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Where Are They Now? – Keiji Inafune

Mighty No. 9 and Red Ash are the two biggest disasters in Kickstarter history. That’s how it feels anyway, but in reality they’re far...

Historical Games Are Important, So Why Don’t We Crowdfund them More?

Games based on historic events have a surprisingly bad track record on Kickstarter. Or maybe it’s not that surprising, judging by a similar video...

Indiegogo’s New Video Game Category is a Mess

Within the last few months, Indiegogo performed some housekeeping. It’s hard to put an exact date on when since they made these changes with...
This is the Long Dark. This is Wintermute.

This is the Long Dark. This is Wintermute.

Wintermute is Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet in a Cormac McCarthy universe. It’s Yevtushenko's "People", read to an audience of frozen corpses. The story is a...

13 Lessons : The Kickstarter Story of Eon Break

Can you guess how many heroic stories are yet untold? I bet that you’ve heard about Nikola Tesla. He was an extraordinary person: scientist, inventor,...

The Game Developer Jailed for Child Porn and Murdering his Daughter

For some of us, video games are little more than a distraction. For others, they represent something so much more. From game developers, to...

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – A Chat w/ Katy Bentz (Steph Gingrich)

Episode 1 of Life Is Strange: Before the Storm was a blast - thanks to Steph Gingrich's DM skills, giving Callamastia (Chloe) and Elamon (Mikey)...
Into the Breach

Into the Breach: 10 Tips for Beginners

Into the Breach is finally out, and it’s pretty good. I’ve been playing it almost nonstop since launch, and while I don’t think it’ll...

They Are Billions Strategy Guide: What Not To Do

Steampunk Survival RTS They Are Billions is spreading with all the ferocity of a staggering, lurching, festering horde of dancing squirrels (You thought I...

Kickstarter MIA: Last Life Proves an Apt Name

“As soon as we saw it we loved it and we knew we wanted to get involved in any way that we could,” said...
An Interview with Tangledeep Dev Andrew Aversa

An Interview with Tangledeep Dev Andrew Aversa

Impact Gameworks' Tangledeep is the digital manifestation of a dream that has existed within the head of programmer Andrew Aversa for years. It’s also...

Cuphead and the Modern Sisyphus

One-hundred-and-sixty. That’s how many times I have died to date. As a cartoon mercenary working for the devil himself, it is up to me...

5 Years and 5,000 Stories

This here post marks the 5,000th story published on Cliqist. To the casual reader that's not necessarily a big deal, but to me it's...

The Rise and Fall of Super Roman Conquest

World War II isn’t the only historical period that gets to have fun on Kickstarter. There are plenty (read: a few) games that found...

An Interview with Don’t Make Love artist Nina Kiel

Maggese Games's Don't Make Love has been nominated for Best Student Game at this year's IGF awards. Artist Nina Kiel was kind enough to chat...

New World Interactive on Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Groundbreaking Single Player Campaign

Insurgency: Sandstorm was one of the biggest surprises from E3 2017, if not the biggest. In case you missed this one, here’s a quick...