Jan 232015
 

New Kickstarters:

Starr Mazer – $38k ($160k goal). 28 days left. Awesome looking mix of side-scrolling shmup and point & click adventure game. Alex Mauer (who did music for our 3rd game) is helping with the music.

Children of Morta – $33k ($65k goal). 27 days left. Top-down Action/RPG with Hyper Light Drifter-style art.

Steel Assault – $2k ($8k goal). 26 days left. NES-style Action/Platformer.

Previous Kickstarters:

Shadowrun: Hong Kong – $639k ($100k goal). 25 days left.

Drift Stage – $45k ($30k goal). 15 days left.

The Grisaia Trilogy: Three Huge Visual Novels for PC – $389k ($160k goal). 8 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

N/A

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The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of January 16, 2015

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Jan 162015
 

New Kickstarters:

Shadowrun: Hong Kong – $482k ($100k goal). 32 days left. Stretch goal-only Kickstarter to enhance the 3rd game in the new Shadowrun series.

Drift Stage – $40k ($30k goal). 23 days left. Arcade racing game with trippy color scheme.

Previous Kickstarters:

The Grisaia Trilogy: Three Huge Visual Novels for PC – $373k ($160k goal). 15 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Aviary Attorney – £18k (£7k goal).

Yes, Your Grace – £7k (£6k goal).

Cube and Me [RE] – $7k ($15k goal).

Americana Dawn – $28k ($70k goal).

Clannad Official English Release – $541k ($150k goal).

 Posted by at 9:38 am
Dec 192014
 

New Kickstarters:

Aviary Attorney – £6k (£7k goal). 20 days left. Phoenix Wright with animals and artwork from J. J. Grandville.

Yes, Your Grace – £4k (£5k goal). 5 days left. Rule from your throne with this unique take on strategy gaming.

Cube and Me [RE] – $7k ($15k goal). 4 days left. Previously mentioned in the report but failed to make its goal. Hopefully, this time it’ll get a surge at the end.

The Grisaia Trilogy: Three Huge Visual Novels for PC – $248k ($160k goal). 43 days left. Another Japanese->English visual novel project that’s getting a lot of money.

Previous Kickstarters:

Americana Dawn – $24k ($70k goal). 3 days left.

Clannad Official English Release – $305k ($150k goal). 20 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Thimbleweed Park – $626k ($375k goal).

Hollow Knight – $57k AUD ($35k AUD goal).

Crossing Souls – $51k ($45k goal).

Theresa Duncan CD-ROMs: Visionary Videogames for Girls – $20k ($20k goal).

Prismata – $141k CAD ($140k CAD goal).

To Azimuth – $14k ($20k goal).

That Dragon, Cancer – $104k ($85k goal).

 Posted by at 11:44 am

Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of Dec 12, 2014

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Dec 122014
 

New Kickstarters:

Thimbleweed Park – $508k ($375k goal). 6 days left. New old-school point & click adventure game from Ron Gilbert.

Hollow Knight – $28k AUD ($35k AUD goal). 6 days left. Fantasy/insect-based Metroidvania with a cool art style.

Crossing Souls – $43k ($45k goal). 4 days left. Adventure/RPG with a Saturday morning cartoon vibe.

Theresa Duncan CD-ROMs: Visionary Videogames for Girls – $10k ($20k goal). 6 days left. A kickstarter to bring three 90’s adventure games to the Internet for free.

Prismata – $117k CAD ($140k CAD goal). 8 days left. Turn-based card-based competitive game with minimal reliance on chance or grinding.

To Azimuth – $7k ($20k goal). 5 days left. 3D puzzle adventure game. Interesting art style with dreamlike areas that come into being as you enter (a la Bastion).

Americana Dawn – $20k ($70k goal). 10 days left. JRPG set in American Revolution times. Was previously kickstarted in 2012.

Previous Kickstarters:

That Dragon, Cancer – $100k ($85k goal). 11 hours left.

