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Double Fine’s Tim Schafer: “There’s a bunch of people who hate the idea of what we’re doing”

Late last week, Games Industry International published an interview with DoubleFine’s Tim Schafer that discussed the studio’s recent experiences with Kickstarter at length. It’s an interesting look into the crowdfunding process from the perspective of a company that has raised millions using crowdfunding. Perhaps the most… Read More

Double Fine’s “Broken Age” Hits Steam, Kickstarter Backers Get Early Access

Double Fine Adventure was a bit of a turning point in crowdfunded video games. When Double Fine Productions launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter seeking $400,000 in funding from the crowd, they couldn’t have imagined netting over $3 million. The road wasn’t easy from there… Read More

Kickstarter Darling Double Fine Adventure, Now Broken Age, Releases Part 1 Tomorrow

Tomorrow is a big day in the world of Kickstarter and video games. Double Fine Productions will release part one of Broken Age, the video game previously dubbed Double Fine Adventure. Haven’t shipped a game of my own in 4.5 years, an adventure game in 16, a… Read More

Crowdfunding: All Of The Risk With None Of The Control?

GameFront’s top comment of the week this past week tackled Double Fine, Kickstarter and video games crowdfunded for donations and rewards. The commenter makes an interesting point about the lack of control a Kickstarter backer has over the trajectory of the project. “What is said… Read More

Game Dev American McGee Stands Up For Double Fine

We recently reported on troubles within Double Fine Productions regarding the development of Broken Age, the subject of their first Kickstarter campaign. That campaign was backed to the tune of $3.3 million on a goal of just $400,000. RELATED: Double Fine Out Of Money For ‘Broken… Read More

Double Fine Out Of Money For ‘Broken Age’ Despite Raising Over 800% Of Kickstarter Goal

After raising over $3 million to product ‘Double Fine Adventure,’ Double Fine Productions has now run out of money developing the game, which has since been renamed to Broken Age. The solution? The game will be broken into two parts, the first of which is… Read More

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