June Update - Prestige and Customization
This month we're going to go behind the scenes and give a sneak peek into the process of designing and building out our Character Customization system. We'll also... Read more
May Update - Inversions and the creatures they spawn
This month, we're going to change things up a bit and refocus on design. Specifically we're going to talk about the system we designed for extra gameplay that... Read more
April Update - Vertical Slice Part 3
It's the 1st again, but I assure you there are no April Fools jokes in this update.
This month we're going to do a quick general update and... Read more
March Update - Vertical Slice Part 2
We're back with another Kickstarter Update and second in a series about our Vertical Slice progress.
This month, I'm not going to focus on level art, because I... Read more
February Update - Vertical Slice Part 1
January was another very busy month for Unsung Story. The commitment to the Square Grid has unblocked the team on many different levels. There are now so many... Read more
January - Ringing in the New Year
I am pleased to announce that we have completed one of the main Kickstarter promises.
Unsung Story has a full original soundtrack.. and it's amazing.
Nearly a year... Read more
December Update - Revisiting the Grid
This month we're going to take a break from showing off art, and instead I'm going to walk through a fairly large change we are making to the... Read more
November - Focusing on the Divine
Bonjour from France! I'm finishing this month's update in Paris after Games Week. Little Orbit was here working with our European Distributors, many of whom will be helping... Read more
October - Pulling it all together
We're back for another packed update of progress, and this month the theme is pulling it all together.
Last month, we announced that we were bringing... Read more
September Update - Diversity
Between traveling to Germany for Gamescom and Seattle for PAX West, we've had an extremely busy August, but I'm back with another update.
This month we're going to... Read more
August Update - Course corrections
One year ago today, we took over Unsung Story. At that time we decided to completely start over. So for me today is a bit of a birthday.... Read more
July Update - Travel the World
This month I traveled back out to Melbourne, Australia, so we could all sit down as a team and go through every aspect of Unsung Story together. I've... Read more
Developer Blog #3 - Animation
This is Rowan Ryder from Torus Games, here today with Taliesan Arnold, who’s an animator on Unsung Story. He made the Disciple animation you saw in this... Read more
Follow up to the June 1st Art Update
Kickstarter is sometimes an imperfect medium to have a two-way conversation, but in this case I feel the need to at least follow up to the many comments... Read more
June Update - "Art" thou ready?
It's E3 month! The Little Orbit team has been getting ready. We aren't talking about Unsung.. yet. But we're getting close to our first big public push so... Read more
Developer Blog #2 - UI Design Process
This is Matt. We're back this month with another developer blog. Hope you enjoy.
Also mark June 1st on your calendars. The upcoming Kickstarter update is going to... Read more
May Update - Physical editions and Battle Map deep dive
This month flew by. We did our first developer blog about the level design process, and many backers expressed how much they enjoyed the behind-the-scenes look so we're... Read more
Developer Blog #1 - Level Design Process
This is Matt, and I want to let everyone know we're still working on a Twitch stream, but we've had a couple issues come up getting our Little... Read more
April Update - No Foolin Around
I want to start by apologizing for last month. I had a couple updates planned after the 1st of March, but our Shards the Deckbuilder announcement went over... Read more
March Update - First Prototype Screenshots
This month is going to be a little different. I've got a number of different things to talk about, so I'm going to break those posts up over... Read more
Massive February Update
It's the first of the month, which means it's Unsung Story update time!
If you've been following us on Twitter or Facebook, you may have seen a little... Read more
Happy New Years!
With the all the holidays, this was a shorter month for us, so I have combined the General Update with another Character Concept below for... Read more
Triangle Grid Design Analysis
It’s been a little while since we’ve discussed any design elements, so I thought I would share some of what the team has been exploring with respect to... Read more
December General Update
G'Day from Australia!
Last month was largely dominated by pre-production again, and we've had a number of exciting work streams making excellent progress. I'll be posting Design Update... Read more
Design Update #1
Today I would like to talk a bit about design.
Before I jump in, if you're interested in Unsung Story's narrative, you can read the other half of... Read more
November General Update
Today is going to be a bit of a “general update,” by which I mean we will be covering some announcements and the nuts and bolts of... Read more
Divine Defender Concept Art
Today we are going to share the first piece of new concept art with you, but I don’t want to over hype this. Before we get washed away... Read more
No BackerKit sales will be charged till we are ready to ship rewards
Several messages have come in accusing us of using the price increase on Switch as a possible way for Little Orbit to scam money from the backers.
You... Read more
BackerKit clarifications and website update
WEBSITE IS LIVE
The website is live again. We apologize for the inconvenience. Those of you who were unable to create Forum accounts to answer the survey questions,... Read more
BackerKit surveys have been sent out... website outage
The BackerKit surveys have all been reset and sent back out!
