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Skippy returns to battle Salty, the maniacal salt water crocodile to restore balance to Australia's Outback. iOS OUYA Android PC Read more

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Funding Canceled

Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on September 10, 2012.

Skippy returns to battle Salty, the maniacal salt water crocodile to restore balance to Australia's Outback. iOS OUYA Android PC

About this project

Due to Kickstarter not allowing projects to donate a portion of sales to not for profit organization, benefiting animals worldwide we are forced to take down our project. You can still donate to our project by clicking the link below and we will honor your rewards. We will also be sending a copy of the soundtrack and game print to all backers for supporting us. We will be updating our backers as we continue to design and develop. https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=26G52F78H23PQ

We will also be developing Skipping Turtles for Mac and Linux.

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Skipping Turtles is being noticed by industry experts!  Here are a couple with more on the way. 

http://www.gamersbliss.com/2012/08/08/leap-to-mobile-gives-us-the-insider-on-skipping-turtles/ 

http://teamouya.com/2012/08/skipping-turtles-interview/ 

A preview of limited edition backer shirts.

Skippy's Adventure Begins

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 adventure begins... 

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. 

Early Development of Skippy Sliding
Early Development of Skippy Sliding

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 and his best friend Snap

Who we are and the inspiration for Skipping Turtles? 

Kevin 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. Kevin has lived in Australia and want to begin begin Skippy's adventure in the beautiful country of Australia. 

Skippy going through a tube opening the plugs to return the water to the other animals that Salty is trying to steal and route to his exiled land.

Salty, the evil salt water crocodile

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 OUYA, iOS, and Android. We hope to raise more than our goal so we can 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 also have some exciting stretch goals if we reach our initial goal before campaign ends.

We sincerely appreciate everyone's support and could not do this without your help.

Salty's right hand minion. Name him/her as Backer Reward

Skippy's Cousin. Backer Reward to name him/her.

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    16 backers

    COPY OF GAME AND 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.

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    37 backers Limited (463 left of 500)

    COPY OF GAME 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!

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    12 backers Limited (488 left of 500)

    SKIPPING TURTLES STICKER AND COPY OF GAME - 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)

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    5 backers Limited (145 left of 150)

    GAME PRINT AND COPY OF GAME - You will receive a print of our game 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 $10 for shipping)

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    3 backers Limited (97 left of 100)

    FREE LIFETIME IN APP PURCHASES AND UPGRADES AND COPY OF GAME- These backers will be able to get all additional characters, future game releases, shells, etc, etc, everything our game offers forever for free! You will also receive a copy of the game, name in credits, and member of Skippy Nation.

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    11 backers Limited (189 left of 200)

    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 $10)

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    3 backers Limited (97 left of 100)

    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 $10)

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    2 backers Limited (8 left of 10)

    CUSTOM TURTLE SHELL FOR GAME PLAY - This is a rare opportunity to design a turtle shell that Skippy will use along his journey. Each shell will have a different purpose and meaning in the game. You can custom design your shell using your name, image, or logo as long as it isn't vulgar. You will also receive a backer's shirt and copy of the game.
    (International shipping please add $10)

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    0 backers Limited (5 left of 5)

    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 shipping included)

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    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU! Salty's right hand villain needs a name, 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 included)

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    1 backer All gone!

    CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU! 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. See images on left to see what character looks like. (International Shipping included)

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    1 backer All gone!

    CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU! Skippy's friend has arrived and he/she needs a name. For this reward you can give Skippy's friend any name you want, as long as it isn't vulgar and his friend 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 included)

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    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU! Skippy's friend has arrived and he/she needs a name. For this reward you can give Skippy's friend any name you want, as long as it isn't vulgar and his friend 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 included)

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    0 backers Limited (3 left of 3)

    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

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    0 backers Limited (1 left of 1)

    DRAW YOU INTO OUR GAME - 1 lucky backer will be drawn into Skipping Turtles. You will have the option of choosing yourself to take the adventure instead of Skippy as you play. How sweet of a reward is this?! You will also receive a copy of the game, backer shirt, and Executive Producer in game credits. (Shipping included)

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    0 backers Limited (10 left of 10)

    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 copy of the game, backer shirt, 5 stickers, and name in credits as ELITE BACKER. (International shipping included)

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Funding period

- (33 days)