Director's Commentary, Design Notes and..... the end?
We are delighted to let you know that the last two digital rewards, the Director’s Commentary and the Broken Sword design notes, are now complete and available.
To grab them, please log in to your Humble accounts where you will be able to download them both. Once again, thank you for your patience - you really have been brilliant.
In many ways then, this is the end of the Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent’s Curse Kickstarter project. It’s been a long, exciting adventure. Your opinions shaped the game, and we have hugely valued the opportunity to collaborate with you. And the game could not have been written without your support.
Although - actually it’s not quite the end. We are cutting together a Wrap Video which will include Skype interviews with some Kickstarter backers - this should be available later this month. We'd really like to hear any thought you may have on the Kickstarter project as a whole, on the Director's Commentary video specifically, or if you have any other unaddressed comments about the Kickstarter campaign. Please feel free to email, tweet or message us on Facebook with your thoughts and feelings. Also, if you are unable to access the Director's Commentary, if you are still owed any rewards, or if you just want to say "hello" please email us at: Catherine@Revolution.co.uk
And, of course, as things end, there are new beginnings.
The release of our Revolution: 25th Anniversary Collection (now available for pre-order here) has allowed us to indulge ourselves and to look back. As well as Revolution’s full roster of games, the box set will contain comic books, posters, high quality audio tracks, a Broken Sword USB, and a digital timeline with extensive behind-the-scenes materials, plus two hours of video telling the Revolution story and the making of their games, featuring interviews with key team members and creative partners such as Dave Gibbons, Rolf Saxon and Barrington Pheloung. And along the way, George and Nico have become record breakers.
And meanwhile there is the genesis of new games. We really are just exploring gameplay and narrative options currently, so are not at a stage to talk about anything new quite yet, but we would love to keep you up to date when we do have concrete ideas, and at to ask your opinions. I have said many times that I would not want to embark on any new project without engaging closely with our community. And so we would invite you to subscribe to our new newsletter (of course we won’t pass your details on to any other organisation). We'll only email you infrequently with the most exciting developments, allowing you to be the first to find out the official latest happenings from Revolution. Signing-up should take no more than a few seconds and can be completed here.
This coincided with the sad news of the death of Umberto Eco, who’s Foucault’s Pendulum was part of the original inspiration for Broken Sword 1 - Shadow of the Templars. The world has lost a truly great author to whom we, at Revolution, owe a particular debt of gratitude.