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Mutant Football League

A project in Morton Grove, IL by Michael Mendheim

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The creator of Mutant League Football & Hockey brings you the funniest and roughest football game ever!
Backers: 1105
Average Pledge Per Backer: $128

Funded: $141,821 of $750,000
Dates: Sep 16th -> Oct 16th (30 days)
Project By: Michael Mendheim
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Latest News

Mutant Football League Is Available On Xbox One And PS4

January 19th - via: techtimes.com
While Mutant Football League's Kickstarter campaign only raised $141,821 out of its original funding goal of $750,000, with a total of 1,105 backers, it was enough to release on Xbox One and PS4. (Read More)

Brief: Video Game Mutant Football League Still in the Works Despite Kickstarter Failure

January 20th - via: crowdfundinsider.com
Back in the fall of 2013, original creator and lead designer of the original Mutant League Football & Hockey, Michael Mendheim, teamed up with Run Games to launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $750,000 so that they may bring the Football Heroes Engine to new game, Mutant Football League. (Read More)

Despite Failed Kickstarter, Mutant Football League Is Still In Development

January 19th - via: gameinformer.com
There is still hope for brutal monster mashing. (Read More)

Going mobile 'sunk' Mutant Football League's first go at Kickstarter

January 16th - via: joystiq.com
Mutant Football League will make a return to Kickstarter in late spring following an unsuccessful crowdfunding campaign last year, project creator Michael Mendheim told Joystiq. The project's first pass at Kickstarter ended in October without reaching its $750,000 goal, raising $141,821 in support. (Read More)

Mutant Football League Kickstarter comes up short

October 17th - via: gamespot.com
Crowdfunding campaign for sequel to Sega Genesis professional football parody game ends well below $750,000 target. (Read More)

Mutant Football League Falls Short of Kickstarter Goal

October 17th - via: blisteredthumbs.net
Mutant League Football is a Sega Genesis game that was a silly, gory take on American hand-egg by Electronic Arts that is still fondly remembered today. The game’s designer, Michael Mendheim, may not have the rights to the property, but a simple word swap means that Mutant Football League is now ready for crowdfunding through Kickstarter. The project needs $750,000 and is planned for a number of platforms, pending stretch goal completion. (Read More)

Final Hours...Thank you!!!

October 15th - via: kickstarter.com
THE LAST FEW HOURS…We’re in our last few hours and have had a great upsurge over the last two days but the fat lady is walking out onto the stage and she’s reaching for the microphone... It’s been a tough month with a lot of ups and downs but... (Read More)

Will there ever be a Mutant Football League Game?

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We will not stop trying to get this game to market. Once this campaign is over, we will regroup and figure out a plan (with all of you) to move things forward and try again. One way or another we will find a way to make this happen.  When will this... (Read More)

Down to 4 days...

October 11th - via: kickstarter.com
It’s been quite an uphill battle and it doesn't look too good for us now but let’s keep our heads high and move forward. I made numerous mistakes on this Kickstarter Campaign, which hurt us, like not initially putting the game on PC and having it... (Read More)

Thursday Night Football!

October 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thursday night Football!!! Chicago Bears VS, The NY Giants! And here’s you r mutant card of the day:  @peanuttillman shuts down receivers, Wolfsbane Killman eats them for lunch. ow.ly/pw6Zy #MFL Too bad he's not playing tonight- doh! Redeye... (Read More)

Last 5 days!!!

October 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Yeah, things look quite impossible right now, but we’re not giving up, we’re going to keep fighting and do our very best to make this game happen and even if we don’t make our goal – just knowing you’re out there and supporting us is reason... (Read More)

Mutant Night Football!!!

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone, As we go into our last 7 days I just want to say thanks to all of you for the great support and the kind words over the last few weeks. Right now, it's not looking so good for us but we're not going to quit. If we're going down, let's... (Read More)

Sunday Football Mutant Fun!!!

October 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Matt Myers & Justin Beechwood also win Four Horsemen Graphic Novels!!!Great job, guys!!! You both will get signed copies of the Four Horsemen books. Please message me on Kickstarter of friend me on Facebook... (Read More)

In Need of Funding: Mutant Football League on Kickstarter

October 6th - via: slimgamer.com
Remember Mutant League Football way back in the 90s? The original creator is trying to bring Mutant Football League to a new generation via Kickstarter, and they need your help. (Read More)

Adam Man & Yuri Bialoskursky are the Winners of the Facebook naming challenge!!!

October 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Congratulations to you!!! You both will get signed copies of the Award Winning,Four Horsemen graphic novels. Please message me on Kickstarter or friend me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michael.mendheim so I can get your mailing address. ... (Read More)

PDF Mutant Football League Sketchbook to all Backers as a THANK YOU for Supporting the Project!!! YOU GUYS ROCK!!!

