Children of the Beast

Comic ConQuest - A Party-Based Tactical RPG

A project in Newport Beach, CA by Sleepy Giant

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An evil mastermind has enchanted the Con! Team up with your friends and battle your way through the most epic Con ever!
Backers: 520
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $22,669 of $20,000
Dates: Sep 23rd -> Oct 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Sleepy Giant
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Latest News

Comic Conquest Previewed

March 9th - via:
The Hoarder has locked all the fans inside the convention center, now with magical abilities! (Read More)

The Final Day!

October 21st - via:
Well here we are on the final day of the Kickstarter campaign!  It's been a tireless, furious, restless, sleep-deprived, caffeine-revived, heart-racing, ulcer-inducing joy of a project to be a part of.  This was our first Kickstarter project ever,... (Read More)


October 21st - via:
And by WE, we mean YOU. You are completely responsible for getting us to our initial goal of $20k for the project!  Our deepest thanks go out to you and the hundreds of passionate gamers like you who voted with their pledges to see Comic ConQuest... (Read More)

NY(A)CC, Jeff Draws, Abby Gets Drawn and The Hulk Wants You to Support Our Kickstarter!

October 10th - via:
New York (Apocalypse) Comic Con!You've heard of New York Comic Con. Maybe you've been there. Heck, maybe you're there right now! But have you ever checked out New York Apocalypse Comic Con?  Check out the video below and see what all the brawling is... (Read More)

Amie Lynn Gets Drawn!

October 8th - via:
In today's video, watch as Jeff Matsuda converts cosplayer Amie Lynn into in-game character SILVER SCYTHE!  The vid is just a couple minutes long, but the actual design process took many hours.  Amie had some amazing ideas for the character.  She... (Read More)

What We Like -- Other Kickstarter Projects that Caught Our Eye

October 5th - via:
Our own Jeff Matsuda recently took a look around the Kickstarter neighborhood and the myriad of awesome projects that are out there. He specifically checked out the Comics category. Several of them caught his eye, so much so that we decided to help... (Read More)

'Comic ConQuest' Kickstarter Off to a Strong Start!

October 4th - via:
Sleepy Giant have taken to Kickstarter to raise funds for "Comic ConQuest", an amazing looking party-based tactical RPG with art direction from Jeff Matsuda! (Read More)

First Look at the Game Map and More Media

October 3rd - via:
Comic ConQuest GAME UPDATE 10/4/13In this week's game update video, Joel Carlson gives you a first look at the game map.  Jeff Matsuda continues drawing.  And check out the new interactive drawing event! Mo' MediaMore Comic ConQuest media... (Read More)

News, Views and Vids

October 3rd - via:
We hit the $7,500 mark!  We also surpassed the 200 backers threshold as well.  We are so thrilled and thankful, but we also know we have a long way to go in the next 19 days.  Please keep spreading the word about our project; we know you can help!... (Read More)

Business Model Update

October 1st - via:
Hey guys, we posted a new section on the main page regarding the business model to help better explain our path. In case you missed it... We’re still in early development so we’re not sure what the business model will be. Creating a quality game... (Read More)

Comic ConQuest Vending Machines w/ Lead Artist Joel

September 30th - via:
Joel Carlson, Lead Artist explains his sketches and concepts for the vending machines you'll find and use in Comic ConQuest. Think vending machines don't sound exciting?  "Think again!", says Joel.  (Read More)

Jeff Matsuda Discusses In-Game Character Design

September 28th - via:
In this video, Jeff Matsuda walks you through 5 of the Comic ConQuest Cosplayer characters that will be featured in the game.  Wondering where the idea for "Bazooka Fairy" came from?  Find out here!  (Read More)

New Speed Draw Video

September 27th - via:
Happy weekend, everyone! We hope you are having a great one so far. We got a lot of positive feedback on the video we posted yesterday showing Jeff Matsuda creating original characters with the Comic ConQuest Cosplayers that will be featured in the... (Read More)

