Posts Tagged ‘Citizens of Earth’

Political Reprieve: Citizens Of Earth Coming This Year

By Alice O'Connor on April 11th, 2014.

Pressing the flesh

Chin up, little buddy. Maybe you fell off the monkey bars, weren’t selected as the Presidential candidate, got turned down by that sapient life you deem attractive, or perhaps your Kickstarter fell short of its goal, but that doesn’t mean you give up. Two of those apply to Eden Industries and by Jove, if they weren’t crushed by disappointment then you shouldn’t be either.

The Canadian developers last year fell short in their Kickstarter for Citizens of Earth, an Earthbound-inspired RPG where the US Vice President engages in gang violence. They picked themselves up, dusted their clothes down, found a publisher in the RPG-adoring Atlus, and plan to launch the game later this year. And you’ll make the hover-hockey team one day, I know it.

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Citizens Of Earth Points The Way To Kickstarter

By Jim Rossignol on September 23rd, 2013.


People in the know – this case Mr Stanton – tell me that Eden Industries‘ (who previously made Waveform) light-hearted RPG Citizens Of Earth is looking rather promising indeed. But what it is? “It’s an RPG that places you in the shoes of the Vice President of the World! Citizens of Earth combines the modern setting and humorous tone of Earthbound with the recruitment mechanics of games like Pokemon and Suikoden.” And is it looking promising enough to raise $100k Canadian on Kickstarter? (That’s about £60k, Sterling fans!) That’s what the devs are hoping. Pitch video can be glimpsed below.
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Biden Your Time: Citizens Of Earth

By Adam Smith on January 25th, 2013.

You’ve made a game about tweaking a waveform in order to fit the patterns that it encounters, which is a fine thing to have created, but what next? Eden Industries have defied expectations and instead of a music-manipulation epic, they’ve decided to craft a blend of Pokemon, Earthbound and grassroots politics. Citizens of Earth has a real world, yet surrealist JRPG setting that is reminiscent of Earthbound, a game I’ve always been frustrated by my failure to connect with. The player character is the Veep, though not Biden, and instead of collecting monsters in balls, he collects the titular citizens, to combat a bizarre threat. It looks superb.

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