Michael Mendheim and his team at Digital Dreams are giving it another go on Kickstarter to help fund Mutant Football League. After their original campaign failed to meet its $750,000 goal in 2013, the gang is back with a new campaign that launched today with a much more reasonable $60,000 goal.
This new campaign serves primarily to fund the online multiplayer portion of the game, as well as to “fine tune” the rest of the game.
“There are many aspects to the game that we can lovingly improve, but we have limited time and resources, so we need to know what is most important to you,” the campaign reads. “We need your feedback and guidance on team balance, play modes, controls, humor, plays & formations, audio, player names, etc. Everyone who purchases the game will be involved in our Beta program.”
Ever since the end of the last campaign, they’ve continued development of the game, and it was recently approved Steam Greenlight. There’s also a playable PC demo, but you’ll need either an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 controller to play it, as well as a PC with decent settings.
There are some pretty cool reward tiers where you can a Genesis-style case complete with cover art, a game manual, trading cards and poster for $65. Other higher tiers can snag you a player statue, the chance to name one of the in-game players or a $5,000 tier, where you can be a team owner and work with the developers to name a team, players and stadium, and design a logo and playbook.
The game is said to be near its alpha stage and is estimated to release in October on PC and next Spring on Xbox One and PS4. Once complete, the game will have 14 teams and three All-Star teams and will have single player, co-op and head-to-head modes, as well as support for local and online play.
You can check out the campaign here.