DeadWood Kickstarter project review

Amy Joyce

Kickstarter is a website that allows individuals to pitch ideas to the general public whether it be video games, books, table top games, etc. If the general public likes the project they will hopefully pledge funds in hope the project will be completed. Honan (2013) states that 45 000 projects have been successfully crowd-funded through Kickstarter online donations which is estimated to equal more than half a billion dollars.

I decided to investigate Kickstarter video games when a project called DeadWood: The Forgotten Curse grabbed my attention. I firstly noticed it because of its alternative look, it reminded me of Don’t Starve (which they state this game is Zelda meets Don’t Starve), once I read through the project I was sold. Their project page showed a quality game and it was evident that this game would be produced. There is always the fear you will fund a project…

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