After achieving the funding goal for “Ancient Shadows” and struggling to reach the new stretch goals, the indie studio released today its beta version to be tested and enjoyed by their premium community members as well as to encourage them to collaborate in the game.
Spain - January 24th, 2014. The Game Kitchen officially announces the imminent launch of the fourth episode of “The Last Door” saga called “Ancient Shadows” scheduled to be released on next February 14th. Before that, the indie studio has released today a beta version available for its premium community members to test the game, provide feedback and to collaborate in the game building.
In addition, “The Game Kitchen” announced that they’ve reached their funding goal for this new chapter, but they’re still running the crowdfunding campaign in order to achieve new and appealing stretch goals which will help the small studio to go on with their fantastic job.
As in previous instalments, the beta version of Chapter Four, doesn’t include the beginning nor the end of the episode, but everything else will be there for the community to provide feedback and to help in shaping the game into its final form. In order to access the beta, you have to be a premium member, which is easy to become by just contributing with 15€. Premium members also get full rights to access all the present and future episodes of the saga and exclusive contents like the complete soundtrack of the whole saga. So if any lover of the game was thinking about becoming a premium member, this is the moment.
Being already a classic, the indie studio will implement again the “Leave your mark” initiative in this new chapter, where supporters can submit a description proposal for some objects that have been intentionally left undescribed within the game. The best ones, with take part in the final release of the game.
In order to improve the collaborative process of managing feedbacks from the community, the team behind “The Last Door” has set up a specific area exclusive for premium members within their forum to establish a easy way of communication with their members to work on the beta of the new chapter.
This new chapter arrives with renewed energies and strengthened after the many endorsements and recognitions received during the last days, as for example “ Best Adventure Game of 2013” by Armor Games, or “One of best Top 10 games of 2013” in Kongregate, the popular free flash games hosting website.
Additionally, this fourth episode features again the disturbing and exceptional soundtrack composed by the great composer Carlos Viola who surprises us again with his musical mastery. Giving continuity to the project, “Ancient Shadows” offers new and intriguing mysteries while following the story behind its main character, Jeremiah Devitt.
What is “The Last Door”?
The Last Door has a unique style horror adventure game based on the combination of exaggerated pixelart graphics and an exquisite soundtrack with which players can recreate a richly detailed universe using only their own imagination. It is an incredibly immersive point-and-click adventure with a story that usually poses more questions than answers, especially near the end of each chapter.
- Websites, Crowdfunding and Social Networks
The Last Door website: http://www.thelastdoor.com/
The Last Door Pilot Chapter on Kickstarter: http://kck.st/UJZqQO
The Game Kitchen (in Spanish): http://www.thegamekitchen.com/