Confederate Express Kickstarter shows awesome sprite work

The music is rad, too

I tend to shy away from videogame Kickstarter campaigns that don’t show much gameplay or that seem too early in development, but what little we have of the tactical RPG Confederate Express is just too good not to share.

The most notable elements on display are the Legend of Dungeon-esque sprite-based lighting effects, a relatively unique explanation for the existence of zombies, and a really kickin’ soundtrack by Adhesive Wombat. The description tells more about the plans for Confederate Express — multiple crew members with unique skills, procedurally generated levels, permanent death — but little is shown regarding those features.

Unfortunately for any who were immediately drawn in by the music, the backer level required for a digital copy of the soundtrack is a full $40 more than the level for just the game. Presumably, the soundtrack will be available separately at release for a more reasonable price.

Darren Nakamura
Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in independent games. He produced the Zero Cool Podcast for about four years, and he plays board games quite a bit when he can find willing companions.