Tagged:  crowd funding

By RootGamer, July 24, 2013 1 Download, Fran Bow, Indiegogo, News

Fran Bow is a point and click adventure with a touch of horror. You may support this project on indiegogo About FranBow It’s about Fran Bow, a young girl, struggling with her mental disorder after finding her parents killed and cut into pieces. After the traumatic event she ran away from home and got lost in the woods. Some strangers found her and took her… Read More »

By RootGamer, July 11, 2013 0 Celestian Tales, Kickstarter, News

Developer ‘Ekuator Games‘ has launched ‘Celestian Tales: Old North’ on crowd funding website Kickstarter . The project got some attention, already $3,500 pledged out of the $40.000 final goal. ‘Celestian Tales‘ is a direct fruition of seven years of brewing ideas, concocting intrigues, and sculpting a living, breathing world through D&D, Pathfinder, Iron Kingdoms RPG, and other tabletop RPGs. 

By RootGamer, June 17, 2013 0 Kickstarter, Leadwerks, News

The rapid application development (RAD) framework ‘Leadwerks 3‘ is used to build cross-platform games. However the RAD-tools are not available on Linux. Josh Klinkt would like to remove the platform limitation and provide Linux support for the RAD-tools through crowd funding on KickStarter.

By RootGamer, June 16, 2013 1 Kickstarter, News, The chronicles of Jerico Fox

‘Revelations: The Chronicles of Jericho Fox‘ is a third person shooter/action adventure game. It tells of Armageddon from the New Testament: Revelations, brought by the Egyptian deity Seth, god of chaos and storms .

By RootGamer, May 19, 2013 0 Among The Sleep, Download, Kickstarter

The first person horror adventure game ‘Among the Sleep‘ is funded through kickstarter. In Among The Sleep you dive into the mind and body of a two year old child. About After being put to bed one evening, mysterious things start to happen. Being played in first person, the game let its players immerse themselves in a child’s limitless imagination. This is a perspective we… Read More »

By RootGamer, March 23, 2013 0 GameLaunched, News

‘GameLaunched‘ is an international crowdfunding platform, dedicated to funding games from all genres. It’s main goal is to not only provide a platform for funding, but to help developers fund their projects and get them in the hands of their fans. 

By RootGamer, March 6, 2013 1 News, Torment: Tides of Numenera

Not many games start off on kickstarter and earn $250K+ within the first hour! But Torment: Tides of Numenera pulled it off. And the best news is it’s developed in the unity engine for Linux!

By RootGamer, February 4, 2013 2 Devices, News, Ouya

During a 10-day developers race, over 160+ games have been made for the ‘OUYA‘. The ‘OUYA’ is the first consoles will ship in early 2013. It’s nice to see the ‘OUYA’ get support by game developers and smaller studios. However, the quality of the games is… well basic. Feels like a 10yrs setback. Hot Asphalt by Green Juice Team (Valdir do Nascimento Salgueiro). Beat racers and become the… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 25, 2012 3 Crowd funding, Torque-3D

Right now, Linux has some great programming libraries for developing games, but when it comes to working as a level designer or an artist, the tools are lagging behind Windows and Mac OS X. It’s not from lack of trying. There are great developers working on tools day and night for Linux, but the going is slow. Unity announced an export option for their engine… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 19, 2012 0 Crowd funding, Meriwether, News

In ‘Meriwether‘, you play as Captain Lewis, the man President Thomas Jefferson selected and specially trained to accomplish this mission. You’ll join forces with your long-time friend and former commanding officer, William Clark, and with him you’ll form the Corps of Discovery, a party of hand-picked soldiers, interpreters, and hunters to whom you’ll trust your life every day of the 28-month journey. Take command of… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 17, 2012 1 Crowd funding, Forsaken Fortress, News

‘Forsaken Fortress‘ is a special RPG in which you assemble your team, build and manage your base, collect resources, and survive in a post-apocalyptic world. The project got only a couple days remaining and still  $30.000 short of their goal. Unlike many other existing post-apocalyptic RPGs, Forsaken Fortress emphasizes simulation features such as base building, character personality/interaction, and resource collection. You will need to lead… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 29, 2012 0 Crowd funding, Maia, News

Inspired heavily by the 70’s Sci-fi aesthetic, Maia is a colony management simulator where you must keep your colonists safe, fed and happy. Liberally influenced by nineties god games (Dungeon Keeper), the game will have a dark sense of humour and more toys to play with. Funding crossed the  £140,00 milestone on the final day at kickstarter. However the project did not reach its goal to… Read More »