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Dragon Fin Soup
April 16, 2015 - Grimm Bros

Hello Backers and lovers of good soup everywhere!

It’s been one full year since our successful Kickstarter back in April 2014. So much has happened, so many things have evolved and we’re happy to share all of the latest and greatest updates with you :D

New Dragon Fin Soup HD Wallpaper!
Thank you so much for all of your support! It’s been a great first year, and with your support, Dragon Fin Soup is almost ready to be served! To show our eternal appreciation we are giving you this brand new, HD wallpaper painting by our one and only Randis Albion!

We <3 you!

Squish, squish, squish, go the bugs - QA Testing
We’re happy to share that we are now doing internal BETA testing for Dragon Fin Soup! What the heck does this mean you ask? It means...
  • The game is content complete.
  • We are pushing towards code lock.
  • We’ve recruited a crack team of evil minions a.k.a. Grimm interns, to help us hammer on the build and squash all those nasty bugs.
You’re probably wondering a few things like “When is Dragon Fin Soup coming out?” or even better “When are we getting our backer goodies?” and of course “When is Closed BETA?” Find out below!

Welcome to the Grimm Bros QA lab. Here, we have genetically engineered college students to sit in front of a computer for hours on end making sure that Dragon Fin Soup is the greatest, most epically badass experience possible.

As we mentioned previously, Dragon Fin Soup is now content complete! What does that mean you ask? It means that the game is 98% complete, and all the main features are in! So why hasn’t DFS launched yet? We want to make sure that our baby is as polished and perfect as humanly possible, so we have a bunch of Production/QA interns hammering away at the Philly Game Forge[] - finding and squashing bugs, helping us balance the game, and make sure DFS is a fun experience.

As of today, our QA team have been playtesting DFS daily for several weeks. The QA team has only been testing Survival and Endless Labyrinth, so Story Mode will be up next. So far they think the game is challenging, fun, and very good looking. Oh, and they die a lot :D

Regarding a Closed BETA
Being as straightforward and transparent as usual, here’s the deal: We’ve determined that we won’t be able to have a Closed BETA for DFS as we had initially hoped.

There are several reasons why unfortunately, we choose not to conduct a Closed BETA.
  • We simply lack the resources (time, budget, people) to conduct a thorough Closed BETA properly where we can distribute the build digitally online reliably, compile playtester feedback, and turn around new builds in a rapid fashion.
  • Dragon Fin Soup is currently not encrypted, which makes leaking a possibility. In this state a leak of the game would be reeeeeaaally bad. Not that we don't trust people, we love you guys, but mistakes happen. On the programming side, the build being ported to SONY Platforms contains a lot of sensitive code. At this stage of the development we are still using the same repository that partially includes the code for the Sony consoles and that is where things get a bit complicated.
  • While it is possible to do a Closed BETA at the Philly Game Forge - it would not be fair to ask backers or potentially playtesters to fly all the way out here just for a week or two.
  • Any Closed BETA would potentially give away spoilers to the game’s story.
We are currently focusing hard on completing the game. We’ve said it a few times and its part of our core values - we want to make a great game, and to do that, all of our resources are dedicated to completing the game, QA testing, and preparing for launch. However, we may put together a PC demo before we launch, and if so, our backers and supporters will be the first to get their hands on it.

Dragon Fin Soup … Coming Summer 2015!

Now, the question on everybody’s minds... When do we all get some of that delicious, spicy, chunky Dragon Fin Soup?

We want Dragon Fin Soup to be fun, exciting, and most importantly, complete. So in the spirit of indie game dev, the game is “done when it’s done.” We do not have a hard release date yet, so if we feel that DFS needs more polish or we find new bugs, we may take a bit more time. We will of course keep you all informed about the developments. We have also added additional unannounced features to the game, which is part of the reason things are taking longer than originally planned. Plus, we need to ensure DFS runs well on every platform!

