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  • Does this image excite you or annoy you? In the last few years Kickstarter has drastically changed the way publishers in the RPG industry operate. Before Kickstarter companies had to rely on pre-sales, PDF sales, or outside investments in order to get a product into print. Then Kickstarter came around and hesitantly a few RPG companies tried it out with wild success. Luke Crane, from Kickstarter, said that the gaming industry was quickly gaining on the entertainment industry in terms of dollars per backers. And in 2012, Kickstarter was know for the Year of the Game. Kickstarter allowed the publisher to free up that personal risk of long term savings of funds to getting the product out quickly to fans […]

    When is a Kickstarter just a pre-order and when is it more?

    Does this image excite you or annoy you? In the last few years Kickstarter has drastically changed the way publishers in the RPG industry operate. Before Kickstarter companies had to rely on pre-sales, PDF sales, or outside investments in order to get a product into print. Then Kickstarter came around and hesitantly a few RPG companies tried it out with wild success. Luke Crane, from Kickstarter, said that the gaming industry was quickly gaining on the entertainment industry in terms of dollars per backers. And in 2012, Kickstarter was know for the Year of the Game. Kickstarter allowed the publisher to free up that personal risk of long term savings of funds to getting the product out quickly to fans […]

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  • I thoroughly enjoyed the first episode of The White Queen on Starz. The show starts in 1463 and depicts the war of the roses. The first episode was full of intrigue, action, romance, and witchcraft. It easily flowed from each plot point. Elizabeth Woodville, a young beautiful widow captures the interest of the new York king, Edward. But is it her beauty or her witch ways that brings him back? Elizabeth’s mother Jaquetta is clearly leading her daughter and shaping her future. The brilliant scene with the Duchess (King Edward’s mother) and Jaquetta is executed perfectly. With premonitions of danger and the woman in red looming the episode ends with you wanting more.  The acting is good, the customs are […]

    The White Queen

    I thoroughly enjoyed the first episode of The White Queen on Starz. The show starts in 1463 and depicts the war of the roses. The first episode was full of intrigue, action, romance, and witchcraft. It easily flowed from each plot point. Elizabeth Woodville, a young beautiful widow captures the interest of the new York king, Edward. But is it her beauty or her witch ways that brings him back? Elizabeth’s mother Jaquetta is clearly leading her daughter and shaping her future. The brilliant scene with the Duchess (King Edward’s mother) and Jaquetta is executed perfectly. With premonitions of danger and the woman in red looming the episode ends with you wanting more.  The acting is good, the customs are […]

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