Herald development and other Wispfire plans
Kickstarter Update - September 2018
Hello Kickstarter backers, it's been a long time since we gave you an actual update on development, so we thought we tell you where we... Read more
We're very glad to see the positive responses Herald has received!
“There are elements of Kurosawa’s Rashomon at work in this beautiful point-and-click episodic adventure. Choices... Read more
PSA: Vignettes Delayed
Today we were planning to release our 3rd vignette, but it appears Herald's release knocked us out a little bit more than expected - much to the joy of a... Read more
Herald is out now!
The time has come!
Herald has been launched (yes, for real, this time!)
Your Steam and GOG keys should now activate once you redeem them!
The DRM-free versions for... Read more
Herald Releasing Today - Devstream starting at 5:15PM GMT/10:15AM PST
We're soooo excited! Herald is launching in a couple of hours, and to celebrate we will host a devstream via our twitch channel at 5:15PM GMT/10:15AM PST (less... Read more
Herald sets sail on Mac and Linux too!
We are proud to announce that the Mac and Linux versions of Herald will be releasing alongside with the Windows version on Steam and Humble!
The screenshot below was... Read more
Steam version of Herald delayed to 22nd of Feb (because we forgot to press a button)
Warning: the content in this message is unbelievably stupid.
There comes a time in everyone’s life where you go: this sucks...Well, that moment just arrived today when... Read more
Herald Launch Trailer & Backer Rewards!
We are proud to share with you the Herald Launch Trailer!
Spread the word, share our trailer!
Without your support, the journey up until this point... Read more
Herald - Interactive Vignette #2
Based on the most voted outcome of the first vignette, we have continued Herald's story in Vignette #2!
Due to Herald's release on the 16th, we have delayed... Read more
Herald - Interactive Vignette #1
To prepare you for the upcoming release of Herald, we made a special interactive video to illustrate what kind of choices you’ll be making.
In this... Read more
Herald setting sail on the 16th of February!
We're proud to announce the release date of the PC version of Herald Book I & II!
Mac and Linux versions will be released at a later... Read more
2017: The Year of the Rooster
Happy new year! After a much needed holiday (well, only four of us actually had one, the rest continued working), we're back on track on finishing Herald Book... Read more
Herald Title update: from parts to books
Quick update here:
As many of you will probably know, Herald was intended to release in two parts, aptly titled Part 1 and 2. Each 'Part' was to be... Read more
November Update: Busy, busy, busy!
Hi folks! We're going to keep this post short in the text department, for we are busy setting up a few big announcements as we near Herald's release!
The past... Read more
October Update: Store Page Online!
First things first: we've just uploaded Herald's storepage on Steam! You can share this page with others so people can wishlist the game!
Next to this we've... Read more
Forum & Beta update!
Our forum is 100% online! We had a few signup issues at first, but those have all been resolved by now!
We plan on having the PC Beta... Read more
Join us on the forums! Play the beta!
The forums are online! Sign up for the Beta!
Sign up here to join the Beta for Herald and post your feedback! Every backer gets a free... Read more
September Update: Trailers, events, backer portraits, more trailers, more events
Sorry for the slight delay! We had a very busy week, and it involved showcasing at events, releasing a new trailer, giving a talk about diversity, releasing another trailer... Read more
July Update: Voice Acting
Another super busy week has gone by! But first, an announcement:
~*~*~We're going to Gamescom!~*~*~
We'll be showcasing at the Indie Arena Boothin Hall 10.1, A-031. Our plan is to... Read more
June Update - so many voices
Boy, what a month:
And that's only the tip of the iceberg.
We've been having a great time listening to all the samples that were sent in. Hearing... Read more
May Update - It's happening!
Today it is May the 25th! Which is precisely one year ago (or 366 days if you want to nitpick because it was a leap year :P ) that Herald was successfully... Read more
April Update (with screenshots!)
