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I'd say they'd have to completely clear up their pre-order problem, then launch something else on time (or get it to retail in numbers without pre-orders)

 

I've no real problem with a companies product being late if all they've done is say 'it should be out on X', but if they've taken money for it they really need to get stuff out on time (or offer full refund to evrybody... and that's contacting people to ask if they want a refund, not waiting for them to try and cancel

 

KS is prone enough to deleys from companies you would normally consider reliable to risk backing somebody you KNOW is slow and takes money for stuff they can't deliver

 

Of cource this is all tempered by what the actual problems were, and how they've handled things. If it was a single event, with a reasonable explanation, fair enough. If it's one deley after another, with no real plausable reason....

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Say a company who's had fulfillment problems with their own pre-orders in the past decides to do a Kickstarter. What would make you back their KS, and/or what would you consider a "poison pill" that would permanently keep you from backing? What would you recommend they do to establish trust they could follow through?

It would depend on a lot of things. Why were they having fulfullment problems? Have they corrected/addressed those problems? Has everyone who ordered from them gotten their goods?

 

An explanation somewhere on the kickstarter page (perhaps in the FAQ area). I would prefer an explanation that didn't place all the blame on someone else (or other company) - doesn't matter if that is true or not, you are the one who ordered/contracted with them, so are responsible for the results - own up to it if that is the case, then go on to explain how you have fixed the problem.

 

That would be a good start to recouping their reputation.

 

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... but if they've taken money for it they really need to get stuff out on time (or offer full refund to evrybody... and that's contacting people to ask if they want a refund, not waiting for them to try and cancel

 

The problem with kickstarter is most smaller company (which are those ended up being late) cannot afford a refund, since amazon already took their cut and they already spend the money by the time they realize they are late, so they will either ended up behind schedule or just defaulting.

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Here's a question for you guys that's sort of on topic.

 

Say a company who's had fulfillment problems with their own pre-orders in the past decides to do a Kickstarter. What would make you back their KS, and/or what would you consider a "poison pill" that would permanently keep you from backing? What would you recommend they do to establish trust they could follow through?

 

That depends. If we're talking about Defiance Games there's nothin they can do. Some folks just shouldn't be running a business.

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Here's a question for you guys that's sort of on topic.

 

Say a company who's had fulfillment problems with their own pre-orders in the past decides to do a Kickstarter. What would make you back their KS, and/or what would you consider a "poison pill" that would permanently keep you from backing? What would you recommend they do to establish trust they could follow through?

That depends. If we're talking about Defiance Games there's nothin they can do. Some folks just shouldn't be running a business.

 

In my opinion the war games factory stuffs are getting better and better since the takeover.

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Yeah.. I didn't know about this one and I'd like to throw money at him when it hits retail..

 

thats one thing that bugs me.. I'd make all my greens publicly viewable.. once KS is fulfilled you want people waiting to buy retail that missed it

I am sorry about keeping every thing so hush hush. I owe you guys a update.

 

Here is the Pacific Northwest Warparty -

 

War Chief

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Spirit Beast

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Pacific Northwest Warriors

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PNW Whalers

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Totem Pole

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Haha Bryan, althought your SHARKDOG! are better sculpted ks is about helping the underdog, so in a ks thread my vote goes to the new comer otherwise your SHARKDOG will be the top dog.

Btw is the ogre in the back from the mind your manor set? Those are huge! I should have got three copies more if I knew they are going to be that big -_-"

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