Ant Simulator cancelled as developers blow funding on booze and strippers

Posted on Tuesday, February 02 2016 @ 14:19 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ant Simulator looked like a promising survival game with a unique spin, but now reports are out that the game is cancelled because two of the developers blew the Kickstarter and investment funding on restaurants, booze and strippers. Full details at PC Gamer.
The video above is a tough listen. In it, Eric Tereshinski resigns as lead programmer on Ant Simulator after discovering the extent of his long-term friends' spending. If it's not obvious, 'long-term' can now be swapped for 'former'.

"A year and a half ago, I signed an LLC agreement with them," Tereshinski says. "I trusted them and they had been my friends for 11 years. That means that resigning, and therefore cancelling the development of Ant Simulator, is really the only option available to me right now."
Here's the video from Eric Tereshinski, the lead programmer:

And here's an old video showing what the game would have been:

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