All Digital Awards Now Distributed, Physical Awards to be Manufactured Soon; Backerkit
We've now completed delivery of all the digital awards for this Kickstarter, including:
1. Sunrider: First Arrival - released on Steam for free
2. Sunrider: Mask of Arcadius... Read more
Liberation Day Has Come!
Well ladies and gentlemen, here is the third installment of the Sunrider series.
If you're a $5> backer of the this kickstarter (in other words any tier which was... Read more
Sunrider Liberation Day Beta 12 Released
The final beta is now released!
It was a long journey, and no doubt many more adventures await, but we seem to be approaching the end of this one...
Check... Read more
Sora no Kodou Now on Sale!
The opening song for Sunrider Liberation Day SORA NO KODOU, featuring legendary vocalist RITA is now available for purchase!
Sora no Kodou -the beat of the cosmos- ft.Rita ... Read more
Sunrider Liberation Day Beta 11
Sunrider Liberation Day Beta 11 is available for testing. Backers $15 tier+ have been messaged the download.
Note: Old save files are not guaranteed to work
- New items added... Read more
This is (Not) the End
Ahem, hello original 2014 Kickstarter backers. I'm not sure if that many of you even read these updates any more. It's now almost exactly two years since this Kickstarter launched.... Read more
Sunrider Liberation Day Beta 10.0
All backers in the beta testing tier and above have been messaged the download url.
WARNING: THIS BETA REQUIRES A NEW GAME... or else you're going to skip new stuff... Read more
Sunrider Beta 9.00 Released
- BATTLE 2 IS NON-FUNCTIONAL. The game skips the battle and goes right back to the VN segment.
- The previous LibDay OST has been abandoned. The new OST features... Read more
Sunrider Beta V8.00 Released
Well that sure took a while.
Sunrider Closed Beta V8.00 is available for testing.
All eligible backers have been emailed a link to the beta. Please contact us if you... Read more
We’ve had a fun time here in Los Angeles with Sekai Project. Even though we’re pretty much hikikomori who never go outside, we’re glad to finally be able to meet... Read more
Sunrider at Anime Expo!
Hello everyone, we're all prepared to head to Los Angeles for Anime Expo.
This year's AX is going to be a watershed moment for visual novels. We have big announcements... Read more
Steam Summer Sale: SUNRIDER ACADEMY 40% OFF
It has begun... Sunrider Academy is 40% off until June 21! Get it for $18.
If we get lucky and get voted as a featured game, it'll be 60%... Read more
Announcing Sunrider: Liberation Day
Full details here: http://sunrider-vn.com/liberationday/
Important Details for Kickstarter Backers
- Steam digital download is free for all Kickstarter backers (I don't know yet which other vendors will carry the title so Steam... Read more
Sunrider Academy Final Report
Ah. Ah. Hello everyone, how's it going, it's me again, the director of Love in Space. I come baring good news.
We're about to make a major announcement on 5/18... Read more
Sunrider Academy Released!
Sunrider Academy is now available for purchase!
Sunrider Academy can be purchased at the following places.
Purchasing the game once gets you access to all the content in the... Read more
New Banner and More
Greetings backers. Kickstarter sent me an email that they're going to upgrade this page with a new time line and a custom header image. It's about time we put in... Read more
Denpasoft is BACK! Get Sunrider Academy for $20 if you're a $35+ backer!
I do have some good news. I am told that Denpasoft is back in business!
All backers in the $35+ tiers can now get the latest Sunrider Academy beta and... Read more
Sunrider Academy Early Access
Love in Space and Sekai Project are proud to announce that Sunrider Academy can now be purchased on Steam Early Access!
Purchase now to immediately play the common route... Read more
An auspicious day, for sure.
It has now been exactly one year since the end of the Kickstarter!
I thought about typing up one of those "post mortem" posts people... Read more
Sunrider Academy Demo + Greenlight Campaign
Love in Space is proud to announce the Sunrider Academy Greenlight Campaign!
Now you can take control of Kayto Shields as the vice president of the Sunrider Academy... Read more
Mini-Crowd Fund Campaign to Buy Sunrider Academy OP
We are holding a small crowd funding campaign to buy an OP song for Sunrider Academy. While this is an unexpected expense, we believe this will be a... Read more
Announcement: Sunrider Academy
Love in Space is proud to announce SUNRIDER ACADEMY, a spin off game to Sunrider.
You are Kayto Shields, an ordinary man thrown into an extraordinary adventure. It... Read more
Hello all backers. We hope that you enjoyed the Mask of Arcadius release.
If you haven't played it already, you should get it on Steam! (Don't forget the de-censor patch!)
This... Read more
Sunrider Mask of Arcadius Released
Love in Space and Sekai Project are pleased to announce Sunrider: Mask of Arcadius is now on Steam.
You are Captain Kayto Shields of the starship Sunrider. Lead your... Read more
Closed Beta 6.0 Released
Check Kickstarter message for download url and beta password.
