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GAME NEWS – Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse Kickstarter Campaign Funded… and then some!

By Marty Mulrooney

Broken Sword 5 The Serpent's Curse

When Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse was announced as a Kickstarter campaign last month (23rd August 2012), a funding target of $400,000 was set and fans around the world rejoiced. After only two short weeks (on 6th September 2012) $400,000 was achieved… and then surpassed. Stretch goals were announced and only one question remained – what would the final amount raised be? Today, on Saturday 22nd September 2012, the Broken Sword 5 Kickstarter campaign closed its doors with $771,561 pledged, 14,032 backers and over 30,000 comments! And that’s not including PayPal…

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FEATURE ARTICLE – Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars – The Film Script

By Marty Mulrooney

Over the past few weeks Alternative Magazine Online has been covering Revolution Software’s Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse Kickstarter campaign. I have been chatting every day since the Kickstarter was announced with my fellow Broken Sword fans and have been overwhelmed by not only the friendliness of the community that has evolved, but by each individual fan’s efforts to spread the word about Broken Sword 5. Revolution Software started something truly special when they announced Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse and the fans have made it even better. This film script – which was written with the permission of Revolution Software co-founder Tony Warriner – transfers the iconic opening of the original Broken Sword adventure game to the typed page. It is my way of saying thank you to all the staff at Revolution Software, my friend Rolf Saxon and all the new friends I have made via the Broken Sword 5 Kickstarter campaign. Paris in the fall…

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Tony Warriner (Revolution Software, Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse)

By Marty Mulrooney

Tony Warriner Interview

Tony Warriner is a video game designer and programmer who wrote his first game when he was still at school. In 1990 he co-founded Revolution Software with Charles Cecil, Noirin Carmody and David Sykes and together they went on to create some of the greatest adventure games of all time, including Beneath a Steel Sky (1994) and Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars (1996). Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse was recently announced and the support from fans has been overwhelming – Alternative Magazine Online is therefore proud to present an exclusive online interview with Mr Warriner, where we discuss Broken Sword 5 and the history of Revolution Software in depth.

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GAME NEWS – Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse Funded – Stretch Goals Announced

By Marty Mulrooney

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The recently announced Broken Sword 5 Kickstarter yesterday reached its funding goal of $400,000 after just two short weeks. The project currently has over $430,000 pledged, with over 8,000 backers and over 9,000 comments. To celebrate, Revolution Software has announced ‘stretch goals’ that prove when it comes to adventure game fans, the steel sky is the limit…

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