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Star Saga - The Sci-fi Dungeon Crawler

A project in Baltimore, MD by Mantic Games

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Star Saga is the tactical, story-driven science fiction dungeon crawler for 2-5 players.
Backers: 3000
Average Pledge Per Backer: $137

Funded: $410,198 of $100,000
Dates: Sep 26th -> Oct 21st (26 days)
Project By: Mantic Games
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Latest News

The Blight funded! Nameless Monstrosity Stretch Goal Lowered by $25k!

October 21st - via:
It's proving to be an exciting last few hours, over the last few days we've had almost 500 backers jump on board, which has pushed Star Saga into outer orbit… which certainly seems appropriate, considering it's a sci-fi game! The Blight NOW... (Read More)

Amazing scenes in the final hours! Blaine's Robotic Bodyguard Locked In!

October 21st - via:
Woo-hoo, as the clock counts down on the final hours of the campaign, we're fast approaching the $400,000 mark, which is absolutely FANTASTIC! Seriously, you guys have been great during the campaign and have shaped Star Saga into a really exciting... (Read More)

A monstrous end to the Star Saga Kickstarter

October 21st - via:
We’re heading into the final stretch and, as usual, we like to finish on a high. Throughout the campaign, one race that has proved popular time and time again is the enigmatic Nameless. Previously these horrific-looking beings have been shrouded in... (Read More)

Orc Merc Added to Core Pledge! Blaine's Bodyguard Unveiled!

October 21st - via:
It’s the final day of the Star Saga Kickstarter and it’s been a heck of a ride. Since the start of the campaign, you have: Funded Star Saga, the sci-fi dungeon crawler Smashed through 25 stretch goals Helped us to fund the awesome Nameless... (Read More)

TWD Fan-Made Review Videos

October 21st - via:
This is it folks, the FINAL DAY of Star Saga!  How far can we go, and how many more stretch goals can we smash? Before we showcase the final stretch goals, we wanted to show off the results of the Walking Dead video review contest!  Below are two... (Read More)

Explosives objective & Hund the Bounty Hunter locked in! Orc merc unveiled!

October 20th - via:
Phew… it's been a rollercoaster day and since the early hours we've blasted through five stretch goals, adding: two new mercenaries to the core pledge secret objective cards extra mercs and a boss for the Retake the Blackstar Station expansion an... (Read More)

The Devil's Betrayal & Terror in the Deep expansions funded!

October 20th - via:
Wooooooooo-hooooooo! We've reached an amazing point in the Star Saga campaign and have funded TWO brand new expansions, which are both available to add to your pledge as optional purchases. Both of these expansions will add lots more replay value to... (Read More)

More mercs, more Nameless, more stretch goals! Final days madness...

October 20th - via:
Amazing work everyone - things are really going crazy as we enter the final couple of days of the game. To all our new backers, welcome to the Star Saga fun and we hope you keep an eye on proceedings today and tomorrow because things tend to get a... (Read More)

Kickstarter Exclusive Virus Containment Unit locked in! Coming soon: more Nameless!

October 19th - via:
Phew, we're almost ready for the 48 hour madness and today you've unlocked Kur Keela, the Teraton mercenary, and the Kickstarter Exclusive Virus Containment Unit. This cool little objective marker will added a lot of character to your games. What's... (Read More)

Kur Keela, Teraton Tech Expert unlocked and added to pledges!

October 19th - via:
In classic Mantic Kickstarter fashion, yesterday was a little bit bonkers. First of all Ronnie decided that at $300,000 we should unlock a host of stretch goals for the core pledge and the Retake the Blackstar Station expansion. Then, just in case... (Read More)

New Rebs and Nameless expansions unveiled! Plus, a great expansions bundle...

