Category Archives: Kickstarter

Kickstarter funding down in 2016 for videogames

This article about the overall money coming into Kickstarter videogames being down in 2016 makes me happy. Not because I dislike Kickstarter, the exact opposite actually, but because its an indicator that the average contributor is getting smarter, and that … Continue reading

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So a good game sells a lot of copies? Get out of here!

100m+ copies of Minecraft have been sold, and today the game sells 53k+ copies A DAY. Who the hell is still buying Minecraft? And I don’t mean that in a “Minecraft sucks!” way, because it’s a great game/tool, but in … Continue reading

Posted in EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Kickstarter, League of Legends, MMO design, Random, World of Warcraft | 12 Comments

Darkest Dungeon is another example of KS and EA working

Moving from Sunless Sea to Darkest Dungeon is a really perfect gaming transition, in that I think DD and Sunless are so similar in what they want to accomplish, but DD just does it so so much better. Both have … Continue reading

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Good try, good effort Smed

Since the upset loss by the Patriots, I’ve been a bit down of late and needed some good news to cheer me up. And wouldn’t you know it, right on time Smed delivers. It continues to amaze me that an … Continue reading

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2015 predictions review

Prompted by Wilhelm again, lets look back at my 2015 predictions. DF:UW will shut down. The population is at an all-time low, AV is completely lost with the title, and Forumfall continues to stick daggers into the one game even … Continue reading

Posted in ArcheAge, Camelot Unchained, Clash of Clans, Crowfall, Darkfall Online, EQNext, EVE Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Kickstarter, League of Legends, Lord of the Rings Online, Random, Site update, SOE being SOE, SW:TOR, Trion being Trion, World of Warcraft | 16 Comments

Kickstarter: Backing Stash

I remember hearing about Frogdice’s Stash a while ago, but at that time it was very early in production and didn’t have much to show. Back then it was yet another MMO that sounded good on paper, and if I … Continue reading

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Backer envy and the increased power of your money

Now that Kickstarter has shown it is a very viable wallet-vote platform for delivering excellent games we would not have otherwise gotten, I’m wondering if a general sense of ‘backer-envy’ isn’t something that has happened already, and will continue to … Continue reading

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Crowfall: Wallet-vote was strong

Not only has Crowfall (Fantasy EVE) funded, but its one of the most successful gaming Kickstarter campaigns in history. Again, who could have predicted Fantasy EVE was a thing people wanted… Glad it only took until the third month in … Continue reading

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Crowfall: The MMO genre is a niche market

Don’t you wish someone :cough: could have said in the past that Fantasy EVE would be something a few people might be interested in? Bet that guy’s blog is an awesome read… Self-pats aside, the Crowfall Kickstarter is live, and … Continue reading

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Speaking of must-buys

Pillars of Eternity looks ok I guess… :mind blown: If only 1 out of 10 Kickstarters produces a game, but that game is PoE-level, then Kickstarter is worth every single dollar spent/donated.

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