Dev Diary - March 2019
The team’s been hard at work since the holidays, which we used to recover from finaling the massive December “Redux” release, and it’s time to update you on... Read more
DEV DIARY — NOVEMBER 2018
Hinterland Growth, Episode Three Delayed, WINTERMUTE Redux + Survival Mode in December
I have some news and a progress update to share on how things are going with... Read more
Dev Diary - August 2018
The moment you’ve all been waiting for:
EPISODE THREE IS COMING!!!
After a long period of you waiting for news about the next installment in the story of... Read more
The Long Dark is Here!
The Long Dark 1.0 has now launched!
You should all now be able to use your Steam keys to access Episode One and Episode Two of WINTERMUTE, The Long Dark's... Read more
The Long Dark -- Launch Trailer is Here!!
We're happy to share with you the launch trailer for The Long Dark:
Also, we've posted some information about Ratings and Ship Dates per territory.
Thank you... Read more
Official Merchandise for Hinterland and The Long Dark Now Available
We're happy to announce that this weekend saw the launch of our online merchandise store, bringing you officially branded items from Hinterland and The Long Dark. In addition to T-shirts and... Read more
Linux/SteamOS Experimental Branch Now Live!
As promised, we’ve created an Experimental Branch for Linux and SteamOS testing. Details below.
Linux Experimental Build
We are happy to announce the experimental Linux build for The Long... Read more
Update 43: Twitch Livestream of The Long Dark!
In our excitement to announce the new trailer and website for The Long Dark, we totally forgot to mention that Joystiq Magazine will be livestreaming the Sandbox Alpha for about... Read more
Update 29 -- The Final Two Hours
Well, Hinterlanders. It's been an incredible ride these last 30 days. Thank you so much for all your support throughout this time. The team at Hinterland can't thank you enough... Read more
Update 28 -- The Final Push, New Stretch Goals!!
We're now in the final 20 (make that 19) hours of the campaign. This is the final push! Thank you so much for being a part of this,... Read more
Update 27: One More Thing...David Hayter Joins The Long Dark! PayPal! Survival Vignettes!
Well, we're in the final stretch now! Less than 48 hours to go in the Kickstarter campaign for The Long Dark.
This is the way the world ends.... Read more
Update 26 -- Giving Thanks, 67 Hours, Music, & PayPal Update
We're still reeling from an emotional day yesterday. Today is Thanksgiving in Canada, so this seems like a good moment to thank all of you, again, for your... Read more
Update 25 -- $200K. You Did It.
You got us to $200K. You did it.
It's been an incredible journey. And it's just beginning.
Over the past weeks, the thing that's kept us going through the 18... Read more
Update 24 -- The Home Stretch!
Hello, dear Hinterlanders...
What an incredible whirlwind the last few days have been. Yesterday was a huge day for the project, with our second highest daily raise since we started... Read more
Update 23 -- Award-Winning Voice Actor Jennifer Hale Joins The Long Dark
Award-winning Voice Actor Jennifer Hale Joins The Long Dark
The world of The Long Dark is one of harsh beauty. The same elements that may kill you with indifference, haunt... Read more
Update 22 -- Safe House Details, Fan Art, Official Wiki, Reddit
Another exciting day for The Long Dark on Kickstarter! We march ever onward towards our goal. Thanks again for all your support and for getting the word out... Read more
Update 21 -- MEGA UPDATE: Funding Surge, Reddit AMA, Contest Winners, New Poster, And More!
Well, it's certainly been an exciting few days.
On Sunday, we were selected as Kickstarter's Project of the Day. Yesterday, we shared the first gameplay footage of The... Read more
Update 20 -- REVEAL! First Gameplay Footage of The Long Dark!
The moment you have been waiting for has finally arrived.
Here is the first gameplay footage of The Long Dark, taken from our Prototype.
Thank you everyone... Read more
Update 19 -- First Screens of The Long Dark!
