The runaway success of Double-Fine Adventure cemented the viability of crowdfunding games, and soon afterwards FTL proved that small projects by new teams can succeed as well. Ki...
Instead of seeking any sort of external funding, a game can be developed in free time while maintaining an unrelated primary income.
Rather than funding projects, Patreon's model focuses on the creators. Pledges represent an ongoing sponsorship and are paid either based on pre-defined units of work, or as a
IndieGoGo distinguishes itself as the highest-traffic crowdfunding site which allows "flexible-funding" campaigns for creative projects (i.e., you receive funds even if...
Crowdfunding is new and exciting, but private investment is a tried-and-true option which remains viable as ever.
A place where you can rally support behind a project for those moments that you just need to see support.
Essentially pre-sales with bundled access to beta (or earlier) builds, early access is a common mid-development option. If primary funding falls short, it can help bridge the fin...
Focused at international users, Ulule offers a model similar to Kickstarter, as well as an all-or-nothing pre-sale model where the goal is stated in units purchased rather than m...