Coral Island — reimagining the farm sim game

A project in Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Stairway Games

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A re-imagined farm sim game inspired by classics. Grow crops, nurture animals, and befriend the islanders.
Backers: 36374
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $1,639,309 of $70,000
Dates: Feb 1st -> Mar 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Stairway Games
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'Coral Island' Review: Farming Sim Reimagined for Impact & Immersion

November 14th - via:
The landscape of cozy games and farming simulators is oversaturated enough that it’s difficult for new games to stand out—but Stairway Games and Humble Games’s Coral Island manages to do just that. (Read More)

Coral Island Full Release Date Announced

October 18th - via:
Developer Stairway Games has fulfilled the dreams of fans by announcing the 1.0 full release for its island farming game, Coral Island. Releasing on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 on November 14, 2023, you’ll be able to clean up the island, make friends with mermaids, and discover hidden secrets. (Read More)

Thank you, farmers!

March 3rd - via:
WE DID IT!!! THANK YOU!!! It has been an incredible 30 days. We can't thank you enough for backing and supporting Coral Island. Not only are we fully funded, but we also reached all of the stretch goals. This is beyond our wildest dreams.  We feel... (Read More)

Indie Game Coral Island Earns Over $1.6 Million on Kickstarter

March 3rd - via:
During its wildly successful run on Kickstarter, an upcoming indie farming simulator called Coral Island has accrued over $1.6 million in just 30 days, setting it up to be a popular installment into a crowded genre. (Read More)

Coral Island Kickstarter is a Huge Farming RPG Success

March 3rd - via:
The Coral Island Kickstarter has concluded and it's been a huge success: 36,373 backers pledged a total of $1.6 million to support this upcoming Farming RPG. Coral Island is firmly in the Farming RPG genre and was first announced earlier this year. If you're a fan of games such as Stardew Valley or Harvest Moon, you'll probably find something to love in this inaugural game from Indonesian developer Stairway Games. (Read More)

The Last Stretch Goal: Island Hopping UNLOCKED!

February 26th - via:
Mission accomplished! All stretch goals have been reached! From now on, any additional funds will be put towards making the game better! Thank you!! We are now adding island hopping to the game after the 1.0 release. Explore away! Thank you for... (Read More)

Meet the dateables (4/4)

February 24th - via:
Here is our last part of the Meet the Dateables. This one features Luke, Zarah, Rafael, and Alice! Luke. Coming from old-money, this bachelor lives with his parents and dog, Taco, in the manor behind the vineyard, a family business that he feels... (Read More)

Pendanaan Coral Island di Kickstarter Tembus Rp 14 M, Fantastis!

February 23rd - via:
Coral Island sukses besar dalam menggalang dana menggunakan Kickstarter. Bahkan kabar terbarunya, game buatan Indonesia ini mengumpulkan lebih dari 1 juta dolar AS atau sekitar Rp 14 miliar. Stairway Games selaku pengembang sendiri mulai membuka penggalangan dana di Kickstarter sejak 1 Februari 2021 kemarin. Belum genap sebulan telah mencapai angka yang fantastis. (Read More)

Stretch goal: Merfolk Kingdom UNLOCKED!

February 21st - via:
$1M reached! We are beyond grateful for the amazing support that you all have given us this month. To every single one of you, backers, and those who help us spread the word, we are forever in your debt. Thank you... The village is now a kingdom and... (Read More)

Meet the dateables (3/4)

February 20th - via:
On this batch, we have Macy, Surya, Nina and Theo! Let's start with Macy... Macy is an eligible marriage character. She grew up on a neighboring island and now lives full time at the Inn. She makes a living by selling images to a visual media... (Read More)

Mengintip Lebih Jauh Coral Island, Game Farming Sim dari Yogyakarta

February 19th - via:
Sekarang, Stairway Games, developer asal Yogyakarta, mencoba untuk membuat game farming sim baru, yang dinamai Coral Island. Jika Anda pernah memainkan game-gamefarming sim, seperti Harvest Moon atau Stardew Valley, Anda akan melihat ada banyak kesamaan di Coral Island. Namun, Coral Island juga menawarkan berbagai keunikan tersendiri. Berikut ulasannya. (Read More)

Stretch goal: 4 new characters added UNLOCKED! (ps: open for a surprise!)

February 18th - via:
Congratulations, farmers!!! We just unlocked 4 new NPCs! Who are these people? What are their stories? What do they like? Pack up and move to Coral Island ASAP. Get to know them all! So, what’s next? This next one is a massive one, folks. We're... (Read More)

Stretch goal: Millie, Suki, Ben and Charles are now dateable UNLOCKED!

