[lock-on] Volume 1

A project in Bristol, UK by Lost in Cult

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A premium gaming journal delivering thought-provoking stories, insightful features and carefully curated art from industry talent.
Backers: 397
Average Pledge Per Backer: £42

Funded: £16,567 of £13,000
Dates: Mar 8th -> Apr 7th (30 days)
Project By: Lost in Cult
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Latest News

We Are Funded ! Stretch goals !

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We are funded! Firstly, a huge thank you from everyone working on [lock-on] volume 1. With your combined efforts and support, you've allowed us to make this project a reality.  [lock-on] is our personal love letter to gaming, art, and culture, and... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Dave Klein

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dave Klein, owner of the DaveControl YouTube channel and the Producer of GameSpot Universe, has agreed to contribute a fantastic retrospective feature looking at the development of one of the most revered games of all time, Demon’s Souls. He is an... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Party in the Front

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Luis Melo aka. 'Party in the Front' is another one of our personal favourite artists. The attention to detail and creativity on display in their work is astounding, and we are very grateful that they have agreed to collaborate with us. Find out a bit... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Bani-Chan

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
It means the world to us that Bani-Chan committed to working with us for our first volume of [lock-on]. To say they are talented is an understatement, and the team are incredibly excited to get artwork centred around Castlevania: Symphony of the... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Alex Aniel

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Alex Aniel (who goes by “cvxfreak” on social media, based on the first Resident Evil game he played) hails from San Francisco but has lived in Tokyo since 2007. He began playing the Resident Evil series at age 13, which eventually led him to... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Rishi Alwani

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
IGN India’s Editor, Rishi Alwani, is a prominent figure in the video game community and someone we were very keen to get involved with our new project. He has a wealth of experience, outstanding knowledge, and has had a highly successful career in... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Ma-Ko

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Well, it is fair to say that every member of our team is a huge fan of Ma-Ko’s work. They often say a picture paints a thousand words and we really can’t do Ma-Ko’s work justice by talking about it, so we are just going to let them share a bit... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Ryan Biniecki (Mystic)

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Ryan Biniecki aka Mystic is a YouTube sensation who offers extensive coverage of absolutely everything PlayStation. Informative, inspiring and excellently crafted, his videos have been a source for so many since he started producing content in 2008.... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: My Life in Gaming

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
It's an honour to welcome My Life in Gaming into the fold for Volume 1 of [lock-on]. With a highly successful YouTube channel and an extensive knowledge of all things video games, Marc is a credit to the industry and someone we are very pleased to... (Read More)

UPDATE: We are 87% funded!

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
As you can see in the title, we are 87% FUNDED and still have 10 days to go! Today, a friend of the project made a very, VERY generous donation of £1,000 towards our funding goal, and whilst this individual wants to remain anonymous, we are... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Lance McDonald

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
We are very pleased to share that Lance McDonald will be contributing to Volume 1 of [lock-on]. The team love his work and feel fortunate to have him on board. Lance will be writing an article entitled 'The Northern Limit' and will be discussing... (Read More)

70% funded update

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We are 70% funded! Many thanks from everyone on the team and we are massively grateful for the continued support!  We would like to highlight a recent podcast we attended and we would encourage you to give it a listen to get some more insight into... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Ben Bayliss

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Ben Bayliss is a freelance journalist who has had a number of gigs during his career so far. We love him most for his work on accessibility within gaming, and he can often be found educating and inspiring others online. We just had to reach out to... (Read More)

Art Reveal: All Hail Zagreus And More!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
With [lock-on] approaching 70% of its funding goal, we thought it would be the perfect time to share with you all a piece that has been beautifully crafted for Volume 1.  Here at Lost In Cult, we believe in allowing artists absolute freedom in their... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Michael Leopold Weber

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Michael is a freelance journalist from the U.K. currently living in Western Japan. His love of video games started from a young age, watching his dad play sonic on a beaten-up old Megadrive and he was always a Nintendo boy - until he watched his... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Ethan Hunt

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Ethan Hunt, of Switch Player and Ninty Fresh Magazine fame, is a freelance journalist who shares his stories and insights across a number of platforms for a variety of different outlets. He’s a talented bloke, and we were very happy to hear that he... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Cade Onder

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Cade has achieved a lot already in the video game industry, being an Editor-in-Chief for GameZone Online and now currently working as the Senior News Writer for Screen Rant. He has an incredibly informative and exciting feature in the works for... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Douglas Bogart

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Douglas Bogart is contributing to our inaugural issue of [lock-on] and we can't wait to read what he shares with us. He is a huge advocate for the preservation of physical media and exactly the sort of contributor we were hoping for. He shared a bit... (Read More)

Art Reveal: Dino Crisis Retrospective

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
With funding almost at 60%, we thought it would be a good time to share a piece that has been beautifully crafted for Volume 1 of [lock-on].  Here at Lost In Cult, we believe in allowing artists the freedom of creativity, and with that in mind we... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Lara Jackson

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
It is an honour and a privilege to share with you all that Lara Jackson will be contributing to the first volume of [lock-on]. She is incredibly talented, with a wealth of experience and a focus on the things that matter to us most in the video game... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Laurie Eggleston

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Laurie is an outstanding content creator who we just knew we had to get on board when the inception of [lock-on] began. He is an avid industry watcher and can be found on Twitter sharing his insights when he isn’t contributing to the fantastic The... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: SightlessKombat

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
We feel privileged to share that SightlessKombat will be contributing to the first volume of [lock-on]. Working in partnership with Ben Bayliss, another of our contributors who is a huge advocate for accessibility, SightlessKombat will be answering... (Read More)

Indie Publisher Lost in Cult Kickstarting a New Video Game Journal

March 11th - via: techraptor.net
One of Kickstarter's hottest campaigns right now is a video game journal that brings together the talent of many different content creators. The indie publisher, known as Lost in Cult, is currently halfway to their goal of releasing this journal that captures a wide selection of engaging stories and beautiful artwork. The project, which launched on Kickstarter three days ago, is known as [lock-on] Volume 1 and is what the team hopes will be the first in a long line of products and services. (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: Adam Koralik

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
YouTube extraordinaire and all-round good guy Adam Koralik is contributing to the inaugural issue of [lock-on]. He will be sharing the story of the ill-fated Nintendo PlayStation prototype and his first-hand experiences with it. Find out more about... (Read More)

Content Creator Spotlight: John Linneman

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
[lock-on] volume 1 features a sizeable portion dedicated to the PlayStation 1. Within this section we have gathered several knowledgeable content creators to help us bring some exciting articles to life, each with there own unique view on the... (Read More)

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