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A retro pixel-art adventure game about a boy lost in space and trying to get home. (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, OUYA)

A retro pixel-art adventure game about a boy lost in space and trying to get home. (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, OUYA) Read more

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This project's funding goal was not reached on April 15, 2013.

A retro pixel-art adventure game about a boy lost in space and trying to get home. (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, OUYA)

About this project

Thank you for your interest in Bik, and a very special thank you to all our backers! 

Unfortunately, we did not meet our funding goal, but it is heartening to know that people are interested in the project.

Even though we may have to adjust our vision and development may take longer, we will work as hard as possible to make Bik a reality. 

To learn more, please visit www.bikgame.com.


Listen to Music from Bik!

Risks and challenges

As I hope you’ll see from the trailer, the basic mechanics of Bik are already working and playable. Key things that are missing at this point are the polish of the final user interface, over half of the art, and various cut-scene animations, which I hope will be made possible by the funding of the Kickstarter campaign.

It took me almost a year to develop in Unity a working 2-D point-and-click adventure game framework (point-and-click interface, inventory system, dialogue system, save system, level state system, interaction system, etc.) that works on both desktop and mobile platforms. But now with the basic mechanics and framework of the adventure game system working, I am in a very good place to start refining the few levels I already have and begin developing the rest.

My biggest challenge will be delivering you the highest quality product in the shortest amount of time on as many platforms as possible. I can't yet commit to a firm release date, but my current plan is to release Bik between late 2013 and early 2014. The process of creating Bik is not without its obstacles, but I've never been one to run from a challenge. Your support is invaluable to me, and I will not rest until you're playing the most amazing game I can possibly give you!

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    I Want to Believe: DRM-free digital download of the game on Windows or Mac.

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    Blast Off!: DRM-free digital download on Windows or Mac, plus your name in the credits AND a collection of 3 exclusive wallpapers!

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    21 backers

    Space-tastic: DRM-free digital download on Windows or Mac, plus a high-quality downloadable copy of the soundtrack (AAC or MP3, DRM-free), your name in the credits, and a collection of 3 exclusive wallpapers!

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    12 backers

    Space Madness!: Final 3 days only! Digital Download (Mac, Windows, Linux, Android, or OUYA), digital comic book, digital retro instruction manual, and a digital download of the soundtrack!

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    Extraterrestrial: All previous rewards plus access to the beta edition as soon as it’s ready! You will also have access to the beta forums, where you can talk about and help shape the final game.

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    Interstellar: All previous rewards plus a digital comic that extends the story of Bik!

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    Light Speed: All previous rewards plus a printed comic that extends the story of Bik! See a sample page of the comic below.

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    Sublight speed! Your choice of either a physical instruction manual or a physical CD of the soundtrack to Bik.

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    Warp 2: Includes any two of the following: a printed comic, a printed instruction manual, or physical CD of the soundtrack. As well as all previous rewards.

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    Warp 3: Includes a printed comic, printed instruction manual, and physical CD of the soundtrack as well as all previous rewards.

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    5 backers

    Pulsar Power: All previous rewards plus an art print signed by our artist!

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    Captain Cosmos: All previous rewards plus a printed Bik poster and an extra digital copy of the game to give away to a friend! See below for the poster image.

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    About $500 USD

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    Beam Me Up!: All previous rewards plus an exclusive pixel art version of yourself placed in a special room that is fully playable within the game! Also includes a downloadable image set of your character and all of his or her animation poses.

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    About $1,000 USD

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    Beyond the Edge of the Universe: All previous rewards plus an exclusive, one-of-a-kind signed poster made by our artist specifically for you AND a printed and signed version of the comic that extends the story of Bik! See a sample page of the comic below.

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Funding period

- (30 days)