Indie Kickstarter Watch: December 2021

The year’s nearly over but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t indie devs who’d love for you to help them bring their projects to life.

Before you look at the projects you could help out this month, don’t forget to check out the projects from last month that reached their funding goals.

The Cartesian Project

The Cartesian Project is a fast-paced first-person 3D platforming game that will pit you against an endless collection of procedurally generated challenges.

Goal: CA$75,000 by December 8

Check out the Kickstarter

Westwood Shadows

A police detective returns to his abandoned hometown, where he must confront his past and an unsolved case draped in shadows. Follow Peter Bennet through a first-person, puzzle-solving horror game, and explore the mystery and heavy atmosphere of Westwood Shadows.

Goal: €13,500 by December 9

Check out the Kickstarter

Venice 2089

Explore a future Venice struggling with the effects of rising water slowly destroying the city as a bored teenager, with your hoverboard and your trusty drone.

Goal: €35,000 by December 13

Check out the Kickstarter

Rogue Ascent VR

Rogue Ascent VR turns your childhood imagination of finger guns being epic weapons into a reality! With carefully optimized and seamless Hand-Tracking, Rogue Ascent makes you feel like an absolute renegade on the battlefield.

Goal: $10,000 by December 15

Check out the Kickstarter


A story-driven, deckbuilding RPG. Embark on a perilous journey across a sprawling desert planet devastated by a recent cataclysmic event. Accompanied by a party of allies, explore derelict spaceships, fight alien enemies, and uncover a sinister plot.

Goal: $25,000 by December 17

Check out the Kickstarter


Collect hundreds of spellbound blades to defeat an otherworldly evil in this rogue-like ARPG!

Goal: $50,000 by December 17

Check out the Kickstarter


Boxville is 2-in-1: an animated film and a puzzle game. An adventure and puzzle game, with more than 300 hours of artists’ time spent on every scene.

Goal: $10,000 by December 17

Check out the Kickstarter

River Tails: Stronger Together

River Tails: Stronger Together is a 3D co-op adventure platformer with a colourful cartoon aesthetic. Teammates must work together to defeat end-of-level bosses and solve puzzles across a range of natural-world environments. River Tails is perfect for all sorts of gaming partnerships: friends, couples, siblings, and even parents with their kids.

Goal: €12,000 by December 19

Check out the Kickstarter


Herios is a collectible card game inspired by games such as “Triple Triad” and “Magic”. It will be available on Steam for Windows/Mac and in a second time on Android and Ios. The game is turn-based, single or multiplayer, and is based on the folklore of the Toria universe through its card’s illustrations as well as with the atmosphere of its medieval tavern.

Goal: €15,000 by December 19

Check out the Kickstarter

Ninja Issen

With its cyberpunk city brought to life with retro graphics, Ninja Issen invites players into a world filled with “hyper ninja action” as they work alone to annihilate waves of enemy troops using a variety of ninja skills and fight bosses coming at you with relentless, diverse attack patterns.

Goal: ¥3,000,000 by December 27

Check out the Kickstarter

If you’re an indie dev and will be running a crowdfunding campaign for your indie game, let us know and we’ll be sure to feature it!

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