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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...

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Glorkian Warrior vs Dino Run 2: Crowdfunding before and after Double Fine

Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork is a different game than the one Pixeljam promised in its Kickstarter campaign. It's not unrecognizable – the Saturday-morning-cartoon artwork is still done by graphic novelist James Kochalka and it still stars a three-eyed alien blasting baddies from the...

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Pixeljam, comics artist Kochalka launch Glorkian Warrior on iOS

Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork, a collaboration between Dino Run studio Pixeljam and comic book artist James Kochalka, hit the iOS App Store today for $3, no in-app purchases in sight. The launch trailer explains it all in Adult Swim-style design, but be warned: That is definitely not...

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Pixeljam's Glorkian Warrior glorks all over iOS devices this year

Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork was a Kickstarter project before Kickstarter projects were cool, funded with $11,200 in March 2010 – and now it's a full game. Glorkian Warrior is due out in Q1 2014 for iOS devices from Dino Run creator Pixeljam and comic book artist James Kochalka....

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Dino Run 2 Kickstarter couldn't outrun extinction

Dino Run 2, the sequel to Pixeljam Games' side-scrolling extinction platformer, Dino Run, failed to meet its goal on Kickstarter, raising $83,476 of a requested $175,000. Dino Run 2 was slated to be an upgraded, fresh game for the Dino Run franchise, with randomly generated levels, multiple dino...

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Pixeljam optimistic as Dino Run 2 Kickstarter runs toward extinction

Pixeljam has 30 hours to raise $110,000 on its Kickstarter for Dino Run 2. The page already has 1,550 backers and $65,000 – but its goal is $175,000. Pixeljam co-founder Miles Tilmann knows that getting funded at this point is a long (long) shot, but still, he's optimistic. "The logic...

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Extinction escape sim Dino Run 2 announced for PC, mobile

Indie developer Pixeljam officially announced Dino Run 2 this week, and now turns to Kickstarter to fund a PC and mobile follow-up to its landmark endless runner. Released as a Flash game in 2008, Dino Run put players in control of a doomed dinosaur escaping from a world-destroying pyroclastic...

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Pixeljam Octology bundle is 8 games for whatever amount you want

Pixeljam's Octology bundle got a makeover and is now a pay-what-you-want offer that includes eight games, apps and albums, with special rewards for the top 10 contributors. The Octology includes the following lo-fi games for PC, Mac and Linux: Potatoman Seeks the Troof, Bitku Beta, Dino Run SE,...

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Be a pretty unicorn in PixelJam's Retro Unicorn Attack: Challenge Edition

Figuring out new ways to make believe that we're a pretty, pretty unicorn takes up about 80 percent of our day, so we always appreciate it when someone else does the majority of the grunt work for us. Imagine then our appreciative, wistful sigh upon learning of PixelJam's new game with Adult Swim,...

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Potatoman Seeks the Troof, Pixeljam Octology finds its way to Linux

All of the games in Pixeljam's Octology – Potatoman Seeks the Troof, Bitku Beta, Dino Run SE, Marathon of Doom and Snowball – are now available on Linux, in addition to previous PC and Mac support, for $10. Not to say we're super trendy or anything, but we hear Linux is currently all...

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