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Crowdfunding the end of the world as we know it: The Long Dark video game case study

The Long Dark

Originally published on Crowdfunding in a Canadian context. In September 2013, Hinterland founder and creative director Raphael van Lierop, a 13-year veteran of the video game industry, unveiled Hinterland Studio—his independent game company focused on creating mature gaming experiences. Its first title, The Long Dark, is a first-person, post-disaster survival simulation that emphasizes exploration in the winter wilderness of the North. Players take control of bush pilot Will Mackenzie in the aftermath of a geo-magnetic disaster that renders all technology inert, and everyone must use their survival skills and make hard moral decisions…

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Superpowerful Bonanza, the New Jamaican Superhero ‘Jah’s Spear’

Superpowerful Bonanza, the New Jamaican Superhero ‘Jah’s Spear’

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Starting on March 10th, YouTube’s Homemade Game Guru is utilizing Indiegogo.com as the launching pad for a niche board game entitled ‘Superpowerful Bonanza‘ – a three-dimensional handmade wood and cardboard board game designed to look like a multileveled mini city. The game features a new line-up of superheroes and villains from around the world. One of those characters is called Jah’s Spear and he was designed to become a mainstream superhero representing the country of Jamaica. Superpowerful Bonanza is a board game designed to…

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Crowdfunding Friday: Gerry Anderson sci-fi and more

Crowdfunding Friday: Gerry Anderson sci-fi and more

  It’s always great to see a crowdfunding project not only get the requisite backing, but also come to fruition so successfully. The 25th September saw the launch of A Brief History Of Time Travel, the six-part audio sitcom written by Seb Patrick and James Hunt (whose names may sound familiar thanks to their fine pieces of work for this very website). Having exceeded their £3,000 goal by more than two grand late last year, the project was put into production, with the distinctive tones of Robert Llewellyn providing the voice of…

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Mega Man Creator Says Crowdfunding Changes the Industry

Mega Man Creator Says Crowdfunding Changes the Industry

Keiji Inafune’s Mighty No. 9 took Kickstarter by storm, giving him more control over his game and helping him connect to fans. The spiritual successor to Mega Man, Mighty No. 9 will be on Kickstarter accepting donations for seven more days. With an initial goal of $900,000, the project recently passed its $2.2 million stretch goal and will be released on current-gen consoles. The project has reached about $2.45 million today. The success of Mighty No. 9‘s Kickstarter campaign has prompted Keiji Inafune, creator of Mega Man and Mighty No.…

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Winnipeg company hopes to take advantage of Kickstarter launch

Winnipeg company hopes to take advantage of Kickstarter launch

One of the biggest crowdfunding platforms in the world launched in Canada last week. One company in Winnipeg hopes to cash in on its potential. Lumo is an interactive video projector created in Winnipeg. It allows users to play games like soccer or board games on any surface. “What it does is project on to your child’s floor different games and effects they can play with,” said Jocelyn Laeleannec of software development company Po-Motion. Winnipeg company Po-Motion is looking for funding to market its interactive projector, Lumo, which allows users…

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