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  • Popzeus 9 Feb 2012 17:27:33 8,300 posts
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    And that's $700,000.

    :o

    Currently playing: Standing In A Car Park Simulator 2013

  • Razz 9 Feb 2012 17:28:15 61,068 posts
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    700K damn... That's so sick.

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  • Fake_Blood 9 Feb 2012 17:30:57 4,169 posts
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    omgwtfbbq
    gamers are awesome, heading over to deposit my part.
  • mal 9 Feb 2012 17:40:07 22,456 posts
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    meme wrote:
    Don't get me wrong, Kickstarter is in itself a great thing, but it's pretty high up the rung of creativity, a rung that the huge majority of creators won't ever reach.
    It worked for Elton Leung with his x-stylus project, although his initial kickstarter project failed because not everyone paid up, but the publicity from that allowed him to move to another crowd sourcing site and do it there. That's one of the downsides to kickstarter - you don't pay up when you pledge. The other site he used, indiegogo did, but you didn't get your money back if the project didn't reach its target. What a service like kickstarter really needs is third party escrow from someone trusted.

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  • JayG 9 Feb 2012 17:54:20 842 posts
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    Great news, I was a little sad at the Psychonauts 2 news as I prefered the old style Day of the Tenticle style games, now the best of both worlds. I really hopes it works out for them.
  • Deleted user 9 February 2012 17:56:51
    mal wrote:
    meme wrote:
    Don't get me wrong, Kickstarter is in itself a great thing, but it's pretty high up the rung of creativity, a rung that the huge majority of creators won't ever reach.
    It worked for Elton Leung with his x-stylus project, although his initial kickstarter project failed because not everyone paid up, but the publicity from that allowed him to move to another crowd sourcing site and do it there. That's one of the downsides to kickstarter - you don't pay up when you pledge. The other site he used, indiegogo did, but you didn't get your money back if the project didn't reach its target. What a service like kickstarter really needs is third party escrow from someone trusted.
    To be fair, practical things that you can already demonstrate with a proof-of-concept are different to creative entertainment projects, which is what I was mostly talking about.
  • Fake_Blood 9 Feb 2012 18:02:23 4,169 posts
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    There, did my part, pledged $30.
  • ResidentKnievel 9 Feb 2012 18:08:59 6,181 posts
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    It went up $7k in the time it took me to watch the video. Wow.

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  • morriss 9 Feb 2012 18:14:23 70,942 posts
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    I just donated. You may touch my cock e.

    Edited by morriss at 18:14:42 09-02-2012
  • Zizoo 9 Feb 2012 18:50:57 8,279 posts
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    I'm definitely not sitting through all of the credits :-P
  • X201 9 Feb 2012 18:51:32 15,268 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    Does kickstart get a cut?
    Kickstarter takes 5%
    Amazon take 3-5% card transaction fee.

    Edited by X201 at 18:53:40 09-02-2012
  • Twin_snakes 9 Feb 2012 19:22:00 2,191 posts
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    It's now $800,000.
  • Popzeus 9 Feb 2012 19:36:19 8,300 posts
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    Not a bad day's pitching.

    Currently playing: Standing In A Car Park Simulator 2013

  • X201 9 Feb 2012 19:40:52 15,268 posts
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    Good article by John Walker in Rock, Paper, Shotgun


    "It’s unlikely that Infinity Ward will be raising $100m to create a new Modern Warfare through donations from their audience. But it does, I believe, raise questions publishers need to be asking themselves. Questions like: Are we really in touch with our audience’s desires?"

    Edited by X201 at 19:41:28 09-02-2012
  • Deleted user 9 February 2012 20:15:36
    I have no idea why I've not thrown some money at this despite following it throughout the day, on and off.

    Time to pay I think.
  • el_pollo_diablo 9 Feb 2012 20:31:08 2,077 posts
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    $15 in.

    Warm feeling out.

    I love success stories for people like Double Fine.
  • el_pollo_diablo 9 Feb 2012 20:38:13 2,077 posts
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    X201 wrote:
    Good article by John Walker in Rock, Paper, Shotgun
    Great article, some very good observations in there.

    " It raises a really important point about people’s willingness to part with money, in an industry so convinced everyone wants to “steal”."

    - quite so!
  • neilka 9 Feb 2012 21:53:40 15,849 posts
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    It's like seeing Mario and Sonic in the same game :o

    A map is like comparing velocity and speed.

  • Ignatius_Cheese Moderator 9 Feb 2012 21:58:28 10,854 posts
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    $900000 tumbles...
  • Ignatius_Cheese Moderator 9 Feb 2012 22:04:35 10,854 posts
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    Come on $1 million in the first 24 hours! That would make proper headline news worldwide!
  • Razz 9 Feb 2012 22:08:45 61,068 posts
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    Exactly! 922 now :)

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  • X201 9 Feb 2012 22:16:52 15,268 posts
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    Ignatius_Cheese wrote:
    Come on $1 million in the first 24 hours! That would make proper headline news worldwide!
    The appeal started at 2AM UK time, so I think it will hit the million before then.
  • Whizzo 9 Feb 2012 23:03:18 43,091 posts
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    TimOfLegend Tim Schafer
    $955k! Guys, I'll make you a deal. If we hit $980k I'll add RTS elements to the game!
    Noooooooooooooooooo!
    And if we hit $1M, I'll take them back out!
    Phew!

    That kicked me into action to sign up! :-D

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  • Deleted user 9 February 2012 23:09:45
    :D
  • Tomo 9 Feb 2012 23:31:18 13,893 posts
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    $992!
  • Ignatius_Cheese Moderator 9 Feb 2012 23:41:52 10,854 posts
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    Eeek! So close :D
  • DangerM0use 9 Feb 2012 23:42:17 740 posts
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    Site has crashed!
  • el_pollo_diablo 9 Feb 2012 23:42:43 2,077 posts
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    A million. Cigars all round.
  • Tomo 9 Feb 2012 23:43:23 13,893 posts
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    $999.968k!
  • Tomo 9 Feb 2012 23:44:04 13,893 posts
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    Or maybe the site has melted... ya
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