Ghost Theory

A project in Prague, Czech Republic by Dreadlocks

Cancelled by Creator

Investigate authentic haunted grounds in a ghost hunting adventure designed for VR!
Backers: 666
Average Pledge Per Backer: £27

Funded: £17,705 of £100,000
Dates: Jan 21st -> Feb 20th (30 days)
Project By: Dreadlocks
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Latest News

Update #11: A New Beginning

February 19th - via:
Hey everyone! With only 2 days left, it’s pretty safe to say our campaign sadly won’t reach its funding goal, and we are therefore about to cancel it. Before we continue, we’d like to thank each and every one of our backers, as well as all of... (Read More)

Update #10: Greenlit on Steam!

February 12th - via:
Hey folks! Great news, Ghost Theory has just been Greenlit by the Steam Community! We’d like to thank all of you who voted for us, this is an important milestone in the game’s development process, and contributes to spreading the word and... (Read More)

Why is the Ghost Theory Kickstarter Failing?

February 11th - via:
Ghost Theory's Kickstarter is failing, despite an impressively run campaign by experienced developers. How could this happen? (Read More)

Update #9: Story and Characters

February 9th - via:
Hi everyone! In this new update, we want to tell you a little bit more about the story of the game and our main character. Of course, many elements are still subject to change, and we don’t want to reveal any spoilers, so we’ll stick to the... (Read More)

Update #8: Clarification on Early Access, Linux version confirmed!

February 5th - via:
Hey ghost hunters! We’ve got great news! Linux Version? Many of you have asked us whether a Linux version would be available, and after running a few tests and contacting a few people, we can now proudly confirm that Ghost Theory will indeed be... (Read More)

Dreadlocks' New Kickstarter Game Makes Ghost Hunting A Terrifying Reality

February 2nd - via:
Have you ever wanted to investigate a real haunted location, but live too far away or you’re too chicken to try? New horror game from Dreadlocks, called Ghost Theory , will give you just that opportunity—only from the comfort of your computer chair. (Read More)

Update #7: The game’s setting, or how we pick our haunted places!

February 1st - via:
Hi friends!  Hope you had a good weekend! We’re back with another update, and today we’ll talk more in detail about the game’s environments, and what goes into our selection process for each of them. Real-world haunted placesAs most of you... (Read More)

Update #6: Dex for £5, Ghost Theory for £10 only!

January 29th - via:
Hey folks! A slightly different update today, to address the campaign itself. It’s obvious that at this rate, we’re not going to make it, so we’ve been looking at different ways to improve our odds. When we look at the success the game is... (Read More)

Update #5: Gameplay details! Part 2: Inventory, Item interaction, and other abilities

January 28th - via:
Time for round 2!  Following yesterday’s update about some of your ghost hunting tools, today we’re presenting some other features, which should give you a greater idea of how all these mechanics will combine to create compelling gameplay.... (Read More)

Update #4: Gameplay details! Part 1: Ghost Hunting gadgets

January 27th - via:
Hi everyone!  We're about to tackle a big topic: gameplay! To be more specific, what will you be able (and not able) to do in the game? What will your choices be? What will a typical level play like? We’ll break this down into multiple updates to... (Read More)

Update #3: Reddit AMA on Thursday 28th at 6PM! Dex 50% off!

January 26th - via:
Hey folks! A short update today, just to give you a quick heads-up! We’ll be hosting a Reddit AMA on Thursday 28th, starting at 09:00 PST / 12:00 EST / 18:00 CET. What is a Reddit AMA? It means “Ask Me Anything”, and is an open forum for anyone... (Read More)

Update #2: How we handle Atmosphere & Fear

January 25th - via:
Hi everyone!It’s time for another update; we hope you all had a great weekend! Not big on jump scares!Today we want to talk about the game’s atmosphere, and how we’re planning to scare you. We noticed several people commenting that they don’t... (Read More)

Update #1: Thank you! Info on Steam Greenlight & Early Access

January 22nd - via:
Hey fellow ghost hunters! First off, thanks to all of you who backed us already! The feedback so far has been extremely positive, everyone we’ve talked to is as pumped about the concept as we are, especially horror fans! Don’t hesitate to spread... (Read More)

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