WE WILL BE DEVELOPING SKIPPING TURTLES FOR OUYA, ANDROID AND iOS!
IF WE REACH $10K IN PLEDGES WE WILL OFFER AN ADDITIONAL AWARD. WE WILL DEVELOP A CUSTOM LEVEL THAT ONLY THE BACKER CAN ACCESS AND THEN SHARE WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY!
SKIPPY WILL BE DONATING A PORTION OF ALL GAME SALES TO ZOOS WORLDWIDE AND ANIMAL EDUCATION. AND DOUBLE REWARDS UNTIL THE END OF OUR CAMPAIGN!!!
Image of Salty's right hand villain for a backer reward...
Clack, Clack, Clack
rattles Skippy's door and wakes him up from his afternoon nap. Skippy is
a middle aged turtle, once world famous for his ability to slide and skip
across any surface is now enjoying his retirement years from the sport.
As he opens the door he can see his friends gathered together outside
talking in a hushed tone. "Do you think he still has it?"
"What if he says no?" "Are you sure he is qualified
for this?" As Skippy opens the door you can see behind him all
of his awards, pictures with foreign diplomats, medals, and trophies displayed
all over his home. He asks, "What is going on out here? I am trying
to get some rest before my announcer job at Wave Rock's skipping
competition." All eyes turn to Skippy. Hops, the legendary red
kangaroo exclaims, "Skippy we need your help!" And thus our
At the request of his
friends Skippy has decided to come out of retirement and assemble the crew back
together for one last adventure. Salty, the menacing saltwater crocodile
and his minions are back from exile from the harsh Australian Outback and have
started to take over the water supply from the other animals by constructing a
water system that will effect the Land Down Under. Skippy and his team
are their last hope to get things back to normal again.
What is Skippy's Goal in Skipping Turtles?
Your goal is to navigate Skippy along water slides, tunnels, pipes, and make sure you are on the lookout for hidden underground levels. Skippy needs to collect as many shells as he can as well as open the water plugs to release the water back to where it belongs and away from Salty's fortress. As you embark on Skippy's adventure there will be additional characters you will face as well as meet more of Skippy's friends who can help you succeed defeating Salty and his minions. Additional shells with unique powers will also be available as well as the chance to unlock levels. It will be 2D side scrolling game with intuitive controls for jumping and changing velocity to increase height and distance off of slide and pipes. Skippy can't wait for you to help him defeat Salty!
Skippy's Nemesis, Salty the Maniacal Salt Water Crocodile
Who is Skippy?
When Skippy was a baby
he was taken from his home by a human and was smuggled on an airplane from
Oklahoma to Arizona. Skippy was frightened and didn't know what to think.
Fortunately, Skippy's new owner was very kind and began teaching Skippy
how to slide and skip across the water. In time Skippy learned how to
skip across any surface and began to compete in local sliding and skipping
contests. Over the years Skippy proved he was a natural and was invited
to compete in the World Skipping Games. Skippy has earned every award and
honor in the sport and has spent countless hours helping less fortunate animals
around the world. During his career he has made strong friendships but
his best friend is Snap, an alligator snapping turtle he met in Baton Rouge.
Snap was a ferocious competitor and could break through any obstacle with
his unique shaped shell. Skippy and Snap decided that after the 2008
World Skipping Games, held at Wave Rock in Australia that they would retire
from the sport. Skippy or Snap never realized that their talents and skills
would one day change the world.
we are and the inspiration for Skipping Turtles?
Kevin, Ed, and Steve
have been working on Skipping Turtles for close to a year now in one form or
another. When Leap To Mobile was created late last year it was time to
get serious about developing Skipping Turtles.
The inspiration for
Skipping Turtles came while Kevin was fishing in OK. He thought why not
create a mobile game starring a turtle as the hero who saves the day from a
much larger foe, a modern day David and Goliath. Kevin also lived in
Australia for a couple of years and is excited to begin Skippy's adventure in
the beautiful country of Australia.
What Will Kickstarter Funds Be Used For?
We have started the
design and development process for Skipping Turtles. We have chosen to
utilize Kickstarter to assist us in raising the additional funds needed to
fully design and develop Skipping Turtles for the iOS platform. We hope to
raise more than our goal so we can develop Skipping Turtles for Android as well
as create additional levels, work on the back story of Skippy and introduce new
characters. We will be creating hidden levels within the game, additional
shells that can be utilized on certain levels and enemies.
