The Silver River

Third Editions: Your Ultimate Gaming Library - Season 2

A project in Toulouse, France by Third Editions

Funding Successful

After a successful first KS campaign, Third Editions is back with a new campaign to bring more of its video game books to the world.
Backers: 1994
Average Pledge Per Backer: €63

Funded: €125,944 of €60,000
Dates: Feb 28th -> Apr 6th (37 days)
Project By: Third Editions
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Latest News

Latest Third Editions Kickstarter A Smashing Success

April 9th - via:
The latest Kickstarter campaign from Third Editions has ended on a high note, meaning more badass books about incredible games are on the way. (Read More)

End of the vote, Silent Hill is the winner!

April 4th - via:
Hi dear backers!   Democracy has spoken! With more than 22% of the votes (including the votes in the comments below the previous news - 285 votes for Silent Hill in total) at 5 p.m. London Time, Silent Hill is the winner of the poll (Persona 5 was... (Read More)

Third Editions Seeks $30K to Reach Final Stretch Goal

April 4th - via:
The Third Editions Kickstarter has nearly concluded and the publisher is looking for $30K more to add a Silent Hill book into the campaign promises. (Read More)

Now voting for the 140K € stretch goal!

April 3rd - via:
Hi dear backers!   Our campaign is almost over, but there’s still a chance we will hit the 140K stretch goal! We can do it!   And we want you to choose which book (amongst a selection of ten books) we will translate if we reach the stretch... (Read More)

Third Editions Opens Voting For Final Stretch Goal Book

April 3rd - via:
Uncharted, Persona 5, Silent Hill, or Final Fantasy VI? One of ten books could be the final stretch goal added to the Third Editions translation campaign. (Read More)

Taro Yoko (Drakengard, NieR) book unlocked!

March 30th - via:
Hello dear backers!   We’ve not told you enough how amazing you are. Well, you’re truly amazing! You put your trust in us, twice (if we count the first Kickstarter campaign ;) ), and thanks to you this new campaign is a success too. That’s why... (Read More)

Third Editions' Reaches Taro Yoko Book Goal on Kickstarter; Crowdfunding to Conclude Next Week

March 30th - via:
Fourteen days after its initial announcement, Third Editions has confirmed that it will work on an English translation of The Work of Taro Yoko book. (Read More)

You want to buy our books about FFVI, Dragon Quest, Fallout or Fumito Ueda, and to help us unlock faster the Taro Yoko book? Follow the guide!

March 28th - via:
Hi dear backers!   Some of you have shown their interest for the books we’re currently translating, namely the books about Final Fantasy VI, the entire Fallout series, Fumito Ueda (ICO, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian) and the entire... (Read More)

So, the next stretch goal is the Third Editions newspaper. Great. But what is it?

March 27th - via:
Hi fellow backers!   We knew you’d ask ;) Well, actually you didn’t ask, but we thought it would be cool to tell you what to expect from this newspaper.   First of all, there’s nothing political in it! The content is far more fun and joyous.... (Read More)

Bookmarks unlocked plus Zelda: Breath of the Wild lithograph!

March 26th - via:
Hi dear backers!   We’ve reached the 80K € stretch goal, so it means each book from this campaign will include a bookmark, always useful when it comes to reading ;) Here's a little example with the bookmark from the French version of our book... (Read More)

Third Editions Sets Out To Reach New Stretched Kickstarter Goal

March 26th - via:
These hardcover books contain hundreds of pages which break down the IP in several areas. Not only are you receiving the narrative insight but the inspirations and choices developers went with when crafting the video game for release. (Read More)

Oh, good hunter. – Bloodborne lithograph!

March 23rd - via:
Hi dear backers!   Yesterday, we showed you the Final Fantasy VIII lithograph by Xavier Collette, but today we were in a mood for a gothic atmosphere ;) Here’s the lithograph included in the collector’s edition of Dark Souls: Beyond the Grave... (Read More)

Close-up on the Final Fantasy VIII lithograph

March 22nd - via:
Hi guys!   We reached the 75 000 € stretch goal, so the lithographs are now unlocked; they will be included for free in the collector’s editions! These lithographs, with a size of 6,3 x 9,5 inches, exist for the sole purpose of feasting your... (Read More)

Ebooks and dust jackets unlocked! Next steps: lithographs, bookmarks and the newspaper!

March 19th - via:
Hi fellow backers!   As you can see, our campaign is a success! We reached our goal last Friday and we’ve already unlocked two stretch goals.   Thanks to the first stretch goal, you will get the ebook for free for any physical book pledged! And... (Read More)

We made it! Taro Yoko (NieR, Drakengard) book is the 100k € stretch goal!

March 16th - via:
Hi dear backers! We love you! Thanks to all of you, to your support and your trust, we reached our goal and there’s still three weeks left until the end of the campaign! That’s crazy! But as unbelievable as it is, we can’t rest yet. Our goal... (Read More)

Let’s play a game while waiting for the goal to be reached! (prize to win ;))

March 15th - via:
Hi dear backers, We’ve now reached 96% of the goal, it’s so close we can almost touch it! We’re thrilled that our campaign is going so well and your enthusiasm is heartwarming! But we know we can go even further. We want to translate more... (Read More)

Gaming History Books Kickstarter Stretch Goals Announced

March 13th - via:
Third Editions gaming history books Kickstarter hits 85% and stretch goals for the campaign have been announced, including a fourth book! (Read More)

Who said stretch goals?

March 12th - via:
Hi guys! We hope you are doing well! We’ve now reached 85% of the goal, so it’s time to give you a glimpse of the first stretch goals we have planned: 65K €: Ebooks for free for each book pledged! 70K €: Dust jacket included in each... (Read More)

Join us on Discord!

March 8th - via:
Hi dear backers! Everything is going fine with our campaign and we know you're eager to see what we've prepared for the next step, when we will have reached our goal.   But that's not the subject of today's update!  We value the relationship with... (Read More)

75 %! Almost there!

March 6th - via:
 Hi guys! This second Kickstarter campaign is running smoothly! We reached 75 % of the goal in just a few short days. We are trully ecstatic! And we're glad you chose to support and trust us one more time. Thanks to all of you for helping us. We... (Read More)

50% already! And FAQ.

March 2nd - via:
To wake up in the morning and to note that we've reached the 50% in less than a day since the official launch, what a wonderful thing!  Thanks to all of you backers!   But let's not count our chicken before they're hatched, there's still a long way... (Read More)

Third Edition kicks up Kickstarter for gorgeous Zelda, Dark Souls, Final Fantasy books

March 2nd - via:
As it stands now, English-only readers are out of luck if they’ve wanted to take a deep — and we mean deep — dive into French publisher Third Editions’ meticulously crafted books. But a new Kickstarter campaign is aiming to change that. (Read More)

Fancy Zelda, Final Fantasy VIII and Dark Souls Books Appear in New Kickstarter Campaign

March 1st - via:
Third Editions is officially announcing their second Kickstarter campaign for new books: Zelda: The History of a Legendary Saga, Dark Souls: Beyond The Grave and The Legend of Final Fantasy VIII. (Read More)

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