Veil of Ruin

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

A project in Boston, MA by KING Art Games

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Help us tread new paths with the second installment of the acclaimed BoUT adventure game series. A sequel is coming...
Backers: 3446
Average Pledge Per Backer: $50

Funded: $171,593 of $65,000
Dates: Feb 11th -> Mar 23rd (40 days)
Project By: KING Art Games
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Kickstarter Videogame Reward Tiers That Make Us Salivate

May 4th - via:
Kickstarter is not only known for being a platform to get ideas off the ground and funded but it also gives fans the opportunity to get some awesome swag. (Read More)

Book of Unwritten Tales 2 & Female Misrepresenation

April 17th - via:
Book of Unwritten Tales 2 rates well, but has there been enough discussion on how women are treated by its story? Cliqist gets its hands dirty! (Read More)

Fantasy and Jokes Galore - Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Review

April 15th - via:
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is the second installment in KING Art Game's acclaimed adventure series. Is it all a laugh, or a dismal horror tale? Find out! (Read More)

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Interview: Characters, Kickstarter & More

March 4th - via:
Attack of the Fanboy was recently lucky enough to get to talk with Jan Theysen, Creative Director at KING Art; the company behind the Kickstarter success and recently released The Book of Unwritten Tales 2. Theysen was able to provide us with insight into how the design process was changed by turning to Kickstarter, how puzzles were designed and other decisions made throughout the development process of the title. (Read More)

Final Spurt & KING Art is looking for reinforcements!

March 20th - via:
The Kickstarter is almost behind us, a lot of work is ahead of us! Thanks to your support “The Book of Unwritten Tales 2” will be bigger & better… which means more work for us! Nonetheless we want to release BoUT2 in early 2015. To be able... (Read More)

Ending Soon: The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

March 20th - via:
What do you get when you take a gnome mage, an elf princess, a dashing rogue (he actually made me say it), and a…whatever and put them together in a fantasy setting? No, it’s not another boring fantasy MMO. Yep, you guessed it. It’s another adventure game, courtesy of the good folks at King Art Games, and the Kickstarter campaign is nearing the end of its run. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you should point your browser to the sequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales. The original never took itself seriously, and the follow-up looks to continue the trend of breaking the fourth wall. (Read More)

INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Marco Rosenberg (The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Kickstarter, KING Art Games)

The much-anticipated sequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales was recently announced via Kickstarter – it is therefore with great pleasure that AMO presents an exclusive online interview with Marco Rosenberg, Narrative Designer at KING Art Games! (Read More)

Homestretch – The last 5 Days; KING Art‘s To-Do List

March 17th - via:
The last five days!Hallo everyone! The final five days of the „The Book of Unwritten Tales 2“ Kickstarter are here. Every dollar counts, because every dollar will go directly into the project – regardless of whether we reach the third stretch... (Read More)

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 about to close its Kickstarter chapter

March 17th - via:
You have just five days left if you want to back King Art Games' The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 on Kickstarter as the game enters its final week of seeking crowdfunding. (Read More)

Frequently Asked Questions

March 12th - via:
Details about some of the rewardsSome of you wanted to know details on the Critter plushie and hand puppet.The plushie is about 25 cm high (about 9.8 inches) and the hand puppet is about 35 cm high (about 13.7 inches). They are manufactured in... (Read More)

Looking for the Wizard of Vlog - Paid internship at German game developer

March 12th - via:
Six month paid internship in Bremen, Germany! Visit Berlin, London, Vienna, Cologne and other cities, produce “behind-the-scenes” videos, report about nerd & gaming culture and your life in Germany! ) What?We’re the German game developer... (Read More)

Projection Mapping Video & Much more

March 7th - via:
BoUT2 will now feature projection mapping – and it's all your fault! ;)Thanks to your support we can now use the cool „Projection Mapping“ technology for BoUT2. If you want to see why we are so excited about this, just take a look at this... (Read More)

Book of Unwritten Tales 2 dev on Kickstarter, stretch goals, making a sequel

March 7th - via:
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 has already managed to stand out amongst the pack of crowdfunding prospects across the Internet. After reaching its $65,000 goal in 30 hours, it became instantly clear that people want to play this upcoming point-and-click adventure game. (Read More)

Our 10 Game Design Rules; New Reward-Tiers!

February 27th - via:
10 things we try to honor in BoUT2Before we started development of BoUT2 we thought a lot about adventure games in general and what made BoUT1 the success it was. These are the rules we wrote down for The Book of Unwritten Tales 2: 1. Clear... (Read More)

The Music of BoUT2; Second Stretch-Goal reached!

