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Dino Run 2

A project in Asheville, NC by Pixeljam

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Escape extinction once again in the colossal sequel to the classic multiplayer racing game. Let's make prehistory together!
Backers: 1794
Average Pledge Per Backer: $47

Funded: $83,476 of $175,000
Dates: Nov 5th -> Dec 5th (31 days)
Project By: Pixeljam
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Latest News

Dino Run 2 misses Kickstarter goal

December 7th - via:
Pixeljam's Kickstarter campaign for its retro-style platformer Dino Run 2 failed to achieve its target funding of $175,000 when the campaign ended. (Read More)

Dino Run 2 Kickstarter couldn't outrun extinction

December 6th - via:
Dino Run 2, the sequel to Pixeljam Games' side-scrolling extinction platformer, Dino Run, failed to meet its goal on Kickstarter, raising $83,476 of a requested $175,000. Dino Run 2 was slated to be an upgraded, fresh game for the Dino Run franchise, with randomly generated levels, multiple dino characters to choose from and multiplayer options, set to launch in January for PC, Mac, Linux and Ouya. (Read More)

30 Hour Countdown: Free Game?! New Video!?

December 4th - via:
Hello all! In case no one noticed, there are 30 hours left in the campaign. We're not giving up until the very end! Somewhere out there our cozy little sanctuary is there, waiting patiently for someone to nibble its mossy walls. Run, dinos, RUN! ... (Read More)

Pixeljam optimistic as Dino Run 2 Kickstarter runs toward extinction

December 4th - via:
Pixeljam has 30 hours to raise $110,000 on its Kickstarter for Dino Run 2. The page already has 1,550 backers and $65,000 – but its goal is $175,000. Pixeljam co-founder Miles Tilmann knows that getting funded at this point is a long (long) shot, but still, he's optimistic. (Read More)

A Heartfelt Thank You

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

Check Out These Space-Themed Kickstarter Updates For Wii U

December 2nd - via:
Narwhals....In Spaaaaaceeee! Anyone who's grown a tad disinterested in military shooters and sports licenses can usually look to Kickstarter for some titles with genuine creativity and unabashed weirdness. The latest multiplayer title looking for funding on Wii U, PS4 and PC can be summed up as 'a war between narwhals fought among the stars', so...yeah. This is definitely something different. (Read More)

Stegosaurus and Carnotaurus Reveal!

December 1st - via:
We have a very special update for you today!  We are revealing TWO new playable species for Dino Run 2!   They're very happy to see you for completely unrelated reasons! The Stegosaurus may not be the fastest, strongest, or smartest dino, but you... (Read More)

Race Dinos with Pixeljam, Again!

November 30th - via:
Because it was so much fun, we're setting up another live stream of Dino Run Multiplayer this Tuesday night, Dec 3rd. Join us to chat, race, hangout & talk Dino Run 2 or whatever from 9pm EST until.. ?  Everyone can view the twitch... (Read More)

Playable Dino Feature: Raptor

November 28th - via:
Hopefully he needs no introduction, but it would be remiss of us to not give our famous Raptor his spotlight!   In Dino Run 2, the Raptor is pure speed, plain and simple. With top tier stats in acceleration and top speed coupled with his small... (Read More)

Projects We Love

November 27th - via:
This evening we're taking a moment to report on some of the other great projects we love,  both on and off Kickstarter, and we made some special Dino Run 2 style crossover art in honor of them. Paradise Lost: First Contact This game looks simply... (Read More)


November 27th - via:
We are now offering add-ons so people can further customize their Dino Run 2 reward experience. $10 : Original Soundtrack $15 : Extra copy of game on any supported platform (Mac / PC / Linux / Ouya) $30 : Screen-Printed T-shirt  $25 : Signed 28" x... (Read More)

Dino Run 2 Art Contest Winners!

November 26th - via:
Wow! We really got a great response to our Art Contest. Thank you to everyone who participated we really enjoyed all the entries rolling in over the last week and sharing them among the crew. Every single piece is available to check out over at our... (Read More)

Race Dinos with Pixeljam!

