Art & Craft is one of the great Tech Ranch success stories and we are excited that they have grown from 2 to 27 employees over the course of their time with us. Early on, it was obvious that the team was dynamic and had the potential to create great video games. One of our Tech Ranch partners was able to help them land early stage funding from a Chinese investor which helped launch the company into growth mode.
Their next big milestone? A blockbuster Kickstarter campaign for their MMO – Throne War Simulator game, Crowfall. The campaign raised $1,766,204 from 16,936 backers, making them the 15th biggest video game and 47th largest Kickstarter project overall. Just last month they announced that they will be providing localized web and game servers in Europe for the pre-alpha testing of the game while also announcing new board member, Andreas Weidenhaupt who said, “When I first heard about Crowfall, I knew that I had to be involved. It is a great pleasure and an honor for me to work with the ACE team and to help them bring their first title to the European market. I am absolutely sure that the European gamers will be as enthusiastic as their North American counterparts are about Crowfall.” [Read more…]