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Emerald

A project in Vancouver, Canada by Nick Yonge
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Reactivate a derelict spaceship in zero-gravity. Experience memories from your past. A story-based action-adventure game for PC & Mac.
Backers: 544
Average Pledge Per Backer: $20

Funded: $10,675 of $5,800
Dates: Sep 16th -> Oct 16th (30 days)
Project By: Nick Yonge
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Latest News

The Funding Crowd 22 (Oct 14th-28th)

October 28th - via: gamingonlinux.com
Welcome to The Funding Crowd! In fact, The Funding Crowd #22 to be exact. As always, we'll do our best to entertain while recapping what's happened since the 14th October and today, taking you on a tour of some marvellous Hidden Gems before ending on a high with our five Biggies. Yes, it's quality over quantity in this issue of The Funding Crowd. Enjoy! (Read More)

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October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
 ♥ -Nick YongekrangGAMES  (Read More)

Day 30: HOLY JEEZ $10k, and also: "The One"

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
As of the time of this writing, THERE ARE ONLY TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS BETWEEN NOW AND THE $10,000 MILESTONE.-Welp. Never mind. Between that sentence and this one it hit ten thou. HOLNFSGHOGHIIGHOHIGW MOTHER OF GOD YES- With just over an hour and a half... (Read More)

Day 30: New Artwork Confirmed! \:D/

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
New artwork confirmed! You guys did it :3 Still just shy of three hours to go...Think we can break $10k? What about the professional cryptographer? Hell, let's push hard and get it up to the $25000+ Mystery Tier! With time running short, I urge you... (Read More)

Day 30's End: Four Hours Remain. Room for one more.

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This is insanely exciting! Only four hours left to go! And not only that, but only a few hundred dollars remaining until we get the next stretch goal. Only $350 to go! The next stretch goal gets professional artwork into Emerald, that would be so... (Read More)

Night of the Final Day: 15 Hours Remain

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a long and INFINITELY exciting day. Over one thousand dollars were raised in that one day, which for an indie project like this is mind-boggling. My eyes are a bit blurry - I forced myself to leave the house for a half hour to go buy a... (Read More)

It’s (Spaces)hip To Be A Square: Emerald Looking Great

October 16th - via: rockpapershotgun.com
As someone who never fell in love with Thomas, Emerald is the first time in a long while that I've felt such an emotional connection with a geometric shape. (Read More)

Day 30: The Final Hours Cometh (also, happy belated Canadian Thanksgiving!)

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
hrghiorhoioiheoihgeoihg good god, when I went to bed last night we were at about $7800. We're now at $8,500, steadily rising, and conquering stretch goals left and right! I feel like a broken record saying it, but you folks are amazing. Emerald is a... (Read More)

Day 29: The Final Countdown Has Begun

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Here we go - the last 48 hours begins! More stretch goals approach - please continue to share the campaign, or consider upgrading your pledge (many of you already have, thank you SO MUCH to you guys!) and supporting Emerald any way you can! The last... (Read More)

GamingOnLinux - The Funding Crowd 21 (Oct 4th-13th)

October 14th - via: gamingonlinux.com
Welcome back to The Funding Crowd, issue #2 ACS (After the Crowd Sourcing). You may notice that the amount of content has been somehow reduced, but we're always for quality before quantity. Moreover, in this new epoch of the column we'll try to go back to one of its original goals: focusing on the true Hidden Gems, those worthy projects lacking the necessary attention and coverage for becoming big hits. (Read More)

Day 28: More Stretch Goals, and My Birthday!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
WHAT A FANTASTIC DAY TODAY IS! We're conquering more stretch goals, currently fast approaching the $7000 goal (having already obliterated the first three stretch goals). Plus, today is my birthday! I can't describe how exciting it is to be running... (Read More)

Day 27: More Postcards and Stretch Goals!

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Some more postcards! Remember, for every $10 you pledge you get a postcard mailed to you, not to mention the help in conquering those stretch goals ;)  by Andre Asai by José Osmar by Mauricio Perin by Mac Ko by Lumi Mae We're doing super well with... (Read More)

Day 26: Attacking the Stretch Goals

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Alright, now that I'm done quaffing celebration wine, I'm pleased to announce we've already conquered one of our stretch goals! Here's the next few goals to aim for: $5800: Base Game - Nailed It $6000: Ten Endings - Nailed It $6250: Two New Rooms -... (Read More)

