Stonehearth Kickstarter Flies Over First Stretch Goals, New Stretch Goals Revealed

May 6, 2013

The support fans are demonstrating for Radiant Entertainment’s indie strategy RPG Stonehearth is truly spectacular. As of now fans have contributed an amazing $223,078. Less than a week after revealing them, Stonehearth‘s Kickstarter has funded all of the first stretch goals.These include the Baby Mammoth Bonanza, the friendly Rabbit Clan faction, the Glacier Biome area, and – perhaps most importantly – ports of the game for Mac and Linux platforms.

In response to this surging success, Radiant has revealed a few more stretch goals for the Kickstarter. These goals are tied to amounts from $220,000 to $400,000 and the rewards for meeting them include new classes, areas and even multi-player. Scroll down to read full details about all of the new stretch goals. Head to the Kickstarter page to learn more about Stonehearth and pledge your support.

Pirates, Ninjas and Politicians – 220k: Your wealthy, thriving communities will draw the attention of the dread Order of Applied Equivocation. Unlike the straightforward aggression of goblins and trolls, these new enemies will cheat, kidnap, and blackmail their way into your citizen’s homes… and coffers.

A secret panel in the dead merchant’s desk reveals a cheerful crest chased with the following motto: The OAE: Backstabbing You for Our Better Tomorrow.

New Class: Animal Trainer – 240k: Tame wild animals and train up their young to work and fight by your side. Optimize food, building, and resource production through careful breeding and rigorous conditioning.

“Extra fine, I get. Extra fluffy? Sure, keeps the kids warm in the winter. Even the natural saffron yellow, I managed, though it took three generations and the weavers complained it came out more chartreuse than goldenrod. But steel wool? Who’s ever heard of a sheep growing metal outta’ its skin?” Devin Baaspeak stared dolefully at his herd. They stared dolefully back. “Crafters,” he sighed. “Time to get to work, guys.”

New Class: Magma Smith – 260k: Harness the earth’s most destructive material to incinerate invaders and raise towering walls of black glass.

“Lad, I once saw a man bend fire and earth into a new continent for his people. The least you can do is dig your ma her new flowerbed.”

Dragon Whelp Bonanza – 280k: All backers at the $15 level and higher will receive a hyperactive baby dragon pet. Warning: may take centuries to mature.

“What, the egg? The kid found it in the stream bed yesterday. It’s small enough. What’s the harm?”

Player vs. Player City Raids – 300k: Select a party of adventurers to storm a copy of another player’s city and bring home their treasures. Leaderboards will rank and track the deadliest fighters and most impenetrable fortresses.

“Stormloft47 has demolished 208 raiding parties.”

Co-op Multiplayer – 400k: Share a living world with your friends and family! Build sprawling empires of towns, cities and castles, and unite in mutual defense against the towering threat of ancient titans.

“When the shadow fell over the valley the ground trembled, but our hearts did not. For no matter what happened between this breath and the next, we knew we stood with our brothers and sisters, together in this world… and the next, and next, and next.”

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Kenneth is a Graphics and Game Design student who's worked as an author for since June of 2010. His favorite gaming genres are Fighting, Role Playing and Sadistic Action games like Ninja Gaiden and Bayonetta. In addition to gaming, he is also strongly interested in music, fashion, art, culture, literature, education, religion, cuisine, photography, architecture, philosophy, film, dance, and most forms of creative expression.

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