Just thought of something...

#1 Posted by supermonkey122 (874 posts) -

As you probably know, Double Fine raised over a million bucks for a new point and click adventure game, and Notch (creator of Minecraft) offered to donate some money for Double Fine to make a Psychonauts 2, and I thought maybe the game will be a Psychonauts point-and-click adventure game? Just a thought.

#2 Posted by Hailinel (25205 posts) -

If this point-and-click adventure does turn out to be Psychonauts 2, I think a lot of Psychonauts fans would be very upset.

#3 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18954 posts) -

I'm gonna fucking puke

#4 Posted by supermonkey122 (874 posts) -

Well, I probably wouldn't play it if it turned out this way, but it may be a possibility.

#5 Posted by Village_Guy (2662 posts) -

That would be sad, Psychonauts shouldn't be a point-and-click adventure. I think the fans of the first game would be in an uproar if that happened.

#6 Edited by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

Tim said via twitter that 100% of this game is being funded via kickstarter. so i doubt it.

bbad6394 Kickstarter is the only thing funding that project.
#7 Posted by supermonkey122 (874 posts) -

@Dagbiker said:

Tim said via twitter that 100% of this game is being funded via kickstarter. so i doubt it.

Oh, ok.

And to the other people, I never said I wanted this to happen, infact I would be pretty pissed if it did, but I just thought it may happen

#8 Posted by Lazyaza (2212 posts) -

No the notch funded game and kickstarter funded game are completely separate projects. Their hasn't even been any confirmation that notch ended up giving them that money after they took the discussion off twitter, business realities of the matter n all.

#9 Posted by project343 (2838 posts) -

@supermonkey122: See, two factoids that you're missing:

1) Ron Gilbert. He's been with Double Fine since Fall 2010, working on his own game--apparently one that old-school adventure fans would enjoy. My thoughts are that he's been writing and concepting an adventure game, and Shafer is now grabbing a whole team to start producing it with the help of this donation.

2) The accompanying video proposal that 2PlayerProductions created conflicts with the Notch twitter updates. Notch and the whole twitter fiasco happened only days before this whole Kickstarter thing went live. The video released with this announcement was long, filmed on site, and looked to have a fair bit of a editing put into it. Taking into account, I'd say this whole ordeal began several months ago, at the very least.

#10 Posted by ShadowConqueror (3085 posts) -

My girlfriend loves Psychonauts, I can't wait to hear her reaction to this. She hates you.

#11 Posted by chrissedoff (2167 posts) -

I would have preferred Psychonauts as a point-and-click adventure. That Meat Circus level was pretty crap.

#12 Posted by ShaggE (6701 posts) -

Two great tastes that would taste like deep-fried pizzaspheres dipped in shit together.

#13 Posted by Dagbiker (6978 posts) -

@ShaggE said:

Two great tastes that would taste like deep-fried pizzaspheres dipped in shit together.

#14 Posted by Hailinel (25205 posts) -

@project343 said:

@supermonkey122: See, two factoids that you're missing:

1) Ron Gilbert. He's been with Double Fine since Fall 2010, working on his own game--apparently one that old-school adventure fans would enjoy. My thoughts are that he's been writing and concepting an adventure game, and Shafer is now grabbing a whole team to start producing it with the help of this donation.

2) The accompanying video proposal that 2PlayerProductions created conflicts with the Notch twitter updates. Notch and the whole twitter fiasco happened only days before this whole Kickstarter thing went live. The video released with this announcement was long, filmed on site, and looked to have a fair bit of a editing put into it. Taking into account, I'd say this whole ordeal began several months ago, at the very least.

It's my understanding that Ron Gilbert's game is a separate entity from the Kickstarter project.

Also, the video that was put together wasn't that complex, nor was it that long. They could have put something like that together in the span of a single day.

#15 Edited by MooseyMcMan (11400 posts) -

@Dagbiker said:

Tim said via twitter that 100% of this game is being funded via kickstarter. so i doubt it.

bbad6394 Kickstarter is the only thing funding that project.

Well, Notch donated to Kickstater, so technically he is helping to fund it.

Edit: No, I don't think it's Psychonauts 2.

#16 Posted by Mikemcn (7019 posts) -

I kinda hope They only use the original 400,000 in making the game as they intended, and then spend the rest of the money padding it out with absolute nonsense.

#17 Posted by project343 (2838 posts) -

@Hailinel: Shafer has specifically cited Gilbert's involvement in this adventure game several times--both on Twitter and on the video. Moreover, I'm going to disagree with the video. It was clearly scripted, deals had to be made, and I'm sure at least a conference or two took place to figure out exactly how 2PlayerProductions would cover the whole thing. Especially when you consider their other involvements.

#18 Posted by SlightConfuse (3963 posts) -

Ron Gilbert's game is a differnt thing than the kickstarter project. Also the kcikstarter thing had to be planed in advance, the notch thing was just a coincidence.

Im i the only one who does not want psychonauts 2, the first one stand on its own.

#19 Posted by lord_canti (1522 posts) -

he said that it would need to raise another 90 million on his twitter the other day

#20 Posted by Phatmac (5727 posts) -

It's most defiantly a new IP. That's also a terrible idea. That would alienate people that liked the first game by making it too different. Think these kinds of thing through duder.

#21 Posted by mosdl (3259 posts) -

@Mikemcn said:

I kinda hope They only use the original 400,000 in making the game as they intended, and then spend the rest of the money padding it out with absolute nonsense.

Use the million to buy the Maniac Mansion name from LucasArts.

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