Dungeonmans: The Heroic Adventure Roguelike

A project in Towson, MD by Jim Shepard
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Crush monsters and get loot in a persistent world full of gorgeous 2D sprite work with a sweeping throwback soundtrack.
Backers: 1468
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $43,155 of $35,000
Dates: Jul 3rd -> Aug 2nd (31 days)
Project By: Jim Shepard
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Latest News

Dungeonmans, A Classic Turn-Based RPG

August 22nd - via: cliqist.com
For those of you with time to spare, step closer, here, towards my lair. I have a short story to tell, one of monsters, spells and heroes who fell. Dungeonmans is here to stay; grab your weapons and prepare to play. (Read More)

Funding Crowd The 13th (July 31st - Aug 6th)

August 7th - via: gamingonlinux.com
The Funding Crowd is back later than ever on its 13th instalment. What happened is that we avoided publishing it yesterday as Tuesday the 13th is the bad luck day in Spanish-speaking countries, as you may know... (Read More)

Four Hours Left!

August 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Dungeonfans! Four hours remain until the end of our victorious Kickstarter! There's still time to look over the backer rewards and make sure you've got the one you want. There's Alpha and Beta access, the Dungeonmans Almanac, and a whole... (Read More)

Livestreaming Now (9:30 EST 1 August) Thefatwizard!

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Thefatwizard is one of the premiere Dungeonmans players, his streams are loaded with both strategy and comedy and he puts on an entertaining show both in game and on camera. Full Wizard Regalia (TM) is as awesome as it sounds. Of course I'm shilling... (Read More)

Funding update and new Livestream

August 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Dungeonmans has reached the 35k goal!Outstanding. Thank you so much for your support: the financial support from backing the project, the logistic support from helping get the game into the hands of more players, media members, and streamers, and the... (Read More)

Glorious Dungeonmans Adventure!

July 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Dungeonfans! Things are pretty exciting, aren't they? I've got some fine examples of Dungeonmans adventure you might want to share with friends. Another great video, a highlight of a tense boss battle, and some brand new music! The Dungeonmans... (Read More)

Get schooled, literally, by new roguelike Dungeonmans

July 30th - via: destructoid.com
Lend me your ears for another tale of a former AAA workhorse who packed his bags his and moved onto the rich, fertile lands of independent development. Jim Shepard, whose resume includes time spent at studios such as Raven Software, Gearbox, and BioWare, has been slowly working on another pet project over the past few years: Dungeonmans. (Read More)

Quick Update: 1.07c ready

July 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Dungeonfans! 1.07c is available now. This isn't the bigger update with the Monster Camps, nor will it require you to create a new Academy. You should be able to download this, unzip it, and play with your old save.... (Read More)

Kickstarter Katchup – 28th July 2013

July 28th - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Two big wins this week and both are projects that I’ve been intrigued by since I first saw them. Lacuna Passage is the game about mysteries on Mars, using real topography of the Red Planet, and Satellite Reign is the Syndicate successor that promises an emergent cyberpunk city. Excellent news. (Read More)

New Backer Rewards And Behind The Scenes With Zircon!

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Let's get the good news right up front: Every backer at the $25 tier or higher will receive two of zircon's digital albums!That's right. Every member of the Pioneer's Guild will receive digital copies of some of Andrew's great works. You'll get these... (Read More)

Zircon Composition Livestream, Friday 5pm EST

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Want to watch the man in action as he creates more awesome music for Dungeonmans? Zircon will livestream his work finishing up the Crypt track tomorrow, 26 July at 5pm EST. The stream will be here: http://www.livestream.com/zirconmusic If you want to... (Read More)

Quick Update: 1.07b ready

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, There was a bug in the first release of 1.07 that changed the way player stats affected weapons. This makes the game unreasonably difficult early on. It wasn't intended, and a fix has been put in. 1.07b corrects this. The build is... (Read More)

Build 1.07 Available Now

July 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Better dungeons, tougher monsters, and brand new secrets.The best Dungeonmans experience yet. Grab it here http://www.dungeonmans.com/dungeonmans107.zip Full patch notes can be found here: http://www.dungeonmans.com/?page_id=290 Let's go over the... (Read More)

Kickstarter Katchup – 21st July 2013

July 21st - via: rockpapershotgun.com
There have been plenty of weeks with no losers and several winners, but I can’t remember compiling this column and finding losers without winners to sit above them. There are lots of projects that are readying themselves for a spot in the winners’ section though, propped on the podium, parading their plaudits. Dungeonmans and Tangiers are my current favourites, with Monochroma not far behind. It’s a busy week though and there should be something for everyone. Except sports fans. Nothing for sports fans. Probably the least Kickstarted genre actually. Licensing issues to blame? (Read More)

Update 6: Nuts and Bolts!

