The Magnus Archives 2 - A Horror Audio Drama Continuation

A project in London, UK by Rusty Quill

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The Magnus Protocol is a multi-season horror podcast. Produced by Rusty Quill and created by Jonathan Sims and Alexander J Newall
Backers: 11215
Average Pledge Per Backer: £64

Funded: £718,641 of £15,000
Dates: Nov 22nd -> Dec 20th (28 days)
Project By: Rusty Quill
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Latest News

Final Hours and Interview with Lowri Ann Davies

December 20th - via:
Hi folks! Here we are on the final day. The campaign ends just before 4pm GMT today. So if you are eager to back the campaign or get add-ons for your pledge we suggest getting on their ASAP to avoid disappointment! Just 8 hours remain. This campaign... (Read More)

Live stream uploaded to YouTube and Interview with spin off writer Sasha Sienna

December 19th - via:
Hi Folks Just under 28 hours remain on this 28 day campaign! To everyone who has supported the project so far thank you! To those who are yet to back the project or choose their preferred reward we recommend acting soon to avoid disappointment!... (Read More)

UK TOUR unlocked and Twitch Stream at 5:30pm GMT

December 18th - via:
Hello folks! We're thrilled to announce we have unlocked our stretch goal for a UK Tour! What an amazing achievement and we owe it to you the backers! Note we will be exploring streaming one or more performances for those who can't attend! For those... (Read More)

9500 backers, Interview with Alexander J. Newall

December 17th - via:
Hi everyone! We've hit another milestone 9,500 backers! With 9,500 backers we've unlocked two bonus artworks in high quality for use as screensavers etc. These will be included in the Digi-pack including in all rewards over £5. (AND some early birds... (Read More)

Final Days, Exclusive T-shirt Design Revealed and Interview with Sam Jones, Composer for The Magnus Protocol

December 16th - via:
Hi folks! We're approaching the end of this Kickstarter and what an exciting ride it has been! Thanks for all your amazing support! If you haven't already backed the campaign we recommend you come to the Kickstarter page and pick your reward by... (Read More)

9,000 backers, 9 days to go and interview with CMO Callum Dougherty

December 11th - via:
Hi folks! Happy Sunday! Over 9000 backers with one third of the campaign left to go is an amazing outcome! It is a real pleasure for the whole Rusty Quill team to see this project go from strength to strength and Alex and Jonny are thrilled to see... (Read More)

Mini Stretch Goals and £600,000 Raised

December 9th - via:
Hey Backers! We hope you've had a great week! We’re over halfway through this campaign now and are still floored by the generosity from our fans – thank you so much. We're utterly thrilled to announce we've raised over £600,000 and we're hot on... (Read More)

Promised Pins!

December 7th - via:
Hello Backers! Within the hundreds of nice comments, emails and messages of support so many of you asked for the same thing! Enamels pins! Well we were eager to give our fans what they want! So live right now we have another special add-on product in... (Read More)

Merch Desigs, Memorabilia and an Interview with Catherine Rinella Audio Masterer

December 6th - via:
Hello folks! We continue to be amazed by your support and we really appreciate all your kind messages, your cool suggestions and your questions. Indeed, we're doing what we can to include your positive feedback in to what the campaign looks like! For... (Read More)

8,500 Backers and Interview With Executive Producer April Sumner

December 5th - via:
Hello 8,500 backers and counting! Thank you all for your generous support! We're getting close to hitting more Social Stretch Goals and meanwhile we are making good progress towards the next Early Raise Goal! This interview is with April Sumner an... (Read More)

£555,000 and Interview with Co-CTO Martyn Pratt

December 3rd - via:
Hi Folks! Over £555,000! An amazing result! Recent project updates include the marketing team beginning some early work on the ARG. As well as planning other ways to engage fans in the run up to The Magnus Protocol including some content for other... (Read More)

Nine Down! Nineteen To Go!

December 1st - via:
Hi dedicated fans, Nine days down and still nineteen more days to go! Plenty of time to unlock more stretch goals and we've already came such a long and record breaking way! We’re all thrilled and amazed with how the campaign is going!We Just... (Read More)

Alex Can't Draw…

November 30th - via:
Hello everyone! So a small insight for you all here. Alex can’t really draw. We know. He can do so many things and we at RQ are always impressed by his creative insight. But draw he cannot. So when we asked Alex for some images of the intended... (Read More)

Let’s put a pin in it!

November 29th - via:
Hello one and all! This Kickstarter is continuing at a lovely steady pace as we close out our first week since going live! We are now in the ‘middle’ period of the campaign where we concentrate on what fulfilment looks like for the various goals... (Read More)

Meetings and Records

November 28th - via:
Hi Folks!   Thank you so much to all our supporters for the incredible week we had last week. Our Kickstarter campaign has now raised over half a million pounds, a milestone that whilst we were hopeful we didn’t even dare to dream about this time... (Read More)

Half a Million Pounds Raised and Another Early Raise Stretch Goal Unlocked

November 26th - via:
Hi Folks    Great news! Thanks to the generous support and work of over 7,300 backers we have been successful in raising over half a million pounds! With this amazing milestone we have also unlocked the first live show stretch goal. With the... (Read More)

What Stretch Goals Mean For You!

November 24th - via:
Hi folks, This has been an absolutely incredible 48 hours. I don’t think we can overstate how blown away we are by your generosity. We’ve been concocting some stretch goals which we hope go some way to giving back to you for your donations, and... (Read More)

Live Show Mini Update + Control DLC Stream Unlocked

November 24th - via:
Hi Everyone! We wanted to give everyone some details related to live shows and tours! But before we get into those details, just a quick update on the Kickstarter in general. We have just unlocked the £450,000 stretch goal for a fully orchestrated... (Read More)

First 24 hours, extra allocation and what stretch goals mean for backers

November 23rd - via:
Hello valued backers! What an incredible first 24 hours of the campaign! We are, as always, humbled and amazed by your collective generosity and passion for our work. Thanks to over 6,000 backers we have already raised over £400,000 and unlocked 43... (Read More)

Overwhelming, humbling and heartwarming support!

November 22nd - via:
What can we say other than... Wow! Thank you to all our backers! Thank you for everyone who signed up to the prelaunch. Thank you to everyone who joined either of our Twitch streams! - We successfully funded in just 1 minute. - As of writing, we have... (Read More)

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