“The Ikaki (or Fish Folk) are often fishers, traders, soothsayers and even pirates. They are practical, hands-on people who love the sea,” the team said. “We’ll be drawing even more inspiration from fascinating Congolese pre-colonial traditions and from the dizzying array of African marine wildlife.”
As for the music stretch goal, the team has promised it will go to an African country to “record new sounds and additional authentic music” for the game’s soundtrack. Following that goal – and only a few thousand away as we type this – are the Emere people.
The project is growing in more than just finances, as the team announced that it is seeking a 3-D artist and programmer to join the effort.
Speaking of the soundtrack, the game’s composer shared the making of the main theme: