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brianmcdoogle
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(06-04-2013, 09:11 PM)
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http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...8b4604189c32c4

To be relaunched at a later time, (because it was trending on kicktraq to only meeting 20% of its goal).

via Chris Kohler on twitter

Edit: I lied, it was only trending to get 15% of its funding goal. lol

http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/617...-the-eternals/
Last edited by brianmcdoogle; 06-04-2013 at 09:15 PM.
Guevara
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(06-04-2013, 09:12 PM)
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You can do that? it's better when kickstarters have a slow, lingering, public death.
Neiteio
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(06-04-2013, 09:12 PM)
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So, uh, what happens next?
IceDoesntHelp
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(06-04-2013, 09:12 PM)
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:lol
Beth Cyra
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(06-04-2013, 09:13 PM)
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Honestly I think this is a pretty dumb move.

Ending it early is only going to make people less likely to help in the future. If they aren't willing to stick it out to the end, then why should the people who they want to pay for it do so?
Spookie
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(06-04-2013, 09:13 PM)
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Won't this be the third time they've used crowd funding then?
RoKKeR
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(06-04-2013, 09:13 PM)
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Off to a strong start.
Pappasman
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(06-04-2013, 09:13 PM)
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Is there a limit on how many times you can do a kickstarter for the same project? I really doubt that this redo will be able to spark enough interest to meet their goal.
NateDrake
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(06-04-2013, 09:13 PM)
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Maybe they are going to announce it for PS4/Xbox One release or something....
Blablurn
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(06-04-2013, 09:13 PM)
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Damn. Dat bad reputation.
Dascu
(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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They'd better relaunch with a more realistic funding target.
Odrion
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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It was an insanity effect all along.
grumpy
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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Do the right thing, Iwata-san... :[
UnluckyKate
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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Sorry Dyack :(
Vespasianus
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
I know the Too Human debacle wouldn't be forgotten early, but given some of the absolutely terrible stuff that gets funded hugely on Kickstarter I thought this would have a decent chance.
BD1
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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Maybe they will try and find someone to back them next week in LA.
Beth Cyra
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Maybe they are going to announce it for PS4/Xbox One release or something....

I would love this. Even more so just how "supportive" Nintendo would be about it.
Kusagari
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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This only makes me have a worse perception of Dyack and this new company.

Let it run its course. Don't be crybabies and pull it because it isn't tracking as you wanted.
enzo_gt
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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Dat GAF Documentary effect.
Sadist
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Gooster
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(06-04-2013, 09:14 PM)
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"Kickstarter donors, stand and be counted!" incoming post.
DMPrince
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(06-04-2013, 09:15 PM)
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why doesn't he get advice from susan wilson to do a successful kickstarter.
Zaptruder
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(06-04-2013, 09:15 PM)
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I'd kickstart a kick Dennis Dyack out of his role kickstarter. Not this though.
Clockblockers
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by TruePrime

Honestly I think this is a pretty dumb move.

Ending it early is only going to make people less likely to help in the future. If they aren't willing to stick it out to the end, then why should the people who they want to pay for it do so?

I think the opposite, it wasn't going succeed but by ending it it's not an official failure. Now they can add in the "new opportunities" and relaunch as an updated project that needed tweaking.
xtrasauce
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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"Since we announced this Kickstarter campaign we have seen more support from our community than we had ever hoped for"

Really? Because I thought you were hoping for 1.35 million dollars.
Vyse The Legend
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by grumpy

Do the right thing, Iwata-san... :[

Ignoring this was the right thing to do. Ask Activision and Microsoft.
Starfish Hero
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by NateDrake

Maybe they are going to announce it for PS4/Xbox One release or something....

That would increase the budget, which is the exact opposite of what they should do.
brianmcdoogle
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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I wonder if they're going to lower the threshold because the realized no one cares?
Kade
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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It was funny watching the Massive Chalice Kickstarter outpace both of the Shadows of The Eternals campaigns within hours.
thekonamicode
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(06-04-2013, 09:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Odrion

It was an insanity effect all along.

