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23 comments by PIXELHISTORY on Oct 6th, 2014

The Somme - WWI FPS

Greetings Trench Rats,

It is sad news today, news that will greatly upset a lot of the followers of The Somme. Unfortunately we've collectively agreed as a team to let The Somme peacefully pass away. We acknowledge this might come as a huge shock due to the recent post regarding a firm revival of The Somme, however due to unforeseen circumstances financially, The Somme could no longer sustain itself. This comes with the territory of being a real indie game, indie games are plagued with the problem of funding and believe us when we say we did our complete best in looking for a cure. Maybe one day the project might arise if the funding is there, but from strong observation the probability of that happening is tremendously low.

We hope that you understand the severity of the issues that plague such a ambitious project - we want to thank you as a community for being absolutely amazing, loving and very interested in the product.

Thank you, and good night.

- The Somme



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EITY10
EITY10 Nov 11 2014, 3:21pm says:

You could succeed if you were keeping touch with the community and open a donation program what you guys call crowdfunding... Look how Verdun has succeeded, you could succeed too!

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DemonicPiogen
DemonicPiogen Oct 22 2014, 11:40am says:

many of my family fought and died in the (not so)great war and naturally i was extremely pleased to see an amazing looking ww1 game. ive been following this game nearly since the start and now it is the end...

i am very disappointed and sad to see this game go, if it was ever released i would buy it.

thanks for the false hope...GOODBYE

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NucaCola
NucaCola Oct 18 2014, 3:23am says:

This is such a load of bull, two months after you reaferms everyone that this project isn't dead, you kill it off for reasons you don't go into details about. If money was a problem, then why didn't you use kickstarter?
All I feel is diapointment in your lack of ability to find a solution like kickstarter. People WOULD of donated to this.
I have no sympathy for you.

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Aloco1
Aloco1 Oct 15 2014, 12:55pm says:

.....

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FritzOfGermania
FritzOfGermania Oct 12 2014, 4:05am says:

Why not go to crowdfunding? Why did you end it like this? Are you kidding me?

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Ozolantz
Ozolantz Oct 10 2014, 3:52pm says:

I have nothing to say.... :(
it was the game that I expected the most.

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Guest
Guest Oct 9 2014, 4:03pm says:

Cough* Kick Starter cough* cough*

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HounderKnight
HounderKnight Oct 7 2014, 9:06pm says:

I guess the news is true, after all...

Was good while it lasted. Rest in piece and good luck to the team members in the future.

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btwinch
btwinch Sep 10 2014, 8:32pm says:

Please make it more realistic than Verdun where people are just running all across No-Man's-Land with no consequences.

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comegetsome89
comegetsome89 Sep 4 2014, 12:53pm says:

please tell me the 32/32 will be classic tdm? not this verdun failed-squad setup? and how bout dm?

looking forward to being first in line to get the game. rock on!

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