Archive for the ‘Crowdfund Fraudsters’ Category

Greenlight Fraudsters: Asset-Flip Developer Dentola Studios Files Bogus Copyright Claim

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Dentola Studios is a shady indie developer peddling premade Unity store projects and trying to sell them via Steam Greenlight. How do I know this for a fact? Because the photo above and the photo below are both the exact […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: Save Asheron’s Call Gofundme

It’s been a while. Crowdfunding Fraudsters is a recurring column here at MMO Fallout where I look at campaigns on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Gofundme that, in my opinion, need a good going over with a fine tooth comb. The use of the term fraudster does not imply malice, but rather the idea that the creator is […]

Indiegogo Fraudsters: Trek Industries Supports Itself

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Support game developers who support their fans, otherwise why even bother showing up? Orion is the latest and a special episode in our Crowdfunding Fraudster series, covering the game Orion and its developer Trek Industries. Trek Industries is a special […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: Legend of Zelda On Unreal

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Gather around, students, for it is time for another Crowdfunding Fraudsters courtesy of MMO Fallout and a never ending legion of people whose motivations are, shall we say for the sake of legal liability, questionable? The reason we call this […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: 8-Bit MMO

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Good day everyone! I’m going to keep this short and sweet, since this is an obvious one. Today’s project of note is for an 8-bit MMO by Pixels of the Night. Is Pixels of the Night the name of the […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: League of Legends MMO

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Dear potential content creators: Stop using unlicensed content as the basis of your projects. It is not only misleading from a consumer standpoint, it is illegal and will result in your campaign being shut down faster than you can say […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: Sacrament From Kickstarter To Paytreon

Fraudster: 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; Today’s Crowdfunding Fraudsters come in the form of Sacrament, a game that describes itself as a sandbox for everyone, by a small team of people who have no idea how to build a game. Remember Greed Monger and how that […]

Crowdfunding Fraudsters: Life Is Strange 2

Update: And the campaign has been shut down. 2a:  a person who is not what he or she pretends to be :impostor; also:  one who defrauds:cheat Today’s Crowdfunding Fraudster comes to us from Kickstarter, for Life Is Strange 2. You may be thinking right now, “Connor, Life Is Strange was a completely legitimate game. It […]

Early Access Fraudsters: Asteroids: Outpost

Generally you’d expect an Early Access Fraudster article to be about an indie developer, but the subject of today’s piece is none of than Atari itself, developed by the applicably named Salty Games, and it goes by the name Asteroids: Outpost. Asteroids is a modern day spinoff of the classic arcade title, a combination of Minecraft […]