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Starr Mazer

A project in Seattle, WA by Imagos Softworks
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A retro-sexy Point-and-Click Adventure Shoot 'em Up in SPACE!
Backers: 5052
Average Pledge Per Backer: $38

Funded: $193,371 of $160,000
Dates: Jan 22nd -> Feb 21st (30 days)
Project By: Imagos Softworks
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Successful Kickstarter Videogame Campaigns for Feb 2015

March 1st - via: cliqist.com
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)

// TRANSMISSION: RETWEET TO SHAVE FUZZISKII'S HEAD FOR THE CHILDREN //

February 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Our super fan Fuzziskii has made an amazing promise, live on Starr Mazer TV. That's over 3 years of dedication donated for children. Not only is this a great act of kindness, but we'll also do it live on Starr Mazer TV. See our very own Fuzziskii... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER TV LIVE CONCERT NOW NOW NOW!!! //

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Get into the twitch stream and see once in a lifetime MAGICS! It's time! It's time RIGHT NOW! Wer'e celebrating our AMAZING musical lineup with an awesome live twitch concert. Look at all of those incredible artists. LOOK AT THEM! Look at them, and... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: READ ONLY MEMORIES // 24 HOUR MEGA STREAM //

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
This is the most adorable Brick I've ever seen. San Francisco has always been a place of culture. Home of the latest trends and proactive thinkers. 2064 was quite a time for SF, housing some of the most brilliant and attractive minds in AI... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER FUNDED!!! // NEW AWESOME CROSSOVER! // SPECIAL SMTV FREAK OUT! //

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
THE STARR MAZER TEAM THANKS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!! STARR MAZER IS FUNDED!Thank you all SO much! This is a massive dream for all of us on the Starr Mazer team, and it is only coming true because you believe in us. We've still got a TON of work to do,... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: DECLINATION JANE // SMTV: 24HR TWITCH FAST APPROACHING //

February 19th - via: kickstarter.com
DECLINATION JANE - BEGIN TRANSMISSION Try not to like me...see where that gets ya. Yes, this is the actual Declination Jane, who has hacked into and hijacked Starr Mazer's Kickstarter, and I'm about to hit you with some knowledge to make sure this... (Read More)

Starr Mazer Reaches Kickstarter Goal

February 19th - via: hardcoregamer.com
With just 46 hours left in their Kickstarter campaign, Imagos Softworks reached their goal of $160,000 for their point n’ click shoot ‘em up game’s development. (Read More)

// SECRET TRANSMISSION: BACKER POSTER //

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: VINCE DICOLA & KENNY MERIEDETH // KEIJI YAMAGISHI // MAKEUP AND VANITY SET // IRC #STARRMAZER //

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 VINCE DICOLA & KENNY MERIEDETH These are dudes that were being awesome before I was even born.  No, wait, I need to say it one more time. Vince DiCola & Kenny Meriedeth. The titans that not only cooperated to compose Saturday Morning RPG,... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: GALAK-Z // SMTV: BUILD A SHMUP LIVE! //

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
GALAK-Z CROSSOVER That’s right, we’ve done it again! We’ve crossed wires with more awesome folks making stellar games, and this time, it’s with our friends over at 17-Bit for Galak-Z. Boy howdy are we looking forward to where these two space... (Read More)

//SECRET TRANSMISSION: T-SHIRT UPGRADE! //

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: HYPER LIGHT DRIFTER: PIXEL PROCESS // SMTV: LIVE ON SET WITH IMAGOS FILMS // FINAL 24HRS FOR FAN ART AND THEME-IX SUBMISSIONS //

February 17th - via: kickstarter.com
MORNIN’, Y’ALLZook here, because Don, Auston, Vanessa - really any of the more sensical writers - aren’t here; they’re doing some other important things, so you get me. You get this (good luck decrypting this transmission - I wrote it, and I... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: CROSSING SOULS // SMTV: CHARLES ZAPATA // DORITOS COOKING //

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
HOLY FREAKING CRAP Did you see that? DID YOU SEE THAT? Scroll back up, just in case you didn't see that. Seen? GOOD! Watch it again. That's right, our very own Brick M. Stonewood will find himself in California during 1986 (one of the best years ever... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: SLIMO! // SMTV SCHEDULE // 24hr SMTV MEGA SHOW UPDATE //

February 16th - via: kickstarter.com
"Slimo" Just your common, everyday, outlaw gelatinous mass!  One of the many colorful characters that frequent the Holloway-Exeter's deep-core kraz-hutch, Jaruga Vaim's Tough Rough Stuff, "Slimo" (that's not his real name!) is a gelatinous mass with... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER T-SHIRT DESIGN //

