Elland: The Crystal Wars Raises $21,222 on Kickstarter
Thanks to the support of 352 backers, independent game publishers The Retro Room Games exceeded their goal of $7,500 and raised $21,222 to fully fund the production of Elland: The Crystal Wars on Kickstarter. Elland: The Crystal Wars achieved its first stretch goal and would now produce a short documentary film featuring the original developers along with the new team. Elland: The Crystal Wars is a reincarnation of a cancelled game in the early 2000’s. Formerly known as Dune: Ornithopter Assault the game was developed by Soft Brigade and owned by Cryo Interactive. After 20 years, Elland: The Crystal Wars, has dropped the Dune IP and is getting the much awaited physical release which includes a cartridge, box and an instruction booklet.
In Elland: The Crystal Wars, players must defeat the aggressive Trafford, who seized the resources of the planet and used them for evil purposes. The game is set in a harsh desert world on the outskirts of the galaxy and takes you on adventure-packed missions to defeat Trafford. Throw high damage bombs, long-range missiles, and unlimited ammo of Grays Cannon to defeat the enemy.
FeaturesUnreleased title on Game Boy Advance for more than 20 yearsFirst-person flying shooterSet in a harsh desert world on the outskirts of the GalaxyPilot a fighter ship and take care of several duties: escorting, guarding, destroying enemy ships and buildings, capturing vehicles, and collecting resources23 huge missionsWeapons and power ups: missiles, grays cannon, bombs…Originally licensing Dune