A project in Glendale, CA by The Yogscast and Winterkewl Games LLC

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Yogventures! is an open world sandbox adventure game featuring characters developed by Simon and Lewis of The Yogscast!
Backers: 13646
Average Pledge Per Backer: $42

Funded: $567,634 of $250,000
Dates: Apr 6th -> May 6th (31 days)
Project By: The Yogscast and Winterkewl Games LLC
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August 28th - via: kickstarter.com
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August 19th - via: kickstarter.com
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March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
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December 24th - via: kickstarter.com
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