I've had my name in the credits of a game but I think this might even be cooler! Obsidian is offering people to name a character in their next game which they have gone to kicker starter for due to the pains of publishers.
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Update: I also like how they have structured their project with certain goals meaning they will match various criteria ($1.6m for a OS X version and $2.2m for a Linux version). The only thing I have an issue with is that the'd likely be building the game engine from the ground up with the expectation of being multi-platform already. Still its unique and I praise them for it.