The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of Sept 19

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Sep 192014
 

New Kickstarters:

Noct – $24k CAD ($22k CAD goal). 5 days left. Top-down horror shooter with thermal imaging satellite visuals.

Pinball Arcade: The Addam’s Family – $55k ($97k goal). 22 days left. Digital version of a classic pinball machine.

Blossom Tales – $4k ($45k goal). 27 days left. Cute & colorful Action/RPG ala Zelda.

Previous Kickstarters:

Cube and Me – $2k ($15k goal). 14 days left.

Band Saga – $10k ($29k goal). 12 days left.

Pathologic – $219k ($250k goal). 17 days left.

Moon Hunters – $135k ($45k goal). 6 days left.

Parkitect – $59k CAD ($50k CAD goal). 2 days left.

Ray’s the Dead – $46k ($30k goal). 2 days left.

Adventures of Pip – $35k ($40k goal). 15 days left.

Recently Completed Kickstarters:

Hard West – $94k CAD ($75k CAD goal).

Hive Jump – $58k ($50k goal).

Super Galaxy Squadron – $1,200 ($200 goal).

Joe Dever’s The Lone Wolf Adventure Game – £68k (£15k goal).

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The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of Sept 5, 2014

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Sep 052014
 

New Kickstarters:

Cube and Me – $1k ($15k goal). 29 days left. Cute, retro, pet sim + action/dungeon crawler.

Band Saga – $6k ($29k goal). 26 days left. Music action/roguelike.

Pathologic – $119k ($250k goal). 31 days left. Remake of the cult classic adventure game.

Previous Kickstarters:

Hard West – $89k CAD ($75k CAD goal). 1 day left.

Moon Hunters – $96k ($45k goal). 20 days left.

Parkitect – $43k CAD ($50k CAD goal). 15 days left.

Ray’s the Dead – $37k ($30k goal). 16 days left.

Adventures of Pip – $26k ($40k goal). 29 days left.

Cavern Kings – $14k ($2.5k goal). Finished.

Woolfe – The Red Hood Diaries – $72k ($50k goal). Finished.

Hive Jump – $55k ($50k goal). 11 hours left.

Super Galaxy Squadron – $1,100 ($200 goal). 2 hours left.

Joe Dever’s The Lone Wolf Adventure Game – £38k (£15k goal). 10 days left.

Jenny LeClue – $105k ($65k goal). Finished.

Aegis Defenders – $145k ($65k goal). Finished.

Tom vs. The Armies of Hell – $6k ($20k goal). Failed.

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Aug 292014
 

New Kickstarters:

Hard West – $78k CAD ($75k CAD goal). 7 days left. Tactical/RPG set in a Dark Fantasy/Western world.

Moon Hunters – $67k ($45k goal). 27 days left. “King of Dragon Pass meets Gauntlet.” One of the first Square-Enix collective games.

Parkitect – $31k CAD ($50k CAD goal). 22 days left. Theme park sim.

Ray’s the Dead – $33k ($30k goal). 23 days left. Previous kickstarter that has made its goal this time. From some of the developers of Stubbs the Zombie.

Adventures of Pip – $22k ($40k goal). 36 days left. Cute 2D platformer where you can evolve/devolve the main character.

Previous Kickstarters:

Cavern Kings – $13k ($2.5k goal). 2 days left. Shooter/Platformer inspired by Super Crate Box & Risk of Rain.

Woolfe – The Red Hood Diaries – $46k ($50k goal). 6 days left. 2.5D Action/Platformer take on fairy tales.

Hive Jump – $31k ($50k goal). 7 days left. Run & gun shooter with up to 4 players reminiscent of Contra.

Super Galaxy Squadron – $900 ($200 goal). 7 days left. Looks like a fun little retro top-down shmup with nice pixel art and doable difficulty. Developer is planning on donating the game’s revenue to charity.

Joe Dever’s The Lone Wolf Adventure Game – £33k (£15k goal). 17 days left. It’s not a video game, but I was a big fan of Joe Dever’s Choose Your Own Adventure-esque RPG books growing up so when I heard there was a Kickstarter for a tabletop adaptation of his Lone Wolf world, I decided to include it anyway. :)

Jenny LeClue – $105k ($65k goal). 6 days left.

Aegis Defenders – $110k ($65k goal). 4 days left.

Fritz: A Videogame about World War I – $15k ($15k goal). Cancelled (big backer pulled out at the last minute).

Tom vs. The Armies of Hell – $6k ($20k goal). 9 hours left.

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Aug 152014
 

New Kickstarters:

Cavern Kings – $8k ($2.5k goal). 15 days left. Shooter/Platformer inspired by Super Crate Box & Risk of Rain.

Woolfe – The Red Hood Diaries – $33k ($50k goal). 19 days left. 2.5D Action/Platformer take on fairy tales.

Hive Jump – $16k ($50k goal). 21 days left. Run & gun shooter with up to 4 players reminiscent of Contra.

Super Galaxy Squadron – $500 ($200 goal). 20 days left. Looks like a fun little retro top-down shmup with nice pixel art and doable difficulty. Developer is planning on donating the game’s revenue to charity.

Joe Dever’s The Lone Wolf Adventure Game – £28k (£15k goal). 31 days left. It’s not a video game, but I was a big fan of Joe Dever’s Choose Your Own Adventure-esque RPG books growing up so when I heard there was a Kickstarter for a tabletop adaptation of his Lone Wolf world, I decided to include it anyway. 🙂

Previous Kickstarters:

Jenny LeClue – $76k ($65k goal). 6 days left.

Aegis Defenders – $77k ($65k goal). 18 days left.

Fritz: A Videogame about World War I – $8k ($15k goal). 11 days left.

