That Aussie Wasteland-RPG, Frog Detective 3 Get State Funding

Remember the Aussie turn-based RPG from PAX that had echoes of Wasteland, or the recent Frog Detective games? Their futures are a little brighter now, with Film Victoria announcing the pair had been funded in the latest round of production grants and assistance.

Along with Broken Roads and Frog Detective 3, the full list of grants include games like Shop Drifter, the VR-only N1NE: The Splintered Mind, Chaos Tavern, and a few unannounced projects including one from the makers of Paperbark.

[referenced url=”” thumb=”×231.jpg” title=”Paperbark Is Wonderfully Serene” excerpt=”It wasn’t until I sat at my desk, popped on some Bluetooth headphones and blocked out the office, that I began to truly appreciate Paperbark.”]

[referenced url=”” thumb=”×231.jpg” title=”The Wasteland-Like RPG That’s Set In Australia” excerpt=”Imagine an oldschool Fallout or Wasteland-type scenario with XCOM-like combat, and the whole game is set in Australia.”]

The full list of games funded is:

  • Nine: The Splintered Mind, Part 1 – OD1N Studios
  • Shop Drifter – Studio Zero
  • Unannounced Project – Massive Monster
  • Chaos Tavern – DragonBear Studios
  • Frog Detective 3 – Worm Club
  • Broken Roads – Drop Bear Bytes
  • Beating Heart – Ultimerse
  • Wood & Weather – Paper House

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