The littleorbit.com website has been flooded with users attempting to sign up for the forums, and we... Read more
Changes to Rewards and Add-ons
September was a big month for pre-production as we started locking in decisions and implementing our roadmap. During that process we went back to double check our plans... Read more
October brings backer exclusive content
I can't believe we're two months in!
Hopefully you guys are enjoying the monthly rhythm of these updates. From the start, we realized that if we were going... Read more
QUICK UPDATE: BackerKit Add-ons
Ooops! Several of you have pointed out that without the Add-ons in BackerKit, you cannot spend the extra portion of your pledge to complete your survey properly. We... Read more
September 1st Update
I want to start by thanking all of the backers that chose to send messages over Kickstarter, email, and tweet to say thank you for taking this project... Read more
A NEW BEGINNING...
At this point, I’m sure you have a bunch of questions, and I can already see a flood of comments coming in. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to... Read more
To All Unsung Story Backers,
Thank you for the support you have shown to make this project happen. Through the trials we have had as a company over the last... Read more
UPDATE: Design progress and next step development goal to share
Hi Unsung Backers,
We have some design progress and next step development goals to share, with the plan to keep updating you all more consistently going forward with our... Read more
EXCITING COLLABORATION UPDATE...
Hey Unsung Backers,
Though it took a little longer than anticipated, we are happy to tell you that we have entered into a strategic agreement with a major company,... Read more
Unsung Story Update
Hey Unsung Backers,
Here is an update on our current progress towards an Unsung Story beta release. First off, we have released the product spoken of in our updates,... Read more
We want to update everyone on our current development track and Unsung Story. We are nearing release this month of the product mentioned in our last update, and... Read more
Fortunately we have cleared a few more company hurdles since our last update and have plans to share at this time concerning Unsung Story development. We have new... Read more
Game Development Update
Dear Unsung Backers,
There has been another delay in reporting to you since our last development update, and we apologize for that. Our continued intention is to make a great... Read more
We have put together this short video that we would like to share with you that shows some of the combat in Unsung Story in action. We have... Read more
AMA with Joel up on Reddit
The AMA thread with Joel has been posted up on Reddit. You are more than welcome to head over to the thread now and start posting up the... Read more
AMA with Joel this Wednesday
We wanted to let everyone know that this Wednesday Joel will participate in an AMA over on the Unsung Story subreddit. This will be your chance to ask... Read more
Hey all, Joel here, and thank you for the support and understanding following the most recent update concerning the delay to the game. Though unfortunately common in this industry, delays... Read more
Hey everyone, Joel here from Playdek. First and foremost, I want to apologize for the latest lack of updates on Unsung Story. I’ll go into some of the reasons for... Read more
Combat, Equipment, and Rasfalia Map
A little combat, some equipment information, and some new art for you to view. Enjoy!
During your travels through Rasfalia, you will encounter enemies that you... Read more
Schools and In-Game Screen Images
With the Battle System rules defined, our game designers have been able to turn their focus towards defining the schools that will help characterize the different playable Job... Read more
Sir Vensniel L'Brasca and Development Updates
Since our last update, we have been making game play adjustments to our Battle System and rules in order to improve the game flow, combat and balancing. We... Read more
Story, Development, and Art Updates for Unsung Story
We have an update to share with you on the development progress of Unsung Story, a small exert from the story line (I did place spoiler tags around... Read more
Forums are up and running!
I wanted to let you know that we have our new forums up and running for everyone to come and join! We will use these to help spark... Read more
Professions in Unsung Story
This is Shyla here again to share with you some information on the ten professions currently found within Unsung Story. While there are five main classes available (attackers,... Read more
Unsung Story Progress Update and Upcoming Events!
This is Shyla, Playdek’s Community Manager here, and I have some very exciting news to share with all of you! Included in this update are some progress notes... Read more
AMA with Alexander O. Smith
The AMA thread for Alexander O. Smith has been posted! You can click on the link and start posting up any questions you have now!
Alexander will... Read more
Interview with Assistant Producer Rebecca!
Thank you to everyone who went and posted up a question for this Q&A Interview! We have been able to gather the answers from Rebecca, our Assistant Producer,... Read more
Interview with Christophe Boelinger
As promised, here are the answers to the questions you asked Christophe Boelinger!
So without further delay, here you are!
Q. How do you create tactical decisions... Read more
Another chance to meet more of the Playdek Team
This week we have been reading all of the great questions you submitted and are very excited to see what answers Christophe Boelinger has for everyone! Unfortunately it... Read more
Here's your chance to get to know Christophe Boelinger!
This week we are working on setting up an interview with Christophe Boelinger who will work on Unsung Story as a Game Battle Designer.
A little background... Read more
Unsung Story Progress Update
This week we wanted to give you a little progress update on both the Unsung Story Card Game and the Tactics Games. First, the card game.
From my... Read more
Interview with one of the Unsung Story Artists
We hope you all have had a great week!
We are still working behind the scenes on preparing a few things for you, so for this week we... Read more
Great Things are Coming!
