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Girl Genius - Adventures In Castle Heterodyne

A project in Bergen, Norway by Rain Games

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A fabulous Action Adventure game based on the award winning graphic novel series Girl Genius™ by Phil & Kaja Foglio
Backers: 4691
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $256,510 of $200,000
Dates: Sep 3rd -> Oct 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Rain Games
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Latest News

Thank you all! <3

October 3rd - via:
What an amazing journey! Remember Phil Foglio drew this at the start of the campaign? 30 days of campaigning here on Kickstarter to make a proper Girl Genius game come to life has now come to and end; and to a massive success! We have rung the DOOM!... (Read More)

Less than 48 hours to go!

October 2nd - via:
My Fellow Adventurers! Othar Tryggvassen (my spirit brother) stretch goal is right around the corner! The campaign has less than 48 hours to go, so let's make the most of it and try to reach those awesome stretch goals! Aaaaaaawwwwww... As always,... (Read More)

A great big THANK YOU!

September 30th - via:
From me, to all of you I am humbled by your amazing support.  CASTLE HETERODYNE AWAITS! - Kenny Twitter: @raingames_kenny & @rain_games  (Read More)

Cool Feature!

September 29th - via:
My fellow adventurers! We're presenting a cool, new feature in partnership with InkyPen! TOTAL GIRL GENIUS COMIC-CEPTION IN GAME! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 InkyPen is... (Read More)


September 28th - via:
Dear Backers, We've made a short Prototype Gameplay Video, produced in game engine, giving you a feel for how the game will look and play. I love it, I hope you will too! Watch out for that DEATHRAY! We're almost there! Thank you for going wild on... (Read More)

Reward Tier Clarifications

September 28th - via:
Greetings, fellow adventurers! Since there were added some reward items to some reward tiers during the campaign, and I've also added a few new ones, there arose some confusion as to what items each tier contains, since we can't edit already created... (Read More)

The DOOM! Bell is ringing!

September 25th - via:
My Fellow Adventurers! The DOOM! Bell is RINGING, for the return of the True Heterodyne! Doom! Bell GIF Doom! Bell videoclip For the last 8 days of the campaign, let us RING THE DOOM! BELL, everyday. We shall awaken the ancient beasts from their... (Read More)

Girl Genius, the video game

September 25th - via:
Phil Foglio's Girl Genius, a classic BB comics fave, will soon become a video game should a Kickstarter campaign reach its funding target. Girl Genius: Adventures In Castle Heterodyne will have Agatha exploring the castle of her mechanically-minded ancestors and finding much trouble to get into therein. (Read More)

Girl Genius vol 1 - 20 PDF's for backers!

September 24th - via:
Dear backers, Studio Foglio announced that they will give the Girl Genius graphic novel volumes 1 - 20, as PDF's to all backers at the 30$ reward tier or above, as an added bonus! Big yay! What a way to celebrate 20(!) years of fabulous artistry and... (Read More)

The Artbook - Announcing short story by Phil & Kaja Foglio!

September 23rd - via:
Greetings fellow adventurers! We have the true pleasure, to announce, that your favourite professors Phil & Kaja Foglio will produce a short story for the Artbook in full Studio Foglio splendor! Very exciting! With a short story from the Foglios... (Read More)

11 Days Left!

September 22nd - via:
Dear Backers, the 11th day left of the campaign is upon us, and this one and a half week left will define if we are successful or not. The funding goal is within reach, and we can make it if we all get together to promote the campaign. This is it.... (Read More)

Live interview with Gwen Frey from 'The Dialog Box' podcast on Twitch

September 16th - via:
Live interview on Twitch, Saturday 19th Greetings fellow adventurers! I'm doing a live interview on Twitch with Gwen Frey from 'The Dialog Box' podcast. Gwen Frey 'The Dialog Box' Podcast The Dialog Box is a video game development podcast starring... (Read More)

We are approved for development to Nintendo Switch!

September 14th - via:
Grrrrreeeeeetings, fellow adventurers! Good news for console players! Confirmed! We have been approved for development to Nintendo Switch, so it's official!  If the Kickstarter is successful, which I certainly hope it will be, all pledgers at 60$... (Read More)

On being a Spark in a world of MAD SCIENCE!

September 10th - via:
Being a Spark in a world of MAD SCIENCE! Agatha is a Spark, and you, the player, get to experience the power of being a genius in a world of MAD SCIENCE. As Agatha certainly can pack a punch in combat if need be, she has other strengths too.... (Read More)

See the Zola Malfeazium sculpt in remarkable 3D!

September 9th - via:
Zola Anya Talinka Venia Zeblinkya Malfeazium - The Sculpt! Our most magnificent, multitalented champion of the craft, Lead Artist Lars Erik Helgemo, has put his hands on the oh-so-fabulous villain Zola, sculpting her in magnificent 3D. Oh dear...... (Read More)

Yay! We've been selected as "Project We Love" by Kickstarter!

September 8th - via:
Great news everybody! We've been selected as a "Project We Love" by Kickstarter, which helps the campaign be seen by more people. And we might also get featured on the main spots on Kickstarter, e.g the Games section headline spots. The campaign is... (Read More)

Rain Steampunk Bundle Reward Item

September 7th - via:
Rain Steampunk Bundle: We made a small mistake when entering Reward Items into each Tier, and the Reward Item: "Rain Steampunk Bundle" were missing from some of them. Sadly, we can not edit this in at this point, as it is not allowed by Kickstarter.... (Read More)

Girl Genius: Adventures in Castle Heterodyne Kickstarter up, 'high likelihood' of Switch version

September 6th - via:
Fans of mad scientists, wild monsters, twisted experiments, sentient castles, and high adventure, rejoice! Girl Genius, the award-winning comic and novel series by acclaimed fantasy artists Phil and Kaja Foglio, is finally aiming for a proper video game release with Girl Genius: Adventures in Castle Heterodyne on Kickstarter. (Read More)


September 5th - via:
Thank you all for a wonderful start of the campaign, and thank you to all current pledgers! Frequently Asked Questions: What platforms are you targeting? PC / MAC / Linux Consoles TBA, please check back here later into the campaign as well, since... (Read More)

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