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Opinion: Godus: The Promises of a Fallen God Game Creator

By Steven Wong, Feb 12, 2015 1:00pm PST

It's clear that Peter Molyneux and 22Cans issued a series of false promises when launching Godus' crowdfunding campaign. All in addition to treating Bryan Henderson, the winner of the Curiosity cube, badly. Does all this impact the public's faith in crowdfunding?


"Peter may have very well fucked it up for other developers that take these matters ULTRA ..."

- rtricoche see all 6 comments

Project Godus hits version 2.0 with apologetic update

By Steve Watts, Mar 13, 2014 4:30pm PDT

Project Godus has gotten a version 2.0 update, accompanied by a video with 22Cans Peter Molyneux and Jack Attridge explaining what they've done to fix various player complaints.


"I liked what I was playing, but all the clicking was awful and then there wasn't really much to ..."

- rtricoche see all 3 comments

Godus to have fresh take on microtransactions, says Molyneux

By Steve Watts, Feb 18, 2014 3:30pm PST

Peter Molyneux has dropped some hints of the microtransaction strategy in Project Godus, while distancing it from the usual "be patient or pay money" model.


"It's no wonder - it seems in the UK at least everyone who doesn't have a clue about the industry ..."

- BornAcorn see all 23 comments

Project Godus set for early access on September 13

By Steve Watts, Aug 30, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Peter Molyneux's Godus will get early access via Steam on September 13, for $19.99.


"fuck that guy. never again will i trust him or play one of this over promised under delivered ..."

- CoRDS see all 24 comments

Curiosity's Godus prize has a time limit, Molyneux says

By John Keefer, May 29, 2013 6:45am PDT

Designer Peter Molyneux is saying that the Curiosity prize of being a god among computer-generated men is but a temporary boon.


"ding ding ding Also the amount of control and amount of money could be quite small. I'm pretty ..."

- rodneystubbs see all 22 comments

Curiosity cube cracked, granting Godus godhood

By Alice O'Connor, May 28, 2013 6:00am PDT

"What's inside the cube?" Peter Molyneux asked us with Curiosity. Well, we politely tapped a way a bit to try to find out, then got bored and stopped caring. After almost seven months, the final layer of Molyneux's cube has been cleared, granting its surprised winner godhood...


"If you think Louis`s story is nice..., 3 weaks-ago my uncle's step daughter basically also made ..."

- PatriciaBau10 see all 8 comments

Curiosity update now lets players add back to the cube

By John Keefer, Apr 19, 2013 9:30am PDT

The social experiment game Curiosity from developer 22Cans has added another layer of interest to the app. Now, a new update allows players to purchase cubelets to add back to the layers being chipped away, prolonging the previously overriding goal of revealing what was in t...


"Pay money to delay the cube being broken into by, what, a few seconds per purchase? 5.1 cubes ..."

- Ambient80 see all 13 comments

Project Godus Kickstarter ends, hits Linux stretch goal

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2012 3:30pm PST

For much of its crowd-sourcing campaign, it seemed Peter Molyneux and 22cans' Project Godus would fall short of its goal. Things really picked up in the final few days, however, and it wrapped up this afternoon a safe distance past the finish line. Good news, everyone! Peter...


"Oh, I think you mean recently. Fables were still decent enough."

- daggot see all 34 comments

Peter Molyneux shows off Project Godus multiplayer

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 19, 2012 8:15am PST

For a long time it looked like Peter Molyneux and 22cans' Project Godus would fall well short of its crowd-funding goal, but with two days now left to go, a rush of pledges has brought the god game tantalisingly close. To help nudge it across the line, 22cans has put out a n...


"That actually looks like it could be a lot of fun. Seems obvious that you'll need a deep ..."

- atomx_xmota see all 5 comments

Project Godus trailer shows prototype gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 18, 2012 6:45am PST

With three days and an awful lot of money left to go, Peter Molyneux and 22cans' crowd-funding campaign for a new god game codenamed Project Godus is looking unlikely to end happily. In the hope of raising interest and that final £80,000 ($130,000-ish), 22cans has put out a...


"...which barely anyone does anymore nowadays. Molyneux is sooo far past his prime. He has ..."

- vai90 see all 4 comments

Molyneux takes to Kickstarter for god-game Godus

By John Keefer, Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST

Peter Molyneux has unveiled the next step in 22Cans experiments, a Kickstarter for a god-game called Godus. This step emphasizes cooperation.


"because it played like shit. it was a great idea, but the reality was it wasn't fun to play. ..."

- UberKalden see all 48 comments

Curiosity soliciting donations to help with servers

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 12, 2012 6:50am PST

"What's inside the cube?" the world cried as one, tapping furiously at its many touchscreens. The cube did not answer, for the cube is all overloaded> and a bit wonky right now. Peter Molyneux and his 22Cans studio are now soliciting donations for the tap-tapping experiment ...


"what's in the box ladies and gentlemen it could be anything and it could be YOURS"

- Arceihn see all 63 comments

Curiosity PC edition may not happen

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 09, 2012 6:45am PST

The past three days have been the most satisfying in the entire lives of iOS and Android gadgeteers, since Peter Molyneux's Curiosity launched. "What's inside the cube?" The question that drives us all. We wake up screaming it. We form mashed potato into gigantic cubes. Pity...


"isn't this the same concept as that free cow clicker game that people paid money to play somehow?"

- derelict515 see all 17 comments

Curiosity suffering from overloaded servers

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2012 11:30am PST

Curiosity has launched, but hit a bit of a snag as server issues and bugs have interrupted play.


"yeah it sucks guys this is gonna sound stupid but this is actually a pretty fun and addictive ..."

- DeBurgo see all 9 comments

Molyneux's Curiosity launched a day early

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 06, 2012 6:00am PST

Curiouser and curiouser, Peter Molyneux and 22Can's experimental cube-clicker Curiosity was released ahead of schedule this morning. It was due to arrive tomorrow morning at 22 minutes past midnight, in reference to the studio's name, but a slip means we can all get on with ...


"As dumb as the concept is, its kinda fun to leave messages and graffiti for other players. Plus ..."

- baron calamity see all 24 comments