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CA: InXile raises more than $1 million online in one day (Video Games)
OC Register ^ | 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. [history]

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
KEYWORDS: videogames

1 posted on 03/07/2013 12:34:34 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: ShadowAce

Any one got an idea for a game or utility...?

2 posted on 03/07/2013 12:41:58 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
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.
3 posted on 03/08/2013 12:58:04 AM PST by MirrorField (Just an opinion from atheist, minarchist and small-l libertarian.)
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To: MirrorField

Agree with your list and will add insistence on fan-despised DRM

4 posted on 03/08/2013 7:48:59 AM PST by TennesseeProfessor
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