Tag Archives: kickstarter

Fate and A World of Dew

Have you checked out the A World of Dew Kickstarter campaign? I’m on deck to do the Fate rules for A World of Dew once it hits $20,000! When Ben

Crowdfunding Tiers

Last week, Keith Senkowski wrote this brilliant piece on his discoveries regarding his Kickstarter campaign. I recommend you read all of it. There’s one bit that resonates with me: I first thought Kickstarter would be the venue to get funding to help me justify the time spent on a project like that. I was wrong.

Hacking Cortex

If you’ve been following social media yesterday and today, you may have already seen posts about the Cortex Plus Hackers Guide. Long-time fans know that a couple years ago, I posted my article on my blog: Hacking Stress[1]. Not only will the article be in the book, but the folks at MWP are letting me

Reasons to Question Whether to Crowdfund

There was a great G+ post from Epidiah Ravachol this past weekend about crowdfunding[1] that started with: As a producer, I’m in love with crowd-funding. As a consumer, I might hate it. And from there, talk about how some people didn’t see a reason to not crowdfund as a producer. Now, having crowdfunded something[2] and

The Danger of Content Stretch Goals

“Time is money.” We’re all well aware of the adage, to where the point of it being a cliche. But there’s truth to it, and it’s a truth you need to understand if you’re going to get into the crowdfunding business. Because if you’re not careful, you’ll do something really, really hellish. This is an

Kickstarter: Patronage or Pre-order?

There’s some heavy stuff going on regarding Kickstater’s recent change to prohibit bulk quantities, which you can read one take on by Fred Hicks and another take by Gareth-Michael Skarka. That’s not the thing I want to talk about, although it’s dancing around a core issue with Kickstarter: is it a place for patronage or