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APEXICON - Fantasy Puzzle Combat - Puzzle RPG

A project in Alamance, NC by Actos Games, LLC

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Take down enemies with words! Different classes! Loot! Town building! Backed by Puzzle Quest dev, Steve Fawkner!
Backers: 235
Average Pledge Per Backer: $24

Funded: $5,638 of $5,000
Dates: Mar 24th -> Apr 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Actos Games, LLC
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Latest News

Stretch Goal #1 Met!

April 23rd - via:
That's right, the train keeps going!And the next stop, Villain Sidequest!  What does this mean for the game? In every class' story, there will be at least one side-quest (lengthy) that will go into more detail on a villain's background, allowing you... (Read More)

Last 24 hours!

April 22nd - via:
We're in the final hours, people!Thanks to everyone that have donated thus far and who will continue to donate in the last hours of the campaign. Shoutout to another Kickstarter bro, Hex Heroes!... (Read More)

Stretch Goals are here!

April 20th - via:
Since we've passed $5000, here's some goals to shoot for in the final days!  We hope these goals are worth going after, and as always, we appreciate your feedback! Let's rock on towards more goals!  (Read More)


April 20th - via:
Happy Sunday to you all! We've passed our goal, and Apexicon is now funded!What does this mean? A portion of the funds will go to Kickstarter and Amazon, as usual The rest of the money will be thrown into development of Apexicon, slated later this... (Read More)

Five days, $400 to go!

April 17th - via:
Wow, you guys really love Apexicon!Our goal has just reached $4600, which means one thing - we're under 5 days with just $400 to go! What kinds of things you can expect if the Kickstarter finishes: Forums Update on the roadmap for the game Updates on... (Read More)

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: APEXICON Upgrade Incentive Announced!

April 11th - via:
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity (at least from us here at Actos Games)!Starting today, anyone who upgrades or backs at the $23 (Mini-Collector's Edition Tier) or higher will get THERMOBIRD (for mobiles) and TITANOMACHIA (Our upcoming game... (Read More)

Actos Games Announces Special Promotion for APEXICON - Fantasy Puzzle Combat Kickstarter Campaign

April 11th - via:
In our Kickstarter campaign summary at the weekend we included APEXICON - Fantasy Puzzle Combat on our list, as it's an intriguing word game that will attempt to blend in RPG elements. If funded it'll come to the Wii U as well as PC, with the GamePad likely to be a particularly useful controller for the title. (Read More)

Sorry for the lack of updates - been super busy talking to various people, including DoubleFine!

April 9th - via:
We are an indie to watch out for, as various groups interested in our game have been communicating to us about the game itself!It's exciting times we're living in people. This week's Q&A comes from our Literati Eraser VA, R. J. O'Connell!  1)... (Read More)

Feature: Kickstarter's Wii U and 3DS Campaigns - 6th April

April 6th - via:
Kickstarter is the crowdfunding platform loved by all — OK, maybe not all. It remains a fairly divisive platform, with some heavily delayed projects and certain multi-billion dollar sales of formerly crowdfunded products causing consternation; these negatives are arguably countered by a range of exciting projects made possible through its campaigns. It's vital in an era where even download-only developments can have a level of complexity necessitating a budget of hundreds of thousands of dollars; on the flipside some starting out in the industry look for a first break, requesting surprisingly low amounts. (Read More)

Time for a new Q&A! And HUGE $ Update!

April 2nd - via:
Hello backers! We've finally passed $3k, and now moved above $3500! CRAZY! The weekend was good to us!That's right, we're surging toward the goal before we even finish! We've got some stretch goals in the works, but only if we surge ahead past $5000!... (Read More)

Add Some RPG Combat To Your Puzzling

March 31st - via:
APEXICON, currently being developed for PC and Wii U by Actos Games, aims to be a different experience, providing depth, story, and an interesting new way to approach word games. (Read More)

Happy Friday To You All! Q&A Time!

March 28th - via:
As we move into the weekend, we're really excited by the fact that we've passed $2700! We're well on our way there, surely!And for today, I bring you the good news: another Q&A, this time by one of our voice actors, Ben Britton!  1) When you... (Read More)

Quick Update - $2500+!!

March 27th - via:
We've done it! We've made it over the hump, and now it's time to stride towards $5000!Finally, in only three days, we've made it to the halfway mark, and it's all thanks to you guys. Tomorrow I'll be posting our second Q&A. Who's it going to be... (Read More)

Scott Hitchcock, Composer, Apexicon, Q&A

March 26th - via:
First off, we've passed $2200! That means we're almost HALFWAY to the goal after 2 days! AMAZING! You guys are just awesome!Also, as promised, today we will be giving you the Q&A with Scott Hitchcock, our composer. 1) When you were approached... (Read More)

Wow almost to $2000!

March 25th - via:
We've been really kicking it hard, thanks to all you fans!I'm hoping the lot of you have gotten your hands on the game and tried it out for yourselves! New goal: Get to $2000!If we can reach $2000 for today, I'll release the Q&A with Scott... (Read More)

Choosing your Copy of Apexicon

March 25th - via:
Since a lot of you might be new backers, here's some questions and answers!What copy of Apexicon can I choose once the Kickstarter is over? Any copy of Apexicon is available to you, be it the mobile version, the PC/MAC version, or the Wii U version.... (Read More)

Welcome all new backers!

March 24th - via:
Welcome new backers! And those that are returning!We've got a lot of ground to cover, but with your help spreading the word, we're sure to gain traction fast. Thanks for all your support thus far in the first hours of the Kickstarter!  We're almost... (Read More)

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