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Shadowrun Returns pushed back to May, June 2013

Harebrained Schemes recently took to the Kickstarter page for its successful Shadowrun Returns funding project to note the game has been pushed back from an anticipated January launch date to either May or June of 2013. The Kickstarter project concluded with $1.8 million in funding in late April t...

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Shadowrun Returns trolls the internet with in-game assets

Harebrained Schemes, which hauled in a whopping $1.8 million on Kickstarter in April, has revealed the first in-game assets for its current project, Shadowrun Returns. The studio has settled on creating 2D isometric backgrounds and 3D polygonal characters. The character images feature concept art a...

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Shadowrun Returns concludes Kickstarter at $1.8 million in contributions

Shadowrun Returns finished its Kickstarter funding round with a total of $1,895,772 in donations to the cause. Announced earlier this month, the project was hoping to raise $400,000 to bring a Shadowrun sequel to PC, iOS and Android as a "graphically rich 2D turn-based single player game." After h...

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Shadowrun Returns says let's get physical, physical

The Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter passed the $1 million mark, meaning all $15 backers will receive the Linux port of the final game -- but that's not all. Harebrained Schemes added a new $125 donor level that rewards backers with the Deluxe Boxed Edition. This includes a "game disc, soundtrack disc,...

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Welcome back, Shadowrun

This week, Kat Bailey and Rowan Kaiser have switched roles -- with Kat taking lead in this week's column focusing on the wonderful world of Western role-playing games. These are interesting times. Thanks to Kickstarter, projects that I never thought would see the light of day are getting a chance to...

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Shadowrun Returns: $1 million in pledges guarantee Linux port

With the recent announcement of a Mac port, the Linux community has come out asking whether Shadowrun Returns will support Linux. Harebrained has said it doesn't want to overreach, so that version has been off the table until now. "As we said over the weekend, we're being very careful not to over-c...

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Shadowrun Returns' Kickstarter funding brings game to Mac, adds Riggers

The Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter glided past another milestone recently, adding some new features – for one, the game is now coming to the Mac. All backers at the $15 level will be able to snag a copy for their OS X-powered box of choice. Additionally, Shadowrun Returns now has Spanish, Ge...

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Shadowrun Returns: Kickstarter for a sequel from Shadowrun vets

The latest in the ever-growing line of Kickstarter-funded games is Shadowrun Returns, a sequel to the original game which hit PC back in 1989. Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, secured the license for a sequel on the PC and iOS and Android tablets, and is hoping to raise $400,000 for the p...

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Crimson: Steam Pirates was made in 12 weeks

Believe it or not, Bungie's latest didn't take that long to develop -- oh, you read the headline? Well, aren't you perceptive! Yes, Crimson: Steam Pirates (not to be confused with The Crimson Permanent Assurance) only took 12 weeks to create, believe it or not. It's the subject of a Gamasutra ...

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PSA: Bungie Aerospace's Crimson: Steam Pirates now available (for free)

This is just a quick reminder that Bungie Aerospace's first project, Crimson: Steam Pirates, is now available on iPad for the excellent sum of no dollars. We had assumed that the Hairbrained Schemes title was about a band of buccaneers out to steal your wine-stained dry cleaning. It turns out, ...

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