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Finishing the saga: Stoic on bringing Banner Saga 3 back to Kickstarter

Banner Saga is back on Kickstarter for the third and final entry in Stoic’s epic turn-based strategy series. MCV catches up with technical director John Watson (pictured) to find out why the studio’s returned to crowdfunding and what lessons it’s learned over the last five years. Stoic’s Banner Saga was …

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The Banner Saga is an "impractical game" that "would not exist" without crowd-funding, says Stoic

As Banner Saga 3 sails past its Kickstarter goal of $200,000 in less than a week, Stoic’s technical director John Watson has told MCV that the series as a whole would not exist without the support of crowd-funding.  "Banner Saga, really, is an improbable game," Watson tells us. "It is unique …

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Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter campaign is now live

Stoic has announced that its Kickstarter campaign for Banner Saga 3 is now live.The studio is hoping to raise $200,000 over the course of thirty days to help fund development for the final instalment in its award-winning turn-based strategy series. We’re going full circle and returning to Kickstarter where it …

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VR treadmill Omni cancels non-US pre-orders

Successfully Kickstarted virtual reality treadmill Omni has told backers outside of the US that they will not receive their device. Having assessed the logistics of shipping the 80kg unit overseas, Virtuix has concluded that it isn’t really achievable. As a result, non-US backers are to receive a refund, plus three …

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BillyGoat Entertainment on the Galactic Empire, Kickstarter and the Brexit

It’s often strange how life imitates art. For example, Irish indie developer BillyGoat Entertainment’s latest game, adventure title Her Majesty’s SPIFFING, tells the story of a Britain increasingly isolated from the rest of the world… actually, developer Will Barr can probably do a better job of explaining the game. The …

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delayed by a year to 2018

One of crowdfunding’s biggest gaming successes has seen its release date pushed back by a whole year. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, which is being made by Koji Igarashi and is dubbed as a spiritual successor to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, had been due out in 2017. Now, however, …

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