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The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls Requiem

Created by Edmund McMillen

Update: Preorders open again until March 31 or until we sell out again -- whichever comes first! After selling out on our initial preorders, we've since secured another small print run of Four Souls Requiem. Only pre-ordered copies of the game come with an exclusive 10th Anniversary Isaac card. Pre-order the retail version of The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls Requiem and the add-ons from the original Kickstarter campaign. All orders placed now will ship in Fall 2022. Please note that we are still finalizing the design of some of our products and there may be subtle differences between the items shown here and the final products. Credit card charges will appear as: Maestro Media

Latest Updates from Our Project:

All Unlocked Warp Zones & Alt Art Cards in One Place
over 2 years ago – Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 01:16:21 AM

As we start Week 3, we wanted to rehash all of the cards you’ve unlocked. Warp Zones are cards you unlock by completing Social Challenges. Jump on Twitter to help the community complete @edmundmcmillen’s Social Challenges.

The first unlocked Warp Zones came from Edmund McMillen’s other games: The End is Nigh! and Gish! You can find both of these games on Steam.

Spelunky by developer Mossmouth followed quickly after as you smashed more Social Goals. You can support the game on Steam as well!

Our largest Warp Zone so far, coming in at 5 cards, is Slay the Spire by Mega Crit Games.

VVVVVV by Terry Cavanagh, Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy, QWOP!, and Dicey Dungeons all warped in together as the community smashed another Social Challenge.

The community clamored for Hollow Knight by Team Cherry & Nuclear Throne by Vlambeer and they were rewarded as they unlocked another Social Challenge.

Week 2 started with the gauntlet thrown down by Edmund. From now on, all 5 items in the Social Challenge must be completed to unlock new cards. We also ventured into new territory with the Newgrounds.com Tank. You can check out some amazing stuff over there including Friday Night Funkin and Castle Crashers. Then we warped into the movies with Psycho Goreman from director Steven Kostanski. Depending on your territory there are several places you can catch this amazing horror comedy. We have a throwback to the mid 90’s with Jhonen Vasquez’s Johnny the Homicidal Maniac with art by Jhonen! 

For the first time on the Kickstarter we're sharing the latest Warp Zones unlocked by completing The Corpse Social Challenge. Up first we have Aubrey, George, and Tony from Hotline Miami, from Jonatan Söderström and Dennis Wedin. Along with them we've unlocked Salad Fingers, his Rusty Spoons, and Hubert Cumberdale from creator David Firth. You can check out more of his stuff HERE.

What will we unlock next? Update #6 is still going strong with Warp Zone suggestions, head over there to add yours!

In addition to those 41 amazing cards, we also have the Alt Art Cards that are unlocked for every 1,000 backers who pledge. These amazing cards are drawn by some incredible artists. Make sure to check them out on Twitter! 

Edmund is livestreaming in just a few hours. Catch his Fun Box Themed Stream   live: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EDccGNIeP-A&feature=youtu.be

We’ll be back tomorrow with a look at some more merchandise. Until then, scroll back up, and just marvel at those 60+ cards you’ve unlocked! Which Alt Art cards and Warp Zones are your favorites? Let us know in the comments below!

~The Requiem Team

Week 2 Recap
over 2 years ago – Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 09:50:36 PM

Hello Friends,

It’s the end of week two of the campaign. We’re inches away from busting through the next two Stretch Goals! When we reach 38,336 backers, we will surpass the original Kickstarter’s total number of backers! We’ll be adding something special to the Big Boi box and above when that happens. At $5MM we’ll be adding Blank Cards to the Big Boi box and above. With these cards you’ll be able to add your own twisted visions to the game. Make your own Warp Zone or add a person who really annoys you to the monster deck. There are unlimited possibilities with these cards. Spread the word so that we can hit both of these Stretch Goals this Week!

Let’s Recap Week Two!

We made a huge announcement about Localization of the Binding of Isaac: Four Souls! The Base Game, Requiem Expansion, and “Full Collection” being translated into Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano alongside the English version of the game. We’re excited to bring the world of Isaac to even more fans! You can read more about it in Update #11.

We introduced Lilith and her companion Incubus as plushes (Update #10) and the first renders of the Baby Plum Plush (Update #13).

Social Challenges have gotten crazier. You’ve painted yourself blue and ghost hunted. You’ve told us why you’re going to hell and designed your own Four Souls cards. You’ve dressed up as Mom and drew horrible pictures of her while recording her reaction. It’s been an interesting week to say the least... A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who’s participating. You can follow all the action at @EdmundMcMillen and @TheMaestroTeam!

We’ve branched outside of Indie Games this week with three new Warp Zones.

Up first we have Newgrounds.com with its iconic Newgrounds Tank. Joining the tank are Pink Knight & Lollypop from Castle Crashers and Boyfriend & Girlfriend from Friday Night Funkin. You can check out more about these characters on Newgrounds.com.

Our first warp into the movies comes in the form of Psycho Goreman from director Steven Kostanski. A quick search will let you know where you can watch the movie in your region! Psycho Goreman himself, his eternal item Hunky Boys, and Death Trapper have joined us.

Finally, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac by creator Jhonen Vasquez warps in to cause trouble. Blind Johnny and his eternal item Johnny’s Knives are ready to hack their way through some monsters… and a few players. Follow Jhonen on Twitter HERE for more of his incredible work.

