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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.
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Dragon Date Pushes Back Improbable Timeline

So, Dragon Date got funded on Kickstarter. Just in case you somehow missed this little gem, it’s a visual novel where you romance sexy...

Toying Around With Witchkin’s David Jennison

We recently covered Coven Games’ first crowdfunded hide-n-sneak game, Witchkin. With the Kickstarter campaign now in full swing I reached out to the game...

Teddy Roosevelt Delivers a Beatdown in Legends Of The Brawl

Probably the only thing more fun than a well-executed co-op experience is being able to bring more friends along for the ride. Legends of...

Moon Child Shows Potential With Overly Ambitious Campaign

Kickstarter campaigns are fickle beasts. Without the right guidance, terrible ideas can seem great, while perfectly good ideas can look catastrophic. Either option is...

Glass Wing Retold Has Unfocused Plans For A Reboot

Developer, From Soy Sauce, originally created Glass Wing as an entry for a month long game jam held by 64 Digits. Over the course...

Mr. Nitegore Hopes To Sneak Up On Backers

Tis the season for indie horror campaigns it seems. Potential backers are being inundated from every side by titles seeking support. As such, the...
Astronaut: The Best

Launching Into Astronaut: The Best

I’ve already failed. I’m not sure how, or even why, but surely there is no way to succeed in a game as randomly unusual...

Deep Within Explores the Deeply Bland

Sometimes a game's story isn't explicitly spelled out for you. You have to piece together ambiguous bits and scraps until you can interpret your own meaning....

Thousand Miles Out Has A Long Road Ahead For Funding

Let’s face it, most of us will probably never find ourselves shipwrecked on a tropical island in the middle of nowhere. If, by some chance,...

Cradle of Magic is a Board Game In Video Game Clothing

Some truly inventive combinations have come from the mixing and matching of gaming genres. However, it can also create bizarre game hybrids that try...

Choose Your Own Lovecraft Adventure In Omen Exitio: Plague

Remember Choose Your Own Adventure books, where you’d read part of a story and then get to decide which path your character would follow?...

Clinton’s Pet, Socks The Cat, Finally Gets His Game

The deceased presidential pet of a bygone administration is finally getting his SNES gaming debut. If you haven’t heard the saga of Socks the...

Big Ideas and Bigger Budget Overwhelm Project Amy

One of the best things about crowdfunding is that it allows developers to try new and exciting things. Interesting and niche projects that would...

Getting Lost In The Deeply Unsettling World of Lost In Vivo

I have a strange relationship with horror. I consider it one of my guilty pleasures, but I'm also a huge wuss when it comes...

Witchkin Turns Back Time For Terror

Quick, what do a creepy doll, killer clown, murderous teddy bear, and a sociopath all have in common? Besides being the stuff of nightmare...

Make Sail Is Making Waves On Fig

Get ready to fight against the rising tides and raging storms. Popcannibal's Fig campaign is already 76% of the way towards their $50,000 funding...