February 25th - via:
Second stretch goal reached! On our way to the third!Combined with the Paypal payments we’ve reached the second stretch goal! Wo-hoo! Thank you very much! That means some of Benny’s music will be recorded by a live orchestra. If we reach the... (Read More)

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Kickstarter Achieved Stretch Goal #2

February 25th - via:
$145,000 raised to finance projection mapping, Kickstarter-Editions, optional side quests and outfits, blog, making-of videos and partial orchestral soundtrack (Read More)

The Funding Crowd 28 (Feb 12th-23rd)

February 24th - via:
Open source is something we, as Linux users, care about greatly. So gather round while we shine the spotlight on Shattered Time. Here's an isometric RPG inspired by the Infinity Engine games of yore (e.g. Baldur's Gate or Planescape Torment) which aims to be completely open source on release! The author, Daniel J. Swiger, is a new developer who is boldly trying to make his living from an open source project. Which begs the question, how do you do so? How do you make money on something you intend will be completely free when it's finished? (Read More)

New Video & Humble Weekly Sale

February 21st - via:
Next stretch goal in sight!Including Paypal payments we’ve almost reached the 135.000 Dollar mark! That means we have only about 10k to go to reach the next stretch-goal! Please keep telling others about this campaign! New Video: Life of a video... (Read More)

Hard To Read: Book of Unwritten Tales 2

February 20th - via:
Way back in the mists of 2011, when the world was newly formed and virgin to such ideas as “crowd funding” “early access” and “XBOX One”, our very own John Walker gave his honest thoughts on The Book of Unwritten Tales. Despite translation flaws, his younger self enjoyed it, summing up with “An adventure this long is such a rare treat. One this enjoyable at the same time is almost unheard of.” (Read More)

Humble Weekly Sale: The Adventure Company and Friends (pay what you want and help charity)

February 20th - via:
Get 12 amazing adventure games from The Adventure Company and friends in the Humble Weekly Sale. Name your price and help support charity! (Read More)

Update #3: Story-Video; StretchGoal reached

February 18th - via:
The backstory of BoUT2Here’s a video with early info on the story: What would you do if your harsh and rugged fantasy world was slowly changing into a dream (or rather nightmare) of pink pony plushieness? On our website we... (Read More)

Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Kickstarter adding features to for-sure release

February 16th - via:
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is going to happen. Whether you've finished the tale's first portion or not, the point-and-click adventure will continue in the beginning of 2015 on PC, Mac and Linux. However, KING Art Games has launched a Kickstarter for fans interested in making the project a bigger, more expansive venture than it already is, and this campaign has surpassed its first two funding goals. (Read More)

Paypal, New Rewards & Valentine’s Wishes

February 14th - via:
Payment without a credit cardIf you want to support us without a credit card, e.g. via PayPal, you can now do so in the shop on our website: New RewardsThere were suggestions in the comments to add new reward tiers for... (Read More)

The Kickstarter Compendium

February 13th - via:
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. The only problem is keeping track of it all – what’s worth watching, and what are these different projects about? (Read More)

Funding Goal reached; New Video!

February 12th - via:
That was… unexpected 65.000 dollars in no more than 30 hours?! Are you nuts?! Thanks to our character artist and cartoonist Marvin for the unexpected night shift ;-) Many many thanks from the whole team for the support of all you backers! Here’s... (Read More)

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 – Kickstarter Campaign Hits Initial Goal In Just 30 Hours

February 12th - via:
Nordic Games and KING Art have just announced that they have reached their funding goal of $65,000 for The Book of Unwritten Tales 2; just 30 hours since the Kickstarter campaign launched. (Read More)

We chat to Jan Theysen, Creative Director at KING Art Games about The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

February 12th - via:
Say what you like about Unity and the relevance of adventure games in a world dominated by AAA console ports and bro-shooters, but since the public execution of LucasArts people have had a little time to reflect on that growing niche of discerning gamer; the gamer who grew up on interactive storytelling, where guide books were angrily creased in anticipation for the internet. This is beautiful, and this will never age. Adventure gaming is even lucidly sliding into the virtual reality world. (Read More)

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Money Vacuum

February 12th - via:
Generally speaking we try and post about noteworthy crowdfunding campaigns within a few days of their launch, we want you to be able to get in early and decide whether to jump on any early bird specials and such. However, sometimes no matter how quickly we get on something it seems like the world already knows about it. Take The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 for example. (Read More)

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 hits $65K Kickstarter goal in 30 hours

February 12th - via:
After launching a Kickstarter campaign for the follow-up to adventure game The Book of Unwritten Tales, developer King Art Games has successfully acquired the necessary funding in just over one day. (Read More)

The Book Of Unwritten Tales 2 On Kickstarter, Funded In No Time

February 12th - via:
Fans of The Book of Unwritten Tales will probably be excited by this one. King Art Games have put up The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 on Kickstarter and it got funded in just over a day! (Read More)

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