celestialvoid2The great thing about crowdfunding is that almost anyone can set up a campaign on Kickstarter or IndieGoGo and ask for some money to help their dream come true.

The bad thing about crowdfunding is that almost anyone can set up a campaign on Kickstarter or IndieGoGo and ask for some money to do god knows what with.

While it can be tough to not be cynical when looking at some of the campaigns floating around, sometimes you just have to tell yourself to look at the good side.

Case in point, Celestial Void from Sylvain Grannary.  The entire pitch is barely 150 words long, there’s no screenshots, the gameplay video looks as though it may be made up of default RPG maker art assets, and it’s not entirely clear how the money will be used since keyboards cost more than the funding goal.

On the other hand Sylvain says that this game is the one he’s been wanting to make for 13 years, and he’s only asking for $100 to do it.

Is Celestial Void legit or just some scam?  Who knows.  Sometimes it’s worth giving a stranger a couple bucks just because it’s the nice thing to do.

Greg Micek

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Greg Micek has been writing on and off about games since the late nineties, always with a focus on indie games. He started DIYGames.com in 2000, which was one of the earliest gaming sites to focus exclusively on indie games.
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