Tagged: double fine adventure

A Kickstarter History of Most Funded Projects

As we reported earlier this week, Coolest Cooler became the most funded project ever on global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter having cruised past Pebble Watch.   Coolest still has a few hours to go as it hovers around the $12 million mark as about 57000 have… 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

Why Tim Schafer Has A Second Kickstarter

“Look, we just made $70,000! Not that I have it up on auto-refresh or anything…” That was beloved game designer and Double Fine Games founder Tim Schafer watching the growing total for Massive Chalice, less than an hour into the company’s latest Kickstarter game development funding… Read More

UPDATED: Double Fine Productions Returns To Kickstarter To Fund “MASSIVE CHALICE”

UPDATE: Double Fine Productions does it again. MASSIVE CHALICE has surpassed it’s goal and is on the way to the million dollar mark. Double Fine Productions can now boast being one of the few people or companies to have two successful six-figure crowdfunding campaigns under their… Read More

Torment: Tides of Numenera Crowdfunding Total Over $4 Million

Most Funded Video Game Ever Crowdfunded on Kickstarter Surpassing the success of Double Fine Adventure,  the game Torment: Tides of Numenera crowdfunded a total of $4,188,927 which closed this past weekend.  The initial target was $900,000.  Over 74,000 backers supported this crowdfunding home run on… Read More

Developers should ‘think like a fan,’ be transparent when pitching on Kickstarter, says Double Fine producer

  Indie developers looking to launch projects for crowdfunding on Kickstarter should “think like a fan,” altering their mindset and tailoring pitches to best inform their gaming audience, according to Double Fine Productions producer Greg Rice.   Speaking in panel today at the 2013 Game… Read More

Scopely announces first five developer partners, adding Double Fine and others to publishing platform

Two months ago LA game publisher and distribution platform Scopely finally pulled the curtain back to reveal what it’s been building with the $8.5 million it raised since July 2011. The vision was, not surprisingly, bigger than its “with Buddies” franchise of mobile games, despite… Read More

The Games Industry Is Driven By Marketing Stories

… Amid all the gloom, the most interesting story of the year was crowdfunding. At first it seemed like a small thing, such as in 2011 when Six to Start raised $72,627. However a gear shifted in early 2012 when Double Fine got in on it, raising… Read More

Tim Schafer on Kickstarter: “It’s opening a lot of new doors”

Roughly ten months ago, an independent video game development studio called Double Fine created a project on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter.com with the hope of gathering enough capitol to fund the development of Double Fine Adventure.  Most Kickstarter projects take more than a month to garnish enough funds to… Read More

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