Community Announcements - Reives
Hi all, hope the year's wrapping up well!

We're excited to release this little comic project, "To the Moon, too!":

http://store.steampowered.com/app/418890/

The comic itself is available in its web-sized version on Freebird Games' site for the public, but this package offers the full-sized digital booklet, bonus content, and helps to support the project (that is now completed). c:

It also offers a rebate for more than its cost if any merchandise (To the Moon music boxes, printed comic book) is purchased from https://freebirdgames.bigcartel.com/ (Orders this week should still arrive by the holidays.)

There're more details on the Steam page for it. Cheers, hope y'all enjoy it!

-Kan

P.S. I'm focusing on making Finding Paradise (To the Moon's actual "sequel") now, so new minisodes will be put on hold this Winter.
Community Announcements - Reives
A weekly comic-strip series following our bill-for-mouth and hard-to-fold protagonists as they try to reunite with their owners:

http://freebirdgames.com/to-the-moon-too_comic/

Hope y'all enjoy it, and please help spread the word! c:
PC Gamer

Developer Kan Gao released the first free *shudder* 'minisode' for To The Moon at around this time last year, and now another has been released, completely free. While it's the same sort of length as the first (around 20 minutes), Gao suggests that this one is "a tad more...important, plot-wise". Once again, you're stuck in a hospital playing as the two main scientist characters of To The Moon, as protestors do protesty things outside.

If you own To The Moon on Steam, you should find that the DLC has already been registered to your account. Otherwise, you can download it here. You don't need to own TTM, but it will probably make more sense if you've played that first.

With Sigmund Minisode 2 out of the way, Gao will be resuming work on To The Moon's full-fledged sequel, Finding Paradise. Meanwhile, one of Freebird's pixel artists, Jordan, is still in hospital undergoing chemotherapy; if you'd like to help out with either kind words or donations, there are details of how you can do so here.

Community Announcements - Reives
The new 20-minute short with Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts should now be updated into your Steam folder. c: It's currently Windows-only, but the Mac version should be incoming soon, with the Linux version sometimes this week.

Post & info here:
http://freebirdgames.com/2015/02/18/sigmund-minisode-2-released/

To play it, get the free DLC, and then launch the game manually from the To the Moon \ Minisodes folder in your Steam directory.
[Right click To the Moon from Steam library -> Properties -> Local Files tab -> Browse Local Files]

Hope you enjoy it!
Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 75% on To the Moon!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Saturday at 10AM Pacific Time
Product Release - Valve
A Bird Story is Now Available on Steam and is 15% off!*

From the creator of To the Moon: A simple, surreal short about a boy and an injured bird -- a narrative adventure without dialogues.

*Offer ends November 14 at 10AM Pacific Time
Community Announcements - Reives
Hey guys, just a heads up that A Bird Story's release date has been set (Friday November 7th, 2014). It will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and will be available on Steam and other platforms.

It is a simple, ~1-hour short about a boy who found an injured bird.

Here's the trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCSK0yrakxY

Page & info:
http://freebirdgames.com/games/a-bird-story/


Cheers guys, thanks for the support and helping to spread the word!

-Kan (@reives_freebird)
Kotaku


To the Moon, a lovely and emotionally evocative indie adventure game released in 2011, is getting a sequel... sorta.


The game's called A Bird Story, and it's a short adventure that will be out this summer. Creator Kan Gao likes to think of it as a bridge between the first and second To the Moons.


"It might be good to think of it more as a standalone game / story though, since all the characters are new (all 2 of them, counting the bird)," Gao told me in an e-mail last night. "I'm also a bit afraid that people'd think less of it since it's kind of a prequel to the 2nd 'full episode.' It's its own story, and although it's just about 30 minutes or so, I think of it as just as important as the 2nd ep."


Let's call it... To the Moon 1.5.


Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 66% on To the Moon!

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

Kotaku


The Indie Royale Bundle, er, bundlers are still at it. The new Fall Bundle, announced today, is completely worth it if for no other reason than to get To The Moon, a poignant, powerful game.


The bundle also includes strategy titles Oil Rush and Reprisal, adventure game The Blackwell Deception, and musical puzzler AVSEQ. Buyers who pay $8 or more also receive an "8-bit inspired" electronica album.


Since everyone ever should play To The Moon, this bundle's a great way to get it plus a bunch of other interesting indie games. But seriously: To The Moon. Just do it.


The Fall Bundle [Indie Royale]


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