HEX MMO Trading Card Game

A project in Irvine, CA by Cryptozoic Entertainment
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From the creators of the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game, HEX is a TCG / MMO that combines the best of both for your PC & MAC
Backers: 17758
Average Pledge Per Backer: $128

Funded: $2,277,705 of $300,000
Dates: May 8th -> Jun 7th (30 days)
Project By: Cryptozoic Entertainment
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Kickstarter 2013: Broken records, broken hearts

December 31st - via: gameplanet.com.au
Matt takes a look back at the year that was on Kickstarter: what got funded, what missed out, what was released, and what ran out of cash. (Read More)

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December 30th - via: thatvideogameblog.com
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December 11th - via: joystiq.com
The past six months have proven fruitful for crowdfunded games. In total, 186 different Indiegogo and Kickstarter video game projects earned $23,914,666 from the months of June through November. Those numbers are courtesy of 500,467 backers in the six-month period, who raised $13,173,182 beyond the combined goals of the projects to reach stretch goals that will bring games to additional platforms and grant players more content. (Read More)

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June 9th - via: joystiq.com
This week in crowdfunding, the Kickstarter campaigns for Hex, The Stomping Land, Face of Mankind: Fall of the Dominion, Battle Tails, City Quest and Moon Rift as well as the Indiegogo campaign for Darkwood ended. (Read More)

Just 30 Minutes Away!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Come join us in our Twitch.TV Feed as we count down to the end of the campaign! The PayPal numbers currently sit at $196,440. Since we allowed fans to use PayPal to either pledge or change their pledges until 11 AM just like our Kickstarter backers,... (Read More)

HEX Kickstarter finishes strong

June 7th - via: massively.joystiq.com
HEX: Shards of Fate is a trading card game and MMO hybrid created by Cryptozoic, the studio behind the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. If that sounds like a thing you would like to play, you're not alone: HEX's Kickstarter campaign just coasted to success on the pledges of over 17,750 backers, raising over $2,277,000 and obliterating the team's original goal of $300,000. (And those numbers are still rising!) (Read More)

'HEX: Shards of Fate' Shatters Kickstarter Goal And Raises $2.2 Million

June 7th - via: worthplaying.com
HEX: Shards of Fate combines the community and storytelling aspects of a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game with the compelling collectable and strategic game play of a trading card game to create an entirely new gaming experience. (Read More)

HEX Con Digital Items For All

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers. Double update today!  We've taken in a lot of your feedback. Should we reach the next stretch goal and HEX Con happens, all convention promotional cards, sleeves, mercenaries and the like will be deposited into each Kickstarter backer's... (Read More)

Less Than 24 Hours to Go!

June 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers! We're in the final mile (or kilometer for you worldly folks) here with this Kickstarter. First, our PayPal total: $179,685! Wow! We're approaching $200K in PayPal pledges alone. For you PayPal backers out there, you can pledge up until the... (Read More)

Over 2 Million Dollars and Less Than 48 Hours to Go!

June 5th - via: kickstarter.com
PayPal numbers of...... $163,859! We've crossed the 2 million dollar threshold. When launched this Kickstarter just a month ago, we wondered how successful it would be. Some dared to dream of the 2 million dollar mark, and here we are. It's been an... (Read More)

The Kickstarter Compendium

June 5th - via: gameinformer.com
Welcome to the Kickstarter Compendium, a gathering of games and game-related projects that we’ve come across that deserve your attention. The crowd-funding model for video games has resulted in some interesting new game ideas, and new projects are going up on a weekly basis that deserve your attention. (Read More)

Book trailer for THE RITHMATIST & Kickstarter for HEX

June 5th - via: brandonsanderson.com
There's also a cool Kickstarter campaign (well past its goal, ending in two days) from Cryptozoic Entertainment for a digital TCG/MMO called HEX. The developers of the (targeted for fall 2014) MISTBORN: BIRTHRIGHT video game, Little Orbit, are working on this game with Cryptozoic. My congratulations to all of them for such a successful Kickstarter! (Read More)

Twitch Today! (Really)

