MerFight: Curse of the Arctic Prince

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Matthew DeLucas

Funding Successful

A fast-paced, 2.5D merfolk-themed fighting game with a focus on leniency and depth.
Backers: 84
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $5,487 of $5,000
Dates: Sep 14th -> Oct 14th (30 days)
Project By: Matthew DeLucas
Aw shucks, no tags yet. +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.



current pledge level
Last Updated: October 14 @ 13:09 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended


trending toward
Trends are not projections.


of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

The Final Day Has Arrived!

October 13th - via:
Once more, I want to express my gratitude and thanks to everyone who has supported the campaign as its final day has arrived.  A lot can happen during these final hours, so please continue to share if you can.  I'm excited to start working with... (Read More)

*Expressing* Gratitude and the Final 48!

October 12th - via:
The final 48 hours of the campaign have come! Bolt is SHOCKED by your support I just want to thank everyone who has helped get the campaign.  I'm very excited to start working with voice over artists and to starting giving the cast of MerFight a... (Read More)

Reelback Netcode Demo

October 11th - via:
We've reached that time in the campaign when the main page displays hours instead of days!  Though already funded, please continue to share the campaign as I'm told the final 48 hours are the most (or second most) important period! Reelback... (Read More)

Tutorials, tutorials, tutorials!

October 9th - via:
Thanks again for helping MerFight reach its funding goal before the final days!  Even if none of the stretch goals are reached, I'm still grateful for everyone who has contributed and shared the campaign.  Hopefully with the addition of VO,... (Read More)

We've Reached the Surface!

October 5th - via:
We've Reached the Surface & With Time to Spare! I think it's safe to officially say this I want to thank everyone who has helped with MerFight's campaign thus far!  As of today and with over a week left, MerFight's VO work has been funded, so... (Read More)

Nearing the Surface

October 5th - via:
We're almost there!  With less than 8 days less, MerFight is over 95% funded!  I want to thank everyone who has contributed so far as well those who shared and talked about the game on social media.  This final week, especially the final 48 hours,... (Read More)

Version 0.27.0 is live!

October 2nd - via:
New Build, Version 0.27.0! Hey everyone!  With less than 11 days left, MerFight is over 80% funded.  I'm very grateful for everyone who has contributed so far.  Please continue to share the campaign if you can!  With this being said, new builds... (Read More)

New Rewards, Stretch Goals, and More!

October 1st - via:
It's October 1st!  Thanks for your support so far!  We're less than 2 week away from the deadline and over 80%!  This update I wanted to write a little about rewards, game updates, stretch goals, and more! Reward Updates! So firstly, I reduced the... (Read More)

New Version, 0.27.0, Coming Soon!

September 29th - via:
First off, with less than 2 weeks left, MerFight is just over 75% funded!  Thanks for everyone who has backed so far.  Please continue to share the campaign; hopefully it can swim past the finish line over these last two weeks! Version 0.27.0 As... (Read More)

2/3 Down and Combat!

September 22nd - via:
Thanks! Again, I'd like to thank everyone who has backed MerFight so far.  The game is now over 2/3 funded, and if I reach the goal before the final day, I can reveal the first stretch goal!  Please continue to share the game if you can.  Remember... (Read More)

Streaming & Chameleon Fish

September 18th - via:
Thanks! I'd first like to thank my backers yet again; MerFight has been funded 60% already in less than a week!  Hopefully, the momentum can continue until the end of the campaign.  Please share this campaign anywhere you can to get more eyes on it... (Read More)

Future Updates

September 15th - via:
Thanks! Firstly, I just wanted to thank everyone who has backed MerFight so far.  In a little over 24 hours, I've reached 50% of my goal, which is awesome!  I'm hoping I can keep interest in the campaign as it continues through the remaining time.... (Read More)

THANKS & Quick Reward Clairfication!

September 14th - via:
Thanks! Hey, everyone!  Firstly, thanks for everyone's support on day 1.  Today has been great so far, and I am very grateful and appreciative of everyone who has tweeted and backed the project so far!   Reward Clarification Someone pointed out... (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!