Sea of Stars

A project in Quebec, Canada by Sabotage Studio

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A retro-inspired turn-based RPG
Backers: 25588
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64 CAD

Funded: $1,628,091 CAD of $133,000 CAD
Dates: Mar 19th -> Apr 18th (30 days)
Project By: Sabotage Studio
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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)

Sea Of Stars: Where to Find the Crypt

November 9th - via:
Sea of Stars is a successful Kickstarter project that got enough cash from fans to get produced and launched to critical praise. The Crypt is one of the most foreboding and fascinating places you’ll explore in Sea of Stars. Some players may be perplexed as to the point of this vast, underground cemetery replete with tombstones and monuments. In this post, you will learn how to locate the crypt in the sea of stars. (Read More)

Sea of Stars devs working on DLC and next game as throwback RPG sells a year’s worth of copies in one week

September 6th - via:
Sea of Stars developers Sabotage Studio have confirmed that they’re already working on DLC for their warmly-received love letter to classic RPGs, along with their next standalone game. Helping them along the way is Sea of Stars’ fantastic reception, which has seen the game sell a year’s worth of copies in just one week. (Read More)

Where to Find the Kickstarter Crypt in Sea of Stars

August 29th - via:
Though Sea of Stars might have the backing of a known developer, its beginnings started out fairly humble. The game was funded through a Kickstarter campaign, and like many of those campaigns, it offered rewards to those willing to back it. (Read More)

Sea of Stars will launch on PlayStation Plus - play the demo now

July 25th - via:
Take the The Messenger developers over at Sabotage Studio and make them announce a Chrono Trigger-inspired prequel, and it's very understandable that Sea of Stars obliterated its Kickstarter goal. (Read More)

4 Best Kickstarter Video Games Funded in 2020

December 4th - via:
Video games keep on getting more and more successful on Kickstarter. The video games category might have been a source of many controversies back in the day as a bunch of infamous projects discouraged gamers from using KS, but now the situation seems to be much, much better. People have learned to use the platform and promise things that they’re able to deliver. (Read More)

Sea of Stars gets a new trailer

June 22nd - via:
Sea of Stars, the Kickstarter success from the team behind The Messenger, has gotten a new trailer as part of the Summer Game Fest 2020 action. (Read More)

Screenshot Saturday Featuring Sea of Stars, Symphonia, More

April 19th - via:
Hello, folks, welcome to yet another edition of Screenshot Saturday, where…well, to be honest, I am really starting to get burnt out a bit. Not via the games that show up each weekend or the quality of them, but by god, SO MANY people seem to not know what the #screenshotsaturday tag is for anymore, even though a ten-second Google search can tell you that it’s a way for indie developers and more to show of bits of the various games they’re working on. But with many people being driven to boredom by their current conditions and the state of the world, it feels like half my time today was basically spent going through spam posts that abused the tag en masse and had nothing to do with video games at all. Just political crap, hucksters, random musings, and more. This is going to be tough if this keeps up…but nonetheless, we still have some amazing games to feature that turned up, so let’s get to it! (Read More)

Finale and next steps

April 18th - via:
What a ride! Time flew by, and here we are, 30 days later. We want to thank everybody who supported the project so early. It was a leap of faith for some of you, but we promise to dedicate all of our energy into honoring all of that support over the... (Read More)

Sea of Stars Introduces Garl, the Warrior-Cook

April 18th - via:
The Sea of Stars Kickstarter campaign wraps up soon, and Sabotage Studios treated everyone to a new first look. We already know a bit about the Messenger prequel's protagonists, Valere and Zale, and now we get a glimpse of their best friend and companion Garl. The profile was posted on Sea of Stars' Kickstarter page, and Gematsu first picked up on it. (Read More)

Playable Combat Character Reveal - Garl

April 17th - via:
Garl was born a regular kid devoid of any special powers, though his hometown happens to be Mooncradle, the very place where a small community is tasked with taking care of the Children of the Solstice until they become old enough to enter training.... (Read More)

Stunning retro RPG Sea of Stars shatters all stretch goals with $1 million on Kickstarter

April 17th - via:
Sea of Stars, a turn-based RPG set in the same world as 2D ninja platformer The Messenger, has raised over $1 million on Kickstarter. Developer Sabotage Studio's Kickstarter campaign will end on April 18, and it's already raised over 10 times its target, smashing every one of Sea of Stars' stretch goals in the process. Those stretch goals have expanded the game's scope considerably, from the addition of fully animated cinematics to the production of a behind-the-scenes documentary, and the last two are especially big. (Read More)

Prologue - The Two Alchemists

April 16th - via:
At first revelling in the bright side of their bittersweet eternal lives, they spent centuries protecting the world, nurturing it, and creating wonders to inspire its mortals. Over time, however, Aephorul grew increasingly jealous of the... (Read More)

New Music Track Release - Jungle Path

April 15th - via:
A lot of you have been asking for more music, so here we are! Jungle Path is an outdoor dungeon and the starting area of Watcher Island, where the demo takes place. Here is the music track for it, which you might have heard glimpses of in our... (Read More)

Area reveal - Mooncradle Village

April 13th - via:
We still can't believe the million dollar mark has been passed! To celebrate, we are dropping all social media stretch goals (which we quite frankly overestimated), and will be offering three updates here in the form of lore primers for those who... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal: Free DLC for backers.

