Guardians of Fire

Stories About Indie Devs

A project in Omaha, NE by Thomas Reinking

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A website dedicated to telling the stories of indie video game developers that no one else is telling
Backers: 11
Average Pledge Per Backer: $26

Funded: $283 of $5,000
Dates: Oct 1st -> Oct 31st (30 days)
Project By: Thomas Reinking
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Latest News

4 Days Left!

October 26th - via:
Hello everyone! There are currently four days left in the campaign, and it is sitting at $283 of $5000 raised. That's incredible! Two more people pledged money last week! Obviously, it looks like the campaign will come up well short of the goal... (Read More)

11 days to go update!

October 19th - via:
Well, the campaign crossed it's halfway point a few days ago, and we are currently sitting at $273 raised. It looks as if the $5000 goal won't be reached, and that is 100% ok! I knew going into this that asking for funding for a video game website... (Read More)

One week update!

October 8th - via:
Hello! The campaign has been going for roughly one week and looks to have raised $272. Obviously, that is well short of the $5,000 goal, but that's ok! In my research into similar campaigns, I saw campaigns that finished with $0 raised. $272, in... (Read More)

Stories About Indie Devs is telling stories about indie video game developers that no one else is telling

October 5th - via:
The vast majority of video game developers are independent, not working for or under contract with a publisher. These developers put their own money and years of their lives into creating video games that millions of people around the world enjoy. Stories About Indie Devs is the only website that puts its focus solely on interviewing and telling the stories of these developers. (Read More)

The Stories of Indie Game Developers Are About to See a New Spotlight

October 5th - via:
When an article mentions a dev team member from a non-major studio, they’re almost always introduced by the games they’ve worked on. This has the obvious benefit of drawing the reader in with something familiar, but that doesn’t mean the landscape can’t change. is an up-and-coming website looking to change that. (Read More)

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