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Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game Fully Funded On Kickstarter In Under 30 Minutes

Last April, Steamforged Games announced Monster Hunter World Iceborne: The Board Game. This is an expansion sequel to the studio's Monster Hunter World Board Game,  using the same underlying gameplay…

May 18, 2023 | 04:03 EDT

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Apex Legends: The Board Game Now Live On Kickstarter

Back in February, Glass Cannon Unplugged announced Apex Legends: The Board Game. They stated that, much like Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment's battle royale game, this tabletop adaptation…

May 17, 2023 | 11:03 EDT

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World War II Airbase-builing Game Ground of Aces Launches Kickstarter Campaign & Reveals Gameplay

As announced last month, Swiss developer Blindflug Studios launched the Kickstarter campaign for a brand-new game titled Ground of Aces.  The title is a base-building simulator that will let you…

May 3, 2023 | 12:29 EDT

Official artwork from Battletech: Mercenaries featuring a battlefield of soldiers and mechs

BattleTech: Mercenaries Kickstarter Campaign Ends at Over $7.5 Million

BattleTech: Mercenaries is another major Kickstarter success. The highly influential tabletop miniatures mecha game began in 1984 and has since expanded into multiple spin-offs and supplemental…

April 20, 2023 | 10:05 EDT

Ground of Aces

World War II Airbase-builing Game Ground of Aces Hitting Kickstarter Soon

Swiss developer Blindflug Studios announced that it will launch a Kickstarter campaign for a brand-new game titled Ground of Aces.  As the name hints, planes are involved, but this is a different…

April 16, 2023 | 01:18 EDT

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Death From Above Fully Funded on Kickstarter; Ukrainian Band Antytila Will Compose the Main Theme

Today the upcoming drone warfare game "Death from Above" by developer Rockodile Games and publisher Lesser Evil passed its funding goal on Kickstarter. Backers surpassed the €25,000 required for the…

March 31, 2023 | 10:45 EDT

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Developers of Mecha Game Project MBR Cancel Kickstarter, But Development Will Continue

Recently, Sieg Games announced the upcoming multiplayer mecha game Project MBR, also launching a Kickstarter campaign to support its development. Unfortunately, the campaign has been canceled. While…

March 30, 2023 | 12:47 EDT

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Agony: Lords of Hell Hits Kickstarter Promising Plenty of Brutal RTS Gameplay

Today the developers at Madmind Studio launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund its upcoming Agony sequel Agony: Lords of Hell. The game departs from the genre of the original Agony and its spin…

March 27, 2023 | 02:09 EDT

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The Walking Dead TTRPG Fully Funded In 24 Hours on Kickstarter

Last November, Free League Publishing announced they were working on The Walking Dead TTRPG. This multimedia franchise began as a comic book by Robert Kirkman, emphasizing messy interpersonal…

March 14, 2023 | 02:32 EDT

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Drone Warfare Game Set in Ukraine "Death From Above" Announced, Kickstarter Launched

Publisher Lesser Evil and Finnish developer Rockodile Games announced their upcoming game "Death from Above." The game is an arcade-style drone simulator set during the ongoing Russian invasion of…

March 9, 2023 | 12:38 EST

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Veteran Japanese Developers Launch Kickstarter Campaign for Mecha Game Project MBR

Tokyo-based developer Sieg Game launched the Kickstarter campaign for its upcoming mecha game "Project MBR." The project, which was revealed a few days ago, is a  5 vs. 5 mecha combat game made in…

March 7, 2023 | 12:42 EST

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New Mecha Game Project MBR for PS5 & PC Announced by Veteran Japanese Developers

Tokyo-based developer Sieg Games announced a brand new multiplayer mecha game titled (for now) Project MBR.  The game is in development for PS5 and PC via Steam, and it's a 5 vs. 5 mecha combat game…

March 1, 2023 | 10:43 EST

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Retro-Style Shadowgate Sequel Beyond Shadowgate Announced

After more than 30 years, classic dungeon-crawler Shadowgate is finally getting a sequel. Beyond Shadowgate is a retro-style dungeon crawler with "modern conveniences", and it's getting a Kickstarter…

January 23, 2023 | 04:57 EST

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Wonderful 101 Kickstarter Update Answers Burning Questions

After six months of radio silence, Wonderful 101 backers finally received an update on the rewards from the Platinum Games Kickstarter campaign, as well as a sneak peek at the Remastered Luka's…

December 21, 2022 | 03:51 EST

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Monty Python TTRPG Kickstarter Funded In An Hour

Back in September, we reported on the announcement of an official Monty Python TTRPG. Lead designers Brian Saliba and Craig Schaffer have done interviews about how they plan to adapt the distinctly…

October 19, 2022 | 03:46 EDT

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Cool Cool Cool Board Game Now On Kickstarter

