Time Is Of The Essence
Here's a message from Death himself, the narrator of Hard West's story:
We announced the November 4th release date for the game less than 2 weeks ago. And we... Read more
Hard West launches on November 4th - Save The Date!
This is official! Hard West will ride into town on November 4th! That's right, just a little over two weeks from now! If you're nearly as excited as we are,... Read more
A Teaser of a Teaser
We all know this tactic: there's a countdown on a website, to tease the release date of a teaser of a trailer (which in itself is a teaser). The team... Read more
One Giant Leap for Hard West but One Giant Leap.. wait
The tl;dr version
- We have partnered with the awesome folks at Gambitious to help us bring Hard West to the market.
- Everything is coming along nicely, we're aiming for a ... Read more
A new demo for Backers rides into town!
The tl;dr version:
- A new demo is already available on steam for Backers. If you already have a key, the update will download automatically!
- If you’re eligible to receive a... Read more
Hard Work in the Hard West
Howdy, friends and strangers!
We've got a couple of important announcements for what's coming very soon:
A new demo level!
In the past we've shared in-development builds with you to... Read more
Bits and pieces
First, something from our friends:
PlayWay, the publishing proxy company allowing us the use of their (this) Kickstarter account to run Hard West, is raising funds for a new entry... Read more
Project update + wallpapers!
Hello, dear Backers! Long time no hear.
Don’t worry, we didn’t scam you for money and ran away (Wild West-style); in fact, we’ve been hard at work on the game.... Read more
Thank you kindly for your backing!
While the timer suggests it's over, it's actually only the beginning. We're finally able to focus on making the game, but there's still a whole... Read more
Stretch goal #3 reached: Mac & Linux ports!
Thank you! Owing to your constant support and heavy backing, Hard West will be ported to MacOS and Linux :-)
First please let us say that we're all here, at CreativeForge, very excited about what happend for the last four weeks. You are amazing and there's no... Read more
Dear backers, only 48 hours to go!
It's a perfect occasion to spill the beans on the character development in Hard West. This system, among many others, is being designed... Read more
A word on the gameplay loop
We've received several questions about how the tactical combat and world exploration are interconnected, so here's a few more words about the gameplay loop. We hope this update will clear up... Read more
Games like Hard West are focused around characters - player avatars, enemies and NPC’s. According to the chosen presentation, they are featured more or less. What we wanted to achieve... Read more
Add-on Reward System
I know it might sound boring by now, but again - per backer request, we’re launching an add-on reward system!
Pick any pledge level. That’s your starting set of rewards.... Read more
Stretch goal #2 reached, stretch goals #4 and #5 revealed!
Owing to your backing, Hard West will now feature 2 additional scenarios.
That means not 6+ hours of gameplay, but 8+ hours of gameplay!
This is a great occasion to... Read more
We are very close to the $80’000 stretch goal! Thank you again! When we reach it, there will be 2 additional scenarios in Hard West. This is a very good... Read more
PayPal donations available
For all those who can't pledge through Kickstarter for any reason (and we know that there are many of you), we have prepared an alternative. From now on,... Read more
many of you have been wondering what Hard West gameplay looks like, or even if the game even exists. Today, we are proud to present to you a... Read more
Stretch goal #1 reached: Steam Early Access by the end of October!
Extra, extra, read all about it!
Hard West will enter the Steam Early Access program by the end of October! This means you will be able to play and voice... Read more
From the desk of Art Director
Allegedly users prefer longer pieces for weekends. So here's a lengthy article in which Remik Nowakowski, CFG Art Director, describes the grand idea. So, without further ado...
Undoubtedly, there are... Read more
GOAL REACHED! Hard West becomes a reality! Embarassing video number 2 revealed!
Wohooo! Thank you very much for your support! We've just reached the goal (actually, already past it!) and so we've prepared a video on occasion.
(Subs are already in!)
Our first game, Ancient Space, has just been announced
Our first project, on which we've worked for, well, some time now, has just been revealed!! It's a moment of great pride for our team. Hopefully, it will... Read more
The comic book and physical rewards, a.k.a. the Sweet, Sweet Swag
Per popular requests, we’re adding physical rewards for your pleasure and bragging needs.
The Grand Comic Book and Strategy Guide Giveaway
Only a moment left to back Jotun!
Here's another game we can wholeheartedly recommend: Jotun.
We're big on mixes of epic games and awesome ideas, and apparently so are the devs behind Jotun: "Imagine the mysterious romantic... Read more
To communicate the mood of Hard West, we're using music. Because as the old Chinese proverb says: a picture is worth a thousand words, and a spotify playlist is worth... Read more
Behind the scenes - making of a tactical combat level
Here’s a sneak peek of the process behind the scenes - making of one of the tactical combat scenes by one of our designers, Damian Wyspiański - a talented individual... Read more
Check out After Reset RPG
If you like Hard West, you should definately go check out After Reset, a sci-fi post-apocalyptic role-playing game. Inspired by original Fallout 1&2, Baldur's Gate and Planescape:Torment. It features a... Read more
We're getting close to our goal, and this calls for stretch goals!
Here are the first three:
For one, we'll really push it with EA. That's just $5k away from... Read more
A word on the RPG angle
The good folks over at rpgwatch.com pointed out that we should highlight the RPG features clearly.
Since we have a few.
Pleae note: I wouldn't dare to call Hard West... Read more
Combat at a glance
Contrary to some opinions, the development of the game has been started, and contrary to some other, it has not yet finished.
While actually - it’s exactly where we said... Read more
Critical urgent update about your major concerns!
Many of you have voiced your concerns - here are the answers.
What's up with PlayWay and CFG?
First - PlayWay has some finances invested in CFG, and works... Read more
Old west guns
Celebrating a round number of 250 backers, here's a bunch of classic guns from Hard West.
One thing about the guns is that we resigned from an outline or a... Read more
We're getting a lot of comments and questions about the trailer music, so it calls for a quick update.
The track has been done by one and only Marcin Przybylowicz... Read more
DRM-free version confirmed
We're happy to announce that per backers' request, the game will be released in a DRM free version as well available for all backers along with the Steam keys.