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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'!

The Weaponization of Nostalgia

Please don’t hate me for this video. I made my points clear, right? I made a pretty good case, right? I even put on...

Crowdfunding Analysis Time – The Failure of the OUYA

Fun fact: this episode of CAT was originally 30 minutes long. You’re welcome. The Ouya is one of the most interesting things to happen in...

Terrible Old Games Done Justice Thanks to Ashens

Terrible Old Games You Probably Never Heard Of is the kind of name I wouldn’t hesitate to make fun of if I weren’t the...

InSomnia: Interview with Anatoliy Guyduk

Recently we posted an article detailing the return of InSomnia to Kickstarter. It was successfully funded back in July 2014 to the tune of...

Safe Zone Kickstarter Goes Dark Again, this Time for Good

Safe Zone is a zombie survival game that was successfully funded in July 2011. It raised north of $6,000, and promised to be Oregon...
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Crowdfunding Analysis Time – Lobodestroyo

Lobodestroyo has completely eluded our attention here on Cliqist, getting only a brief mention in a Yooka-Laylee article a year ago. Fitting, since like...

The Crazy Side of Crowdfunded Sports Games

If you’re a regular Kickstarter user, you might have forgotten that sports video games are a thing. You know, those athletic events that usually...

Yooka-Laylee’s Nostalgia Driven Cash Party

3D mascot platformers, retroactively re-named “collect-a-thons” as of late, are a lot like Invader Zim. All the kids were doing it, the internet was...
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The Wild Eight’s Pre-Alpha Is Lost in the Dark

Developer 8 Points released a pre-alpha demo for The Wild Eight recently, which means I decided to fire it up and give it a...

Second InSomnia Kickstarter a Test of Backer Devotion

InSomnia is a “brutal dieselpunk” RPG heavily inspired by the original Fallout games and Wasteland 2. It takes cues from other RPG’s and more...

Kickstarter for SimAnt Inspired Empires of the Undergrowth is Nearly Perfect

Slug Disco Studios has been anything but antsy in their wait to bring Empires of the Undergrowth back to Kickstarter. Their first campaign launched...

Dystopian Life Sim Beholder Shows Promise Amidst Flawed Kickstarter

What were to happen if you mixed Papers, Please, This War of Mine and Fallout Shelter? You’d probably get a random pile of broken...

The Fall of The Black Hound and The Rise of Seymour...

We’ve talked about Seymour Butts, once called The Black Hound, before. We’ve tried to figure out the rationale behind this meltdown, if it wasn’t...

False Mighty No. 9 Delay Leads to Orgy of Smugness

Anyone who woke up this morning and checked Twitter might have been in for a surprise. Or they might not have been. Mighty No....

Mark Hann of Dark Day Interactive Infamy is at it Again...

The Dolls Kickstarter campaign has been canceled by Hush Interactive. There was only a single,  backer only update on the Kickstarter explaining why...

The 4 Year Death Spiral of Conquest and the Disappearance of...

Home is behind you, while the world is ahead. The past, with the benefit of hindsight, is never as glorious as we thought. Tomorrow,...