In anticipation of revealing the first gameplay footage of The Long Dark next week, we thought we'd start the weekend with a little tease of what's to come. ... Read more
UPDATE 18 -- Our Survival Expert & New Rewards!
Today we're going to talk about our Survival Expert, but first, we want to highlight a few exciting reward tiers we just added to the campaign. These are... Read more
Update 17 -- Who is Will Mackenzie? & Oculus Unlock!!
What an incredible day. Today we achieved and exceeded the $100K mid-point for the campaign. What a wonderful feeling for everyone on the Hinterland team, seeing the pledges... Read more
UPDATE 16 -- The Majestic Aurorae
Yesterday, we shared with you some specifics of how we set up the world of The Long Dark. We discussed some of the geo-political ramifications of the "collapse... Read more
UPDATE 15 -- Rules of The World, Progress to $100K
What a huge weekend for The Long Dark.
Friday and Saturday were big days for us -- in fact, Saturday was our 5th biggest day so far in... Read more
Update 14 -- Hinterland Founder's Status & Hitting $100K
It's getting close to the end of the week and it's time to reflect on progress so far. We're a hair's breadth from hitting $85,000 raised, which is... Read more
UPDATE 13 -- Pancakes, Survival Beards, & Technical Director Update
We love pancakes! But that's not what this update is really about.
New Reward Tier
A lot of people have reached out to us asking if we can... Read more
Update 12 -- What's Coming Up & Audio Director's Update
We've had some people asking us about when we're going to be talking more about X and Y subject, so we thought it might be nice to give... Read more
Update 11 -- Hanging out With Mark Meer
Audio director Dave Chan visited Mark at his house, where the two of them commenced to nerd out on Mark's career so far, the process of voice acting,... Read more
Update 10 -- Scope of the Game & Dev Budget
Another exciting day at Hinterland HQ! Today we announced the addition of Elias Toufexis to the already formidable team on The Long Dark. And while the team is... Read more
Update 9 -- Renowned Actor Elias Toufexis Joins The Long Dark!
Just a week into our Kickstarter campaign for The Long Dark, and we’ve already amassed the support of more than 2,400 backers who have generously pledged over $70,000! On top... Read more
Video Update 1 - Thanks & Campaign Progress So Far!
Our first Video Update is a message straight from Hinterland HQ, with an update from our creative director Raphael on progress this week and a review of how... Read more
Update 7 -- Running A Marathon
Running a Kickstarter campaign is kind of like running a marathon. It takes a steady and sustained effort to achieve success, and it is both mentally and physically grueling.
In... Read more
UPDATE 6 -- Customizable Willpower Photo For Everyone!
Hello again, Hinterlanders!
Wow, we love your passion.
This morning we shared details of the Willpower gameplay in The Long Dark, and the use of the Polaroid Photo as the... Read more
UPDATE 5 -- Willpower Gameplay, New Rewards!
Earlier this week, in Update 2, we gave you the run-down on how our Survival Simulation works. Today, we want to update you on another important facet of... Read more
UPDATE 4 -- Dinner with Mark Meer! PayPal Update! T-shirts!
Good morning, Hinterlanders! This update is brought to you by beards and syrup.
Dinner with Mark Meer
We have some exciting news to share. Earlier this week, in Update 1, we... Read more
UPDATE 3 -- $50K raised! You guys rock The Long Dark!
Just a short but sweet acknowledgement of your amazing awesomeness of helping us hit the $50K milestone half-way through Day 3 of our 30 day campaign. We have... Read more
UPDATE 2 -- Survival Sim Gameplay Details!
First off, we’re so happy about the overwhelmingly positive support you’ve given us for The Long Dark and our Kickstarter campaign. Your support and word of mouth is driving this... Read more
UPDATE 1 -- Renowned Voice Actor Mark Meer Joins The Long Dark!
We can’t thank you enough for the support you’ve shown us for our first title, The Long Dark! If you follow us on Twitter or on Facebook -- or if... Read more