Data Hacker: Reboot is part of the Data Hacker Saga (Data Hacker: Initiation and Data Hacker: Corruption) and will become a classically styled RPG with unique storytelling, engaging combat and lovely environments.

Features:

  • A unique story spanning many genres, with a wide cast of diverse characters
  • A classic side-view turn-based combat system
  • A unique cast of characters
  • Bond with familiars for unique skills and attributes
  • Dynamic class-hybrid system for character customization
  • Hack both monsters and people for unpredictable results
  • A wide variety of intricately-designed monsters
  • Professional voice-acting
  • An exceptional soundtrack
  • Gorgeous hand-crafted visuals
  • Trioarch; the addictive trading card game, featuring over 100 cards
  • Town building! Manage the ‘refugee’ town; including immigration, protection, resource distribution…
  • Player investment – your save file continues from one act to the next

Story

An all-powerful force known as the Datastream has shattered the boundaries between worlds. The worlds collapsed under the massive pressure from the power surge of the Datastream. The Datastream then became unstable and began to spew forth the once-devoured worlds.

You will be tasked with protecting what remains of the shattered worlds, piecing together an uncertain past, and paving the way for the future.

Combat

Combat is turn-based, with enemies on the left and the player’s team on the right. You will see a bunch of skills, summons, equipment parts, monsters and familiars (spirits of powerful beings) all combining and clashing respectively.

Check out Data Hacker: Reboot on Kickstarter.

Galactic Princess - A retro-styled spaceship survival sandbox game with RTS and RPG elements.

You’re the captain of a smuggler spaceship and your aim is to lead your crew to glory and find information about a myth called “The legend of the Galactic Princess”. To succeed in your endeavors you can trade goods, both legal and illegal, or resort to piracy to achieve your goals.

To survive in space you need a great ship, a ship you can design the way you like, both externally and internally. External modules include weapons, engines, shields and sensors. Internal includes monitors, engineering rooms, medic systems, prisons, labs and more. Assign your crew to the various rooms to increase efficiency.

There will be combat and there are two different combat phases: Spaceship vs. spaceship and crew vs. crew. Choose between various strategies in the spaceship phase – destroy the other ship’s weapons, engines etc. Then board the ship. Equip your boarding crew with the weapons (there will be lots of them) that best suit their species and train them to improve their skills in battle.

You will meet varying species to interact with during your travels in search for the Galactic Princess.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded March 16, 2014. Congrats!

The developer of this game also made Too Many Me; a platform runner game you can find on FireFlower Games.

Stasis – A 2D isometric, point and click adventure set in a distant future on a derelict spaceship called Groomlake. Play as John Maracheck and interact and solve puzzles to save your family, while uncovering horrific experimentation, illicit research and an ever deepening mystery.

Story – John awakes from Stasis on the Groomlake, a seemingly abandoned spacecraft, owned by the Cayne Corporation. This re-purposed mining ship, conveniently outside the jurisdictional influence of Earth, is in a decaying orbit around the gas giant, Neptune.

John is in tremendous pain. His wife and daughter are missing and time is running out, as the Groomlake plunges further into the swirling blue methane clouds…

Cayne Corporation is a trillion dollar, multinational company which has played a crucial role in human technological, medical and scientific advancement for decades. The Groomlake provides a secret platform for horrific experimentation and illicit research.

Inspired by sci-fi movies like Alien, Event Horizon and Sunshine and games like The Dig - Stasis is set in a time of blurred morality, where corporate pursuits of profit outweigh the rights of the many.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded December 7, 2013. Congrats!

Elliot Quest - an adventure/RPG inspired by Zelda II: The Adventure of Link.

In Elliot Quest, players explore the mysterious Urele Island in search of an ancient demon, navigating through 8 dungeons, defeating over 16 bosses, and discovering countless treasures.

Story – Elliot can’t die–but he’s still running out of time. In Elliot Quest, the victim of a rare curse must find a cure before he’s transformed into a demon.

After Elliot’s wife disappears, he falls sick and attempts to take his own life–only to discovers that he can’t die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he’s the victim of a rare curse. A demon called a Satar is slowly consuming Elliot’s vitality.

