BLACKROOM: A New FPS from Romero & Carmack

A project in Northampton, MA by Night Work Games USA LLC

Cancelled by Creator

John Romero and Adrian Carmack reunite to make BLACKROOM, a visceral, action-packed FPS set in a holographic simulation gone rogue.
Backers: 2287
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $131,052 of $700,000
Dates: Apr 25th -> May 27th (33 days)
Project By: Night Work Games USA LLC
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Latest News

Blackroom Release Date & What About Gameplay?

July 11th - via:
Night Work Games is an independent studio that has developed the game "Blackroom." They had initially planned to crowdfund the game in the Kickstarter platform. (Read More)

Pressing Pause for a Gameplay Demo

April 29th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

John Romero puts Blackroom Kickstarter on hold to finish gameplay demo

April 29th - via:
Just a few days ago John Romero, the iconic game designer best known for his work on Doom and Quake, launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new, classic-style first-person shooter called Blackroom. Today, that campaign has been cancelled. (Read More)

Why DOOM Creator's New Project Blackroom Was Already Pulled From Kickstarter

April 29th - via:
Night Work Games, headed up by legendary game designers Adrian Carmack and John Romero, recently pulled their FPS revival from Kickstarter, due to not having a game demo. (Read More)

Blackroom Proves You Need Stuff to Show for a Successful Kickstarter

April 29th - via:
Due to not having much to show off, and listening to fans' feedback, Blackroom's Kickstarter will be postponed until a demo is created. (Read More)

Wednesday Dispatch

April 27th - via:
Notes for this update: A Word from Cliff BleszinskiAchievement UpdateFirst off tonight, Unreal and Gears of War designer and Boss Key Productions founder, Cliff Bleszinski, talks about how John has influenced his game design. We appreciate your... (Read More)

Weapons and Achievements

April 26th - via:
 Notes for this update: Weapon & Boxel Details   Endorsements & Press Achievement Update!  WEAPON & BOXEL DETAILS Well balanced weapons are an important part of every FPS, and I’m making it a key focus for this game. In BLACKROOM,... (Read More)

24 Hour Dispatch

April 26th - via:
Notes for this update: Weekly Podcast Night Work Games at Reboot Develop  Kickstarter Loves BLACKROOM  Coming Up WEEKLY PODCAST As part of this campaign we’re going to be releasing weekly podcasts featuring John Romero, Alexander Sliwinski and... (Read More)

BLACKROOM Story & Progress Update

April 25th - via:
What’s the story of BLACKROOM? BLACKROOM takes place inside a company called HOXAR, Inc. in the year 2036. They are absolutely at the forefront of holographic technology. They have created an environment that allows people to be anywhere at... (Read More)

Blackroom is the new shooter teased by John Romero

April 25th - via:
Romero describes Blackroom as a  (Read More)

Id Software Co-Founders Announce New FPS, Blackroom

April 25th - via:
A new FPS from John Romero seeks crowdfunding on Kickstarter. (Read More)

John Romero Launching Kickstarter For New FPS

April 25th - via:
Former id Software members John Romero and Adrian Carmack announced a Kickstarter for Blackout, their new shooter in the vein of Doom and Wolfenstein. (Read More)

Backing Romero's Blackroom Kickstarter is a Leap of Faith, & That's Ok

April 25th - via:
John Romero and Adrian Carmack have teamed up once again to bring a new generation of FPS fans into the fold with a new sci-fi fragfest experience. (Read More)

Doom Co-Creator's New FPS Has a Story That Matters

April 24th - via:
John Romero is teaming up with Adrian Carmack to make a shooter that reflects the games of their past like Doom and Quake. (Read More)

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