Funded! This project was successfully funded on April 17, 2012.

Update #1

Off to a great start!

WOW!!! You guys are amazing!  The fans are really stepping up here with donations and spreading the word. I haven't been more excited to make a game in over a decade. It is a dream to focus all my attention on making a wonderful experience without distraction from outside forces. We will not let you down!

 Я не знаю английский язык. Как мне поддержать Ваш проект?

Also for our Russian fans, our buddy Yegor at fallout-archives put together instructions for how to pledge and navigate Kickstarter. If our funding stays at this rate we will be able to localize in Russian.  Thanks a ton, Yegor!  http://blog.fallout-archives.com/podderzhim-fargo-vmeste

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      Creator Entrei on March 22, 2012

      @ Steven: Not to worry. Wasteland had one of the more entertaining combat systems for a turn based game and also one of the more comprehensive skill based/level systems of *any* crpg I've played (and i've played a ton dating back to the 80's) and basically introduced the idea of having multiple ways to accomplish a goal based on a skill set your party has.

      And yes, you could have a good old fashioned bar brawl too ;)

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      Creator Steven Green on March 19, 2012

      Please not anything like frozen synapse. It is just close enough to real turn based gaming to get me interested, then it killed it with its crazy locked into a path method of game play.

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      Creator Aleksey Zabrodskiy on March 18, 2012

      Russian subtitles would be great) Keep it up, comrades!

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      Creator terislb on March 17, 2012

      Lets hope that this catches on to show people working in the buisness, that you dont have to whore yourself out to electronic arts or activision to get a game made, made the way you and your players want it to be and not what some focus group goon thinks would sell

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      Creator Barry Smith on March 17, 2012

      If I might make a suggestion vis-a-vis the turn based combat: Frozen Synapse has a great pause-time based, synchronous turn-based flow that might suit a Wasteland game.

      Which is to say, that the game is still turn based, but both sides move at the same time.

      However, I appreciate that you might wish to keep the game "closer to home" for the fans, and that such a system might not fit into the current "year-and-a-half" schedule.

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      Creator Per Westman on March 16, 2012

      @ Raith; I agree man. love the fallout / elderscrolls modding community. Would be awesome to be able to mod wasteland2 and share the mods in the same fashion. I'm one of those people that don't want to stop playing a game I love just because I beat the main story.

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      Creator Charles Orr on March 16, 2012

      Could we loyal supporters get a gander at the design document from the video?

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      Creator Raith_Sienar on March 16, 2012

      Here's hoping the game will be moddable...

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      Creator Gurloes on March 16, 2012

      I haven't been more excited about a game coming out in a very long time! Wasteland brings up many fond C64 gaming memories. I'm so glad my friend told me about this yesterday.

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      Creator Christophe Goessen on March 16, 2012

      @Michael Friis, @DarkDust: I agree with you DarkDust, it's maybe even bigger phenomenon in France...
      It is even hard sometimes to find content in original version, for instance VOD is a pain in the ass, when you rent a movie on the XBOX VOD service you don't even have the choice, it's french dubbed version, it really annoys me. And don't get me started about how silly the translations can be...

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      Creator Brendan Sydney Hughes on March 15, 2012

      What Dennis said.

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      Creator Dennis Owens on March 15, 2012

      It's a pleasure, Brian. Now give us sequels to Neuromancer, Stonekeep, and Bard's Tale and we'll be copacetic.

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      Creator Łukasz Jabłoński on March 15, 2012

      I'm Polish, and after I pledge 15$ I read about Polish version. I'm soooo happy. Sweeeet!

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      Creator Alberto Ceballos on March 15, 2012

      Oh, damn, this wasn't supposed to go here, but oh, sorry! Can I request someone to erase my message? x_x

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      Creator Alberto Ceballos on March 15, 2012

      OMG! Spanish translation? Guys, you are the best, thanks, many thanks! I will spread the word in the spanish forums I tend to visit, thanks again!

