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The Emerald Flame - A Narrative Puzzle Adventure

A project in Brooklyn, NY by PostCurious [Rita Orlov]

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A strange comet, an extraordinary alchemist, and a mysterious elixir. Will you uncover the secrets of the Emerald Flame?
Backers: 3414
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $290,088 of $33,000
Dates: May 27th -> Jun 26th (31 days)
Project By: PostCurious [Rita Orlov]
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Latest News

Kickstarter Blitz #78

That means it's time for yet another Kickstarter Blitz! As always, times are in MDT, and funding levels are accurate as of the day before this posted. (Read More)

Puzzle #5, a peek behind the scenes, and the final 24 hour stretch!

June 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Campaign puzzle #5 Thank you to everyone who submitted the solution from our fourth artifact! After some digging, the Koschei Society found our next clue. This floorplan seems to be connected to the flags found from the previous artifact, so we’ve... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal Unlocked!

June 20th - via: kickstarter.com
With just under a week left to go, we've unlocked our final stretch goal!  With the $200,000 mark behind us (phew!), every edition of the game will come with two image prints and the plant booklet that would have instead been kept online for Junior... (Read More)

Puzzle #4, Live Drawing Q+A, and Staying Updated

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We're 3 weeks into the campaign now, with over 2000 backers and one week left to go! Stay in touch! If you're interested in news about PostCurious, sign up for our monthly newsletter for sneak peeks at upcoming projects, design blogs, puzzle events,... (Read More)

Translations, recent media, and vote for your favorite enamel pin!

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We are over 500% funded ...which is absolutely incredible! Thank you so much for making that happen. Now not only can we bring this game to you, but we will be able to print extra copies and make it much snazzier with all the stretch goal upgrades,... (Read More)

New Reviews, Goal Unlocked, Puzzle #3, & Livestream Saturday

June 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for another great week! We're now halfway through the campaign and have lots of exciting news to report, but first, a status update:  New stretch goal unlocked Now that we've hit $150k, all backers at the Apprentice tier and up will... (Read More)

Status Update, New Blog Post, and 2 Puzzles

June 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We're almost halfway through the campaign now, over 400% funded and inching toward unlocking our 8th stretch goal! There are also less than 85 copies of the Collector's Edition remaining, so if you've been thinking about upgrading, snag one before... (Read More)

One week update, new stretch goal unlocked, and more puzzling!

June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
It’s been one week since our launch  and thanks to you we just hit $120k, unlocking our 7th stretch goal! Here's the status of the campaign: New stretch goal unlocked The big map of Prague in the base game will now be upgraded to a fabric print!... (Read More)

1000 backers, new stretch goal unlocked, Master Collector tier expanded!

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
It’s been an amazing few days!  Thank you so much for backing, sharing the campaign, and giving us your valuable feedback. Thank you also to those who tuned in / asked questions on IGTV yesterday! Here’s the current campaign status: New stretch... (Read More)

New stretch goals, first puzzle, livestream tomorrow!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
 Thank you, thank you, thank you! It's been another great day of funding and we have already doubled our goal. We're now 223% funded with 772 backers, and the Master Collector tier we added last night is almost sold out!   2 stretch goals added ... (Read More)

Stretch goals unlocked, new reward tier, and a huge thank you!

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, what an incredible day!  Because of you, not only did we fund within 4 hours, but we’ve also unlocked our first 4 stretch goals. I am so humbled by the outpour of support and kind words and can’t thank you enough for putting your faith in... (Read More)


May 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I’m speechless. We are only 4 hours in and already made it to our goal. I cannot thank you enough for being one of our first backers and helping this project come to life! I will post another update later tonight with our progress, but I just... (Read More)

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