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inXile finally sets up a Kickstarter for Wasteland 2

10:00 AM on 03.13.2012 // Jim Sterling

After weeks of talk, inXile Entertainment has finally set up a Kickstarter for Wasteland 2. The so-called "Godfather of post apocalyptic RPGs" is set to return, with a little help from the community. 

The plan is for respected producer Brian Fargo and his team to get $900,000 in just over a month. At the time of writing, inXile has 549 pledges worth $40,915. Movement seems to be pretty quick, so expect that figure to be hopelessly out of date once you're reading this.

If you pledge over $15, you'll get a digital copy of the game, while $50 nets you a big boxed copy with an "old school" instruction book, soundtrack, art book and novella. There's a ton of other rewards, but the grandest of them all costs $10,000. For that, you get all prior rewards, an invite to a private party, and a shrine within Wasteland 2's world, dedicated to you. 

This is the first big-name Kickstarter game project following Double Fine's success. It'll be interesting to see if Fargo and the others can duplicate Schafer's success. Here's hoping!

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destructoid's previous coverage:
Wasteland 2

  Sep 23

Review: Wasteland 2

This Kickstarted RPG delivers exactly what was expected

  Aug 19

Wasteland 2 will be released on September 19

Just one month to go for the post-apocalyptic RPG

  Aug 05

Father of the Wasteland: How to trust your fans and revive a classic

Brian Fargo talks fulfilling the trust of fans and the pressures of crowdfunding games

  Aug 04

Final version of Wasteland 2 likely delayed into September

The delay is due to manufacturing physical versions

  Apr 14

A regular playthough of Wasteland 2 will take about 50 hours

You won't see all the content on a single playthrough

  Feb 26

Here's the lowdown on Wasteland 2's big beta update

A new map and retooled combat animations are all included

  Feb 22

Wasteland 2 will be done 'when it's done'

inXile's long-awaited sequel is still in Early Access

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