Came to post this. Well done!
Jarmel
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(06-04-2013, 09:17 PM)
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Not surprised. 1.5 mil was way too high of an initial goal.
Coolwhip
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(06-04-2013, 09:17 PM)
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They should have thought it through more..

1. It should have been on Kickstarter from the beginning
2. It should have been all platforms
3. The goal shouldn't be so high

I doubt relaunching it now will do them any good. But I guess their reasoning is, it barely can do worse.
Thorakai
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(06-04-2013, 09:17 PM)
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Nintendo picking it up confirmed!!!!!
Vamphuntr
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(06-04-2013, 09:18 PM)
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Yeah they should try to have a more reasonable goal. 400-500k Would be more reasonable since they had like what 300k already with both campaigns? Seeing a project at 300/500k sure is more attractive to fund than a project at 300k/1.5 million. Maybe they should downscale a bit?

Hopefully the new features will be worth it.
BigTnaples
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(06-04-2013, 09:18 PM)
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Sucks. Never got around to playing the first one, was looking forward to trying this out.
Quentyn
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(06-04-2013, 09:18 PM)
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Since we announced this Kickstarter campaign we have seen more support from our community than we had ever hoped for. Along with this support has come a host of a new exciting opportunities that will make the game better than we envisioned.

Can't wait to hear about those exciting opportunities :lol
Gestault
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(06-04-2013, 09:18 PM)
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What's funny is if Dennis Dyack had nothing to do with this, I probably would have contributed.

Problem is, when you've destroyed your reputation and your previous business, and you create a new business that does the exact same thing with the exact same people at its head and ask for people for money with no strings attached to run that business, you'll get a funny look from me. I don't care how much affection I have for an older game. You're not to be trusted. If you honestly believe you can make something that people will want to buy, you can easily get capital through traditional channels. Unless, you know, the weight of your previous actions prevents that because you've run afoul of both the law and your professional peers.
Axispowers
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(06-04-2013, 09:18 PM)
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Didn't realize you could do that.
Malvingt2
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(06-04-2013, 09:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by Axispowers

Didn't realize you could do that.

me neither..

Oh well... I am going to wait for the real sequel anyway..
SmithnCo
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(06-04-2013, 09:20 PM)
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When will they relaunch the relaunch?
Wishmaster92
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(06-04-2013, 09:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Neiteio

So, uh, what happens next?

They manage to release the game, somehow beating the odds. lol
Imbarkus
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(06-04-2013, 09:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Kade

It was funny watching the Massive Chalice Kickstarter outpace both of the Shadows of The Eternals campaigns within hours.

Funny in a way that makes me want to say "Fuck everybody."
Kobun Heat
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(06-04-2013, 09:21 PM)
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Important note: They say they're taking it down because there are new elements to the project that will let them retool the pitch and put it up again in a few weeks' time. Clearly they understand the pitch, as envisioned, is just not working, and want to reframe it.
Heart Attack
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(06-04-2013, 09:22 PM)
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Dyack, truly owned by the Gaf.
BJK
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(06-04-2013, 09:22 PM)
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Weekend Confirmed is about to get super-awkward...
Marcel
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(06-04-2013, 09:22 PM)
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Relaunch? So what, they can experience the crowdfunding equivalent of getting kicked in the nuts again? Go away, Dyack.
Last edited by Marcel; 06-04-2013 at 09:25 PM.
Schnozberry
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(06-04-2013, 09:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Quentyn

Can't wait to hear about those exciting opportunities :lol

I think they probably mean showing up at E3 for a meeting with some moneyed interests, and if that doesn't pan out they will go back to kickstarter? Not sure what else makes sense.
Coolwhip
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(06-04-2013, 09:22 PM)
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Shadow of the Eternals will return as a retro 2d sidescroller.
TheBatman
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(06-04-2013, 09:23 PM)
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I know everyone hates Dyack, but I love Eternal Darkness. Hope they still make this "sequel" even with a failed Kickstarter, now or later.
Mihael Mello Keehl
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(06-04-2013, 09:23 PM)
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Hopefully somebody bought it

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