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Sunrider

A project in San Diego, CA by Love in Space
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Captain your star ship and lead your squad of mecha pilots to victory.
Backers: 1217
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $44,039 of $3,000
Dates: Dec 6th -> Jan 5th (30 days)
Project By: Love in Space
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Latest News

Novelly Funded – Issue 2

February 27th - via: cliqist.com
Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Novelly Funded! Visual novels may be one of the most misunderstood genres in the West, but I’m hoping Novelly Funded will help to chip away at the confusion. Last time, I introduced the intriguing world of visual novels to some of you which means it’s the perfect time to dive in with some recently funded titles! Let’s start off with discussing visual novels that are fairly friendly to the “average” gamer. Today’s selection of titles is focused on ones that include gameplay elements straight out of the RPG, RTS, and puzzle game world! (Read More)

Novelly Funded – Feb ’14

February 14th - via: cliqist.com
If you’re a fan of Kickstarter, IndieGogo, or other forms of crowdfunding then you’ve likely come across a handful of games describing themselves as “visual novels” or “dating sims”. Unfortunately, many gamers outside of Japan have never even heard of these genres before! It isn’t our fault – the genre has blossomed in Japan and failed to attract publisher attention until recently. Most big companies are frightened that western gamers aren’t ready for visual novels, although a few have proven otherwise in the past few years. (Read More)

You Should Also Check Out Project Nimbus

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I got a message from Pawee Pakamekanon about his game, Project Nimbus.  I checked it out, and damn is it impressive.  If you guys are anything like me, I'm sure you'd think it's awesome too.  I mean - check out those mechs in full glorious 3D!!... (Read More)

Final Check List

January 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
All hands, The end of our campaign is near.  Before everything ends, I will like you to confirm the following. 1. Please look at this chart.  Our reward tiers have become a highly confusing jumble of legalese, thanks to me adding many new tiers... (Read More)

Our final hours are upon us: NEW AWARDS

January 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Our final hours are now upon us. You asked for it - so here they are: New backer tiers! We're proud to announce that we can now 3D print the Black Jack, courtesy of Sandboxr.  Arriving just hours before the end of our campaign, you could say... (Read More)

Our Finest Hour

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
If real life was an epic space opera about a courageous space captain fighting to liberate his home world, now would be the time when he stands from his captain's chair.  He would look to his First Officer and say, "Open all channels."  Then he... (Read More)

Sunrider In the Press

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We sincerely thank the following websites for providing coverage of Sunrider. "Sam Yang Discusses Sunrider, Steam Greenlight and Anime" from The Nerd Cabinet "Ryan recently spoke to Sam Yang, director and programmer at Love In Space, about their... (Read More)

General Status Update

December 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello friends, It's been awhile since the last update.  Here's what we've been doing for the past two weeks. Art DepartmentAshton and I have been hard at work trying to make a CG of the girls in their mechs' cockpits.  Unfortunately, it's turning... (Read More)

Sunrider Stuffs Visual Novel, Robots, And RPG Into One Game

December 28th - via: siliconera.com
Sunrider, combines visual novel, a turn-based RPG, gigantic mecha robots, and a plot, all into one game. (Read More)

Even More Stretch Goals

December 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Clearly, just voices aren't exciting enough, so here are even more stretch goals.  Thanks to everyone who gave me ideas for these, it's hard thinking of new ones at this point! Personally, I'm hoping the funding hits $20k just to see Ava's swimsuit.... (Read More)

Battle Plan Going Forward

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi guys, We've got very busy days coming up for Love in Space.  I really love hearing all your suggestions for Sunrider, and I agree with a lot of what you've said.  The only problem is that there's only 16 hours in a day that I'm awake, so I need... (Read More)

Batten the Hatches!

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Red alert! This is not a drill! My parents are coming over to my apartment for the weekend! Whew, I'll be busy leading them around town while they're here, so responses to inquiries may be slow over this weekend. We thank you for your patience.... (Read More)

Sunrider Demo v1.03b Patch Released

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This patch should finally fix the game crash when Cosette moves into the same grid as the Sunrider.  Please download this one to get all the gameplay balance tweaks as well. Instructions on how to patch are included in the previous update. Download... (Read More)

Sunrider Demo v1.03 Patch Released

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Love in Space is pleased to announce that the Sunrider demo v1.03 Patch has been released. Change log The accuracy of the Sunrider's lasers have been improved Pirate destroyers now deal more kinetic damage Game no longer crashes when Cosette moves... (Read More)

Revised Studio Budget and Ensuring Backer Rewards

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! Wow, looks like we've raised almost $7000 so far, and it hasn't even been a week!  Thank you everyone for continually supporting Sunrider! It's been a huge rush for our team to get the details of our budget together to ensure that... (Read More)

IMPORTANT - International Shipping

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! First, thanks for Dablue for the heads up about international shipping prices.  After struggling to use the USPS website, I took a trip to the local post office and spoke to the nice lady there who was able to answer our questions. It... (Read More)

Second Set of Stretch Goals

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
When I put up the first set of stretch goals this morning, I figured we'd be working for a week to meet those goals.  Well, it's been just half a day, and here am I, posting up the second set of stretch goals.  Once again, you guys have exceeded my... (Read More)

Enter The Kickstarter: Sunrider by Love in Space

December 8th - via: anjelsyndicate.org
Producers from Love in Space are happy to announce their Kickstarter – Sunrider. It’s basically an Anime RPG space dating simulation that involves Mecha fighting vehicles. Just about everything most manga/anime fans want in a space opera video game. (Read More)

Fully Funded In Three Days. +Stretch Goals.

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Sunrider has been fully funded, in merely three days! I honestly did not expect this to happen.  When I started the project, I knew there was the possibility that I promote Sunrider for a full 30 days and I only raise $500 or something.  The life... (Read More)

New award at $50 tier. Get a digital artbook

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all, We've added a new award for all backers who have contributed $50 or more.  You can now have a .pdf of the full color art book.  This accomplishment will be sent digitally to you when the game is released. It seems Kickstarter will not... (Read More)

Hello World and Transparency

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Nearly $1000 in 24 hours? WOW. First, we give you a huge thank you for your generous support.  I never thought Sunrider would raise so much pledges in such a short amount of time! In fact, I was afraid we'd make less than half that amount during our... (Read More)

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