Summer in Mara - An adventure set in a tropical ocean

A project in Valencia, Spain by Chibig

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Take care of your own island in a single-player summer adventure with farming and crafting. Explore with your boat. PS4, Switch & PC
Backers: 9522
Average Pledge Per Backer: €25

Funded: €233,860 of €20,000
Dates: Feb 5th -> Mar 7th (31 days)
Project By: Chibig
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November 14th - via:
Over the years, LadiesGamers have followed many successful Kickstarter campaigns that have given players many great games. Best Kickstarter Games To Play isn’t an extensive list of all games funded on Kickstarter; however, all the games below have been tested and played by the LadiesGamers team. (Read More)

Wind Waker-inspired Summer In Mara gets delayed to February 2020

July 23rd - via:
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker inspired game Summer In Mara has been delayed until February of 2020. Check out details from the Kickstarter here. (Read More)

Summer in Mara Kickstarter update reveals game delay, plus new gameplay details

July 20th - via:
The Summer in Mara Kickstarter has shared a new update from the dev team, and it's a mix of good and bad news. (Read More)

Update #25: Final Hours + Special Reminder

March 7th - via:
Dear Backers, This might be our last update before the campaign end. We will be posting updates and showing you what we’re working on after the campaign, but tomorrow we will be different people and our dream will come true. We are so grateful and... (Read More)

Update #24: Exclusive Concept Arts

March 6th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Adventure Game 'Summer in Mara' Exceeds its Funding Goal by More Than 900%

March 6th - via:
Chibig Studio's Kickstarter for its upcoming adventure game 'Summer in Mara' has exceeded its funding goal by more than 900% with over 7000 backers. Summer in Mara is a summer adventure which tasks players with taking care of their own island by farming and crafting to improve your home and let you explore the wider ocean with your boat. After the Kickstarter campaign absolutely smashed all of its goals, this now means that players can expect to see the adventure game heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. (Read More)

Update #23: New Stretch Goal + Fanart Contest Winners

March 5th - via:
Dear Backers, We want you to reach and smash the 200.000€ stretch goal and give you a free Visual Novel for iOS and Android. It will be a stand-alone episode about the past of some crew members from the Navy. If you play this Visual Novel after... (Read More)

Update #22: Photo Mode + Tower Princess

March 4th - via:
Dear Backers, You already know what happened this weekend: you got the photo mode! It will be more like a selfie mode, where Koa will appear with the beautiful background of Mara.  We’re still discussing how to make the best possible photo mode... (Read More)

Update #21: Deiland in Mara Reward + Animal Breeding Unlocked!

March 1st - via:
Dear Backers, One year ago we released our first game: Deiland. We have a very special tier now on the campaign page. A limited reward for only 10 backers that will be available only through 48 hours. With DEILAND IN MARA, you will get a physical... (Read More)

Update #20: Koa's Outfit + Eternal Radiance

February 27th - via:
Dear Backers, This is our first stretch goal after the 100.000€ goal, so you know this is a really good goal.  Now you can select between different outfits for Koa. There will be a pirate or a elit costume, and you will be able to change even... (Read More)

'Summer in Mara' Makes Over $100,000 Above Goal On Kickstarter

February 27th - via:
Summer in Mara, an island adventure game, has made over $100,000 over its Kickstarter goal $22,753 thanks to its 4,459 backers. At the moment of this writing, $123,948 has been raised. The game has been described as a combination of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker and Stardew Valley. A young girl named Koa lives on her own on her home island, but she has a boat to explore the ocean (known as Mara) around her. The game also has Koa care for her island, farming the land, caring for animals, and crafting the tools she needs for a successful life. (Read More)

Update #19: 500% + New Stickers + Ada

February 26th - via:
Dear Backers, We just reached 500% in funding! That’s really amazing and we feel so grateful to you that we can’t find the words to thank you.  We want to show you a little surprise for the second tier and higher. These are the stickers that you... (Read More)

Update #18: Xbox One Unlocked + New Stretch Goals

February 25th - via:
Dear Backers, We have been arguing last night about the Xbox One version. It feels unfair for the Xbox users to have their console as a stretch goal. It was a very big issue for us: we want the game on all platforms possible, so how can we get Summer... (Read More)

Update #17: New Pirate Approaching + Next Stretch Goal

February 23rd - via:
Dear Backers,  You smashed another stretch goal and a new pirate is coming to Mara! Let me introduce you to Taima, the slowest pirate in the ocean. She’s a teenager ank who left her home planet because… I don’t know, whatever. She was bored, I... (Read More)

Update #16: Fanart Contest!

February 21st - via:
 Dear Backers, Welcome to Summer in Mara Fanart Contest! We want to celebrate your talent and reward you for it. So take your pencil, your Wacom, Cintiq or paper and unleash your summer spirit. You can submit your fanart until March 1st through your... (Read More)

Update #15: Pirates are here!

