A project in Portland, OR by Sean Äaberg

Status: Active

The first video game from GOBLINKO! A mind blowing dark fantasy, beat 'em up RPG with 8 bit retro flavor!
Backers: 672
Average Daily Pledges: $1,331
Average Pledge Per Backer: $61

Funding: $41,252 of $64,000
Dates: Apr 30th -> May 30th (30 days)
Project By: Sean Äaberg
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Latest News


May 28th - via: kickstarter.com
I made the decision a while back to work with eye melting colors. I had been coloring my pieces with watercolors & markers & I wasn't pleased with how they reproduced so I started to use photoshop for coloring & I developed an intense... (Read More)


May 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
When I was a kid in the 80s my dad went to Japan on tour (he's a Musician) & came back with reports of the Japanese use of English. In 1993 Dave Barry Does Japan came out & cemented the use of English in this way for me. By this time I had... (Read More)


May 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Here are some examples of gameplay from The Battle For Brüttelburg! SALT has an affinity for pigeons, they are scrappy, diminutive survivors in a concrete jungle that can easily crush the unwary! The pigeons can help you scout ahead, solve puzzles... (Read More)

The plateau in the middle - TIME TO SHARE THE CAMPAIGN

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! Looks like we are hanging around on that devilish plateau which always seems to happen in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign... always a bit challenging, but don't lose heart! This seems to happen every time, a bit of a lull... (Read More)


May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
I wanted to expand on PIT FIGHT. The PIT FIGHT card game is played internally, beaten opponents drop cards & you might even find some if you’re lucky! I remember I loved Garbage Pail Kids cards so much, I found an unidentified binder full of... (Read More)

Getting into Arcades!

May 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're incredibly excited to announce that we're now promoting the campaign and planning an event with Ground Kontrol classic arcade here in Portland! Ground Kontrol is one of our favorite arcades, a great place for some old-school fun, and a perfect... (Read More)


May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
I had a massive stroke six years ago, this left me disabled & unable to draw in the meticulous manner that I had developed my entire life. I could however use the mouse with my right hand to execute pixel art like I always have, using the mouse... (Read More)


May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Oooh a new little slice of what this game is going to look like, thanks Sean! I'm back with yet another reminder that we need you to SHARE this campaign so that we can get it in front of as many people as possible! I know a lot of you have already... (Read More)


May 14th - via: kickstarter.com
My brother Michael "The Funky Worm" Aaberg is a music genius. He developed a huge work ethic in his early teens, took the work seriously & pursued greatness at a young age that I didn't figure out until I was in my late twenties. I tapped Michael... (Read More)

Morale & Momentum as we enter week three

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! Here we are at the end of the second week of the campaign, and we're at 50% of our funding goal! That still gives us the whole second half of the campaign to reach the goal, and in our experience, the second half of the campaign moves... (Read More)


May 12th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the games that I loved playing growing up is Realm of Impossibility by Mike Edwards in 1984. The game was pretty hard but what really made it different from all the other games was the scale! You played a guy running through a series of mazes,... (Read More)


May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We've been working with Jaycee Fairclough since 2016 when my friends in the band Ghoul showed the minis for their Dungeon Bastards album - I saw what was a direct sculpting equivalent to my drawing style, the feel was perfect! Jaycee has gotten the... (Read More)


May 10th - via: aiptcomics.com
A new 8-bit RPG adventure could be yours with Goblinko, a new Kickstarter available to back right now. Titled DUNGEON DEGENERATES: THE BATTLE FOR BRÜTTLEBURG, the game is created by Sean Äaberg that follows Juvenile delinquent, Salt, the runt of the gang who has been thrown in the dungeon of the ancient, seething Fortress City Brüttelburg. (Read More)

Day 10 update and budget talk

May 9th - via: kickstarter.com
30% of the way through the campaign, close to 50% of the funding goal! Let's keep spreading this campaign far and wide!  (Read More)

We are now officially a Project We Love on Kickstarter!

May 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Amazing! The Battle For Brüttelburg has earned Project We Love status on Kickstarter! This means the campaign page will show up for more people browsing the Kickstarter site, and increases our chances of being seen! In addition to this boosted... (Read More)

New items added to the campaign!

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
NEW! By backer request, in addition to the new Dirty Deeds expansion box* for Hand of Doom, we have also added the game and the four key expansions as add-ons available during this Kickstarter campaign. Get DUNGEON DEGENERATES: Hand of Doom, as well... (Read More)


May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
This Kickstarter is different than many of the others we've done because we're trying to bring something new & massive to life. Because of this the funding graph line of the campaign is different, but we've gotten to 34% in less than a week &... (Read More)

Let's hit those Discord servers!

May 4th - via: kickstarter.com
As you know, we are trying to get our campaign in front of as many people as possible, and as Katie says in the video: Discord servers are a great place to share this Kickstarter campaign! Please share the Kickstarter on your favorite Discord server,... (Read More)


May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
By fan request we decided to make the DIRTY DEEDS expansion box for use with DUNGEON DEGENERATES: HAND OF DOOM. This box is influenced by The Battle For Brüttelburg! The central concept behind it is new Dirty Deeds Mini Missions that are smaller,... (Read More)


May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I had a major stroke in late 2018, this left me disabled & unable to draw in the style that I had spent my whole life developing because my left hand no longer responded correctly to the signals from my brain. This was a tremendous loss, but I... (Read More)

A great first day!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers! Thank you so much for backing the campaign on day one and helping to get this thing off the ground! Nearly 250 backers in the first 24 hours, wow! We had a great first day, but we're not stopping there (of course)... we have a lot more... (Read More)

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