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An immersive Adventure-Puzzle game riddled with hidden secrets. Inspired by classics like Myst, with an emphasis on environmental storytelling.
An immersive Adventure-Puzzle game riddled with hidden secrets. Inspired by classics like Myst, with an emphasis on environmental storytelling.
508 backers pledged AU$ 17,170 to help bring this project to life.

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    Pledge AU$ 1 or more About US$ 0.69

    -=Thank You=-

    A tip to comment, plus you will receive Kickstarter backer updates.
    My thanks for supporting The Eyes of Ara!

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    Pledge AU$ 10 or more About US$ 7

    -=The Game=-

    Get a digital copy of the game for PC or Mac, at below the release price.

    Access to the Backer's Only section of the forums.

    Plus exclusive Backer Avatar icon and Wallpapers in Desktop and Mobile formats.

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    Pledge AU$ 20 or more About US$ 14

    -=The Early Explorer=-

    EARLY BIRD PRICE!

    A Digital Map of the castle layout, beautifully decorated with art from the game.

    Digital Soundtrack featuring music from the game and music that inspired the game.

    Plus your name in the credits as "Backer".

    Plus previous rewards:
    + A Digital copy of the game for PC or Mac
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

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    Pledge AU$ 25 or more About US$ 17

    -=Explorer=-

    A Digital Map of the castle layout, beautifully decorated with art from the game.

    Digital Soundtrack featuring music from the game and music that inspired the game.

    Plus your name in the credits as "Backer".

    Plus previous rewards:
    + A Digital copy of the game for PC or Mac
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

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    Pledge AU$ 45 or more About US$ 31

    -=Trailblazer=-
    BETA ACCESS

    Join in with the early players with access to the Closed Beta. Plus access to the Alpha/Beta Testers forum.
    Your name in the credits as "Beta Tester" (in addition to your Backer credit).

    Plus previous rewards:
    + A Digital copy of the game for PC or Mac
    + Name in the Backer section of the Credits
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

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    Pledge AU$ 70 or more About US$ 49

    -=The Early Adventurer=-
    ALPHA ACCESS

    EARLY BIRD PRICE!

    Play the game before anyone else with access to the Closed Alpha! Plus access to the Alpha/Beta Testers forum.
    Your name in the credits as "Alpha Tester" (in addition to your Backer credit).

    A Digital Art Book featuring high resolution renders, design screenshots, and developer commentary.

    Plus 2x copies of the game for PC or Mac, one for you and one for a friend.
    Your name in the Backer section of the Credits under "Special Thanks".
    Bonus Backer Avatar and Wallpapers in Desktop and Mobile format.

    Plus previous rewards:
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

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    Pledge AU$ 80 or more About US$ 55

    -=Adventurer=-
    ALPHA ACCESS

    Play the game before anyone else with access to the Closed Alpha! Plus access to the Alpha/Beta Testers forum.
    Your name in the credits as "Alpha Tester" (in addition to your Backer credit).

    A Digital Art Book featuring high resolution renders, design screenshots, and developer commentary.

    Plus 2x copies of the game for PC or Mac, one for you and one for a friend.
    Your name in the Backer section of the Credits under "Special Thanks".
    Bonus Backer Avatar and Wallpapers in Desktop and Mobile format.

    Plus previous rewards:
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

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    Pledge AU$ 100 or more About US$ 69

    -=Field Agent=-

    An exclusive Eyes of Ara T-shirt in the size of your choice, only available to backers!

    Plus previous rewards:
    + 2x copies of the game for PC or Mac
    + Name in the Backer section of the Credits under "Special Thanks".
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

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    Pledge AU$ 150 or more About US$ 104

    -=Archaeologist=-

    A Physical copy of the Art book, featuring high resolution renders, design screenshots, and developer commentary. Plus a special message from the Developer not included in the Digital Version.

    Plus, take your place in the game with your name and picture on display in the Backer's Gallery Secret Room. A special thanks to all the high-tier backers!