Twogether Studios' Kickstarter project, the Cool Cool Cool board game, has gone live. Described as a game about affirmative slang that literally slaps, it is a tabletop experience that brings back…

October 13, 2022 | 03:29 EDT

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CMON Summons New Cthulhu: Death May Die To Kickstarter

A third season of Cthulhu: Death May Die is coming to Kickstarter. CMON Entertainment has officially announced brand new content and support will be coming soon to their eldritch horror board game…

October 7, 2022 | 03:09 EDT

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One-Shot Wonders Funded Within 24 Minutes On Kickstarter

Today, the Kickstarter campaign for One-Shot Wonders went live. It is for a D&D 5e book that contains "over 100 unique session ideas" for gaming tables that want a single self-contained adventure…

September 16, 2022 | 03:27 EDT

The main character thinking about how to solve a puzzle in a spaceship's cargo hold in the Space Quest spiritual successor SpaceVenture

Space Quest Spiritual Successor To Launch After 10 Years

After 10 years, the Space Quest spiritual successor SpaceVenture is finally launching to backers of the project. The game launched its crowdfunding campaign all the way back in 2012, and after a…

August 26, 2022 | 08:40 EDT

A player and their monster looking out onto the horizon in Kickstarted Pokemon-style MMO Untamed Isles

Kickstarted Pokemon-Like Crypto MMO On Hiatus After Crypto Crash

In today's installment of "Web3 is going great: gaming edition", consider the case of Untamed Isles. The Kickstarted Pokemon-style creature-catching crypto MMO has paused development indefinitely…

August 16, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Frogwares Announces Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remake

Frogwares has revealed that its next project is a full Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened remake. The team is currently putting the finishing touches on a Kickstarter campaign for a full remake and…

July 28, 2022 | 10:19 EDT

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Old-School RuneScape Update Adds New Quest 'Beneath Cursed Sands'

A new Old-School RuneScape update has arrived, launching the "Beneath Cursed Sands" quest in advance of the Tombs of Amascut raid that's set to arrive in Summer 2022. Old-School RuneScape is a long-…

April 27, 2022 | 03:11 EDT

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Report: Kickstarter Shows Consistent Growth in Tabletop Game Projects

Those familiar with crowdfunding platforms are likely aware of Kickstarter. It is a widely popular place where many different projects can receive attention and funding. In fact, a lot of Kickstarter…

February 22, 2022 | 02:57 EST

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Meeple Rolling Board Game Rolling Heights Reaches to the Skies of Kickstarter

A brand new tabletop board game is coming soon to Kickstarter. The game is called Rolling Heights, and it is a meeple-rolling city builder where players will generate resources and push their luck to…

January 17, 2022 | 03:28 EST

A promotional image of Wreckland Run with weaponized cars attacking eachother

Wreckland Run Brings Solo Thrills To The Table

Renegade Game Studios has teamed up with Scott Almes and T.C. Petty III once again for a new project coming to Kickstarter: Wreckland Run. It is a new installment in the studio's Solo Hero series, a…

January 12, 2022 | 02:29 EST

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Scorn Devs Apologize for 'Poorly Judged' Backer Update

Ebb Software has apologized for a "poorly judged" Kickstarter backer update that upset many of the game's fans and instigated a wave of refund requests from people who backed the game on the…

November 8, 2021 | 02:15 EST

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CD Projekt Red Launches The Witcher: Ronin Manga Kickstarter

CD Projekt Red's newest project based around The Witcher isn't a video game, but it does offer an interesting "what if" scenario for the franchise. Just released on Kickstarter this morning, The…

September 7, 2021 | 11:33 EDT

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Coral Island Kickstarter Makes A 700k+ Splash

Upcoming farming sim Coral Island is having a pretty great time on Kickstarter. The project was fully funded in under 36 hours, has been smashing its stretch goals one after the other, and has raised…

February 17, 2021 | 11:06 EST

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Everything We Can Learn From The New Psychonauts 2 Trailer

Information for Psychonauts 2 has been a pretty slow drip-feed, which means that the psycho-obsessed (like yours truly) put it upon themselves to comb over every new piece of art that’s released in…

December 30, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Terra Invicta Kickstarter Unites Humanity to Fight Aliens

The Terra Invicta Kickstarter has been revealed by Pavonis Interactive, the creators of The Long War mods for XCOM and XCOM 2. Terra Invicta poses a question: what if hostile aliens attempted to…

September 29, 2020 | 12:58 EDT

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Mother Of Frankenstein Preview

Some few days ago a strange package arrived at my doorstep. Filled with curiosities and puzzles, I feared its playful nature held a much darker secret. An invitation to an auction? Music lessons? A…

September 24, 2020 | 10:00 EDT

Stardew Valley-Like Snacko Launches Its Kickstarter Campaign

Stardew Valley-Like Snacko Launches Its Kickstarter Campaign

Snacko, a Stardew Valley-like farming and community building game has officially launched its Kickstarter campaign during today's Wholesome Direct. Armor Games and Bluecurse has unveiled their new…

