Technical Q&A, Environment Concepts
Hello Delvers, and welcome to our 50th update! (Wow, have really written 50 of these?) And we apologize for the delay — the holiday season + tax season are always... Read more
After over a week of tryptophan-induced post-turkey feast coma, we are finally ready with your monthly update! Apologies that it's going out very late this time around.
Over... Read more
We hope you all had a spooky and safe Halloween! We are seriously waiting for the day that at least one of you dresses up in a Delver’s... Read more
End of September Update
Hey, Delvers! We hope you’re enjoying the beginning of autumn as much as we are —if you're in the northern hemisphere, that is.
We know that you are all looking... Read more
End of August Upate
Welcome to our End-of-August update (sorry it’s a few days behind schedule!). We’re quite excited to tell you all about our new dungeon generation improvements!
When looking at... Read more
Procedural Generation July
Hello, Delvers! Get ready for a massive and exciting End-of-July Update. Over the last month, we have made an epic hoard of programming progress, which is demolishing our previous level... Read more
Welcome, Delvers!The end of June is upon us, and we’ve been hard at work on several major game systems and some more imaginative art streams. We hope you enjoy... Read more
Welcome to the Delver’s Drop End-of-Month Update for May 2015!
Before we get started, we’d like to apologize about being a little sporadic with the Livestreams this month. We had... Read more
Hello, Delvers! And welcome to our End-of-the-Month update. We’ll start with some development news, and then proceed with some tidbits from our artwork livestreams, and a bit of story and... Read more
The Delvers Awaken!
As we’re sure everyone is aware, we’ve been out of contact for a long time. We sincerely apologize for the lack of communication. A combination of overwork, lack of time,... Read more
PAX & Updates & Rewards
Hello! We’ve been cranking away on development, and PAX snuck up on us a bit. So apologies for the delay on getting this update out.
Speaking of PAX... Read more
Rewards, New Build, Posters!
We’re back, backers!
Postcards & Rewards
As some of you may have discovered in your mailbox, the postcards for all $40 and $60-and-above backers have been sent!
We’re hoping everyone... Read more
Backer Rewards & PAX!
Hey, friendly backers! We just wanted to let you know that we are preparing a huge pile of physical rewards, and wanted to give you a sneak peek of what’s... Read more
New Build 0.6.2 - with Weapons!
Aaaaaaand at long last, the much-anticipated weapons build is finished!
Go download version 0.6.2 “Arms Race” from your local Humble Library now!
We definitely appreciate all of your patience during... Read more
Call-in Livestream + Build Update
Happy holidays, dearest backers!
We have two things to talk about — one awesome, and one boring. But before we get started, we wanted to wish everyone an amazing holiday... Read more
With the Thanksgiving break approaching, we thought it might be a good time to whet your holiday appetite with a few snippets of news...
First, we’re working on a very... Read more
New Build Available!
Hey everyone! Just wanted to let you know that a new version of the game is up on Humble - it’s Alpha 0.4.2.
- The real jail has been... Read more
Early Access FIXED! + New Developments
First of all…
Livestream happening NOW! (Thursday 10/10, 4:30 pm CST) http://www.twitch.tv/pixelscopic
Beta Backer Access… FIXED!
Huge apologies about all the confusion earlier today. When we sent the update this... Read more
Beta Backer Access Available NOW!
Great news if you are a Beta Backer…
You now have access to the game, as well as the private forum boards!
It seems that something is going on... Read more
Mini-Update: Continued Development & Forum Access
First, we are readying the next Early Access build (v0.40) for all Backers at $15 and up, which will be available within the next week!
We will send out our... Read more
Greenlight! PAX! New Alpha!
Sorry for the slow updates! The last few weeks have been very busy between heavy development, Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, and… well just keep reading :)
Steam Greenlight SUCCESS!... Read more
Delver's Drop ALPHA RELEASED!
Quick! Get to the download page!
We've submitted the Alpha “Rogue Magick” v0.3.2 for Windows and Mac OSX, and it is now available for Alpha Backers through the Humble Store... Read more
Alpha Build Part 4
Well, crap. There are still some kinks to work out in the Alpha build, so it is not yet submitted to the Humble Store, and we are going to miss... Read more
Alpha Build, Next Livestream, & General Progress Report
Howdy Backers! (Especially Alpha Backers!)
Humble Store, Greenlight Supershow, & Alpha Part 2
The behinds-the-scene work for getting our Kickstarter and Paypal backers integrated into the Humble Store has been completed. (Many thanks to Shannon and Melinda @ Humble Bundle!) Backers... Read more
Distribution & Alpha Access
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with the Humble Store (from the fine folks who run the Humble Bundle) for direct distribution of Delver’s Drop.
