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This Is the Police

A project in Minsk, Belarus by Weappy

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A strategy/adventure game about power and corruption, duty and choice. A rich story starring Jon St. John, the voice of Duke Nukem.
Backers: 1910
Average Pledge Per Backer: $19

Funded: $35,508 of $25,000
Dates: Jan 26th -> Feb 25th (30 days)
Project By: Weappy
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Latest News

Video Games Cannot Be Divorced from Politics

August 3rd - via:
The development team behind This is the Police have announced that their game about law enforcement power isn't making a statement about world events. (Read More)

Crowdfunding Publisher Profile: Team17

July 28th - via:
Cliqist profiles Team17, an independent developer, but also a publisher worth keeping an eye on that publishes crowdfunded games. (Read More)

Successful Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns for Feb 2015

March 1st - via:
February was a shot month but there was no shortage of Kickstarter videogame campaigns. We take a look at all 27 successful Kickstarter videogame campaigns. (Read More)


February 25th - via:
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This Is the Police: Mac, Linux and Million Dollar Challenge Mode

February 24th - via:
Hi there! We honestly thought that we'd get 100% goal and this is it, but with your help it gets even better - here comes the first stretchgoal. That means Jack Boyd will do his own flavour of justice on OSX and Linux. There would be an additional... (Read More)

"Jackass": This Is the Police graphic novelette

February 23rd - via:
Hi!We are happy to announce that every our backer will receive a digital copy of "Jackass".What's that? Stay tuned for some details!  (Read More)

This Is The Police Gets Additions in Final Hours

February 23rd - via:
This is the police is a Kickstarted funded adventure game that's in the final days of it's crowdfunding campaign. (Read More)

Sound of da Police. 100%

February 21st - via:
Hi there!The campaign is a success. We are on fire. Now the stuff gets serious - we get to make a game proper. On behalf of our team I'd like to thank you again for the trust and dedication. It is essential when you're doing a project about... (Read More)

2 new tiers!

February 21st - via:
We are pleased to announce two new donation tiers, which will be available through the end of the campaign. Thanks to everyone who suggested them! Limited to 10 backers  Have fun!  (Read More)

Jack and the Prosecutors

February 21st - via:
Last time we promised to tell you what happens if you don’t share your ill-gotten wealth with your subordinates. In fact the consequences depend on the particular employee: some cops shut their eyes to crooked cops, while others may complain to... (Read More)

We can't wait to make an awesome game

February 21st - via:
Hey there! It seems we're on a final stretch. That's right, only 10% left to finish our campaign. To be frank, we had no idea how to do this properly and tried every trick we had in our book - social media, mailing lists, press-releases, community... (Read More)

Work shifts at the Police

February 20th - via:
As you already know, his mad race for cash doesn’t relieve Jack Boyd from his everyday duties as the police chief. Among those responsibilities is hiring and firing staff members. Today we will share a little bit about how that works. Freeburg PD... (Read More)

This Is The Police, a game about power and corruption

February 17th - via:
"You can love the police, you can hate the police, but you can’t argue that the police wield enormous power," writes the team behind This Is the Police, a game currently in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign. Part strategy game and part corruption simulator, it places you in the shoes of Jack Boyd, a 60-year-old police chief with only six months till retirement. Boyd has only one piece of unfinished business: He wants to make a half a million bucks before he steps down, any way he can. (Read More)

Team17 To Publish Weappy Studio’s Strategy/Adventure Game “This is the Police”

February 17th - via:
Team17 has today announced its partnership with Minsk based indie developer Weappy Studios. (Read More)

Do You Have The Stomach to Be a Cop?

February 15th - via:
This is the Police is a an adventure game on Kickstarter. (Read More)

This Is the Police joins Team17’s Indie Label

February 10th - via:
Hi there, folks - we have been flying under the radar lately, closely working with our ambassadors on some great things and doing some preparation stuff in lieu of an important announcement. The time has come. We are partnering up with Team17 - they... (Read More)

1002 backers: stay tuned for some announcements!

February 6th - via:
Hey there! We are happy to have 1002 supporters at our side and we really appreciate your help - every bit of it counts. Still, there is a long way ahead, so please stay tuned for some important announcements!  (Read More)

February Kickstarter Picks

February 6th - via:
VGChartz lists its February Kickstarter picks. (Read More)

Freeburg Tribune #6

February 5th - via:
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February Kickstarter Picks

February 5th - via:
gamrReview pics for the month of Feb 2015 (Read More)

Sink Into the Corruption of This is the Police

February 4th - via:
Jack Boyd’s been an honest cop for his whole life, but with a forced retirement coming in six months, he’s finding that he’s got nothing to show for his lifetime of integrity. With corruption and easy money all around him, he’s decided to toss his standards aside and try to make as much money as he can before he’s off the force. (Read More)