Fortunately, our estimated release date is sooner rather than later. After we have a final game build that we are satisfied with, we submit it to Sony and Steam, and off it goes to your Computers/Playstations! Tentatively expect Dragon Fin Soup initial staggered launch starting this Summer, 2015. Stay tuned for more details on official launch dates and platforms.

Backer Rewards - AKA Where is my Stuff!

Backer rewards will be sent out ASAP, hopefully in tandem with our launch. We have almost all of the specs and info we need, and the orders are ready to be placed, its just that right now we are pouring all of our time, effort, and resources into making the game great. We deeply, deeply, sincerely appreciate your understanding and patience with us as we work hard to make Dragon Fin Soup the best experience possible.

PAX East Wrap Up!

Last month we were at PAX East for the 2nd year in a row, showing off our baby Dragon Fin Soup!

Boston was cold and full of drunk people with weird accents, not including our team. We came into our 2nd year at PAX East with a brand new, larger, bigger, faster, stronger, more badass, booth, and lots of goodies to go with it. We shared a new DFS HD video teaser trailer (soon to debut on PS Blog), 3 new high quality art prints, 2 awesome cosplayers for both Red Robin and Morgiana, PS Vita, PC and PS4 Demos of DFS, new t-shirts for sale, buttons, and lots of fun.

To see our full album of our PAX East adventures on FB, click HERE!

Once again, we couldn’t have done this without all of you! We really appreciate all your patience and understanding. I also apologize for the delayed update, it’s just five of us and things have been pretty crazy lately. Expect more positive and fun updates in the future.

Take care and talk soon everyone!
- Ash & Randis

February 26, 2015 - Grimm Bros

Huge apologies for this delayed update!! Things have been absolutely insane as we have tons of stuff happening this year - a new team member joined Grimm Bros, production of all backer physical and digital rewards, development, and getting ready for our grand launch!

2015 is off to a busy start, and we are extremely appreciative of everyone’s patience! We at Grimm Bros have had our heads down in our work, staying warm through massive blizzards, or dry through rainy monsoons, and pushing through the development of Dragon Fin Soup! We’re getting closer and closer … So what’s going on with us?

Hello World Ronan Roth Monif!

Ronan discovers Lon Lon Milk :)

As we speak, Ash is taking care of his newborn son, who was born on New Year’s Eve! He has now learned to master the art of working 1-handed, late at night, and while carrying a sleeping baby :P

As a result of our tiny small new Grimm Bro team member, we would like to cordially introduce our evil minion “The Hunter” who is helping Ash out a bit while he cares of Ronan! You may have met “Das Hunter” at a one of the various conventions we've attended in the 2014.

Dragon Fin Soup At PAX East 2015!

Interested in getting your hands on the latest and greatest demo of Dragon Fin Soup? Tired of the endless snow? Come spend the weekend of March 6-8 with us in style, at PAX East 2015! This year, we will be premiering a brand new trailer, a playable PS Vita demo, and not one, but TWO amazing cosplayers, including Kara (@ItsElectricLady), who was with us at Playstation Experience as Morgiana, and April Gloria (@AprilGloria), who will be cosplaying Red Robin in a new outfit!

Last year, we were next to a giant VR hamster ball :P This year you will find us at Booth #11056 in the Northeast part of the hall, across from our good friends Wander.[]

Say Hello to my little friend… Tanuki-chan!
(Exclusive Backer Pet)

After a vicious bout of pet fighting (No pet familiars were hurt in this competition), your votes and the results of the Pet Familiar Extravaganza are in! Your exclusive backer pet will be…. Tanuki! This cute little skeleton wears a raccoon suit and will fight alongside Red Robin on her quest through Asura.

Share with us any of your DFS art!

To all you amazing artists out there - do you enjoy our art? Want to show us what you’ve got? We’re now accepting all fan created art! We want to share your work with our community, so feel free to make a Red Robin stick figure, High Quality Morgiana portrait, or write us a song! We will post it on our website and social media and share it with the world!

