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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.

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...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Maelstrom

Strategic gameplay doesn’t have to mean slow. Most naval combat games take a turn-based, tactical approach to combat. Developer Gunpowder Games wanted to do...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Lona: Realm of Colors

Art is an expression of humanity. It allows us to convey experiences and emotions that transcend traditional barriers. While games aren’t always recognized as...

Heartbeat Suffers Behind Ambiguous Campaign

As much as we may whine and complain about Kickstarter’s utter lack of quality control, there’s no denying that Indiegogo tends to be worse....

Kickstarter Game of the Week: The Iron Oath

Gamers who want a more animated turn-based tactical RPG may find just what they’re looking for with this week's pick. The Iron Oath from Curious...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: MISSING: The Complete Saga

Every 26 seconds a girl goes missing. This isn’t the premise of a new sci-fi thriller. Instead it’s a very real and very troubling...
Bloom: Memories

Do Not Pass Without Watching This Bloom: Memories Dev Recap

Developer, Studio Fawn has been battling the odds to create their fantasy adventure RPG, Bloom: Memories since 2012. Dani Landers launched the first Kickstarter for...

Keep It Together Gets A Grip On Anxiety

There is a tremendous amount of pressure in the world for everyone to neatly conform to social niceties. All those little, often unspoken, gestures...

Kickstarter Game of the Week: Re:Legend

Originally conceived back in December of 2015, Re:Legend (then Legend of Lumina) nearly ended before it had even begun. Despite amassing a loyal following...
The dysfunctional systems visual novel game was crowdfunded on Kickstarter, but has now been cancelled.

Back From The Dead With Dischan Media’s Dysfunctional Systems Episode 0

In a rather unexpected move, Dischan Media recently announced that they had released the prequel to their Dysfunctional Systems visual novel series on Steam....

Demoniaca Dev’s New Kickstarter Suggests Development Struggles

Game Director, Fabio Consorti and the team at Mnemosyne Games have dedicated their time, energy, and personal finances towards the development of their dark...

The Joy of All You Can Eat: A Comic You Play...

Ever find yourself screaming in frustration at the seemingly ridiculous antics of a character in your favorite comic? What if instead of a mere...

Playing An Imperfect God in Crest: Religion Simulator

Heavy is the head that wears the crown, or in this case, clicks the mouse. Such is life in developer, Eat Create Sleeps’ early...

Unimatrix Productions And the Evolution of Text Adventuring

This may be hard for some to remember, but back in the day games had to rely on their stories and mechanics over cutting-edge...

Pyre Developer, Supergiant Games’ Reddit AMA Recap

Supergiant Games have already established themselves as a developer to watch. Their previous work includes the critically acclaimed action RPGs Bastion and Transistor. Their...

Wolcen Locks Onto Improved Player Controls And Targeting

With Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem (formerly Umbra) now in Steam Early Access for over a year, the developers are well aware of some of...