High Water Edition
Hey gang! This month we just wanted to check in and let everyone know we are okay and stayed safe during the flooding of Louisiana, where our studio... Read more
Official Nefarious Trailer!
Let's just jump right into it, shall we? This month we have a special treat. A trailer featuring updated gameplay! Just wanted to show you guys a snippet... Read more
You lot rock!
As I work on the final cameo backer, and review a lot of the Siren tier voice mails, I can't help but appreciate how awesome our backers... Read more
The Mega Double Trouble Update!
Hello double trouble backers. Your penchant for villains and tadpoles has finally paid off. As today I will be rolling out the Tadpole... Read more
Dev Blog (Steamy)
Hey gang! This time we have a whole gaggle of cool stuff. Things I've been holding onto because I wanted to make sure everything was ready to... Read more
Quest of Souls
Share the love
Today we're opening with a share the love segment that doubles as a dev blog update. For those who know me, I am very involved in the... Read more
The History of Nefarious
The History of Nefarious
Nefarious has been through a lot of iterations dating back from the time the idea was first conceived. It was the late 2000's. The aughts! 2007... Read more
Time for our post-holiday update! Holidays were a crazy busy time for me but I wanted to wish everyone a late Happy Holidays and I hope your New... Read more
Adept Co. Labs
Welcome to the Future!
"Here at Adept Co. Labs, we're always thinking two steps ahead! What's been on our minds lately? What constitutes the perfect leader? Our fair Princess Mayapple,... Read more
Hello, out there!
Before I jump into what's on the menu this month, I wanted to mention real quick that I've 100% recovered from my gallbladder removal a... Read more
Ame futte chi katamaru
This is going to be a very light update in regards to content. I had to take a brief medical leave from working on Nefarious. (More... Read more
The Villain Museum
(*Did you know we have a Facebook page? You'll get to see a lot of screenshots and art that don't make the updates if you give it... Read more
Fire and Ice
Hey guys! Checking in with our monthly update with some cool stuff. We've been collaborating with our poster artist, the wonderfully talented Gashi-Gashi, to put something together that... Read more
A Cold Wind Blows
very appropriate that the level we've been hard at work on has been the ice stage, considering how cold it's been out lately. Ariella is a... Read more
Are you going to Pax South? Want to come shake hands with the team and play the game? This is where you can find us.
Full Map Here
We would... Read more
We bring presents!
Under normal circumstances, Crow may be out there stealing Christmas, like every good bad guy should. Luckily for us, he's far too busy trying to escape with Princess... Read more
The Insektia Kingdom
The Insektia Kingdom
Ruled over by Princess Apoidea, the Insketia Kingdom is a neighbor to Princess Mayapple's lands. Insektia is populated by an industrial people. Hard working citizens that come... Read more
First Development Update!
Salutations! Welcome to the first official dev update from the Nefarious team. We just wanted to drop a line and let you guys know that production is in... Read more
It was a routine day. I was checking my email when, abruptly, I was bathed in a green light. I asked aloud. "What's happening? I've never received an email... Read more
Slacker Backers and Stretch Goals!
Missed your opportunity to back Nefarious? Want to take a crack at some of these stretch goals? Well, we got you covered. Introducing the slacker backer paypal.
This will send... Read more
Wow.. Just.. wow.
I was right there with many of you. Wondering, 12k to go? With only six hours left? How are we possible going to pull this off?... Read more
15 Minutes left!
15 minutes left!
To help us secure that last bit of funding we need we'd like to introduce the biggest tier yet. The Paragon of Virtue tier! Don't want to... Read more
Final Two Hours
It's now time for the last call. I wanted to personally thank everyone who has pledged, and everyone who has upped their pledge as we attempt to hit... Read more
As the day winds down, we managed to raise a really cool 38k This will really set the stage for our final day where we will need to... Read more
Final Two Days and Reddit AMA
We've come so far and victory is within our reach. These last two days will be clutch in determining whether or not we hit our goal. You guys... Read more
Here is the special treat I had promised. Today we're happy to release the full version of Crow's theme song. Just another little tool to help spread the... Read more
As many of you noticed we hit the 60% mark! Statistically most kickstarters that reach this point manage to get their funding. The final 48 hours should be... Read more
Heroes always win… except this time.
You Are The Villain.
“Dreams of greatness swirl through my mind as I climb in to the hulking machinery I’ve equipped. Now is my time to take control. I... Read more
50% Funding and Avatar Bundles!
What an incredible journey this has been so far. We've managed to raise a staggering 25,000 toward our goal of 50,000! We've rounding the corner now and we're... Read more
It was a dark and stormy night. When, from the shadows, a new snippet of art appeared. No one knew from whence it came, or where it was... Read more
Today we just wanted to share a new screenshot with you! Dialogue is an important part of the game. We want the player to be able to get... Read more
Meet Princess Ariella!
Ariella knows two things: ruling her kingdom and fighting. A warrior princess at heart, she's not a big fan of the status quo, and woe to any villain who thinks... Read more
Labor Day Game-along
Join us for a Stream-a-thon Game-Along!
Going live now, we have Myself, Matthew Taranto and Brad Borne playing retro games a plenty! We'll be playing the games that... Read more
Animation Creation Part 2
Today I'm going to share another time lapse video. This time detailing the work that went into making a run cycle for the cop we saw a few... Read more
Meet Princess Tephra
20k funding reached!
Holy cow! You guys have done an amazing job! We've just hit 20k of our 50k goal keeping us right on track for a successful funding. Let's... Read more
In today's update we're going to talk briefly about our process for animating characters. Nefarious employs frame by frame drawings in the tradition of classical animation. The key... Read more
Double Trouble Bundle!
Introducing the Nefarious + Tadpole Treble Bundle!
Today we introduced a new tier we're calling 'Double Trouble!' As many of you know; the musician on Nefarious, Matthew Taranto, has... Read more
48 Hour Challenge Victory!
Hail the conquering villain! Thanks to your pledges, and sharing the Kickstarter we've managed to gain a victory over the 48 hour challenge late into... Read more
Meet Princess Farrah Day
We've got 6 hours to go on the 48 hour challenge. We've made a great stride since Thursday and we're getting oh-so close to beating this challenge. Getting to 30%... Read more
48 Hour Challenge!
An awesome backer has thrown down the gauntlet!
- If we can reach $15,000 by end of the day Saturday, that backer will contribute an additional $1000 to the campaign. ... Read more
10% Funding and Greenlight!
Most Kickstarters that hit their 10% mark on the first day get funded (so says the internet), and Nefarious just crossed that line! Congratulations guys! We're doing it!
We've only... Read more