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Posts Tagged ‘kickstarter’

Sonic/Gunstar Heroes-Inspired ‘Freedom Planet’ Seeking Funding

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

We’ve spoken about Freedom Planet in the past as the game has been doing the rounds in the Sonic community for quite some time.

However, Strife (the developer) has now taken the game to the next step and is seeking funding using Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight.

At the time of writing the game has smashed its’ funding goal of $2000 with an impressive total of $7580. However, with 25 days to go you can still get involved with one of the more impressive SEGA-inspired projects out there.

Pelikan13 Starts a Kickstarter for Scud Race/Daytona USA-Inspired PC Racer

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Greek indie developer Pelikan13 has begun a Kickstarter campaign for a new PC racing game called The 90s Arcade Racer and it’s heavily inspired by SEGA games like Scud Race and Daytona USA. A £10 pledge will get you a digital download of the game for PC, Mac or Linux with an estimated delivery of November this year. As you’d expect, more lavish options are available if you pledge higher amounts.

Check out the in-engine gameplay preview below:

You can access the Kickstarter campaign for The 90s Arcade Racer via this link: CLICK HERE

Release Dates for Redux Dark Matters Content Revealed

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The release dates for all items involved in the release of the new Dreamcast shmup Redux: Dark Matters have been detailed. Check them out below:

February 2013: delivery of MP3 soundtrack to all $25 backers. Fulfilment of all $25 to $55 pledges
April 2013: shipment of regular and limited edition steelcase versions of Redux Dark Matters as well as $1000 backer items

If you did not pledge towards Redux: Dark Matters via Kickstarter it is now available to pre-order via Hucast. Click here to be taken to their website.

A playable beta is also avalable to download via this link: CLICK HERE

Kickstarter Project Aims to Create Book About the History of SEGA

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Our good friends at SEGA News.net have made me aware of this Kickstarter project that aims to create an extended ‘History of SEGA’ book based Sam Pettus’ original online history of SEGA article.

The aims of the project are listed below:

1) Update all the information in the book to be as accurate as can be.

2) Add more sources, quotes, and original text to help tell the story through the eyes of the people who experienced it.

3) Add more pictures to help tell the story.

4) Hire a real (expensive) editor to correct all mistakes and to enhance the readers experience. This will take almost 60% of the budget.

5) Get professionally done artwork on the cover to make this book as appealing outside as it is inside. This will take roughly 10% of the budget.

On top of that you can even pledge for hard copies of the book in many different styles (paperback, hardback, black and white, colour etc). It’s certainly an interesting little project and for those who like a good video-game inspired read it’ll certainly be well worth a pledge.

Click here to be taken to the project’s Kickstarter page.

[Source: SEGA News.net]

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