Robert Bowling’s first Kickstarter game, The Adventures of Dash, fails

Robotoki, the creators of the upcoming zombie survival game Human Element, failed to get The Adventures of Dash fully funded on Kickstarter. The game was a 2D platform-puzzler where you played various dreams of a narcoleptic boy.

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majiebeast1147d ago (Edited 1147d ago )

Didnt he get any of that sweet cod money when he left?

Zha1tan1147d ago (Edited 1147d ago )

You would be surprised how little money devs under big publishers like activision and EA actually see for their games.

ijust2good1147d ago

This guy earned millions...why the hell does he need kick-starters

kwyjibo1146d ago

Richard Garriott is a multi-millionaire who has enough money for a holiday in space. He's still running a Kickstarter.

It's about viral advertising. You're not a patron of the arts, you're just pre-ordering a game.

Jurat1146d ago (Edited 1146d ago )

I think he was just following in the footsteps of previous developers who’ve leveraged a huge Twitter following to garner mountains of cash without actually risking anything themselves.

Rather than spending time making a game then releasing it free, then developing a paid version with regular updates, all the while building a community, they just reach out to Twitter and say, “I’ve kinda got an idea to do something cool, can I have a million dollars?”

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Cajun Chicken1147d ago

TBH, it looked like a joke.

Grap1146d ago

wow he needed 400K for this game!!!!!!!!!!!!

artdafoo1147d ago

No wonder it failed, there's no killstreaks !

nutcrackr1147d ago

Should have called it "The Adventures of Dash and his Pave Low"

BanBrother1147d ago

If he was apart of a game that had a loyal following, rather than the casual CoD crowd he would have had more luck.

Looking out for Human Element still.

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