Just before we all broke off for the Xmas holidays, RedBedlam’s Marketing Director Nick Witcher was interviewed by South East Business News. The news’s Editor Neill Barston stopped by RedBedlam’s studio at The Sussex Innovation Centre on the University of Sussex campus.
The interview covers RedBedlam’s latest project Bedlam the game and looks back at RedBedlam’s history and how we’ve built up the business over the last decade.
You can check out a print edition of South East Business via their snazzy PDF application, you’ll find RedBedlam in the Innovators section on page 13….
Wishing you all a Happy New Year and what better way to kick off 2014 than with an awesome competition.
To celebrate the paperback launch of Bedlam on January 21st we’ve teamed up with the lovely people at Alienware who’ve provided an X51 desktop PC as the main prize for our competition – a great piece of gaming hardware for all you hardcore gamers out there!
We also have 6 x A2 posters of Bedlam the game concept art that have been signed by Christopher Brookmyre, the competition winner will receive the Alienware X51 plus a signed A2 poster and a copy of one of Christopher’s earlier novels Pandaemonium the five runners-up will each receive a signed A2 poster plus a copy of Pandaemonium!
All you have to do to enter the competition is share the first chapter of the Bedlam novel. You can share as many times as you like and each share you do counts as an entry into the prize draw, so the more you share the more chances you have of winning a prize!
Full details for the competition can be found at Christopher Brookmyre’s official website
Today we announced Bedlam the game to the media and launched the new website.
Find out more about the Bedlam project including how the project came about from an idea to a best selling novel to developing the game.
Check out the new Bedlam website – www.bedlamthegame.com/
We’ve received some great press already, check out some fine articles about Bedlam the game:
Many thanks to UKIE and Mike Weatherley MP for the invite to a drinks reception on the pavillion terrace at the Houses of Parliament.
We met with many games industry veterans and shared some great insights into the industry, we drank a few beers too!
We now accept Bitcoin as a payment option for our free-to-play MMORPG – The Missing Ink.
RedBedlam was among the first MMO developers to eschew the subscription business model for MMO games back in 2006 with our historical MMORPG Roma Victor.
Fast forward to 2013 and RedBedlam is again at the forefront of virtual economics and virtual currencies with the adoption of the peer-to-peer crypto-currency Bitcoin.
Players that purchase in-game credits for The Missing Ink using Bitcoin receive the best value rate.
RedBedlam are keen to support the virtual currency and believe Bitcoin will continue to grow over the following months and years!
Pioneering MMORPG, The Missing Ink provides another home for Europe’s best football teams in a first for MMORPG and football club licensing partnerships.
Imagine gallivanting through your favourite MMORPG in the colours of your favourite football team, well imagine no longer, in The Missing Ink MMORPG you can do just that!
To get your AC Milan, Arsenal FC or Liverpool FC in-game avatar you just need to visit The Missing Ink Online Shop…
We’ve also received some pretty nice press….
The Missing Ink received a review score of 6.9/10 from MMORPG.com – not bad for a game still in Beta!
This great write up from BeefJack, All your device are belong to us…
And a nudge in the direction of our Kickstarter from the guys at Massively
I’ll add any future press here, so keep an eye out and don’t be afraid to give us a handout on the Kickstarter, every pound helps us get TMI onto the iPad.
The Missing Ink MMORPG has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the iPad version of the game.
You can get lots of exclusive-to-Kickstarter rewards including special avatars.
Best of all you can get your own custom avatar designed by our in-house artists – starting at just £99!!
So, go on….Kick us in the Starters
Have you ever wanted to be the bad guy? Putting your dastardly plans into action from the comfort of your heavily guarded lair? Are you an evil genius in the making, ready to unleash mayhem across the virtual world?
If you answered yes to the above then we have some good news for you! The Missing Ink has just launched a building competition to design the game’s first major raid zone.
Enter the competition today! - http://www.missing-ink.com/evilgenius
The hardback of the first Bedlam novel is now available in all good book shops!
Check out the latest reviews of Bedlam, plus in-depth interviews with Christopher Brookmyre from leading gaming and news websites.
Update: – 14th February 2013 – Review by Sam Jordison in The Guardian