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Student Developed Game That Frog Launches Crowdfunding Campaign.

05-26-2016 04:10 PM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

Press release from: Pixabits LLC

That Frog on Kickstarter

That Frog on Kickstarter

Arlington, VA. May 26, 2016. Pixabits LLC has launched a Kickstarter campaign for That Frog, a game #MadeWithUnity by video game design and computer science students from George Mason University in northern Virginia. That Frog is a casual mobile game whose central character is a crotchety frog that can’t be bothered to do much other than eat bugs… lots of bugs. The game’s single handled gameplay mechanic makes it ideal for mobile and casual gamers, but to the students its about more than just the game. “Mobile games need character… personality. Gamers get tired of a simple game mechanic quickly, but a character with depth can keep people engaged for hours. We’re trying to create a new character that gamers can relate to and engage with” says student and Lead Artist Josh Emswiller, a Senior in GMU’s Computer Game Design program. Pixabits will use the funds from Kickstarter to complete That Frog by providing summer jobs for the student developers to finish the game while school is out, as well as add more details and features to the game to engage the audience not just with a new game, but with a new character… That Frog. Kickstarter backers can get their names in the game’s credits, free game downloads upon completion, a That Frog t-shirt, and even a That Frog figurine. Game completion is scheduled for Fall 2016. The campaign is at bit.ly/kickthatfrog.

Pixabits LLC is an indie app and game developer located in Arlington, Virginia. Other projects include Bruz Cruz, a political boxing game, and the forthcoming Thump Trump. Contact: Ross Dannenberg, Pixabits LLC, ross@pixabits.co.

Ross Dannenberg, Sr. Advisor
Pixabits LLC
3805 18th St. N
Arlington, VA 22207
ross@pixabits.co
www.pixabits.co

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