By Jim Rossignol on July 11th, 2013 at 12:00 pm.
The Steampunk-mechs and magical warriors of the Warmachine miniatures universe will soon be making their debut on Mac and PC, at least if the $385,016 (at the time of writing) raised by their first day of Kickstarting is anything to go by. The devs want $550k for their project, which aims to deliver “a squad-level, turn-based tactics game featuring both a single-player campaign and online synchronous and asynchronous head-to-head multiplayer options.” That sounds delicious indeed, but the game’s world – a Steampunky fantasy in which Warcasters (armoured wizards) and Warjacks (magic mechs) vie for control of a fantasy world – is that commands most attention. The team behind it is full of veterans, and the art direction of Matt Wilson retains the distinct whiff of someone who knows exactly what to do. Take a look at their pitch video, below. I’m certain this one is going to need any particular assistance to blast past the finishing line.