Tag Archives: kickstarter

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

New Roby/Macklin Game: Vicious Crucible

Josh Roby & I are at it again. Pay close attention, my sons and daughters, for one is totally free and the other is being Kickstarted. These are the Vicious Crucible games, which Josh Roby explains both us in this sweet Kickstastic video: If you’re allergic to videos, here’s what’s up: The borderlands of the Verdigris