We had a chance to talk to Bendik Stang of Snowcastle Games about their new video game , Earthlock – Festival of Magic. Take a look at what he had to say about their latest game that is bound to keep you glued to your screen.
Hi Bendik, pleasegGive us a brief background about yourself.
Well, I have worked with games for over ten years.
And where is Snowcastle Games located?
We are located in Norway.
If we wanted to find you on social space, where would we look?
What is the name of your campaign?
Earthlock: Festival of Magic
What is your project about?
It’s a video game. Wee have chosen Console and PC as our platform of choice over Mobile since mobile marked is a bloodbath.
What is your campaign seeking to do?
Kickstarter for the Game
Are there any other team members?
We are 10 in our team
When is your campaign scheduled to end?
April 11th (Friday at 4pm PST)
How many people have you so far attracted?
So far we have three thousand and seventy five backers.
And how much money have you so far collected?
Impressive. How much money are you seeking to collect at the end of your campaign?
How do you reward those who contribute to your campaign?
We give our backers copies of the game and other swag
Does Kickstarter help you in any way with your campaign?
Kickstarter has put us on staff selected and we have been high on the ranking lists for a while.
How do you pay the platform for running your campaign on their platform?
A Percentage of the total funds collected at the end will go to Kickstarter.
How have you promoted your campaign?
We promote the campaign through our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SnowCastle
We have also promote the campaign on Twitter, Linked in, IndieDB, Steam (Valve)
What have been most challenging about running your campaign?
Getting attention from Playstation and Xbox media
What has been most rewarding about your campaign?
Our Backers have done a great job getting the word out.
Any other information about your campaign or project you would like to tell us?
We have a playable demo and we are participating on GDC this year.
We also just got a grant worth $200,000 from the Norwegian Film Institute
We have been certified as developer for all 3 consoles (WiiU,XBO,PS4)
We wish Bendik Stang and his team all the best with Earthlock and all future projects.