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TINY METAL

A project in Tokyo, Japan by AREA 34, INC.
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An indie turn based tactics game by a bunch of grizzled Japanese devs.
Backers: 1276
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26

Funded: $32,870 of $50,000
Dates: Sep 19th -> Oct 19th (30 days)
Project By: AREA 34, INC.
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Last Updated: October 19 @ 01:01 -0400 GMT

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Latest News

Former Tiny Metal Staffer Retracts Accusation Of Kickstarter Embezzlement

August 2nd - via: nintendolife.com
Towards the end of last year, there was controversy surrounding the funding of the Advance Wars-esque turn-based strategy title Tiny Metal. The issues stemmed from Project Phoenix, a 2013 Kickstarter campaign which raised $1,014,600 from 15,802 backers off the back of the promise it would unite Japan's RPG talent to create the ultimate real-time strategy game. The director and project leader, Hiroaki Yura, eventually revealed Project Phoenix had been delayed and explained he would move onto another game with his studio AREA 35 to help raise funds so he could finish the project. This new game was Tiny Metal. (Read More)

Former Tiny Metal dev admits Kickstarter embezzlement accusations were untrue

July 30th - via: pcgamer.com
Controversy engulfed the turn-based tactics game Tiny Metal ahead of his release last year when Tariq Lacy, a former marketer and PR manager on the project, claimed that funding for the project was actually drawn from money raised for another game called Project Phoenix. Tiny Metal failed to achieve its 2016 Kickstarter goal, but Project Phoenix pulled in more than ten times its $100,000 target—and so, according to Lacy, Creative Intelligence Arts, the company behind Project Phoenix, effectively closed its doors and restarted as Area 35 to work on Tiny Metal, which was the game that director and producer Hiroaki Yura actually wanted to make. (Read More)

Area 35 ends legal dispute over Kickstarter embezzlement claims in settlement

July 30th - via: gamasutra.com
Tariq Lacy, the ex-Area 35 employee that accused CEO and Tiny Metal creator Hiroaki Yura of embezzling funds from the Project Pheonix Kickstarter to fund another game last year, now says his accusation was “contrary to the truth.” The retraction comes at the close of a legal dispute between the two parties that USGamer reports has now ended in a settlement. (Read More)

Indie game Tiny Metal can't escape the shadow of a massive Kickstarter failure

December 28th - via: polygon.com
Project Phoenix’s funding issues leave developer in turmoil (Read More)

Beaten but not defeated...

October 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, We may have lost the battle, but not the war. TINY METAL will still be made with or without crowdfunding support. We already have secured the budget required to deliver the basic vision of the game.We are currently considering doing... (Read More)

Here, we make our last stand... together!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, This could very well be our last briefing, but we are going to make our last stand here. This is our last ditch effort to save our campaign. From Colonel onwards, we've reduced the price by half thanks to our staff, who have kindly... (Read More)

Commander, reinforcements have arrived!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Greetings Commanders, Our benevolent friend Taro Yoko has given us his kind words of support!Thank you so much Yoko-san! Taro Yoko: Director of Nier: Automata Hiroki KikutaProject Milk Representative  (Read More)

New music track

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, Here is a new track by Tomoki Miyoshi. This music track will be used in side mission battles. Have a listen and tell us what you think!   We're 4 days till the end of the campaign, we could very well make it. Please keep telling... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, Today, we've provided an updated list of Stretch Goals. We know we're currently hard pressed to achieve our first goal, but if a lot of people can consider upgrading their pledge, we may just make it! Just to show we are very... (Read More)

【RED ALERT】Tank miniatures and named units added to Physical Tiers!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, We have great news for all you would be war heroes! For physical tier backers (Lieutenant and above), you will receive the Kickstarter exclusive colored miniature tank along with your physical rewards and also have your name... (Read More)

TINY METAL will be coming to PLAYSTATION 4

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, We are pleased to announce that TINY METAL will be coming to PLAYSTATION 4. For backers who are interested, we will be sending out surveys before your rewards are shipped out and you will be able to select whether you want the PS4,... (Read More)

TINY METAL has been GREENLIT on STEAM! says Colonel Luja Lindberg

October 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, Just a short update to tell you all that TINY METAL has been GREENLIT on STEAM!http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/comments/766372329 Thank you very much to all the people who took part in the GREENLIGHT process, we... (Read More)

Briefing on the Multirole Combat Fighter

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, Today we have two pieces of information. Firstly, we've updated the PROTOTYPE section of the campaign to include detailed information on the gameplay itself, complete with visuals. Please take your time having a look as it gives you... (Read More)

Tiny Metal Aiming To Make An Advance Wars Size Impact

September 30th - via: cliqist.com
Cliqist takes aim at Tiny Metal, the turn-based strategy war game from Japanese developers Project Milk, crowdfunded on Kickstarter. (Read More)

AMA Reddit is starting!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, I am currently hosting an AMA Reddit.If you are interested to ask me questions in real time, please visit the link below. https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/54zzh2/i_am_hiroki_kikuta_representative_of_project_milk/ Hope to see... (Read More)

Japan can't stop depicting war as the cutest thing on the planet

September 27th - via: killscreen.com
Tiny Metal, the culmination of the efforts under the studio name Area 34, is a turn-based game that’ll focus on intense tactical combat, backed up by a strong story. (Read More)

Help spread the word!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, Today, we've come to roughly above a third of our minimum goal. We are very satisfied with our progress... but we'd like to ask you all to help the cause further by spreading the word! We've prepared some gear for you to use in this... (Read More)

Tiny Metal is a Tactical Game in the Vein of Advance Wars

September 25th - via: digitaltrends.com
Tiny Metal is a turn-based tactical strategy video game that recalls Nintendo's Advance Wars series. It launched on Kickstarter on September 19. (Read More)

Combat Demo update

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Commanders, Welcome to our first update!On behalf of the team from PROJECT MILK, we'd like to than you all for backing our game TINY METAL. It's very exciting to see many people supporting our little game and humbled to see such enthusiasm from... (Read More)

If Nintendo Won't Make A New Advance Wars, These Guys Will

September 22nd - via: kotaku.com
Since developers Intelligent Systems are too busy these days on Fire Emblem (and other stuff) to make any more of their brilliant Advance Wars games, a team of Japanese developers have decided to do their work for them, announcing a new PC title that is Advance Wars in everything but name. (Read More)

Tiny Metal: Advance Wars Style Strategy Games Launches Kickstarter Campaign

September 19th - via: oneangrygamer.net
Tiny Metal is in 3D with small cute character designs, and cartoon hand drawn picture art for the main generals and leaders. (Read More)

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