Category:  Crowd funding

By RootGamer, November 2, 2015 0 Battletech, Kickstarter, News

The Kickstarter for strategy game Battletech, the game in the same universe as MechWarrior, has reached all its stretch goals. With the 2.5 million dollars raised harebrained schemes, the studio can make both single- and multiplayer.

By Ultimoore, January 12, 2015 0 Crowd funding, Edge Of Eternity, News

Midgar Studios has been very busy this past year. With games like Hover: Revolt of Gamers doing their backer alpha and getting that alpha ready for Steam Early Access release for everyone else including Linux gamers. It’s no suprise that they are coming back to Kickstarter to let hungry RPG lovers get their hands on Edge of Eternity. They posted today on their EoE.com blog… Read More »

By Ultimoore, August 17, 2014 0 Kickstarter, Script Kiddies

Modest Project for a modest price So today I received an email from Austin Dixon asking me if I would like to check out his Kickstarter project Script Kiddies. HIPSTER PIXEL goodness, the Script Kiddies project is asking for a modest $8,500 US. Of course I wouldn’t even be writing this article if Austin was supporting Linux right out of the pearly gates. So lets… Read More »

By RootGamer, April 14, 2014 0 Download, Indiegogo, KeeperRL, News

KeeperRL is an opensource dungeon simulator game inspired by Dungeon Keeper and Dwarf Fortress. You become an evil wizard seeking the ultimate knowledge of destruction. You can control your minions, and explore and conquer the world in a roguelike fashion. Combat is turn-based and very tactical. The whole world is procedurally generated.

By Kereltis, March 10, 2014 0 Earthlock Festival of Magic, Game, Kickstarter, News

Turn based role-playing is one of the classic gaming genres and Snowcastle Games are hoping to give the genre a real boost with “Earthlock: Festival of Magic”! About An original turn-based role-playing game set in a world of machines and magic, a world that stopped spinning thousands of years ago. On Umbra, a planet that mysteriously stopped spinning ages ago, war is brewing. As desert… Read More »

By RootGamer, January 29, 2014 1 Kickstarter, News, Space Pioneer

Real world astronauts, writers, artists, designers and architects have all come together to create a video game called Space Pioneer. The game is best described as a space sim, with real time strategy and city building mechanics. We think that Linux is a very important platform that has an incredibly active and passionate community. Space Pioneer will include single player and multiplayer. Single player will… Read More »

By RootGamer, January 24, 2014 1 Indiegogo, News, The Mims

The mysterious, mythical and funny adventure / strategy-game; ‘The Mims: Beginning‘ reached their first goal on crowdfunding website indiegogo. Jakub Machowski:  We reach our INITIAL GOAL ! It’s unbelievable! and there is still 22 days to the end! Our dreams come true because of You! Thank you to amazing people who decided to support us. About Mims In ‘The Mims: Beginning‘ you play a God-like caretaker of a… Read More »

By Ultimoore, January 17, 2014 0 Kickstarter, Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians

Yasumi Matsuno, The man who designed such games as Final Fantasy Tactics,Tactics Ogre, Vagrant Story and Final Fantasy XII is now working with mobile publisher Playdek to make a new Tactical RPG called Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians. But That is not all, Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians is coming to Linux. What Is Unsung Story about? Unsung Story takes place on a… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 25, 2013 0 Indiegogo, News, Rascal Rider

Last month ‘Rascal Rider’ demonstrated it’s multi-platform capabilities. Now the cameleon-labs team turns to you for support and launched Rascal Rider Indiegogo campaign. We are very excited to inform you that the crowdfunding campaign for the Rascal Rider has just started. For this occasion we have prepared the pre-alpha gameplay trailer, that will give you the general idea of the Rascal Rider gameplay.

By Ultimoore, November 26, 2013 0 Grapple Knight, Greenlight, Kickstarter, News

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 »

By Ultimoore, November 22, 2013 0 Festival Of Magic, Kickstarter

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 »

By RootGamer, November 20, 2013 0 Ascendant, Kickstarter, News

‘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 »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2013 1 Astral Terra, Kickstarter, News

‘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 »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2013 0 Download, Kickstarter, Neocolonialism, News

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 »

By RootGamer, November 4, 2013 0 Crowd funding, Kickstarter, News

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 »