Tag Archives: Tim Schafer
Fri, Jul 13, 2012 | 15:17 BST
Tim ‘Adventure Game’ Schafer is never short of an opinion or two and in an interview with MCV Pacific he shared his views on the viability of Kickstarter: “There’s no turning back” – freemium: “You don’t have to be so sleazy” – and wealthy fans: “Just keep tweeting and eventually, someone will come and give you a whole bunch of money.”
Head through the break for more from Schafer and some context to boot.
Wed, Jul 04, 2012 | 07:55 BST
Although Deus Ex creator Warren Spector believes David Cage is one of the best writers in gaming, he’s wary of the inflexibility of heavily scripted games.
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 19:48 BST
Double Fine believes that if larger publishers don’t embrace digital distribution and create a closer relationship with consumers, they will miss the revolution boat so to speak.
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 19:32 BST
Double Fine’s Tim Schafer and Ron Gilbert believe games are art, but if other people don’t feel the medium can be considered such, that’s fine. No need to argue over it.
Fri, May 11, 2012 | 21:03 BST
Double Fine has released A Perfect Storm for Adventure, the first episode of its documentary series titled which gives you a look at the beginnings of its Kickstarter fundraiser. The firm has also opened up a PayPal account in case you missed out on donating to the Double Fine Adventure the first time out. Those who donate will receive access to the forums, code to download the game on Steam for PC or Mac as well as for Linux or Android. You will also be able to participate in the beta and receive streaming video of the firm’s 2Player Productions documentary series. Watch the first episode below.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 15:58 BST
Want to know how to rake in gazillions with a Kickstarter? Let Tim Schafer be your guide: the insanely-rich-by-now-surely Double Head boss has given his top five tips on how to have a successful Kickstart, such as “no matter what your project idea is, you need to make sure it’s clear to potential backers why your project fills a void and is significant enough for them to fund it,” and “is there a sense of urgency in why your project needs to get funded right now? You need to determine that angle and play it up in your pitch. In other words, develop a strong call-to-action.”
Get them at IndieDB.
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 | 12:18 BST
Sat, Mar 31, 2012 | 18:16 BST
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 | 14:51 GMT
Double Fine’s Tim Schafer is of the opinion comedy is a necessity in games and isn’t utilized enough by developers.
Thu, Mar 15, 2012 | 01:55 GMT
The Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter project has come to a close, which means those who didn’t hand over their cash are out of luck.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 00:09 GMT
In a raucous livestream, Double Fine celebrated the most successful Kickstarter project to date.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 19:09 GMT
Markus “Notch” Persson has said it will be a while before Tim Schafer will have the time to begin work on Psychonauts 2.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 02:08 GMT
Double Fine will present a special livestream so backers can join the fun of counting down to the end of its Kickstarter campaign.
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 | 19:49 GMT
Tim Schaffer has posted an update to the Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter page with a reminder that the fundraising ends on Tuesday. The team went well over its $400,000 goal, and are so far sitting on
enough money for Schafer to use as rolling papers, toilet paper, and as a sweat band. A new pledge rewards of a cool t-shirt has been added, and Schafer also said the game will come in its own box made of “real American cardboard.” Watch the video for yourself below. The project has 72,830 so far, and has raised $2,647,751.
Wed, Mar 07, 2012 | 22:02 GMT
Mon, Mar 05, 2012 | 01:00 GMT
Double Fine boss Tim Schafer has said the developer will return to aking big retail releases one day, but isn’t exactly keen on the experience.
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 | 01:06 GMT
Despite the success of its Kickstarter campaign, Double Fine doesn’t think the traditional publishing world is under threat.
Sat, Feb 25, 2012 | 15:06 GMT
Fri, Feb 17, 2012 | 18:24 GMT
Thu, Feb 16, 2012 | 01:31 GMT