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Aviary Attorney, love the art style

( X '____' )/ (zappi), Wednesday, 10 December 2014 12:27 (five years ago) link

heh - they literally took the character drawings from 19th century cartoons

Nhex, Saturday, 13 December 2014 05:11 (five years ago) link

two months pass...

i'm still pretty excited for this

Mordy, Monday, 16 February 2015 00:21 (five years ago) link

kinda sorta too, but expectations lowered a bit

Nhex, Monday, 16 February 2015 06:16 (five years ago) link

one month passes...

Pillars of Eternity is live!

Maybe in 100 years someone will say damn Dawn was dope. (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:03 (four years ago) link

or will be tomorrow.

Maybe in 100 years someone will say damn Dawn was dope. (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:03 (four years ago) link

you bastard, getting my hopes up

Nhex, Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:06 (four years ago) link

well i thought i had it! I'm preloading on steam now and i recommend you do.

Maybe in 100 years someone will say damn Dawn was dope. (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:19 (four years ago) link

maybe we should start a new thread for this

Mordy, Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:21 (four years ago) link

i haven't been this excited about a release since fallout 3

Mordy, Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:22 (four years ago) link

I would be more into it if i hadn't just ordered bloodborne, but yeah
Pillars of Eternity: Obsidian's Kickstarter RPG

Maybe in 100 years someone will say damn Dawn was dope. (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:27 (four years ago) link

xp yeah, good point. i went to the backer portal and got my steam key

Nhex, Wednesday, 25 March 2015 23:31 (four years ago) link

Oh look, you can pre-load it, too.

The Thin Blue Slime (kingfish), Thursday, 26 March 2015 07:39 (four years ago) link

Thought I'd be able to roll a character before work but it's not unlocked yet.

JimD, Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:15 (four years ago) link

Yeah, having the character creator as an early demo plaything would have been a neat advance promotional item

The Thin Blue Slime (kingfish), Thursday, 26 March 2015 09:29 (four years ago) link

i... don't have the 18 gigs free to install... need to delete a lot of stuff.

Nhex, Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:36 (four years ago) link

That was odd because it told me I'd need 18Gb but then once it was downloading it only pulled 6Gb. So either there's more to come once it unlocks, or that initial 18Gb estimate is wrong.

JimD, Thursday, 26 March 2015 14:54 (four years ago) link

from the PC Gamer Review:

Almost an hour had passed, and I was still on the character creation screen. That s how I knew, before I d even started, that this homage to classic computer role-playing games like Baldur s Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment was authentic.

Maybe in 100 years someone will say damn Dawn was dope. (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 26 March 2015 15:08 (four years ago) link

three weeks pass...

Little Devil Inside:

"Little devil inside is a story about a college professor who investigates paranormal activities. With you! "

This game looks doooooope, and just got Greenlit.

I dig the cheery little tophatted cyclops dude backpacking his way thru the wilderness.

Doktor Van Peebles (kingfish), Thursday, 16 April 2015 07:05 (four years ago) link

that does look pretty cool

Nhex, Monday, 20 April 2015 06:27 (four years ago) link

one month passes...

8 hrs to go on Bloodstained

Nhex, Friday, 12 June 2015 18:26 (four years ago) link

$3.3M USD with 27 days left to go.

Coming for Ps4 & PC.

Curious how much Sony will kick in for completion given the fact that this met its (pre-sales) goal the day it was announced.

Purves Grundy (kingfish), Saturday, 20 June 2015 04:50 (four years ago) link

Considering the first game cost $47 million to make...

Nhex, Saturday, 20 June 2015 05:15 (four years ago) link

I mentioned in the E3 thread that a lot of the stuff in the first game had to be made from scratch, but all of that is included in modern, off-the-shelf game engines.

aaaaablnnn (abanana), Saturday, 20 June 2015 14:50 (four years ago) link

And oh man they should break out Ryo's original character model, just for kicks

Purves Grundy (kingfish), Saturday, 20 June 2015 20:47 (four years ago) link

the majority of funding for this game will assuredly not be from the kickstarter

jennifer islam (silby), Saturday, 20 June 2015 22:53 (four years ago) link

one month passes...

These guys seem like the four guys who could pull it off

Justin Bailey has launched Fig, a new crowdfunding site built specifically for games. The former chief operating officer of developer Double Fine partnered with some big names and studios who previously had success on Kickstarter, specifically his old colleague, Tim Schafer (The Broken Age), Brian Fargo of InXile (Wasteland 2), and Feargus Urquhart of Obsidian (Pillars of Eternity). Each has pledged to launch campaigns for new games on Fig.

