Winterflame : The Other Side | An Epic Puzzle-Adventure Game
What if the act of saving a loved one leads to the uncovering of a distorted truth? Would you be willing to take the plunge and have your perceptions challenged?
You can download and play the PROTOTYPE. The PROTOTYPE available for Windows and Mac.
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Winterflame: The Developer Side
Learn more about Winterflame: The Other Side from the Artoncode studio’s POV with comments directly from the writer, artists, and developers.
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Have you ever wished that the wind would dance to your fingertips? That you could bend the elements to your will? Lev wishes for these very things as the only Human being raised amongst the magical Frameless.
Lev’s only anchor in his lonely, magic-free existence is Raina, who has now mysteriously vanished. The pain of having an important part of his life ripped out and the chafing inaction of the other Frameless awaiting answers from their silent gods, spurs Lev into action. Will Raina’s mysterious fate ever be revealed?
Winterflame is a side-scrolling, puzzle adventure game with at least 50 puzzles in 5 different areas and more than 20 magical combinations to overcome them.
The puzzles are designed to engage players through color, music and logic and their sheer complexity will thrill and astound you. Discover the wonders of a bizarre yet beautiful environment and how objects react to you and your abilities.
Magic is available to you once you have acquired a special gauntlet at the beginning of the game. Treasure it, because you will have to earn this ability using your wit and intelligence to conquer the puzzles.
The full release of Winterflame: The Other Side will be available for download on Mac, Windows and Linux platforms.
Winterflame promises four unique game mechanics that bend logic and the laws of nature based on the four elements.
Z-Root | Earth Magic enables Lev’s gauntlet to shoot a root capable of transporting him to higher places and pulling large objects.
Flemo | Fire Magic in the form of bullets let Lev shoot small fireballs that can be used to heat and burn things.
Airhole | Air Magic allows the creation of a small vortex capable of sucking things not attached to the ground and even manipulate the arc of a trajectory.
Bobble | Water Magic creates a protective bubble or levitates to out of reach places.
These four elements will react uniquely to different objects in the environment. They can also be combined with each other to create new effects. Unleash your creative side to discover all the possibilities.
Distinct themes and dramatic sequences tell Lev’s journey in five chapters, each played out in five different areas.
A great deal of thought has been put in to Winterflame concerning the characters. Dramatic character changes are portrayed through the art and animation; from the curve of a line down to the way the the fabric flows on a mere sleeve.
The epic environment in the game is both, breathtaking and magical. Staven, our concept artist, has masterfully worked his own magic into the design with such strong symbols and imagery, that compels us to satisfy our curiosity by checking out this game.
With a rich combination of detailed research melded into the art, animation and environment, there is a promise of an adventure that will linger in our minds and emotions for a long time to come.
Imagine a world of magic and wonder, where the land itself bends to the will of all… except you. Unlike Humans, the Frameless are naturally connected to this land. Its mana courses through their veins allowing them to harness and wield its powers.
You are playing as Lev, a human incapable of using magic and an outcast living in a society of Frameless, who are both responsible for his birth city’s invasion and saving him in the aftermath. Raised by a kindhearted family of Frameless, Lev befriends their daughter Raina, with whom he grows a deep emotional friendship that fills a very human void in this alien society, which also acts as a bridge between his mortal shell and their wonders… Until, the day of her vanishing. One that ripples through Lev’s conscience and shakes his stance in this society. The Frameless sit and wait patiently for their gods to break the silence. A silence that is slowly killing Lev from the inside.
Lev cannot simply stand by and watch. Can YOU guide Lev through this emotional whirlwind of an adventure to get Raina back?
In this forbidding forest, strange occurences happens all the time. Trees disappear and reappear seemingly at will, camouflaged carnivorous floras lurk at every corner. Still, it is the source of many useful herbs and plants, so some brave explorers still visit the forest from time to time.
A ruin from an ancient era, hidden deep within the Forest. Untouched by the hand of man, it is occupied by the Dwellers, strange beings who have been forgotten by the world. For them, this ruin is their home, and they won’t hesitate to brutally punish any intruder who dares step into their domain.
A desolate and abandoned hill, constantly bombarded by strong gusts of wind. Remnants of technology from lost civilization can be found scattered in some places. One must navigate through the heights before entering the Cradle. A guardian resides at the end, blocking the path of would be trespassers.
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Three words: "Art", "On", and "Code". As the name goes, we believe that video games are where Art is enhanced and brought to life On lines of Code. We are Artoncode Indonesia, an innovative game studio that focuses on the creation of high quality games. We see Winterflame as an exciting challenge, capable of claiming its place as the game of the year.
There are many other talents involved in this project.
Game designers: Buntono Sidik, Henry Darmawan, Michael Elwin
Illustrators: Yohan Power, Robert Tan, Ricky B. Tjandra, Marissa Anastasia
Programmers: Erif Setiadi
Technical artists: Valensia Irene
3D artists: Herwin Arkiando, Denny Wijaya, Marshellina Monica
Writer: Melody Violine
Animator: Alexander Rei
Video editor: Jovian Gozali
Music & sound effect: Vima Pratama
You can add another 25CAD for a T-Shirt
Here is how you get this cool t-shirt:
1. Increase your pledge by 25 CAD increments per t-shirt that you want (if you want both, add 25 CADx2)
2. Go to Winterflame : The Other Side Kickstarter page and click the [manage your pledge] button.
3. Increase your pledge in the “pledge amount” box by 25 CAD for each add on without changing your reward selection, now click the [continue to next step] button. Don't forget to PM us
4. At the end of the kickstarter campaign, our team will contact you to confirm your add-on selection!
IF YOUR PLEDGE IS LESS THAN $75CAD, then you must add some more value for shipping cost.
