No mention of Charles Stross' Laundryverse Turing, who manages to independently discover the math behind the Necronomicon, is subsequently murdered by the British occult secret service for said discovery (covered up as a suicide, of course), and is the father of modern computation demonology in addition to computing?

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Look at what Double Fine did with Broken Age: They had an initial goal of $400,000, probably what they viewed as an achievable goal. This allowed them to get a pretty good chunk of money without too much risk, and everything over the goal is gravy (to the tune of $3 million in Schafer's case). » 7/11/13 1:27am 7/11/13 1:27am

The problem with that is the communication delay: It takes the aforementioned four to twenty minutes for a beam of light to reach Mars from Earth, or vice versa. You almost have to use a laser for communication anyhow, as the inverse square law means that most signals using anything else are going to degrade pretty… » 6/07/13 3:37pm 6/07/13 3:37pm