unsung3Playdek, creators of several very solid IOS games, hit Kickstarter with some big news this morning.  They’re partnering with Yasumi Matsuno, the man behind such classics as Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story, to create an all new Tactical RPG called Unsung Story.

And with that, money doth flow.

Since launching less than 12 hours ago the Unsung Story Kickstarter has generated over $100,000 in pledges.  How is it people are so excited to back Unsung Story?

Is it the gameplay footage?   No, there isn’t any.

Is it the screenshots? No, there aren’t any.

unsung2While the Unsung Story Kickstarter page has a lot of information on the game, such as details on character classes, gameplay specifics, background story, and more, there’s no real look at the game itself yet given that it’s still in the preproduction stage.  Most people seem to be ok with the relative lack of information at this point.  There’s an experienced company creating a game designed in-part by man who created some of the most beloved games of all time.  An easy sell.

Playdek has 31 more days to raise an additional $500,000 in order to make Unsung Story a reality.  Something tells me they’ll make it.

Greg Micek

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Greg Micek has been writing on and off about games since the late nineties, always with a focus on indie games. He started DIYGames.com in 2000, which was one of the earliest gaming sites to focus exclusively on indie games.
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