This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Thu, September 13 2018 4:34 PM UTC +00:00.
BOMBFEST is a local-multiplayer, physics-based party game where players battle with bombs to be the last toy standing. It’s a lot like sumo with explosives! Use bombs to blast away your foes, but be careful that you don’t get caught in a chain reaction of your own creation! Battle in different environments, and take advantage of destructible towers, cardboard traps, and speeding toy cars!
BOMBFEST features 2-button controls and simple mechanics that are quick to learn and fun to master. It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert gamer or a party game novice - anyone can pick-up and play BOMBFEST!
- 4 player local multiplayer for friendly battles or settling grudges!
- Tons of unique bombs for blowing away the competition!
- Over a dozen hand-crafted stages for you to duke it out on!
- Play with keyboard, mouse, or your favorite console controllers!
- Options and modifiers to play how you want to play!
Get Listed in the Credits: For pledging any amount, we'll add you to BOMBFEST's credits as a backer!
Get the Game: At a pledge of $20 and above (or $16 if you're quick!), you'll get the game for Steam on release!
Get the Soundtrack and Art Book: At $35 and above, you'll get a digital copy of the BOMBFEST soundtrack, as well as access to a digital art book of official materials! For the real party-game fan!
Get a Beta Access: Pledging $50 or more will get you beta access to the game! Early backers will even get an extra beta key to share with a friend!
Get a Wooden BOMBFEST Toy: At a pledge of $75, we'll send you your very own wooden BOMBFEST toy! You pick the character, and we'll make it! Can't make up your mind? Pledge $100 for a full set of 4! Get them while they last.
Enamel Lapel Pin: Pledging $100 will also get you a limited-edition BOMBFEST enamel pin to wear on your lapel! Or your bag! Or wherever!
Design a Character: If you pledge $250, we'll work with you to create an entirely new character for BOMBFEST! The design will go straight into the game for everyone to play with!
Design a Bomb: Pledging $500 will enable you to design a bomb with the BOMBFEST team! We'll work together to create something completely new, and all BOMBFEST players will get to enjoy your bomb!
Zac Pierce, the creator of BOMBFEST, has been funding the game's development out of his own pocket. With funds running low, and a drive to get BOMBFEST into the hands of the public, Zac decided to seek the support of backers through Kickstarter.
BOMBFEST is nearly complete. Through Kickstarter, we hope to finish up the game and run a successful marketing campaign. Development funds would be used to produce things like more music, SFX, stages, and to pay fees required to launch on major consoles. We primarily intend to spend marketing funds on influencer marketing, streamers, and sponsored videos to help us survive in the oversaturated world of indie games.
With your help, we hope plan to continue developing BOMBFEST long after launch with new stages, bombs, and customization options. This can only happen with your support!
Are you a streamer with a strong following? If you'd like to stream BOMBFEST ahead of launch, hit us up over on our key request page!
We're shooting to launch the game on January 8th, 2019!
BOMBFEST will release on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch.
Sudden Event Studios, founded by Zac Pierce, is the development team behind BOMBFEST.
Other talents include Matthew Trowbridge, BOMBFEST's sound effects artist, and Kevin Virnelson, the composer of BOMBFEST's soundtrack.
Risks and challenges
BOMBFEST is nearly complete, and the current build has every major feature! All that's left to do is finish a few minor systems, add more unlockables, and polish things up. We're confident that the game will be complete and running smoothly by launch, and the real risk lies in getting back our investment through sales!
There's always a chance something can go totally wrong, and if something does, we promise to be upfront and honest while we solve development roadblocks.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter