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What Irks Me About Kickstarter

Tweet Near the end of the most recent episode of Happy Jacks RPG Podcast, I engaged in a rather heated tirade about Kickstarters. We received an email from a listener who was promoting a Kickstarter, and he asked “what do you want to see from a Kickstarter?” My answer, was this, “I’d like to see a fucking product.” I’ve backed four or five Kickstarters now, and so far, I have very little for my money. Some of these Kickstarters are, I realize, still not near their estimated delivery dates for their products, but some are and some have said they’ll miss them. In the future, I’m going to look at Kickstarters with more skepticism that I have in the past. Here are some warning signs I’ll look for: 1. Distant Estimated Delivery Dates If you are … Read entire article »

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