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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
04 NOVEMBER 2013
AN ALPHA DEMO IS AVAILABLE THAT OFFERS A VERTICAL SLICE OF
Johannesburg, South Africa - If Sanitarium, Alien and Fallout
had a child, it would be called Stasis. Stasis is a 2D isometric
adventure game set on desolate spacecraft, Groomlake, where the
player assumes the character, John Maracheck, to interact and solve
From midday today until December 7th, 2013 Stasis will attempt
to raise the
US$100,000.00 it needs to ensure its completion in 2014.
This is the first game and first crowd-sourced funding launch by
developer, Christopher Bischoff and his new indie studio, The
If successful, Kickstarter funds will also provide for
professional voice artists and musical score, more cut scenes and
an additional layer of AAA polish.
The Kickstarter rewards feature both digital and physical
rewards, that include Polo shirts with an embroidered logo, boxed
copies of Stasis, a 3D printed sculpture and even a classic
adventure game hint book.
The Kickstarter page can be found here:
Stasis is also on Steam Greenlight here:
Creator, Christopher Bischoff has also released the first
chapter of the game as a free playable Alpha demo. This can be
Brian Fargo, of Wasteland 1 and 2 fame, has expressed his view
on the demo, "Excellent work! Stasis sets a thick mood and reminds
me of a Ridley Scott Film."
More information is available on the Stasis website here:
Further comments and feedback regarding the he Stasis Alpha
Originally posted by RPG Codex:
Just finished the demo and it's definitely one of the most
atmospheric and visually impressive isometric games I've
Originally posted by HypeBeyond:
He has left very good impressions, the OST is fantastic and the
atmosphere superb. We wish you good luck.
Originally posted by Al Ceb:
Finished the @StasisGame demo, every single fan of adventure
games HAS to back this next Monday on @Kickstarter, let's make this
Originally posted by Zed:
Finished the @StasisGame demo. Great stuff! Like an isometric
adventure version of SS2/HL2, but without the monsters... thus far.
Originally posted by Balious/Edward:
I have now finished @StasisGame demo. What a truly amazing
Can't wait to find out what happens next!
Originally posted by Comte Yannick:
I really liked it to. It's better than some "AAA" games .
Originally posted by Rosemarie Short:
SO impressed with the @StasisGame demo. The intro scene was jaw
The game is looking great; nostalgic and fresh at once.
Originally posted by GamingWithTonyMo:
Playing the @StasisGame demo and I think have fallin' in love.
This is sci fi epicness. The atmosphere is fantastic!
ABOUT THE BROTHERHOOD
Brothers, Christopher and Nicolas Bischoff have started THE
BROTHERHOOD to make the games that they want to play.
Chris and Nic are partners in a successful 3D design company
that has been in operation for the last decade and they hope to
carry that success over to their new game studio.