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[Gamasutra] Double Fine launches $400K Kickstarter for Schafer-led adventure game

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Psychonauts developer Double Fine announced on Wednesday a $400,000 Kickstarter campaign that aims to crowdfund development of an "honest to goodness adventure game" led by designer Tim Schafer.

Gamasutra article
Kickstarter page to donate
Double Fine's page




That's right Double Fine will be making a game without any producers getting in their way, I am incredibly excited for this.
Also it went up today and they are already almost halfway to their goal.
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PLEDGE $15 OR MORE
The finished game in all of its awesome glory on Steam, exclusive access to the PC Beta on Steam, access to the video series, and access the private discussion community.

PLEDGE $30 OR MORE
HD download of the documentary series with extras, Digital game soundtrack, and all previous reward tiers.

PLEDGE $100 OR MORE
Original "Double Fine Adventure" poster (suitable for framing) exclusive to the campaign, special thanks in the game’s credits, and all previous reward tiers. (posters will be shipped for free in the US, and for $10 internationally)

PLEDGE $250 OR MORE
"Double Fine Adventure" Poster autographed by Tim Schafer, Ron Gilbert, and the rest of the design team, and all previous reward tiers.

PLEDGE $1,000 OR MORE
Mini portrait of YOU, painted by the game's artist, and all previous reward tiers.

PLEDGE $5,000 OR MORE
Larger original painting of art used in the final game, and all previous reward tiers.

PLEDGE $10,000 OR MORE
Lunch with Tim Schafer and Ron Gilbert, a tour of the Double Fine offices, and all previous reward tiers.

Pledge $15,000 or more:
Dinner with Tim Schafer and key members of the dev team.

Pledge $20,000 or more:
Dinner and BOWLING with Tim Schafer and key members of the dev team.

Pledge $30,000 or more:
Picture of Ron Gilbert smiling.

Pledge $35,000 or more:
Undoctored picture of Ron Gilbert smiling.

Pledge $50,000 or more:
Become an actual character in the game.

Pledge $150,000 or more:
Tim Schafer (that’s me) will give last four remaining Triangle Boxed Day of the Tentacles, in original shrink-wrap.” (Limit of 1) (Holy crap, what am I thinking? I only have four of those!)

Edited by Scrappy - 2/9/12 at 12:34am
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Schafer is an absolute genius when it comes to game design. Everything that man touches instantly turns to gold.
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I'd pledge 150k, if I had that kind of money lying around. frown.gif

I want that Day of the Tentacle...
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they might hit the goal tonight or early morning its amazing.
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Might just trow that $30 and get the HD documentary.

Ah carp its Amazon only frown.gif I really don't feel like making yet another account.

Well with the rate they are getting donations they will crack that $400,000 in a just a few hours more. (Current count $340,000).
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So does this mean that Notch is going to get a copy of Day of the Tentacle?
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OMG its done already!
Haven't played any of his other games, but the hype seems to be huge so I bought the $15 one
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It's done and just keeps going....biggrin.gif
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I'm thinking they might get over a million before the 33 days are up biggrin.gif
    
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A little update
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