The Kickstarter Thread

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The Kickstarter Thread

Postby LogicSword » 09 Sep 2012, 16:35

Seeing as there's usually something cool people want money to make, thought I might as well start a topic for any awesome projects people find on Kickstarter and the like.

At the minute I'm really excited for the new Broken Sword game that's being Kickstarted. Of all the classic series that are jumping on the bandwagon after Double Fine, this is the one I'm really happy is coming back. It's already fully funded but there's still twelve days left if you want to donate.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Avistew » 09 Sep 2012, 18:35

I've already pledged for that one, and I'm definitely super excited for it too, especially the translations. I played the first three games as they came out (sadly haven't gotten around to play the fourth one yet), but I played all of them in French, and hearing the English voices in the kickstarter video is very weird.
Especially Nico, I can't understand a thing she's saying with her fake French accent. So I'm looking forward to the original French voices hopefully returning.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Metcarfre » 11 Sep 2012, 10:58

Finally something I'm actually interested in.

Jordan Morris! Dr. McNinja!
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby AlexanderDitto » 11 Sep 2012, 11:09

metcarfre wrote:Finally something I'm actually interested in.

Jordan Morris! Dr. McNinja!


Not to be a negative nelly, but...

"30-year-old burnout, doing just enough work to pay his rent and enjoying a care-free man child's lifestyle. In order to raise enough money to keep his band going, he accepts an offer to do freelance secret agent work."

A TV show starring a late 20-something white-dude burnout manchild who's actually an AWESOME SECRET AGENT?! Man, I have TOTALLY NEVER HEARD THAT PREMISE BEFORE. :| :| :| Wish fulfillment much?

Christopher Hastings is basically the main thing this has going for it.

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There's 30 hours left in the fangamer Retrowear Kickstarter. They're reprinting Shirtness! And there's a LUCAS SHIRT. Holy shit, there's a Lucas shirt. Gaaaah I love these guys.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Metcarfre » 11 Sep 2012, 11:13

The difference is Morris is a tremendously funny, intelligent man.

Meanwhile, I can see how graphic nerd t-shirts need to be backed. Niche audience.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby gcninja » 11 Sep 2012, 12:06

;___; why must I find such awesome kickstarters near the end. I want the hoodie!!! While I CAN afford it and need a new kick as jacket as winter is coming, I would be broke til friday... although I don't NEED the money for anything so... hmmmm
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby AlexanderDitto » 11 Sep 2012, 13:30

metcarfre wrote:The difference is Morris is a tremendously funny, intelligent man.

Meanwhile, I can see how graphic nerd t-shirts need to be backed. Niche audience.


Touché.

Though honestly they're using it not so much a Kickstarter as a preorder system. You pay money and get a shirt. Also I wouldn't call the Ness/Lucas shirts (which are my primary interest) graphic T's, since they lack a graphic. They're more of a cosplay item.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Avistew » 11 Sep 2012, 15:04

I'm confused, what does Les Enfants Terribles have to do with gaming? Did they make a game out of it?
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby AlexanderDitto » 11 Sep 2012, 20:12

Avistew wrote:I'm confused, what does Les Enfants Terribles have to do with gaming? Did they make a game out of it?


It's a Metal Gear reference. [Spoilers for a four year old game?]

Les Enfants Terribles (The Terrible Children), was a United States Government project developed in the early 1970s, which aimed to produce clones of the legendary soldier Big Boss.


All of Fangamer's designs are subtle. In general, if you haven't played the thing they're referencing, it'll just look like a cool design. It seems to be one of their mantras as a company.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Avistew » 11 Sep 2012, 20:38

Oooh, okay, I thought of the novel. Which I assume was referenced in that game.

And yeah, I haven't played the Metal Gear games, so I definitely wouldn't have picked up on the reference if I saw someone with that shirt. I do think their shirts are cool regardless of whether you get them, which is nice.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby gcninja » 06 Jan 2013, 18:41

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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Keab42 » 08 Jan 2013, 14:17

I must admit I read that as "raw sewage" the first time...
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Kapol » 08 Jan 2013, 17:17

Hand To Mouth is a pretty interesting and funny show I feel. It's not directly done by the SMBC Theater guys, but they do help on it. The kickstarter has already hit it's goal, but the stretch goals would be pretty cool to hit as well. I'd recommend checking it out.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Metcarfre » 11 Jan 2013, 16:53

Freelance Beatdown got made. Note it's a pilot reading, not a full production.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby plummeting_sloth » 15 Jan 2013, 18:31

With any luck, I will soon be returning to this here thread to fundraise for my charitable road race from London to Ulan Bator, Mongolia. For now though, I would like to thank LogicSword for it's existence.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Drdiggit42 » 04 Feb 2013, 16:49

Project Awakened seems pretty cool. I, unfortunately, don't have money to pledge.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Vicious » 07 Feb 2013, 23:38

I was thinking of doing a Kickstarter for my web series at YouTube.com/RerezTV
I figured it would help with publicity and allow me to fund further episodes.

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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Dave-O_Boy » 08 Feb 2013, 04:52

[The Longest Journey: Dreamfall Chapters]

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(Note there's heavy spoilers for the ending to Dreamfall, I suggest you play through the first two games before watching the pitch video. Seriously you should at least play The Longest Journey once in your life. It's one of the greats of Adventure Games. Right up their with the Lucas Arts stuff.)
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Featherweight » 08 Feb 2013, 17:06

I Have a little IndieGoGo going myself right now so I can do an HD webcasting set up form my shop so I can stream while I build props and the other creative things I get up to.

http://www.featherweightcreations.com/2 ... gogo-zing/
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby JayBlanc » 08 Feb 2013, 17:28

Plugging a kickstarter a friend is involved with, http://bit.ly/rathakick , turning the novel Ratha's Creature into a comic book.
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Keab42 » 12 Feb 2013, 14:59

Featherweight wrote:I Have a little IndieGoGo going myself right now so I can do an HD webcasting set up form my shop so I can stream while I build props and the other creative things I get up to.

http://www.featherweightcreations.com/2 ... gogo-zing/


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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby Featherweight » 12 Feb 2013, 20:48

Keab42 wrote:
Kicked a little your way, sorry it wasn't more.


Thanks! every bit is appreciated greatly !
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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

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Re: The Kickstarter Thread

Postby tamaness » 06 Mar 2013, 15:41

Stripped: The Final Push
Those of you who follow me on G+ will already have seen this, but I think it's definitely a worthwhile project.

Also, I'm glad I searched, instead of creating a new "kickstarter projects" thread.

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