icebound Archive

Icebound 2.0 patch release imminent

The release of version 2.0 of Icebound will be hitting Steam in the coming days. It is the largest patch to date and will update the somewhat older game to the most modern version of the engine. The full changelog will be posted on release, but the most major changes will be detailed here. UI

Icebound Greenlit! (And, future secrets revealed!?)

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 Version 1.02 Patch

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

Icebound Version 1.01 Released

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 Released!

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

Icebound Voiced Demo and Release Date

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

Icebound Kickstarter Launched!

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

Icebound Voice Acting and Other Updates (Release Devblog #1)

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

Icebound Demo Released!

The demo of Icebound has been released on the newly relaunched homepage, A forum has also been created for Icebound and other Fastermind games. Feedback can be left at the forum, and for support you can also email! The full game will be released soon, but check out some cool new environmental art

Icebound Update #2: Meet the Team

Greetings! This will be the last devlog post before the demo is released. Although progress was delayed in the intervening time due to a variety of reasons, we are on-track to release a demo this month (in Valve time). This demo will contain the entire introductory chapter, an example puzzle, and, hopefully, voice acting –