Outerlands in 2016
Starting today, there’s going to be two backer updates every month. One written, one live-streamed. We’ll advertise the live stream date in the written update and on our other social... Read more
Season One Trailer, First Episode Coming Your Way, & We're @ XOXO!
Hello friends, backers, and friends of backers!
Dropping next week will be the entire first episode! Dropping during this post is the trailer for the season as a whole—we think... Read more
Upcoming Livestream Backer Survey
Hello friends! We need your thoughts! Twitch has removed the ability to password-protect their broadcasts (when did that happen?!) which is exactly what we intended to do for our backer-only... Read more
Home (For Now)
AREA 5 is finally in a full-team huddle after traveling and dividing-and-conquering these last few months for Outerlands. That means it’s time for us to update all of you! The... Read more
Slacker Backer Now Available & Outerlands Heads to NYC and Beyond!
Hello hello! We've worked with the kind folks at Humble Bundle to offer up Outerlands Slacker Backer options! If you or your friends missed out during the campaign, it's still... Read more
Outerlands East Coast Filming! Send Us Contacts, Stories, Locations...
Hello backers! The Outerlands crew is beginning to make arrangements to film on the East Coast of the United States. The dates aren't firmed up yet, but it will be... Read more
GROUNDED: Making The Last of Us is now FREE on YouTube!
For all our international friends, you can now watch the entire film for free on YouTube! We got a lot of messages from folks that were disappointed that the Amazon... Read more
AREA 5 The Last of Us Documentary on Amazon for Free & Credit Card Update!
Hello everyone! First of all, we are VERY sorry for the last backer update which hit all of your inboxes about the declined credit card charges. It was a generic... Read more
Check your Credit Cards!
Kickstarter only gives you 7 Days to fix declined charges! That means we've only got until next Saturday if a charge failed for some reason or other. So, please double-check... Read more
We (YOU) did it!
That's right! We're funded! Your support and your efforts in getting the word out are the ONLY reason this happened!! It could not have happened without you and it could... Read more
We're almost funded! Can we make it before our livestream ends in 15 minutes?? TELL EVERYONE! If we make it, you get a season of CO-OP AND a season of... Read more
Join the 24-Hour Live Stream Marathon!
You probably saw yesterday's update, but here's a handy link. Tell everyone! We're trying to get enough backing to do new episodes of our old show CO-OP. We're showing old... Read more
Outerlands Video Short #2 & 24-Hour Livestream Marathon for CO-OP!
We're very happy to put out our second Outerlands short: Rich Vreeland is Disasterpeace. Perhaps most famous in video game circles for the lovely soundtrack to FEZ, Disasterpeace (Rich... Read more
If Funded, Outerlands Could See Distribution on Hulu and Hulu Plus
Should our little Kickstarter get successfully funded, we have the opportunity to distribute Outerlands on Hulu and Hulu Plus! Of course it's absolutely Kickstarter backers first. If Outerlandsdoes show... Read more
NEW OUTERLANDS DOUBLE-ECLIPSE POSTER!
We're very, very happy to introduce a new poster option designed by FEZ creator Phil Fish! It'll be a high-quality print on a delicately textured surface with glossy, smooth-finished text.... Read more
FIVE New Album Bundles Added from Jim Guthrie and Disasterpeace!
We are crazy happy to announce that Jim Guthrie and Disasterpeace have both come on board with some incredible new offers for our backers! You can now back at a... Read more
Projects We Love
We enjoy spreading the Kickstarter love around. Here's some other projects we think fans of Outerlands would enjoy seeing successfully funded:
1) Loving Vincent - The world's first feature-length painted... Read more
Outerlands Video Short: Frank's Magazine Collection & The First Super Mario Bros. Review
Frank's passion is finding lost games. Prototypes, cancelled titles, failed launches. In fact, his site, Lost Levels is devoted solely to this endeavor. To that end, he's put together perhaps... Read more
Outerlands LIVE with COMPLIMENTARY PIZZA AND BEVERAGES!
If you're in the San Francisco Bay Area, come on in and say hi to AREA 5!
There will also be a laptop with a page open to our Kickstarter... Read more
AREA 5 turns 5 - Or: What Not to do With a Kickstarter Update
That's right! January 23rd is the anniversary of AREA 5's founding FIVE FREAKIN' YEARS AGO. Now, we realize that's not a big number to a lot of businesses out there,... Read more
5 Simple Things You Can do to Spread the Word About Outerlands!
Thank you, everyone, for your incredible support! We would dearly love to hit our stretch goals, and for that we need your help! Here's a list of five, simple things... Read more
Outerlands Topic Poll #1!
We want to know what you want to see most in Outerlands! We're going to be polling the community a few times over the course of the Kickstarter campaign,... Read more
New $250 TIMES TWO Tier!
You requested it, we've added it! A tier at $250 that gets you EVERYTHING IN TIER 7 TIMES TWO. If you've already backed at the $250-$499 level, feel free... Read more
Outerlands Live Stream Today at 4 PM PST Featuring Disasterpeace!
Make sure to hop into our Twitch channel: http://twitch.tv/outerlands today at 4PM PST where we're start off with and audience Q&A about Outerlands. Then, at 4:30 Rich Vreeland (Disasterpeace), best known... Read more
Help us find Arcades, Museums, and Videogame-themed buildings around the world!
We're working on a Pinterest map of these places around the world! Know of any that would fit in with Outerlands? There's no way we can find all these... Read more
New $45 Digital-Only SPECIAL EDITION Tier!
We've had a number of requests--especially from backers and would-be backers outside the USA that we offer a digital-download Special Edition tier without the stickers. DONE! Of course this tier... Read more