Emma and Gil welcome Anya Combs and Luke Crane from Kickstarter to discuss how crowdfunding is changing, especially in light of recent events.
Anya: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, @anyayna Luke: @burning_luke, burningwheel.com
Note that this episode was recorded on March 25, 2020, so if we talk about things happening “a few weeks ago,” we’re referring to late February/early March. This wouldn’t normally be an important detail, but things are changing a lot quickly these days.
1m28s: For those who have never heard it, the MC5’s “Kick Out the Jams” set a template for punk rock’s sound well before its time. (Explicit language warning)
3m52s: More info about the Burning Wheel roleplaying system.
9m56s: We recorded this episode before Frosthaven launched. As of the time of this episode’s release, it has raised over $7 million USD.
10m31s: Gil’s Kickstarter projects are all visible here.
12m39s: The Dispel Dice Kickstarter project.
17m23s: The F*** Yeah Dice Kickstarter project (Explicit language warning, of course).
16m56s: Itten made the unique game Stonehenge and the Sun. Oink and Bouken don’t have any Kickstarter projects, but their games are worth your attention for their distinctive look and style. Luke also brings up Bouken’s game Diet & Friends.
17m17s: W.M. Akers has a series of baseball simulators called Deadball.
18m23s: You can find Emma’s weekly news show on Twitch every Friday at 2 pm Pacific.
20m36s: Here’s the Gladius Kickstarter project.
21m51s: More info about the Skylanders video game, which discontinued support in 2017.
27m34s: More info about the Jackbox party games.
28m20s: The Spaceteam Kickstarter project (Note that this is for the original video game, not the card game inspired by it).
30m43s: More info about AVOWEL, the mobile version of Wordsy.
31m05s: The latest Chronicles of Crime Kickstarter.
43m16s: More information about the newest God of War game https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_of_War_(2018_video_game).
43m36s: Animal Crossing! Hoo hoo! That’s a link to more info about New Horizons, the newest game in the series. There’s a lot of interesting discussion going on about the game and how timely it is, how its soothing imagery is perfect for the current times, and how it offers an escapist fantasy (literally escaping to a desert island) to people who are stuck at home.
47m13s: Ankh, the newest CMON game, is at over $1 million USD from about 14,000 backers at the time of this episode release. Tapeworm has not yet launched at the time of this episode release.
55m26s: Of course, Team Ludology does not subscribe to Luke’s spicy hot take here, and we’re pretty sure Rob Daviau has played D&D more than once. 🙂 Rob was guest on Ludology 70: Risky Business. If you want to hear him GM, check out the actual play podcast Story Roost and its first story arc, The Unmarked. (Explicit language warning)
59m17s: DRUGGIES AND BULLIES BEWARE BULLYPROOF Kickstarter project.
1h00m30s: OLDIE BINGO Kickstarter project.