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Kickstarter "can be very destructive" to game development, says Peter Molyneux

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Godus was... a bit of a mess, to be honest, and not the first time that Peter Molyneux's ambitious promises haven't quite been fulfilled. According to the veteran developer, that's partly down to the Kickstarter process.

"What I've learned is that doing Kickstarter and Steam Early Access, before you've got something which is defined and playable, is a hugely risky undertaking that can be very destructive to the final quality of the game," said Molyneux in an interview with TechRadar.

Report: Peter Molyneux's next game is The Trail

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Populous and Fable creator Peter Molyneux has reportedly announced the next game project he's working on while at The Fun & Serious Games Festival in Bilbao, Spain. It's unclear whether it’s funny or serious.

Currently the industry veteran is leading his new indie studio 22Cans, which first released the 'multiplayer social experiment' Curiosity, before investing into the Populous-inspired Godus.

22cans give early look at "entirely new world", herds, powers and an Ark in Godus

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A new content update is in the works with Godus set to expand its land mass with an all-new location for followers. To do that they'll first to need to uncover and rebuild an Ark.

It's no small feat as the Ark is enormous, and can hold up to 500 followers. Wayworld is the new land, and it's much harsher than our Homeworld. We get all new features too.

Godus update 2.2.1 now available, adds natural swampland and Tiki Torch

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22cans has just released their latest update for Godus, with the studio having worked on "completely overhauling our save game system" to help prevent losing progress after new updates.

A Tiki Torch is now available to help keep the people happy, and swampland is no longer limited to just our godly power, but can now occur naturally in the Homeworld.

22cans release "not one, but two" Godus updates

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A new official build for Godus has been released vis Steam announces 22cans in their latest blog, but they've also pushed out another Op-In branch developer build for those willing to test something less stable.

It's mainly focused on "a couple pesky bugs." There's also a new video from Peter Molyneux and Jack as they discuss the design process behind Godus and his previous games.

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