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Kormann posted a topic in Other GamesHello guys, if you loved the golden era of Sega Mega-Drive Genesis or you like coop and comedy games you should Back this project. ToeJam & Earl fans unite! This time Sega won't be publishing this game, as indies it now depends on us funding the creators and real owners of this game (Greg Johnson and Mark Voorsanger) with Kickstarter. The game revisits the format of the original game, featuring 2D character models on 3D worlds with overhead perspective, and is planned to support local coop and online multiplayer up to 4 players. It will feature old and new earthlings (enemies), presents (items) and added gameplay mechanics: - Some multiplayer only presents like "switch bodies" as it says, switch the players positions so it can be a good or bad thing; - Cooperative moves like Toejam going over the shoulder of Earl and use a tomatoe machinegun; - Each character will have it's unique stats so the gameplay from a character to another will be a different experience; - There will be hats that you can wear to boost your stats; - You can improve your character, some of the items can be carried between game sessions; - There will be rhythm gameplay like toejam & earl 2 and if reaches the stretch goal, they will add the Hyperfunk Zone too. - And much more... The game will be DRM-Free as promised by the devs. Short animated music video promoting the game Fan testimonials video about Toejam and Earl Toejam and Earl was a hit in 1991, an action game that was beyond it's time, was one of the first roguelike games, had random worlds, comedy, jokes, lots of good funk music, fun factor and it had a unique personality. All of that with splitscreen cooperative gameplay. More info: http://www.hardcoregaming101.net/toejamandearl/toejamandearl.htm At it's Kickstarter page there is some videos and some screenshots of its very early prototype of this new sequel. That's why you must understand that it's not the final look, but only a concept of the working gameplay. It will be released first for PC (Linux, Mac and Windows) and if it reaches stretch goals versions for videogame consoles will be ported sooner than it would be: PS4, XboxONE e WiiU. Screenshot of early prototype concept At this very moment the campaign reached 76% of it's goal of US$ 400.000. We only have 1 week left! Let's make it happen! Now, don't forget to BACK and SPREAD THE WORD about this good news. URL :: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1578116861/toejam-and-earl-back-in-the-groove They also have many updates on their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Toejam-and-Earl/352129104945409 If you have any questions ask the creators at kickstarter or over their facebook. They are really cool. Cheers! PS: I hope it isn't a problem to promote this beloved indie game to Sega fans. Sorry if it was.
So what happens when you take the creators of Katamari Damacy, Adventure Time, Bit Trip, Hotline Miami, and a slew of other cool people and put them in a room together? A haven for indie awesomeness called LA Game Space, that's what! Alas, they need our help and made a kickstarter to get some funding (15 bucks for 30 great games? Can't beat that). Seeing as everyone here loves playing games, figured this would be a good place to spread the word. Link below: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lagamespace/la-game-space-a-place-for-re-imagining-video-games NEED the Pendleton Ward game. Though BBT would fill the game crave that I'm currently dying from even more!