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InnerSpace soars past crowdfunding goal

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I had my doubts when InnerSpace took to Kickstarter last month. I love the idea of an aerial (and underwater) hunt for relics and secrets in a strange, inside-out world, but I wasn't sure my enthusiasm would be shared widely enough to achieve its $25,000 goal. As it turns out, I was wrong.

InnerSpace actually crossed the line yesterday, and at last check was inching toward the $28,000 mark—not a huge sum compared to other Kickstarters, perhaps, but enough to get the job done. Somewhat unusually, there are no stretch goals: Instead, as the team explained in the Kickstarter pitch, "The scope of the final product will be defined by the amount earned through crowdfunding, as there would be more active hours spent on it, since we would be able to either have our key developers start working full-time or hire talented contractors."

The most recent Kickstarter update is really just a thank-you repeated eight times, but there's also a new trailer marking the final 24 hours of the Kickstarter that makes me want to play this game more than ever. There's still time to get in on the action if this looks like your thing (and bear in mind that, my own personal enthusiasm notwithstanding, this isn't an endorsement—Kickstart at your own risk), but the clock is ticking: The InnerSpace Kickstarter wraps up at 1 am on December 6.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.