Vision of Aurora Borealis

Vision of Aurora Borealis: Of Elves and Men

Legends speak of the origins of the mythical race known only as "elves". Vision of Aurora Borealis takes this Icelandic myth and turns it...

The Triumphant Return of Astrobase Command

In 2013, Jellyfish Games launched their first Kickstarter campaign for their sandbox base-building RPG, Astrobase Command. When they started, creators Adam Blahuta and Dave...
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform where people can donate money in order to help make video games get made. This is the story of 5 of the most terrifying video game Kickstarters.

Failed Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns & Data Analysis For Feb 2015

Every month Kickstarter sees a great many wonderful successes. A few campaigns are lucky enough to be funded within days of launch while others...

Pinstripe Takes On Hell (and Kickstarter)

Pinstripe is billed as a a game about heaven and hell. It’s a 2D narrative exploration game with horror elements and a puppy. You play Teddy,...

Impact Winter Devs To Reward Backers Despite Kickstarter Failure

You wouldn’t know that survival-adventure RPG Impact Winter was an unsuccessful Kickstarter project. Despite falling short with their crowdfunding effort in late 2014, UK...
Hoyuk : Anatolia is an expansion for the popular board game Hoyuk that's crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Hoyuk Returns To The Table With Anatolia

Board gaming and crowdfunding games are probably very familiar with MAGE Company. Since they joined Kickstarter at the start of 2013 almost all of...
AdventureQuest 3D

AdventureQuest 3D Celebrates Crowdfunding Roots With Something Special

In 2016, Artix Entertainment went to Kickstarter to raise money for their cross-platform MMORPG, AdventureQuest 3D. The studio had always prided itself on remaining...

Railroad Tycoon Successor Rails and Riches Stuck In Kickstarter Station

If you were a PC gamer in the 90’s and early 2000’s you’ve undoubtedly come across the Railroad Tycoon series.  Started by Sid Meier...
Deep World

Deep World Takes Survival Games Black and White

When it comes to crowdfunding games, these days I get a bit more discerning with what I back. Pretty much gone are the days...

Seven Kingdoms: The Princess Problem Offers Limited Time Extended Demo

With the dumpster fire that was 2016 now behind us, Azalyne Studios is hoping to start the new year off right. In addition to...

An Age of Empires Kickstarter? No, It’s Feudal Wars

Age of Empires 2 was a great game, wasn’t it? I remember playing it for hours as a kid. It was perhaps my first...
The Deer God is a Kickstarter funded RPG platformer where the player takes on the form of a Deer.

Getting Started with The Deer God

The Deer God, as it currently stands in beta version 0.1, is a strangely compelling, mysterious game of survival. However, because of its secrecy...

Tsioque, a Cute and Dark Animated Adventure

Who wants a completely hand drawn 2D adventure game with graphics that would look great as an animated movie? I know I would. And...

Is Songbringer Coming to Retro VGS an Unnecessary Extravagance?

Well, it's finally happened. Songbringer, which met and exceeded it's initial $9,00 Kickstarter goal by more than $6,000, is headed for your console. Songbringer...

1, 2, Lucid Dreaming for You

1, 2, Lucid Dreaming for You Another View of Lucid: The Awakening By Julie Morley “Greetings patient, I am Icarus. Listen carefully. You have one very important...

Review – Strike Suit Zero

By Nathaniel Liles When I was a kid, I loved Crimson Skies. We had it all, my mom’s boyfriend would bring over his fancy joystick...