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Star Traders 2 RPG

A project in Boston, MA by Trese Brothers Games

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Captain a ship, hand-pick a crew, and roam freely through a complex universe with freedom of choice in your goals, morality, and career
Backers: 1712
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $61,010 of $50,000
Dates: Aug 29th -> Oct 3rd (36 days)
Project By: Trese Brothers Games
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Latest News

Thank you

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Honored Backer-Captains, As we countdown the final hours of our Kickstarter, we are most grateful to all of you who made this possible through your support, excitement and generosity. We are eternally grateful.   We look forward to your... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours + Stretch Goals

October 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Esteemed Backers, Captains and Friends, Cory here again, and I just want to say THANK YOU for making this dream a reality. As we enter the final 48 hours of this journey, I stand in awe of your seemingly boundless generosity and endless positive... (Read More)

Social Shares + 50% Off Current PC / Mac Titles (Backers Only)

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captain-Backers, It’s Cory here, and we’ve got a few things to share. We are in the final days of the Star Traders 2 Kickstarter, and it has been a wild ride. So hold on, everyone … this landing could get interesting. In today’s update... (Read More)

Endless Quadrants of Star Traders 2

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Fans and Backers, We are in the final days of the Star Traders 2 KickStarter. We want to thank you again for your amazing support, for raising your pledges, and for driving us every day closer and closer to the goal. Death before... (Read More)

Pledge Match Success + Economic Sim

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers and Fans, What a weekend! Thanks to all of you, and to the honorable and generous Lord Gansai, we have once again broken our record for our best day on KickStarter. In just one 24 hour period, you helped us match Lord... (Read More)

Final Pledge Match Drive

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Fans and Backers,   As we close in on the final week of our KickStarter, we are honored to announce the final Pledge Match Drive, hosted by the Lord Gansai, one of the fabled Storm Brothers from Heroes of Steel RPG. A long-time friend... (Read More)

Pledge Match Drive Thursday!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Backers, and Captains, In honor of Star Traders 2 RPG getting featured on this glorious Thursday, we are proud to announce a new Pledge Match Drive! Ten of our amazing community members -- let’s dub them the renown Zendu Ten -- have... (Read More)

New $20 Reward - Officers and Naming Rights + Featured

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, Captains and Backers, We want to share the exciting news that tonight Star Traders 2 was picked as a Feature Project in the KickStarter games category! Check the project out, front and center on the games page. Thanks to all of our... (Read More)

Profession Competition Results

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers, and Fans,   Tonight, we have very exciting news on three fronts - Staff Pick, Social Reward #3 and the Profession Competition Results! Staff Picked! First, last night our project was picked as a KickStarter Staff Pick. This... (Read More)

Star Traders 2 RPG Gets Kickstarter Staff Pick! Interview With Devs Trese Brothers

September 23rd - via: blog.appszoom.com
After penning an article on reddit’s Top 9 Hidden Gaming Gems, I was approached by dev Andrew Trese of the super popular Space Traders RPG about his upcoming sequel, Star Traders 2 RPG - which has just received the Kickstarter Staff Pick seal of approval this morning. (Read More)

Star Traders 2 Kickstarter

September 22nd - via: anythinggeekyreviewed.co.uk
I’m sure that many of us that have looked for sci-fi adventures and space sims on our mobile devices have often come across the original Star Traders game. Well the developers are looking to make a new and improved sequel that will use a lot of community feedback to make an even better game. (Read More)

Thank you to our Pledge Matchers!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Fans, and Backers,   Today, we want to just express our thanks for you -- our absolutely amazing community and backers. As we have always said, the positive energy and excitement from the community drives us to make and update the... (Read More)

Pledge Match Campaign

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Fans and Backers,  With 13 days left in the KickStarter, we are excited to announce a major Pledge Match Campaign thanks to the patronage of Balgair the Magnificent! As a long-term fan and supporter of Star Traders, and a famous... (Read More)

Character Generation + Profession Competition

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers and Fans, This afternoon, we want to share the details of exactly how you will create your new Captains for Star Traders 2 RPG. Also, we are kicking off the second friendly competition - this time to find the most loved... (Read More)

