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Valve boss interested in community-funded games

By Jos
Jul 22, 2009
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  1. Being the ones who actually risk millions of dollars funding an idea, game publishers have quite a large say when it comes to content. But what if fans could get more involved in the process, taking decisions out of conservative publishers’ hands and into their own? While it may sound impossible, if not impractical, that’s a possibility Valve co-founder Gabe Newell is currently looking at.

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  2. polidiotic

    polidiotic TS Rookie Posts: 103

    Sounds about as risky as the stock market. Could be good, though... especially if you're familiar with the production quality from different studios.
  3. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,347   +397

    I'd be up for tossing a few bucks a developer's way. As pol*****ic said, with a little research, wouldn't be much different than investing in the stock market.
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