Herald Animation Horrors

April 13th, 2017

Animating is a funny business. Here is a collection of the wonderful bloopers and horrors created during development…enjoy! [we sure did] Haven’t tried Herald yet? We promise broken animations are not included! 😛 Herald: Book I & II available on: Steam | GOG | Humble Store | Itch.io

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Research Trip

March 17th, 2017

We visited the Utrecht University Museum to research 19th century science and medicine for Book III & IV! It was very informative as well as a little creepy. Not pictured: horrid looking medical tools used on actual people. We’re very glad we don’t live in that time period…

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Identity Crisis – Playing a mixed heritage character in a modern day video game

February 23rd, 2017

Identity Crisis – Playing a mixed heritage character in a modern day video game Having been born in the UK but raised in an Indian family, I’ve never really considered myself anything other than British. I mean, British is my nationality, even though I have always been proud of my Indian heritage and culture. www.linkedin.com … »

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Old Concept Art for Herald

November 25th, 2016

A collection of our earliest concept art for Herald!

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Tabatha Veazie Concept Art

November 4th, 2016

Miss Tabatha Veazie – from concept art to in-game portrait. 🙂

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Kickstarter Backer Portraits

October 6th, 2016

All kickstarter backer portraits have been finished! A big thanks to Lake, Matlock, Shai, Joshua and Wim! We were humbled by your support. All of these portraits will be placed in the game, somewhere on board of the Herald. We also wrote a new blog post over at our steam community page.

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Concept art for the vessel Herald

September 16th, 2016

Final in-game result: The Herald’s development from concept art to 3d model. 🙂

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Voice Acting being Recorded!

July 28th, 2016

This week we had our first recording sessions for Herald! Seeing our characters brought to life by a talented cast was a very special moment for us to experience. We can’t wait to share this with you in-game. <3

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Louis Morton Character Model Update

February 26th, 2016

A comparison between the then and now design and 3D model of one of the Herald’s passengers Louis Morton. We’ve certainly come a long way!

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Intern Work

February 11th, 2016

We don’t usually provide one-day internships for high school students, but when this 14 year old girl showed us her instagram (https://www.instagram.com/julltje.art/) and asked if she could make some game art with us for one day, we couldn’t say no. The first image was solely made by her within a day, the second one a … »

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New Character Promotion Piece

October 7th, 2015

We’ve teamed up with the amazing Liea to make this kick-ass art piece for Herald! We’ll be showcasing it ten times this size at First Look, this weekend in Utrecht, The Netherlands. If you’d like to receive two free Sunday tickets for First Look (so you can play Herald and chat with the devs!), reblog this … »

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Decorating Environments in Herald

July 13th, 2015

Hello Tumblr! My name is Sarah Schroeder and I am the 3D artist intern at Wispfire. With this post I wanted to give a quick insight on how we decorate environments for Herald. For this example we’re going to decorate the saloon; the dining area for the first class passengers. In the above example the … »

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