Beyond the Western Deep: Volume One

The Good Life

A project in Osaka, Japan by White Owls Inc.
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The Good Life is a new video game co-developed by SWERY and Yukio Futatsugi, along with their teams at White Owls and G-rounding.
Backers: 12612
Average Pledge Per Backer: ¥6424

Funded: ¥81,017,744 of ¥68,000,000
Dates: Mar 26th -> May 4th (40 days)
Project By: White Owls Inc.
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Last 12 hours! Celebrate the last 2 hours of the campaign together with SWERY!! - 残り12時間!最後の2時間はSWERYと一緒にお祝いしよう!!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
    There are only a dozen hours left for The Good Life's Kickstarter campaign! Please keep supporting us right up to the end! In the last 2 hours, SWERY will do a livestream from the Kickstarter page. We're currently taking questions for the... (Read More)

Final Campaign Livestream! Still taking questions on Discord! - ストリーム配信決定!&Discordにて質問受付中!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
SWERY's decided to one final livestream during the campaign! It'll start on 5/4 at 3PM PST (5/5 7 AM JST)! During this stream, SWERY will answer all remaining questions, including all questions listed in the Discord channel! We hope you'll join us!... (Read More)

Gratitude Message for Hit Initial Goal!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everyone.  We finally hit Initial goal yesterday night. So I want to send my gratitude for every backers. One of my dreams (Yeah It mean to make The Good Life) will be come true by your support. Thank you so much. Thank you for supporting.... (Read More)

Last 48h of the campaign - Stretch Goals and Backerkit announced / ラスト48時間 ストレッチゴールとBackerKitについてお伝えします!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Last 48h of the campaign - Stretch Goals and Backerkit announced                                              We have over 10,000 backers and we feel like the current momentum can take us to being funded. We have a few things... (Read More)

Introducing The Good Life Dog Gameplay! - The Good Lifeの目玉要素 犬状態でのプレイ を紹介!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
   Today we're proud to present to you a preview video for dog gameplay... See what you can do when you transform into a dog! Get excited for a ton of doggie mischief!      As a dog, you'll be able to do a lot of things you otherwise... (Read More)

Unveiling the designs for some of The Good Life's physical items! - フィジカルアイテム「The Good Life パーカー」のデザインを公開!!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We finished designing the hoodies! What do you think? There are three different versions. If you back one of the tiers that features a hoodie (from The Warmer Life and up), you'll be able to pick which version you'd like. Check them out here! Highly... (Read More)

Why The Good Life's Creator Is Determined To Make The Game

April 29th - via: cinemablend.com
The game The Good Life hasn't had a very good life when it comes to running the crowdfunding circuit. The game has actually had trouble getting funded to become a reality, but the creator of the game, Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro, believes that this is a game that needs to happen and is determined to turn it into a reality. (Read More)

The Good Life Developer Comments - The Good Life 開発者コメント

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Time to hear a bit from the dev team behind The Good Life!The Good Lifeの開発チームからコメントを頂いたので紹介します! ーーーーーーーーーーーーー           Hi, I'm Hirako. I designed Naomi... (Read More)

The VGO shared with us their WIP version of the theme song! - Video Game Orchestraから主題歌のデモが届きました!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
 The Good Life Song (Music & Lyrics by Shota Nakama)The Good Life, Good LifeEverything is gonna be alrightThe Good Life, Good LifeEverything is already alright-----------------------------------------------“Hello The Good Life supporters!... (Read More)

European Language Support - ヨーロッパ言語への対応に関して

April 26th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hello supports and future supporters!Thank you so much for cheering us on.It's me, SWERY, the director of The Good Life.Among all the comments, we've been getting a lot of requests for The Good Life to be translated into European languages.... (Read More)

The Good Life Prototype Demo, Available Now! - The Good Life プロトタイプ体験版配信決定!

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
 Because it was highly requested in the Twitter poll...We've decided to release a public demo for The Good Life!And guess what? You can download it now!!Download from the link below... (Read More)

Swery Promises To Find Funding For The Good Life

April 25th - via: onlysp.com
The Good Life, which appears to be just as strange as other Swery projects, is currently on Kickstarter, having only achieved a little 50% of its funding goal with 8 days to go. The project was previously on Fig, but failed to reach the funding goal of USD$1,500,000, stalling at 45%. (Read More)

Introducing a special interview with 4Gamer, a Japanese media outlet! - 「4Gamer.net」のインタビュー記事を紹介!