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      Creator Greg Adkins on March 15, 2012

      Let's keep going to $1.5 mil for the OSX version!

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      Creator Kirill Yazev on March 15, 2012

      We did it! Unfortunately I didn't play Wasteland, but I am a HUGE Fallout 1, 2 fan. Bethesda graved Fallout 3 and my last hope to see this game what it should be. And I just could not to take part in this project when I found out about it. I'm just a poor student, so my pledge is only $ 15. Well, I think that a few years later I will be able to donate a large sum for you next progect =). Yeah, next project! I believe in the success of Wateland 2 and I believe that projects like that will change game development industry, at least it will change some.
      P.S. Waiting for Planescape 2, guys.
      P.P.S. FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE. From the bottom of all my heart ©

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      Creator Hamad Al Abbas on March 15, 2012

      Hope we can push it to astronomical levels so this game would be bigger and better than anything similar.

      I hope you guys in InXILE consider delaying the release date more if the contributions is more so you can take advantage of the extra funding to make the game better. Miyamoto once said about the continuous delays of Nintendo games that a good game is always good, and a bad game is always bad, so more time should be spent making sure it is good.

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      Creator Kjell Iwarson on March 15, 2012

      Congrats on reaching the goal!

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      Creator Andrey Livanov on March 15, 2012

      It's nice to see people all over the world do their best to help you and your project. I think, that's how acceptance look like.

      "By gamers for gamers"... 22 years later.

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      Creator Zapper Weisman on March 15, 2012

      I just entered my pledge and I was happy to do so! Unfortunately I never got a chance to play the original Wasteland but I am a huge Fallout fan. Well, I don't entirely care for what Bethesda has done with it but, it's pretty good. If you guys could give us a way to get a copy of the original that would be awesome. Or is it available somewhere that I just haven't seen?

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      Creator Roman Popov on March 15, 2012

      Thanks for russian instructions, they've helped a lot.

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      Creator Marc Marasco on March 15, 2012

      It would be really great if someone could make a large graphic for wasteland 2. This way we could all temporarily change our facebook timelines cover-page graphics to help spread this viral-like.

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      Creator Ricardo de Jong on March 15, 2012

      We are close to the 1.5 million! lets make it big!

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      Creator Daniello on March 15, 2012

      I never had a chance to play the first Wasteland but I'm happy to be part of the community that funds a sequel. Go go!

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      Creator Celso Duran on March 15, 2012

      Come on, lets go 1.5M!!! I have no problem running it in BootCamp, but would much rather run it native on OSX. I wish I could contribute more...

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      Creator charles falcone on March 15, 2012

      While I had a bunch of game installed on the old Tandy 1000, Wasteland was one of the most memorable games I've have ever played. I'm looking forward to Wasteland 2!

      Now if we can only convince someone to make another Starcontrol my retro game fix will be satisfied for another decade.

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      Creator Dennis Skyum on March 15, 2012

      As the younguns say these days... You Sir, are a boss. Thanks for reaching out with this project, I'm incredibly excited to see where it goes.

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      Creator Jeff Pinard on March 15, 2012

      Please make sure you let people know what money us needed to make the game in all it's brilliant glory... you need $1.6 million to do the best job possible - is that correct? Or if you get even more tha $ 1.6m does that mean the world will be even larger... or better graphics/animation etc?

      Please make it known in aBIG UPDATE (or even at top of front page) the ultimate goal so people don't slow down in funding this. Godd luck! I contributed too :)

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      Creator 1tactician on March 15, 2012

      I havent been this excited about a new game in ages! I just cant wait to see what you guys accomplish without having to pander to corporate stooges. Maybe this will serve as a wake up call to the big game distributors. Power to the gamers! And good job getting this together we are all pulling for you!

