2012 Successful Crowdfunding Projects

With the reduction of available Venture Capital and Game Developers desiring more control of their products, Crowdfunding has become a hotbed of innovation. We at Gaiscioch Magazine keep a close eye on sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo in search of tomorrows big titles.

In this section you will find our highlights as well as a month by month lists of the top performers.

Top 25 Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2012

# Title Raised %
1 Project Eternity
By: Obsidian Entertainment
$3,986,929 USD 362%
2 Double Fine Adventure
By: Double Fine and 2 Player Productions
$3,336,372 USD 834%
3 Wasteland 2
By: inXile entertainment
$2,933,252 USD 326%
4 Homestuck Adventure Game
By: MS Paint Adventures
$2,485,506 USD 355%
5 Planetary Annihilation
By: Uber Entertainment Inc
$2,229,344 USD 248%
6 Star Citizen
By: Cloud Imperium Games Corporation
$2,134,375 USD 427%
7 Shadowrun Returns
By: Harebrained Schemes LLC
$1,836,447 USD 459%
8 Broken Sword - the Serpent's Curse
By: Revolution Software
$771,561 USD 193%
9 The Banner Saga
By: Stoic
$723,887 USD 724%
10 Castle Story
By: Sauropod Studio
$702,516 USD 878%
11 Carmageddon: Reincarnation
By: Stainless Games
$625,143 USD 156%
12 Tex Murphy - Project Fedora
By: Chris Jones & Aaron Conners
$598,105 USD 133%
13 Yogventures!
By: Winterkewl Games LLC
$567,665 USD 227%
14 Shadowrun Online
By: Cliffhanger Productions
$558,863 USD 112%
15 Republique by Camouflaj + Logan
By: Camouflaj
$555,663 USD 111%
16 Two Guys SpaceVenture - by the creators of Space Q
By: Two Guys From Andromeda
$539,768 USD 108%
17 Grim Dawn
By: Crate Entertainment
$537,515 USD 192%
18 Project GODUS
By: 22cans
£526,563 GBP 117%
19 CLANG
By: Subutai Corporation
$526,125 USD 105%
20 Jane Jensen's Moebius and Pinkerton Road Studio
By: Jane Jensen
$435,316 USD 145%
21 SolForge Digital Trading Card Game
By: Stone Blade Entertainment
$429,715 USD 172%
22 Hero-U: Rogue to Redemption by the Quest for Glory
By: Corey Cole
$409,151 USD 102%
23 Make LA Game Space possible—Best Game Bundle Ever
By: LA Game Space
$335,657 USD 134%
24 Dead State: The Zombie Survival RPG
By: DoubleBear Productions
$332,636 USD 222%
25 Pathfinder Online Technology Demo
By: Goblinworks Inc.
$307,844 USD 616%

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