Super World Karts GP

A project in Townsville, Australia by Paul Hamilton
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Classic retro 16-bit style karting, battle with some oddball characters, around the world in iconic locations. Super World Karts GP!
Backers: 386
Average Pledge Per Backer: $30

Funded: $11,704 of $16,000
Dates: Nov 18th -> Dec 23rd (35 days)
Project By: Paul Hamilton
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Latest News

Avatar 3D (mode7 3D)

December 19th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

The Christmas Miracle!

December 18th - via: kickstarter.com
 Hi racers! Just a quickie to say thank you to the folks who were able to up their pledge to the new AU$50 tier (if outside of Australia don't forget the postage!) and to some of you who went even higher! Bravo! Yesterday was Super World Karts'... (Read More)

Physical Box Tier Added!

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Five days to go! I've finally gotten the Physical Box tier ready that I had promised to people who requested one in private messages. I'm sure you'll agree it was worth the wait.  It's a full sized replica of a SNES game box and perfectly houses... (Read More)

Fist of Awesome's lumberjack joining indie racer Super World Karts GP

December 17th - via: joystiq.com
Super World Karts GP, a 16-bit-style kart racing game from One Legged Seagull, will include a cameo from Tim Burr, the time-traveling lumberjack that stars in another indie game, Fist of Awesome. The news comes from an update on Super World Karts GP's Kickstarter page, which announced the crossover with Fist of Awesome developer I Fight Bears. (Read More)

The Final Week is upon us!

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
 You might have spotted these already but I figured I'd share all the same as I like looking at them :)  Super World Karts is currently being featured as the main Staff Pick for videogames on the main kickstarter page. Pretty cool right?  Not only... (Read More)

Just when you thought we had run out of AWESOME!!!

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Here comes a new challenger!caution: This update will punch your bear's brain in the face.  If you're a bear this will literally blow you away with a giant FIST in the mouth! I've teamed up with I Fight Bears to bring you Tim Burr from Fist Of... (Read More)

Here comes a new.. Battle Arena?!

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Wait.. it's not a new challenger?!?  That's right, we've got a new Battle Arena! It comes from our good friends at Frogdice with their great new game Tower of Elements 2! And you're gonna love what we're doing with it!  This arena will put you into... (Read More)

Bonus Characters Upgraded!

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
A lot of you have been quite rightly wondering what is going to happen with the bonus characters, Turing & Mutt, now that their projects have ended (and this one still rolling towards the last bend). The bonus characters were a great initiative... (Read More)

Stretch Goals! Wii-U!

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
You've asked where they are, and I've listened, and listened, and listened.. And now they're here! Stretch Goals! The initial 16,000 Australian Dollars goal (approximately 14,568 U.S. Dollars) is getting closer and closer, and currently at 26%... (Read More)

What is *Pit Crew* status?

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, the Super World Karts GP *Pit Crew* is filled with special people who've shown very strong support for Super World Karts GP. They've gone above and beyond to show just how much they want this to be a real thing. And they've gotten their names... (Read More)

What?! Another new challenger!?! Yes! Meet Dr. Boom!

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hot on the heels of the previous, hotly received character cross-overs, comes Dr. Boom from Tuesday Knight Games, you might know them from their riotous social deduction and bluffing party games.  They absolutely rocked the house in November when... (Read More)

Another new challenger!! Meet Turing!

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
With only 2 weeks to go for this, the heat is on to create some seriously exciting additions!  And it doesn't get much more exciting than this.. here's our newest character cross-over, it's Turing from the relentlessly cool looking, 90's style... (Read More)

Here comes a new challenger! Meet Mutt!

