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I saw this when it first came out. I'm interested, but 25 bucks for the pdf? 50 if you want all the stretch goals, again in pdf? That's way too steep for digital content. Fate core went for 10 for everything, Wicked went for 10 for everything + music... 10 is about as much as I'd be willing to shell out for a pdf of a rule book.

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Agreed; PDF's are too expensive. $10-$20 works for me, depending on the amount of content. For example, I wasn't going to back Interface Zero initially, but when the stretch goals started piling on additional supplements, I finally plucked in $20 for their 'everything in PDF' option.

 

Also, there appears to be no printed book available, except for a limited edition hardcover at $200 (!). Isn't that kind of strange?

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You can get a softcover as an Add-in for 35$ and a hardcover for 60$. International backers also have to pay and additional 15$ for shipping. So, should the 28k level be achieved, 85$ would get you a 400+ page book and a pdf. The Freeport Kickstarter had a pledge level where you got the 512 page book and the pdf for 80$.

 

At the moment, I'm still watching, but in my opinion they should have just have chosen 28,000$ as their goal if that's the book they want to produce. Now, even if the Kickstarter succeeds, it'll still feel like failing if they don't make that amount. And yes, the World of Aden Kickstarter offers a much better deal, especially if the next stretch goal is met.

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You can get a softcover as an Add-in for 35$ and a hardcover for 60$.

 

Oh, yeah, I missed that!

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I didn't see those add-ons before either. I'll think about it a bit more now. And yes, if Aden hits the next stretch goal it will be a VERY good deal - at $45.

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