My Games
New Games
Top Games

Final Tally For Double Fine’s Kickstarter Project Comes In

Posted on March 13, 2012 AT 05:52pm

THE BUZZ: Just a short time ago, Double Fine’s now legendary Kickstarter project came to an end—so how much did they end up with?

EGM’s TAKE: So, first of all, congratulations to Tim Schafer and the entire team over at Double Fine. They had the dream of making an old-school adventure game 100% supported by the fans, and the dream has come to be fulfilled far beyond what anybody could have imagined.

When Double Fine started up the idea on Kickstarter, they posted a goal of $400,000. Thirty days later, they beat that goal by just a little—$2.9 million to be exact. The final total reached was $3,335,325, coming via 87,139 supporters—of which I will admit to being one of.

Now comes the really fun part: The creation of the game. One that will exist not because of publishers or market research or focus groups, but because of us.

Eric L. Patterson, Executive Editor
Eric L. Patterson got started via self-publishing game-related fanzines in junior high, and now has one goal in life: making sure EGM has as much coverage of niche Japanese games as can realistically be crammed in. Eric’s also active in the gaming community on a personal level, being an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming and consumer rights. Stalk Eric on Twitter: @Eric_EGM. Meet the rest of the crew.

Partner Pages


8840 Wilshire Blvd.,
Third Floor,
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

© 2015 EGM Media LLC. All rights reserved. Trademarks belong to their respective owners.
Website Interface © 2012 EGM Digital Media, LLC.