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The developers of a Christian interactive video game to be called "Abraham" say they have been plagued by a "hail of fire and brimstone" as difficulty upon difficulty hampers the success of their game's start up...They believe they are being targeted by satan himself, according to the interviewer for Polygon...

They went to Kickstarter for funding, and were able to raise only $19,000 of their $100, 000 projected need. They state people and things they expected to happen keep "falling through" and they believe Satan himself fears their success.

They also are against "welfare"...

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  •  Tip Jar (13+ / 0-)

    You are the product of 3.8 billion years of evolutionary success - Act like it.

    by old mark on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 08:56:52 PM PDT

  •  was the problem with a spoiler alert: Issac lives (8+ / 0-)

    Warning - some snark may be above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ eState4Column5©2013 "I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be" - Barack Obama 04/27/2013 (@eState4Column5).

    by annieli on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 08:58:36 PM PDT

  •  at least they're not blaming Neil deGrasse Tyson (5+ / 0-)

    A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' Douglas Adams

    by dougymi on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 09:43:38 PM PDT

  •  Idiots. Any Christian worth his pillar of salt ... (1+ / 0-)
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    old mark

    knows that God is the only one who rains down fire and brimstone.
    Your game SUCKS. Get over it.
    Make a game in which Satan possessed characters pillage the cities of the Biblical Middle East, and bite off the foreskin of its male inhabitants, then you might have something worth investing in.

    The next house I build will be a military industrial complex. It seems to be the only structure that is impervious to anything man, or nature, can throw at it.

    by glb3 on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 10:56:22 PM PDT

  •  Hard Time Accepting Reality? (4+ / 0-)
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    old mark, DavidMS, Aunt Pat, Rogneid

    Keep in mind, these people live in a mind set that is fundamentally rooted in a fantasy. They are absolutely convinced that their belief system represents reality, and are thus stunned when they discover the rest of the world really does not belief as they do, or want to support their idea. Think King Knute sitting on his throne as the tide rolls in and ignores his commands to stop advancing.

    If only this would happen to the multi-million dollar huckster operations of the big churches that vacuum up the money of the gullible, as well! How many little old ladies bank accounts have they cleaned out over the years, just thinking of it makes me ill.

    FWIW, I recently chipped in to a campaign on Kickstarter, but it was to raise money to fund a new version of the train simulator Trainz, by a software group out of Australia. That effort raised nearly 200 grand in a matter of six weeks or so.

    And I eagerly look forward to the new edition of the simulation game by fourth quarter 2014. The current version is pretty awesome if you love trains. The new one will include major enhancements in the engine to make environments look even more real, including atmospheric effects, sound, and other aspects.

    "You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there." “When you come to the fork in the road, take it.” --Yogi Berra

    by HeartlandLiberal on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 02:07:28 AM PDT

    •  I did a Kickstarter for a band to finance (3+ / 0-)
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      DavidMS, Aunt Pat, Rogneid

      recording a new CD. It was done far ahead of schedule, came in well over their needed funds. The CD is great and started on its first day as #7 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.

      Ain't Satan at all, dudes-It's YOU...

      I'm amazed they got as much as they did.

      FWIW, the band and CD was The Dollyrots' Barefoot & Pregnant. I love that band!

      You are the product of 3.8 billion years of evolutionary success - Act like it.

      by old mark on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 02:48:43 AM PDT

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  •  I watched some of the video. (0+ / 0-)

    It showed what looked like graphics at least ten years out of date. Followed by two "boringest" dudes who don't look like people that have ever been gamers. I skipped actually listening to them.

    I understand that you know its the bible, but dudes don't you know the first thing about selling a game requires a chick in a brass halter-top?

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