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Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« on: October 29, 2011, 02:04:00 PM »
Phoenix Online needs your support! We have opened a Kickstarter Campaign for our new project, a supernatural adventure game, and we need your help to get it started. Please visit the Kickstarter Page for more information on how you can participate and the donation rewards we have to thank you for your support--you could even become part of the development team for Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller!



Cognition features an indie dream team line-up: We are joining forces with Khaeon Gamestudio (Star Defense, Titan Wars), collaborating with renowned designer Jane Jensen (Gabriel Knight, Gray Matter), and featuring the graphic novel-style art of Romano Molenaar (X-men, Tomb Raider, Witchblade).

Check out the Cognition trailer!

Take on the role of Erica Reed, a Boston FBI agent with the power to see the past, as she follows the trail of four different serial killers, and a series of clues left for someone with her specific ability. Who’s leaving the clues? How do they know her secret, and what do they want from her?

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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2011, 02:12:12 PM »
This is super exciting, please head over and take a look.  This is going to be a really awesome project!
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2011, 02:41:40 PM »
Looks exciting! :D
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2011, 05:24:15 PM »
Jeez, 11 backers and already over $2,000!  Congrats, guys!  Let's hope the momentum continues.


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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2011, 06:20:26 PM »
I'm so psyched we already broke 2K! You guys rock!!

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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2011, 04:13:25 AM »
It *does* look exciting.

Unfortunately, I can't send any money at this time, but I will be happy to buy the game when it comes out.

And ... San Jose, California? Is that where Phoenix Studios is based?  While I've never lived in San Jose, I made some of my best memories in that city.

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« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2011, 06:58:06 AM »
How serious are you about the cookies? :P
 
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2011, 07:07:21 AM »
If you've donated at the levels that mention cookies, then by God you will have cookies! (We take cookies seriously. Weldon wouldn't let us do otherwise!)

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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2011, 07:43:30 AM »
I do have a question. Say that someone can only put $30 or $40 towards it at this time, but then later, they add in another $30-$60. Would they be able to get the $100+...or is it a lump sum at one time for the rewards?

I would assume it's the total given over the 42 days, but wanted to check :)
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2011, 07:55:50 AM »
Good question! I would say it's whatever the total amount you pledge in the end. That's only fair, really!

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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2011, 10:19:49 AM »
We just crossed 3k!!! In less than 24 hours! You guys are awesome! :D

Thank you so much!!!!!


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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2011, 01:00:33 PM »
Soooooooooooo happy for you guys!!!

Got so inspired that I dressed up as Rosella for Halloween, ha. (Or at least the closest approximation I could come up with without bleaching my hair. Hmmmm, are there any other Sierra princess types that aren't blonde or black haired? Maybe I'm more like Valanice.)

If you're good I'll put up pics later.
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2011, 01:11:22 PM »
I threw in 5 bucks sorry it isn't more but its what I'm able to at this time. Keep the good games coming! and maybe some hats cough cough  ;)
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2011, 02:54:24 PM »
Every little bit helps, thanks Halgroda!

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« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2011, 08:22:25 PM »
I thought I wouldn't be able to participate because I thought my credit cards were expired ... but that turns out not to be the case.  So yes, I think I will participate, though it may take a week or two (I have to arrange some things).

A question: can the delivery address be changed at the last minute?  I plan to move before June 2012 (my current lease ends in May 2012), but I obviously don't know where I'm moving to yet. If not, I'll just put my family's address - unless there is a natural disaster, they are not going to change address before June, 2012, and they can send the package on to me wherever I'm living at the time.

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« Reply #15 on: October 31, 2011, 08:26:14 PM »
I thought I wouldn't be able to participate because I thought my credit cards were expired ... but that turns out not to be the case.  So yes, I think I will participate, though it may take a week or two (I have to arrange some things).

A question: can the delivery address be changed at the last minute?  I plan to move before June 2012 (my current lease ends in May 2012), but I obviously don't know where I'm moving to yet. If not, I'll just put my family's address - unless there is a natural disaster, they are not going to change address before June, 2012, and they can send the package on to me wherever I'm living at the time.

Yeah you could give us a new address literally right up til the day before we mail it probably.  That's no problem at all.
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2011, 07:28:15 AM »
3 days in, and we've passed 5K! Thank you everyone so much for donating. :) This is great!

Also, if you're interested in LPs, Toegoff is generously offering some of his own incentives of that variety to donaters. Thank you Toegoff! :)

As well, he's doing an Extra Life livestream to benefit the Children's Miracle Network this weekend, and is still taking donations for his cause as well. It goes without saying it's a good one, so do check it out!

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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2011, 02:04:19 PM »
Woot, that's more then 1/5th of the way there already!  Also there's now one donation of 1000 clams!  I was a little worried that 43 days wouldn't be enough time to rally support, but it looks like your PR team (which includes your fans) have really gotten your name out there.

Even if I didn't want to play contagion too, it used to be that we'd pay $60 for the new King's Quest title, and it seems like something should come back your way after spending so much time developing this very immense "fan game".

Not only that, but the future looks brighter when you  team up with Jane Jensen!  Even if it's just a consultant right now, the mere possibility of you producing some of her classics later on after you build as a company I think will make contagion more irresistible for many people.  No offense to Oberon Media, but I think you can give her much better platform for her talents.

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« Reply #18 on: November 01, 2011, 03:32:03 PM »
We are now over 25% already, only 3 days in.  This is totally unbelievable and we absolutely couldn't be doing this if not for our fans.  You guys rock, every freaking one of you!
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Re: Cognition: A new project with the collaboration of Jane Jensen!
« Reply #19 on: November 02, 2011, 07:31:36 AM »
And we've now reached over 8K and are officially 1/3 of the way there!

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