I suspect I won't be driving the plans for this summer!
So you can still jump on board if you want to.
There are (as of right now) 33 hours left to go.
And I wouldn't say squeaked through - people are still funding the project, and there is a healthy overshoot of the funding goal.
That doesn't seem to stop people in the UK building in flood plains. I think you'll find people will keep on building in risky areas, accept the financial hit in case of a flood, and keep an eye on extreme weather warnings.
After all, properties built in such areas will be cheaper as a result.
But then bricks & mortar houses don't tend to float away in floods.
I think Blizzard seem to be undecided about whether Diablo 3 is a single player game with multiplayer elements or an MMO that you can play single player. If they made the decision one way or the other, or released two versions, the outrage would never have come up.
In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals. You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.