Kickstarter is all about making dreams come true. Not just for the people who make projects, but also for the people supporting them. Seeing two legendary game designers team up to make "an old-school RPG" might just be one of these dreams in the making.
Brenda Brathwaite designed much of Wizardry and Dungeons & Dragons, while Tom Hall poured his creative juices into Commander Keen, Anachronox, and DOOM. This is legit old-school.
Here's some of the quotes from other developers about the project.