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Double Fine Kickstart Hits $2M

The Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter Page shows this fundraising campaign has now surpassed the two million dollar mark. The original goal of this kickstart was $400K, so at this point the game should be five times better than originally anticipated.

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34. Re: Double Fine Kickstart Hits $2M Feb 21, 2012, 10:39 Dev
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Feb 21, 2012, 10:15:
Yet these arguments are based on the morality of all involved. The world teaches us that where there is money, there is corruption.

Heck, you could set up shell companies and scam the payout process with imaginary costs like rent, when you live in your own property, etc. Unless the guys at Kickstarter are financial experts they would never notice, nor could they tell what is legit expense and what scam or simply "waste".

I don't think it'd be difficult to exploit. All it requires is a mild level of criminal intent and some intelligence.
And again, I addressed this in previous replies. I even gave an example of a kickstarter project that I wouldn't fund because it looked like crap.

BTW, there's FAR FAR more likelihood something like that goes on when you buy a $60 game like the latest game with CoD in its title. I'm sure there's a lot more wasted money when something is up near a billion bucks. Yet how many people who buy that game worry about what the company or dev studio is wasting the money on?

If you feel uncomfortable with kickstarter, you are welcome to not fund any projects. I'll enjoy my exclusive bonuses and discounted pre-orders thanks. There's been many proven and delivered kickstarter projects that had a good end result and good deliverables.

This comment was edited on Feb 21, 2012, 10:58.
 
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