Snowed In Studios has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Windforge; a game described as CONTRA meets MINECRAFT in a building-block RPG that takes place in a steampunk world. The team aims to raise $50K in the next 28 days, and those interested can back this project up by visiting its Kickstarter page.
Windforge is a 2D building block RPG that seamlessly combines gameplay likeContra with the freedom and building of Minecraft. Build airships and explore hostile skies in an ever changing Steampunk world. Everything you see can be created or destroyed, yielding an RPG without barriers that rewards creative problem solving and improvisation.
Windforge focuses on empowering the player with freedom and creativity. Story-driven and environmental based challenges in the world provide goals for players to harness that creativity.
Here are the key features of Windforge:
-Contra style action mixed with the freedom and flexible play of Minecraft
-Large completely destructible procedural world with multiple environment types
-Build and fly fully-functional airships
-Over 500 craftable items
-Easy-to-control, skill-based combat with 360-degree aiming
-Epic story line and quests that drive gameplay without constricting freedom
-The first game to include minable sky whales, and meat blocks