Posts Tagged ‘Two Guys SpaceVenture’

Much Delayed Two Guys SpaceVenture Project Offers Five Nights Spoofing Cluck Yegger Minigame To Backers

Sometimes it’s tempting, as both a Kickstarter backer, or just observer, to let rip on projects that are months or even years late. One project that’s extraordinarily late, and one I backed in the early heady rush of Kickstarter retro-excitement, is Two Guys SpaceVenture. From the original creators of the Space Quest series, they surfed the wave created by Tim Schafer, then many of the old Sierra gang, and managed to squeak through a half million dollar project. Aiming to create a spiritual successor to their hit-and-miss adventure series (Activision own the rights, despite almost certainly never planning to do anything with them), they pledged to have the game out in February 2013. Well, yes, that somewhat missed. Rage?

Perhaps. But the good news is that while the most recent release date is an astonishingly distant 30th November 2016 (an epic three and a half years late), they’ve created a mini-game that’s to be part of the final release – Cluck Yegger In Escape From The Planet Of The Poultroid – and are giving it to backers today. And it’s a spoof of Five Nights At Freddy’s.

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Wilco: Two Guys’ SpaceVenture Kickstarter Just Makes It

As appears to so often be the case, the Space Quest creators’ Kickstarter for SpaceVenture has managed to reach its enormous half million target in the last moments. With three days to go they were still close to $100,000 short, but a remarkable eleventh hour surge has seen it reach $529,175, with just three hours to go. So it seems there will be more not-Roger Wilco having more not-space janitor adventures in not-Space Quest.

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Kickstarter Katchup

All of the money.

This makes sense as a thing to do. With so many gaming Kickstarters running, for games we’re genuinely interested to play, let’s have a look to see where they all are this weekend. The headline news is that Grim Dawn has finished its run, with just shy of double its target reached. Below you can catch up on Moebius, Xenonauts, Tex Murphy, and many more. And you can also note that almost all of them aren’t pledging to Kick It Forward, which completely sucks, so you should get in touch with them all and yell at them.

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Space Quest Sequel Finally Gets A Kickstarter

Oh please don't stick with that title.

If you were to ask me, “Hey, John, which Sierra Online adventure series would you like to bring back to life?” I’d drive you crazy by not saying Quest For Glory, and in fact stamping my feet and shouting, “I WANT MORE SPACE QUEST!” Well, if only people will give the two original SQ creators $500,000, I’ll have one! Indeed, it’s this week’s forty-seventy-billionth Kickstarter, but this is the one that counts, people!

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