Things are moving fast. Chapter 1 is 95% complete - those last 5% consisting of adjusting some camera angles and adding a few strokes of graphical polish here... Read more
March Update - SXSW and more!
It's officially spring, but we haven't noticed much of it yet here in The Netherlands - that is, if you ignore the large quantity of Easter chocolate eggs... Read more
Our past month was full of interesting little moments and adventures. Here's a summary of all the lovely things we did!
Not long after our previous post, we... Read more
The big January update!
First off, we wish everyone a Happy New Year and our apologies for the delay in updates! These past months have been very busy for us, more on that later... Read more
DRM-free for everyone, events and Hendriks.
Hey everyone, remember how we asked whether you preferred a Steam or DRM-free version of the game? Well, we've decided to do things simpler: All the awesome folks who pledged... Read more
Plans, Twitch streams and more!
Well then, after taking a good rest we're back on track and working hard on Part 1 of Herald!
At the moment of typing we're currently busy finishing up the... Read more
It's over! Thank you for supporting us!
On the 25th of May, in the year 2015, with almost 600 backers, and more than 17.5k in pledges, "Herald - An Interactive Period Drama" was successfully funded! ... Read more
!!! Help us push for Herald in the final hours !!!
-- Saturday, 23 May, at 20:00 (8:00PM) CEST, we will make a post on our Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr pages << Click on these links to reach the pages and share the post... Read more
Cultural Diversity Day, lowered prices, pledging without a credit card, 12k reached!!
The 21st of May,
it's World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development!!
Yes that is a mouthful, and no we didn't know it existed either.
Sadly that... Read more
Herald gets some Polish!
Entering our final week we've got an interesting announcement to make. On Thursday and Friday two of our team members will be heading off to Kraków, Poland for... Read more
Live Stream at 5 PM CEST!
At 5:00 PM CEST(Which will be in about 1,5 hours from when this update was posted), we will be joining the VALUEproject for a special livestream of... Read more
Buy Herald for your friends, Herald at Indievelopment, Livestreaming with VALUE & Devan's many expressions.
We're almost at €10.000, but if we want to make it to the finish line we need your help, and the help of your friends and family!
We realized that... Read more
24 Hour Mother's Day Special!
Today is the 2nd Sunday of May, that means that in most of the world it's mothers day today!
~*~24 Hour Mother's Day Special!~*~
We believe that Herald is the perfect... Read more
Herald has been Greenlit on Steam; DRM-free version also confirmed!
Great news! Herald has been greenlit on Steam. That means we can now proceed with the paperwork to become an official partner of the biggest online game store!
But... Read more
7 May is a special day! New add-on for Herald!
Today, the 7th of May, is a special day; exactly 151 years ago, in 1864 the passenger ship “City of Adelaide” was launched!
Now what does this have to do with... Read more
3D Character Proportions test, asking for feedback!
Hey guys, Aïda the Art Director for Herald here.
When we launched our Kickstarter and Greenlight, we got some really good and honest feedback on the look of our... Read more
Demo for Mac & Linux, Polygon Feature & let's plays!
The big news: We've got a Mac and Linux version for you to try out, and we would love to hear your feedback!
Get them here: Download Herald Demo
Be... Read more
Introducing the Rani, DRM and 5k reached!
We're kicking off this update with a brand new work-in-progress portrait of a very important character in Herald: The Rani
The Rani is a woman who demands to know who... Read more
4k reached, interview and upcoming events!
Thanks again everyone for backing us! We've reached 4k and are now at 26% funded! But we still have a while to go on this journey, so please keep sharing... Read more
3k reached, Staff Pick and AMAZE!
What a great start of our campaign so far! We've had over a 100 of you backing us and we reached 3k on the third day! We're all incredibly humbled... Read more
10% in 24 hours!
Our Kickstarter has now been live for 24 hours and we're already at 10% of our goal! We would like to thank all the early backers for their support. It... Read more