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Update #33

So Long 2013, and Thanks for All the Tentacles...

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Hello there, my dearest loonies! This is going to be an unusually short update because, let's face it, we all want to party right now and the least thing you need is a long-winded letter that you will either a) neglect altogether or b) completely forget after the fourth or fifth cocktail.

But, I would like to say a couple of things here, and no, I'm not going to be all sentimental and cloy — I think we're way past that. I do want to let you know, however, that we all at Senscape are extremely grateful for your support and having made 2013 one heck of a memorable year in our lives. This Kickstarter has been a milestone for our company and, while we couldn't give you Asylum this year, rest assured that thanks to you its development is continuing as smoothly as possible. No matter how awesome 2013 was, we're positive that 2014 is going to be even more groundbreaking, with a horror game that you won't ever forget and some surprises that we're planning for you.

In case you missed it, we recorded a short piece for the traditional Adventure Gamer's holiday greetings. The whole video includes many familiar faces and celebrities: Ken and Roberta Williams, Tim Schafer, Josh Mandel, Scott Murphy, Bob Bates, and so many others. I'm not sure what we're doing there, but hey, we were invited. Check out our appearance at the 7:24 mark to see how your support has greatly improved our professional situation. Be warned, though: it's rather bizarre.

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Speaking of surprises, a bunch of depressing but oddly appealing screenshots have been making the rounds on the social networks. What is this thing? What is going on? Is this Asylum? Is it something else? Am I going bald? But I'm not here today to answer those questions. Actually, I can definitely tell you that it's not Asylum. We even have a hashtag: #NotAsylum.

Here's the thing: you will find out what this is very soon, and I can guarantee that you're going to love it. Most importantly, it hasn't impacted much on our Asylum schedule as it's more of a collaborative effort. Stay tuned... very tuned.

Well, that's it for now. I hope you have a great time today, and thanks again for being the most awesome backers in all the Kickstartersphere. I will be drinking in your names tonight — that's right, all 3169... one by one.

See you next year!

-Agustín

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      Creator Riggo on January 2

      @Serena... Got caught up on all of the articles and twitter stuff... Gee what a surprise!!! Paul has scared everyone off.

      I did see in one of his tweats, that after over a month, he figured out that the way he treated you was wrong and he tried to apologize.... The problem is that eventually, he needs to figure out that he needs to be on some kind of meds!!!

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      Creator Agustín Cordes on January 1

      @ThomasN: I actually had the immense pleasure to meet Bob Bates earlier this year. One of the most talented and pleasant developers in this industry :)

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      Creator Serena Nelson - Hero of the AGRM on January 1

      @Riggo: I loved Josh's (and, of course, Agustin's) segments. As for Polyester Paul, I haven't heard much from him since the articles (particularly the RPS one) hit. Hopefully he's gone for good so I can have a quiet new year.

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      Creator Palindrome Bob-XSF-I'm in AGL589-AA496 on January 1

      Somehow I have come across the FMV Christmas 2013-video a couple of days ago and indeed, there were a couple of very familiar faces in them, some of which are still working on their KS-project even. :-) As to the social rounds, I don't visit them much so it might even be that hashtag will feature totally outside of my 'view'.
      ### Member of the Pinkerton Road Cavalry ###
      ### Dreamfall Traveller ###

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      Creator Fate on January 1

      @ advmal: Now I feel a good deal sicker... @ advmal: The comment was intended to make people sick, which is not easily done with this group. Love always! : )

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      Creator Fate on January 1

      @ Sean B. Brown: The comment was intended to make people sick, which is not easily done with this group. Love always! : )

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      Creator Riggo on January 1

      Obviously, our own warden was the star of the holiday video, but Josh was pretty funny as well. I wonder what happened to Paul Troll... Have they finally muzzled him or just locked him up?

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      Creator BigD Breaking out with Waldemar on January 1

      Looking forward to the #NotAsylum treat!

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      Creator ThomasN on January 1

      Wow, you are in a video with Bob Bates. The alien really must have helped you to meet the cool kids :-)

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      Creator kristen maksuta on January 1

      The alien was typing!!! It was TYPING!

      lol, good times, good times.

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      Creator Christoph Zürcher on January 1

      Happy new year, and I'm intrigued by the screenshot.

      P.S.: Your video contribution is hilarious.

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      Creator advmal on December 31

      Forget peace on earth - may the reign of the almighty Cthulhu begin!

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      Creator Sean B. Brown on December 31

      Wow, fantastic video. Thanks for linking it, Agustin! You know, you should make a comedic game with you voicing the main character. I think it'd be fun. You're always very amusing.

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      Creator Fate on December 31

      Peace on earth!

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      Creator Brian on December 31

      Given the genre, I expect, and require, you to take a shot of Absinthe in my name!

      Happy New Year... May all your nightmares, I mean Dreams, come true!

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      Creator Dave Hopman on December 31

      Ah, at last a bed to sleep in, in this dump of an Asylum (sorry Serena, the Bed's mine!)!

      A Happy and Crazy New Year to you, Agustin and to all the crazies!

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      Creator Serena Nelson - Hero of the AGRM on December 31

      That bed looks so inviting. I think I'll take a nap. :3

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      Creator Tychoxi on December 31

      Happy New year! see you all at the Asylum...

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      Creator Andrea J. Harrell on December 31

      Love it, I am soooo drooling at the mouth!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!

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      Creator Stew OotG Knight/Captain Bloodcoffee on December 31

      69! :P
      I do love your accent Agustín, great update and love the video!!
      Look forward to the side project, i've heard great things. :D

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