Marcus Estrada writes: "But how did this all come to pass? For one, Molyneux is the master of “talking the talk” whether or not he can actually manage it - and everyone was already well aware of this. Only this time, he took 17184 backers and £526,563 along for the ride. This, it appears, is why folks can no longer simply laugh at these failed promises. The money was provided by “us” the gaming community at large."