SYNOPSIS: Lucid dreaming: A phenomenon in which a dreaming individual is able to consciously bend the reality of the dream world to his or her own will, performing, for all intensive purposes, the miraculous... DREAM CASTERS' DUEL is an original, online, multi-player, UT2k4 mod. Dream Casters' Duel will combine elements of a telekinesis-fueled FPS with a barebones fighting game in a stylized, anime setting.
The exciting (and terrifying) new direction of DreamCasters' Duel and subsequent Kickstarter.com project! Plus, a preview of more Manga content!
Posted by mikejkelley on Dec 22nd, 2010
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!
In the new year, DreamCasters' Duel will be transitioning from a mod to an indie game. I'm sorry to disappoint those of you who were looking forward to playing DreamCasters' Duel as a Unreal Tournament 2004 mod, but the current non-business model of doing everything myself and releasing it for free1 has become entirely unsustainable. Actually, it has been for some time now.
And so I have given up my job as an ESL teacher and I am actively pursuing my dream of becoming a professional video game developer.
To kick-start things off, I've launched the DreamCasters' Duel funding project off at kickstarter.com. Current incentives for funding are;
New media and funding incentives will be updated weekly, so check the DreamCasters' Duel funding project regularly for updates.
Media updates: DreamCasters' Duel has recently been making front page news around the web! Please check out beyondunreal.com and DIYgamer.com!
Here is a preview of some WIP pages from the DreamCasters' Manga:
This is a scary time for me having given up my job to pursue my dream of making DreamCasters' Duel a reality after 8 long years. You can help make the DreamCasters' Duel a reality by spreading the word on your Tweeters and Youtubes, Facebooking and the whatnot. Thank you for you continuing support!!!
1. Not to ruin the surprise, but I still intend to give away plenty of copies of the game for free to some of those who've supported DCD over the years