Posts Tagged ‘christian allen’

This Is Hardcore: Takedown Takes Off

By Alec Meer on April 2nd, 2012.

Sometimes I like to remind myself that hardcore also means a building material

It was touch and go there for a while – which I like to say because it makes me sound like I’m a hotshot heart surgeon from California, hero to all, lover of many ladies, astonishingly high wage and once-in-a-generation talent – but Takedown, the game formerly known as Crowdsourced Hardocore Tactical Shooter has met its Kickstarter funding goal. It passed the $200k target with hours to spare, wrapping up at $221,833.
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Not An RPG: Crowdsourced Hardcore Tactical Shooter

By Adam Smith on March 6th, 2012.

So hardcore, there is blood on the word 'hardcore'

Tim Schafer has taught game developers how to dream…how to dream about having piles of cash to work on projects that they reckon people crave enough to pledge some of Earth’s rapidly dwindling stockpile of money for. The latest veteran to pitch to the public is Christian Allen of Serellan. Admittedly I didn’t know the name but it turns out Mr Allen has worked on more Ghost Recon games than I’ve actually played, as well as being lead designer on Halo: Reach. But what does he want from you? MONEY MONEY MONEY. And why? So that he can make a hardcore tactical shooter. And why am I covering this? Read on.

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