If Elliot can’t find a cure for the curse before it’s too late, he will become a Satar himself. His only hope is to ask for the help from one of the island’s Guardians, who have kept the Satar from taking over Urele. Elliot can’t die–but he’s still running out of time.

Check it out on Kickstarter or support the developer by purchasing the alpha version of the game here on FireFlower Games.

The project was funded December 6, 2013. Congrats!

Interstellaria is a 2D space SIM/RPG/Sandbox game inspired by classic games like Starflight. You fly through space and command a crew of explorers. The game involves combat, trade and diplomacy and those tasks are handled by giving your crew commands. You survive by repairing hull leaks, defeating hostile invaders and destroying enemy vessels. Your crews skills can be improved by training them but you also have to keep them fed and rested. You can also explore with your captain planet side and collect artifacts, resources and important data but beware, not all planets inhabitants are friendly…

Story – “After generations of war a tenuous peace has fallen over the galaxy. For the first time an era of trade and diplomacy reigns. Human corporations, like Star-Ex, have risen to the forefront of human expansion. The universe is a dangerous place, and for those with courage the trade off is simple – they provide the ship, you seek out the profits!”

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded December 6, 2013. Congrats!

Universum: War Front – An FPS, MOBA, RPG, RTS game where you will be able to fight in five dimensions (ground, air, underground, open space, underwater), customize and gain extra abilities for you character and command huge armies and construct big bases. There will also be dynamic weather changes, destroyable environments and natural disasters.

You will be able to switch gameplay mode at will, for example from an overview perspective to FPS.

Story – In 2050 Earth was low on resources and the planet was becoming overpopulated. People and corporations started colonizing other planets and exploiting their resources. By 2075 there were more people living on other planets than on Earth. Territorial wars and conflicts started to emerge on colonized planets and then the alien menace hit. The aliens conquered planet after planet and soon Earth itself was threatened.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded November 2, 2013. Congrats!

Ambrov X – A story-driven 3D, single-player, sci-fi action RPG that will be released in five episodes.

You can choose between two genders and two human sub-species (Sime and Gen). You can also choose between four different classes (the Endowed, the Monk, the Agent and the Sentinel. You will get to choose a companion as well. Your character and companion and all weapons and armor in the game will be modifiable.

Story – You are on Unity One, Earth’s most advanced starship, and your mission is to plant beacons to allow for FTL travel. But in reality you’re on a covert mission to find out the truth about Jumper 10 – an ill-fated predecessor of Unity One, which returned to Earth with only one crew member alive.

Gameplay – Ambrov X will feature fast-paced combat where you can use a vast array of powers, skills and weapons to defeat regular enemies and bosses. Your companion will also be a part of the action. It will also feature a paradigm conversation system where your interactions with others will affect gameplay and story.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was canceled September 23, 2013. :-/

Monochroma – A cinematic puzzle platformer that is set in an alternate universe during the 50s. Monochroma tells a story of two brothers who is fighting a big robot manufacturing company. Early on in the game one of the brothers injures his leg so he will go on a piggyback ride during the course of the game. You will not be able to run fast or jump high due to the carrying. At some points you will also have to put him down to solve puzzles. Both brothers must survive to win the game though so you cannot leave your injured sibling behind.

Monochroma tells its story without any cut-scenes, narration, or in-game text. Players will learn about the environment and follow the story through carefully crafted black and white visuals with splashes of red.

Monochroma features realistic locations, puzzles modeled with accurate physics – and a layered, grim atmosphere that will immerse you for hours, six hours to be more exact.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded August 24, 2013. Congrats!

Gods Will Be Watching - A game where you have to face hard decisions and moral dilemmas to survive. It contains a series of puzzles where you have to consider both the mathematics and the ethical aspects of the problem. There’s no good or evil in the game, your decisions leads to various outcomes and the player is the judge of the actions you make.

Gods Will Be Watching was originally created in 72 hours for the Ludum Dare 26 game jam where it ranked second place. The new version that is being crowdfunded will be both bigger and deeper with new features such as more levels, improved AI and cinematics.