Fig also stands out from other crowdfunding sites in that you buy equity in a game or developer, meaning you can actually make money from a successful project...

Also, Justin Bailey is actually a real name?!

Purves Grundy (kingfish), Wednesday, 19 August 2015 02:36 (four years ago) link

bound to succeed, born a cheat code

Meta Forksclove-Liebeskind (forksclovetofu), Wednesday, 19 August 2015 03:13 (four years ago) link

so that's where Masi Oka went!

Nhex, Wednesday, 19 August 2015 03:52 (four years ago) link

one month passes...

2D sidescroller inspired by Valkrie Profile, by the team that did Skullgirls.
Mostly notable for the high amount they're asking for...

Nhex, Wednesday, 7 October 2015 01:01 (four years ago) link

one month passes...

Psychonauts 2

( X '____' )/ (zappi), Friday, 4 December 2015 12:46 (four years ago) link

Broken Age is the only game I know of that had a 50% off sale before it was even finished. I'll wait.

aaaaablnnn (abanana), Friday, 4 December 2015 13:43 (four years ago) link

I think so too, though i am interested in this whole "Fig" thing

Nhex, Friday, 4 December 2015 21:47 (four years ago) link

Right now it's at $894K investment and $995K rewards - wouldn't have thought the ratio would be so close.
Kinda tempted to go on it as a lark, but probably not worth it given it'll take several years to recoup.

Nhex, Monday, 7 December 2015 16:48 (four years ago) link

three months pass...

So, Hyper Light Drifter finally launched today. Backed it back in September 2013... Hard to be all that excited after such a long time. On the plus side, I'm finally down to just 1 outstanding Kickstarter (the Bitmap Brothers book) that I've paid for.

CraigG, Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:29 (three years ago) link

I like Hyper Light Drifter a fair bit after an hour or so of playtime, but it's a little tough to tell what to do or where to go since the game works so hard to avoid giving verbal directions. some of the checkpoints are are frustratingly placed, too, although that may just be me learning how not to die. the good stuff (the art style, the controls, the level design, etc) is all really impressive, though - so far HLD feels like a game which occupies the precise midpoint between Another World and Bastion, although I'll obviously need to make more progress before I can decide whether it deserves to be compared to games as good as either of those.

grinding like a jolly elf (jamescobo), Saturday, 9 April 2016 05:17 (three years ago) link

two months pass...

So is Mighty No. 9 really as bad as everyone says? Watched a LP and was kinda shocked that it didn't look that much better than that GameCube version of Megaman from a decade ago.

Nhex, Friday, 24 June 2016 07:59 (three years ago) link

two months pass...

Bloodstained pushed to 1st Half 2018. Bummer, but I'd rather see a great game late than a mediocre one on time.

Nhex, Friday, 9 September 2016 03:00 (three years ago) link

if u happen to have an Xbox for some reason, earthlock released on 9/1 as September's free game for live. it's surprisingly fun if you enjoy basically cookie cutter jrpg types. there are a couple of interesting twists on usual mechanics (addicting if mindless agriculture) and the art style is pretty good. im estimating 30 hrs for playthrough.

geometry-stabilized craft (art), Friday, 9 September 2016 03:28 (three years ago) link

Obduction, a true sequel to Myst, was excellent. The scenery was beautiful and the story was interesting. The weirdest thing was when I first started this game and realized I couldn't jump and I didn't have an inventory menu. But damn this game was beautiful and it gets you hooked right away. Though, if you aren't much of an adventure gamer or you plan on using hints I might not recommend this game to you. There could of been more puzzles with more variation. Slow load times are noticeable in a couple locations. Overall, I can't complain too much.

PastoralCollage, Sunday, 11 September 2016 18:47 (three years ago) link

four months pass...
six months pass...
two months pass...

If this was for FF VI, I would pay in a heartbeat. Still, it was a good article.

Nhex, Monday, 13 November 2017 07:33 (two years ago) link

50k for a printed out Polygon article?

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Monday, 13 November 2017 22:36 (two years ago) link

eight months pass...
one month passes...

$4k away from their goal

Mordy, Thursday, 20 September 2018 04:07 (one year ago) link

thank god

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Thursday, 20 September 2018 05:43 (one year ago) link

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