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Banner Saga 3

A project in Austin, TX by Stoic

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The conclusion to the award-winning series of mature, story-driven, turn-based strategy games steeped in Viking culture.
Backers: 8086
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $416,987 of $200,000
Dates: Jan 24th -> Mar 7th (43 days)
Project By: Stoic
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Latest News

Taking One Last Journey in Banner Saga 3

June 27th - via:
The Banner Saga began as a promising Kickstarter pitch back in March of 2012. A trio of Bioware veterans promised to deliver a challenging, strategic RPG in a dark, viking-inspired world of myth and mystery. The team at Stoic delivered on their promise, creating a unique and beautiful game filled with gorgeous art and tough battles. Now, a bit over six years after the launch of their first Kickstarter, Stoic are ready to bring the trilogy of the Banner Saga to a close with Banner Saga 3 on 26th July  (Read More)

The Banner Saga 3 Release Date Announced

April 13th - via:
The Banner Saga Trilogy: Bonus Edition, which includes all three games, is also on the way. (Read More)

'Banner Saga 3' ahead in development, pushes release date forward to summer

January 27th - via:
The developers behind "Banner Saga 3" have somehow managed to push the release date forward and will now launch the game during the summer season. (Read More)

Banner Saga 3 sure looks pretty

October 16th - via:
Oh, right! Banner Saga 3 is happening. That tidbit slipped my mind in the months since the Kickstarter wrapped up, but today's video -- a key art trailer -- is a pleasant reminder of what's to come. Well, maybe pleasant isn't the right word... (Read More)

Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Ends With Over Double the Funding

March 9th - via:
The extra-long 40-day Kickstarter campaign for sequel Banner Saga 3 raised $416,986, more than twice its initial goal of $200,000. (Read More)

Stretch Goal Unlocked - Eternal Arena!

March 7th - via:
Holy hand grenade - you did it!  Not only are we at 200% of our original goal, but you've now unlocked the gates of the Eternal Arena! Eternal Arena - Unlocked! BONUS LOOT!As with all ourStretch Goals, we've got a bonus gift to thank you for helping... (Read More)

FINAL PUSH - Last Day!

March 7th - via:
We are in the FINAL HOURS of our Kickstarter for Banner Saga 3! It's the last day to update your pledge and get that cool Saga Swag you’ve always wanted! STRETCH GOALSWe've unlocked 3 Stretch Goals so far and Eternal Arena is in striking distance?... (Read More)

Behind The Music With Austin Wintory

March 6th - via:
There are fewer than 36 hours remaining in the Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter campaign, and we have a special treat for you. Austin Wintory has created an amazing video that chronicles how he got involved with the Banner Saga, and how the music was... (Read More)

Ubin Lives! $350k Stretch Goal Reached!

March 5th - via:
By your help and that of the rest of the caravan, Ubin Lives!, and will come roaring onto the battlefield in Banner Saga 3, axe held high!    And what's that? It looks like he carries - rolled in his pack - a beautiful piece of artwork recovered... (Read More)

The Audio Experience of Banner Saga

March 4th - via:
Michael Theiler, Kpow Audio Kpow AudioHello I’m Michael Theiler, Sound Director at Kpow Audio. Since Kpow began working with Stoic on the Banner Saga series so many years ago, we have grown as a company both figuratively and literally. Through... (Read More)

Why the makers of Banner Saga went back to Kickstarter for their third game

March 4th - via:
And what do they think of the idea that their games share an environmentalist message? (Read More)

KS Live today! Banner Saga 2 FREE on Twitch Prime!

March 2nd - via:
KS Live Today!Reminder that we're having a KS Live with the Stoic Team from the Versus Evil Loft at GDC in less than two hours! Join us for the Live chat at 1:00 PST here! Have your questions ready! John and Arnie KS Live     Banner Saga 2 FREE on... (Read More)

Next KS Live, Achievements & Upgrades

March 1st - via:
It’s our FINAL WEEK of the Kickstarter campaign! We’ve come so far and are so grateful to everyone who has pledged, shared, and supported the team for the past 5 weeks. We have more than 6,700 backers, we’ve unlocked 2 amazing stretch goals and... (Read More)

The Incredible Fan Art of Banner Saga

February 27th - via:
The Banner Saga community is incredibly supportive, and recently Gabe and Tycho at Penny Arcade showed just how supportive they can be! Scroll to the bottom of this update to see their incredible "Banner Saga 3 Promotion Thingy" and a link to their... (Read More)

Who is Ubin?

February 25th - via:
Quick note about Kickstarter Live hiccups!  So sorry for those who had technical problems during our KS Live (it's why the replay is so short too).  There was a Kickstarter Server hiccup that threw a wrench in the works.  But we plan to make it up... (Read More)

Exciting Twitch Announcement!

February 23rd - via:
Hello Bannerfolk!Today we have a huge announcement from our friends at Twitch and Versus Evil! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 From February 23-28, everyone who has Twitch... (Read More)

Come say hello to Arnie & John tomorrow!

