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Episode 3: Kickstarter Chicken

Ferrel Wears PlateWelcome to another episode of MMO Radio! If the third time is a charm then prepare to lose your pants, for here is episode three. This week we talk about Kickstarter, the good, the bad, and the tantalizing. Specifically, the games: table top, video, and beyond. Later in the show we explore developer’s over-promising ways and why players generally don’t care. Adam recounts his latest experiences running a DnD 4E campaign and how it’s never as simple as coming up with “a couple of names.” Silly Adam… this is Dungeons and Dragons! Nothing is simple.

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Articles discussed:
VentureBeat: Kickstarter Dodges Responsibility for Failed Projects
Kickstarter in 2012: 520k Backers Contributed $79M to Game-Related Projects
Hunter’s Insight: Let’s Not Get Carried Away
Kill Ten Rats: Managing Expectations

Giveaway: Throughout the month, leaving a 5-star written iTunes review will enter you to win a copy of The Guild Leader’s Companion 2E or The Raider’s Companion, your choice!

Kickstarter of the Week: BattleCON

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3 Responses to Episode 3: Kickstarter Chicken

  1. Hunter says:

    Yeah I’m still around. Good episode.

  2. Jon says:

    A really interesting talk about Kickstarter — written by a successful campaign about a local nanobrewery in Buffalo. You may find it interesting!

    http://www.communitybeerworks.com/2013/01/the-long-overdue-kickstarter-post-part-one/