How big is a "big big city" anyway ? Baldur's Gate big, or Sigil big ?
2 hours to go, 1 space left in early bird discounts !
I thought the extra dungeon was a neat touch of fan-service and the drawing is super cool.
Also paypal is at $131k right now, so $4m is only 30k away.
So it looks like the former. Which makes sense, a game with two cities the size of Sigil would be huge and probably not within the scope of a Kickstarter project.Quote:
Baldur's Gate and Athkatla are big cities. Spanning multiple large maps with a ton of interiors, characters and quests, big cities are a lot of fun. Like strongholds, they also take a lot of work to do well. We're going to have one big city in Project Eternity. Would you like two? If you take us on an exciting adventure to $3.5 Million, we will take you on an exciting adventure to another big city.
There was never a doubt that this project would be very succesful, but I honestly didn't expect it to go past three millions. It'll be really exciting to see what Obsidian makes of this.
It looks like the Mega Dungeon is going to have 13 levels ! The final boss on level #13, how creepy.
Counting PayPal they have over 75k backers. Considering 72,5k was level 13 of the mega dungeon, can we assume that another level is to be?
EDIT: Yes. Yes, we can. They explicitly say so on their KS page. Ahem.
Wow, that's a lot of money they've raised in the past 72 hours or so. With PayPal contributions, the total is somewhere around $4.1m.
After all those stretch goals, it should be a huge game packed with interesting stuff.
Avellone got so fucking drunk! The party stream was awesome.
Almost $4M excluding PayPal impressed the hell out of me. I thought that the $3.5M stretch goal was hopelessly optimistical, but fortunately they proved me wrong.
Did anyone else follow their twitch.tv broadcast at the end? There was naturally (sadly, but internet) an element of sexism and racism in the comments, but I think that the broadcast really was great fun. If the person who pledged the 10k near the end really (partly) did it so that the guy with the beard would shave, that was wonderfully peculiar.
So what prude journalist is going to be the first to condemn Obsidian for running with the Green Shirt Girl thing?
Yep. Because the world of art should be a prude, sterile environment, fit for people of upstanding moral virtues. Maybe we should just get the Church to fund all these games.
That "Left Behind" game that had an uncomfortably disproportionate investment in its marketing campaign compared to the quality of the product also comes to mind.