Godzfirefly wrote:Althernai wrote:The biggest difference is that this one is not about fluffy things like pins and plushies, it's about the core comic. People might be willing to give more -- we'll see.
I dunno...I was just thinking the other day that none of the reward levels had anything that interested me, since I don't really want a physical book or an ebook for the comic or some little pin. But, if they'd had a more interesting bonus like the plushies that I could let my kids play with, even if the plushies weren't on their own worth a quarter of what I'd invested in Erfworld it would make me more willing to invest in this Kickstarter.
Well, you could always go buy some stuff in the store. I'd imagine if the kickstarter ends up being very close to the last goal, and Rob sees a bunch of extra store sales during that time, he'd likely add the profits there into the kickstarter total to figure out what he can do. Also, I'm not sure if Rob has already calculated in the preorders that people have placed on book 2 hardcover or not (it was something available to Tools before the kickstarter started).
Right now Kicktraq has the campaign trending to a quarter million which seems really high, though in my experience Kicktraq is remarkably good at making that prediction, though I imagine closer to 150-200k would be more likely. And even that might be somewhat optimistic because even though most kickstarters show a huge influx at the start, and another at the end, and a nil period in the middle, I think this one likely got an even larger early boost than most because of how well advertised within the community it was, and how supportive the community is.
Honestly, I'm not super worried about us not meeting the 200% goal. I think we'll make it, and I'm hopeful we'll go a fair bit past as well.