Clannad Official English Release – $287k ($150k goal). 28 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

You Are Now Earthbound – $306k ($100k goal).

Lizard – $18k CAD ($12k CAD goal).

VIDEO GAMES LIVE: LEVEL 4! – $187k ($150k goal).

RETRO Video Game Magazine Year Two – $50k ($20k goal).

Ethereal – $5k ($17k goal).

 Posted by at 7:13 am
Nov 142014
 

New Kickstarters:

You Are Now Earthbound – $204k ($100k goal). 7 days left. All sorts of fan material celebrating the classic RPG, Earthbound.

That Dragon, Cancer – $40k ($85k goal). 28 days left. 3D point & click adventure game about a child with cancer.

Lizard – $11k CAD ($12k CAD goal). 13 days left. Adventure/Platformer for the NES & computers.

Clannad Official English Release – $213k ($150k goal). Translation of the famous Clannad visual novel.

Previous Kickstarters:

VIDEO GAMES LIVE: LEVEL 4! – $130k ($150k goal). 14 days left.

RETRO Video Game Magazine Year Two – $38k ($20k goal). 3 days left. Video Game magazine focused on retro games with content from many well established writers. Previous kickstarter for year 1 raised $75k.

Ethereal – $5k ($17k goal). 4 hours left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Commodore Amiga: a visual Commpendium – £129k (£25k goal).

Rogue Wizards – $74k ($70k goal).

The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy – $30k ($30k goal).

The Flame in the Flood – $251k ($150k goal).

Impact Winter – £21k (£95k goal).

Black The Fall – £28k (£25k goal).

Battle Chef Brigade – $100k ($38k goal).

Bedlam – $166k ($130k goal).

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The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of October 24, 2014

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Oct 242014
 

New Kickstarters:

Commodore Amiga: a visual Commpendium – £77k (£25k goal). 18 days left. Art book with information about a lot of Amiga games. Previous kickstarter (Commodore 64) raised £35k.

VIDEO GAMES LIVE: LEVEL 4! – $94k ($150k goal). 35 days left. Goal to create a 4th album of video game music. Previous kickstarter for #3 raised $285k.

RETRO Video Game Magazine Year Two – $19k ($20k goal). 24 days left. Video Game magazine focused on retro games with content from many well established writers. Previous kickstarter for year 1 raised $75k.

Previous Kickstarters:

Rogue Wizards – $37k ($70k goal). 18 days left.

Ethereal – $3k ($17k goal). 21 days left.

The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy – $10k ($30k goal). 14 days left.

The Flame in the Flood – $200k ($150k goal). 13 days left.

Impact Winter – £10k (£95k goal). 17 days left.

Black The Fall – £17k (£25k goal). 6 days left.

Battle Chef Brigade – $79k ($38k goal). 3 days left.

Bedlam – $155k ($130k goal). 20 HOURS left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

That Which Sleeps – $85k ($12k goal).

Elegy for a Dead World – $72k ($48k goal).

Human Resources – $384k ($1.4 mil goal). Cancelled.

No Pineapple Left Behind – $18k ($35k goal). Failed.

Blossom Tales – $20k ($45k goal). Failed.

 Posted by at 11:28 am
Oct 172014
 

New Kickstarters:

Rogue Wizards – $33k ($70k goal). 25 days left. Rogue-like + town sim.

Ethereal – $2k ($17k goal). 28 days left. Puzzle/Platformer with a spirit going through memories.

Previous Kickstarters:

The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy – $6k ($30k goal). 21 days left. Action/Comedy point & click adventure game based on the comic.

The Flame in the Flood – $173k ($150k goal). 27 days left. Post apocalyptic river journey rogue-lite.

Impact Winter – £8k (£95k goal). 31 days left. Post-apocalyptic ice world survival RPG.

Human Resources – $316k ($1.4 mil goal). 18 days left.

Elegy for a Dead World – $49k ($48k goal). 3 days left.

Black The Fall – £14k (£25k goal). 13 days left.