February 15th - via: kickstarter.com
This shirt. THIS SHIRT! We are still picking up the pieces of our mind from having it BLOWN AWAY on first viewing. A warning before you scroll down. We’re stoked to be able to have an official backer t-shirt for Starr Mazer. At the start of the... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: VALENTINE'S DAY UPDATE // THOUGHTSTRONAUTS // TASTY JAMS 9000 // SMTV LOVE SHOW //

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Valentine's Day from the Starr Mazer Crew It’s Valentine’s Day! You remembered that right? You got your boyfriend/girlfriend/potted plant that perfect thing for them right? Of course you did, because you’re an upstanding partner. So much... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: NEW MILESTONE // 24 HOUR STREAM // TASTY JAMS //

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We just couldn't let the idea go. Authentic 1990's cassette tapes magnetically set to perform the nostalgic chip melodies of Starr Mazer. So we've decided to go for it again. If we reach a milestone of $155,000 by Sunday night, 11:59 PM PST, all... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: NEW REWARDS // AKASH AND FUZZISKII // PARADISE LOST //

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
There it is. The full list of rewards. We've added a bunch based on all the feedback we've been getting through Starr Mazer TV. You asked for things. Sometimes you didn't ask though, but we knew. We could see it in your eyes, and feel it in your... (Read More)

// TRANSMISSION: CONTEST CORRECTION // PIXEL PROCESS // TASTY JAMS //

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
So we jumped the gun a little bit with our last post talking about the Theme-ix contest. Apparently kickstarter is not cool with us giving out rewards as prizes. So we’ve clarified the rules and put up the details on the website. You can check that... (Read More)

Starr Mazer Intergalactic Job Board

February 13th - via: cliqist.com
Starr Mazer is a point and click adventure game mixed with shooter elements crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: AEGIS DEFENDERS CROSSOVER // THEME-IX CONTEST // T-SHIRT TIER REVEALED //

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Brick and Clu. Friends? Imagos Softworks and GUTS Department have teamed up to bring the ancient techno-magic of Aegis Defenders, as well as Bart and Clu, to the broken future of Starr Mazer! "These two seem solid, but can I trust them? The big one... (Read More)

//MICRO TRANSMISSION: DETECTIVE CASE CAMEO! //

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Guns. Smokes. Floppy tops. AWESOME. Imagos Softworks and Nerd Monkeys, great friends and indie devs alike, saw an awesome opportunity to make a bit of a call-out in Starr Mazer!  Detective Case from Detective Case and Clown Bot in Murder in the... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: ORION TRAIL CROSSOVER // TIMESPINNER'S BODIE LEE ON STARR MAZER TV // SUPER CRAZY THEME-IX

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
 Starr Mazer & Orion TrailSpace adventures and awesome hair UNITE! Fellow indie studio Schell Games is working on a hell of a title with Orion Trail, a science fiction space adventure game where you must rely on your wit, your officers, and... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: MEGA RAN JOINS STARR MAZER // TASTY JAMS // T-SHIRT DESIGN UPDATE

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Team Mega ENGAGE! RANDOM, AKA Mega Ran, has joined the Starr Mazer team! That's amazing, right? We've already got so many awesome musical guests that it only makes sense that he's in there too, right? His music is amazing and he super knows how... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: SHOVEL KNIGHT CROSSOVER // RAMI ISMAIL & RENEE GITTINS ON STARR MAZER TV // NEW REWARD TIER LEAK //

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Look at those two heroes. LOOK AT THEM! Imagos Softworks and Yacht Club Games are up to some ridiculously awesome business by way of a crossover between indie smash Shovel Knight and your own favorite retro-sexy point-and-click-adventure SHMUP,... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: VOICE CAST REVEAL // SKY ROGUE // T-SHIRT LEAK // MOONMAN //

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Starr Mazer Voice Cast REVEALED!During our special voice cast Q&A episode of Starr Mazer TV we revealed the entire main voice cast of Starr Mazer! It was epic. It was filled with laughs, screaming, more laughs and PIZZA. It was also national... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: VO CAST Q&A TONIGHT // FAN THEMIX [AND CONTEST] //

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
VO CAST Q&A AT 6 PM PST!In 30 minutes we’ll have the current voice cast for Starr Mazer live for your amusement on starrmazer.tv! You already know and love Elspeth, who will be the voice of Bunny Bitshift. We’ll have the voices for... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: REMIX MILESTONE UNLOCKED! // BUNNY BITSHIFT // TASTY JAMS // SPACE WOLF //

February 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Tasty jam remix album ENGAGE! 100K Remix Album UNLOCKED!You guys did it. You came together and exploded our milestone. DETONATED our milestone. You blew it up and walked away slowly as the explosion spat flame and noxious gas in rippling plumes of... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: NEW STARR MAZER TV GUEST // MILESTONE CONTEST // TASTY JAMS//

