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The Long Dark Completes Successful Kickstarter Campaign

hinterland [1]On October 16, 2013, almost 7,000 backers pledged their support for The Long Dark [2]Hinterland Games [3]‘ first-person, post-disaster survival simulation through crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The Long Dark surpassed its $200,000 goal and raised $256,217 (CAN).

“We’re thrilled by the overwhelming support we’ve received from fans, backers, and press over the 30 days of our Kickstarter campaign,” said Hinterland founder and creative director Raphael van Lierop in a statement. “We couldn’t be happier. We have nearly 7,000 incredible supporters at the heart of a growing Hinterland community. It’s been an intense time, and the team deserves a rest, but we’re ready to get back to working on the game. Expectations and anticipation couldn’t be higher. We’re focused and determined to create something that lives up to those expectations.”

The Long Dark’s cast includes the stellar talents of actors Mark Meer, Elias Toufexis, Jennifer Hale and David Hayter.

About The Long Dark:

Imagine the lights go out, never to return. Bright aurora flare across the sky, and all humanity’s technological might is laid to waste, neutralized in a kind of quiet apocalypse. Everything that has shielded humanity from the disinterested power of Mother Nature is suddenly wrenched from us, dropping us a few links down the food chain. Food and water are scarce. The roads are no longer safe. And winter approaches…

Welcome to The Long Dark, the inaugural title from Hinterland, a new independent game studio comprised of veteran developers from the triple-A game industry. Hinterland’s core team have collectively worked on over 40 triple-A games on console and PC, and are now turning their talents to creating an independent game—an immersive survival simulation for the PC.


Hinterland’s estimated ship date for The Long Dark is fall 2014.

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#1 Comment By Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer) On Wednesday October 16, 2013 @ 4:07 am

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