Tag Archives: kickstarter

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

Void Vultures: a Kickass Space Crawl Game

Josh Roby and I have a new game out on Kickstarter: Void Vultures. Void Vultures is a pick-up-and-play science fiction roleplaying game in which you play “salvage experts” picking apart dangerous derelict space stations to keep your home township alive.  Play is quick, fun, and light; you can clear a derelict in an hour or two, or

Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Awesome

Today I had planned to promote Daniel Solis’ new Kickstarter campaign, this time for Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple. And I still do, but the success it’s had over the last two days has greatly changed what I’m going to say. I’ve been working with Daniel as his editor on this since, uh, 2008