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That Which Sleeps

That Which Sleeps

It seems like there is an explosion of great projects out on KickStarter these days which makes it hard to pick and choose which ones to spotlight  here on our KickStarting column.  That Which Sleeps however moves beyond ‘great idea’ into the territory of ‘I would personally feel bad if I didn’t mention it and you missed out’. Anyone who reads many articles here on the Goblin Beat or listens to our...

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Godus Makes Funding Goal

Godus Makes Funding Goal

Imagine being a god with nature as your plaything and your own worshipers to inspire or strike with fear as you see fit.   In the upcoming game, Godus, this will be possible.  You will shape the contours of the land throughout the centuries and manipulate volcanoes, earthquakes, storms, and more in order to help and grow your body of worshipers in an eternal battle of the gods.  If this concept sounds familiar, then like me, you may...

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Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

The Wasted Land is a based turn-based strategy game created by Red Wasp Design and based on the Call of Cthulhu rules set.  I picked this game up to play on my iPhone for two reasons, 1. it had the word Cthulhu in it and 2. it was based on the rules from the Chaosium game.  $4.99 is a high price tag for a mobile game these days but thankfully there is a free version of the game on iTunes which lets you get a feel for the way the game...

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Baldur’s Gate for iPad

Baldur’s Gate for iPad

A whole generation of D&D fans were weened on the original Baldur’s Gate for PC in the late 90’s and now it has returned!  A new ‘Enhanced Edition‘ has just been released which claims over 400 improvements from the original game.  Not only that but you can also get this new version on your iPad for $9.99.  Baldur’s Gate EE also includes a new adventure, new playable characters and even new voice sets and...

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Quest For Glory designers KickStarter!

Quest For Glory designers KickStarter!

That’s right, the designers of Quest For Glory have a KickStarter to create a new game, Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption and it looks amazing.  There is less than a week left on this KickStarter and it is barely over half way to the goal.  This is going to (hopefully) be a high quality video game so they need $400,000 to make this happen.  I know I spent many many hours as a young lad playing Sierra games and they are certainly one of...

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