Hero's Song

A project in San Diego, CA by Pixelmage Games LLC

Cancelled by Creator

Hero's Song is a 2D pixel art action RPG being built by Pixelmage Games with a team of seasoned veteran developers.
Backers: 3037
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $136,850 of $800,000
Dates: Jan 19th -> Feb 18th (30 days)
Project By: Pixelmage Games LLC
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Latest News

Despite a studio closure, Hero's Song players are getting refunds

December 27th - via: destructoid.com
Plenty of crowdfunded projects fail to come to fruition, or do make it out, but fall short of expectations. It's the risk we take as backers. (Read More)

We're taking the Kickstarter down

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, After looking at our funding levels and the reality that we aren't going to reach our funding goals, we've decided that the best thing to do is to end the Kickstarter. We sincerely appreciate all of the support we got from the backers... (Read More)

Ex-Sony Online Entertainment Boss's New Kickstarter Cancelled

January 26th - via: gameranx.com
The project will still go ahead with investor backing. (Read More)

Can John Smedley's Hero's Song Deliver a Truly Narrative-Driven RPG?

January 24th - via: cliqist.com
Former SOE CEO John Smedley has a new independent studio working on Hero's Song - a bold narrative-driven RPG in Kickstarter. Does it have what it takes? (Read More)

T-Shirts, Hoodies and More!

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, We've just added a number of new tiers to the Hero's Song Kickstarter and added Hoodie's and T-Shirts as an option in addition to adding Limited Edition signed prints.  Originally we had tried to stay away from physical goods, but... (Read More)

2 copies for every tier at $25 and up

January 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Pixelmages! Wow.. we're over 2000 backers and sitting at $82k. We can't thank you all enough for helping us to spread the word. We're determined to keep getting the word out there and we sincerely appreciate the support you're showing to the... (Read More)

We've added a second copy of Hero's Song to every tier above $25

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi there, In reading the comments we've decided we wanted to make this a no-brainer decision for people and we've decided to add a 2nd copy of Hero's Song in every tier starting with $50. We've also added a tier at $15 for people that want to... (Read More)

24 Hours!

January 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone, We appreciate the amazing support we're seeing. We're over $53k as of this writing, and we're super excited to see people get behind Hero's Song. We're also listening carefully to feedback from our backers, and so we've added a $15... (Read More)

John Smedley returns with a new company, a Hero's Song and absolutely no microtransactions

January 20th - via: polygon.com
It's been a wild couple of years for John Smedley (Read More)

Exclusive Interview: John Smedley reveals Hero’s Song, his new open-world OARPG

January 19th - via: massivelyop.com
We spoke to Smed in this world-first interview on the game. Read on for Smed’s thoughts on game funding, business models, permadeath, graphics snobbery, DLC, and just what genre this game really belongs in. (Read More)

Hero's Song launches

January 19th - via: kotaku.com
The new $800,000 Kickstarter project Hero’s Song has a lot of talent behind it, including Name of the Wind author Patrick Rothfuss and veteran composer Inon Zur (Fallout, Dragon Age). It’s run by John Smedley, former boss of Sony Online Entertainment. (Read More)

Ex-Sony Online boss announces RPG Hero's Song

January 18th - via: eurogamer.net
John Smedley, former boss of Sony Online Entertainment/Daybreak Studios, has resurfaced with a new company and a Kickstarter project. (Read More)

John Smedley's new game Hero's Song is now on Kickstarter

January 18th - via: pcgamer.com
“Become a legendary hero in a dangerous and mysterious world of magic and monsters. Explore endless dungeons and ancient cities in long forgotten lands in search of knowledge, treasure, and the power of the gods!” (Read More)

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