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The Flame in the Flood

A project in Cambridge, MA by The Molasses Flood
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A rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten post-societal America. Forage, craft, evade predators. For PC & Mac.
Backers: 7420
Average Pledge Per Backer: $34

Funded: $251,647 of $150,000
Dates: Oct 7th -> Nov 6th (31 days)
Project By: The Molasses Flood
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Latest News

Indie survival game ‘The Flame in the Flood’ finds new life on Nintendo Switch

January 14th - via: en.brinkwire.com
To get some more context on the game’s Switch release, I spoke with Forrest Dowling, co-founder of The Molasses Flood and lead designer of The Flame In The Flood, after the game’s October release. (Read More)

The Flame in the Flood (Xbox One) Review

February 24th - via: games.highdefdigest.com
'The Flame in the Flood' generated over $250,000 in pledges in 2014. (Read More)

I Want to Live in a Post-Apocalyptic Backwater

July 22nd - via: cliqist.com
Cliqist's Greg Micek muses on his excitement for the upcoming indie game roguelike, The Flame In The Flood from the developers at The Molasses Flood. (Read More)

Watch us play The Flame in the Flood, live right now

July 14th - via: polygon.com
VIDEO - When Irrational Games downsized it was a disaster for many, but for others it was an opportunity. (Read More)

5 E3 gems that owe their success to Kickstarter

June 26th - via: mashable.com
Kickstarter is now an inescapable force in gaming -- for good, usually -- and its brought some creative projects to life at E3. (Read More)

The Flame in the Flood has Successful Kickstarter, PS4 Stretch Goal Missed

November 7th - via: onlysp.com
After a successful campaign, The Flame in the Flood achieved its funding goal yesterday with $251,647 of its original $150,000 goal. (Read More)

Update #13 - Counting Down

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Friends, We’re counting the time remaining on the campaign in hours now. We’re just about at a day and a half remaining. We’ve got a couple updates for you all as we sprint to the finish.  Twitch Thursday night at 6 PM EST we’re... (Read More)

Update #12 - New Tier, Add-Ons, gameplay video, reward preview, more!

November 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers! We have so much to cover today, we need to include an index. We just have a few short days remaining, and would love to get as close to our stretch goals as possible. So… New tier  Add-on pledges  Gameplay preview  Backer... (Read More)

Update #11 - How it's made

October 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Wonderful Backers,  The Last WeekWe’re now on our last week. We’ve just got a few short days left to get the word out if we want to hit our stretch goals, which we think you all want as badly as we do. Please, share the project on your... (Read More)

Update #10 - AMA

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all, This is just a reminder that we're doing an AMA. Swing by Reddit and ask us anything! Survival tips, how much we can bench (collectively & individually), what famous birthdays occurred on this date... anything!... (Read More)

Update #9 - Art, AMA

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Friends, We’ve got a couple things to share today. Some news, a new tier, a look at some art, and a couple projects worth checking out. First off, news! We’re doing an AMA on the /games subreddit this Wednesday at 3 PM EST. We’ll send out a... (Read More)

Update #8 - Party, Blog, Stretch Goals

October 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Friends,  The scene: Aeronaut Brewery, a brewery taproom in a former envelope factory in Somerville. On one end, a Young Entrepreneurs meet-up. On the other, a cluster of video game nerds. A bluegrass band occupying the no man's land in... (Read More)

Update #7 - Backer Beta

October 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Friends, We’ve received a number of requests for early access. It seems like something a lot of people are interested in, so we’ve been batting around some ideas about how to best address it. We’re pleased to announce that we’re going... (Read More)

Forrest Dowling on Survival Sim, The Flame in the Flood

October 19th - via: cliqist.com
It’s not unusual for there to be a glut of survival sims hit Kickstarter in the fall, but the quality of them this year has been impressive. Case in point, The Flame in the Flood by startup developers The Molasses Flood. Helmed by Forrest Dowling, one of the primary figures behind Bioshock Infinite, The Flame in the Flood is a survival game the likes of which we haven’t seen yet. To get more details on the game, and its wildly successful Kickstarter campaign we had a brief chat with Forrest. (Read More)

Update #6 - Party Time!

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers, Everyone may not be aware, but we aren't the only small studio Kickstarting a project in the fine city of Boston. There are a bunch of campaigns running currently or launching soon by friends of ours in the area. If you’re local,... (Read More)

Update #5 - PayPal, Press, Plugs, and Pugs!

October 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Friends,  Whoa… we just crossed 5,000 backers! We’re blown away, and so happy that so many people want to see our game become a reality.  It’s been a huge week for us. We hit our funding goal in under 7 days, which was a major relief.... (Read More)

Update #4 - Stretch Goals

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Friends,  First, allow us to thank you all again for backing (are you tired of us thanking you? We're not planning on stopping any time soon). We're thrilled to have hit our initial goal so quickly. Having hit our goal, we're confident that we... (Read More)

Update #3: Goal Hit!

October 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Everyone,   We did it! We have officially hit our goal! Thank you everyone who has backed us, who has spread the word, who has offered help. The outpouring of support and kind words has been overwhelming.   We really didn’t know how the... (Read More)

Weekly Launchpad. What Videogame Kickstarters Launched Oct 5th – 11th?

October 12th - via: cliqist.com
Every week we take a brief look at all of the Kickstarter campaigns that launched in the previous week. This isn’t to say that all of these projects are worth your hard earned cash, but with any luck having all of them in one place will make it easier to educate yourself on the projects you’d like to back, and which ones to run from. You’ll find two types of campaigns listed, “featured” and “the rest“. Featured campaigns are those that contain a significant amount of game information, are from known developers, or are significant in some other way. The rest of the games are usually smaller campaigns that are lacking in information, are from unknowns, have unanswered questions, or have not yet stood out for one reason or another. (Read More)

Update #2: All sorts of stuff

October 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Friends, Thanks so much everyone for backing. The support so far has gone way beyond our expectations. We’ve had a crazy week and it’s thanks to you all. We’re glued to our screens, responding to questions and fielding emails… it’s... (Read More)

Former Irrational devs take to Kickstarter

October 8th - via: gamereactor.eu
Some of the developers from the now disbanded studio Irrational Games have set up shop on their own and have just launched a Kickstarter campaign for their first game, The Flame in the Flood. It's off to a good start as well, and has attracted $50k of their $150k target in just one day. The game - which has a lovely-looking art style and is described as a "rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten post-societal America. Forage, craft, evade predators" - is heading to PC and Mac. (Read More)

Backer update #1

October 7th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

Ex-Irrational Devs Go Rogue in The Flame in the Flood

October 7th - via: cliqist.com
After Ken Levine announced the “winding down” of Irrational Games, much of the staff was forced to seek out new jobs. As we’ve seen earlier this week, some teamed up to create Day for Night Games. That developer is currently Kickstarting The Black Glove. Now we see that another bunch of talented former Irrational Games’ (also Harmonix, Bungie) team members formed The Molasses Flood. Their team has also arrived on Kickstarter this week to fund The Flame in the Flood. (Read More)

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