June 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers. First, let's get those PayPal numbers going. The total is....  $126,155! When counting PayPal numbers, yesterday has to be the best day of our entire campaign. Great work, everyone. You've unlocked the early alpha access for all backers... (Read More)

Twitch Today!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey HEXers. For all of you patiently waiting for the PayPal update, let's get right to it. $100,995.00 You broke the six-figure mark! Congratulations. Great job, PayPal backers. That puts us just $20,000 away from getting early Alpha! Let's try to... (Read More)

Keeping HEX Secure

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! Cory here, so it must be SUNDAY! I will dispense with the "mind blown" talk, I am sure you’re sick of it and describing how surreal this experience has been is getting old for you. That said… IT’S TOTALLY SURREAL! I wanted to take this... (Read More)

Ambush! Here come the Coyotles

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We featured the Elves last week, and here's your second art feature by popular demand: The Coyotle. Sorry, Underworld and Vennen fans. You'll just have to wait a little longer. We start with the concept art done by Anthony Jones. First. the males.... (Read More)

Ten Thousand Backers!

May 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Ten thousand backers! Who would've thought just a few weeks ago that the HEX community would be in the 5-digit range before the game even launched? It's such a big number. It's over 9,000 by definition! Today's update is pretty light, HEXers. We're... (Read More)

HEX is coming to tablets!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers. You did it! With PayPal at $92,225, we got there. Overnight, you pushed us over the 1.5 million mark and HEX is coming to tablets. Congratulations! Give yourselves a hand. I was looking for some lens flares to add to our celebration... (Read More)

Just $40,000 to go for Tablet Support!

May 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers. We're very close to tablet support and should break through that goal in the next day or two if we can keep this momentum, so please keep sharing this campaign with your friends and fellow gamers.  $7 booster drafts, deep PVE campaign,... (Read More)

Less than $100,000 away from Tablet Support!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers. We now have less than 10 days to go. I hope you all enjoyed Memorial Day, Arrested Development weekend.  I'll lead off with the PayPal numbers. PayPal Update It keeps growing! We're at $84,355.00. Thank you to everyone who's backed us... (Read More)

Hello! It’s Cory again.

May 26th - via: kickstarter.com
I really enjoyed the chance to talk to our community last Sunday, so I thought I would make it a Sunday thing for the Kickstarter. I will say again, and I am sure you are sick of hearing this, but WOW!!! Thank you so much for the support. This has... (Read More)

Introducing: The Elves

May 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, HEXers. As promised, today's update is going to give you a look at the Elves from start to finish for all you artists out there. I'll start with the concept art done by Johan Wahlback. These images gave the creative team a general idea of... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Roundup: Wooden Keys, Mustache Cards, and HEX

May 25th - via: crowdoutlet.com
This Crowdfunding Roundup is all about design, fun, and functionality! Here are some note-worthy projects that we thought you should know about. (Read More)

ZAM and Cryptozoic HEX Kickstarter Giveaway

May 25th - via: wowhead.com
ZAM is teaming up with Cryptozoic to prepare you for the first ever MMO TCG! From the creators of the World of Warcraft TCG, HEX: Shards of Fate will bring trading card games to the next digital level. So far the HEX Kickstarter has been a smashing success, easily surpassing all of its stretch goals, including its final $1.16 million goal. (Read More)

Release the Kraken

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there HEXers. We have less than two weeks to go and I've recruited Chris Woods to take you through a tour of Kraken's Lair. It's kinda like the Jaws ride at Universal Studios, but not old or stupid. It's new and engaging! And it has preview... (Read More)

Comments on Yesterday's Update

May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there, HEXers. I want to take today’s update to address some of the comments we’ve had coming in since yesterday’s update. The Pro Player Tier When we created these five tiers, we pictured each player as someone we’ve met in games we’ve... (Read More)

Legendary Stretch Goal Reveal: Tablet Support!

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there HEXers. All stretch goals laid before you have been annihilated. And now, we unveil the legendary card in the pack! Behold! It's what you've all been asking for....    With the funds raised by the reaching the 1.5 million stretch goal,... (Read More)

One Million Dollars!

