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Double Fine's Massive Chalice brims with achieved funding

Massive Chalice achieved its Kickstarter goal today, goblet-ing up $725,000 of funding in just five days. While Double Fine's second Kickstarter game hasn't lit the touchpaper like its first one, Massive Chalice found almost 20,000 backers to get it funded with 23 days left. That means Double Fi...

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Double Fine Kickstarts PC strategy game Massive Chalice

Double Fine has launched a Kickstarter project for Massive Chalice, a feudal fantasy-themed tactical strategy game for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Headed up by Iron Brigade creator Brad Muir, Massive Chalice boasts a multi-generational single-player campaign in which heroes grow old and die as th...

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Double Fine Adventure unveiled as 'Broken Age'

Double Fine Adventure, the adventure game whose progress has been a secret to all but Kickstarter backers, was revealed as "Broken Age" at a PAX East panel today. The website for the game is now live, offering art and plot information to the rest of us outside of the privileged Kickstarter class. "...

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Kickstarter game projects earn $83 million in 2012

Most recall Double Fine's conquest of Kickstarter in 2012. It's the drive that initiated "The Year of the Game," a year where some of the biggest and most successful Kickstarter campaigns were attached to video game projects. In a 2012 retrospective post, Kickstarter reveals a total of $83 million ...

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Kickstarter declares 2012 'the year of the game'

Seven of the eleven Kickstarter projects to surpass $1 million in funding belong to the games category. In a post entitled "The Year of the Game," the crowd funding site reveals that games have gone from the eighth most-funded category in the site's three-year history to the second. This year ha...

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Double Fine Kickstarter backer rewards now shipping

Are you a proud (or otherwise) backer of the Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter project? If so, you could be in for some good news very soon, as the Kickstarter rewards have begun shipping, reports VG247. Rewards include T-shirts, posters and art books, and lunch with Tim Shafer and Ron Gilbert them...

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Rise of the Fund-it Pundits

You're reading Reaction Time, a new weekly column that claims to examine recent events, games and trends in the industry, but is really just looking for an excuse to use the word "zeitgeist." It debuts on Fridays in Engadget's digital magazine, Distro. In 1998, Tim Schafer asked the world to buy his...

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Schafer: 'It's not that stressful to get a whole bunch of money all of a sudden'

You might be surprised to hear it, but Double Fine head Tim Schafer isn't feeling too much pressure after receiving over $3 million from fans for his upcoming adventure game. "I don't know if I could describe it ... it's kind of relaxing," he told a crowd of attendees at a New York University-host...

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Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter concludes with $3,335,265 amassed

"It's been an amazing experience," Tim Schafer said as the last bit of funding rolled in for Double Fine Adventure. "So much love." And so much money! The Kickstarter project, which aimed to collect a mere $400,000 for a new, classically designed adventure game from Schafer's San Francisco-based st...

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Double Fine Kickstarter hits 3 million, drive closing on Ustream [update: corrected time]

The allure of t-shirts proved irresistible (also, we assume, the continued allure of new video games, etc.) The "Double Fine Adventure" Kickstarter, on its last day of availability, has crossed $3 million in contributions. As of writing, the developer has $3,018,892 to put into both a new adventure...

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