CAMPAIGN: SUCCESS!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We did it :D Emerald is successfully funded beyond its base goal. I'm... exhilarated. Ecstatic. Overwhelmed. I'm feeling pretty awesome right now, and I certainly hope you folks are too - it goes without saying that this couldn't have happened... (Read More)

Day 25: The Threshold!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We're so unbelievably close! Less than $100 to go, I can't thank you guys enough for sharing and supporting Emerald so much! Please keep it up, and I suspect we'll cross the barrier in very short order and then it's time to aim for stretch goals :D... (Read More)

Day 22: The Postcard Announcement

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Over the last few weeks I've been contacting a number of artists, asking if they're interested in Emerald and would like to make a piece of artwork for it. Initially I was hoping to get maybe four or five pieces, but that number is now sitting at... (Read More)

Day 14: Mega Update! Video walkthrough, krangGAMES Game Prototypes

September 30th - via: kickstarter.com
So first off, I've been moving into a new place and my internet connection has been spotty at best. Both my weekend announcement and the flashback description video will be posted here and now, thanks for your patience! ♥ Anyway, I mentioned before... (Read More)

Day 10: 2/3 Funding Done, and a Sexy Teaser!

September 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all, so guess what: we're exactly 66% complete with Emerald funding! HOO-RAH :D Two-thirds funded one-third into the campaign, that's pretty awesome. Content TeaserAs I mentioned earlier, I have an announcement to make this weekend. Plus, I have... (Read More)

Day 9: Another Screen, Facebook Cover Photo

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Here you go, wonderful folks, one more screenshot from the Emerald prototype!  Cryogenics: Deep freeze, deep sleep.As always, you can see the entire image album here. To date it has eighteen gameplay screenshots, and plenty more pictures besides!... (Read More)

Gameplay Update, More New Screens!

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, I've got some new screenshots for you, which I'll link below. This includes a screenshot of what Emerald looks like behind-the-scenes, of the prototype open up in the Flash IDE! Plus, I have a question I'd like to ask you, to get a bit of your... (Read More)

Day 7: Interview ShogunGamer, story philosophy, $3k Busted

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Another day, another Emerald update. We've broken the $3000 mark, moving steadily towards the $5800 goal. Thanks for your continuing support, everyone! The ShogunGamer InterviewLast week I did an interview with Ian Fisher of ShogunGamer, and it's now... (Read More)

50% broken, press coverage, & sharing the love!

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks, another day, another awesome progress report! First off, we've broken the 50% barrier! I sound like a broken record by now, but srsly, THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE WHO'S SUPPORTING EMERALD! I can't stress that enough, you people all have... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Revealed, incl. Ports!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Today's update is a few hours late (I usually try to update between 5 and 6pm PST), but that's because today's update is a BIG update! First of all, as of the time of writing this we're only $58 away from being 50% funded! Let's see if we can't nail... (Read More)

Kickstarter: Solve the mysteries of a derelict spaceship and your own past in Emerald

September 21st - via: indiegames.com
Nick Yonge, AKA krangGAMES, has delivered some exceptional browser games in the past like i saw her standing there, PRIOR, and the recent, underplayed Sky Freaks. Now, he's focused his efforts on his biggest game yet, Emerald, a story-driven science-fiction adventure that he describes as "Thomas Was Alone meets Analogue: A Hate Story meets System Shock, but without any gravity." (Read More)

New "Personal Trust" Unique & Customizable Tier!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Day four, and 40% funded! Not only that, but Emerald was the Kickstarter Project of the Day today! So many new backers have joined, and my email inbox is looking mighty crowded. Today has been a good day. So good, in fact, that I've created another... (Read More)

Day Three - Over $1,600 funded, and the New "In Memoriam" Tier ♥

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
At the conclusion of the third day of Emerald's funding campaign, I'm extremely pleased to say that we're over $1,600 funded! $1,623 to be exact, as of the time of this update. It's become obvious that the high-level tiers are popular - the coveted... (Read More)

22% Complete, New Screenshots!

September 18th - via: kickstarter.com
At $1,281 pledged, we're 22% of the way to the $5,800 goal. Which is AWESOME! :D  By way of thank-you to all the supporters of Emerald, here's four new screenshots from the game! Thrusters / Warp Core: The Ship's engine room. I love the design of... (Read More)

Day One Complete - Major Success!

September 17th - via: kickstarter.com
The first day of the Emerald Kickstarter Campaign has wrapped up. It's official - you guys are AMAZING! :DI made this video awhile back for The Nicest Place On The Internet, but I find it comes in handy again from time to time. Now is one of those... (Read More)

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