Indie developer Zeboyd wants your help in bringing its groovy Xbox Live Indie game, Cthulhu Saves the World, to the PC. Zeboyd has set up this Kickstart.com page asking for donations to port the game to the PC. Zeboyd also wants to enhance the original XBIG release with a special mode that did not make it into the final game. From the Kickstarter page:
"Unfortunately, we had to cut a few features that were originally intended for the game due to a lack of funds and time. The most prominent of these features is the special remix mode – Cthulhu’s Angels. In this mode, Cthulhu is too lazy to be a hero himself so he talks a group of talented women into doing his heroic deeds for him. New dialogue, new monsters, new songs, a new playable character, and a new dungeon are some of the additions this mode will contain.
We are currently trying to raise funds so that we can add this new mode back into the game and so that we can port the game to the PC so that people without an XBox 360 can enjoy the game. Although we have set $3000 as the bare minimum to accomplish this project, the more funds we receive, the more features we can add and the faster we can release the new versions. Note, that although our focus will be on creating the new PC version of the game, the new content will be added to both the PC version and the existing XBox 360 version."
For those willing to fund this project Zeboyd is offering a number of rewards at different price points:
PLEDGE $10 OR MORE: MP3 files of three special chiptune remixes of songs from the game (Battle, Town, and Heroine themes).
PLEDGE $25 OR MORE: Special thanks credit in the game. Plus all previous rewards.
PLEDGE $50 OR MORE: World map image file and spreadsheet file with all character LV-Up choices. Plus all previous rewards
PLEDGE $100 OR MORE: (LIMITED REWARD) Signed poster with Cthulhu Saves the World art from the original artist. Plus all previous rewards.
PLEDGE $250 OR MORE: (LIMITED REWARD) Special Cthulhu Saves the World tiny Cthulhu from http://cthulhuchick.com/ - plus all previous rewards.
PLEDGE $500 OR MORE: A new Cthulhu Saves the World short story written by the game writer. Plus all previous rewards.
PLEDGE $750 OR MORE: (LIMITED REWARD) Send a photo and your name and we'll put you in the game as a townsperson. Plus all previous rewards.
So far (as of this writing) Zeboyd Games has $2,945 in pledged funding, 56 backers and 28 days left to go to meet its $3,000 goal. I think they will make it. The limited rewards are almost gone, so if you want in on supporting this project, visit Zeboyd's Kickstarter page now.