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Shadowrun: Hong Kong

A project in Kirkland, WA by Harebrained Schemes LLC

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A Shadowrun cyberpunk cRPG set in 2056's Magically Awakened Hong Kong by the developers of Shadowrun Returns & Dragonfall.
Backers: 31495
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $1,204,696 of $100,000
Dates: Jan 13th -> Feb 17th (36 days)
Project By: Harebrained Schemes LLC
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Latest News

Shadowrun: Hong Kong is out next month

August 3rd - via:
The Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter was launched at the start of the year, and generated over $1.2 million for its developers. The project, and the many, many stretch goals it achieved, will now be delivered on August 20. (Read More)

Seattle’s surprising Kickstarter bounce

May 24th - via:
SEATTLE, WA - Seattle punches way above its weight when it comes to Kickstarter campaigns, and that's been a big boost to that city's startup community. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong

May 21st - via:
Shadowrun: Hong Kong's deluxe edition is essentially a free upgrade this weekend. (Read More)

Successful Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns for Feb 2015

March 1st - via:
February was a shot month but there was no shortage of Kickstarter videogame campaigns. We take a look at all 27 successful Kickstarter videogame campaigns. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong earned over 1000% of its Kickstarter goal

February 18th - via:
Shadowrun: Hong Kong’s Kickstarter campaign has officially ended, and the cyberpunk fantasy game has earned over $1.2 million of its original $100,000 goal with over 30,000 backers. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong Reaps $1.2 Million on Kickstarter

February 18th - via:
Shadowrun: Hong Kong made headlines in mid-January for reaching its $100,000 goal in only two hours. Now, at the end of the campaign, developer Harebrained Schemes have amassed over $1.2 million from over 31,000 backers on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong's Kickstarter concludes at $1.2m

February 17th - via:
While that's not quite as much as the $1.8m developer Harebrained Schemes raised for its cyberpunk RPG Shadowrun Returns, it's still mightily impressive. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter ends, "second chance" campaign begins

February 17th - via:
The Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter blew past the magic million mark a couple of days ago, but pledges continued to roll in and ultimately pushed the "co-funding" effort to just over $1.2 million—more than 12 times its original goal. Harebrained Schemes isn't walking away from the money fountain just yet though. (Read More)

Final push!

February 16th - via:
Hey Everybody! Welcome to the home stretch! It's hard to believe our Kickstarter campaign is nearly over. It's been great having you keep us company as we work on the game and we look forward to continuing with updates throughout the development of... (Read More)

Shadowrun Hong Kong passes $1 million on Kickstarter

February 16th - via:
Though it's a day before the Shadowrun Hong Kong Kickstarter ends, people shouldn't fear. The game has raised over $1 million. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong studio finds Kickstarter is a viable business model

February 16th - via:
As of tomorrow, Harebrained Schemes will have now funded three games on the crowdfunding site. (Read More)

Prime Runners know... Drek Happens!

February 15th - via:
Greetings from the Pacific Northwest! As you must imagine, we're still reeling from the news that we hit our $1,000,000 funding goal with plenty of time remaining in the Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter project. And we bet a lot of people, especially... (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter Crosses $1 Million Mark In Final Hours

February 15th - via:
Shadowrun fans have unlocked new characters, audio, gameplay elements, and most recently, another mini-campaign. (Read More)

You did it! The Shadows of Hong Kong Mini-Campaign is yours (eventually)!

February 14th - via:
You guys, seriously. That was amazing.  Huzzah, baby! Because of your generosity, your spreading the word, and your support, we are going to be able to create an additional 4-5 hour mini-campaign to import your high-Karma character into. You are,... (Read More)

Happy Valentine's Day! Here's a peek at a prototype of Gobbet's Collectible Figure!

February 14th - via:
Hi everybody!  Hope you're having a good weekend. Nice total! You guys are killing it, really getting the word out about the final days of our Kickstarter. Thank you! Remember that TALISMONGER reward level with the collectible figures of your crew?... (Read More)

Kickstarter: Fast eine Million US-Dollar für "Shadowrun: Hong Kong"

February 13th - via:
Die Co-Funding-Kampagne zu Shadowrun: Hong Kong steht kurz dafür, ihre letzte Zielvorgabe von einer Million US-Dollar zu erreichen. Gestartet war die Kampagne mit einem Ziel von 100.000 US-Dollar. (Read More)

Some Valentine’s Day love to start our Final Weekend! This update's chock full o' stuff!

February 12th - via:
Wow.  Here we are, heading into the final weekend of our Kickstarter campaign. Can you believe it? Share me! Share like the wind, Bullseye! It feels like only yesterday that our first teaser image started making the rounds... but that was aaall the... (Read More)

There's a New Reward Level in town! Aaaand... another peek behind the curtain!

