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44% of surveyed game developers plan to try crowdfunding

Nearly half of our polled Game Developers Conference attendees said that they would attempt to crowdfund a game in the future, which could present challenges for those of you hoping to get on Kickstarter in the near future.
Crowdfunding is in vogue among game developers this year, if the results of a recent survey are any indication. The organizers of Gamasutra's sister show the Game Developers Conference recently surveyed 2,500 game developers -- all of whom either attended last year's show or plan on attending GDC 2013 later this month -- to find out more about their development practices and, hopefully, learn where the industry is headed. The survey found that 44% of the respondents plan to crowdfund a game in the future, meaning the landscape could be getting even more crowded soon on services like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Only 8 percent of those surveyed have worked on a crowdfunded project, and only 4 percent said that crowds were their primary source of funding. More results like these are available here.

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