Kickstarter Watch: Renoir

Kickstarter Watch: Renoir

Jul 16, 2015

Renoir challenges players to solve murders through the eyes of their victims.   James Renoir is not having a great day. Living and working as a private investigator in a city full of crime and corruption, against a film noir-inspired backdrop, things aren’t exactly all sunshine and rainbows for this private eye. When his life is taken by a mysterious...

Kickstarter Watch: Combat Core Brings Back the Party Brawl

Kickstarter Watch: Combat Core Brings Back the Party Brawl

May 18, 2015

Combat Core revives 3D arena fighting action, with an alpha out now.   Fighting is pretty great. Some of the most popular game series ever made involve nothing more than muscle-bound people beating each other senseless, and righteously so. There’s something sickly rewarding about controlling a blue dog with aura powers as I beat the living daylights...

Night Terrors Wants To Put Ghosts In Your House!

Night Terrors Wants To Put Ghosts In Your House!

Apr 30, 2015

Make your house a haunted one   Did you ever feel your house needed a ghost or two in it? Bleeding walls? Any of that sound fun? If so, maybe you should consider making a donation (preferably by throwing fistfulls of cash at them) at IndieGoGo for Night Terrors. Their idea is simple: use their app to map out your home, use your smartphone as a filter to...

Kickstarter Watch: Descent: Underground

Kickstarter Watch: Descent: Underground

Mar 19, 2015

Descent: Underground begins a new generation of confined-space combat.     The original Descent emerged from the stars all the way back in 1995, significantly before spaceflight in three glorious dimensions was any kind of commonplace. But did Descent care about commonplace? No! It only cared about frantic high-speed battles, close quarters and...

Indie RPG CrossCode Hits IndieGoGo, + Demo

Indie RPG CrossCode Hits IndieGoGo, + Demo

Feb 27, 2015

Action RPG CrossCode crosses to the crowdfunding scene, with a hearty demo to boot.   Retro-inspired indie action RPG Crosscode has made its way to IndieGoGo, to campaign for a full release on PC, Mac and Linux; maybe even Wii U, too, should this adventure in the dangers of cyberspace get enough funding. CrossCode is an indie RPG inspired by SNES-era...

Seaworthy, a Piratical Roguelike, is on Kickstarter

Seaworthy, a Piratical Roguelike, is on Kickstarter

Feb 24, 2015

  Do you like FTL? Do you like Sid Meier’s “Pirates!”? Mildly Competent Games has got you covered, as per their Kickstarter for Seaworthy, a new rogue-like in which you travel the seas in search of loot, adventure, and survival. According to Mildly Competent Games, “You assume the role of a cursed pirate captain and take command...