inXile funding Torment

Discussion in 'General Gaming and Hardware Forum' started by Jebus, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. FearMonkey

    FearMonkey Vault Senior Citizen

    Oct 12, 2011
    You mean because it hasn't been successfully funded on Kickstarter yet? Because the Kickstarter is starting up tomorrow right?

    EDIT: Applied patch and it's oh so nice to have mousewheel support in Thief. Oh so nice. <3 <3 <3
    And high resolution modes were added too. <3 <3 <3
     
  2. Jebus

    Jebus Background Radiant
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    Jan 29, 2004

    I'm looking forward to someone like Bethesda or EA abusing Kickstarter to fund their next game cheaply, just so I can rub this in your face.
     
  3. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
  4. SimpleMinded

    SimpleMinded Vault Fossil

    Jun 17, 2003
    I backed it. It's impressive how fast it's growing. I thought there would be some backlash because, as Jebus has highlighted, they want more money without having delivered any products yet.

    Still, their reasoning for it makes sense. And it's Torment. How can you say no?
     
  5. Sicblades

    Sicblades Antediluvian as Feck
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    Aug 28, 2008
    SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!
     
  6. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
    I'm calling it, 2013-2014 is the new 1997-1999.
     
  7. PlanHex

    PlanHex Legislative Senator oTO Moderator Orderite

    Nov 4, 2007
  8. maximaz

    maximaz Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Apr 2, 2006
    Thinking about backing it, if only because I will probably buy it anyway.

    But at the same time, $65 for a physical copy? Wouldn't we be better off just waiting for release. There is no way they'll charge that much then.

    As has been said, I trust Fargo but I'd be more comfortable dropping some extra once they deliver on the first kickstarter project... though it looks like they will, so I'm still thinking.
     
  9. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    Well I don't think that Jeebs concerns are his typical crazy babbling though (love you jeebs :3!).

    Outside of W2 or any other project, but has been ANY Kickstarter project released so far? We have seen a lot of attention, a lot of projects, and quite a lot have been funded and are in development.

    With such a huge number of projects it would be somewhat I think a bit naive to believe that all of them will be successful in the end.

    I am as happy like everyone else to see sequels to games I really love. Particularly as in many cases there are the original developers working on it one way or another. But one can be a fan and still have an critical opinion.

    *PlanHex
    Ah, the link explains everything nicely and makes even sense! So Jebbs is an lunatic.
     
  10. Kilus

    Kilus Not Australian Orderite

    May 3, 2003
  11. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    mhmm ... space-ship-strategy-role-playing game with permadeath and ramdomized content (what I got from some German review). Sounds at least interesting.

    *Edit

    Wtf ...


    7,272
    Backers
    $404,465
    pledged of $900,000 goal
    30
    days to go

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    days to go


    30
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    already half of the money, well almost! Possible that Torment will even get more money together then Wasteland 2?
     
  12. Sicblades

    Sicblades Antediluvian as Feck
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    Aug 28, 2008
    It's already past half a million.
     
  13. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    how much will it be in the end? What do you think.

    I say it will be around 3.5 M. maybe even 4 million.

    Just a guess though.
     
  14. Buxbaum666

    Buxbaum666 Heterostructured Nanorod oTO Orderite

    Dec 5, 2003
    Well if it keeps growing like this it'll be 30 Million soon.
     
  15. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    imagine something like that would really happen ...

    what would that say about the "hardcore RPGs dont sell anymore!" comments some like to throw around so much.
     
  16. lava3d

    lava3d First time out of the vault

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    Mar 15, 2011
    My prediction: 2.6 m, and I hope they'll do much better than that. 4 m would be awesome.
     
  17. SimpleMinded

    SimpleMinded Vault Fossil

    Jun 17, 2003
    Yea Crni, that is my fear with a lot of these. I know the board games a lot of my coworkers backed on kickstarter have been disappointments. But a lot of that might just be the astronomical expectations people have with the months of anticipation.

    Overall, this kickstarter is going incredible. Nearly two million dollars one day in. I think it's going to really surprise a lot of people.
     
  18. Buxbaum666

    Buxbaum666 Heterostructured Nanorod oTO Orderite

    Dec 5, 2003
    I don't know about games but yes. I kickstarted Twinks' band's CD and got it. I also got Amanda Palmer's kickstarter record on vinyl. I only backed video games apart from that and all of those are still in development.
     
  19. Guiltyofbeingtrite

    Guiltyofbeingtrite Vault Dweller

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    Oct 13, 2008
    I have a few things I've kickstarted. 99 Shades of Grey (I'm in the book), a fake marathon thing (I have a tshirt and bib number). The biggest being FTL: Faster Than Light. It was already in development, but raised a ton of money and is pretty much the only roguelike I can tolerate playing, it's great.

    Edit: The Banner Saga also released a multiplayer version of the game, and is making a lot of progress.
     
  20. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    oh well even if it is definitely not my kind of game, I am glad that kick starter makes it possible to give people which seek such gaming experience a chance to get that.

    Without crowd funding I guess such project would only collect dust. It does feel a bit like the past where many smaller game studios made a few really awesome games before they got bought eventually by bigger companies or even pushed out of business.

    Why should the gaming market not have room for more projects? It works very well for movies. Not all of the "good" movies have to be made in hollywood