Julian Gollop, the Bulgaria-based designed best known for creating the original XCOM game, has just launched a Kickstarter for a new "wizard tactics" game called Chaos Reborn.
From lowly sprite in 1985, to fearsome beast in 2014. Above is concept art from Chaos Reborn, the reboot of 1985's Chaos: The Battle of Wizards, a turn-based strategy game for the ZX Spectrum. Creator Julian Gollop, who also worked on the original X-Com, recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for Chaos Reborn.
As intrigued as I am by what 2K's doing with X-COM—and I freely admit I'm in the minority there—the publisher's recent move to delay that game another year, and release a more traditional turn-based strategy reboot meantime, reek of please-everyone panic. Fans of the original can read between the lines and see an…