Dreamfall Chapters hits Kickstarter target. Stretch goals and pensive monkey revealed

More than 14,000 backers have helped the Dreamfall Chapters kickstarter campaign sail past the $850,000 target with 19 days left on the clock. "Now it's OUR time to deliver," Red Thread said in the celebratory Kickstarter update post . "We promise to make the best game we can possibly make, one that lives up to your expectations and the legacy of The Longest Journey saga. A game that we can all be proud of."

And there was much rejoicing among fans of The Longest Journey, which could get even longer if the money-drive hits its stretch goals. They've already hit the $900k mark, which means there will be editions for Mac and Linux players. At $950k The Loremaster will be added, which will give players access to a wealth of extra details about the world. At the magical $1m mark Red Thread will make "A Longer Journey," which will be revealed along with more videos, screenshots and locations in the coming weeks.

I know what you're thinking. "What's all this about a monkey, then?" He's a Mangoyy, a new magical species you'll meet on your journey, "contemptuously called 'makak' by those who would reduce them to mere animals." Is that why he looks so sad?

Tom Senior

Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.