February 17th - via:
WOW!!! We unlocked Millie, Suki, Ben and Charles stretch goals! Thank you so much for the support and enthusiasm. We're so excited to deep dive into these four singles and newly available *wink* Farmers, meet Millie, Suki, Ben and Charles! Let's... (Read More)

Stardew Valley-like Coral Island is getting multiplayer and mod support

February 17th - via:
If you love farming games, simulation games, and chilling in the sunshine while tending to (virtual) crops and critters, you might have heard of Coral Island. It’s an upcoming PC game that’ll have big appeal for Harvest Moon and Stardew Valley fans, but with its own, distinctly tropical twist. It’s been smashing its Kickstarter so far, and now it’s hit even more stretch goals – so, multiplayer and modding support are on the way, too. (Read More)

Coral Island Kickstarter Makes A 700k+ Splash

February 17th - via:
Upcoming farming sim Coral Island is having a pretty great time on Kickstarter. The project was fully funded in under 36 hours, has been smashing its stretch goals one after the other, and has raised more than 10 times the amount its devs originally asked for. (Read More)

Stretch goal: Beach & Festival Outfits UNLOCKED!

February 16th - via:
We did it, folks! We gave the 20 NPC bathing suits and 1 festival outfit! All date-ables included. We haven't finalized the festivals just yet, but there will be a beach-themed festival where these NPC can show off their outfits—perhaps while doing... (Read More)

Belum Sebulan, Penggalangan Dana Coral Island Tembus Rp 9 M

February 16th - via:
Coral Island, game buatan Indonesia ini telah membuka penggalangan dana melalui Kickstarter sejak 1 Februari 2021 kemarin. Dalam waktu singkat, langsung mendapatkan banyak dukungan. Bahkan dalam pantauan, hari ini, Selasa (16/2/2021), pendanaan Coral Island telah tembus 646.264 dolar AS atau setara dengan Rp 9 miliar hanya dalam waktu lima belas hari saja. (Read More)

Stretch goal: Multiplayer UNLOCKED!

February 15th - via:
Not even halfway through our campaign, and you, our backers, have helped us reached the multiplayer stretch goal! The level of support and enthusiasm remains unreal to everyone at the studio. A big thank you to every backer.   What can we expect... (Read More)

Meet the dateables (2/4) and Happy Valentine's Day!

February 13th - via:
Special delivery for you... Never would we have imagined receiving this much love and support from the community. Over 10,000 of you have backed our project. As a small, Indonesian indie studio, it's been incredibly heartwarming. You guys didn't just... (Read More)

Stretch goal: Mod support UNLOCKED!

February 13th - via:
Another stretch goal crossed, mod support is in!  The level of support and enthusiasm remains unreal to everyone at the studio. A big thank you to every backer.  In order for us to create modding tools that will best serve the community, we will... (Read More)

Portal Berita, Download Game dan Beli Voucher Game Terpercaya Di Indonesia

February 13th - via:
Masuk di tahun 2021, kita akan kedatangan game baru yang punya gaya bermain khas Harvest Moon dan Stardew Valley, yaitu Coral Island. Game ini dikembangkan oleh Stairway Games dan kemungkinan akan menjadi salah satu game yang dinantikan para gamer di Indonesia. (Read More)

Stretch goal: Kids grow up UNLOCKED!

February 11th - via:
We've unlocked another goal! Now all KIDS—Your children and the children around the island—will grow up to the teenage years. Left to right. Current Zoe, Goat, Teenage Zoe This feature will include additional stories and relationship development.... (Read More)

Stretch goal: merfolk under-water village UNLOCKED!

February 10th - via:
The Merfolk Underwater Village is here! We have unlocked yet another goal together!! Thank you for supporting Coral Island and for your enthusiasm. The concept art for Merfolk Underwater Village will be included in the next update! Currently, it is... (Read More)

Re-imagined farm sim "Coral Island" reaches Kickstarter stretch goal, officially headed to Switch

February 10th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for Coral Island, "a re-imagined farm sim game inspired by classics," has been highly successful, raising over $350,000 of the $70,000 USD project goal (with still 21 days left to go). The stretch goal for a Nintendo Switch version was set at $300,000, and Stairway Games has confirmed that a port will now officially be happening. (Read More)

Le projet Kickstarter Coral Island validé en 36 heures !

