A Juggler's Tale

A Juggler's TaleFuture Friends Games

Coming September 28, 2021

Platforms

"Ladies and Gentlemen! Come in, come in! In the mood for a story, are we?"

Please read the description in full. Any questions or queries regarding to eligibility or campaign expectations, please email [email protected] or DM @KrisWB

Platform notes:

- The game is developed for Xbox One, but codes can be redeemed and played via Xbox Series X & S. Please note it is NOT optimised for Xbox Series devices.

- The game has both PS4 snd PS5 versions, so please select the generation of the console you have available to you.

- Steam codes will be more accessible than console, so if able, please select Steam to avoid disappointment.

Super Important Info: due to the overwhelming amount of requests we receive on campaigns, we can't always guarantee a code will be sent to everyone. We are very sorry and urge you to keep applying on future campaigns you might be a better fit for.

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About the game

The powerfully poetic puppeteering puzzle platformer A Juggler’s Tale, from indie studio kaleidoscube and publisher Mixtvision (Far: Lone Sails, Minute of Islands), has a release date at last and will be coming to PC, via Steam, Xbox, PS4/5 and Switch on September 29th.

A Juggler’s Tale is a 3D side-scrolling adventure presented in the form of a puppet play and nominated for Best Student Game at last year’s IGF. Players must navigate the unique string based control scheme to solve puzzles, escape danger, and help the marionette Abby achieve true freedom - no strings attached.

Important Links: Steam Page // Presskit // NEW release date trailer // Game Twitter Account

Important Info: Expected playtime is 2 to 3 hours // content will be embargoed until launch day due to story/puzzle spoilers.

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A Juggler’s Tale is a 2.5D side-scrolling adventure presented in the form of a puppet play and nominated for Best Student Game at last year’s IGF. Players must navigate the unique string based control scheme to solve puzzles, escape danger, and help the marionette Abby achieve true freedom - no strings attached.

Layers of meaning - Inspired by German puppet theatre, the string-based mechanics add a novel layer to the puzzle-solving while also tying into themes of autonomy and destiny.

A land far, far away - Become immersed in a dangerous fairytale world, brought to life with rich colours and a blend of 2D and 3D art styles. 

Master storyteller - Enjoy a fully voiced and lyrical narration throughout the game, as Abby’s story is told by a mysterious puppetmaster. 

Overcome great challenges - Help Abby survive, escaping traps, bypassing dangers, and gradually defying the pull of the strings themselves.

Against all odds - Experience a somewhat grim yet hopeful adventure that explores the true meaning of freedom.

"Abby, Abby... Don't you see, the threads holding you up – also hold you back."

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About kaleidoscube - ‘kaleidoscube’ began with Dominik Schön, Enzio Probst, Steffen Oberle and Elias Kremer, four students with a shared love of densely atmospheric games. Together they created the first demo for A Juggler’s Tale, sweeping the Game Connection Europe in 2019 and also winning “Best Newcomer Prototype” at the German Computer Games Awards. Since then they’ve expanded into a motley crew of artists, sound designers and animators, working together to bring the final project to life. A Juggler’s Tale will launch on the 29th of September. www.kaleidoscube.com

About Mixtvision - Mixtvision is a cross-platform publisher based in Munich, Germany. A dedicated team is working to publish indie games that resonate with players through moving stories and gameplay, inspire thoughts and emotions, and leave a lasting impression. Titles released to date include the critically acclaimed Far: Lone Sails and Minute of Islands. www.mixtvision.games

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