Funded! This project was successfully funded on February 13.

Update #6

New Slugcat 'PUPS!' Video + Linux Goal Achieved & Live Stream News!


Thank you for staying with us for these final stretches! Only 3 more days remain... but THIS IS IT! The final alpha video, and for many, the one you have been waiting for! We saved the cutest for last, so here it is: SLUGCAT PUPS VIDEO!

00:00 pups?

Rain World may be an homage to a decayed and broken world, but all hope is not lost. The next generation lives on, and with it the possibility of a brighter future. Slugcat pups are smart, opinionated, vulnerable and occasionally deadly. Their survival may be in your hands... err... paws.

The introduction of the pups makes an already difficult game even more challenging. Not only do you have to worry about your own hide, but now you must feed, shelter and protect one or more mischievous little young slugcats. And as you have no doubt seen, Rain World is not a forgiving environment!

But they can be an asset to you as well. While not as smart or fast as adult Slugcats, pups can hunt for themselves in a limited fashion, they can hold objects such as rocks or spears and they have even been known to defend themselves against predators. However, you must first win their trust. Pups will watch your actions, and if they feel threatened by you, they will abandon you... or worse!

Linux success!

Thanks to your amazing support and enthusiasm, our ambitious 50k Linux goal has been smashed, and we can officially announce that Rain World be coming to PC, Mac, Linux... and beyond! Any additional funding will be used for polish and making sure Rain World is the best game it can be. Massive thanks to all, and we can't wait to get to work!

Live-stream wrap up party!

Lastly, tonight we will be holding one final live stream party to talk about the new video, chat with you awesome people and generally just have a great time and end this amazing journey on a great note. That will be held tonight on at 8pm PST / 11pm EST / 5am CET, and you are cordially invited to join us :)

Thank you all for everything! We couldn't have done this without you!

--James & Joar, Rain World Devs

More_Badass, H2Oyeah, and 36 more people like this update.


    1. Fb_profile_picture.small

      Creator hendawg_ofthemiddle on February 11

      Also the animation is sooooo silky smooth so want to see your animators!

    2. Fb_profile_picture.small

      Creator hendawg_ofthemiddle on February 11

      Oh man not sure if I be able to handle this, going to worry so much about the pups!

    3. Fb_profile_picture.small

      Creator George Arcus Johnston on February 11

      Duuuuuude that looks incredibly intense!

    4. Moi.small

      Creator Theron Kane on February 11

      omg this is adorable. The AI in this game, I can tell, is something amazing. Simply cannot wait.

    5. Missing_small

      Creator Jeremy Noye on February 10

      5am ??? So sorry I can't be a part of it ! The more you make vidz, the more I want it ?
      You guys are truly amazing !

      Could it be possible to make the pups playable ? Maybe on a level we can play them alternatively to go from point A to point B while daddy slugcat is occupied at point B finding a way out or something......

    6. Missing_small

      Creator Gus Mcbean on February 10

      Shit you guys are going to nail this game. I can already see how much i'll care about these little guys with all those adorable animations. If you hit a nintendo platform you'll have a pretty huge audience, if you could get this running on the 3DS that would be pretty badass.

    7. Missing_small

      Creator Gathoye Jade on February 10

      Pupse are adorable

    8. Missing_small

      Creator Christopher Stevenson on February 10

      These pups are even more adorable than Lemmings. The merchandising opportunities alone will make this game huge.

    9. Fb_profile_picture.small

      Creator Ellis Warner on February 10

      That is so awesome that you guys made it. Long live slugcats!

    10. Icon.small

      Creator Christoph Zürcher on February 10

      This looks absolutely adorable. Looking forward to the coming prduction phase!

    11. Missing_small

      Creator Gaian Helmers on February 10

      So exciting! I'd love to chat with you guys. Hopefully the stream wont be all backed up with a million viewers.

pledged of $25,000 goal
seconds to go

See full bio

  • Pledge $10 or more
    You selected

    1908 backers

    Digital Copy of Rain World! + A PDF Zine of Rain World concept art, sketches and wallpapers. Learn all the pro-tips. PC or Mac.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $25 or more
    You selected

    789 backers

    Exclusive Early Access + Digital copy of the Rain World Soundtrack by James Primate, including Kickstarter exclusive bonus tracks! You'll have played it before it was cool AND listened to rare music. Major hipster cred. Plus everything included in the above tier.

    Estimated delivery:
  • Pledge $50 or more
    You selected

    151 backers Limited (49 left of 200)

    Physical CD + Physical Art Zine! Get a *signed* physical copy of the Rain World soundtrack by James Primate + exclusive high quality printed Zine of Rain World art and designs by Joar Jakobsson! Plus everything in the above tiers.

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $5 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $80 or more
    You selected

    73 backers Limited (27 left of 100)

    Limited Edition glow-in-the-dark Rain World T-Shirt + Signed Rain World soundtrack CD + exclusive printed Rain World Zine! Maximum Merch! The T-shirt will be comfy, stylish and scare away night predators with its glowing essence. You choose the size.

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $10 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $120 or more
    You selected

    10 backers All gone!

    Help design a secret Rain World creature! Rain World is a land of mystery and secrets. We'll collaborate with you on a creature to live in Rain World AND you'll get a high quality illustrated concept art poster of your character signed by the man himself. Plus all that other stuff. Snazzy!

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $15 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $200 or more
    You selected

    10 backers All gone!

    CUSTOM HAND MADE SLUG-CAT PLUSHIE. Help design a playable breed of slugcat for single player / multiplayer, but then... you also get a soft, super limited edition hand made plushie version of that character sent to your door to cuddle and love forever! O.M.G. Plus everything else.

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $20 USD to ship outside the US
  • Pledge $200 or more
    You selected

    30 backers All gone!

    CUSTOM HAND MADE SLUG-CAT PLUSHIE, PART 2! Design a super soft limited edition slug cat hand made plushie of your very own to hug and love! Includes an illustrated concept art poster of your new friend signed by Joar Jakobsson and a special "slug cat family" thanks in the credits. (Note: does not include $120 tier)

    Estimated delivery:
    Add $20 USD to ship outside the US
Funding period

- (31 days)