Emergency update

February 3rd - via:
Hey, there - we've hit 911 backers - and it is really inspiring for us! Yet when you dial 911 it is a completely different story. You are not happy - something bad must have happened. Someone is in danger. Right now we are a bit stalled, so we urge... (Read More)

Free This Is the Police OST for our backers

February 2nd - via:
We've been asked about the lack of digital soundtrack award for our backers (which is rather surprising since we haven't revealed any info about the score). One thing we are certain, though - every backer will receive a digital copy of This Is the... (Read More)

Freeburg Tribune #5

January 30th - via:
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Freeburg Tribune #4

January 30th - via:
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This Is the Police: A modern tale about being a cop

January 30th - via:
This Is the Police, according to its developers Weappy, is a mixture of strategy, adventure and interactive novel. You play the role of Jack Boyd, beloved police chief of Freeburg. (Read More)

Boys in blue: 30 more names and faces

January 29th - via:
Hey there! We've run out of a "Your name and face for a policeman" pledge, but we can't run out of mail that says the option is really good. So this is it: 30 more policemen of Freeburg should have names and faces of our backers instead of random!... (Read More)

Freeburg Tribune #3

January 29th - via:
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Get yours as a crooked cop in This Is the Police

January 29th - via:
If you feel that your life is tragically devoid of smoky, noir-ish monologues and moral ambiguity, freshman game developers Weappy are working on a game that might help you scratch that itch. (Read More)

This Is The Police could be the Breaking Bad of tycoon games

January 29th - via:
This is the Police is a new strategy/adventure game about power, corruption and money. (Read More)

Duke Nukem star Jon St. John dons the role of a crooked cop in This is the Police

January 29th - via:
Here’s a pitch about Weappy’s new game This is the Police — a strategy/adventure game about law enforcement at its finest: corruption, bribes, and plenty of crime. (Read More)

Duke Nukem Returns as a Cop in This Is the Police

January 29th - via:
This Is The Police is a strategy role playing game featuring the voice of Duke Nukem that's crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

定年間際の警察署長を描く戦略ADV『This Is the Police』がKickstarterを開始 ― Duke Nukem役で知られる声優も参加

January 29th - via:
ベラルーシのインディーデベロッパーWeappy Studioは新作戦略アドベンチャー『This Is the Police』のKickstarterキャンペーンを開始しました。 (Read More)

Freeburg Tribune #2

January 28th - via:
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This Is the Police is a stylish, risky crooked-cop sim

January 28th - via:
Battlefield Hardline is the hot cops 'n' robbers currently in development, especially with the multiplayer beta running next week, but for my money This Is the Police sounds far more intriguing. (Read More)

Kickstart This Is the Police to be a crooked cop

January 28th - via:
This Is the Police is about crooked cops, but utilizes a unique combination of video game genres. (Read More)

This Is the Police Kickstarter Game Let’s You Play as a Corrupt Cop

January 28th - via:
"This Is the Police" is a new game on Kickstarter that will let you play as a corrupt police officer. (Read More)

This is The Police : Un jeu sur la corruption et l'honneur de la Police

January 28th - via:
Tout petit studio biélorusse basé à Minsk, Weappy Studios cherche aujourd'hui à financer son nouveau jeu via Kickstarter. This is The Police est décrit comme (Read More)

Freeburg Tribune #1

January 27th - via:
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100 backers!

January 27th - via:
Hi there! We’ve hit the 100 backers mark on day one and boy, this is a miraculous feeling! We’ve watched the backer numbers rise minute by minute, hour by hour and that is what we going to do the next 29-ish days of the campaign - trying to... (Read More)

Corrupt Cops: The Video Game

January 27th - via:
This Is The Police is a game about being a cop. A crooked one, who instead of hitting the streets and fighting crime is hitting the streets and trying to make as much dirty money as he can. (Read More)

This is the Police – New Strategy/Adventure Game Starring The Voice Of Duke Nukem

January 27th - via:
Vitaly Simonov has informed us about the Kickstarter campaign of This is the Police; a new strategy/adventure game about power and corruption (Read More)

This is the Police - strategiczno-przygodowa gra z udziałem aktora udzielającego głosu Duke Nukem

January 27th - via:
Na Kickstarterze ruszyła zbiórka na This is the Police - grę łączącą cechy przygodówek i strategii, w której twórcy chcą przedstawić władzę, korupcję, obowiązki i wybory. W grze będzie można usłyszeć głos Jona St. Johna, który grał Duke Nukem. - - Największy polski sklep i serwis o grach, recenzje, zapowiedzi, poradniki - gry na PC, konsole PlayStation, Xbox (Read More)

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