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$83MM to Kickstart Games in 2012

A Best of Kickstarter 2012 feature has some eye-opening statistics on the year in videogame crowdsourcing. Word is 561,574 backers pledged $83,144,565 to 2,796 projects. Thanks nin via Kotaku.

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15. Re: $83MM to Kickstart Games in 2012 Jan 9, 2013, 16:03 Dmitri_M
 
Dev wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 06:47:
Just because YOU PERSONALLY don't know about other successful kickstarter examples, doesn't mean they aren't out there.

Well done for posting examples other than FTL.

If you reread my post with your histrionic internet poster bottle top thick glasses removed I implied nothing about kickstarters in general.

But now that you mention it.

I got 300 dollars invested in these kooky kickstarter projects and as such I'm happy to view them for what they are. Business ventures about as likely to succeed or fail as any conventional business venture.
 
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