Third Stretch Goal Unlocked!

Hello Backers! Tonight I’m excited to announce the next Stretch Goal we just unlocked. This one is a bit special since she’s part of the Elite Operatives. But who or what are they?

To give you an idea, the Shadow Organization has hired their own team of special agents. These are the “rejects” from the Zero Agents who have formed their own collaborative team called the Elite Operatives. Initially, the team served as a very well hidden back-up roster that would replace a Zero Agent if an agent would disappear or be eliminated during a mission. But…. the Zero Agents were too good, too well trained that the Elite Operatives decided to open themselves as freelancers to the highest bidders. So instead of Agents, they became mercenaries with special talents.

The Shadow Organization seeing this opportunity, hired them to take on the Zero Agents. These were the perfect candidates as they already had their own personal hatred or vendettas against their counterparts.

In the core game, the Elite Operatives can be used as Level 3 Minion swaps, each with their own unique abilities or they can be selected as a character in the main game. But it really would be a waste of a great storyline if these operatives were limited to just this….. well, let’s hit our first Milestone at $50k and we’ll show you just how interesting these characters can be ­čÖé

For the $40k unlock, here is Elite Operative #2!

In the add-ons, you’ll see the Elite Operatives Minis pack. There are 10 minis in them. Because of this unlock, you will now have 5 Elite Operative 1 and 5 Elite Operative 2. As we unlock more, the ratio will change within the pack, giving you even more options of play.

So what’s in store for the next Agent? As a hint, there HAS to be a department for the weird and unexplained. Who better to handle the unidentified than Agent Pisces? She’s strong, brave, but with a mysterious past that literally made her into who she is now. Do you dare explore the unimagined? We do!

Second Stretch Goal Unlocked!

Hello Backers! After an exciting first day, we are well into our stretches with the unlocking of Agent#007 – Taurus! Here is her brief bio:

Right now, we’re already very close to the next unlock… Maybe someone to join the ranks of the Elite Operatives? We shall see….

But to help us towards that goal, we want to introduce something a bit special. Because of several messages to our inbox about wanting an Art Book/Character Storyline book, we proudly release the Zero Agent Black Book.

THE BLACK BOOK

In it, you’ll find Art Concepts, Final Illustrations, and Character Bios and Storyline that let you get into the minds of our Zero Agents. This is a Sexy, 60-Page “Coffee Table” book that’s 8.5″x11″ of awesomeness. Here’s a sample:

So look for it in the add-on section and let’s help to make the next several Stretch Goals yours!

(For those new on Kickstarter, to make an add-on, go into your pledge by hitting the “manage your pledge” button and manually enter any additional amount while keeping your pledge level the same. Update and you’re good to go!)

Zero Agents is Funded!

Hello Backers! First of all, thank you so much for your support. We are very excited to be able to bring to you all the world of Zero Agents. As the campaign gathers momentum, we’ll be launching our website to give you a better understanding to the storyline, artwork, and miniature concepts we would like to bring to you.

Now that we’re funded, we do have a lot of exciting things to come in this campaign. There are many Agents that haven’t been located yet as well as those who hunt them, lurking in the stretch goals.

Speaking of which, in just less than $2k, you’ll be unlocking Agent Leo! Here’s a quick preview of her:

Elite Operatives Pack

This is a MUST BUY as we get into the campaign. I say this because this is a really fun add-on. Currently, there are 10 Elite Operatives in the pack (10 Minis). The pack comes with its Level 3 Minion Card so that you can access her Unique Abilities. You can switch out or mix/match Level 3 Minions that you play with. For example, in the “Silent Alarm” expansion, it comes with a Level 3 Kunoichi. When you play, you can combine them together if you want.

But this isn’t what makes the Elite Operatives Pack unique. As we unlock certain stretch goals, you’ll be unlocking unique sculpts for the pack. So following Agent Leo, there may be a mysterious new Elite Operative to add to the pack, making the pack 5 of the current character and 5 of the unlocked one. Eventually, the goal is to unlock 10 unique sculpts for the pack that range from Level1 – Level3 Minions.

Do you want an Art Book?

We heard a few backers with interest in an artbook. We think it’s a great idea as well but we want to here what you all think as a whole. What we’d like to introduce is a small, hardcover coffee table art book that showcases Art, Concept Art, Storyline and our Minis Sculpts. What do you think? If you want it, we’ll put it up in the Add-on section by tomorrow.

Lots more up ahead!

Now that we’re heading towards the first Stretch unlock, we’ll start previewing some of the stuff we have in store for you in our next several updates. We’ll also have a gameplay video up next week and will be hinting at a very unique unlock that offers a new gameplay element…. Co-Op Story Mode.

Please help us spread the word so we can unlock even more by sharing, tweeting, and telling all that you know who might be interested.

See you in the next update!

Bonnie and the Avatar Games Team

First Stretch Goal Unlocked!

Hello Backers, great job everyone! We are now one Agent into the stretch goals and a pretty exciting one at that. Agent#006, otherwise known as Leo is quite the contradiction. She’s a natural born leader but prefers to keep her fighting tactics at a distance. Armed with her sniper rifle, nicknamed “The┬áConsigliere”, she moves slowly and picks off her enemies before they even know what’s coming. Here’s how she plays:

New Shipping Adjustments!

So there’s a bit of good news for our International backers! We had a discussion with several distribution centers and picked one that would not only facilitate shipping within AU, EU, CAN, and the US, but offered a bit of a discount overall. So now, shipping is a Flat Rate and as follows: US $5 / CAN $10 / EU $20 / AUS $20 / Other Countries $25

But don’t worry about doing the shipping stuff now. After the campaign is over, we’ll launch a Pledge Manager that will take care of that with you.

The Next Stretch!

Wow, as I write this we have almost hit the NEXT stretch goal! Ok, let me break down the next couple so you know what we’re up against. Needless to say, lots of excellent things on the way!

For a hint: Agent#007 is an Adventurer can survive just about anything. She’s been through the wild and the most mysterious of places. Anything to solve puzzles or uncover strange riches around the world.