May 26, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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You Can Play Resident Evil 3 The Board Game Online Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the Resident Evil 3: The Board Game will go live on Kickstarter, and when it does players can give it a go online if they want to test it out beforehand. To do so, players will have to go…

April 27, 2020 | 10:22 EDT

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Songs of Syx is a Huge Scale City/Kingdom Builder With a Free Prototype

Six years ago, Gamatron, a one man studio by Jakob de Laval, set out to make Songs of Syx, which is described as a mix of "retro base building with grand strategy." Now, the fruit of Gamatron's…

April 13, 2020 | 12:04 EDT

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Exploring Wrath of the Righteous with Owlcat Games

Recently, Russian-based developer Owlcat Games has launched and secured funding for their highly anticipated Kickstarter campaign for Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous. Based on the Paizo Pathfinder…

February 10, 2020 | 12:00 EST

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From Failure to the Future - How Aquamarine Hopes to Succeed on Kickstarter

Way back in 2018, I went to New York's only dedicated gaming convention, Play NYC, with several other colleagues from TechRaptor. Among the many games I found was Aquamarine, a pretty little survival…

January 17, 2020 | 12:00 EST

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The Revived Hey Cutie Kickstarter — Insights from One Method Monkey's Brian Sowers

A little over a month ago, I covered the first Hey Cutie Kickstarter as part of our Crowdfunding Spotlight series of TR Originals. I had previewed the game after One Method Monkey's Brian Sowers…

November 20, 2019 | 11:00 EST

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Scott Pilgrim Miniatures The World Now on Kickstarter

Scott Pilgrim fans have something new to get excited about! Renegade Game Studios has come to Kickstarter with their brand-new tabletop game Scott Pilgrim Miniatures The World. If it isn't clear by…

October 17, 2019 | 11:08 EDT


Enchanted Portals Draws Ire Over Cuphead Comparisons

A 2D platformer called Enchanted Portals is set to make its Kickstarter debut in a couple of weeks. However, the game is already facing backlash over similarities in art and gameplay to Cuphead.…

October 10, 2019 | 05:59 EDT

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CMON Time Machine Revisits Past Kickstarted Games

Tabletop gaming industry giant CMON is offering a new Kickstarter project. In addition to copies of past successfully-crowdfunded games, backers will fund and acquire original mood soundtracks and…

September 27, 2019 | 08:10 EDT

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Solasta: Crown of the Magister is now Based on Dungeons & Dragons SRD 5.1

Today, Tactical Adventures announced that Wizards of the Coast has granted them a license to use Dungeons & Dragons SRD 5.1 content and rules for their upcoming title Solasta: Crown of the…

September 25, 2019 | 02:30 EDT

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Shenmue III Backers Might Not Get A Steam Key, According To Ys Net

There may be trouble ahead for you if you're a Shenmue III PC backer and you were hoping for a Steam key. A recent post on the game's Kickstarter campaign suggests that Shenmue III Steam keys may…

September 20, 2019 | 09:45 EDT

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Bust Out Your Neon Colored Pencils for the Hyper Light Drifter Tabletop RPG

Indie darling Hyper Light Drifter is back on Kickstarter with a new tabletop RPG! Named Drifter, the famously silent and mysterious indie action RPG is heading even further into the realm of player…

September 10, 2019 | 04:55 EDT

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Shenmue III Refunds Can Take up to 3 Months to Process

Shenmue III Refunds will take as long as 3 months to process from the date that they're filed. A recent backer update to the game's official Kickstarter campaign has finally given us the firm details…

September 5, 2019 | 03:20 EDT

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TR Originals

Crowdfunding Spotlight - Solasta: Crown of the Magister

Trying to emulate the tabletop experience in video games has always been very hit or miss. Even in the heydays of classic RPG's like Baldur's Gate or Wizardry, players were often limited in what they…

September 4, 2019 | 01:00 EDT

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TR Originals

Crowdfunding Spotlight - Chicory: A Colorful Tale

Less than a year ago, Greg Lobanov impressed us with the musical platforming adventure game Wandersong. Now, he and several other developers, including some who worked on Celeste and Night in the…

August 21, 2019 | 12:00 EDT

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TR Originals

Screenshot Survey: Massive Explosions, Skating Birds

Welcome back to the best day of the week. That's right, it's Saturday. That means we all get to kick back, relax, and enjoy some video games. Oh, and don't forget your weekly dose of Screenshot…

August 17, 2019 | 05:15 EDT

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Updated: Descent Caught In Limbo As Little Orbit Allegedly Won't Publish

Descendent Studios, the studio behind Descent (2019) AKA Descent: Underground is still experiencing troubles with its publisher Little Orbit.  This is according to multiple posts over the past few…

August 15, 2019 | 09:28 EDT