Kickstarter has shared a look back at the projects it hosted in 2014, with the organisation revealing that $529 million was pledged to 22,252 projects, about nine percent of which fall into the gaming category.
These projects include digital titles like The Molasses Flood’s inaugural project, The Flame and the Flood, and tabletop games. In total, 1,980 games were funded, placing the category at fourth (of fifteen) behind music (4,009 projects), film and video (3,846 projects), and publishing (2,064 projects).
In total, $89.1 million went to gaming initiatives, making it the third most funded category. Technology tops the list at $125 million, with design next at $96.7 million.
Kickstarter also reports that 2014 saw more than 2 million new backers on the platform. Nearly 774,000 people backed multiple projects last year, and 1,125 individuals threw their support behind over 100 projects each.
For the complete list of Kickstarter stats, visit the company’s website
. You can also watch a slide show of highlights here