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Son of Nor - The World is Your Weapon

A project in Innsbruck, Austria by stillalive studios

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A singleplayer and co-op action adventure game set in a dynamic desert world, which can be shaped by the player's magic.
Backers: 2244
Average Pledge Per Backer: $67

Funded: $151,175 of $150,000
Dates: Apr 30th -> May 30th (30 days)
Project By: stillalive studios
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Latest News

Son of Nor achieves Kickstarter goal

June 1st - via:
StillAlive studios lived up to its name by obtaining $151,175 on its $150,000 goal for Son of Nor, a telekinetic, terraforming combat and puzzle action game. "We did it! Oh my god what a race it has been in the last hours and minutes," the team wrote in a Kickstarter update. "This campaign has brought us much more than just the funding we need to continue the project we believe in. It brought us a warm, great and positive community who helps each other, leverages each other and does not compete in a negative way." (Read More)

Son of Nor's Kickstarter Campaign Ends Successfully

June 1st - via:
Son of Nor's Kickstarter Campaign Ends Successfully - News Son of Nor, Stillalive Studios' telekinetic, magic-creating action adventure game, has reached the end of its Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Son of Nor funded on Kickstarter, next step is getting greenlit on Steam

May 31st - via:
Son of Nor has met its Kickstarter goal of $150,000, and then some, and the team at stillalive Studios is now focusing on getting the greenlight on Steam. (Read More)

We can do it! Last 18 hours + Enemy Description Doc

May 29th - via:
Dear backers,   YEEEAA! We are at 126k already! We are going to make it! Keep pushing!! AWESOME! Share the hell out of this link: :-D Enemy DescriptionWe received several questions regarding how fighting works inside Son of... (Read More)

Kickstarter profile: Son of Nor by Still-Alive Studios

May 29th - via:
It’s no secret that Kickstarter has been finding itself an increasing amount of recognition within the games media as of recent. Why is this, you might wonder? It’s simple: it’s a platform where any aspiring ideas person can directly “sell” to the community. Whether this effort proves successful for them or not (and it usually doesn’t) is an entirely different story, but the fact remains that Kickstarter is a colossal game-changer for many concerning the traditional funding and publication routes in the industry. (Read More)

A Personal Message, Daughter of Nor and our LIVE Countdown-Party

May 28th - via:
Dear backers,   today we reached the $111’111 mark! Thanks to you we unlocked the telekinetic super powers of Chris with this! Don’t believe me? Here's the proof... Personal Message for You  Daughter of Nor We don’t know how many times we... (Read More)

'Son of Nor' Kickstarter Campaign Needs Final Push

May 28th - via:
Son of Nor is a 3rd person action adventure game set in a desert world where human kind is on the brink of extinction at the hands of the Sarahul; an evil race of reptilian creatures bent on the destruction of human civilisation. Players become humanity´s last hope for survival in an epic struggle to hold back the Sarahul hordes and change the destiny of the entire planet. (Read More)

100k Mark, The Level Laangh and Chris' Introduction Video

May 27th - via:
Dear backers, the final sprint towards the end of our campaign has begun! Yesterday we cracked the 100k mark and are really proud to have made it this far! Thanks a lot for your ongoing support and encouragement! Only 41k separate us now from our... (Read More)

Game Vision Video, Oculus Rift, AMA Session and new Addons!

May 24th - via:
Dear backers,   we made some huge leaps forward in the last couple of days! Awesome! Now let’s build on this momentum and move beyond the finish line! Spread the word and convince your friends to pledge. You can use this new cool stuff to lure... (Read More)

Reward Addons!, EPOC Explanation Video, Lore Update and Greenlight

May 21st - via:
Dear backers, we just hit the 70k and are now again one step closer to our goal! Also we have a series of cool new announcements to make:  EPOC Explanation VideoOur last EPOC video got a total of >50k views! Awesome! Feedback was amazing too,... (Read More)

A Personal Letter From Julianios

May 16th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

AMA Session, LIVE Streaming ftw! and another personal video!

May 15th - via:
Dear backers,   We’ve hit the 60k mark!! Thank you so much! “Ask Me Anything” sessionWe are happy to annouce that we’ll do a LIVE "Ask Me Anything" session, where you can shoot all your questions and they'll be answered RIGHT away by the... (Read More)

Kickstarter Conversations: The Son of Nor

Welcome back to another Kickstarter Conversation! Today I am joined by Ricardo Valenzuela from Still Alive Studios to talk about their first Kickstarter Son of Nor. Thank you for joining us today Ricardo! // Thanks for having me James, I’m pretty excited to be here to talk about Son of Nor :) (Read More)

Mind Controlling in Son Of Nor, New Rewards, Kicking it forward

May 13th - via:
Dear backers, We have really biiiig news for you today! stillalive studios established a partnership with Emotiv (, who develops and manufactures a brain-computer-interface (BCI). This collaboration allows us to add full support of... (Read More)

Son of Nor Uses Emotiv EPOC To Make Telekenisis A Reality

May 13th - via:
StillAlive Studios’ Kickstarter campaign for Son of Nor is moving along quite well. Today the project will receive a strong jolt with the news that the Emotiv EPOC will be a supported device in the groundbreaking third person action game. the Emotiv uses a set of 14 sensors plus 2 references to tune into electric signals produced by the brain to detect the user’s thoughts, feelings and expressions in real time. The use of this technology will help players control portions of the Son of Nor gameplay with their minds! (Read More)

Personal Video, Fans All Around, Live-Streams, Avatars and Postcards

May 9th - via:
Dear backers,  we have now exactly 1024 supporters! You know how happy this makes us? And especially me (Julian)... you know 1024=2^10... such a beautiful number... #OfficiallyaNerd :-P  We also broke the mystical 30% barrier today! It is said that... (Read More)