October 18th - via:
Earlier today, Ronnie jumped on the Kickstarter updates and, in typical Ronnie style, he offered you a great set of stretch goals when we reach $300,000 and with the rest of the week left, that’s certainly looking possible. Before signing off... (Read More)

$300k Ronnie's Stretch Goal Bonanza

October 18th - via:
Hi everyone, It’s Ronnie here, as we approach both the fantastic milestone of $300,000, and as we’re getting towards the end of the campaign, I thought we would kick it up a level for the last few days. So far the campaign is going great. We’ve... (Read More)

Mantic Games presents... The Nexus Collection

October 17th - via:
Hi Nexus Players... are you bored of the same gaming surface? Worried those pesky mercenaries may see what minions you've got lined up? Fed up of having to touch the same dice as the 'good guys'? Not satisfied with having to waste energy on rolling... (Read More)

All tiles now double-sided! New mercenary incoming and a bonus stretch goal...

October 17th - via:
Woo-hoo! You've smashed through two stretch goals in lightning quick time and it's great to see that as we enter the final week, the total is continuing to grow and grow. With $280,000 disappearing in the rear view mirror of Blaine's jet bike, it... (Read More)

Alpha rules updated: solo play, character creation & campaign details

October 17th - via:
We're heading into the final stretch of the Star Saga campaign and since launch we've added a huge amount of miniatures, scenery, downloadable rules and more. In Star Saga: The Eiras Contract, the main campaign sees Blaine's mercenaries exploring a... (Read More)

Extra Corp Rangers added! Veer-myn expansion unlocked! Two new mercs revealed!

October 16th - via:
Awesome work everyone, after reaching $275,000 you’ve broken through not one but TWO stretch goals… amazing stuff. First up the core pledge now includes two extra Corporation Rangers, taking the miniatures count to 82, and that doesn’t include... (Read More)

Orion the cyber-merc unlocked! New stretch goal unveiled: double-sided tiles!

October 15th - via:
Well, we already knew that Orion was popular, following the public vote to choose him (it?) as the next mercenary but, wow, that was quick! Orion the Huntsman mercenary is now included in all pledges... look at that art below and tell us you're not... (Read More)

Corp Marines locked in! Orion chosen as the next merc! And more painted pledges!

October 14th - via:
Great stuff everyone, you've smashed down that $265,000 stretch goal like Wrath taking out a wimpy Lab Technician. This means we've now added three more Corporation Marines to pledges and the miniature count is reaching 80... and that's without any... (Read More)

Retake the Blackstar Station expansion! New stretch goal unveiled...

October 14th - via:
Today we’re officially unveiling a new Star Saga expansion: Retake the Blackstar Station and showing off the concept artwork for the terrifying Brood Mother, which will be a boss in this campaign. Retake the Blackstar Station is set inside a space... (Read More)

The Plague is catching! Bonus Plague Victims added to the core pledge

October 13th - via:
We've had a great few days, adding lots of cool items to your pledges - like the Kickstarter exclusive Hacker Halftail and the digital Project Pandora rules. And now we've just passed through the $260,000 stretch goal and added two bonus Plague... (Read More)

Vote to choose the next mercenary! More Veer-myn expansion details.

October 13th - via:
As mentioned in our earlier update, because the current stretch goals are adding more minions for the Nexus Player, we thought it was only fair that the mercenaries got a boost too. However, we're torn between which mercs we want next (mainly because... (Read More)

Meet the Mercs: Hacker Halftail

October 13th - via:
With the Kickstarter exclusive sculpt of Hacker Halftail now included in all pledges, today we thought we'd tell you a little bit more about this character's background, in our latest 'Meet the Mercs'. Hacker Halftail Few species understand the... (Read More)

Don't get ratty: Hacker included in all pledges! Next up: minion madness!

October 12th - via:
Wow, we are blasting through these stretch goals faster than Blaine’s jet bike through the Intergalactic Fried Chicken Drive Thru. Congratulations everyone, that’s the Kickstarter exclusive sculpt of Hacker Halftail locked in. We’ll have more... (Read More)

Project Pandora digital rules added in! Expansion news!

