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Josh Griffiths is a writer and amateur historian. He has a passion for 3D platformers, narrative-driven games, and books. Josh is also Cliqist’s video producer. He’s currently working on his first novel, and will be doing so on and off for the next decade.
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Tactical RPG City of the Shroud Returns to Kickstarter, Finds Immediate...

After less than a week since it’s relaunch, City of the Shroud has already earned over $12,000 of its $14,000 goal. It’s a far cry...

RollerCoaster Tycoon Spiritual Successor Parkitect Coming to Steam

When we last wrote about Parkitect in January, we talked about how developer Texel Raptor was doing a great job keeping backers informed. Those...

Adolph Christ Totally isn’t Promoting Anything or Trying to Offend

It looks like we’re about to have a new entry in our list of suspended Kickstarters. All the hallmarks are there. Adolph Christ, despite what...
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Crowdfunding Analysis Time – Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is one of the most successful videogame crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter – anywhere, really. Despite the myriad of updates...
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Is Warbands: Bushido Doomed to Follow in Wartile’s Footsteps?

Warbands: Bushido is a “tactical, turn-based, tabletop-style wargame series.” It’s a videogame, but it’s also a tabletop inspired game. There’s a hexagonal board on...

Super Dwarf Madness Goes on Indefinite Hiatus. Ouya and Razer to...

It was supposed to be a fun, light-hearted online shooter. Instead, Super Dwarf Madness has turned into yet another dead and forgotten Kickstarter game....
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Suspended By Kickstarter : Investigating Every Suspended Kickstarter Video Game Campaign

Kickstarter reserves the right to cancel (or “suspend” as they diplomatically call it) any campaign that fails to follow their guidelines. However, Kickstarter is...

Let’s Talk Steno Arcade, Johnathan Coulton and Babymetal

What if somebody combined one of those typing tutor programs you used back in school with Guitar Hero? Luckily developers Open Steno Project and...
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Cyberpunk Adventure Invisible Apartment 3 Makes Triumphant Return to Kickstarter

When we wrote about Invisible Apartment 3 last November, we were pretty optimistic it would get meet its €2,500 funding goal. That wasn’t the...
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Crowdfunding Analysis Time – April Fools Crowdfunding

April Fools is a time to gather all your friends together and lie to them. Or maybe you’d prefer to lie to people on...

The Hidden Price of Kickstarter: When Freelancing Becomes Crowdfunding

Kickstarter is a great way to receive an injection of funds for anyone with a creative endeavor. With the platform’s rise in popularity, it’s...

How Inappropriate is the ISIS RPG Mujahideen, Us Or Them! Kickstarter?

Mujahideen, Us Or Them! is a videogame in which you play an ISIS operative in Europe. Your goal is to stay under the radar...

Kickstarter for Disturbing Fallout Shelter Inspired Lobotomy Corporation Canceled

When I wrote about Lobotomy Cooperation last month, I predicted the campaign would have little trouble reaching it’s $40,000 goal. It had a great...
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Crowdfunding Analysis Time – RPGolf. Yes, It’s a Golf RPG

RPGolf stood out to me on Indiegogo because of the high amount of money it received, over $10,000. Not many Indiegogo campaigns, at least...
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Hands On with Moira, A Gameboy Experience For the Modern Generation

The developers weren’t kidding when they said they were inspired by the Gameboy, that’s for sure. In many ways, Moira is a Gameboy game for...
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Crowdfunding Analysis Time: Fallout 4 Inspired Holy War, Antinomy

Antinomy is one of the more interesting Kickstarter campaigns in a long time. It’s incredibly ambitious, it has top tier voice actors (if not...