While you were sleeping, eyelids droopy and looking dopey, a new record was set by Tim Schafer's Double Fine studio. Yep, it was a busy night.
Within half a day, Double Fine's Kickstarter goal of raising $US400,000 was met. It is reported that the Kickstarter account was receiving $50,000 every hour... which is pretty darn amazing. Within 24-hours, Double Fine had broken the Kickstarter record by raising $US660,000 from 16,000 backers. As of this morning, more than $US800,000 had been raised. Incredible.
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