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Signal Hill Radio, a Hinterland Games Podcast — Episode 1

02.28.17
Hello community, In our first full episode, we discuss John Carpenter’s 1982 survival-horror classic, The Thing, and tackle questions submitted to us by the community. Question topics include the feeling of…

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Valentine’s Day in The Long Dark

02.10.17
Hello! With Valentine’s Day on its way we’re inviting our community to share their topically-themed creations! Following the general theme of “A Valentine’s Day in the Quiet Apocalypse,” we’d love…

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Signal Hill Radio, a Hinterland Games Podcast — Episode 0

02.01.17
Hello community, We’re starting a podcast and wanted to share with you a short Pilot Episode. We discuss the intersection of design concepts and The Long Dark, our enduring interest…

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Story Mode Progress — December Community Update

12.19.16
Dear Community, It’s time to talk about Story Mode again. Since this is the last community update I’ll be posting in 2016, this is also a good time to reflect…

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The Long Dark — Two Year Anniversary

09.23.16
Dear community, Two years ago — on September 22nd, 2014 — we brought The Long Dark to Steam Early Access. It was a newer platform back then. Survival games weren’t…

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Story Mode Progress: August Update

08.25.16
Dear Community, The team’s been working hard on a ton of Story Mode features and content and here’s an update on some of what we’ve been up to since the…

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Community Update: Story Mode Progress

04.04.16
Dear Community, Spring is here and many of you are wondering, “where is Story mode?”. We get this question every day! Multiple times a day. We love your excitement for…

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Games industry veterans Alan Lawrance and Mike Kulas talk indie game development

03.04.16
Hinterland Studio Technical Director Alan Lawrance is reflecting this week on his first years in the games industry. Alan got his start in the business at Parallax Software in 1996…

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Raphael van Lierop — Indie Developer Roundtable

02.24.16
Hinterland Studio founder and Creative Director Raphael van Lierop recently joined GamesTM’s indie developer roundtable to discuss 2016’s most exciting indie games and the state of the games industry. A sample…

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The Long Dark Sandbox — Hotfix to v.304 (Xbox One)

02.19.16
Hello, We’ve just hotfixed The Long Dark on Xbox One to v.304 to address some issues regarding the stability of game saves. * Various fixes to address remaining known savegame…

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