Posts Tagged kickstarter


Anachronox and Wizardry unite for new Kickstarter RPG project

Brenda Brathwaite (Wizardry, D&D) and Tom Hall (Anachronox, Commander Keen) are the latest pair of developers to set up a Kickstarter and ask for your generous pledges.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian’s Project Eternity passes $2.0 million USD mark

Some form of player housing will be present and correct in Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ RPG when it sees release some time in 2014, as the Kickstarter campaign has now surpassed that $2.0 million USD ‘stretch goal’.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian’s ‘Project Eternity’ funded within two days

How do you raise $1.1 million USD in just over 24 hours?

By Peter Parrish | 15 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Obsidian reveals Project Eternity

The countdown is up, and Obsidian has pulled back the curtain on a $1.1 million USD Kickstarter to fund Project Eternity, a brand new isometric, party-based fantasy RPG.

By Peter Parrish | 14 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

2012 dubbed ‘Year of the Game’ by Kickstarter

More money was pledged on Kickstarter for videogames in 2012 than in any other category.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse hits Kickstarter goal

Charles Cecil and Revolution Software have raised the required $400,000 USD to make Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Firefly’s Simon Bradbury: crowdfunding model has “staying power”

While it’s unlikely to topple the traditional videogame publishing model entirely, crowdfunding has undeniably taken off as a viable method of getting your game financed.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse and the Art of Self-Publishing [Interview]

IG: Did the success of those iOS releases set the foundation for The Serpent’s Curse, or would you have set about making this game regardless?

By John Robertson | 31 Aug 2012 | 2

Kickstarter and similar pose no threat to publishers, says Charles Cecil

Some commentators have said that crowd-funding sources such as Kickstarter marks the beginning of the end for the traditional publisher.

By John Robertson | 30 Aug 2012 | 1

Forge shares alpha gameplay, launches ‘Kick-finish’ campaign [Video]

Dark Vale, developers of Forge, have launched a campaign they’re dubbing a ‘Kick-finish’ to raise additional funding for the game.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Oculus VR Headset Kickstarter begins – Next big thing in gaming?

VR has had a ragged history in gaming; it has never managed to catch on.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

Your chance to Kickstart some Ice-Pick Lodge oddness

The wonderful minds at Russian developers Ice-Pick Lodge (Pathologic, The Void and Cargo!) are turning to Kickstarter in an effort to raise $30,000 USD for a short, disturbing title called Knock-knock.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Second Shadowrun Kickstarter announces new payment model

Before Harebrained Schemes launched their $1.8 million USD generating Kickstarter for Shadowrun Returns, Cliffhanger Productions were already working on a title called Shadowrun Online.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #86

It’s a taut and tight twosome in the Podcast this week, as Peter and Tim roam across a range of subjects that have (mostly) been nibbling tenaciously at the corners of the gaming news.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jul 2012 | 6

Android-based ‘Ouya’ console secures Kickstarter funding

There could be a new entry in the console market in 2013.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #85

Like a digital soup that’s ready to warm your gaming innards, the IncGamers Podcast returns with another palate-pleasing session of discussion, opinions and weak jokes.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #69

Join Peter and Tim for an intimate twosome, as Episode 69 gets all sexy for Valentine’s Day.

By Paul Younger | 14 Feb 2012 | 5