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SC2VN - The Esports Visual Novel

A project in Dallas, TX by TJ Huckabee

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Experience the life of a pro gamer in a visual novel setting. Win fame, battle rivals and make friends. The choices are yours.
Backers: 165
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $8,370 of $7,000
Dates: Sep 18th -> Oct 18th (30 days)
Project By: TJ Huckabee
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Latest News

StarCraft 2 eSports Visual Novel, SC2VN, Primed For Release

August 25th - via: cliqist.com
SC2VN, or StarCraft 2 Visual Novel, is a new independent visual novel video game with an eSports theme that was crowdfunded on Kickstarter. (Read More)

We did it! SC2VN fundraising has ended, thank you all for your support.

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Two days ago, we made a bit of a rushed celebration video to celebrate reaching our $7,000 goal for SC2VN.  About 2 days later, fundraising has officially ended and we're sitting well over $8000 which unlocked our first stretch goal.  It's an... (Read More)


October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're now live with our Fundraising stream to help raise our stretch goals! www.twitch.tv/shindigs  (Read More)

Reddit AMA is now live!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Join us on r/starcraft for our Reddit AMA, which is now Live!  http://www.reddit.com/r/starcraft/comments/1ol9na/were_a_team_making_sc2vn_a_game_about_a_starcraft/  (Read More)

Reddit AMA on r/starcraft - Wednesday 10-16-13 @ 12pm PDt

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We'll be hosting a developer AMA on the r/starcraft subreddit tomorrow at 12pm PDT!  We'll post an update before we go live and be sure to tell your pals to participate.  We'll see you all tomorrow and keep spreading the word - we're so close to... (Read More)

Fundraising Marathon Stream - Thursday @ 11am PDT

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
 We're in the final days - please help us spread the word and make our project a reality! Dev blog: http://sc2vn.tumblr.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sc2vn Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/sc2visualnovel  (Read More)

Character Profile: Farewell to MKP

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The news just broke that MarineKingPrime (MKP) has recently switched games from StarCraft 2 to League of Legends. For those unfamiliar with the esports landscape, it’s very rare for a player to switch to a different competitive gaming genre and... (Read More)

Interview with the Developers

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter Conversations contacted us for an interview last week. You can read the full transcript here! We've got one week left. Spread the word!  (Read More)

Making it in Korea - a brief history

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
SC2VN’s story of a ‘foreigner’ player trying to break out in the Korean competitive circuit is one that has been a part of professional StarCraft since the beginning. Only a lucky few have gotten the chance to move to Korea and compete among... (Read More)

Live developer stream! 10/8/13 5:00pm PDT

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We'll be doing a public live story boarding stream at 5:00pm PDT!  Tune in to www.twitch.tv/shindigs to watch us lay out basic elements of the story and give us suggestions on what you would like to see.  We'll also be actively answering questions... (Read More)

Inspired by reality

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Fans of StarCraft will recognize that we were heavily inspired by the realities of the competitive gaming scene. There have been works of fiction that touch on a reality where competitive games have become much more mainstream, and to a degree this... (Read More)

Character Profile - Mach

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
As we embark on the latter half of our Kickstarter, we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight another one of SC2VN’s characters and explain our naming process. Characters in SC2VN are referred to by their professional gamer handles by both... (Read More)

Battle mechanics and decision making

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Many visual novel games have branching stories and multiple endings depending on the choices you make.  Will you respond kindly or coldly to those around you?  How do you best alleviate tension in a particular scenario?  Will you take the high... (Read More)

New song! "Dusty Road" by zircon5

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Our musician Zircon5 has been working on another soundtrack to be included in SC2VN.  Everything is still in the works but you can get a vibe for the music that will be in the game.  Be sure to check out Zircon5's soundcloud for more tracks!... (Read More)

Character Profile - Mysterious KeSPA Player

October 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Starcraft’s pro scene has such a rich setting, and its part of what makes telling a story in this world so interesting. I’m going to be doing all I can to update this thread periodically, and I’m starting that off right now with a highlight of... (Read More)

SC2VN Dev Stream #2

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Day9 Joins SC2VN + Dev Stream!

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We're excited to announce that Sean "Day[9]" Plott will be lending his voice to SC2VN! Sean is not only an accomplished StarCraft 2 commentator and game designer, but also has dabbled in the art of visual novels. Be sure to also check out Day[9]’s... (Read More)

Temp0 Joins the Team!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We're happy to announce that we'll be bringing on Temp0 as a musician to help produce more original tracks for SC2VN! We'll be commissioning him for additional tracks to be included in the soundtrack for the game and to be released early to our $10... (Read More)

SC2VN Storyboarding Stream

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We're going to go through the process of designing a character, a scene, dialogue and then scripting it all together. Be there!  (Read More)

Welcome to SC2VN

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, thanks to everyone who has supported the Kickstarter so far. It hasn't even been 2 days and we're already over 10% funded! Wow! We're excited to share some of our future stretch goals with you in a few days, stay tuned for that. In the... (Read More)

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