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J.U.L.I.A.: Among the Stars
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JanKavan  [author] Jul 9 @ 2:54pm 
Cheer up, Robert! We are almost in beta. This means that soon the wait will be over. :) Thank you for your amazing support. You have to understand that we are locked in a really dark and isolated place with no connection to outside world. That's the only way how we can finish such a big (and it turns out to be quite a long game) game. Today I did the very first start to finish playthrough and while there is a lot to polish / finalize, everything seems to work and feels in place! So in addition to my update today, I wanted to assure you that we didn't disappear. We've just decided to make something a little bigger than what we've originally wanted. :)
robert.blane Jul 9 @ 5:58am 
We know you are very busy doing whatever with life and work but hey, in all fairness, there are millions of pc users out there who could do with JU.L.I.A. brought to the market leader and DIGITAL distibutor of games (STEAM) and if one voice can raise awareness of how the masses feel then so be it: if this letter can get a response from your software house then I have done my very best.
Silence might be in vogue in the great void of space but the power of news/words is certainly golden down here on planet Earth.
And if you so please add me to your list of friends. Cheers, Robert Blane.
robert.blane Jun 3 @ 4:39pm 
I don't check every day but do look in here about once a week to see if there has been any forward momentum with the project. You are right, only empty space can be seen which is disappointing to say the least. People have high hopes for this title and the devs have been very tight lipped bar one "photograph" from their "lost in spce" excursion. Did they ever return? Will we ever hear from them again? Is Julia going to be released this quarter? Or will the war of attrition/silence continue for a considerable time? I am many others are hoping for a release so we can just get to do the business of parting with our money and playing one of the most remarkable transitions from an everyday mundane adventure game into one of this year's sleeper hits. As per Ellen Ripley's words: "this is Robert Blane signing off."
I will never give up hope of seeing a dream transpire to reality. Devs - if you are going to do something, make it soon - please?
See you next time.
ciraliozgur Jun 3 @ 5:05am 
I check this page every day in order to see any news about development progress (or release date) of the game J.U.L.I.A.. But the only thing that I see is empty space. What is going on?
JonnyƦedHed Mar 12 @ 12:51pm 
Any update from the devs' :)
Arminskie Mar 1 @ 5:12am 
I really do like how this polished product is starting to brightly shine and it looks very, very promising. The computer graphics are an evolutionary jump and exceedingly immersive.
JanKavan  [author] Feb 16 @ 3:52pm 
Thank you so much, Robert. We are working like crazy to make it a really memorable experience. I had to take my time to take over the engine we are using (had to make my own fork) and the result (among other things) is that my Ubuntu plays J.U.L.I.A.: Among the Stars in Full HD. Small step for humankind but big one enough to make me and quite a few penguin lovers happy.

While we still need more time to wrap the game up, even now the gameplay time and contents can't be even compared to the old J.U.L.I.A. We found out that we are building entirely new game. :)

I truly hope that in this case "patience which pays off" are not just empty words.
robert.blane Feb 7 @ 10:51pm 
Just got a very pleasent surprise when I went to the bookcase in "Serera" and discovered that both J.K. and L.M. have participated in the creation of the aforementioned freeware title being offered here on Steam. Thought and think that "Serena" is truly superb and if it is anything to go by, then J.u.l.i.a. is going to be "out-of-this-world." Thank you guys for bringing us "Serena" which will do nicely until J.u.l.i.a. comes down to earth...
Best regards, Robert Blane.
theoneumann Dec 25, 2013 @ 3:23am 
Will there be some sort of discount for people who already own the original J.U.L.I.A perhaps?
robert.blane Dec 16, 2013 @ 7:34pm 
'tis always a pleasure to return to this page periodically to check on progress and maybe (hopefully?) find a new glimpse of heaven to purview in the form of an occasional screenshot.
What with 2014 not too far away, could we have an update on the finishing touches of a wonderful work of art?
Always with best regards, Robert.
Level Nine Nov 22, 2013 @ 9:47am 
Took original game from one of bundles.
Thank you. It's one of the best things i've ever played.
JanKavan  [author] Nov 12, 2013 @ 11:39am 
Robert, this is very dangerous. There is a big risk of spoiling the world(s) for you all. We have a lot of new contents and it looks really nice but if we just put it all out, there will be not much left to explore. We've been adviced by industry pros not to overdo it. :) But we will prepare trailer for an early 2014 launch which will show some new stuff. And we will share something in december too, so please stay tuned. I am telling all that because we are putting a whole lot of secrets and surprises into the game. I hope you'll be happy when you finally get your hands on the game.
robert.blane Nov 12, 2013 @ 2:43am 
Any chance of more screenshots from the up-and-coming Best-Seller?
It has been very quiet on this page since Julia got greenlit...
Just a suggestion for you to release more info and development news to the hundreds of thousands of supporters you have accumulated! Cheers.
★SAW (aka DORRIAN)★ Oct 29, 2013 @ 11:56am 
Congratulations
robert.blane Oct 29, 2013 @ 4:49am 
Also will this new version take advantage of the enhanced graphical capabilities of DirectX 11?
And could there be plans of taking Julia to another solar system(s) in a continuation of this story - a sequel?
robert.blane Oct 29, 2013 @ 4:44am 
Depending on commercial success, would or do you have any plans of porting the enhanced edition to PS4, Xbox One or even the fledgling platform OUYA?
Will the enhanced edition be available earlier than April 2014 for example could one buy direct from your website?
Some of us are very eager to get our hands on your gorgeous game!
۞Ufuk!''Gsmoke Oct 27, 2013 @ 10:28am 
ah i see well keep it going man looks promising even back then ;)
JanKavan  [author] Oct 27, 2013 @ 10:08am 
Originally the plan was to put our old Julia in here. However since it was stalled (almost one year at Greenlight) we've decided to change it to the crowdfunded Enhanced Edition which is thousand times better than the old one. As the campaign brought us 3 times more money, we are significantly expanding the game so it has over 60% more contents and is visually much more appealing. On top we are now supporting Mac OSX and Linux so it's worth the additional wait. While our old JULIA would never be approved, the switch to our Enhanced Edition brought the needed interest.

