The whole crowdfunding thing is becoming a tumultuous subject, especially as some fundraisers turn out to be quite not what they've seen. Destructoid's making a concerted effort to be more discerning in the Kickstarter projects it talks about, and Among the Sleep is a game I personally feel confident in highlighting.
Not only is the core concept tantalizing, providing the kind of creepy horror game we just don't see in the mainstream market, I can verify Among the Sleep definitely exists as I've played it in its alpha form. At least the first moments of it. It's atmospheric, it's intriguing as hell, and I want to see more of it. This is one of those projects I really feel good about supporting.
I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for this one, both for its financial and creative success. I want this game to happen, and I want this game to be good. It's got the promise -- it just needs the follow.
The Kickstarter project is due to go live today.
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