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CHERNOBYLITE - survival horror in 3D-scanned Chernobyl Zone

A project in Gliwice, Poland by The Farm 51

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Survive and reveal the secrets of Chernobyl in a science-fiction survival horror with unique narratives, combat, and crafting.
Backers: 3350
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $206,671 of $100,000
Dates: Apr 11th -> May 11th (30 days)
Project By: The Farm 51
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Latest News

Ever wondered what awaits after the hell of Chernobyl? The real Hell of Agony with Succubus!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Stalkers! In one of our previous updates, we already mentioned that we recommend you to back some very unusual and creepy game from our friends - The Lust from Beyond (just to remind, it’s here:... (Read More)

33 years after the disaster, 33 hours to go, 3033 backers. Tarakan stretch goal reached and #savetheredforest for him today!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! 33 hours before our campaign ends - we still can have the Red Forest in the game if we only reach the $200,000 stretch goal. We're close to the end of our first journey together. Almost one month of being here with you gave us a... (Read More)

'Chernobylite' Kickstarter Campaign Enters Final Hours, Reveals Backstory- Trailer

May 10th - via: worthplaying.com
The day when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster occurred, and the life of 350,000 people changed forever. At the time, you were just a passionate, but naïve, young physicist working at the facility. And like many, you’ve lost what was most dear to you – your girlfriend. Thirty years later you’re still struggling with the demons of the past. To finally put them to rest, you return to what’s now called the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. (Read More)

We're 178% funded and still 48 hours left! Free Chernobyl VR (and non-VR) keys for our backers + new story video.

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! Great news. First of all, we're getting close to the finish line of our campaign, but still some time is left and we can still expect crossing some of the stretch goal(s).  In the updates, and even in our main Kickstarter video, we... (Read More)

What you wouldn't expect to find in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?

May 8th - via: kickstarter.com
People fed with the post-apo or fantasy movies and games have some imagination about strange things that could be found in the Zone. But what about the reality? Not that much of the mutants or anomalies, but some thing can be even more surprising...... (Read More)

170% of our goal reached! Developer Stream today at 5 PM CEST!

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
170% of our goal reached! We're getting closer and closer to hit another stretch goal thanks to you guys!  Let's celebrate it with a Developer Live Stream! Watch our live gameplay stream with developer comment Today - Tuesday, 07.05.2019 starting at... (Read More)

Second AMA (Ask Me Anything) session on Discord - we've answered another pack of players questions

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers, Recently we've done the another Ask Me Anything session on Discord. Here are the anwers that you may find interesting. And if you're into the free, open discussion with other Chernobylite fans, jump on our Discord server here:... (Read More)

Behind the art of Chernobylite - how the real Zone photo turns into the game artwork

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! The Sunday evening, time for something lighter. One of our best friends, Arina Zhanzhora aka "Cheshire Cat", created several artworks based on our photos from the Exclusion Zone. She overpainted the original photos to put more of... (Read More)

Chernobylite 4K Screenshots Gallery

May 5th - via: dsogaming.com
The Farm 51 has provided us with a copy for its upcoming survival horror game that is set in Chernobyl and uses photogrammetry tech, Chernobylite. As such, we’ve decided to capture some 4K/Ultra screenshots from it and share them with you. Chernobylite is powered by Unreal Engine 4 and is currently in a really early stage. As such, its Kickstarter demo is not well optimized (so you should not pay a lot of attention to its performance). For what it’s worth, our NVIDIA GeForce RTX2080Ti was used to its fullest in 4K and was able to push a minimum of 23fps and an average of 35fps. (Read More)

160% of the goal target exceeded! And another stretch goal reached. Thanks, stalkers!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! You know that in Soviet era, when everything was about the heavy industrial progress, there was a kind of normative goals to reach in every activity. Reaching 100% of your goal was nothing. You were supposed to reach at least 150% to be... (Read More)

Thirsty of darkness? Check our friends Lust from Beyond

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Stalkers! Polish video game developers are very specific people. In the real life they’re usually nice, smiling, friendly and positive thinking. But when it comes to designing the game, they lure into the darkest corners of the Earth - like we... (Read More)

A new pledge "Chernobyl Virtual Traveller Limited" with ChenobylVR [Limited]!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for the support, and for so many questions about our production. Due to a huge number of questions about our previous documentary project Chernobyl VR Project, the things we've scanned and historical materials we've gathered, we decided to... (Read More)

Cool contest for our fans! Can you spot the creepy dolls?

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers, Today something more entertaining, assuming you like the small challenges. (You have to, if you want to play Chernobylite!) Almost two months ago we've posted a video on YouTube with some carefully planned and hidden content. Now it's... (Read More)

140% of the initial goal reached. Another Stretch Goal achieved and the new one planned.

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We've just went back from the Pyrkon fantasy convention in Poznan. Last three days all science-fiction and fantasy lovers from Poland, including our fans, could meet us and talk with Tatyana, Igor and even take a selfie with some of Black Stalkers... (Read More)

April 26th. Thirty-third anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe.

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Thirty-three years ago the biggest human-caused environmental catastrophe had happened in Chernobyl, Ukraine. During the experiment on safety systems for Reactor No. 4, the mix of human mistakes, flawed technological design, and bad luck led to the... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal reached! We can reveal the next ones and show you a small piece of Nuclear Power Plant location!

