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Welcome to the Drake Institute for the Mentally Ill. Your diagnosis is terminal.
Welcome to the Drake Institute for the Mentally Ill. Your diagnosis is terminal.
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    1. Angelique Putman on April 28

      This is pathetic. I pledged $50, you ain't getting any more from me. Go and suck on a lemon.

    2. Warrick on April 23

      No one is going to get their money back unless you put the fear of God into Brian. Doing some searching of Brian on google I found out he creates a financial blackhole everytime he creates a buisiness. He started another kickstarter project while telling people he is having difficulty on this project. Dont give him any extra money. He has started 4 unsuccessful kikstarter projects and 2 he still has not finished after 5 yrs, and at least 3 failed game companies with one filling for bankruptcy. But is still crying poor and acting the victim of circumstance. This game will not be made.

    3. Dianne Phipps on April 11

      I often wonder what happned never hear of any updated on this one project must be dead by now oh well guess nothing one can do .ok I guess

    4. Saodhar
      on April 3

      So, is this project dead? Site and social media pages seem abandoned. Reporting

    5. Bastien L. Boucher on November 11, 2017

      Any news anywhere or anitime fron this projet and from Bryan and Simon ?

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      Ingo Werner on September 15, 2017

      I just replayed the first game. And it is still great. Thanks Bryan.

      P.S.: I don't get why those games aren't on steam or GoG

    7. Erik Helgesson on July 10, 2017

      Hey, Curious how things are going for you. I understand it didn't go as planned and i don't blame you at all. I just want some news regarding this project. Have you abandoned it or are still working on the game/novel?


    8. Tobias Maack
      on June 25, 2017

      Any News about the Project?

    9. Ken on December 13, 2016

      I am hoping things are getting better for you. I really enjoyed the first thee games, and was looking forward to this next one. Well have a merry Christmas and hope for a very happy New Year. I really hope things get better.

    10. Gregory McIntyre on May 16, 2016

      if I did I missed it or forgot.

    11. Nicky Faber on April 21, 2016

      @Gregory everyone got those back in 2014. Did you not get the email with the download?

    12. Gregory McIntyre on February 26, 2016

      So I'm not really expecting a response but I was wondering about some of the rewards. Mainly stuff that's already made, I pledged at a level that gives me the keys for all three previous games. I was wondering if there was any chance of getting those?

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      Emma Rollinson on December 8, 2014

      Hi everyone! I've been busy so I'm just now playing the 10th anniversary remake, and it looks great! But I ran into a bit of a problem and was wondering if anyone else had a similar issue. When I'm in room 306 and I have to go in the closet, it won't let me go in or look at it. I chose the right word and was able to get the door open, but after that it wouldn't let me do anything else except back out. Has anyone else had this problem, am I doing something wrong, or is it something wrong with the game? Thank in advanced!

    14. ericfromabeno on November 23, 2014

      thanks for the 10th anniversary version of Midnight Manor, Bryan ^_^

    15. Carol Woodward (Noelani) on September 23, 2014

      I was always taught that if something is worth having, it is worth waiting for. Thank you for the update.

    16. Paul Melampy on June 5, 2014

      It's been a while. Do we gave any updates?

    17. Jared
      on March 10, 2014

      Whats the difference between the installer you are releasing tonight for the Curse game and the one that we redeemed through adventure gamers (Delaware St John Volume 1 - The Curse of Midnight Manor Installer.exe)?

    18. Paul Melampy on January 20, 2014

      Until a friend told me about this campaign, I had never heard of this series.

      Now that I'm playing through them, I just have to say I think they're awesome!! Can't wait for the fourth installment!!! So glad I backed this.

    19. Ken on January 14, 2014

      OK thanks just got last update from Kickstarter

    20. Bryan Wiegele & Simon Rosati 6-time creator on January 14, 2014

      @Ken, Am right now! :)

    21. Ken on January 14, 2014

      @ Bryan: Have you sent out any emails yet for the downloads.

    22. ericfromabeno on December 25, 2013

      Merry Christmas, everyone on this side of the dateline. ;) I'll say it again in about 11 hours just to be safe ^_^

    23. ericfromabeno on December 23, 2013

      Carol, old only in the sense of the project having been successfully funded. ;)

    24. Carol Woodward (Noelani) on December 23, 2013

      @ ericfromabeno, OLD obductees ?
      Happy Christmas and New Year everyone.

    25. Ken on December 23, 2013

      Yep payment went through

    26. ericfromabeno on December 23, 2013

      Bryan, that graphic novel you did looks really neat ^_^ How did that go?

    27. ericfromabeno on December 23, 2013

      payment succeeded ;)

    28. ericfromabeno on December 23, 2013

      Happy Holidays, Ken! ^_^

    29. Ken on December 23, 2013

      @all Happy Holidays

    30. Ken on December 22, 2013

      @Bryan Congratulation! we did it well you did it, by making good games.

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    32. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      DOH... >_< is that on me?

    33. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      5 minutes left! ^_^ anyone wanna do the final countdown with me? ^^

    34. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      yay! new backer! <3

    35. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      wow, I JUST now had a look at your project history, Bryan! Glad you are finally able to fund this game! Looks like it was a rough road for a while, huh?

      10 minutes and counting! ^_^

    36. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      bryan, you can get a good sense of how well pledge collection will go by looking at backer histories... if the 320 here are all previous kickstarter backers, you've got a near 100% certainty that you can collect their pledges with minimal trouble. ;)

    37. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      t minus 20 and counting!

    38. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      true ^^ and hey, we're back up to 320 backers! welcome, Number 320!

    39. Bryan Wiegele & Simon Rosati 6-time creator on December 22, 2013

      I didn't expect to hit any stretch goals. We're all just grateful to finally get the series back up again! I do hope all pledges go through though, the smaller the budget, the more important every $ is!

    40. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      Bryan, no... the way it seems to work is that in the last day or so, people who wanted to see the game succeed but who don't feel a real connection to it, upon seeing that it will actually get funded, will start to pull out so they can put their money with other kickstarters they want to see succeed... on the premise that they can see the game is going to get funded with or without them... that kind of withdrawing doesn't happen simultaneously at the last minute... So unless you have one huge backer, you should be fine. For you, and for the game, the worst that can happen now is that after funding succeeds, the top donators for some reason cannot be charged... that is the most serious issue now. but even if all three of your "big guns" vanished, you'd still have over 9K of pledge money... so it would probably work out, somehow...

    41. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      last half hour folks! ^_^

    42. Bryan Wiegele & Simon Rosati 6-time creator on December 22, 2013

      Haha no, but now I've created the story in my head there's a group of backers who all simultaneously pull pledges one minute before the end. I have an overactive imagination...

    43. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      just tell me you don't have any more multiple $1000's backers. :P

    44. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      with 33 minutes left to go, it's pretty obvious this is getting funded. I'm just hoping the collection process goes smoothly

    45. ericfromabeno on December 22, 2013

      heh. Well. at this point there's no nailbiting.... if you were closer to 10K I could understand :p but the nailbiting you have to look forward to now is how many pledges end up uncollectable >_<

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