The Few and Cursed: Shadow Nation


A project in Singapore, Singapore by Joure Visser

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STARDROP is a story-driven Sci-Fi adventure and exploration game.
Backers: 322
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $13,898 of $12,000
Dates: Dec 12th -> Jan 11th (30 days)
Project By: Joure Visser
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Latest News

Final live stream is live now

January 11th - via:
Hi everyoneI'm streaming now. Got some fun stuff planned, check previous update for some more details. Visit the my channel here  (Read More)

Final Hour Live Stream

January 11th - via:
FINAL HOUR OF STARDROP: LIVE STREAMHi everyone. I'll be doing another live stream to celebrate hitting our goal and even going over it. The final 48 hours ave been quite amazing and I want to end the campaign on a high note. I will be going over some... (Read More)

A look into the Production Report page

January 10th - via:
What's inside the Production Report?I think it's a good idea to highlight the Production Report page which comes in a number of rewards and what's actually in it. While there's a very wide range of topics I wanted to share with you guys an excerpt of... (Read More)

The Last 24 Hours

January 10th - via:
The last 24 hours are upon usIt's tough finding he right words to describe all the things that happened during the campaign. I got to know a lot of new people. Backers, Let's players, other developers and so on. Support from all corners of the... (Read More)

Aryn Plays "Echoes" Video

January 10th - via:
Thanks to everyone who joined our stream earlier, we had a blast.I'll be leaving a link to the video here. We have to do these kinds of stream more often. :) Take care guys.  (Read More)

Aryn Rozelle (Voicing main character Aryn Vance) Plays "Echoes"

January 9th - via:
Hi everyone. Aryn Rozelle who's voicing our main character Aryn Vance in STARDROP will be playing "Echoes" on Twitch. She'll be going live in a few minutes. We didn't plan this but she felt like playing and figured it'd be fun to see Aryn play as...... (Read More)


January 8th - via:
THANK YOU ALLI have seen quite a few things during my life but what I've seen today is nothing short of amazing. How the community came together and just took it onto themselves to make sure the campaign was going to reach its goal is something I... (Read More)

This was supposed to be a different update

January 8th - via:
What happened?Hi everyone. Just now we hit the goal. I couldn't believe it and was busy writing an update thanking you all but as a reminder of just how important each and everyone is to the success of the campaign someone cancelled. While that was... (Read More)

Going Live

January 5th - via:
Hi everyone.I'm super tired, haven't slept and it's almost showtime.Setting up the stream atm and will be going live in a few minutes.My Twitch Channel  (Read More)

90% and 182 magnificent supporters

January 4th - via:
So close...Hi everyone. We are creeping closer to the 100% mark but we're not there yet. I've been working hard to spread the word and updating the campaign. Running the whole thing has been full of high's and lows already I can't imagine how the... (Read More)

Live Stream Schedule + Surprise Reward

January 3rd - via:
We will be doing a LIVE StreamMe, Aryn, Robert and our host Makenzie will be doing a proper Q&A on Twitch this Thursday. We will be interviewed and answer questions from our viewers and more. You can watch the stream on my Twitch channel... (Read More)

I was LIVE with Indie on Twitch

January 3rd - via:
Hi guysA few days ago I was LIVE on Twitch while Indie was playing the game. I had a blast and while he encountered some bugs (Which are properly dealt with as of today) I thought it would be fun to share with you guys but be mindful he was playing... (Read More)

Happy New Year

January 1st - via:
Hi everyoneFirst of all sorry for the late update post. I've been sick for the last two days and still am. Body's aching, headache and just didn't have much energy to do all that much. I feel a bit better now but it's already quite late here so I'll... (Read More)

Sharing my thoughts

December 30th - via:
Echoes is getting a small update todayOnce you hit a ground surface in Echoes there's no friction. Initially to me this was fine but after more play testing it became clear that navigating downwards and hitting the surface was simply put, and I'm... (Read More)

STARDROP Twitch Stream with Indie

December 29th - via:
Hi everyone.I'll be joining Indie over Skype on his Twitch stream in about an hour. I'm so sorry I forgot to leave a time schedule yesterday. It's 10 am PST, so that's in an hour from now.I'm a bit nervous since I don't do interviews or any of that... (Read More)