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      Creator Topol on March 15, 2012

      Mr. Fargo, you are one of my reasons to become an illustrator and a goddamned geek. And here I am unemployed and yet donating you 15 bloody dolars, I told me mom that it is for a good cause, (Since I am unemployed artist my mom is backing me up for a while now) and it really is, no matter what people say what you do is an artform. A really complicated and hard to build one indeed!

      Now, you already have 1 million dolars, and I am hoping that you will double it! Make sure you make a kick-ass of a game and make my mom proud!

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      Creator akana-may on March 15, 2012

      $ 1,000,000 milestone in 10... 9... 8...

      Next step.... 1.5M :-)

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      Creator Samuel Grandcamp on March 15, 2012

      I hope Chris Avallon will do the same thing he will have my money too

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      Creator TheWoolf on March 15, 2012

      Brings back some great memories! Not many games get my attention these days (especially at a $50+ price point), but I'm glad to support this one.

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      Creator moofoo on March 15, 2012

      Amazing to find out how many ppl still remember this game. Was my first game ever bought on C64 back in 1989 and still one of my favorites after all this time.

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      Creator bl0m5t3r on March 15, 2012

      congratz guys! seems like we made it happen in a record time.

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      Creator Canyon Cappola on March 15, 2012

      I haven't been this excited about a random internet find since I ordered my wife!!! Just kidding about the wife, but this has me positively giddy.

      To this day I still talk about my Wasteland games with friends, and the time I got stuck on the stage and couldn't figure out how to get off.

      Can't wait to start seeing the results. Way to go!!!

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      Creator Michael Frantz on March 15, 2012

      Wasteland was one of the games that kick started my gaming, and by extension, computer obsessions. Thanks to games like Wasteland, I learned how to program on my own, since I wanted to be able to create what they did, and have since made my living on computers. I'm so incredibly excited to see this happening! Now how about a real Bard's Tale or Pools of Radiance sequel? :)

      You are facing 99 Berserkers, 99 Berserkers, 99 Berserkers, and 99 Berserkers...

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      Creator Scott Welch on March 15, 2012

      This is incredible

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      Creator Asa Payne on March 15, 2012

      Awesome! I hope this sets a new precedent in game development. The idea of not being at the mercy of companies like EA for my digital entertainment gives me a chill. Thumbs up Mr. Fargo and team!

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      Creator Klim Kouznetsov on March 15, 2012

      Russian localization is nice for a change (allthough they all sucked during all past years, due to horrible voice acting, so do some research before you hire VO in Russian). ^_^

      Good luck with a game!

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      Creator Michael Campbell on March 15, 2012

      I am excited beyond words :D

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      Creator Boris Vigec on March 15, 2012

      We NEED old school games revived...all kinds. I've backed this one and DoubleFine's and am willing to back more of these old school revivals.

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      Creator Leo on March 15, 2012

      Have to agree with Jesse... An updated port of the original would be a freaking awesome addition to the game, given how long it's been since its heyday... Or maybe even at the end of funding, to whet the appetite of the backers with a bit of nostalgia. Can't wait for an amazing game guys!

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      Creator Hrvoje Sknk on March 15, 2012

      Congrats! we do NEED old school rpg! keep up with good work, guys!

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      Creator Jesse Lowe on March 15, 2012

      So glad funding completed so quickly...I hope people keep piling in and this thing's budget rivals even Doublefine's Kickstarter. Sincerely hoping the finished product includes an updated port of the original (an easier interface and save slots, please!).

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      Creator Jonathon Beckman on March 15, 2012

      There has been a Harry the Bunny Master shaped hole in my life since 1988. Good job everybody!

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      Creator Kirill Yazev on March 15, 2012

      Congrats! I think that there will be pledged enough to make Mac and Linux versions because of the rate of money collection.

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      Creator SnapDragin on March 15, 2012

      Well, that was quick. I figured we'd do it pretty quickly but wow, that blew my mind. Do your best guys!

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      Creator Dylan Carey on March 15, 2012

      Congrats!

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