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Jagged Alliance 2 Veteran Joins the Jagged Alliance: Flashback Kickstarter Team
 
 
Copenhagen, May 7th - Full Control, a Danish development studio currently running the Kickstarter to make a Jagged Alliance: Flashback, a prequel to the Jagged Alliance series, today announced that Chris Camfield has joined the advisory board for their project. Chris was responsible for co-designing and implementing the classic Jagged Alliance 2 games, as well as leading design in the unreleased Jagged Alliance 3.
 
 
Additionally, Full Control has established an advisory team of community modders to advise and co-design the modding support options for Flashback. Currently this team includes R@S, creator of the Blue Sun Mod for 7.62 - High Calibre and DepressivesBrot from the 1.13-Crew. Full Control is in active talks with additional high profile modders to expand the advisory team even more.
 
 
“We are extremely excited to have Chris on board as an advisor. He is able to not only answer how things were implemented, but why”, said Thomas Hentschel Lund, CEO of Full Control, “We are able to get a much deeper understanding of the inner workings of Jagged Alliance 2 in addition to the insights that Chris and the Sir-tech team had during development on Jagged Alliance 3. And now in actively collaborating with established modders we're making sure that Flashback will support modding from day 1 in the best possible way”.
 
 
The Kickstarter for Jagged Alliance: Flashback runs to the 23rd of May and has currently reached close to $150,000, which is approximately 43% of the funding goal. Once the $200,000 mark is reached, stretch goals will be revealed to show current and potential backers what could become a part of Jagged Alliance: Flashback if the target funding goal is surpassed.
 
RECEIVE THE JAGGED ALLIANCE CLASSIC PACK WHEN YOU BACK THE JAGGED ALLIANCE: FLASHBACK KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN
Full Control teams up with Humble Bundle to offer backers the limited edition Classic Pack
 
Copenhagen, Denmark – April 30th, 2013 - Danish development studio Full Control announced today that it has partnered with Humble Bundle to give each backer of the Jagged Alliance: Flashback Kickstarter campaign a copy of the limited-edition Jagged Alliance Classic Pack. Upon successful completion of project funding, all backers who have contributed $5 or more will receive a collection of Jagged Alliance titles, including Jagged Alliance, Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games, Jagged Alliance 2 and Jagged Alliance 2: Unfinished Business in English. Additionally, the Classic Pack features Windows 7 support – a first for the franchise. 
 
All Jagged Alliance Classic Packs will be distributed through Humble Bundle a few weeks after Kickstarter funding is successfully reached. The DRM free Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Jagged Alliance: Flashback will also be shipped through Humble Bundle to backers who pledged $25 or more upon commercial launch of the title in 2014. To contribute funds and qualify for the Jagged Alliance Classic Pack, please visit: http://kck.st/11A8VYf
 
“We are excited to be able to offer our Kickstarter supporters this valuable, limited edition Classic Pack to keep them entertained during the full development phase of Jagged Alliance: Flashback”, said Thomas Lund, CEO of Full Control. “Humble Bundle is a great partner, and we are grateful for their support during the funding phase of what we know will be an excellent addition to the Jagged Alliance brand”.
 
CEO Thomas Lund will be doing an IAMA on reddit today at 2pm Eastern Daylight Time (19.00 BST / 20:00 CET) to promote the Kickstarter and answer serious and fun questions from the fans.
 
Set in the late-1980’s on the Caribbean Island of San Christobal, Jagged Alliance: Flashback transports players back in time to the cold war era. They are to experience the events surrounding the foundation of A.I.M. the international mercenary organization. A destabilizing coup d’état establishes a powerful socialist regime. A hard-line fanatic U.S.S.R. General seizes the opportunity to establish a military base right under the nose of the U.S. Under the secret orders of the CIA, players must re-stabilize the balance of power in the region, restore the democratic government of San Christobal and drive out the U.S.S.R. presence by any means necessary.
 
Gameplay features will emphasize the core pillars that made the original games great: deep strategy, thrilling action and character RPG elements. The Kickstarter campaign  gives the fans the opportunity to determine the scope and scale of Jagged Alliance: Flashback, directly influence the shape of the game and participate during its development. With funding currently standing at over $104,000 over the first seven days, pledges beyond the funding goal of $350,000 will kick off new stretch goals to expand the core game by adding content and gameplay features.
 
FULL CONTROL ANNOUNCES JAGGED ALLIANCE: FLASHBACK
 
Danish independent studio today announced that it has begun development on Jagged Alliance: Flashback. Based on the widely popular critically acclaimed Jagged Alliance series, Jagged Alliance: Flashback is not just a reboot, but a reset that returns the franchise to the tactical turn-based action of the original games.
 
Starting next week Full Control will turn to crowdfunding and launch a Kickstarter campaign to finance the project. Supporters of the project can get involved by pledging as little as $5.
 
Set in the mid-1980’s on the Caribbean Island of San Cristobal Jagged Alliance: Flashback transports players back in time to the cold war era.  
 
Further details of Jagged Alliance: Flashback and the Kickstarter campaign will be announced next week. 
 
For more information about Jagged Alliance: Flashback and Full Control news:
 
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History of the Jagged Alliance Franchise:
Jagged Alliance was first released in 1994 and is still counted as one the best turn based strategy games of its time. After the release of Jagged Alliance 2 in 1999 the series slipped back into the cold war and received a reboot in 2010 with Jagged Alliance – Back in Action, which received mixed reactions from the community and press after its departure from turn-based action gameplay. Full Control plan to reset the franchise with the launch of Jagged Alliance: Flashback through Kickstarter.
 
About Full Control
Full Control is a small indie studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Over the years they have specialized in the genre of turn-based strategy games and have several productions in their portfolio: Their current project is a turn-based videogame adaptation of the hugely popular Warhammer 40k title “Space Hulk”.
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