Crowd fundThe Long Dark

Next Stretch Goal

$275,000

GAME TRANSLATED IN GERMAN, ITALIAN, FRENCH, AND SPANISH + RADIO PLAY

$279,429

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recent updates

The Long Dark Comes to the +10 Damage Podcast

How far would you go to survive? Raphael recently had a chance to sit down with the guys at the +10 Damage Podcast, to discuss The Long Dark.

Hinterland wins Best Newcomer Studio

Thanks to our amazing community rallying behind us, Hinterland snagged Another Castle’s Best Newcomer Studio, Developer, or Publisher of 2013!

The Hinterland Family is Growing!

We’ve added some great new artists to the Hinterland team! Nihad Nasupovic and Max Ramirez from the Raindrop HL2 mod and Kickstarter project have joined us in creating The Long Dark.

2014 off to a great start for Hinterland

Happy New Year, Hinterlanders! 2014 has barely begun and we’re off to a fantastic start: a number of media outlets included The Long Dark on their list of games to watch in 2014! Read on to find out where we’ve made the cut.

The Long Dark in gameplay.dk and more

We love seeing coverage of The Long Dark from around the world! Three new publications share their stories about Hinterland and our game.

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ALL DIGITAL ============================= ONE DOWNLOADABLE COPY of The Long Dark for PC, Mac, or Linux and an exclusive wallpaper. Access to a PRIVATE BACKER COMMUNITY (includes exclusive developer updates and first-look screenshots and video) . Also receive a BACKER badge for display in The Long Dark forums. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL ============================= Receive an exclusive in-game LOCKET with ENGRAVED HINTERLAND LOGO that holds a picture of loved ones, which enhances the player's will to live when gazed upon. This locket will be in the starting inventory for backers who pledge $25 or more (and cannot be found in game). This is a COSMETIC reward only and offers no gameplay advantage over using the default Polaroid inventory item. Players will be able to switch between using the locket and Polaroid at any time. All backers will be able to use a photo of their choice for the locket or Polaroid. Note that your photo will fade when viewed, so use it sparingly! ============================= Includes all $20 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL ============================= DOWNLOADABLE SOUNDTRACK by award-winning composers Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan. Also receive a DOWNLOADABLE CONCEPT ART BOOK. ============================= Includes all $25 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL ============================= EARLY ACCESS to the Beta and a downloadable version of "The Making of The Long Dark" BEHIND THE SCENES RETROSPECTIVE. Also get a SECOND DOWNLOADABLE COPY of the game. ============================= Includes all $30 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= This new tier is for backers who want an EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT along with the game for one low price. Receive a high quality exclusive T-shirt (S, M, L, XL) designed for backers only. Choice of Men's or Women's sizing. Remember this tier is just the T-shirt and rewards from the $25 tier (downloadable game + wallpaper + private backer community + backer badge + locket)! ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar).

