Shadowgate Hits Kickstarter

The creators of Shadowgate are developing a new version of the first-person fantasy adventure game and are looking to raise $120,000 on Kickstarter to realize their project.

This new Shadowgate is not a port, the devs stressed, but a re-imagining that includes many new features, updates and additions that will add even more to the mythology and expand upon the original story of the the “grandaddy of all ‘point and click’ fantasy adventure games.”


  • Rooms: More than 60 beautifully illustrated rooms featuring both new and familiar locations, offering a new play experience
  • Puzzles: Lots of new and updated puzzles that seamlessly expand on the original game
  • First Person Adventuring: Utilize your inventory, spell book, mapping system and on-screen help to complete your quest
  • Commands: Intuitive command-based UI allows you to interact extensively with the environments
  • Storytelling: Features the same great storytelling you expect from a Shadowgate adventure
  • Cinematic Score: A full, digitally-orchestrated soundtrack by composer Rich Douglas
  • 8-bit Score: A second retro soundtrack featuring Hiroyuki Masuno’s original NES composition
  • Soundscapes: A complete atmospheric and puzzle-based sound design
  • Animations: Environmental and object-specific animation bring each location to life
  • Platforms: Supports Windows, Mac, iOS and Android tablets
  • With 30 days to go, Shadowgate already has just under $24,000 of funding, as of this writing, meaning it’s already 20% funded. If you want to contribute or learn more, head over to Kickstarter now.

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