Welcome to the second edition of our new weekly series; The Kings of Kickstarter. Last week NUBI brought you 5 sensational and varied picks, from up-cycled 5-panel caps to VR gloves we dug up some fascinating stuff! With E3 currently in full swing we decided to pay homage to everything gaming with a special edition this week. 5 Kings of the best crowdfunded games that Kickstarter has to offer (and of course one jester). So without further ado and in no particular order…..
#5. We Happy Few – Compulsion Games
“We Happy Few is the tale of a plucky bunch of slightly terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful delusion. Set in a drug-fuelled, retro-futuristic city in an alternative history 1964 England, you’ll have to blend in with its other citizens, who don’t take kindly to people who don’t abide by their not-so-normal rules.”
There is something dark and deliciously twisted about We Happy Few. The setting of the quaint town of Wellington Wells is instantly tempered by the appearance of happy-go-lucky grinning white-faced looking maniacs, all keen to make sure you are just as “joyful” as them. Set in an alternate universe in which the Germans invaded and occupied England, during said Occupation, the Wellies (as the townsfolk are known) all had to do A Very Bad Thing. With a scandalous secret at the very core of the game and looking like a steam
punkfunk dystopia masquerading as a utopia, we can’t wait to get our hands on this one!