We love a good roguelike here at Slimgamer, and there’s a new one on the horizon from developers FourBitFriday. Catacomb Kids is the name of the game, and yesterday its Kickstarter campaign got underway.
Catacomb Kids is a roguelike platformer that takes place in a mythical realm ruled by magic and mystery. The catacombs are actually a fortress that lies far beneath the earth, and as you’d expect, it’s full of evil. As for the game, the developer is putting together a procedurally generated platformer that will allow you to slice and dice your foe or cast deadly spells to annihilate them where they stand. You’ll also be able to lure monsters into battles and use the environment against them or duke it out in Arena mode.
The developer has around 18% of the game completed, but has turned to Kickstarter to raise funds and bring the game to life. The funds will go towards wages, rewards, marketing, fees, and music courtesy of Stevie Hryciw. There are plenty of rewards to go around as well including copies of the game, early access via alpha/beta builds, and custom characters.
At the time of this writing, Catacomb Kids has raised $3,589 of their $20,000 goal with 29 days left to go in their campaign. The game is scheduled to be released in August of 2014 barring any setbacks, and will hit PC & Mac’s with the possibility of Linux if they surpass their funding goal. If you’re interested backing Catacomb Kids, just hit up the link below.