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Indie Dev Career Hangs in the Balance; Castle Breakers Developer Seeks to Correct Past Missteps.


Chicago, IL- September, 30, 2013- Castle Breakers refocuses, launches all new Kickstarter. Targets PC platform. New campaign offers $10 pre order for the game, clarifies RPG elements, features simplified rewards, solidified stretch goals, and lower funding goal of $25,000. Playable demo to follow.

New Kickstarter campaign includes rewards allowing backers to name in-game locations after themselves, and appear as key character in the story. A hand crafted table top arcade game running a custom version of Castle Breakers awaits backers at the top pledge level.

Alan Noon of Black Black Beast, LLC said, “The original Castle Breakers Kickstarter failed to gain the momentum needed to propel it to success. I took in all of the feedback that came my way and made a number of changes in order to reboot and relaunch. Most important was really broadcasting the pre order pledge amount, which is $10. Also, eliminating mobile platforms and targeting a PC release allowed me to lower the funding goal, as it will save me several thousands of dollars in equipment costs. In addition, the rewards have been streamlined, the stretch goals have been more clearly defined, and more effort was put into describing the RPG elements of game play.”

“I believe in this project. The classic core game play is time tested and proven. The RPG elements that have been woven throughout add a layer of depth not often seen in this genre of games. The challenge now is to get it out there and in front of people. If Castle Breakers doesn’t get funded this time, I will have to put my indie gamedev career on indefinite hold and shelve future plans.”

About Castle Breakers- The love child of Legend of Zelda and Super Breakout, Castle Breakers is a retro inspired re imagining of the block breaker games of the past. Combining physics based game play, action RPG elements, and a stunning voxel fantasy story book graphical treatment, Castle Breakers is targeting a Q1 2014 release for Windows and Linux.

About Black Black Beast- Formed in 2013, the mission of Black Black Beast, LLC is to create unique and focused game play experiences by combining solid, polished design mechanics with ultra high quality production value. Staying small, working hard, creating great games; these are the core values of Black Black Beast, LLC.


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