February 10th - via:
Hey y'all! Holy moley, we're almost at $900,000!!! Yowza, yowza, yowza. Who wants that mini-campaign? Looks like you do, chummer. And how do we get to that big ol' funding goal? How 'bout a new reward level? This one's for folks who love fiction and... (Read More)

Development Update - A peek behind the curtain at where we are in the process

February 9th - via:
Hey everyone, Mitch here.  For those new to the project, I’m the Game Director on Shadowrun: Hong Kong. I did a bunch of writing and plotting on Dragonfall and before that, I produced and did the bulk of the writing on Shadowrun Returns. I’m... (Read More)

Original e-novel author announced! And a peek behind the curtain at some crunchy bits...

February 5th - via:
Hey there! We've got great news! As you may remember, Backers at the $25 STREET CRED reward level and above receive an original e-novel, based on the characters and situations in Shadowrun: Hong Kong.     So who's writing the book?  Mel Odom.... (Read More)

A new Reward Level! And a peek behind the curtain at the guy with the faux hawk....

February 3rd - via:
Hey Howdy!  Remember how we always say that we're listening and taking your comments to heart? Well, here's an example for all the folks who don't play tabletop RPGs but want a way to support the project in a bigger way. It's a special reward level... (Read More)

How 'bout another peek behind the curtain?

February 2nd - via:
Hey there! Wow, we're narrowing in on $800,000 in funding for Shadowrun: Hong Kong!  That is incredible. We would love to create that Mini-Campaign for you if we're lucky enough to hit $1,000,000. Thanks for all your help in getting the word out.... (Read More)

Interview video! New concept art! And Mitch's peek behind the curtain...

January 30th - via:
Hey Everyone! We had a lot of fun on Arvan Eleron’s show last night. The live interview with Lead Writer Andrew McIntosh and Game Director Mitch Gitelman lasted two hours and they took lots of questions from the audience. Here’s links... (Read More)

LIVE interview with the devs on Twitch TV 1/29! And another peek behind the curtain...

January 28th - via:
Our Backers are amazing! You are now over 19,000 strong (yikes!) and your legions are growing by the minute!  Hey, great news!  Andrew, our Lead Writer, and Mitch, our Fearless Leader are going to be LIVE on Twitch tomorrow - January 29 at 8pm EST... (Read More)

The Matrix Unlocked

January 26th - via:
Huzzah! Now that we’ve hit our funding goal for the Revamped Matrix, we thought you’d like to hear a bit more about what we’re planning. As we said, our goal is to evolve the gameplay along with the look & feel of the Matrix in Shadowrun:... (Read More)

A peek behind the scenes: What does a Game Producer do anyway?

January 23rd - via:
We had a rockin' weekend, didn't we? Lots of great discussion on the board, lots of cool new people joined the project (welcome y'all!), and we're getting close to hitting our Revamped Matrix goal! Per your request, here's another peek behind the... (Read More)

Shadowrun Devs On Hong Kong, Kickstarter, Fans & Story

January 23rd - via:
Shadowrun just keeps on returning. The cyberpunk RPG has has various game adaptations over the last few decades, but it was the Kickstarted Shadowrun Returns which most nailed the concept. (Read More)

So.... what happens after $700,000???

January 22nd - via:
Hey Everybody!   We get this question a lot (like, a LOT!) and today is the day we're gonna answer it! We have our plans set for the story we want to tell in Shadowrun: Hong Kong, but if we’re lucky enough to reach the enormous sum of $1,000,000,... (Read More)

Warrior needs flesh... badly!

January 21st - via:
Our favorite (former) Red Samurai/Ghoul's personal side mission = UNLOCKED! Thanks so much for the opportunity to make it.  "Click me. I am Wallpaper." In case you were wondering about Wu and Racter's personal side missions, we assure you that... (Read More)

First look at Gobbet's Collectible Figure!

January 21st - via:
Happy Wednesday, Runners! As promised yesterday, we're excited to show you a work-in-progress look at Gobbet's Collectible Miniature model. This untextured/unpainted 3D model was created by our own Maury Weiss, the artist responsible for most of the... (Read More)

Today's peek behind the curtain... and a little tease.

January 20th - via:
Hi Everyone! As we mentioned in a previous update, part of the fun of making a Kickstarted game project is sharing our process with you. Sometimes it will be a discussion of a game mechanic we're working on, sometimes a look at how art for the game... (Read More)

The Magic, she has expanded!

