The Red Opera RPG


A project in San Diego, CA by Juggernaut Games

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Lead a crew of freelance adventurers & navigate corporate intrigue on the fringes of space in a classic sci-fi dungeon crawl
Backers: 3652
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $100,278 of $65,000
Dates: Feb 11th -> Mar 14th (31 days)
Project By: Juggernaut Games
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StarCrawlers! Backers vote to pick a NEW CLASS III - The Final Vote Down

March 13th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! The Final Funding Update

March 13th - via:
 This is it! With just 11 hours to go, we have achieved $93,025 in funding - all thanks to your generous support. We are humbled and fired up by the enthusiastic response to StarCrawlers by the Kickstarter community and we look forward to working... (Read More)

35 hours to go! Press build sneak peek & spread the indie love edition :)

March 12th - via:
Let's take a sneak peek at the press demo build! First off - some sweet new environments. Here’s a version of the nav room from the Stella Marin colony ship. Maybe if you poke around, you can find some clues about what happened to the residents :O... (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Backers vote to pick a NEW CLASS II - The Envotening

March 11th - via:
YOU'VE DONE IT. The Engineer has joined the crew, and it's time to pick a new class. This poll will run until March 19th, or until the next stretch goal for a class vote is unlocked. Now... get in there and vote!... (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Final 72 hours - last chance to make your mark!

March 10th - via:
We're in the home stretch! With just 72 hours remaining in the campaign, we have achieved over 122% of our goal, and there's still time to stretch a little further and lock in more features for the first release of StarCrawlers! Final shot at... (Read More)

StarCrawlers faces the final frontier in its last week on Kickstarter

March 7th - via:
Sci-fi dungeon crawler StarCrawlers has entered its final week on Kickstarter, with just six days left to garner as many delicious Earth dollars as possible. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Backers vote to pick a NEW CLASS

March 6th - via:
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StarCrawlers! Lore, Story, Faction Rep / Threat & Narrative AI Update

March 5th - via:
 Hello backers, Elena here! We've just 8 days left in the campaign and we're close to choosing a new class to join your crew. A huge thank you to everyone and welcome to all the new backers! As requested, we've got an update all about the lore,... (Read More)

Kickstarter Picks - March Edition - Article

March 1st - via:
Hello and welcome to gamrReview’s Kickstarter Picks for March! I would like to begin by honoring a few games that didn’t make the list for March, but deserve your attention almost as much as our actual picks. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! 100% funded and tackling stretch goals thanks to YOU!

February 28th - via:
Well, Plop says it all. StarCrawlers is 100% funded! A huge THANK YOU to everyone who backed, shared and cheered on the campaign to get us this far. The outpouring of enthusiasm and support from the Kickstarter community has been simply amazing. We... (Read More)

'StarCrawlers' Kickstarter Campaign Successful With Time To Spare

February 28th - via:
Run a crew of talented fixers taking shady jobs on the fringes of space where your choices dynamically change the way you explore the environment, fight your foes, resolve encounters, and how your story ultimately unfolds. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Only 2 weeks left - Mid-Campaign Update!

February 25th - via:
Just two weeks left and we’re 97% of the way to the funding goal. That’s crazy close! In today’s update: Combat Update #3 (with video!), PayPal support, the official StarCrawlers wiki, becoming an NPC, info for international backers, and love... (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Mini-update: reddit AMA is up!

February 25th - via:
Just a quick update to say our AMA is live on reddit: If you're a redditer, please consider joining us for a live Q & A! Cheers, - George & Juggernaut Games  (Read More)

StarCrawlers! The MIX, AMA, new tiers, new classes!

February 24th - via:
StarCrawlers is in The MIX, reddit AMA on 25 Feb, new reward tiers, and two new classes! Just about to hit the halfway point in the campaign and we’re 88% of the way to the funding goal - thank you to everyone who’s backed us so far and for... (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Combat System update #2 - class abilities and combo theory!

February 21st - via:
As promised, Combat Update #2 is here: some class-specific abilities in depth and some combo theory! Please note, all systems, numbers, abilities, etc are still in the Pre-Alpha stage and are works in progress - as always, we love to hear your... (Read More)

StarCrawlers Gets Steam Greenlight

February 21st - via:
Having pitted sci-fi adventure aspects with role-playing battle mechanics and Mass Effect-like character decisions that greatly change the course of the story mode, the developers at Juggernaut Games have struck gold with their Kickstarter project gaming title known as StarCrawlers as it gets green light for Steam release today. (Read More)

Starcrawlers Makes 70% Of Its Kickstarter Goal and Is Greenlit Via Steam; Introduces Two Character Classes and Stretch Goals

February 21st - via:
It was only a little more than a week ago that Juggernaut games’ introduced its Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming sci-fi dungeon crawler RPG,Starcrawlers. Now the campaign has made more than 70% of its goal — currently at $47,626 pledged of its $65,000 dream — and has been recently Greenlit by the Steam Community in about the same time. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! 21 Days left, New Portraits, New Classes!

