ROM Crossover Party + Mark Your Calendars for 8/18!
We've got two really exciting announcements to make, and Melody and Pat here were kind enough to let us do this update in their lovely manor in the... Read more
Demo Day! Release Date Day! New Music Day! A NEW DAY!
We have some really exciting news for you today!
>> There’s a new demo of Read Only Memories for you to play at midboss.com/ROM <<
With this new demo,... Read more
NEW TRAILER, GDC wrap-up, SXSW, OST and artbook
Hey punkers! Check this out!
Please enjoy the new trailer! Spread it around and do us a big help! :)
We wanted to share some cool photos and tell... Read more
Read Only Memories at GDC 2015!
Hey all you cyberpunk journalists, detectives, hackers, ROMs, and members of the Human Revolution! (maybe not that last one...)
If you're coming to GDCthis week, we want to make... Read more
ROM Beta V2
Hey there CYBER CRACKERS and HASSY TASTEMAKERS:
Big news: If you’re a beta backer, then RIGHT NOW on the MidBoss Forums you can play the newest build of Read Only... Read more
//TRANSMISSION: STARR MAZER X READ ONLY MEMORIES//
Hey Cyberpunkers and Hassy Fanatics!
If you haven’t heard of Starr Mazer yet, have you been living under a meshnet blackout? This awesome adventure game crossed with a SHMUP just... Read more
New UI for 2064!
We've been bunked up in our cyberbunks being cyberpunks - working our butts off on the game and watching long plays of other cyberpunk games too much.(and playing... Read more
ROM in KQED!
We're hard at work on ROM and excited to show it off at AOD, Magfest, GDC, and Rockage in the coming months and we're on track for a... Read more
Happy Holidays from 2064, ya'll!
We can't wait to share Read Only Memories with you in 2015 :)! Merry Punky Christmas ya'll! <3
Read Only Memories Public Demo
Hello there, punkers!
Today we are very proud to release our first completely playable public demo for Read Only Memories.
>> bit.ly/rom2064 <<
Over the last 10 months we’ve had... Read more
Read Only Memories IS GREENLIT
Just yesterday, our team here at MidBoss Games received word straight from Steam that Read Only Memories has been Greenlit! This means that the game will be available for purchase and... Read more
Read Only Memories: Turing at IndieCADE
Hey everyone! Ted, Lead Programmer for MidBoss Games, here with a small break from character updates!
We try not to play favorites or anything, but IndieCADE is our favorite time... Read more
We're going to IndieCade + Character Highlight #1
BIG NEWS! Read Only Memories is going to Indiecade!
The International Festival of Independent Games is taking place this year in Culver City, CA on October 9th-12.... Read more
We know we’ve been busy showing off pictures of the Kickstarter rewards and Turing as a racer, but this update is a pure dev one- lets get... Read more
GX3 is here!
We hope everyone seeing this update already knows about GaymerX! It's the super cool queer diverse gaming convention our producing company MidBoss has put on in downtown San Francisco for... Read more
Early feedback, interviews, and swag!!
Want to help shape the game? We've created a public survey to collect feedback from all our Read Only Memories fans! If you've played the game already in some form,... Read more
System Update: Inventory System, Press and Beanies!
Hope all is well where you are - we have a few really cool things to show you today!
First off, we now have a working inventory system... Read more
Turing is Racer!
You may remember a project called Super World Karts - they just launched their Kickstarter today and Turing is one of the star racers - pick up Turing... Read more
GaymerX Needs YOUR Help! Lots of fun stuff inside
GaymerX2 is over...
But The Queer Gaming Movement Has Just Begun!
Hey There! My name is Matt Conn and I founded GaymerX two years ago as a silly idea at... Read more
TURING ON THE BIG SCREEN/SUPER BONUS GAYMER WORLD/ GREENLIGHT PLZ
OMG - our boy Turing is on the big screen this year, check it out! More young people need to know about his work. We love you Turing <3
Read Only Memories Beta on OUYA
Howdy all you Cyberpunks out there,
Read Only Memories is available to download now for free on the OUYA!
This includes both the Prologue and Act 1 Part 1 that... Read more
Read Only Memories @ GaymerX2!
