Torment: Tides of Numenera

by inXile entertainment

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    1. russell on

      one of your stretch goals should be a N64 cart with a stream lined version of the game on would take the industry by storm

    2. Brett Nieland on

      What is a micro-transition based game?

    3. James on

      This makes me a happy bunny. Can't wait to see more!

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      Søren Johnsen on

      Strech goal; Huge and bendy Avellone thumb giving birth to a hand while the protagonist fights off blood sucking publishers.

    5. Balgin Stondraeg

      You know, a great stretch goal would be to get Michael T Wiess to come back and do some more voice overs for the new game. Probably even get him to re-record the classic "Updating my journal" line.

      And hey, he won't be playing The Pretender at the same time this time 'round either where he was essentialy playing the same role twice and getting paid for it :).

    6. Eero Salonen on

      @Brett those are games where in game items and gameplay mechanics cost real money. They are usually free to play, but if you want to success you usually need to pay at least some money.

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      Markus Johansson on

      Congratulations and than you! Its great to see that there's still some developers who are making games not for money but for passion!

    8. Adam Taylor on

      1) You guys rock.

      2) Wasteland 2 is turning out to be truly epic.

      3) It's Torment. Duh. :p

      I'm not surprised the funding shot through the roof so quickly. :)

    9. Tobi (Crusader Kickstarter pls!!) on

      hahaha, awesome, great work guys! whooo said CRPGs are dead??? we showed them, oh we showed them good!!!!

      over 1million, almost 20000 backers, great!

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      Rink on

      I backed in the first 10 minutes and I think I didn't even make it into the top 1000 backers. Glad to see you guys wanting to make a game with deep storyline and great characters again and even more thrilled about the fact that there are so many people out there that want to see that happen as much as I do.

    11. Tobi (Crusader Kickstarter pls!!) on

      brett: where you can buy equipment and stuff with real money.

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      MMO, multi-player or micro-transition is where big publishers WANT the industry to go.

      There is certainly room for those style of games, but that's not the whole story.

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      Marina on

      The best news I got today. Hubby and I loved PS:T to pieces, we can't wait to play Tides.

      As many have said: keep making games of this depht and quality and we'll keep pledging. :)

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      Beth C on

      I suck at the D&D combat style that is Planescape: Torment, but oh man was the writing fantastic. I'll finish it over break.

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      David on

      I've just become a publisher, and now I want to dance. I love this stuff. Cheers everyone!

    16. Alan Villarreal on

      DONESKI.. in under 6 hours. New Record??!? Proud Pledger, 125 tier. Can't wait for Project Eternity, Wasteland 2 and now TORMENT!!! OMG

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      MrScruff on

      Poor inXile. They're getting money so fast they can't even come up with stretch goals in time to post them! lol

      Congrats guys. You've earned it.

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      Aesgard on

      It's over 1mi, amazing. Congratulations, guys!
      In celebration, you shall decide that the next inXile KS project is the Bard's Tale 3. What? You said yourselves you wanted to keep the team, didn't you? Just kidding (well, maybe not that much =] )
      Regarding this project is it possible to have the printed novellas as add-on? Or a physical tier between $110 and $250 offering them? I think this could make a lot of people at $95/$110 to increase their pledge

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      Neil Chatterjee on

      Congratulations :)

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      David Noble on

      Way to get kickstarter funded:
      Step1 - Planescape
      Step2 - F-ing
      Step3 - Torment

    21. Midian on

      Congrats on being completely backed!!!
      the artwork is phenomenal....
      i hope that there is a physical artbook add-on...

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      Michael Langman on

      Brian and all, it's hard to say no to a team that has already done a lot of good things. Backing this project was a no brainer. Keep up the good work!

    23. The_Bishop on

      Congratulations! This must be some kind of record.

      Now get to work!!! ;)

    24. Łukasz Białozor on

      Congratulations from Poland :)

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      Elandryl on

      You're welcome ;)

    26. Stephanie Fitz on

      I can't wait! As soon as I say the email I forward it to a friend them came to back it. Funny think is I back it without even watching the video, but it was fun to watch the video and see the number just keep jumping up. Keep up the great work and we all will keep you business.

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      Aesgard on

      @Brian: I agree, I was amazed w/ WL2 alpha video and, hell, that's just an alpha. These guys sure know how to make a good game

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      Quantomas on

      Publishers who passed these opportunities again and again will now have second thoughts ... ;-)

      Congratulations! Way to go and to improve how the industry does business.

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      Bartosz Adamski on

      Are you joking? I feel like I owe you money for the games you already created that shaped my childhood and adolescence. W1, F1 & 2, PT, BG.

      Being passionate about your games is what made them great. That's what we need. Not corporate greed that destroys ideas. "By gamers, for gamers" was the Interplay motto when you were there. It wasn't the same after you left.

    30. Stuart Hacking on

      You guys rock at Kickstartin'!

      I missed the Wasteland 2 campaign, and when I saw this AND the chance to get Torment and Wasteland 2 together? SOLD! :-)

      Seriously excited about all these classic genres getting a new lease on life by the best choice of people for the task! Good luck!

