Kickstarter News


GDC 2017: Michael Mendheim talks Mutant Football League

By Asif Khan, Mar 07, 2017 4:30pm PST

Michael Mendheim talks Mutant Football League with Backer and Cleveland Team Owner Asif Khan at GDC 2017.


Mutant Football League Holding a 'Name That Cleveland Team' Contest

By John Keefer, Feb 14, 2017 5:30pm PST

Better yet, the team is owned by our own Man With the Briefcase.


"I still get to help choose. They just want to spur interest in the game. Also, Cleveland this is ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 11 comments

Apocalypse Now finally may get a video game

By John Keefer, Jan 26, 2017 11:21am PST

I love the smell of crowdfunding in the morning.


"What about lining up a deer in your scope and not pulling the trigger or pulling a gun on John ..."

- Dr Proton see all 14 comments

The Banner Saga 3 kicks off final crowdfunding campaign for the franchise

By John Keefer, Jan 26, 2017 10:39am PST

1 and 2 were highly successful, and it looks like 3 is following suit.


Obduction finally released from Myst-developer Cyan

By John Keefer, Aug 24, 2016 10:33am PDT

A VR version for Rift coming soon.


"Gonna wait for the Rift support but I am excited about this game!"

- ovrlrd see all 6 comments

Fig and the State of Crowdfunding Development

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 23, 2016 2:00pm PDT

We recently sat down with Justin Bailey of Fig to discuss accountability, the troubles of Kickstarter, and his future plans for the company. 


"As in captions? What sort of info are you looking for? I can definitely add that in the future ..."

- cassideem see all 3 comments

Fable Fortune card game gets private investment, ends kickstarter

By John Keefer, Jun 21, 2016 9:55am PDT

Expect a closed beta sooner rather than later.


"It doesn't charge until funding is successful. I think the kickstarter was still ongoing."

- ashkie see all 4 comments

Plague Inc. board game now 10 times more deadly

By John Keefer, May 31, 2016 10:28am PDT

The Kickstarter campaign is in its final hours and has gotten so much money, it ran out of stretch goals. 


Plague Inc. mutates into a board game with successful Kickstarter

By John Keefer, May 19, 2016 6:10am PDT

Shacker James 'jamiejme' Vaughan infects the tabletop space


"You should put petri dishes in the box to store game components. Though Pandemic did that ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 30 comments

This War of Mine jumps to tabletop with board game Kickstarter

By John Keefer, May 10, 2016 10:30am PDT

Get the stretch goals ready, as it was already funded in less than two hours.


"Just thumbing through their Kickstarter page this game looks pretty awesome. Very high quality ..."

- bling1bling see all 3 comments

BLACKROOM Kickstarter canceled to get a demo ready

By John Keefer, Apr 29, 2016 8:00am PDT

Less than a week after launch, the old-school FPS from John Romero and Adrian Carmack is put on hold.


"I guarantee they anticipated breaking a million within 24 hours and were butthurt when that ..."

- waxthirteen see all 7 comments

BLACKROOM is the new PC FPS from Romero and Carmack and it looks familiar

By John Keefer, Apr 25, 2016 8:00am PDT

This old-school shooter is in the vein of Dark Forces, Duke Nukem and of course, DOOM, and it's a Kickstarter.


"Kickstarter page didn't say if they have other funding or not. $700k doesn't seem like enough ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

The Dark Souls Board Game Smashed Through Its Kickstarter Goals

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 20, 2016 5:40am PDT

Looks like we'll be seeing a Dark Souls board game in the near future. 


"seriously, they're looking at the ability to straight up print money with further content if ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 18 comments

Fear Effect sequel kicks off on Kickstarter

By David Craddock, Apr 12, 2016 12:45pm PDT

A sequel to the cult-classic PS1 game reunites all your favorite characters on PC... if, that is, developer Sushee Games can raise $114,106 by mid-May.


"someone should relink the kickstarter for this, close to the end."

- Sbatr. see all 3 comments

Dark Souls Board Game Should Give You Even More Ways To Die

By John Keefer, Apr 08, 2016 12:15pm PDT

Steamforged Games will work with Bandai Namco to bring the dark and deadly title to tabletop through Kickstarter.


"Woah, being made by the guild ball people?? Very interested..."

- Disarray see all 2 comments