JCC [kickstarter] Tim Schafer & Ron Gilbert (ex-Lucasarts) to make 'point and click adventure'

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  1. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66710809/double-fine-adventure

    [face_hypnotized]

    Half way to their target ($260,000) of $400,000 on day 1, and raising at about $1000/minute. I think I can stump up $30 or so.

    Before you say 'Who?' kiddies, Monkey Island 1 & 2, Day of the Tentacle, Grim Fandango, Full Throttle, plus newer stuff like Psychonauts, Brutal Legend, Deathspank...
  2. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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  3. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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  4. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    It's going up at about $1000 per minute. :-B
  5. JoinTheSchwarz Comms Admin & Community Manager

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    Also, the Minecraft guy [link=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/02/07/notch-says-to-schafer-lets-make-psychonauts-2-happen/]has offered[/link] to finance Psychonauts 2. There's still hope!
  6. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Yeah, crazy times.
  7. Chewgumma Jedi Grand Master

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    And the best thing is it appears the offer is being taken seriously. I've been following this and apparently Tim Schafer and Notch are going to be talking about it at GDC next month!

    EDIT: To themselves of course, not on stage.
  8. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    $410,000.

    We have a PC game. Now lets up the funding for iOS and an orchestra for the score!
  9. MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper

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    Someone has already kicked in >$10,000. 7 people >$5,000. Crazy.
  10. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Rapidly approaching $750,000!
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  12. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    I keep getting adventure games. Maybe I should try and finish one of them... :p
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  13. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    [image=http://www.ridelust.com/wp-content/uploads/dr-evil.jpg]

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66710809/double-fine-adventure
  14. Ramza JC Head Admin and RPF Manager

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    Okay, now I'm pretty sure folks are just donating to show Rich Burlew who's boss.

    ... *Donates*
  15. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Tim talks to IGN about the last 24 hours

    http://au.pc.ign.com/articles/121/1218396p1.html?utm_campaign=twposts&utm_source=twitter
  16. duende Jedi Master

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    they should use the extra money to make it the longest, most complex point-and-click adventure game ever made.
  17. Vengance1003 Jedi Knight

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    That's pretty insane that they've gotten 1.2 million over the last day. Last time Tim and Ron teamed up we got of the the best games ever so I have high hopes for this.
  18. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66710809/double-fine-adventure

    $1.5 million.
  19. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    New video message from Tim Schafer. Platforms, Translations, DRM etc

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFKwplDBmgg

  20. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    Only a couple of days left. Almost at 2.75 million.

    New rewards announced, etc etc.

    [link=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2012-03-07-schafer-double-fine-adventure-is-a-chinchilla-based-snuff-game] Interview [/link]


    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/66710809/double-fine-adventure
  21. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

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    87,134
    Backers

    $3,335,205
    pledged of $400,000 goal

    Funding Successful

  22. MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper

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    I kicked in $30. Looking forward to it.
  23. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Wait, the collector's ed is an old school PC game box? Awesome.
  24. MarcusP2 Games and Community Reaper

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    Yes, a big box. Pretty awesome (though I didn't spring the $100 for it.)
  25. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Yeah, I was a bit cheap and only did the minimum one. But I don't care much for making-ofs and such.