UNREAL ENGINE 4 TECH DEMO; IGN TOP STORY; 5 DAYS LEFT!
Hello Amazing supporters!,
Today was a great day for Project Awakened, thanks to all of you that are helping make it happen!
IGN Cover Story: Unreal Engine 4 Tech Demo for Project Awakened Released
It is not every day you get the top banner spot of one of the biggest gaming publications in the world, but today IGN honored Project Awakened with a great article about the game, and our UE4 Tech Demo video revealed today.
UE4 Tech Demo Vid
After 3 weeks of talking about how we are going to use the best next gen engine the world has ever known to make your dream character a reality, today we released a little taste of what that will look like. The vid has three sections all build and vid captured in UE4 -
1) The opening section is story 'tone piece' for the world of Project Awakened.
2) The middle section shows some examples of the amazing level of detail you will see on your dream character as they wield your favorite unique blend of special abilities.
3) The final section displays just a small fraction of the highly detailed outfit and equipment pieces you will be able to put on your character, your modded enemies and bosses, and anything else you can think of! Imagine a vast list of pieces like this for you to not only choose from, but eventually tint with your choice of colors and tweak them to your liking!
Just 5 Full Days Left...Go Tell The World!
You have all been truly amazing supporters. Project Awakened is not a sequel to nostalgic IP, it is not styled on games from the past that are known successful formulas, it is not safe and easy - it is something new and different, a whole new way of looking at games, a vision we want you to own with us that could transforming action gaming...and you have been brave enough and trusting enough to try to make it happen with us. But, we have a ways to go and time is getting short.
We want to dedicate a team to this game, get you a closed beta in Q1 of next year so you can help us shape and balance the game, get to open beta in Q3 of next year so we can bring in even more people to see what we have built together...but we can only do that if we get funded. Otherwise we have to keep making Project Awakened in our spare time between projects, and it's been years of that already.
So please, think of all the characters you have ever wanted to be, all the modds you've ever dreaming of making or playing, and think about what that's worth for you as a gamer, and who you could tell about it!
Thank you all so much...more news tomorrow
- Phosphor Games Studio
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on March 6.
Feb 4, 2013 - Mar 6, 2013 (30 days)
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Exclusive Desktop Wallpaper + Exclusive Kickstarter-only forum access with development journal updates, as well as our sincere thanks!Estimated delivery: Apr 2013
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Early bird discount for $25 tierEstimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Digital Download of Project Awakened + Access to the closed beta starting August 2014 + Pre-release Digital Soundtrack + Exclusive Desktop Wallpaper + Exclusive Kickstarter-only forum access with development journal updates.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Previous reward tier + Digital Art book with concept art from the game.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Previous reward tier + Kickstarter exclusive in-game character outfit + special thanks in the credits + extra digital copy of the game including closed beta access.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Previous reward tier + Kickstarter-exclusive in-game weapon + Project Awakened poster signed by the teamEstimated delivery: Aug 2014Add $5 to ship outside the US
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Previous reward tier + Kickstarter exclusive in-game ability + A digital copy of the "Awakened Complete Strategy Guide", including a guide to "Level Creation and Scripting in Awakened and UE4"Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Previous reward tier + custom in-game taunt recorded by you, you choose the animation used, and is available only to you in game + 2 extra copies of the game including closed beta accessEstimated delivery: Aug 2014
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FOUNDERS TIER - Previous reward tier + a physical art book signed by the team, containing concept art from the game + exclusive "Awakened Dev Team" t-shirt that will never be available for purchaseEstimated delivery: Aug 2014Add $15 to ship outside the US
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Founder's Tier + You will get your face as a preset in the create-a-player system, making you a permanent part of the game, and allowing you to play as yourself!Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Founder's Tier + A unique one-of-a-kind framed print of concept art from the game, signed by the artist. No two prints will be alike, and we will allow you to choose which print you want in the order you pledge at this tier.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014Add $15 to ship outside the US
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Founder's Tier + You will design your favorite Awakened character using the create-a-player system, and we will send you a one-of-a-kind 3D sculpture of that character.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014Add $25 to ship outside the US
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Founder's Tier + We'll use your name, voice, and likeness as one of the NPC characters in the single-player campaign + credit as a member of the design team + invitation to the Awakened Launch Party!Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Founder's Tier + We will fly you out to Chicago, and you will spend a day at Phosphor Games Studio sitting in on design meetings, playing the build, and meeting the team. We will take you out to lunch, and put your name in the credits as a producer. You will be a guest of honor at the launch party, and you will get free phosphor games for life.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014
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Founder's Tier + We will fly you out to Chicago, and you will spend a day at Phosphor Games Studio sitting in on design meetings, playing the build, and meeting the team. You will work with the design team to design one of the main bosses in the campaign. We will put you in a motion capture suit and you will record animations used on the actual boss character. We will take you out to lunch and dinner and take care of all travel expenses. You will be a guest of honor at the launch party, and get credited in the game as an executive producer, and you will get free phosphor games for life.Estimated delivery: Aug 2014