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Jack Black reunites with Tim Schafer in Broken Age

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 6:30am PDT

Jack Black and Tim Schafer are reuniting for Broken Age. The two previously worked together on Brutal Legend, one of Double Fine's most divisive...

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"yeah, it's not that there were RTS elements at all, it's that they were bad, boring RTS elements."

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Double Fine's Dropchord on Leap Motion now, iOS and Android next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 23, 2013 6:00am PDT

The curious gesture controller Leap Motion launched yesterday for PC and Mac, and so has Double Fine's enigmatic game for it, Dropchord. The Psychonauts developer describes it as "a music-driven score challenge game" and it certainly does appear to have sounds and colours. D...

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"meh I got bored of the game extremely quickly. Great style and humor, but the gameplay is really ..."

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Broken Age running out of money, releasing in two halves on Steam Early Access

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 03, 2013 6:00am PDT

Raising $3.4 million may have been far beyond Broken Age's crowdfunding goal of $400,000, but Tim Schafer has said that "didn't stop me from getting excited and designing a game so big that it would need even more money." Facing running out of cash to make the adventure game...

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"Yeah, it's not like anyone there has ever made a game before... "

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Double Fine's Massive Chalice Kickstarter ends at $1.2 million

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2013 9:00am PDT

Double Fine's Kickstarter campaign for Massive Chalice has ended, raising about $1.2 million from its initial $725,000 goal.

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"Though yer i wouldn't mind seeing some gameplay before i backed it, does sound awesome though."

- WootheDave see all 4 comments

The Cave descends into iOS this summer

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 11:00am PDT

The Cave is coming to iOS this summer, with new movement controls for the touch interface.

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Two more Double Fine games coming via Indie Fund

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 13, 2013 10:15am PDT

The fine folks at Tim Schafer's Double Fine Productions studio have been quite busy, announcing the development of two more games.

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Double Fine's Massive Chalice passes Kickstarter goal

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2013 8:30am PDT

Turns out, people are pretty keen to see more games from Double Fine. Who knew? The Psychonauts dev's pitch for roguelike-inspired strategy RPG Massive Chalice has apparently struck a chord, passing its crowdfunding goal of $725,000 in only five days. Gosh, and it still has ...

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"I wish I could trade in my Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter pledge for this one instead. Oh ..."

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Double Fine's Schafer sees 'big future' in crowdfunding

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2013 8:00am PDT

Double Fine head Tim Schafer talks about the crowdfunding trend, using the model regularly, and how the options give it more flexibility in making deals with publishers.

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"For twenty bucks, I could care less. I'm investing in the studio and the people, and at the end ..."

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Double Fine launches Kickstarter for Massive Chalice

By John Keefer, May 30, 2013 11:05am PDT

After it's successful push to fund Broken Age, Double Fine has gone back to the crowdfunding well again, launching another Kickstarter campaign to the crowdfunding well again, launching another Kickstarter campaign to fund a new turn-based tactics title set in a feudal fanta...

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"Not surprised after the XBone fiasco. And maybe the fact that Ps4 is 50 to 60% more powerful ..."

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Double Fine wants IP and distribution rights for Costume Quest, Stacking

By Steve Watts, May 13, 2013 5:30pm PDT

Double Fine is actively trying to get the rights for Costume Quest, Stacking, Brutal Legend, and Iron Brigade, according to CEO Tim Schafer.

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"Damn. I just realize that I slept at the wheel on the box set."

- NickDelios see all 24 comments

Humble Double Fine Bundle launched

By Alice O'Connor, May 08, 2013 6:00am PDT

Humble Bundle yesterday launched a new pay-what-you-want package of games that's more than acceptable, more than just fine, it's Double Fine. I'll explain the amusing pun: for as much or as little as you fancy paying, you can get Double Fine Productions' lovely games Stackin...

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"Sweet, got half this bundle for a dollar. Will give Double Find more in the future when less poor :("

- nwillard see all 4 comments

One year later: how Double Fine shaped its Kickstarter game

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2013 2:25pm PDT

We talk with Double Fine producer Greg Rice about the newly-named Broken Age, its crowd-funded adventure game.

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"Really wish I had gotten in on this Kickstarter. I didn't realize they were funding a making-of ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 9 comments

Broken Age debut trailer is lovely

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 28, 2013 6:00am PDT

Gosh, the artwork Double Fine used when revealing its crowdfounded adventure game as Broken Age was so nice, if only the game could actually look like that. Oh! My my, it actually does. The first trailer debuted during the Game Developers Choice Awards last night and yes, it...

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"This is nice and all, but it doesn't sound anything like the trailer music? I'm pretty stupid, ..."

- filtersweep see all 15 comments

Double Fine releases Host Master Deux for free

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Double Fine has released a free game on the eve of Tim Schafer's GDC Awards hosting duties. Host Master Deux: Quest for Identity stars Schafer, attempting to take the stage at GDC.

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Broken Age is Double Fine's crowdfunded adventure game

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 25, 2013 6:45am PDT

In March 2012, Double Fine Productions kicked off the video game crowdfunding goldrush when it raised $3,335,371 in one month to make a new adventure game. Though part of the drive was to fund a documentary recording its progress, it has been a little secretive, but at least...

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"Couldn't agree more. The documentaries have been amazing, especially since I am a software ..."

- yourbuddypal see all 7 comments