Kickstarter Archive

  • Ransome the F*cking Clown Wants to Tell You All About Thimbleweed Park

    Thimbleweed Park is one weird, seriously f*cked up town, at least according to Ransome the f*cking Clown, one of five playable characters in the new graphic adventure game from Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, the masterminds behind Maniac Mansion who have joined forces once again […]

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  • Dimension Drive Teleports Onto Steam Early Access Next Month

    Following a rocky crowdfunding effort, during which an evil troll made a large but fraudulent pledge on the final day of the campaign that sunk the game’s first Kickstarter at the last minute, Dimension Drive, after succeeding on its second Kickstarter attempt, is set to […]

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  • Pointing and Clicking Behind the Scenes of Memoranda

    Digital Dragon Games and Bit ByterZ present a behind the scenes look at their upcoming point-and-click adventure Memoranda, which will be out on GOG and Steam exactly one week from today, on January 25th. The video shows “making of” footage for all aspects of the […]

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  • Review: Duke Grabowski: Mighty Swashbuckler

    The brawn to Nelly Cootalot’s brains, Duke Grabowski: Mighty Swashbuckler is the latest in a long legacy of pirate-themed adventure games, this one from Bill Tiller and a crew of former LucasArts veterans at Venture Moon Industries and Alliance Digital Media. A Kickstarted spin-off of […]

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  • Review: Pankapu Episode 1

    I like the idea behind episodic gaming. Having an ongoing storyline to follow over an extended period of time, like a favorite TV series, is an intriguing concept in theory. The main problem the format struggles with, unlike episodic television dramas and sitcoms, is that […]

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  • VGB Feature: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom Interview with Enigami Communication Officer William Dartois

    Successfully Kickstarted back in 2014, furry manga action-RPG Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom is coming up later this year from Enigami and publisher Focus Home Interactive. While certain aspects of the game and its release still aren’t ready to be revealed, Communication Officer William Dartois graciously […]

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  • Review: Chime Sharp

    Six years after the original made its XBLA debut, Chime is back with refined gameplay and a more complete ensemble of features. Unfortunately, a few missed notes prevent the game from maintaining a steady beat. Mechanically, Chime Sharp functions just like the first game. The […]

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  • This War Of Mine Board Game Kickstarted in 3 Hours

    The tabletop board game adaptation of 11 bit’s wartime survival game This War Of Mine launched its Kickstarter campaign today… and within three hours it has already been fully funded and is now inching closer to doubling up on its initial funding target of $57k […]

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  • Pixel Art Puzzle Platformer The Way Arrives in May

    Successfully Kickstarted all the way back in June 2014, indie developer Puzzling Dream’s The Way is finally nearing completion, now with a confirmed launch date of May 23rd on Steam, GOG.com, and Humble Store. Having had the opportunity to play around a bit with an […]

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  • Dear Esther-esque Samurai Exploration Game Niten Needs a Kickstart

    The two-man indie team of Donald Macdonald and David Saunders have taken to Kickstarter to help crowdfund their game Niten, a narrative adventure about exploring a remote Japanese island to uncover a story about a Samurai master and his orphan-child student. Similar to Dear Esther, […]

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