February 22nd - via:
Greetings bannerfolk! Arnie and John will be streaming on Kickstarter Live tomorrow from DICE in Las Vegas.  Submit your burning questions now using the link, and we will do our best to answer all questions during the stream. Tune in at 1:00 PM PST... (Read More)


February 21st - via:
Lobster is back with another edition of Lobster's Kickstarter Video Game Analysis, this time focusing on The Pedestrian and Banner Saga 3. (Read More)

$300k Stretch Goal Reached - Survival Mode Unlocked - Eternal Arena Announced!

February 20th - via:
You did it! You unlocked the next Stretch Goal - Survival Mode!    Every player will now have the ability to test their battle skills with more than 40 Heroes, new classes, enemies, and locations of Banner Saga 3 included! See our “What is... (Read More)

Combat in Banner Saga 3 - Into Darkness

February 17th - via:
  Hi, everyone! I’m Matt Rhoades, Lead Designer at Stoic. I’m excited to share some of the new combat designs we have in store for you in Banner Saga 3. Hopefully this will answer some questions as well as serve to start more discussions in the... (Read More)

Banner Saga 3 Developer, Stoic

February 17th - via:
Stoic took to Reddit on February 7, 2017 for a Banner Saga 3 "Ask Me Anything" community interview. Here are a few of our favorite Q&A's from the event. (Read More)

Backer Achievements and more!

February 14th - via:
Happy Valentine’s Day to our entire community, those who have been with us since our first Kickstarter for Banner Saga 1 in 2012, those who discovered us along the way and played both Banner Saga 1 and 2, and those who have found us during our... (Read More)

5000 Backers and our AMA Recap!

February 11th - via:
This week, we surpassed 5000 Backers!! We’re well on our way to our next Stretch Goal - Survival Mode. Thanks to everyone who is making this happen! We’ll have more exciting news next week. On Tuesday the Stoic Team had a Reddit AMA and got to... (Read More)

What Is Survival Mode?

February 9th - via:
  Survival Mode is a battle-focused gameplay mode, where you face a series of increasingly difficult battles. You start with 6 units available, and can unlock more with renown as you progress. Each battle features one item-equipped enemy, giving... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Hit: Playable Dredge Unlocked!

February 7th - via:
By the depths, you were victorious!  You've funded 3 playable dredge Heroes in Banner Saga 3.  Your pledges will go directly into story, animation, sound, special effects, and ability implementation for the 3 dredge below, including the Stonesinger... (Read More)

Stoic would

February 7th - via:
The Banner Saga 3 has already smashed its $200,000 Kickstarter target. It's also churned past its first stretch goal, set at $250,000 and offering a playable dredge, enemies of the previous games. (Read More)

Who Are The Sundr?

February 4th - via:
The most feared of the dredge are the legendary Sundr. These dredge often tower above even the greatest Stoneguard, acting as generals and leaders of the stone-clad armies. These demi-god champions of the dredge race can turn the tide of any battle.... (Read More)

Two More Stretch Goals Revealed!

February 3rd - via:
By Lauga’s lips!  We’re already more than halfway to our first stretch goal, which means Playable Dredge are nearly upon us!  So many of you asked us what stretch goals are NEXT, we decided to reveal two more! We’re excited to announce the... (Read More)

Who Are The Dredge?

February 1st - via:
    "The dredge came from the icy steppes that we now call Valkajokull, and our kingdoms were the first on the butcher’s block." -- Ulfvalgr -- The Gift of Hadrborg The story of dredge, as told by the skald Gansi:  Deep in the shadows of the Age... (Read More)

Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Successfully Funded

February 1st - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for Stoic (Read More)

Fully Funded! And 1st Stretch Goal!

January 30th - via:
DUNDR’S BEARD! Thanks to you, we reached our funding goal for the development of Banner Saga 3 in less than a week! This game really is the type of project that simply could not get made without the backing of the best community a small team could... (Read More)

Stoic Games launches Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter campaign

January 30th - via:
Stoic Games has announced their Kickstarter campaign for Banner Saga 3, currently asking for $200,000 to bring the game to gamers around the world. (Read More)

First Friday of the Campaign!

January 27th - via:
Holy cow, we're already 80% of the way there! We didn't know we'd be here this fast! Our gratitude to you is too great to properly express, but here's an attempt: Thank You!  Right now we’re hustling to put together our first STRETCH GOAL that... (Read More)

Who Are The Ravens?

January 25th - via:
This is the first of several planned Kickstarter updates that will provide you with some deep insight into the lore of the Banner Saga.  These updates will be free of spoilers for Banner Saga 3, but will sometimes assume that you have finished... (Read More)

Mid-Day Update

January 24th - via:
Holy smokes! What a start!   We’re only partway through the first day and we’ve already made more than twice as much we did on the first day of the Saga1 Kickstarter - at this rate, we’ll be releasing some awesome stretch goals very soon!... (Read More)

'Banner Saga 3' Kickstarter Now Live

January 24th - via:
Banner Saga 3 is now raising funds on Kickstarter (Read More)

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