Jul. 13th, 2014

starspiritgate: (elec)
X-posted from yubishines.tumblr.com.

Been wanting to do a post like this for a while, after seeing one disastrous crowdfunding scheme after another, and the recent dashcon $17k fiasco is about the last straw. Even in a scenario where the people involved are earnest and telling the truth, kickstarters are full of inexperienced kids who have wildly underestimated how much work is required of them and quietly abandon their project six months later.

I know, I know, what y'all spend money on is your business, but let's throw cash at things that have some hope of coming to fruition, huh?

Here's some basic tips on how to avoid bad kickstarters:

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