Why changing our mind?

During the whole development process, this was our only opinion:
Our goal has never been to make money out of this work. We're not going to ask money and not even to accept it. We used a proprietary game engine from Valve, we re-used their assets, and we also used a few (three) licensed tracks. For as long as we don't earn money out of this, we shouldn't get too much in trouble for anything. Plus, that was simply not the point of the whole experience in the first place.

Then, when everyone asked us to put a donation link, so we changed our mind, but we still decided to wait until the game was fully finished and released. We didn't want to take anyone's money before the game's release. It wouldn't have been fair, what if people disliked it in the first place?

What did we have to pay for?

  • The main source of cost comes from the dedicated server we used for initial development and to host this website since 2008:
    21.59€/month × 16 years = 4,145€ (but it's also used for other purposes)
  • A domain name: 6.99€/year × 16 years = 112€
  • 3× Portal: Prelude tee-shirts: 61.87€
  • 3× tickets for the Festival du Jeu-Vidéo in Paris: 27.00€
  • Sweat, blood, and tears: 0.00€

How much can you donate?

You donate as much as you want.
1 €, 2 €, 5 €, 10 €, that's up to you!

You still want to donate?

You don't need a paypal account to do so, there's a link hidden on the next page for people who don't own a paypal account.
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