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Maia: kickstarting the god game revival

Maia: kickstarting the god game revival

There are 12 days to go. 12 days. And Simon Roth needs £50,000 or it's all over. This being the indie games business in 2012, we're of course talking about a Kickstarter project. We're talking about Maia.

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Doom and Wizardry veterans Kickstart ye olde RPG genre

Doom and Wizardry veterans Kickstart ye olde RPG genre
Brenda Brathwaite, the co-creator of the Wizardry series, and Tom Hall, one of the founding members of id, have launched a Kickstarter fund for an old school role-playing game, which they are currently calling... Old School Role Playing Game. It'll be a first-person fantasy/sci-fi adventure for Mac and PC, "reminiscent of the true masterworks in the genre".

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Charles Cecil on Broken Sword: Kickstarter fans have already changed the game

Charles Cecil on Broken Sword: Kickstarter fans have already changed the game
There's been something of an upturn in fortunes at Revolution Software. The veteran British developer found itself almost penniless a couple of years ago when publishing deals ensured the company made little money from its third and fourth Broken Sword titles. But then came the App Store, digital distribution and sales of over four million for remastered editions of Shadow of the Templar and The Smoking Mirror adventures on iOS. And then there was Kickstarter.

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Chuck’s Challenge 3D: Kickstarted!

Chuck's Challenge 3D: Kickstarted!
Well, if this isn't nice, I don't know what is. Remember Niffler, the studio that went to Kickstarter with Chuck's Challenge 3D, its spiritual successor to Chip's Challenge, and asked for $12,500? The team hit its target just before the cut-off point. Success!

Read on for an exciting interview.

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Wall Street Titan: Can Kickstart do the business on mobile?

Wall Street Titan: Can Kickstart do the business on mobile?
In terms of coverage in the games media the Kickstart Spring has rapidly turned into a saturation of April Kickstart Showers. There are countless projects with a newfound you-donate-we-develop, and it’s impossible to know which ones could drop the baton. Which games should sites pluck from the morass, when so many are unproven?

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Help Kickstart Chuck’s Challenge 3D

Help Kickstart Chuck's Challenge 3D
Remember Chip's Challenge? Niffler does, because it's already made an iOS sequel sort of thing called Chuck's Challenge. Now it's remaking Chuck's Challenge in 3D, and needs your help - via Kickstarter - to get it finished.

More after the jump.

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