Tim Schafer's Double Fine Adventure Game Revealed: Meet Broken Age

It's been quite some time since the internet gave Tim Schafer a whole bunch of money and unknowingly started the Kickstarter revolution, for better or worse.

Today, at PAX East, the name of that game was finally revealed: Broken Age. There's a tad more info on the game's shiny new official site:

Broken Age is a point-and-click adventure telling the stories of a young boy and girl leading parallel lives. The girl has been chosen by her village to be sacrificed to a terrible monster — but she decides to fight back. Meanwhile, a boy on a spaceship is living a solitary life under the care of a motherly computer, but he wants to break free to lead adventures and do good in the world. Adventures ensue.

I certainly hope so, and I can't wait to see more of Broken Age.


Comments

    Hnghhhhhh

    Looks so good!

    @dc - $15 pre-order (no doco stuff though) but you get Beta access! Surely that's the same as buying it when it's released? :)

      Yeah I'm even more pleased I backed the kickstarter now!

    I backed this on Kickstarter.
    Cant wait!

    Huh, haven't gotten a backer email about this yet, but awesome. Can't recall if this name was one DF was tossing around or was suggested by a backer, but I do recall it being one of the possibilities.

      It was one of Double Fine's initial suggestions and arguably the least terrible of them.

      I still think they should have called it Maiden Voyage.

    Dang, this made me lose interest for a reason i wont say

      It's not Tim's most inspired title name. Grim Fandango is probably his best, with Day of the Tentacle a close second.

      Maybe a title of "Worlds Apart" would be better suited. Seems more related to the characters.

        We'll have to take his word for it. Perhaps the name might fit into the story when we hear more about it.

        In Schafer We Trust.

    Interesting that the post-Kickstarter funding has nearly 7,000 backers and kicked in an additional $123,000+.

    I am kind of looking forward to this. Possibly because the brief description conjures up a "Girl in the Fireplace" type of vibe...

    Was never really a massive Schafer game fan, but i backed this only because the guy seems legitimately cool and nice. Plus the whole backer behind the scenes of the artists is really cool to watch.

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