Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 6, 2012.

Update #7

Yognau(gh)ts, YOU HAVE DONE IT!!! We can't thank you enough! :)

Thank you! Thank you! Thank You! 

Wow! What an incredible 30 days this has been!  We feel like we've gotten to know all of you through all the comments and emails, and it's been an amazing experience, one we don't want to see end! But all things must, and this Kickstarter is Officially OVER, and WOW what a success you have made it!

You all have amazed every one of us at The Yogscast and Winterkewl Games with your incredible support! You dedicated Yognau(gh)ts have proven yet again there is literally no better group of fans in the entire world! The amount of support and well wishes we have received from you is staggering and we can't thank you enough! You have all stood up and said you'd like to not only have this game be made but participate in the process! You all have helped change the way video games get made. Instead of Very Large Publishers calling all the shots and dictating what can and can't be in a game, You are the ones that get to help call those shots! There has never been a better time to be an independent game developer than right now! And it's all because of you, and the support that you can provide to help make games that you want to play!

You have exceeded our goal by more than 225%! With this amount of extra resources we will definitely have the talent and the time to make this game the best it possibly could be! And yes, we'll contact Mr. Michael Winslow's agent and see if there's a chance to get him involved ;). Even more than that we will be able to hire more experience programmers and artists to help make this game great!


We have an exciting but long journey ahead of us and we can't wait to get started! As a matter of fact we haven't stopped working on the game this entire time! As a result, we're now able to make this announcement exclusively here, so you can hear it first. . . 

Yogventures! will officially be at E3 this year! 

That's right, we've secured a place along side all the big boys and will be showing the game to the world June 5th - 7th at the Los Angeles Convention Center at E3! If you're going to E3 look for us there, we'll be the ones with the smiles permanently etched into our faces! We're going to have to work non-stop to get a demo and a trailer that we can reveal at the event but thanks to your support we're going to have the time and resources to make that happen! 

What's Next?

Keep an eye on your email we're going to be sending out surveys later in the year asking for some information from you. We'll also be using that system to make the announcement when the Forums go live sometime later in the year. Don't worry we'll make that happen ASAP, we are as anxious as you are to start the online conversations that are going to make this game GREAT! Also, The pre-orders will  remain available on our website at:


Again, Thanks everyone from the bottom of our hearts, you're the ones that have made this game possible and we are so grateful to be able to help make it with all of you!

Yognau(gh)ts RULE!

p.s. sorry there isn't a video update to go along with this, we simply ran out of time and content! We'll have regular Developer Diary style videos starting after E3 where you'll be able to watch the game progress as we make it happen!


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      Creator Eric Rowan on June 2, 2012

      YAY! This makes me want to diggy diggy hole until it is time to sleepy sleepy dwarf!

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      Creator Kaley on May 18, 2012

      Thank you Simon and Lewis SO much for being you guys and haveing a great sence of humor I adore it! :D

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      Creator Rob727272 on May 9, 2012

      Congrats again on the funding guys, really great :)

      If anyone is looking for a forum to discuss the upcoming game, come and see us at… and say Rob727272 sent you on the introductions topic :)

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      Creator Devin Brazzo on May 8, 2012

      when can i play?

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      Creator Elsibub on May 8, 2012

      Congrats you guys. i speak for everyone when i say that. Guys i know you are excited to share your ideas but try not to overwhelm the comment pages with them. The game will take a while so you have time to share. best wait until there is a forum for said ideas so you can post to your hearts content and where the developers can quickly and easilly find them and study them. no point shouting out a great idea if the developers have to try to remember which post they saw it on and exactly what the idea detailed. love the enthusiasm though.

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      Creator Brennan Wright on May 7, 2012

      OMG why does it have to be the end of the year :(((((

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      Creator Dblade99 on May 7, 2012

      This is gonna be sweet!
      Also u should put pets that fight for you, or just are u know pets...

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      Creator Corbin Prichard on May 7, 2012

      That would be awesome Micheals

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      Creator Kiril on May 7, 2012

      I really can't wait

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      Creator Jamie Dorricott on May 7, 2012

      Well done guys, when i first met you guys, you didnt know how to make a crafting table, look at you now!

