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JourneyQuest Season 3

A project in Seattle, WA by Zombie Orpheus
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The beloved fan-funded comedy returns for an epic third season!
Backers: 5602
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $425,474 of $420,000
Dates: Jan 18th -> Feb 20th (33 days)
Project By: Zombie Orpheus
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Latest News

JourneyQuest is Renewed

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you, all of you. We made it by the skin of our teeth, thanks to your passion, support, pledges, shares, comments, ideas, contributions, and determination. We'll have so much more to share with you as we continue this journey... sorry, quest...... (Read More)

Reviewed Invite to JourneyQuest Call

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Due to technical difficulties, we had to create a new link to the JourneyQuest video call. Please try this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG2T1cHvy9M  (Read More)

Let's Talk About Stretch Goals

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We have three hours left, which isn't enough time to reach some of the big stretch goals we had planned. BUT... It is enough time to raise enough to put a few deleted scenes back into the series when we shoot in April. What deleted scenes, you ask?... (Read More)

WE DID IT!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
And we still have time to party together, so come join us for the final three hours of the campaign on a special live Google Hangouts broadcast. Just click on the link and we'll figure out the tech as we go.... (Read More)

One more thing... new add-ons!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We're very excited to add two new add-ons to the campaign! Here's how it works. You add the amount to your pledge, then after this campaign ends you get to select in BackerKit what add-on you want. We'll make the process really simple and easy. New... (Read More)

New Articles & Fan Art!

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We have a bunch of cool new media and posts that could use more exposure. If one of them resonates with you, feel free to share it! GeekMom.comEmilie Rommel Shimkus writes about strong female characters and JourneyQuest for Geekmom.com And—as an... (Read More)

We have until 9 PM to renew JourneyQuest

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it, the final twelve hours! With less than $80,000 to raise, we can still make our goal, but only if we reach every JQ fan with this simple message:  It's now or never. If you love JourneyQuest, if you want the show to succeed, your pledge... (Read More)

34 Hours Remain to Save JourneyQuest

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Let's start with a positive statistic.  98% of Kickstarter campaigns that reach 60% funding succeed.  But... we only succeed if we reach our $420,000 goal by 9 PM Friday. Otherwise, no money changes hands and we end with nothing. We now have 34... (Read More)

New Videos + How We Win

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
New VideosHey, backers! We're at the stage of the campaign where anything is possible and we're trying everything in order to reach enough fans to renew JourneyQuest for a third season. We encourage you to take a look at our newest videos and share... (Read More)

JourneyQuest Premieres on Steam!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Steam's Home Page At long last, we can reveal what we've been working on: a launch on Steam to coincide with the final week of this campaign. Now Journeyquest will be exposed to potentially millions of Steam customers, just when we need more people... (Read More)

New Rewards!

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to backer input and discussion, we're excited to reveal two new rewards. For those of you looking for an interim level between $100 and $250, we have you covered now! New Rewards• Pledge $150 or more    TWO OF THE THINGS    You will... (Read More)

"Like a leaf on the wind..."

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This is it. Four days remain. And in the words of Christian Doyle (and some other guy) if we don't make it, JourneyQuest will be gone "like a leaf on the wind." In an effort to reach more of our YouTube audience, we've put together a new video,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Alert: 'JourneyQuest' Season Three

February 13th - via: geekdad.com
Zombie Orpheus, is seeking funding for the third season of their epically hilarious series following Perf, a wizard so incompetent he's actually useful, his dysfunctional companions, and a sarcastic-wise-cracking talking sword on their hero's journey through the world of Fartherall. (Read More)

More "Many Talents" Videos

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
The first two "Many Talents of Christian Doyle" videos were so well-received that we made some more of them! Thanks to Brian Lewis for writing, directing, and producing these! We feel strongly that the best way to illustrate Christian's directorial... (Read More)

Bardic Immunity - Badge Design and Uses

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
BARDIC IMMUNITY BADGE REVEALEDThanks to JourneyQuest fan and professional designer Bryan Donihue, we are thrilled to share the design for the Bardic Immunity badge. We hope to have a proof to share from the manufacturer soon, but for now, here's the... (Read More)

We Are At 50% - Thank You!

