Thanks, Sol, I should have posted that.
I'm sure some gave \\$10 or \\$20, which leaves others giving well over \\$50 to compensate.
They have some stats on Sol's link:
Someone gave 10,000 for a lunch with Ron Gilbert and Tim Schaeffer. I think they're nice guys and did some awesome games, but ...
I think it proves that adventure games aren't quite dead yet. There just isn't enough profit to satisfy publishers.
Everyone is testing new business models with digital distribution, the internet, etc. It should lead to some better choices for small to medium productions. I don't even know how Kickstarter, works, actually. Is it simply a donation, or a loan?