Disorder is a psychological 2D puzzle platformer that was recently released by Swagabyte and Screwattack Games.

Disorder is Sad, Depressing, And Fantastic

Before even launching Disorder for the first time it left an impression on me. “Why is it named Disorder?” I found myself asking while looking at its store page. Of course, having since beaten the game it has a much stronger effect now. In its simplest...
Disorder is a psychological 2D puzzle platformer that was recently released by Swagabyte and Screwattack Games.

Not Crowdfunded, But… Disorder

We here at Cliqist love crowdfunded games, but we are gamers just like you guys, and that means we play, well, everything. The “Not Crowdfunded, But…” series will be a regular dose of non-crowdfunded magic from us to you, covering everything from the...
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Why We Need Experimental Crowdfunded Games

Many wonder what constitutes a video game. The discussion is complicated, wrestling with such issues as planned and emergent narrative, reward and punishment, complexity and simplicity, etc. Here on Cliqist, however, I'd like to focus on experimental games...
Vidar is a unique 16 bit style RPG that's now funding on Kickstarter.

Dean Razavi on Vidar, The RPG Where Everyone Dies

Puzzle games are interesting things, on their own they are fun for like five minutes (for me at least) so they are often fused into rpg in order to make them interesting, or at least that's my observation. That's not a criticism of the hybrid rpg puzzler...
Justice Beaver is a new platformer being crowdfunded on IndieGogo that's going to be released for the SNES.

Dust Off Your SNES, It’s Justice Beaver

If you still have your old SNES lying around because you have bit of a hoarding problem, or perhaps you bought one from a yard sale due to nostalgia, you are in for some fun news. There is a brand new game coming out for Super Nintendo in the second quarter...
Star Mazer is a new point and click adventure game being crowdfunded on Kickstarter

Starr Mazer, Where SHMUPs and Adventure Games Meet

Thank goodness Starr Mazer is now on Kickstarter. A few days back I received an email about its impending release and knew instantly that this game was going to be hot. You can't always predict if something will succeed, but every once in a while it's almost...
Pillars of Eternity is an RPG that was funded on Kickstarter and is going to be released soon.

Going to PAX South? Check out Pillars of Eternity

Back in Kickstarter's "gold rush" period, veteran developer Obsidian Entertainment took to the crowdfunding site with something called Project Eternity. Fans turned out in droves, eventually pushing funding to nearly $4 million dollars. This was a tremendous...
Hoyuk : Anatolia is an expansion for the popular board game Hoyuk that's crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Hoyuk Returns To The Table With Anatolia

Board gaming and crowdfunding games are probably very familiar with MAGE Company. Since they joined Kickstarter at the start of 2013 almost all of their projects have succeeded. With 18 under their belt, they're still cranking out new stuff! In March 2014...
Necronauts is an unholy miniatures based board game now crowdfunding on Kickstarter.

Necronauts is a Grotesquely Lovely Board Game

Roguelikes have taken the video game world by storm as of late. But what about the board game landscape? If you're looking for a tense, challenging, and strategic gameplay experience with permadeath then take a peek at Necronauts. Currently seeking funding on...
Rise of Cthulhu is a new board game from Chuck D Yager, and it's Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Cthulhu Rises Again

It seems that whenever Cthulhu is invoked in media the goal is to somehow stop this entity from succeeding. Rise of Cthulhu takes a completely different path. In this card game you are the leader of a faction doing what they can to awaken Cthulhu and the Old...
Threshold is a puzzle platformer thats crowdfunding on Kickstarter from QuadraTron.

Magical Platforming Action in Threshold

It's really exciting to see how so many great game ideas are born during game jams. Threshold is one such title which was initially devised for the Global Game Jam of 2014 - here's a link where you can play it. However, that spark of creativity didn't die as...
Dark and Classic Adventure Gaming in Goetia, now crowdfunding on kickstarter

Dark and Classic Adventure Gaming in Goetia

Blackwood Manor is a place which was once filled with the Blackwood family conducting their mad and magical experiments. One of the family members, Abigail, died some 40 years ago. However, for reasons unknown she has risen again as a spirit. By now it...
Fantastic Journeys is a new platformer on Kickstarter thats a strange as it is beautiful

The Beautifully Bizarre World of Fantastic Journeys

There are platformers coming out constantly and yet we rarely see ones focus so heavily on verticality like Jumping Flash did over ten years ago. Considering that is one of my favorite PlayStation games out there it is quite annoying to me! Thankfully, it...
Strafe is a first person shooter ( FPS ) thats crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Go Back To The 90’s With STRAFE

Here's something that we don't actually see funded a whole lot via Kickstarter - First person shooters. For whatever reason this incredibly popular genre hasn't yet taken hold on crowdfunding sites. Perhaps STRAFE will be the one to usher them into the fold....
Vampire quest is a visual novel thats crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Vampire Quest is a Visual Novel About You Know What

As a fan of visual novels it's hard for me to pass up on any new ones that crop up on Kickstarter and IndieGogo. This week a visual novel and RPG hybrid by the name of Vampire Quest popped up on Kickstarter. Although it seems to have a good art style and...
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RetroBlazer is a Beautifully Oldschool FPS

So, the ridiculous modern-retro FPS game STRAFE just launched its Kickstarter campaign in a climate where very few FPSes ever dared trudge. Now we've got word of another retro-inspired shooter on the crowdfunding site! RetroBlazer takes things in a different...