Time-traveling puzzle title Reset is closing in on the final day of its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign with a little more than €58,600 of its €65,000 (approximately $90,000) goal in hand at the time of writing.
Because of Indiegogo's "fixed funding" rules, the campaign has to bring in the entire €65,000 goal by its deadline to keep its funds. The campaign is slated to end tomorrow, Dec. 24, at 2:59 a.m. ET.
Reset, first shown by two-man development team Alpo Oksaharju and Mikko Kallinen in November last year, gives players control of an exosuit mech and its pilot Zero-Two. Players can perform short temporal jumps and use Zero-Two to solve puzzles cooperatively with other time-traveling versions of himself. Despite the small development team, the Windows PC game is being developed with a larger scope, Oksaharju told Polygon at the time.
"I've compared Reset to popular indie movies such as Moon, Cube and District 9 because of the form," he said, noting these projects had "relatively small budgets but rich niche(ish) content."
The Indiegogo campaign launched in late November. The developers, under the name Theory Interactive Ltd., are planning for six hours of gameplay to be released by the end of 2014. Support for Mac, Linux, SteamOS, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One "has been discussed internally," they told us.
Recently the developers announced Reset's first stretch goal: a director's cut of the game available at the €75,000 funding mark.
"Although with the initial budget we can hire help on the art assets, with this extra budget we can outsource a bigger batch of assets, which leaves room for us to concentrate more on the puzzles," reads the update. "More puzzles and story extension, approximately one and a half to two hours more content."
Correction: A previous version of this article misidentified the funding model being used. The campaign is actually using Indiegogo's "fixed funding" feature. It also misstated how close the campaign was to funding. We have corrected the information and apologize for this error.
Update: Reset met its €65,000 Indiegogo funding goal this afternoon. At the time of writing, the project is currently just above €66,500.
"The future is not set," reads an update posted to the campaign by Oksaharju. "There is no fate but what we make for ourselves. €65,000 reached. The project is funded. Future was changed. You made it happen. We love you all."