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Bolt Riley - A Reggae Adventure Game

A project in Tel Aviv, Israel by Oded Sharon

Funding Unsuccessful

Become a Jamaican Reggae legend in an adventure game co-designed by Corey and Lori Cole (Creators of Quest for Glory series).
Backers: 1082
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $51,668 of $120,000
Dates: Oct 25th -> Nov 25th (32 days)
Project By: Oded Sharon
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Doubling Down: Games With Multiple Kickstarter Campaigns

April 17th - via: cliqist.com
Kickstarter is a popular crowdfunding site that allows people to get their ideas funded. Not all are successful on the first try. Why does this happen? (Read More)

Israeli Kickstarter Campaign Tries To Bring A Reggae Adventure Game To Life

November 23rd - via: nocamels.com
Oded Sharon loves games and he also loves reggae music. The seasoned Israeli gaming entrepreneur is determined to raise enough funds to bring the legend of his brainchild, Jamaican musician Bolt Riley, to reality in the form of a computer game. (Read More)

End of campaign Google Hangout.

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Coming to a conclusion.With only a few hours left, we are almost 40% funded. Realistically speaking, the only two ways I see possible to get funding is that if every single person of the 1000+ backers triples their pledge or bring in two more... (Read More)

3 Days left.

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
More Gameplay VideosThis is a little taste of what happens right after the demo. There are a few hours of gameplay in those 4 screens. Plenty of dialog and puzzles.Notice that what you're seeing is a very early build and has a few bugs which were... (Read More)

4 days left. End of campaign hangout! Calling all game developers! New Rewards!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Social media outreachThunderclap - Let’s get the word out using Thunderclap. It sends out a big message at once when we hit 100 people sharing. We need more people to join the clap! Check it out: http://thndr.it/1fSj36m Tweeting to celebs We are... (Read More)

6 Days Left. Google Hangout.

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
OK, We’re live. The developers from 7th guest, STATIS, Her Majesty’s SPIFFING, Jason the Greek and of course, Bolt Riley, are here for fun little online convention about our kickstarters. I’m hoping more guests joining us. This is the link to... (Read More)

Last Week of the Campaign

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
By this time, next week, the campaign will be over.We are still a long way from being funded, but I have not lost hope. Miracles can still happen in 7 days, we’ve seen this before on the last 3 days of some other campaigns, and symbolically,... (Read More)

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Weekend Update - 9 days to go.

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I hope all of you enjoyed playing Bolt Riley’s demo alpha. If you haven’t yet, check out Update #10. Pushing (and not pushing daisies yet)Bolt Riley still needs your help. We need about 3 times the amount of backers we have now. I imagine that if... (Read More)

Play Bolt Riley's Demo Alpha TODAY!

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

New Gameplay Videos, Trailer, and plans.

November 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey, Today's update will be shorter on text and longer on videos. I want to start the update with giving a special thanks to David Melanson who pledged $3k to the campaign last night and gave it a big boost. It was an amazing surprise to wake up to... (Read More)

Voice Actor Anthony Sardinha (The Journey Down)

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey there! Help spread the word.We noticed a lot of our backers come from Facebook. We opened this event to remind people about our campaign. https://www.facebook.com/events/545754272175593/ Join it and invite your friends using the easy to use... (Read More)

Reggae Music!

November 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Reggae friends! I want to introduce you to Omri Lahav. A talented musician who we’re considering for the soundtrack of the game. I’ve been in touch with Omri for a while now, and a week before the campaign’s launch I received a message from... (Read More)

New Reward Tiers and Add-ons, call for action!

November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Question: Why are there only 4 vanity NPC characters available to backers to put themselves in the game? I’ve seen games with lots of backer characters in them. This game takes place in 1970’s Jamaica. This also means something about the... (Read More)

Lori and Corey Cole & myself on Reddit iAmA.

