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Marko: Beyond Brave - an epic hand-drawn metroidvania

A project in Sofia, Bulgaria by Studio Mechka

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Explore the mysterious land of Zagora in this 2D action-adventure game: A blend of classic cartoons, Balkan folklore, and Slavic myth.
Backers: 639
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $24,392 of $17,000
Dates: Jul 13th -> Aug 12th (30 days)
Project By: Studio Mechka
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Latest News

The Final Hour!

August 12th - via:
We have less than 60 min to go and less then 150usd to reach the Baba Yaga stretch goal. Its going to be a close one, but no matter how these final moments go for the campaign - you have our thanks. You have fully funded Marko and we have reached a... (Read More)

Final 12 hours! 600 backers!

August 11th - via:
Hello everyone. A short final update from us, before the end of the campaign. The final 12 hours are upon us and we are just a little over 1300 USD / 1200 CHF from reaching the epic Baba Yaga stretch goal!! Hope we can get there with your help!  Not... (Read More)

48 hours left! Reached 23k!

August 10th - via:
Hello everyone! We have a little over 48hours left of the campaign and we are SO close to reaching the Baba Yaga stretch goal!  We wanted to thank you yet again for your unyielding support during the last month. Here is a picture of Marko in... (Read More)

Blood moon rising!

August 8th - via:
We are very very excited! Over 500 backers and almost halfway to the first stretch goal! You have our sincere thanks! We are so excited in fact that we want to introduce and add an entirely new creature pack to the game! Wolves have been both revered... (Read More)


July 29th - via:
Hello everyone!  First of all, we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts! We have come so far in so little time and the amount of support we’ve received so far has been nothing short of amazing!  With the main game now in the clear, we... (Read More)

80% and over 300 backers! WOW

July 24th - via:
🎉Marko is not alone! Over 300 people have supported us and we are now 80% funded!   Thank you all for the amazing support!  It looks like we are heading towards stretch goals and we are very excited! Feel free to write below if there is... (Read More)

More Marko ne lomi piksele! Bugarski studio radi na igri Marko: Beyond Brave

July 20th - via:
Komšije iz Bugarske, Studio Mechka, radi na simpatičnoj ručno nacrtanoj 2D akcionoj avanturi Marko: Beyond Brave. Igra bi trebalo da bude spoj starih crtaća, balkanskog folklora i slovenskih mitova, a tim je otvorio i Kickstarter stranu. (Read More)

Stretch goals announced!

July 16th - via:
We would like to announce our first two stretch goals. 1. Baba Yaga is one of the most famous Slavic creatures and very much like the boogeyman - nightmare fuel for kids and adults alike, at least since the 16th century! An entirely new area of the... (Read More)

Incredible! We are only 72 hours in and we have already raised 50%!!

July 16th - via:
Thank you all for your support! We have been busy preparing the first two stretch goals wich will be announced shortly! In the mean time if you want to help us further yet, please share the campaign page with your friends, family and with those, you... (Read More)

Marko: Beyond Brave da inicio a su financiamiento en Kickstarter

July 15th - via:
El estudio independiente Studio Mechka ha anunciado que su campaña de financiamiento para Marko: Beyond Brave en Kickstarter. El juego estará disponible para Steam, PlayStation, Xbox y Nintendo Switch. (Read More)

40% in less than 32h!

July 14th - via:
What a day! We were expecting a lot to happen - but not this! Just over a day after launch and Marko is already more than 40% funded! We are absolutely overwhelmed by the response and the supportive community! I cannot express how grateful I am and I... (Read More)

Marko: Beyond Brave Kickstarter Launched July 13

July 7th - via:
Independent game developer Studio Mechka announces that their Kickstarter campaign to fund Marko: Beyond Brave for PC goes live July 13. Marko: Beyond Brave is a 2D atmospheric hand-drawn Metroidvania game, inspired by Ori and the Blind Forest, HK, Guacamelee, classic cartoons and Balkan folklore and developed with Unreal Engine 4. (Read More)

Българската Marko: Beyond Brave с трейлър и премиера в Kickstarter

June 9th - via:
Екипът на студио Studio Mechka (Студио мечка) разпространи трейлър на своята дебютна игра Marko: Beyond Brave. Той би следвало да ознаменува Kickstarter кампанията на заглавието. (Read More)

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