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An enchanting Adventure/RPG set in a magical realm. Master spells, battle foes, and quest forth in this full-length game.
3,157 backers pledged $125,174 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator KSimms ✵ ✵ about 21 hours ago

      @Gonchi: Like you, I don't personally need frequent updates, but, I think that, if possible, updates should be posted no less often than once every other month. It looks bad for projects when months have passed and no official KS updates have been posted. Having said that, this project has been largely great with updates (though at times they are teensy, weensy bit not as frequent as they could be). It's okay if the updates aren't ground-breaking. A boring update is better than no update at all.

      Anyway, this is my favorite project that I've backed, and everything I've seen from them since the KS campaign has told me that backing this project was a very good decision. These are people with an excellent record.

      Looking forward to the game!! :-)

    2. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on March 19

      Hey Dablue! whew, sorry for the delay getting back to ya there...

      GDC was utterly amazing. It was my first one so it was kinda overwhelming-- I spent most of my time at the Indie Megabooth, the expo floor, and talking to other game developers. Then hit the infamous adventure game party!

      I think I should definitely talk about it more in the next update. :) I didn't get to formally show Mages as we'd missed the indie booth cutoff but I informally showed it around the convention and it was very well-received!

    3. Creator Dablue of the Underworld on March 15

      ey Rachel! How was gdc? Curious to read an update ;)

    4. Creator Gonchi on March 3

      I prefer time be devoted towards developing the game rather than posting updates, but that's just me. Some people just really need constant activity to believe progress is being made. I do have some concerns regarding a couple of the Kickstarters I've backed though.

      Didn't read the article, but I did noticed at least one error in the spreadsheet, where AR-K is marked as released when only 2 of the 4 episodes Kickstarted have so far come out.

    5. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on February 27

      Interesting link, Holisk! There's unfortunately been kerfluffles with other campaigns because they totally disappeared or wound up producing a game that really fell out of line with the backers' expectations. Even though it's been harder for us to do monthly updates because of both the game and our obligations outside of Himalaya, we still let people know we're alive and the game's not vaporware!

      We're moving along nicely. I think the next update should be in order after I return from GDC!

    6. Creator KSimms ✵ ✵ on January 24

      Congratulations on all the progress you guys have been making. Was happy reading the recent update, especially the parts about the combat system progress and about how Daniel was further refining the writing/design in parts. Glad the "Himalaya summit" was a success. :-)

      I have to admit that one of the things I'm looking forward to the most is the sound and music. The sound/music guy on this team is excellent and did a great job for you guys previously. One of the things that really stood out to me while playing the demo was how many cool, rich sound effects there were for so many actions.

    7. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on January 24

      It's up now! There's been a great to deal to report but also a lot of personal issues we've had to deal with (primarily housing troubles and illness on my end, and also major illness on Chris' end.) I've also had to deal with preparations for local and faraway industry events on top of that, ack. Well...we think you guys will be pleased with this update. We're very happy to say things are moving along and at this rate, it should be a sleigh ride into beta!

    8. Creator Robert McNamara on January 23

      Three months between updates seems a little long-- surely something has happened in the last quarter? If there's nothing of note to say in three months, that's somewhat worrisome. Note that it's been over a month since the last mention of an update "soon."

    9. Creator Christopher G on January 4

      Thank you for the update Rachel. I hope everyone is doing better.

    10. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on January 1

      Happy New Year! I was starting to sort what goodies should go in, but we're going to wait until Chris and Daniel have their annual summit next week-- there's going to be lots of exciting stuff to share and tractable progress to show! (Plus we got derailed by holidays and illness.)

    11. Creator Sterling Treadwell on January 1

      Ha was curious if there was an update coming. glad to see you guys chimed in to say that it is. I really loved the last update and the fact you were transparent on how far along a bunch of aspects were. I am excited and itching to have my copy in hand, but seeing progress and knowing everything is still on track (late, but moving along) gives me enough solace to sleep at night. :) Good luck and we're all counting on you! hehehe

    12. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on December 16

      We'll have an update heading your way soon! The game is coming out a lot later than we'd like but we don't want to rush it to release and compromise the quality.

    13. Creator Bobby Allen on December 15

      Auditing projects, Dec is > Feb. Any chance of this seeing the light of day?

    14. Creator Tim on December 15

      I think the earth and Air mages have gotten together again, cause those tumbleweeds are just skipping past...


    15. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on October 27

      I want to lodge a complaint. That weather update was not accurate. Please have someone from the Air mage school correct the weather so the report is accurate. Thank you.

    16. Creator ☜☆RSF☆☞ on October 24

      Thanks for the update Chris (ehh actually both updates haha!)

    17. Creator Chris Warren on October 21

      An update? Slightly overcast with a chance of light showers in the afternoon. Possible sunshine on Friday.