GaymerX2 is coming up this friday and that means a new and improved demo for Read Only Memories, featuring not only the Prologue from the beta/E3 demo, but... Read more
We're back from E3! It was AWESOME meeting you all at the OUYA booth and at the MIX! ;D See you at GaymerX next month!
also a movie not really... Read more
Stickers and E3!
Howdy all you Cyberpunks out there,
In an earlier update we showed off a preview of one of the sticker sheets for Read Only Memories, and now they're here in... Read more
E3 Teaser Video
Hope to see you some of you at E3 and talk some Read Only Memories!
We're still working out where we will be and when, but we'll let you know... Read more
Turing Sprite Sheet, New Music, Beta Prologue up on ROM Beta Forum!
Hey cyberpunks, got a few fun things for you to look at.
Below are just some of the sprites of the animations that Turing will show off in just the... Read more
DUCK GAME is here -- Featuring TURING!!!
Quack update - DUCK GAME, the local multiplayer action game that's taking over lakes, ponds and rivers worldwide is finally out on the OUYA. If you haven't seen... Read more
Oh the places you'll go~ and ROM Beta news!
We're hard at work on getting a really solid beta ready for E3 - check out just some of the places you'll go in Read Only Memories! (and this is... Read more
Day XXX?: Forums & E3/Indiecade & Steam & Tension
Couple of quick updates to make your day AWESOME.
> MidBoss Forums are live.Soon there will be the beta access area for ROM backers and more, so... Read more
BEEP BORK: Last chance to submit your surveys!
Turing here - just a quick reminder that I was schedule to post (I am a robot, you know!). Don't forget the cutoff date for submitting your surveys for... Read more
Oops! Our previous update was for our GaymerX2 campaign, apologies about the multiple emails but things have been amazing over here at MidBoss!
We just showed off Read Only Memories... Read more
Update #11: Colleen Macklin!
Surprise! Along with all of the excitement from GDC, we're feeling stoked about announcing our sudden surprise Boss of Honor: Colleen Macklin!
If you don't know who she is already,... Read more
New Trailer! <3
Heyo! We'll be demoing an early alpha version of Read Only Memories at GDC at the OUYA booth this week (in Non-Neo-San Francisco) - please stop by and say hi!... Read more
We finally got Read Only Memories working on the OUYA, and oh man, the feeling of running your game on a big screen, with a real controller..is indescribable.
Watch JJ... Read more
GDC, here we come! Also: Meet Lexi!
Hey there cyberpunks,
Matt Conn here, producer of Read Only Memories, and we're gearing up for GDC later this month. We are exceptionally pumped as we will be showing off... Read more
(✿◠‿◠) (◡‿◡✿) (◕‿◕✿) Turing: GaymerX2 is live!
Hey bots! GaymerX is the first and only gaming convention with a focus on LGBTQ people in the video games community, and we wanted to make sure you’re aware of... Read more
Wikipedia, Progress, GDC and GaymerX2!
A couple of quick updates for ya on this fine and dandy day:
1) Some kind young person made a page for us and now we're on Wikipedia.... Read more
Day ???: Read Only Memories Main Theme & GaymerX2 Kickstarter Incoming!
Two exciting things this wonderful, rainy day in Neo-SF:
1) We have a new complete main theme for Read Only Memories - without further ado, we present:
Read Only Memories: The Christmas Special
From everyone at MidBoss, thank you SO MUCH!! We hope you have a happy holiday, and an AMAZING new year!!
Last Chance to PayPal~
Hey you lil' cyberpunks <3
We just wanted to let everyone know that this is your last chance to buy Read Only Memories through PayPal (it closes at the end... Read more
Sticker Preview Update!
Hey you Cyberpunks!
We've got a preview of the ridiculously adorable vinyl stickers, made by Jakface, that we'll be giving out to those that backed the *EARLY-ISH BIRD* STICKER PARTY... Read more
LAST MINUTE TO PLEDGE!!! /PayPal now accepted! (until the end of the year!)
Thank you again for making Read Only Memories happen and we can't wait to bring it to you!
But if you want to pledge, you have 45 minutes left to... Read more
WE MADE IT!!!
Come join us on our Reddit AMA!!!! Ask us anything!!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Update 29: New Beta Tier and Shout Outs!
