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40. Re: Hardcore Tactical Shooter Kickstart Mar 5, 2012, 07:05 Beamer
 
Jerykk wrote on Mar 5, 2012, 05:06:
I named someone further down in the comments that fits that bill. His title has floundered. You can argue it's all about this particular guy not being able to sell this kickstarter all you like, in the end it comes down tac shooters being dead.

The biggest issue with that guy is nobody knows his project exists. I'm not going to argue that the tactical shooter genre is thriving but as with any indie project, creating consumer awareness is essential. That's one of the reasons why Schafer's Kickstarter was so successful. All the major sites posted news about it. Conversely, I don't think I've read a single headline (aside from on this site) pertaining to this tac shooter Kickstarter or that project from the other guy.

Schafer's was carried everywhere. Outside of that game and the game that teaches you to program I haven't seen any game kickstarter mentioned anywhere but here, and here I think waited until Schafer's before really mentioning them.

But that's because Schafer's wast noteworthy - you had a big names doing it. So anyone that played DOTT discussed it. Then you had such a huge response that EVERYONE covered it, even non-gaming non-tech sites.
This? This is some guy that once did a GBA R6 standing in front of a green screen telling you how if you pay $1000 he'll include any garbage map you make in the final game.
 
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