Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen hits Kickstarter
Brad McQuaid's "sekret" mmo has had gamers clawing the walls and dredging the internet for info and glimpses of what the game could possibly look like.
Over the past few weeks, more and more info has gradually trickled out, and now, at long last, the Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Kickstarter has landed, and beginning to take on investors.
Brad McQuaid and the newly formed Visionary Realms are looking to the community to fund the fantasy mmorpg off the ground.
Over $100,000 has already been raised in the 40 day campaign, which offers benefits such as alpha access, digital downloads and free subscription time.
Judging by the perks format, Pantheon is going to be pay to play with a subscription charge, and possibly has an initial download charge too.
McQuaid, creator of the vastly popular, Everquest title, has described Pantheon as an 'epic, planar, high fantasy mmo' and has high hopes for his new venture.
The Kickstarter campaign has been set up in order to bring more staff onto the project and help them speed up the development process, which is already under way. Although they have only set a target of a humble $800,000; a target which will surely be met, given them timescale, they have also set a range of "stretch" targets. If met, the larger targets will allow the studio to acheive some of their more ambitious goals, from new classes and content, to dedicated servers.
If you'd like to wish the Pantheon team well, or would like alpha/beta access, be sure to head on over to their Kickstarter page.