Star Traders 2: An Interview With Andrew Trese

September 19th - via: indie-love.com
I got to sit down and talk with Andrew Trese, one of the two brothers that developed the fantastic space RPG Star Traders for mobile devices. Inside, we discuss the inspiration for it, the inspiration for it’s sequel, and the ups and downs of development. We also talk game publishing and about the joys of developing as a family. (Read More)

Alpha Access + Faction Competition Results

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Captains, and Fans, Today, we wanted to highlight what will make the Alpha Access phase so special and so awesome, as well as share the results from the Faction Competition. Spotlight on the Alpha Access Alpha phases hold a very dear... (Read More)

Go Deeper into Space in ‘Star Traders 2′ Now on Kickstarter

September 16th - via: indiegamesaaa.com
’m not sure if our readers have heard of ‘Star Traders’ from Trese Brothers Games, but plenty of people have. With over 500,000 downloads on the Google Play Store and a rating of 4.3, ‘Star Traders’ could be considering a resounding success. The proposition of a deep, challenging, and rewarding Sci-Fi Game for mobile devices is obviously an appealing idea, especially when you have space nerds like me roaming the Android marketplace. With the announcement of ‘Star Traders 2′ hitting Kickstarter, we all have a chance to revisit one of the deepest space RPGs on our mobile devices, Windows, Mac, and Linux PCs. (Read More)

Star Traders 2 and Extrasolar: Season 2

September 14th - via: ladywasd.com
Star Traders 2 is a game where you are basically Captain Mal Reynolds, roaming the skies, following your own morality, and taking on jobs as you need them. You even have a dashing coat! Star Traders 2 is the sequel to Star Traders, the game many fans have been asking after for years – and now here it is! (Read More)

Ship Design + Faction Competition Update

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers, and Fans, As a Star Trader Captain you command a special place within the quadrants and among the mighty Factions. You are one of the elite few who possess the skills, leadership and luck to be a licensed Star Trader and the... (Read More)

Improved Rewards + Faction Competition Update

September 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers, and Fans, We've got a quick update tonight with some improvements to the rewards for backers and the tallies for the Faction competition.  First, let me say thank you for your abounding support! We've crossed the 34% mark and... (Read More)

Faction Competition + Greenlight

September 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers and Fans, We’re excited to announce two launches with this update - the start of competition to see which Faction commands the most loyalists, and the opening of our Greenlight project for Star Traders 2 RPG! Faction... (Read More)

Corrected Social Reward Links

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Captains, Backers, and Fans, Thanks for your patience - as there were a few mistakes in last night's update.  I am shooting out this quick update to provide all the correct links for your Social Rewards in one place. We're very excited to get... (Read More)

Star Traders Theme MP3 + Faction Characters

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you again for your on-going support. Tonight, I want to share a multi-part update - releasing the Star Traders RPG theme as an MP3, posting links to the Social Reward wallpapers in different dimensions, elaborating on how the Motivation Engine... (Read More)

Star Traders 2 RPG

September 8th - via: indiegamenews.com
Captain a ship, hand-pick a crew, and roam freely through a complex universe with freedom of choice in your goals, morality, and career. (Read More)

Enjoy Hot And Heavy Ship-On-Ship Action While Spreading Capitalism Across The Universe In Star Traders 2 RPG

September 8th - via: hardcoregamer.com
What comes to mind when you hear “massive non-linear open-universe procedurally generated turn-based space opera with a focus on economic and political interaction?” If you’re sitting there slack-jawed, it’s because you haven’t heard of the Star Traders series and its latest entry, Star Traders 2 RPG. (Read More)

New Social Shares (Share Again!) + Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA)

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Captains, Backers and Fans! Thanks to your on-going support, we're just short of the 27% funded mark!  It's going to be a great weekend - I can tell. We've got strong momentum and soon I hope we will be publishing updates to sneak preview our... (Read More)

25% Funded Milestone!

