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In for 4, pre-ordered for friends because I know they wouldn't
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It's an impossible goal, that will never be met. It's intentional. Besides, I'd be willing to bet they would give it away if they hit 11mil. Why? Do you want to be the company that said "well, we WERE going to give it away, but, now it's too much to just throw away on some stupid charity"? Yeah...no.

They give the game away to the people who donate to charity (think Humble Bundle) and get their name out. We play it, say how cool the game is, and our friends buy it based on word of mouth.

Grats, you just earned your "losses" (read: advertising budget) back and helped a charity. Win/Win.
    
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I would much rather donate to an indie game developer than some charity. At least then I would know where my money was going...

To get that indie game developer a new lambo
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if everyone buys 2, we could get to 10 mil. in half the time, and you would still be saving moneys.
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I think this is a fantastic idea!
Very good from a marketing point of view too, i hope it brings them the success they desire.

I'd gladly pre-order a few copies for myself and some friends if they accepted payment form other than PayPal :/

The deadline is slowly approaching though and it doesnt look like they're going to hit that target anytime soon but i hope others attempt to adopt this type of marketing in future, good way to attract gamers who are afraid to part with their wallet!
post #17 of 153
If I had 10 mil to spare, I would take this opportunity to buy low and sell high -_-

$$$$$$$
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this game smells like deadspace
post #19 of 153
They get 9million dollars if they hit the 10million dollar mark. There's no way for this scheme to bankrupt a company. Especially when you take into account that the game will be offered to the persons who pre-ordered at just a dollar off a retail version if they fail.
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10 million....what is he smoking. I think even 1 million would be hard. Ah well, at least it will goto charity for those that do buy in.
    
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