Also check out this awesome ‪cosplay made by one of our dedicated fans of our main character, Red Robin! Alex sent us some wonderful photos taken by Blanko Photography and it really made our day! We really wanted to meet Alex at PAX East, but all the tickets were sold out on day one. THAT’S NOT GONNA STOP US!! We were able to give her a 3-day pass so that Alex can join us to enjoy PAX.

Reminder for Surveys - LAST CALL!

We now have solid first pass of backer info that we need to delivery your physical and digital backer rewards! However we still don’t have everyone’s info!! For those who still haven't sent us their info please do so ASAP!

Click HERE to access and read the rules on the GHOST POOL, CREDITS, and MONSTER POOL Surveys. A final follow up email will be sent out to outstanding Backers who have not sent us their info and also to finalize the Weapon and Magic Ring designs via email. Sorry we’ve been so busy! And to all of our OTAKU TIER backers - EMAIL[] us your portrait photo so we can transform you into an in-game Zombie!!!

Blood Ring Survey!

We’ll be sending one more survey for Blood Ring rewards very soon! This survey is for ring sizes of all backers of the Blood Ring Edition.

Dev update

Last, but not least, what in the world of Asura is happening… in the world of Asura!? How’s development going? Well we are extremely pleased to announce that the game is content complete, and we are currently in the process of QA testing, fixing bugs, and polishing every little bit of the game! This phase of development takes a lot of time and effort, so we very much appreciate your understanding and patience. We will announce official launch dates as soon as we are confident that Dragon Fin Soup tastes just right… :D Stay tuned!

Thank you all for your amazing support and understanding. We are entering the final stretch!

Take care and talk soon!
- Ash & Randis

December 15, 2014 - Grimm Bros

Hey Everyone!

It’s the tail-end of 2014, and it has been an AMAZING year for us at Grimm Bros… we've gone from an indie start-up that nobody knew about to one of the up-and-coming indie studios showcased at PlayStation Experience. And all of this happened in big part thanks to all of YOU! You backed us, supported us, and cheered us on as we pursued our dream and we can’t thank you enough. On behalf of Randis, Sem, Nick, Mark and myself have a wonderful holiday season and happy New Years!

Without any further adieu - here is our next big update from all of us at Grimm Bros!

Exclusive Backer Pet Familiar Design Event!

The Exclusive Pet Familiar Design Event is our reward for Kickstarter and Slacker Backers of Dragon Fin Soup who backed us at the PET FAMILIAR tier or higher.

Qualified Backers will be receiving an email with details, guidelines and instruction to join us on our developer forums to vote on a pet and name. The pet that receives the most votes wins!

Which Pet Familiar do you think is cool?

Dragon Fin Soup @ PlayStation Experience!

See the all the PlayStation Experience photos on our FB Album!

Grimm Bros was honored to be selected as a top-tier indie to showcase at Sony’s PlayStation Experience this year. The PlayStation Experience was a massive two-day celebration of the 20th anniversary of the PlayStation console and the gamer community. Think of it as PlayStation’s birthday party :) We had an incredible time meeting backers, seeing old friends and making new ones. Attendees got a chance to experience Dragon Fin Soup for the first time on Playstation 4, playing the latest versions of Story, Survival, and Endless Labyrinth Modes.

Also new at the PlayStation Experience was Electric Lady cosplaying as Morgiana! She did an amazing job on the costume and expressing details of the character such as Morgiana’s tattoos and battle scars.

Any help spreading the word about Dragon Fin Soup would be greatly appreciated. Please tell your friends to LIKE us on FB - or FOLLOW us Twitter: And If you see yourself in any of our FB Albums, feel free to tag yourself! You can simply repost/link/share, with the hashtags #GrimmBros or #DragonFinSoup :)

Backer Survey Follow Up!

