The Black Tower Starts Indiegogo Campaign

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

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The Black Tower Screenshot 2

If you’re reading this article, chances are good that you miss the kind of JRPGs found in the 90’s. Specifically, the PSOne-era Final Fantasy titles. If you’re like me, you’ll probably be pleased to hear that this particular style of JRPGs is making a comeback in the form of The Black Tower.

Simon Mesnard, the main developer working on The Black Tower, just started a campaign page on Indiegogo. The campaign goal is 328,400 Euros. It’s only reached 720 Euros as of this writing, with 44 more days to go in the campaign. Various rewards for backing the project include a digital copy of the game for PC or Mac at a price of 12 Euros, a digital copy of both The Black Tower and Mesnard’s previous game A Space Adventure for 15 Euros, the lower-tiered rewards plus the soundtrack for 24 Euros, having a poster/sculpture of yourself in the game for 800 Euros, or having an NPC based on yourself for 2,000 Euros.

For more details on The Black Tower, you can check out the Indiegogo page here. You can also check out the prototype gameplay with commentary in this video below.


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  • Ryan Littlefield

    For anyone looking to donate – be sure that you know that the native game is in French – the 500k stretch goal is to get translations into English and Spanish. I’d love to donate but not without a surefire English translation. I’d also be willing to help but don’t know French!

  • Anonguardian

    This has a look and feel comparable to Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean. Ahhh this is looking really good so far. I might back it if I can scrounge up the money from my next pay.

    • RagunaXL

      yeah, I was just scrolling down to post that. It reminds me of Baten Kaitos and other PS2/GC/DC era RPG’s. Baten Kaitos was kind of a throwback to PSX games though.
      Also wanted to say this game looks AMAZING! and I really want to play it. Hoping for an English or Spanish translation.