Check it out on Indiegogo.

The project was funded August 15, 2013. Congrats!

Void of DarknessA sandbox 2D space combat game with a non-linear storyline. The game is in real-time and modelled after capital ship combat. Inspired by the old classic “Starflight”.

Features of the game:

  • Starship combat – Use powerful weapons to fight other ships
  • True exploration – Explore wormholes and find valuable alien artifacts
  • Alien interaction – Interact with 10 alien empires
  • Crew management – Recruit and manage crew
  • Acquire & upgrade – Obtain new technologies and upgrade your ships
  • Fast travel – Use jump drive, FTL drive and more
  • Manage auxiliary craft – Deploy mining drones
  • Trading – Trade with aliens create trade routes
  • Battle with pirate factions – Watch out for pirates
  • Pick your targets – Fleet-vs-fleet combat and fleet-vs-star bases combat
  • Sandbox play and dynamic events – Observe or take part in wars and the storyline

Check it out on Indiegogo.

The project ended July 30, 2013. Funding was unfortunately unsuccessful. :(

Race To Mars – A turn-based, space company simulation game. You are the head of a newly established space company and the company’s goal is to start a colony on Mars before the competitors. To reach your goal you have to manage your economy and develop new technology and equipment (there will also be a market where you can buy and sell those) and hire competent staff, on Earth. Gaining recognition by managing public relations is an important part of the game as well.

To gather funds for your projects you will have to compete for contracts which will be granted from various actors in the governmental (the national space agency and the military) and the commercial sector. But you can also sell technology to raise funds.

You will also construct buildings at your HQ which will be used in your business.

To make the game as realistic as possible it is created with the cooperation of a space industry company in Poland.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project ended July 27, 2013. Funding was unfortunately unsuccessful. :(

Void Destroyer - A single player, 3D combat space simulator and real time strategy hybrid, a hybrid in the sense that you can be both the pilot and the commander. The game will feature action packed and up close combat in a wide range of ships.

You take on the role as a retired general in the Oort cloud who wants out of retirement. As the commander you can build and upgrade defences, infrastructure and ships. Do research and manage resources and the economy. You can also find allies to help you on your way.

The game will allow modding as well.

Try the demo and check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded July 1, 2013. Congrats!

A.N.N.E - Is a Metroidvania-style platformer with RPG elements and a heavy focus on open exploration. You are on a quest to save your girlfriend A.N.N.E on planet Gomi (if the game gets enough funding you will be able to reverse the gender roles).

You can explore both on foot and in your ship “The Great Whale”. Use the ship to shoot off big enemies, move obstacles and create new platforms which you then can traverse when you are on foot.

You will collect energy crystals from fallen foes, the crystals acts both as XP and game currency. You will be able to buy and upgrade items and abilities with the currency.

A.N.N.E will also feature a soundtrack made by Miyamo of Conagusuri.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded May 22, 2013. Congrats!

Risk of Rain - Is an intense action platformer with roguelike elements. Face lots of different enemies and bosses and use a bunch of items, that you will find in chests and shrines, to help you kill them.

The final version will contain 13+ levels and you will be able to choose between 10 different characters to play as, in the current demo you can play as 2 of them (Commando and Miner). You will also be able to unlock achievements and save your best highscores.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded May 9, 2013. Congrats!

Race the Sun - An intense action game that is inspired by Star Fox.

You are in a solar powered craft that races against the sunset in a procedural and changing landscape. The slower you go the faster the sun sets and if you race fast enough, which can be achieved by collecting boosts, you reverse time and will be able to beat the set. You will not only have to race the sun but also avoid obstacles on your way there.

The game will be moddable and have multiplayer.

You can play an early build of the game here and check it out on Kickstarter here.

The project was funded March 7, 2013. Congrats!

Death Inc - Is a mix of real-time strategy, god game and business sim with inspiration from classic titles like Theme Park and Dungeon Keeper.

You play as Grim T. Livingstone, a freelance reaper that resides in the Nether, which is Death Inc’s base of operation. A base you can expand as the game progresses by using harvested souls as currency.

