Zafir: Tactical Roleplaying Game


A project in Anaheim, CA by Elemental-Labs, Inc.

Cancelled by Creator

First Action RPG that fuses Japanese lore with a futuristic cyberpunk western themed Japan created by a small passionate indie team.
Backers: 541
Average Pledge Per Backer: $97

Funded: $52,584 of $200,000
Dates: Oct 9th -> Nov 8th (31 days)
Project By: Elemental-Labs, Inc.
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Kickstarter For Reborn Will Relaunch: Why That's A Smart Move

October 21st - via:
Elemental-Labs Inc. turned to Kickstarter to fund a video game entitled Reborn. The game was aiming for a launch that would have included support for the latest and greatest gaming platforms, the Xbox One and Playstation 4. (Read More)

REBORN (Canceled) Redux Campaign in November 2013

October 20th - via:
Hi Everyone, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the support and warm reception that you gave to project REBORN.  However unfortunate as this may be, after thinking about our Kickstarter campaign and talking to backers regarding our... (Read More)

PlayStation 4 and PC exclusive Reborn KickStarter cancelled, relaunching in November

October 20th - via:
Reborn was supposed to be the first futuristic cyber punk action RPG that was supposed to mix Japanese lore with a Western theme. It needed about $200k to be funded and now it appears that the project creator has suddenly cancelled the funding. (Read More)

REBORN (Redux) in November 2013

October 19th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

AMAA (Ask Me Almost Anything) Live Open Forum Discussion

October 15th - via:
Hi everyone, we will be hosting an AMAA (Ask Me Almost Anything) live open forum/open discussion regarding REBORN on Oct. 20, 2013 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm (Pacific Time Zone - UTC-08:00).  Here is our URL for... (Read More)

In-Game 3D Models and Pipeline

October 11th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Above is 【Cyber Soldier CSMR01】.  This is one of the Cyber Soldiers that is confirmed to be in REBORN.  We will also have 【Cyber Soldier Samurai CSSMR01】 and... (Read More)

We don't see any game-play, so what have you guys been doing for the past 9 months or so?

October 10th - via:
Stage 1 – Development - REBORN Vita/PC project (started late Jan 2013 - March 2013) a. 2D Sides roller when exploring the world b. 2D fighting game style combat, including command list, counter, parry, block functionality c. 3D combat with main... (Read More)

Typo Clarification for pledge reward levels: $750 and $900

October 10th - via:
Pledge $750 or more 【M】NINJA =========================== 【27】Digital: You will aid our developers in creating the look and feel of a prominent Neo-Tokyo Cyber Jazz Bar Non-Player Character. 【28】Physical: Receive a high resolution A1-size... (Read More)

More than just concept art [2D to 3D adaptation of Musashi at a glance]

October 10th - via:
Musashi Miyamoto 2D-3D adaptation After nailing down the design specs for a character's physique, facial features, clothing, we turn to our 3D team to help us to start the basic molding process by referencing the 2D concept art character sheet.... (Read More)

Reborn coming to Wii-U at SG-Tier 5!

October 10th - via:
We will initiate development for Nintendo Wii-U upon reaching SG-Tier 5.  So lets make this happen everyone!   (Read More)

Cyberpunk action-RPG Reborn hits Kickstarter

October 10th - via:
Last week, Dale brought us a first look at Reborn from the Tokyo Game Show, along with an enormous gallery of amazing concept art. The rain slick, neon lit cyberpunk re-telling of the legendary samurai Musashi is something I want deeply, especially since Prey 2 was canned and Cyberpunk 2077 is ages away. (Read More)

Reborn coming to PC at Initial Goal!

October 9th - via:
Available Platforms: 1. PlayStation®: PS4™, PS3™ and STEAM (PC - Windows) (INITIAL GOAL)  (Read More)

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