November 23rd - via:
We are setting up a live stream of Dino Run Multiplayer this Tuesday night. Join us to chat, race, hangout & talk Dino Run 2 from 9pm EST until.. ? Special guests will include some of our indie developer friends. :) Everyone can view... (Read More)

The Dino Run Indie Collection

November 20th - via:
Pixeljam is proud to present: Do you like great indie game characters?  Do you like to run as a velociraptor & escape extinction?? Well, at long last, we here at Pixeljam are combining these two beautiful things in our unique &... (Read More)

A surprise thank you treat to all backers

November 20th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Update: The Dino Run 2 Art Contest Begins Today!

November 17th - via:
The Dino Run 2 Art Contest begins TODAY!  Over the years we've been fortunate enough to collect an enormous wealth of fan-created drawings, pixel art, comics and paintings from our amazing community. We love it! It keeps us inspired and we'd like... (Read More)

Dino Feature: Pachycephalosaurus!

November 16th - via:
It's time for our next Dino Run 2 playable Dino Feature: The Pachycephalosaurus!   The Pachy is a versatile dino, something of a well-rounded powerhouse in a smaller package. At 1000 pounds, he sits between the roles of the raptor and triceratops.... (Read More)

Concept Artist Spotlight!

November 14th - via:
In Dino Run 2, we knew we wanted to show our dinos off in higher detail than was possible in the art style of Dino Run classic but still preserve that simple charm that fans adore. With her love of fearsome beasts and a fantastic understanding of... (Read More)

3D-Printed Dino Super-Eggs Revealed!

November 12th - via:
Today we have a fresh new concept image of the 3D-Printed Dino Super-Eggs offered in our ARCHAEOLOGIST reward tier ($75 and above).  Yes! These will be actual 2-color, 3D-printed Super-Eggs that you can hold in your hands and marvel at for years to... (Read More)

Backer Kit, Easy Sharing and Some Worthy Friends

November 12th - via:
Hello all! We're at 20% funded, very nice! Let keep running towards that goal.  How can you help us get there?  An excellent question...  first of all, there's an easy way to share our project with your friends, and here it is:... (Read More)

Dino Feature: Pterodactyl!

November 11th - via:
It's time for our next Dino Run 2 playable Dino Feature: The Pterodactyl!   I'm particularly excited this update to announce the pterodactyl, a playable dinosaur in Dino Run 2! Okay, so, technically she's not a dinosaur, she's a flying reptile. At... (Read More)

Run Dino Run Run!

November 10th - via:
Everyone loves dinosaurs, don’t they? How about pixelated dinosaurs? Those are cool, right? Ok, so how about pixelated dinosaurs running for their lives while destroying everything in their path? Now take that and put it to an awesome retro-rad musical score and you’ve got a sequel to the enormously popular Dino Run. Yes, it’s Dino Run 2 (Read More)

Playable Dino Feature: Parasaurolphus

November 8th - via:
It's time for our next Dino Run 2 playable Dino Feature: The Parasaurolophus The Parasaurolophus is a good looking, well-rounded heavy hitter. At around 2268 kg/5000 lbs, he's a long, tall herbivore that can run rather fast, with a good jump height... (Read More)

Our First Backers-Only Update

November 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Playable Dino Feature: Triceratops

November 6th - via:
And the next playable dinosaur feature is: The Triceratops The Triceratops is gentle in nature, but also quite intimidating to behold, resembling a massive horned tank that will pretty much crush anything in its path when it's in a hurry. While she... (Read More)

Archaeopteryx Reveal!

November 6th - via:
It's time to reveal the third playable dinosaur in Dino Run 2: The Archaeopteryx! The Archaeopteryx is a small, highly versatile and maneuverable omnivore, weighing at around 1 kg. It is rather vulnerable with low Strength. Run speed is medium,... (Read More)

Dino Run 2 stampedes onto Kickstarter

November 6th - via:
Dino Run is one of PixelJam's most popular games, and for good reason. It's free, simple, deep, and exciting. The newly announced sequel looks like all that and then some. Dino Run 2 was just announced on Kickstarter and it's aiming high, with multiple playable dinos, beautiful animations, new styles of emergent "Rube Goldberg"-style level design, three different eras to traverse, and all new hats! Scarfs too! Who knew that a little accessorizing could help a Triceratops to become so adorable? (Read More)

The 24 Hour Report!

November 5th - via:
Hello all!  We've reached about 7% funding in the first 24 Hours... NICE!  There's a long way to go though, and we will continue to fan the flames until the very end.  We have 3 team members at GDC Next right now preaching the Dino Run 2 gospel...... (Read More)

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