Worlds of Empyrea had a fairly strong start to its funding, but compared to its lofty goal of $250k it was fairly apparent it was most likely to fall short. This, it was announced last night that the Kickstarter would be rebooting this coming Monday - 10/16/17. Strangely enough, the current Kickstarter is still open for new pledges.
Some things that need to be addressed in the reboot IMHO:
- More details of the actual project - looking at the preview page, this has been done.
- Actual updates - first update was the only one in a week and a half and that was last night announcing the reboot.
- Generate excitement ON the Kickstarter page itself. Social media and interviews are fine, but a lively Kickstarter page draws in backers. This means frequent updates with meat on the bone and lively and timely responses to backers on the comments page.
- The list of Legendary Guest Artists is impressive and extensive. What we need is some sample art from those listed.
I'm far from a Kickstarter expert. I've never run one. I do, however, follow them closely.
We'll follow up on Monday with the Reboot Announcement.