A project in Spokane, WA by Cyan Worlds, Inc.

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From Cyan, the studio that brought you Myst, comes a next-generation narrative adventure. (PC, Rift, Vive, Index, macOS, PS4/PSVR)
Backers: 18420
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $1,433,131 of $1,285,000
Dates: Mar 26th -> Apr 26th (32 days)
Project By: Cyan Worlds, Inc.
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Latest News

Myst developer slammed for using AI-generated content in latest game

June 8th - via:
Firmament, which made headlines in April over its recommendation that players have 32GB of RAM in their PCs, passed its $1.285 million Kickstarter goal in 2019 by almost $200,000. There was a lot of excitement around the game, but it currently has a Mixed rating on Steam, a term that can also be applied to its critics' reviews. (Read More)

Myst Creator's New Game Sadly Has Loads Of AI-Generated Stuff

June 6th - via:
Cyan, the studio behind Myst and Riven, has for the last few years been funding its games via Kickstarter. That’s how 2016's Obduction was made, and it’s also how 2023's Firmament—with more than a little help from machines this time—was developed as well. (Read More)

Firmament Officially Launches Next Month

April 18th - via:
At long last, well established indie studio Cyan Worlds, also known as Cyan Games, has announced that their upcoming IP, Firmament, will officially launch next month. The title is slated for a release on May 18, 2023, for PC through the Steam store, and later on the PlayStation console line as well as PlayStation VR. (Read More)

Firmament, the Latest Game from the Makers of Myst, Finally Has a Release Date

April 17th - via:
Firmament was first announced all the way back in 2018, with Cyan launching a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $1.4 million dollars. Since then, progress on the new adventure has been slow, but it seems the project has finally come to fruition, as Cyan has dropped a launch trailer for Firmament. (Read More)

Firmament’s 2020 Launch ‘Wildly Optimistic’, now Expected in 2022

July 14th - via:
Last year Cyan Worlds - the studio behind Myst, Riven & Obduction - held a successful Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign for a new project called Firmament, raising over £1.3 million USD in the process. (Read More)

'Myst' Studio's Upcoming VR Adventure 'Firmament' Delayed Beyond 2021

July 13th - via:
Cyan, the studio behind iconic puzzle adventure games Myst (1993) and Riven (1997), garnered their fair share of success with their April 2019 Kickstarter campaign, which sought to bring to life their next VR-compatible title, Firmament. Now Cyan says the game will be delayed well past its originally projected July 2020 release date, calling it “wildly optimistic.” (Read More)

Cyan to develop its next crowdfunded video game

June 20th - via:
Spokane-based game developer Cyan Inc. has completed a successful 30-day Kickstarter campaign to fund its next immersive video game, Firmament, and has added new staff in anticipation of the game (Read More)

1.4M Stretch Goal REACHED - 1.5M Goal Revealed!

April 26th - via:
Yes! First Stretch Goal Reached!  Incredible! We have now achieved the funding stretch goal for Firmament, which means we’ll have the funds to be able to support the game for MacOS, PS4, PSVR and in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish!... (Read More)

FUNDED! And ALL IN for MacOS, PS4/PSVR, and language support!

April 25th - via:
WOOHOO!!!! You did it!!! You all did it together. I hope you’re all as happy as we are today! We can’t thank you enough! Because of you and your hard work Firmament will become a reality - a virtual reality. Now it’s our turn for the hard work... (Read More)

Firmament hits $1.285 million Kickstarter goal

April 25th - via:
Cyan's latest project, Firmament, is an adventure game rooted in classic adventure games like Myst, Riven, and the team's last game, Obduction. It's also just reached its goal of $1,285,000 to bring the project to fruition. With just 26 hours to go at the time of writing, 16,159 backers have brought Firmament to life, so now it will be coming together for fans looking to spend a bit more time in the familiar worlds the games before it wove together. (Read More)

Executive Celebration Backer Tier Correction

April 24th - via:
We realized after the campaign was finalized we had made an error on one of the tiers. For those of you who backed us at the Executive Celebration level, please read carefully: The Executive Celebration Backer Tier has an incorrect date. What is the... (Read More)


April 22nd - via:
WE HIT ONE MILLION!!! WOW!!! Amazing!! Incredible!! We made it over the one million mark - that’s such a major milestone! We passed that mark so quickly today - what a great boost!! We're as optimistic as ever - so close to making this happen!!!... (Read More)

The Final Week! More Info on the $49 Exclusive Content Tier.

