Veil of Ruin

Lacuna Passage

A project in Dubuque, IA by Random Seed Games

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Survive in a massive open environment using real Mars topography from satellite imagery. Uncover the mystery.
Backers: 1830
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $54,295 of $40,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Jul 31st (30 days)
Project By: Random Seed Games
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Latest News

Weekenders Sunday News 8/10

August 10th - via:
Hey there, folks! We’ve been trying to keep on top of all the news lately, but in all honesty, it clogs up the process a bit around here, and it makes the site harder to use for all of our kind readers, so starting today we’re going to break it down for you guys so you can get all the information you need without digging through a dozen articles! (Read More)

Funding Crowd The 13th (July 31st - Aug 6th)

August 7th - via:
The Funding Crowd is back later than ever on its 13th instalment. What happened is that we avoided publishing it yesterday as Tuesday the 13th is the bad luck day in Spanish-speaking countries, as you may know... (Read More)

Extended Exclusives via PayPal - 5 Days Only

July 31st - via:
There are only minutes left! If you are still considering increasing your pledge then now would be the time. However, we would like to announce that we will be effectively "extending" our Kickstarter campaign via PayPal. All Kickstarter exclusive... (Read More)

Oculus Rift Stretch Goal and PayPal Pledges

July 30th - via:
Oculus Rift Stretch Goal This morning we decided to rearrange our stretch goals to prioritize Oculus Rift implementation. The Oculus Rift stretch goal is now much more attainable at $52,000. I think we can definitely hit this before the end of our... (Read More)

The Final Push

July 29th - via:
Well, we are officially in our final 48 hours. It's been a crazy ride and we couldn't have gotten here without your help. Now we just need that final push. Help us hit some more stretch goals! Reddit... (Read More)

Kickstarter Katchup – 28th July 2013

July 28th - via:
Two big wins this week and both are projects that I’ve been intrigued by since I first saw them. Lacuna Passage is the game about mysteries on Mars, using real topography of the Red Planet, and Satellite Reign is the Syndicate successor that promises an emergent cyberpunk city. Excellent news. (Read More)

A Gorgeous Game Of Mystery And Survival On The Surface Of Mars

July 23rd - via:
You’re alone on the surface of Mars, and you’re running out of oxygen. What happened? How did you get here? How can you stay alive? And what mysteries lay hidden upon the Red Planet? (Read More)

"Ask Me Anything" on Reddit!

July 22nd - via:
For the next several hours I will be doing an AMA on Reddit about Lacuna Passage. If you have any questions about the game this is a great place to get them answered and help spread interest. Check it out!... (Read More)

Kickstarter Katchup – 21st July 2013

July 21st - via:
There have been plenty of weeks with no losers and several winners, but I can’t remember compiling this column and finding losers without winners to sit above them. There are lots of projects that are readying themselves for a spot in the winners’ section though, propped on the podium, parading their plaudits. Dungeonmans and Tangiers are my current favourites, with Monochroma not far behind. It’s a busy week though and there should be something for everyone. Except sports fans. Nothing for sports fans. Probably the least Kickstarted genre actually. Licensing issues to blame? (Read More)

Penny4NASA, The Oculus Rift, and order Add-ons!

July 18th - via:
Big Thanks to Penny4NASA We have had many outspoken supporters throughout our Kickstarter campaign, but we want to give a special thanks to Penny4NASA (and Space Advocates) for their awesome posts that sent many of their followers our direction. If... (Read More)

The Kickstarter Compendium

July 16th - via:
Our regularly revised feature keeps you up to date on the Kickstarter games worth watching, and helps you track projects both before and after they’re funded. (Read More)

Halfway to our goal!

July 14th - via:
We can't thank you enough for the support we have received so far and the assistance our backers have offered in spreading the word about Lacuna Passage! We are, as of the time of this writing, sitting nicely at 54%; however, we can't get too... (Read More)

A spotlight on the soundtrack

July 10th - via:
You've already gotten a taste of the game's soundtrack on our main page, and if you're a backer you can download those tracks right now (with the download link in the Backer Exclusive Update #2). To give you a bit more insight into the music of... (Read More)

Sharing some Indie Space love

July 9th - via:
Yesterday we got a nice push that put us over $15,000, so to celebrate we are going to spread the love around a bit. Let me introduce you to some other unique space projects here on Kickstarter that could also use your support! Colonisation: Moonbase... (Read More)

"Thank You Pack" download is now available!

July 6th - via:
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Thank You!

July 3rd - via:
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Damn it, Kickstarter

The events of Lacuna Passage take place entirely on Mars; however, the man-made structures, capsules, and vehicles are all accurate to proposed and potential Mars expeditions. You will discover habitat modules, science facilities, a greenhouse, weather monitoring stations, pressurized rovers, and more. Many of these locations will provide you with a temporary respite from the harshness of the Mars landscape. In our quest for accuracy we have been in contact with several aerospace engineers and scientists to help us with these mission designs. (Read More)

New Kickstarter game Lacuna Passage brings Mars to life

July 2nd - via:
The last couple of decades have seen our knowledge of the surface of Mars expand in leaps and bounds. We now know enough that, at last, this vital data can be put toward good use. Like making seriously intense survival games. (Read More)

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