Indie Fund News


Framed rearranges comic panels and story outcomes

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2013 12:30pm PST

Framed is the debut effort from Loveshack Entertainment, in which players watch a detective's story unfold through comic book panels and rearrange those panels to craft completely different outcomes.


Two more Double Fine games coming via Indie Fund

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 10:15am PDT

The fine folks at Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions studio have been quite busy, announcing the development of two more games.


Antichamber scores Indie Fund backing

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 03, 2012 6:00am PDT

Non-Euclidean puzzler Antichamber has been confirmed as the seventh game to receive Indie Fund backing, a month after it lifted the IGF 2012 award for Technical Excellence.


"What are the other indie games aside from Qube and Dear Esther?"

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Indie Fund backs The Swapper

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 01, 2012 3:30pm PST

Indie Fund has announced that it will help fund development of The Swapper, an upcoming puzzle-platformer by developer Facepalm Games.


Indie Jeff's Weekly Pick: Dear Esther

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 19, 2012 8:00am PST

For this week's Indie Pick, I roam through the poetically-beautiful Dear Esther by thechineseroom, a Valve-sanctioned remake of a Half-Life 2 mod.


"I agree with Lionel. I sell novels and they are typically 10$ for 450-500 pages. Recently I ..."

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Dear Esther trailer teases Feb. 14 release

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 18, 2012 6:00pm PST

A new trailer for Dear Esther has been released, teasing the high-definition remake's upcoming release in February.


"Kind of reminded me of one of the old Alan Wake Trailers. Solid art. I wonder how the game ..."

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Q.U.B.E. recoups Indie Fund investment after 4 days

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2012 11:00am PST

Indie superstar funding group the Indie Fund has scored a resounding hit after Q.U.B.E., the first Fund-backed release, earned enough on Steam in its first four days to recoup the investment.


"woah what for that I'm going to write a huge expose on your inhumane working standards and ..."

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QUBE goes live on Steam today

By Steve Watts, Jan 06, 2012 8:00am PST

QUBE, the first-person puzzle game and first entry from the Indie Fund, is hitting Steam today.


"the name reminds me of Intelligent Qube which was an excellent game for the PSX!"

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QUBE, first Indie Fund game, coming December 16

By Steve Watts, Dec 02, 2011 12:30pm PST

QUBE, the first game to come out of the Indie Fund, has a release date of December 16. It will cost $14.99 through Steam.


"Wasn't going to state the obvious, but yeah very Portal. A little too much... "

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Dear Esther gets Indie Fund cash injection

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 02, 2011 11:00am PDT

Fascinating mod-turned-full game Dear Esther has become the latest project to receive a financial helping hand from the superstar Indie Fund. Developer thechineseroom also revealed it's aiming for a sub-$10 price.


"Really looking forward to it's release and I'd gladly pay over $10 for something innovative and ..."

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Indie Fund Seeking Applications From 'Unique Games'

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 07, 2010 6:40am PDT

Indie developers in need of funding can now apply for scratch from the Indie Fund, the funding source set up by indie darlings including Braid's...



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Indie Developer Superstars Setup Indie Fund

By Brian Leahy, Mar 02, 2010 12:00pm PST

A handful of successful independent game designers have created the Indie Fund, a "brand new funding source for independent developers, created by...


"So any time some developers gather it's like Gathering of Developers?"

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