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      Creator Mats Strand on May 7, 2012

      CONGRATZ! i am so happy :D

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      Creator Michaels Broughs on May 7, 2012

      We need some form of rail track, you aren't limited by blocks so you could make it so that the land has to be sort of even for them to work. Instead of doing full engines you could have a gary's mod inspired design system where you have a chassis of some sort then let put the engine and a belt or drive shaft on some part of the vehicle and design the body. You could put in cars and just change the train wheels to tires, suspension and other components could come in later.

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      Creator Shaun Taylor on May 7, 2012

      good going guys!

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      Creator Corbin Prichard on May 7, 2012

      You guys should also add easter-island type heads except for faintly white and with a creeper face (SOI!)

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      Creator Reti4 on May 7, 2012

      YOGSCAST FTW! I am Reti4!Yognau(gh)t and proud to be supporting this game.

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      Creator Nava Chappo on May 7, 2012

      Its going to be the best beard game EVER!

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      Creator Callum on May 7, 2012

      this game is going to be EPIC

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      Creator liam on May 7, 2012

      Cant wait for this game!

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      Creator Carl on May 7, 2012

      does this meen no more videos until after e3

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      Creator Shawn Saiger on May 7, 2012

      whats this i hear about a cape? and...beards?? Beard cape??? YES DIBS on the Beard Cape!!

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      Creator qwertyred3 on May 7, 2012

      hey yennefa that was a very nice comment and i love you name

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      Creator ArizonaSnow on May 7, 2012

      Hey guys! Just wanted to ask whether you will be coming to gamescom in Germany (again) this year. Would be awesome - I was there last year, but too shy to talk to Simon and Lewis and just watched them from afar. :'(
      Also, keep up the good work with the game - I'm really excited! And Congratulations on reaching your goal and more! :3 Looking forward to hearing more news!
      All the best, Yennefa

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      Creator Chai Pha Vang on May 6, 2012

      A cape? Forget the capes, I want an exclusive beard!

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      Creator gabriel on May 6, 2012

      best game 2012

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      Creator Scott Hudson on May 6, 2012

      Dear Simon & Lewis,

      Yogscast definitely provides the most fun game reviews. I'd love it if you two voiced some of the characters in the game! Minecraft just isn't the same without your amusing commentary. The very best of luck fellows, with all your future endeavours. Very much looking forward to playing the Beta! =o)

      *** Hope to hear your voices in the game! ***

      Many happy giggles,

      Scott (OzDracula)

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      Creator Edan on May 6, 2012

      YES I WANT A CAPE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Creator will field on May 6, 2012

      I agree with the others in game capes would be Awsome also a wide array of weapons would be greatly appreciated. And please please please clean up the walking animation not trying to be rude. So happy you guys got your own game
      Best of luck

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      Creator Ryan on May 6, 2012

      First game I've ever backed and I couldn't be happier by my choice. You guys have provided me with numerous hours of entertainment, this is the least I could do.

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      Creator Sergeant Rat on May 6, 2012

      Yea! in-game capes! :D

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      Creator Anthony on May 6, 2012

      Phew! Donated just in time!

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      Creator noah on May 6, 2012

      Oh yea!!!!

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      Creator drago_200 on May 6, 2012

      here here capes for the backers, I could not agree more, and if we could customise with own decals OMFG

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      Creator Justice Hendrick TheMineBoss on May 6, 2012

      I Agree Fully Corbin!

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      Creator Corbin Prichard on May 6, 2012

      there should be in-game capes for us backers! Kind of like Minecon!

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      Creator qwertyred3 on May 6, 2012

      fuck yea yogventures

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      Creator james on May 6, 2012

      yes Yogventures! is a go

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      Creator Touchable Gnome on May 6, 2012

      we did it !!!!! knew we would :) cant wait <3

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      Creator Angelic202 on May 6, 2012

      im confused when can i get the game and how will i get it???

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      Creator Lorenzo Pierini on May 6, 2012

      so happy for you to make your dream come true! this is how I pay my laughs' debts!

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      Creator Ashley Bond on May 6, 2012

      I salute all the fellow Yognau(gh)ts and goodluck yogscast on making your very own game! I pledged!

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      Creator cole penoyer on May 6, 2012

      i love youu yogscast !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!XDXDXDXDXD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:[].!!!!!!!!

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      Creator FlyingPanda on May 6, 2012

      i love u all my friendss

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      Creator Mariane Mears on May 6, 2012

      Congrats to Simon and Lewis and Winterkewl Games and all the backers! Can't wait for the game! Joffo Cakes for all! (So. Many. BEARDS!)

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