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Opinion: A Skeptical Look at Kickstarter

Over the past few months, a fascinating conversation has taken place about Kickstarter’s potential to reshape how games are funded. There some important reasons why you should care and share your voice. Game developers are collecting millions of dollars on Kickstarter, but shouldn’t we be cautious when sending our money to fund an incredibly ambitious project with a distant delivery date? Kickstarter is what would happen if you combined a live telethon, a “feed the children” commercial, and a dash of the liberal arts.
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Star Command dev shares realities of costs after Kickstarter funding

Mobile / Mobile Apps : FingerGaming (3 years ago)

Though indie game developer War Balloon surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal for Star Command, an honest breakdown of its costs reveals that a fraction of those donations went toward the actual game. Last October, War Balloon join... Read Post

Opinion: How long before the Kickstarter bubble bursts?

Mobile / Mobile Apps : FingerGaming (3 years ago)

[Kickstarter's earned plenty of funding for game developers over the past several months, but will this new-found funding model last? Gamasutra contributor Nicholas Lovell provides his thoughts on the matter and outlines some impora... Read Post

Happy Birthday, Mr. Spielberg!: Celebrating 40 Years of Movie Magic

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (yesterday)

Make your list now! Culturalist.com is the place to shape, share and debate your opinions on anything and everything through Top 10 lists. Want to join the conversation? You can make your own list of the Top 10 Best Films Directed b... Read Post


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