#54 - New Year Dev Updates, Shops, Upgrades, Churches & Libraries!
We hope you had a great holiday season and are off to a great new year’s start!
We made big strides during 2018 to get a good portion... Read more
#53 - Journal Screen, Development Updates, Home Improvements & New GIFs
Hey there! It’s time for another update.
In many ways, this update is a companion to the previous one. We’ve continued our steady progress in crafting the game's content, which... Read more
#52 - Development Updates, Small Victories, Puzzles & More!
Hey there! It’s time for another update.
We have several things to cover in this one, so let's get to it. A healthy portion of our time was dedicated to... Read more
#51 Development Updates, GIFs, In-game Statue & Item Backer Rewards!
Hello there! We've prepared another update for you.
There's some important information for $150+ backers lower down in the update, so make sure you take a look!
Since... Read more
#50 Development Updates & Happy Holidays
This is the first update since we made the All-Backers Demoavailable to you. We're really happy to know everyone's enjoyed that preview of the full game, and... Read more
#49 Demo for All Backers & Release Pushback
Thanks for your patience! We've been wanting to send out this update for a good while now, but we needed a couple of things to line up as... Read more
#48 Alpha 7.0.7a is out for Elite Backers!
Just a quick heads-up for Elite Backers. Alpha 7.0.7ais now available for download at the Backer’s Club! Once logged in, click on the "Elite Access Section" to... Read more
#47 Game Improvements, Updates, Alpha 7 Coming Soon & GIFs Galore!
We have a ton of things to show you, so prepare yourself for a GIF-heavy update! Secondly, there’s some cool news & important info for the Elite Backer... Read more
#46 PSX2016 Report, Development Updates & Juicy GIFs!
Hey there! We hope you've had a great year's start and that 2017 has many awesome things in store for you. It's about time for another update and there's a... Read more
#45 - New Elite Backer Alpha, New Gameplay Video, Release Window Adjustments, Development Updates, PlayStation Experience & GIFs!
Hey there! It's been a long time coming for this update, and we've got a lot to share with you, including a new gameplay video and new alpha for the... Read more
Update #44: New GIFs, Dev Report, News for Elite Access Backers, The Family Grows & more
Hey there! Hope everything's been going well for you these past weeks.
Future Elite Alpha Build
There's some exciting news for you elite access backers and above. We're about... Read more
#43 - General Development Updates, Juicy GIFs and Other News!
Hello there! Time for another update.
Last month marked our 2nd anniversary since HFA's successful Kickstarter run! It's been a while since we last looked back on how the game has... Read more
#42 - Development Updates, GDC report and Weekly Livestreams!
We’ve been working on all sorts stuff for the game for the past weeks. As you know from previous updates, we decided to spend some time bringing... Read more
#41 - OST Music Snippets, Game development updates, GDC swag & Livestreams!
Physical Posters Shipping Soon
(If you belong to any tier below $150 or didn’t pledge for a $25 Poster add-on, then feel free to ignore this section.... Read more
#40 - Game Poster Finished! Use Backer's Club for Address Changes & Console Key Swaps
We hope you all had a great holiday season and that you enjoyed the time you spent with your loved ones. We wish you all the best this... Read more
#39 — Release Date Update & In-depth Development Report
With the end of the year drawing near, it's time we take a look back at the development stages the game's gone through and the things we accomplished in... Read more
#38 — Demo @ Indiecade, HFA Universe Details & Pixel Noir Character Crossover!
It's time we talk a little bit about HFA's story! But first, there's couple of sweet news bits to share with you:
Heart Forth, Alicia will... Read more
#37 — Manami Matsumae Concert, Free Music Track & Backer's Club Access for everyone!
Hey guys! Time for another update. I know I said I’d be talking about the game’s story in this update, but a pretty cool thing happened a few weeks ago and... Read more
#36 — General Development Update, HUD Redesign & Other New Features!
Sorry the update's taken longer than usual to come around. I try send these out in 4-6 week intervals, but we've all been completely submerged in development since... Read more
Heart Forth, Alicia – E3 report!
So Heart Forth, Alicia was invited by PlayStation to E3! That in itself is great, but getting the chance to actually go to E3 is a completely unique experience. We... Read more
Update 34: Development updates, Private Demo Reception & belated GDC report!
Hey guys, time for another update! I'll try to be brief. If you want to read about the game's production status, jump down to the "Development & Release Status" section.
Belated... Read more
Update 29: GDC 2015 & Backer's Club website
Hey guys! We're making a quick update to let you know we’ll be taking a playable build of Heart Forth, Alicia to GDC next March 4th!
We’ll be showcasing... Read more
Update 28: Production Status Updates, New Controller Support, Alpha Tester updates & more!
Hey guys! We didn’t get a chance to wish you a Happy New Yearearlier. Better late than never, so the Heart Forth, Alicia team and I wish you the best... Read more
General news, new gifs & screenshots, production updates and shoutouts!
Hey guys! It’s time for another news post! Please excuse the gaps between updates—for this past couple of months we’ve given full priority to working on the game. In order... Read more
Quick news: House Concert this Sunday, featuring music from Heart Forth, Alicia's OST!
