inXile entertainment's Kickstarter fund-raising drive for their post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2 has concluded. The Newport Beach-based developer managed to raise nearly $3 million dollars through the crowdfunding site.
In a lengthy interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun, chief creative officer Chris Avellone from Obsidian Entertainment talked about working with inXile on the upcoming Wasteland 2 as well as the role of KickStarter in getting games made that players want.
According to a press release from inXile, if Wasteland 2's Kickstarter surpasses $2 million they will bring some of Obsidian Entertainment into the fold to help design the game.
Lead designer for the Kickstarter funded Wasteland 2 basically breaks down and explains that it's not all peaches and roses between developers and publishers, and oftentimes gamers assumptions about the poor quality of a product being the publisher's fault, is correct.
inXile entertainment's decision to fund post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2 through Kickstarter has proved to be a smart one. The gaming community has coughed up over $1.5 million for the project.