An article via EGMR that lists some of the more disappointing or controversial Kickstarters in recent memory, that make Godus seem pretty run of the mill.
Quote: "In 2012, a studio called 22 Cans which was created by Peter Molyneux and friends, started a Kickstarter for a game they called Project Godus. The game called itself “a delightful reinvention of the god game” and was billed for PC, Mac, iOS and Android. It seemed like a great idea at the time, as with any project Peter Molyneux puts his name on, eventually grossing over £500,000 from backers. You can predict what happened next... "