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Axis Game Factory - dream, build, create and play!

A project in San Diego, CA by Heavy Water

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A cutting-edge open world toolset for players to create, design, build and share games: by industry veteran Matt McDonald's Heavy Water
Backers: 263
Average Pledge Per Backer: $96

Funded: $25,209 of $400,000
Dates: Jan 2nd -> Feb 4th (34 days)
Project By: Heavy Water
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Latest News


October 28th - via:
Couple turn crowdfunding venture into new, improved DIY game-creation software (Read More)

After Kickstarter failure, Axis Game Factory returns with pro game creation tools (exclusive)

September 30th - via:
Earlier this year, San Diego, Calif.-based game studio Heavy Water tried crowdfunding to raise money for a set of consumer-oriented game world-building tools called the Axis Game Factory. But the Kickstarter campaign failed, raising only $25,209 of a goal of $400,000. (Read More)

Greetings Axis Game Factory Fans & Kickstarter Backers!

March 8th - via:
Even though the Kickstarter campaign was not successful, the Axis Game Factory lives on! We really appreciate your support through the campaign and we wanted to reach out to you to try our latest prototype! We have released a new build of the... (Read More)


February 4th - via:
Dear Axis Game Factory Supporters, The entire team at Heavy Water would like to say, "THANK YOU," for all of your support during this campaign.  Many people have asked us along the way, "why don't you shut down your Kickstarter campaign and just... (Read More)

Final hours... Let's move it to Pay Pal!

February 4th - via:
So as we all learned last night, watching San Francisco lose the Super Bowl in the final minutes of the game, it doesn't always go our way!  - But wasn't it a great game other than the power failure???  As we are in the final hours of our... (Read More)

We're BRINGING IT via Pay Pal!!

January 31st - via:
We want to thank EVERYONE for your amazing support throughout this campaign! As we draw near the end of our time-line and realize we have fallen short of funding it, we would like to ask everyone that has pledged to please move your pledge over to... (Read More)

Last night I had a dream...

January 25th - via:
KickStarter Can't Kick My Ass!!  (Read More)

Last night I had a dream...

January 25th - via:
I hate this KickStarter Interface  (Read More)

An Update Prototype for AGF Ready to Download!

January 24th - via:
Hello loyal backers and interested Kickstarters! We have a new prototype build up and ready to download. We've set up a new portal on our website for easy downloading: Just enter your name and email... (Read More)

How AGF can be used to make a dungeon styled game level.

January 23rd - via:
Demonstration of how Axis Game Factory can be used to make a dungeon styled game level. See how to use the new “gems” pick ups, now with different point values. Also see how destructible environment elements are used to hide rewards for the... (Read More)

Combat Frames, "Supersized Robots" color concepts.

January 22nd - via:
Hello all, I have been working on these over the last week and finally got the time to put them up on the Kickstarter site. I did make the "classic" version you guys asked for as well as many more! You might want to ask yourself why I made an... (Read More)


January 22nd - via:
This video is a time lapse demonstration of the terrain sculpting tools that  we just added to the AXIS GAME FACTORY. What you see in the video was created in 50 minutes in Axis Game Factory. Please download your free prototype of the software and... (Read More)

Deal Focus: Crowdfunding Axis Game Factory

January 5th - via:
Gaming is very new and hot in the crowdfunding world and hard to miss. Always embracing change and never shirking from challenge, Matt is again trying something new with a crowdfunding campaign to fund a launch of his newest project: Axis Game Factory. (Read More)

Heavy Water starts Kickstarter for do-it-yourself game design factory (exclusive)

January 2nd - via:
The new year is kicking off with an interesting game company Kickstarter project. Heavy Water is raising money today for a set of world-building tools dubbed the Axis Game Factory. The aim of the San Diego, Calif.-based company is to enable game players to design, create, build, play, and share their own games. (Read More)

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