Six Awesome Video Game Projects on Kickstarter
In a gaming environment where it often seems that the vast majority of titles have fallen under some kind of creative ennui, the indie game development scene is a welcome and refreshing change. The degree of innovation, creativity, and quality found in these games and developers puts the vast majority of more established organizations to shame.
Unfortunately, funding an independent project isn't easy, particularly when it shirks the norm too much or does something that most publishers might be uncomfortable supporting.
Enter Kickstarter. Crowd-sourcing is the new "in" thing in a great many industries, allowing customers to actually feel as though they've got a part in a project they want to see completed. Essentially, it's venture capital for people who aren't financiers. We've seen some pretty awesome projects come out of that place, and even more awesome ones are currently on the backburner. Here's just a small sampling of some of the best we've seen:
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A gamer at heart, Nick started writing when he was a child. He holds a BA in English, works as a freelancer, and loves every minute of it. One day, he hopes to net himself a career in game design - but that's something for the future.
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