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Desura Launches New Alpha Funding Project with 3 Linux Game Titles

Sep 19, 2011, 12:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nitesh)

[ Thanks to Dart for this link. ]

"The idea behind alphafunding is simple, fans get instant access to their favorite games with the understanding that the game might be buggy and isn't complete - but frequent updates will add polish over time. The developers can then fund the games continued creation, giving supporters early access to the latest and greatest content.

"Digital distribution is an amazing medium for getting access to content early, so while alphafunding isn't for every game, why wait till release to fund your game, when you have fans wanting to support you every step of the way? It is a model which has worked extremely well for Minecraft, Overgrowth, Natural Selection 2 and others, who have benefited from their fans support from the very beginning."

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