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Torment reaches its Kickstarter goal in less than a day


And I'm not in the least bit surprised

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?

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On Destructoid: Torment: Tides of Numenera   (12)   From our game database:

  • Torment: Tides of Numenera's beta nears - Jordan Devore
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera replaces project lead, moved to 2016 - Steven Hansen
  • The branching paths of Torment: Tides of Numenera - Jordan Devore
  • Here's our first glimpse at the gameplay of Torment: Tides of Numenera - Alasdair Duncan
  • Torment fans vote for turn-based combat in Numenera - Joshua Derocher
  • Tides of Numenera devs ask if fans want real-time combat - Joshua Derocher
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera OST sample just for you - Jayson Napolitano
  • It's official: Chris Avellone joins the Torment team - Fraser Brown
  • First video glimpse of Torment: Tides of Numenara - Joshua Derocher
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