Lunar Rush

Pine - An action adventure game that adapts to you

A project in Breda, Netherlands by Twirlbound

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Pine is an action adventure game in which an intricate game ecology adapts to your actions, inactions and choices.
Backers: 4091
Average Pledge Per Backer: €30

Funded: €121,481 of €100,000
Dates: Mar 9th -> Apr 10th (33 days)
Project By: Twirlbound
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Latest News

4 HOURS LEFT - All crowd achievements met: Announcing the next species!

April 10th - via:
You did it! We could have only hoped for such an active community, but you actually did it! You completed all crowd achievements after giving us a whopping six new pieces of fan art last night! Last time we'll actually have to upload this one! Here... (Read More)

Crowd achievements - NEARLY THERE!

April 9th - via:
First off, another BIG thank you to everyone for the heartfelt congratulations and responses! Now let's hit those stretch goals - we've been welcoming a lot of new late backers, and in about an hour we'll ROAR the internet once more with our... (Read More)


April 8th - via:
Thank you all so, so, so much - we couldn't be more grateful! You're all fantastic, every single one of you!!! Now let's SMASH these stretch goals! All the love, talk to you very soon, The Pine team  (Read More)

ALMOST THERE, < 2500 to go & Crowd Achievements, Dev Update and "Art & Technology" Book Preview!

April 8th - via:
You all rock! We're almost there, with a nice amount of hours to go - we can smell the stretch goals coming too, if we can get a strong end boost! Crowd achievements - two more!Last night, three backers smashed two more crowd achievements - one of... (Read More)

Over 92.000 & you earned your third crowd reward: vote for a critter!

April 7th - via:
WOW! After last night's Kickstarter newsletter boost and viral Imgur post, we jumped a big gap and are now over 91k! With the late-backer-end-sprint still to come, and our Thunderclap still to roar on Sunday, we are starting to feel those stretch... (Read More)

4 days! Crowd achievements getting there, Thunderclap nearing half a million!

April 6th - via:
We're getting closer! We're plugging away on Twitter, Facebook, Reddit and more - and hopefully more and more backers will be supporting us over the next 4 days. It's gonna be close! Just like this Mannoth kick! Let us just express how much we... (Read More)

5 more days, WE CAN DO IT!

April 5th - via:
Dear backers, This is it, the last week - we're excited, hard at work and we have full confidence that we can make it! Meanwhile, you're all still going for those crowd achievements. We have two new readers of On the Origin of Species, one with a... (Read More)

Meet Albamare's next critter + German translation!

April 4th - via:
All of you worked hard to get the crowd achievements going - and yesterday you smashed another one! That means we announce a brand-new critter - the Waddletooth! These fellas love the sun and the beach - you'll find them across the borders of... (Read More)

Add-ons are here & we got to a whopping €75.000!

April 3rd - via:
75.000! From over 2500 backers! That's huge. We couldn't be more grateful, thank you all! To properly answer all that support, we're finally announcing a much-requested feature on our Kickstarter campaign: add-ons! With add-ons, you can get any of... (Read More)

Technology overview: "State Machines" & Crowd Achievement update!

March 31st - via:
Today we want to share a deeper technological look at the state machines of our species. Buckle up, as it's a tech-heavy blog - but for those interested, it might even be helpful! Pine is being created using Unity3D. This blog post will describe one... (Read More)

Project Highlight: "Genetics, Species and Organisms" & 2nd Stretch Goal!

March 29th - via:
On the island of Albamare, every organism is alive. We are working with a digital ecology in which dynamic agents respond as if in a simulation, rather than with static behavior – they have needs, react to each other and make decisions of their... (Read More)

◆ Announcing the limited SCAVENGER ADD-ON for adventurous backers!

March 27th - via:
Today we have something really exciting for backers! For one of Albamare's larger side-quests, called Another Human's Tracks, we are giving you the opportunity to take on a special role - the role of an adventurous scavenger who once roamed Albamare.... (Read More)

You earned the first crowd reward - free high-quality songs!

March 26th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Species Spotlight: The Litter

March 24th - via:
Today we’re sharing a closer look at one of Albamare’s species, one that is roaming the island and… spits on everything it can see. This is the Litter! Let’s start with the basics. The Litter is an alternatively evolved version of the lizard... (Read More)

First translations, crowd achievement update and a Thunderclap!

March 23rd - via:
First translations - Spanish page translation and German + Dutch subtitles!With the amazing help of Rosa Iglesias (go check out her superb portfolio), we now have a Spanish version of the Kickstarter page!   Check out the page! Share it with your... (Read More)

Meet the team & crowd achievement update 2!

March 20th - via:
Today, with already 10 days behind us in the campaign, we wanted you to get a closer look at who's developing Pine! Meet the team - a closer look at Twirlbound and Ratchet Audio! As mentioned in the video, Twirlbound is based in Breda, The... (Read More)

First crowd achievement met, weekly development update and more!

March 17th - via:
Hi there, lovely backers! We're almost hitting that 50k - amazing. Everyone has been incredibly generous with sharing and spreading the word, so thanks for that! First crowd achievement metWoohoo, the first one is in the pocket! You shared our... (Read More)

Exclusive First Look: Pine - A 3D Action Adventure Game On Kickstarter

March 17th - via:
Welcome to an exclusive first look at Pine, a 3D action adventure game from Twirlbound. (Read More)

Only a few €15 early bird hours left, announcing a DRM-free version and the FAQ!

March 14th - via:
Hey backers! Few small things from the Pine team here. First of all, thanks again for all the sharing and posting, either part of the crowd achievements or not! You're all well underway with a few of them, which means we're sharing some high... (Read More)

Announcing the crowd achievements: retweet us, make some fanart or more!

March 13th - via:
After announcing the first Stretch Goal yesterday, we're extremely happy to announce some cool crowd achievements for you all to fulfill! They unlock medium-tier project rewards that we'd be happy to prepare for you. Check them out below! Here's what... (Read More)

30k in 3 days, and announcing the first stretch goal: The Albamare Arena!

March 12th - via:
Unbelievable - we hit over 31k in three days! We're extremely humbled by your response, loving comments and support. <3 NOW, for something exciting - the first stretch goal for Pine! Things are looking up, we're getting pretty pumped about this... (Read More)

Already 20%+ funded in 24 hours - what a start!

March 10th - via:
We can hardly believe it - after hitting that launch button yesterday, opening a bottle of champagne and working hard to share Pine around, things couldn't have gone better! Thanks to all you amazing early birds and to your generosity, we raised more... (Read More)

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