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Op Ed

Gamasutra - How long before the Kickstarter bubble bursts?
We are still in the early days of our Kickstarter relationship, the early days of falling in love. Everything our partner does is wonderful. We gloss over the risks, we ignore the downsides, because the glory of falling in love is everything.

I think we have about six months left of that period. Towards the end of this year, some Kickstarter projects are going to start slipping. Some will see their teams collapse amidst bicker recriminations. Some pledgers are going to start getting very angry.

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75. Re: Op Ed May 10, 2012, 13:45 Wowbagger_TIP
 
Jerykk wrote on May 9, 2012, 01:59:
The fact that they're also releasing this for Vita is the reason I didn't donate. Console development is expensive, especially when you don't have a publisher. In fact, can you even release a game on Vita without a publisher? Highly questionable stuff.

Then there's the fact that the Vita and PC have completely different control schemes and hardware capabilities. If other multiplatform development is any indication, the game will be designed for Vita and then ported to PC. I'm not kickstarting a port.

My thoughts exactly. The game sounds like it could be cool, but I have no confidence in them being able to deliver a good PC experience and I couldn't care less about Vita.
 
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