CANVAS
Follow the adventures of Milena and her psychic teddy bear totem in a world where psychics and normal humans coexist. In this adventure she enters into a mysterious realm inside a painting and must try to find her way back out into the real world amidst the labyrinth of intrigues and conspiracies inside the painting world.

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35 comments by Kremator_ on May 11th, 2012

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We are sorry to have kept you waiting.

As you may all have noticed (or not), we have been on a sort of long hiatus and there are several reasons for this, not all of them good. Primarily me (Kremator), will be graduating soon from university and as I am a foreigner studying in the United States, I will need to find a job within a few months of graduation or be deported, never to return. This has motivated me to actually start thinking about the project in a commercial sense so I can be self-employed - however, after some logistics, it is not feasible at this current time, it would require too much money and too much manpower.

After attending this past GDC, I have had the pleasure to make an acquaintance of Robert Briscoe, creator of Dear Esther who gave me some very good advice. I've also met up with the City17 team who, as of this moment, I am proud to announce that we will be working together on an undisclosed independent game project.


So watch this space.


What does this mean for CANVAS? It means CANVAS will be on hold for the time being, but we will be coming back to it once we have enough resources to accomplish what we envision CANVAS to be, as I feel anything less than that would be cheating the audience. This might mean CANVAS will be a commercial release but rest assured that it will be revisited again.

As for what we're currently cooking up - let's just say that all will be revealed...in time.

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Lazypro
Lazypro Nov 9 2011, 11:44am says:

When I came here, it said 499 watchers, so I made it 500.

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1gunslinger
1gunslinger Oct 11 2011, 7:19pm says:

Just a question? Can you give an estimate of the state of this mod and also amazing mod.

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Kremator_ Creator
Kremator_ Oct 28 2011, 5:48am replied:

We're actually working on something you might be able to get your hands on around Q1 next year!

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1gunslinger
1gunslinger Aug 22 2011, 12:43pm says:

Reminds me of Psychonauts.

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masamorra
masamorra Aug 21 2011, 2:22pm says:

While looking at HL2 mods, I ended up here. Congratulations for the great art desing and the project itself, I'm really curious of CANVAS, im surely tracking it.

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August_K
August_K Jul 2 2011, 6:14am says:

I'm having a hard time believing this is a free mod.
Amazing, it's like something out of my dreams. Love it all, keep it up.

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Sharkz
Sharkz Jun 26 2011, 1:49pm says:

Not sure if the team will be posting this so in the meantime you can check out the Mod Sentry interview with some of the Canvas team here: Modsentry.com

I must say, it looks incredible.

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Otter.
Otter. Jun 17 2011, 6:29pm says:

Impressive content. I waited for this moment now I'm tracking this mod for sure. :)

One question: Can we know what is the current progress on the mod or is it the same BMS "When it's done" approach?

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Kremator_ Creator
Kremator_ Jun 17 2011, 11:14pm replied:

Lets say it'll be done 2012 Valve time lol

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Otter.
Otter. Jun 18 2011, 9:29am replied:

:D Thanks for the answer.
But that will be the full mod right, or are you going with the episodic approach like some of the other higher standard singleplayer mods? (Like "Human error" or "1187")

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Kremator_ Creator
Kremator_ Jun 22 2011, 6:17am replied:

We're releasing the mod in "paintings" so yes, semi-episodic, but each painting's story is enclosed in its own world. But there is also an over-arching story to the whole thing.

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