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Lori and Corey Cole & myself are on Reddit right now doing an iAmA. (I Am a... Ask Me Anything)Here is the link:http://www.reddit.com/1pz14b Ask us anything! Oded and the Coles in San Diego Comic-con 2012  (Read More)

Gameplay video, Reddit iAmA Tomorrow!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone.   TL;DR: First gameplay video below.  Reddit Tomorrow. Reddit iAmA: Tomorrow, Lori and Corey Cole and myself will be doing a Reddit iAmA. I'll post the link here when we begin.See ya Tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov 5th, 3:30PM EST.  For you... (Read More)

Happy Halloween! 20% Funded.

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone! Happy Halloween! I went as the Hero from Quest for Glory 2. Video Recap: I’m talking a bit about myself and my history as a game developer, showing a little bit of my geekdom around my very messy house. I show a demo we did for a... (Read More)

Bolt Riley Is A Reggae Adventure Game, Kickstartering

October 31st - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Here’s an interesting team-up. Corey and Lori Cole, the impossibly named couple behind the wonderful Quest For Glory games, and Israeli studio Adventure Mob. They’re looking to make a classic-style graphic adventure, about a chap called Bolt Riley, and his attempt to become the greatest Reggae star of them all. It’s been in development for about a year, and now they’re on Kickstarter looking for $120k. (Read More)

Reggae-themed Bolt Riley making music on Kickstarter

October 30th - via: adventuregamers.com
When Adventure Mob decided to bring aboard some industry veterans to assist with creating their new point-and-click adventure, the indie Israel-based studio went straight to two of the genre's most successful designers, enlisting Lori and Corey Cole, the husband-and-wife team behind Sierra’s adventure/RPG hybrid series Quest for Glory. The game resulting from their partnership: the reggae-flavored Bolt Riley, now seeking funding through Kickstarter. (Read More)

Chapters, Video Update, Icons.

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
TL;DR: The game is designed in 3 chapters. Below are some icons you can use.Here is video update no.2 In the video i talk mostly about chapters. What are chapters? The game was designed in 3 parts, each given to a different game designer, telling an... (Read More)

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)

Reggae adventure game co-designed by Quest for Glory devs seeks funding

October 27th - via: polygon.com
Bolt Riley, a "Reggae adventure" game from Oded Sharon and Quest for Glory creators Corey and Lori Cole, is seeking $120,000 via Kickstarter. (Read More)

Kickstarter כחול לבן חדש: Bolt Riley

October 26th - via: gamex.co.il
לא מזמן, תהיתי לעצמי איפה משחקי ההרפתקאות הקלאסיים שמילאו את Kickstarter לפני כשנה-שנה וחצי. כעת, צץ לו פרויקט חדש, שגם אפשר להדביק עליו בשמחה את החותם "כחול לבן". (Read More)

First 24 hours of the campaign, and Happy Birthday Mom.

October 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! TL;DR version: Thanks. Feedback for the next update. Video of me babbling for 6 minutes. I'm on Google Hangout NOW. Media mentions. Campaigns I'm backing. Happy Birthday, Mom. Thank you!!!The first day of the campaign was... (Read More)

Bolt Riley, le jeu d'aventure reggae sur Kickstarter

October 25th - via: jeuxvideo.com
Une nouvelle campagne Kickstarter vient d'être lancée aujourd'hui pour soutenir le développement d'un jeu d'aventure centré autour de la musique reggae. Celui-ci nous fait suivre le parcours d'un certain Bolt Riley (toute allusion avec Bob Marley est fortuite, hein…) des rues de Trenchtown en Jamaïque à la renommée internationale. La formation d'un groupe ne sera que la première étape vers la gloire, il faudra également trouver l'inspiration pour écrire les chansons, et réussir à la jouer correctement sur scène. Conçu comme un jeu d'aventure point and click à l'ancienne avec inventaire et personnages hauts en couleur, Bolt Riley profite de l'expertise des créateurs de la série Quest for Glory qui se sont associés au projet. (Read More)

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