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Don't Be Patchman

A project in Calgary, Canada by Naturally Intelligent

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Help Patchman rescue the Sheeple from enslavement by the Drone army! A pixel-art action/adventure game for PC, Mac, Linux.
Backers: 199
Average Pledge Per Backer: $139 CAD

Funded: $27,625 CAD of $25,000 CAD
Dates: Feb 24th -> Mar 26th (30 days)
Project By: Naturally Intelligent
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Latest News

Data Analysis of March’s Kickstarter Video Game Successes

April 15th - via: cliqist.com
We take a look at the numbers behind the Kicksarter Video Game success from March 2015. (Read More)

Tools Support

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
A Full Fridge makes for a Heavenly Home When you go fruit picking and come back with buckets upon buckets of fruits, what do you do?  Save them all for yourself?  No, they'll rot before you eat them, dummy.  So share them!  Give them to your... (Read More)


March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Target MetThe goal was reached yesterday, it is now over 100%, all thanks to you!  Thank you for backing us! We'll take this opportunity you've given us to craft together a game like no other before it.  Now that our goal is met, we are earmarking... (Read More)

48 Hours Left - Life or Death Countdown

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Ingenious Contraption, or Genius Contraption?It's time to reveal that we've installed a contraption above our workspaces which is very ingenious.  Fill with dozens of sharp blades on top, it's tied into Kickstarter, and if the funding goal isn't... (Read More)

Secret Upgrade Offer + New Goodies

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Even Drones Love Good Music

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Dastardly Diabolical DronesThe primary enemies in our game that Patchman faces are robotic Drones, programmed to protect and guard the Sheeple. Why are they gaurding them? The Sheeple are their energy source, obviously! Seeing as how this is a... (Read More)

Arcade Mode + Difficulty Settings

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
ARCADE MODEDon't Be Patchman will be featured in an arcade cabinet next month! Open to the public so anyone can drop by and play!! CUFFcade runs April 13-19th 2015 at Globe Cinema https://www.calgaryundergroundfilm.org/2015/cuffcade Visit the brand... (Read More)

Updated Smash Goals and Upcoming Difficulty Settings

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Updated Smash GoalsWe've redone the smash goals because they are looking unattainable. Were they unreasonable from the get-go? Is our initial goal too much? It can look that way, in hindsight. But if you research other game Kickstarters, our goals... (Read More)

Relive the Fight to Awaken Sheeple

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Did you miss the live broadcast of Level 5? Or maybe want to watch parts of it again? Here it is: http://www.twitch.tv/naturallyintelligent/b/636866677Much of the countdown music is all original work by Keith MacBain!  This musician is definitely... (Read More)

Patchman, the Drones, and a Sheeple are Going Live!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Part Man, Part Machine

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Dave here again.  I really want to share something that I think is amazing.  And that something is Binster, a talented electronic musician from the UK.  This project has truly been blessed by his magnificently epic tune, Part Man Part Machine.... (Read More)

Badgey Badger

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Upcoming Live Broadcast on Twitch.TV

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Live Playthrough on Twitch.TVWe'll be doing a live broadcast on Twitch.TV this Saturday March 14th 7PM GMT! That's in the afternoon for most people in North America (1PM our time). Our primary goal is to beat Level 5. Why Level 5?   It's one the... (Read More)

Apples, Oranges, and Nectar Flowers

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Apples and Oranges DEVELOPMENT ARTICLE From Fruit To Seed To Plant - Our Growing System Once sprouted on wet soil the seed grows into a plant. Oranges and apples grow into trees, and for the purposes of demonstration the growth rate has been... (Read More)

Eating with Two Hands From a Fridge

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dave here!  An article I have written has gone live! Gamasutra FeatureGamasutra is arguably the biggest game developer website around.  That they've given a voice to me as a developer is really flattering!  Are they sure about this?  The article... (Read More)

Just how easy is it to draw pixel art?

March 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Sometimes I (Dave) worry that we might have made this look too easy. You see all these characters blurring around the screen and think that when making a game - imagination is the limit! Well, it is and it isn't, sure you can imagine almost anything... (Read More)

What Kickstarter Video Game Campaigns Launched Feb 22 - 28?

March 1st - via: cliqist.com
Every week dozens of Kickstarter Video Game campaigns are launched, we check out all of the Kickstarter Video Game campaigns! (Read More)

New Reward Items Update - Drone Sprite Beads

February 26th - via: kickstarter.com
More sprite beads in development! Check out Bryan's latest progress: Looking great!!  Thanks Bryan.  :)  We have even more sprite-beads to come!  Can anyone guess what they will be?  Any requests? Summary of coverage and reviews: Game Trailers -... (Read More)

Major Milestone Reached - The First 10%

February 25th - via: kickstarter.com
A hearty heartfelt thank-you to everyone who pitched in these early days of launch! We hoped to raise 10% of the goal within the first two days - which totally happened - and more!  :) Exciting things are happening, we have the first-ever positive... (Read More)

Save The Sheeple in Don't Be Patchman

February 25th - via: cliqist.com
Don't Be Patchman is a new action adventure game on Kickstarter, and it's certainly interesting! (Read More)

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