October 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everyone!!!  This has been a difficult and sometimes frustrating Kickstarter campaign but having a chance to talk with all of you, hearing your thoughts about Mutant Football League and the incredible support you've shown this project has been... (Read More)

Small Ball: Mutant League Football seeks Kickstarter comeback

October 1st - via: insidemobileapps.com
Small Ball: Mutant League Football seeks Kickstarter comeback Jon Robinson•Oct 1st, 2013 Android, featured, Games, iOS Image via Kickstarter Image via Kickstarter Bones Jackson. Joe Magician. Scary Ice. If you were a sports gamer back on the Sega Genesis, these names mean as much to you as the real players they were parodying in EA’s classic title, Mutant League Football. It was an extremely violent and gory game where monsters not only ruled the gridiron, they could fall to their death through a fire pit on the field, or blow to bits thanks to the old detonating ball trick. (Read More)

Dark Fantasy Football - Michael Mendheim on Mutant Football League and Kickstarter Concerns

October 1st - via: 148apps.com
We have a chat with Mutant League creator Michael Mendheim about the Kickstarter project for the series' spiritual successor, Mutant Football League. (Read More)

We hit 100K tonight!!! Thank you!!!

September 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Sunday Mutant Fans!!! We Hit 100K Tonight!!! Thank you for your fantastic support!!!   Hope your football Sunday is going well and that your team is victorious.   Mutant League Animated Television ShowAs a special thank you, we posted an... (Read More)


September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Over the last six weeks we’ve been in talks with Run Games Development Studio. We’ve been playing their game, Football Heroes and looking under the hood of the technology behind it. Today we are announcing that we will be licensing their Football... (Read More)

Top Ten Android Kickstarters of September

September 25th - via: gamewoof.com
September is almost over which means it is time to look back and determine the best Android Kickstarters for the month. Any game launched between now and October will be eligible for next month’s. (Read More)

Team Spirit Taken to the Next Level!

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Alright MFL fans, you guys have been so great and I'm so honored to have you as backers.  It's awesome that you're all routing for this so I have a little something special for you guys that will let everyone know you like your football video games... (Read More)

Update #2 - The Press Takes Notice

September 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
The press is excited about the prospect of Mutant Football League and have been giving us awesome coverage!!! Huge call out to you all for being so supportive! THANK YOU!!!     THANK YOU!!!     THANK YOU!!!     THANK YOU!!!      THANK YOU!!!... (Read More)

Video Game Projects, Kickstarter, Indiegogo

September 21st - via: complex.com
Kickstarter and Indiegogo both have literally amazing video game projects that you can help fund. Here are 10 you need to quit sleeping on. (Read More)

Every Android Kickstarter of September (so far) | Android Kickstarter Wrapup

September 18th - via: gamewoof.com
When we first launched this column I sometimes struggled to find worthy Android Kickstarters. This has not been the case these past few months. Now, I can hardly keep up with everything going on in Kickstarter-land and as such, our format continues to be modified. This week we are going to let you know about every single Android Supported Kickstarter for the month of September (that I could find). (Read More)

Mutant Football League Attempts A Comeback via Kickstarter

September 17th - via: gametrailers.com
Fans of the old-school Mutant League sports titles should be interested to learn that an all-star team of talent has been assembled to breathe new life into one of the most beloved, and downright brutal, sports-hybrid genres. Michael Mendheim, the original creator and lead designer of Mutant League, is initiating a Kickstarter effort for a new video game entitled Mutant Football League. With fan support, and a successful Kickstarter campaign, Mendheim is planning to release his Mutant Football League game on Xbox LIVE, as well as on iOS and Android tablets. (Read More)

Mutant Football League Football seeks revival via Kickstarter

September 17th - via: screwattack.com
Michael Mendheim, creator of the classic Genesis games, Mutant League Football & Mutant League Hockey, hopes to revive the classic gridiron series via Kickstarter. (Read More)

PC version of the game will be included in a all pricing tiers!

September 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, A huge thanks for all the support and kind words for the project. Your words of encouragement and advice have been extremely helpful Thank you all for backing the project and if we hit our goal we promise we won't let you down.  Okay... (Read More)

Mutant Football League Kickstarter hopes for a blowout

September 16th - via: venturebeat.com
A crowdfunding campaign to revive the satirical 1990s Sega Genesis title Mutant League Football launched today on Kickstarter. Now dubbed Mutant Football League, the hybrid sports-action game will feature 30 teams of fully customizable characters that give new meaning to the term “big uglies.” (Read More)

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