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Update #7

Update #7: Stretch goals revealed!

We're fast approaching our original $850,000 goal and our first week on Kickstarter! To celebrate this fact we're revealing our first three stretch goals.

These goals include the much-anticipated Mac and Linux versions at $900,000, represented here via our old friend Wonkers and some new toys!

We're also revealing a little teaser for our ultimate stretch goal. The $2 million mark will introduce The Longest Journey Home.

Exactly what that last one means, we won't reveal quite yet. We want to get a little bit closer before we'll let the secret out of the bag, but feel free to speculate in the comments!

Here, then, are our first three stretch goals:

  • $900,000 - Apples & Penguins: Mac and Linux versions of Dreamfall Chapters. Pledgers will be able to choose which version of the game they want to download, and to receive on DVD and/or memory stick
  • $950,000 - The Loremaster, which includes the Great Library of Marcuria (rebuilt in secrecy, of course), a fully-voiced librarian character, and tons of books, documents, ancient parchments and tomes of lore in-game for players to read, explore and dig into!
  • $1,000,000 - A Longer Journey, which allows us to create new locations, characters and side stories, adding great depth to the world, additional gameplay and new dialogue, lore, magical creatures...and some cool surprises! Check back later for more information about this stretch goal!
Beyond $1,000,000 lies many more mysteries, and we will announce additional stretch goals as soon as we reach our first one -- including, of course, more information about The Longest Journey Home!

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      Creator Ron Vollach - Dream Traveller 6.13$ on February 15, 2013

      @Cyberbard: yeah, I'd love to know more about what happened with the Maerum & Alatien since the first game as well, that would be great.

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      Creator Cyberbard | Shift Happens on February 15, 2013

      So exciting!! I want the Maerum and Alatien!!!!!! XD

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      Creator John Spencer on February 15, 2013

      Great goals guys! $Im-1.3m will happen for sure. Above that? I certainly hope so!

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      Creator Gernot Ottowitz on February 15, 2013

      .. well.. i'll up my pledge to 50 to see a mac version.. it's definitely worth the extra 25$ not to have to install windows ;)

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      Creator RoyMartin on February 15, 2013

      As a proud librarian myself I'm LOVING the Lore Master stretch goal. Hope we'll make it. And please don't let the librarian be an old lady with her hair in a bun, shooshing people ;)

      The Longest Journey Home? I want it!!!

      Great goals, I hope we reach them all!

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      Creator Chad on February 15, 2013

      "I'd love to see that two million mark, but it seems a little over the top"

      If the money keeps coming in at the current rate*, we're looking at almost 3 million.

      *There is, of course, no guarantee of that.

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      Creator Giorgio Borgo | Dream Traveller $6,13 on February 15, 2013

      And NOW it's time to inform ALL the Mac and Linux communities you can find!!!

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      Creator Valentina - Dream Traveller on February 15, 2013

      The library sounds so awesome! But especially longer game and longer journey. Those goals should be doable lets hope!
      Any new on t-shirts? That would attract pledgers and high tiers !

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      Creator Giorgos Chrysikopoulos - Dream Traveller on February 15, 2013

      Maybe we'll be able to reach it if with the help of "slacker backers", if they leave paypal options open after the kickstarter is over. But, why not surprise ourselves and make that 2 million happen here? Let's DO IT! ;-)

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      Creator Bomoo on February 15, 2013

      Pledge increased. Well played, sirs.

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      Creator Federico, finally a proper end! on February 15, 2013

      I'd love to see that two million mark, but it seems a little over the top... BUT hope never dies :)

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      Creator Charlie Gillies on February 15, 2013

      Is there any chance of an Ouya version?

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