Charles Cecil’s much loved Beneath a Steel Sky may see developmental stirrings after an 18 year hiatus, he just needs the internet to reach into its wallet and hand over $600,000.
With two weeks to go Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse managed to raise the $400,000 needed to succeed and with it’s first hurrah it’s revealed a set of stretch goals. as is their want. Though, one of those goals has got a number of aged gamers rubbing their eyes in disbelief, checking their pulse to see if they’re dreaming, and then, er, doing the Gangnam Style in celebration.
Yes, Charles Cecil has revealed that if he can raise $1,000,000 in Kickstarter revenue then he’ll begin work on 1994’sBeneath a Steel Sky. The point’n’click adventure was set in a dystopian feature and drawn by Dave Gibbons, he of Watchmen fame.
Despite hordes of fans and waves of good reviews, the game never saw a sequel. Though there were many musings over the years.
Will the possibility of a sequel be enough, though? $600,000 in just 15 days is a big ask. Currently the project is trending towards $900,000, just short of the goal.
The other stretch goals are the usual horde of more content, More Content, and MOAR CONTENT: