Double Fine & Kickstarter: Can Crowd Funding Revolutionise Games Retail As We Know it?

Dealspwn canvasses for consumer opinion on the Double Fine Adventure campaign and asks what it could mean for the future of retail and publishing in the industry.

"As consumers, voting with our wallets is all we can do, but whereas in some respects this has led to digital persecution, there's a chance here for reward. In funding Double Fine's efforts, gamers are given the opportunity to go behind the scenes with each step, to have an active role (how active remains to be seen) in the shaping of this new title, and to get a game out of it at the end. The type of game that, as Mike notes in the quotes above, a number of us have been wishing upon for some time. Supply and demand, really."

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