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Image by @fangmich, used with permission. Go follow on Twitter! Hey, everyone, we have great news! Our campaign to #RenewJQ has just crossed the 50% threshold! With over 2700 backers and nine days to go, we still have to hustle to get across the... (Read More)

"Many Talents" Videos + Projects We Love

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
The Many Talents of Christian Doyle"Wait, Christian Doyle is directing?" we hear you ask. "Does he even do that?" In fact, Christian is a talented director! Later this year we'll be releasing his feature directing debut, Attacking the Darkness, and... (Read More)

New Promotional Video: "Nara and the Backer Bus"

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, everyone! We're closing in on $200,000. We have a long way to go, but tons of enthusiasm and more backers joining us every day! Of course, you're all here already—and THANK YOU for your support—but maybe you also know other JQ fans who... (Read More)

Roll call! JQ Cast on Twitter + All of the Photos

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Find JQ on Twitter! Writes producer Tony Becerra: Thanks to all of you who have been so active AND interactive here on the campaign page and on your social media accounts! For those of you who didn’t already know, many of our JourneyQuest cast... (Read More)

"Roderick-Rolled"

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
One more update for today. After Anne's recent interview discussing the upcoming song and dance scene for Season Three, we thought it was important to set the record straight. Yes, Roderick and Nara should have a dance scene. No, it's not strictly... (Read More)

#15DaysofJQ + Campaign Update

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
#15DaysofJQWe're midway through the campaign and want to start off with a huge THANK YOU to the over 2200 backers who have joined us to renew JourneyQuest for a third season! You all are incredible. You're the reason we do this: you've had... (Read More)

Anne Discusses Nara + We Visit with "The Once & Future Podcast"

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
ANNE DISCUSSES NARA (Not all claims made in this video may be entirely accurate.) THE ONCE & FUTURE PODCASTThanks to Anton Strout for inviting us to join him for an in-depth conversation about this Kickstarter, the history of Dead Gentlemen and... (Read More)

Backstory: The Wicked Kings

February 1st - via: kickstarter.com
The Fourth Age: The Age of Order, Part II by Matt Vancil, excerpted from the JourneyQuest Campaign Setting Fartherall Dwarf by Desiree Kern The Balance of the Age of Order is the default setting of the JourneyQuest Campaign Setting. It is in this... (Read More)

"Think you’re not funny? Neither was I, until this show helped me wrangle my inner comedienne."

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Story by Emilie Rommel Shimkus (Wren). Excerpt republished with permission from www.medium.comSpoiler: You might have to wear ridiculous pants.  Hi, my name is Emilie, and I’m not a funny person.  See, there are funny people and there are those... (Read More)

New "Carrow" Art Print Revealed

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to super fan Sarah Bricky for this new choice for our "Art Print" level backers. If you're receiving a print for your reward, you will now get to choose whether you want "Wren & Rilk" or "Carrow Banishes the Undead". And we hear that Sarah... (Read More)

Kevin Discusses Glorion (Video)

January 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Glorion: abandoned in a dungeon, left to fend for himself in a cruel and unforgiving world, his prize stolen from him, his armor REALLY starting to smell after a few weeks without a bath. Brought to life by Kevin Pitman, Glorion's inborn nobility... (Read More)

New Rewards Revealed!

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks everyone for your input and ideas. We had a lot of fun collaborating with you to craft new rewards and are excited to share the details with you today! We are introducing multiple new $100 levels, a $250 reward that lets you get all of the... (Read More)

Brian Lewis Discusses Carrow (Video)

January 25th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Carrow's journey has already been harrowing, but this season raises the stakes for him even more. Played by Brian Lewis (Brother Silence,... (Read More)

Why $420,000? A dive into the JQ3 Budget.

January 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
This is long update, so for those of us who are busy, but who still like information: tl:dr Films cost money and we're spending as little as we can to do it right. See the bottom of this post for the Q&A.WHY DOES JQ3 COST SO MUCH?Several backers... (Read More)

An Interview with Jason Wiebe, Miniature Sculptor

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We are excited to announce that Jason Wiebe will be returning to sculpt the Perf miniature for this campaign. His prior work for us includes Brother Silence, The Shadow, and of course, the infamous Mound of Dead Bards. Sculpt: Jason Wiebe, Painting:... (Read More)

Thank you for an awesome first day!

January 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, what a crazy day! THANK YOU! We raised more than 20% of our goal in less than twenty-four hours, thanks to your support, excitement, and encouragement. We asked you to step up and make a splash on our launch day and you all delivered! Now 31... (Read More)

JourneyQuest Season 3

January 19th - via: geekerskeep.com
Journey Quest is a fan supported fantasy series by Zombie Orpheus, the same company which brings us The Gamers series. (Read More)

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