In my time, a lot of Kickstarter initiatives have come and gone. There is, after all, only so much disposable income willing to be given out for the day’s good cause. I can’t predict what will happen to ORION: Prelude, but I can say that Spiral Game Studios certainly put the effort in.
The studio is looking for pledges in order to A) get the multiplayer beta ready for a summer launch, B) come to GDC 2011 in style, and C) feed its members. That last one is always the kicker. At the time of writing, Spiral is about a third of the way there to reaching the $10,000 goal.
Some of the rewards for contributing are admittedly rather awesome, so give ’em a look.