30 September 2022 ~
Brant, Ian, and Jim take a spin through their time in the realm of crowdfunding: what games we’ve pledged, how long ago, and through which channels. We talk about projects we like and others we avoided, our preferences for the kinds of projects we choose to support, and the most ridiculous ones we’ve seen. For what it’s worth, when probing the history of GMT’s p500, even they don’t remember which game was first (and we asked!).
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While we’re talking about the different kinds of crowdfunding models out there, we also talk about what we don’t like, what perplexes us, and what frustrates the crap out of us. What does the future of crowdfunding look like? How big does your pipeline really need to be? Why are we always asking questions in our podcast posts?!
- Wayback Machine’s old GMT p500 page from December 1998 (the oldest we can find)
- Ardwulf’s Legion Wargames pre-order show
- The infamous Up Front campaign
- “Pure minis porn”
- $1 million campaigns
- Medieval Margin-agerie
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