As one beloved old stager in the world of UK video games development successfully steers a re-imagining of a tried and tested game genre through public funding, another, in the form of Elite: Dangerous from David Braben's Frontier developments adds a trailer and...
Well, it also adds a separate PayPal funding option. We'll start by looking at the trailer for the remake/boot/imagining of the classic space trading title:
Now, the current stats on the project, which calls upon almost a DNA-level gaming memory for those of a certain generation, are as follows as I write this (and I'm of that generation):
16,844 backers have pledged £828,120 of a desired goal of £1,250,000, and there are 15 days remaining to make up the rest according to Kickstarter rules.
The PayPal option comes in useful for that group of people who don't have credit cards for Kickstarter login and use. Check the project here.