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There Came an Echo

A project in Burbank, CA by Iridium Studios

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There Came an Echo is a voice-controlled real-time strategy game, starring Wil Wheaton!
Backers: 3906
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $115,569 of $90,000
Dates: Feb 18th -> Mar 21st (32 days)
Project By: Iridium Studios
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Latest News

Undercooked or Just Right? There Came An Echo Reviewed

April 11th - via:
We review There Came an Echo, a sci-fi, voice-controlled strategy game. It's certainly a unique premise, but is it any good? (Read More)

There Came An Echo Previewed

April 25th - via:
And then there came an echo. Ahem. Are you a fan of Wil Wheaton? If so, you’re going to really like this. (Read More)

There Came an Echo headed to Xbox One next year

March 1st - via:
There Came an Echo developer Iridium has confirmed that the game is coming to Xbox One next year, but added that it likely won't differ significantly from the Windows version. (Read More)

Back from GDC!

March 31st - via:
Hey, everyone! Sorry for the time since last update...the Game Developer's Conference was quite the show. All updates from this point forward will be for backers only.We took meetings with several companies, interviewed nearly a dozen candidates for... (Read More)

Kickstarter Katchup

March 24th - via:
A few winners, a few losers and a heap of new entries. It’s a busy week and there are quite a few projects that people have contacted me about that aren’t included, even though I’m interested in them. I’ll do some individual posts on those over the next couple of days but, for now, feast your eyes on the contents of the Katchup at the breadth of gaming delights that it contains. Then feel a bit morose that Rogue System probably isn’t going to be on your computer for a long time. (Read More)

The Day After

March 22nd - via:
Hey, everyone!First off, another thank you to all our backers. If you couldn't check out the livestream party, you can relive the glory here: Thanks to everyone that joined us in the chat!Also,... (Read More)

There Came a Kickstarter

March 21st - via:
And there it went.What a fantastic finish. Thank you to backers new and old, everyone who helped us reach our seemingly-out-of-reach first stretch goal. That was an incredible outpouring of support.For anyone who missed the stream, we're gonna... (Read More)

Last second sample track from Jimmy Hinson!

March 21st - via:
Hey, you guys pushing toward that first stretch goal? Jimmy Hinson just came through with a last second bit of sample work to be included in There Came an Echo! Check it... (Read More)

Party Time! Tune in!

March 21st - via:
It's party time, folks! Tune in and watch us eat delicious things at!You should tune in. It's a party. Those are fun to watch, and let's be one was going to be productive at work today, anyway.Woooooo!  (Read More)

Less than 24 hours to go!

March 20th - via:
Hey, gang!We're entering the final countdown (cue theme music and magic show by Job)! The outrush of support in the last couple days has been nothing short of remarkable.This is your last chance to share the Kickstarter project and get your friends... (Read More)

PayPal is live!

March 19th - via:
Hey, backers!We're zooming on past our goal at a pretty rapid rate. At this point, the first 115k stretch goal isn't out of reach! Keep on sharing for these last forty hours! We can make it!To aid in our chase, we've officially opened up PayPal... (Read More)


March 18th - via:
Holy crap.Thanks to a late push from our buddies at Kotaku and Mr. Wheaton himself, WE DID IT! If you'd like to keep sharing, by all means...there's still a chance we can hit our first stretch goal, and even if we don't, any additional funding is... (Read More)

Programming updates and character design!

March 17th - via:
Happy St. Patrick's Day, everybody!We've got three days and change left, and we have around 6k to go. Based on a bunch of boring math, we should come out on top! Be sure to kindly share the project around, of course...that only increases the odds... (Read More)

The Final Week! (And a party!)

March 14th - via:
Hey, backers!We're entering the final week of our campaign, and we're almost there! We've exceeded $77,000, an incredible amount. Still, we've got a significant gap to bridge, and we need your help to do it. Be sure to get the word out to your... (Read More)

The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of March 8

March 8th - via:
It’s a famous computer RPG extravaganza this week! First, we have a spiritual sequel to Planescape: Torment with Torment: Tides of Numenera. It’s not an actual sequel to Planescape: Torment since they couldn’t get the rights, but it has many of the same staff members and takes place in a similar but original setting (intersection between various planes). The kickstarter set a new record for fastest kickstarter to reach $1 million in around 8 hours. It’s currently at $2.1 million so it has a good shot at breaking the all-time record for most money raised in a game software kickstarter (currently held by Project Eternity with just under $4 million). (Read More)

Kickstarter Conversations: There Came an Echo

Welcome back to another Kickstarter Conversation! Today I am joined by designer/programmer and head of Iridium Studios Jason Wishnov who is here to talk to us about his latest Kickstarter project, “There Came an Echo.” Thank you for joining us today Jason! You’re welcome! I have a couple dozen clones running around doing the press circuit, so it isn’t much of an issue. (Read More)

There Came An Echo: Voice-Controlled RTS Starring Wil Wheaton

February 18th - via:
There Came An Echo lets you use your voice to direct your units around a map to accomplish various objectives. (Read More)

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