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Guns of Icarus Online

A project in New York, NY by Muse Games

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Captain a steampunk airship and fly with your friends in this thrilling MMO air combat game set in a post-apocalyptic world.
Backers: 1211
Average Pledge Per Backer: $29

Funded: $35,237 of $10,000
Dates: Dec 23rd -> Feb 21st (60 days)
Project By: Muse Games
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Kickstarting New Worlds: Landscapes Affect Play

February 10th - via:
Landscape development plays an important roll in the gaming experience. Here we discuss how landscapes affect play and crowdfunding. (Read More)

How devs manage the energy of their crowdfunding communities

November 29th - via:
The video game industry owes a debt to Kickstarter. Without the crowdfunding platform, many independently created games may have never made it into development. But every success story has its own bumps in the road — although when it comes to the backer community, the tools with which to make it over these bumps aren't always available. (Read More)

Guns Of Icarus Online Team Lead Talks PlayStation 4 Development

September 18th - via:
I recently had the chance to speak with Howard Tsao, team lead at Muse Games. Muse develops and supports the Kickstarter, crowdfunded title, Guns of Icarus Online. If you’re not familiar with the title, it’s a multiplayer game with an emphasis on team work. Guns of Icarus Online has enjoyed success on multiple occasions via Kickstarter, and it was recently (August) announced that the team would be bringing GOIOnline would be coming to the PlayStation 4. (Read More)

Games on Kickstarter have raised more than $100 million so far

March 23rd - via:
Kickstarter campaigns have been very popular for games since last year when Tim Schafer decided to use the crowdfunding platform to fund his upcoming point-and click adventure game. Kickstarter has announced on its blog that the money pledged to games on Kickstarter has crossed the $100 million milestone. (Read More)

2012: The year of the MMO Kickstarter

January 9th - via:
Kickstarter is perhaps the biggest story in the world of gaming since the birth of the home video console or the integration of online components into consumer entertainment. No new product, innovation, or invention has carried with it such immense potential for shifting the way the industry plans, builds, and delivers its products. (Read More)

Steam Retail, soundtrack, and costume Status

October 27th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Epic launch trailer, a new monthly newsletter, and the first-ever GoIO tournament!

September 10th - via:
Charging Ahead to Launch...It's been a busy time for us at Muse Games! As we're heading closer to Guns of Icarus Online's September 30 launch date, things are really heating up! We just got back from PAX prime where we met fans and held press... (Read More)

Help vote for Guns of Icarus Online in the Dragonslayer Awards

July 17th - via:
Hi everyone,  Guns of Icarus Online is nominated for Notable Kickstarter of the Year in Guild Launch's Dragonslayer Awards at Dragoncon this year!  Winners are chosen by popular vote. Please vote for us and help us spread the word by telling... (Read More)

Gift Items Now Also Available at

June 8th - via:
Hi everyone,  We just made most of the gift items also available at: Finally!   Instead of sketches, the log book will have a block print of the Guns of Icarus log stamped on the inside page.  We will also sign the art... (Read More)

All Shipped

June 7th - via:
Hi everyone,  All the gift items have just gone out, everything shipped and delivered!   All in all, we shipped 347 items and drew 88 sketches.  It was a ton of fun getting all the items together and really appreciate all the support once again.... (Read More)

Everything ready to ship!

June 4th - via:
Hi everyone,  We've finally gotten everything ready to ship!  We'll be working on packing them up and shipping them today and tomorrow.   For everyone who ordered the soundtrack, please note that the game music is still being worked on, and having... (Read More)

Closed beta weekend 3 keys sent out

May 21st - via:
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Art Book Ordered!

May 18th - via:
Hi everyone,  The art book order went out today, and we should have the art books in our hands within 2 weeks!   The digital copy is ready for the USB as well.  Now all we have to do is to complete making-of video and finish up the log book... (Read More)

Second Weekend of Testing and T-shirts Shipped!

May 14th - via:
Hi everyone,  We just wrapped up the second weekend of testing and thanks to all your help, we once again collected invaluable feedback and data.  So it's time to get back to work!  With each passing day, we are striving to make the game better... (Read More)

Posters, Log Books Shipping

May 8th - via:
Hi everyone,  As we get ready for the second beta weekend, we are also finally ready to ship something!  All the posters are ready to go, and they will be shipped out tomorrow.  Whew!  Over a third of the log books are done as well, and they will... (Read More)

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