Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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MYTHIC, the kickstarter scam project

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Burning Bridges, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. Burning Bridges Tacticular Staff

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    MYTHIC: The Story Of Gods And Men

    Funding for this project was cancelled 8 hours ago, but at the time had already raised over 4000$.

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/273246798/mythic-the-story-of-gods-and-men

    http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=3904526

     
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    I wonder if this was some kind of experiment.

    http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/273246798/mythic-the-story-of-gods-and-men/comments
    :lol:

    The video is a mishmash of buzzwords stolen from other Kickstarter projects ("action strategy-based RPG!"). They even use Brian Fargo's "By Gamers, For Gamers" tagline.
     
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    Terrible grammar. I would never give money to such clearly uneducated peasants.
     
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    They use the Kicking it forward icon from Fargo as well. Maybe someone should point him to the scam.
     
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    Kickstarter moar liek Scamstarter. Scary how much money seems to be in this. Do they keep track of how many successfully funded projects actually deliver in the end?
     
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    Yes that line is totally Brain Fargo's invention :lol:
     
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    Irrelevant. They were almost certainly imitating him when they said that.

    First 30 seconds of the pitch video:
     
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    Interplay. The only EA ones I remember are "It's in the game" (EA Sports) and a creepy whispered "challenge everything". There was at least one before that though, just don't recall the words.
     
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    Well, for a while I believe it was just the logo crackling into perspective and some computerized voices vocalizing "ElecTronic Arts".
     
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    lol at people who didn't know that "By Gamers For Gamers" was Interplay's moto up at this point. Should be one of many requirements to know before you register here.
     
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    Terrible scam attempt. Animated by Pixar artists, yeah right.
     
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    Sounds generic enough that anyone could have come up with it.
     
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    What game(s) are the 3D scenes from they're showing in the vid?
     
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    It was already discussed in another thread. We need to consolidate these maybe.
     
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    Because that has no chance in hell of being funded. This scam shit very will would have been.
     
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    Didn't they also say something like "Challenge Everything"

    EA Sports was "EA SPORTS It's in the game!"
     
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    Wait...was this going to be a remake of Limbo of the lost?
     
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    So the guy uses his real name, shows his face and uses clearly plagiarized materials? Exactly what was going through his mind?

    The bad thing is that if he didn't use those images, the fraud might not have ever been caught. I hope people start to be much more cautious about throwing their doolars at the computer screen every time "EX-______ EMPLOYEES NEED YOUR HELP TO RELEASE BEST GAME EVER" pops up.
     
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    It wont be the last, tho these guys were pretty terrible.
     
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