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Peter Molyneux's God Game Kickstarter

A new Kickstarter from 22cans seeks £450,000 for Project GODUS, a "reinvention of the god game" from this studio formed by Peter Molyneux, who pioneered the genre with Populous over two decades ago (thanks Joao). They are shooting for a release in about nine months, but will use funding beyond their target to extend the development schedule. Here's word:

Populous was created over 22 years ago, and we believe that to date, nothing has come close to emulating its powerfully godlike experience. Itís this experience we aim to reimagine. GODUS blends the power, growth and scope of Populous with the detailed construction and multiplayer excitement of Dungeon Keeper and the intuitive interface and technical innovation of Black & White. The original Populous hailed from the 8-bit era but GODUS will use the most modern technology the world has to offer.

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34. Re: Peter Molyneux's God Game Kickstarter Nov 21, 2012, 21:05 wtf_man
 
While a Populous modern remake would be really cool... I'll pass as a backer. If it gets funded and produced... may buy it, if it's any good.

Besides... I don't plan on backing anything else until the first 2 games i backed are released.

As for Molyneux... I couldn't care less if he's involved or not. I'm looking more at the potential of a Populous remake, than the asshat that thinks he's some sort of great designer, and could afford to fund this himself. I would like to see what the rest of these 22cans folks come up with... and if will be a worthy successor.
 
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