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The Cyanide & Happiness Adventure Game will complete the gaping hole in your soul, heal the feels in your heart, and wash your dishes.
The Cyanide & Happiness Adventure Game will complete the gaping hole in your soul, heal the feels in your heart, and wash your dishes.
14,971 backers pledged $575,377 to help bring this project to life.

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The game will be a new approach to point-and-click adventures, filled with dark comedy, drama, weirdness, and an apocalypse in the suburbs. This is the first time we're making something set in the unified C&H Universe, so we're completely excited to be making this for you!

When it comes to the writing, we definitely don't plan on holding back, but we're also not out to get the high score with ESRB ratings. We're going to write how we normally do, which often ends up pretty dark, but this will also have a good story to it that will really bring the entire C&H universe we've made over the years together into one cohesive world.

 

        

 

 

Cyanide & Happiness (us) are a kinda sorta well-known animation, comic, and card game company that's dedicated to world domination and/or making really funny things. Thanks to our amazing fans, we've run two successful Kickstarters before, and for this game we're making all the writing, art, and animation in house like we've been doing weekly since 2013.

On the game creation side, we've brought in Newgrounds alumni Roger Barr of I-Mockery and Skeleton Crew Studios, creator of games like Abobo's Big Adventure, Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla, and the upcoming Halloween Steam game, Grave Chase

When cornered, Roger said, "I didn't sign on to be a part of this project, they're holding me hostage. Please send word to my family!" 

Rog will be also joined by his longtime game development partner, Jacob West.

After the campaign, we'll be inviting all you lovely people back to our lovely love-lair of a development forum, where we'll be looping everyone in on bi-weekly production updates and, maybe, just maybe, you'll find true love.

Even Gram Gram will be helping us one last time!
Even Gram Gram will be helping us one last time!

 

As mentioned above, we're not having many physical rewards so we can focus on spending everything we can on making the game bigger and better because that's what it's all about.

 

 

The game is already in development, so as soon as the campaign finishes we'll kick production in to full gear. The release of the first chapter is expected to be December 2018 with the rest of the chapters coming out later, but if it comes down to a choice of on-time delivery or making the game better, we'll lean towards making the game better.

Along the way, you'll be able to track all of our progress with bi-weekly check-ins on our exclusive backer message forum, behind-the-scenes looks, and directly asking us "Hey why can't I play the game right now, you filthy monster?!?"

 

Risks and challenges

While C&H is new to video games, our developers Roger and Jacob have been making games for over a decade and have been with us every step of this campaign to ensure that everything is put together just right.

As for the Kickstarter campaign itself, thanks to our amazing fans, we've already run two successful campaigns so we know how to make the campaign actually happen, no matter what challenges we face.

All the additional funding we receive will go towards improving and lengthening the game.

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    Along For The Ride

    Thanks for helping us make the game happen!

    We'll keep you posted through project updates and you'll have access to the behind-the-scenes development forum after the campaign. You'll also get a special thank you in the credits.

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    Early Bird!

    Get yourself a digital copy of all three chapters of the game FOR CHEAPER THAN EVERYONE ELSE. Good job early bird!

    (After Kickstarter the game will be $29.99)

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    The Game!

    Wrap your fleshly little meathooks around your very own digital copy of all three chapters of the game!

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    Game + Wallpapers + Soundtrack

    Not only do you get THE GAME (you know which one, right?), but you'll also get digital downloads of wallpapers from the game, as well as access to the digital soundtrack of the game featuring REAL MUSIC made by REAL HUMANS.

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    Permanent Record

    Oh you thought you could get away with this, didn't you!?!? WELL GUESS WHAT BUCKAROO, THIS IS GOING ON YOUR PERMANENT RECORD!

    Deep within the bowels of the school, there will be a PERMANENT RECORD of all your wrongdoings. You'll even get to send us some text and photos of yourself (using the C&H Avatar Creator) that'll be in the game!

    You're gonna regret you messed with THIS principal!

    (Also includes one game download, wallpapers, soundtrack, and special thank you in the credits.)

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    Graffiti

    Even though graffiti is BAD, sometimes it's FUN to do BAD THINGS. Leave your mark on the game by sending us some text to slap all over town!

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    Tragedy Memorial Wall

    We're not saying something bad is gonna happen in the game, but if it DID, maybe you would want to leave a message for your loved ones to help find you? It might be a good idea to have your face (using the C&H avatar creator) also put on there as well, but hey, nothing bad will probably happen.

    (Also includes one game download, wallpapers, soundtrack, and special thank you in the credits.)

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    Limited Edition Medallion

    Get super fancy and show off how you helped make the C&H game happen with the limited edition medallion!

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    Your Own Locker!

    Tell us about yourself and we'll personalize your very own in-game locker that you can check out in the school!

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    Gravestone

    Seriously, there's probably nothing bad that's going to happen in this game. Promise. But if it WERE to happen and you WERE killed, maybe you could pass on your wisdom on to the next generation. You write the epitaph, and we'll tell you how you died by giving you a custom in-game tombstone in the graveyard!

    (Also includes two game downloads, wallpapers, soundtrack, and special thank you in the credits.)

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    Limited Edition Game Box

    Digital downloads are for NERDS. All the coolest of the cool people, which you are, know that having a limited edition physical game box is where it's at. This also includes a limited edition medallion, three limited edition prints, and a limited edition thumb drive with a DRM free download of the game on it! Limited up the wazoo!

    These will be one of a kind from a single printing, so once these are gone, there won't be any more in existence.

    Also, we'll still give you THREE digital download copies that you can give to NERDS, right before you you beat them up and take their lunch money.

    (Also includes three game downloads, wallpapers, soundtrack, and special thank you in the credits.)

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    Become a NPC

    Become a part of the C&H canon and get a custom-drawn avatar of yourself put into the game that players can interact with!

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    Get killed in the game!

    Work with the C&H art team to add you into the game, then watch in gleeful horror as we brutally murder you! It's fun! Trust us!

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    Inches From Death

    Appear in our game as a character who isn't murdered, but instead is maimed within an inch of your life, yet you still have to go on living in total agony. A fate even worse than death itself!

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    Become A Mutant!

    Ever wondered what you'd look like after being exposed to toxic sludge? Wonder no more! You'll appear as an actual mutant somewhere in our game!

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    Executive Producer & Statue

    Become an immortal god by having your name written all over our credits, sealing your destiny as a big fancy producer who really, really believes in us! You'll even have a statue dedicated to JUST YOU in the game. Legendary!

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