We'd like to direct your attention to a new tier. Based on our feedback, we're getting rid of the $664 tier to open up the Beta Access... Read more
If you wanna meet other awesome (and handsome~) people like him, let's make Read Only Memories happen!! ~We're less than $10K to go til' goal, I think we're gonna... Read more
Day 27: We've passed $50,000 and Turing is racer - so race! wow! much fast
We have now passed $50,000and with 3 days left, we're now just about at $10,000 from goal - we CAN do this, but we need your help!... Read more
Day 25: 1,000 backers!!!
TOMCAT says: Thank you 1,004+ cyberpunk warriors for helping make this dream come true!
ALSO! HUGE thank you to OUYA for featuring us on their FreeTheGames site - check it... Read more
Day 24: 6 days to go. 3 new reward levels. And what is GaymerX?
We have 6 days to go and $15,000 left to hit - we can do it!! We added some new reward levels too, ones that if you're wanting... Read more
Day 21: Support These Indie Games: Dex, Hand of Fate, & Bloom
You know, in the future, there will be many types of games, but if we want to create the best future possible, we need to support local, indie... Read more
Day 20: New Characters, New Sounds!
Hey! Got some new bits and bytes for y'all to check out this evening!
Let's start with some new music, Future Strut from Aethernaut!
Aww yeaa! While we're... Read more
Day 19: Some music that inspires us
We've been really getting into the cyberpunk groove, playing our rise of the dragons and snatchers, writing and coding and drawing, and listening to some really awesome tunes - check... Read more
Day 17 - Major Update: Steam Keys For Free at $20, We're on Greenlight, and Revised Stretch Goals
Hey Cyberpunk Warriors -
We're so proud to see that Read Only Memories has passed the $40,000 mark, and is now just 34% away from hitting goal. We're super excited!... Read more
Day 16: 60% there and 2 weeks left - we need YOUR help to get us to an AMA!
Quick update - we're now at $36,500 and doing good, but we've slowed down quite a bit in the last week and if we're going to make it... Read more
Day 15: Happy 25th Anniversary Snatcher!!
Dear Hideo Kojima,
On November 26th, 1988, you created the first version of Snatcher for the PC-88. If it wasn't for Snatcher, we wouldn't have a new breed of cyberpunks... Read more
Gameplay Trailer LAUNCHED
We launched our gameplay trailer - wanna see the game in action, live from unity (our game engine?)
C'mon back and check it out! Turing hopes you like it.
Day 11: Got a straight male friend?
If you're reading this right now, that means that you've backed Read Only Memories, and we can't thank you enough for it. However, we've seen in a lot... Read more
Day Eight: Three New Rewards Levels!
So we're a week into Read Only Memories - we showed off some alpha footage during our hangout and are super excited to release some cleaned up gameplay with sound... Read more
Day Seven: R.O.M. Hangout Complete!
We had a hangout today and answered a lot of common questions, showed off alpha gameplay, and had awesome guests like Jenn Frank and Gordon Bellamy. Yay!
We also... Read more
Day Five: Please Join Us Tomorrow at Noon PST - ask us ANYTHING!!
Hey ya'll, if you have any pressing questions, we will be doing a hangout live tomorrow at noon PST/3 PM EST.
If you can't join us live, please feel free... Read more
Day Three.Five: Back Sentris & New Start Screen! And..A New Song!!
Day Three.Five and things are going great - we're now 30% funded and at nearly $20,000!!
This is super awesome but we still need your help getting the... Read more
Day Two: Gameplay and Q&A Hangout on Monday, and We're Almost 1/4 Funded 48 Hrs in!
Short but sweet update for today! We are so excited with how well the campaign is going, 300+ backers and over 24%of the way to goal. The support... Read more
Day One.Five: Joystiq, Polygon, GayGamer, GamePolitics, IndieStatik and...Footage Plz
Thank you so much for your overwhelming support over the last 2 days - we've been getting covered in all the major news outlets and the comments have... Read more
Day One: The Beginning of The Rise of Neo-SF
In less than 24 hours, we've hit just over 20% of goal and over $12,000 raised. At this pace we will hit our goal, but we would love to... Read more