Posts Tagged ‘Project Ravensdale’

DieselStörmers Do-over: Ravensdale Returns To Kickstarter

By Alice O'Connor on April 30th, 2014.

Oh, that must be petrolcastleknightpunk.

If at first you don’t succeed, pause and have a good think. Do you really want to make a video game about knights with dirty diesel-powered armour and jetpacks fighting orcs and goblins? You may very well! In that case, put your head down and work, rethink your crowdfunding campaign, then come back with something people can play first. Bish bash bosh, here’s DieselStörmers again.

Having cancelled its first Kickstarter at less than 15% of the $500,000 goal (£300 grand-ish) last August, Black Forest Games have now launched a second campaign for the game formerly known as Project Ravensdale. This time it’s far more sensible, looking for $50,000 (£30 grand) and offering a playable prototype so potential backers can have a bash.

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Giana Devs Return To Kickstarter With Ravensdale

By Nathan Grayson on July 18th, 2013.

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams (which I keep wanting to read as Giana: Twisted Sister because my brain is a furnace fueled solely by old-school metal) was quite good – if not, er, quite great. John enjoyed it well enough, which seems to suggest that the folks at Black Forest Games are highly capable at making things scroll sideways. They also made some serious bank on Kickstarter, both from a monetary standpoint and in the form of a much more important currency: trust. BFG (I SEE WHAT THEY DID THERE) promised and delivered, and now they aim to do so a second time. Project Ravensdale, however, isn’t exactly Giana 2: Mötley Crüe Boogaloo.

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