Jupiter Hell - a modern turn-based sci-fi roguelike

A project in Wroclaw, Poland by ChaosForge Ltd

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Jupiter Hell is a turn-based sci-fi roguelike/RPG with modern 3D graphics, by the creator of Doom, the Roguelike.
Backers: 2083
Average Pledge Per Backer: £34

Funded: £70,067 of £60,000
Dates: Nov 15th -> Dec 13th (29 days)
Project By: ChaosForge Ltd
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Latest News

The Final Countdown, Stretch Goals Update, Campaign Recap and our Kickstarter Livestream!

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We're leaving together,But still it's farewellAnd maybe we'll come backTo earth, who can tell? In a few short hours the Kickstarter campaign will be finished! And whilst we’re feeling elated right now there’s also a touch of sadness to be leaving... (Read More)

Funded, the Inner Circle and Sound Update

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re funded! Okay, so we said that before, but it’s worth saying again :D Jupiter Hell has been a success on Kickstarter! We’ve proven that there’s real value to our vision and that the community trusts us to make an awesome game. Thank you... (Read More)

100% funded! Hell has been breached!

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We're funded! It's happening! There is no longer any stopping Jupiter Hell! Thank you to everyone who has pledged to make this happen - this would absolutely not be possible without you! Pledges are continuing to fly in and we have our sights firmly... (Read More)

Doom Roguelike Hits Kickstarter Goal

December 12th - via: kotaku.com
Spurred on by a very convenient, albeit delayed, cease and desist letter from Bethesda (Read More)

Call to Arms - The Last 48 Hours

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We have 48 hours remaining on the campaign, and we’re at 90% of our goal! Jupiter Hell is on the very verge of victory. With your help we can see this through! SideKick currently rates us at 99% chance of success. Which is pretty nice, but every... (Read More)

Io, Monsters and the End is Nigh!

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
“Fuckin’ Io. Last damned place I wanna be. Poisonous gases, constant moonquakes, blasts of lava, and weird alien shit everywhere. Jupiter’s gravity is ripping this hellhole to part, and we’re stuck in the damned middle. Corps don’t care... (Read More)

D**mRL is now Open Source and Character Advancement update

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The big news today is that D**mRL (or DRL as we may have to start calling it) is now open source! The plan was to release this upon conclusion of the Kickstarter campaign as a thank you to backers, but Zenimax® have pushed our hand. D**mRL is... (Read More)

Lawyers, D**mRL, 60% and Stretch Goals

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
A big piece of news has happened overnight - ZeniMax, owners of the Doom IP, have issued a cease and desist against Doom the Roguelike. We’re not sure how we’re going to deal with this yet (things don’t look good!) but Jupiter Hell at least is... (Read More)

ZeniMax Hits Jupiter Hell Devs With Notice Over Doom

December 2nd - via: cliqist.com
ZeniMax Media has slapped Jupiter Hell developer, Kornel Kisielewicz with an order to remove all references to Doom on ChaosForge websites. (Read More)

New Pledge Tier, DoomRL stream, Arena Mode, Tactics and Strategy

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We have a meaty brief on some game design elements in Jupiter Hell below, but first an announcement of a new pledge tier!   Titanium Supporter is now available at £160 ($200, €190). It includes all the earlier rewards from Diamond Supporter, plus... (Read More)

Videos, Interviews and a special message from Mark Meer

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re just back from the Roguelike Developers Conference in Bulgaria, and we have a bunch of stuff to show off. But first, we have a very special message from Mark Meer, the voice of our space marine and also the voice of male Commander Shepard in... (Read More)

50% Funded and a Black Friday Special!

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
‘Tis the season for frenzied, zombie-like assaults on shops in America! To celebrate our status as willing slaves to corporate profiteering we have a new special offer on the Kickstarter. If you have pledged at Earlybird Player level or above then... (Read More)

One Week In - Greenlight and Concept Art

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
One week in and we’re ever so close to the halfway line! Any extra support to push us over that line would be greatly appreciated right now :) Perhaps your mum would like to be a beta backer…? In important news, Jupiter Hell is now on Steam... (Read More)

Story, Game Design, and Meet us in Sofia!

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
We asked on the comments what people would most like to hear about, and both Story and Game Design came out top. So, more details of those below. But first… Next weekend (26-27 November) both Kornel and Darren will be in Sofia, Bulgaria for the... (Read More)

Day 1: OMFG!

November 16th - via: kickstarter.com
    24 hours in, almost one third of our funding goal reached, >500 backers, our earlybird slots sold out or selling out, coverage in RPS and many many tweets and shares of support! Wow! It’s hard to find words to express how we feel. Have... (Read More)

DoomRL sequel Jupiter Hell on Kickstarter

November 16th - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Jupiter Hell, the "spiritual successor" to the fab DoomRL, has turned to Kickstarter to fund more Doom-like roguelike fun. (Read More)

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