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we're proud to release a recent interview that we just did with 4Gamer.net the other day. It contains more new info about the game, so please check it out! 4Gamer.net gave us permission to translate it into English.The original Japanese article... (Read More)

Introducing the camera mode, a vital element of TGL! - 重要システム『カメラモード』を紹介!

April 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Today we released a video that introduces one of The Good Life's most important systems, the camera mode! You'll be able to photograph anything you want with your camera in The Good Life... Please check out the video and let your imagination run... (Read More)

Showing your support for The Good Life - The Good Lifeのサポーターであることを公開しよう!

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
On Twitter, one of the backer [link: https://bit.ly/2qPuGYf] of the campaign designed an avatar and a couple of banners to show your support of The Good Life.They were made so anyone who wants to show their support can use them:... (Read More)

Crowdfunding Spotlight - The Good Life

April 20th - via: techraptor.net
SWERY's newest project is The Good Life, described by its creators White Owls and G-rounding as a "debt repayment daily life RPG" and currently up for funding on Kickstarter. As such, I'd like to take it apart and see what makes it tick in today's Crowdfunding Spotlight. (Read More)

SWERY's AMA is LIVE on Reddit!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
SWERY's AMA is live on Reddit! https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/8dehl0/i_am_swery65_a_game_designer_known_as_the_creator/ Feel free to post questions now! I will start answering questions for 2 hours starting from 5:30 CET! I will also be... (Read More)

We added new rewards tiers! - 新たなリワードを追加しました!

April 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we added 4 new rewards tiers! We added 2 new tiers at $850, 1 new tier at $1,500 and 1 new tier at $10,000! We'll explain the details on each tier here, so please back one if it piques your interest!... (Read More)

Swery will be holding a Reddit AMA this Thursday

April 17th - via: destructoid.com
With The Good Life's Kickstarter campaign still on-going, director Swery will be holding a Reddit AMA this Thursday to let fans get any questions in about the game. Running from 8:30 to 10:30 am PST, it won't be limited to just his upcoming game, but literally anything you want to know. (Read More)

SWERY is going to do an AMA on Reddit! - AMA SWERYをRedditにて開催します!

April 16th - via: kickstarter.com
While visiting Croatia for Reboot Develop 2018, SWERY is going to do an AMA on reddit on /r/games! It's planned to run from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm GMT +2 (8:30 to 10:30 am on 4/19 PST), but we will try to post the thread ahead of time in order to have... (Read More)

Check Out This New 'The Good Life' Gameplay from Swery

April 16th - via: cogconnected.com
Hidetaka Suehiro (aka "Swery65"), the lead developer of the open-world action-adventure RPG titled "The Good Life", demoed a build of the game in a YouTube video. (Read More)

The Good Life Announced Dev-Publisher Partnership

April 16th - via: playstationlifestyle.net
New 'The Good Life' Info! White Owls Inc. developer of the game has just partnered with a known game publisher. Read on to find out who! (Read More)

Welcome to Greenvale uploaded an interview regarding The Good Life Part 2! - Welcome to Greenvale にてThe Good Lifeのインタビュー第二弾を掲載!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
 An interview on The Good Life has been posted on Welcome to Greenvale (http://shshatteredmemories.com/greenvale/), the unofficial Deadly Premonition fan site. This is Part 2, and features 12 Q&A bits.Interview Page:... (Read More)

Watch Swery Play Through the Good Life's PAX East 2018 Build

April 13th - via: twinfinite.net
Swery has released a chunk of gameplay footage from The Good Life based on the gameplay demo seen at PAX East 2018, which you can view here. (Read More)

[Let's Play by SWERY] The Good Life Pre-Production Build Body/プリプロダクションビルドをSWERYが実況プレイ!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
 SWERY did a Let's Play for the latest build for The Good Life! Listen to him talk as he journeys to Rainy Woods!!今回はSWERYがThe Good Lifeのビルドをプレイするよ!... (Read More)

Check out some conversations between Naomi and the townspeople!/ナオミと住人との会話を覗いてみよう!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Today, let's take a peek into the lives of the townspeople of Rainy Woods. These highly unique individuals each have a different request for Naomi.Every now and then, they might end up luring her into... (Read More)

Introducing a second deep interview: this time from Famitsu, a Japanese media outlet! (English Translation) - 日本のメディア「ファミ通」でのインタビュー記事を紹介!

