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Source: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/stainlessgames/carmageddon-reincarnation
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Back in 1997 a small, independent game studio called Stainless delivered its first PC game to an unsuspecting world. Rich in humour, bathed in gibs, and relishing its instant reputation as the poster child for everything that’s wrong with society (and therefore right in a videogame), the smash hit Carmageddon and its successors sold over two million copies worldwide.

Of course the copyright and truck-loads of cash went to the EVIL publisher, but Stainless survives to this day, still independent, still kicking, and still releasing successful products. (Check out our other work and credentials at stainlessgames.com.)

After years of negotiation, the original founders of Stainless recently bought back ALL the rights to Carmageddon. So now it’s back in its rightful home, we’ve embarked on the journey that will reboot the brand, and we want YOU to join us on that journey.

Carmageddon featured real-world environments that had been turned into killing fields, where the locals stay out on the streets at their peril. As well as using your car as a weapon, every level was sprinkled generously with power-ups that had a vast variety of mad effects: gluing pedestrians to the ground or rendering them blind so they couldn't see you coming; turning your suspension to jelly or your car into solid granite; arming you with the awesome Pedestrian Electro-Bastard Ray or the Pedestrian Flame-thrower - and a whole lot more!


Ever since kickstarter started, I've been hoping for something like this. And now it's here!

Anyone have a spare 10 000 $ so I can design my own race track? biggrin.gif
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Maybe they shouldn't destroy their whole office once a year during christmas. Then they would surely have had a bit of money biggrin.gif....
For the ones that don't know try to google it, its pretty hilarious to watch.
    
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An update: 3 days in, the project has already hit the halfway mark of what was requested (200,000 out of 400,000). Keep at it guys, this franchise deserves a comeback smile.gif
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I pledged. Carmageddon 2 was one of the greatest PC games back in the day
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Pledged $50 a couple of days ago. This was a classic in my book. Fond memories...Hope they get the money to make the next one.
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My all time favourite game is a close tie between Carmageddon 1 & 2! Incredible games, so so so much fun throughout my youth.

Can run on today's hardware with all the nice 3DFX hi-res mods etc. Only really works well with a 32bit OS though. I once had an XP dual-boot just to run Carmageddon properly! biggrin.gif
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My all time favourite game is a close tie between Carmageddon 1 & 2! Incredible games, so so so much fun throughout my youth.
Can run on today's hardware with all the nice 3DFX hi-res mods etc. Only really works well with a 32bit OS though. I once had an XP dual-boot just to run Carmageddon properly! biggrin.gif

Also worth noting that Carmageddon 2 introduced me to Iron Maiden and Fear Factory, two of my favourite bands to this day thumb.gif
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Also worth noting that Carmageddon introduced me to Iron Maiden and Fear Factory, two of my favourite bands to this day thumb.gif
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I missed this thread back in 2012. Newest update I see is they are "expanding the scope of the game" and it will probably not be ready till end of 2013. I'm excited, this was surprising news.

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I miss this http://www.gamespot.com/interstate-76/
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