About this project
- from $50 upwards Beta Access, A Phone conversation between George and Nico (English), A paper craft Collection - Paris Scene, George, Nico and Goat on .PDF, Twenty one-liners from the game
- from $175 upwards Printed Design Document and Game Box Signed
- from $250 upwards 'Goat' 16GB USB memory stick
- from $500 upwards Collector's Chest (nice box to put all of the physical goodies in), Bottle Opener, An additional T-shirt
- from $1000 upwards 2 additional T-shirt (complete set)
The game will be voiced in the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian. The game will have subtitles for each of the the voiced languages, as well as Russian and Polish.
Update 1: A big thank you and a work-in-progress picture of George inside the game.
Update 2: An explanation of the 2.5D look and pictures of the art gallery in development.
Update 3: Asking you for feedback on what kind of Stretch Goals you would like to see and a big thank you.
Update 4: Announced that the game will also be voiced in Spanish and Italian, and a picture of the latest version of George's head.
Update 5: Android version added to all rewards from $25 upwards, still trying to find a solution for iOS
Update 6: Hurrah! We made it! Time for stretch goals!
Update 9: Tell us your favourite T-shirt design
Update 11: Whey hey - first Stretch Goal achieved
Update 13: Reward Showcase: Books, notebooks, and more!
Update 16: Additional rewards and top-ups
Update 17: Stretch Goal update: Your likeness in the game!Update 22: Reward Update: More goodies, new top-up, T-shirts designs
Also, check out our FAQ section for more information at the bottom of this page!
+$15 to add an additional digital copy of the game for Windows/Mac/Linux
+$30 for the Bottle Opener
+$30 to add a T-shirt (choice of 4 designs (including Order of the Goat), available in S-XXL sizes)
+$50 to add a 16GB goat-shaped USB memory stick
For instructions on how to top up, please see this update.
Please feel free to contact us if you need any help with this.
$15 - $10,000. We want to reward you for helping us finish our game, because ultimately we're making it for you.
(Please note: the imagery below is only a representation of the rewards and doesn't reflect the final product)
Broken Sword is a point and click adventure game series starring unwilling hero George Stobbart, an intrepid American lawyer, and Nico Collard, a sassy French freelance journalist. Through the series George and Nico are unwittingly drawn into sinister and terrifying conspiracies, requiring them to uncover ancient mysteries and unravel myths across the globe. Nerve, cunning and guile are essential in order to conquer these compelling adventures.
The four games in the series have won or been nominated for many awards, including:
- 4 BAFTAs (Best Adventure, Best Story, Best PC Game, Best Design)
- Best European Adventure - European Game Awards
- Best Video Game Script - Writer's Guild of Great Britain
- Pocket Gamer Gold Award - Pocket Gamer Awards
- Excellence in Writing - Game Developers Choice Awards
The games are regularly awarded exceptional review scores: for example Broken Sword: Director's Cut (iPhone) currently has a Metacritic (average) score of 91%!
When a mysterious painting is stolen during an armed raid on a Paris gallery, George and Nico are thrown by chance into the investigation together. From Paris to London and beyond, the trail becomes a race against time as dark forces from Europe's turbulent past are woken from their slumber. Broken Sword characters old and new are encountered - but who can George and Nico trust? The journey they are on reveals a conspiracy as old as the written word, whose ancient heresies will cause innocent blood to spill once more...
WELL, WE'VE GOT THE TEAM BACK TOGETHER. Charles Cecil has assembled his team - including many of the original Revolution crew. Rolf Saxon (voice of George) is brushing dust off his microphone and other former voice actors from the series are ready to roll.
THE 2D ARTISTS ARE BACK IN TOWN. Yes we are going back to our 2D roots. We've searched high and low for the best artists to translate the original charm to a contemporary adventure. We've sourced artists that have worked at Disney, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Universal, Aardman, Sony and 20th Century Fox. Backgrounds are drawn in 2D by experienced layout artists. Game characters are created and animated in 3D and then pre-rendered and saved as 2D frames so we can deliver ultra high quality visuals in full HD glory.
The game will be fully localised, with speech, into German and French and, we hope, other languages including Spanish and Italian.
Revolution adventures have had considerable success - but the traditional publishing model has prevented us receiving the required royalties to fund future games. With limited financial reserves we have been unable to fund our own titles and so we have not benefited from their success. Now you can help us to change this. For the first time in our history, we will be funding an original adventure game: Broken Sword - the Serpent's Curse. This will give us full creative freedom, and let us work with you. We promise to keep you up to date with all aspects of development and we will value your support.
Development of the game is going well - we hope that you like what you see. Kickstarter funding will allow us to proceed at a faster rate, and ensure the game achieves its ambitious design. Without this funding we will risk having to cut back features and delay the game's release.
Whether you are able to back this project or not, if you're a fan of the Broken Sword games then please share this with your friends so they can help make the next Broken Sword the best game yet!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST
MEET THE TEAM UPDATES
Update 7: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Tim Robins
Update 8: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Tony Warriner
Update 10: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Nina Roussakoff
Update 12: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Joost Peters
Update 14: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Robert Megone
Update 15: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Craig Gardiner
Update 18: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Tori Davis
Update 19: Mini Update: Meet The Team - Nana Louise Nielsen
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