Haiku, the Robot - A Cute Robot Metroidvania

A project in Tallinn, Estonia by Mister Morris

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Inspired by classics such as Super Metroid & Castlevania: SotN and modern masterpieces like Hollow Knight.
Backers: 1163
Average Pledge Per Backer: £26

Funded: £29,853 of £22,000
Dates: Sep 7th -> Oct 9th (33 days)
Project By: Mister Morris
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Latest News


October 8th - via:
I can't believe that it's coming to an end. What an incredible month it has been, I want to thank each and every one of you for supporting me. You have all made this Kickstarter journey so much easier, and I honestly feel like every single one of you... (Read More)

Closing celebration 24-hour stream + Shoutouts!

October 7th - via:
It's here, the last 48 hours of the campaign! It's been an incredible month for me and I'm super excited to see where we end up at. Will we reach to the boss rush mode? Or maybe even to the alternative ending stretch goal? Let's find out! I wanted to... (Read More)

Haiku is coming to Nintendo Switch!

October 6th - via:
We did it! We reached the Nintendo Switch stretch goal! I'm super excited to bring my game to one of my favorite consoles, and it's all thanks to you - the 939 backers who believed in me and the project <3 I'm going to go and order my devkit... (Read More)

The final week! And a sneak-peek at Haiku's new ability system

October 5th - via:
We're into the final week of the Kickstarter campaign! It ends this Friday and that Nintendo Switch stretch goal is so close!  I don't know about you guys but I have very fond memories of playing the GameBoy color when I was a kid. My favorite game... (Read More)

Stretch goals update! New boss rush and corrupted mode!

October 2nd - via:
Thank you everyone for congratulating me on the 100% goal! To be honest, I don't know why you are congratulating me when it's all thanks to you guys! So let me congratulate all of you: Congrats, we did it! After taking a short little break (a evening... (Read More)

100% FUNDED with 8 days to go!

September 30th - via:
I just wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone for believing in me and for backing the project! <3 I'm overwhelmed with emotions right now. It's such a crazy feeling to think that all this is possible thanks to you guys! Do I get to call... (Read More)

85% funded! Now onto the final stretch!

September 25th - via:
Day 18. Can I give in my leaving notice already? Haha I hope all of you have had a good week, I certainly have! We're currently sitting at 85% funded which is AMAZING! I did a few interviews this week about 'Haiku, the Robot' and also about how I... (Read More)

Speedrunner competition patch 0.2

September 22nd - via:
Hey everyone! Just a short one today :D Sorry for the inconvience, but if you already downloaded the SpeedrunnerBuild0.1 please download the newer version (0.2) over on Itch: We... (Read More)

75% funded + Speedrunner competition + Shoutouts

September 21st - via:
Day 14. All the early birds are sold out and we hit 75% funded! I'm over the moon! :D Speedrunning competition! Some of you may have already noticed a new build over on and that's the new Speedrunner build. This new build has a built-in... (Read More)

Haiku competition details + Shoutouts for friends

September 18th - via:
Day 11. What an amazing journey it's been so far, 66% funded already! I've made a few collaborations with Hollow Knight YouTubers and there are more to come :)  T4coTV stream:  Stizzl video:... (Read More)

54% in one week and Stretch goals update

September 14th - via:
Day 7. We're 54% funded in the first week! Thank you to everyone who helped push the project since my last update, we set a goal of achieving 50% by the end of the weekend, and here we are, sitting at 54%! Woooooo...! :D Now it's time to announce... (Read More)

Mossbag, 1000 downloads, and a little shout-out!

September 11th - via:
Day 4. Mossbag (the lore master of Hollow Knight) tweeted about 'Haiku, the Robot'! This is absolutely amazing, and you wanna know something else that's amazing? We just hit 40% funded (in 4 days)! I'm super grateful for all your support and welcome... (Read More)

32% after 2 days

September 9th - via:
Day 2. I'm still blown-away by the support. I set myself a mini-goal of 20-25% funded in the first 48h. From my research, this is supposedly the golden number that you want to hit in the first two days. You guys absolutely smashed that goal and now... (Read More)


September 8th - via:
It's been 24 hours now and we're already 22% funded! Thank you! It's been absolutely crazy! I was a bit nervous before hitting the launch button (I even launched it 10 minutes early just to make sure that everything worked :D). But as soon as it... (Read More)

Haiku, the Robot Kickstarter and Demo Review

September 7th - via:
Set in a post-apocalyptic world created by solo game developer Mister Morris Games‘s Jordan Morris, ‘Haiku, The Robot’ is a 2D action-adventure metroidvania, inspired by classics such as Super Metroid, and is filled with stunning art, action-packed visual effects, and an impressive soundtrack made by composer Guy Jones. (Read More)

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