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Asylum 33D

A project in Dover, NJ by Zen Davis

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In an underground mental asylum built in 1936 by FDR, thirty-three insane and violent ghosts still haunt the halls of...
Backers: 58
Average Pledge Per Backer: $52

Funded: $3,010 of $3,000
Dates: Oct 2nd -> Nov 10th (40 days)
Project By: Zen Davis
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Latest News

Thank you to EVERYONE who helped support Asylum 33D!

November 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow! What an amazing ride! Your generosity and kindness has blown my mind! Thanks to everyone who pledged or spread the word about Asylum 33D! I'd give you all hugs if you were here right now! We're in the final hours of this Kickstarter campaign. No... (Read More)

Chapter One Preview.

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We're almost at the end now! Here is a preview of the first chapter so you can see what you're getting. Take a look. I hope you'll be pleasantly surprised.   (Read More)

4 Questions with Zen Davis

November 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween!  Here's an excerpt from an interview I did with James Yee of Kickstarter-Conversations! You can read the entire interview by clicking the image below!  We've got about 9 days to go and we're about 40%... (Read More)

Character Background: Stephen Schmidt

October 28th - via: kickstarter.com
One of my biggest challenges in this project was to create a group of friends that came from different backgrounds but could still be realistically expected to become friends. Here is an introduction to Stephen Schmidt, the engineer in the group of... (Read More)

New Level Design Videos.

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys! I will have more character backgrounds starting tomorrow. I'm also cleaning up the first chapter of the book and will upload soon it to the Kickstarter.  In the mean time, here are a couple of new level design tests we have. Take a look... (Read More)

Live and Learn.

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
When we get up at the start of day, eyes squinting as we brush our teeth, we don't look into the bathroom mirror and believe we'll be playing the role of schmuck today. That role's reserved for someone else. Someone dumb enough to be taken in... (Read More)

Bad news guys... Real bad news...

October 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Last night, as I shut my eyes to fall asleep, I heard the recognizable ping from my cell phone informing me that I had received an e-mail. I rose from my bed and grabbed the iPhone from the charging dock. Someone had sent me a message through... (Read More)

Small Update On A Reward Error

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
It was just pointed out to me that the $80 reward tier does not include a one-page personalized note. This is an error. Every tier that involves a physical copy of the book, be it hardcover or paperback, includes a personalized one-page note.  Sorry... (Read More)

New Level Design Trailer!

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
New update with two new test levels!  These are still very early but are indicative of the quick progress we're making with a three-man crew! Please pass the link around and help garner Asylum 33D more attention & support! Thanks!Zen  (Read More)

New Level Design Progress!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry guys! It's been a few days but we've got some cool new level design tests for you to check out!  (Read More)

Character Background: Ben Dawkins

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys.  I'll be posting short character profiles over the next few days. The goal is to start introducing the characters of "Asylum 33D" so you get to know them better.  Today, we start with Ben Dawkins. Ben was born in 1999 to Jack, an alcoholic... (Read More)

Here is a something that our level designer is working on!

October 13th - via: kickstarter.com
 We've got more coming soon! :)  (Read More)

Added Money Back Guarantee!

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
I've added a "Money Back Guarantee" section. I'm so confident in my ability to make Asylum 33D something great, that if you feel like I'm not living up to my part of the bargain, until the moment the novel is sent in to be printed, you have the... (Read More)

Zen Davis & Asylum 33D

October 9th - via: thebarleyshow.libsyn.com
This time around, I'm joined by New Jersey's Zen Davis to chat about his project Asylum 33D and its current Kickstarter campaign. Zen is a horror fanatic, movie lover, author, writer, and soon-to-be-lawyer who is in the process of bringing his vision for a horror graphic novel set in a massive asylum to life. Take a listen to this first spook-tastic Barley Show, and enjoy yourselves! (Read More)

The Budget!

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
I've added a new section called "The Budget" so everyone can know how each dollar will be spent! If anything is unclear just let me know!   (Read More)

The Plan!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys! Thanks to everyone who has backed "Asylum 33D" so far!  I've added a new section called "The Plan" to Kickstarter campaign. I received some feedback that I hadn't been specific enough in where the funding was going, or how I intended to... (Read More)

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