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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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majiebeast1182d ago (Edited 1182d ago )

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

Zha1tan1181d ago (Edited 1181d ago )

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

ijust2good1181d ago

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

kwyjibo1181d 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.

Jurat1181d ago (Edited 1181d 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 Chicken1181d ago

TBH, it looked like a joke.

Grap1181d ago

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

artdafoo1181d ago

No wonder it failed, there's no killstreaks !

nutcrackr1181d ago

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

BanBrother1181d 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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