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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 (2 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

Back to Bed Set to Bring Surreal Puzzle Solving to iOS This August

Mobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps (yesterday)

Danish developers Bedtime Digital Games have announced that their surreal 3D puzzle game Back to Bed will arrive on iOS this August. A Kickstarter success and multiple award winner back when it was a student project, the game is inf... Read Post

Opinion: How long before the Kickstarter bubble bursts?

Mobile / Mobile Apps : FingerGaming (2 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


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