April 9th - via:
Well, here we are with just 9 days left to the campaign! To be honest, we did not expect to make it that far, and certainly not that fast. Our vision for stretch goals was always clear : we would not overcommit, we would not bloat our game, and we... (Read More)

Sea of Stars Kickstarter hits final DLC stretch goal before it's announced

April 9th - via:
Sea of Stars had one more stretch goal set for its Kickstarter, but before Sabotage could even reveal what it was, it was already funded. Sea of Stars is a long way from being completed, but the team at Sabotage is already hard at work on it. They also have some great ambitions for the retro-style RPG, ones that they hope to hit with the help of their ongoing Kickstarter. Their crowdfunding effort has been blowing past a number of goals and before developer Sabotage could even reveal what the final stretch goal was, the Sea of Stars Kickstarter surpassed that goal. (Read More)

Chrono Trigger Composer Yasunori Mitsuda joins the party!

April 7th - via:
This is not a stretch goal, and certainly not  a drill. In a turn of events we have yet to let sink in, the master himself is joining Sea of Stars as a guest composer. By contributing his legendary musical genius to the project, he will help convey... (Read More)

Yasunori Mitsuda joins Sea of Stars as a guest composer

April 7th - via:
Sea of Stars, the 2D turn-based RPG prequel to The Messenger from Sabotage Studio, is having a really successful Kickstarter. It has hit every stretch goal it has offered so far, including unlocking Single Player+ (which enables drop-in, drop-out two-player), a bonus dungeon designed with two players in mind, a behind-the-scenes documentary, New Game+, and an alternate ending. Now, separate from stretch goals altogether, Sabotage Studio has announced that legendary Japanese composer Yasunori Mitsuda will be joining Sea of Stars as a guest composer. (Read More)

Announcing Early Backer Exclusive Physical Edition

April 3rd - via:
You have been asking, and we have been listening, so here it is: Sea of Stars physical! We’re very excited to announce our partnership with Limited Run Games to offer an Early Backer Exclusive Physical Edition, for PC and consoles. Featuring a... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #4: New Game+ and Alternate Ending!

March 31st - via:
Oh wow, the behind-the-scenes documentary is confirmed!  Let’s make this next stretch goal about the game, shall we? New Game+ and Alternate Ending! There are certain unwritten laws when it comes to RPGs, such as “There should be an optional... (Read More)

Stretch Goal #3: Behind-The-Scenes Documentary

March 27th - via:
My, there are way more people aboard the SaboTrain than we anticipated! Time to announce Stretch Goal #3, then. We hear from a lot of you who are interested in an inside look at game studio life and production. We’re more than happy to oblige! For... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal POWER SMASHED! - Second Stretch Goal Reveal!

March 20th - via:
Here we are again, caught off guard by your overwhelming response! Thank you so much again everyone, we are *ahem* over the moon.Let’s keep this one brief, shall we? Cinematic Cutscenes! Now that’s one thing we always dreamed of doing, but could... (Read More)

The Messenger Developers Raise Over £136,000 to Make Classic JRPG

March 20th - via:
The upcoming game, Sea of Stars, was announced on Kickstarter yesterday, where it's already surpassed its funding goal. (Read More)

Sea of Stars Kickstarter blows past Single Player+ stretch goal, now looking to fund in-game cinematics

March 20th - via:
Sea or Stars' Kickstarter is killing it so far. The main funding goal was hit in less than 7 hours, and now the first stretch goal has been blown by as well. (Read More)

Funded in under 7 hours! + Stretch Goals Reveal

March 19th - via:
What’s the most cliché’d way to start this? By saying wow? Because, wow! We were confident about the target, and had a whole lot of cool things planned to keep the momentum going over the next two weeks. Yet here we are, completely unprepared,... (Read More)

Why the Sea of Stars Kickstarter isn't being delayed by the current pandemic

March 19th - via:
The Sea of Stars Kickstarter campaign is going ahead as planned, which may seem antithetical to how people are spending right now. But Sabotage Studio CEO and Creative Director Thierry Boulanger spoke to us to say why the team is going full steam ahead in addition to discussing the game's philosophy. (Read More)

Sea of Stars, the new RPG from The Messenger team, hits Kickstarter

March 19th - via:
Sea of Stars is the next game from Sabotage Studio and is, unlike The Messenger, an RPG. And also unlike The Messenger, the game has a Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Sabotage Studio Unveil Turn-Based RPG Sea of Stars, Kickstarter Also Launched

March 19th - via:
Sabotage Studio — the creators of 2018’s fantastic action-platformer The Messenger — are back with their anticipated follow-up in the form of Sea of Stars. (Read More)

Sea of Stars is a Classic, Turn-Based RPG from the Creators of The Messenger

March 19th - via:
Sabotage Studio's next game is that of Sea of Stars and the developer is turning to Kickstarter to help the project enter production. (Read More)

The Messenger is Getting an RPG Prequel in Sea of Stars

March 19th - via:
Sea of Stars takes the best of games like Crono Trigger and Illusion of Gaia, while adding something unique and fresh. (Read More)

Sea of Stars hits Kickstarter goal after just six hours

March 19th - via:
It didn't take long for Sea of Stars to reach its Kickstarter goal, with Sabotage's turn-based RPG hitting its target in just six hours. (Read More)

Sea of Stars will get made regardless of the Kickstarter's outcome

March 19th - via:
The Sea of Stars Kickstarter is looking to pull in $90k to consider itself a success. Usually hitting a funding goal means the game is going to go from a concept to real deal, but that's not the case with Sea of Stars. (Read More)

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