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Bear Simulator

A project in Portland, OR by Farjay Studios

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Explore, eat stuff, be a Bear!
Backers: 3871
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26

Funded: $100,571 of $29,500
Dates: Mar 18th -> Apr 17th (30 days)
Project By: Farjay Studios
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Latest News

Bear Simulator Developer Returns After PewDiePie Drama

April 28th - via:
After a harsh Youtube reception via PewDiePie, Bear Simulator may have finally licked its wounds and continued development with new Kickstarter updates. (Read More)

Bear Sim dev quits project, explaining: 'It's too hard to stay happy and productive'

March 7th - via:
Crowdfunded title Bear Simulator has been abandoned by its creator, weeks after launching. (Read More)

Bear Simulator "very much alive," but still no Kickstarter updates

March 3rd - via:
An email sent to IncGamers from Bear Simulator press contact Britnie Farwick claims that the game is "still alive" and says there will be an update soon. (Read More)

Bear Simulator dev vanishes, last Kickstarter update in September

February 20th - via:
Things look bad for the Bear Simulator game on Kickstarter. Developer "John Farjay" has disappeared, and there have been no updates for almost five months. (Read More)

Be The Bear In Bear Simulator

May 18th - via:
Goats are fine and all, but why play as an ugly goat when you can play as a beautifully deadly bear? (Read More)

People donated $100,571 to pay for a game about being a bear

April 23rd - via:
Bear Simulator Kickstater campaign comes to a close with a six-figure funding tally. (Read More)

First Goat Simulator Now Bear Simulator Hits Kickstarter

April 13th - via:
In case your fill of animal simulators hasn’t been filled it seems that a new animal is to take center stage in Bear Simulator. (Read More)

Bear Related Update

April 11th - via:
Hi how are you. Updates: It's Friday. Gonna upload a video of the creature interaction/ai soon because it's pretty awesome so far. Please like, subscribe, share, donate, upvote, and dedicate your entire day to watching it when I upload it here. Been... (Read More)

VR vs. Kickstarter

April 8th - via:
Kickstarter can be a brilliant thing. As an innovative website that lets people pitch product ideas and have fans pledge donations of their choosing, it makes all kinds of unique videogames, peripherals and just about everything else possible when investor’s risk assessments don’t turn out favourably. Not to mention that it allows creators to retain complete control of their vision and, for better or worse, reduces financial pressures upon those makers. (Read More)

Update where you are updated.

March 31st - via:
Hi everyone how are you. I would have wished you Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas here but I just found out December was like 4 months ago?? First things first, contact this person with all questions. >> << I can't... (Read More)

Kickstart This! The Guinness Aftermath Edition

March 27th - via:
While most of Ireland went about their business as usual on March 17th, many parts of the world decided to paint themselves green and drink several pints of the black stuff to commemorate the man who drove the snakes from the Emerald Isle. It doesn’t matter that these people are not really Irish, that St. Patrick probably didn’t drive out the snakes (as there were no snakes to begin with), or that the saint’s real colour is blue. The true meaning of St. Paddy’s Day is less about the man and his legend, and more about the celebration and enjoyment of life. (Read More)

Stretch Goals and other Stuff

March 26th - via:
Well, I made some stretch goals. They're mostly fun stuff though: Also here are the twitter and facebook that will have updates and news: And here's my twitter account:... (Read More)

Bear Simulator Kickstarter Page is Filled With Red Flags

March 25th - via:
Yesterday, I mentioned the story of Bear Simulator and it’s highly unlikely rise to funded status on Kickstarter. At the time I felt it prudent to avoid personal comments regarding the matter as much as possible, as I felt many of my observations were largely grounded in a fundamental misunderstanding of the appeal of this style of game. However, after looking over the Kickstarter page more intently, and other relevant materials, I was stunned by the amount of warning signs to be found. (Read More)

This guy just raised $38,000 to make a video game about being a bear

March 24th - via:
Bear Simulator Kickstarter campaign easily surpasses funding target; "It's like a mini Skyrim but you're a bear," says creator. (Read More)


March 23rd - via:
Took a break from the internet yesterday and found out some above average news this morning:  Time for some updates! Finally got the official site to stay up. That wasn't horribly annoying to figure out at all. It was really easy to fix. I love web... (Read More)

Bear Simulator Bares its Claws on Kickstarter

March 22nd - via:
If goats aren’t your thing, then maybe bears will tickle your fancy…or make you roar. Farjay Studios is turning to Kickstarter to create the latest bear craze for all growl lovers. (Read More)

Small update and Bear Sunglasses.

March 21st - via:
Short update for this Friday day. You guys have been suggesting some fantastic ideas for the game but it's important to point out that major features can't be added, it would put things behind schedule. Popular requests that aren't already planned... (Read More)

Grin And Bear It: Bear Simulator Launches Kickstarter

March 21st - via:
Does a bear shit in the woods? Hopefully, since this is Bear Simulator. It’s a first-person game which aims to simulate being a bear. It’s a Kickstarter campaign which aims to discover just how far the internet’s love of novelty animal sims will stretch, after the resounding success of Goat Simulator. (Read More)

Another update for updating.

March 20th - via:
 This is the 3rd day and funding is now a third of the way there which is neat. Time to answer more questions. Animal Buddies! People have been pretty curious about the animal buddies so here's some more info. Along with the red squirrel backer... (Read More)

A tenth of the way there!

March 19th - via:
Hi all, one day has passed and funding is already 1/10th of the way there. First off I just wanted to let you guys know this isn't going to be a massive AAA game with all sorts of fancy features, I may have over-dramatized some things based on... (Read More)

Skyrim as a Bear? Sorry Goat Simulator, Bear Simulator Just Kickstarted Our Hearts [VIDEO]

March 19th - via:
Now, Goat Simulator is near and dear to our hearts, but Bear Simulator... well, who wouldn't want to be a bear, with all of the fish-eating and and terrorizing and hibernating that would entail? As developer Farjay Studios points out in their Kickstarter project to fund the game- "Sure it may seem like a 'dumb idea' or a 'really dumb idea'" but you can't honestly tell me you've never secretly wanted to be a bear wandering around the forest. That's just an outright lie." (Read More)

Bear Simulator rampages on to Kickstarter with $29.5K goal

March 19th - via:
Bear Simulator is a thing that exists. I've been waiting to type that all my life. Yes, finally, there's a game where you can pretend to be a bear. (Read More)

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