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EXCEED - Card Fighting Evolution

A project in Albuquerque, NM by David B. Talton Jr.

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A new 2-player card game with a focus on instinct, evaluation, and quick play, from the creators of BattleCON and Pixel Tactics.
Backers: 554
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $50,591 of $30,000
Dates: Sep 15th -> Nov 1st (48 days)
Project By: David B. Talton Jr.
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Latest News

Final Project Countdown

November 1st - via:
Hey everyone! We're getting ready for the final countdown for EXCEED! Come join us on Google+ and we'll answer your questions and talk about EXCEED (and about fighting games and fighting card games in general!) See you there! :D - Brad  (Read More)

Final 48 hours approaches...

October 30th - via:
We're getting down to the final 48 Hours of the EXCEED Kickstarter project, and I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you for supporting us so far and for making this game a reality. EXCEED has been a project that's consumed a great deal of my... (Read More)

What series do you want to see for EXCEED? Also, why not create your own!?

October 21st - via:
 Hey all! I hope you're all having a great week so far! We're moving into the last 2 weeks of EXCEED, and I wanted to ask a few questions to the community... What do you want to see in the future of EXCEED?I've put up a list of potential future... (Read More)

Two new Fighters from different worlds enter EXCEED's arena!

October 19th - via:
 Hey everyone! I had been showing EXCEED around quite a bit, and I got a copy into the hands of Aaron Brosman of Arcane Wonders. He loved the game, and immediately asked if we could put together a Mage Wars cross-promotion with EXCEED. Bryan Pope,... (Read More)

Normal Attack Preview

October 9th - via:
Hey everyone, Thanks so much to all of you for supporting the project so far, and I’m really excited for what the future has to offer for EXCEED from here on out. Building up the selection of Normal Attacks in EXCEED was one of the most challenging... (Read More)

Red Horizon Storyline!

October 7th - via:
What’s all this about then, anyway? Just a short update for today, since I’m going to link you guys a much larger bit of text to read, if you’re interested in it :D Lots of fans have probably been wondering a bit about Red Horizon, the original... (Read More)

Old vs New! The Development of Exceed!

October 5th - via:
Hey everyone! I’m writing my latest update for EXCEED from Europe, since I didn’t leave Josh quite enough material to cover a full three weeks. In a few more days, I’ll be in Essen Germany, for the International Spiel Fair, and then at last,... (Read More)

EXCEED Box #4 Preview — Gabrek, Ulrik, Alice, Zoey

October 2nd - via:
Ithry here! We’ve just put up a video on the main Kickstarter page of Chris and I showing off Tag Team mode! Check it out! Today we'll be getting into the final box! Here's the final box preview for EXCEED! I hope you’ve enjoyed these so far!... (Read More)

EXCEED Box #3 Preview — Satoshi, Mei Lien, Baelkhor, and Morathi

September 30th - via:
Ithry here! We’ve put up a link to the current Exceed rules on the main campaign page if you’d like to check it out! Here’s today’s update with more character previews! Greetings everyone! Time to show off the fighters in box #3! These two... (Read More)

EXCEED Box #2 Preview — Eva, Kaden, Lily, and Miska

September 28th - via:
Hey everyone! I’m back for box preview #2, to show off another set of fighters from EXCEED. This set really showcases a lot of diversity of play, as all 4 of these fighters embody vastly different styles of play. I hope you enjoy the preview! Who... (Read More)

40k Stretch Goal! EXCEED Box #1 Preview — Reese, Vincent, Nehtali, and Heidi

September 25th - via:
Ithry here! We’ve hit the 40k stretch goal! Our partnership with Jasco for this project has allowed us to bring you three special cards for use with their Universal Fighting System (UFS).  Each card has a special white border to indicate that it... (Read More)

The physical product — what you’re getting with this project.

September 23rd - via:
Hey everyone! I’m Joshua Van Laningham (Ithry Skylark) and I did graphic design work for EXCEED, Pixel Tactics, BattleCON, Millennium Blades, and almost everything else we do. Brad is currently out of the office on vacation in the UK for the next... (Read More)

Opening the doors to Rest-of-World Pledges, and taking a vacation

September 21st - via:
Hey everyone, As of this morning, I've decided to open up EXCEED for international pledges. The reason we kept it closed initially was because of issues we had in the War Remastered project with international pledges and customs around the world.... (Read More)


September 18th - via:
Congratulations!Thanks to your support, EXCEED will be a reality, and will be coming to you in early 2016! After developing and designing this game for so long—pouring in all the lessons I’ve learned about 2-player game design, mechanics, and... (Read More)

Tutorials and Previews! Tell us about your play experience with EXCEED!

September 17th - via:
Hey everyone! Aside from the designer's notes and my own thanks to all of you in the first update today, I wanted to show you guys some cool stuff that's happening for EXCEED. Cardboard Stacker teaches EXCEEDFirst off, Cardboard Stacker has made,... (Read More)

Designer’s Notes, and a welcome to the project!

September 16th - via:
Hey everyone! I want to start off by saying a big thanks to everyone who has jumped onboard early and supported the project. It’s always a bit daunting starting out with something brand new, and there’s always a fear of failure when we’re not... (Read More)

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