Kowloon's Curse Launches Kickstarter Campaign, Adds Serial Experiments Lain Writer, Character Designer

Studio [notes.] has made several announcements alongside the launch of their Kickstarter campaign

Amsterdam, 23-03-2021 -
Studio [notes.] has launched the Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming horror-RPG, Kowloon's Curse. The initial goal is €6500. In addition to this, they announced that Chiaki J. Konaka and Yoshitoshi ABe, the writer and character designer, respectively, of the 1998 anime series Serial Experiments Lain, will be working on additional content for the game.

Konaka will be writing a side story for the game, and ABe will be doing two character designs as a stretch goal for the Kickstarter campaign. Konaka and ABe have worked together before on various projects, such as Serial Experiments Lain and Texhnolyze.

Below is a quote from developer Rem about the announcement:

“Konaka and ABe's works have been a huge influence on my own works, and to be able to work with them on this project is an amazing opportunity. I think it'll turn out to be quite an interesting game, so please look forward to it.”

Additionally Studio [notes.] has also announced that a sticker pack for the messaging app LINE will be available in the very near future.

Below is an overview of the game:

From Studio [notes.] comes Kowloon's Curse, a new type of horror RPG.

Kowloon's Curse is a turn-based horror RPG inspired by Japanese adventure games from the Dreamcast era.
You have been brought to a surreal recreation of Kowloon Walled City by a mysterious entity known only as Mr. Kowloon. As you plot your way out of the cursed city, you will have to fight and befriend the various inhabitants of the city, and find out the true purpose behind Mr. Kowloon's actions.
One playthrough of the game will take about 6 hours, but multiple playthroughs are recommended to experience the full story. The game will have 3 completely different story routes, with different events and characters.

Key features:

● Talk with characters in a battle system inspired by old Megami Tensei games. There are over 100 characters in the game to meet and interact with!

● Befriend characters and call them for help in later battles.

● Collect and use a wide variety of items in battle. From having enemies damage themselves by letting them smoke a cigarette, to feeding them batteries, there are many ways to handle fighting!

● Uncover the mystery of Kowloon through multiple story routes.

● Virtual pet minigame!

● No advertisements, microtransactions, or other distractions.
About Studio[notes.]
Studio[notes.] is a game developer from the Netherlands with a focus on creating games that stand out through unique stories and gameplay mechanics. Currently working on Kowloon's Curse and Lost Citadel.

Kickstarter announcement trailer:
Kickstarter page:

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Studio [notes.] Twitter:
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Kowloon's Curse Demo:
Itch.io: https://triumph-corporation.itch.io/kowloons-cuhttpsitchiogamesummary897994rse-demo
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.TriumphCorporation.KowloonsCurseDemo

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