Current estimate for Steam is April 2014.
۞Ufuk!''Gsmoke Oct 26, 2013 @ 6:51pm 
so i found out about this about a half year ago when it was not yet greenlit the release date stated the the game would come out as soon as it was greenlit whats up with that??
nuxster Oct 25, 2013 @ 1:16am 
+1
JanKavan  [author] Oct 18, 2013 @ 7:01am 
Thank you everyone!!! This was so long and emotive ride and the ending is well worth it. Now back to J.U.L.I.A. :)
robert.blane Oct 18, 2013 @ 6:18am 
YYYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!
C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s J A N K A V A N!!
Seriously - you really deserve getting this game out on Steam. It took forever but the wait was worth it.
The gods at Greenlight have answered our prayers. Now to wait for the release...
vitgaunde Oct 17, 2013 @ 9:49pm 
Congratulations nice day
Aurinko Oct 17, 2013 @ 2:19pm 
The music is brilliant.
why no zoidberg Oct 17, 2013 @ 7:37am 
congratz on getting greenlight! woo!
Schnurri Oct 17, 2013 @ 4:17am 
Greenlit! Very nice :-) I knew you'd make it :-)
ricardocasama Oct 17, 2013 @ 2:49am 
Please, add Spanish language.
Bob Barnsen Oct 17, 2013 @ 1:40am 
Sounds like a cool porn game for Oculus
Stravagante Oct 16, 2013 @ 2:16pm 
WHOOO! Greenlit, really looking forward to release.
Darky Oct 16, 2013 @ 1:43pm 
Congratulations :D
Mnemonic Oct 16, 2013 @ 12:59pm 
Finally! Congratulations, guys!!!
Jerrot Oct 16, 2013 @ 12:42pm 
So! Awe! Some! Gratulations!! :)
mondox Oct 16, 2013 @ 12:28pm 
woo hoo!
odnorf Oct 16, 2013 @ 12:22pm 
Congratulations
robert.blane Oct 15, 2013 @ 1:22am 
Way back in ' 94 there was a software title called K E T H E R for an underrated format called the CDI.
At that time, there was nothing like Kether, it was expensive and the artwork was simply breathtaking (even on a CRT)! J.u.l.i.a. Enchanced Edition is not Kether, but rather an evolution. Your static screenshots are simply poetry in motion - art and magic all rolled up into one.
This game is magic - it is like DYNAMO and you cannot surpass the impossible.
More screenshots, keep 'em flowing and banish the Greenlight and the world out there - help Jan with J.U.L.I.A.S REPRISAL. Good luck!
robert.blane Oct 15, 2013 @ 1:11am 
P L E A S E E V E R Y B O D Y - - V O T E 4 --- J . U . L . I . A ? !
Feudal Lord Oct 14, 2013 @ 3:27pm 
It's not new but kinda a reborn of how games once was for me as a kid.
Finaly we get what most gamers want. GAMES THAT WE LIKED before.

Games by gamers is the secret behind it.

I like the screenshots and how it looks, at least the little I saw of it.
WarPigeon Oct 13, 2013 @ 10:18am 
Watching the trailer I was thinking, "Man I'd totally upvote this if they included the soundtrack". Then I looked at the description. Upvoted.
JanKavan  [author] Oct 12, 2013 @ 2:08pm 
LOL! Thank you for upvotes. Moreover - mk-108 comment made me smile. A rare thing from me these days. :)
mk-108 Oct 12, 2013 @ 2:05pm 
Goddamn you, adventure game makers. I don't like adventure games. Stop making them loot so nice, so that I wouldn't feel bad downvoting them...
upvoted
mmmcheesywaffles Oct 10, 2013 @ 3:15pm 
Upvoted... a rare thing from me these days ;)
BlackOriginalStar Oct 10, 2013 @ 4:02am 
Ігра гідна уваги
JanKavan  [author] Oct 9, 2013 @ 12:36pm 
Thank you everyone. This amazing support really helps us. Now if only we could snatch a couple thousands of upvotes and we would make it. :)
Nancy get up and be worthy. Oct 9, 2013 @ 8:34am 
Yes for me.
Mr Think Again! Oct 1, 2013 @ 12:23am 
lookin si forward on this keep on pls
baxted Sep 29, 2013 @ 11:58am 
The game looks great.
Elie Stevens [TI 4] Sep 26, 2013 @ 5:02pm 
It looks really great, i would love to play it, even a beta :)
JanKavan  [author] Sep 26, 2013 @ 8:58am 
Robert, thank you so much for your support! If you have any idea how to get more people voting for us, bring them on! :) In the meantime prepare for one stunning image from Salia 4 to be shown here soon.
robert.blane Sep 26, 2013 @ 5:09am 
Not Greenlit yet?? Comeon folks get voting for this amazing game. Cheers.