May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
I'll spare you the bad Austin Powers reference and instead offer you this. A sheer master and a classy dresser to boot. So, we made it! We did it, everyone! Seven figures! Take a look at the graph on Kicktraq. Have you ever seen a video game project... (Read More)

HEX TCG Kickstarter explodes with over $1 million in funding

May 21st - via: examiner.com
Cryptozoic’s (World of Warcraft TCG) HEX: Shards of Fate will be entering the digital TCG arena this year, with a Kickstarter that has gone on to over three times the original goal of $300,000 and is now sitting at over $1 million in funding. Of considerable interest is that with around 6,772 backers, this places the average pledge per backer quite high at around $160. With the various Kickstarter reward tiers all offering various levels of permanent or recurring value along with a plethora of packs, this Kickstarter has been attracting both TCG enthusiasts and players looking for “value” in the various tiers. (Read More)

New Stretch Goals and Nearing One Million Dollars!

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi HEXers. We hope your weekend went well. Here at Cryptozoic, we spent the weekend finishing our Stretch Goals, doing interviews, and playing Gothball which is "baseball for the indoor kids."  We'll be saying "thank you" forever in far surpassing... (Read More)

'Hex: Shards of Fate' announces three of final four planned stretch goals

May 20th - via: examiner.com
Cryptozoic, the company behind the recently announced Massively Multiplayer Online Trading Card Game “Hex: Shards of Fate”, has announced three of the final four stretch goals today for their upcoming game. Cryptozoic has been generating a lot of buzz recently with the Kickstarter campaign for Hex being hugely popular. (Read More)

Cryptozoic’s HEX: Shards Of Fate Is Now Almost A Million Dollars Funded On Kickstarter

May 20th - via: cultofmac.com
Known for its collectible card and board game business, Cryptozoic Entertainment put its latest creation, a free-to-play digital collectible card game named HEX, up on Kickstarter with an initial goal of $300,000. (Read More)

Hello! Cory Here

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello! This is Cory... yes, Will is not updating today, he wanted to go to an event that rhymes with Tro Pour Dan Seigo. So, he couldn't be in the office on a Sunday, some nerve! Just kidding, Will has done an AMAZING job keeping the Kickstarter... (Read More)

'Hex: Shards of Fate' announces more stretch goals

May 18th - via: examiner.com
Cryptozoic, the company beind the upcoming Massively Multiplayer Online Trading Card Game (MMOTCG) “Hex: Shards of Fate”, has revealed more stretch goals today on the games Kickstarter page. Hex backers have been meeting and exceeding the stretch goals put in place by Cryptozoic. With the project just yesterday having its highest pledge day yet at $114,000 on the 10th day of the campaign, it does not seem like the project is showing signs of slowing anytime soon. (Read More)

Best Kickstarter Day Ever!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi backers! Who knew our 10th day would be our biggest? We sure didn't. You, the HEX community, shocked... the... world! $114,000 raised in a single day. From everything we've looked at, that's the single biggest day for a video game that wasn't in... (Read More)

Another Stretch Goal Demolished

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Friday, Friday Friday! Here on Kickstarter you can see the HEX community blew away another stretch goal overnight and is charging towards the 660K tier like the Hulk. Hulk Smash! Or "It's Clobberin Time!" for you Michael Chicklis, Sick of it All... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked, More Stretch Goals!

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning HEXimaniacs. I hope you ate your vitamins and are energized for today's update. Once again, you all blew away another stretch goal in record time. Every single morning, we're overcome with joy from your generosity. It's not just the... (Read More)

Meet The Team and New Stretch Goal Unlocked!

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, I'm William Brinkman. You may remember me from such updates as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Today's update is a doozy and it's because you're all rockstars blowing the doors off this campaign. You, the HEX community, unlocked another stretch goal... (Read More)

To Half a Million and Beyond! Plus, Twitch.tv on Friday!

