Helius: A damascus Honesuki knife for your kitchen


A project in Homeland, FL by Jay Tholen

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Impart love to a surreal, grotesque world as a misunderstood but cheerful clown. Discover a vast mythos in the process! PC/MAC/LINUX
Backers: 1281
Average Pledge Per Backer: $19

Funded: $24,921 of $14,000
Dates: Oct 23rd -> Nov 24th (33 days)
Project By: Jay Tholen
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Latest News

Dropsy The Clown Drops Some Funky Fresh Beats, and a Beta

July 20th - via: cliqist.com
Cliqist gives a quick update on the status of the Dropsy adventure game beta, as well as it's soundtrack. (Read More)

Miss Dropsy? He’s Back

February 11th - via: cliqist.com
Jay Tholen’s beard posted a substantial Dropsy update today, including new gameplay details, art, music, and much more. If you’re not a fan of reading words, which would be a shame given the site you’re on, then you’ll be happy to know that Jay was thoughtful enough to also post a video giving you all the gameplay details and follicle envy you could ever ask for. (Read More)

Devolver Digital, New Coloring Book Add-On, and Dropsy's Final Hours Party!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Devolver Digital is now publishing Dropsy! Hello again backers! First of all, thank you all SO MUCH. We're almost 150% funded, and have over 1000 backers! This is incredible!As some of you may have heard, Devolver Digital is now publishing Dropsy.... (Read More)

The Music of Dropsy, New Screenshots, and More!

November 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The Music of Dropsy Dropsy passionately belting out his favorite buttrock anthem. This is especially appropriate as we've just reached our first stretch goal! Chris Schlarb is officially on board as Dropsy's primary composer. From Chris Schlarb: At... (Read More)

Clown adventure Dropsy gains Devolver deal

November 20th - via: polygon.com
Devolver Digital has agreed a publishing partnership with Jay Tholen for his clown-based adventure Dropsy. The game, which began life as an Internet forum collaboration, is currently completing a successfully funded Kickstarter campaign, thus far raising $20,000 on a $14,000 target. (Read More)

Devolver Digital signs point-and-click adventure Dropsy

November 20th - via: destructoid.com
Few things scare me more than clowns and as much as I find the protagonist of Dropsy to be unsettling, the game itself is also admittedly rather charming. This is a point-and-click adventure which emphasizes exploration, and visual storytelling over written dialog. The game has been going strong on Kickstarter -- enough that funding is locked in, with four days remaining -- and now publisher Devolver Digital has announced its involvement with the project. (Read More)

Jay Tholen Dishes On Dropsy The Clown

November 19th - via: cliqist.com
Dropsy isn’t your normal adventure game. This open world adventure game stars a curious looking clown that’s fallen on rough times since being kicked out of the circus after a horrific accident. Dropsy isn’t loved by all, he doesn’t speak, he has a burning desire to hug everyone he meets, and his inventory is kept in his pants. Dropsy seems a little less weird when you consider that Dropsy, and the ideas for his game, were created by Jay Tholen as part of a Choose Your Own Adventure style thread on the Something Awful Forums. (Read More)

Interacting With Dropsy's World, New Teaser, and more!

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Content Update 2 - Interacting With Dropsy's World Though Dropsy is open world, and has significantly more to see than your average adventure game, it isn’t unreasonably large. The main world is comprised of 30 distinct locations, each containing 2... (Read More)

Content Update: Dropsy's Dreamworld (also, Paypal!)

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dropsy's Dreamworld! Note: If you dig the music from the video, you can download it for free here. I was watching a lot of Spaghetti Westerns.The dreamworld is a way to expound upon dropsy's likes, dislikes, hopes, desires, fears, and memories... (Read More)

Video Update, Free Dropsy Music, and Coloring Book artist announcement!

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
VIDEO UPDATE 3! Q&AI'm looking for questions to address in a Q&A section for the next video update, so if you guys are curious about anything or just have a goofy inquiry, go ahead and post it in the comments!CONTENT UPDATE #1 - DROPSY'S... (Read More)

An Interview With Dropsy The Clown

October 31st - via: cliqist.com
We were fortunate enough to sit down with the one and only Dropsy the clown today, something not many people can say they’ve done! (Read More)

WE DID IT! 100% funded! Also, Dropsy in the Black Lodge halloween game.

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU! I thank you, my mom thanks you, and Dropsy thanks you. Just shy of a week and we're at 100%! Thank you again  for helping me make this game a reality. What better way to express my gratitude than with a game? I cobbled this together in... (Read More)

Almost 80%! Also, Dropsy's Bathroom and Backer Avatars!

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Eighty percent!Hello again backers! It's been an incredible few days since the campaign started, and I can't believe we're already almost at our goal. Thank you all so much for backing and spreading the word! It's great to meet so many people who... (Read More)

We're over halfway there! Also, Backer Fun Time.

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! I've gotta start with another big honkin' THANK YOU! We're surpassed 50% last night and are still climbing. This has been exhilarating, and it's so nice to meet people who appreciate the work I'm doing with Dropsy. I made a little ad... (Read More)

Dropsy Is An Adorable, Grotesque Open-World Adventure

October 25th - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Dropsy is a clown. A very, um, not nice looking clown. I think I love him. He has a puppy and he draws his own, poorly painted face on everything – including said loyal canine companion. TV and my nightmares tell me that ours is a world full of sad clowns just trying to get by/devour my heart with crooked, yellow teeth, but Dropsy is an irrepressibly joyful clown in a sad situation. (Read More)

SMAAAASH!!! 40% Shattered!

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you!Really, THANK YOU! This game has been my dream for years, and it's great to meet so many people who appreciate what I'm trying to accomplish. You guys are incredible!  PressWe've already had some early press on the game!Indie Statik:... (Read More)

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