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Elysian Shadows - "Next-Gen" 2D RPG

A project in Harvest, AL by Elysian Shadows Team

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Redefining the oldschool 16-bit RPG by fusing pixel art with 3D environments, dynamic lighting, shadows, physics, and positional audio.
Backers: 2282
Average Pledge Per Backer: $81

Funded: $185,322 of $150,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Aug 31st (30 days)
Project By: Elysian Shadows Team
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Latest News

Drama Exposed Behind the Scenes of Dreamcast RPG Elysian Shadows

December 16th - via:
"I feel an obligation to be completely transparent with our backers.” That's almost never a good sign at the start of a Kickstarter update. (Read More)

RPG Elysian Shadows Kickstarter Updated After Radio Silence

July 2nd - via:
16-bit RPG Elysian Shadows has been without a Kickstarter update for half a year and they just released information regarding the current state of the game. (Read More)

Update #10: “New Game+” Stretch goal hit, PayPal and Bitcoin options added, Kickstarter/press shout outs!

August 26th - via:
Good evening ES-Nation,  Hope you all had a great start to the week, I know we have! As we start wrapping up this last week of our Kickstarter, we’re still working hard to stay on top of the massive amounts of email, comments and messages we’ve... (Read More)


August 23rd - via:
WE DID IT!!!111We just crossed our initial funding goal of $150,000. Elysian Shadows will be gracing your consoles around December 2015! We are still working on our Steam Greenlight so we could really use your help to make it happen. ... (Read More)

Closing In On Our Goal

August 21st - via:
Exciting times ahead! So we are within our final 8 days. We have received massive amounts of backers these past 5 days, somewhere in the region of ~$40,000! If we can continue like this going forward we will SMASH our goal and be able to work on our... (Read More)

We're Releasing ESTk - Make your own Dreamcast games

August 19th - via:
How's it going? We have teased you all with big news and here it is: We're excited to announce that we're releasing our development kit along side Elysian Shadows. We've been talking about doing this for years in the Adventures in Game Development... (Read More)

Two Thirds Complete!

August 17th - via:
How's it going you awesome bunch!? Did you see it? Is it a "where were you" moment?  WE PASSED $100k!That's two thirds of our goal with 2 full weeks to go. To celebrate we will be livestreaming again since it was really popular last week at around... (Read More)

Our first live stream!

August 10th - via:
Come and join us on YouTube and ask us some questions related to our Kickstarter campaign or Elysian Shadows!We will be answering questions and playing some games. We have our publishers game, Pier Solar on the Sega Genesis, Samba de Amigo on the... (Read More)

New Tier and Add-on!

August 6th - via:
As some of you may have noticed we just added the most epic tier you will ever see on a Kickstarter campaign..ever..seriously! The tier is for $5000 and it includes everything you would expect like the limited edition version of Elysian Shadows with... (Read More)

Kickstarter Pick: Elysian Shadows and the multiformat evolution of the 2D RPG

August 5th - via:
Since the last time IndieGames covered Elysian Shadows, a lot seems to have happened on the RPGing on everything from the OUYA to the Dreamcast front -- most crucially the Elysian Shadows Kickstarter campaign has been launched and now everyone can support this massive dream (and dream-like) project. (Read More)

We are now on Steam Greenlight!

August 4th - via:
After day 3 of the campaign we have had many questions regarding the Windows, Mac and Linux builds of the game. Mostly regarding if you only get one copy of the game for only one operating system. We knew this was confusing so we are here to solve... (Read More)

Our plans going forward..

August 2nd - via:
Thank you again! To everyone who has supported our campaign so far :) You are making our dreams come true and helping us provide you with something truly special. In the last update we mentioned some Adventures in Game Development themed merchandise.... (Read More)

Our first 24 hours!!

August 1st - via:
First of all: Thank You All!  For those who weren't in the live stream when we launched the campaign -- we were extremely overwhelmed by the immediate support. We raised a little over $37,000 in 24 hours and set this thing off with great... (Read More)

Elysian Shadows Kickstarter launches – bringing a new RPG to the SEGA Dreamcast

August 1st - via:
The Elysian Shadows Kickstarter has officially launched. Dubbed a “next-gen” 2D RPG, the game is slated to hit a number of platforms including our beloved SEGA Dreamcast. We spoke with the team back in June, and they definitely sound committed to the project – which will only happen if they hit their $150,000 goal. (Read More)

Witness the Rebirth of the Classic RPG in Elysian Shadows, a Retro-Inspired, Current-Gen Experience on Kickstarter

August 1st - via:
We’ve been covering Elysian Shadows, a love-letter to fans of classic role playing games and most especially – the Sega Dreamcast. The team at Elysian Shadows has been diligently working on this game for quite some time now, and one of the best parts of their development is that it always remains 100% percent transparent. (Read More)

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