The making of Avertigos, a Singapore-made board game with flying sail-ships

Editor: Siddharth Jain, Creative Director of local game studio Playware, is our guest writer today. Together with Ian Gregory (Witching Hour Studios), Siddharth has started a Kickstarter campaign to make Avertigos. I have always been fascinated with sail ships; triremes. junks, tall ships, maritime history, the age of sails you ...

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This is the BattleTech game we have been waiting for

Harebrained Schemes LLC has released a video of a super, super, pre-alpha build of the Kickstarter-backed game. The BattleTech demo shows off where the game is at with combat gameplay, including MechWarrior special abilities, reverse movement, damage reporting, and melee. Note that this is more of a showcase video – a ...

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Masquerada: Songs and Shadows turns to Kickstarter, reveals collaboration with iNCH

Homegrown independent developer Witching Hour Studios has put Masquerada: Songs and Shadows up on Kickstarter, in a bid to raise £45,000 (S$S86,988) for tweaks and polish. “It’s famously said in game development that the last 20% of production is the last 80%.” The tactical action RPG has courted attention ...

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Impressions: Swift conquest in the Legends of Callasia's beta

Boomzap Entertainment’s Legends of Callasia is in its final week of fundraising on Kickstarter. Unfortunately the campaign isn’t doing too well, as early momentum slowed to a crawl in the days before Christmas. Perhaps it’s a victim of the holiday season, the growing caution with crowdfunding, or simply unfair ...

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Legends of Callasia now on Kickstarter with multiplayer demo

Boomzap Entertainment have returned to Kickstarter for Legends of Callasia, a world conquest strategy game featuring both board and card game elements, playable on desktop and tablet computers. Legends of Callasia sets out to scratch that strategy itch without demanding an entire evening or more. Boomzap cites games such ...

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Wongamania: Banana Economy now 70% funded

Capital Gains Studio’s Wongamania: Banana Economy, the international version of their successful economic manipulation board game, has managed to achieve 70% funding with two weeks remaining. Staged in a banana republic – not the American clothing retailer but the term for a country with unstable politics and an elite-controlled ...

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Dusty Raging Fist Kickstarter Fails, Development Continues

Dusty Raging Fist, prequel to last year’s beat-‘em-up action game Dusty Revenge, has failed to meet its Kickstarter goal of AU$60,000. Despite the massive financial setback, the studio aims to continue working on the game for a 2016 Steam release. The update following the campaign’s end was brief, with ...

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Crowdfunded RPG 'Pillars of Eternity' Is Nearly Upon Us

A project from videogame’s golden age on Kickstarter will finally come to fruition in less than twenty-four hours. Obsidian Entertainment’s Pillars of Eternity may be a year behind schedule but all is forgiven now as we brace for the next big RPG. For some, the studio is probably known ...

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