As someone new to crowdfunded games, I was looking for one to catch me and reel me in with concept and style, I think I found one! Rite of Life has got a very unique look to it, and you can tell just by watching the Pre-Alpha footage.

With inspirations from the beloved Pokemon, Harvest Moon, Dark Cloud and Monster Hunter, Rite of Life is a mashup life-sim RPG that is bigger than expected. 


In Rite of Life, you are given a vast amount of creative freedom from character customization, to how your town develops. You start with a small encampment, and from there, your character adventures into a world of monsters, beautiful scenery, and collectable resources. Overtime, your adventures allow you to build up your camp and become the founder of a thriving town full of citizens.riteoflife2

It’s the small details in a game that make me a sucker for them, and Rite of Life has an artistic feel to it that just pulls my heart strings. A weather change feature is an exciting part of the game that allows you to travel through different seasons and cycle through day and night. Not only is it a pretty to look at, it also influences battle sequences with monsters.


It was important for me as a gamer to dive into crowdfunded games and explore the worlds I was missing out on. Rite of Life is definitely a world I don’t want to miss.

Visit the Kickstarter page for Rite of Life and get as excited as I am!

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About the Author

Gabrielle Steudle

Gabrielle loves being transported into other worlds that people have created, and video games allow her to do that. Ever since she was six years old, she has been gaming. She grew up playing along side Super Nerd, a.k.a, her Dad. Old MMO’s like EverQuest and City of Heroes started her gaming career. Now, Gabrielle enjoys horror games mostly, but is willing to try anything. She has graduated from Grand Valley State University in Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and her dream is to write the scripts and storyboards for video games.

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