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Joanna Mueller is a lifelong gamer who used to insist on having the Super Mario Bros manual read to her as a bedtime story. Now she's reading Minecraft books to her own kiddo while finally making use of her degree to write about games.

There’s No Rush To Play Gold Rush: The Game

Sometimes I wonder what life is like for people with actual, physically demanding jobs. Ha, just kidding. Even contemplating actual physical labor is enough...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: My Uncle Merlin

Look, on one side you have your fantasy genre with wizards and dragons. On the opposite end you have sci fi space adventures full...

Kickstarter MIA: Novus AEterno Devs Break Silence With New Promises

Way back in the forgotten days of the year 2013, Taitale Studios launched a Kickstarter for their massive MMORTS, Novus AEterno. The devs were...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Blue Omen Operation

Game nostalgia comes in many forms, but the predominate one seems to be low-bit count pixel graphics. Maybe, just maybe, there is another way...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Shadow’s Kiss

Vampires, much like any good horror icon, never die off completely. Even after the Twilight series earned them some bad press, people are still...

Ciel Fledge Raising Funds For Raising An Adopted Daughter

Studio Namaapa is a fledgling game developer from Indonesia. The team has been working on their current project, a raising sim called Ciel Fledge,...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Du Lac & Fey: Dance of...

Salix Games is resurrecting Arthurian legends, knight Sir Lancelot Du Lac and sorceress Morgana Le Fey in their new narrative adventure. Du Lac &...

Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark Takes Idle Animations (and Backers) Seriously

When 6 Eyes Studio began developing their new tactical JRPG, they wanted to recreate some of their favorite classic games. To that end, Fell...

Split Your Party to Squash Foes in Hyakki Castle

Dungeon crawling is stressful work. A team of warriors assembles and explores an unmapped labyrinth where any dark corridor could be their last. So...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Shakes & Fidget – The Adventure

Playa Games and King Art Games have teamed up to determine once and for all if gamers actually hate fun with their newest endeavor,...

Epic Rap Battles of Horror: Dead by Daylight -vs- Friday the...

The spooky season is finally upon us mandating that we dive in to all the horror genre has to offer. What better way to...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Hell Let Loose

The mud squishes beneath the men's boots as they secure the farmhouse. Sarge delivers his orders in a calm, calculated voice as the team...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: My Time at Portia

My Time at Portia isn’t your typical post-apocalyptic world. For starters, swarms of the undead and wandering hordes of murder bandits aren’t out for...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Cultist Simulator

Being an even moderately well-known game developer can be a double-edged sword in crowdfunding. On the one hand, it’s always reassuring to have someone...
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The Escapists 2: Breaking Out of Crowdfunding

Roughly one month out from the release of his popular prison break sim sequel, we reached out to Chris Davis of Mouldy Toof Studios...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Celestian Tales: Realms Beyond

Sometimes even a good looking campaign can fly under the radar. Once you’ve seen a few hundred RPGs with turn-based combat, even something distinctive...