25 Awesome 2020 Indie Kickstarters

Kickstarter is a great way for indie gamedevs to fund their development dreams, but from a backer standpoint, it can be hard to know which pages are promising. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 25 awesome indie game Kickstarters (in no particular order) for you to check out! Some are upcoming, some are […]

Monoween Devlog

Intro Wow, what a week it’s been for the Monochrome Workshop! If you haven’t heard already: we’ve launched our Kickstarter! Take a look at all our awesome tiers here! Hurry, our Early Bird specials end TOMORROW, so take advantage of them while you can!  We are incredibly thankful to our community, and know that we […]

On the Norm of Reciprocity and “Unfairness” in games

It’s one of the most basic video game formulas: do the quest, get the reward. Your time and effort spent fulfilling an in-game objective is reciprocated with more experience, better equipment, a higher standing in the faction, etcetera. An easy way to motivate a player through a quest and to give them a sense of […]

Kickstarter Progress: 6-7 weeks pre-launch

Monochrome RPG Kickstarter Progress Report In the last post in the series (wow, we’re doing it!) We went over our assumed strategy for the Monochrome RPG Kickstarter. If you haven’t read that article you can read it here. T-minus 6-7 weeks! The general strategy was: Pre-Pre-Kickstarter Pre-Kickstarter Mid-Kickstarter Post-Kickstarter Since the Monochrome RPG’s Kickstarter campaign […]

Developer’s Log: Star-(up)date 08/25/20

With a Kickstarter on the way and our pipeline processes being put into production, it’s been all hands on deck here at DVNC! Here’s a couple updates from some of our stagehands on what we’ve been up to behind the scenes these last couple weeks! Art Pipeline Updates – Lilly Hiya, Toons! Things have been […]

Entering Stage Left: Vaughn and Kal!

Introducing our two managers in charge of writing, who, in addition to other tasks, will be in charge of writing and posting dev logs/blog posts!