What Happens Next :)
Hey there everyone, Dani here again. I’m sure you have already realized, but we have officially made it through Kickstarter!! Thank you all so so much for all the amazing support getting us through. Not just the pledges, but the great feedback and all the support spreading the word and everything else you have been doing to help us reach even further than our original goal.
While we fell just $1,500 short of the prologue chapter stretch goal, don’t worry, we will be adding paypal onto our website in the next day or two to continue the campaign for a bit (for those that missed us on kickstarter, or the many backers who simply weren't able to use kickstarter). Basically, things should hopefully work out for the prologue chapter :)
So, what happens from here?
Well, in this next week or so I’ll be sending out surveys and a few messages to collect the details on add-ons and shipping addresses for those that need physical rewards (this might be a little slow, I'm actually in the middle of moving and need to be out of here by the 15th...amazing timing right? :| ).
Then, I will be creating more designs for the small print before finally putting them all up for everyone to vote on before being printed out and sent. Don’t worry, the vote will remain up for a while on our website, so there will be plenty of time to let your voice be heard. I'll be making a small announcement with an update here to let you all know when that is ready.
Of course, between all this we will also be pushing ahead with production on Bloom (since, well, that is the main goal after all). For those who selected the alpha updates, this should begin in a month or two when we have our alpha update system set up and are ready to push more builds out (so we will be sending you messages on that when it is ready).
Then, down the road a bit when things calm down and the small prints are shipped, we will begin handling more of the rewards (such as designs for the t-shirt, and the large print). So please drop into our subreddit from time to time if you are interested in seeing progression on those (I’ll be posting work in progress sketches open for feedback).
Don’t worry, when we do the final voting for the t-shirt and large print, I’ll make an announcement here on Kickstarter just to let you all know that is finally ready and needing to be selected.
Hopefully that gives a better idea of what to expect next and how we plan to handle things so that they won’t get in the way of development too much. And, don’t forget, I’m always around if you want to say hi or have any questions.
On facebook - https://www.facebook.com/StudioFawn
On twitter - https://twitter.com/StudioFawn (@studiofawn)
On reddit - http://www.reddit.com/r/bloommemories/
Or even just email me directly through the website. www.studiofawn.com
Anyhow, we really can’t express our gratitude enough to everyone who made this campaign possible. It is thanks to you that we have what we need to really push ahead and hopefully make a game that you can all be proud of.
Thanks again so so much,
~the entire Studio Fawn team
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Pledge $10 or moreYou selected
EARLY BACKERS! - - - A DRM-free copy of Bloom for PC, Mac, or Linux! (Or your choice of supported consoles on release! *TBA)Estimated delivery:
Pledge $15 or moreYou selected
FULL PACKAGE + EARLY BETA! - - - All previous rewards + the awesome PDF guide / instruction booklet (with plenty of artwork and other great tidbits about the creatures and world of Bloom). ALSO early beta access! Be the first to step into the full world as you help shape the game by giving us early feedback.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $25 or moreYou selected
COMPANION + CREDITS - - - All previous rewards + an item to summon a unique cute animal companion to keep you company and help you through the game. Feed her, play with her, follow her to secrets... of course, only after you gain her trust. ALSO, your name in the final credits! So future digital archaeologists will know you helped bring Bloom to life.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $40 or moreYou selected
DIGITAL ART BOOK + OST - - - All previous rewards + an amazing art book filled with all the (tons) of concept art and in-depth looks of the world. Creature bio's, hints, maps, even a glimpse into the very beginnings of Bloom... this isn't just an art book, it is an art tome. Also get the amazing sound track of the game! Beautiful, soothing, epic... it has it all!Estimated delivery:
Pledge $75 or moreYou selected
KEY + TEE!! - - - All previous rewards + a special Bloom T-Shirt. Perfect for shielding your upper body from the elements while also looking fashionable with a unique Bloom inspired design! ALSO, an additional key for Bloom on the platform of your choice!Estimated delivery:Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
Pledge $99 or moreYou selected
PLUSHY!!! - - - All previous rewards + a 9 and a half inch tall Boulderling plushy! Made with love (well, technically hands, but also love). ~~Note: These will be delivered far early! Already being developed! ~~Estimated delivery:Add $20 USD to ship outside the US
Pledge $120 or moreYou selected
ARCHIVAL PRINT!! - - - All previous rewards + a beautiful hand signed archival art print . Turn your lovely wall into an even more lovely wall. (This is a serious high quality print, it can withstand a lifetime of being looked at!)Estimated delivery:Add $25 USD to ship outside the US
Pledge $185 or moreYou selected
ART BOOK!! - - - All previous rewards + the softcover, full-color extended art book, packed full of unseen concept art, back story and lore, characters, and tons of other tidbits about the Bloom world to make your game more enjoyable.Estimated delivery:Add $30 USD to ship outside the US
Pledge $210 or moreYou selected
Physical Copy!!! - - - All previous rewards + a special limited run physical copy of the game with manual in a signed game box!!Estimated delivery:Add $30 USD to ship outside the US
Pledge $500 or moreYou selected
5 backers Limited (5 left of 10)
PART OF THE GAME!! - - - All previous rewards + your likeness will be incorporated into one of the characters or monsters of Bloom! You will also have some input on the character itself. Will you be a mysterious nomad? Or perhaps a crazy old man who just wants to play a game? The possibilities are endless. Not only that, but you also receive a one of a kind signed 2d print of the characters portrait. Of course, you will be credited in the "Additional Design" section of the game as well.Estimated delivery:Add $30 USD to ship outside the US
Pledge $2,000 or moreYou selected
0 backers Limited (5 left of 5)
ULTIMATE CREATOR!!! - - - All previous rewards from $185 down + upgrade the last reward into having a MAJOR hand in creating a character for Bloom! You will be working with Dani to create a unique addition to the game. From backstory, to concept art, and finally to sculpting. Working back and forth each step along the way to make sure we create something truly special. At the end, you will receive unique signed prints of each stage (concept art, character sheet, and game portrait) ...culminating in a one of a kind 3d print of the posed model!! All of these are specifically for you, and will be one of a kind. You will also be credited in the "Additional Design" section of the game.Estimated delivery:Add $50 USD to ship outside the US
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