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey you guuuuuys! Some exciting news here! I'm doing a cross-promotion with the creative people of Lefthanded Games Studio, and their game Lobodestroyo. I'm happy to announce.. Mutt, the game's main character, will be an unlockable character in... (Read More)

iPad footage for Super World Karts GP

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Here's the footage of Super World Karts running on an iPad with the tilt control option. You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Some of you will already have seen this, as I originally had the iPad footage on the... (Read More)

Moscow flow test #2

December 6th - via: kickstarter.com
So here's the Moscow stage in it's day 2 iteration, a lot of changes had to be made, and it now plays a lot better. I've added code for slipping on the ice now too. There are patches of ice in close proximity to the shortcuts to add a little risk... (Read More)

10% Funded! Fantastic!

December 5th - via: kickstarter.com
10%The pledges are still coming in slower than I'd like for my stomach's calmness levels, but 10% is an amazing achievement, and I'm stoked! Well done to all of you! B-) Co-creator tier price slashes!To encourage more interaction between backers and... (Read More)

Almost 10% funded, 19 days to go!

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
The last few days have been the busiest so far for Super World Karts, with 9 new backers in one day (the previous record was eight) pushing the funding up to almost 10%. It is all thanks to some facebook heroes, and to the awesome members of the... (Read More)

3 weeks to go!! And a new location to race in!

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
With only 3 weeks to go the current projections are predicting that Super World Karts will reach only 20% funding. That's a shame, and really not the best news, but let's try to stay positive and hopeful that a boost in backers might come this week,... (Read More)

Here comes a new challenger! Meet Joy!

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to the choices, from our first Character Designer Tier backer, comes this beauty of a new character.. A female Snowshoe Cat by the name of Joy: I loved the character idea so much, I had to see what she would look like in a kart. So I did this... (Read More)

Battle Mode progress

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday I begun making some tracks specifically designed for Battle Mode. I'm thinking of aiming for 8 of them for the final product. Here's the first one done: Playing on it is nice, the four quadrant colours are subtle but functional. Weapon... (Read More)

Congrats to Ansimuz Games

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
I just want to extend some serious congratulations towards Ansimuz Games on funding Elliot Quest, a great looking Zelda II inspired adventure, with 9 days to go! I'm really looking forward to the early alpha. possible KickStarter Cup stage..? :P... (Read More)

Home PC Sony Microsoft Nintendo Indie Mobile About Steam Group Contact Gaming Crowdfunding Weekly – Festival of Magic, Operation Squiddershins, Super World Karts, Interstellaria and Next Car Game

November 27th - via: thereticule.com
This week in gaming crowdfunding: Festival of Magic brings a little JRPG style to Wii U and PC, Operation Squiddershins attempts to save a talented young man from pizza-related obscurity and Super World Karts GP concludes that mode 7 rendering wasn’t an evolutionary dead end. Meanwhile, there’s positive funding news for Interstellaria but more New Car Game fails to secure funding. (Read More)

Prepare for Battle! (mode)

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Second Milestone (10 backers!)

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, today we hit another milestone when we got our tenth pledger (and our first pledge in the Character Designer tier!) Fantastic! When I finalise the new character details chosen by the new backer I will announce them so that it is clear to future... (Read More)

Good news everyone!

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I've managed to borrow a HD camcorder and will be adding a new project video this week. I'm going to try and overcome my crippling shyness and record myself a little too. Maybe adding a more personal touch to the project video, added... (Read More)

New Weapon Complete!

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Well, there goes week one! After feeling a little low this morning, from the stresses of the excruciatingly slow start Super World Karts has had, I went for a bike ride for an hour to clear my head. Then I jumped back into Unity and finished creating... (Read More)

Achievement Unlocked : Jump for joy!

November 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
As the new footage I've been recording is needing some more finishing touches, I didn't want today to go by without an update, so here's a little clip showing something I added today. It really is just a little addition, but one worth showing. :)... (Read More)

First milestone ($100), first update!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hitting that first milestone was a nice moment. A moment where I realised I was not the only person in the world who wanted a game like Super World Karts. The kind of moment which calls for a celebration of some sort!  The video of the pc footage,... (Read More)

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