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Wasteland 2 Kickstarted; OS X and Linux Thresholds Near

inXile Entertainment announces their recently launched Wasteland 2 Kickstarter Campaign reached its $900,000 goal within 48 hours, and the fund to support development of the post-apocalyptic RPG sequel currently stands at over $1.1 million, and word is they are nearing the point where they can commit to Linux and OS X support:

In a message posted to all of the backers of the project, inXile said, "This is a paradigm shift that is bigger than Wasteland 2. This is the beginning of a new era in gaming where the developer gets to work directly with the fans to build the type of product that the fans want. The games are fan funded with fan input and use digital distribution methods to bypass both publishers and retail.

The latest status of the now funded project has the number of backers at over 20,000 and the funds pledge at over 1.1 Million Dollars. With over 30 days left until the funding ends, Fargo has hopes of being able to soon announce more features that will be added to the project, saying, "The fact that our supporters are buying in at an average of over $55 each says a lot about the level of dedication the fans have towards this product. No matter how much money is raised, all of it will go into making the best game we possibly can." On the strength of this early success and in response to popular request, he has already added a Linux version to go along with the Mac version at the rapidly approaching $1.5 million milestone.

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42. Re: Wasteland 2 Kickstarted; OS X and Linux Thresholds Near Mar 16, 2012, 14:29 Krovven
Verno wrote on Mar 16, 2012, 14:04:
If you really want to boycott them for life over one incident then fair enough

It's not a boycott so much as it's more that they have given me zero reason in 8 years to order anything from them, that I couldn't get somewhere locally cheaper or the same price due to the shipping costs to Canada.

It's not like I never use their website. I do all the time for looking up products, released dates on BluRays & music, track listings on albums, etc. But when I look at the price and the shipping costs, I can get it for the same price and faster by walking into a store.

Not worth the hassle to setup another acct (I do already have one that isn't being recognized) to chip in $15 for a game that I won't see for almost 2 yrs and not sure I will even like. Which if the below is true and it's for US residents only...then I'm automatically excluded anyways.

Simple rule of thumb...if you want people to give you money, make it as easy as possible.
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