Intake Breathing | A Revolutionary Breathing System

Tala - An Explorational Puzzle Game - RELAUNCH!

A project in Melbourne, AU by Matthew Petrak

Funding Successful

Tala is an autumnal adventure game created with a combination of traditional animation techniques & nature photography.
Backers: 521
Average Pledge Per Backer: $31 AUD

Funded: $16,201 AUD of $15,000 AUD
Dates: May 12th -> Jun 11th (30 days)
Project By: Matthew Petrak
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.


$16,201 AUD

current pledge level
Last Updated: June 11 @ 06:01 -0400 GMT


of goal
funding period ended

$0 AUD

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

48 Hours and a Little Bit of Witchcraft

June 9th - via:
We're in the final stretch, folks! Just two days until the campaign ends. Thank you all, again! It's been a wonderful month and I'm glad that you're along for the ride. I'm going to be a bit repetitive here and throw out a reminder to share the... (Read More)

100% Funded!!!

June 8th - via:
Help this jar overflow with love! I woke up this morning and and the campaign was a couple of hundred dollars  away from being funded. Put out a couple of tweets, had a shower and it was funded by the time I got out!! Thank you all so much! Seeing... (Read More)

Less than 10% to go!

June 6th - via:
Just a quick update tonight! Not only did we exceed what the first campaign made in total, but were less than 10% away from being fully funded! Thank you so much. I'm confident that we'll get there this time, and it's thanks to all of you pledging... (Read More)

Travelling companion, petting dogs, about a week to go!

June 2nd - via:
 If you kept up with the first campaign, this won't be new to you, but in Tala you're not travelling alone. Throughout your adventures the little flying buddy that's featured in the demo is actually going to be a companion that follows you... (Read More)

Stopping to Smell the Flowers

May 30th - via:
 I first read this interview between Roger Ebert and Hayao Miyazaki YEARS ago, and this little tid-bit has stuck with me since. The importance of spending time in the moments in between action is such a powerful technique - and it shows in... (Read More)

Sowing Seeds, Stickers, Two Thirds of the Way There!

May 28th - via:
Hello friends! Halfway through the campaign and we're on the final stretch already! It's at the point of the campaign where it's super important to get the word out, and that's where you all come in! If you could take a moment of your day and share... (Read More)

Behind the Scenes - Making a level work!

May 23rd - via:
During the previous campaign I posted a couple of behind the scenes videos to show the process of how Tala gets created. I figured that I'd continue that trend here and write up a post on making a level actually playable.For those who missed it,... (Read More)

Week 1 Recap

May 19th - via:
Hello friends! That's one week down, and what a week it has been!A smidge under 60% raised already, and it's made more than the first campaign made in 3 WEEKS. I'm feeling pretty loved right now! Thank you all. You're all wonderful. Keep on sharing... (Read More)

Introducing the A.N.T. - Ant Network Tunnels.

May 18th - via:
A lot of adventure games are made up for bespoke areas connected via a world map - Tala isn't like that - its world is interconnected so you can walk everywhere. But sometimes you need to get across town quickly, and for that you can use the A.N.T.... (Read More)

3 & a half days and halfway there!

May 15th - via:
Oh wow. A little ways into the first week and we're halfway there already? Thank you all so much! The support is heartwarming. I'm currently working on some exciting new systems, so once that's ready to show you'll be the first to see! I knew the... (Read More)

The Digital Artbook

May 15th - via:
Before I get into this update: We're only a few days in and the campaign is already almost 50% funded. Wow. Thank you all so much. <3 I wanted to give folks an idea of what to expect from the art book, so I mocked up this spread. In it you'll not... (Read More)

Day 1 complete and WOAH.

May 13th - via:
In just 24 hours we've raise 28% of the total. In the first campaign it took over a week to raise the same amount of money. I'm floored, humbled, and so happy. Thank you all so much! This is also a good opportunity to share articles from Rock Paper... (Read More)

Check Out This Kickstarter Campaign for Explorational Puzzle Game Tala

May 13th - via:
Tala is about a forest spirit who hasn’t found her place in the woodland she calls home. When the Town Guardian is away to find food for the upcoming winter, Tala is in charge of making sure the townsfolk stay out of trouble. (Read More)

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