    31. ghavo on

      Of all the places I can throw my money, I would rather throw it to the ones that deserve it. My $65 is still cheaper than any PS3/Xbox game out there.

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      Andrew Pease on

      Clearly we believe in you all.

    33. Tobi (Crusader Kickstarter pls!!) on

      REPOST: live show of inXile-team as the game got funded:

    34. Foxfire on

      Man this is the best news I've had in the past year and I got married!

      So very excited and it's going to be a very long wait. Torment is one of my all time favourite games and I can't wait to see what you guys will do with the sequel.

    35. david scheigam on

      I'm a bit short buckwise but a couple of roguish Ulysses S. Grant's should be worth it. To battle, now.
      And thank you already ;)

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      Johann Frank on

      You know, EA and Ubi is a no-go for me. Even the new Ultra-High-Def HD Consoles aren't even a Cent worth after seeing there's gone be an ONLINE-Check and whatever. After seeing you guys doing Wasteland 2 - I thought, YES - Old School, and I thought if we give you our support, we will show the big publishers that there are "Gamers" out there who LIKE ISO Games with rich STORY, where you need to THINK. Thats where you truly "play". Keep up with those ideas, and you won't have to worry about publisher, you will get us! So far you're incredible. Your Updates, perfect. Keep it up.

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      Ronaldo Crancianinov on

      We love what you guys do!!!!!

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      Nikus on

      I also feel like I owe YOU guys money for making the best games I played.

      On a side note, please make the T Shirts add-on available to digital only tiers!

      Congratulations and Thanks you!

    39. Bert Derveaux on

      Excellent news, I'am still reading the huge first post. But It didn't take me ten minutes to get convinced.
      InXile seems to know what PC gamers are really looking forward to. Great games from the old days where we still talk about often. But with modern technology. Kickstarter Kings!

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      Stephen Keating on

      Yay. All's well that ends well. In six hours.

    41. Raiiban on

      When I saw this page go live today I immediately canceled my paid off Bioshock Infinite preorder. I felt they were going in a bad direction with the limited preorder bonuses and DLC/Seasonal. All that raises red flags for me, especially after seeing how Seasonal passes don't even include all DLC now with games like Saints Row 3 and Borderlands 2 releasing DLC not included in these passes at the same time as DLC included in the pass.

      I instead took that $60 and an additional $35 and pledged it all here, is it the same amount as Bioshock + Seasonal pass? Roughly yes, but inXile presented in a much better fashion that makes me feel like it's worth it and that I'll get more bang for my buck with their product if I spend the same amount on both.

      DLC and most likely Publisher BS cost Bioshock Infinite a sale that went straight to funding this game. I just want people and companies to know that treating your fans/investors/customers like real people instead of potential monetization targets to be exploited makes a very big difference to them.

      And just like with Wasteland 2, I don't plan to participate in the forums or development because I want as little spoilers as possible before this comes out. I'm trusting you guys to make a fantastic experience and I've pledged more money to this project than I did to Wasteland 2. The bits of info I've read, the video of WL2 running, and the fun I've had after playing The Bards Tale on my Android device all influenced this increase in pledge money from me towards Torment.

      Keep up the damn fine work, team.

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      Krzysztof Murawski on

      people want old school, complex RPGs with well writen story, dialogs and world lore. we believe in you inXile so please dont disappoint us and show the world that RPG is not dumbed genre but something more. Wasteland 2, Project Eternity and Torment are brightest prospects and im proud to back them all (im sad that i wasnt into Kickstarter when the first one was funded but today i pledged 45$ for both inXile projects)

    43. Mr. Horseshoe on

      I hope the combat is also true to the source material. No more pseudo-RTS "real-time with pause" combat. Half the experience of the tabletop RPG is the in-depth strategy of combat. The last game to fully realize this was Temple of Elemental Evil.

    44. Timpo on

      Still eyeing that 10k one man...

    45. Michael Faragher on

      Funny thing, I don't really care about the game. Torment was fun, but not one of my favorites. What I care about is keeping inXile going and getting more music by Mark Morgan. That being said, I look forward to being very pleased I got in on the ground floor.

    46. Richard on

      I don't want to sound like a giant nerd or anything but reading that nearly brought a tear to my eye.
      2014 will be glorious and it's all thanks to the thousands of people who like the same things as me ㅋㅋㅋ Kickstarter makes my heart grow!

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      Stephen Keating on

      Quick question, at the $125 digital collector's level, will we receive all the digital collector stuff from the $110 level?


    48. Ciaran O'Brien on

      Congratulations on the super-swift funding. I managed to get Planescape on Amazon last year and I know it's not just nostalgia, that game was really something special. You and the Obsidian guys have made just about every cRPG I've ever loved, so I have a great deal of faith in you to make sure Tides is every bit as special as it deserves to be.

      Thanks for taking the chance, and best of luck with the development.

    49. Ichi on

      just the digital rewards

    50. Michael Noren on

      This is a good time to be a gamer: Dreamfall, Elite, and a spiritual sequel to Planescape Torment all at once! And they're all on Kickstarter!