A Deep Dive into the Roadmap of “I Know This Place”

April 25, 2023

As the gaming industry continues to evolve and innovate, the introduction of community-driven experiences is paving the way for a new era in gaming. "I Know This Place" (IKTP) is a unique and immersive game that promises to captivate players with its engaging storyline, dystopian setting, and interactive gameplay.

In this article, we'll take you on a journey through IKTP's roadmap, exploring the exciting milestones and developments that lie ahead for this groundbreaking game. From its initial release to its expansion into the Web3 universe, get ready to witness how IKTP is set to redefine the gaming landscape and captivate players around the world.

2021 - Ideation

  • Research and collection of information.
  • Collection of required assets.
  • Development of the core of the game, concept and mechanic tests.

Q2 2022 - Pre-launch Phase 1

  • 3D modelling, animation, texturing, integration.
  • Create a game trailer.
  • Integrate Raytracing and Nvidia DLSS.
  • Bug fixes.

Q3 2022 - Pre-launch Phase 2

  • Finalize the game concept and storyline.
  • Create initial game assets and 3D models, game design.
  • Set up the game's social media presence.
  • Start community-building and marketing efforts.

Q4 2022 - Development Phase

  • Develop game mechanics and core gameplay features.
  • Implement the game using Unreal Engine 4.
  • Design and develop riddles, puzzles, and quests for each apartment stage.
  • Integrate player voting and community-driven content features.
  • Test and refine gameplay elements based on community feedback.

Q1 2023 - Alpha and Beta Testing Phase

  • Launch closed alpha testing for core players and investors.
  • Gather feedback and make necessary improvements.
  • Add autosave system.
  • Add gamepads support.
  • Implement final adjustments and bug fixes based on beta testing feedback.
  • Prepare for the official game launch.

Q2 2023 - Official Game Launch

  • Release the first chapter of IKTP in English and Russian.
  • Launch marketing campaigns to promote the game's release.
  • Monitor game performance and address any post-launch issues.
  • Continue engaging with the community and gathering feedback for future chapters.
  • Adding new Steam achievements.
  • Contest for players.
  • Bugs fixing and adding new mini-riddles.
  • Describe and test the DAO concept.
  • Launch of DAO council.

Q3 2023 - Post-launch Development and Expansion

  • Develop and test Chapter 2 based on community input.
  • Expand the game's setting and explore new locations.
  • Translate the game into additional languages.
  • Collaborate with the community for voice acting and other roles.
  • Making the lore artbook.
  • Continuously update and improve the game based on player feedback.

Q4 2023 and Beyond Web 3

  • Project token launch.
  • Soft launch of IKTP Chapter 2.

This roadmap is subject to change based on community feedback and the evolving needs of the IKTP project. The development team is committed to delivering a unique, engaging, and community-driven gaming experience.