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Read the mystery. Solve the puzzles. Live the story.
- unmemory is a new kind of storytelling.
- An interactive novel that mixes puzzle and narrative to immerse you in a thriller story.
- Careful design and playful interactions.
- 8 chapters, up to 5 hours of gameplay.
- If you like films like Memento or Mulholland Drive. If you are fan of games like Monkey Island, Device 6 or Her Story. If you like books like The House of Leaves or Masquerade. Or if you are just a fan of escape games... there are big chances you will like unmemory.
- Available in iOS, Android and Steam.
- English and Spanish versions.
- Coming in late 2018
We’ve arrived here after many efforts and favors, but now we need your support to make it true.
unmemory is the story of the Killer Kittens, a band of classy cat burglars. Many are after their valuable loot but there is only one person in the world who knows where it is hidden: you. Everything would be fine if it wasn’t for a small detail: you don't remember anything.
unmemory lives at the intersection of games and literature and might appeal to noir novel fans, interactive fiction readers, graphic adventure lovers and escape room players as well as to anyone who loves challenging puzzles.
"An innovative proposal of interactive fiction that immerses you in the story through a masterful mix of puzzle and reading"
Iván Fernández Lobo, Founder & Managing Director at Gamelab.
After testing a very rough demo version of unmemory with almost 100 people with different profiles we are very satisfied with the results, but most important, we have learned some interesting insights. Check this out!
unmemory doesn’t fit in a category yet. It could be a text driven graphic adventure, a point’n’click game where text is the scenario or even an escape room you can play reading.
Along 8 separate chapters you will have to dig into “your” memories to solve the mystery of a murder. Read, play, click, discover, solve, listen,... unmemory offers an immersive experience. You will have to overcome challenging puzzles using logic, comprehension, deduction and discovery skills.
PLOT: Imagine one day you find yourself in a bathroom where there’s a girl dead in the bathtub and you don’t remember anything. You don’t know who she is nor who killed her. Maybe it was you, but you don’t remember. And what’s worse: you don’t even know who you are.
Soon you discover that a Russian gangster killed your girlfriend and that you are now part of the Killer Kittens, a band of white glove thieves.
A mysterious person wants to help you find your girlfriend’s murderer, but he needs you to remember. There is an obscure notebook full of secret clues that lead to the identity of the killer and it seems your memories are key to unveil the hidden messages and solve the puzzles. However, the recovering of those memories will serve for a hidden purpose: they are the key to…
THEMES: unmemory is a thriller story that makes you want to get to the end, full of interesting characters and with a final twist. A mystery set in Mediterranean coast in the 90s about the influence of memories on our identity. We are what we remember and what other remember about us. Without memories we lose our identity.
Leo: the protagonist.
The Killer Kittens: formerly, an artistic group framed within the current situationism, whose form of expression will be its performances or actions and whose speech revolves around the protest against the current great powers (large corporations, the press and governments) in the same line as the Yes Men , the Barbie Liberation Front or the Cacophony Society. Later, transformed into a band of white glove thieves, experts in art, jewel and bank robberies. These are the main members:
- Diane: Leo's girlfriend (member and founder of the Killer Kittens)
- Deborah Jean (Debbie): Diane’s ex girlfriend and the brain of the Killer Kittens.
- Jamie: Diane's cousin and member of the Killer Kittens.
- Kimberly (Kim): Work as double of a fashion model. She is mute.
Jay Samorost: The bad guy, the Russian gangster who wants to take revenge on the Killer Kittens because they have stolen some jewels from him.
Little Rabbit: Tattoo artist and the “fifth” Killer Kitten. She can get you anything: from a platypus to a fake passport.
Doolittle: A mysterious character. Debbie met him while her days in prison.
––The pictures shown do not depict the real characters, they are placeholders for casting purposes. The models shown are not involved in the project (yet).
The Red Notebook is the key to know the Killer Kittens’ story, its members and their relationships and the secret spot where their booty is hidden.