1. Right Click Sunrider: First Arrival
2. Click Properties
3. Click on the beta tab
4. Enter the beta... Read more
Closed Beta 5.0 Released
Sunrider Closed Beta 5.0 Released
-Due to the display engine being rewritten, some save files may no longer be compatible.
-The R&D screen has been revamped. To apply... Read more
Sekai Project Publishes Sunrider on Steam
Sekai Project and Love in Space are proud to announce "Sunrider: First Arrival" will join Japanese visual novels "fault milestone one," "WORLD END ECONOMiCA," and "Narcissu 1st & 2nd" on... Read more
Sunrider Beta 4 Released
Hi all backers.
Sunrider Beta 4 is now available for download. Enjoy!
Download Here (776 MB)
For the full change log, see our git.
Bug reports and feedback should go... Read more
Weekly Update #13
Whoops, so I totally forgot to post the weekly update yesterday. Actually, yesterday was my birthday, so I think I deserve a one day break, eh? :)
First Public Release... Read more
IMPORTANT: 3D Mechs
Hi all backers.
(Photos are of the 6" prints)
US backers who ordered the 3D printed mechs should receive them from SANDBOXR starting today throughout this week. For international backers,... Read more
Sunrider Episodes 3 & 4 Beta Released!
Sunrider Episodes 3 and 4 are now available for testing!
Size: 600 MB
Adds about 2.5 more hours... About 8 hours in length total?
- We now have an experimental... Read more
Weekly Update #12
One day late, but better late than never!
We've launched a gameplay video of Sunrider on YouTube! Check out Sola's sniping skills as she snipes down enemies from across the... Read more
Shop is Open for Business
Good news and bad news. The good news is that our shop is now officially open for business. The bad news is that the Sola 2Way Dakimakura sold... Read more
Items Shipped and Arrival Times
We've shipped the following items:
- Thank-you cards
For domestic backers, they should arrive soon, within 7 business days. As for our international backers, it'll take a... Read more
IMPORTANT***** International Backers, check your address confirmation!
WARNING: PRIORITY ONE MESSAGE INCOMING.
Attention intentional backers:
It has come to our attention that Kickstarter exports some international shipping addresses incorrectly. (Yes, how typical.) You will will receive a... Read more
Weekly Update #11
After a hiatus, welcome back for another edition of the Sunrider weekly update.
We're busy as always with a ton of things to do.
A lot of things... Read more
Sunrider Patch v. 2.1 Released
We've released a new patch for the game which should fix a number of bugs and introduces some gameplay re-balances.
Instructions: download, extract and put the files... Read more
Sunrider Episode 2 Beta Released
Sunrider Beta Episode 2 is now available for download for all testers.
- Episode 1 save files are no longer compatible with Episode 2. We've enabled cheat codes to... Read more
The Making of Sunrider's Sound Effects
My name is Steve and this is.. my first ever blog post really. Sunrider’s creator kind of asked me to write one, I suppose it... Read more
Quick Update: We won't be distributing beta codes, will give you download url instead
Hello all backers
I'm not sure if this is important, but I've decided to make an official announcement anyways. After long consideration, we've decided not to distribute beta codes to... Read more
Digital Dakimakuras Emailed
Hello all backers. You should have received your digital dakimakura directly to your email. If you purchased one and did not receive a digital dakimakura, please send me a message.... Read more
Special Behind the Scenes Feature: Programming Sunrider (1)
Hey guys, Vaendryl here. Sam asked me to write something for the blog so here I go.
Word of warning though: being a coder writing code is kind of my... Read more
Sunrider Episode 1 v1.02 Patch Released
Attention all hands.
Patch v1.02 has been released for Episode 1. This is a substantial patch which fixes many problems with v1.00, so you are recommended to install the patch... Read more
Sunrider Episode 1 Beta Released!
Attention all hands.
All backers who contributed $15 and up should have received the Sunrider Episode 1 Beta. Anyone who has purchased early beta access who has not received a... Read more
Weekly Update #10 (Double Feature!)
It is time for another update. And since there was no update last week, it'll be a double feature this time! There'll be more pictures and less text though, because... Read more
Note on shipping addresses
Hello all backers. We have begun to manufacture your physical rewards now.
This is a reminder to ensure that the shipping address you have provided to us is accurate and... Read more
Weekly Update #9
It is another edition of the weekly update.
We've worked much on implementing the battle engine. Writing code does not translate to many flashy images unfortunately, but we have implemented... Read more
Final Call for Dakimakura Pre-Orders/Survey Responses
Hello all backers!
Today is the last day we're accepting pre-orders for the dakimakuras! All pre-orders will close in just four hours, at 8 PM Pacific Standard Time. If you... Read more
Final Call for Roll Containers
Hello all backers. This message only applies to backers in the $50 junior lieutenant tier.
If you missed the Kickstarter window, it is still possible to get your poster shipped... Read more
Weekly Update #8 (NSFW)
Well, it's technically not Sunday anymore, but better late than never, they say! Here we are, for another edition of the weekly update!
It was a long time... Read more
Weekly Update #7 (NSFW)
And we are back for another edition of the 18+ weekly update.