February 20th - via:
 Dear Backers, The next stretch goal is close, so it’s time to talk a little bit about pirates.  In Mara, you will find the same pirates as in the rest of the universe. They loot, they drink, they fight and, above all, they race. They used to... (Read More)

Update #14: About the Elit

February 19th - via:
Dear Backers, Today we want to show you a little bit more about the Elit. The Elit come from Deva, an industrial planet far away. They are one of the most advanced civilizations in the known universe and they can travel at light-speed, but that’s... (Read More)

Update #13: About the new stretch goal + Qü Navy

February 18th - via:
Dear Backers, We can't keep your pace. You're so fast with your support that we are astonished. We already surpassed the 305% of the campaign, a very, very, very big number. We want to show you a little bit about the Qü Navy. Qü is the place where... (Read More)

Update #12: The Last Valentine's Day Postcard

February 15th - via:
Dear Backers, Yes, we know, Valentine's Day was yesterday. But we have still one postcard to show you. These are Litio and Akaji. The first is a fierce pirate and he's only scared of two things: technology and heights. The second is Akaji, a... (Read More)

Update #11: New Stretch Goals + Hero of the Ages

February 14th - via:
 Dear Backers, We made it again! This is amazing. Koa has bought a surfboard and now is ready to ride the waves of Mara beaches.  Because we’re going full speed, here they are the next two stretch goals. First, the Qü Navy Old Headquarters. A... (Read More)

Update #10: New Tiers + Valentine’s Day Rewards

February 13th - via:
Dear Backers, We have a very special surprise for you. We want to celebrate Valentine’s Day (yes, we know it’s tomorrow) with two new tiers: Lovers in Mara and The Greatest Love in Mara.  With Lovers in Mara, you will get two copies of the game,... (Read More)

Update #9: 200% reached! + Napopo portfolio

February 12th - via:
 Dear Backers, We reached one of our personal goals! We have now twice our funding goal and that’s huge for us. We can’t believe all the support, love and kind words that people are sharing with us about Summer in Mara. We are so thankful! ... (Read More)

Update #8: #BeKoa + Tower Princess

February 12th - via:
Dear Backers, This weekend is the Japan Weekend in Madrid and we’ll have a little stand with Summer in Mara. So, if you’re in Madrid, come and play to your game!  Talking about Koa, we have been thinking about how cool would it be if you dress... (Read More)

Update #7: Surfing Stretch Goal + Support Tunche!

February 11th - via:
Dear Backers, We are half way there! At 45.000 € we’re going to unlock the surfing minigame. Fran, one of our artist, made this illustration about Koa and Napopo surfing through Mara.  In Mara, some qüidos took a piece of wood and figure out... (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] The game, inspired by The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and Stardew Valley, has now over 35.000

February 11th - via:
In just a week, more than 1500 backers have helped Summer in Mara, the new game by Chibig Studio, to obtain more than 35.000 euros. The project has 24 days remaining to reach new stretch goals. These new stretch goals will help the game expand the game by adding new features, minigames, and content. (Read More)

Update #6: First stretch goal unlocked!

February 9th - via:
Dear backers, Thank you so much! Another goal reached!  Now, you will be able to choose your favourite backpack when you leave your island. Each backpack are made by each one of our artist, so you better love every one of them, because they are made... (Read More)

Update #5: Message in a bottle + Support LUNARK!

February 8th - via:
Dear backers, Yesterday, a backer gave us a great idea: what if we let you leave your mark in Mara? In the game, you will find lost messages from the rest of the characters. Maybe they threw them away because they didn't want them or because these... (Read More)


February 7th - via:
Dear backers, We have reached our goal in less than 48 hours! Thank you so, so, so much, it would've been impossible without you. Literally. We want to start showing you our stretch goals. This is extra content that will be added to the game when we... (Read More)

Update #3: Almost there + Projects we love

February 6th - via:
Dear backers,  We're almost there! Thank you again!  We want to give you some lore about the game. Because Mara, from planet Qü, is a living organism fill with creatures, stories, life and all kind of things.  This, for example, is an extract... (Read More)

Update #2: 70% funded + First Stretch Goal

February 6th - via:
 Dear backers, This is amazing! In less than one day you help us a lot. We’re currently over 70% funding and the feedback and comments on Twitter, Instagram and all over the internet are wild. We love you so much for trust in us. It’s a real... (Read More)

Update #1: Over 30% funding + Good night everyone!

February 5th - via:
Dear backers, With your help we’ve reached over 30% of our funding! Thank you all so much, this has happened in less than three hours. We couldn’t be more proud and thankful! We have received some messages asking about our stretch goals, we just... (Read More)

Kick Back, Relax, and Maybe Save the World in Summer in Mara Kickstarter

February 5th - via:
The sea is a dangerous place, whether that be terrestrial or alien waters. Unpredictable weather leads to storms popping up out of nowhere, pirates roam the shipping lanes, and sometimes boats blow up for reasons that may never be adequately explained. The human Koa was just a baby when the boat she was on exploded, and if it hadn (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] The tropical adventure game

February 5th - via:
Chibig Studio's is very happy to announce that their tropical adventure game "Summer in Mara" has landed on Kickstarter. So don't miss out on it. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Summer in Mara, a tropical adventure on Kickstarter

February 5th - via:
Summer in Mara, the new game by Chibig Studio, hits Kickstarter today. Set in a tropical archipelago, Summer in Mara is a summer adventure about taking care of your own island, farming your land and crafting new tools. Also, you can sail away to explore the ocean. (Read More)

[COMING SOON!] Take Care Of Your Own Island When Summer In Mara Sails Onto Switch In 2019

September 20th - via:
If you've ever wanted to look after your own island, Summer in Mara could be the game for you. Arriving on the Switch in 2019, developer Chibig Studio describes the game as a single-player summer adventure. You'll take care of your own island, farm the land and craft new tools all for survival purposes. You can then set out on the high seas in your very own boat and travel to new islands, meet new characters and find hidden treasures. (Read More)

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