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Summer in Mara - An adventure set in a tropical ocean

A project in Valencia, Spain by Chibig

Status: Active

Take care of your own island in a single-player summer adventure with farming and crafting. Explore with your boat. PS4, Switch & PC
Backers: 2858
Average Daily Pledges: €4,021
Average Pledge Per Backer: €24

Funding: €68,365 of €20,000
Dates: Feb 5th -> Mar 7th (31 days)
Project By: Chibig
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Latest News

Update #15: Pirates are here!

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
 Dear Backers, The next stretch goal is close, so it’s time to talk a little bit about pirates.  In Mara, you will find the same pirates as in the rest of the universe. They loot, they drink, they fight and, above all, they race. They used to... (Read More)

Update #14: About the Elit

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Today we want to show you a little bit more about the Elit. The Elit come from Deva, an industrial planet far away. They are one of the most advanced civilizations in the known universe and they can travel at light-speed, but that’s... (Read More)

Update #13: About the new stretch goal + Qü Navy

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We can't keep your pace. You're so fast with your support that we are astonished. We already surpassed the 305% of the campaign, a very, very, very big number. We want to show you a little bit about the Qü Navy. Qü is the place where... (Read More)

Update #12: The Last Valentine's Day Postcard

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, Yes, we know, Valentine's Day was yesterday. But we have still one postcard to show you. These are Litio and Akaji. The first is a fierce pirate and he's only scared of two things: technology and heights. The second is Akaji, a... (Read More)

Update #11: New Stretch Goals + Hero of the Ages

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
 Dear Backers, We made it again! This is amazing. Koa has bought a surfboard and now is ready to ride the waves of Mara beaches.  Because we’re going full speed, here they are the next two stretch goals. First, the Qü Navy Old Headquarters. A... (Read More)

Update #10: New Tiers + Valentine’s Day Rewards

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We have a very special surprise for you. We want to celebrate Valentine’s Day (yes, we know it’s tomorrow) with two new tiers: Lovers in Mara and The Greatest Love in Mara.  With Lovers in Mara, you will get two copies of the game,... (Read More)

Update #9: 200% reached! + Napopo portfolio

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
 Dear Backers, We reached one of our personal goals! We have now twice our funding goal and that’s huge for us. We can’t believe all the support, love and kind words that people are sharing with us about Summer in Mara. We are so thankful! ... (Read More)

Update #8: #BeKoa + Tower Princess

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, This weekend is the Japan Weekend in Madrid and we’ll have a little stand with Summer in Mara. So, if you’re in Madrid, come and play to your game!  Talking about Koa, we have been thinking about how cool would it be if you dress... (Read More)

Update #7: Surfing Stretch Goal + Support Tunche!

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, We are half way there! At 45.000 € we’re going to unlock the surfing minigame. Fran, one of our artist, made this illustration about Koa and Napopo surfing through Mara.  In Mara, some qüidos took a piece of wood and figure out... (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] The game, inspired by The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and Stardew Valley, has now over 35.000€ in funding.

February 11th - via: gamasutra.com
In just a week, more than 1500 backers have helped Summer in Mara, the new game by Chibig Studio, to obtain more than 35.000 euros. The project has 24 days remaining to reach new stretch goals. These new stretch goals will help the game expand the game by adding new features, minigames, and content. (Read More)

Update #6: First stretch goal unlocked!

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, Thank you so much! Another goal reached!  Now, you will be able to choose your favourite backpack when you leave your island. Each backpack are made by each one of our artist, so you better love every one of them, because they are made... (Read More)

Update #5: Message in a bottle + Support LUNARK!

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, Yesterday, a backer gave us a great idea: what if we let you leave your mark in Mara? In the game, you will find lost messages from the rest of the characters. Maybe they threw them away because they didn't want them or because these... (Read More)


February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We have reached our goal in less than 48 hours! Thank you so, so, so much, it would've been impossible without you. Literally. We want to start showing you our stretch goals. This is extra content that will be added to the game when we... (Read More)

Update #3: Almost there + Projects we love

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers,  We're almost there! Thank you again!  We want to give you some lore about the game. Because Mara, from planet Qü, is a living organism fill with creatures, stories, life and all kind of things.  This, for example, is an extract... (Read More)

Update #2: 70% funded + First Stretch Goal

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
 Dear backers, This is amazing! In less than one day you help us a lot. We’re currently over 70% funding and the feedback and comments on Twitter, Instagram and all over the internet are wild. We love you so much for trust in us. It’s a real... (Read More)

Update #1: Over 30% funding + Good night everyone!

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, With your help we’ve reached over 30% of our funding! Thank you all so much, this has happened in less than three hours. We couldn’t be more proud and thankful! We have received some messages asking about our stretch goals, we just... (Read More)

Kick Back, Relax, and Maybe Save the World in Summer in Mara Kickstarter

February 5th - via: hardcoregamer.com
The sea is a dangerous place, whether that be terrestrial or alien waters. Unpredictable weather leads to storms popping up out of nowhere, pirates roam the shipping lanes, and sometimes boats blow up for reasons that may never be adequately explained. The human Koa was just a baby when the boat she was on exploded, and if it hadn’t been for what became her adoptive grandmother passing on by at the right time she probably wouldn’t have been the only survivor. Koa got lucky, though, so she got to grow into a young child tending her own little island on an ocean planet, with a handful of mysteries kicking around just to keep life interesting. Then the alien Elit come to drain her world of anything that can turn a profit, so like any industrious 10(ish) year old would Koa sets out to… um… peacefully farm and explore the invasion away. It’s not the worst way to repel an hostile force. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] The tropical adventure game “Summer in Mara” has landed on Kickstarter

February 5th - via: thegg.net
Chibig Studio's is very happy to announce that their tropical adventure game "Summer in Mara" has landed on Kickstarter. So don't miss out on it. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Summer in Mara, a tropical adventure on Kickstarter

February 5th - via: gamasutra.com
Summer in Mara, the new game by Chibig Studio, hits Kickstarter today. Set in a tropical archipelago, Summer in Mara is a summer adventure about taking care of your own island, farming your land and crafting new tools. Also, you can sail away to explore the ocean. (Read More)

[COMING SOON!] Take Care Of Your Own Island When Summer In Mara Sails Onto Switch In 2019

September 20th - via: nintendolife.com
If you've ever wanted to look after your own island, Summer in Mara could be the game for you. Arriving on the Switch in 2019, developer Chibig Studio describes the game as a single-player summer adventure. You'll take care of your own island, farm the land and craft new tools all for survival purposes. You can then set out on the high seas in your very own boat and travel to new islands, meet new characters and find hidden treasures. (Read More)

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