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Crowdfunding Spotlight

How much thought did you put into crowdfunding before you searched for ways to fund your game development project? In this section, you’ll find failed and successful experiences to learn from.

Indies’ newest debacle: reskinned apps and crowdfunding frauds
7 months ago

Indies’ newest debacle: reskinned apps and crowdfunding frauds

How about this scenario?: one day you’re going through a crowdfunding site because you need to spend money on backing for new prospective video game titles. You scroll through the crowdfunding website and see a game that you’ve seen cloned a million times over…
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Sunless Skies: when you’re out there in the dark, who are you?
9 months ago

Sunless Skies: when you’re out there in the dark, who are you?

Sunless Skies promises to expand on the top-notch storytelling that made Sunless Sea such a memorable game, while bringing the series into the reaches of outer space.
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Beware the mighty bear in BeardedBear
10 months ago

Beware the mighty bear in BeardedBear

BeardedBear is an old school Arcade Shooter with roguelike elements about a cyborg bear with a mighty beard shooting aliens through time and space!
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Meet A Little Less Desperation: a successful Kickstarter project
12 months ago

Meet A Little Less Desperation: a successful Kickstarter project

A comedic Sci-Fi point & click adventure game about a hapless organic vegetable farmer or a classic point and click adventure game about Jacob, the last guy you’d abduct if you were an alien from outer space.
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10 aspects of crowdfunding campaigns worth mentioning from a rookie’s point of view
12 months ago

10 aspects of crowdfunding campaigns worth mentioning from a rookie’s point of view

Since this is our first campaign and we have no idea how it will go, we don’t think it’s appropriate to give any special advice. Just let me tell you …
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5 Steps to Kicking Ass on Kickstarter
1 year ago

5 Steps to Kicking Ass on Kickstarter

Here are five steps derived from the knowledge of the experts and advisors I’ve talked to, plus my own experience in preparing the Woven Kickstarter. 

1: Have an awesome game …
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8 professional hacks to avoid Kickstarter failure
2 years ago

8 professional hacks to avoid Kickstarter failure

Part II: Kickstarter will make you smell great!

Welcome to the second part of my Kickstarter marketing series. Last time, I just sort of ranted about the importance of marketing …
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Kickstarter failure and how to avoid it
2 years ago

Kickstarter failure and how to avoid it

Part 1: Kickstarter is bad ass!

With Kickstarter, games and other projects are funded by strangers who believe in your plight. The community wants to see you succeed, and they …
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