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Data Hacker: Corruption - a massive Dual-plot RPG

A project in Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom by Ross Tunney

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Corruption is eating into the heart of all worlds. In the coming war, on which side do you stand?
Backers: 249
Average Pledge Per Backer: £24

Funded: £6,067 of £1,250
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 30th (60 days)
Project By: Ross Tunney
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Latest News

Crowdfund Bookie: Inafune's mighty $3.8 million haul

October 7th - via:
The power of Keiji Inafune's name couldn't be more evident than in this highly-profitable week in crowdfunding, which covers the Kickstarter projects for Mighty No. 9, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, Sunless Sea, DCS WWII: Europe 1944, Neverending Nightmares, Penguemic, Mysterious Cities of Gold, Hot Tin Roof: The Cat That Wore A Fedora, Data Hacker: Corruption and Neo-Victorian Skirmish Squad. (Read More)

New Corruption Demo!

September 27th - via:
You can download it :: HERE ::So, the new demo encompasses pretty much everything we've discussed and shown thus far, including new character sets, a little voice acting, professionally produced character portraits and an ever-so-slightly extended... (Read More)

Less than a week to go!

September 23rd - via:
Less than a week to go!It's been an epic campaign, and I thank you all from the bottom of my heart. You've not only pledged finances, but loyalty and many of you got involved with the design and development process, which is precisely what I wanted.... (Read More)

Caught MY Eye 9/19/2013

September 19th - via:
Another week, another collection of interesting looking Kickstarters! As always lets go down the list from ending soonest! (Read More)

Pandora's Box Stretch Goal Reached!

September 15th - via:
My wonderful supporters, this is truly a great day! We surpassed the £4,500 last night while I was sleeping (this fragile human form. Wish I was SilicAI)! This means that we have unlocked the 'Pandora's Box' stretch goal. This questline will of... (Read More)

£4,000 reached! Voice Acting Confirmed!

September 13th - via:
We did it guys, and with over two weeks left on the campaign! Pledges have jumped right up in just a few hours. I see that others share my passion for this addition to the game. Your support for this project is staggering. I'm deeply honoured that... (Read More)

STICKERS! Oh, and some important stuff!

September 10th - via:
Stickers!More of a fun goal than anything else. When I was working on Initiation, I made up some cool stickers that featured the masked character, with the text 'HACKED!'- which I subsequently went mad, sticking them to ANY computer I could find.... (Read More)

16-bit Soundtrack!

September 6th - via:
We hit another stretch goal! Thank you guys! I'm actually quite excited about this one. We're going to remake some of the game's best tracks into pieces reminiscent of the 16-bit era as represented by the game's visual style! These new tracks will... (Read More)

Voice Acting Audition, Free Stuff

September 5th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Let's Play Pt2! DJG! And more

September 3rd - via:
Let's Play! Part 2I quite enjoy putting these little videos together. There's so much content to go through, I can't possibly reveal it all, where's the fun in that? (By the way, look'et me trees! Kickstarter squashes these images, sorry about that)... (Read More)


September 1st - via:
We just sailed through another stretch goal! Wahoooo! So, Houses. What's that all about? Well, in Initiation, you could purchase a house, which would provide some small bonuses such as a bed for 'rested' status, along with a completely unique... (Read More)

Name a Guild or Character!

August 31st - via:
That's right! Thanks to you amazing people, we've officially hit our £3,000 stretch goal, and a massive milestone in the campaign! So, as a massive, heart-felt 'Thank You!' for backing the campaign, whether it's £1 or £1,000, you will all receive... (Read More)

Update: Developer Commentary, Stretch Goals, Backer Insignia, Interview!

August 29th - via:
Let's Play! Developer's CommentaryPhew! That was a mouthful of a title! So, yeah! I thought it'd be a cool idea (it was a well-received one in Initiation's campaign) to do a 'Let's Play!' of Corruption in its current state. I've covered only the... (Read More)

Updated Demo Release!!

August 26th - via:
Updated Demo Release!!It's the one you've all been waiting for! Download the new demo :: HERE :: The new demo features a bunch of new character art (though they're not all finished yet), Dodobaird Racing and DigiRacing, videos of which can be seen... (Read More)

Revamped Character Sheets - Opinions?

August 25th - via:
I'm toying with the idea of completely revamping the entirety of the game's character sets. While this will be arduous and time-consuming, I feel that it will help to shake of the shackles of the popular comment 'Oh, it looks like an RPGM game.' What... (Read More)

Pixel Art, Soundtrack, Voice-Acting, Development Progress!

August 20th - via:
Amazing Support Thus Far!I'm guessing from the influx of new backers that you guys have been busy spreading the word to the far reaches of the interwebs! So thank you for that! Not only does it increase the pledge level (over £2,600!), but a steady... (Read More)

New Game +

August 15th - via:
£2,300 Reached!We've hit our next stretch goal! This means that Corruption will include a favourite feature of mine; New Game + So for those completists out there, you can replay the game carrying over certain elements of your previous save file.... (Read More)

Greenlight, PC Gamer, Faces, DJGrandpa

August 13th - via:
GreenlightThis is a big one for indie developers. To be raised above the crowd and placed on the shelves at one of the most respected online distributors of games... just wow. So, today we purchased a license to display our games and concepts on the... (Read More)

Lights! Faces! Choices!

August 9th - via:
Lights!   In an effort to increase the visual appeal of the game, we now have a nice lights effect in place. A small change, but it really makes a big difference in making the game feel more alive.      Faces!   We're working with an incredibly... (Read More)

Tower of Shadows Stretch Goal

August 7th - via:
Tower of Shadows £1,800 Stretch GoalI should sleep more often! I arose this morning to find that we've sailed through another stretch goal! So, the Tower of Shadows. This is going to be the toughest part of the game, set deep within the Netherland.... (Read More)

Demo Release!

August 6th - via:
It's time! So, without further adieu, download the Corruption Demo :: HERE ::  So, a few points to mention: If you haven't played through Initiation yet, this demo will contain some minor spoilers. It can't be helped, but I don't think it'll be... (Read More)

In the words of the great Aerosmith...

August 5th - via:
Sweet Child of Mine!We've zoomed right past funding and into the first stretch goal!  Upcoming DemoI did want to have a demo ready by the time I posted this update, but I want it to blow your mind! So, I'm working hard to make sure that everything... (Read More)

The Paths We Tread

August 1st - via:
Nearly 50% funded!Already? Thanks guys! I'm glad that I can look at the numbers and think- " Hey, I must be doing a good job." And I won't disappoint. You can bet on that! Your support, both new and continued, is greatly appreciated. I'm glad that... (Read More)

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