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Pathfinder Online Kickstarter Postmortem

Well it happened. Pathfinder Online is being made. The project’s Kickstarter hit its million dollar goal just hours before the deadline rolled in last Monday evening, it’s success sealed by several substantial pledges at the last moment. Audible sigh. Anyone who reads The World is Square on a regular basis (all three of you) know that I have a storied history with Pathfinder Online. I...

Kickstart Your Week: 05/20/12

It’s been a while since the last installment of this feature. To be frank, I’ve had a hard time finding Kickstarter projects that I find remotely interesting. It seems that the creative tsunami Tim Schaffer conjured up that spurred so many great projects has finally ebbed, leaving in it’s wake a stagnant pool of mediocrity. While that statement might be steeped in melodrama  – I honestly just...

Kickstart Your Week: 4/15/2012

It’s time for another installment of Kickstart Your Week! Now featuring videos in state-of-the-art Technicolor! It’s a shame Mike is on vacation this week, since there’s a number of projects in this batch that’d tickle him just the right way. Board games, dice, and high fantasy are abound. Here goes! Shadowrun Returns Another week, another vintage game franchise resurrected from the dead...

Kickstart Your Week: 3/21/2012

There’s been a lot of attention drawn to Kickstarter over the past month. First internet darling Tim Schaffer successfully raised 3.3 million dollars to fund the development of a classic adventure game. Then, out of nowhere, Brian Fargo repeated the miracle by securing a sequel to Wasteland – a game that came out in 1988! It appears crowd funding has hit the limelight, and indie developers...