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InXile raises more than $1 million online in one day (Video Games)
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| March 7, 2013 Updated: 10:03 a.m.
| By IAN HAMILTON / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
Posted on 03/07/2013 12:34:32 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Edited on 03/07/2013 12:36:49 PM PST by Admin Moderator.
A Newport Beach video game maker raised more than $1 million online Wednesday with the crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter to fund its second game.
Just six hours after launching the online campaign, Brian Fargo and his inXile entertainment reached the $900,000 goal to make a role-playing game called "Torment: Tides of Numenera." The donations kept coming. By lunchtime, the campaign passed the $1 million mark, two hours quicker than fundraising for OUYA, a game console that went on to earn $8.6 million on Kickstarter.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Computers/Internet
Any one got an idea for a game or utility...?
posted on 03/07/2013 12:41:58 PM PST
((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
Such is the result of:
a) Big game companies neglecting several niche areas, in this case single-player computer RPGs.
b) Deeply-held belief in dumbing down their products for lowest common denominator and escheving of deeper and more complex plots by aforementioned.
c) Rock-solid team with significant prior archievements. Hear about little game few years ago called "Planescape: Torment"
Btw: Kickstarter itself is located here
posted on 03/08/2013 12:58:04 AM PST
(Just an opinion from atheist, minarchist and small-l libertarian.)
Agree with your list and will add insistence on fan-despised DRM
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