February 20th - via:
Thanks to overwhelming response from the community, StarCrawlers has been Greenlit on Steam in just 9 days - thank you everyone! Now, let's get this thing funded! With 21 days to go, we’re 70% of the way to our goal. Per backer requests, time to... (Read More)

StarCrawlers Could Be Your Next Dungeon-Crawling Obsession

February 20th - via:
Procedurally-generated dungeon crawling, in space? Sounds like fun. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Combat System update #1

February 18th - via:
Hi everyone! First a huge THANK YOU to everyone who’s supporting us. In just 7 days we’ve achieved over 58% of our goal thanks to your generous support and help spreading the word. We’re on track to punch through the funding target and crack... (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Update #5: Tees, Open Houses and Teasers

February 17th - via:
 Hi everyone! Quick update to show you a prototype of the StarCrawlers tee which you can swag and let you know about a special event we've got planned. First the tee: Please note this is the prototype, so we'd love to hear your feedback and... (Read More)

StarCrawlers: Music Update with Ben Prunty

February 17th - via:
 Press play and enjoy!  StarCrawlers - Ghosts - Ben Prunty I'm Ben. I'm making the music for Star Crawlers. I also made the music for FTL, which put me in a bit of a quandary. How do I make another sci-fi soundtrack that doesn't sound too much... (Read More)

StarCrawlers Kickstarter Scuttles Halfway Towards Goal

February 17th - via:
It was just a couple of weeks ago that we wrote about StarCrawlers, a first-person dungeon crawler set onboard derelict spaceships. Now the Legend of Grimrock-style game is up on Kickstarter and almost halfway towards its $65,000 goal. It has endless, procedurally generated levels, and enemy scuttlebots who talk in emoticons. (Read More)

StarCrawlers developer talks sci-fi, funding and making the game personal

February 14th - via:
Ever wondered what it’d be like to work in salvage … in space? StarCrawlers, a sci-fi dungeon crawler based around running a variety of missions and exploring derelict ships, launched on Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight this week in an attempt to answer that question. (Read More)

Happy (Early) Valentine's Day from StarCrawlers & Juggernaut Games

February 13th - via:
Hey...  . . . feeling lonely? .    .    . You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 So is Knit Plop! Knit Plop is a custom made 100% hand knit snuggle-ready cuddle machine, and he wants you to make him your... (Read More)

StarCrawlers, an RPG with hackers and ninjas, hits Kickstarter

February 13th - via:
Derelict spaceships. Corporate cybercrime. Ninjas. These are some of the ideas populating the universe of StarCrawlers, a new first-person dungeon crawler that's landed on both Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight. While its mechanics appear to situate it comfortably in the dungeon crawler genre, StarCrawlers' setting takes us deep into the future rather than an imaginary, alternate past. (Read More)

For the Backers!

February 12th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Out Of The Dungeon With StarCrawlers

February 12th - via:
Remember playing Eye of The Beholder? No? Alright you damn millennial, how about Legend of Grimlock? Ok, good. They’re both great games, it was great fun putting your team together and working your way through dungeons killing baddies and managing your party. (Read More)

StarCrawlers is a sci-fi RPG and dungeon crawler

February 12th - via:
I know I've mentioned this before but sometime just a simple tweak to an existing formula is enough to get me interested in a new game. StarCrawlers is a sci-fi, dungeon-crawler RPG that's being developed by Juggernaut Games, who has just launched its Kickstarter campaign. You take charge of a group of crawlers, mercenaries who do all the dirty work in the galaxy from salvaging wrecked star ships to corporate espionage. (Read More)

Sci-Fi Dungeon Crawler StarCrawlers Hits Kickstarter

February 12th - via:
Californian-based indie developer Juggernaut Games have launched a Kickstarter for a sci-fi role-playing game called StarCrawlers this morning, for which they hope to attract at least US$65,000 ($78,000) in funding. (Read More)

StarCrawlers! Day 1 Recap & F.A.Q

February 11th - via:
Hello world! George from Juggernaut Games here - It's been an exciting first day and we are currently 18% of the way to the funding goal! We'll be providing updates on our progress and sharing news regularly through Kickstarter Updates, but not... (Read More)

StarCrawlers Sci fi Dungeon Crawler Launches Kickstarter Campaign Today

February 11th - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for Juggernaut Games first independent title, StarCrawlers, begins today! (Read More)

StarCrawlers offers procedurally-generated sci-fi dungeon-crawling

February 11th - via:
In which StarCrawlers helps us get as many hyphenated words into a title as is conceivably possible. (Read More)

Space Party: StarCrawlers Swaps Dungeons For Derelicts

February 3rd - via:
Here’s one of the many routes to becoming a game journalist: 1) Follow a bunch of game developers on Twitter, Tumblr, or anywhere else you find developers in the wild. 2) When they release a game or announce a game, tell people. Here’s apparently the only route left to being a game developer: 1) Make a procedurally-generated game set in space. (Read More)

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