We sincerely appreciate
everyone's support and could not do this without your help.
Have a question?
If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
THANK YOU FROM SKIPPY - Skippy will send you a personal email thanking you for supporting him and receive a code for a free download of Skipping Turtles. You will also become a member of Skippy Nation.
FREE GAME CODE AND FAME - Receive a code for a free download of Skipping Turtles, become a member of Skippy Nation, receive a thank you email from Skippy, and have your name included in the game credits. Skippy Salutes you!
SKIPPING TURTLES STICKER - You will receive all of the previous rewards as well as receive a limited edition Skipping Turtles sticker to place proudly for all to view and your name in our game credits. (International shipping please add $10)
GAME PRINT AND COPY OF GAME - You will receive a print of our game in high resolution and a free download as well as become a part of Skippy Nation, name in game credits, and sticker. (International backers we can email you the file or pay $15 for shipping)
LIMITED EDITION SKIPPY SHIRT - These shirts will be exclusive to Kickstarter backers. You will also receive a personal thank you email from Skippy, included in our game credits, your name in our game credits, and receive a free game code. (International shipping please add $15)
WAKE UP WITH SKIPPY - you will receive the Skippy Coffee Mug to proudly display as you are trying to awaken from a night of playing Skipping Turtles. You will also receive the t-shirt, sticker, thank you from Skippy, your name in the game credits, and code to download the game. (International shipping please add $20
SKIPPY'S WALL OF FAME! - Here is your chance to become a permanent part of Skipping Turtles game like never before. Skippy has 6 spots on his wall to proudly display a photo of his backers. Skippy's Wall of Fame will be in the credits of Skipping Turtles. You can use any image as long as it is appropriate and your name on the photo as well. You will also receive a Skipping Turtles shirt and free game download.
SKIPPY'S EXCLUSIVE PROMOTER - Remember the days of Don King promoting Mike Tyson? Become Skippy's Exclusive Promoter. Don't worry he won't bite anyone's ear off. You will get a certificate, featured on our website and appear in our game's credits. Also receive 3 free downloads of our game. This is a ONE of a kind reward. "Don ain't got nothin on you!"
A BILLBOARD OF YOU IN OUR GAME! - That's right for only $200 we will place your name, company name, photo of you or company logo in our game on a billboard. So every time you play you will see it. You will also receive a shirt, copy of Skipping Turtles, and name in our credits. Limited number available. (International pay $15 for shipping)
CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU! This is an exclusive reward given to only 1 person. Skippy's little cousin has arrived and he/she needs a name. For this reward you can give Skippy's cousin any name you want, as long as it isn't vulgar and his cousin will be featured in our game. You will also receive a backer's shirt, sticker, and free download of our game. We are excited to see what his/her name will be. (International Shipping add $25)
CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU! We have decided to add another since the other was taken so quickly. For this reward you can give Salty's right hand villain any name you want, as long as it isn't vulgar and this character will be featured in our game. (Image of character is in story) You will also receive a backer's shirt, sticker, and free download of our game. What will Salty's right hand villain be named??? (International Shipping add $25)
SKIPPY'S ULTIMATE PROMO PACKAGE! - For this reward we will design a unique character/avatar and it will be included in the beginning of the game intro. You will also receive a backer's shirt, 10 Skipping Turtles stickers, download of our game, and game print signed by our creator. (International shipping included)
AUTHENTIC AUSTRALIAN DIDGERIDOO - One of a kind Didgeridoo from Australia, Custom crafted by ABORIGINES. Skippy falls asleep each night listening to the music from the didgeridoo. You will also receive a SKIPPING TURTLES iPad/iPhone case and receive your name in our game credits as Skippy's Preferred Backer and a code to download Skipping Turtles. (International shipping please add $25)
KING OF ALL REWARDS!! We are offering 1 backer the opportunity to choose which animal organization(s) we donate a portion of our sales to for ONE YEAR! We will notify the organization to let them know and set everything up. You will also receive 10 game downloads, 4 backers shirts, 4 Skipping Turtles coffee mugs, 2 Skipping Turtles iPhone/iPad cases, Skippy Bobble Head, 10 Skipping Turtles Stickers, and a permanent place in our game and website as our Elite Backer acknowledging your backing and the organizations you chose to support. (We pay all shipping costs anywhere in the world that can receive packages from USA)