Games give players the power to take control and decide what happens. Kickstarter gives backers the power to take control and decide what happens.The combination of the two has produced some memorable events. Incredibly, all of this has happened in the six months since the launch of Double Fine Adventure.
Here are the year's (2012) leading categories on Kickstarter by dollars pledged through August 31st:
Here's how much money has been pledged on crowdfunding site Kickstarter to games each year:
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