We now have solid first pass of backer info that we need to delivery your physical and digital backer rewards! However we still don’t have everyone’s info!! For those who still haven't sent us their info please do so ASAP! Click HERE to access and read the rules on the GHOST POOL, CREDITS, and MONSTER POOL Surveys.

A follow up email will be sent out to outstanding Backers who have not sent us their info and also to to schedule the Weapon and Magic Ring design jams via Skype - sorry we’ve been so busy! And to all of our OTAKU TIER backers - EMAIL us your portrait photo[] so we can transform you into an in-game Zombie!!!

Development Update

So when is Dragon Fin Soup coming out??!

Dragon Fin Soup is still in development and we are making very good progress. All of us at Grimm Bros really want to take the time to polish and make DFS a fantastic RPG experience to share with you. “Its done when its done”, is a motto we keep to heart at Grimm Bros and current plans are to release Dragon Fin Soup in spring of 2015. We will let you know the official dates as soon as we have confirmation with our partners at Sony. Once again thank you all for your patience, understanding, and support. We promise to continue the sacrificial offerings of our souls to the elder gods of gaming to bring you yummy RPG goodes :D

The team has been working non-stop adding a ton of new stuff for the game, and we are excited to tell you all about it for the New Year! Here are a few new screenshots from Dragon Fin Soup to show our continuing progress...

Happy Holidays and talk to you all in the New Year!

- Ash & Randis

November 4, 2014 - Grimm Bros

Hi Everyone -

Hope you all had a Happy Halloween and Día de los Muertos this past October! Once again it’s been awhile since our last update but all is going well with DFS :D We have lots of exciting news and updates to share!

The TIME has Arrived for our Backer NAME Surveys!

Yay! It’s finally time for you to tell us what NAME you would like in the CREDITS, NAME in the MONSTER POOL, and NAME in the GHOST POOL! We will be using Google Surveys and sending out group emails with links and guidelines to all of the backers who qualify. Please make sure to check your spam folder so you get our email and please fill out the surveys ASAP so we can get your name in the game! Please note that backers at a higher tier may receive multiple survey emails. We will do our best to make sure this is a clean and easy process.

If you already know your backer tier and just want to submit your name - then here you go!

GHOST POOL Survey Link:

Fill out this Survey if you have one of the following Tiers:

CREDITS Survey Link:

Fill out this Survey if you have one of the following Tiers:
NOTE: Backers of CRYSTAL EDITION or above tiers have to fill out both CREDITS & MONSTER Surveys!


Fill out this Survey if you have one of the following Tiers:
  • MUSIC BOX 1.0
NOTE: Backers of CRYSTAL EDITION or above tiers have to fill out both CREDITS & MONSTER Surveys!

(1) Names can be two words, nicknames or gamer handles EX: "Spacekil Fanto"
(2) No offensive or rude words please
(3) Names cannot be a website address or URL
(4) Names must be Latin based characters - no numbers
(5) 20 characters total or less
(6) No recognizable brands or advertising
(7) Please only submit names to the tiers that you backed :) If you have any questions, be sure to email us at

What’s Next?

We will begin to follow up via EMAIL individually with each of the the backers of our MAGIC RING EDITION, WEAPON EDITION, GRIMM EDITION, BLOOD RING EDITION, EYE CANDY EDITION, CRYSTAL EDITION and OTAKU EDITION to get your T-shirt size, ring size, crystal engraving name, updated physical address, photos for portraits and to set up times for us to have a design jam online via Skype. Then finally we plan to have our big PET FAMILIAR design event on our dev forums and FB.

PlayStation Experience 2014

Grimm Bros is honored to be selected as a top tier indie to showcase at the debut Sony Experience in Las Vegas!

Attendees will be able to play a hands-on PreBETA build of Dragon Fin Soup on the PS4!

PlayStation Experience is a massive two-day community event dedicated to the gamer community. At PSX gamers will have access to over 4,000 square feet of the best PlayStation games across multiple platforms, panels and keynotes led by the industry’s most regarded development team. There will be contests, signings, giveaways, merchandise, memorabilia and much more.