It has the form of a diary. It is mainly written by Debbie who started it almost at the end of college when Diane and her put together an artistic group called the Killer Kittens. It tells everything that has happened to its members, from personal experiences to how and why the group was established, their initial artistic performances and their transformation into a band of thieves. Indeed, its pages tell some juicy details of their most amazing thefts and robberies. But most importantly, the Red Notebook contains also secret clues of where they hide their loot.
You can get a copy of this diary only as a Kickstarter exclusive.
SETTING: The story is located in the Mediterranean coast in the mid-90s in an urban, cosmopolitan, residential environment. It's a mix of underground with glamour. It is not decadent. It is realistic. But above all, it is mysterious.
LOOK AND FEEL: The aesthetics of the game are sophisticated and elegant. The Editorial design is key to guarantee a good reading and gaming experience. Thus, typographies, colors and backgrounds have been carefully curated. The style obeys the late 90s trends, portraying popular devices like VHS video player, Minidisc, Walkman, Furby, Polaroid cameras and first mobile phones. Photography is still analog, Polaroid style, with blurs and light filters.
MUSIC AND SOUNDS: Sounds are an important part of the story but also the puzzles. They are key to immersion and will be carefully selected and produced. Music also plays an important role in the game since it sets the mood and the atmosphere. unmemory will have its own soundtrack. Finally, we would love to have some original tracks from our favorites bands from the 90s, but we guess that's up to you and we finally reach our stretch goals.
–– Please note that there's an additional fee for shipping and packaging on all the physical rewards. It will be applied on checkout and depends on your country. ––
We've got some really splendid rewards to thank you for backing us. Here are some details:
Regular Version: The Regular Version of the game comes for iOS mobile devices (iPhone and iPad) and Android. The launch price is now fixed at € 6.
Original Demo Version: The Original Demo version of the game comes for iOS mobile devices (iPhone and iPad) and Android. Become an Unmemory Beta Tester and enjoy the original prototype. It includes the first original chapter and it will be available for just 90 days.
5K Digital Wallpapers: All tiers include the whole set of 5 different digital wallpapers. Face woman Wallpaper, Brain Wallpaper, Hands Wallpaper, Typographic Wallpaper and Head Wallpaper
Limited Edition Cotton 100 % T-shirt: Let them know you are now part of unmemory's team. Choose your favorite one in any size.
Signed and numbered silkscreen Poster: 70 x 100 cm. Pick up the one you like the most and hurry up! There are only 500 available. Brain Poster 70x100 Woman face Poster 70x100 Hands Poster 70x100 Head Poster 70x100 Typographic Poster 70x100.
Killer Kittens Fanzine (digital copy): The Killer Kittens Fanzine is the original publication of the band when they were an art group. It includes details of some of their performances and interventions with plans, pictures of the girls and a comic. The perfect entrance to unmemory's world. The digital version will be available as a DRM-free download. Every copy will be numbered continuously and signed by the Killer Kittens.
Game clues: we are designing unmemory to provide you a new reading experience, and books don't give you clues, do they? nobody likes spoilers on a story. But unmemory is also a game, full of different puzzles. And some of them will be hard to solve. So for those of you who like shortcuts we have an exclusive set of game clues.
Limited Killer Kittens Teddy Bear: This 17 cm kicking-ass Teddy Bear is a replica of the 3.000 teddy bear the Killer Kittens shopdropped in the 90s and the protagonist of chapter 3. He is 100% made of attitude. He is the Killer Kittens' partner in crime. And yes, it comes with a balaclava.
Limited Killer Kittens Handcrafted Silver Necklace: This exclusive Killer Kittens 100 % Silver hand crafted Necklace is a proof of membership. Originally, only Diane, Debbie, Kim and Jamie had one. Feel like a real Killer Kitten and get your own.