February 8th - via: kickstarter.com
2/8 4pm PST. Indian Jones and the Fate of Atlantis on Starr Mazer TV  Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis on Starr Mazer TVJoin us on Starr Mazer TV as we boot up this great PNC classic. We'll play it, dissect it, and answer your questions... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER TV NEWS // VOICE CAST REVEAL DATE//

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Aww yeah, you know it! Today's Special Guest: NickelPunk  NickelPunk JOINS THE MATCH! Today's show features some awesome adventure gaming and Sean "NickelPunk" Callahan, an incredible music artist and one of the Starr Mazer contributing musicians!... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: MILESTONE CONTEST // TASTY JAMS // STEAM NEWS//

February 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Starr Mazer Remix Album Milestone ContestWe announced this on Starr Mazer TV, along with a ton of other stuff we absolutely shouldn't have leaked but, whatever, Starr Mazer TV is effectively leak central USA. If you want to hear stuff we're totally... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: BIG SUSHI // TASTY JAMS // SMTV NARRATIVE Q&A!//

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Big Sushi's Big Starr Mazer Show A fun thing for your face, especially the ear parts! Big Sushi recently had Starr Mazer's own Auston Montville, Don Thacker and Christina Antoinette Neofotistou on for an exciting chat about games, game making and... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: MUSIC FRIENDS // NEW REWARD TIER // STARR MAZER TV // TASTY JAMS//

February 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Burgers and TunesToday Starr Mazer principles Auston Montville and Don Thacker had lunch with Danimal Cannon, Mega Ran, Danny B and Storyville. We talked a ton about the music industry in games, chip tunes, live performance and, of course, Starr... (Read More)

February Kickstarter Picks

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

//TRANSMISSION: HYPER LIGHT DRIFTER // TASTY JAMS // FANART//

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hyper Light Mazer. Starr Drifter. You get it.  It's been a long time in the works, but we are ready to announce a crossover with Heart Machine's Hyper Light Drifter! Pew, and pew again. When funded, Starr Mazer will feature the Drifter, lost across... (Read More)

February Kickstarter Picks

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

//TRANSMISSION: HANG OUT WITH ELSPETH // TASTY JAMS & ART // STARR MAZER TV //

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Starr Mazer: Q&A With Elspeth EastmanThe one Elspeth Eastman, a headlining actor in the Starr Mazer voice cast, will be all over her TWITCH stream, Rated E for Elspeth, answering questions about Starr Mazer, Feb 5, from 3pm-5pm EST.  We're also... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: GUTS 'N BUCKS, STARR MAZER TV & MORE//

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Guts 'n BucksWe've been working hard on a cross-genre system of value/experience management we're referring internally to as "Guts 'n Bucks." It's a great way to meld character/equipment progression through two seemingly distinct gameplay styles and... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: CONSOLE STRETCH GOALS APPEAR!//

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Console Stretch Goals ARE HERE! Console Stretch Goals!We've been working hard to establish the relationships and licensing to safely announce our intentions to bring Starr Mazer to your favorite consoles. We did it, though. WE DID IT! Here's the... (Read More)

//SECRET TRANSMISSION: 50% FUNDED - THANK YOU!//

February 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Kickstart This SHMUP/Point-and-Click Adventure, Starr Mazer

February 2nd - via: technobuffalo.com
I am a fond believer that worthy Kickstarter games often come in bunches. (Read More)

Starr Mazer Kickstarter Promises Unlikely Fusion Of Genres

February 1st - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Have you ever wanted to take some of your money and invest it in a “retro-sexy point-and-click adventure shoot ‘em up in space”? Then have I got the Kickstarter for you: Starr Mazer. (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: CHILDREN OF STARRS//

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Pixels UNITE!!1!11!!1!!!ELEVENRight now on Kickstarter there are a ton of games. Only a few of them, however, sling pixels like art and update the retro aesthetic to tell new and interesting stories. While we like to think that Starr Mazer is one of... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: INTO THE STARS//

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Into the StarsThe Starr Mazer team is super into stars. Ours, they have additional Rs, because that's how we roll, but a star is a star and, well, sometimes you need to get into them. Into the stars. Oh. My. SPACE! There's a whole game just about... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION:DUP-->BRICKMSTONEWOOD//

January 31st - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 //INCOMING CIPHERTEXT// 01010100 01101001 01100001 01100011 01010000 01100011 01101110 01010101 01110100 00100000 01110000 01100110 01010111 01101111 01101110 00100000... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: MANAMI MATSUMAE TALKS STARR MAZER!//

