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Dystopian Detective Tex Murphy returns in his most amazing adventure yet in Project Fedora.
Dystopian Detective Tex Murphy returns in his most amazing adventure yet in Project Fedora.
6,963 backers pledged $598,104 to help bring this project to life.

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Special Thanks to Hybridwing for the new artwork!!!

Don't know anything about Tex Murphy? HERE's a great summary, with much thanks to Rena!

Tex Murphy - Project Fedora pledges to take part in "Kicking it Forward!" 

The Final 24 Hours! - Mini Update

Ummm... WOW! 24 hours to go and we're nearly at the 130% goal! KUDOS to everyone! Well, we've heard the people - and if we exceed the 130% mark - there will be expanded gameplay, more recognizable actors... and maybe even a musical number. You guys are the best!!! The next 24 hours should be rather exciting!!!

Tex & Chris - Together Again!

DRAWING TO WIN TEX MURPHY MEMORABILIA! 

Everyone who has already pledged $75 or more is automatically entered into the drawing to win "Tex Memorabilia."

For anyone who has pledged under $75, if you upgrade your pledge by $15 before "Tex Murphy - Project Fedora" Kickstarter campaign ends- you will be enrolled in the drawing.

Winners will be drawn on Sunday, June 17 and contacted through Kickstarter

Check out what you can win here. 

Stretch Goal Summary!

Exceed Funding by 10%: Additional story (including puzzles, gameplay, locations and characters). 


Exceed Funding by 20%: Port the game to additional platforms, provide Text translations for French, Italian, German, Spanish (English will already be included). Finally, more recognizable actors. 


Exceed Funding by 30%: Another expansion of the story (including puzzles, gameplay, locations and characters), ingame golf game, and Live Orchestra for the games' music.

Case Closed - A Hero Saved!

Breaking News! Have we found Tex's Kidnapper?

Luscious Luci Love

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The Malevolent 7

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The Amazing Mutant League & the Big Finish Manifesto!

You guys did it!!! - Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!!!!

Also, Chris discusses some Stretch Goals for the campaign. 

This... was amazing.

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UPDATE #19 - THE MAGNIFICENT 7

UPDATE #18 - EVIL CLOWN THRWARTED! (and other business)

UPDATE #17 - Barry Corbin's "Tex-timonial"

UPDATE #16 - New San Francisco Voice

UPDATE #15 - Archie Ellis to the Rescue!

Archie Ellis comes out of hiding to help in the search for Tex Murphy!

UPDATE #12 - Tex has been KIDNAPPED! 

The Kidnapper demands that the "Tex Murphy - Project Fedora" Kickstarter get 4500 backers by June 6... or else. 

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION

“Project Fedora” will continue the amazing adventures of Tex Murphy, the down-on-his-luck P.I. in post-apocalyptic San Francisco. This long-awaited game will be the sixth in the adventure series, which includes the award-winning games Under a Killing Moon, The Pandora Directive and Overseer.

Project Fedora will reunite creators Chris Jones and Aaron Conners and feature their trademarks of rich interactive storytelling and immersive gameplay. The new game will incorporate the very best of the classic Tex Murphy elements - sci-fi, film noir, witty dialogue, great characters, beautifully integrated FMV, and a deep, engaging story - but it will also enhance the experience of the former games with stunning new graphics, a sleek new interface, and other updates.

The detective-style gameplay takes place in a fully 3D world where you search for clues, solve puzzles, investigate crimes, and question witnesses and suspects. While the gameplay will be fun and challenging, you'll never get stuck with the free, built-in hint system.

One of Project Fedora's most exciting features is how the game and story can unfold in different ways. As you play, your actions and choices will change events, leading to new story elements and gameplay. This "narrative pathing" not only allows you to customize your experience, it will provide unique replayability, as the game will have at least three or more story paths leading to multiple endings.

Long-time Tex fans may be curious if the new storyline will pick up where Overseer (and its infamous cliffhanger) left off. The short answer is YES, but this game will be just as enjoyable for people who have never played the earlier games. While we can't give too many details yet, just be prepared for an incredible opening sequence!

Project Fedora promises to be the best Tex Murphy adventure ever - even better than the last three Tex Murphy games (Under a Killing Moon, The Pandora Directive, Overseer), which were met with critical acclaim, won "Adventure Game of the Year" awards, and are consistently ranked as some of the best adventure games of all time.  (Check out the reviews below!)

9.0 - Outstanding 
"...has weathered the test of time as one of the best detective games to this day."

IGN

"...a fantastically-plotted mystery with great characters and classic Tex Murphy humor."

Adventure Classic Gaming

Final Grade: A
"If you're a veteran of adventure games, you owe it to yourself to play this classic. If you're new to them, this game will help make you an addict..."

Just Adventure

Final Grade: A
"The extraordinary plot, combined with witty and professional acting, challenging puzzles, and immersive graphics result in another great adventure game from the Tex Murphy series."

Adventure Gamers

For more information about Tex Murphy, to see fan-made "Tex-timonials", or find links to more reviews, check out Big Finish Games on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, or visit http://www.bigfinishgames.com/

Recent Interview with Adventure Gaming Classic 

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    * Download of “Project Fedora” adventure game. (Available for your choice of PC and Mac. More platforms will be available if we exceed funding goal).
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    Special "Tex Murphy's Mutant League, Crazy 888's Chapter" inspired tier! - Downloadable Blooper Reel from the 3 Previous Tex Murphy Games (Under a Killing Moon, The Pandora Directive and Overseer).

