Kickstarter Follies


For those who don’t know, Kickstarter is a group funding site, or I guess a crowd funding site. You pitch an idea and try to get others to fund it. It’s been remarkably successful so far at funding revivals of classic gaming franchises. I’m holding out hope for a next generation version of Impossible Mission, a classic Commodore 64 title.

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BILLY: I made a huge mistake. I started a Kickstarter for my class project.
TREY: Is this your spy film?

BILLY: Yeah, but I only wanted to raise a couple of thousand. I didn't check it over the weekend and it's ballooned to two million. I thought I was being clever by spoofing Mission: Impossible with the title Impossible Mission.

BILLY: How was I to know it's some old computer game fans are clamoring for a remake of?
TREY: A remake, really? Here, have five bucks!


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