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Planetary Annihilation Funded

This Kickstarter Page for Planetary Annihilation announces this "next-generation" RTS from Uber Entertainment has achieved its funding goals. This should make old-school RTS fans happy, as here is why they've been collecting loot: "We all know that the RTS genre has taken a hit. There just arenít that many quality original RTS games coming out. If you love to play games like Total Annihilation your options are pretty limited. This is where Planetary Annihilation comes in. It is meant to be a truly innovative spin on what RTS games can and should be."

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12. Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Sep 15, 2012, 08:06 mellis
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Sep 15, 2012, 02:40:
Yeah but putting a 5 million $ stretch goal up or not would not have changed anything. Making SP campaigns is extremely expensive. You have to not just code an entire scripting engine but do voice overs, cut scenes and a proper plot, worse maybe, have to craft all those maps and much worse, do special units and visually different factions. [...]

[...] I am pretty glad that this game will only have Galactic Conquest Skirmish. I love good stories but please, this game simply does not work with one. It's about awesome skirmish battles... not awesome stories

It's not true that a story would not work in this context anymore than a story wouldn't work in just about any game. Even MMORPGS have some semblance of a story. I think you hit the nail on the head with the cost - they (Uber) are managing expectation. Stories are expensive and involved, and I'd fully agree that even 2.1 million is not going to buy you a 20 hr campaign *and* a fully fleshed out, graphically rich game.
 
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  1. Sep 14, 20:41 Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Stanly Manly
  2. Sep 14, 20:45 Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded DangerDog
  3. Sep 14, 21:52 Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded DrEvil
  4. Sep 14, 22:04  Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Stanly Manly
  6. Sep 14, 22:54  Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded dj LiTh
  5. Sep 14, 22:28 Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded DangerDog
  7. Sep 14, 23:16 Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Wallshadows
  8. Sep 15, 01:48  Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded rist3903
  9. Sep 15, 02:40   Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded eRe4s3r
  10. Sep 15, 05:07    Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Ventura
  11. Sep 15, 05:55     Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Luke
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>> 12. Sep 15, 08:06    Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded mellis
  19. Sep 15, 13:15     Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded eRe4s3r
  20. Sep 15, 14:27      Re: Planetary Annihilation Funded Beamer
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