The one dollar, ten million pre-order game

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  1. Longo_2_guns

    Longo_2_guns Forum Moderator
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    So, there's a game coming out this November called Afterfall InSanity. It won't be expensive, but you can get the whole game for just one dollar. That's all it'll cost if you preorder it now.

    That is, only if it reaches ten million preorders. If not, then every single dollar that was put down as a preorder will go to charity instead.

    If it does make ten million preorders, then ten percent (one million dollars) will be given to charity, while every dollar over ten million will be split 50/50.

    That sums it up. More details:
    http://www.afterfall-universe.com/en/index
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrwCd4oeuXc

    To put it simply, either you get a game for a dollar or give a dollar to charity and can feel good about yourself.
     
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  2. tinymhg

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    Will do.
     
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  4. Affen

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    10 million is a tad high number,

    Maybe if a few(many) enthusiasts preorder 10 copies instead of one? Maybe some rich guy gives away a few thousand.

    Maybe then......







    Naah, 10 million is too much to happen. But I'll keep my hopes up.
     
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  5. Green_Lantern

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    You really can't compare a game that is selling for $1 to a game that is full price....
     
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    No, you can’t, I agree with you. My point was that The Witcher 2 is a much more known game, that has publicity, advertisements, and is a sequel to a game that was popular. If it wasn’t for Longo I would have never heard of this game. 10 million preorders is a steep hill to climb for any game much less an Indy game that no one has ever heard of before.
     
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    15,000 preorders...yeah, I don't see how this'll happen in less than two months.

    These guys are optimistic, but they're also inSane.

    I bought two.
     
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    Giving money to charity is stupid.
     
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  9. TheJx4

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    1 million could work.

    Can you pre-order on Steam? They'd probably reach their goal if they did that.
     
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  10. Longo_2_guns

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    Nah, it's PayPal only.

    I mean, yeah, it's obvious this won't reach 10 million. Not a chance. But still, you put down a buck and if it doesn't, you're out a buck that'll be given to someone who needs it. Is it a publicity stunt? Definitely. But it's the good kind of publicity stunt.
     
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  11. Bretimus_v2

    Bretimus_v2 So tired.

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    But what's the charity? Because if this is going to help save the rain forest, I'm out. Trees are made of wood not water.
     
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    So yeah, that didn't happen. Now they're giving you 50% off the game and taking votes to decide what charity to donate to.
     
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