Nyx the Chameleon
A stealth/action/platforming side-scroller of a Ninja Chameleon with Shadow Abilities that tailors the game to your playstyle.
Through stealth, physical dexterity, and bravery; players must utilize a combination of strategy and Nyx’s abilities to overcome obstacles. Be it from fear of enemies capturing or killing you to avoiding hazardous environmental barriers, we want players to feel an unwavering desire to return home to Nyx's best friend Jazzmine as the journey progresses.
Plays Like: A fast paced, sneaky, and sophisticated mix of Cat and Mouse in each of the levels. While using a combination of platforming, stealth, and action; Nyx disrupts enemy aggression while also surviving the trials of the Syterran desert world.
- Game of Hunter and Hunted (Inspired by Metroid Fusion) 3 Styles of Play (Action, Stealth, Platformer) Dynamic Levels (Linear Outcome but Non-Linear layout)
- Level Designs: Overcoming Environmental Hazards and Natural Obstacles while also Evading and Defeating Enemies.
- Nyx Enhancement: 3 Branch Trait System where players can focus on their style of play, whether it be Action (Attack) based, Stealth based, or boosting Nyx's Platforming Skills.
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Community Rewards are achievements that if fulfilled and attained by the community there will be rewards provided that will enhance the journey of Nyx!
"Haijun Chronicles" Community Reward
0 / 150
We have a 20-page web comic that is mid-production and will be released in black-and-white. If the Haijun Chronicles reward is fully taken then the comic will release in full-color!
"300 Instagram Comments AND/OR Retweets" Community Reward
2 / 300
There will be a specific Instagram post that if we have 300 unique comments on from different supporters in combination with Unique Retweets on Twitter of a specific Twitter post we will have achieved our goal and will unlock the Secrets of Syterran.
"Steam Greenlit Achieved" Community Reward
0 / 1
We plan on releasing our game on Steam, in order to do so we will need to be approved by the community via "Steam Greenlight". You can vote for us on Greenlight and if we get approved then we will release a special Nyx Green Epic skin.
"100 Backers in first 24 Hours" Community Reward [REWARD NOT ACHIEVED]
21 / 100
If we reach 100 backers within the first 24 hours of launch then we will release the Nyx Speedster Skin. This is super important to help us get on Kickstarter's radar!
"$7,500 Reached" Community Reward
2043 / 7,500
As soon as we reach $7,500 we will announce our first Stretch Goal!
"1,000 IMGUR Votes" Community Reward
0 / 1,000
There will be a specific IMGUR post that if we can get 1,000 votes we will add a new character to the game!!
"50 Pieces of Fan Art" Community Reward
1 / 50
We want to see your work!! If we reach 50 pieces of fan art centered around Nyx universe we will create two chakram designs that you can choose from in-game as Nyx's choice weapons!!
Art Submission Link: https://goo.gl/XhTv1H
"Top Sponsor Found" Community Reward
0 / 1
The big one! If we can all find a sponsor to take our largest reward, the "Haijun Shogun" we will create a harder level of difficulty AND will unlock a special Nyx unique skin.
Syterran Music from our very own, Kevin Stevens.
MoonRift Entertainment is a company built on the foundation of imagination to produce change. We strive to be the premier storyteller through Creative Development and Authentic Diversity, while producing an Immersive and Entertaining Experience for everyone to enjoy. And we all say, TO THE MOON!!
Members of the team!
"As a start up, we came into this project with nothing more than a passion, a vision, and a dream. We strive to be more than just video game creators. The dedication of our entire team to build the foundation of something great has gotten us to this point, where we are nothing but grateful. Reaching our goal would be just the beginning of a great journey for us, granting us access to the resources we need to be able to get our game off the ground. Anything more opens the door for us to truly allow our imaginations to come through in our work. We are PROUD to begin our adventure with Nyx the Haijun Chameleon. We here at MoonRift Entertainment sincerely appreciate any and all support from the community whom we work so hard to please. To the Moon!”
Mark of the Ninja: Mark of the Ninja showcases the clean combination between stealth and strategy versus full on action. We take great care when designing levels and making in game decisions to ensure that the players never encounters a dull or uninteresting moment.
Disney Infinity: We believed that the Disney infinity look and art style could fit our game very well. So we made some of our own modifications and tweaks and are very happy with the results!
Donkey Kong Country: We admire Donkey Kong Country for its ability to create the immense feeling of an entire world you are traveling and the various natural obstacles as well as enemies that face your way. Nyx the Chameleon, in the same way, immerses players into the Syterran world with many challenges of its own.
Metroid Fusion: We wanted to emphasize this idea that Nyx isn't some veteran assassin hunting down targets, but rather that he is the one being hunted. That he's more prey than predator, and that sometimes there are challenges that can't be overcome. We got a lot of inspiration for this from the Metroid series, Fusion in particular, where an overwhelmingly powerful enemy mercilessly stalks the player and the only option is to run, hide, and try to be stronger next time. (Terminator as well now that I think about it. Hmm... seems really obvious in hindsight)
We believe in forming a community and establishing relationships with others who are enthusiastic about video games and entertainment as a whole. We do not want to have publishers or investors breathing down our necks or micromanaging our creative process and thus we have decided to believe in the support of the Kickstarter community in helping us to create this project.
How can you help? Donate! What does your money help us with? It helps us design the game that will change your love for all other video games! It helps us create a world where we can help Nyx the Chameleon come home! It provides an outlet for video game artists who want to create a game for YOU!
Risks and challenges
First and right off the bat we have previously launched an unsuccessful campaign with this game. We learned...a lot and to be honest we weren't ready.
But just like how we kept going and persevered to get you more content, game play, mechanics, artwork, animations, and overall entertainment is the same with how we intend to complete this game NO MATTER WHAT IT TAKES.
As stated before, "ALL SETBACKS RETURN WITH A LESSON AND THE ABILITY TO DO BETTER."
At MoonRift Entertainment, with each high-impact failure there leaves room for tremendous success. We were unsuccessful before, but now with your help it is time to reap the rewards and get this project funded for the WORLD TO ENJOY.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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