June 21st, 2014

Illuminati

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Making games is harder than you think. Particularly if you work in the games industry.

Kickstarters Backed for Games:
Game Estimated Delivery Date
Status
Carmageddon Feb 2013
Beta
Clang Feb 2013
Abandoned (after they announced that they basically lied about how much money they needed)
Defense Grid 2
Dec 2012
Original deliverable shipped, complete game still being worked on
Planetary Annihilation
Jul 2013
Beta
Project Eternity
April 2014
Beta-ish
Maia June 2013
Alpha
Sui Generis
May 2014
Alpha
Godus September 2013
Beta.  Undergoing a massive revamp to make it less shit
War for the Overworld
August 2013
Beta
Scale December 2014
In development
Frog Fraction 2
September 2015
Froggy. Fractionated

So, yes. It seems that nobody in the games industry has a grasp on project estimation.
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