’ve eclipsed their original $800,000 goal and are now focusing on new stretch goals, including new characters, exclusive in-game items, and a free month of VIP membership for all pledgers. As the excitement over this new MMORPG grows, Gamepedia and ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc. are proud to present the Official Crowfall Wiki, your centralized resource for learning more about game mechanics, archtypes, and updated game news. (Read More)

We're in the top 20!

March 17th - via:
Good morning, Crows! We have a few updates for you this morning...   Crowfall crowdfunding continues -- yesterday, we were the 20th largest video game Kickstarter in history -- and this morning, we've climbed to #19!  As our campaign draws to a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3: Artifacts, Relics & PackPigs?!

March 17th - via:
The march to the $1.3 million stretch goal -- Mounts and Caravans -- continues!   To keep up the excitement, today we are announcing two new stretch goals. If we are fortunate enough and you guys are willing to support us-- here is what we'd love... (Read More)

$1.2 Million in pledges - Mounts & Caravans almost here!

March 16th - via:
Well, this week is certainly off to a great start! A moment ago, we just crossed the (absolutely amazing) threshold of $1.2 million in pledges for Crowfall!   That means we are only $100,000 away from our next big stretch goal, Mounts and Caravans.... (Read More)

A Closer Look At The Vast Potential of Crowfall

March 16th - via:
Crowfall looks to be an incredibly immersive MMORPG with innovative character interactions, constantly changing world, and deep character customization. (Read More)

Let's talk about Character Progression!

March 13th - via:
It's time to reveal more details about Character progression! Introducing: The lifetime of a character:   Character Progression FAQHow does character progression work? Character progression happens in a few different ways. At character creation,... (Read More)

12K Backers! Crafting FAQ part 2!

March 12th - via:
Congratulations everyone! 12K Backers UNLOCKED! - Everyone will receive an exclusive statue of the All-father for their Personal Kingdom. Time for another backer reward: At the next goal of 13,000: all backers free month of VIP membership! What's... (Read More)

Update from the Founders - Halfway there!

March 11th - via:
Wow, what a crazy two weeks!   We started our Kickstarter on February 24th, which means that today is officially the mid-point of the Campaign. 2 more weeks to go!   Needless to say, the response has been overwhelming. Thank you for being willing... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes Part 2!

March 10th - via:
Today's update is video heavy - we heard you like videos! Up first, we have a brand new behind the scenes with Environment Art Lead Jon O'Neal in which he discusses his process in creating a very early alpha environment art in Crowfall. Also, when... (Read More)

Skill Training FAQ + Behind the scenes with the artists!

March 9th - via:
It's Monday! Another week is here and we're off to a great start toward Stretch Goal #2 - Mounts and Caravans. Today we want to take you behind the scenes with the artists at ArtCraft Entertainment and explain the Skill Training system in Crowfall. ... (Read More)

$1 million dollars! 10,000 backers! Time for Bonus Rewards!

March 5th - via:
Wow! What a crazy week. We just crossed two huge thresholds: our first stretch goal, $1 million in pledges (which will will use to hire an FX artist, and to add female centaurs to the game!) and of equal importance -- if not more so -- we've rallied... (Read More)

Crowfall is using Unity 5!

March 4th - via:
Hello everyone! I know a lot of you have been asking to hear more about the technical side of Crowfall and I thought with the public release of Unity 5 it would be a good time to talk about how that particular piece of technology has played a... (Read More)

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March 4th - via:
We take a look at the noteworthy Kickstarter videogame campaigns that are ending in March; lots to choose from here! (Read More)

Centaur Animation Preview & Supporter Banners

March 3rd - via:
Short update today as we're at San Francisco all week for GDC - If you see us walking around with the illustrious Crowfall logo be sure to stop and say hello!  One of the most popular and discussed Archetypes since it's announcement has been the... (Read More)

Campaign Export Rules + Knight Poster!

March 2nd - via:
We are well on our way to Stretch Goal #1, with luck, we’ll soon be looking for another Eric to join our team, upgrade our FX, and commence work on Female Centaurs!  Today, we go into detail and answer questions regarding Campaign Export Rules. In... (Read More)

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We've got a wood finish turntable, a gothic sidescroller, laser headphones, and an MMO strategy game. All that and more This Week In Kickstarter! (Read More)

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It's Over $900,000!

February 27th - via:
My head is swimming. The last few weeks have been a blur. And yet, the good news just keeps coming! At this point, we have momentum on our side. We put up a goal, and you knock it down.     We have to keep it going. This is the inflection point: 5... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked: $800k pledged!

February 26th - via:
Wow.   I'm writing this just before dawn on Friday, Wed 27th. We are now at the end of day 3 of our kickstarter -- less than 72 hours since we started.   ...and you guys just funded us!  $800,000. That's unbelievable.  This is a huge vote of... (Read More)

Day 3 - 85% Complete! Announcing Stretch Goals!

February 25th - via:
We are now... almost 53 hours into our kickstarter Campaign! In that remarkably short period, we have almost collected $700,000 in pledges to make Crowfall a reality. That means we're 85% of the way to our goal!     You guys are amazing. We can't... (Read More)

Day 2: 71% Funded! + Extra Early Birds

February 25th - via:
Folks,  As of writing this, we are 71% of the way to our goal in less than two days. You continue to amaze and inspire us. We are well on our way to the $800,000! After which, we can start working toward stretch goals!  We've had some concerns from... (Read More)

Crowfall Kickstarter Launched

February 25th - via:
Crowfall, a new PC MMO that is being described as a mix of Game of Thrones and EVE Online, has just started its Kickstarter. ArtCraft Entertainment, a new studio founded by industry veterans J Todd Coleman and Gordon Walton, has decided to utilize the Kickstarter model rather than the standard developer-publisher model. They’re seeking $800,000 USD, and hope to launch the game by the end of 2016, with alpha testing starting later this summer. (Read More)

50% of our target in less than 1 day!

February 24th - via:
Wow. I have no words.  Well, OK. Maybe a few words.   Our Kickstarter began this morning at 7am CST, and we announced it (with a press release, and a post here) an hour later. In just 10 hours, we are already 50% of the way to our goal. That's... (Read More)

Crowfall Kickstarter campaign launched

February 24th - via:
Kicking off the Crowfall hype train (Read More)

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