The Path of the Adventurers Boardgame


A project in Paris, France by Ynnis Interactive

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Halfway between a dynamic fights’ manga and the fantasy of an RPG, discover the amazing universe of Shiness !
Backers: 3028
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $139,865 of $100,000
Dates: May 9th -> Jun 8th (30 days)
Project By: Ynnis Interactive
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Latest News

The Latest Kickstarter Craze: Games Inspired by Classic Japanese RPGs

February 15th - via:
Today, we're seeing something of a renaissance in the classic Japanese RPG formula via crowdfunding, as indie developers promise to bring back that old JRPG feeling for those who miss the days of PlayStation CD-ROMs and chunky, low-polygon characters. (Read More)

The Final Day

June 7th - via:
Dear backers, We are reaching the end of this emotional Kickstarter campaign and we would like to thank you so much for all the support you have been giving since the beginning. Thanks to you, this dream we had 3 years ago when we started Shiness is... (Read More)

Second Gameplay Footage - 45 hours to go!

June 6th - via:
Owa djidjinoli!* (Hi everybody) It is time to show you the second gameplay video, featuring puzzle solving! We chose to shoot the easiest ones; it would be a shame to spoil you ;). We can’t wait to release the Alpha version and get your feedbacks.... (Read More)

Creating a made up language for Shiness - Part II

June 5th - via:
Owa djidjinoli!* (Hi everybody)Today, we will talk again about the language system; if you missed the first part you can find it here. Numeral system in the Shiness Universe Here you can find in the first layer, the numbers we use, in the second... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Cleared! - Paypal - Boss Teaser

June 4th - via:
Hello everyone, Congratulations to our Italian and Spanish-speaking fellows, who will be able to enjoy the game translated in their native-speaking language!We hope to be able to make more languages available in the future; we want people from... (Read More)

First Gameplay Video is here!

June 3rd - via:
Dear backers, As promised, today we will show you a gameplay video, displaying 1v1 combat. It’s a pre-alpha game footage, featuring few fighting features, but the team already has a lot of fun with it! As you do know, fights can go up to a 3v3... (Read More)

Shiness RPG/manga hybrid surpasses Kickstarter goal

June 3rd - via:
Shiness, the role-playing game and manga project from Enigami, surpassed its $100,000 Kickstarter goal this week. (Read More)

Feature: Kickstarter's Wii U and 3DS Campaigns - 2nd June

June 2nd - via:
Last week's Kickstarter update brought the happy news of a rather decent-looking title getting funded for Wii U, while some new titles joined the roster. There are some long-shot targets though, and this week shows plenty of well-intentioned campaigns struggling for support. Is Kickstarter fatigue a factor? (Read More)

Shiness powers through Kickstarter goal

June 2nd - via:
Kickstarters for indie games come and go, but few make as big an impression as the French-developed cel-shaded action-RPG Shiness. The good news is that today developer Ynnis Interactive has announced they’ve exceeded their initial $100,000 funding target. (Read More)

100 % - Stretch Goals Unveiled!

May 30th - via:
And here we are! Thanks for all the love and support you’ve been giving us since the beginning of the campaign, we’re now able to fully develop Shiness! We will give the best of us and show you what we’ve promised. This adventure is far from... (Read More)

Discover the first in-game dungeon - Detailed rewards!

May 28th - via:
Hi everyone! The campaign ends in 10 days, we hope to be able to reach our goal. Thanks to you, we're going to make it! Thanks again for your support. Some ambient today, with the screenshots of the first dungeon of the game.An important thing to us... (Read More)

About Consoles - First Environements Tour - New music

May 24th - via:
Hello everyone, We will add an additional question into the F.A.Q about consoles. You've been a lot asking about physical copies if we get to console goals. If you pledge for a physical copy of the game, once we contact you at the end of the campaign... (Read More)