October 12th - via:
Fantastic! That’s the digital version of the updated Project Pandora: Grim Cargo rules locked into your pledge. We’ll now produce an updated version of the six two-player missions in Grim Cargo, using the new gameplay mechanics from Star Saga,... (Read More)

Beyond Eiras Mission Book - 15 new scenarios to continue your adventure!

October 12th - via:
Star Saga: The Eiras Contract features 10 scenarios to play through as the mercs venture deeper into the mysterious testing facility on planet Eiras. The story driven campaign is full of twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat as... (Read More)

Sentry gun locked on target! More details on Project Pandora.

October 11th - via:
Well done everyone - with 10 days to go you're working your way through the stretch goals and we're well on our way to smashing through the $250k barrier. Once we're through, we'll be unveiling lots more fun stretch goals, including more mercs, more... (Read More)

Expand your Star Saga experience with Project Pandora! New stretch goal unveiled.

October 11th - via:
Things are clipping along at a nice pace today and it doesn’t look like it’ll be long until we reach that $250,000 goal to unlock the digital version of the updated Project Pandora: Grim Cargo rules. So, with that in mind, today we’re releasing... (Read More)

Meet the Mercs: Ogan Helkkare & Kizai Uru. Plus, TWD: OAW comp update

October 11th - via:
Today we're continuining our look at the backgrounds of the mercenaries in Star Saga and today it's the turn of Ogan Helkkare and Kizai Uru. Plus, make sure you read on for an update about The Walking Dead: All Out War contest that we announced last... (Read More)

Kizai Uru, Tsudochan Monk unlocked! Plus, more free minis added to pledges!

October 10th - via:
Great news everyone! Kizai Uru, the Tsudochan Monk has now been added to all pledges. We'll have more of Kizai's background in a future update. Kizai Uru, Tsdudochan Monk  Part of the beauty of Star Saga is that the core game is really just the... (Read More)

First render of 'The Survivor'

October 8th - via:
Hi everyone, Hope you're having a good weekend and have recovered from our surprise announcement yesterday about the Aberration. What a beast! Things are going very nicely at the moment and we're getting closer to unlocking Kizai Uru, the Tsudochan... (Read More)

Ogan Helkkare unlocked! Plus, Plague Aberration boss monster added to all pledges for FREE!

October 7th - via:
Awesome news everyone, Ogan Helkkare, the Dwarven Engineer has now been added to the core pledge, increasing the amount of mercenaries you can choose to take on the Nexus Player. Ogan has now been added to your pledge!  It’s been a good week so... (Read More)

Get The Walking Dead NOW-- and win a Kickstarter Exclusive Edition!

October 6th - via:
Curious about how Star Saga will arrive on your doorstep?  How it will be packaged, the quality of the plastic, components and tiles?  Wondering how well we can fulfill with our new team? Well now's your chance to see for yourself and WIN a copy of... (Read More)

Learn more about The Fear! Plus, Lab Technicians stretch goal smashed!

October 6th - via:
Yesterday was a fantastic day on the Kickstarter – unlocking the Kickstarter exclusive Survivor at $215,000 and two more Lab Technicians at $220,000. Oh… and of course we added a completely new and Kickstarter exclusive campaign to your pledge:... (Read More)

The Fear in the Darkness

October 5th - via:
Amazing! Thank you everyone, today's efforts have got the Kickstarter Exclusive Survivor model locked in. The Survivor - Render Coming Soon! Few humans survive an encounter with the Plague - even fewer make it out of a GCPS Containment Protocol... (Read More)

Use your Deadzone Mercenaries in Star Saga

October 5th - via:
The Warpath universe is packed with exciting stories and adventures – from large scale battles between ranks of soldiers in Warpath, to smaller skirmishes between rival Strike Teams in Deadzone and even a bit of light entertainment (well, if you... (Read More)

Tile art, and a hint of what's to come...