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Stalkers! You rock. We have not only funded the main goal, but also today achieved first of our Stretch Goals and thanks to this the additional language versions are already funded. Ultimately, you'll be able to play Chernobylite with English,... (Read More)

'Chernobylite' (ALL) Kickstarter Fully Funded, Stretch Goals Unlocked - Trailer

April 24th - via: worthplaying.com
April 26th, 1986, 1:23 AM local time. The day when the Chernobyl nuclear disaster occurred, and the life of 350,000 people changed forever. At the time, you were just a passionate, but naïve, young physicist working at the facility. And like many, you’ve lost what was most dear to you – your girlfriend. Thirty years later you’re still struggling with the demons of the past. To finally put them to rest, you return to what’s now called the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. 30 years after the catastrophe, the pollution in Chernobyl continues to increase due to the unexpected activity of a dangerous substance produced as a result of the explosion, called “chernobylite”. You're far from safe. It is rumored from other stalkers still living in the Zone, that under the influence of its radioactivity, strange things have started to happen. Things only described in tales for naughty children up until now. You’re returning to Chernobyl with one goal in mind: to find your missing girlfriend and uncover the dark secret behind her disappearance. Get ready to confront not only the dangers of radiation and the military presence, but also the potential threat emanating from these new, mysterious happenings. Keep your wits about you and try to maintain your composure, because Chernobylite is going to challenge your very sanity. (Read More)

Big step forward - today we played Chernobylite on console for the first time

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
There was so much on the console versions subject, that we had to push stronger. Altough we planned to postpone most of the technical console-porting related activities for later, we have been receiving hundreds of questions about consoles from you... (Read More)

More info on our main goal, Stretch Goals and console versions

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! Then the Easter Bunny brought us an amazing gift tonight. $100,000 target has been hit and our project is already secured. We reached our primary goal and the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant will become a big, playable location in... (Read More)

We made it! The 100% goal is reached! And Stretch Goals are here.

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! You have no idea how happy and proud of you we are. You did it - you helped us to fund our project expansion. And we both made it in less than 9 days since the campaign starts. Thanks for all your support, backing, comments, feedback... (Read More)

Kickstarter Demo gameplay movie is here!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers!   The long-awaited moment has come. Here we go with the raw, unprocessed gameplay from our pre-alpha demo that we plan to share with our backers after the campaign ends. We made some cuts because the demo is very long (avg. playing... (Read More)

AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Discord - we've answered players questions

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey stalkers! We've just finished the Ask Me Anything session on our fresh-launched Discord server. If you're into free chats with other Chernobylite fans, join us here:  https://discord.gg/mehRmzY  Below is the transcription of the chat with... (Read More)

We are launching Chernobylite Discord channel and adding a new pledge with exclusive boxed edition!

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
We are very happy that we receive so many questions and support from you. Due to a huge number of questions about the Chernobylite boxed version, we have decided to add another pledge to our campaign! "Kickstarter exclusive boxed edition" is already... (Read More)

We've reached 66% of our goal on Kickstarter and we got 1000+ backers already!

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
It took us only a bit more than 3 days, but you did it - you helped us with our progress even faster than we expected. First of all, we are very grateful to all of you who supported us already! Thanks to you, we hit over 1000 backers and collected... (Read More)

Trivia of Chernobylite

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello, Stalkers! It's Sunday, we've reached more than 50% of our Kickstarter goal (big thanks to all of you!), so why won't to relax a bit? Here's some trivia about Chernobylite, just to give you a glimpse on how seriously (or sometimes not really... (Read More)

Working in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We can assume that we're the only one video game development team in the world in which many people are not just sitting in the front of our monitors, but spending a lot of time in the very hazardous area to capture the 3D-scanned data.  Many of... (Read More)

Hey stalkers! We're 33% on our way already in one day. It's thanks to you!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We just started our Kickstarter campaign yesterday evening, and today we're already at 33% of our goal. More than five hundred people supported us, showing their interest, love, and help to our project. You have no idea how much it means for us!... (Read More)

Kickstarter & story trailer for STALKER-inspired science-fiction survival horror game, Chernobylite

April 12th - via: dsogaming.com
The Farm 51 has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming STALKER-inspired science-fiction survival horror game, Chernobylite. In addition, the team has also released the game’s story trailer that you can find below. (Read More)

Irradiating Chernobylite Kickstarter Launched

April 11th - via: cogconnected.com
The Farm 51 has Launched the Kickstarter for Chernobylite to Give Fans the Chance to Take Part in its Expansion and Release! The Kickstarter will help ensure players get a 100% accurate, immersive experience. (Read More)

Step Into A 3D-Scanned Chernobyl With Recently Announced Chernobylite

February 8th - via: relyonhorror.com
Described as a “science-fiction survival horror experience”, Chernobylite puts players in the shoes of someone who lost a loved one in the infamous Chernobyl disaster 30 years ago. Touting non-linear storytelling and “free exploration of its disturbing world”, Chernobylite seems cut from a similar cloth as STALKER and the Metro series, with an added emphasis on realism. (Read More)

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