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Outbreak: Shades of Horror - Next-Gen Retro Survival Horror

A project in Ridgefield, CT by Dead Drop Studios

Status: Active

Survive the opening hours of an undead outbreak alongside a wide cast of survivors in this online co-op retro survival horror nightmare
Backers: 373
Average Daily Pledges: $2,543
Average Pledge Per Backer: $198

Funding: $73,745 of $62,500
Dates: Aug 31st -> Sep 30th (30 days)
Project By: Dead Drop Studios
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Latest News

48hrs left!!

September 28th - via:
Hey Survivors We have just 48 hrs left in our campaign! It seems like it's been forever and no time at all! Before I go into to the updates,  I would like to say what a great pleasure it was to meet some of our wonderful  backers and fans on the... (Read More)

1st Stretch Goal Reached!!!!!!

September 27th - via:
Hey Survivors, WE HAVE REACHED OUR FIRST STRECTH GOAL!!!!!! CELEBRATE!!!! Dance Zombie!!! You will now never have to go it alone down the dark alleyways of Cypress Ridge! You will always have your stalwart AI companions at your side! We are very... (Read More)

4 Days Left!!!

September 26th - via:
Hey Survivors! 4 days left!  We are $788 dollars away from our first stretch goal! We really want to give you AI bots! For those of you not in the loop, AI survivor bots mean even if you decide to play alone, you will have a team to back you up! If... (Read More)

Chef Poll is live on Discord!

September 22nd - via:
Hey Survivors,  The Name the Chef poll is live! Name our toque wearing friend! If you are you are interested in voting on the name of our toque wearing friend,  got to the #polls section of our discord!  (Read More)

Name the Chef!

September 20th - via:
Hey Survivors! This update was supposed was supposed to go out yesterday, but I doesn't look like it did. Sorry about that! Now that we are in the final 10 days of the Kickstarter, we are going to begin setting up the polls to name our erstwhile... (Read More)

Happy Friday! LRG Stream and more!

September 16th - via:
Hey Survivors, I know this is cutting it close, but if you are looking for something fun to watch and/ or listen to this afternoon, Evan will be on the Limited Run Games twitch channel at 1 pm EST hanging out with Jeremy C. (who is also one of our... (Read More)

'Outbreak: Shades of Horror' Kickstarter Fully Funded, Stretch Goals Revealed

September 16th - via:
A love letter to Survival Horror games in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Shades of Horror centres on a cast of survivors as they fight to escape the city of Cypress Ridge during the early days of the zombie apocalypse. Characters from previous Outbreak games will be returning in Shades of Horror, and will also have their origin stories revealed. (Read More)

Lots of Love

September 15th - via:
Hey Survivors! We have lots of love for Kickstarter and guess what? They love us too!  We just received the Project we Love tag! Thank you to our amazing community for all of the support! You make our success possible!  You like us; you really like... (Read More)

16 Days left and New Character Focus

September 14th - via:
Hey Survivors, We have 16 days left in our campaign and are about 50% of the way to the first stretch goal! The Gleam giveaways have concluded, and all the winners have been privately contacted. Character Focus: The Journalist It doesn’t matter to... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Character Update: The DJ

September 12th - via:
Hey Survivors, Hope you had a great weekend! It was the first one Evan and I had off for a while and man was it nice! Now we are back to the grindstone! Just a reminder that we have some incandescently awesome stretch goals for you, so take a look if... (Read More)

100% Funded!!!! We are unleashed!

September 9th - via:
WE ARE FULLY FUNDED!!!!! YOU (our loyal backers) HAVE UNLEASHED THE OUTBREAK! We can't believe it happened this quickly!!!!!  WE DID IT!!!! I know we say it a lot, but I want to say it again. THANK YOU to everyone who contributed. Our community of... (Read More)

88% Funded! First Stretch Goal Revealed!

September 8th - via:
Hey Survivors! Ecstatic to announce that we have reached 88%! As always, Backers, thank you for backing! We are so excited to bring this to you!  Stretch Goals Added!  Being the optimistic rays of light and sunshine we are, we are releasing our... (Read More)

74% Funded!!! Woo Hoo!!!

September 7th - via:
Holy cow! We are now 74% funded in 7 days! YAY! ALMOST THERE! A huge thanks to anyone who backed or modified their pledges to help us get this far today!  Remember we’ve added some wonderful new tiers and add ons so please take another look if... (Read More)

60% Funded!

September 6th - via:
Hey Survivors!  We reached the 60% funded mark yesterday evening! Thank you to everyone who has back us and is helping to make Shades of Horror a reality.  We would love to get  'a project we love'  tag from Kickstarter, so we asked them via... (Read More)

New Week, new add ons, and new giveaways

September 5th - via:
Hey Survivors! Welcome to a new week!  Lots of updates for you! First up; our Launch Week Giveaway has concluded! We have a winner and you will be contacted via e-mail before the week is out! We have a new giveaway this week for all you Stadians and... (Read More)

Quick update: More add ons and some price drops

September 4th - via:
Hey Survivors! Hope you are enjoying your weekend!(and to our survivors in the US, your long weekend!) A very quick update for you today!  1) Price Drop: Early Bird and Standard Prices of the super limited GOLD LRG OC PS4 trading cards have been... (Read More)

51% Funded!

September 3rd - via:
Hey Survivors! We are super excited to announce we are 51% funded! We are halfway!  Thank you so much to all of our wonderful backers! Let's pull this over the finish line and make Shades of Horror a reality!   Evan will be streaming on our Twitch... (Read More)

Day 3 and Location Reveal

September 2nd - via:
Hey Survivors! Welcome to Day 3! Thank you to everyone who watched Evan's stream with Jeremy last night and for any one who backed yesterday evening. Your support will get us through this! We  achieved our goal of 1,130 Twitter followers, so as... (Read More)

40% Funded!

September 1st - via:
Hey Survivors!  We are now at 40% funded!  As always, we are deeply grateful for your contribution to our vision!   We have received  a lot of fantastic feedback about rewards tiers and add ons from you our fans, that we were able to translate in... (Read More)

Day 2! New Reward Tier and add ons!

September 1st - via:
Hey Survivors! Welcome to Day 2!  We are still moving at good pace! We may just get through this! Thank you again to everyone who has backed or is considering backing. Your support means the world to us! You survivors have not been shy about what... (Read More)

Dead Drop Studios Launches Kickstarter For 'Outbreak: Shades of Horror'

September 1st - via:
Developer Dead Drop Studios is continuing with their Outbreak series of Survival Horror titles with Outbreak: Shades of Horror. This time around, they’re using Kickstarter to help get the game off the ground. Dead Drop Studios has also partnered with Limited Run Games to offer physical versions of the game, along with merchandise. (Read More)

20% Funded and limited time add ons

August 31st - via:
Hi Survivors! So we are ten hours in now, and 20% funded! We are super excited to see such great turnout in just a few hours since the last update!  There has been a lot of chatter on the discord  regarding the NPC tier. For those of you not in the... (Read More)

2 hours in!

August 31st - via:
Hi Survivors! We are 2 hours into our campaign, and we are 12% of the way funded! It's a great start! Thank you so much for all your donations and kind words, it really means the world to us! We are happy to announce a launch day giveaway to show our... (Read More)

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