Searching for a way to help up and coming indie developers see their game come to fruition? Take a gander at these 10 titles, each of which, are currently (or soon will be) looking for funding on Kickstarter.
Currently Running Campaigns:
Curse of the Sea Rats
Developer: Petoons Studio
Platforms: Steam, XB1, PS4, Switch
Explore, platform, puzzle solve, and battle in this hand-drawn, Metroidvania adventure that sends you on a quest to rescue the Admiral’s son and free yourself from the curse of an evil witch.
Developer: Hello Penguin
Platforms: Steam/PC (2022), Consoles (TBD)
Explore mysterious islands and fight ruthless bosses in this stylish game filled with Metroidvania elements, light resource management, and a combat system inspired by Devil May Cry.
Developers: Jason Newman, Craig Collver
Platforms: PC, Switch
Enjoy retro style block pushing, exploration, and puzzle solving in this title inspired by the likes of Star Tropics, Chip’s Challenge, and Zelda.
Developer: Hugo Guerrini/Sylph
Platforms: Switch, Other Consoles (TBD)
Inspired by Celeste & Super Meat Boy, this retro style platformer, set in a manga-esque world, promises tons of traps & enemies, instant death, simple mechanics, and challenging levels.
Developer: Pocket Llama
An unlikely hero, with no memory of who he is, takes on the responsibility of protecting the people of a magical land from a mysterious evil in this action-adventure, RPG with gameplay reminiscent of Golden Sun & The Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past.
Go Fight Fantastic!
Developer: Go Fight Fantastic! (Studio)
Platforms: Steam, Consoles (TBD)
A gang of teenage mercenaries get caught in the middle of an alien invasion and try to help save the residents of a peaceful planet from being destroyed.
Dinosaur Fossil Hunter
Take on the role of a paleontologist going on digs, piecing together fossil remains, and building your own museum in this family friendly title from developer, Pyramid Games.
Developer: Frostwood Interactive
Genre: Narrative Adventure
A struggling author is forced to revisit his childhood home one last time before it’s sold and desperately seeks the inspiration he knew when he was young.
Campaigns Coming Soon:
Be on the lookout for these 2 Kickstarter Campaigns to go live in the near future.
Developer: Golden Heart Games, Rod Tyson
Encounter ancient magic, strange creatures, and intriguing puzzles on your journey through a mythical woodland, as you strategize to relocate & re-establish your insect tribe.
Developer: Stelex Software
Genre: Point & Click/Adventure
A short adventure game about choices and consequences, which follows two people who unknowingly share a common story.
Sources: Various Kickstarter Campaigns