That Which Sleeps – $60k ($12k goal). 5 days left.

No Pineapple Left Behind – $10k ($35k goal). 13 days left.

Battle Chef Brigade – $64k ($38k goal). 10 days left.

Bedlam – $95k ($130k goal). 7 days left.

Blossom Tales – $20k ($45k goal). 2 HOURS left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Pinball Arcade: The Addam’s Family – $115k ($97k goal).

 Posted by at 10:28 am

The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of Oct 10, 2014

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Oct 102014
 

New Kickstarters:

The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy – $3k ($30k goal). 28 days left. Action/Comedy point & click adventure game based on the comic.

The Flame in the Flood – $118k ($150k goal). 27 days left. Post apocalyptic river journey rogue-lite.

Impact Winter – £4k (£95k goal). 31 days left. Post-apocalyptic ice world survival RPG.

Previous Kickstarters:

Human Resources – $240k ($1.4 mil goal). 25 days left.

Elegy for a Dead World – $30k ($48k goal). 10 days left.

Black The Fall – £10k (£25k goal). 20 days left.

That Which Sleeps – $44k ($12k goal). 12 days left.

No Pineapple Left Behind – $8k ($35k goal). 13 days left.

Battle Chef Brigade – $58k ($38k goal). 17 days left.

Bedlam – $68k ($130k goal). 14 days left.

Pinball Arcade: The Addam’s Family – $108k ($97k goal). 2 days left.

Blossom Tales – $17k ($45k goal). 7 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Pathologic – $333k ($250k goal).

Adventures of Pip – $65k ($40k goal).

Cube and Me – $7k ($15k goal). Failed.

 Posted by at 10:21 am

The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of Oct 3, 2014

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Oct 032014
 

New Kickstarters:

Human Resources – $118k ($1.4 mil goal). 32 days left. Robots vs Lovecraft RTS from Planetary Annihilation developer.

Elegy for a Dead World – $21k ($48k goal). 17 days left. Creative writing game from Dejobaan Games & Popcannibal.

Black The Fall – £7k (£25k goal). 27 days left. Cinematic 2D platformer ala Another World & Limbo.

Previous Kickstarters:

That Which Sleeps – $31k ($12k goal). 18 days left.

No Pineapple Left Behind – $5k ($35k goal). 20 days left.

Battle Chef Brigade – $50k ($38k goal). 24 days left.

Bedlam – $60k ($130k goal). 21 days left.

Pinball Arcade: The Addam’s Family – $85k ($97k goal). 9 days left.

Blossom Tales – $15k ($45k goal). 14 days left.

Cube and Me – $5k ($15k goal). 1 day left.

Pathologic – $284k ($250k goal). 3 days left.

Adventures of Pip – $57k ($40k goal). 1 day left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Band Saga – $31k ($29k goal).

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The Video Game Kickstarter Report, Week of September 26, 2014

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Sep 262014
 

New Kickstarters:

That Which Sleeps – $20k ($12k goal). 25 days left. Basically Cthulhu: The Strategy Game.

No Pineapple Left Behind – $4k ($35k goal). 27 days left. Dark school management sim.

Battle Chef Brigade – $19k ($38k goal). 31 days left. Fantasy cooking competition.

Bedlam – $30k ($130k goal). 28 days left. Post-apocalyptic roguelike-RPG.

Previous Kickstarters:

Pinball Arcade: The Addam’s Family – $67k ($97k goal). 16 days left.

Blossom Tales – $9k ($45k goal). 21 days left.

Cube and Me – $4k ($15k goal). 8 days left.

Band Saga – $18k ($29k goal). 5 days left.

Pathologic – $246k ($250k goal). 10 days left.

Adventures of Pip – $41k ($40k goal). 8 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Noct – $36k CAD ($22k CAD goal).

Moon Hunters – $178k ($45k goal).

Parkitect – $63k CAD ($50k CAD goal).

Ray’s the Dead – $51k ($30k goal).

 Posted by at 10:36 am