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Torment: Tides of Numenera  



Torment reaches its Kickstarter goal in less than a day


2:45 PM on 03.06.2013
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InXile's newest roleplaying game and spiritual successor to Planescape: Torment, Torment: Tides of Numenera, has been seeking funding on Kickstarter for well under a day. After three hours, it had already secured half of its $900,000 goal. It's now fully backed. 

Sitting pretty at $935,000 at the time of writing this (and likely a whole lot more when you start reading), I think anyone wondering if people really care about Planescape: Torment any more have their answer. I suspect that the project won't struggle to reach its stretch goals either, meaning that the extra writers and art that inXile mentioned desiring will become a reality.

I spoke with Kevin Saunders and Colin McComb from inXile a day ago about the project and their experiences with Kickstarter, so keep an eye out for that later today. They were cautiously optimistic about the potential success of their latest crowd-funding attempt, and now they're probably feeling pretty damn good.

So, who has backed this thing already?





Here's our first glimpse at the gameplay of Torment: Tides of Numenera photo


Torment fans vote for turn-based combat in Numenera photo


Tides of Numenera devs ask if fans want real-time combat photo


Torment: Tides of Numenera OST sample just for you photo


It's official: Chris Avellone joins the Torment team photo


First video glimpse of Torment: Tides of Numenara photo


Chris Avellone on Torment and being a human stretch goal photo


Tides of Numenera's first screenshot shows off the Bloom photo


Chris Avellone becomes a Torment stretch goal photo


Torment: Tides of Numenera: A billion years in the making photo


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5:00 PM on 09.18.2014
Here's our first glimpse at the gameplay of Torment: Tides of Numenera

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12:30 PM on 12.09.2013
Torment fans vote for turn-based combat in Numenera

inXile asked Kickstarter backers what type of combat they would like to see in Torment: Tides of Numenera, and turn-based came out slightly in the lead. The votes were so close that inXile said it was basically a tie, but the...more



1:30 PM on 11.22.2013
Tides of Numenera devs ask if fans want real-time combat

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Torment: Tides of Numenera OST sample just for you

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11:45 AM on 04.03.2013
It's official: Chris Avellone joins the Torment team

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First video glimpse of Torment: Tides of Numenara

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6:00 PM on 04.02.2013
Chris Avellone on Torment and being a human stretch goal

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3:45 PM on 04.01.2013
Tides of Numenera's first screenshot shows off the Bloom

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4:30 PM on 03.22.2013
Chris Avellone becomes a Torment stretch goal

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Torment: Tides of Numenera: A billion years in the making

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