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Zaharia is a fantasy RPG, inspired by Middle Eastern and Asian cultures, full of reactive choices and exciting adventures. Read more

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Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on March 6, 2014.

Zaharia is a fantasy RPG, inspired by Middle Eastern and Asian cultures, full of reactive choices and exciting adventures.

Our new project and the future of Zaharia

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Sadly we didn't manage to find any investor interested in developing Zaharia with no multiplayer or free-to play features and we didn't have enough funds to develop it on our own, so we decided to work on a lower budget project. Creating a second KS campaign would have been too risky, another failure would have meant the end for Inner Void Interactive and for Zaharia.

The new project, temporary called Project Frozen World, will be settled in a post-apocalyptic world where the remains of humanity are facing a new Ice Age. Project Frozen World will be a roleplaying experience in which the player will constantly struggle to survive, leading his/her party across a white wasteland.  

A concept of Project Frozen World
A concept of Project Frozen World

We won't throw away all the work we did on Zaharia and working on Project Frozen World will allow us to develop various gameplay mechanics that we'll be able to use in future games, we will also be able to use some of our time to further improve the setting of Zaharia, in order to create a better game in the future. 

We still hope to develop Zaharia and maybe Project Frozen World will be profitable enough to let us start again working on Zaharia. If you want to know more details about the reasons behind the temporary suspension of Zaharia and the development of a new project, you can find a detailed article on our website at this link.  

More details about Project Frozen World will be revealed in the future, stay tuned!

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    1. Creator Dean Thrasher on May 26, 2014

      I hope you are eventually able to bring the Zaharia game to life. I thought the setting had great promise. But I also understand the business pressures and the need to start small.

      I'm looking forward to hearing more about Frozen World, too.

    2. Creator Aysir on May 24, 2014

      Hope you manage to make Zaharia eventually. The demo had enormous premise, and kept me interested a lot more than a lot of finished games.
      Keep us updated on your next project - if it has similar customisation and characterisation as Zaharia, it'll probably be another one for me to back.

      Good luck :)

    3. Creator Morrandir on May 24, 2014

      Sad to hear about Zaharia, but happy to hear about your new project.

      Have you thought about starting a campaign on Indiegogo campaign with no fixed target amount? This watt you would get some funds in any case.

    4. Creator Sleet on May 24, 2014

      Good luck with the new project, guys! It sounds like a neat idea, and I hope you'll let us know when any big news about Project Frozen World comes up. :)

    5. Creator Dave, Shadowrunner on May 23, 2014

      I do hope that Zaharia gets made someday but perhaps it was just too ambitious for your studio's first project. It sounds like Frozen World will have a lot of the same gameplay elements as Zaharia, so I'm definitely interested. If you guys decide to run a modest KS campaign to fund it, consider me a likely backer. Look forward to hearing more.

    6. Creator Robert Dyehouse on May 23, 2014

      Like many others I'm sure, I'm still quite interested in Zaharia but I understand it may not be feasible at this point in time. I will definitely look forward to your Project Frozen World though, and I will still be hoping for Zaharia in the future. Good luck and can't wait to support you!

    7. Creator Stavros Tsiakalos on May 23, 2014

      Best of luck with the new project!

    8. Creator Charles Brandon Adkins on May 23, 2014

      thanks for update...
      would LOVE to see Zaharia come to life!
      although a 'smaller' project, Frozen World sounds very cool!
      (no puns intended lol)

    9. Creator ekster on May 23, 2014

      Still very interested in the Zaharia setting, so hoping that it will succeed. But Project Frozen World sounds interesting too! :)

    10. Creator Antonio Reavis on May 23, 2014

      dai nathan!

    11. Creator Kordanor on May 23, 2014

      Cool! Wasn't a fan of the original setting. A frozen post apocalyptic Wasteland however is exactly my taste! :)