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Losing money and reputation to build Heavy Gear Assault

When Stompy Bot Productions kicked off its Kickstarter campaign for Heavy Gear Assault in May 2013, it was already raising money from fans on its own website. "Being an independent games publisher, we are not interested in helping the rich get richer," Producer Vince McMullin tells Joystiq ...

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Molyneux: Kickstarter, Early Access can be 'destructive'

Peter Molyneux's Godus earned £526,563 ($852K) on Kickstarter in December 2012, yet the designer recently admitted that he would delay the funding campaign entirely if he could go back to the game's pre-planning stages. In an interview with TechRadar, the Fable series designer deemed Kickstar...

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The ZX Spectrum returns as a plug-and-play console

The popular ZX Spectrum series of microcomputers has resurfaced as a crowdfunded plug-and-play console produced in a collaboration between Sinclair Research founder Clive Sinclair and tech startup Retro Computers. The ZX Spectrum was a low-cost home computer that proved especially popular amon...

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The answer to Star Citizen's $64M question: pets

As Star Citizen's number of crowdfunded dollars continues to climb, developer Chris Roberts and his team at Cloud Imperium Games continue to add new stretch goals to the game's development. This week, Roberts thanked his backers for pushing the game to $63 million raised, and revealed that if fund...

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Four years and $11K: Glorkian Warrior's crippling mistakes

Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork took Pixeljam four years to create, first Kickstarted in 2010 with $11,200 and finally released on iOS in March 2014. An argument could be made that Pixeljam co-founder Miles Tilmann has spent enough time thinking about that little pink alien with the weird nam...

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Ex-Irrational devs' The Black Glove falls well short of funding

Day for Night Games, an offshoot studio formed in the wake of Irrational's layoffs, failed to crowdfund first-person adventure The Black Glove. In terms of how far short the game was of its goal, it's a case of not gloving one hand, let alone two. After a month of campaigning, The Black Glove amass...

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Uber axes Human Resources Kickstarter campaign

Planetary Annihilation developer Uber Entertainment canceled its Kickstarter campaign for Human Resources, the developer's human-harvesting, apocalyptic real-time strategy game. "Every Kickstarter prediction model is showing that we will come up woefully short of our goal," the developer wrote in a...

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The Flame in the Flood survives roguelike rains

Roguelike survival game The Flame in the Flood reached its $150,000 target on Kickstarter today, promising the delivery of the PC and Mac game. Developer The Molasses Flood will soon announce stretch goals, which may include PS4 and Xbox One ports, according to the project's FAQ. The developer incl...

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Former BioShock devs seek funding for The Black Glove

Day For Night Games, a studio largely comprised of former BioShock Infinite developers, needs your help in developing The Black Glove. By "help," of course we mean "money." Though Day For Night was unable to kick off its crowdfunding efforts in July as originally planned, the studio has now laun...

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Planetary Annihilation creator unveils robot apocalypse RTS Human Resources

Monday Night Combat creator Uber Entertainment revealed its next project, Human Resources, today. The game is the follow-up to its previous Kickstarter success story Planetary Annihilation, with another uniquely-themed crowdfunded RTS. Taking place during an apocalypse, players control one of ...

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