September 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Backers, Captains, and Fans! We are honored to celebrate the 25% funding milestone tonight.  You've shown us such love and support, and we've come so far so fast toward turning Star Traders 2 RPG into a reality!  Your positive energy and support is... (Read More)

Crew + Motivation Engine

September 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Captains and Fans, What an exciting first six days!  We've just cranked up over 21%. You can feel the ship's hull shaking in that familiar way as the main thrusters engage.  We're headed up!   Today, we wanted share more about one of... (Read More)

Interview with Trese Brothers on their new Kickstarter ProjectApp Review Central

September 3rd - via: appreviewcentral.net
Learn about this new Kickstarter from the Trese Brothers to bring Star Trader 2 to all platforms. (Read More)

Let’s Get It Kickstarted: Star Traders 2 RPG

September 2nd - via: wraithkal.info
Trese Brothers seem to fancy expanding the Star Traders universe these days. It all started with Star Traders RPG, which was then joined by Star Traders 4X Empires. Now, just in time for the saga’s fourth anniversary… they’re kickstarting Star Traders 2 RPG! Great time to be a strategy fan, I’d say. (Read More)

Star Traders 2 the space-opera RPG sequel on Kickstarter

September 2nd - via: linuxgamenews.com
Trese Brothers, the game development team that brought you the hit space-opera RPG and trading game in an open world, Star Traders RPG, on both Android and iOS, is happy to announce that they are planning on bringing the fans a sequel to the smash hit, with the given name Star Traders 2. (Read More)

Star Traders 2 RPG Kickstarter Launch | Android Gaming News

September 2nd - via: hardcoredroid.com
The internet phenomenon known as Kickstarter has already proved itself to be an invaluable asset to indie game developers, and has released some amazing content that may have normally been unreleased . The latest Kickstarter to watch comes from the Trese Brothers, and it’s a sequel to their sleeper-hit Star Traders RPG. (Read More)

Star Traders 2 RPG - KickStarter Has Been Launched for Android and iOS

September 2nd - via: news.mmosite.com
Star Traders 2 RPG will expand upon the concepts of the original Star Traders, allowing you to tell your own story in a sprawling galaxy, full of human strife, political intrigue, and deadly aliens. (Read More)

Social Reward #1 - Extra Big Wallpaper Pack

September 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Captains, Backers, and Fans! KickStarter, as a platform, is all about reciprocation. Altogether, you are giving us so much - a chance to work on a project that we have dreamed about for four years. We are going to give back in every way we can.  You... (Read More)

Weekly Launchpad. What Kickstarters Launched Aug 24 – 30?

September 1st - via: cliqist.com
Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter campaigns that launched in the previous week. This isn’t to say that all of these projects are worth your hard earned cash, but with any luck having all of them in one place will make it easier to educate yourself on the projects you’d like to back, and which ones to run from. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Star Trades 2 Launches Kickstarter

August 31st - via: indie-love.com
rese Brothers are delighted to announce the launch of a KickStarter to fund Star Traders 2 RPG, the sequel to the hit space-opera RPG and trading sim on Android and iOS. In this open-world game, you will command your ship, hand-pick your crew, and roam freely through a complex universe with freedom of choice in your goals, morality, and career. (Read More)

Kickstarter: Star Traders 2 - The Long Awaited Sequel From The Trese Bros.

August 31st - via: moargeek.com
Star Traders 2, the long awaited sequel to the turn-based sandbox space opera RPG is in the works. (Read More)

Star Traders Sequel Docks On Kickstarter

August 30th - via: cliqist.com
The Trese Brothers have quite a few games under their belt and have more than proven what they’re capable of. For many years since the Star Traders release on the Google Play market, players have been asking for more. Now, prayers have been answered, the Trese Brothers are working on a sequel to the popular rpg strategy game, but are turning to crowdfunding through Kickstarter to help the development along. (Read More)

Star Traders 2 RPG Kickstarter Launch

August 30th - via: gamegrin.com
As we mentioned, Trese Brothers Games today launched a Kickstarter - and in the hour since it began, it has already gotten over $1,500 from 20 backers. (Read More)

Great Start + Linux + Social Rewards Coming!

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Team, First, I want to express our gratitude to our first 200 backers!  You've kicked off this project with a bang and helped us already reach the 11% funded mark in less than 48 hours.  We are well on our way now, and the thrusters are just... (Read More)

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