John has just posted tech blog #8 this time it’s focused on the work required for the mobile port of The Banner Saga. Click here to head to the post.
By Myll_Erik|August 17th, 2015|
John has just posted a new tech blog — check it out now!
Click here for a link to Tech Blog #7
“My opinion is that if you’re taking on all the considerable effort and cost of making a game, it’s a waste to not go the extra step and make it available in as many languages as possible. Especially a text-heavy game like Banner Saga. So the first thing we tackled post-launch is localization.”
By Myll_Erik|August 11th, 2015|
Enjoy part 2 of this 4 part mini-series from the very talented Nika Harper! And be sure to follow her on Twitter or check out her site!
Bolverk knew this sensation. It seared and held on tight, digging as deeply as it could, and he roared in unexpected pain.
The little arrow wasn’t so buried in his shoulder after all; Bolverk sat upright and nearly dislodged it from its place. He shrugged the thin frost off his bare arms, covering them in his bearskin cloak and growled, expecting a fight.
Finding a girl.
Her feet were solid in the deep snow, and her face showed no signs of [...]
By Myll_Erik|July 30th, 2015|
Austin, TX – July 30, 2015 – A trio of like-minded independent companies, video game developer Stoic, miniatures board game creator MegaCon Games, and video game publisher Versus Evil today announced The Banner Saga: Warbands, a miniatures board game based on the successful and critically acclaimed video game franchise The Banner Saga. With production already underway, a Kickstarter campaign will also be announced soon.
While no details about the miniatures board game have been released yet, an interest list is now forming and the MegaCon Games team, who are currently attending GenCon in Indianapolis this weekend at booth 1449, are [...]
By Myll_Erik|July 7th, 2015|
It’s been awhile since we’ve given you a proper status update with information regarding what we’re doing and what’s keeping us busy.
First off, let’s talk a bit about The Banner Saga 2. We’re including a lot of improvements this time around based directly off feedback from the first game and so far it’s shaping up quite nicely. We hope the additions of destructibles, new objectives during battle and brand new characters and classes helps add some variety to combat. The story continues and picks up right where things ended in The Banner Saga and if you beat the [...]
By Myll_Erik|July 2nd, 2015|
Huge thanks to Nika Harper for writing this 4 part story about Folka. We’ll be releasing the following parts over the coming weeks, so please follow her on Twitter for more great stories!
He hadn’t even left a letter. There was merely an absence where he was, a hollow where he and their marriage vows might have been. She had heard it from other people, and eventually from her father. If the story was true, it was improbable.
“He had broken his nose, you see, and they say he was weak and prone when the menace found him…”
Folka did not see [...]
By Myll_Erik|March 4th, 2015|
“The Best Debut Award went to indie firm Stoic Studio, founded by former BioWare developers, which developed the notable The Banner Saga, an epic Viking-themed tactical role-playing game.” —”Shadows of Mordor Takes Top Prize at Game Developers Choice Awards” by Gamasutra
We’re honored to have won this award and we cannot thank you folks enough!