You will accumulate souls through spreading the plague in 17th century England by unleashing infected minions on villages, towns and cities. Infect people and animals alike. People will fight back so you have to use different strategies to overwhelm them.

The game has an interesting art style and the gameplay mechanics seems innovative. You will control your serfs by painting the way they should move.

The ultimate goal is to become the greatest reaper “alive”.

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project ended March 6, 2013. Funding was unfortunately unsuccessful. :(

Terminus - A real-time construction strategy game on a distant world.

The story (a bit shortened): Earth has been abandoned due to a series of asteroid bombardments, before that event a colonization ship was built to transport people to a new (healthy) planet for them to colonize.

You will construct a variety of buildings, do research, make decisions, and handle various disasters on your way to building a thriving colony.

If you liked Outpost you should check out Terminus on Indiegogo.

Their crowdfunding campaign was unfortunately unsuccessful. :(

Homesick - Is a first person puzzle adventure game set in a beautiful 3D world and is inspired by classic games like Monkey Island, The Dig and Myst.

You will explore an abandoned building and solve puzzles that will open up new areas of the building. The exploration will take place during the day but also during the night, in your nightmares…

Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded February 18, 2013. Congrats!

Terrestrial Domination – A real time strategy game in space. You will build space stations and mine asteroids for resources. You will also be able to colonize and/or invade various planets and build warships to fight your opponents and destroy their space structures.

The game will be available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Try the alpha demo on their website and take a look at the game’s Kickstarter page.

The project ended February 3, 2013. Funding was unfortunately unsuccessful. :(

Pulse Shift needs your help on Indiegogo. Pulse Shift is a puzzle platforming FPS with interesting game mechanics. You will be able to control and cheat physics and gravity and manipulate time. The primary goal of the game is to find the right way towards the goal and get there as fast as possible.

Noctemis – A side-scrolling, 2D, action-horror platformer with puzzles and a deep story.

The game is set in the cursed town of Horrow-Brook in the 19th century and you play as the scientist Eldwin Kershner. Through your journey you will develop new skills and you will be able to craft new equipment with resources you collect. You will fight a wide varity of monsters – small, large and even cute ones.

Have a look on Kickstarter.

The project was funded February 4, 2013. Congrats!

Neocolonialism – Is an economic strategy game with social implications and a sarcastic overtone. You play as a capitalist and your goal is to ruin the world. To achieve this you will have to buy votes, exploit the working class, make trade agreements and deposit money in your Swiss bank account.

The map in the game is upside down and the reason for this is to “evoke a sense of discomfort” and show the disparity between the poorer southern hemisphere and the northern richer dito.

The game will have multiplayer capabilities and will be available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Check it out on Kickstarter and download a playable alpha version here.

The project was funded February 2, 2013. Congrats!

Crystal Kingdom – Is a 16-bit retro style arcade JRPG that will have multiplayer support. Explore a fantasy world with varying climate and a variable environment. Encounter monsters and NPCs. You will be able to choose from six base classes when creating your character and you can customize their skin. There will also be a loot system.

The game will be available for Windows, Mac and Linux. Check it out on Indiegogo.

The project ended January 20, 2013. They didn’t reach their goal but used a flexible funding campaign which means they will get the funds they raised.

Elite: Dangerous – A new installment in the long series of space games that started with the game that had the plain and simple name of “Elite“. You will travel through the galaxy and visit a vast array of star systems. Play as a trader, explorer, pirate, bounty hunter and various other occupations. Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded January 5, 2013. Congrats!

GODUS – A god game where you as a god will guide your followers through various challenges. Sculpt the land for your people to help them build a civilization and fight battles against others.

It will be a mix of Dungeon keeper, Black & White and Populous according to the developers. So if you like those games (especially Populous) go check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded December 21, 2012. Congrats!

Forsaken Fortress – An RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world. You will be able to assemble a team, build and manage a base, collect resources in the wasteland and do squad combat. Check it out on Kickstarter.

The project was funded December 22, 2012. Congrats!