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Harebrained Schemes

is an independent game studio led by Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, Crimson Skies, BattleTech/MechWarrior, and many other acclaimed settings. read more

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Weisman
Founding date
2011
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City: Kirkland
Country: United States
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10/7/2016 3:43:22 PM
Harebrained Schemes

is an independent game studio led by Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun, Crimson Skies, BattleTech/MechWarrior, and many other acclaimed settings.

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Founded in 2011 by Weisman and his partner-in-crime Mitch Gitelman, the Seattle-based studio is centered on deep collaboration between seasoned veterans and fresh talent who share a passion for crafting game worlds and delighting their audience. Titles include Crimson: Steam Pirates (iOS, Chrome, 2011), Strikefleet Omega (iOS, Android, 2012), Shadowrun Returns (Steam and mobile, 2013), Shadowrun: Dragonfall (Steam, 2014); Golem Arcana (Retail,2014); Shadowrun Dragonfall -Directors Cut (Steam and mobile, 2014); and Shadowrun: Hong Kong (Steam, 2015). After Necropolis, the company’s next game is BATTLETECH, due out in early 2017.

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Awards & Recognition

  • "PAX East 2015 Editor's Choice Award" - Rob Morrow
  • Destructoid
  • "PAX East 2015 Community Choice Award" - Destructoid
  • "Certain games
  • you know the ones
  • give you that straight up “YES. THAT. PLEASE.” reaction. Something about the aesthetic
  • the animation
  • the developer – something makes you disregard any possibility other than finding a way to get it onto your hard drive as soon as possible. For an example
  • please see above." - Ben Barrett
  • Rock Paper Shotgun
  • "Necropolis has all the makings of a smash hit – the kind of Roguelike that hardcore players will brag about beating for years to come." - Geoff Thew
  • Hardcore Gamer
  • "...the play lives up to the pitch. Even in its early alpha stage
  • Necropolis is a tightly constructed
  • unforgiving third-person action rogue-like." - Brian Crecente
  • Polygon
  • "PAX East 2015 Best-Of-Show (Bronze)" - LevelSave.com
  • "Necropolis looks incredible
  • rub your eyeballs on it immediately." - Alice Lynton
  • Games.on.net


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31-Oct-2016

Necropolis: Brutal Edition Review (PS4)

author: Nathan Wyckoff
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Dive into monster-filled ruins for loot and glory in NECROPOLIS: BRUTAL EDITION, indie developer Harebrained Scheme's newest game and follow up to...

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06-Sep-2016

Necropolis: Brutal Edition is new free expansion on Steam

author: Dmytro Voloshyn
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Necropolis: Brutal Edition releases at 20% off for a limited time on Steam. Harebrained Schemes reacts to player feedback - adds major FREE expansion...

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08-Jul-2016

Necropolis comes out next week. Don't miss giveaway stream!

author: Dmytro Voloshyn
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Necropolis is launches on July 12. The game is about death and is a mix of third-person action and procedural dungeon-delving.

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30-Aug-2014

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut

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Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut

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