We hope you can join us at the show to hang out, talk shop and to try out the latest build of Dragon Fin Soup. Don’t sweat it If you can’t make it to PSX as you still might have a chance to playtest DFS when we begin our Closed BETA.

Slacker Backer Campaign COMPLETE!

Just in the nick of time as we wrapped up our Slacker Backer campaign we are happy to announce that we hit our next Stretch Goal! Playable Zombies, Mummies, & Ancient Tech Armor!

As mentioned in previous update we will be transitioning to a New Online Store that will feature pre-sales of Dragon Fin Soup and cool new goodies for purchase to help continue supporting Grimm Bros development.

Thank you all once again for all of your support and input. We are really excited with how the game is turning out and hope to be able to share with you more news and updates soon.

- Ash & Randis

September 25, 2014 - Grimm Bros

Hey Everyone -

Apologies for the delayed update - Ash had to hibernate for few weeks or so to recover from both Gamescom and PAX Prime :P

Randis, Nick, Sem, Mark and Aaron have been working almost non-stop adding content, optimizing layouts, fixing bugs, and getting DFS ready for internal BETA testing. Once we feel confident that the game is in a good state of polish and fun we’ll then commence our Closed BETA! We do not have any dates as of yet but please stay tuned. We are working as hard as we can to get DFS ready.

Slacker Backer Campaign Wrapping up!


As we push to commence the beginning stages of Dragon Fin Soup BETA, so must the SlackerBacker Campaign come to a close. :(

Once again, an incredibly huge THANK YOU to all of those that have supported the Grimm Bros team in our Kickstarter and SlackerBacker campaigns to make Dragon Fin Soup! The last official day to participate in the campaign will be Halloween -- Friday, October 31st.

Crowdfunding Update

Grand Total raised to date: $129,335 (Including Adjustments & Add-ons)

Just $645 till our next Stretch Goal: Playable Zombies, Mummies & Ancient Tech Armor!

Once the Slacker Backer Campaign wraps up we will transition to our new Online store, where we will be be selling lots of cool goodies that will help support Grimm Bros development efforts.

Of course, there’s still time to support indie developers and join in our cause! If you’d like to become a backer and support Dragon Fin Soup, or want to see what super awesome rewards you can still get before the campaign closes, visit our online store here:

Kickstarter & SlackerBacker In-Game REWARDS! Oh My!

The time is drawing near for us to send out surveys & setup forums pages for our Backers to get their In-Game Rewards! This includes: Your Name in Credits, Monster Names, Ghost Names, Exclusive Pets, Design & Name a Ring/Weapon, Grimm Caricature, and Zombie Portraits!

If you haven’t already - please sign up on our Dragon Fin Soup Dev Forums to be able to participate in design discussions:

We will be sending out an announcement with instructions when we are ready to get started with each In-Game Reward! More details coming soon!

Gamescom & PAX Prime Wrap Up!

We’ve posted quite a few photos to our Facebook page from the conventions, but we wanted to share just a few highlights with you here:

Gamescom Highlights:

Highlights of Gamescom Included: Meeting some of our awesome Backers -- Making new friends with all the cool devs at the IndieMEGABOOTH -- Spreading the word about DFS with our Red Robin cosplaying all over the show!

PAX Prime Highlights:

Highlights of PAX Prime Included: Hanging our with Angry Joe while he played as our Adventurous Sheep in Dragon Fin Soup -- Rewarding our High Score winner and Backer who helped out at the booth -- Watching our youngest player yet enjoy Dragon Fin Soup!

To see the full album of the Grimm Bros at Gamescom, click here:

To see the full album of the Grimm Bros at PAX Prime, click here:

Thank you all for your support - we couldn’t make this game and realize our dream without your help. Please stay tuned for more updates throughout the month of October.

Take care everyone and talk soon!
- Randis & Ash

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