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A narrative horror adventure featuring a young blind woman who must solve mysteries and escape a deadly presence, all without sight.
Backers: 4357
Average Pledge Per Backer: $39

Funded: $168,042 of $150,000
Dates: May 26th -> Jun 25th (30 days)
Project By: The Deep End Games
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January 13th - via:
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Update - The Campaign has Ended SUCCESSFULLY

June 25th - via:
Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are completely overwhelmed, overjoyed and humbled at the reception our game has received. This has been the most exciting, exhilarating month and we have you to thank. We are so proud to be able to make this game... (Read More)

Update - FINAL DAY, Stretch Goal Update and Mode 7 Announced

June 24th - via:
WOW! Yesterday, we made Perception a reality and even smashed some stretch goals. What an amazing group of backers and supporters and fans! Let's make these last 24 hours AMAZING. Here's what's up: We reached the following stretch goals so far:... (Read More)

What We Know About Perception

June 24th - via:
Perception is a first-person horror adventure game where the protagonist is blind. Explore a haunted mansion guided purely by sound. (Read More)

Update - WE ARE FUNDED! Also, announcing Silent Night Mode

June 23rd - via:
PERCEPTION IS REALITY! Thanks to all of you, the game is funded with two days to spare. We are overjoyed with the response to this game and to the wonderful people who have supported us in a million ways. And it's not over yet! We are SO CLOSE to... (Read More)


June 22nd - via:
Hey everyone! WOW, what a ride. Can you believe there are under 72 hours left in the campaign? If you're a new backer, WELCOME, we have a really fun group! If you've been here a while, you know our Perception team is unstoppable! So, how are we going... (Read More)


June 19th - via:
Hey everyone! Just wanted to give you a few updates and some info. First off, we're past 80%! Most successfully-funded Kickstarters earn 35% in the last 5 days, so let's get this show on the road! One of our awesome backers, Joao, said in the... (Read More)

Update - ONE WEEK LEFT! Guest writer revealed!

June 16th - via:
Greetings, Backers! Can you believe it? We are down to ONE WEEK left in the campaign! If you were planning on upping your bid, now's the time, before anyone snaps up the exclusive tier you were eyeing. Now's also the time to mobilize - tweet, share,... (Read More)

Update - PHYSICAL COPIES OF PERCEPTION! Plus some new tiers!

June 15th - via:
Hello, Perception backers! We've got an exciting announcement for you. We've had a lot of requests for physical copies of the game, so, without further ado we're proud to unveil... $35 - Physical copy of Digital Dabbler Physical Digital Dabbler The... (Read More)

Update - Stretch Goal Adjustments

June 10th - via:
Hey, backers! We at The Deep End Games want you to know that we listen to your feedback and want you to be involved in this game. With that in mind, we’ve re-tooled a number of our stretch goals to accommodate your suggestions. We hope you’re... (Read More)

Update - New Addition to Presence Tier, a Facebook Giveaway, and a Creeptastic Video!

June 10th - via:
Hey backers, we have a really exciting update today!  First off, we're just about 2/3 of the way to our goal, now that we're at the half-way point in the campaign. We just need to blast through our initial goal and start smashing those stretch... (Read More)

BIG SAVINGS - Lower Priced Tiers, New Tier, and Pics too

June 6th - via:
Hey, backers! We at the Deep End have some really exciting news for you. Perception's going great, but we only have two and a half more weeks to get funded and start hitting those stretch goals, so we are shaking things up and making this an even... (Read More)

Update-- Low-Vision Mode and Post-Release Donation to World Access for the Blind

June 5th - via:
The Deep End Games is pleased to announce that their new game Perception will support key features to make the game accessible to those with low vision. This includes options for large subtitles, high contrast, reticle selection, and text to... (Read More)

Update-- Half-Way Mark, Kickstarter Staff Pick, Meet Cassie

June 2nd - via:
What an exciting start to the week for the Deep End Games!  Our first announcement is that we've officially hit the half-way mark ($75k) in under a week. Perception is on FIRE and we couldn't have done it without you, our backers and fans. Let's... (Read More)

Update-- New Video Shows Inside of the Deep End Games with Bill and Amanda

May 31st - via:
Hey everyone! Today we wanted to show you a little bit about us at the Deep End Games. Bill and Amanda sit down and let you inside their office. Come find out more about the creators of Perception!  (Read More)

What Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns Launched May 24 - 30

May 31st - via:
Cliqist takes a look at all 45 Kickstarter video game campaigns that launched last week. From the great to the awful. (Read More)

Update-- Localization! Stretch Goal that Brings Perception to the World

May 30th - via:
We have received many questions about localization and have gotten some price estimates on the cost of implementing subtitles.  We are excited to announce a new stretch goal! If we hit just $162,000, we will have subtitles for  Perception in... (Read More)

Update-- New Presence Pricing, a Word about GOG, and what Inspires Bill Gardner

May 29th - via:
Update: New Presence Statue Pricing, a word about GOG, and what inspires Bill Gardner Hey everyone, great news. The exclusive, limited edition figure by Robb Waters has dropped in price to just $1200, down from $1500. We are lowering it as far as we... (Read More)

Perception, A Horror Game With A Blind Protagonist

May 29th - via:
Perception is a new independent horror game being funded on Kickstarter where players take control of a protagonist that's blind. (Read More)

Update-- New Tier: Digital Dabbler!

May 28th - via:
You've asked for a soundtrack and art, you got a soundtrack and art! For a $30 pledge (and all above pledges), you will receive these gems. The incomparable Jim Bonney will be composing the score to Perception for your listening pleasure. This will... (Read More)

Update -- New Stretch Goal and Pic of Presence Sculpture

May 27th - via:
Announcement — New Stretch Goal and Picture of The Presence Statue Due to the fantastic first day of this campaign, we have decided to announce a new stretch goal and show off a pic of the Presence sculpture. Thank you so much for your support, and... (Read More)

'Perception' News: New Horror Game Where Players Are Blind

May 27th - via:
The same team that developed "BioShock" is back with another survival horror game. Called "Perception," the game recently placed a pitch on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to fund the game's development. The game is considered a "true" horror game in the sense that it does not have the player rely on weapons, but it lets the player make use of his or her innate skills in survival. (Read More)

Echolocation becomes your eyes as you escape monsters in 'Perception'

May 27th - via:
Former BioShock designer Bill Gardner launches a new studio and a Kickstarter for his team's first game, Perception. (Read More)

Another Team of Former BioShock Devs Go to Kickstarter for Horror Game

May 26th - via:
One team of former BioShock developers failed at their Kickstarter project for The Black Glove, but another team hopes to have better success. Deep End Games' first project is a horror game called Perception, which features a blind woman making her way through the Echo Bluff mansion in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The only things she has at her disposal are a walking stick, smartphone, and her hearing. When she taps her walking stick, the vibrations "recreates" the world in Cassie Thornton's mind, much like the Daredevil. (Read More)

Former Irrational devs announce Perception, a sound-based horror game

May 26th - via:
Perception is a new project being developed by veterans of Irrational Games that puts players in the role of an intrepid heroine named Cassie, as she investigates a sprawling, abandoned estate in her dreams. She also happens to be blind, and so instead of seeing things conventionally, she navigates the game world by way of a form of echolocation. (Read More)

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