April 19th - via:
Wow, this is getting down to the wire - less than a week left! Let's do this! The $49 Exclusive Content Tier We want to give you a little more detail about the exclusive, campaign-only version of Firmament - the special custom narrative elements and... (Read More)

Myst Creator's Firmament PS4 and PSVR Versions Need Your Help

April 19th - via:
Firmament, the next game from Rand Miller and Cyan Worlds, needs your help. With less than a week to go in its Kickstarter campaign, the studio needs just a little bit more support to push it over the edge. Sitting at around $880,000 with more than 11,000 backers as of the time of this writing, the goal is set at $1,285,000 to fully fund the project. Projects will often see a burst of support in the final days, but as time is winding down, Firmament needs a bit of a push to get over that threshold. In addition to funding the project, Cyan Worlds recently revealed the first stretch goal: A mac and PS4/PSVR version if the campaign can reach $1.4 million. (Read More)

10,000 Voices

April 16th - via:
 Powers of Ten  . Today we reached 10,000 backers, and we’re more than 60% funded. That’s 10,000 fans supporting Firmament and affirming that this type of game is important. We love making these worlds, with their meticulous integration of... (Read More)

Huge Community Update! Goals, Streams, AMA and more!

April 12th - via:
Greetings, backers!  We head into the weekend with a ton of great community news to share with you all. $700,000 Reached!  Thanks to all of you, we’ve reached more than $700,000! So we’re more than halfway to our stretch goal, which will enable... (Read More)

Firmament Stretch Goal for MAC, PS4, PSVR, and EFIGS Language Support!

April 10th - via:
EXCITING NEWS! A Firmament Stretch Goal! Woohoo! We’ve passed 50%! We’ve been able to do some budgeting and estimating, and we’re ready to announce an awesome Stretch Goal that adds these platforms and languages to Firmament... Mac Support... (Read More)

50% and some Firmament clarifications

April 5th - via:
Almost Halfway there! We are into our second week and almost halfway to our goal. Thank you for your support. We need everyone’s help to bring awareness and keep the momentum going. Please keep spreading the word. The sooner we reach our goal the... (Read More)

We’re Back from PAX East!

April 3rd - via:
Greetings, Firmament Backers! It has been an incredible week for Firmament… not only did we reach 40% of our goal in just under one week, but we also got to share the game at PAX East in Boston. The Kickstarter team invited us to their Games Forest... (Read More)

Cyan at PAX East this weekend.

March 30th - via:
We don’t often get a chance to  meet our Kickstarter backers face to face, but if you are at PAX East this weekend, please come by and see us.  You can find us in several locations.   Kickstarter Games Forest  Stop by the Kickstarter Forest... (Read More)

March 29th - via:
The makers of  (Read More)

What an Amazing Start to Our Latest Adventure!

March 28th - via:
Wow! Welcome to Firmament! We are spoiled having fans like you. The minute we pushed the publish button at 6:00 AM PDT, the pledge counter started going up.  We hadn’t even had our coffee yet but you were there supporting us. (Someone even sent... (Read More)

Myst Developer Cyan is Back with 'Firmament' a New Steampunk-Inspired Puzzle Adventure

March 27th - via:
And after the success of the studio's last two projects, Obduction and the 25th Anniversary update to the original Myst - Cyan is crowdfunding Firmament via Kickstarter. Where it's already off to a great start with roughly AU $375,000 raised of its $1.8 million goal. No doubt based on just how great it looks and sounds already. (Read More)

Firmament Is the New Narrative Adventure Game by Cyan, Makers of Myst and Obduction

March 27th - via:
Cyan, the Spokane-based independent developer known for the Myst series and more recently Obduction, has announced its new narrative adventure game. It (Read More)


March 27th - via:
In the Kickstarter video that introduces us to Cyan Inc. (Read More)

'Firmament' Launches Kickstarter Campaign - Trailer

March 26th - via:
Firmament is a resplendent, magical, journey  (Read More)

Cyan Worlds to crowdfund Myst VR successor Firmament

March 26th - via:
Teased a year ago, Cyan Worlds are ready to unveil their next esoteric point-and-click puzzler, Firmament, and have turned to Kickstarter to raise the $1.28 million it (Read More)

Le nouveau projet des cr

March 26th - via:
Cyan, Inc. today launched a new crowdfunding campaign, after successfully funding Obduction in 2013 which was released in 2016, then funded and delivered the update of all Myst last year. Today the new project of worlds is called Firmament, and in this game we will not be exactly alone but accompanied by a kind of flying machine that will have many roles to play in this new adventure. (Read More)

Game studio behind

March 26th - via:
Cyan, the Spokane, Wash-based studio behind the Myst franchise and its spiritual successor, Obduction, began a new crowdfunding campaign today for their next game, Firmament. (Read More)

Cyan Kickstarting Firmament

March 26th - via:
Cyan once again turns to its fans with a Kickstarter campaign to help fund an amazingly immersive new game, Firmament, and to further explore VR as the next generation technology in world building. Deeply rooted in the spirit of Myst, Riven and more recently, Obduction, Firmament is an all-new, immersive, atmospheric adventure that will be released initially for traditional gaming on PC, and VR headsets Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.  (Read More)

Cyan announces Firmament

March 1st - via:
Everyone around me just started yelling about a new Cyan game, so I have to jump off the bridge too. Cyan has a teaser site and trailer for something called Firmament. In their last public chat, Rand Miller said "...we're going to reveal almost nothing about it until it ships." Maybe he was kidding about that, or maybe this is all we're going to get until launch day. (No launch day is listed.) I'd be okay with that. (Read More)

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