      Oh, you meant for the project? Right you are! Just need to figure out a plausible way to type exactly the same thing as last update in different words... stay tuned! ;)

    18. Creator Jack Hepburn Raine on October 19

      Any chance of an update?

    19. Creator Chris Warren on September 14, 2014

      Check out update #37, it's all there. ;)

    20. Creator Louis Carson on September 13, 2014

      So what's the latest?

    21. Creator Dean & Kate on August 26, 2014

      @Himalaya Studios, Thanks for the Duke shout out in the update!

    22. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on August 25, 2014

      That's unacceptable, Chris. We demand hourly updates, written every 5 minutes, starting 20 seconds ago. And....GO!

    23. Creator Chris Warren on August 25, 2014

      Sorry, guys. Things have been INSANELY hectic around here and we haven't had the half-day free that's required to write the next update yet. It's coming soon!

    24. Creator Jack Hepburn Raine on August 24, 2014

      Any updates?

    25. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on August 7, 2014

      I think we'll be due for an update after I return from VGU Con in DC next week! BTW, if anyone else is attending, feel free to hit me up.

    26. Creator GAMEHORDER on August 5, 2014

      Status update soon?

    27. Creator PegasusOrgans-Graywalkers VIP on July 16, 2014

      Quest For Infamy is out, if you guys need a game to tide you over. Much fun! And a kickstarter as well.

    28. Creator Chris Warren on July 14, 2014

      @Jamie: It's hard to give an accurate estimate because there are still so many variables affecting the outcome. At the current rate, I'd definitely say some time in 2015, but I'm afraid I couldn't narrow it down further than that. Most importantly, we don't want to compromise quality by rushing the game out, but at the same time, we're working as fast as humanly possible to release it as soon as we can (believe me, we don't want it taking forever, either, as we want to move on to other things). As the title continues to shape up, we'll keep you all posted!

    29. Creator Jamie on July 14, 2014

      Is there a new estimated delivery for this game? Not annoyed or anything I have just totally lost where this is at progress wise 60% .. 70% ... 80% ?

    30. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on July 3, 2014

      It was just a "My Little Pony" video, heh. I didn't watch it, but thanks anyway, Rachel. :)

    31. Creator Frodo on June 29, 2014

      Went to look at the video, but...
      'This video has been removed by the user. ' ) :

      Could you put the video back please?

    32. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on June 22, 2014

      Hehe we can't grant the game being ready this second...but I can grant a FEW ponies :)…

    33. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on June 22, 2014

      It seems wish granting has ceased. :(

    34. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on June 22, 2014

      If wishes are being granted, then I want the game in my hands right this second.....
      right this second.....
      (oh, and I want a pony!)

    35. Creator Russell Deitch on June 19, 2014

      Tomimt, your wish has been granted! :)

    36. Creator Tomimt on June 14, 2014

      So, any news about the status of the game?

    37. Creator KSimms ✵ ✵ on May 31, 2014

      A video update with you guys talking and showing stuff on your computer screens would be so cool. Daniel and Chris have cool accents and should exploit them whenever possible.

    38. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on May 28, 2014

      Make that doubling up for a June update-- there wasn't much to report for May, so we're gonna consolidate. Stay tuned! :)

    39. Creator Russell Deitch on May 28, 2014

      Hi, folks. What's happened to the May update?

    40. Creator KSimms ✵ ✵ on May 23, 2014

      Is there going to be a May update? Always fun to see a new update for this project.

    41. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on May 21, 2014

      We will happily accept tax refunds, S&H Greenstamps, bitcoins, but we do not accept little pieces of string. :)

    42. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on May 21, 2014

      You're welcome to dump your tax returns into my bank account. ;)

    43. Creator Dablue of the Underworld on May 20, 2014

      Tbh I am kind of saddened I didnt pledge any higher. Is there still some sort of slacker backer possiblity? (I need something to dump my tax returns in)

    44. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on April 14, 2014

      I'm just amazed at how much I'm getting for the pledge level. You guys rock. :D
      To be honest, I kept getting concerned that you were overreaching, and it would take too much away from the game.

    45. Creator Himalaya Studios, Inc. on April 14, 2014

      @Brian - The only tier whose stuff we shipped was the $20 tier, since all they got were the stickers and nothing else. Some items still need to be produced, so we're gonna hold off til they're ready so everything can get out in one package!

      We think you guys will be very pleased! I'm still wowed at how amazing our swag came out, particularly the resin figures.

    46. Creator Jito463 - WoOS, LofUT on April 12, 2014

      Not yet, Brian. It's getting closer, though. I'm looking forward to all the cool stuff from this KS, personally.

    47. Creator Brian Lee on April 12, 2014

      So nothing was shipped out yet?

    48. Creator Chris Warren on March 31, 2014

      @Louis Carson: There's still no solid date, unfortunately. Since it's a very complex game with 4 character paths, there's still quite a bit of work left to do. But we're trying to get it prepared for beta testing as soon as the development schedule permits.

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