STARDROP has a post on Imgur

December 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

We're over 50% plus a new campaign video

December 28th - via:
Dear backers and  visitorsWe're over the 50% mark and I couldn't be more grateful but as we all know, we're not there yet. Tomorrow I will be joining Indie, a Twitch streamer and will participate in his stream while playing STARDROP.You'll find his... (Read More)

Echoes Release Trailer

December 24th - via:
Hi everyone. Well, it seems Christmas Eve's upon us. I hope you will all have an amazing evening and also a smashing Christmas. I will be joining my wife and daughter tomorrow for some special family time and I hope you will all spend your time with... (Read More)


December 22nd - via:
ECHOES: A CHRISTMAS SPECIAL    NOTICE: Of course a bug popped up which wasn't there when I tested it. To fix it, start the game one time and then quit and restart it again. That should fix a bug later on in the mission. I am currently figuring out... (Read More)

Serenity Meow Streamed STARDROP

December 22nd - via:
Hi everyone. Serenity Meow is an amazing Let's Player and she just streamed a good portion of the first chapter of STARDROP just now. I Was so busy working on "ECHOES" That I forgot to check up on her after we had a few back and forth's.I cam on... (Read More)

"ECHOES" version 1 coming very soon

December 21st - via:
Hi everyone. I just wanted to quickly share with you all that "ECHOES" is now in final stages of testing and will be released very soon, which means later today or early tomorrow depending on your time zone.I haven't slept much at all and am tired as... (Read More)

STARDROP Featured on Unreal Engine Showcase

December 20th - via:
STARDROP was featured todayProud to announce that STARDROP got featured over at Epic's Unreal Engine Showcase blog. They did an interview with me and you can read it right here. I was very humbled to have been given the chance to talk a bit more in... (Read More)

Christmas is a time for giving

December 19th - via:
This week we will release "ECHOES". A stand alone short SRO side mission unrelated to the main game. The narrative has a little bit of that Christmas touch.     "ECHOES" will be completely free from it's release all the way till the end of our... (Read More)

Slight Return

December 18th - via:
I felt like putting a silly pun in the update title. So, luckily project: "please work, please work, please work" was a major success and I was able to reinstall windows with no further issues.  Most important programs are back up and running and... (Read More)

Perfect Timing

December 17th - via:
This morning I woke up to sign into my computer per the norm and was greeted with a temporary user account. This meant that while I could still "kind of" do stuff, all my settings and desktop preferences, shortcuts, etc weren't there anymore.After a... (Read More)

Streaming later today

December 16th - via:
Hi everyone I will be doing another Dev-Stream today where I will work on the new "Echoes" mission. As usual I will cover multiple topics and just talk about what is relevant at the time but mostly game design related. My next stream is at: 10:00 AM... (Read More)

STARDROP now running on Unreal Engine 4.14.1

December 15th - via:
STARDROP has been successfully upgraded to the latest Unreal Engine 4 version (4.14.1) I had a few errors which comes with new engine functionalities but overall everything seems to be working properly and have successfully built the project for... (Read More)

Dev Stream is over watch it here

December 13th - via:
Greetings everyone I finished the latest Dev-Stream a little while back but I wanted to offer everyone a chance to catch up if interested. The only issue is that the audio is incredibly low and I didn't realize it, I will make sure to fix that in the... (Read More)

Next Dev-Stream Schedule

December 13th - via:
Hi everyone I'm planning the next Dev-Stream in 4 hours from now on my Twtich channel.  That should be 10:00 AM (CST) and 16:00 PM (UTC) Twitch channel: justagamedeveloper Hope to see you there, Joure  (Read More)

Important: Rewards Updates

December 12th - via:
Dear BackersIt was brought to my attention that with the higher rewards came multiple copies of the game and OST. In my naivete it didn't occur to me that some people might not have a need for the multiple copies that these rewards are... (Read More)

Short Dev Stream going Live

December 12th - via:
Going to go LIVE for a little bit.  (Read More)

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