Crowdfunding options have had a major and growing impact on the publication of games. Michael Mindes of Tasty Minstrel Games raised over $100,000 through Kickstarter for three of his projects. In this slide and video presentation he shares some advice on how to achieve similar success:

But Kickstarter for games is not universally appreciated. Over on Opinionated Gamers, a recent roundtable debate on crowdfunding game publication is worth reading.