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we're bringing to you an English translation of an interview with SWERY and Futatsugi, conducted by Famitsu, a Japanese media outlet. This one also contains unreleased info on the game, so be sure to check it out! Famitsu gave us permission to... (Read More)

VGO will be collaborating with music for The Good Life! - TheGoodLifeの音楽にVGOが参加!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we're proud to announce another new partner for The Good Life project: the Video Game Orchestra! The Video Game Orchestra (VGO) is a project that hails from Boston and performs game music while fusing rock and orchestral styles. They're going... (Read More)

Introducing a deep interview from GAME Watch, a Japanese media outlet! (English Translation)/GAME Watchのインタビュー記事を公開!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we're bringing to you an English translation of an interview with SWERY and Futatsugi, conducted by GAME Watch, a Japanese media outlet. It's really interesting and contains a lot of unreleased info on the game, so be sure to check it out!... (Read More)

Physical Collector's Edition contents unveiled! - フィジカルコレクターズエディションの中身を公開!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
 In this update, we're going to give you a detailed rundown on the contents of the Physical Collector's Edition, which is available from the $130 tier and up! Did you all check out our last update, where we introduced Limited Run as our latest... (Read More)

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at The Good Life's development! - The Good Lifeを開発している風景を公開!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
 Today we're presenting you with a behind-the-scenes look at The Good Life's development. While SWERY and Futatsugi are at PAX, the dev team back in Japan is working super hard!We're doing our best to work together in order to create a product that... (Read More)

The Good Life is coming to PAX EAST 2018! - The Good lifeをPAX East 2018に出展!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
 The Good Life will be at PAX East 2018 in Boston, MA (USA)!Every day during the event, you'll be able to check out gameplay footage from the Good Life. SWERY will also be giving a special talk session! If you're interested, please check out the... (Read More)

New partner announcement!! - 新パートナー発表!!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
 We are proud to announce that a new partner has joined The Good Life project: Limited Run!They will be producing the Physical Collector's Edition, which will be included in every tier from $130 and up. That should give you an idea of just how high... (Read More)

Naomi's stats cover many different aspects of daily life! - ナオミの生活感あふれるリアルなパラメーター

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
The Good Life is a new genre of game - a debt repayment daily life action/adventure game, and also possesses many daily life sim elements. One core element of the game are Naomi's stats. She has a ton of them, and today we've decided to reveal a... (Read More)

Introducing...Naomi's profile! - 主人公「ナオミ」のプロフィールを公開!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Today we're presenting to you all the details on The Good Life's main character, Naomi!You may uncover some surprising things about her if you read all the way through...We hope you'll all take a liking to her!Name: NaomiAge: 29Profession:... (Read More)

Live The Good Life with New Footage of Swery's Kickstarter-Backed Game

April 2nd - via: twinfinite.net
Swery's The Good Life is still looking to be funded on Kickstarter, and there's a new video of the game you can check out now. (Read More)

Stroll Around Rainy Woods' video unveiled! - 「Rainy Woods」を散策する動画を公開!

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Today, we're proud to present to you an in-game video of Naomi walking around Rainy Woods! Rainy Woods, a town that exists somewhere in England, out in the middle of nowhere... A simple stroll is more than enough to give Naomi a ton of culture shock!... (Read More)

The Good Life is coming to PAX EAST 2018! - The Good lifeをPAX East 2018に出展!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
The Good Life will be at PAX East 2018 in Boston, MA (USA)! Every day during the event, you'll be able to check out gameplay footage from the Good Life. SWERY will also be giving a special talk session! If you're interested, please check out the... (Read More)

Check out our visual evolution! - ビジュアルの進化を公開!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Take a look at how The Good Life has evolved visually since last year: Well? What do you think? The art looks a lot better than it did before, right? Here's a comment from our art director:"We kept the edges of the low polygon style and added a... (Read More)

Please Send Your Passion to US!! - あなたの情熱を送ってください!!

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks.   Please post your passionate drawing of The Good Life with hashtag #FanArtOfTheGoodLife or #fanartofthegoodlife    We can find them easy and get to share to Dev team!!  These pictures will makes us more creative!!  Let's Do!! Here... (Read More)

The Good Life 日本語ページ

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
 「The Good Life」はDeadly PremonitionやD4のクリエイター、SWERYが率いる株式会社White... (Read More)

The Good Life Crowdfunding Campaign Relaunches

March 26th - via: siliconera.com
In The Good Life, a journalist named Naomi comes to Rainy Woods in England. It seems like a small, happy town, but appearances are deceiving. Once a month, every resident turns into either cats or dogs. (Read More)

Swery's The Good Life Game Kickstarter Launches

March 26th - via: animenewsnetwork.com
The game's previous Fig crowdfunding campaign failed to reach its US$1,500,000 goal last October. The campaign launched last August. (Read More)

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