Things are not going well. There has been no forward progress on the game, although there has been hard work put in trying to get the project back on track.... Read more
Not Dead Yet - A Programmer Explains Our Technical Troubles
I’ve owed you all an update for a while, but frustratingly there hasn’t been much news to report. We got off to a roaring good start with community involvement in... Read more
Well, not as happy as we had originally planned, but happier than I feared it would be. I want to thank all of you for sticking with us... Read more
All The Way Open
We have a plan!
We’re going to finish developing Haunts: The Manse Macabre as an Open Source project. The source code has been open from the beginning, but now we’re... Read more
A Quick Update - Gameplay, Emails
Happy Saturday everyone!
Just a couple quick things I wanted to post about this morning.
First, I've gotten a ton of emails, including many great offers to help finish Haunts,... Read more
Good morning everyone!
It’s been a heartwarming 14 hours or so, and I have to start by saying thank you to all the kind and supportive emails and comments I’ve... Read more
Sorry for the long delay in updates, and special apologies to those who have emailed or commented in the last week and to whom I haven’t yet replied. As I’m... Read more
Single Player Clarifications and New Announcement
I did not explain things very well yesterday. Let me clarify the current single player plan before I then announce something new and exciting.
What we’re not going to do,... Read more
More on Single Player
Right, so, I totally hear you folks who are disappointed about the single player campaign not coming together.
I will refund the pledges of anyone who feels cheated, absolutely.
Let... Read more
State of the Manse
September is one third gone already, and obviously we have not released the beta into the hands of our beta testers, although we've been playing a lot internally.
There are... Read more
Additions and Subtractions
We've been busy, busy, busy here at Mob Rules Games. Here being entirely virtual, since everyone works from home, but 3/4 of us are in the Sarasota, Florida... Read more
Pod Macabre Episode 3 now up!
Listen to me and Austin talk about money and schedule and progress and more!
Final Budget and Schedule
We got all your money, and we’re totally going to spend it!Specifically, when all the fees were taken out by Amazon and Kickstarter, we received $26,495. Thanks again everyone,... Read more
Finally, a Haunts Update!
And, I’m back!Sorry for the lack of recent updates. We had the inevitable post-success period of exalted exhaustion and then we dove right into more making the game. Then... Read more
Thank you, thank you, thank you, to all 1,214 of you who pledged your support for Haunts! Our Kickstarter Kicked and I just started the process of transferring $25,075 from... Read more
Just 12 Hours Left!
Vampire Alternate Unlocked!
Only 12 Hours to get this limited edition t-shirt at the $45 pledge level!
I guess when you hit 3 days to go, Kickstarter switches over to hours! So, with less than 4000 minutes left on this roller-coaster ride of a crowd-funding experience, I want to... Read more
Reach Out And Stretch For More Monsters!
We have some winners from the Denizens Vote a few weeks back. Check out all the both the Winners and the Runners Up here on our site.
Make sure... Read more
We made it!
For Luck Update 13 I get to say, thanks and more thanks to the almost 1000 of you who've supported us and the big boost we got... Read more
T-Shirt Updates: Sizes and International Shipping
Some important quick updates on t-shirts:
We can get sizes up to 5XL, they'll just be on a different brand shirt. But no problem there.
International shipping will be an... Read more
New Podcast: Talking Tech With Jonathan
Just posted a new episode of the Pod Macabre, where we talk tech with Jonathan. There's discussion of Go, Lua, and Polish Notation, plus a sudden Skype failure. ... Read more
And The Winner Is...
We have a winner!
The shirt below, nick-named "asymmetric" in the survey, is the big winner. Kind of fitting, with the whole asymmetric game play thing we've got going on... Read more
Hundreds of votes are in and now it's time to decide which shirt we'll be making!
There are three options - which were neck and neck against each other, but... Read more
New Video: T-Shirts, Survey on Denizens, And More!
It’s me, Rick Dakan, explaining things in a video! You should watch it!
For those of you who did, here are the links to the two surveys I mention:
Shirt... Read more
More Monsters (and shirts) Are Coming!
In two hours we're going to shoot another video - not as involved as our pitch video! - explaining the new rewards and t-shirts and voting. I wanted to post... Read more
Over 13K! That means more podcast and survey reminder!
Welcome to June and the second half of our Kickstarter for Haunts: The Manse Macabre. We're pleased to be at over $13,000 raised so far, and the trend... Read more
The Pod Macabre
Happy Friday, everyone!
We're closing in on halfway there, both in terms of time and money, which seems like a fine time to start our behind-the-scenes podcast, The Pod Macabre.... Read more
Where Rooms Come From
We're still rocking along here, with plenty of time to meet our goal. Things have slowed down, obviously, after our initial flurry of web-site write-ups and press coverage, but I'm... Read more
The Legend of Tyree Manse
Thanks for a Great Start!
Thank you everyone!
We could not have asked for a better start to our Kickstarter, with just shy of $6000 raised already and still 56 days still to go to... Read more