Some pledge tiers in the Kickstarter campaign included the ability to design NPCs, bosses, dungeons and even a whole village.
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Fans voicing characters
In addition to the ability to design NPCs for the game, backers were also given the opportunity to provide voices for their characters:
The characters in Hollow Knight will speak in little snippets of an insecty, gibberish language that accompanies text boxes. Some examples can be found here.
Stretch Goal Quests
One of the stretch goals at $44,000 was the addition of four new quests to the game:
A Nailsmith's Obsession
When his job is done; when the perfect blade is forged; what meaning remains for the Nailsmith? Is there something more the Hollow Knight can provide?
The Lantern on the Black Shore
Travel beyond the City of Tears to re-ignite an ancient flame. (includes an additional boss encounter)
Against fierce resistance, ascend through the city of a proud and ancient race and uncover the sad truth at its heart. (includes an additional boss encounter)
|Secret of the Stagways
Travel to the end of the line and learn more of the stags, their history and their fate.