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Descent is back! Pilot your ship & battle foes through twisting, turning tunnels with unrestricted 3D movement & FPS action in Zero-G!
Descent is back! Pilot your ship & battle foes through twisting, turning tunnels with unrestricted 3D movement & FPS action in Zero-G!
Descent is back! Pilot your ship & battle foes through twisting, turning tunnels with unrestricted 3D movement & FPS action in Zero-G!
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    1. Missing avatar

      LotharBot on April 10, 2015

      yeah, one of the 10k's contacted WingMan and asked if he could get a new viewing of Fitz if he dropped it below 595k and then brought it back over.

    2. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      @Brent I'm not sure. On my screen, I saw a 1k drop then 5k rise.

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      erroch on April 10, 2015

      Ahh, how did I only just find out about this. *throws money*

    4. Brent
      Superbacker
      on April 10, 2015

      How much $ did it drop/rebound? I've been watching this for the past couple days... I was sure that it wouldn't get funded, even as late as early this morning. Very impressed at the turn around. Would be nice to see some stretch goals met.

    5. Ronald Crandall on April 10, 2015

      They wanted fitsmithy, someone just having a little fun with everyone ;)

    6. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      I think they were upping their pledge. Kick Starter detracts the funds while processing an update and then re-adds the new amount.

    7. Trevor on April 10, 2015

      Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a $5000 troll among us! Heart exploding.... Strokes imminent.

    8. Alex Volkov on April 10, 2015

      what the hell? who droped out and by how mutch?

    9. Grant Knox on April 10, 2015

      Someone pulled out a large sum of cash and now it's back up again?
      Someone's f*cking around.

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      Ajaz on April 10, 2015

      It hasn't dropped

    11. Brent
      Superbacker
      on April 10, 2015

      Thanks for the info guys. (re: alpha/beta start)

    12. Sean Jordan on April 10, 2015

      Whomever pledged a bunch of money and backed out to drop the total - just juvenile. Grow up.

      I'm watching eagerly to see this cross the finish line. It's going to be one of those last-minute winners!

    13. Jeremy Huntsman on April 10, 2015

      Someone just dropped their pledge tremendously?

    14. graylobo on April 10, 2015

      9,000 left and 3 hours if this dont make it i will be beside myself with greef and rage.

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      Royal OBrien on April 10, 2015

      Congrats guys, looking forward to seeing this really come to life!

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      Chris Craigen on April 10, 2015

      It is painful to see how close this is to both the deadline and the goal. Spread this thing around.

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      Andrew Pinion on April 10, 2015

      Just upped my pledge for the a Descent Underground T Shirt. I really hope this is successful.

    18. Roger Garner on April 10, 2015

      This makes me happy. Almost happy enough to blow up a mine or two even :)

    19. Steve S. on April 10, 2015

      Just added $10 for the Digital Soundtrack, lets get this thing off the ground :)

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      Thore Biselli on April 10, 2015

      wow this is close xD
      xplor

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      Top Gun on April 10, 2015

      Just upped my pledge to $100: I Did It My Way plus the soundtrack/artbook combo. The reactor's blown, the exit door's in sight, let's punch the burners and get through!

    22. Wytchwood on April 10, 2015

      @Brent They said January 2016

    23. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      @Brent I believe alpha is mid/late fall of this year and beta would be spring of next year.

    24. Brent
      Superbacker
      on April 10, 2015

      Anyone know when beta is supposed to start?

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      Sean Cregan on April 10, 2015

      @lotharbot: sweet! It's been so long honestly I forgot you could do multiplayer.

    26. Greg "Scorpio" Myers
      Superbacker
      on April 10, 2015

      I wish I could stay for the end of the campaign, but I have to get to work. Congrats to everybody in advance for a successful run. Great job!

    27. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      @Klaudijus Zekonis I know just what you mean. Descent was a key part of my introduction to gaming. Along with Myst and System Shock 2, it's the reason I'm a gamer today.

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      MangoMon on April 10, 2015

      That's why were here Klaudijus :D

    29. Adam
      Superbacker
      on April 10, 2015

      Klaudjius, I even talked myself up to upping my pledge by 25 bucks, so I hope I'm right, too. :D

    30. Alex Volkov on April 10, 2015

      I know ...I know but at the same time theres a little fanboy in me that wants this to succeed

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      Sean Cregan on April 10, 2015

      I'm just waiting to see it get to 598k, and someone plunck down the remaining 2 grand at once. That would be awesome.

    32. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      @Klaudijus Zekonis Glad to hear it, though don't let anyone here pressure you into doing something you don't want to do. It's your money, after all.

    33. Joel Segerbäck on April 10, 2015

      It's certainly healthy to be skeptical. I have some worries about the goal of this project (though they've mostly cleared it up, the campaign page still lists a lot of aspects I can't say I'm behind), but I'm still really interested in seeing something happen with the Descent IP, and I feel the Material Defender pledge level is about the level I'm comfortable with here.

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      LotharBot on April 10, 2015

      @Sean Cregan you can still play D1/D2 multiplayer. Setup instructions: http://descentchampions.org/new_player.php

    35. Alex Volkov on April 10, 2015

      well f*ck it,uped my plege,lets just hope i won't turn out like before

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      Sean Cregan on April 10, 2015

      Less than 4800 to go!
      This is happening people! Can't wait! Got wingman copy for my dad, he loved this game too. Now we can play it on multiplayer. :)

    37. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      @Klaudijus Zekonis Yeah, I can understand that. I do agree with Adam, though. The guys who are forming this team are definitely not newcomers to the video game world. If anyone can pull this off, I would think it would be them.

    38. Daniel Isbell on April 10, 2015

      Upped my pledge $10 for the digital soundtrack.

    39. Monte Emerson on April 10, 2015

      is there anyone who's going to hit the reactor with a 5k mega-missile? :D

    40. Adam
      Superbacker
      on April 10, 2015

      I've never been burned on a KS pledge, knock wood. Have had some unexpected delays, but never a flame-out. If the team behind a project looks solid and has experience -- and this one definitely does -- that's 90 percent of the battle.

    41. Alex Volkov on April 10, 2015

      after droping a 1k for planetary annihilation....yeah...

    42. G'lek on April 10, 2015

      @Matt Stortz There's nothing wrong with that concern. I was part of the Towns disaster and I felt rather burned by the whole thing.

    43. LoE on April 10, 2015

      Finally took the plunge. Some of my very first multiplayer memories were from playing Descent in highschool over dial-up with friends (that and Diablo).

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      John Pembleton on April 10, 2015

      decided to jump in :D its the closest kick starter Ive seen for a while

    45. Alex Volkov on April 10, 2015

      I would but i still want to support the game

    46. Matt Stortz on April 10, 2015

      Hey Klaudijus, how bout you just drop your pledge to 0. Then you can't complain the whole time about being "burned"

    47. Eric Pohner on April 10, 2015

      Almost there!!! 99% of the way to the finish :)

    48. Matt Stortz on April 10, 2015

      Add a few bucks on people! We're so close! And boo to the fools that have dropped their pledges, boo I say!

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