The date for the Kickstarter campaign is officially announced as July 10, 2013. The campaign will run for 30 days. Long Lost Cousin founder, Joe Roushar stated that: “Kickstarter will allow us to reach out to multiple communities to find and generate interest in the game, as well as get input on how to make it more appealing to a broad audience.” The announcement was tweeted from @longlostcous.
Benefits of Crowdsourcing
Long Lost Cousin is seeking the following from the Kickstarter campaign:
- Generate and quantify interest in the game
- Get ideas on game design from many people
- Raise funds to help pay for development
- Start building a base of support that can lead to long-term success
The campaign will go 30 days and fits into the release schedule by providing funds needed to develop the game.