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Children of Morta

A project in Austin, TX by Dead Mage

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Children of Morta is a story-driven hack ‘n slash roguelike game which will involve you in the adventures of the Bergson family.
Backers: 3427
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $108,938 of $65,000
Dates: Jan 20th -> Feb 19th (30 days)
Project By: Dead Mage
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Latest News

The Anticipated Kickstarter CHILDREN OF MORTA Is Finally Coming This September!

August 9th - via:
Children of Morta is coming to PC this September with console versions following in October! (Read More)

June 11th - via:
If  (Read More)

GDC 2018: Children of Morta Interview

March 22nd - via:
We caught up with the narrative designer for Children of Morta at GDC for talk about the story-driven roguelike RPG. (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)

Children of Morta coming to Wii U after reaching Kickstarter stretch goal

February 19th - via:
With just a few hours remaining, the Children of Morta managed to reach another stretch goal. Donations topped $100,000 meaning the game will head to Nintendo’s console in the future. (Read More)

Paypal payment option is now available

February 18th - via:
Hi All, Since many of you had asked for an option to pay with Paypal, you can select certain rewards if you prefer to pay via Paypal now. Please follow the Humble Bundle widgets on our website:  (Read More)

More Stretch Goals Reached!

February 18th - via:
We are extremely delighted to announce that we have reached the Local Co-op, New Chapter and Wii U stretch goals. Grab your friends and neighbors, you all need to play as one family in Children of Morta! Here is our concept artist's gift to you,... (Read More)

Close to the final 48 hours!

February 17th - via:
We are getting close to the last 48 hours of our campaign. It has been a great month so far with all your support and encouragements! We hope we can meet the remaining stretch goals and add the local multiplayer game modes, which we are quite excited... (Read More)

Want to be a Ninja?

February 15th - via:
"Shadow Blade: Reload" GiftsWe are going to give away 20 Steam keys (Win/Mac) for our other game, Shadow Blade: Reload, which is currently on Steam Early Access (Launching in March). Here is how you can be a winner and experience being a Ninja! 1 -... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals Revealed!

February 14th - via:
Stretch GoalsWith less than 5 days to go, we have news from the lands of Morta! New stretch goals are here! The Local Co-op stretch goal will now include a brand new game chapter also. Wii U and Xbox One fans can now expect to journey with the... (Read More)

Poster Reveal!

February 9th - via:
Dear Backers, Here is the reveal for the promised poster that is included in the "Collector" reward tier or can alternatively be ordered as an add-on to your rewards. Check out the Bergsons in action!  Will there be other posters and options for you... (Read More)

Jariuth Testament - Brand new Music!

February 8th - via:
After a Long fight with Jariuth the Goblin King, Linda went to her room, grabbed her violin and started to improvise a song, minutes later she completed her piece, with bleary eyes, and called it "Jariuth Testament". Every Bergson in the house was... (Read More)

February Kickstarter Picks

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

February Kickstarter Picks

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

From the Lands of Morta

February 2nd - via:
Campaign ProgressAbout 16 days remains from the campaign and we are really close to the funding goal (91%). Thank you again everyone for supporting the Bergsons and helping this dream come true!  New Reward Tier - Techno Mage Early Bird #2The Techno... (Read More)

A Chat With Amir Fassihi About Children of Morta

January 30th - via:
Children of Morta is a 2D retro roguelike with some beautiful pixel graphics. (Read More)

Children of Morta Announces PlayStation Stretch Goals

January 26th - via:
The gorgeous pixelated hack ‘n slash Children of Morta is still chugging along nicely at Kickstarter with $43,000 in the bag and $22,000 to go over the remaining 24 days. It seems like this game will be a success, and you know what that means! (Read More)

Dinner With the Bergsons

January 24th - via:
#DinnerWithBergsonsThe Bergsons have recently realized that there are many great developers out there who have been the sources of inspiration for the developers of "Children of Morta". This is why John Bergson has decided to invite these people to... (Read More)

Stretch Goals and Reward Add-ons Are Here!

January 24th - via:
Stretch GoalsThe first set of stretch goals are revealed: Rewards Add-onsWe have added a new section to the main page for reward add-ons. Now you can add individual items to your reward if you wish so. Please remember to increase the amount to your... (Read More)

Selected among the finalists for SXSW Gaming Award!

January 23rd - via:
Chilrden of Morta is selected to be among the finalists for SXSW 2015 Gaming Award under the Gamer's Choice category. Here are the nominees: Our team is... (Read More)

Over 50% towards our target goal!

January 23rd - via:
1114 Backers! We are 50% towards our target goal, thanks everyone! We will be revealing the first stretch goal very soon, stay tuned. Independent developers feed off of their love and passion for creating their dreams, crowd funding has provided the... (Read More)

Uncle Ben has been thinking!

January 22nd - via:
Uncle Ben told us something today, he mentioned that he has been reading everywhere about people looking for PS4 versions, he wondered what it was and after we described it, he believes that he can make one in his workshop! hmmm... Uncle Ben  And... (Read More)

Family Feuds: Children Of Morta Launches Kickstarter

January 22nd - via:
The family that slays together, stays together – or at least falls to gribbly enemies together. “Narrative-based roguelike” Children of Morta perked Adam’s interest late last year with its detail-packed pixel animations, and it’s now launched on Kickstarter. At the time of writing it’s a promising third towards its funding goal, and the pitch video has plenty more lush animations and hack-and-slash combat. (Read More)

A message of gratitude from John Bergson, and a quick update from the Devs!

January 21st - via:
John Bergson informed us that he would like to thank all the great fans who are supporting this campaign and helping the Bergsons have an opportunity to free their lands! He also said that after a long time, he really enjoyed smoking his pipe today!... (Read More)

Kickstarter campaign begins for story-driven roguelike Children of Morta

January 21st - via:
Indie studio Dead Mage has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Children of Morta, a "story-driven hack ‘n slash roguelike" which has you play as a family of heroes, each with their own attacks and powers. (Read More)

Mesmerising pixel art adventure Children of Morta launches on Kickstarter

January 21st - via:
Last year we covered the gorgeous pixel art adventure Children of Morta and now it's on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Children of Morta is a Hack N Slash With Something More

January 20th - via:
Children of Morta is a Hack N Slash With Something More, and its on Kickstarter (Read More)

Children of Morta—aka the most GIF-able game ever—is now on Kickstarter.

January 20th - via:
Children of Morta--aka the most GIF-able game ever--is now on Kickstarter. If you need a refresher, it's a story-driven hack 'n slash with roguelike elements (read: lots of dying, but you learn a little something about yourself in the process). It looks gorgeous, not to mention pretty interesting. Check it out. (Read More)

Children of Morta Kickstarter launches today, looks phenomenal

January 20th - via:
Dead Mage's gorgeous 2D hack ‘n' slash has left me awestruck (Read More)

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