Royalty Free assets to create your own graphics. For RPG characters, spaceships, platforms, maps, logo's, adventures, and more. Read more
This project was successfully funded on April 18, 2014.
About this project
Edit 1- Added to images with Icon Creator & IGB1 gallery
Edit 2- More reward tiers added, and sample.
Edit 3- Updated Character Samples
Now that the Kickstarter has been successfully funded, you can still check out the official website here: http://www.roencia.com/indiegraphicsbuilder.html
Check out Update #3 and future updates to follow our plans and releases.
Ready to develop your game? My friends and I bring you the "The Indie Graphics Builder." For way less then the price you'd pay an artist to make graphics for your game, with IGB, you can create: Animations, characters, spaceships, maps, platforms, puzzles, icons, menu's, by yourself.
The list goes on and on. In fact, it goes on as long as you want it to. The more our kickstarter funding, the more weeks, months, and years we'll be making graphics for you.
With a little effort you can make your assets different then other people. A lot of what we make will be in pieces. So you can construct, change, and make unique your own graphic creations.
I'm running the kickstarter because I've been asked to do it by supporters of IGB #1. In honesty, I also need to do it so I can fund those working on the project. The funding is $15,000 cause that's enough to get by, but I'm hoping for stretch goals to be met so we can work longer and make more assets.
Soon after the kickstarter ends, a place will be set up for you to download any and all graphic packs available. If you're new to "Indie Graphics Builder", that means you'll be able to download 10,000 graphics right after the kickstarter from IGB #1 and then all the new ones we have done at that time from IGB #2.
Steam Support: Valve has reached out to us and the IGB will be on the Steam service for easy download and updates. This will allow us to get new packs to you as they arrive.
* For those that don't use Steam, a website will be setup with access to the packs. Much like graphicsforgames.com, but once you log in, everything is free.
Last time, the Indie Graphics Builder reached 9,000 assets with our funding. You can check it out here: IGB #1. The funding will seriously influence the number of sprites I include and this time...animations in general which are the hardest to make.
In the best case scenario, I'd be making graphics for a couple years and you can download them as they arrive. I also listen to pack suggestions on content and style.
Character Pack & Reward Tier $25 Sample
Space Legend X - Made Completely with Assets from IGB 1&2
- Customized planets, interface, solar system, & handcrafted ships
Risks and challenges
Our risks and challenges are minimal since we've done this before with two team members and now we have four.
The unique challenges will be getting the downloads ready on Steam and releasing packs in a timely manner. Since it's difficult to estimate how long it takes to make certain assets, we've already got 10,000 ready to go.
The project's funding simply buys us time to see how long and how much effort we will put into the project. I hope to be working on it for a long time.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
No. Sorry for the confusion. A Team license means you get to use the package with your team (no matter the size) and make unlimited games to sell. The Business licenses is only for non-indie companies that can afford them. So if your company brings in 100,000+ dollars a year, it's safe to say you should get a business license.
Not exactly. We want the IGB to be thought of as one package. We will sell the first half of the IGB with an option for upgrade on Steam, and the full package as another deal. Currently, we won't have the second half of the Indie Graphics Builder sold separately. Steam is only allowing two package deals at the moment.
Yes, and yes. Please do. Some graphics are large enough to be printed for playing cards or boardgames. You can do whatever you want with them except sell the assets separately.
No, it's not a program. Steam will have a launcher that will tell you where to find the graphics on your computer and give you details of content. This content will be .png's mostly and some other format's including Photoshop files.
You will need a game engine or graphic editing program to open the .png files. Example: The game video above was made in the Game Maker Studio engine. Graphics were imported in and edited within the engine.
Pledge $5 or more
HEY, THE IGB IS A GOOD IDEA!
For any support, we'll feature your indie games on our community site roencia.com supported by YouTube, Facebook, & Twitter channels. Your games will get noticed.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $15 or more
SPACESHIP ENTHUSIAST - Shmups
Making a Shoot m' Up and need some space assets? We have around 45 styles to choose from. Support our project at this tier and receive 5 of those graphic pack styles to build your own fleet.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $25 or more
3 backers Limited (47 left of 50)
I WANT TO BE IN A VIDEO GAME
We all do man, believe me. Send me a picture of yourself, a friend, or a character you've drawn and I'll make an animated pixel character of them. I'll send you the character when finished.
The clothes and assets will be separate and compatible with other assets in the full RPG Character pack.
*Note - Character style is subject to change and may not fully represent sample shown.
* Requirement & Copyright - By accepting this pledge, you fully agree that others may use your character as a royalty free asset in their game.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $49 or more
THIS PLEDGE HAS CHARACTER (Animated Character Pack)
If customizable animated pixel RPG characters is all that you care about, this is for you. Will include character pack updates as they come.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $79 or more
THE ORIGINAL IGB #1 PACKAGE
If you missed the original 9,000 graphics as part of IGB, you can get that here if that's all you want. Will be available as a downloadable package. Will not receive updates like IGB Phase 2, but is still an extensive library of over 9,000 assets.
* May Upgrade Later for Full PackageEstimated delivery:
Pledge $89 or more
106 backers Limited (94 left of 200)
EARLY BACKER SURPRISE
Awesome special deal made especially because of our IGB #1 supporters. Includes unlimited access to the Indie Graphics Builder webpage & Steam, so you may download IGB Phase 1 & 2 graphic packs as they arrive. *New content duration depends on kickstarter funding.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $169 or more
GRAPHICS BUILDER COMPLETE (Team License)
This includes unlimited access to the Indie Graphics Builder webpage, so you may download IGB #1 and IGB #2 packs as they arrive. Team license allows for 1 user access to website or Steam, but only your team may use the assets for the game you are developing assuming you are an indie game developer and not an established business. *New content duration depends on kickstarter funding.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $500 or more
GRAPHICS FOR EDUCATION (Class License)
As the instructor you get access to Steam and the IGB resources to be used in class. The students may use the resources provided for learning and game creating, but for personal use and not to sell commercially.Estimated delivery:
Pledge $1,500 or more
1 backer Limited (9 left of 10)
GRAPHICS BUILDER COMPLETE (Business License)
This includes unlimited access to the Indie Graphics Builder webpage & Steam, so you may download IGB #2 and IGB #1 graphic packs and updates. Business license allows for 1 user access to website, but your business may use the assets for game development no matter the team size or number of projects. *New content duration depends on kickstarter funding.Estimated delivery:
- (36 days)