October 4th - via:
Hey everyone The beauty of running a Kickstarter is that it allows us to show off a game in its early stages, and use customer feedback to build it into something bigger and better. Today I would like to show off an example of how we have done just... (Read More)

Meet the Mercs: Wrath and Francesco ‘The Devil’ Selvaggio

October 4th - via:
Hi everyone! So, we're on track for adding the Kickstarter Exclusive Survivor Merc to your pledges shortly and later today Stewart will be giving you more details about updated tile artwork. Plus this week Ronnie has something special planned that... (Read More)

Gaming Club Reaction + Reddit AMA: Tmrw Oct 4th (8PM UK/3PM EST)

October 3rd - via:
This past weekend we held our Mantic Monthly Gaming Club in our Nottingham HQ.  Gamers from all around our area visited the office to play games and chat with us.  Many gamers got their first taste of STAR SAGA and we wanted to share some... (Read More)

Monarch Locked In, Collector's Edition Models, and Something a Bit Fishy...

September 30th - via:
Awesome! That's our mysterious Enforcer Boss - 'Monarch' locked into your pledge, along with an exciting mission to finish the Eiras Contract campaign! Monarch is a member of ESOC - the Enforcer Special Operations Command. Here's a bit about them:... (Read More)

All the Colours of the Rainbow... in Space...

September 29th - via:
It's time to talk about colours, specifically about how many colours is enough... Coloured PlasticLike Dungeon Saga, Star Saga will be produced in coloured plastic - one colour for Mercenaries, one colour for Bosses, and one colour for Minions. This... (Read More)

Meet the Mercs: Captain Erika Dulinsky & Combat Utility Robot B07153 – ‘Curby’

September 29th - via:
After Stewart revealed a host of upcoming stretch goals in his previous update, we thought now would be a great time to delve into the backgrounds of the mercenaries to see how they fit into Blaine's criminal underworld. First up are Captain Erika... (Read More)

Goals, Goals, and More Goals!

September 28th - via:
We're closing in on Monarch, and then it's on to the next phase - expanding the game with more characters, more minis, and more exciting new features to make this the game we all want it to be. We've been coy up to now, but as anyone familiar with... (Read More)

How the Story fits into the Warpath Universe + Expansions!

September 28th - via:
The StoryThrough his network of underground contacts, Blaine has been offered a job. It is a simple one, though not without risk. Data relating to vaccine development has been stolen from the client corporation and taken to a research facility... (Read More)

Alternate poses locked in, and more new goals!

September 28th - via:
Another day, another goal - thank you all for your support. We have now locked in the alternate poses for the minions and added a lot more variety to the game. Alternate Minion Poses The next job is to track down our enigmatic Enforcer - Monarch.... (Read More)

Customer Feedback, Rules & Gameplay & 3D Scenery Add-On!

September 27th - via:
Hey folks. It's been a great first day. We've just passed the 24-hour mark now, with over $170,000 raised - a superb result. The comments sections on here, on Facebook, on forums, and everywhere else have been great to read - we really are excited to... (Read More)

Wow, second goal down, time for another!

September 26th - via:
Fantastic, that's another goal knocked down, and we're still only eight hours into the campaign! Alyse has now been added to the core game and will be included in everyone's reward levels at no extra cost, along with her character card. A little... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Down! Meet Alyse!

September 26th - via:
Amazing! First stretch goal down and now all of our cardboard scenery had been UPGRADED to plastic 3D scenery! Below are some more renders in all their glory!   Interface Terminal   Table   Table   Small Cabinet We are still finalising the exact... (Read More)

Funded! First Stretch Goal: 3D Scenery!

September 26th - via:
Wow!! Thank you so much for your support that has pushed us past our initial $100,000 funding goal in just under two hours!!! Now we move into the really exciting part of the campaign: stretch goals!   As our funding moves north we’ll be adding... (Read More)

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