Game Update, Speed Draw Videos and Media Love

September 26th - via:
Happy Friday to all of you! Today we have a couple more videos to share. We hope you are enjoying watching them as much as we enjoy making them! Feel free to share them with your friends and help spread the word. Video #1: Comic ConQuest GAME UPDATE... (Read More)

Concept Art Videos

September 26th - via:
Today we have a few videos to share with you!   Video #1: First Concept Art w/ Jeff and JoelHere's a look at our artists (Jeff Matsuda and Joel Carlson) and the creative process they went through to come up with the art style for the game.  Have a... (Read More)

Top Ten Android Kickstarters of September

September 25th - via:
September is almost over which means it is time to look back and determine the best Android Kickstarters for the month. Any game launched between now and October will be eligible for next month’s. (Read More)

Progress Update

September 23rd - via:
It's day 3 and we're 18% to our goal and 10% through our 30-day funding period! We're happy we've found 90 backers who believe in our project and we know that we need to find a lot more in order to reach our ultimate goal of $20k. We thank each and... (Read More)

And We're Off and Running!

September 23rd - via:
Wow, what a whirlwind Day 1! Thanks for all your support and encouragement. We really appreciate our community of Comic ConQuest fans. Our heartfelt thanks go out to all our backers. This game has been a labor of love for us, and the work has just... (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Comic ConQuest Calls on Fan Funding for Tactical RPG

September 23rd - via:
Want to play a game where you personally named the boss you’re about to battle? What about one where you met the whole team behind it at the game’s official launch party? Yeah you do. (Read More)

Comic ConQuest announced

September 23rd - via:
Remember Costume Quest? Co-developers Sleepy Giant and Free Lunch Design are now working on Comic ConQuest, a game with a superficially similar notion. That is to say, it’s an RPG where your characters’ costumes grant them real powers. (Read More)

Combining Work and Pleasure and Comics and Games

September 21st - via:
What do you get when you take an Emmy award-winning producer and comic book artist, add 18 years of experience in TV, film, comics and video games, and let him loose on a comic con themed RPG? Comic ConQuest. (Read More)

Get The Comic Con Experience With Two New Themed Games

September 16th - via:
San Diego Comic Con starts this week, but if you're missing out on the action, you can check it out for yourself with this duo of new Comic Con-themed games. (Read More)

Famous Cosplayers Become Video Game Butt-Kickers

August 28th - via:
Everyone knows cosplayers often dress up as video game characters. But what happens when a video game features characters based on cosplayers? Madness, that's what. Dogs and cats! Sleeping together! Mass hysteria! (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] NEWS: Sleepy Giant Teams With Jeff Matsuda/ Free Lunch Design For Super Mobile Game

July 19th - via:
Sleepy Giant, the team behind such titles as Tera, Turtle Trek and Morning Star are teeming up with known comic artist Jeff Matsuda (X-Men, Batman, Wolverine, The Avengers, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.) to release a free to play MMORPG entitled Comic ConQuest. (Read More)

Comic ConQuest Weaponizes Cosplay

July 16th - via:
This morning Sleepy Giant Entertainment announced Comic ConQuest, an upcoming free to play title that pits costumed geeks against one another in fulfillment of every cosplayer's darkest desires. (Read More)

Comic-Con gets videogame treatment in 'Comic ConQuest'

July 15th - via:
Having already been featured in television, books, and film, it was only a matter of time before Comic-Con culture got the videogame treatment. Inspired by San Diego’s annual gathering of sci-fi-, fantasy-, and superhero-loving geeks, Comic ConQuest is a tactical role-playing game adventure set within a sprawling comic book and science fiction convention. Much like the crowded show floor at SDCC, Comic ConQuest is filled with fans dressed as their favorite fictional characters; unlike ComicCon’s cos-players, however, the game’s costumed attendees actually possess the powers of those they’re pretending to be. (Read More)

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