Snow Crash: Hinterland Games Braving Kickstarter for ‘The Long Dark’ Funding

What happens when you put a dozen or so veteran game designers in a cabin in Vancouver for a few days? They take walks and eat breakfast together, and then they form Hinterland Games and start development on their first project, a survival sim called “The Long Dark.”

“The Long Dark” is a first-person, open-world survival game that takes place after a solar flare has knocked out most modern technology. As pilot William Mackenzie, it’ll be your job to survive as long as possible in the cold Northwestern winter — not until rescue comes, but forever as a new way of life. There’s no trailer yet, but Hinterland’s Kickstarter video is a good introduction:

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