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A noir game in which you play private detective James Renoir as he investigates the toughest murder case of his career: his own.
Backers: 543
Average Pledge Per Backer: £13

Funded: £7,241 of £39,000
Dates: Jun 30th -> Jul 31st (32 days)
Project By: Soulbound Games
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Latest News

Why Did Noir Platformer Renoir Fail on Kickstarter?

July 24th - via:
Renoir is a 2.5D platformer puzzler with a noir theme that unfortunately just got canceled by the developers. Cliqist at the campaign and why they did this. (Read More)

Sometimes the end… is just a beginning

July 23rd - via:
Dear backers, first of all, we would like to thank all of you for your trust and support you’ve been giving us throughout the entire campaign. Everyone of you - over 500 players from all over the world - gave us a sign by your backing that you care... (Read More)

Mystery of cloth simulation

July 15th - via:
Ahoy! This update’s task is to briefly show you how the cloth simulation magic works. There is a lot of other functionalities but we will go through the most interesting stuff. One of the key characteristics of James is his coat. This coat... (Read More)

About graphic stylization

July 14th - via:
Hi guys! Today, we would like to share with you more details about our graphic stylization. Typical noir stylization has its origins in 1940‘s and 50’s and back then it was heavily limited by filmmakers’ budgets. Strong contrasts, lots of dark... (Read More)

Origins of James Renoir

July 11th - via:
Hello everyone! The appearance of our detective was one of the first things on the list during the process of shaping visual style of the game. Renoir’s look is affected mainly by his age, life story and, of course, certain film noir conventions -... (Read More)

RENOIR has been Greenlit!

July 9th - via: just 7 days! Wow! Thank you all who helped us by saying ‘YES’ on Steam.  Exactly 3 929 players found RENOIR interesting enough to do that. That means all of our backers prefering PC can choose whether they want Steam or DRM-free version of... (Read More)

Why we are using Unreal Engine 4?

July 8th - via:
Hi to all backers! A lot of you are asking us why we are using UE4 which many people think is intended to be used only for big projects with rich 3D environment. But to create a 2.5D platformer is not “unreal” with UE4. :) We initiated our... (Read More)

Our favorite noirs

July 6th - via:
Hey everyone!We welcome all new backers on board, it’s now more than 400 of you! That’s already a solid crowd. We are really thankful for your support. Keep it up! It seems even the guys at Kickstarter like RENOIR, we are honored! RENOIR is also... (Read More)

Core mechanics in detail

July 3rd - via:
Hi all! Today we would like to share with you some details on our core puzzle mechanics, which we showed in our Kickstarter trailer and described little more in the campaign text. Now is the time to explain how it really works during the gameplay.... (Read More)

First 24 hours!

July 1st - via:
Hello everyone and welcome to our first update! The first 24 hours of our campaign are behind us and we want to sincerely thank all of our backers. During the first day we were able to collect over 10% of our goal, which is really an amazing start,... (Read More)

Murder and Intrigue in The Darkly Beautiful RENOIR

June 30th - via:
RENOIR is an upcoming 2D puzzle platformer by Soulbound Games and is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

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