Skullgirls Crowdfunding Campaign Ends at Just Under $830K

Squigly Cost Breakdown from Skullgirls on IndiegogoCrowdfunding phenomena Skullgirls ended their crowdfunding campaign at $829,829.00 which easily surpassed their initial goal of $150,000.  As previously reported the Skullgirls crowdfunding initiative was a way to fund new characters for the video game.  As the interest and amount raised grew, new levels were added to the Indiegogo rewards packages with the highest level reward going for an incredible $7,500.  According to the campaign ann0uncements over $100,000 was raised in the last day of the crowdfunding campaign.

Skullgirls is a multiplatform video game created by independent studio Lab Zero Games located in Los Angeles, California.  In a note posted on Lab Zero’s web site leadership indicated they were having difficulty  bringing Skullgirls to market,

As many of our fans know, Skullgirls had more than its fair share of difficulties getting to market, but thus far none have been quite this dire: last June, the entire Skullgirls team was laid off from Reverge Labs.

To try to prevent such calamities from befalling us, our games, or our fans again, the Skullgirls team Skullgirls Thanks for Everythingdecided to form its own studio.

Autumn Games, the publisher and owner of the Skullgirls property, is fully behind the new studio and will continue to work with us in the future on all Skullgirls-related endeavors, such as the just-released patch, more merchandise and a few other things we can’t quite announce yet.

It would appear their challenges may be at an end as the power of crowdfunding has created new resources which to finance future iterations of the Skullgirls game.

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