Kickstarter News


Fox N Forests Bringing 16-Bit Platforming To Nintendo Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 06, 2018 5:40pm PST

The Kickstarter-backed retro platformer will be landing on the Switch alongside most other popular systems.


Crowdfunded RPG Legrand Legacy Landing On Switch In 2019

By Kevin Tucker, Dec 07, 2017 3:30pm PST

Developer Semisoft's latest title is a return to the glory days of JRPG-styled action.


Raji Is An Indie Adventure Inspired By The Myths of India

By Charles Singletary, Dec 06, 2017 1:15pm PST

This beautiful indie action-adventure is fueled by the lore and myths of India, but the window on Kickstarter is closing rapidly.


Kickstarter's Drip is the Long-Term Fundraising Answer to Patreon

By Charles Singletary, Nov 15, 2017 9:35am PST

The first part of a Drip campaign mirrors Kickstarter's standard crowdfunding and then transitions into a Patreon-esq format.


"I'm not sure "Drip" is a good name. It doesn't immediately inspire positive connotations. ..."

- Arcanum see all 2 comments

Out of the Woods by American McGee Combines Tabletop Cards and Art Books

By David Craddock, Jul 28, 2017 12:15pm PDT

The designer behind Alice is crowdfunding an all-in-one tabletop card game and art books rooted in fairytales.


"Out of the Woods would seem to be really close to the musical Into the Woods. I wonder if he's ..."

- pulsedrive see all 2 comments

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