The Backlog: Psychonauts

The game industry was alight this week with talk of Tim Schafer’s lightning-quick fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, a website that helps artists fund their projects by getting large groups of people to make small donations.  Raising over a million dollars in a day, Schafer broke records and made indie game developers take notice.  Even Notch from Minecraft has been tweeting about making a sequel to Shafer’s 2005Psychonauts.  This Schafer guy sure must make some fine games to get such an outpouring of support from fans and other game makers!  It is with much shame I must confess that I never played one of his games.  It turns out that I actually own a bunch of his games, which include classics like Escape From Monkey Island, and Day of the Tentacle.  Continue Reading

About charlesbattersby

Playwright/ Video Game Journalist/ Theatre Critic/ Actor New York City ·
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