StillAlive Studios Discusses Their Kickstarter Son of Nor

May 8th - via:
Julian Mautner, Chris Polus, and Ricardo Valenzuela did an amazing job of deflecting the barrage of questions I levied at them with awesome answers. StillAlive is, in many regards, the studio that game developers dream about working for. Their project, Son of Nor, checks all the boxes of a game players have been craving for. Now it’s time for me to stop talking so much, and give the floor to the great people at StillAlive... (Read More)

Game-Mechanics Video and Greenlight Update

May 7th - via:
Dear backer,   What a first week! We are so happy about all the great comments from you guys and we want to dive into development right away to implement your awesome feedback! But first we’ve got this small update to show you some of the things... (Read More)

Stretch-Goals, New Rewards, Video, Greenlight, Paypal

May 3rd - via:
Dear backers, thank you so much for your ongoing support and involvement. It is a really humbling and awesome experience to communicate with so many people who are as passionate as we are about Son of Nor. Stretch-GoalsWooHooo! We just hit the $30k... (Read More)

Multiplayer Co-op Walkthrough Update

May 2nd - via:
Dear backers! What a great start! Thanks so much to all of you for your amazing support of Son of Nor! We have already hit the $20k mark and are really excited about all of your positive feedback! We want to thank you for helping us making a game we... (Read More)

Son of Nor manipulates the desert to battle enemies, solve puzzles

May 1st - via:
What really has people talking is the protagonist’s special power; he can shape the desert around him using Jedi-like gestures. It looks a little like From Dust and The Force Unleashed had a wee baby and asked you to pay for it. (Read More)

Kickstarter Projects You Should Pay Attention To #7

May 1st - via:
iGR is back with a new Kickstarter Spotlight full of projects for your consideration. We’ve had a fantastic track record with our picks in the past, and we hope that they’ll continue to succeed in the future! Today we officially say goodbye to Battle Worlds: Kronos. KING Art Games managed to hit the sweet spot with stretch goal #2 being achieved (meaning BWK will be going mobile!) congrats to them! Divinity: Original Sin also hit it outta the park, knocking off four stretch goals. So, congrats to Larian Studios as well! This week we continue coverage on two projects, and we introduce three new campaigns to the fray. Here we go! (Read More)

'Son of Nor' Launches Kickstarter Campaign

April 30th - via:
Son of Nor is a 3rd person action adventure game set in a desert world where human kind is on the brink of extinction at the hands of the Sarahul; an evil race of reptilian creatures bent on the destruction of human civilisation. Players become humanity´s last hope for survival in an epic struggle to hold back the Sarahul hordes and change the destiny of the entire planet. (Read More)


April 30th - via:
Innsbruck, Austria - 30th April, 2013; Today stillalive studios is thrilled to announce the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its debut 3rd person action adventure PC, Mac and Linux title: ´Son of Nor´. The Kickstarter begins today with a goal of $150,000 to fund the rest of the game´s development. The studio has been working tirelessly on Son of Nor for more than a year and has completed almost 25% of the game to-date. However as the project has been largely personally funded, with a little governmental support, the studio needs additional funding to bring this innovative and unique title to market. (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Launches for Third Person Action Game Son of Nor

April 30th - via:
Those pesky reptiles are at it, again. stillalive Studios is a development team based in Austria and they’ve just launched their Kickstarter campaign for their debut PC, Mac and Linux title: Son of Nor. The game is a third person action game where a reptilian race known as the Sarahul are looking to take down the entirety of human civilisation. But guess what? You are mankind’s final hope, my friend. (Read More)

News: Son of Nor Kickstarter Campaign Underway and Screens

April 30th - via:
In the works at stillalive studios for PC, Mac and Linux, Son of Nor is a 3rd person action adventure game set in a desert world where human kind is on the brink of extinction at the hands of the Sarahul; an evil race of reptilian creatures bent on the destruction of human civilisation. Players become humanity's last hope for survival in an epic struggle to hold back the Sarahul hordes and change the destiny of the entire planet. Son of Nor can be played in single player mode, co-operatively with up to four players online or two player split screen on one computer. Many of the obstacles and puzzles players will come across will require teamwork to solve. In Son of Nor, players command unique force abilities with which they must fight, solve puzzles and ultimately stay alive. These abilities include telekinesis, powerful magic spells and terraforming; manipulation of the game world itself. (Read More)

Telekinetic, terraforming action game 'Son of Nor' seeks Kickstarter powers

April 30th - via:
StilAlive studios has kicked off its Kickstarter campaign for the single-player and co-op action adventure Son of Nor with a goal of $150,000. The game has been bouncing around for a bit and the international team of developers says they've taken it as far as they can without help. (Read More)

Stillalive Studios Launches Son of Nor Kickstarter Campaign

April 30th - via:
Austrian indie developer Stillalive is hoping gamers will support its game Son of Nor, a 3D action game that makes interesting use of telekinesis and other powers. Son of Nor takes the usual fantasy/sci-fi trope of placing humanity in danger at the hands of a race of reptilian beasts named the Sarahul, who, for reasons yet unknown, are trying to kill off the last remnants of the human race. (Read More)

Son of Nor indie title has great potential, launches Kickstarter

April 30th - via:
Telekinesis is an easy game mechanic to screw up, but when you do it right, it’s hard not to take notice. Arriving on kickstarter today is a new 3rd person action title for PC, Mac and Linux, dubbed Son of Nor. Indie developer, Still Alive Studios - clever - has crafted a familiar, yet unique play feature that represents the core of SoN’s gameplay and interest: Telekinesis, but that’s not all. (Read More)

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