This is a quick update to let those of you who live in or near Austin that our talented composer Jonathan Geer will be performing live musical selections fromHeart... Read more
Dev Update 6: Surveys & Real Instruments sample!
The team has been hard at work developing their respective assets for the game, and they've all been doing a great job these past months! I’m very happy... Read more
Dev Update 5: The Spellswitcher, Private Livestreams & some shoutouts!
Hey guys, it’s about time for another update! This one’s a bit lengthy, so I’ll cut straight to the point.
Lots of stuff has happened! Other than making sure the project... Read more
Dev Update 4: A great new change, new features & more shoutouts
Hey guys! Tuning in to give you an update as to how things are moving.
The last few weeks have been pretty exciting! Everyone on the team has been working... Read more
Dev Update 3: Post-KS time & moving forward, current campaign goal counter & shoutouts!
A lot of things have happened now that a month has passed since the end of the Kickstarter! Chiefly, we've received the funds from Amazon and... Read more
Dev Update 2: New Forums + Private Forum Backer Access, upcoming livestreams & more!
Here come the forums!
Hope everyone had a great weekend! Today we’d like to introduce you to a brand new forumto interact with us throughout the development process. Head on... Read more
Reminder: fixing your pledges—cutoff is 11:15 PM CST tomorrow!
Reminder to fix your pledges
First order of business today is another reminder: for those of you with pledges that didn't go through, you are still on time... Read more
Dev Update 1: Funded! PayPal Update, Fan Art Contest Winners, and Future Plans
The campaign is finally over and we’re funded! Thanks so much to all of you for supporting us throughout this amazing month. We can’t wait to get ourselves back to... Read more
Livestream is on right now!
Watch us at twitch.tv/echlyn!
The stream will feature all kinds of things, including more gameplay footage of the game and answers to any questions you may have. We'll also have... Read more
Update 17: Wii U keys, Final Countdown Stream, Guest Games, Fan Art Contest!
Wii Stretch Goal Smashed!
What an amazing journey this has been! Within only the last few hours, we have shot through the Wii U goaland are quickly headed for... Read more
Update 16: The Final Countdown!
Welcome, everyone, to the final hours of Heart Forth, Alicia's Kickstarter.
It's been a wild ride, and thanks to all of your support it's been far more successful than we... Read more
Live Stream with HFA, Frogatto, Environmental Station Alpha & Adventures of Pip + Fan art contest!
Congratulations on breaking $180k! We're looking forward to sprinking some live instrumentsinto the game and can't wait to give you guys a listen once we start... Read more
Update 14: Console add-on guide & Paypal counter
Hey guys! We've already rushed past the PSVita goal and are on our way to reach the remaining stretch goals. Many of you have been super helpful by spreading the... Read more
Update 13: Wii U/3DS Ports, Live Instruments, and the Remix Album!
We may not have passed $165,000 yet, but we're so excited about this next update that we’ve decided to share the good news:
Nintendohas approved us for... Read more
Update 12: PS4 / Vita copies are up!
Digital versions of Heart Forth, Alicia for PS4 and PS Vita are now available as $5 add-ons.
Handling the ports this way allows us to integrate these extra... Read more
Update 11: Kickstarter Shout-outs!
We’re closing in on that $165,000 goal… exciting, isn’t it? If we keep this pace up, we should be able to announce more exciting stretch goals within a... Read more
Update 10: Paypal Option, Upgraded Challenge Dungeons, Ultimate 'Ancient Áumma' Tier
Hope you all had a great weekend! We’ve been working hard to line news up for this week and keep our momentum going as we near the mid-point... Read more
Update 9: Introducing Manami Matsumae, composer of Mega Man, Mighty No. 9, and more!
Well, that went by faster than we expected! And now that we’ve hit our milestone, the time has come to reveal who our mystery composer is!
We’d like to introduce... Read more
Help us fill out our FAQ! Kickstarter Shout Outs, too!
Hope your week is going well, and that everyone's happy about the stretch goals we put up yesterday! We're closing in our revealing our mystery composer, so keep... Read more
Update 7: New Stretch Goals, Foe Demiurge Tier, and Add-ons!
We have some great news today for both new backers and old!
$150,000 - New Secret Zone!
At $150,000, we’ll have the funding to develop a new zone for the... Read more
Out with the old and in with the new (stretch goals)!
Update 5: Mac and Linux Stretch Goals, New Tiers soon, Wii U and Vita news
Two stretch goals conquered, and 150% funded less than 3 days in! It’s nothing short of amazing. To celebrate this awesome milestone, we have some equally awesome news for everyone:... Read more
Update 4: Kickstarter shout outs and a stretch goal tease!
Hi there everybody!
Update 3: Stretch Goals Are Here! New Game+, Challenge Dungeons, and... *drumroll*... the PS4 Port!
It's finally here!
Apologies for the delay while we worked out the final kinks, but it’s finally begun! Let’s go through our first set of stretch goals one by one:... Read more
Update 2: Funded! Stretch goals on their way!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!My. Goodness. I cannot believe what has just happened! You guys have funded us in such a short amount of time! We’re funded! I’m... Read more
First update — Stretch Goals and Chucklefish Games
What an amazing first day! Never in my life did I imagine we'd receive the generous support and excitement we've gotten from you guys. I honestly launched the campaign expecting... Read more