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Kickstarter Backing

Discussion in 'Featured Polls & Comments' started by Taluntain, Apr 7, 2013.

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How many projects/games have you backed on Kickstarter so far?

Poll closed Jul 30, 2015.
  1. 1

    10 vote(s)
    21.7%
  2. 2

    8 vote(s)
    17.4%
  3. 3

    4 vote(s)
    8.7%
  4. 4

    3 vote(s)
    6.5%
  5. 5

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. 6-10

    1 vote(s)
    2.2%
  7. 11-15

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. 16 or more

    2 vote(s)
    4.3%
  9. None

    18 vote(s)
    39.1%
  1. Rotku

    Rotku I believe I can fly Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I've pledged more than that for boardgames and a couple of RPGs (the tabletop kind).

    I don't think there is a lot of risk, if you are careful. I've written off about $15 so far on Kickstarter.
     
  2. Harbourboy

    Harbourboy Take thy form from off my door! Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I love the 3D pen (the 3Doodler) that got lots of backing on Kickstarter. That looks awesome. What a world.
     
  3. Darion

    Darion Resident Dissident Veteran BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    What makes you say that, Tal?
     
  4. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    Some will have died by then (sad fact of life), others will be incapacitated for one reason or another, many will have lost interest in the game in particular or games overall, some will "save it for later" (due to lack of time to play or some other reason) and likely not play it until months/years later, if ever... then there are those who will have forgotten that they've even participated in the KS, etc. Dozens of possible reasons, really. Paying for something years in advance of its delivery is something we practically never do in real life situations. Or rather, we haven't until the advent of Kickstarter.
     
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  5. Nizidramanii'yt Gems: 10/31
    Latest gem: Zircon


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    Indeed, but I do thing people realise that. The DTA's have been announced when the project ran. But most back out of sheer love for the project. If their lives changed by the time it arrives, I don't think they mind. They want the pj to see the light.
     
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  6. enclave911 Gems: 2/31
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    I did Lords of Xulima and Starforge now. Although Starforge is taking forever, I'm excited for its completion and the release of Xulima.
     
  7. Merlanni

    Merlanni ★ SPS Account Holder Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    I bought a game on steam in bedrock beta. the game runs, but is months, even years away from completion.

    I own the game, so when it is finished I do not need to pay. every month or so a patch is released with new content.

    It is called War for the Overworld and is de facto Dungeon Keeper 3. But they do not have the rights.
     
  8. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    The final poll results from the old forums (including guest votes):

    Q: How many projects/games have you backed on Kickstarter so far?
    (1305 votes total)

    None (624) 48%
    1 (166) 13%
    2 (139) 11%
    3 (108) 8%
    6-10 (89) 7%
    4 (66) 5%
    16 or more (55) 4%
    5 (40) 3%
    11-15 (18) 1%
     
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