- May 4, 2013
As prophesied in March, Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel has launched a Kickstarter for Armikrog, the "spiritual successor" to his 1996 claymation point-and-click adventure game The Neverhood.
Developed alongside other The Neverhood and Earthworm Jim vets Mike Dietz and Ed Schofield at Pencil Test Studios, Armikrog is a point-and-click adventure that follows the exploits of a space explorer named Tommynaut and his blind alien, talking dog Beak-Beak.
Beyond the core team, Pencil Test Studios has accrued some serious talent on this project, including the voices of MST3K's Mike Nelson, Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder, and Rob Paulsen, the voice of Pinky from Pink and the Brain. Additionally, The Neverhood composer Terry Taylor is on board, which is definitely good news as The Neverhood contained some of the most bizarre tunes of any game I've played.