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Serena Nelson

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Serena has been a gamer since an early age and was brought up with the classic adventure games by Sierra On-Line, LucasArts, and Infocom. She's been an active member on Kickstarter since early 2012 and has backed a large number of crowdfunded games, mostly adventures. You can also find her writing for Kickstart Ventures and evn.moe.

The Problem With StarFlint’s Kickstarter Backer Only In-Game Rewards

As they approach the Kickstarter finish line the creators of sci-fi comedy adventure StarFlint has added a new reward item to the list of offerings....
Steam Direct

Valve Drops Steam Greenlight for Steam Direct

Steam is pretty much the number one platform for digital downloads. While there are other popular sites, like GoG or Humble, Steam is the gold...
Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game

Road to E3: Does the new Call of Cthulhu Game Capture...

When it comes to horror, few names are as well known as Howard Phillips Lovecraft. His macabre stories of the unknown have captured the...
Obduction

Cyan Responds to Obduction Backer Box Uproar

Last week, we covered the backer backlash of the latest Obduction controversy. This time it was in regards to the physical "special edition box"...
Obduction

Cyan Drops the Ball With Obduction’s “Box”

It's no secret that Cyan's latest magnum opus Obduction has been beset with controversy since the Kickstarter ended. However, most of that has been...
Legion 1917: Rise of the Bolsheviks

Legion 1917: Rise of the Bolsheviks Sets Its Sights on Historical...

The two World Wars have provided loads of potential stories to examine. However, most games focus on the conflict as a whole and the...
Behind the Rose

Behind the Rose Moves Beyond RPG Tropes

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, or so the saying goes. RPGs are a popular gaming genre, and there are...
Guard Duty

Explore Two Drastically Different Timelines in Guard Duty

Adventure games are my bread and butter, so to speak. And when one launches on Kickstarter I have to take a look. Guard Duty...
Antegods

“Stonepunk” Antegods Will Be Getting the Fig Treatment

I love a game with unique concepts. Whether it's in the story, gameplay, or artwork if it speaks to me I'll listen. With Antegods,...
Isles of Terracel

Go Exploring in Open World Survival, Isles of Terracel

I find open world games to be strangely fascinating. You can do whatever you want, to whatever you want, as long as it's in...
Aaero

Experience Some Phat Beatsies in Aaero

I like rhythm games. They're not at the top of my list of genres, but I do find them to be an enjoyable diversion...
Lutra City Mysteries

Lutra City Mysteries Gains a Second Life as an Adventure Game

I love film noir stories. I also love adventure games. Put them together and you've got a recipe for an exciting time. Of course,...
The Fall of Lazarus

Exploring an Abandoned Spaceship in The Fall of Lazarus

I love a good first person exploration game. I've played, and enjoyed, plenty. The atmosphere and mystery surrounding your environment has called to me...
Pixel Noir

Pixel Noir Gets a Publisher and Release Schedule, Alpha Build on...

Ever since I backed it, I've been excited to see more about Noir inspired RPG Pixel Noir. Each update has given me a glimpse...
The Rainsdown Players: Second Act

Run a Theater Troupe in The Rainsdown Players: Second Act

I'm a patron of the arts. I may not go to the theater as often as I'd like, but I still enjoy it when...
SmuggleCraft

Get Your Race On With SmuggleCraft

While I generally shy away from racing games, I find something oddly intriguing about SmuggleCraft. Maybe it's because it's not your traditional racer. Maybe...