January 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Manami Matsumae on Joining the TeamThe Starr Mazer music roster is an amazing dream-list of incredible artists. This is an objective fact. It can't be denied. Computers even think it's the case. Alien species with no concept of reason, cold... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: ELSPETH EASTMAN JOINS THE MAZER VOICE CAST//

January 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Oh, man, you guys, Elspeth Eastman! This is Elspeth Eastman and she is going to destroy your earholes with AWESOME. @elspetheastman http://www.twitch.tv/ratedEwithElspeth Elspeth Eastman used [THE VOICE] to sing the songs of a thousand people,... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: PAX SOUTH WRAPUP//

January 26th - via: kickstarter.com
PAX South WrapupDon, Alex, Vanessa, Kazuo and Jacob of the Starr Mazer team was at PAX South this weekend showing off Starr Mazer and getting people excited. It wasn't hard at all, though, as the booth was all kinds of awesome. Brick PicsWe had a... (Read More)

Starr Mazer Crosses Point-And-Click With 2D Shooting, And Could Be 3DS-Bound

January 26th - via: nintendolife.com
We've become a bit more selective about what crowd-funded projects we cover these days, but we're allowed to go out on a limb every now and then - and this is absolutely one of those times. Indulge us. (Read More)

Sup Holmes mazers the starrs with Don Thacker

January 25th - via: destructoid.com
This week on Sup Holmes, we're welcoming Don Thacker to the program. Don is teaming up with former Sup Holmes guests Austin Montville and Miles Tillman on Starr Mazer, an amazing looking point-and-click shmup. (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: JACOB PERNELL JOINS THE TEAM//

January 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Jacob Pernell joins the Starr Mazer team!We're proud to announce that, in addition to the already MIND SHATTERINGLY AWESOME musical roster on board to crank out ridiculously tasty tunes for Starr Mazer, the amazing Jacob Pernell has joined up to add... (Read More)

//TRANSMISSION: ZERO DAY BACKER POSTER//

January 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Zero Day Backer PosterThey say that some places in the BARATHA DIVIDE are devoid of even the merest concept of time. There's a fabled expanse, for example, where the average day is 72 hours long.Which is AWESOME, because it lets us do something like... (Read More)

Starr Mazer Kickstarter Promises Seamless Blend of Adventure and SHMUP

January 23rd - via: hardcoregamer.com
I’ve always hated scoring systems in adventure games. They tend to cheapen a game’s exploration elements and make the whole thing feel like a chore. For Starr Mazer, though, I’m willing to make an exception, because it also happens to be a hardcore retro-inspired Shoot-Em-Up. (Read More)

Kickstarter Pick: Starr Mazer by Imagos to fuse adventure games and shmups

January 23rd - via: indiegames.com
Besides sporting some absolutely stunning pixel-art and what seems to be the most appropriately silly voice-overs ever recorded, Starr Mazer has also reminded me of the real point of Kickstarter: funding wild ideas. Allowing for talented teams to try all sorts of new things and, in this case, even enabling them to attempt to fuse traditional point-and-click adventures with action heavy shoot-'em-ups. (Read More)

Starr Mazer, Where SHMUPs and Adventure Games Meet

January 23rd - via: cliqist.com
Starr Mazer is a new point and click adventure game being crowdfunded on Kickstarter (Read More)

Starr Mazer Blends Shoot-'Em-Up and Point-and-Click Gameplay

January 23rd - via: nzgamer.com
Can point-and-click adventure games and scrolling shoot-'em-up mechanics work together? The team at Seattle-based indie studio Imagos Softworks certainly believes so. They've announced Starr Mazer, a game that combines the two disparate genres, and have today launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund it. (Read More)

Interview with ‘Starr Mazer’ Lead Designer Don Thacker

January 22nd - via: readretro.com
The Starr Mazer Kickstarter has finally started rolling! If you’re like me, however, then you have many questions on how this genre mashup is going to work. That’s where lead developer Don Thacker comes in to give us the lowdown on how this retro representation of two very different styles came into creation. (Read More)

Starr Mazer fuses point-and-click adventure and retro shmups

January 21st - via: za.ign.com
It's a modern twist on two classic genres, point-and-clicks and shoot 'em ups. (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Starr Mazer: 16-bit-Inspired Retro-Sexy Point-and-ClickAdventure Shoot 'em Up IN SPACE

January 20th - via: gamasutra.com
Imagos Softworks is thrilled to announce that its explosive 2D side-scrolling shoot 'em up and point-and-click adventure hybrid, Starr Mazer, is taking to Kickstarter for funding. (Read More)

Sci-Fi Game Starr Mazer Combines Point-And-Click Adventure With Shmup

January 17th - via: siliconera.com
Play as mercenary pilot Brick M. Stonewood as he shoots bad guys and saves the girls while investigating his hidden past. (Read More)

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