Shipping Cost List
(max 2 T-Shirt)
- CANADA : 10 CAD
- US : 10 CAD
- Indonesia : 5 CAD
- Other : 20 CAD
If you pledge the 20 cad reward, live in the states, and want one shirt, your pledge amount should be 20+25+10 = 55CAD
If you pledge the 20 cad reward, live in the states and want TWO t-shirts, your pledge amount should be 20+25+25+10 = 80CAD
Our campaign offers pledges ranging from $12 to $8,000 with many interesting digital and physical rewards. However, there is one physical reward worth mentioning, and this may be your only chance to grab it
We have collaborated with Sandboxr, a leading 3D print and software development company, to bring our character to life in figure form.
Pledge $1000 or above, and you will have a figurine of our hero, Lev, standing ready with his magical gauntlet on a beautifully sculpted base. Our in-house 3D artist, Herwin Arkiando, digitally sculpted this figurine. It will then be printed and distributed by Sandboxr, in the USA.
Sandboxr works with the biggest and smallest names in the video game industry. Fans are able to customize and 3D print their favorite game characters using Sandboxr’s sophisticated customization app.
1 Digital Copy of the Game + Early Bird Access + Your name in "Thank You" Credit Title of the Game
Apprentice ($20 or more) 1 Digital Copy of the Game + Your name in "Thank You" Credit Title of the Game
Acolyte ($40 or more)
1 Digital Copy of the Game + 1 Exclusive Wallpaper + 1 Digital Copy of the Documentary + Your name in "Thank You" Credit Title of the Game
Novice ($75 or more)
1 Physical Copy of the Game + 1 Exclusive Wallpaper + 1 Digital Copy of the Documentary + Your name in "Thank You" Credit Title of the Game + 1 Digital Copy of the Soundtrack Album + 1 Digital Artbook
Journeyman ($80 or more)
All Acolyte rewards + 1 more Digital Copy of the Game (2 in total) + 1 Digital Copy of the Soundtrack Album + 1 Digital Artbook
Scholar ($100 or more)
All Journeyman rewards + 1 more Digital Copy of the Game (3 in total) + 1 Special Wallpaper
High Novice ($100 or more)
All Schoolar rewards + 1 Physical Copy of the Game + 1 Physical Copy of the Soundtrack Album
Adept ($160 or more)
All High Novice rewards + 1 Physical Copy of the Artbook
Adept II ($190 or more)
All Journeyman rewards + 1 Physical Copy of the Artbook + 1 Winterflame Thumb Drive
Adept (Early Bird) ($220 or more)
All Acolyte rewards + 1 Special Wallpaper + 1 Softcopy of the Soundtrack Album + 1 Digital Artbook + 1 Winterflame Thumb Drive
Mage ($275 or more)
All AdeptII rewards + 1 Physical Copy of the Game is upgraded to Exclusive Edition Box + 1 Set of Winterflame-themed Poker Cards + 1 Map of Vandaria 40" x 30" (canvas material, as seen on the campaign trailer)
High Mage ($375 or more)
Journeyman rewards + 1 Winterflame Thumb Drive + 1 Physical Copy of the Game is upgraded to Exclusive Edition Box + 1 Set of Winterflame-themed Poker Cards + 1 Map of Vandaria 40" x 30" (canvas material, as seen on the campaign trailer) + 1 Lev Action Figure 3"
Elite (Early Bird) ($500 or more) All High Mage rewards + 5 more Digital Copies of the Game (6 in total) + 1 Physical Copy of the Artbook + 1 Physical Copy of the Soundtrack Album
Elite ($650 or more) All Adept rewards+ 1 Winterflame Thumb Drive + 1 Set of Winterflame-themed Poker Cards + 1 Original Sketch by Staven Andersen
Exalted ($1,000 or more)
All Adept rewards + Physical Copy of the Game is upgraded to Exclusive Edition Box + 6 more Digital Copy of the Game (7 in total) + 1 more Physical Copy of the Soundtrack Album + 1 Lev Action Figure 3" + 1 Set of Winterflame-themed Poker Cards + 1 Physical Copy of the Artbook 1 Winterflame Thumb Drive
Archmage ($2,000 or more)
All Exalted rewards + 1 more Digital Copy of the Game (8 in total) + 1 more Winterflame Thumb Drive (2 in total) + 1 Map of Vandaria 40" x 30" (canvas material, as seen on the campaign trailer)
Deus ($5,000 or more)
All Archmage rewards + 2 more Digital Copies of the Game (10 in total) + 1 more Winterflame Thumb Drive (3 in total) + Lev Action Figure is upgraded to 5" + 1 Original Sketch by Staven Andersen
Ultima ($8,000 or more)
All Deus rewards + 2 more Digital Copies of the Game (12 in total) + 1 more Winterflame Thumb Drive (4 in total) + Your name in "Executive Producer" Credit Title of the Game + You may design 1 Dweller and 1 level for the game + Gala Dinner & Meet with the Team (We will fly you over from wherever you are to our mini cool studio)
Upon completion, the funding will be distributed as follows:
- 10% for Kickstarter Fee and Payment Processing
- 15% for Rewards Fulfillment
- 5% for Office Expenses
- 70% for Game Development, Taxes, and Licenses
Risks and challenges
Thank you for reading up to this point. It is time for us to show you the risks and challenges that this project has.
Designing the puzzles was definitely our biggest challenge. Every puzzle is put through extensive design changes and days of testing even before the art assets are properly produced. This involves a massive amount of work in each milestone for the artists and programmers in order to get everything to a polished state.
However, Winterflame has gone through numerous prototypes in the last six months to make sure that we have our bases covered at the level design stage. We'll always keep you updated.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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