DieselPunk RPG Insomnia Waking From Cryosleep For Another Kickstarter Soon

By Eugene . June 15, 2014 . 3:30pm


DieselPunk RPG game Insomnia came up on Kickstarter last year… and then promptly went right back down again. The problem: Its devs, Studio Mono, felt they hadn’t done a good job explaining the game. So here’s their round two, with a preview video and early screenshots.


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One of the problems the studio identified back then was that Insomnia was billed as being a “co-operative online tactical RPG,” which it apparently isn’t. It’s hard to see why people wouldn’t take it that way reading their original pitch, however.


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The Kickstarter will return later this year, June 23rd they claim, rather than the January they had initially shot for. It aims to do a better job of explaining the deal behind the grimy, retro-futuristic RPG as well.


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Insomnia itself will feature a non-linear storyline, exploring the new planet Mankind has arrived at as its elusive point of evacuation after 400 years of cryosleep. The game intends to come with multiple chapters and campaign releases if it’s successful.

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  • darke

    From the kickstarter page: “InSomnia Online is a co-operative online role-playing game with tactical elements”

    Gee, I wonder why people were thinking it was a “co-operative online tactical RPG”. :?

    Anyway, I don’t see why it needs to be ‘online’, that’s what turned me off the last pitch, not the confusion. I don’t see why they can’t do it like Divinity Original Sin, which not only having single-player gameplay has the “co-operative online role-playing game with tactical elements” thing nearly perfected, and not just only because it’s optional. :P

    • DaiRaiOh

      Well they seem to have 2 very different types of gameplay so there’s that. Remember, Divinity is turn based

      • darke

        Isn’t that what they mean by tactical though? Guess I’m mis-remembering the kickstarter, and I should watch the video in the post. :P

  • Really Reminds me of Fallout

  • Impressionnant

    Might be cool.

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