Fraymakers, the Infinitely Replayable Indie Platform Fighter

A project in Bethlehem, PA by McLeodGaming

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The team behind the web's biggest Smash fangame brings you the ultimate customizable brawler featuring your favorite indie characters.
Backers: 9880
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $364,811 of $46,000
Dates: Nov 18th -> Dec 17th (30 days)
Project By: McLeodGaming
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Latest News

LAST CALL! 5 Hours Left in the Fraymakers Campaign + Countdown Livestream with Team Fray!

December 17th - via:
Hi everyone! We're doing one last update to let you know that this is your last chance to back Fraymakers or increase your pledge! 5 hours from this update, you'll no longer be able to grab many of the amazing rewards available through Kickstarter,... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #14 [FINAL]: The Watcher

December 17th - via:
Welcome to the very last content spotlight of our campaign! We hope you’ve enjoyed this journey through Fraymakers’ content as much as we have. We’re officially down to the last 8 hours of our campaign - make sure you get your last-minute... (Read More)

Countdown Live Stream + Fraymakers Art Contest Winners + Shout Out to Decline's Drops!

December 16th - via:
Countdown Live Stream Join us Thursday December 17th at 4pm EST / 1pm PST as we count down the final 5 hours of our campaign! We'll be hanging out, talking about the game, and streaming few of our favorite indie games represented in Fraymakers! Mark... (Read More)

First Animated Character Reveal Trailer Stretch Goal Reached! 27 Hours Remain!

December 16th - via:
Thanks to your incredible support, one of our beloved unrevealed characters will now have an animated trailer to go alongside their reveal! We’re thrilled that we'll be able to work with professional animators and deliver a high quality cinematic... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #13: Captain Viridian, Super Hexagon and Lady Luck

December 16th - via:
It’s time for our last assist-focused Content Spotlight of the campaign! These are the final three assists we’re covering during this Kickstarter campaign, all from the prolific Terry Cavanagh! Captain Viridian This is Captain Viridian! In... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #12: Orcane and Ultra Fishbunjin 3000

December 14th - via:
It’s time for another Content Spotlight! Today we’re looking at our two playable characters who come from other platform fighters! What new tricks will they add to their arsenal in Fraymakers? Orcane First, let’s take a look at Orcane, from... (Read More)

LAST 3 DAYS! Final Stretch Goals Revealed! Backer Content Survey!

December 14th - via:
With 3 days left, we’ve achieved one of our last stretch goals!! Thanks to your unending support, Fraymakers will now feature Match Modifiers, allowing you to mix up and customize the way you fray in a variety of ways! We couldn’t be more excited... (Read More)

Fraymakers hits stretch goal, officially coming to Switch

December 13th - via:
The Kickstarter has easily blown past the Switch stretch goal, so now the game is confirmed for Nintendo's hardware sometime down the road. (Read More)

New Assist + Content Spotlight #11: The Ape

December 12th - via:
Hi again! In this update we’re introducing another new assist and taking a closer look at an existing one! New Assist - Rhythm Doctor Introducing our newest guest assist: Rhythm Doctor! Rhythm Doctor comes from the one-button rhythm game of the... (Read More)

Bonus Character Get! Now Introducing: Match Modifiers!

December 12th - via:
You've done it again! We've now raised $265K, enough to confirm the development of a 10th playable cast member to be released as our first character DLC, free to anyone who’s gotten a copy of the game through Kickstarter! We never thought we’d... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #10: The Kid and Birthday

December 11th - via:
It’s time for another Content Spotlight! This time, we’ll be taking a look at the two happiest assists in the whole lineup! The Kid This is The Kid! In I Wanna be the Guy, he fights his way through impossible obstacles and challenging bosses on... (Read More)

Even More Guests Assists Added!

December 10th - via:
We’re speechless…just like that, your generous contributions to this campaign brought the guest assist roster to a whopping total of 50 for the base game overnight!!! This campaign has been such a whirlwind. We started with a base offering of six... (Read More)

9th Character and Switch Port Confirmed! More stretch goals revealed!

