Lancer Tactics

A project in Portland, OR by Olive

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A mecha tactics video game adapted from the Lancer TTRPG (under its third-party license).
Backers: 4762
Average Pledge Per Backer: $41

Funded: $195,584 of $20,000
Dates: Mar 1st -> Apr 1st (31 days)
Project By: Olive
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Latest News

Home stretch // closing stream

March 31st - via:
me: alright, we've passed all the stretch goals (even the impossible one), we've cleared the adspend hurdle, I... I think we're golden? my brain: great! what's next to be worried about? me: no really, I think we're just good. we're even growing a... (Read More)

Final stretch goal reached + bonus SSC sticker!

March 28th - via:
$150,000, y'all!! We're gonna do it! This is enough for us to spend a year of full-time dev working on a 100% content port. That's all the mech licenses, npcs, and talents from the core book (plus any pick-me-ups like how the Kobold is already... (Read More)

Week three // IPSN sticker // Dawnline Shore worldbuilding // Play Anthropocene interview

March 22nd - via:
IPS-NORTHSTAR STICKER The last (?) sticker design! It's based on the guidestone from Homeworld; a spiral galaxy that evokes a whirlpool/ocean with nautical map on top. The logo is positioned at space-north to reinforce the "Northstar" theme, and the... (Read More)

Advertisement midmortem

March 18th - via:
Let's talk about ads! As mentioned previously, I've never participated in an ad campaign before so this is an experiment for me — and my scientist training has taught me to digest experiments by writing and sharing, so here we are! I hope to pull... (Read More)

Week two // H0RUS glow-up // Xiaoli tier // MEATPUNKS recc

March 16th - via:
Week two hullabaloo  We're halfway through the duration of the campaign and passed the $100k mark last night. Yikes! The keen-eyed among you may notice that the chart has had a bit of a different behavior for the last few days. This is almost... (Read More)

Sticker #3 — (Reactor) Stress is a resource

March 12th - via:
Happy daylight savings, everyone! It is the day that we are reminded that time is a social construct, an illusion carried forward by the momentum of the systems we have created. Truly a blessed day, for without it we would forget that we ourselves... (Read More)

One week in // add-ons // ad-ventures // Palisade recc

March 8th - via:
Halfway there Current mood: This is so much work! Why am I working so hard! We'll either get to the final stretch goal or we won't, either way is great! I've promised Mark that I'll delegate more; that's what teams are for. Thanks, Mark. We're... (Read More)

Trans gobbo sticker reveal + more Drink Deep coins available!

March 4th - via:
Good morning! (it was morning when I started writing this) Today we have the first of the three unannounced stickers and some reward limit increases! The second sticker: everyone's favorite gremlin  This iconic gremlin started as a pride month joke... (Read More)

Step 2: Draw the rest of the owl

March 2nd - via:
Recap of yesterday Neat! We're sitting at just about a cool 300%! Everything besides the final stretch goal has been unlocked (we'll get to that in a moment). Highlights from yesterday & status updates on each tier: I projected needing somewhere... (Read More)


March 1st - via:
Incredible. We've reached all three bonus art pack stretch goals. This game is going to look incredible. The next two goals are very special: we have two stories for campaign mode. We're structuring Lancer Tactics' narrative as a sort of anthology;... (Read More)

stretch goals for the stretch goal gods

March 1st - via:
> "OK posting the map editor bought us some time, let's get the next stretch goal ready ASAP" > community proceeds to blow past it before we're even able to say what it is Well if that's how it's gonna be, here's the next three stretch goals.... (Read More)

100% in three hours!

March 1st - via:
Hot dang! We like big robots, huh? This morning has been a ride! The biggest surprise has been that I had projected that we would need about 430 backers to hit 100%; we've done it with almost a hundred fewer people than that. This in large part is... (Read More)

Lancer Tactics turns the mech tabletop RPG into a gorgeous Advance Wars-like video game

March 1st - via:
A new video game based on mech RPG Lancer is headed to Kickstarter - and you can play it right now. Lancer Tactics combines the sci-fi universe and combat system of Miguel Lopez and Tom Parkinson-Morgan’s acclaimed tabletop RPG with a turn-based tactics video game á la Advance Wars or Final Fantasy Tactics. (Read More)

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