Icebound has been Greenlit to release on Steam! This great news follows a spate of visual novels being released on Steam in 2014. It is safe to say that 2014 is the year that commercial visual novels have begun to make an impact in the West, and I am honored to be part of this
Icebound 1.0.4 has been released for download. It fixes some minor glitches in the game, most importantly one that prevented puzzle completion from being recorded upon finishing the game. Icebound has also been released on Desura. Desura keys are also provided to everyone who buys it from the Humble Widget at iceboundgame.com. In other news,
It has come to our attention that an error has made it impossible to trigger an important scene with Lamia and unlock one of the awards that is necessary for full completion. Therefore, we are pushing out Version 1.02 as soon as possible to address this issue along with some other minor changes. We apologize
Version 1.01 for Icebound has been submitted and should be up for download soon. We recommend that everyone who has downloaded Icebound redownload Patch 1.01 once it is up to fix some issues that have been discovered post-release.
Icebound has been released and is now available to download on the official site via the Humble Bundle. As our debut commercial work, we are excited to see how coverage of the game progresses amongst fans and the gaming press. It is a concept that has not really been touched on before, at least in
We at the Imperial research labs pride ourselves on our willingness to take risks. That’s why we always make test subjects sign a waiver before being subjected to 15 minutes in the Infinitum Isolation Chamber, and always conduct our mammut spontaneous-explosion experiments on officially sanctioned testing grounds
The moment has finally arrived for the release of both the voiced demo and Icebound itself! Unfortunately, the voice acting has proved to be such a time-consuming and herculean task that we estimate it might take a while before it is yet completed when testing is factored in. While all the voice lines are, of
The free, short visual novel “AMI: Autonomous Assistant” has recently been ported to iOS with the help of Y5 Apps. You can find the iTunes Store page here, or you can search for it on your iPad. If you played it and enjoyed it, positive reviews would be appreciated!
The Kickstarter for Icebound has been launched! Visit the page here to receive a copy of the game for backing the project, as well as other bonuses! We have also relaunched the Steam Greenlight page to expose Icebound to a new set of eyes. Even if you’ve already voted for it before, please vote for
While Icebound is nearly ready for release, a while back I made the decision to add voice-acting to the visual novel. I’m planning to use it as a test for how to implement voice acting in the future, in future interactive stories that I am planning to work on. I am of the school of