February 10th - via:
La présentation du projet ratisse assez large : une dose de Stardew Valley, une dose d'Animal Crossing New Horizons, beaucoup de Sims et une bonne dose d'Harvest Moon, voici ce qui semble assez fédérateur pour attirer un large public. Mission réussie car en quelques heures, le projet est devenu viable pour être porté sur PC Steam (Early Access en cours d'année 2021) et une version Switch qui devrait arriver six mois plus tard si les délais sont tenus. (Read More)

Coral Island consigue un gran éxito en Kickstarter y queda confirmado para Nintendo Switch

February 10th - via:
Se trata de Coral Island, un juego de simulación de granja reimaginado e inspirado en los clásicos. Cultiva, cría animales y hazte amigo de los isleños. Decide si quieres revitalizar no sólo el pueblo sino también los arrecifes de coral que lo rodean. (Read More)

Farm-Leben auf einer tropischen Insel: Coral Island erscheint auch für Nintendo Switch

February 10th - via:
Vor einigen Tagen haben wir euch eine neue Farming-Simulation bei Kickstarter vorgestellt. Ja, mal wieder. Inspiriert von Klassikern, wahlweise Harvest Moon, wenn es ein bisschen moderner sein soll auch gern Stardew Valley. Man möchte fast meinen, diese Gattung hätte ihren Höhepunkt erreicht. Erst vor wenigen Tagen begeisterte Ova Magica die Farming-Welt. (Read More)

Stretch goal: console and Switch port UNLOCKED!

February 9th - via:
We’ve unlocked the Console and Switch port!  Thank you so much to everyone who supports us! Special thanks to all backers, all tiers. Your support is greatly appreciated.  Mini Q&A Q: When? A: It depends on the platform holders, as they all... (Read More)

Stretch goal: NPC seasonal outfits UNLOCKED!

February 8th - via:
NPC Seasonal Outfit achievement unlocked! Thank you for the amazing support. We’re absolutely thrilled about implementing this. Lily shown in Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. In this update, you will see all islanders change outfits every season,... (Read More)

Stardew Valley-like tropical farming sim Coral Island has smashed its Kickstarter

February 8th - via:
A few weeks back, the devs behind upcoming farming simulation game Coral Island – which is like a tropical Stardew Valley – launched a Kickstarter campaign for the title. The upcoming PC game’s still got 23 days left to hit its goal, but it’s already knocked it out of the park – as of writing, Coral Island’s made more than three times its initial funding target. (Read More)

Stretch goal: expanded museum UNLOCKED!

February 7th - via:
Thank you for the 200k!!! We’ve unlocked Expanded Museum. Now, we can display our bugs and fish! Oh, Scott, the archeologist is gonna be so happy about this. Wait 'til he hears about the expanded museum! It will have 2 different wings; 1 section... (Read More)

Stretch goal: bug catching UNLOCKED!

February 7th - via:
Another goal reached!!! We've unlocked Bug Catching! Thank you all for the support. In Bug Catching, you will be able to catch colorful bugs around the island and document them.There are more than 30 kinds of bugs in Coral Island, from Firefly, Leaf... (Read More)

Rewards design now here!

February 6th - via:
Finally! We’ve uploaded the designs for various rewards. Deluxe Farmer Pack and above Mythical pet: for every purchase of a Deluxe Farmer Pack, you will receive 2 mythical pets. One of them is the dragon below (color has not been finalized yet).... (Read More)

Stretch goal: minigames UNLOCKED!

February 5th - via:
We just hit our first stretch goal of 125k! We’re so grateful for the amazing support. Now, let’s dive into the Minigames! Here are several of the minigames that we are adding for the full-release: Available all year round, on the world map:... (Read More)

Meet the dateables (1/4)

February 4th - via:
There are 16 romanceable characters in Coral Island. Today, we're kicking off a series to introduce and share more about them. Let us know in the comments who your favorite of this batch is! Meet Noah An obvious fan of consistency, Noah was born,... (Read More)

Coral Island Is A Modern Take On Classic Farm Sim Games

February 3rd - via:
Fans of Harvest Moon, Stardew Valley, and every other farming sim in between have a new “re-imagined” title to look forward to. Coral Island is said to be “inspired by the classics” and offers a modernized take on the mechanics you know and love. (Read More)

Coral Island is offically funded!

February 2nd - via:
Coral Island has reached its funding goal in less than 2 days! From everyone at Stairway, thank you so much for the support. You’ve helped us bring this project to life. Now that things are official, all of you will be able to get involved and help... (Read More)

72% funded in 12 hours!

February 1st - via:
Your Support Means Everything What a nerve-wracking day! We launched Coral Island’s Kickstarter campaign yesterday and feel incredibly amazed at the level of support you all have shown. In the first 12 hours, we’ve been able to reach 72% of our... (Read More)

Indonesian Farming Simulator "Coral Island" Tasks Players With Restoring Coral Reefs

January 26th - via:
With Animal Crossing: New Horizon becoming one of the hottest games in 2020, farming and life simulators are becoming in vogue once more. One Indonesian studio is looking to shake the genre up even further with their new game. (Read More)

'Coral Island': a simulator game that gives awareness on environmentalism

May 1st - via:
Coral Island, developed by Indonesian-based indie game studio Stairway Games, will surely appeal to environment-conscious gamers. Indie game enthusiasts may want to put this game in their watchlist. (Read More)

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