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    ALL DIGITAL TIER! This tier is great for people outside the United States who do not want physical items shipped to them. Download of “Project Fedora” adventure game. (Available to you for PC and Mac. More platforms will be available if we exceed funding goal). * Exclusive membership to the official Big Finish Games Online Community. (Our online community will have behind the scenes updates, Sound Bytes, Music, Videos, ringtones, message boards and more. You'll also have the chance to communicate with the Big Finish creative team, participate in contests, win great prizes and more. Only available to you and other Big Finish Members.) Download of official HD "Project Fedora" poster. *Download of "Project Fedora" Soundtrack (AAC or mp3 - DRM Free.) *Download of “Project Fedora” Documentary. * Download of Big Finish's Casual Games PC collector’s edition Library, including: -3 Cards to Midnight, 3 Cards Dead Time, Escape from Thunder Island, Rita James and the Race to Shangri La. *HD Digital Download of original "Under a Killing Moon", "The Pandora Directive" and "Overseer" Posters. *Digital Copy of original Tex Murphy movie "Plan 10 from Outer Space" (circa. 1989) with NEW Director and Cast Commentary! *Your name featured in the "Special Thanks!” section of the credits. * Download Special Edition "Project Fedora" Soundtrack. * Download NEW "Music of Tex Murphy" Soundtrack featuring live musicians playing classic Tex Murphy tunes! *Credit to download ALL 5 vintage "Tex Murphy" games from Good Old Games (www.gog.com) * Downloadable PDF or eBook of Aaron Conners "Under a Killing Moon" novel with new forward by Chris Jones. * Downloadable PDF or eBook of Aaron Conners "The Pandora Directive" novel with new forward by Chris Jones.

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    ALL DIGITAL TIER with six NEW episodes of "Tex Murphy Radio Theater." This tier is great for people outside the United States who do not want physical items shipped to them. Download of “Project Fedora” adventure game. (Available to you for PC and Mac. More platforms will be available if we exceed funding goal). * Exclusive membership to the official Big Finish Games Online Community. (Our online community will have behind the scenes updates, Sound Bytes, Music, Videos, ringtones, message boards and more. You'll also have the chance to communicate with the Big Finish creative team, participate in contests, win great prizes and more. Only available to you and other Big Finish Members.) Download of official HD "Project Fedora" poster. *Download of "Project Fedora" Soundtrack (AAC or mp3 - DRM Free.) *Download of “Project Fedora” Documentary. * Download of Big Finish's Casual Games PC collector’s edition Library, including: -3 Cards to Midnight, 3 Cards Dead Time, Escape from Thunder Island, Rita James and the Race to Shangri La. *HD Digital Download of original "Under a Killing Moon", "The Pandora Directive" and "Overseer" Posters. *Digital Copy of original Tex Murphy movie "Plan 10 from Outer Space" (circa. 1989) with NEW Director and Cast Commentary! *Your name featured in the "Special Thanks!” section of the credits. * Download Special Edition "Project Fedora" Soundtrack. * Download NEW "Music of Tex Murphy" Soundtrack featuring live musicians playing classic Tex Murphy tunes! *Credit to download ALL 5 vintage "Tex Murphy" games from Good Old Games (www.gog.com) * Downloadable PDF or eBook of Aaron Conners "Under a Killing Moon" novel with new forward by Chris Jones. * Downloadable PDF or eBook of Aaron Conners "The Pandora Directive" novel with new forward by Chris Jones.

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    * Beta Test the game.
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    * PDF of new Tex Murphy Comic Book.
    * PDF of Aaron Conners' Story and Design Concepts - Rare and collectible documents from the making of Under a Killing Moon, Pandora Directive, and Tex Murphy: Overseer.
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    *Have your photo featured in the Tex Murphy game featuring Tex Voice Over commentary.
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    * Official Autographed Tex Murphy Fedora
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    *Official Tex Murphy Zippo Lighter featuring traditional Tex Silhouette.
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    *Personalized "New San Francisco" Faux Driver's License.
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    * Upgraded to Jr. Producer in Credits.
    * Project Fedora "Director's Chair", imprinted with your name!
    * 20"X30" poster featuring a composited image of you w/ Tex Murphy in 2043 San Francisco.
    * Tex Murphy's, Louie's or Rook’s personalized message on your home or cell's answering machine!
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    * Personal tour of the Big Finish Game Studio, and Lunch with Chris Jones. (Must be able to travel to Salt Lake City, UT) OR a One Hour Skype session with Chris Jones & Aaron Conners.
    * A 12" (That's inches!) Bronzed Statue of character from Tex Murphy game.
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    * Invitation to the "Project Fedora" premiere party.
    * Opportunity of one of these two options: Have a walk-on role in Game (Domestic Airfare Provided) OR Participate in a Murder Mystery game hosted by Tex Murphy (Chris Jones) (Domestic Airfare Provided).
    * Official Tex Murphy Trench coat!
    * Upgraded to Executive Producer in credits.
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