Helius: A damascus Honesuki knife for your kitchen


A project in Boston, MA by Day For Night Games

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An eerie, surrealistic, first-person game experience by an independent team of developers who helped make BioShock Infinite & BioShock.
Backers: 5961
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $216,517 of $550,000
Dates: Oct 6th -> Nov 7th (33 days)
Project By: Day For Night Games
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5 Notable Videogame Kickstarters That Failed

September 16th - via: pastemagazine.com
Crowdfunding can be a powerful tool to take risks, but not every game Kickstarter works out. (Read More)

The Black Glove fails to reach Kickstarter goal

November 10th - via: pcgamer.com
The Black Glove, a surrealist, first-person, er, time-'em-up, has failed to reach its Kickstarter target. The game, made by former Irrational devs, needed $550,000 to secure its existence. Despite its unique premise, stylistic setting and Ken Levine seal-of-approval, it failed to raise even half of that total. (Read More)

Ex-Bioshock Devs' The Black Glove Falls $300K Short of Kickstarter Goal

November 10th - via: ign.com
Developer "pursuing all options" to get the game published. (Read More)


November 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,  Huge thanks for all your support this last month! The entire team sincerely appreciates your backing, feedback, and help spreading the word.  We’d also like to sincerely thank our “extended family,” such as our stellar voice... (Read More)


November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone, As you're aware, we’ve got until Friday at 4:30 PM EST to fund The Black Glove and keep it from being cancelled. Keep spreading the word!  We keep getting messages from backers who have said none of the sites or YouTubers they follow... (Read More)


November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We're down to the final 48 hours! We’ve got until Friday at 4:30 PM EST to fund The Black Glove and keep it from being cancelled. Keep spreading the word! Want to see unreleased footage from The Black Glove? If you RT this 250... (Read More)


November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Many thanks to all our new backers and everyone who has upped their pledge! In the last 24 hours, we've gotten new coverage from GameSpot, PC Gamer, IGN, Paste Magazine, CVG, VR Focus, and VG24/7 -- and we're reaching out to more.... (Read More)


November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We’ve got until this Friday at 4:30 PM EST to fund The Black Glove and keep it from being cancelled. Just four days left to raise more than 70% of our ask! We’re still fighting hard because we believe in The Black Glove and don't... (Read More)

The Black Glove may not reach its Kickstarter goal

November 3rd - via: lazygamer.net
Remember I told you about The Black Glove, a title that ex Irrational Games employees are looking to Kickstart? There’s 4 days to go before the cut-off, and they’ve only raised $157 000 out of the $550 000 goal – just 29%. They’ve recently added VR support and kicked off operation Save the Black Glove in an attempt to make their game a reality. (Read More)

The Black Glove VR Support Announced + Operation: Save The Black Glove + More

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We’ve always felt that The Black Glove's immersive, story-rich environments (made by artists who help create the BioShock series' Rapture and Columbia) are particularly well-suited for exploration using virtual reality headsets.  So,... (Read More)

Project Status + New Screens, Interviews, Space Minotaur Halloween Mask, + More

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, With our new trailer and PlayStation 4 announcement, we’ve really started turning our numbers around, but need to pour it on now in order to continue the positive momentum and finish strong in these last 9 1/2 days. We’ve got a long... (Read More)

PlayStation 4 Support & New Video Trailer

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, You asked for PlayStation 4 support and we listened! We're proud to announce that we've added PS4 as a selectable option for all game-related Reward Tiers.  We've also released a brand new trailer for The Black Glove. Check it out now... (Read More)

Final Tease for Monday's Big Announcement & New Video, Interview w/ WIRED, Spotlight on Robb Waters, & More

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Today we reached 20% of our Kickstarter funding goal and 3500 backers. That’s fantastic and challenging, because it leaves us a LONG way to go in the last two weeks. Other game projects like Republique have come farther in less... (Read More)

This Game Has Huge Potential. So Why Is Its Kickstarter Tanking?

October 24th - via: wired.com
Former BioShock developers know that it's possible to turn around a failing Kickstarter, but it requires tons of work and the odds aren't good. (Read More)

Death of Wolverine Writer Puts on The Black Glove, First Tease at New Footage, and More!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, As I mentioned before, we have some big, exciting announcements coming over the course of the next week about The Black Glove Kickstarter, including a new video, more details, and fresh screenshots.  Today, we’re revealing that... (Read More)

Immediate Access to Backer-Only Wallpaper

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Now Receive ALL PRIOR REWARDS! Refer Friends for Extra Lives + Exclusive Artifacts!

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Games For Life! Refer Friends for Extra Lives + Exclusive Artifacts!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Free Bonuses, New Reward Tiers, Voice Cast Updates, & More

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, We asked for your feedback about how to improve our KickStarter and you gave us a TON. Thanks! Apologies if we haven’t been able to respond back to everyone personally yet, but we will soon. We’ve been hard at work addressing your... (Read More)

New Gameplay Details, Voice Cast Reveals, Animated Space Minotaur GIFs, & More

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, While we hope you're all eagerly anticipating the latest news about The Black Glove, we figure it's better to send you updates that are less frequent, but packed with info.  To wit, here's the latest: 1) MORE GAMEPLAY DETAILS We’ve... (Read More)

Weekly Launchpad. What Videogame Kickstarters Launched Oct 5th – 11th?

October 12th - via: cliqist.com
Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter campaigns that launched in the previous week. This isn’t to say that all of these projects are worth your hard earned cash, but with any luck having all of them in one place will make it easier to educate yourself on the projects you’d like to back, and which ones to run from. You’ll find two types of campaigns listed, “featured” and “the rest“. Featured campaigns are those that contain a significant amount of game information, are from known developers, or are significant in some other way. The rest of the games are usually smaller campaigns that are lacking in information, are from unknowns, have unanswered questions, or have not yet stood out for one reason or another. (Read More)

Immediate Access to Backer-Only Wallpaper

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About The Maze of the Space Minotaur... But Were Afraid to Ask

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone,We've received a few questions regarding The Black Glove's game-within-a-game, The Maze of the Space Minotaur.  So, I wrote little on our web-site today about how it works, how it came together, and why you’d actually want to play... (Read More)

Initial Questions & Notable Projects

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi, everyone! Many thanks for all your questions! Again, please keep them coming. Let us know more about what you want to know more about. We've included the first batch below, as well as links to several other Boston-based Kickstarter projects that... (Read More)


October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, everyone! First off, I'd like to sincerely thank you all on behalf of the entire Day For Night Games team. We're enormously appreciative of your support.  Great news! The Black Glove Kickstarter has raised over 50k in its initial 24 hours.... (Read More)

Former Bioshock Devs Look to Fund The Black Glove

October 7th - via: cliqist.com
With so many games available to players it is pretty hard to stand out. And yet, The Black Glove has immediately gained attention thanks to its strangely unique premise. You play as the newest Curator to a theater. It sounds simple enough except for the fact that this theater is some unbelievable mishmash of 20s sensibilities, 80s arcade history, and a sense of dream logic to tie it all together. If the presentation feels anything like Bioshock to you it might be because Day for Night Games is comprised of many talented former Irrational Games employees. (Read More)

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