ANNOUNCEMENT: SHINESS IS GOLD!
Owa Djidjinoli (greetings everyone),
We hope you’re all well! Sorry for keeping you waiting so long, but we have exciting news - we finally did it!
We are so happy and we can't wait for you to play our game!
You can expect a new trailer next week, along with an annoucement that will make you very happy ;)
The survey is coming next monday! Yes, at long last!
IMPORTANT! Before you complete the survey, here are a few things we want you to know:
As you may remember, when the Kickstarter campaign ended, the console Stretch goal was almost reached but not quite. We decided to validate it anyway. We are glad we did it because Shiness will be available to a wider audience. However, this decision cost us a great deal of energy, since Shiness is the first game we have developed. It is also the main reason why the game was delayed and we apologize for this.
Shiness will be available digitally on console and unfortunately we can only provide a limited number of keys. Once we have a confirmation of the number of keys we can get, we will let you know which packs are eligible for the console version. We are very sad that we can't give all of you the opportunity to get a PS4/XB1 key and we hope you will forgive us for that.
Here is specific information about the console version:
• It is digital only.
• One item per backer: That means that if you pledged for a pack with several copies of the game, you can pick one game on console (digital only) and the other copies will be on PC (Steam keys and a physical disc if applicable).
• In-game rewards are not available on consoles: It was technically too complex to implement and to manage the in-game bonuses in the console version so they are only available on PC.
Whatever the pack you pledged for and the add-on rewards you picked, we want to make sure that you receive your items in a digital form when the game is released.
We had to delay the fabrication of the physical rewards in order to complete the game properly. However, rest assured that you will receive every physical rewards after the game is launched. We will keep you informed as to when fabrication is complete and when we are able to send you everything. Please excuse us for that, we had to focus on the developement to make the best game we could at this stage.
The dictionary is a 50+ pages book with technical explanation on how the language was created as well as a proper dictionary (English > Maherian / Maherian > English) for a selection of words. The translation from French to English is proving a bit more difficult than we anticipated. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that the item will be available at launch in digital form. We will send it to you as soon as it's ready, first digitally and then the book once it's printed.
Don't worry about the French, it's going to be translated into English :).
See you next week for a new trailer and a very good news! And please, don't forget to fill the survey.
We can't wait for you to play Shiness, and we hope you will enjoy it!