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Monday, October 1, 2018

The Tavern Chat Podcast - E138 - Four Wayward Kickstarters, See How They Run - Or Not


Ah, Wayward Kickstarters. If I didn't mock them, I might cry. And yes, I backed all four of these.
I've been meaning to so this episode for a couple of days now. I guess I was kinda busy ;) I talk about the following Kickstarters: Yarr! The Pirate ArrPG Hardcover : Make 100 Edition, Far West: Western/Wuxia Mashup adventure game, Artisan Dice Does Handcrafted Polyhedrals, and Appendix N Adventure Toolkits (DCC RPG Modules).
Link to Episode 138 - https://anchor.fm/tavernchat/episodes/E138---Four-Wayward-Kickstarters--See-How-They-Run---Or-Not-e2ao6l

Link to Kickstarters:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/511830989/yarr-the-pirate-arrpg-hardcover-make-100-edition/description

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/Adamant/far-west-western-wuxia-mashup-adventure-game/description

https://www.mutedhorn.net/far-west-delivery-estimates

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/charliebrumfield/artisan-dice-does-handcrafted-polyhedrals/updates

https://www.artisandice.com/faq/

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1778492214/appendix-n-adventure-toolkits-dcc-rpg-modules

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for this one. Effing Artisan's Dice. Fucker owes me nearly $500.

    Anyway, I have a couple other late ones, but they are at least still actively updating, and I think that's a REASONABLE request if you are still trying to finish the KS. I think that's key. If you're late. Even REALLY late, at least keep good faith.

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  2. Did Artisan's Dice produce anything for KS backers?

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    1. If they did, it didn't include mine.
      For what it's worth, you did a great job on yours that I backed. Thanks for that :)

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  3. I would actually buy a set of Artisan dice. Or rather I WOULD have...
    Although the problem is pretty obvious. Right on their web site it says it takes 6-12 weeks to make a set of dice. They have 1174 backers. That means it will take them about 200 YEARS to make all their backer dice. Probably time to hire another couple craftsmen.

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  4. I received my Artisan Dice from a Kickstarter before the one in question. I got a set of 4 d6s made out of some kind of rare wood I don’t really appreciate. I guess I’m glad I stopped while I was ahead.

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    1. As someone that burned on this one, I had heard from people from that FIRST kickstarter you're referring to. I was reassured since the first one went well. FWIW, I'm happy for you that the first KS went well for you. Cheer. Happy gaming.

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