The team at Red Knight Games have started their Kickstarter for their game Grapple Knight. Play as Jouren as you take up the mantle of a fallen knight to journey through a myriad of environments and battle hordes of twisted creatures; on a quest to stop the evil Alchemist and free his grip from your homeland! Grapple Knight is a momentum based, action platformer that… Read More »
Hey Rootgamers, A while ago I talked about Festival Of Magic showing Linux support if they got Greenlit on Steam. Well they emailed me to let me know that they have begun a Kickstarter campaigne to raise money needed to finish the other key features of the game. Bendik Stang the games director was asked “why such a low amount for the game’s goal?” during… Read More »
‘Ascendant‘ is a 2.5D roguelike-brawler where players take on the role of a demigod attempting to overthrow an older, more tyrannical god by enhancing their power through aspects. Additionally, the game takes a lot of features from rogue-like games and puts them to good use. Permadeath, character enhancement, random drops, dynamically assembled content; these things and more are featured in Ascendant. Along with releasing on… Read More »
‘Astral Terra‘ features beautiful smooth voxel worlds that are generated on the fly and are completely editable. Pick out a piece of land and build your home… then get ready to defend it because the planes of Astral Terra are inhabited by countless strange and wonderful creatures. Some are friendly – most are not. Gather resources for crafting and building, journey the planes to find… Read More »
Almost one year after a successful campaign on crowdfunding website kickstarter, Subaltern Games released Neocolonialism to the public. Well folks, it’s finally here. You can buy and play Neocolonialism via my website or on Amazon. Neocolonialism is a Marxist strategy game for 1-6 players. Your goal is to extract as much wealth from the world as possible in 12 turns. You will buy government votes, make free trade agreements, manipulate… Read More »
Kickstarter opened it’s doors to British on October 31, 2012. The crow funding projects collected over 22.5 million pounds (26.6 million euros) in a year! The website allows start-ups and individuals to publish their projects. They set a financial goal and ask visitors to contribute. If enough money is collected, the product is made and get the investors as a first instance. When the initial goal isn’t achieved the… Read More »
Remember the kickstarter campaign of ‘PULSAR: Lost Colony‘, the cooperative starship simulator? There is good news, the guys from Leafy Games achieved the initial/minimum goal set on kickstarter and the project got funded! Also paypal donations are closed. We are not currently accepting PayPal since the Kickstarter is over! We will be opening pre-orders when the website redesign launches soon! ‘PULSAR: Lost Colony‘ is a cooperative starship simulator… Read More »
We covered the kickstarter campaign of Cornerstone: The Song of Tyrim, the open world, action-adventure game with an emphasis on physics and player-choice. There is good news for those who contributed the project. With only two hours left for the kickstarter campaign to end, the project goal of $30,000 was achieved just about that! The release date is to be announced, until then enjoy the ‘Cornerstone: The Song… Read More »
The ‘Battle Worlds: Kronos’ project passed the initial Kickstarter goal, weeks before closing. Also mobile device support is unlocked due to community contributions. According to Linux game news is ‘Battle Worlds: Kronos’ to be released November 4th at Steam, GoG.com and other distribution platforms. The mobile version is expected later in 2014.
‘Nekro‘ is an overhead, randomly generated action game about summoning evil forces of darkness to do your bidding! The project is making good progress after a successful kickstarter campaign. Studio Dark Forge is shooting for beta by the end of 2013 and full release in 2014. Hailing from the era of great classics such as Myth: The Fallen Lords, Giants: Citizen Kabuto, Dungeon Keeper and more, DarkForge… Read More »
The Swiss researcher Vincent Etter claims to predict the success of projects on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter with a certainty of 76 percent.
Etter and his team of researchers argue that they are better at making the prediction than another group of researchers , who did with an accuracy of 68 percent predictions. The prediction can be made just hours after the project started, the researchers said in their paper(pdf ) , which was presented last week.
Hey Rooters, Ultimoore here with with news about a game I had recently started to follow and looked very interesting. well the guys and gals at Smash Games have begun to bring Magicite to the next level, Kickstarter. For those of you who are not familiar, Magicite is an epic 2D RPG game that you can play single player or with your friends. Venture out… Read More »
Wind waker meets Dark Souls An open world, action-adventure game with an emphasis on physics and player-choice, for PC, Mac and Linux. About the game Cornerstone is an open world action adventure, with an emphasis on exploration and combat mixed with physics and player choice. A game inspired by The Legend of Zelda games and Dark souls. The world is structured similar to Wind-Waker with a… Read More »
Refresh Hey guys, A while back George and Preston Stoll of Leafy Games sat down with me and talked about their game Pulsar : Lost Colony. Now they have begun the next step to bring their game to you the gamers. They recently posted their intention to raise 40,000 gold pieces for Pulsar. For those of you who have not heard of Pulsar : Lost… Read More »
Larian Studios announces ‘Divinity: Original Sin‘ slides to 28 February 2014. The RPG was scheduled for release this fall. However the studio needs extra time to build the new options and features after a successful Kickstarter campaign.
We are very determined to implement all the extra features gained through stretch goals the way they should be implemented, which essentially means that we want to incorporate them in the story, the world and the gameplay mechanics.