The topic for the 7 March Twitter #RPGChat was Crowdfunding and Gaming! Wondering what RPGchat is? Allow us to explain. Interested in participating? Join us next week on twitter. Just look for the #rpgchat hashtag at 3 and 9pm eastern, and share your thoughts when you’re ready!
Tweets of Note:
There was in interesting exchange on FLGS and crowdfunding:
advantages and disadvantages to crowdfunded games:
I like to buy expansions and extras, so I prefer a game getting continued support, which doesn’t often happen with KS games.
I worry that stretch goals and popular/bigger name projects are hurting smaller, often more creative ones
Crowd funding by and large is financial risk mitigation. You have an idea, you have SOME money, but not enough? KS campaign to see
another good question:
How do you create longevity for a KS project? Once all the initial copies are made, what then? Sell to a distributor?
and some things that crowdfunding can do:
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