Alternative Ending: We have written an alternative ending exclusively for Kickstarter backers. The Killer Kittens' story is already a disrupting thriller but with this new ending it just turns amazing. A narrative twist for those who love open endings that foster long conversations after.
Killer Kitten Mixtape: The Killer Kittens had a radio program while in college. They used to record mix tapes for friends with specially curated songs to “get ready for tonight” or “dance like a zombie”. Get a copy full of hidden music gems and hits.
Easter eggs: unmemory is fully loaded with easter eggs. This is what happens when you deal with memories: you never know how much you have forgotten, yo u don't know which sound, image or word will spring new memories and puzzles. So we have included some of those easter egges on this tier specially for you. But we warn you there are many more.
Killer Kittens Shopdropping Can: This is an original copy of the fake caviar cans the Killer Kittens shop-dropped in supermarkets in the late 90s as part of an art performance and their anti-consumerism message.
Main Characther Name: Yes, you can have your name on unmemory as the main character. We will not change a comma of the story but only for you, we will do an exception so you can be the real protagonist of the thriller.
Red Notebook (printed copy): The Red Notebook is the key to know the Killer Kittens’ story, its members, their relationships and the secret spot where their booty is hidden. It is full of erotic anecdotes, crime plans, poems and obscure secrets. This is a regular printed copy of this unfinished journal so you can dig deeper into the world of unmemory.
Handwritten Exclusive Red Notebook: The original handwritten journal of the Killer Kittens. It contains exclusive secret posts. The Red Notebook is the key to know the Killer Kittens’ story, its members and their relationships and the secret spot where their booty is hidden. It is full of erotic anecdotes, crime plans, poems and obscure secrets.
Why be a thief when you can be a villain? Why settle for the game when you can take a better booty? Now you can build your own perfect reward package.
Improve your reward with this add-on.
The 15 € Hijacker Add-On includes:
- 3 Exclusive Random Easter Eggs
- Your name in the credits
- Early Access. Be the first to play unmemory.
- Alternative ending. What if there is another ending? Would like to know it? This secret finale gives a twist to the whole story.
How to get the add-on:
- Click the “manage your pledge” button on the project’s page.
- Increase your pledge by the amount needed to claim the add-on(s): 15 €
- Save your pledge. Do not change the tier that you originally pledged at.
Example: If you had chosen the Pickpocket Reward (6 €) and now you want the Hijacker Add-On (15€) you have to change the amount of your pledge from 6 € to 21€ (6 +15)
We are an interdisciplinary team with expertise in gaming, programming, writing, graphic design and production. This is our great team.
- Daniel, the author.
- Pere, Joan and Julio, our developers;
- Ferran, the art designer,
- Oriol and Marta, game designers,
- Bea and Carlos, writers
- and Laida and Cristina, who do everything that is need to be done.
- Music by Hitabaldaäs
Check this video to get to know us better ;-)
All the money raised will be distributed among the game development (50%), design (20%), rewards production (20%) and kickstarter fees and provider payment (10%) For us (Dani + Bea) the satisfaction of making a lifetime project that we have in our heart for the past 3 years ;-)
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Risks and challenges
unmemory is a pure indie game.
If you're new to Kickstarter: you can support our game by selecting one of the rewards we prepared for you. If we reach our funding goal of €38.000, you enable us to develop the game from start to finish in every detail according to our vision.
The amount of money you want to spend will only be collected if we reach our goal and you will receive your rewards once the game is released. If we fail to reach our goal though, your account won't be charged at all.
Thanks to our families and friends we have finished the first chapter (the demo). We have already finished the writing of the remaining chapters and we are only missing the last puzzles.
With your valuable support we are convinced we will reach the fundraising target which will enable us not only to develop the game but also to launch it in autumn .
Of course, there can (and most likely will) always be surprises and challenges in the upcoming development:
- Bad examples: key team members might get ill or the office burns to the ground.
- Good examples: key team members are having a baby or win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the moon.
No matter what, we are determined to finish the project right on time and as soon as possible!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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