    Plus previous rewards:
    + 2x copies of the game for PC or Mac
    + Name in the Backer section of the Credits under "Special Thanks".
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

    Physical Rewards:
    + T-shirt

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    Pledge AU$ 250 or more About US$ 173

    -=Contributing Artist=-

    Work with the developer to get your art in the game! Design an item or art: Create a pickup the player will use, a background object on a shelf, a hidden Easter Egg, a painting hung on a wall, or something else!

    Plus 4x copies of the game so you can share your contribution with your friends!
    Your Picture on display in the Backer's Gallery Secret Room in a large portrait.
    Your name in the Backer section of the Credits as "Contributing Artist".
    A Signed Copy of the Physical Art Book, plus the shipping fee for physical rewards waived.

    Plus previous rewards:
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

    Physical Rewards:
    + T-shirt

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    Pledge AU$ 500 or more About US$ 346

    -=Contributing Designer=-

    Work with the developer to design a puzzle for the game. Easy or difficult, simple or complex, leave your contribution in the game for other players to enjoy!

    Plus 4x copies of the game so you can share your contribution with your friends!
    Your Picture on display in the Backer's Gallery Secret Room in a large portrait.
    Your name in the Backer section of the Credits as "Contributing Designer".
    A Signed Copy of the Physical Art Book, plus the shipping fee for physical rewards waived.

    Plus previous rewards:
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

    Physical Rewards:
    + T-shirt

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    Pledge AU$ 800 or more About US$ 554

    -=Historical Figure=-

    Become a Prior Owner of the Castle.
    Paintings of the former owners can still be found throughout the castle. At this reward tier you can name one (with your name or a made up one), and if you wish, have your likeness used for the painting.

    Plus previous rewards:
    + 4x Copies of the game for PC or Mac.
    + Option to replace one digital copy with one Physical Copy at no extra charge.
    + Name in the Credits as both "Contributing Artist" and "Contributing Designer"
    + Design a Puzzle for the game
    + Design an Item or Art for the game
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

    Physical Rewards:
    + T-shirt
    + Physical Art Book, signed by the Developer
    + Shipping Charge Waived

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    Pledge AU$ 1,000 or more About US$ 693

    -=Associate Producer=-

    Attend the Launch Party! (transport and lodging not provided).
    Your name in the credits as "Associate Producer".
    Your Picture on display in the Backer's Gallery Secret Room in a HUGE portrait.

    And most of all, my heartfelt thanks for your belief in The Eyes of Ara and support for Independent Games Development!

    Plus previous rewards:
    + 4x Copies of the game for PC or Mac.
    + Design a Puzzle for the game
    + Design an Item or Art for the game
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

    Physical Rewards:
    + T-shirt
    + Physical Art Book, signed by the Developer
    + Shipping Charge Waived

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    Pledge AU$ 5,000 or more About US$ 3,465

    -=A Magnificent Fanfare=-

    There is little more that I can offer for such wonderful support. Your trust in The Eyes of Ara and support for independent development deserves something extravagant.

    At the end of the game, on the roof of the topmost tower, there will be a secret button. When pressed, it will blast your name and image into the sky like a glorious Bat Signal, accompanied by a special message of thanks, fireworks, and laser lights, all to the sound of heroic music!

    Plus previous rewards:
    + 4x Copies of the game for PC or Mac.
    + Your Name in the Credits as "Associate Producer".
    + Attend the Launch Party (transport and lodging not provided).
    + Your Picture on display in the Backer's Gallery Secret Room in a HUGE portrait.
    + Design a Puzzle for the game
    + Design an Item or Art for the game
    + Access to the Alpha + Alpha Tester Credit
    + Access to the Alpha/Beta Testers Forum
    + Bonus Backer Wallpapers and Avatar
    + Digital Art Book
    + Digital Map
    + Digital Soundtrack
    + Wallpapers and Avatar Pack
    + Access to the Backer's Forum
    + Backer Updates

    Physical Rewards:
    + T-shirt
    + Physical Art Book, signed by the Developer
    + Shipping Charge Waived

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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
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