December 10th - via:
You’re all absolutely AMAZING! In less than 24 hours, we hit another two major milestones - our 9th playable character (plus a stage and music tracks) and a port of Fraymakers for Nintendo Switch! We can hardly believe the overwhelming support from... (Read More)

Kickstarter for indie platform fighter "Fraymakers" adds Switch stretch goal

December 9th - via:
The Kickstarter for Fraymakers has been a massive hit so far, bringing in $225k when the initial goal was $46k. While the game wasn't originally planned for Switch, a new stretch goal has been added to make that happen. (Read More)

A Stretch Goal Triple Play!!

December 8th - via:
Wow just… WOW! In a mere two hours we BLASTED through three stretch goals with the help of Alpharad's video! Thanks to all of your help, you’ll now receive two alternate announcer packs by Alpharad and Tomamoto, super attacks for every single... (Read More)

Alpharad Video + More Stretch Goals Revealed!

December 8th - via:
Hi again! Our friend Alpharad just released a video talking about Fraymakers and his upcoming stretch goal - check it out above! You'll also notice that we revealed our next few stretch goals! If we reach the goal for Alpharad and Tomamoto announcer... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reveal: Alpharad and Josh Tomar (Tomamoto) Announcer Packs!

December 7th - via:
Hi everyone! As promised, we’re revealing another stretch goal today: Alpharad and Josh Tomar (Tomamoto) Announcer Packs! For this stretch goal, we’ll build and implement an alternate announcer pack system and include two alternate announcer... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #9: Octodad

December 7th - via:
It’s time for another Content Spotlight! Today we’ll be looking at...a normal human? It’s Octodad, from the Octodad series! He’s best known for being an absolutely regular father of a family of four. In Fraymakers, Octodad takes inspiration... (Read More)

FamilyJules Stretch Goal Reached!

December 5th - via:
We just hit another stretch goal! Thanks to your help, Fraymakers will now have a metal alternate OST by FamilyJules. We're beyond excited that you'll have even more tunes to listen to during the Fray!  Next up, we've got a new playable character,... (Read More)

New Assist + Content Spotlight #8: Fancy Pants Man

December 3rd - via:
Hey all! Today, we’re introducing a new assist and spotlighting an existing one. Today’s theme is characters who absolutely love to jump! New Assist - Stardrop Say hello to our newest guest assist: Stardrop! Stardrop appeared most recently in... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #7: Rockman and Lea

November 30th - via:
It’s time for another Content Spotlight! Today we’re spotlighting two more assists from games that you can get at a discount today in the Steam Autumn Sale! Rockman To start with, we’re taking a look at the Rockman! In FTL: Faster Than Light,... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #6: CommanderVideo

November 28th - via:
It’s time for another Content Spotlight! Today we’ll be covering... CommanderVideo, from the BIT.TRIP series! In Fraymakers, CommanderVideo's design comes from his more athletic appearance in the Runner games. He also comes with the stage... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #5: Diogenes and Nikandreos

November 26th - via:
Happy Thanksgiving to those who are observing it today! It’s time for another Content Spotlight. Today’s theme is...assists with names of Greek origin! Diogenes First off, let’s talk about Diogenes! In Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy,... (Read More)

Fraybets Stretch Goal Reached!

November 25th - via:
Hi everyone, WOW! We just hit another stretch goal, just one day after the last! Fraymakers will now feature Fraybets, allowing you to watch and bet on auto-generated custom content CPU battles! We can’t wait to see all of the best content... (Read More)

Assists Stretch Goal Reached!

November 24th - via:
Hi everyone, That’s another stretch goal down! Thanks to your overwhelming support, we’re now able to double our guest assist roster from 20 to a whopping 40 guest assists! Just look at how many more slots we have to work with now: We’re going... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #4: Peppino and Josef + Chrono Sword Shout Out

November 23rd - via:
In today’s content spotlight, we’re taking a look at two more assists: Peppino from Pizza Tower and Josef from Machinarium! Peppino (Pizza Tower) Meet Peppino Spaghetti! Peppino heard that there was some sort of Pizza in our last Content... (Read More)

Let's Talk About FrayTools!