January 17th - via:
We’re now over $550,000 and have unlocked the Expanded Magic funding goal. What a great way to start the work week! Thanks so much to the people who have been out banging the drum for the project. It means a lot to us. And it helps everyone else... (Read More)

January Kickstarter Picks

January 17th - via:
A rundown of gamrReview's current favorite Kickstarter games... (Read More)

Another Funding Goal Reached! Who rules?

January 16th - via:
YOU!!! What a tremendous few days, everybody. We can't tell you how energizing it is to see your outpouring of support for a project we're so passionate about.  And thanks to you, Is0bel's personal side mission will be included in the game. We... (Read More)

Yesss! Moar cybers!

January 15th - via:
You folks are amazing! Thanks for the opportunity to add more cyber-stuff to the game. Our designers and artists have been talking all morning about the things they're planning to do with your generous funding support. Glee. And what's next? ... (Read More)

We hit 4x our first Funding Goal!

January 14th - via:
That's like 400% or something... You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 That means the (former) Red Samurai Gaichu is yours! Congrats on your new badass! Hi. I'm your new badass. And don't forget, now that Racter... (Read More)

Soooo close...

January 14th - via:
Our first Kickstarter for Shadowrun Returns funded at $400,000 in 28 hours. Can we beat that by 2pm Pacific time? Looks like it's gonna be tight!  Think we can get a quick surge this hour? Help us beat the drum and get the word out by sharing the... (Read More)

Thanks Europe and Good Morning America!

January 14th - via:
Hey everyone! Overnight, we hit $300,000 and unlocked Gobbet's Personal Mission!! Woo hoo! Gobbet was the first character we came up with for Shadowrun: Hong Kong and we have a lot of affection for her. Can't wait to play out the run dealing with her... (Read More)

Video Game Developer Harebrained Scheme Launches Third Kickstarter Project

January 14th - via:
Earlier this week, Washington video game developer, Harebrained Schemes launched a crowdfunding campaign for Kickstarter for a video game called Shadowrun: Hong Kong. This is the studio’s third project on the global crowdfunding platform and was seeking $100,000 for the to the game’s franchise new addition. (Read More)

Well, hellooooo Kickstarter!

January 13th - via:
Wowzers, you guys are amazing!  With your support, we were able to hit our first funding goal in less than 2 hours and we just hit our third one. That means we'll be able to add Enhanced Player Controls, Animatic Scene Transitions and Racter, our... (Read More)

Shadowrun Team’s Third Project Will Change The Way You Think About Kickstarter

January 13th - via:
Today, Harebrained Schemes launched its third Kickstarter project. The studio, which has successfully funded two Shadowrun campaigns and the digital/tabletop hybrid Golem Arcana is returning to the crowdfunding platform, but not how you might expect. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter already funded

January 13th - via:
The Shadowrun: Hong Kong Kickstarter has begun and it will probably be fully funded by the end of the day. (Read More)

Shadowrun Heads To Hong Kong and Kickstarter

January 13th - via:
The Shadowrun Universe is back, and this time it's heading to Hong Kong. (Read More)

The next Shadowrun game comes to Kickstarter, funded almost immediately

January 13th - via:
Shadowrun: Hong Kong, the third videogame adaptation of the popular tabletop RPG series, is looking to Kickstarter for funding. The game will -- obviously -- take place in magical cyberpunk Hong Kong, where the player uncovers a "corporate conspiracy nearly thirty years in the making." The campaign was set at $100,000, but was funded almost immediately, leaving only stretch goals. (Read More)

Reprise Of The Triads: Shadowrun – Hong Kong

January 13th - via:
Shadowrun is returning. Again! I’ve already covered the basics of Shadowrun: Hong Kong, Harebrained Schemes’ next step into the world of fantastical cyberpunk, but the Kickstarter has just gone live so there are plenty of details to wrap that bundle of wires you call a brain around. The video below contains the first glimpse of the game’s isometric interpretation of the setting, unless you count the concept art above, in which case it’s your second glimpse. After the great success of Dragonfall, I’m eager to take another trip into this particular vision of our electronic future. (Read More)

Shadowrun returns with a journey to cyberpunk Hong Kong and a new Kickstarter

January 13th - via:
Players will return to the magic cyberpunk world of Shadowrun for a new adventure later this year as the role-playing game franchise, revitalized by 2013's Shadowrun Returns, moves to a new location in Shadowrun: Hong Kong. Developer Harebrained Schemes is taking its new Shadowrun game to Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform that helped rocket Shadowrun Returns to success in 2012. (Read More)

Shadowrun: Dragonfall Reviewed

March 14th - via:
Definitely play Dragonfall. It’s more of the same fantastic Shadowrun gameplay, but with a thorough narrative overhaul that serves the game very well, and a more open-ended approach that makes the game feel more like an adventure and less like an exercise in tactics. (Read More)

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