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Josh Griffiths knows how to write a professional bio. He knows he should talk about how he writes about videogames and sports for a living. He also understands that he should mention that he's in charge of Cliqist's video team, and that he's got a nose for trouble. With a capital 'Q'!

Failure to Connect: Indiegogo, Lab Zero, and the Gaming Press

Back in July, we wrote about the Decline of Indiegogo over the last few years. Indiegogo claims to be the most popular crowdfunding platform,...

Cynical or Smart? Creekside Creep Invasion’s Halloween Adventure

You’d think one of these days the zombie well would dry up. Yet somehow the gaming world keeps churning out 8-bit pixel art game...

Is Fall of Freya a Kickstarter Scam?

Fall of Freya has all the signs of a Kickstarter scam. Launched on October 3rd, it already has $10,050 pledged to it… from three...

After A Decade of Work and a Failed Indiegogo, Edge of...

It’s still amazing that a crowdfunding campaign sprouted out of nowhere for a game nearly a decade old. It was only in May 2016...

You Can Now Invest on Fig, But Should You Bother?

A fair warning, a lot of law stuff is about to be spat out. If you have an aversion to that sort of thing,...

Project Automata is a Lunch Pail Game

Project Automata is a “bring a hard hat and lunch pail to work,” blue collar kind of game. It gets the job done competently,...

Butt Sniffin Pugs Shows the Worst in Humanity

In these difficult times, it’s only natural to question humanity. We’ve seen the worst in ourselves all over the world in 2016. The sooner...

Court of the Dead’s Darkest Dungeons

There’s a good chance you’ve heard of the figurine and collectable company Sideshow, even if you’re unfamiliar with the name. Since 1994 they’ve been...

Kicked! – Divinity: Original Sin

After an extended break, Kicked! is back on Cliqist, this time with Divinity: Original Sin. Watch as I find all new ways of angering...

[Update] Kewpie-Jazzy Evokes Too Much of Yooka-Laylee

It’s good to see 3D platformers suddenly taking off on Kickstarter. Alongside Griff: The Winged Lion, we now have Kewpie-Jazzy competing for your hard...

Explaining Griff – The Winged Lion’s Odd Kickstarter Exodus

Last week the prospect of a new crowdfunded 3D platformer filled me with joy. It was called Griff: The Winged Lion, but it wasn’t...

Vincent da Silva Discusses Stylish Adventure, Woven

Woven is a 3D platform/puzzle/adventure game that recently launched on Kickstarter. As a fan of mascot driven platformers, it drew my attention instantly with its...

Where in Japan Did Megatokyo Go With $300,000?

Megatokyo is an iconic web comic that has spawned several graphic novels and  plenty of merchandise. In 2013, co-creator Fred Gallager launched a Kickstarter...

[Update] 3D Platformer Griff the Winged Lion Jumps Against the Odds

In a bizarre move, Breakerbox Studios have canceled their Indiegogo campaign and moved it to Kickstarter. The move comes less than a day...

Neo-Victorian Skirmish Squad is Lost in the Ether

Neo-Victorian Skirmish Squad has an extensive past, one that's richer than its present and likely its future. Its Kickstarter campaign began September 5, 2013,...

The Adventure Pals Demo Offers An Important Kickstarter Reminder

The quality of crowdfunding demos on our YouTube channel is nothing if not inconsistent. Indivisible and Long Gone Days’s demos are practically finished products....