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= Exclusive 19" x 13" POSTER of The Long Dark. ============================= Includes all $40 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar). Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= DVD of the game in an exclusive The Long Dark BRANDED DVD HARDCASE. ============================= Includes all $40 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar). Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL VERSION OF $100 TIER ============================ EARLY ACCESS to BOTH the Alpha and Beta. To recognize your generous support you will receive SPECIAL THANKS in the credits. Also receive a VIP BACKER forum badge. ============================= Includes all $40 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= Receive BOTH the BRANDED DVD HARDCASE AND 19" x 13" POSTER. Get EARLY ACCESS to BOTH the Alpha and Beta. To recognize your generous support you will receive SPECIAL THANKS in the credits. Also receive a VIP BACKER forum badge. ============================= Includes all $40 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping tier. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL VERSION OF $150 TIER ============================ NAMING RIGHTS for a MINOR LOCATION in The Long Dark. You can use your real name, nickname, or anything you like (subject to Hinterland approval). You can UPGRADE your naming rights with Add-Ons (see Add-Ons section on Rewards page). ============================= Includes all $80 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= HIGH-QUALITY EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT (S, M, L, XL) designed for backers only. Choice of Men's or Women's sizing. ============================= Includes all $100 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar). Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= NAMING RIGHTS for a MINOR LOCATION in The Long Dark. You can use your real name, nickname, or anything you like (subject to Hinterland approval). Also receive an exclusive PARACORD SURVIVAL BRACELET. You can UPGRADE your naming rights with Add-Ons (see Add-Ons section on Rewards page). ============================= Includes all $120 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar). Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= BIBLIOPHILE -- HARDBOUND, SIGNED SCRIPT. Get a hardbound copy of the script for The Long Dark, signed by the writing team and the voice actors (including Mark Meer, Jennifer Hale, and Elias Toufexis!), with a personalized dedication thanking you for your support of the project. ============================= Includes all $40 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar). Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL ============================= BIBLIOPHILE -- YOUR WRITING IN THE GAME! Work with the writing team on The Long Dark to develop story content and text for up to 3 in-world collectible items or environmental storytelling elements like graffiti, journal entries, newspaper articles, scientific papers, etc. Get your writing in the game, and a credit as Special Guest Writer! (Please note we reserve the right to discard ideas that are offensive or not suitable to the game.) ============================= Includes all $80 ALL DIGITAL tier rewards (Early Access to Alpha, Beta, Downloadable Behind the Scenes retrospective, etc.) Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= Custom SIGNED COLLECTOR'S EDITION of The Long Dark which includes a limited edition box that contains the game DVD in hardcase, CD soundtrack, paper map and a signed letter from the developers. You also get an exclusive 24" x 36" MOVIE-STYLE POSTER signed by the developers. ============================= Includes all $150 tier rewards. ============================= For shipping outside Canada/USA, make sure to also pledge for the $20 International Shipping Add-On (located at bottom of rewards sidebar). Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL VERSION OF $450 TIER ============================ LEAVE YOUR MARK in The Long Dark by ADDING A UNIQUE AND PERSONALIZED GEAR ITEM to the game, created by our art team to your specifications. Some standards and restrictions will apply, but our goal is to give you maximum creative freedom. Appear in the game credits as a SPECIAL GUEST DESIGNER for your contribution. ============================= Includes all $110 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= LEAVE YOUR MARK in The Long Dark by ADDING A UNIQUE AND PERSONALIZED GEAR ITEM to the game, created by our art team to your specifications. Some standards and restrictions will apply, but our goal is to give you maximum creative freedom. Appear in the game credits as a SPECIAL GUEST DESIGNER for your contribution. ============================= Includes all $250 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL ============================= AUDIOPHILE -- VOICE REWARD. Using Skype, listen in on a special 1-hour voice recording session for The Long Dark. The session will be introduced by members of the Hinterland team and key voice talent, and then you will be invited to listen in to the session. You'll also receive signed cast photos and prints with character art from the game. ============================= Includes all $110 ALL DIGITAL -- NAMING RIGHTS tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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ALL DIGITAL VERSION OF $1000 TIER ============================ For those who want FOUNDER'S STATUS, NAMING RIGHTS and DESIGNER RIGHTS without the physical rewards, this tier is for you! As an added bonus, the NAMING RIGHTS for this tier can apply to your choice of NPC, Gear Brand or Major Location. This is an ALL-DIGITAL version of the $1000 tier. ============================= Includes all $350 tier rewards (Design gear item, Naming Rights, Early Access to Alpha, Beta, Name in Credits, etc.) Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= Receive FOUNDER'S STATUS, which includes ALL FUTURE HINTERLAND GAMES FREE FOR LIFE, early access to information about future projects, and automatic EARLY ACCESS FOR ALPHA + BETA. Your Founder's Status will be displayed in our community, and you will appear in a special FOUNDERS section in the credits, for The Long Dark and all future games. LIMITED EDITION FRAMED 36" x 12" PRINT of The Long Dark, signed and numbered by the artist. Also receive a signed HARD-COVER COFFEE TABLE BOOK of stunning artwork from the game. ============================= Includes all $450 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= Have dinner and conversation with talented actor, writer and improviser MARK MEER and Hinterland Audio Director Dave Chan. Mark is known internationally as the voice for the iconic Commander Shepard in the Mass Effect series. Dave was the first audio designer at BioWare and has contributed to numerous games over his career, including Neverwinter Nights, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Jade Empire and Mass Effect. Also receive a limited edition VINYL COPY of the Long Dark soundtrack with custom jacket art that is signed by Mark Meer. Travel to Edmonton, Alberta is required, and travel/lodging expenses are not included. ============================= Includes all $1000 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= Send us a photo and we'll immortalize you in The Long Dark as an NPC! Not only will the NPC look like you (or a loved one), you can provide a name and backstory that we'll use. If you have any special requests on personality or special dialogue lines, we are happy to work that into your character as well! A name of your choice will appear under SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES in the game credits. As usual, any content added will need to be approved by Hinterland. ============================= Includes all $1000 tier rewards. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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PHYSICAL GOODS ============================= For YOUR ULTIMATE SUPPORT get direct access to the developers to provide ideas and feedback, DESIGN AN EASTER EGG for the game (we'll work with you to make something really cool), have PANCAKES OF YOUR CHOICE made by the Hinterland team in Vancouver BC, and receive 10 ADDITIONAL DIGITAL COPIES (12 TOTAL) of the game. Travel and lodging expenses are not included. ============================= Includes all $1500 tier rewards + limited edition vinyl soundtrack. Estimated delivery: Oct 2014

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