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Quern - Undying Thoughts

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Explore the island of Quern and reveal the secrets of its past and present in this first-person puzzle adventure!
Backers: 1372
Average Pledge Per Backer: £18

Funded: £25,114 of £20,000
Dates: Jun 3rd -> Jul 18th (45 days)
Project By: Zadbox Entertainment
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Latest News

Quern Updates Backers with Very Gray Gameplay Footage

March 23rd - via:
Quern – Undying Thoughts, the Myst-inspired first-person puzzler successfully funded through Kickstarter, has posted an update to its backers. (Read More)

We Have Reached Our Goal!

July 14th - via:
We have reached our funding goal today! We would like to thank every one of you for your continuous support and for spreading the word about Quern, and taking it a large step closer to being reality! It is heartwarming to see the conversations about... (Read More)

The Most Complex Puzzle Yet and PayPal

July 14th - via:
Hi guys, Dan here. The recent days were absolutely amazing, with your support Quern, our dream is about to come true. Though it is our first game, I can assure you that Quern will be a fascinating and memorable experience for all of you. We are... (Read More)

Add-on System and New Hard Copy Cover

July 8th - via:
Add-on System To add an add-on to your pledge, go to the “manage” section on the Kickstarter page and increase your pledge by the amount your desired add-on costs. (Keep in mind you can add multiple add-ons to your pledge.) These add-ons allow... (Read More)

Improved Letter Pickup and Menu System

July 7th - via:
As well as working on new segments of the game, we always look back to older elements to make sure they are visually on par with our latest works. One thing we thought needed some update were the professor’s letters. They seemed a bit out of place... (Read More)

Notebook System and Our New Website

July 3rd - via:
One of the new exciting features of Quern is a built-in notebook function. This feature allows you to write notes and take pictures in-game to help you remember certain places, symbols or hints.  Instead of just giving you a simple screenshot, we... (Read More)

Programming behind Quern

June 29th - via:
Hey guys, it’s Gergely, the programmer of Quern. In this update I’m going to tell you about some of the game’s functioning. Instead of solving single problems, and coming up with local solutions I always try to think systematically. We have our... (Read More)

Sound Design and New Pledge Options

June 26th - via:
Hey everyone, I am Abel, the guy behind the sound of Quern. After Daniel and Marcell introduced you to the design and the music of the game, I will show you my process of creating a characteristic world of sounds. My main job is to make the players... (Read More)

50% Reached and Writing a Soundtrack for Quern

June 21st - via:
50% Reached Today was an important day for us as we reached 50% of our goal. We are halfway there to be able to finish Quern. We are incredibly thankful for all the support we've got so far and we are happy to see we have almost 600 backers... (Read More)

Designing a Puzzle Hint and Oculus Rift

June 20th - via:
Hi guys, Daniel here. Today I’ll show you a hint for a brand new puzzle we are working on at the moment. I’m talking about a sketch with special symbols drawn on a blackboard with chalk. When we need drawings like this, I usually work with... (Read More)

Behind the Glass

June 16th - via:
Today is the first time we share anything about this special area we call The Aquarium. This scene is in an early stage of development, we are eager to show you more about it's features in our further updates.  Just like all the other areas of... (Read More)


June 13th - via:
As you know we appreciate all sort of support, however we are especially thankful for Umbra’s kindness for sharing our project in their last update. Even though their campaign is nearly over, please check them out and support them in reaching their... (Read More)

Printed Disc and Sunken Memories

June 12th - via:
Our first week on Kickstarter has been absolutely amazing. We are incredibly grateful for all the positive comments and all the support we are getting. It seems like you are just as motivated about our game as we are. However we are still far from... (Read More)

Physical Copy

June 10th - via:
Physical Copy Many of you have asked us about what the physical copy of the game will look like. We finally got a prototype of the dvd box and we would like to share it with you. Here are a few pictures of the dvd cover. We hope you’ll like the... (Read More)


June 8th - via:
GreenlightWe have wonderful news for you: Quern - Undying Thoughts just got Greenlit thanks to your continuous support! Here are a few numbers about our Greenlight:-The game got Greenlit in just 4 days! -We got overwhelmingly positive votes, 68% of... (Read More)

Quern - Undying Thoughts Kickstarter Campaign Underway, Screens/Trailer Revealed

June 4th - via:
Explore the island of Quern and reveal the secrets of its past and present (Read More)

Message des forums

June 4th - via:
Explore the island of Quern and discover the secrets of its past and its present in an adventure game and puzzles in the first person. (Read More)

Beautiful Myst-Like Adventure Exploration in Quern

June 4th - via:
Quern is a first-person puzzle adventure similar to Myst where you're stranded on an island and you have to discover its secrets to escape. (Read More)

Our first few days on Kickstarter and The Mine

June 3rd - via:
We would like to thank all of you for the support we have received in the first three days of the campaign. Game promotion and using social media are quite new to us but it’s wonderful to see articles, blogs and posts related to Quern all over the... (Read More)

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