Gravia Tactics – £3k (£120k goal). Cancelled.

Tom vs. The Armies of Hell – $5k ($20k goal). 14 days left.

Girls Make Games Presents: The Hole Story! – $31k ($10k goal). Finished.

Ninja Pizza Girl – $38k AUD ($35k AUD goal). Finished.

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Aug 082014
 

New Kickstarters:

Jenny LeClue – $65k ($65k goal). 13 days left. Point & click mystery adventure game with unique art style where you also control the narrator.

Previous Kickstarters:

Aegis Defenders – $62k ($65k goal). 25 days left.

Fritz: A Videogame about World War I – $7k ($15k goal). 18 days left.

Gravia Tactics – £3k (£120k goal). 17 days left.

Tom vs. The Armies of Hell – $4k ($20k goal). 21 days left.

Girls Make Games Presents: The Hole Story! – $19k ($10k goal). 4 days left.

Ninja Pizza Girl – $27k AUD ($35k AUD goal). 5 days left.

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Aug 012014
 

New Kickstarters:

Aegis Defenders – $40k ($65k goal). 32 days left. Tower/Defense Action/Platformer with multiple characters. Looks very fun & impressive.

Fritz: A Videogame about World War I – $6k ($15k goal). 25 days left. Action/RPG focused on trench combat, survival, and dynamic character interaction. Looks like it could turn into something very special.

Gravia Tactics – £2k (£120k goal). 25 days left. Strategy/RPG with high-def art from a dev who did XBLIG stuff.

Tom vs. The Armies of Hell – $1k ($20k goal). 28 days left. Diablo meets Ratchet & Clank. Second attempt at a kickstarter for this game.

Previous Kickstarters:

Grapple Force – $8k ($7k goal). Finished.

Mighty Tactical Shooter : A Turn-Based Shoot ‘Em Up – £11k (£10k goal). Finished.

Girls Make Games Presents: The Hole Story! – $15k ($10k goal). 11 days left.

Ninja Pizza Girl – $22k AUD ($35k AUD goal). 12 days left.

Timespinner – $176k ($50k goal). Finished.

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Jul 252014
 

New Kickstarters:

Grapple Force – $7k ($7k goal). 5 days left. Action/Platformer reminiscent of Umihara Kawase or Bionic Commando. Will be free to play in browsers, but backers get a downloadable version.

Previous Kickstarters:

Mighty Tactical Shooter : A Turn-Based Shoot ‘Em Up – £6k (£10k goal). 6 days left.

Girls Make Games Presents: The Hole Story! – $12k ($10k goal). 18 days left.

Ninja Pizza Girl – $20k AUD ($35k AUD goal). 18 days left.

Temporus – $20k ($20k goal). Finished.

The Deer God – $51k ($26k goal). Finished.

Timespinner – $172k ($50k goal). 3 hours left.

Insomnia – $92k ($70k goal). Finished.

fault milestone one -director’s cut- – $34k ($5k goal). Finished.

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The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of July 18, 2014

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Jul 182014
 

New Kickstarters:

Mighty Tactical Shooter : A Turn-Based Shoot ‘Em Up – Turn-based shmup where you pause the game and set up your commands in advance.

Girls Make Games Presents: The Hole Story! – Top down puzzle/rpg made by a bunch of students. Grand Prize Winner at the Girls Make Games Demo Day.

Ninja Pizza Girl – Reminiscent of a 2D Mirror’s Edge.

Previous Kickstarters:

Temporus – $10k ($20k goal). 2 days left.

The Deer God – $31k ($26k goal). 5 days left.

Timespinner – $82k ($50k goal). 7 days left.

Insomnia – $76k ($70k goal). 5 days left. Dieselpunk sandbox RPG.

fault milestone one -director’s cut- – $33k ($5k goal). 1 hour left.

Bearzerkers – $8k AUD ($8k AUD goal). Finished.

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The Video Game Kickstarter Report – Week of June 27, 2014

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Jun 272014
 

New Kickstarters:

Temporus – $4k ($20k goal). 23 days left. 2D action/platformer with some shmup segments as well.

The Deer God – $8k ($26k goal). 26 days left. 2.5D pixel art exploration/platformer. Really cool, unique look.

Timespinner – $34k ($50k goal). 28 days left. 2D Metroidvania where the main character is a sorceress with time powers.

Insomnia – $19k ($70k goal). 26 days left. Dieselpunk sandbox RPG.

fault milestone one -director’s cut- – $11k ($5k goal). 20 days left. Japanese visual novel. Funding to continue working on it and to translate into English.

Previous Kickstarters:

Bearzerkers – $5k AUD ($8k AUD goal). 5 days left to go.

Pale Blue – $59k ($48k goal). Finished.

Superhot – $250k ($100k goal). Finished.

Witchmarsh – £102k (£50k goal). 2 days left to go.

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Jun 132014
 

New Kickstarters:

Bearzerkers – $3.5k AUD ($8k AUD goal). 20 days left to go. Competitive multiplayer party game where you run away from a giant bear and try to be the last one standing.

Pale Blue – $39k ($48k goal). 6 days left to go. Anime-inspired 2D side-scrolling action where you control a cute girl/genetically mutated killing monster.

Previous Kickstarters:

Shiness – $139k raised ($100k goal). Finished.

Perseus 230 – $9k raised ($29k goal). Canceled.

OMORI – $203k raised ($22k goal). Finished.

Kaiju-a-Gogo – $27k CAD ($50k CAD goal). Unsuccessful.

Superhot – $238k ($100k goal). 17 hours left to go.

Zenzizenzic – €2.5k (€2k goal). Finished.

Witchmarsh – £87k (£50k goal). 2 days left to go.

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