We hope you had a great week this week!
We are busy planning some new forums for everyone which is very exciting, and the surveys are also not... Read more
New Humble Bundle Packages on our Website
This week we updated our website with new packages through Humble Bundle. These widgets will remain up for new supporters, and once we have finished our physical reward... Read more
Kickstarter Packages Through PayPal Ending Soon
First of all we want to let you all know that we are working on a way to keep everyone up to date on the total amount donated... Read more
Alexander O. Smith and Joseph Reeder Join the Team, Revised Stretch Goals, and AMA Today with Playdek's Senior Game Designers!
In the days following the Kickstarter campaign we have been looking at our Stretch Goals to see if there is a way we can move things around in... Read more
PayPal is now Open! Last Chance to grab any Add-Ons you might have missed!
It has been a great week here at Playdek and we are well rested and gearing up after the success of our Kickstarter campaign! After catching our breath,... Read more
PayPal is Coming!
Thank you again for your support on this campaign, we are so exited to have each and every one of you join us on this adventure!
We know... Read more
We did it! And it's all because of YOU!
What an incredible month this has been!
What started out as an idea so many months ago has grown into this amazing collaborative project with the most amazing... Read more
Make Sure to Grab any Additional Items Now!
Thank you again! With your support we were able to reach our goal with time to spare! You guys have given us the best Valentine's Day gift possible!... Read more
Thank you everyone! We did it!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!
We reached our goal today! This has been an incredible journey and without all of you this wouldn’t be possible, so thank... Read more
Kickstarter Edition Character Art, Tshirt Art, and Add-on Update
You guys are amazing and all of the support you have shown us throughout this campaign has been appreciated by every single one of us involved in this... Read more
Game Play and Environment Concept Pieces
We hope you all are having a great day today!
Thank you so much for all of your support. We couldn’t have asked for a greater community to... Read more
Backer Reward Update and New Digital Add-Ons
Thank you for all the comments from last night’s update! We have been reading everything you have been posting and have decided to make the following changes to... Read more
Backer Reward Tiers - $165 Tiers Explained
We have had a few questions come in about out backer reward tiers; especially with the $165 tiers and what they entail.
We made this video as a... Read more
Class System Overview
In this update we wanted to share with you some more details about the class system overview. We have seen a few questions posted regarding the information we... Read more
Hitoshi Sakimoto joins the team and UStream with Joel Goodman
Today we have some great news to share with everyone! We have been able to confirm that Hitoshi Sakimoto will be joining the core team along Yasumi Matsuno,... Read more
More Game Play Insight from the Questions You Asked
Below are some answers to your questions. Note that this is all based on my original iOS/Android game design, so the ideas here are coming to the game... Read more
AMA with Playdek’s Chief Technology Officer
We hope you all had a great week and are preparing for a fantastic weekend up ahead!
In today’s update we wanted to share with you the AMA... Read more
A Visual Look from a Game Play Perspective
Tonight we are sharing with you the first part in a series of updates that will expand on the game play mechanics for Unsung Story: Tale of the... Read more
Detailed Design Insight from Yasumi Matsuno
Without further ado, today's big update is a detailed design insight of the game from Yasumi Matsuno.
Q: What kind of game is Unsung Story? What genre... Read more
First episode of Community Corner is now up!
This week we have been taking questions from you, our fans, on Reddit about Unsung Story. This morning we pulled the top 11 questions with the most votes... Read more
Akihiko Yoshida, Story Excerpt from Yasumi Matsuno, and New Character Classes Revealed!
Boy, are we excited for this update! We have two new classes to share with everyone, some equipment and profession information, and even an excerpt from the story... Read more
A message from Yasumi Matsuno, Q&A Sessions, and MORE!
Thank you so much for all of your continued support!
Thank You All for Your Support Thus Far
Thank you all so much for your continued support and for your all of your great suggestions and comments!We are so close to reaching our base campaign... Read more
Updated Stretch Goals, PS4 Added, and a message from Hitoshi Sakimoto
Thank you for your patience while we pieced together this massive update!
You guys have been the best fans anyone could have asked forand we are so grateful to... Read more
First off, we wanted to thank every single one of you for being the amazing fans you all have been! The support and commentsyou are sharing with... Read more
Base Campaign Changes and Digital Add-Ons
These past few days have been amazing, and it is all because of you! We love reading your comments and suggestions and have been taking everything you have... Read more
Stretch Goal Changes and Add-Ons
In this update I wanted to go over a few things that we have seen you suggest and recommend. The first deals with our Stretch Goals.
A few... Read more
Addressing Your Concerns and Party Creation Information
Hello everyone! We wanted to take this time to clear up two common concerns we are seeing about this game to help clear up the air.
The first is in... Read more
Off to a great start!
Thank you everyone for backing this project and supporting us with this exciting new adventure!
We have been monitoring your comments and questions and will do our best to address... Read more