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Kickstart Alpha Colony, a "modern tribute to M.U.L.E."

posted Jun 20, 2012, 5:46 AM by Troy Cheek   [ updated Jun 20, 2012, 5:46 AM ]
- A supremely fun game with addictive strategy that combines real-time and turn-based styles as you compete for land and resources on a newly colonized planet. Have your thinking cap on on!  M.U.L.E. was originally developed in 1983 by Dan Bunten and his company Ozark Softscape.  It was the first major hit game published by a young upstart at the time, Electronic Arts.  The original Atari 400/800 game allowed up to four players to simultaneously select an alien race, outfit robotic workers called MULEs, and take turns producing, managing, and trading resources on the planet Irata.

In this Kickstarter we are offering BOTH a faithful remake of the classic for mobile platforms (with an iOS or Combo pledge of $25 or more) and a modern tribute for mobile and desktop platforms.  You get to choose: play the award-winning original untouched, or play the inspired update with similarities to Settlers of Catan and Civilization!

With a license granted by and partnership with Dan* Bunten’s family as well as special access to previously unseen designs, DreamQuest Games aims to raise these funds to bring a modern update of M.U.L.E. to life.

"M.U.L.E. is a landmark in the history of video games worthy of a modern 3D sequel for mobile players," relates Christopher Williamson, Creative Director at DreamQuest Games. 

M.U.L.E. Remake Kickstarter