Funded! This project was successfully funded on July 14, 2012.

Update #25

How Z. will reach its goal

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Hello everyone! In traditional Kickstarter fashion, we're in the "Please help us get media attention!" phase. So below you'll find a list of notable gaming sites yet to cover Z. 

We've come more than halfway to our goal almost entirely on word-of-mouth alone, so I really believe if just a few of these sites would take notice of us it will ensure we hit our goal. 

We'd greatly appreciate if you could reach out to your favorite sites and try to get their attention, but of course, please be respectful and don't set anything on fire in some weird pagan ritual to Z. or anything like that!

What you choose to say about Z. is up to you. What's your favorite part? Why are you personally backing our project?

I've also included every Z. media asset to date down below. Pictures speak louder than words, and are especially important when a blog is deciding if something's worth running or not. 

Kotaku - tips@kotaku.com
PC Gamer - pcgamer@futurenet.com
GameSpot, GameFAQs - gsincoming@cbsinteractive.com
Rock, Paper, Shotgun - contact@rockpapershotgun.com
UGO, 1UP - feedback@1up.com
Gametrailers - trailers@gametrailers.com
Cheat Code Central - matt@cheatcc.com
GamesRadar - tips@gamesradar.com
GameFront - feedback@gamefront.com
GiantBomb - gb_edit@giantbomb.com
Destructoid - tips@destructoid.com
Game Revolution - tips@gamerevolution.com
G4 TV - webmaster@g4tv.com
Game Over Online - sriach@game-over.net
Armchair Empire - omni@armchairempire.com
PlaySF - editor@playscifi.com
Penny Arcade - http://penny-arcade.com/report/tips
Shacknews - http://www.shacknews.com/contact
The Escapist - http://www.escapistmagazine.com/contact/
Joystiq - http://www.joystiq.com/contact/tips/
Gamespy, IGN - http://www.ign.com/news-tips.html
Game Informer - http://www.gameinformer.com/newstip.aspx
Eurogamer - http://www.eurogamer.net/contact.php
VideoGamer - http://www.videogamer.com/contact.html
games(TM) - http://www.gamestm.co.uk/contact-us/
Wired - http://www.wired.com/about/feedback/

Main Kickstarter Link: http://kck.st/L7NQyI

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      Creator Nick Suffolk on July 9, 2012

      Ok that's a few sent off more to follow later

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