As revealed in yesterday’s look at Chris Robert’s Star Citizen, there is a pledge-based pre-order model for the space-shooter, and it’s a “pledge for your ship” model. A clever idea, I think you’ll agree, keeping crowd-funding within the fiction of the game. Mr Roberts explains the idea behind the game in a wide-ranging ten-minute video which you can watch below, or you can step right up and pledge here. They’re looking to raise $2m, but I guess we’ll see about that.
Tonnes more footage from the game in that video, too. Worth a watch, even if you were unconvinced by the first video.
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