Duxbury, MA – January 22, 2013 – ThunderSnow Media, Inc., an independent publisher of free-to-play games, announced today that it plans to release its first free-to-play, episodic time-travel adventure game The Time Tribe in February 2013. The Time Tribe will be playable via Flash Browsers on any PC with a tablet version following shortly after.
The Time Tribe is the epic story of four kids who learn they are members of a secretive group called The Time Tribe, which centers around a wily bird, a devious enemy, a mysterious manor, a magical timekey, and a most peculiar elevator. The game is an episodic, point-and-click adventure game that leads players through a virtual world filled with eComics, mini fiction, print mailings, and collectible toys keeping players entertained and begging for more.
“We have been working on this project for several years now and we’re so excited to bring it to the public,” said ThunderSnow Founder and Creator of The Time Tribe, Karen Bellinger Wehner . “Our game brings an amazing blend of online adventure, offline play, and genuine engagement with history and the current state of humankind, while staying true to the gameplay practices we know kids love already, such as exploration, customization, and collection.”
The Time Tribe creates a perfect interactive adventure based on real history and archaeology combined with the realities of everyday life, giving players tools for imagining their own roles on the great stage of human history. The free-to-play model provides users the ability to expand their gameplay further in real life with eComics, print mailings and more.
Developed by ThunderSnow Media, Inc., together with partners Silverstring Media and Dubit development studio, The Time Tribe will be rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and will be available in February 2013.
ABOUT THUNDERSNOW MEDIA, INC.
ThunderSnow is an indie gaming and media production company dedicated to creating great stories and inspired entertainment for kids. We leverage the power of diverse media platforms to craft unique, enriching, and fun products both kids and parents can love.
ABOUT SILVERSTRING MEDIA
Silverstring Media is a Vancouver, Canada-based digital media storytelling company. We create awesome original stories, and tell them by developing innovative technologies that allow our audience to experience our worlds across and beyond the traditional boundaries of media.
Lucas J.W. Johnson, the founder of Silverstring Media has been a partner of The Time Tribe since 2011, co-producing, writing, and designing the project, while bringing the expertise of his company to the partnership.
ABOUT DUBIT, LTD.
Based in the United Kingdom, Dubit has more than 10 years of experience producing quality digital entertainment for kid-focused IP’s, using its proprietary platform and scripting language.