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Drifter: A Space Trading Game

A project in St John'S, Canada by Celsius Game Studios
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Drifter is a sandbox space trading game with thousands of stars for you to explore. You can be a trader, a mercenary, or even a pirate!
Backers: 3235
Average Pledge Per Backer: $25

Funded: $81,304 of $50,000
Dates: May 3rd -> Jun 4th (33 days)
Project By: Celsius Game Studios
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Latest News

More Than 100 Kickstarter-Funded Video Games Are Playable Right Now On Steam

June 26th - via: forbes.com
'You backed them. You made them. Now play them.' With that rallying cry, Kickstarter wants to direct our attention to more than 100 crowd-funded games which started as developer dreams and emerged as publicly playable product. (Read More)

Drifter 0.4.0, Steam, and Soundtracks

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
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Drifter Has Been Greenlit!

October 30th - via: kickstarter.com
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Drifter 0.3.1 Available, Also #65 on Greenlight!

September 28th - via: kickstarter.com
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Drifter 0.3.0 Available

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
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Drifter 0.2.2 Available With Linux Support!

June 7th - via: kickstarter.com
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Drifter 0.2.0, Steam Greenlight and Pre-Orders

May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
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Drifter Beta Access for $10 Backers

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
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Forum Fixes and Impending Beta Access for $10 Backers

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
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The Secrets and Drawbacks to Crowdfunding Videogames on Kickstarter

March 27th - via: allthingsd.com
Just over a year after the videogame Double Fine Adventure set records on Kickstarter, talk about the crowdfunding leader is in the air at GDC, the Game Developers Conference being held this week in San Francisco. On the conference’s first day, ICO Partners CEO Thomas Bidaux laid out “real numbers and trends” he had researched for indie game crowdfunding. He hastened to say upfront, though, that when he said “crowdfunding,” he really meant Kickstarter: “It’s so big, it’s basically the thing that’s relevant. … This is where it happens at the moment.” (Read More)

Drifter, buoyed by a Kickstarter, heads toward release later this year

March 26th - via: tuaw.com
I first saw Drifter, developer Colin Walsh's great space trading simulation, at last year's GDC. Back then, the game was a great idea, though Walsh's Celsius Game Studios had plenty of work to do. In the year in between, however, Walsh carried out a successful Kickstarter, picking up over $80,000 in support for the title. As a result, the game is not only coming out on iOS but also being released on PC and Mac, and Walsh has picked up composer Danny Baranowsky to do the music, as well as an artist to help him with the game's assets and UI. (Read More)

Drifter 0.1.1 Available & Poster Reminder

March 1st - via: kickstarter.com
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February 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
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