Better now than later. After only 4 days, BLACKROOM’s Kickerstarter campaign was pulled by its creators. The entire planet pretty much knows that to be on Kickstarter, you need to have a fully functioning prototype. That seemed to have been an oversight by John Romero and Adrian Carmack.
Seeing how no demo was available the creative duo felt it wise to voluntarily pull the campaign rather than have it yanked by Kickstarter for compliance reasons.
No timeline was given for the reboot, but there was a promise made on their Kickstarter page that they will provide “something special” for those that renew their pledges.
Hopefully, the campaign was [...]
John Romero’s team released a video and have launched their official Kickstarter campaign for BLACKROOM. A return to classic, hardcore FPS gaming. As typical with Romero projects it’s all about the community and this shines through brightly even in the game’s early development stage. Already built into the framework of the game is the ability for players to do their own modding and create customized maps. Needless to mention how much those two aspects bring to the gaming table.
Their Kickstarter campaign is running for 32 days and they’re looking to meet a goal of $700,000. Within a couple hours of their campaign launch, they were already at [...]
John Romero, along with Adrian Carmack, created two of the best known franchises in gaming: Doom and Quake. After Wolfenstein 3D, I would say that these two titles helped launch and cement the FPS genre into what it is now today. The guy partially responsible for that is now saying, albeit indirectly, that there is something in the works.
Our guess is that it’s going to be another FPS – and could possibly involve some type of space theme to it. The reason we say this is because he just released a teaser that was similar to the recent Star Wars one. We could totally be off base here but we’ll find out soon enough. More news and an announcement is slated [...]