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Notch Backtracks on Psychonauts 2 Support

A comment on reddit has follow up to comments made almost exactly one year ago by Markus "Notch" Persson about being willing to fund Psychonauts 2, a sequel to Double Fine's adventure game. Notch explains what's changed: "I somewhat naively thought 'a couple of million' was two million. I had no doubt in my mind that a Psychonauts 2 would earn that money back easily. Turns out they wanted 18 million dollars, haha. I don't have the time at the moment to even try to get educated enough to make an eighteen million dollar deal. Perhaps in some distant future when I'm no longer trying to make games, I could get into angel investing. I've made one private investment into a game so far, at 100k, and it's frankly a lot more work than I thought." Thanks VG247 via PCGamesN.

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40. Re: Notch Backtracks on Psychonauts 2 Support Feb 5, 2013, 15:20 Beamer
 
Also, if you want to get an idea for what people make, read this.

My salary guesses are pretty accurate, off here and there but under instead of over.
Don't look at the <3 year salaries, because you wouldn't have many on a project like this that are that green. Look at the 3-6 year salaries. Which, again, shows that 10 guys making $50k including benefits would basically be fresh from Full Sail.
 
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