We’ve shown off new Alt Art cards from some incredible artists. Will you add them to your game? Replace the cards already in the game? Or will you frame these beauties?

Edmund has also started showing off new Requiem cards on Twitter here @edmundmcmillen and we have as well HERE and HERE.

What was your favorite new reveal from last week? Let us know in the comments!

Let’s Go! Week 3 starts NOW!

~ The Requiem Team

Revealed Requiem Cards
over 2 years ago – Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 07:01:16 AM

Hello Friends,

Quick update today to show off the revealed cards that will be included in The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls Requiem.

Requiem adds new playable characters like Bethany & The Miser and their eternal items. The game will also feature Tainted Characters to add plenty of replayability.

How about Charmed Monsters? These charming cards force players to help others. I think that’s more evil than anything else we’ve done! You can read more about them in Update #8.

Cursed monsters are making their dastardly return to Requiem. We highly recommend killing them ASAP unless you want to feel their devastating effects.

New Souls arrive as well. Spice up your game with these bonus soul cards.

We talked about the brand new Room Deck in Update #6. This advanced play deck will really spice up the game when you choose to use it.

Who do you hope to see in the Requiem Deck? Tell us in the comments!

~The Requiem Team

New Backers:

BoardGameGeek

BoardGameGeek.com is THE website for any and all tabletop games. We have a unique opportunity to really help get the buzz going for Binding of Isaac: Four Souls Requiem over the next 30 days. If you search Binding of Isaac: Four Souls Requiem, or just click HERE, it helps drive the game up the HOTNESS chart, which in turn means more backers and even more Stretch Goals. It would be amazing if our fans helped get us in the Top 10 on the HOTNESS. We know it sounds cliché to say it’s been a dream of ours, but… it’s been a dream of ours. If you also click that heart button in the header to become a fan, it helps even more.

FAQs

Please check the FAQs section of the Kickstarter page. It will have answers to a lot of the questions being asked in the comments section. We will keep adding to it as we see more questions.

Add-ons

The add-on section is near the bottom of the page. You can add money for the add-ons in Kickstarter as “bonus money.” By doing it in Kickstarter, you help propel the Kickstarter closer to the Stretch Goals, which helps everyone! The add-ons will also be available in the BackerKit pledge manager which launches after the Kickstarter campaign ends.

Communication

We have received over 1000 DMs, we're slowly getting to all of those. The best way to get quick answers and to benefit all backers is to post in the Comments section as opposed to DM. This is also where you should post your love for Edmund and his games to ensure that he sees it!

If you have a Warp Zone suggestion please head over to Update #6 and post there.

If you have an Add-on Question not answered elsewhere, please head over to Update #7 and post there.

If you have a questions about Localization/Translation please head over to Update #11 and post there.

Retailers

We will have more information coming soon!

Thank You to Our Community
over 2 years ago – Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 07:01:14 AM

Hello Friends,

We’re nearing the end of week 2 and the excitement hasn’t dwindled. The Tweets, Instagram sharing, comments on the Kickstarter page and updates continue to astound us. You all are such an active and engaged community and we just wanted to say thank you for helping make this Kickstarter so incredible! We’re a small team and when backers like Angrybandicoot, Glutzahn, Oriuelo, and countless others step up to fill the community in and help give kick ass answers to backer questions, it helps us to deliver a world class experience to the fans.

Today, we just want to give a huge round of applause to the silent heroes of the campaign. If you’ve left a comment, answered a comment or participated in a Twitter/Instagram Social Challenge – we’re talking to you.

Campaign News

You have completed ⅗ of The Corpse and are rapidly marching toward the next EPIC Warp Zone. By completing the Gehenna Social Challenge the other day, you unlocked Johnny the Homicidal Maniac by creator Jhonen Vasquez. Jhonen also contributed an Alt Art card if you remember from Update #12. He also did the art on these Warp Zone cards:

For those keeping count, we’ve unlocked 13 different Warp Zones from Video Games, Movies, Comics, and more. We can’t wait to show you what else is in store!

- The Requiem Team

The New Plush! Another Warp Zone and Alt Art Cards
over 2 years ago – Sat, Jun 12, 2021 at 02:05:57 AM

Hello again Friends,

Back in May when we were spoiling cards for the upcoming Kickstarter, we showed off the Baby Plum Monster Card. And Twitter EXPLODED.

Well, you asked for it…. A LOT…. and we heard you. Without further ado, we bring to you: Baby Plum the Plush. 

Yes, it’s a render. The prototype is coming, but we were so excited we had to share. He’s joining Lilith & Incubus, Blue Baby & Poo, Monstro, and Azazel. We’re excited to add Baby Plum to the stable because of your suggestions. Oh, and backers of the Everything But The Sketch Tier get it for FREE! We’re building the best Kickstarter together, let’s keep it going!

Campaign News

On the unlocks side, we have a new Warp Zone to show everyone! This one comes from last years twisted horror comedy Psycho Goreman from director Steven Kostanski. We’re thrilled to warp into our first movie!

We’re also thrilled to show off some Alt Art cards from Cyanide and Happiness’ @_KrisWilson_. His Mega Satan card is just kickass. Tom Bunk, of Mad Magazine and Garbage Pail Kid fame brings us his twisted vision of Fistula. @OvumArt shows off a very 3d claymation version of Secret Room. And @the_ptoing gives us a pixelated Gurdy like you’ve never seen before.

Keep busting through those Social Challenges! We have a ton more Warp Zones to go!

~The Requiem Team