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! In today's update, I'm going to cover two issues that have been plaguing players for a while. One is relatively simple, the other a bit more complex. Numbers, with all their serrated edges and tricksy loops, will be making an... (Read More)

Update 5: Feedback Mailbag and new Let's Play videos!

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone! Lots of exciting news to cover. Let's start with the most important: your feedback! I've tried to pick examples of the most commonly reported issues and display them here. Please remember, if your feedback isn't listed here that doesn't... (Read More)

Update 4: Halfway there + Dungeon updates.

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Dungeonmans is 50% funded!This is an excellent milestone, and you all have my thanks. Getting the word out to friends and in front of other games has been a terrific challenge, and I appreciate the help along the way, both in cold hard coin from... (Read More)

Indie Pleas: Indie game crowd funding roundup for July 12, 2013

July 12th - via: indiepubgames.com
The theme this week on Indie Pleas is creation! With Organic Panic and Adventurezator: When Pigs Fly, you use level creators and tools to help form and shape your very own levels to play and share. (Read More)

Dungeonmans is an open-world roguelike where your adventurers learn from each other

July 11th - via: pcgamer.com
We’re big fans of roguelike adventure games around here, so we’re pretty stoked that the genre is making a big comeback in the indie games universe. A part of that trend is Dungeonmans, a pixel-drawn roguelike with some big ideas and Kickstarter ambitions. (Read More)

Update 3: 1.06 is ready, and what's coming next?

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
1.06 is ready to go!You can grab the latest version here, as well as check out the official update notes! Of note is the general difficulty increase from mid-game onward. Damage and health numbers have been tweaked, but more importantly new enemy... (Read More)

What's coming in 1.06

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, Been an exciting weekend for Dungeonmans, and an exhausting one as well. I've worked hard to get the game in front of as many people as I can, while also collecting feedback and fixing bugs for build 1.06, which is just around the... (Read More)

Dungeonmans: Heroic Adventure Roguelike finds funds on Kickstarter

July 7th - via: joystiq.com
Dungeonmans is a 2D, roguelike adventure game that former AAA developer Jim Shepard has been working on since 2010 – there's a preview ready to roll on Indie DB – and it needs a final financial push to close out development. Shepard asks for $35,000 on Kickstarter, and with 26 days to go, he's already raised $12,000. (Read More)

Demo + Kickstarter: 'heroic adventure roguelike' Dungeonmans

July 7th - via: indiegames.com
Programmer Jim Shepard (Star Wars: The Old Republic) is polishing up his first indie project, the roguelike Dungeonmans, and is looking for support via Kickstarter to make his heroic adventure shine. Traditional dungeon crawling and even RPG fans may enjoy its perma-death challenge, large maps full of colorful 2D sprites, and tactical battles. Additionally, the game's Academy home base allows for storing loot and for future heroes to receive some "knowledge and power" from those fallen. (Read More)

Back to Back: indie RPGs to fund

July 5th - via: indierpgs.com
I have a big backlog of new games to talk about, but it’s been nearly a month since I last ran Back to Back, so those will have to wait until next week as I peek in on the world of crowdfunding. (Read More)

Dungeonmans: The Heroic Adventure Roguelike (Kickstarter+Demo)

July 5th - via: indieretronews.com
Game Type : Adventure/Roguelike Developer/Project By : Jim Shepard Kickstarter Goal : $35,000 Developer Quote : Crush monsters and get loot in a persistent world full of gorgeous 2D sprite work with a sweeping throwback soundtrack. Game Info Quote : Dungeonmans is a lighthearted 2D roguelike set in a persistent world of high adventure that grows and evolves as you play. Explore untamed wilds, delve the deepest dungeons, crush terrible and remorseless monsters, and roll around in piles of shiny loot. Release : March 2014 (Alpha/Beta) Systems : PC (Read More)

Update 1: Race To The Bottom Livestream!

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Brave heroes race to see who can reach level 10 first! Watch three Dungeonmens and one Lady Dungeonmans play LIVE in an effort to beat the others to Level 10! The first to reach 10th level without dying will be MEMORIALIZED FOREVER as a new Hero... (Read More)

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