What... Read more
Class Vote Winners!
Here's the moment you've all been waiting for... We've tallied the votes (from Kickstarter and Paypal backers $25 and up) and have the results for the three classes that will... Read more
NEW CLASSES! + Voting Reminder
The vast majority of you have turned in your surveys. Thank you! We really appreciate your timely responses, and are especially excited to see your class votes and character names.... Read more
Forums, Class Voting, and More!
Greetings friends! It’s been a few since we’ve posted an update because we’ve been busy prepping some exciting new stuff. Without further adieu let’s dive right in...
We’re excited... Read more
Paypal Ended, PAX East Recap, The Road Ahead
PayPal Extension Ended
Last night, we ended the PayPal expansion of our campaign. Here is the final breakdown of the numbers:
Greenlight, Story War, Indie MEGABOOTH
Heyo Delvers! Wanted to shoot you a quick update on a couple nifty things: =========================================================
Yargh! Delver’s Dropbe on Greenlight! We’ve been climbing steadily through the ranks,... Read more
PAX East, PayPal and Other KS Projects
PAX East 2013!
As if the last month’s mad dash through Kickstarter and getting to know you all wasn’t enough, now we’re going to show up at PAX East and... Read more
Yes, SUCCESS. That's really all we have to say. We are thrilled, amazed, exhausted, excited... pretty much every emotional and physical state of being all at once. But mostly ecstatic.... Read more
Final Day Kickstarter Countdown!
Welcome backers, friends, and fellow Delvers to our final update before the end of campaign. After 32 days on Kickstarter, we now have over 4,000 backers (seriously there are 4... Read more
IMPORTANT REWARD INFO — Please Read!
Since we have a lot of new backers, and the campaign only has a few more days remaining, we thought it would be a good time to clarify what rewards... Read more
Hey, everyone! While we were busy celebrating the Kickstarter's completion and forgetting to post more updates, you all went and boosted the campaign from the $75,000 goal all the way... Read more
We’re finally there. Our Kickstarter Goal is achieved. We can make this game now, and it’s all thanks to you. Thank you so much from the bottom... Read more
Before we get into the long-promised story behind the Drop (or as much of it as we're going to tell right now)... some great news!
Over the weekend the campaign... Read more
Livestream in 20 + Northernlion YouTube Demo!
We're livestreaming at http://live.delversdrop.com in about 20 minutes - at 12 noon CST (GMT-6). We will go for 3 hours, until 3pm CST. Post your questions in the chat... Read more
Livestream + PAX East
Hi, everyone! Since the last time we posted, your support has surpassed $46k, over 60% of the goal! Thanks so much for your continued encouragement, and a special welcome to all... Read more
iOS, Android, OUYA !!!
We know this is the update many of you have been waiting for! We're pleased to present:
Onward to the details!
iOS & Android
After doing some more research, talking... Read more
Livestream Today, 4:30pm EST / 1:30pm PST
Quick update: we're doing a livestream called "Alive and Kicking" with Bumblebee at: 4:30-5 pm EST / 1:30-2pm PST!
Bumblebee is the developer of another Kickstarter project, Days of Dawn, which is... Read more
GAMEPLAY DETAILS! Part 3 of 3
And now for the final-ish post on gameplay details and mechanics:
In other words, how or why will you keep playing this game? Even after you’ve beaten it?... Read more
GAMEPLAY DETAILS! Part 2 of 3
Welcome to our Mechanics breakdown, part #2 of 3. This one is all about...
Items and Dungeons
So get ready for a ton of info about loot, weapons, randomization, puzzles,... Read more
GAMEPLAY DETAILS! Part 1 of 3
As promised, this update is the grand Game Mechanics Unveiling! It’s basically a mini-manual for the game. Enjoy!
This is part 1 of 3, specifically covering:
Characters & Class Mechanics
VisionCon & Interviews
Sitting at just shy of $33k and 43% funded, the last week has brought out an incredible amount of support for Delver's Drop. Thank you very much for... Read more
The Pixelscopic Team
This will be a quick update! For those who wanted to know a bit more about our team and company, this one is for you... More on the game coming... Read more
Expanded Details: Modes, Replay, Tech, Mods
Now that you’ve all had time to read the campaign, we thought you would be ready for even more info. So we wrote this update to give a better explanation... Read more
Update #1 — Campaign Tune-Up!
- Release Platforms / Prices / Dates Clarifications
- Linux clarification
- Earlier Access - Alpha, Closed Beta, Open Beta
- Tier Adjustments
- NEW All-Digital Deluxe Tier
- More Signed Reward Items
- Response to... Read more