Love in Space is recovering from a truly grueling week. After epic amounts of studying and overtime (paying)... Read more
Sora no Senritsu [The Melody of the Sky]
See? I told you we'd have a preview of the OP song soon! We're still working on the OP song, so it's still subject to change, but this should give... Read more
Weekly Update #6 [NSFW]
Today's edition of the weekly update is not safe for work! Hide your kids! Don't open at work or at school! At least look around your shoulder and make... Read more
Weekly Update #5 - A Retrospection
We are five weeks into our journey into the unknown.
We've had a week of non-flashy work. In case you missed it, here's a round up of what's been done... Read more
The deed has been done. Now Sunrider will be distributed on the world's biggest digital distribution platform.
Weekly Update #4
Captain's Log, star date 2/2/14.
We've now completed the new character designs. Ashton will now be moving to once again working on the dakis. There might be radio... Read more
Weekly Status Update #3
Captain's Log, stardate 1/26/14
All praise the space whales, we have received our funds! We've been paying people and upgrading our equipment this whole week. We've been putting the funds... Read more
Weekly Status Update #2
Captain's log, stardate 1/19/14.
It has been a very busy week here at Love in Space. Work has not been as efficient as it could be because we still have... Read more
Weekly Status Update #1
Begin captain's log, star date 1-12-2014
We are one week into our journey into the unknown. We have distributed the digital awards for the backers in the following tiers. If... Read more
Sunrider Icon Kit
By popular demand, we've made some Sunrider backer icons. We're working on making Sola right now, since she seems to leading the dakimakura poll.
We also have the... Read more
Post Celebration Details, Important Information
Whew, now that the celebration parties have died down, here are some important information for backers (and everyone else too).
First: When will the digital rewards be distributed? ... Read more
Our Adventure Begins ($44 039 Raised, 1,467% Funded)
Moments ago, our funding period elapsed, leaving us with over $44 000 in total funds and over 14 times our initial goal. Before we embark on our journey... Read more
You Should Also Check Out Project Nimbus
I got a message from Pawee Pakamekanon about his game, Project Nimbus. I checked it out, and damn is it impressive. If you guys are anything like me, I'm sure you'd... Read more
Final Check List
The end of our campaign is near. Before everything ends, I will like you to confirm the following.
1. Please look at this chart. Our reward tiers have... Read more
Our final hours are upon us: NEW AWARDS
Our final hours are now upon us. You asked for it - so here they are: New backer tiers!
We're proud to announce that we can now 3D print the... Read more
Our Finest Hour
If real life was an epic space opera about a courageous space captain fighting to liberate his home world, now would be the time when he stands from his captain's... Read more
Sunrider In the Press
We sincerely thank the following websites for providing coverage of Sunrider.
"Sam Yang Discusses Sunrider, Steam Greenlight and Anime" from The Nerd Cabinet
"Ryan recently spoke to Sam Yang, director... Read more
General Status Update
It's been awhile since the last update. Here's what we've been doing for the past two weeks.
Ashton and I have been hard at work trying... Read more
Even More Stretch Goals
Clearly, just voices aren't exciting enough, so here are even more stretch goals. Thanks to everyone who gave me ideas for these, it's hard thinking of new ones at this... Read more
Battle Plan Going Forward
We've got very busy days coming up for Love in Space. I really love hearing all your suggestions for Sunrider, and I agree with a lot of what... Read more
Batten the Hatches!
Red alert! This is not a drill!
My parents are coming over to my apartment for the weekend! Whew, I'll be busy leading them around town while they're here, so... Read more
Sunrider Demo v1.03c Patch Released
This patch should finally fix the game crash when Cosette moves into the same grid as the Sunrider. Please download this one to get all the gameplay balance tweaks as... Read more
Sunrider Demo v1.03 Patch Released
Love in Space is pleased to announce that the Sunrider demo v1.03 Patch has been released.
- The accuracy of the Sunrider's lasers have been improved
- Pirate destroyers now... Read more
Revised Studio Budget and Ensuring Backer Rewards
Hello backers! Wow, looks like we've raised almost $7000 so far, and it hasn't even been a week! Thank you everyone for continually supporting Sunrider!
It's been a huge rush... Read more
IMPORTANT - International Shipping
Hi everyone! First, thanks for Dablue for the heads up about international shipping prices. After struggling to use the USPS website, I took a trip to the local post office... Read more
Second Set of Stretch Goals
When I put up the first set of stretch goals this morning, I figured we'd be working for a week to meet those goals. Well, it's been just half a... Read more
Fully Funded In Three Days. +Stretch Goals.
Sunrider has been fully funded, in merely three days! I honestly did not expect this to happen. When I started the project, I knew there was the possibility that I... Read more
New award at $50 tier. Get a digital artbook
We've added a new award for all backers who have contributed $50 or more. You can now have a .pdf of the full color art book. This accomplishment... Read more
Hello World and Transparency
Nearly $1000 in 24 hours? WOW. First, we give you a huge thank you for your generous support. I never thought Sunrider would raise so much pledges in such a... Read more