Feature: Kickstarter Monthly Round Up - Issue Two

May 21st - via:
It's been a month since our first Kickstarter round-up, which was met with many triumphs and failures. For those that missed it, reader favourite Hover: Revolt of Gamers smashed all of its initial stretch goals with a day to spare. However, second horse running Cult County fell at the first hurdle, missing its expected goal by a landslide. (Read More)

Message from the author of Shiness - New Chado skin! - Conference Part 5 (Finale): Q&A

May 20th - via:
Hi everyone, This project is not just a part of my life; it IS my life. I started my work on this universe since I’m old enough to draw decently which is the reason why you can feel so much 90’s influence. When I was 7, I started to draw my first... (Read More)

Brazilian Portuguese & German Localization announced - Shiness Conference Part 4

May 20th - via:
To all our dear Backers, We almost reached half of our campaign, and the funding is now at 80%! Thanks to you and the fact that you are all AWESOME, we are almost able to release Shiness! Since a few days, lots of you are asking us for stretch goals... (Read More)

Developer of Popular New Kickstarter Project 'Shiness' "Very Interested about Wii U Development"

May 19th - via:
Upon first hearing about Shiness, I as well as other on the Nintendo Enthusiast staff instantly had our interests piqued and promptly decided to reach out to the developers to see if they were interested in Wii U development. The response we got back was positive and they are now awaiting Nintendo’s answer to allow them to port the game. (Read More)

Let's get some ADD-ON ! - Update about multiple copies.

May 15th - via:
Dear backers, First of all, I would like to thank you all for our Greenlight validation (that happened yesterday); thank you so much for your votes you guys are AWESOME! Thanks to you, we will be able to release the game on Steam!  Lots of you asked... (Read More)

Linux - Conference Part 3 : Gameplay - minimal system requirements

May 13th - via:
Hi everybody! I hope you are well since yesterday. Today we will be dealing with the gameplay. But first, I would like to announce great news! Linuxians friends: We have the possibility to export the game on Linux. Many thanks to our backers who put... (Read More)

Creating a made up language for Shiness - Part I

May 12th - via:
As Poky says:                                                   Owa djidjinoli! (*Hi everybody!) Let’s talk a little bit about the imaginary constructed language spoken by the characters in Shiness. Linguists Déborah Lebon... (Read More)

PS4 Stretch Goal - Conference Part 2 : Universe

May 12th - via:
PS4 on the way! We are very proud to announce that we are heading for a PlayStation 4 release! Thanks to you guy, we can dream bigger.   Why 140 000$? We will need some extra help to port the game on PlayStation 4; Moreover, we’ll have to pay for... (Read More)

More Localization - DRM Freedom - PayPal - Alpha & Beta Demos - GreenLight status.

May 11th - via:
1000 backers in a couple of days !  First of all, Thank you so much! You are now 1000 supporting us, it makes us so happy to see so many of you liking our project ! It means there is hope for us to make Shiness happen! Localization  We are... (Read More)

What a start!

May 10th - via:
You folks are flocking in since yesterday and we didn't expect such a big excitement on kickstarter. We just hit a day since the launch and we are 38 % toward our goal! The whole team didn't sleep much yesterday because of that and we can assure you... (Read More)

Shiness – New Beautiful RPG Powered By Unreal Engine 3 – Kickstarter Campaign Launched

May 10th - via:
Ynnis Interactive has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming RPG that will be powered by Epic's Unreal Engine 3, Shiness. (Read More)

French indie studio debuts fantasy RPG and manga Shiness on Kickstarter

May 9th - via:
Shiness, a combination of a fantasy role-playing game and a manga series, is the first effort from French indie studio Enigami, which is launching a $100,000 Kickstarter campaign for the project today. (Read More)

French indie studio launches Shiness fantasy RPG Kickstarter

May 9th - via:
Enigami has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom, the French indie studio’s new Unreal Engine-based fantasy RPG inspired by manga like Dragon Ball and Naruto. (Read More)

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