Grimm Bros Toastes Kickstarter Success for Fairytale-Inspired RPG Dragon Fin Soup
Indie Studio Raises 500% of Funding Goal and Raises a Total of $119,719
San Francisco, CA – April 15, 2014 – Five-man development team, Indie studio Grimm Bros is proud to announce that during the 30 day Kickstarter campaign for Dragon Fin Soup, the team raised 500% of their funding goal with a total amount of $119,719 from 4044 backers and simultaneously passed four stretch goals that bring a host of a new game features. Set in a world inspired by fairytales and classic console RPG’s, Dragon Fin Soup has been in development for over a year, and is scheduled for release on PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2014.
“The kickstarter campaign for Dragon Fin Soup has been a real rollercoaster of emotions. Our initial expectations were blown away, by an awesome community of backers who allowed us to quickly reach our funding goal and then supercede it”, said Grimm Bros CEO, Ash Monif. “We are excited that our concept hit a sweet spot with so many gamers out there and we look forward to delivering our vision in 2014”.
The Kickstarter stretch goals gave gamers the opportunity to determine the scope and scale of Dragon Fin Soup, and allowed backers to unlock four new features including the endless labyrinth mode, Asian weapons pack and clothing sets, the sheep quest, and playable skeletons in survival and labyrinth mode. Rewards for backers include limited edition music boxes, art books, plushies, t-shirts, art prints, engraved crystals and hand-drawn illustrations.
Combining turn-based dungeon crawl exploration with the classic console RPG style of storytelling, Dragon Fin Soup draws inspiration from beloved childhood fairytales, with a twist. The game starts out with Red Robin, the reimagined version of the classic Red Riding Hood character who is a cheerful, yet raging alcoholic that makes a living as a sword-for-hire and bounty hunter in a remote country village. A year has passed since Robin lost her memory, but the bloody past slowly catches up with her as she discovers a world of murder, conspiracies and magic.
For more information on the Kickstarter campaign, visit: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/grimmbros/dragon-fin-soup
For more information, visit: http://grimm-bros.com/
About Dragon Fin Soup
Dragon Fin Soup is a charming, classic console RPG-style game that blends tactical action and roguelike elements with tales of murder, madness and a splash of dark, humorous libations. The world of Dragon Fin Soup begins on the back of Asura, a giant dragon-turtle god who swims the multiverse of space-time, players choose to unravel the tale of their character in Story Mode or embark on a journey to discover the wilds of Asura in Survival Mode. With a variety of compelling locations to explore including spider forests, ice caves, abandoned mines, scorching deserts, mushroom forests and haunted mansions, Dragon Fin Soup kicks off the action with the tale of Red Robin, whose bloody dark past comes back to haunt her with a vengeance. Story mode focuses on storytelling, character progression and exploration. Beginning in a country village where players learn the mysteries of the world and encounter a custom blend of scripted events, crafted story quests and procedurally generated missions.
Survival mode plays like a classic Roguelike and is designed for the thrills and scares that come with exploring the dungeons, permanent death, fighting monsters and surviving to achieve the highest scores.
About Grimm Bros
Grimm Bros is a new indie RPG game studio, comprised of veteran game developers from around the world. With experienced team members located in Philadelphia, Bangkok, Chicago, San Francisco and London, Grimm Bros works together online making games from its various home offices, pubs and cafes.