The Kickstarter Spotlight this week focuses on NextGen Pants and their Metroidvania style platformer , Tetropolis, that combines 2D platforming with tetrominos and puzzles. Tetroidvania. My new favorite word! More after the jump.
A smaller project is featured this week in Scrivener's Kickstarter Spotlight. I absolutely love rogue-like games and this based off the very originals: Rogue and Sword of Fargoal. It appears to be really easy to get into and accessible to all ages. This is a definite winner. More after the jump.
The Power Glove. Everything is child's play and during that crucial era of the early Nintendo days the hype machine was in full swing. The accessory wound up as more of a joke than anything else but it still lives on and a new film, The Power of Glove, examines the life and times of one of gaming's most notorious peripherals. More after the jump.
Kickstarter has definitely seen some negative press as of late with some, well, failed projects that either raked in a ton of dough for no finished product or just got suspended without rhyme or reason. There are, however, projects still worth a look. Jenny LeClue is one of those. More after the jump.
Metroidvania games seem to be falling from the sky lately as the latest fade from indie studios these days though few deliver the goods. Kickstarter helped bring Shovel Knight to the world so maybe it can bring another promising platformer.. for your health. Kickstarter Spotlight showcases: Timespinner
This week's Kickstarter Spotlight: David Peterson's Mouse Guard is a comic that all of us here at Zeitgeeks whole-heartedly recommend. Now comes a project to give us a board game known as Swords and Strongholds. More after the jump.
There are few things that excite the Scrivener more than a good trailer. It is the promise of cinematic treasure to be unearthed that leaves the viewer wanting more yet informs just enough to sink the hook in. Cutting and editing together these 60 to 90 second windows into the beating heart of cinema are worth shining a light on weekly.