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Shrug Island

A project in Viborg, Denmark by Amazu Media

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A hand-drawn adventure game about hope in the mysterious, organic world of the Shrugs. Ambient story, magic and animated music puzzles.
Backers: 465
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $26,596 of $25,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Mar 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Amazu Media
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Latest News

Livestream game - NOW!!

March 21st - via:
Hi, everyone! Alina has a message for you. We are about to livestream the Shrug Party in a few minutes, and we invite you to play a game! "These 5 Shrugs are hiding among the people of the party. They each have an item and an attitude that sets them... (Read More)

On the Final Stretch

March 21st - via:
This is it my friends!   We're on the last stretch of a wild month and in not so long, things will be decided. This has been an incredible experience, and it's not intending to end! I've only just started sharing this world with you and there's much... (Read More)

The vision of Shrug Island

March 20th - via:
Thanks for being with us, we're so close! Everything's happening so fast now. Talk about it to your grandma or your yoga group! The stakes are high, and I'm happy to share with you more details into the game's vision.   This wonderful fan-art was... (Read More)

Shrug Contest extended til Saturday, with special rewards!

March 19th - via:
Its the last Shrug rush week, we're getting so close! Remember to use those Shrug badges wherever you can. Still a ways to go, but we're receiving support from amazing places, and we believe in Shrug Island like never before.  Among others, very... (Read More)

Shrug Pub Night and New Rewards!

March 16th - via:
Welcome back, backers and all,   We're nearing the crucial 60% and with one week left its a tight race! But with your continued support we really believe in this. Remember to send us your fan-art before Wednesday! The updates slowed as I worked... (Read More)

FIND A SHRUG! Fan Art Contest and Scavenger Hunt

March 10th - via:
Welcome team !  Close to 10 000 $ pledged, with a little less than 2 weeks to go and we feel so much stronger from all your support. If we reach 10 K by tomorrow, we might just reveal a stretch goal! A reminder to followers old and new; you can... (Read More)

Building Shrug character structure

March 7th - via:
There was so much to be said about building up of this game, that we decided to separate it a bit. Character construct has also been structured, as the game, in detail.  The Island's personality comes forth mostly in the movement and color changes... (Read More)

Building Shrug Island game structure

March 7th - via:
Hi there, welcome back !    We've reached 1/3 of funding goals so far ! With your help, we're getting closer and closer to make this game happen. Its more than time that we take you into the game's structure, planned far beyond the glimpses you... (Read More)

A bit of Shrug Life

March 4th - via:
Hello again!  Good to have you back. We're most humbled at all the exposure, great comments and the overwhelming back-up Shrug Island has received so far. Thus motivated, we put the game on STEAM GREENLIGHT ! All is still beginning, but we're... (Read More)

Reactions and Video Log

March 1st - via:
Welcome back !  It's the end of week one, we've almost reached 25% funding but its slowing, and its a threshold. A lot of you have shown all kinds of support. Thank you, it gives so much energy. Please keep doing it. We'll keep the content coming.... (Read More)

Kickstarter Picks - March Edition - Article

March 1st - via:
Hello and welcome to gamrReview’s Kickstarter Picks for March! I would like to begin by honoring a few games that didn’t make the list for March, but deserve your attention almost as much as our actual picks. (Read More)

A closer look at the rewards!

February 27th - via:
Hello all excellent backers! Great to send out a second news update.  We're thrilled to see of a growing number of you with us. Things are stepping up. We are currently 21% funded, that's an exciting sign. But, this is still just the beginning. We... (Read More)

FIRST THANKS! From Character Personality to Gameplay

February 24th - via:
Thank you all SO much for being the first to stand behind us. Please keep spreading the word! We're very excited to make this game with you! Over 100 backers and 17% reached in the first days! We are collecting more and more great feedback. We got... (Read More)

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