Saurian Closes In On $200k Kickstarter For First Person Dinosaur Game



By Sam Schaust, Twin Cities Business

T543ECeF“Some video games are excavated. Others use fossils as their core appeal. In the case of Saurian, a dinosaur survival game from Duluth-based Urvogel Games, the latter is being developed.

Project lead Nick Turinetti is leading a 14-person team of programmers, digital artists and a dinosaur descendant (in this case, an emu) named Gerry. With nearly $200,000 financial backing, Saurian is poised to not only become one of the biggest Minnesota-made games since Oregon Trail, but also the most anatomically correct piece of dinosaur media ever created. (And yes, that accounts for the Jurassic Park movies).”

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