May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone! We keep making such incredible progress day after day. The number just keeps going up and it really shows that there are so many people out there who have been waiting for a true digital TCG with all the features of HEX. This community... (Read More)

'Hex: Shards of Fate' reveals first six stretch goals

May 14th - via: examiner.com
Cryptozoic, the company behind the "World of Warcraft Trading Card Game", has revealed the first six of the Kickstarter stretch goals for their upcoming online trading card game, "Hex: Shards of Fate". (Read More)

'Hex: Shards of Fate' surpasses Kickstarter goal without slowing down

May 14th - via: examiner.com
Hex: Shards of Fate, the recently announced Massively Multiplayer Online Trading Card Game (MMOTCG) by Cryptozoic, has blown past its initial Kickstarter goal of $300,000 and is now working its way towards completing the first set of stretch goals. (Read More)

Morning Stretch (Goals)

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We're good and limber this morning in the Cryptozoic offices. That's because we've hit Stretch Goals! The backers just keep coming and that means more stuff for you. Yesterday, we revealed the template and you've already unlocked two tiers in that... (Read More)

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAL! We're funded!

May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
First of all, happy Mother's Day to all you moms, dog moms, cat moms, iguana moms, everyone out there. We hope you're enjoying your special day. We hit it! HEX is funded. Thank you once again for helping us launch HEX. You, our evergrowing community,... (Read More)

We're the most popular game on Kickstarter!

May 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We're the #1 game on Kickstarter! Thank you to you, our backers, for making that happen! Please keep sharing this project and help grow the HEX community so we stay number one! Today, we'll introduce you to Chris Woods, our lead PVE designer. Chris... (Read More)

Halfway There, Halfway to Stretch Goals!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Good morning! Thanks again to everyone who backed us, and welcome to everyone who jumped on board yesterday. You took us across the 50% threshold. Give yourself a round of applause, and we're humbled by your generosity. Every morning, we're blown... (Read More)

Cryptozoic announces Hex: Shards of Fate via Kickstarter

May 10th - via: examiner.com
Cryptozoic, the company behind the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game and home to some ex-Blizzard Entertainment employees, have announced a new MMO, Hex: Shards of Fate and they are asking for the community to support the new project via Kickstarter. Hex is unique though because Hex is a MMOTCG. Yes, a Massively Multiplayer Online Trading Card Game. (Read More)

Day One, 100K! Thank You!

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We're 24 hours in and we've surpassed the $100,000 mark. Thank you to you, our backers. Without you, of course, this wouldn't be possible. We're ecstatic that all of you want to help us launch HEX. This is more proof to us that people want a... (Read More)

Cryptozoic launches Kickstarter for Hex: Shards of Fate online trading card game

May 8th - via: venturebeat.com
Cryptozoic Entertainment has started a Kickstarter campaign to get fans to fund its fantasy card game, Hex: Shards of Fate. The Irvine, Calif.-based company describes Hex as the world’s first massively multiplayer online trading card game. The company has experience at making card games — it made the World of Warcraft trading card game along with a number of others — but it needs money for the “final polish” of its Hex title. (Read More)

Introducing HEX, the MMOTCG by Cryptozoic

May 8th - via: massively.joystiq.com
Cryptozoic Entertainment has just revealed the Kickstarter for its upcoming MMO trading card game, HEX: Shards of Fate. Cryptozoic is claiming that the game "combines the amazing community and storytelling aspects" of MMOs with the "compelling collectible and strategic game play" of TCGs. (Read More)

A Massively Multiplayer Online Trading Card Game? Tell Me More.

May 8th - via: kotaku.com
For the past couple of years, the folks at Cryptozoic Entertainment have been making a lovely array of physical trading card, board and deck-building games, everything from the official World of Warcraft TCG to The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game. Now they're going digital with Hex: Shards of Fate, the first free-to-play massively multiplayer online trading card game for PC and Mac, and my wallet's already getting itchy. (Read More)

HEX Combines MMOs & Trading Card Games

May 8th - via: escapistmagazine.com
There's seemingly been a sudden uptick in online trading card games lately. A few weeks back during PAX East , Blizzard announced Heartstone: Heroes of Warcraft and Mojang's Scrolls has been in the works for some time, with a beta imminent. Cryptozoic, the folks behind the World of Warcraft TCG have also thrown their hats into the ring today by launching a Kickstarter to push their TCG MMO hybrid HEX: Shards of Fate to completion. I got a chance to talk to Cory Jones, the President and Head of Creative at Cryptozoic about some of the details. (Read More)

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