Originally Posted by Sacred_Path
I don't think he would have had trouble getting featured in magazines and on gaming sites, with the relevance especially of UO for today's gaming world and the fact that he is again making a multiplayer-heavy game. The fact that you can rely on him to take his mouth full could have helped there too.
Contrast that with Guido Henkel, who with his plans for a retro single player RPG couldn't get a foot in the door anywhere, even with a kickstarter going. So kickstarter doesn't seem to be the deciding factor here.