November 22nd - via:
Hey friends, Let’s talk about FrayTools, our custom external editor! We developed FrayTools to build the game ourselves, and we're releasing it for free alongside the game so you can build your own Fraymakers custom content and more. Snapshot of... (Read More)

OCRemix Stretch Goal Reached!

November 22nd - via:
Hey friends, Our third stretch goal was hit!! This means you're getting a full alternate soundtrack by the talented folks over at OCRemix, which greatly increases your selection of music track choices for the game. We’re beyond excited to hear what... (Read More)

Why Smash Fans Should Be Excited for Fraymakers

November 22nd - via:
Development team McLeodGaming on November 18th announced Fraymakers on November 18th with a gameplay trailer and Kickstarter campaign. Fraymakers's roster includes several notable indie game characters such as Octodad, Orcane from Rivals of Aether and Commander Video from Bit.Trip. The game also includes several "assist" characters, used to extend combos, that feature of numerous other indie games. (Read More)

Content Spotlight #3: Aine, Pizza, and The Bard

November 21st - via:
Today, we’re spotlighting three assists: Aine from Renaine, Pizza from Chicory: A Colorful Tale, and The Bard from Wandersong! We’re doing a few assists in each of their updates to make sure we get to talk about as many of them as possible! Aine... (Read More)

Content Spotlight #2: Welltaro from Downwell

November 20th - via:
Content Spotlight #2: Welltaro from Downwell It’s time for today’s Content Spotlight! In this update, we’re gonna talk a bit more about... Welltaro, from Downwell! Downwell is (as the name suggests) a game about descending straight down an... (Read More)

Stage Count Has Been Doubled! + Gold Tier Returns + Content Spotlight #1: Tankman

November 19th - via:
Hey friends, We hit stretch goal number two!! That means we'll add five more stages to the game! When you add that to the additional new stage you got from hitting the first tier, that brings us to a grand total of 11 stages. This means more options... (Read More)

Super Smash Flash 2 developers launch Kickstarter for own crossover platform fighter with Octodad, Rivals of Aether, Slap City characters and more

November 19th - via:
Super Smash Flash 2 is the most popular fan-made Smash game around that added in characters like Naruto, Goku and Lloyd Irving, but now the developers are looking to branch out into their own original title. The team at McLeodGaming launched a Kickstarter campaign for Fraymakers, a new crossover platform fighter featuring a bunch of indie darlings — including Octodad of all characters — along with a slew of additional features and customization options. (Read More)

Fighting Platformer Fraymakers Launches Kickstarter

November 19th - via:
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched for platform fighting game Fraymakers by McLeodGaming. The customizable brawler features a character roster filled with indie game icons, and it looks like its premise has already won over the gaming community. (Read More)

1st Stretch Goal Reached + Newgrounds Art Contest!

November 18th - via:
Another milestone clobbered on the first day of our campaign!! By reaching $60,000 in funding, you've guaranteed that Fraymakers’ character roster will have one more member, plus a stage and music tracks to match! We're truly amazed by your... (Read More)

100% Funded in Less Than 3 hours!?!?!?

November 18th - via:
We. Are. SPEECHLESS! We reached 100% of our funding goal within the first 3 hours of the campaign!! We’re so extremely thankful that we get to make our dream project Fraymakers a reality. Our team spent over two years working toward this day,... (Read More)

Kickstarter campaign launched for customizable platform fighting game Fraymakers for PC

November 18th - via:
McLeodGaming has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Fraymakers, a customizable platform fighting game featuring a cast of characters from indie games like Downwell, Rivals of Aether, Octodad, and more. The studio is seeking $46,000 in funding for an Early Access release on PC via Steam in early 2022. (Read More)

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