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Letters - a written adventure

A project in Zurich, Switzerland by 5am Games

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A heartwarming coming of age story about finding the right words.
Backers: 549
Average Pledge Per Backer: $44

Funded: $24,200 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Nov 22nd (32 days)
Project By: 5am Games
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Latest News

The last day!

November 22nd - via:
Hey friends!  Today is the very last day of our Kickstarter. As we're writing this, we have less than 18 hours to go! ⏰  First of all, we wanted to thank you again for your absolutely amazing support. I mean, we not only got Letters funded, we... (Read More)


November 21st - via:
Hey friends! As you might have seen: 🎈🎈🎈 LETTERS GOT FUNDED!!! 🎈🎈🎈 We are ecstatic. Thank you all so much. Your support was unbelievable! So let’s all pat ourselves on the back because we - all together - kickstarted Letters!!!... (Read More)

Stretch goal reveal!

November 20th - via:
The last 2 days have begun! Our backers-family is now 459 people strong! 😍  We almost reached our goal, there's not much missing. Let's keep it up! 💪 You all got us 98% funded so we thought it’s time to reveal our first stretch goal: 🎈... (Read More)

Only 4 days left!

November 18th - via:
Hey friends! We have 4 days left to kickstart Letters together. By the end of this week, we will know how successful we have been! Your support - especially in the last 6 days - gave our campaign the push it needed! Thank you so so much! Your help -... (Read More)

One week left!

November 15th - via:
💚 Welcome to the last week of our Kickstarter! 💚 Thanks to you we are well on our way. Letters is 78% funded! 😍 Our Kickstarter family is now 328 people strong and we’re sooo happy to have all of you at our side! Our programmer,... (Read More)

Who are you?

November 13th - via:
Hey friends! We have 9 days to go and wanted to share a little surprise with you! 🎁 Have you ever wondered who you would be in the Letters universe? Sarah’s upbeat friend Lia? The lonely Reaper? Or someone you haven’t even seen in the demo... (Read More)


November 12th - via:
Hey friends! The final countdown starts today! We have 10 days to go to reach our Kickstarter goal! 😲 We are sooo excited and nervous and happy and grateful for your support so far. Aaah! Our Letters family now has more than 275 members and... (Read More)

Grunge’s not dead: New music & an experimental festival!

November 11th - via:
Hey there, cool kids! Our composer Michel Barengo got his friend Valentin Baumgartner to record some sweet guitar riffs for our soundtrack! It’s part of the song “Smells Like Grunge”. You can see that team Letters aren’t the only ones who... (Read More)

Talking about words + a fun Swiss tabletop game!

November 8th - via:
Today two of our team are giving a talk on using words as a narrative game mechanic called “Words are hard” at the gameZ & ruleZ conference in Zurich, Switzerland.  The conference is held by our Alma mater - Zurich University of the Arts... (Read More)

Into nature!

November 5th - via:
We’re sharing a beautiful little office including a lovely garden with two of our friends. Today we are working outside for a change, to get everything ready for winter. Is it already cold where you live or do you still have sun? Anyway, remember... (Read More)

We’re half way there!

November 2nd - via:
Hey everyone! You did it! Letters is 50% funded!!! 😍😍😍 Your support is absolutely amazing! Thank you sooo sooo much!!! Test out the demo if you haven’t already and connect with us on social media: Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook... (Read More)

Happy Halloween & Happy Goblins!

October 31st - via:
We are on our way to spread some spooky cheer and we wish you a fantastic, blood-curdling, spine-chilling, candy-crazy Halloween! (Or just a cuddly, relaxed fall evening with good books and hot tea should you not celebrate Halloween today.) On a... (Read More)

Over 40% funded, devlogs & t-shirts!

October 28th - via:
With your help, Letters is now just over 40% funded! Awesome! Our campaign is almost one week old and it has been an amazing experience so far. Thank you for all your support and lovely comments. 😍 Keep sharing and spreading the word! There is... (Read More)

Twitter: Giveaway announcement!

October 25th - via:
We reached 30% of the funding goal! Good job everyone! 😁 We’re about to order some test pieces of our physical rewards and we thought why not... make a t-shirt giveaway!!? You can win our lovely shirt before anyone else has one! [unisex, S-XXL]... (Read More)

Early Birds & development diary

October 24th - via:
Welcome to day 3 of the campaign! We now have almost 100 backers. That’s amazing! Thank you so much!  If you haven’t shared the Kickstarter page yet, do it today because the Early Bird rewards will be gone in 8 hours! So if you have any friends... (Read More)

25% funded! THANK YOU!!!

October 23rd - via:
The past 24 hours have been intense and super exciting! We were SO nervous when we pushed that button to launch the campaign and we were absolutely overwhelmed by all the love and support we got from you. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! We are still blown... (Read More)

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